Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

The Alfa Fellowship Program is a high-level professional development exchange program that places qualified young professionals in work assignments at leading organizations in Russia in the fields of business, economics, journalism, law, and public policy. The program accepts ten U.S. citizens and five British citizens each year. Key goals of the Alfa Fellowship Program include expanding networks of American, British and Russian professionals; developing greater intercultural understanding; and advancing U.S./Russian and British/Russian relations. The program includes language training, seminar programs, and extended professional experience. Fellows receive travel, free housing, monthly stipends, and insurance. Eligible students must be between 25 and 35 years of age by the application deadline. Students must also have a graduate-level degree or equivalent training in business, economics, journalism, law, public policy, or government, and at least two years of relevant work experience. Russian language proficiency is preferred, and candidates with proficiency in a second language will also be considered. The application deadline is in early December. For more information, please e-mail info@cdsintl.org. If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please call the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.

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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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A Building Excellent Schools (BES) Fellowship year provides a $90,000 professional stipend to help recipients found and lead a results-focused, mission-driven, high-achieving urban charter school. The BES Fellowship features 85 days of intense training at BES‰ central offices in Boston, which include visits to the top 30 performing urban charter schools in the northeast United States. The BES fellowship develops Fellows‰ technical skills and the critical people management and organizational skills that often separate great leaders from merely effective ones. After the Fellowship, BES Fellows receive additional support and coaching as they guide their schools successfully through start-up and early operations. The culmination of the Fellowship year is the submission of a well-written, thoroughly researched charter application that reflects the best practices in urban school design. Eligible applicants must already hold a Bachelor's degree and demonstrate a history of exceptional impact in professional pursuits ‹ business, law, education, or their communities. For more information on this fellowship, please call Building Excellent Schools Program at 617-227-4545 or e-mail recruitment@buildingexcellentschools.org

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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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The U.S. Department of State's Critical Language Scholarships provide funding for intensive overseas study of "critical need" languages, including Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, and Urdu. Critical Language Scholarships will provide funding for students to participate in beginning, intermediate and/or advanced level summer language programs at American Overseas Research Centers and affiliated partners. All program costs are covered for participants; costs include travel between the student's home city and program location, pre-departure orientation expenses, applicable visa fees, room, board, travel within country, and all entrance fees for program activities. University level credit may be available. All applicants must be U.S. citizens. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a degree-granting program at the undergraduate or graduate level. Students in all disciplines, including business, engineering, science, the social sciences, and humanities are encouraged to apply. Current undergraduate students must have completed at least one year of general college coursework by the program start date (one year is defined as two semesters or three quarters). The application deadline is in early to mid-November. Please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-855-1854 for the dates and times of information sessions, or e-mail meritawards@american.edu to be added to the Critical Language Scholarship Blackboard site.

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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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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 info@inroads.org.

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The National Society of Hispanic MBAs Scholarship program provides funding to assist Hispanics pursuing Master's Degrees in management/business. Awards range from $2,500--$10,000. Eligible applicants must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of Hispanic background and be enrolled or planning to enroll in a MBA program by fall of the application year. Applicants must also be NSHMBA members and posess a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Awards are renewable for up to one year or until a MasterÕs Degree is earned, whichever occurs first. For application deadlines and more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The Rangel Program awards up to twenty (20) fellowships of up to $34,000 annually towards tuition, room, board, books and mandatory fees for completion of a two-year master’s degree. Rangel Fellows are expected to obtain a degree in international affairs or another area of relevance to the work of the Foreign Service (such as public administration, public policy, business administration, foreign languages, economics, political science, or communication) at a graduate or professional school approved by the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center. Fellows who successfully complete the Rangel Program and Foreign Service entry requirements will receive an appointment as a Foreign Service Officer, embarking on one of the most exciting and rewarding careers available. Rangel Fellows will participate in two internships. The first, an internship working for a Member of Congress in Washington, D.C., will occur in the summer after being selected and before the first year of graduate study. The second will be an overseas internship in a U.S. Embassy that takes place during the summer between the first and second years of graduate study. Fellows will receive mentoring from a Foreign Service Officer throughout the duration of the fellowship as well as during their early employment at the State Department. Awardees are expected to maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.2 throughout their period of study. Only U.S. citizens will be considered as applicants. Applicants must be in the senior year of their undergraduate study or have completed their undergraduate degree by June and must be seeking admission to enter graduate school in the fall for a two-year program. A candidate’s community, academic, other extracurricular, and leadership activities will be considered. The application deadline for this program is in mid-January. For more information, please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 and schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.

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