Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

The Mississippi Teacher Corps is a two-year program, similar to the Peace Corps, that recruits college graduates to teach in Mississippi schools, primarily in the Mississippi Delta. The program is designed for non-education majors and offers a host of benefits, including: teacher training and certification, free tuition for a Master's degree in education from the University of Mississippi, and job placement that includes full pay and benefits. All candidates must have received or expect to receive a BachelorÕs degree before beginning the program and have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. No previous education course work is required or expected. For application deadlines and more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The Delyte & Dorothy Morris Doctoral Fellowship provides $20,000 per year plus tuition for up to 3 years of full-time doctoral study at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC).This fellowship is intended for applicants who possess exceptional credentials as indicated by highscholastic standing, excellent scores on standardized tests, outstanding recommendations, and evidence of significantpotential for research and publication. Nominees must be fully admissible to a graduate doctoral degree program and must meet the following criteria: an overall undergraduate GPA of at least 3.25 (A=4.0); if prior graduate study has been undertaken, must have an overall graduate GPA of at least 3.75; must have a score in the 75th percentile or higher on a standard test such as the GRE, MAT, or GMAT; may not already be enrolled in a doctoral program and may have no previous enrollment at SIUC. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The Myra Sadker Doctoral Dissertation Awards provide $2,000 (per recipient) to support graduate students engaged in educational equity research. Doctoral level dissertations that explore or promote educational equity and fairness based on gender, race, ethnicity, religion, class, sexual orientation, or other such variables will be considered for support. This fellowship has an application deadline of early December. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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As a means of increasing the number of U.S. citizens trained in disciplines of science and engineering of military importance, the Department of Defense (DoD) plans to award up to 200 new three-year graduate fellowships in April. The DoD will offer fellowships to individuals who have demonstrated ability and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering. National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships will be awarded for study and research in pursuit of doctoral degrees in mathematical, physical, biological, ocean, and engineering sciences. Preference will be given to applicants who indicate an intention to pursue a doctoral degree in, or closely related to, one of the specialties. Only U.S. citizens are eligible for this award. The application deadline is in early January. For more information, please contact the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) by phone at 202-331-3516 or by e-mail at [email protected].

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The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)Visiting Scientist Program is looking for current students, postdoctoral researchers and faculty members for full-time residency appointments to conduct research into the use of process models and tools to support NGA's GEOINT analysis. Visiting Scienctists exploit and analyze imagery, intelligence, and geospatial information to describe, assess, and characterize physical features and a wide range of geographically referenced activities on the Earth. This is a full-time residency appointment and in a classified environment. Appointments range from three months (summer appointment) to a semester to a full year, with an option for two additional years. This program provides a stipend and, in some cases, a relocation allowance. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled in a Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD program in geography, statistics, economics, geospatial information science, physics, mathematics, chemistry, or related fields. For more information, please see the program website.

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The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) offers the paid Coca-Cola Endowed Internship during the Summer, Fall, and Spring. Eligible candidates must be undergraduates, recent graduates, or graduate students who are interested in pursuing museum careers. Other eligibility requirements include: a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25, completion of sophomore year in college, and intention to pursue a museum career. The full-time internship extends 12 weeks and includes a $1,500 stipend. This internship has an application deadline of mid-March for summer internships, mid-June for fall, and mid-October for spring. For more information, please contact NMWA's Manager of Public Programs by phone at 202-783-7982.

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The National Network for Environmental Management Studies (NNEMS) Fellowship program allows undergraduate and graduate students to perform research projects designed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Projects are organized among four key areas: Environmental Policy, Regulation, and Law; Environmental Management and Administration; Environmental Science; Public Relations and Communications; and Computer Programming and Development. Fellows are given a stipend based on the student's level of education and the duration and location of the fellowship.Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply. Undergraduate students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and must have completed at least four courses related to environmental studies. Graduate students must be currently enrolled in a program and must have completed at least one semester of graduate work, or at least four undergraduate courses related to environmental studies. This program is open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. This fellowship has an application deadline of early February. For more information on the fellowship and on eligibilty requirements, please see the fellowship website.

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The NNEMS program is a comprehensive fellowship program that provides undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to participate in a fellowship project that is directly related to an environmental issue or an environmental field of study. The purpose of the program is to help defray the costs associated with the pursuit of academic programs related to the field of environmental protection, such as pollution control, science, engineering, technology, social science, and specialty areas. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, must be enrolled in an accredited university, and must be pursuing an educational program directly related to pollution control or environmental protection for the duration of the fellowship. This fellowship has an application deadline of early March. For more detailed eligibility requirements and more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) offers a wide variety of funded graduate and undergraduate internship and research opportunities. All awards are for NOAA science related fields. Please see the NOAA's website for detailed information on each award, application deadlines, and contact information.

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions. NSF Fellows are anticipated to become knowledge experts who can contribute significantly to research, teaching, and innovations in science and engineering. Fellows benefit from a three-year annual stipend of $30,000 along with a $10,500 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees, opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct their own research at any accredited U.S. institution of graduate education they choose. Eligible applicants must be US citizens, US national or permanent resident aliens, and are graduating seniors; have completed a B.S./B.A. degree; or are in their 1st year or the first semester of their 2nd year in graduate school. For application deadlines and more information, please contact the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program by phone at 866-673-4737 or by e-mail at [email protected].

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