Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

The NAHJ Scholarships are for full-time undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in journalism in English- or Spanish-language media, or both. The series of scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 have varying requirements and are open to students attending four-year and community colleges in the United States and Puerto Rico. Applicants must be NAHJ members. This scholarship has an application deadline of late March. For more information, please see the scholarshp website.

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To address the lack of Hispanic leaders in American community colleges, the National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC) Leadership Fellows Program aims to develop a pool of highly qualified Hispanics and to assist them in attaining high-level positions in community colleges. The program is designed for community college educators whose career interest focuses on assuming increasingly responsible administrative positions, with the ultimate goal of becoming a community college president. Components of the year-long training program are: two learning seminars; continued communications with NCCHC leaders and other Fellows; presentation at the NCCHS Symposium; and mentoring and professional development opportunities. Eligible candidates must possess a Master's degree, and must hold a managerial position and aspire to become an executive leader of a community college, such as a Dean, Vice-President or President. For application deadlines and more information, please contact the NCCHC Leadership Fellows Program by e-mail at [email protected].

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The National Society of Hispanic MBAs Scholarship program provides funding to assist Hispanics pursuing Master's Degrees in management/business. Awards range from $2,500--$10,000. Eligible applicants must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of Hispanic background and be enrolled or planning to enroll in a MBA program by fall of the application year. Applicants must also be NSHMBA members and posess a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Awards are renewable for up to one year or until a MasterÕs Degree is earned, whichever occurs first. For application deadlines and more information, please see the scholarship website.

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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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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 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 Rangel Program awards up to twenty (20) fellowships of up to $34,000 annually towards tuition, room, board, books and mandatory fees for completion of a two-year master’s degree. Rangel Fellows are expected to obtain a degree in international affairs or another area of relevance to the work of the Foreign Service (such as public administration, public policy, business administration, foreign languages, economics, political science, or communication) at a graduate or professional school approved by the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center. Fellows who successfully complete the Rangel Program and Foreign Service entry requirements will receive an appointment as a Foreign Service Officer, embarking on one of the most exciting and rewarding careers available. Rangel Fellows will participate in two internships. The first, an internship working for a Member of Congress in Washington, D.C., will occur in the summer after being selected and before the first year of graduate study. The second will be an overseas internship in a U.S. Embassy that takes place during the summer between the first and second years of graduate study. Fellows will receive mentoring from a Foreign Service Officer throughout the duration of the fellowship as well as during their early employment at the State Department. Awardees are expected to maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.2 throughout their period of study. Only U.S. citizens will be considered as applicants. Applicants must be in the senior year of their undergraduate study or have completed their undergraduate degree by June and must be seeking admission to enter graduate school in the fall for a two-year program. A candidate’s community, academic, other extracurricular, and leadership activities will be considered. The application deadline for this program is in mid-January. For more information, please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 and schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.

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