The Dean of Studies office has compiled a selected list of scholarships and fellowships below available to Barnard students. Please contact Dean James Runsdorf (email@example.com) at the Dean of Studies office with any questions regarding scholarships or fellowships.
ANDOVER TEACHING FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
Purpose: to introduce promising college graduates to the teaching profession "in a program of guided work in the classroom, professional seminars, and exposure to theories and methods of experienced faculty." Ordinarily, fellows teach two courses, coach in the athletics program, and reside in the dormitories, where they counsel students.
Note: For information about other awards that might be suitable for aspiring teachers, please visit the Office of Career Development.
Award: Room, board, insurance, and a stipend of approximately $22,000, for one year.
Deadline: January 15, 2013 (postmarked), but candidates are urged to apply earlier, to facilitate interviewing.
Contact: Ms. Lynda Diamondis, firstname.lastname@example.org, 978-749-4003
Phillips Academy, 180 Main Street, Andover, Massachusetts 01810-4161
For more information and the application, visit www.andover.edu/about/ careersatandover/pages/teachingadministrativefacultypositions.aspx.
ASSOCIATE ALUMNAE OF BARNARD COLLEGE (AABC) FELLOWSHIP
Purpose: To support graduate study in any field. Graduating Barnard seniors, as well as alumnae, are eligible to apply.
Award: $5,000 (average).
Deadline: November 30, 2012 (application and all supporting materials).
ASSOCIATION OF TEACHERS OF JAPANESE BRIDGING PROJECT FOR STUDY ABROAD IN JAPAN
Purpose: “To assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan.” Students studying in Japan on summer programs are not eligible.
Award: $2,500 for semester programs; $4,000 for full-year programs.
Deadline: For spring 2013, October 10, 2012.
Contact: Interested students should contact Dean Young in the fall. For more information and the application, visit aatj.org/atj/studyabroad/scholarships.html
Purpose: To support up to two years of graduate study in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Candidates apply during the junior year and should display "superior standards of intellectual ability, scholastic achievement and personal promise." Also, financial need is an important criterion for selection; nominees are required to have some history of receiving financial aid during their undergraduate years. Barnard can nominate no more than one student per year. Nominees must be U.S. citizens.
Award: $34,000: $4,000 upon completion of the BA; $30,000 while attending graduate school.
Deadline: February 22, 2013. All application materials must be submitted to the Foundation by Barnard.
Contact: Interested students should see Dean Runsdorf early in the fall semester of the junior year. See also: foundationcenter.org/grantmaker/beinecke.
CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT JUNIOR FELLOWS PROGRAM
Purpose: To select outstanding graduating seniors as well as eligible recent alumnae as Junior Fellows to provide research and other assistance to Associates working on the Carnegie Endowment’s projects. These include non-proliferation; democracy building; trade; and China-related, South Asian and Russian/Eurasian issues.
Award: Fellowship of $36,000 plus full benefits for one year, beginning August 1, 2013.
Deadline: Internal: November 26, 2012. Final: January 15, 2013.
Contact: Barnard may nominate up to two candidates each year. Interested students should contact Alexandra Nestoras (Senior Associate Director, Office of Career Development) early in the fall semester of their senior year. See also: www.carnegieendowment.org/about/index.cfm?fa=jrFellows.
Purpose: To support students with the “best proven and future potential who will be starting a new graduate course at Oxford. Clarendon Scholarships cover tuition and college fees in full and a generous grant for living expenses.”
Deadline: January 2013; exact date TBA
Contact: Interested seniors and alumnae should see Dean Runsdorf during the fall semester.
CORO FELLOWS PROGRAM IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Purpose: To help train individuals for “effective and ethical leadership in the public affairs arena.” Coro prepares participants “to translate their ideals into action for improving their own communities and beyond.” The program, which is graduate-level and full-time for nine months, consists largely of a series of six field assignments in which Fellows intern with government agencies, businesses, political campaigns, labor unions, media organizations, and non-profit groups. It also involves seminars and group and individual projects. Candidates apply to one of five program locations: New York, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Ideal candidates “have demonstrated some leadership either academically or within a community and have an interest in public affairs” and possess “an ability to work within a diverse group, commitment to public service, flexibility, and intellectual curiosity.”
Note: For information about other awards related to public service, including public health and social justice, please visit the Office of Career Development.
Award: Tuition waivers and payment schedule vary between Coro centers. Nationally, there is a tuition of $3,500. Need-based stipends are available at all Coro centers.
Deadline: January 2013 (date TBA). Note that a pre-application form must be completed in order to submit the full application.
Contact: See www.coro.org for information and contact details specific to each program site.
CRITICAL LANGUAGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Purpose: A program of the United States Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program will offer intensive language institutes overseas in thirteen critical need foreign languages for summer 2013. Languages are Arabic and Persian: advanced beginning, intermediate or advanced levels; Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Punjabi, Turkish, and Urdu: beginning, intermediate, or advanced levels; and Chinese, Japanese, and Russian: intermediate or advanced levels.
Award: Travel to program location, pre-departure orientation costs, visa fees, room, board, program-sponsored travel within country, entrance fees for program activities
Deadline: TBA. Applications available online in fall 2012.
Contact: For more information, please consult the website: clscholarship.org/
Purpose: Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (German Academic Exchange Service) offers a wide range of scholarships and grants to undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty members of higher educational institutions in the United States and Canada, for study and research in Germany.
Contact: For more information, please consult the website: www.daad.de/en/index.html
DAVIS PROJECTS FOR PEACE
Purpose: To enable students “to design their own grassroots projects for peace that they themselves will implement anywhere in the world during the summer of .”
Award: $10,000 per project.
Deadline: Nominated proposals must be submitted to the Davis Foundation by February, 2013 (exact date TBA).
Contact: Interested students should consult the website www.kwd100projectsforpeace.org and speak with Dean Runsdorf early in the fall semester.
ERTEGUN GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Purpose: “To fund and otherwise encourage graduate study [at Oxford University] in the Humanities by...a group of highly qualified students from throughout the world who have a plan to enlarge their knowledge, have the desire to extend their vision, and seek the opportunity to exchange their ideas.”
Award: one to three years of support, including tuition fees, college fees, and a generous cost of living stipend.
Deadline: TBA; probably February 2013.
Contact: Please speak with Dean Runsdorf in the fall semester. For more information: www.ox.ac.uk/ertegun/
FORD FOUNDATION DIVERSITY FELLOWSHIPS
Purpose: "To increase the diversity of the nation's college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity." Doctoral fellowships are offered to applicants who show great promise of becoming successful teachers and researchers at the college and university level in the sciences, social sciences, or humanities. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and belong to a group “whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding.”
