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External Fellowships

Undergraduate Scholarships/Fellowships

  • EuroScholars: European Undergraduate Research Opportunities
    • EuroScholars is especially designed for students who are interested in discovering their potential for a research career. EuroScholars offers unique opportunities to spend a semester as a junior researcher at one of the top European research institutions. Supervision will be provided by academic staff, working on and/or responsible for the Research Project.
    • Campus Contact: Office of Internationalization.
  • Fulbright Grants
    • Application deadlines vary
  • Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program
    • Provides a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these fields.
    • Must be nominated by the faculty representative.
    • Faculty representative: Nancy Sasaki

Graduate Scholarships/Fellowships

  • Fellowships from the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management
    • Application deadline: January 5, 2015, 11:59PM
  • Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program
    • not offered this cycle
  • British Marshall Scholarship
    • Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.
  • George Mitchell Scholarship
    • The Mitchell Scholarship Program, named to honor former US Senator George Mitchell's pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service.
    • Application deadline: October 1, 2014
  • Institute for Humane Studies – Humane Studies Fellowships
    • Founded in 1961 by F.A. “Baldy” Harper, the Institute for Humane Studies advances a freer society by discovering and facilitating the development of talented, productive students, scholars, and other intellectuals who share an interest in liberty. 
  • National Institutes of Health—Graduate Partnerships Programs
    • Designed to bring PhD graduate students to the NIH Intramural Research Program for dissertation research. Participants enjoy the academic environment of a university, the extensive research resources of the NIH, and the breadth and depth of the research programs of both the host university and the NIH Intramural Research Program (IRP). The goal is to create a different kind of graduate experience, one that focuses on training the next generation of scientific leaders by emphasizing communication and collaboration skills, integration of information, and interdisciplinary investigation.
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships (NSFGRFP)
    • The 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.
    • Application deadlines vary by discipline.
  • Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
    • Designed to encourage original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences, and particularly to help Ph.D. candidates in these fields complete their dissertation work in a timely manner.
    • Application deadline: November 15, 2014
  • Rhodes Scholarship
    • The Rhodes Scholarships are postgraduate awards supporting outstanding all-round students at the University of Oxford, and providing transformative opportunities for exceptional individuals. Each year, 32 U.S. citizens are among more than 80 Rhodes Scholars worldwide who take up degree courses at Oxford University. 
    • Campus representative: Shawn Alfrey
    • Application deadline: First Wednesday of October
  • Rotary Global Grant
    • Global grants support large international activities with sustainable, measurable outcomes in Rotary’s  . Grant sponsors form international partnerships that respond to real community needs and can fund scholarships for graduate-level academic studies.
    • Application deadline: Rolling
  • Truman Scholarship
    • Application deadline: February 3, 2015, must be nominated by faculty representative
    • Faculty representative: Richard Caldwell
  • Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation: Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship
    • The Fellowship is designed to attract outstanding individuals from all ethnic, racial and social backgrounds who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career with the U.S. Department of State. It  has both an undergraduate and graduate program. Pickering Undergraduate applicants must apply as rising seniors; Graduate applicants must be seeking admission to a two-year master’s degree program in fall of 2015.