Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

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 American Society of Quality Statistics Division offers various scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in quality management and statistics. These scholarships allow students who focus on social statistics to refine their skills by providing scholarships and grants to students attending or preparing to attend graduate school, as well as grants enabling students to present their ideas at professional conferences on the subject of social statistics. For more information on the types of scholarships offered and the related deadlines, please visit the scholarship website or contact the American Society of Quality Statistics Division by e-mail at contactus@asqstatdiv.org.

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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 Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program seeks to train scientists and engineers to address the global questions of the future. Combining interdisciplinary science with practical experience through the use of innovative curricula and internships, and by focusing on problem-centered training, these programs give their graduates the edge needed to become leaders in their chosen fields and agents for change in their careers. The traineeship particularly seeks to increase the participation of underrepresented groups, including women and minorities, in doctorate programs in the engineering, science and mathematics fields. Students who win an IGERT Fellowship receive stipend and tuition support, as well as funds for research materials. The stipend per 12 month period is $30,000. Support varies by program, so please check the program website for specific details on each program. Applicants must demonstrate strong interest and motivation in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Applicants must also have completed a bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. For more information, please see the program traineeship website.

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As a means of increasing the number of U.S. citizens trained in disciplines of science and engineering of military importance, the Department of Defense (DoD) plans to award up to 200 new three-year graduate fellowships in April. The DoD will offer fellowships to individuals who have demonstrated ability and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering. National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships will be awarded for study and research in pursuit of doctoral degrees in mathematical, physical, biological, ocean, and engineering sciences. Preference will be given to applicants who indicate an intention to pursue a doctoral degree in, or closely related to, one of the specialties. Only U.S. citizens are eligible for this award. The application deadline is in early January. For more information, please contact the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) by phone at 202-331-3516 or by e-mail at ndseg@asee.org.

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The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)Visiting Scientist Program is looking for current students, postdoctoral researchers and faculty members for full-time residency appointments to conduct research into the use of process models and tools to support NGA's GEOINT analysis. Visiting Scienctists exploit and analyze imagery, intelligence, and geospatial information to describe, assess, and characterize physical features and a wide range of geographically referenced activities on the Earth. This is a full-time residency appointment and in a classified environment. Appointments range from three months (summer appointment) to a semester to a full year, with an option for two additional years. This program provides a stipend and, in some cases, a relocation allowance. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled in a Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD program in geography, statistics, economics, geospatial information science, physics, mathematics, chemistry, or related fields. For more information, please see the program website.

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The NIEHS Summer Internship Program provides internships to outstanding high school, undergraduate, and graduate students interested in pursuing careers in the biomedical/biological sciences to work on a research project that entails exposure to the latest biochemical, molecular, and analytical techniques in a given field. Participants are selected by scientific mentors from the NIEHS Division of Intramural Research. Participants are expected to work a minimum of eight continuous weeks, between the months of May and September. This internship program has an application deadline of early March. For further information oneligibility requirements, please visit the program website or contact summers@niehs.nih.gov.

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions. NSF Fellows are anticipated to become knowledge experts who can contribute significantly to research, teaching, and innovations in science and engineering. Fellows benefit from a three-year annual stipend of $30,000 along with a $10,500 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees, opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct their own research at any accredited U.S. institution of graduate education they choose. Eligible applicants must be US citizens, US national or permanent resident aliens, and are graduating seniors; have completed a B.S./B.A. degree; or are in their 1st year or the first semester of their 2nd year in graduate school. For application deadlines and more information, please contact the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program by phone at 866-673-4737 or by e-mail at info@nsfgrfp.org.

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) scholarship program is designed to: (1) increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities; (2) increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental literacy; (3) recruit and prepare students for public service careers with NOAA and other natural resource and science agencies at the federal, state and local levels of government; and (4) recruit and prepare students for careers as teachers and educators in oceanic and atmospheric science and to improve scientific and environmental education in the United States. The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($650/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory Hollings Scholarship Program orientation, conferences where students present a paper or poster, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship. Eligibility applicants must be U.S. citizens, must have full-time status as a college sophomore at an accredited college or university within the United States or U.S. territories. For detailed eligibility requirements and application information, please see the scholarship website.

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The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Education Program funds SMART Scholars who receive a starting salary/stipend ranging from $25,000 for undergraduates to $41,000 for doctoral students; full tuition and related education fees; book allowance of $1,000; paid summer internships; and career opportunities after graduation. Eligible applicants must be US nationals and citizens, at least 18 years of age and, if seeking undergraduate support, be enrolled as a student in a regionally accredited university or college. The deadline for this program is in early December. For more information on the program, please contact the SMART Scholarship for Service Program by e-mail at smart@asee.org or by phone 202-331-3544.

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