Award: For three years: $20,000 annual stipend, $2,000 award to the institution in lieu of tuition and fees.
Deadline: Online applications are due early November 14, 2012; supporting materials, early January 2013 (exact date TBA). Applicants must intend to be enrolled in a Ph.D. or Sc.D. program for fall 2013.
Contact: For more information and the online application, visit www.national-academies.org/fellowships.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE AND AREA STUDIES (FLAS) FELLOWSHIPS
Purpose: To provide “allocations of academic year and summer fellowships to institutions of higher education or consortia of institutions of higher education to assist meritorious undergraduate and graduate students undergoing training in modern foreign languages and related area or international studies.”
Award: Summer FLAS fellowship tuition grant is up to $5000 and $2500 stipend for undergraduate and graduate students.
Deadline: TBA, probably early March 2013.
Contact: For more information and application, please see www2.ed.gov/programs/iegpsflasf/index.html
The institute of International Education (IIE) has re-launched the Freeman-ASIA Program. Applications can be submitted online starting in January 2012 for study abroad beginning in summer 2012. Freeman-ASIA scholarships will be available for study abroad any time through the 2012-13 academic year, with application deadlines on the program website. The program provides financial support to American undergraduates with demonstrated financial need to study for academic credit in East and Southeast Asia. Awards range from $3000-$7000, depending on the length of study. The program’s goal is to increase the number of Americans with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia, its peoples and cultures. For more information, please contact Dean Gretchen Young and consult the website: http://www.iie.org/freeman-asia
FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS PROGRAM
Purpose: To support a year of post-graduate study abroad. Applicants propose a scholarly project, usually to be carried out while affiliated with an overseas university. (There are also a number of Fulbright Teaching Assistantships available for certain countries, for instance France, Germany, and Korea. Recipients assist in the teaching of English language skills.) Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
Award: Travel, living expenses, tuition (as appropriate).
Deadline: All application materials must be submitted to Dean Schneider by the end of September. Applicants will be interviewed by the Committee on Honors in early October.
Contact: Interested students should see Dean Schneider in the spring of the junior year. Candidates will need to get started on the application over the summer and should be sure to touch base with Dean Schneider again by late August. For more information and to create an applicant account, visit www.us.fulbrightonline.org.
GATES CAMBRIDGE SCHOLARSHIPS
Purpose: To support study at Cambridge by outstanding students who show exceptional promise as scholars and leaders, and “for whom further study at Cambridge would be particularly appropriate.” Candidates should show evidence of their “intellectual ability, leadership capacity and desire to use their knowledge to contribute to society throughout the world by providing service to their communities and applying their talents and knowledge to improve the lives of others.” Awards are given to support study toward a second bachelor’s degree, a one-year post-graduate course of study, or research leading to the Ph.D.
Award: Tuition, a living allowance, and one round-trip airfare, for up to three or four years.
Deadline: October 15, 2012. Please note, however, that Gates applicants must apply separately for admission to Cambridge, and admission-application deadlines may vary, depending on the degree a candidate is seeking. Further information and downloadable application materials—for the Gates Scholarship and for admission to Cambridge—may be accessed at the Gates website.
Contact: Interested students should speak with Dean Runsdorf in the spring of junior year. For further information, visit www.gatesscholar.org.
GERMAN CHANCELLOR FELLOWSHIP
Purpose: To support ten “young prospective leaders” from the U.S., Russia, or China, who “have the potential to become…intermediaries between their home countries and Germany as they assume important positions in the fields of economy, science, politics and society.” The scholarship supports a year in Germany for “professional development, study, or research.” Applicants propose projects related to their “professional development and goals.” Though graduating seniors are eligible to apply, in most cases the award goes to candidates who have been out of college and working in a profession for several years. No prior knowledge of German is required, although applicants “must establish contact with a prospective host (mentor) who agrees to supervise them professionally and/or academically” prior to submitting an application.
Award: Monthly stipend of 2,150 to 3,650 EUR, for one year, with additional allowances for travel, German language instruction, and insurance.
Deadline: October 15, 2012.
Contact: For further information, visit the Humboldt Foundation’s website: www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/4074.html.
BENJAMIN A. GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Purpose: To provide “U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies abroad. Such international study is intended to better prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world.” Applicants must be Pell Grant Recipients.
Award: Up to $5000 for U.S. students studying abroad for up to one academic year. Students who receive the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad are eligible to receive an additional $3,000 Critical Need Language Supplement from the Gilman Scholarship Program, for a total possible award of up to $8,000.
Deadline: October 5, 2012 for spring semester abroad; early March 2013 for fall and full-year programs.
Contact: Interested students who are Pell Grant recipients should contact Dean Young in early September or late January, depending on their study abroad plans. Applications and more information can be obtained at www.iie.org/gilman.
BARRY M. GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To support exceptionally promising students who demonstrate interest in careers in the natural sciences, mathematics, or engineering. Barnard may nominate up to four students each year, to be selected from the sophomore and junior classes. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Award: Up to $7,500 annually. Current sophomores are eligible for two years of aid (i.e., for the junior and senior years); current juniors, one year.
Deadline: Late January 2013; exact date TBA.
Contact: Interested students should see Dean Schneider in the fall semester of the sophomore or junior year.
HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND (College Scholarship Program)
Purpose: To support Hispanic American students at the post-secondary level. Selection criteria are "academic achievement, financial need, personal strengths, and leadership." Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of Hispanic background, must be full-time students with a minimum GPA of 3.0, and must have applied for federal financial aid.
Award: $1,000 - $5,000
Deadline: December 15, 2012.
Contact: Visit www.hsf.net.
LUCYLE HOOK TRAVEL GRANTS
Purpose: To provide funding for travel related to research for the Barnard senior thesis (endowed by a late, emerita Barnard faculty member).
Award: Varies, but normally ranges from $100-$500. Candidates apply to the Faculty Committee on Honors, which typically awards four or five grants each year.
Deadline: November 5, 2012
Contact: Interested students should speak with Dean Runsdorf by early October of the senior year and obtain the Committee guidelines for application from him at that time. Decisions will be announced by mid-December.
JACOB K. JAVITS FELLOWSHIP
Purpose: To support up to four years of study for students pursuing the MFA degree, or the Ph.D. in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and must be eligible for federal financial aid. “Candidates are selected on the basis of demonstrated achievement, financial need, and exceptional promise.”
Award: Up to approximately $44,000 per year, total, for tuition and stipend, for up to four years.
