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International Fellowships

Name Location Deadline
Acumen Fund Fellows Program exists to help end poverty by changing how the world addresses it. India, Kenya, Pakistan, Tanzania, and Uganda Fall
American Academy in Rome: The Rome Prize fosters the pursuit of advanced research and independent study in the fine arts and humanities. Rome, Italy November
American Scandinavian Foundation offers fellowships and grants to pursue research or study in one or more Scandinavian countries for up to one year.
Ashoka Fellows strives to shape a global, entrepreneurial, competitive citizen sector. Global Ongoing
Asian Cultural Council is the only organization in the world whose sole mission is to support cultural exchange between the United States and Asia and within the countries of Asia. Asia Varies depending on the program
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship Program is a collaborative effort between Howard University and the U.S. State Department to promote careers as diplomats in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State. Washington, D.C. January
Christianson Grant is awarded to individuals who have arranged their own work abroad programs. Global October; March
Echoing Greens Public Service Fellowship aims to accelerate social change, invests in and supports outstanding emerging social entrepreneurs to launch new organizations that deliver bold, high-impact solutions. Global December
French Ministry of Education and the Cultural Services at the French Embassy - Assistantship Program promotes English teaching opportunities in France. France January
Fulbright Program for US Students offers opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide. Global October
Global Health Corps aims to mobilize a global community of emerging leaders to build a movement for health equity. Africa/U.S. April
Humanity in Action is an international non-profit which aims to instill the values of human dignity and moral responsibility for the protection of the rights of minorities in a new generation of social, cultural, and political leaders. Denmark, France, Germany, The Netherlands, and Poland Varies depending on location
Institute for Humane Studies Fellowship discovers and facilitates the development of talented, productive students, scholars, and other intellectuals who share an interest in liberty. Global January
Jet Program - The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program seeks to help enhance internationalization in Japan by promoting mutual understanding between Japan and other nations. Japan November
Paul W. Zuccaire Summer Internship Program - Pasteur Institute works to raise funds to support the world-renowned Institut Pasteur in Paris, France, whose mission is to improve public health by contributing to the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. Paris February
Princeton in Asia aims to promote good will and understanding, and to facilitate in every way the free interchange of the best ideals in the civilizations of both East and West. Asia Varied
Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship Program is a national program that prepares young adults for an advanced degree and ultimately for careers and influential roles serving the public good. U.S. November
Robert L. Bartley Fellowship Program offers paid internships of one to six months to young thinkers and writers whose views are broadly consistent with Bob Bartley's philosophy and who aspire to careers in journalism. U.S., Europe, or Asia January
The Anna Sobol Levy Fellowships is for one or two years of study at The Rothberg International School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Jerusalem March
The Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program is a distinguished transatlantic initiative that each year offers twenty accomplished young Americans the opportunity to complete a high-level professional development program in Germany. Germany October
The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $10,000 stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world. The award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity for one year before proceeding on to graduate school or a career. Global January
The Thomas R. Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program provides funding to participants as they are prepared academically and professionally to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service. Global February


International Scholarships

Name Location Deadline
American Association of University Women offers international fellowships for full-time study or research in the US to women who are not US citizens or permanent residents. Global Varied
American-Indian Graduate Center announces the availability of fellowships and loans for service to American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate and graduate students. North America Varied
Beinecke Brothers Memorial Scholarship seeks to encourage and enable highly motivated students to pursue opportunities available to them and to be courageous in the selection of a graduate course of study in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Global February
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship offers awards for undergraduate study abroad Global March
Bridging Scholarships offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Asia April
CAORC Critical Languages Scholarships for Intensive Summer Language Institutes will offer intensive summer language institutes overseas in thirteen critical need foreign languages. Global December
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals is a full-year work-study scholarship program with a strong focus on cultural exchange. CBYX annually provides 75 young Americans with an understanding of everyday life, education, and professional training in Germany. Germany December
DAAD - Study Scholarship is a publicly funded independent organization of higher education institutions in Germany that supports qualified students and faculty for international research and study. Germany November
DAAD - Undergraduate Scholarship supports study in Germany - whether for a semester abroad or a degree program. Germany January
East-West Center promotes better relations and understanding among the people and nations of the United States, Asia, and the Pacific through cooperative study, research, and dialogue. Washington, D.C. October
Gates-Cambridge Scholarship are awarded to outstanding students from outside the U.K. to study at the University of Cambridge. United Kingdom October
George J. Mitchell Scholarship 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 public service and community. Ireland and United Kingdom October
German Chancellor Scholarships for Prospective Leaders allows aspiring leaders to carry out a project of your own design in cooperation with a German host you have selected. Germany October
J.W. Saxe Memorial Fund encourages public service around the world. Global March
Marshall Scholarship finances young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. United Kingdom October
NSEP Boren Undergraduate Scholarships for Study Abroad is for undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad. Varied February
Rhodes Scholarships is the oldest international fellowship, brings outstanding students from many countries around the world to the University of Oxford. United Kingdom October


