Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

The Roothbert Fund Scholarship Program makes grants for undergraduate or graduate study at accredited colleges or universities. Roothbert Fund Scholarships are small (averaging $2000 -$3000) and are meant to be supplementary. The selection process for this scholarship includes an in-person interview in New York City, Washington, DC, New Haven, and Philadelphia. The Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background. While the Fund does not emphasize any particular form of religious practice or worship, it seeks to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. Preference will be given to those who can satisfy high scholastic requirements and are considering careers in education. The Roothbert Fund only provides Scholarship Grants to applicants whose current or permanent address is located in one of the following states (or applicants planning to move to one of these states prior to March 1st): Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, or North Carolina. For more information and to obtain an application form, please contact the Roothbert Fund between November 1 and January 31 by phone at 212-870-3116 or by e-mail at [email protected].

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The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $10,000 stipend for a one year public service project anywhere in the world to a graduating senior before they enter graduate school or the professional world. $5,000 is awarded at the beginning of the project and the remaining $5,000 is awarded upon receipt of a six month progress report. To apply, please develop a proposal for public service in this country or abroad. The proposal may encompass any activity that furthers the public good and can be undertaken by yourself alone or by working through established charitable, religious, educational, governmental, or other public service organizations. The application deadline for this award is in early January. For more information on eligibility, please see the scholarship website.

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Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS) is a summer program for students pursuing careers in atmospheric and related sciences. SOARS proteges can participate for up to four summers. SOARS encourages applications from individuals who are members of a group that is historically under-represented in the atmospheric and related sciences, including students who are Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, and Hispanic or Latino, female, first generation college students, and students with disabilities. SOARS welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students; students who have experienced, and worked to overcome, educational or economic disadvantage and/or have personal or family circumstances that may complicate their continued progress in research careers. SOARS offers educational and research opportunities, mentoring, career counseling and guidance, and financial support to participants. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have completed two years of college with a 3.0 GPA or higher. This program has an application deadline of early February.

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The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field. Candidates must possess a PhD in chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science, economics, neuroscience, computational and evolutionary molecular biology, ocean sciences, or in a related interdisciplinary field. Candidates must also be members of the regular teaching faculty (i.e., tenure track) of a degree-granting college or university in the United States or Canada. In order to be eligible for a fellowship, candidates must be nominated by department heads or other senior researchers. For more information, please contact the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation by e-mail at [email protected], or by phone at 212-649-1649.

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The Smuts Memorial Fund elects one Smuts Visiting Research Fellow a year to study at the University of Cambridge for nine months. Fellowships are available for research in the field of Commonwealth Studies, including the Commonwealth related aspects of archaeology, anthropology, economics, history, human geography, law, literature, oriental studies, sociology, politics and social psychology. For eligibility requirements and application deadlines, please visit the fellowship website.

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International Dissertation Research Fellowships (IDRF) are offered by the Social Science Research Council and provide nine to twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and social sciences who are enrolled in doctoral programs in the United States and are conducting dissertation research outside of the United States. IDRF promotes research that is situated in a specific discipline and geographical region but is also informed by interdisciplinary and cross-regional perspectives. Research topics may address all periods in history, but applicants should be alert to the broader implications of their research as it relates to contemporary issues and debates. 75 fellowships are awarded annually, with amounts varying depending on the research plan (per-fellowship average is $18,750). The fellowship includes participation in an interdisciplinary workshop upon the completion of IDRF-funded research. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled in Ph.D. programs in the humanities and social sciences. Students may be eligible to apply if their research projects engage directly with broader theoretical and analytical issues in the humanities and social sciences. The program does not accept applications from Ph.D. programs in law, business, medicine, nursing or journalism. For more information, please contact the Social Science Research Council by phone at 212-377-2700 or e-mail [email protected].

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The Soros Justice Media Fellowships support writers, print and broadcast journalists, bloggers, filmmakers, and other individuals with distinct voices proposing to complete media projects for local, regional and national markets that engage the public and provoke policy responses to one or more of the Open Society Institute‰s U.S. criminal justice priorities. The fellowship program intends to support individuals interested in pursuing important but marginalized, controversial, or unpopular issues in a comprehensive manner. Media fellowships are one year in duration, and fellows are expected to make their projects the primary focus of their work during the term of the fellowship. Projects can begin in either April or September. Photography projects (production or distribution) are not eligible for funding. Eligible candidates must be professional journalists working in print, photography, radio, and television with at least three years of experience. The application deadline for this fellowship is in early November. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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Teach For America is an organization which recruits and funds a diverse group of leaders with a record of achievement who work to expand educational opportunity, starting by teaching for two years in a low-income community. Applicants from all academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply, and regional, subject, and grade-level preferences have no bearing on admission decisions. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please visit the program website.

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Trials is a fully-subsidized residential scholarship program that helps talented and motivated college students of modest means gain admission to the nationÕs leading law schools. Students will reside at Harvard or NYU and receive LSAT instruction as well as a series of lectures by prominent lawyers and scholars. No expenses are associated with the program and students will receive a $3,000 stipend for the program. Only U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible to enroll in the Trials program. Students of any background whose personal circumstances, self-identifications, and unique perspectives place them outside the mainstream of typical law school applicants. Strong academic credentials, well-articulated ambitions, and documented financial need are necessary. For application deadlines and more information, please see the scholarship website.

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United Negro College Fund (UNCF)/Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Awards are intended to help African American undergraduate students who are interested in science to further their science education and potentially pursue science and engineering careers. The UNCF/Merck awards provide up to $30,000 in tuition support and opportunities for an internship and research experience in a state-of-the-art research facility. Applicants must be African American (black) and have a minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale. Award recipients will be selected based on their GPA, their demonstrated interest in their own scientific education and a career in scientific research or engineering, and their ability to perform in a laboratory or engineering environment. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please e-mail [email protected] or visit the program website.

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