Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

The Abe Fellowship supports post-doctoral research on contemporary policy-relevant issues. It provides up to 12 months of support for study at the post-doctoral level. This grant is for U.S. and Japanese citizens and for other nationals who can demonstrate a long-standing affiliation in the research community of either nation. Applicants must hold a PhD or the terminal degree in their field, or have attained an equivalent level of professional experience. Applications from researchers in professions other than academia are encouraged to apply. Applicants must study abroad, either in the U.S. or Japan, for at least a third of the duration of the grant. Previous language training is not necessary unless the proposed project requires it. The fellowship application deadline is in early September. For more information, please contact the Social Science Research Council at 212-377-2700 or visit the fellowship website.

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The Student Academy Awards is a national student film competition conducted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Academy Foundation. Each year over 500 college and university film students from all over the United States compete for awards and cash grants, with films being judged in four categories: Animation, Documentary, Narrative and Alternative. Film students from outside the U.S. are honored each year as well. The presentation ceremony is a popular event that is annually attended by a capacity audience in the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Through the Student Academy Awards, the Academy recognizes and encourages this country's most promising new filmmakers. Past winners include Spike Lee, Trey Parker, Bob Saget and Oscar winners John Lasseter and Robert Zemeckis. This award has application deadlines of late March to early April. For more information, visit the program website.

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The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation's (AvH) German Chancellor Fellowship program allows the fellowship recipients to carry out a project of their own design in cooperation with a German host. Applicants design individual research-related projects tailored to their professional development and goals. Candidates from all professions and disciplines (especially individuals in the humanities, law, social sciences and economics) are eligible to apply for the fellowship. The Humboldt Foundation grants up to ten German Chancellor Fellowships annually for prospective leaders from the U.S., the Russian Federation, and the People's Republic of China, with an award including funding for research and travel expenses. Candidates must be citizens of the U.S., the Russian Federaton, or the People's Republic of China, and must possess a Bachelor's degree by the start of the award. A command of German is not a prerequisite. This fellowship has an application deadline of mid-October for U.S. citizens. For more information, please visit the fellowship's website or e-mail info@avh.de.

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The American Councils Title VIII Research Scholar Program provides full support for graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars seeking to conduct in-country, independent research for three to nine consecutive months in Central Asia, Moldova, Russia, the South Caucasus, and Ukraine. Scholars in the social sciences and humanities are eligible to apply for the program. While a wide-range of topics receive support each year, all funded research must contribute to a body of knowledge enabling the U.S. to better understand the region and formulate effective policies within it. All applicants should clearly describe the policy-relevance of their work, be it in anthropology, history, international relations, political science, or some other field. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please call 202-833-7522 or e-mail outbound@americancouncils.org.

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The American Institute for Economics Research awards a dozen or more Summer Fellowships each year to students who will be entering a doctoral program in economics or affiliated program (e.g., law and economics, economic history, etc.). Applications from students enrolled in such programs for no more than two years are also welcome. The program is not designed for students wishing to pursue graduate work in a business school program. Summer Fellows come to the Institute for a four-week period of study and are provided with room and board plus a $500 per week stipend. Summer Fellows participate in intensive seminars in economic, social, andmonetary issues. The application deadline for this fellowship is in late March. For more information, please e-mail info@aier.org or call 1-888-528-1216.

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Since 1946, the American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) Summer Fellowship has provided direct training and financial support to students pursuing graduate degrees in economics. The program especially encourages students to apply if they aspire to teaching or other careers where they will have an impact on the general publicÕs understanding of economic issues.The two-week program takes place in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts. Students participate in three core seminars: The Evolution of Property Rights, Sound Money, and Scientific Procedures of Inquiry. In addition, visiting scholars present lectures on a variety of economic topics. During their two-week residence, students receive room and board plus a stipend. Those who successfully complete the program are invited to apply for the E.C. Harwood Fellowship, an award that provides financial assistance for the following academic year. For application deadlines and more information, please contact AIER by e-mail at fellowship@aier.org.

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The American Society of Quality Statistics Division offers various scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in quality management and statistics. These scholarships allow students who focus on social statistics to refine their skills by providing scholarships and grants to students attending or preparing to attend graduate school, as well as grants enabling students to present their ideas at professional conferences on the subject of social statistics. For more information on the types of scholarships offered and the related deadlines, please visit the scholarship website or contact the American Society of Quality Statistics Division by e-mail at contactus@asqstatdiv.org.

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The John Bayliss Broadcast Foundation distributes radio scholarships (in the amount of $5,000) to outstanding broadcast students. Juniors and seniors majoring in Broadcast Communications who have maintained a 3.0 GPA or better are encouraged to apply. Although financial need is a consideration, students of merit with an extensive history of radio-related activities are given preference. Applicants must provide an official transcript, a resume, three letters of recommendation evaluating their scholastic and personal strengths and a descriptive essay outlining his or her future broadcasting goals. Awards are announced in the summer and applied toward the fall semester. For application deadlines and more information, please see the scholarship website.

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Recipients of the Eric Breindel Collegiate Journalism Award are given $10,000 and an internship at either Fox News Channel or the New York Post. Residential housing will be provided for the duration of the internship, if necessary. No more than two editorials, columns, or news stories per person are allowed to be submitted. Articles specifically produced for and published in a newspaper, magazine, or website will be accepted. This award is open to undergraduate writers and reporters of all political convictions and backgrounds, and submissions may include college newspapers, magazines, or periodicals as well as college online articles published on accredited college institution websites. All entries must have been published within one year prior to their submission for the scholarship award. The application deadline is in late April. For more information, please contact the Eric Breindel Memorial Foundation by phone at 212-843-8031 or see the award website.

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A Building Excellent Schools (BES) Fellowship year provides a $90,000 professional stipend to help recipients found and lead a results-focused, mission-driven, high-achieving urban charter school. The BES Fellowship features 85 days of intense training at BES‰ central offices in Boston, which include visits to the top 30 performing urban charter schools in the northeast United States. The BES fellowship develops Fellows‰ technical skills and the critical people management and organizational skills that often separate great leaders from merely effective ones. After the Fellowship, BES Fellows receive additional support and coaching as they guide their schools successfully through start-up and early operations. The culmination of the Fellowship year is the submission of a well-written, thoroughly researched charter application that reflects the best practices in urban school design. Eligible applicants must already hold a Bachelor's degree and demonstrate a history of exceptional impact in professional pursuits ‹ business, law, education, or their communities. For more information on this fellowship, please call Building Excellent Schools Program at 617-227-4545 or e-mail recruitment@buildingexcellentschools.org

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