Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

The Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship will help fund a proposal designed by the applicant to conduct brief work in a foreign country related to the mandate of UNESCO--using education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and/or communication and information to build strong ties among nations. The fellowship is intended for American college and university students interested in international collaboration but who have not yet been afforded many opportunities to travel abroad. During his/her four to six weeks of travel, the recipient should be willing to participate in public diplomacy events arranged with the pertinent U.S. State Department Consulate, Mission, and/or Embassy. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens eligible for foreign travel, must be between 18 and 25 years old at the time of application, and must be currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university in the United States. The application deadline for this fellowship is in early August. For more information, please see the scholarship website or e-mail [email protected].

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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 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 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 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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