Deadline: Because of a lack of funding, fellowships for what would have been the coming cycle will not be offered.
Contact: Interested students should consult the Javits website: www.ed.gov/programs/jacobjavits/index.html.
ARTHUR LIMAN PUBLIC INTEREST FELLOWSHIP AND FUND
Purpose: “To support undergraduates working in the public interest. Broadly defined, public interest law includes helping those often lacking resources to retain attorneys, as well as engaging in advocacy work of a variety of kinds, and participating in shaping public policy.” All currently enrolled students are eligible to apply, including seniors wishing to work the summer immediately following their graduation.
Award: Stipend of $2,500 for an 8-10 week summer internship and invitation to attend the Liman Colloquium at Yale Law School in early March.
Deadline: Early February 2013. Applications must be submitted to Dean Kuan Tsu.
Contact: Prospective applicants who have questions about the fellowship should see Dean Kuan Tsu in the late fall after her general email with specifics regarding the application process has been sent to all students. See also: www.law.yale.edu/intellectuallife/undergraduatesummerfellowship.htm.
LUCE SCHOLARS PROGRAM
Purpose: To provide a cultural experience in Asia, through an internship, for recent graduates and young professionals who display academic excellence, outstanding leadership ability, and—most important—"a mature and clearly defined career interest in a specific field and...potential for professional accomplishment within that field." Students with previous significant Asian experience or with a concentration in Asian studies are ineligible—the program seeks applicants who would not otherwise in the course of their careers have such an experience. Nominees must be U.S. citizens. Barnard may nominate no more than three students and alumnae per year.
Award: Air transportation; insurance; language instruction; monthly stipend, sufficient to meet all living expenses, for approximately 12 months: late June through mid-July of the following year.
Deadline: Internal Deadline: September 15, 2012. All application materials must be submitted to the Luce Foundation by Barnard by November 1, 2012.
Contact: Interested students should speak with Dean Runsdorf in the early fall of the senior year. See also: www.hluce.org/lsprogram.aspx.
JAMES MADISON FELLOWSHIP
Purpose: To support master's-level study in American history or political science (MA), or in the teaching of constitutional history, or American government, political institutions, and political theory (MAT, MEd). Candidates should have no previous teaching experience and should be committed to pursuing careers as secondary-school teachers of American history, American government, or social studies. (After earning the master’s degree, fellows are obligated to teach for at least one year for each year of support received.) One of the goals of the Foundation is to encourage current and prospective secondary-school teachers to undertake graduate-level study of the U.S. Constitution, and all fellows are required to attend a four-week summer graduate seminar on the Constitution. The Madison fellowship cannot be used to support doctoral study, the pursuit of a teaching certificate, master's degrees in public affairs or public administration, or law degrees. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Note: For information about other awards that might be suitable for aspiring teachers, please visit the Office of Career Development.
Award: Up to $24,000, pro-rated over the period of study. Ordinarily, a Junior Fellowship supports two years of full-time study, but occasionally the Foundation permits fellows to study part-time.
Deadline: March 1, 2013.
Contact: Interested students should speak with Professor Lee Anne Bell in the fall. For more information and the application, visit www.jamesmadison.com.
Purpose: To support two years of post-graduate study at British universities for "intellectually distinguished young Americans, their country’s future leaders." Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.7 and must be U.S. citizens.
Award: Tuition, living expenses, airfare to and from the U.S. for two years.
Deadline: October 1, 2012. Internal Deadline: September 1, 2012.
Contact: Interested students should speak with Dean Runsdorf in the spring of the junior year. For more information and to create an applicant account, visit www.marshallscholarship.org.
GEORGE J. MITCHELL SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To support one year of post-graduate study in Ireland or Northern Ireland. Applicants should display: "academic excellence and intellectual distinction...an outstanding record of leadership...sustained commitment to service and community." Applicants are encouraged to read the profiles of Mitchell Scholars (see website) to get a fuller sense of the qualities that ideal candidates will display. Candidates must be U.S. citizens.
Award: Tuition, housing, stipends for international travel and living expenses.
Deadline: October 2, 2012.
Contact: Interested seniors should see Dean Runsdorf early in the fall semester. See also: www.us-irelandalliance.org/mitchellscholarships.
MORTIMER HAYS-BRANDEIS TRAVELING FELLOWSHIP
Purpose: To provide support toward living expenses and travel outside the United States for students who have proposed projects in the visual and fine arts, including art history, conservation, studio art, and photography. Applicants must have received an undergraduate degree no more than three years prior to the start of the fellowship. Graduating seniors are eligible.
Award: $19,000 for one year: July 1 through June 30.
Deadline: TBA; probably late January 2013.
Contact: Interested students should speak with Professor Tomas Vu-Daniel, at Columbia, in the fall of senior year. See also: www.brandeis.edu/programs/mhb/.
NATIONAL PHYSICAL SCIENCE CONSORTIUM: GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS IN THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Purpose: To support doctoral study in the following fields at specified NPSC-member institutions: astronomy, chemistry, computer science, geology, materials science, mathematics, physics, and some engineering fields. Women and/or members of historically underrepresented minority groups are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be U.S. citizens, have a GPA of at least 3.0 and be: current seniors, or candidates for a terminal MA, or returning to school with no more than an MA, or first year graduate students in a Ph.D. program.
Award: $16,000 per year, renewable. Fellows are required to accept two years of relevant, paid summer employment.
Deadline: November 2012 (exact date TBA). Applicants should take the GRE in June following the junior year, or, at the latest, November 1 of the senior year, and should instruct ETS to send the scores to code R4417. Important: Candidates must also make separate application for admission directly to NPSC-member schools.
Contact: For further information, including the application and a list of NPSC-member schools, visit www.npsc.org.
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
Purpose: To support up to three years of research-based graduate study in science, technology, mathematics, or engineering. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Women, students with disabilities, and students from other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Award: $30,000 per year stipend and $10,500 per year cost-of-education allowance, for up to three years; $1,000 international travel allowance.
Deadline: Early November 2012 (exact date TBA). See website for exact deadlines for various fields of study.
Contact: Interested students should see Dean Runsdorf early in the fall semester of the senior year and consult the Foundation’s website: www.nsfgradfellows.org.
NATIONAL SECURITY EDUCATION PROGRAM DAVID L. BOREN UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS
Purpose: To encourage and support U.S. undergraduate students studying abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Preference is given to undergraduate applicants proposing a full-year academic study. Summer-only programs are limited to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics students. In exchange for scholarship funding, all Boren Scholars must agree to work in the Federal Government in a position with national security responsibilities for one year within three years of graduation.
