Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

The Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together international groups of university students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance, as well as examples of issues affecting different minority groups today. Each program is highly interdisciplinary and features daily lectures and discussions, as well as site visits to government agencies, non-profit and community organizations, museums and memorials. The programs seek to bridge the gap between theory and practice and highlight different models of action to remedy injustice. The objective of the HIA Fellowship is to facilitate a collective exploration of the social and political roots of discrimination, as well as to provide a forum where potential solutions to some of today's most challenging issues can be considered and discussed. This fellowship has an application deadline of early January. For more information, please see the fellowship 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 Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) Summer Seminars assemble a top-notch faculty of leading scholars that spend the entire week with students, sharing knowledge, trade ideas, present arguments and counterarguments, and exploring practical implications. Accepted applicants are awarded scholarships worth approximately $1,000, covering the cost of the program, room and board on a college campus, and materials and books. The program is open to students and recent graduates of all nationalities. For more information, please contact the Institute for Humane Studies by phone at 703-933-4880.

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The IEEE Computer Society Richard E. Merwin Scholarship recognizes active leaders in the IEEE Computer Society Student Branch Chapters who show promise in their academic and professional efforts. Up to twenty $2,000 scholarships are available for one academic year. Applicants must be full-time students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Evaluation criteria include involvement in IEEE Computer Society chapter activities, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and a letter of evaluation by the branch chapter advisor. This scholarship has an application deadline of late September. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The Executive Council of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), along with the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society, wishes to encourage academic excellence for students in the computing discipline. Up to four awards of $1,000 each are given each year to competition winners. Winners also receive a certificate of commendation, and a periodical subscription for one year. The UPE award criteria requires the same minimum grade point average that UPE membership requires, which is currently a minimum of 3.0 out of a possible 4.0 is required. This award has an application deadline of is late October. Judging will be based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities related to the discipline of computing, and the letters of recommendation. For further information on eligibility requirements, please visit the program website.

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The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Lance Stafford Larson Student Scholarship provides one award of $500 each year to the first place winner of the Best Student Paper contest. All undergraduate students who are IEEE Computer Society members and possess a minimum GPA of 3.0 may compete by writing a paper on a computer-related topic. This scholarship has an application deadline of late October. For more information, please contact IEEE Computer Society Larson Scholarship Program by phone at 202-371-1013 .

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The Inter-University Center for Japanese Studies offers an intensive ten-month program of training at the advanced level in Japanese. Training focuses on development of the ability to converse in Japanese on specialized subjects, to comprehend and deliver public presentations, and to read and write materials in Japanese in order to function professionally in academia, business, government, and other fields. The Center admits up to 60 students a year who are graduate students enrolled in a degree program at a university or college, qualified undergraduates, college graduates who intend to enroll in a graduate program after completing Center training, or professionals already working in Japan-related fields who hold a degree or advanced degree; have demonstrated outstanding professional promise; have finished two years or more of college-level study of Japanese or the equivalent; and have obtained an acceptable score on the Inter-University Center Japanese Proficiency Test. The Center's 10-month program is intended for students who are embarking on careers in some area of Japanese studies or a profession in which fluent Japanese is necessary. The Committee welcomes applications from graduating seniors, graduate students, or full-time professionals who can demonstrate a mature commitment to a career related to Japan. For application deadlines and more information, please see the Center's website.

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The Inter-University Center for Japanese Studies offers an intensive ten-month program of training in Japanese designed to bring each participant to a level of proficiency sufficient for academic or professional use. The Center's 10-month program is intended for students who are embarking on careers in some area of Japanese studies or a profession in which fluent Japanese is necessary. The Committee welcomes applications from graduating seniors, graduate students, or full-time professionals who can demonstrate a mature commitment to a career related to Japan. Admission to the IUC is based on the student's academic qualifications and professional goals and is entirely independent of financial considerations. Application forms for the 10-month program are available on the program's website. For more information, please contact the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies at Stanford University by phone at 650-725-1490.

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An INTERPOL Internship Program is a 90 day full-time, unpaid internship in one of six different divisions: Criminal, Drug, Investigative Services, Financial/Fraud, Alien/Fugitive, or State and Local Police Liaison. Interns will assist with processing of routine criminal record check information. This internship is seeking candidates with a degree or career in Criminal Justice, Political Science, or a language-related degree (Spanish or French preferred). Internships in the Office of the Director and Executive Office are suitable for those who are seeking degrees in Public Administration, Finance, Business Management, Computer Science, Information Systems or Information Management, and other related fields. Applications for the Fall Semester are due in early June. Applications for the Spring Semester must be received by early June October. Applications for the Summer Semester must be received by early March. For more information, please contact the INTERPOL Intern Coordinator at the US Department of Justice by phone at 202-353-0018.

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The J.W. Saxe Memorial Prize provides a $2,000 stipend so that students can take an unpaid or low-paying internship in the field of public service. Students arrange their own internships in the US or abroad, preferably before submitting applications. Previous recipients have worked with youth in New York City, AIDS programs in India, literacy programs with Aboriginal programs in Australia, as well as other such projects in North America, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, South America, Asia, the Pacific Islands, Australia, and Europe. This award is open to undergraduate or graduate students working in public service with demonstrated experience in public service activities. Financial need is considered. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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