Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

The American Sociological Foundation Minority Fellowship Program is a predoctoral training program for underrepresented minorities in pursuit of a doctoral degree in sociology. Areas of interest for former Fellows include social psychology, gender and sexuality, education, medicine and health, inequalities and stratification, race and ethnicity, and more. The average award is a minimum $15,000, paid as a stipend over 1 year, in addition to training and mentoring opportunities. Eligible fellows must be citizens or nationals of the United States, or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. They must also be accepted and/or enrolled in a full-time Sociology doctoral program in the U.S. and must be members of a racial and ethnic group, including Blacks/African Americans, Latinos (e.g. Chicano, Cuban, Puerto Rican), American Indians or Alaskan Natives), and Asians (e.g. Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Southeast Asian) or Pacific Islanders (e.g. Hawaiian, Guamanian, Samoan, Filipino.) This scholarship has an application deadline of late January. For more information, please contact the American Sociology Association Minority Affairs Program at 202-383-9005 or e-mail minority.affairs@asanet.org

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The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation provides selected social entrepreneurs with funding of $100,000 annually for three years. The funds are specifically and solely for entrepreneurs starting new non-profit organizations. The Foundation accepts proposals for a variety of public service areas, including, but not limited to, education, youth and families, the environment, arts, health, and community and economic development. They seek organizations that are or plan to be national or global in scope, and select those which demonstrate innovative ways to solve existing social problems. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The Parkinson's Disease Foundation's Summer Fellowship Program is designed to support students, from advanced undergraduates to graduate and medical students, in their pursuit of Parkinson's-related summer research projects.Ê The goal of the Summer Fellowship is to cultivate interest in Fellows into the cause and possible treatments for Parkinson's disease. Fellows work under the close supervision of a sponsor who is an expert in the Parkinson's community and oversees the project.ÊTypically, summer fellowships are offered for 10 weeks of laboratory work with an award of $3,000. Undergraduate students, graduate students and medical students are all eligible for summer fellowships.ÊEach applicant must identify a mentor, with whom he or she will conduct the proposed project. This fellowship has an application deadline of late January. For more information on contact information, eligiblity requirements, and application instructions, please visit the scholarship website.

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The purpose of the Alan T. Waterman Award is to recognize outstanding young researchers in any field of science or engineering supported by the Foundation. In addition to a medal, the awardee receives a $500,000 grant over a 3-year period for continued research or advanced study in the mathematical, physical, medical, biological, engineering, social, or other sciences at the institution of the recipient's choice. This scholarship requires a nomination from references outside of the home institution. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and must be 35 years of age or younger, or not more than seven years beyond receipt of the PhD by December 31 of the year in which they are nominated. Candidates should have demonstrated exceptional individual achievements in scientific or engineering research of sufficient quality to place them at the forefront of their peers. For more information, please visit the scholarship website or contact the Office of Integrative Activities at the National Science Foundation by phone at 703-292-8040 or by e-mail at info@nsf.gov.

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