National Fellowships

Name Target population Award
AT&T Labs Fellowships Grants for those studying Communication Sciences, Computer Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Information Sciences, Mathematics & Industrial Engineering
Deadline: January (annually)
Women & minorities only; for Ph.D. Fellowship stipend $16,800 plus allowances for tuition, fees and textbooks. Grants stipend of $2,000 plus allowance for conference travel
Carnegie Fellowship for those studying International relations, politics, history, economics, etc. especially Russia and post-soviet states.
Deadline: January (annually)
Recent graduates or graduating seniors 1 yr. Fellowship in Washington, D.C.
Fannie and John Hertz Foundation for applied physical sciences.
Deadline: Fall
Recent graduates or graduating seniors; for Ph.D. Option 1: Stipend of $28,000 up to five years; Option 2: $33,000 (Hertz - 2 years; Other - 3 years)
Ford Foundation Fellowship for those studying Behavioral Sciences, humanities, social sciences, life sciences, chemistry, earth sciences, and physics.
Deadline: Varies depending on program
AHANA students, seniors or graduate students; for Ph. D. $16,000 annual stipend plus $7,500 toward tuition and fees for a maximum of three years
GoOverseas for those who want to teach, study, or volunteer abroad.
Deadline: Varies
All accepted study abroad students The scholarship is awarded every Fall and Spring semester. They also have a Teach Abroad Scholarship and a Volunteer Abroad Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded once a year for the amount of $1000.
Howard Hughes for those studying biological sciences.
Deadline: Varies depending on program
College seniors, college graduates with less than one year of graduate study; Ph. D. Maximum $15,000, plus $15,00 cost-of-education allowance per year, for three years.
Intel Women in Science for those studying IS, CS, and engineering. Women in first 3 years of undergraduate study Tuition, books and fees for 1 year (renewable)
James Madison for those studying American history, American government, or social studies.
Deadline: March
College seniors, college graduates who want to be teachers, and experienced teachers Maximum of $24,000 for 2 yrs. of full-time studies & part time for Senior Fellows
National Science Foundation for graduate fellowship in science and engineering.
Deadline: varies
Graduates with a high GPA and GRE Varies
NIH for biomedical research
Deadline: Varies per program
Various undergraduate and graduate in science Varies
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for new Americans to study any professional or scholarly discipline at the graduate level.
Deadline: November
Recently naturalized or with green card or child of naturalized citizens 1/2 tuition and $20,000 for up to two years
Woodrow Wilson Fellowship for those studying international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy.
Deadline: Varies per program
AHANA juniors, seniors or graduate students with interest in foreign service or U.S. Department of State careers Tuition, room and board, and fees for junior or senior year of Undergraduate study, plus one to two years of graduate study.


National Scholarships

Name Target Population Award
Davies-Jackson Scholarship
(Fairfield University Endorsement) for those studying the humanities and social sciences, including economics.
Deadline: November
A first generation undergraduate with limited financial resources; for Masters Tuition fees, room & board for two years at St. John's College, and travel to Cambridge, England
Gates Millennium Scholarship for those pursuing health, equity, and technology.
Deadline: January
Graduates; for second under-graduate degree or graduate study Funds for tuition, fees, books and living costs for chosen college not otherwise covered.
Goldwater Scholarship
(Fairfield University Endorsement) for those studying the natural sciences, mathematics or engineering.
Deadline: February
Sophomores or juniors with GPA at least 3.5 Undergraduate college expenses up to $7,500
Jean R. Beers Scholarship for Connecticut women pursuing a baccalaureate degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or physical science.
Deadline: February
Juniors or seniors attending Connecticut schools within specific zip codes or a resident within the same zip codes $1,500 scholarship award
Award recipient will be notified in February 2007.
Norm Woodbury Study Abroad Scholarship for undergraduate students studying in any field and interested in study abroad for a semester, full year, summer or winter program.
Deadline: March
Resident or attending college in Fairfield County, CT or Westchester County, NY.
Top 25% of class and/or minimum 3.0 GPA
$2,500 scholarship award
Contact: (203) 356-0340 or info@worldaffairsforum.org
Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
(Fairfield University Endorsement) for those interested in government or related public service.
Deadline: February
Juniors or seniors preparing for public service careers-restricted to upper quarter or his or her class Up to $30,000 in funding to students pursuing graduate degrees in public service fields.
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
(Fairfield University Nomination) for environmental public policy, health care or tribal public policy.
Deadline: February
Sophomores & juniors interested in environmental policy Maximum of $5,000 for academic year
Rhode Island Bar Foundation for a scholarship that promotes one year of tuition for student's first year of law school. Applicants who are Rhode Island residents entering their first year of law school in September 2007 $10,000 scholarship award
Contact the Rhode Island Bar Foundation Office at (401) 421-6541
Saint Andrew's Society of the State of New York; a scholarship that promotes one year of graduate study in Scotland. The basis for selection include: (1) academic achievement, (2) financial need, (3) some Scottish descent, (4) proof of U.S. Citizenship. Applicant must reside or attend school within 250 miles at New York State. The scholarship provides funds to a total of $15,000, to be used against tuition, board, transportation and other expenses. Contact (212) 223-4248

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