Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

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 [email protected].

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The American Sociological Foundation Minority Fellowship Program is a predoctoral training program for underrepresented minorities in pursuit of a doctoral degree in sociology. Areas of interest for former Fellows include social psychology, gender and sexuality, education, medicine and health, inequalities and stratification, race and ethnicity, and more. The average award is a minimum $15,000, paid as a stipend over 1 year, in addition to training and mentoring opportunities. Eligible fellows must be citizens or nationals of the United States, or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. They must also be accepted and/or enrolled in a full-time Sociology doctoral program in the U.S. and must be members of a racial and ethnic group, including Blacks/African Americans, Latinos (e.g. Chicano, Cuban, Puerto Rican), American Indians or Alaskan Natives), and Asians (e.g. Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Southeast Asian) or Pacific Islanders (e.g. Hawaiian, Guamanian, Samoan, Filipino.) This scholarship has an application deadline of late January. For more information, please contact the American Sociology Association Minority Affairs Program at 202-383-9005 or e-mail [email protected]

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The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers over $500,000 in funding to Scandinavians to undertake study or research programs in any field of study (usually at the graduate level) in the United States for up to one year. Candidates for awards are recommended to the ASF by our cooperating organizations. In order to apply, please see the website for the list of cooperative organizations, and submit your application to the appropriate organization. Applicants must be citizens of Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden, or Iceland. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

Visit Url: www.amscan.org/study_in_america_details.html

The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers fellowships and grants to individuals to pursue research or study in one or more Scandinavian country for up to one year. Grants are normally $5,000 and are considered especially suitable for post-graduate scholars, professionals, and candidates in the arts to carry out research or study visits of one to three months duration. Fellowships (up to $23,000) are intended to support a year-long stay, with priority given to candidates at the graduate level for dissertation-related study or research. The awards support project-related costs, including maintenance, travel, tuition and fees (where applicable) and materials expenditures (e.g., books, photocopying, art supplies). Applicants must have a well-defined research or study project that makes a stay in Scandinavia essential. Applicants must be United States citizens or permanent residents who have completed their undergraduate education. For more information, please contact the American-Scandinavian Foundation by phone at 212-879-9779 or by e-mail at [email protected].

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The Asian Cultural Council is a foundation supporting cultural exchange in the visual and performing arts between the United States and Asia and within the countries of Asia. Grants are awarded for research and creative projects across a wide spectrum of the performing and visual arts, and across both traditional and contemporary concentrations. Some grants are also made to educational and cultural organizations engaged in projects of special significance to Asian-American exchange. Asian individuals in the visual and performing arts seeking grant assistance to conduct research, study, receive specialized training, undertake observation tours, or pursue creative activity in the United States are eligible to apply for fellowship support from the Council. Americans seeking aid to undertake activities in Asia are also eligible to apply. For application deadlines and more information, please contact the Asian Cultural Council by phone at 212-843-0403 or by e-mail at [email protected].

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The Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO) offers scholarships to both undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants may apply to one award or be considered for multiple awards. Evaluation criteria include merit, character, academic commitment, and relevance of applicant's studies to national security interests and career ambitions. Eligible applicants must be US citizens. If applying for undergraduate funding, applicants must have sophomore or junior status by summer of the application year. If applying for graduate funding, the applicant may apply no earlier than the senior year before attending the graduate program and no later than their second year of graduate studies. The application deadlines for these scholarships are in early July. For more information on each available scholarship, see AFIO's website.

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The Berlin Program is a residential program which offers a stimulating academic environment that combines research opportunities with intellectual and cultural interaction. An essential part of the Program is the biweekly seminar, which brings together the American fellows and German scholars in the social sciences and humanities. Awards provide between 10-12 months of research support and a travel allowance for intra-European research. Fellows are enrolled at the Freie Universit…t Berlin, and enjoy access to faculty, libraries and all other services. The program accepts applications from U.S. and Canadian nationals or permanent residents. Applicants for a dissertation fellowship must be full-time graduate students, must have completed all coursework required for a Ph.D. and must have achieved ABD (all but dissertation) status. U.S. and Canadian Ph.D.s who have received their doctorates within the past two calendar years are also eligible. The application deadline for this program is in early December. For more information, please contact the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies by phone at 480-966-2245 or by email at [email protected].

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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 [email protected]

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The California Senate Fellows program was established in 1973 to provide participants with insight into the legislative process. The fellowship program's primary goals include exposing people with diverse life experiences and backgrounds to the legislative process and providing research and other professional staff assistance to the Senate. Eighteen Fellows will be selected to serve as full-time Senate staff for 11 months. Fellows are assigned to Member and committee offices and work as part of the public policy staff team in the Capitol. Responsibilities include helping develop legislative proposals, researching and analyzing bills, responding to constituent inquiries, and writing press releases and speeches. Fellows receive a monthly stipend of $1,972 plus full health, vision, and dental benefits. They also earn graduate credit from the Sacramento State Government Department. This fellowship has an application deadline of late February. For more information, please email the California Senate Fellows Program at [email protected].

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The mission of the Call Me MISTER (Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models) Initiative is to increase the pool of available teachers from a broader, more diverse background particularly among the State's lowest performing elementary schools. Student participants are largely selected from among under-served, socio-economically disadvantaged and educationally at-risk communities. The project provides: tuition assistance for admitted students pursuing approved programs of study at participating colleges; an academic support system to help assure their success; and a cohort system for social and cultural support. Eligible candidates are selected based upon their potential for teaching and their motivations for participation in the program. For a list of participating institutions and for more information, please contact Call Me MISTER by phone at 800-640-2657 or by email at [email protected].

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