Nationally Competitive Fellowships

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Nationally Competitive Fellowships

Below is a list of nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships which provide aid in research, travel abroad and graduate studies. You can review these opportunities individually, or use the tool below to narrow down to opportunities in your field of interest or eligibility. This list is a tool to help connect you to possible opportunities in your field. To find out more information about these fellowships, click on the scholarship name to visit their website. Please schedule an appointment with Dr. Damuth if you are interested in applying.

The star circled star icon indicates that students are required to have a 3.8 GPA or above to be eligible for these awards. STEM indicates that the award is specifically designed for students in science, technology, engineering, or math.

Scholarship Focus:

Grade Level:

STEM-Based:

Abroad:

Beinecke Scholarship

$34,000 to fund graduate school for students in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

Campus deadline: November 15

5 years

Boren Fellowship

Language study in non-Western European Country, up to $30,000

Campus deadline: November 1

Semester - 1 Year

Boren Scholarship

Language study in non-Western European Country, up to $20,000

Campus deadline: November 1

Semester - 1 Year

Cargill Global Scholars

Two year scholarship program that provides $2500 support per year. Offers international leadership development opportunities through seminars and a mentoring program.

Campus deadline: Spring

2 Years circled star icon STEM

Churchill Scholarship

STEM degree at Cambridge University, full costs covered

Campus deadline: April 15

1 Year circled star icon STEM

Critical Language Scholarship

Intensive overseas summer critical language program, full cost covered

Summer

DAAD RISE program

Summer research in STEM fields in Germany

Summer STEM

Fulbright Scholarship

Research or English Teaching study-abroad, full cost covered

Campus deadline: Early September

1 Year STEM

Fulbright UK Summer Institute

Summer programs in UK, full cost covered

Summer

Gates Cambridge fellowship

Postgraduate study at Cambridge University, full costs covered

1-2 Years circled star icon

Gilman Scholarship Program

Study abroad for Pell eligible students, up to $8,000

Semester - 1 Year

Goldwater

STEM Research-based award, up to $7500 per year. GPA must be above 3.8.

Campus deadline: November 1

1-2 Years circled star icon STEM

Hertz Fellowship

Full support for STEM Graduate Programs at participating schools

5 Years STEM

Knight-Hennessy Scholars

Full funding to pursue any graduate degree at Stanford.

Campus deadline: Early Fall

STEM

James Gaither Junior Fellows Program

Research assistant at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; salary with benefits

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Marshall Scholarship

Full support for Graduate Study in the UK

Campus deadline: April 15

1-2 Years circled star icon

George Mitchell Scholarship

Full support for Graduate Study in Ireland and Northern Ireland

Campus deadline: April 15

1 Year circled star icon

National Defense Science and Engineering Grad Fellowship

Full support for STEM Graduate Study

3 Years STEM

NSF Graduate Fellowship

Full support for STEM Graduate Study

3 Years STEM

Thomas R Pickering Fellowship Program

Financial support up to $37,500 for Graduate Study

2 Years

Rangel Program

Financial support up to $95,000 for two years of Graduate Study

1 Year

Rhodes Scholar program

Full support for Graduate Study at Oxford

Campus deadline: April 15

2 Years circled star icon

Schwartzman

Full support for Graduate Study at Tsinghua University

Campus deadline: April 15

1 Year circled star icon

Truman Scholar program

Public Service-focused Scholarship for graduate study, $30,000

Campus deadline: November 1

Udall Scholarship

Service-focused Scholarship for undergraduate study, $5,000

Campus deadline: November 1

1 Year