Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

The Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program is designed to promote educationial opportunity, diversity, and access. Preference will be given to first-generation students as well as those from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Academically, the most competitive applicants should have a 4.0 GPA (unweighted) or 4.2 GPA (weighted). They should also demonstrate a lifelong commitment to careers in social justice and working for the advancement of people in need. This application deadline for this scholarship is in mid-January. For more information, please contact the director of the Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program by calling 202-885-6213 or emailing [email protected].

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The Fund for Theological Education (FTE) Undergraduate Fellowship program seeks to support gifted young leaders from diverse racial and ethnic communities and a variety of Christian faith traditions who are exploring ministry as a vocation. The FTE Undergraduate Fellowship Program can provide both financial help and a nurturing network of support during a student's junior or senior year of college. Undergraduate Fellows are awarded a stipend of $2,000 for the academic year for educational expenses or an experience of exploring ministry. Each Fellow also attends the FTE Conference on Excellence in Ministry. A stipend is provided for conference travel and expenses. (Attendance at the conference is a requirement of the fellowship.) To apply for this program, you must be a rising junior or senior in an accredited undergraduate program at a North American college or university and have been nominated by a college faculty member, administrator, campus minister or current pastor. A college faculty member, administrator, campus minister or chaplain or current pastor may nominate a student for the fellowship. Nomination forms can be found on the website. You must be considering ministry as a career (although it isn't necessary to have decided.) You must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen. And you must have exceptional gifts for ministry: love of God and church, imagination, creativity, compassion, a capacity for critical thinking, leadership skills, personal integrity, spiritual depth, dedication to a faith tradition and a passion to understand and to serve the needs of others. For application deadlines and more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The Glamour Top Ten College Women Competition provides one $20,000 grand prize, and nine $3,000 cash prizes to oustanding college women. All winners receive a trip to New York and national recognition in an issue of Glamour magazine. Eligible applicants should be females in their junior year of undergraduate study. Entrants should have leadership experience, demonstrate excellence in their field of study, and have unique, inspiring goals. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-July. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The Goldwater Foundation awards undergraduate scholarships to outstanding students, who are known as Barry M. Goldwater Scholars, in the spring of each year for use during the following academic year. The awards are given to those who will be rising college juniors and seniors, and who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board, for up to $7,500 annually. This scholarship requires a university nomination and has a campus application deadline in mid-September, which precedes the national application deadline. Interested applicants should complete a Merit Awards Profile and contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 for more information.

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The William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students is a 10-month appointment beginning August 15 and ending June 15. In his or her internship, the Hearst Fellow undertakes research, writing, logistical, and administrativeï¾ support for the Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation's (PSI) leadershipï¾ initiatives, public programs, and meetings.ï¾ Fellows receive a stipend of $15,000 for the year to cover housing and living expenses. Tuition is waived and all other program-related costs are covered. Fellows must be members of historically underrepresented groups in organized philanthropy who are either recent graduates, scholars, active volunteers, or nonprofit practitioners. They must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in any academic field. Fellows must pursue either a Master of Arts in Philanthropic Studies or a Master of Public Affairs degree with a concentration in nonprofit management on a full-time basis (12 credit hours per semester). The application deadlines are in mid-July for the fall internship, mid-December for the spring internship, and mid-March for the summer internship. For more information, please contact The Aspen Institute by phone at 202-736-2500 or visit the fellowship website.

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The Hebrew Immigration Aid Society (HIAS) Scholars Program is designed to help immigrants fulfill their dreams of advanced education. An award of $4,000 (with the possibility of renewal in subsequent years) is provided to U.S. recipients to help pay for undergraduate or graduate tuition. The competition is open to those refugees and asylees and their children who were assisted by HIAS to come to the United States. Eligible applicants must have already completed a full year of study at an accredited U.S. undergraduate or graduate school by the time of application. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Graduate Merit Scholarship provides a limited number of merit scholarships to highly qualified candidates, from universities throughout the world, to attend the Rothberg International School at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The Rothberg International School offers Master's degrees in: The Bible and the Ancient Near East; Community Leadership and Philanthropy Studies; Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies; Jewish Studies; Religious Studies; and Israeli Society and Politics. The scholarship covers the full cost of tuition for two years. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.8 and have completed their Bachelor's degree by the time the grant begins. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-March. For more information please see the scholarship website.

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The Derek Hughes/NAPSLO Educational Foundation established the scholarship program in 1998 for students pursuing an insurance or business related program of study. The purpose of the scholarship program is to further the study of insurance and encourage, support, and reward those exceptional students who have an interest in an insurance career. Eligible candidates must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate degree program with a GPA of 3.0 or better. Applicants must be majoring in fields related to a career in insurance, including: Actuarial Science, Business, Economics, Finance, Insurance, Management, Risk Management, or Statistics. Financial need is considered. For application deadlines and more information, please see the scholarship website.

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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 James Madison Foundation Memorial Fellowship funds two years of graduate study leading to a Master's degree. Fellows also attend a special summer institute at Georgetown University. Fellowships cover tuition, required fees, books, and room and board. The award cannot exceed $12,000 per academic year. One fellowship is awarded in each U.S. state or territory. After earning a Master's degree, each James Madison Fellow is required to teach American history, American government, or social studies in grades 7-12 for one year for each full academic year of study under the fellowship. Only U.S. citizens are eligible for this award. Current teachers who wish to pursue graduate study on a part-time basis are also eligible. This fellowship has an application deadline of early March. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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