Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

The Galbraith Scholars Program aims to illuminate graduate school and career options for talented undergraduates who aspire to apply themselves to important social problems. Students selected for the program win full fellowships covering travel, accommodation, and activity expenses to attend a special five-day session at Harvard University led by Harvard faculty, doctoral fellows, and social policy practitioners. Galbraith Scholars explore a range of social policy issues through graduate-style seminars, panel discussions, workshops, off-site field trips, and collaborative activities. The Galbraith Scholars program seeks students of exceptional promise and uncommon perspective who have demonstrated interests in issues of inequality and social policy. College sophomores, juniors, and seniors enrolled in any U.S. college or university are eligible for selection. The program is designed to cultivate a diverse new generation of scholars and leaders, and students of color and students of limited economic means are particularly encouraged to apply. This program has an application deadline of early April. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students is a 10-month appointment beginning August 15 and ending June 15. In his or her internship, the Hearst Fellow undertakes research, writing, logistical, and administrativeï¾ support for the Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation's (PSI) leadershipï¾ initiatives, public programs, and meetings.ï¾ Fellows receive a stipend of $15,000 for the year to cover housing and living expenses. Tuition is waived and all other program-related costs are covered. Fellows must be members of historically underrepresented groups in organized philanthropy who are either recent graduates, scholars, active volunteers, or nonprofit practitioners. They must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in any academic field. Fellows must pursue either a Master of Arts in Philanthropic Studies or a Master of Public Affairs degree with a concentration in nonprofit management on a full-time basis (12 credit hours per semester). The application deadlines are in mid-July for the fall internship, mid-December for the spring internship, and mid-March for the summer internship. For more information, please contact The Aspen Institute by phone at 202-736-2500 or visit the fellowship website.

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The Hebrew Immigration Aid Society (HIAS) Scholars Program is designed to help immigrants fulfill their dreams of advanced education. An award of $4,000 (with the possibility of renewal in subsequent years) is provided to U.S. recipients to help pay for undergraduate or graduate tuition. The competition is open to those refugees and asylees and their children who were assisted by HIAS to come to the United States. Eligible applicants must have already completed a full year of study at an accredited U.S. undergraduate or graduate school by the time of application. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) National Internship Program (HNIP) recruits college students for paid summer and semester-long internships and cooperative assignments at federal agencies and private corporations in Washington, DC and throughout the country. Assignments are usually 10-15 weeks long and give students hands-on experience in a variety of careers in the federal and corporate sectors. Eligible applicants must be in sophomore standing or higher, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be enrolled in a degree-seeking program at an accredited institution. You must be authorized or eligible to work by law in the United States (some internships require U.S. citizenship to participate.) For application deadlines and more information, please see the internship website.

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INROADS Internships develop talented minority students in business/industry and prepares them for leadership positions. As part, you will get a paid multi-year internship at top company. An INROADS internship is year-round requiring the commitment to certain standards and participation in specific activities, including summer employment at a participating company, training workshops, staff coaching, and community service. Eligible students must be minorities (Black, Hispanic, or Native American), and freshmen or sophomores in an accredited college or university in a degree major that will lead to a professional career in management. This internship has an application deadline of early March. For more information, please contact INROADS by phone at 314-241-7488 or by e-mail at [email protected].

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The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) Mike M. Masaoka Congressional Fellowship allows a student JACL member to serve for 6-10 months in the Washington, DC office of a member of Congress in either the U.S. House of Representatives or the U.S. Senate. The stipend for the Fellowship ranges from $2,200 to $2,500 a month, depending on qualifications. The Fellow will be involved in a variety of tasks, ranging from substantive legislative duties to the day to day office routine. Candidates must be U.S. citizens who are graduating college seniors or students in graduate or professional programs. Preference will be given to those who have demonstrated commitment to Asian American issues, particularly those affecting the Japanese American community. This fellowship has an application deadline of early May. For more information, please contact the JACL Mike M. Masaoka Fellowship by e-mail at [email protected].

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The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) is a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean-American students seeking higher education. The amount of the award ranges from $2,000-$5,000. Eligible applicants must be Korean-American students currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program. The scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and recommendations. This scholarship has an application deadline of early July. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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Leonard M. Perryman Scholarship for Racial Ethnic Minority Students awards a $2,500 scholarship for United Methodist undergraduate students who intend to pursue a career in religion journalism through study at an accredited U.S. college or university. Students must be enrolled in either their junior or senior years at an accredited college or university in the U.S. Eligible candidates must be United Methodist ethnic minority students in their junior or senior year majoring in journalism or communications. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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Since 1989, the National Science Foundation has supported the Maryland Sea Grant Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program to bring students to undertake individual research projects with a scientist-mentor at either Chesapeake Biological Lab or Horn Point Lab of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. The program includes a 12-week program during the summer, a $4,200 stipend plus housing and travel to and from site, and hands-on research experience. The application deadline for this award is in mid-February. For more information, please contact the Maryland Sea Grant College by phone at 301-405-6373 or see the program website.

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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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