Award: up to $8,000 for summer; up to $10,000 for a semester; up to $20,000 for an academic year.
Deadline: On-campus Deadline: January 28, 2013; national Deadline: February 9, 2013.
Contact: Interested students should see Dean Young early in the fall semester. See also: www.borenawards.org.
THOMAS R. PICKERING UNDERGRADUATE FOREIGN AFFAIRS FELLOWSHIP
(For Current Juniors)
Purpose: "To attract outstanding students from all ethnic, racial and social backgrounds, who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the U.S. Department of State. …Women and members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply." Applicants must be current juniors with GPA's of at least 3.2, who demonstrate outstanding leadership skills and academic achievement in programs relevant to the work of the U.S. Department of State.
Award: Tuition, room and board, and fees for the senior year of college and for the first year of graduate school. Reimbursement for books and some travel may be paid, pending availability of funds. Fellows must participate in one ten-week overseas and one ten-week domestic summer internship within the U.S. Department of State. Fellows must commit to pursuing a master’s degree at one of the graduate schools participating in the program in fields such as international studies, international affairs, public policy, administration, economics, political science or foreign languages. Fellows are obligated to serve as Foreign Service officers for three years after successfully completing the program.
Deadline: Early February 2013 (exact date TBA).
Contact: Interested students should see Dean Kuan Tsu during the fall semester. See also: www.woodrow.org/fellowships/foreign_affairs/pickering_undergrad.
THOMAS R. PICKERING GRADUATE FOREIGN AFFAIRS FELLOWSHIP
(For Prospective Graduate Students)
Purpose: To attract outstanding students who will enroll in two-year master’s degree programs in public policy, international affairs, public administration, or academic fields such as business, economics, political science, sociology or foreign languages, and who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the U.S. Department of State. The program develops a source of trained men and women who will represent America’s interests abroad. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.2 from their most recently received degree, and must be U.S. citizens. At the time of application, candidates must be seeking admission to graduate school for the following academic year.
Award: Actual expenses during the first and second year of graduate school. This funding is to help cover tuition cost first then room and board, books, mandatory fees and one round-trip ticket per academic year between the Fellow’s residence and the academic institution, pending availability of funds. Fellows receive stipends during their participation in two summer internships: one at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC between the first and second years of graduate school and one at a U.S. Embassy during the summer immediately following graduation from graduate school. Fellows are obligated to serve as Foreign Service officers for a minimum of three years after completing the program.
Deadline: Early February 2013 (exact date TBA).
Contact: Interested students should see Dean Kuan Tsu during the fall semester. See also: www.woodrow.org/fellowships/foreign_affairs/pickering_grad.
Purpose: To support two to three years of post-graduate study at Oxford. Promising candidates will display “well-rounded excellence”: i.e., academic excellence, leadership ability, strength of character, and “energy to use their talents to the full,” demonstrated either through participation in sports or other expression of “physical vigor.” Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
Award: Tuition, living expenses, and travel to and from Oxford.
Deadline: October 3, 2012; Internal deadline September 1, 2012. Barnard candidates are interviewed by the Committee on Honors in late September.
Contact: Interested students should speak with Dean Runsdorf in the spring of the junior year. See also: www.rhodesscholar.org.
ROTARY FOUNDATION AMBASSADORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS
Academic-Year Scholarship (for Junior Year Abroad)
Multi-Year Scholarship (for Post-Graduate Study)
Cultural Scholarship (for Language Study)
Purpose: To promote international understanding by supporting three months, six months, a year, or two to three years of overseas study. The Academic-Year Scholarship may be used to support a junior year abroad, but only if the candidate plans to enroll directly at an overseas university. The Multi-Year Scholarship supports two years of study, and may be used for the pursuit of a degree. Both of these awards may be used to support study in virtually any field, and in any country in which there are Rotary clubs. Neither award may be used for unsupervised research, full-time employment, or a medical internship or residency. The Cultural Scholarship supports three or six months of intensive language training in selected countries.
[Please note: “Some Rotary districts may only offer one type of scholarship (or none at all); applicants must check with the local club regarding availability.”]
Award: Academic-Year Scholarship: $25,000, depending upon expenses.
Multi-Year Scholarship: $12,500 per year, for two years.
Cultural Scholarship: $12,000 for three months; $17,000 for six months.
Deadline: Deadlines are set by local Rotary clubs and therefore vary. Important: In all cases, however, candidates for awards for post-graduate study will be required to apply before the senior year begins. Students who plan to apply for an Academic-Year Scholarship to support a junior year abroad should apply before the sophomore year begins. (In most cases, deadlines fall between March and July.)
Contact: Students interested in the Academic-Year Scholarship—i.e., for junior year abroad—should see Dean Young by June 1 following their first year at Barnard. Others should see Dean Runsdorf. More information, including addresses and phone numbers of local Rotary clubs, may be obtained at rotary.org/en/studentsandyouth/EducationalPrograms/AmbassadorialScholarships.
J.W. SAXE MEMORIAL PRIZE
Purpose: To enable undergraduates and graduate school students to gain practical experience in public service by taking an unpaid or low-paid job or internship during the summer or other term. Preference will be given to applicants who have already secured such a position, but who require additional funds.
Note: For information about other awards related to public service, including public health and social justice, please visit the Office of Career Development.
Deadline: All application materials, including resume, essay, and three letters of reference, must be received by the J.W. Saxe Memorial Fund no later than March 15, 2013. Winners will be notified by May 1, 2013.
Contact: For details on the content of the essay, types of reference letters, and a list of former winners and their projects, visit www.jwsaxefund.org.
SOROS FELLOWSHIPS FOR NEW AMERICANS
Purpose: To support up to two years of graduate study in any field for "new Americans": permanent residents, naturalized citizens, and the children of naturalized citizens. In addition to academic excellence and the promise of significant achievement in her or his proposed field, the ideal candidate will also display "creativity, originality, and initiative... [and]...commitment to the values expressed in the Bill of Rights and the U.S. Constitution."
Award: $20,000 per year, for up to two years, for living expenses, and half tuition at the graduate institution the fellow attends.
Deadline: November 9, 2012.
Contact: Interested students should see Dean Runsdorf early in the fall semester of the senior year. See also: www.pdsoros.org.
Purpose: To support travel related to research for the senior thesis. Candidates apply to the Committee on Honors during the spring of the junior year to seek support for travel that will take place during the summer between the junior and senior years.
Award: Generally $1,000 - $4,000.
Deadline: March 1, 2013.
Contact: Interested students should see Dean Runsdorf during the fall semester.
