Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

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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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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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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The purpose of the Alan T. Waterman Award is to recognize outstanding young researchers in any field of science or engineering supported by the Foundation. In addition to a medal, the awardee receives a $500,000 grant over a 3-year period for continued research or advanced study in the mathematical, physical, medical, biological, engineering, social, or other sciences at the institution of the recipient's choice. This scholarship requires a nomination from references outside of the home institution. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and must be 35 years of age or younger, or not more than seven years beyond receipt of the PhD by December 31 of the year in which they are nominated. Candidates should have demonstrated exceptional individual achievements in scientific or engineering research of sufficient quality to place them at the forefront of their peers. For more information, please visit the scholarship website or contact the Office of Integrative Activities at the National Science Foundation by phone at 703-292-8040 or by e-mail at [email protected].

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The Whitaker International Fellowship sends emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering (or bioengineering) overseas to undertake a self-designed project that will enhance their careers within the field. The goal of the program is to assist the development of professional leaders who are not only superb scientists, but who also will advance the profession through an international outlook. Along with supporting grant projects in an academic setting, the Whitaker International Fellowship encourages grantees to engage in policy work and propose projects in an industry setting. Fellows will conduct academic or scientific research in a university or laboratory, pursue coursework at an academic institution, or intern at a policy institute, industrial, or non-profit setting. For further information on application deadlines and eligibility requirements, please visit the program website.

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The Women's Research & Education Institute (WREI) awards annual fellowships to a select number of graduate students with a proven commitment to equity for women. Fellows gain practical policymaking experience and graduate credit as they work from January to August as Congressional legislative aides in Washington, D.C. WREI Fellows receive a stipend of about $1,300 per month for eight months of the academic year. An additional sum of $500 is provided for the purchase of health insurance. WREI also reimburses Fellows up to a maximum of $1,500 for the cost of tuition at their home institutions (books and non-tuition charges are not covered). Only women who are currently enrolled in a masters, doctoral, or professional degree program at an accredited institution in the United States or who have completed such a program within the past 18 months are eligible. WREI strongly suggests that applicants have completed at least nine hours of graduate coursework before applying, and have a demonstrated interest in research or political activity relevant to women's social and political status. Prospective candidates are selected on the basis of academic competence as well as a demonstrated interest in the public policy process. The application deadline for this scholarship is in mid-May. For more information, please contact the Women's Research & Education Institute (WREI) Congressional Fellowship Program by phone at 202-280-2720 or by e-mail at [email protected].

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The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars awards approximately 20-25 residential fellowships annually to individuals with outstanding project proposals in a broad range of the social sciences and humanities on national and/or international issues. Topics and scholarship should relate to key public policy challenges or provide the historical and/or cultural framework to illuminate policy issues of contemporary importance. Fellows must be U.S citizens, must hold a PhD at the time of receiving the award, and must have publications other than their dissertation. Fellows are eligible to receive stipends which are used for international travel and for the fellows everyday expenses. Fellows may also elect to have health insurance. This fellowship has an application deadline of early October. For more information, please see the scholarship website or contact the Woodrow Wilson Center by email at [email protected].

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