Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

National Urban Fellows is a rigorous, full-time graduate program comprised of two semesters of academic course work and a nine month mentorship, leading to a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from the City University of New York's Bernard M. Baruch College, School of Public Affairs. Fellows complete course work via distance learning, are awarded an MPA degree upon completion of all academic and program requirements. Fellows receive a $25,000 stipend over 14 months; full payment of tuition; a book allowance; and relocation and travel reimbursement. For more information, please contact the Program Director at the National Urban Fellows Program by phone at 212-730-1700 or visit the fellowship website.

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The purpose of the Women of Color Caucus Student Essay Awards is to discover, encourage, and promote the intellectual development of emerging Black women scholars who engage in critical theoretical discussions and/or analysis about feminist/womanist issues concerning women and girls of color. One $400.00 award is available for students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate or professional programs. Recent Ph.D. recipients are also eligible to apply. This award has an application deadline of mid February. For further information on eligibility requirements, please visit the program website.

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New York City Teaching Fellowships allows graduates and professionals to teach two years in an under-performing city school. Fellows will be hired at a regular teacher's salary and will also receive intensive pre-service training with living stipend; accelerated, fully-paid Master's Degree program; and on-going classroom support and the opportunity to be involved in a network of community leaders. Eligible applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, but must not possess a teaching certificate. For more information please contact the NYC Teaching Fellows program by phone at 718-935-4101 or by e-mail at [email protected].

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The New York State Assembly Graduate Internship gives graduate students the opportunity to develop their understanding of the legislative process and New York State government and apply their ideas and research skills in the legislative process. Graduates serve as full-time assembly staff researchers and policy analysts and receive an $11,500 stipend for the six-month internship. Graduate students must be enrolled in or have recently completed a graduate degree program. Applicants must also have excellent research skills and a strong interest in state government and the legislative process. International students are also eligible to apply if they have academic requirements in the U.S. For more information, please contact the Assembly Intern Committee by phone at 518-455-4704 or by e-mail at [email protected].

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The Next Generation Leadership in Asian Affairs Fellowship (Next Generation) is a post-master's degree one-year program that is cultivating a new generation of Asian affairs specialists committed to and capable of bridging the gap between the best scholarly research and the pressing needs of U.S. foreign policy toward a rapidly changing Asia. Recent master's and professional degree holders (e.g., MA, MBA, LLM, JD, etc.) are invited to apply for a year-long fellowship at NBRÕs headquarters in Seattle. Fellows will collaborate with leading scholars to conduct independent research and participate in the briefing of research findings to the policymaking community in Washington, D.C. Each fellow will receive a $32,500 fellowship award (with benefits), as well as a reimbursement for some relocation expenses. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. This program has an application deadline of mid-January. For more information please contact the Next Generation Fellowship by e-mail at [email protected].

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) scholarship program is designed to: (1) increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities; (2) increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental literacy; (3) recruit and prepare students for public service careers with NOAA and other natural resource and science agencies at the federal, state and local levels of government; and (4) recruit and prepare students for careers as teachers and educators in oceanic and atmospheric science and to improve scientific and environmental education in the United States. The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($650/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory Hollings Scholarship Program orientation, conferences where students present a paper or poster, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship. Eligibility applicants must be U.S. citizens, must have full-time status as a college sophomore at an accredited college or university within the United States or U.S. territories. For detailed eligibility requirements and application information, please see the scholarship website.

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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 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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