Purpose: To support the last year of undergraduate study and up to three years of graduate study for students who plan careers in government or elsewhere in public service. In addition to academic excellence, promising candidates will display leadership ability and experience, a strong record of community service, and focused graduate and career plans. Barnard may nominate up to four students—all of whom must be juniors—each year. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. "Scholars are invited to participate in a number of programs: Truman Scholar Leadership Week, The Summer Institute, The Truman Fellows Program, and The Public Service Law Conference." Service requirement: "…Scholars…are required to work in public service for three of the seven years following completion at a Foundation-funded graduate degree program."
Award: Up to $30,000.
Deadline: February 5, 2013.
Contact: Interested juniors should speak with Dean Runsdorf early in the fall semester. See also: www.truman.gov.
MORRIS K. UDALL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Purpose: "To encourage outstanding [sophomores and juniors] to pursue careers related to environmental public policy and to encourage outstanding Native American and Alaska Native [sophomores and juniors] to pursue careers related to health care and tribal public policy." Candidates must be U.S. citizens, permanent resident aliens, or U.S. nationals (if residents of American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Mariana Islands). Barnard can nominate no more than six students per year.
Award: Up to $5,000.
Deadline: TBA. Probably early March 2013.
Contact: Interested students should speak with Dean Runsdorf in the fall of their sophomore or junior year. For preliminary information, visit www.udallfoundation.org.
WEATHERHEAD UNDERGRADUATE TRAINING GRANT
Purpose: To support undergraduate students pursuing summer projects in East Asia that develop
academic and/or professional expertise.
Award: Up to $2500.
Deadline: Early March 2013. Exact date TBA.
Contact: Submit materials to Dean Runsdorf
ELIE WIESEL PRIZE IN ETHICS
Purpose: An essay contest “designed to challenge college students to analyze urgent ethical issues confronting them in today's complex world." Open to full-time juniors and seniors, who submit a 3,000-4,000 word essay on an assigned topic, which changes each year. Entrants must be supported by a faculty sponsor—see website. (It is permissible for students to submit essays that they have written for courses.)
Award: $500 - $5,000 (honorable mention - first prize).
Deadline: December 2012 (exact date TBA).
Contact: Interested juniors and seniors should speak with Dean Runsdorf during the fall semester, and/or consult the foundation’s website: www.eliewieselfoundation.org.
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WHICH INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ARE ELIGIBLE
AAMC Financing Your Medical Education
A series of programs to assist students in managing loans and preparing for future financial stability within the Medical field. Deadlines variable.
AAMC Medical Scientist Training Program
Grants made available of varying quantities in all the sciences. Deadlines variable.
AIA / AAF Minority/Disadvantaged Scholarship
Grants ranging from $500-$2,500 for high school seniors and first-years who intend to pursue a NAAB-accredited professional degree (5-year BA or BA + MA) in architecture. Applicants must be legal residents of the United States. Deadline: mid-April.
Albright Institute Fellowships
A grant of up to $325,000 in fellowships and awards to 32 recipients who will live at the Albright Institute and study a specific field in archaeology. In addition, 32 Associate Fellows including Senior, Post-Doctoral, and Research Fellows receive funding from other sources. Deadlines variable.
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing http://nc.agbell.org/NetCommunity/Page.aspx?pid=493
Students who were diagnosed with hearing loss before the age of seven are eligible for a merit-based scholarship ranging from $1,000-$10,000. Deadline: mid-March.
Allen Lee Hughes Fellowship
Individuals interested in artistic and technical production, arts administration and community engagement.
Fellowship provides a modest stipend and is intended to increase participation of people of color in the arts. Deadline: mid-March (summer), mid-April (season).
All-USA College Academic Team
Recognition program for exceptional full-time undergraduates at four-year institutions in the USA and its territories. Recipients named on the First Team each receive a trophy and a $2,500 cash award. Forty more runners-up named to the Second and Third Teams receive certificates. Deadline: late-November.
Amelia Earhart Fellowships (Zonta International Foundation)
Women of any nationality with a superior academic record and a bachelor's degree in science or engineering.
Fellowships carry a stipend of $6,000; approximately 35 are awarded annually. Deadline: mid November.
American Architectural Foundation and Sir John Soane's Museum Foundation Traveling Fellowship
These scholarships are open to high school seniors and college freshmen who plan to study architecture at a NAAB-accredited program. Scholarship amounts range between $500 and $2,500 and are determined by evaluation of financial need information provided by the student and the school. Deadline: early March
American Association for University Women - International Fellowships
Full-time study or research to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents; graduate and
postgraduate study is supported The grants provide support for community-based projects that benefit women and girls in the fellow’s home country. Deadline: mid-December.
American Center of Oriental Research Scholarships and Fellowships
A series of monetary grants based on research within the Asian continent. Fellowships and Scholarships vary greatly. Deadline: early February.
American Institute of the History of Pharmacy Grant
Grants of $2,000 or more annually to a graduate student to reinforce historical investigations of some aspect of pharmacy. Deadline: early February
American Nuclear Society (ANS) Graduate Scholarships
A series of scholarships (ranging from $1,000- $5000) to help students complete their post-high school education and prepare for careers in nuclear science and technology. Deadline: early April
American Scandinavian Foundation
Available for citizens of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden for study or research programs (usually at the graduate level) in the United States for up to one year. Deadlines variable.
A. Patrick Charnon Memorial Scholarship
A stipend of $1,500 per academic year available for Full-time undergraduate students in the U.S (Temporarily suspended).
Asian Cultural Council
Individual fellowship grants to artists, scholars, students, and specialists from Asia for work in the United States. Deadlines variable.
Asian Development Bank (ADB) - Japan Scholarship Program
Full scholarships for one to two years for citizens of ADB's developing member countries pursuing postgraduate studies in development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asian and Pacific Region. Deadlines variable.
Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD)
Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to students who have a sincere interest in international agriculture and rural development issues and their solutions. These scholarships are intended to enhance the students' understanding and appreciation of issues and opportunities in international agriculture and rural development. Deadline: late April.
Association for Women in Science Educational Foundation
Graduate fellowships of $1,000 per year for female students enrolled in a behavioral, life, physical, or social science or engineering program leading to a Ph.D. Deadline: January.
Bibliographical Society of America Fellowship Program
Short-term fellowship program supporting bibliographical inquiry as well as research in the history of the book
trades and in publishing history, providing a stipend of $2,000 per month for up to two months. Deadline: early December.
