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 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 Mary McEwen Schimke Scholarship is intended to provide relief from household and child care expenses to women pursuing a graduate degree. The award is made on the basis of scholarly expectation and identified need. The award is worth up to $1,700. The candidate must be over 30 years of age, currently engaged in graduate study in literature, history, or preferably American studies. The application deadline is in early January. For more information, please contact the Secretary to the Committee on Extramural Graduate Fellowships and Scholarships at Wellesley College, Center for Work and Service by phone at 781-283-3525 or by e-mail at cws-fellowships@wellesley.edu.

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The Myra Sadker Doctoral Dissertation Awards provide $2,000 (per recipient) to support graduate students engaged in educational equity research. Doctoral level dissertations that explore or promote educational equity and fairness based on gender, race, ethnicity, religion, class, sexual orientation, or other such variables will be considered for support. This fellowship has an application deadline of early December. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) National Pathfinder Scholarship provides three annual scholarships of $2,500 and support to women seeking undergraduate or graduate degrees. Eligible applicants include undergraduate sophomores, juniors, seniors, and students enrolled in Master's degree programs. This scholarship has an application deadline of early June. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The purpose of the Women of Color Caucus Student Essay Awards is to discover, encourage, and promote the intellectual development of emerging Black women scholars who engage in critical theoretical discussions and/or analysis about feminist/womanist issues concerning women and girls of color. One $400.00 award is available for students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate or professional programs. Recent Ph.D. recipients are also eligible to apply. This award has an application deadline of mid February. For further information on eligibility requirements, please visit the program website.

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The National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) established the Betty Rendel Scholarship Fund in September 1995 in honor of Past NFRW President Betty Rendel's extraordinary leadership skills and dedication to the Republican Party in her home state of Indiana, as well as at the national level. The three annual scholarships of $1,000 are awarded to undergraduates who are majoring in political science, government or economics and have successfully completed at least two years of college coursework. The application deadline is in early June. For more information, please contact the National Federation of Republican Women at 703-548-9688 or e-mail mail@nfrw.org.

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The Sports Journalism Institute is a nine-week training and internship program for college students interested in sports journalism careers. The Institute is designed to attract talented students to print journalism through opportunities in sports reporting and editing, and enhance racial and gender Multicultural Students in sports departments of newspapers nationwide. The Institute runs from June through August and will consist of classroom sessions to be held at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Fla., from May through June, followed by eight-week paid internships at newspapers (to be determined individually), as well as a $500 scholarship upon successful completion of the program for students returning to college. All students must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 at an accredited four-year college or university. For more information and eligibility/application requirements, please visit the program website.

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The Women's Research & Education Institute (WREI) awards annual fellowships to a select number of graduate students with a proven commitment to equity for women. Fellows gain practical policymaking experience and graduate credit as they work from January to August as Congressional legislative aides in Washington, D.C. WREI Fellows receive a stipend of about $1,300 per month for eight months of the academic year. An additional sum of $500 is provided for the purchase of health insurance. WREI also reimburses Fellows up to a maximum of $1,500 for the cost of tuition at their home institutions (books and non-tuition charges are not covered). Only women who are currently enrolled in a masters, doctoral, or professional degree program at an accredited institution in the United States or who have completed such a program within the past 18 months are eligible. WREI strongly suggests that applicants have completed at least nine hours of graduate coursework before applying, and have a demonstrated interest in research or political activity relevant to women's social and political status. Prospective candidates are selected on the basis of academic competence as well as a demonstrated interest in the public policy process. The application deadline for this scholarship is in mid-May. For more information, please contact the Women's Research & Education Institute (WREI) Congressional Fellowship Program by phone at 202-280-2720 or by e-mail at WREI@WREI.org.

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