Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship provides opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields. This is a competitive fellowship supports two years of graduate study with up to $25,000 in maintenance grants and up to $20,000 in tuition support for each year of supported graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program. Applicants must be no more than 30 years old on the application deadline. Additionally, applicants must be naturalized U.S. citizens, hold a green card, or be the child of two naturalized U.S. citizen parents. This fellowship has an application deadline of early November. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The Public Policy & International Affairs Fellowship Program is designed to prepare college juniors and rising seniors, primarily from historically underrepresented groups, for graduate studies in public and/or international affairs and groom them for professional roles in public service. There is an array of opportunities under the fellowship which span a period of development from the junior year of college to beyond the completion of a graduate degree. Benefits include full tuition to attend the PPIA Junior Summer Institute plus a $1,000 stipend and a minimum of $5,000 toward graduate school tuition. PPIA Fellows often receive financial offers above and beyond this minimum amount, and are eligible for paid internships and other professional development opportunities. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents, must have completed junior year of college by the start of the Junior Summer Institute (JSI), have at least one full semester or two quarters of coursework remaining before graduation, must not have attained a bachelor’s degree prior to start of the Junior Summer Institute, must be committed to completing a master’s degree in public and/or international affairs at one of the PPIA consortium graduate schools, and must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a professional career associated with public service such as government, nonprofit, humanitarian and international organizations and other related programs. Financial need is given consideration. All academic majors are welcome to apply. The application deadline is in early November. Please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 for the dates and times of information sessions and to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor if you are interested in applying for this fellowship.

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The Rabin Scholarship for the Advancement of Peace and Tolerance will enable one Canadian, one Jewish/Israeli and one Arab (from Israel or another Middle East country) student to study for a one year period at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The selected Rabin Scholars will be enrolled in a specially designed Visiting Graduate Program at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the Gilo Center for Citizenship, Democracy and Civic Education. The award is for $15,000; the student is asked to complete a research project or essay in return, as well as speak at a Canadian institution. Nominations of women and men of all cultural, ethnic, political, racial and religious backgrounds are strongly encouraged. Candidates must demonstrate superior academic abilities as well as individual initiative and leadership skills. The Canadian Scholar must be a Canadian citizen with a minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited Canadian, American, or Middle East University. Scholars may come from a variety of disciplines including political science, international relations, Middle Eastern studies, economics, law, or other areas relating to the pursuit of peace. This scholarship has an application deadline of late March. For more information, please contact The Rabin Scholarship Fund for the Advancement of Peace and Tolerance by phone at 416-485-8000 OR 1-888-432-7398 or by e-mail at [email protected].

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The Rangel Program awards up to twenty (20) fellowships of up to $34,000 annually towards tuition, room, board, books and mandatory fees for completion of a two-year master’s degree. Rangel Fellows are expected to obtain a degree in international affairs or another area of relevance to the work of the Foreign Service (such as public administration, public policy, business administration, foreign languages, economics, political science, or communication) at a graduate or professional school approved by the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center. Fellows who successfully complete the Rangel Program and Foreign Service entry requirements will receive an appointment as a Foreign Service Officer, embarking on one of the most exciting and rewarding careers available. Rangel Fellows will participate in two internships. The first, an internship working for a Member of Congress in Washington, D.C., will occur in the summer after being selected and before the first year of graduate study. The second will be an overseas internship in a U.S. Embassy that takes place during the summer between the first and second years of graduate study. Fellows will receive mentoring from a Foreign Service Officer throughout the duration of the fellowship as well as during their early employment at the State Department. Awardees are expected to maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.2 throughout their period of study. Only U.S. citizens will be considered as applicants. Applicants must be in the senior year of their undergraduate study or have completed their undergraduate degree by June and must be seeking admission to enter graduate school in the fall for a two-year program. A candidate’s community, academic, other extracurricular, and leadership activities will be considered. The application deadline for this program is in mid-January. For more information, please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 and schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.

