Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

The Abe Fellowship supports post-doctoral research on contemporary policy-relevant issues. It provides up to 12 months of support for study at the post-doctoral level. This grant is for U.S. and Japanese citizens and for other nationals who can demonstrate a long-standing affiliation in the research community of either nation. Applicants must hold a PhD or the terminal degree in their field, or have attained an equivalent level of professional experience. Applications from researchers in professions other than academia are encouraged to apply. Applicants must study abroad, either in the U.S. or Japan, for at least a third of the duration of the grant. Previous language training is not necessary unless the proposed project requires it. The fellowship application deadline is in early September. For more information, please contact the Social Science Research Council at 212-377-2700 or visit the fellowship website.

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The American Chemical Society awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards of up to $5,000 are given to qualified students based on academic standing, financial need, career objective, leadership skills, and involvement in school activities and community service. Applicants must be African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian, U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and must have demonstrated financial need with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must be freshmen, sophomores, or juniors studying chemistry, biochemistry, or another chemically-related field, such as environmental studies. Students planning on careers in medicine are not eligible. The scholarship deadline is in early March. For more information, please contact the American Chemical Society Scholars Program by phone at 1-800-227-5558, ext. 6250 or visit the scholarship website.

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The Asia Pacific Leaders Fellowship is a graduate certificate program combining the development of regional expertise with the enhancement of individual leadership capacity. Based at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, the program has created a network of dynamic leaders in 48 countries who are helping to build a peaceful, prosperous and just Asia Pacific community. All participants receive an APLP Entrance Fellowship valued at approximately $15,000. Applicants must possess a Bachelor's degree (the majority of recipients will possess graduate degrees as well). The application deadline for this fellowship is in early December. For more information, please contact the Asia Pacific Leadership Program by phone at 808-944-7744 or by email at aplp@eastwestcenter.org.

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The Asian Cultural Council is a foundation supporting cultural exchange in the visual and performing arts between the United States and Asia and within the countries of Asia. Grants are awarded for research and creative projects across a wide spectrum of the performing and visual arts, and across both traditional and contemporary concentrations. Some grants are also made to educational and cultural organizations engaged in projects of special significance to Asian-American exchange. Asian individuals in the visual and performing arts seeking grant assistance to conduct research, study, receive specialized training, undertake observation tours, or pursue creative activity in the United States are eligible to apply for fellowship support from the Council. Americans seeking aid to undertake activities in Asia are also eligible to apply. For application deadlines and more information, please contact the Asian Cultural Council by phone at 212-843-0403 or by e-mail at acc@accny.org.

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The mission of the Call Me MISTER (Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models) Initiative is to increase the pool of available teachers from a broader, more diverse background particularly among the State's lowest performing elementary schools. Student participants are largely selected from among under-served, socio-economically disadvantaged and educationally at-risk communities. The project provides: tuition assistance for admitted students pursuing approved programs of study at participating colleges; an academic support system to help assure their success; and a cohort system for social and cultural support. Eligible candidates are selected based upon their potential for teaching and their motivations for participation in the program. For a list of participating institutions and for more information, please contact Call Me MISTER by phone at 800-640-2657 or by email at mister@clemson.edu.

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During this yearlong fellowship, Congressional Black Caucus Fellows work 40 hours per week on a range of staff assignments, including legislative analysis, responding to constituent mail, drafting legislation, and coordinating logistics and public testimony for congressional hearings. Fellows also have educational enrichment opportunities through seminars on policy and politics. These seminars explore hot-button policy issues, the politics of policymaking and policy implementation, and evaluation of policy already implemented. Fellows are also exposed to the history and work of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and are prepared to analyze the impact of policies on African Americans and other minority groups. Office assignments as full-time legislative aides run from September through August. All Fellows must be able to participate for the full term of the program. If selected, applicants are expected to complete all professional qualifying exams (e.g. bar exams, medical boards, dissertation defenses, and comprehensive exams) before the fellowship or defer until the end of the fellowship. Participants in the Congressional Fellows Program must reside in or relocate to the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. The compensation for thefellowship term is $40,000, with benefits. Fellows are responsible for their own travel, housing, and other associated expenses. The application deadline is in mid-April. For more information, please see the fellowship website or e-mail the Congressional Black Caucus at info@cbcfinc.org.

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Every year, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Fellowship Program offers up to 20 promising Latinos from across the country the opportunity to gain hands-on experience at the national level in the public policy area of their choice. Fellows have the opportunity to work in areas such as international affairs, economic development, education policy, housing, or local government. Eligible students must have U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency. Applicants should have graduated from a college or university (with a BA/BS degree) within one year of the application deadline, or be currently enrolled as graduate students. Applicants must also have high academic achievements with 3.0 GPA or higher, evidence of leadership potential, consistent active participation in activities for the common good, and superior analytical and communication skills (oral and written). The application deadlines for this award are in mid-November for the spring session, early February for the summer session, and late April for the fall session. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program is designed to promote educationial opportunity, diversity, and access. Preference will be given to first-generation students as well as those from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Academically, the most competitive applicants should have a 4.0 GPA (unweighted) or 4.2 GPA (weighted). They should also demonstrate a lifelong commitment to careers in social justice and working for the advancement of people in need. This application deadline for this scholarship is in mid-January. For more information, please contact the director of the Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program by calling 202-885-6213 or emailing fds@american.edu.

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The Fund for Theological Education (FTE) Undergraduate Fellowship program seeks to support gifted young leaders from diverse racial and ethnic communities and a variety of Christian faith traditions who are exploring ministry as a vocation. The FTE Undergraduate Fellowship Program can provide both financial help and a nurturing network of support during a student's junior or senior year of college. Undergraduate Fellows are awarded a stipend of $2,000 for the academic year for educational expenses or an experience of exploring ministry. Each Fellow also attends the FTE Conference on Excellence in Ministry. A stipend is provided for conference travel and expenses. (Attendance at the conference is a requirement of the fellowship.) To apply for this program, you must be a rising junior or senior in an accredited undergraduate program at a North American college or university and have been nominated by a college faculty member, administrator, campus minister or current pastor. A college faculty member, administrator, campus minister or chaplain or current pastor may nominate a student for the fellowship. Nomination forms can be found on the website. You must be considering ministry as a career (although it isn't necessary to have decided.) You must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen. And you must have exceptional gifts for ministry: love of God and church, imagination, creativity, compassion, a capacity for critical thinking, leadership skills, personal integrity, spiritual depth, dedication to a faith tradition and a passion to understand and to serve the needs of others. For application deadlines and more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The purpose of Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership's Education for Sustainable ENergy Development (ESED) scholarship is to support outstanding students pursuing advanced studies in sustainable energy development and to encourage meaningful contributions to the collective body of knowledge about this subject. Scholarships of $23,000 per year for up to two years are offered for Masters level students. To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, students must plan to undertake studies at the Masters level or Post-Doctoral level in areas directly related to sustainable energy development and must be citizens of the developing countries and territories identified for OECD official development aid in the DAC List ofÊODA Recipients (this list is available on the website). This scholarship has a deadline of early March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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