Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom higher education system. The scholarships can be used at any British Marshall University and cover two years of study in any discipline at either the undergraduate or graduate level, leading to the award of a British university degree. The award will cover university fees, cost of living expenses, annual book grant, thesis grant, research and daily travel grants, fares to and from the United States and, where applicable, a contribution toward the support of a dependent spouse. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, must hold an undergraduate degree by the time of the award, and must have obtained a cumulative grade point average of 3.7 after their freshman year and not have studied for or hold a degree or degree-equivalent qualification from a British university. This scholarship requires a university nomination and has a campus deadline in early April. Please complete a Merit Awards Profile to be considered, and contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.

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Marshall Sherfield Fellowships pay most of the costs incurred by undertaking research at British universities or research institutes. The British government is offering up to two of these awards. The duration of the fellowship is one year. The aim of the program is to introduce American scientists and engineers to the cutting edge of U.K. science and engineering. Candidates should be citizens of, and normally reside in, the U.S. They should also hold a doctorate in a science or an engineering subject. The deadline for this fellowship is in early October. For more information, please contact the British Council International Exchanges Office at The British Embassy at 202-588-7854 and see the fellowship website.

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The Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellowship is a unique leadership development opportunity for experienced, motivated individuals seeking to make a difference in the struggle to eliminate hunger and poverty worldwide. This two-year program begins with a one-year field placement in a developing country to address hunger and poverty-related issues including agriculture, food security, health and nutrition, and private sector development. Fellows spend their second year in a policy environment, usually at the headquarters of the organizations where they served during their field placements. Eligible applicants must be US Citizens or permanent residents. Candidates must have a graduate degree or equivalent experience in a related international development field, must have at least one year of work or volunteer experience in a developing country, must have demonstrated leadership qualities and abilities, and have a strong commitment to alleviating hunger and poverty. Candidates must be flexible, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and be able to perform well in team and cross-cultural environments. The application deadline for this award is in early January. For more information, please contact the Congressional Hunger Center by phone at 202-547-7022.

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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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Rhodes Scholars are appointed for two years of study at the University of Oxford, with the possibility of renewal for a third year. All educational costs, such as matriculation, tuition, laboratory and certain other fees, are paid on the Scholar's behalf by the Rhodes Trustees. In addition, each Scholar receives a maintenance allowance adequate to meet necessary expenses for term-time and vacations. The Rhodes Trustees cover the necessary costs of travel to and from Oxford, and upon application, may approve additional grants for research purposes or study-related travel. Rhodes Scholars will be judged by four standards, including literary and scholastic attainments; energy to use one's talents to the full, as exemplified by fondness for and success in sports; truth, courage, devotion to duty, sympathy for and protection of the weak, kindliness, unselfishness and fellowship; and moral force of character and instincts to lead and to take an interest in one's fellow beings. The campus deadline is in early April. Please complete a Merit Awards Profile if you are interested in this scholarship. A university nomination, in addition to close interaction with the Office of Merit Awards during the Rhodes application process, is required to apply for this scholarship. For more information, please contact the Office of Merit Awards by phone at 202-885-1854 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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The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowships provide promising and highly qualified recent Ph.D.s with opportunities to conduct research in Japan in the humanities and social science fields. The award funds between 1-12 months (short-term) or 12-24 months (long term). U.S. citizens and permanent legal residents are eligible for this award. Projects need not be explicitly related to the study of Japan. For application deadlines and more information, please contact the Japan Program/SSRC by e-mail at [email protected] or by phone 212-377-2700.

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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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The University College of London (UCL) Graduate School Research Scholarships are available annually to prospective and current UCL research students from any country. Fifteen awards are available which will cover UK/EU tuition fees and a maintenance allowance of 15,590 pounds per annum for full time study. The sole criterion for the award of the Graduate School Research Scholarships will be academic excellence and research potential. All international students who apply for this scholarship are also required to apply for an Overseas Research Students (ORS) award. The deadline for this scholarship is in mid-February. For more information, please contact the Entrance Scholarships Office in the Registrar's Division of University College London by international phone at +44 (0)20 7679 2000 or see the scholarship website.

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