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The National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) established the Betty Rendel Scholarship Fund in September 1995 in honor of Past NFRW President Betty Rendel's extraordinary leadership skills and dedication to the Republican Party in her home state of Indiana, as well as at the national level. The three annual scholarships of $1,000 are awarded to undergraduates who are majoring in political science, government or economics and have successfully completed at least two years of college coursework. The application deadline is in early June. For more information, please contact the National Federation of Republican Women at 703-548-9688 or e-mail [email protected].

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Rhodes Scholars are appointed for two years of study at the University of Oxford, with the possibility of renewal for a third year. All educational costs, such as matriculation, tuition, laboratory and certain other fees, are paid on the Scholar's behalf by the Rhodes Trustees. In addition, each Scholar receives a maintenance allowance adequate to meet necessary expenses for term-time and vacations. The Rhodes Trustees cover the necessary costs of travel to and from Oxford, and upon application, may approve additional grants for research purposes or study-related travel. Rhodes Scholars will be judged by four standards, including literary and scholastic attainments; energy to use one's talents to the full, as exemplified by fondness for and success in sports; truth, courage, devotion to duty, sympathy for and protection of the weak, kindliness, unselfishness and fellowship; and moral force of character and instincts to lead and to take an interest in one's fellow beings. The campus deadline is in early April. Please complete a Merit Awards Profile if you are interested in this scholarship. A university nomination, in addition to close interaction with the Office of Merit Awards during the Rhodes application process, is required to apply for this scholarship. For more information, please contact the Office of Merit Awards by phone at 202-885-1854 or by e-mail at [email protected].

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The Roothbert Fund Scholarship Program makes grants for undergraduate or graduate study at accredited colleges or universities. Roothbert Fund Scholarships are small (averaging $2000 -$3000) and are meant to be supplementary. The selection process for this scholarship includes an in-person interview in New York City, Washington, DC, New Haven, and Philadelphia. The Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background. While the Fund does not emphasize any particular form of religious practice or worship, it seeks to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. Preference will be given to those who can satisfy high scholastic requirements and are considering careers in education. The Roothbert Fund only provides Scholarship Grants to applicants whose current or permanent address is located in one of the following states (or applicants planning to move to one of these states prior to March 1st): Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, or North Carolina. For more information and to obtain an application form, please contact the Roothbert Fund between November 1 and January 31 by phone at 212-870-3116 or by e-mail at [email protected].

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The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $10,000 stipend for a one year public service project anywhere in the world to a graduating senior before they enter graduate school or the professional world. $5,000 is awarded at the beginning of the project and the remaining $5,000 is awarded upon receipt of a six month progress report. To apply, please develop a proposal for public service in this country or abroad. The proposal may encompass any activity that furthers the public good and can be undertaken by yourself alone or by working through established charitable, religious, educational, governmental, or other public service organizations. The application deadline for this award is in early January. For more information on eligibility, please see the scholarship website.

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The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Education Program funds SMART Scholars who receive a starting salary/stipend ranging from $25,000 for undergraduates to $41,000 for doctoral students; full tuition and related education fees; book allowance of $1,000; paid summer internships; and career opportunities after graduation. Eligible applicants must be US nationals and citizens, at least 18 years of age and, if seeking undergraduate support, be enrolled as a student in a regionally accredited university or college. The deadline for this program is in early December. For more information on the program, please contact the SMART Scholarship for Service Program by e-mail at [email protected] or by phone 202-331-3544.

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Sertoma offers two types of $1,000 scholarships to assist with tuition, books, and supplies. The Sertoma Hard of Hearing or Deaf Scholarship is available for undergraduate students with clinically significant bilateral hearing loss. Applicants must be accepted as entering or continuing, full-time undergraduate students at a college or university in the United States during the upcoming school year. Applicants must be enrolled in classes leading to a four-year bachelor's degree in any discipline. This scholarship has an application deadline of early May. The Sertoma Communicative Disorders Scholarship is available for students pursuing advanced degrees in audiology or speech-language pathology. This scholarship has an application deadline of late March. For more detailed eligibility information, please visit the scholarship website.

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