Bliss Prize Fellowship
Graduate school tuition and a summer travel allowance of no more than $5,000 for seniors in their last year of graduate school who intend to enter the field of Byzantine studies. Deadline: Early November
BMI Student Awards
A series of scholarships for various music and art related fellowships and awards. Some geographical restrictions may apply. Deadlines variable.
An intensive leadership-development fellowship wherein undergraduate students at NC State conduct research and travel abroad. Deadline: early January.
Campus Compact Awards Programs
Series of scholarship awards based on humanitarianism. Deadlines and award amounts vary.
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellow Program
Year -long paid internship in international affairs at the Carnegie Endowment for World Peace in Washington DC for graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. Deadline: mid-January.
Canon Collins Educational Trust
For nationals or those with refugee status from Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. Full-scholarship to pursue a postgraduate degree (normally a one year Master's degree) in either the United Kingdom or southern Africa. Deadline: early January.
Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh (CNUP) summer fellowship
10-week program in which selected undergraduate students conduct independent research. Student recipients of this competitive fellowship will receive a stipend of $3,500 and also will be provided housing at no cost in a double-occupancy dormitory on campus. Deadline: mid-February.
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) internships
CSIS offers full and part-time internships in the fall, spring and summer for undergraduates, advanced students, and recent graduates who are interested in gaining practical experience in public policy. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. Deadlines: late August (Fall), late November (Spring), mid-March (Summer).
Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program
The Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program offers internships in public policy located in Washington, DC, and at state-based policy organizations across the country featuring a $1,500 stipend. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. Deadline: late-January.
Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
Administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, the Newcombe Fellowships fund Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences who are writing dissertations on topics involving ethical or religious values. Applicants must be enrolled in a Ph.D. program in the United States. Deadline: mid-November.
Chevening Scholarship Program
Three scholarship schemes for postgraduate study in the United Kingdom for students of non-British citizenry and from selected countries in any field of study. Aimed at extremely capable individuals who have already made an impact and are motivated to pursue a career that will take them to a position of leadership within their own country. Deadlines vary per country.
China Times Cultural Foundation Scholarships
Various scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing Chinese studies at the University of Hawai'i. Deadlines variable.
Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
3 month fellowships designed to engage graduate science, engineering, medical, veterinary, business, and law students in the analysis that informs the creation of science and technology policy. Stipend of $8,240 during the fellowship period. Deadlines: Mid-November (Fall), Mid-April (Winter/Spring)
Eligible for Commonwealth citizens intending to pursue postgraduate study or doctoral study at Commonwealth universities. Deadlines variable.
Cosmos Club Foundation Grants in Aid to Young Scholars
$1,500 - $3,000 grant to meet specific research needs not covered by other supporting funds (e.g. small items of
equipment). Applicants must be enrolled at an institution of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area.
DAAD Annual Grants
Undergraduate scholarship eligible for foreign nationals attending a US institution for an undergraduate degree to study in the Federal Republic of Germany. Deadlines variable.
Need-based grants (up to $6,000) to undergraduate or graduate students actively working for peace and justice on
campus and/or in the community. Deadline: April 1st.
Echoing Green Foundation Fellowships
Provides seed funding and support to more than 450 social entrepreneurs with bold ideas for social change in order to launch groundbreaking organizations around the world. A stipend of $60,000 for individuals ($90,000 for 2-person partnerships) paid in four equal installments over two years. Must demonstrate sufficient English fluency to participate in interviews and Echoing Green events. Deadline: sometime in October-November.
Edmund S. Muskie Ph.D. Fellowship
Three hundred fellowships for doctoral-level programs in business administration, economics, public administration,
and public policy. For citizens of Georgia citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, or Uzbekistan.
Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics
Essay contest for full-time juniors or seniors. Prizes range from $500 - $5,000. Early December.
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for Artists
$10,000 (Canadian) award for talented artists. No age limit. Not for those pursuing abstract or nonrepresentational art. Rolling deadline.
Environmental Research and Education Foundation
This scholarship recognizes excellence in Ph.D. or post-doctoral environmental research and education. Deadline variable.
Eurasian Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD)
Fellowships to first-, second-, and third-year undergraduate students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. This program supports one year of non-degree undergraduate study in the United States in the particular fields.
Exploration Fund of the Explorers Club
$500- 1500 grants in support of exploration and field research. Funds given primarily to graduate students. Deadline: early December.
Educational exchanges that strengthen understanding and communication between the United States and over students from 140 countries. Students interested in applying for the Fulbright Student Program must apply through the Fulbright Program Office in their home country. Deadlines variable.
Gates Cambridge Scholarships
Applicants may be citizens of any country outside the United Kingdom. One to three years of study in any discipline at Cambridge University. Candidates apply directly through Cambridge. Deadlines: 15 October (US citizens) 1 December (non-US citizens).
Glamour Magazine’s Top Ten College Women Competition
$1,500 cash award to outstanding juniors. Open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia and Canada (void in Quebec). Deadline: Mid-July.
Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Program
$3,000 award for 100 outstanding second year college students of any field of study at participating institutions. Must demonstrate competency in spoken and written English. Deadlines: Early February.
Hellenic Times Scholarship Fund
For undergraduate and graduate students of Greek descent, between the ages of 17 and 25. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of necessity and merit. Deadline: Late February.
Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowships
Internship opportunity for college graduates to serve 6 – 9 months with a participating organization of their choice in Washington DC while receiving a stipend.
Humane Studies Fellowships
For undergraduate and graduate students interested in the classical liberal/libertarian tradition of individual rights and market economies. More than 100 fellowships from $2,000 to $15,000 are awarded annually. Deadline: late December.
Inter American Press Association (IAPA) Scholarship
For young journalists and journalism school graduates from Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean. Journalists or journalism school seniors or graduates between 21 and 35 years of age. U.S. and Canadian Scholars will receive US $20,000 for the duration of their stay abroad. Deadline: Early March.
International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)
Up to 50 fellowships to support social scientists and humanists conducting dissertation field research in all areas and regions of the world. Fellowship amounts vary depending on the research plan, with a per-fellowship average of $18,750.
IREX Small Grants Fund for the Middle East and North Africa
Grants between $2,500 and $10,000 for projects to support civil society organizations, education professionals, media, and journalists in the Middle East and North Africa.
ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships
Various scholarships for those demonstrating outstanding potential for long-range contribution to the fields of automation and control. Deadline: mid-February.
J. W. Saxe Memorial Fund
Annual $1,000 scholarship to one or more undergraduate or graduate students working in public and civil service. Deadline: mid-March.
Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarships
Graduating seniors or recent alumni. Open to all fields of study at any accredited university in the US or abroad. Meant to enable students to gain practical experience in public service by taking a no-pay or low-pay job or internship during a summer or other term. Award is up to $50,000 per year for up to 6 years. Deadlines variable.
Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies
A two-year program intended to help Japanese nationals obtaining Ph.D. degrees in macroeconomics and preparing them to work as economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). JISP covers all reasonable expenses for two years of graduate study Deadline: late January.
John Bayliss Radio Scholarship
$5,000 scholarships for juniors and seniors majoring in Broadcast Communications. Although financial need is a consideration, students of merit with an extensive history of radio-related activities are given preference. Deadline: early Spring (applied towards study in the fall semester)
Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Regular Program
For individuals from World Bank member countries to undertake graduate studies at any university located in a World Bank member country except their own. Deadline: early May.
Josephine de Karman Scholarships
$16,000 scholarship to support either the final year of study for juniors or for PhD candidates with ABD status. For PhD candidates defending dissertations during application term and undergraduates entering their senior year. Special consideration will be given to applicants in the Humanities. Deadline: late January.
Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship
Annual fellowship ($7,500; $15,000; or an alternate award of $1,000) for advanced study of Fine Arts to enhance professional standing or to finance a special project. Preference for candidates under 25 years. Deadline: early December.
King Faisal Foundation Scholarship
Funding opportunity up to three years for Muslim students in Medicine, Engineering, and sciences (Physics, Chemistry, and Geology). For study at an accredited European or North American university. Deadline: late May.
Leader of the Pack Scholarships
Provides funding for students who completed two semesters at NCSU and intend to remain there. Applicants must also be recognized by their community as leaders. Deadline: late September.
Provides grants of up to $10,580 to men and women whose individual initiative and work in a wide spectrum of disciplines furthers the Lindberghs’ vision of a balance between the advance of technology and the preservation of the natural/human environment. Deadline: Early June.
M.A. Cartland Shackford Medical Fellowship
Series of fellowships ranging from $11,000-$25,000 based on either merit or need or both. For women graduates of any American Institution study medicine with a view to general practice. Deadline: Early January.
MacDowell Colony Residencies
250 fellowships to artists in seven disciplines (architecture, music composition, film and video, interdisciplinary art, theatre, visual art, and literature). Receive room, board, and exclusive use of one of the 32 studios on the property Deadlines: mid-September (winter/spring), mid January (summer), mid April (fall)
Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund Grants
Awards five to six grants to women from developing countries about $11,000 each year.
Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program
$5,000 research fellowships for undergraduate students dedicated to scientific research alongside professional biomedical scientists. Deadline: early February.
Various scholarships for undergraduate students interested in computer science and related technical disciplines. One year award for students attending institutions in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, required that the student complete a salaried summer internship. Deadline: early February.
National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Scholarships
Student members of NABJ, foreign or American born, currently attending or entering an accredited four-year college/university in the U.S. or those who are candidates for graduate school are eligible for up to $25,000 per year. Deadlines variable.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) - University of Pennsylvania Advanced Immunology Scholars
For students interested in the acquisition of knowledge of molecular and basic immunology as well as the necessary foundation in the appropriate basic disciplines. Deadline variable.
Nelson Mandela Scholarships
Up to 14 scholarships offered for disadvantaged South African students to pursue post graduate study in the United Kingdom. Deadline: mid-September.
Olive W. Garvey Fellowships
Biennial award to outstanding college students around the world through a competitive essay contest on the meaning and significance of economic and personal liberty. Awards range from $1,000 - $2,500. Deadline: Late September.
Organization of American States (OAS) Fellowships
For graduate study or research in any field except medical sciences or introductory language study.
Overseas Research Students Award Scheme
Funding to pay the difference between international student fees and home EU fees for international students at UK institutions. Deadlines variable.
Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship
Supports doctoral dissertations that explore the sources and nature of international conflict, and strategies to prevent or end conflict and to sustain peace. Citizens of all countries are eligible, but must be enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States. Deadline: early January.
Peterhouse Research Studentships, University of Cambridge
Candidates must be graduates of a University in the United Kingdom or elsewhere, under 28 years of age, expecting to work at Peterhouse.
Phi Kappa Phi Fellowships
Sixty fellowships of $5,000 and forty Awards of Excellence of $2,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. Each Phi Kappa Phi chapter may select one candidate from among its local applicants to compete for the Society-wide awards. Deadline: early April
Phillips Exeter Academy Fellowships & Internships
Six to eight recent college graduates join Phillip Exeter’s faculty as teaching interns. Aims to encourage talented young men and women to become secondary school teachers and to help prepare them for such a career. Rolling admission.
Rhodes Scholarships for Non-U.S. Citizens
1-3 years of study at Oxford University for citizens of Australia, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Canada, Commonwealth Caribbean and Jamaica, Germany, Hong Kong, India Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Deadline: Early October.
The Roothbert Fund Scholarship Program
Approximately 20 ($2,000-$3,000) awards are offered to students in the U.S. in need of financial aid to further their education at the undergraduate or graduate level. Deadline: late January.
Samuel Huntington Public Service Fellowship Award
Annual stipend of $10,000 for a graduating college senior to pursue public service anywhere in the world. Deadline: mid-January.
Supports marine-related courses of study for undergraduate students entering their junior or senior years and graduate students with an overall GPA of at least 3.3/4.0 and demonstrating financial need. Deadline: early March.
Society of Women Engineers
Various awards for women pursuing baccalaureate or graduate degrees in engineering or computer science, as well as engineering and computer science students enrolled in ABET-accredited engineering programs. Deadline: mid February (sophomores through graduate students), mid-May (freshmen)
South East Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI) Tuition Fellowships
Tuition Scholarships awarded are partial reductions of the program fees, lowering the cost of tuition to $1400-1800. SEASSI offers course instruction in Burmese, Hmong, Javanese, Indonesian, Khmer, Lao, Tagalog, Thai and Vietnamese.
South Pacific and East Timor Scholarship Programs
Two special degree study programs for citizens of South Pacific nations and East Timor. Scholarships are awarded for undergraduate degree study. Priority is given to applicants seeking degrees that address national development needs. Deadline: Early February.
Unless noted otherwise, all Smithsonian fellowships (graduate, pre-doctoral, post-doctoral, senior) opportunities are open to non-US citizens. Deadline: early January.
Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
$25,000 fellowships to supports individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh, constructive perspectives to the history, theory, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world. Deadline: late October.
Student Academy Awards
Awards and cash grants offered for student films judged in four categories: Animation, Documentary, Narrative and Alternative. An outstanding student filmmaker from outside the U.S. is honored each year. Deadlines: early April (domestic application), late March (foreign application)
Swiss Benevolent Society of New York Scholarships
Merit based awards for study at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels both in the U.S. and abroad. The applicant or one of his or her parents must be a Swiss national. Deadline: late March.
UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers' Fellowship Programme Fellowships
Young researchers with advanced degrees (M.A., M.Sc. or equivalent) from developing countries majoring in one off our areas: environment, intercultural dialogue, information and communication technologies, and peaceful conflict resolution. Deadline: early January.
UNCF Scholarships and Grants
A series of scholarships which hold their own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documents. In order to apply for a UNCF Program Services Scholarship, you must apply through the online application process. Deadlines variable.
US Golf Association (USGA) Fellowship in Leadership and Service
Provides opportunities for personal development through golf and its values, through a two-year program connecting college graduates at the outset of their careers with resources that enable them to grow personally and professionally. Must be eligible to work in the United States.
Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice
Candidates applying for the one year Villers Fellowship ($35,000 annual salary) must demonstrate a commitment to social and health care justice advocacy following their year of hands-on experience as a fellow. Deadline: early January.
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Vacation [Summer] Placements
The Vacation Scholarship is intended to provide promising undergraduates with 'hands-on' experience of research during the summer vacation and to encourage them to consider a career in research. Deadlines variable.
Wellstone Fellowship for Social
The Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice is designed to foster the advancement of social justice through participation in health care advocacy work that focuses on the unique challenges facing many communities of color. Deadlines: late January.
Winston Foundation for World Peace Fellowships
Undergraduate and graduate students receive a $300/week stipend for pursuing a project related to cooperative security, conflict resolution, and disarmament. Contact: email@example.com
Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowships in Women’s Studies
The Woodrow Wilson Women's Studies program, the only national fellowship for doctoral work on issues of women and gender, supports dissertation writing for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences doing interdisciplinary and original work on these issues. Applicants must be enrolled in a Ph.D. program in the United States (temporarily suspended).
Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships
Undergraduate or graduate students pursuing degrees in the fine or commercial arts, design or architecture. Applicants must be citizens of the United States or be in possession of a Green Card. Deadline: early April.
SOME BASIC REFERENCES
Cash for College
Barnard Library: LB2337.4 .M285
Directory of Financial Aids for Women
Dean of Studies Office
Career Development Office
Barnard Library: HQ1381.S36
Butler Library: HQ1381 .S36
Financial Aid for African Americans
Butler Library: LB2338 .F5643
Financial Aid for Asian Americans
Butler Library: LB2338 .F5644
Financial Aid for Hispanic Americans
Butler Library: LB2338 .F5645
Financial Aid for Native Americans
Butler Library: LB2338 .F5646
Financial Aid for Research Abroad
Career Development Office
Financial Aid for Study and Training Abroad
Career Development Office
Foundation Grants to Individuals
Career Development Office
Butler Library: LB2336 .F596
Free Money for College
Barnard Library: LB2337.2 .B57
Grants for Graduate Study Abroad
Butler Library: LB2338 .G74
The Grants Register
Dean of Studies Office
Butler Library: LB2338 .G7
How to Find Out about Financial Aid and Funding
Barnard Library: LB2338 .S339 1999g
Money for Graduate Students in Arts and Humanities
Career Development Office
Peterson's Grants for Graduate and Postdoctoral Study
Dean of Studies Office
Butler Library: LB2337.2 .P46
The Scholarship Book 2003
Career Development Office
Worldwide Graduate Scholarship Directory
Career Development Office
See also: CLIO (online catalog for CU libraries), and the Career Development Office’s library.
SCHEDULE OF DEADLINES
01 Marshall Scholarship—Internal Deadline: September 1, 2012. Application Deadline: October 1, 2012.
01 Rhodes Scholarship—Internal Deadline: September 1, 2012. Application Deadline: October 3, 2012.
15 Luce Scholars Program—Internal Deadline: September 15, 2012. Application Deadline: November 1, 2012.
Fulbright Scholars Program—all application materials must be submitted to Dean Schneider by the end of the month.
Jacob K. Javits Fellowship (temporarily suspended)
02 George J. Mitchell Scholarship
05 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program—October 5, 2012 for spring semester abroad; early March 2013 for fall and full-year programs.
15 Gates Cambridge Scholarship
15 German Chancellor Fellowship
01 Truman Scholarship—Internal Deadline: November 1, 2012. Application Deadline: February 5, 2013.
Early Nov. Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships
Early Nov. National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program—date of deadline TBA. See website for exact deadlines for various fields of study.
05 Lucyle Hook Travel Grants
09 Soros Fellowships for New Americans
28 Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellows Program—Internal Deadline: November 28, 2012. Application Deadline: January 15, 2013.
30 Associate Alumnae of Barnard College (AABC) Fellowship
Date TBA National Physical Science Consortium: Graduate fellowships in the Physical Sciences—applications become available at the NPSC website in fall 2012.
01 Davis Projects for Peace—Internal Deadline: December 1, 2012. Application Deadline: TBA.
Mid Dec. Hispanic Scholarship Fund—date of deadline TBA.
Date TBA Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics.
Early Jan. Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs—date of deadline TBA.
15 Andover Teaching Fellowship Program—candidates are urged to apply early to facilitate interviewing. Application must be postmarked by date of deadline.
28 National Security Education Program David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarship—all applications must be submitted to the Boren Foundation by Barnard. Internal Deadline: January 28, 2013. National Deadline: February 9, 2013.
31 Mortimer Hays-Brandeis Traveling Fellowship
Late Jan. Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship—date of deadline TBA.
Late Jan. Clarendon Scholarship—date of deadline TBA.
Early Feb. Arthur Liman Public Interest Fellowship and Fund—applications must be submitted to Dean Kuan Tsu by the beginning of the month. Internal Deadline: TBA.
Early Feb. Thomas Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship (For Current Sophomores)—date of deadline TBA.
Early Feb. Thomas Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship (For Prospective Graduate Students)—date of deadline TBA.
05 Truman Scholarship
22 Beinecke Scholarship
Davis Projects for Peace—date of deadline TBA.
Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme—date of deadline TBA.
Early March Udall Scholarship—date of deadline TBA
01 Tow Fellowship—interested Juniors should see Dean Runsdorf during the 2012 Fall semester.
01 James Madison Fellowship (Junior Fellowship)
15 J.W. Saxe Memorial Prize
Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships—deadlines are set by local Rotary clubs and therefore vary.
Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Project for Study Abroad in Japan—applications for 2012-2013 are closed. The deadline for applications for 2013-2014 will be announced in January 2013.