Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

The American Chemical Society awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards of up to $5,000 are given to qualified students based on academic standing, financial need, career objective, leadership skills, and involvement in school activities and community service. Applicants must be African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian, U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and must have demonstrated financial need with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must be freshmen, sophomores, or juniors studying chemistry, biochemistry, or another chemically-related field, such as environmental studies. Students planning on careers in medicine are not eligible. The scholarship deadline is in early March. For more information, please contact the American Chemical Society Scholars Program by phone at 1-800-227-5558, ext. 6250 or visit the scholarship website.

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Since 1946, the American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) Summer Fellowship has provided direct training and financial support to students pursuing graduate degrees in economics. The program especially encourages students to apply if they aspire to teaching or other careers where they will have an impact on the general publicÕs understanding of economic issues.The two-week program takes place in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts. Students participate in three core seminars: The Evolution of Property Rights, Sound Money, and Scientific Procedures of Inquiry. In addition, visiting scholars present lectures on a variety of economic topics. During their two-week residence, students receive room and board plus a stipend. Those who successfully complete the program are invited to apply for the E.C. Harwood Fellowship, an award that provides financial assistance for the following academic year. For application deadlines and more information, please contact AIER by e-mail at fellowship@aier.org.

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The Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO) offers scholarships to both undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants may apply to one award or be considered for multiple awards. Evaluation criteria include merit, character, academic commitment, and relevance of applicant's studies to national security interests and career ambitions. Eligible applicants must be US citizens. If applying for undergraduate funding, applicants must have sophomore or junior status by summer of the application year. If applying for graduate funding, the applicant may apply no earlier than the senior year before attending the graduate program and no later than their second year of graduate studies. The application deadlines for these scholarships are in early July. For more information on each available scholarship, see AFIO's website.

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The John Bayliss Broadcast Foundation distributes radio scholarships (in the amount of $5,000) to outstanding broadcast students. Juniors and seniors majoring in Broadcast Communications who have maintained a 3.0 GPA or better are encouraged to apply. Although financial need is a consideration, students of merit with an extensive history of radio-related activities are given preference. Applicants must provide an official transcript, a resume, three letters of recommendation evaluating their scholastic and personal strengths and a descriptive essay outlining his or her future broadcasting goals. Awards are announced in the summer and applied toward the fall semester. For application deadlines and more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The mission of the Call Me MISTER (Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models) Initiative is to increase the pool of available teachers from a broader, more diverse background particularly among the State's lowest performing elementary schools. Student participants are largely selected from among under-served, socio-economically disadvantaged and educationally at-risk communities. The project provides: tuition assistance for admitted students pursuing approved programs of study at participating colleges; an academic support system to help assure their success; and a cohort system for social and cultural support. Eligible candidates are selected based upon their potential for teaching and their motivations for participation in the program. For a list of participating institutions and for more information, please contact Call Me MISTER by phone at 800-640-2657 or by email at mister@clemson.edu.

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The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange scholarship provides the opportunity for a work-study experience in Germany. Recipients win round-trip transportation, intensive language training, four months of professional schooling, and a 5-month internship. Applicants from any career field may apply, and applicants in business, engineering, technical, vocational, and agricultural fields are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens; be between the ages of 18 and 24; have a high school diploma or its equivalent; have clear career goals and related work experience; show strong interest in German and international affairs; be flexible, independent and diplomatic; and possess a strong sense of American identity. Previous knowledge of German is not required, but it is strongly recommended. The application deadline is in mid-December. For more information, please contact Cultural Vistas by phone at 212-497-3522 or by e-mail at cbyx@culturalvistas.org.

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DAAD research grants are awarded primarily to highly qualified PhD candidates, but also to post-doc researchers for research or a course of study and training at universities or other institutes in Germany. Doctoral candidates wishing to complete their degree in Germany may receive up to three one-year extensions. Ten-month scholarships must take place during the German academic year (October to July). Short-term scholarships must be between one to six months and must take place within one calendar year. A very limited number of scholarship holders who receive grants for seven months or longer may be awarded a two-month language course grant. Monthly stipends may be up to €1000, depending on the level of academic advancement. In addition, DAAD will pay for health insurance and travel costs. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an accredited doctoral degree program or engaged full-time in a post-doctoral position. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada. Foreign nationals are eligible if they have been full-time students/scholars at an accredited U.S. or Canadian university for at least two years at the time of application and express intent to return to their U.S. or Canadian institution following the research visit to Germany. The application deadline is in mid-November. For more information, please contact the DAAD New York Office at 212-758-3223 or visit the scholarship website.

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The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are part of the progressive movement on the campus and in the community.The first and most important qualification for a Davis-Putter Scholarship is active participation in struggles for civil rights, economic justice, international solidarity or other progressive issues. Other factors taken into consideration are the applicant's financial need and ability to perform academically at the college level. Davis-Putter scholars are both graduate and undergraduate students and must be enrolled in an accredited school and receiving college credit for the time period covered by their grant. This scholarship has an application deadline of early April. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The Social Science Research Council's Eurasia Dissertation Support Fellowships provide support to graduate students near completion of their doctoral programs in the social sciences and related humanities. Eligible applicants must have completed their dissertation field research and/or data collection, have made significant progress in outlining emergent, innovative contributions to scholarship, and are willing to reach beyond the academic community to make their work known and accessible to a variety of public sources. The Eurasia Dissertation Support Fellowships provides financial support in the form of fellowship awards of up to $25,000 for an academic year.The fellowship program also provides academic support and numerous networking opportunities. For information on the fellowship application deadline, see the scholarship website. For more information, please contact the Program Administrator of the Eurasia Program by e-mail at eurasia@ssrc.org

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The Casey Family Scholars Program was created to recognize outstanding scholarship by college students who have no family supporting their goals and efforts. Each year approximately 100 new students are awarded scholarships of up to $6,000, which can be renewed for five years or until the scholar receives a bachelorÕs degree. The scholarship can be used towards tuition costs or living expenses. Eligible applicants must be currently in foster care, in foster care for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday, be an orphan, or be adopted after the age of 16. Applicants must be under the age of 25 and must have been accepted into or expect to be accepted into an accredited, Pell-eligible college or other post-secondary school. For application deadlines and for more information, please see the scholarship website.

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