Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

The Galbraith Scholars Program aims to illuminate graduate school and career options for talented undergraduates who aspire to apply themselves to important social problems. Students selected for the program win full fellowships covering travel, accommodation, and activity expenses to attend a special five-day session at Harvard University led by Harvard faculty, doctoral fellows, and social policy practitioners. Galbraith Scholars explore a range of social policy issues through graduate-style seminars, panel discussions, workshops, off-site field trips, and collaborative activities. The Galbraith Scholars program seeks students of exceptional promise and uncommon perspective who have demonstrated interests in issues of inequality and social policy. College sophomores, juniors, and seniors enrolled in any U.S. college or university are eligible for selection. The program is designed to cultivate a diverse new generation of scholars and leaders, and students of color and students of limited economic means are particularly encouraged to apply. This program has an application deadline of early April. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students is a 10-month appointment beginning August 15 and ending June 15. In his or her internship, the Hearst Fellow undertakes research, writing, logistical, and administrativeï¾ support for the Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation's (PSI) leadershipï¾ initiatives, public programs, and meetings.ï¾ Fellows receive a stipend of $15,000 for the year to cover housing and living expenses. Tuition is waived and all other program-related costs are covered. Fellows must be members of historically underrepresented groups in organized philanthropy who are either recent graduates, scholars, active volunteers, or nonprofit practitioners. They must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in any academic field. Fellows must pursue either a Master of Arts in Philanthropic Studies or a Master of Public Affairs degree with a concentration in nonprofit management on a full-time basis (12 credit hours per semester). The application deadlines are in mid-July for the fall internship, mid-December for the spring internship, and mid-March for the summer internship. For more information, please contact The Aspen Institute by phone at 202-736-2500 or visit the fellowship website.

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The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) Summer Seminars assemble a top-notch faculty of leading scholars that spend the entire week with students, sharing knowledge, trade ideas, present arguments and counterarguments, and exploring practical implications. Accepted applicants are awarded scholarships worth approximately $1,000, covering the cost of the program, room and board on a college campus, and materials and books. The program is open to students and recent graduates of all nationalities. For more information, please contact the Institute for Humane Studies by phone at 703-933-4880.

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The Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program seeks to train scientists and engineers to address the global questions of the future. Combining interdisciplinary science with practical experience through the use of innovative curricula and internships, and by focusing on problem-centered training, these programs give their graduates the edge needed to become leaders in their chosen fields and agents for change in their careers. The traineeship particularly seeks to increase the participation of underrepresented groups, including women and minorities, in doctorate programs in the engineering, science and mathematics fields. Students who win an IGERT Fellowship receive stipend and tuition support, as well as funds for research materials. The stipend per 12 month period is $30,000. Support varies by program, so please check the program website for specific details on each program. Applicants must demonstrate strong interest and motivation in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Applicants must also have completed a bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. For more information, please see the program traineeship website.

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The James Madison Foundation Memorial Fellowship funds two years of graduate study leading to a Master's degree. Fellows also attend a special summer institute at Georgetown University. Fellowships cover tuition, required fees, books, and room and board. The award cannot exceed $12,000 per academic year. One fellowship is awarded in each U.S. state or territory. After earning a Master's degree, each James Madison Fellow is required to teach American history, American government, or social studies in grades 7-12 for one year for each full academic year of study under the fellowship. Only U.S. citizens are eligible for this award. Current teachers who wish to pursue graduate study on a part-time basis are also eligible. This fellowship has an application deadline of early March. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) Mike M. Masaoka Congressional Fellowship allows a student JACL member to serve for 6-10 months in the Washington, DC office of a member of Congress in either the U.S. House of Representatives or the U.S. Senate. The stipend for the Fellowship ranges from $2,200 to $2,500 a month, depending on qualifications. The Fellow will be involved in a variety of tasks, ranging from substantive legislative duties to the day to day office routine. Candidates must be U.S. citizens who are graduating college seniors or students in graduate or professional programs. Preference will be given to those who have demonstrated commitment to Asian American issues, particularly those affecting the Japanese American community. This fellowship has an application deadline of early May. For more information, please contact the JACL Mike M. Masaoka Fellowship by e-mail at [email protected].

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The Jacob K. Javits Fellowship fully funds tuition and fees and provides a stipend for up to four years of graduate study. This grant is designed to fund a MFA or PhD in specific fields in the humanities or social sciences. The amount of the award can range from $13,755 to $30,000. Undergraduate students about to enter graduate school and graduate students, who have not yet completed their first year of graduate study and who intend to pursue a MFA or PhD in an approved field, are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens. Twenty-percent of the fellowships shall be awarded in the social sciences, twenty-percent in the arts, and sixty-percent in the humanities. A minimum of sixty-percent of the awards shall be made to students who have no graduate credits. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required as part of the application for a Javits Fellowship in order to compute the financial need calculation. Applicants must submit the appropriate FAFSA, which will be available on January 1, no later than January 31. The application deadline for this fellowship is in early October. For more information, please visit the fellowship website and contact the Jacob K. Javits Fellowships Program by phone at 202-502-7542 or by e-mail at [email protected]. Also, you may call the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.

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The Josephine de Kármán Fellowship is a grant intended to assist undergraduate and PhD students (Master's and postdoctoral students do not qualify) whose scholastic achievements reflect Professor von Kármán's high standards. Students from all areas of study are eligible to apply, but special consideration will be given to applicants in the humanities. A minimum of ten fellowships, $22,000 for graduate students and $14,000 for undergraduate students, will be awarded for one regular academic year, paid through the fellowship office of the university in which the recipient is enrolled for study in the United States. Only candidates for the PhD who will defend their dissertations by June of the application deadline year and undergraduates entering their senior year are eligible for consideration. The application deadline for this grant is in late January. For more information, please e-mail [email protected] or see the fellowship's website.

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The Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program is sponsored by the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University. It combines a paid eight-week internship at one of over 100 think tanks and policy organizations across the United States with two week-long career and policy skills seminars and weekly policy lectures. Fellows gain real-world experience, take a crash course in market-based policy analysis, and hone their professional skills. The program includes a $1,500 stipend and a housing allowance. Current college students, graduates, graduate students, and professional students from a variety of disciplines are eligible to apply. Ideal candidates will have a demonstrated interest in public policy issues and in learning how a market-based approach might help solve social and economic problems. The application deadline for this fellowship is in late January. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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Four $22,500-per-year Kress Institutional Fellowships in the History of European Art for a two-year research appointment in association with one of many foreign institutes (see website for full list of participating institutions). This scholarship is restricted to pre-doctoral candidates in the history of art. Nominees must be U.S. citizens or individuals matriculated at an American university, with dissertation research focusing on European art from antiquity to the early 19th century. Candidates must be nominated by their art history department. For more information, please contact the Samuel H. Kress Foundation by phone at 212-861-4993 or by email at [email protected].

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