Fellowships List

Note: These deadlines are for reference only. Please visit each site for the official application deadlines.

The ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship is now available. The Scholarship Fund is intended to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to law school and to provide financial assistance to the scholarship recipients. The Scholarship Fund will award $5,000 of financial assistance annually to each scholarship recipient attending an ABA-accredited law school. Twenty awards will be made to entering first-year students and may be reneweable for two additional years, resulting in financial assistance totaling $15,000 during each student’s time in law school. Completed scholarship applications must be received no later than March 1.

Deadline: Apr 15, 2022
Website: https://www.americanbar.org/groups/diversity/diversity_pipeline/projects_initiatives/legal_opportunity_scholarship/

Beinecke Scholarships are need- and merit-based awards of $34,000 for graduate study in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

Deadline: February 19, 2022
Website: https://www.cmu.edu/fso/prestigious-%20scholarships/national/Beineke/index.html

This scholarship provides graduate scholarships in any discipline. Selection criteria include: academic achievement, financial need, a will to succeed, leadership and a commitment to community involvement.

Deadline: January 10, 2022
Website: https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. Students spend eight to ten weeks abroad studying one of 15 critical languages. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.

Deadline: May 26, 2022
Website: https://clscholarship.org/

Study stays, research, internships, learn German- DAAD offers many abroad experiences from a three-week summer course to internships. DAAD offers a variety of scholarships for undergraduates to study and research in Germany.

Deadline: See the website for more information
Website: https://www.daad.org/en/find-funding/undergraduate-opportunities/

The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level or are enrolled in a trade or technical program and who are active in the progressive movement.

Deadline: April 1, 2022
Website: https://davisputter.org/

The Ford Foundation Fellowship will assist pre-PhD and post-PhD with funding. Individuals who receive the fellowship must be committed to a career of teaching and research while implementing diversity as one of their teaching tools.

Deadline: December 9, 2021
Website: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/fordfellowships

At the Fund for Theological Education, our mission is to raise gifted and diverse young leaders for the church and the academy. We offer help for their journey, and you can be part of the movement to identify the next generation of pastors and scholars.

Deadline: Multiple
Website: https://fteleaders.org

This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at a 2-year or 4-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. The selection criteria include (but are not limited to the following): Students with diverse ethnic backgrounds, demonstrated financial need, and a commitment to study in less visited countries.

Deadline: March 1, 2022
Website: https://www.gilmanscholarship.org/program/gilman-mccain-scholarships/

The Hertz Graduate Fellowship provides a cost-of-education allowance and personal-support stipend to exceptional students in the applied physical, biological, engineering, and mathematical sciences who are pursuing Ph.D. degrees. U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are graduating seniors or 1st-year graduate students may apply.

Deadline: October 29, 2021
Website: http://www.hertzfoundation.org/

The Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together students and recent graduates who have completed studies in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Poland, Turkey, Ukraine and the United States. This diverse group of students are brought together to discuss issues affecting minority groups and the history of discrimination. During the lectures and discussions different solutions to injustice are reviewed. The goal of the Humanity in Action Fellowship is to allow students to explore the roots of discrimination from a political and social perspective in addition to providing an arena for discussion and consideration of solutions to the most challenging problems of today.

Deadline: See the website for more information
Website: http://www.humanityinaction.org/programs/14-humanity-in-action-fellowship

The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship program. It was launched by the Henry Luce Foundation in 1974 to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society. The program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15-18 Luce Scholars each year, and welcomes applications from college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals in a variety of fields who have had limited exposure to Asia. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Deadline: April 20, 2022
Website: https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-type/prestigious-scholarships/luce-scholars-program/

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation awards annual fellowships to individuals who want to become teachers. The fellowship is intended for graduate study to obtain a master’s degree. Those awarded the fellowship plan to be dynamic teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary level. Applicants are grouped and picked by their state of legal residence.

Deadline: March 1, 2023
Website: http://www.jamesmadison.gov/

The George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program is offered to students who want to study abroad in Ireland. Up to twelve Mitchell Scholars between the ages of 18 and 30 are chosen annually for one academic year of postgraduate study in any discipline.

Available Awards: 12
Deadline: September 25, 2022
Website: https://www.us-irelandalliance.org/

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a Federal environmental science agency dedicated to learning about the Earth’s environment and resources. The Hollings Scholarship has identified four primary purposes for undergraduate students which are: 1) increase training for undergrads in atmospheric science, research, technology, and education; 2) increase public understanding and management of resources related to the ocean and atmosphere and improve knowledge regarding the environment; 3) recruit and prepare students for public service careers with the NOAA and other agencies at the federal, state, and local government level; and 4) prepare students for careers as teachers and educators in the areas of the ocean and atmospheric sciences and to also improve education in science and the environment in the US. In addition to funding for academic study students will also participate in a 10 week full-time internship during the summer at a NOAA facility.

Deadline: January 31, 2022
Website: http://www.oesd.noaa.gov/scholarships/

The National Security Education Program (NSEP) provides a unique funding opportunity for U.S. students to study world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America & the Caribbean, and the Middle East). The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. In exchange for a commitment to work with the federal government, Americans acquire skills and experiences in areas of the world critical to the future security of the United States. The focus is on language acquisition and competence and understanding of international political and economic affairs.

Amount: $20,000
Deadline: February 02, 2022
Website: https://www.borenawards.org/

The National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity. The prestigious program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines who are pursuing research-based masters and doctoral degrees in the U.S. and abroad. Must be a US citizen or permanent resident. Deadlines vary by field of study. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Amount: $2,000
Website: https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-type/prestigious-scholarships/nsf-graduate-research-fellowship-program/

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship is awarded to unique individuals dedicated to working towards global change in the areas of: poverty, hunger, injustice, disease, environmental degradation, climate change, conflict and violent extremism. Working with the Foreign Service through USAID; the ultimate goal is the make positive changes to U.S. foreign policy and be ambassadors around the world. The Payne Fellowship provides benefits for graduate school, internships, and professional development.

Deadline: <span style="color: red"TBA
Website: http://www.paynefellows.org/

The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program provides undergraduate and graduate funding to participants as they are prepared academically and professionally to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service. Successful candidates are obligated to a minimum of three years of service in an appointment as a Foreign Service Officer.

Deadline: September 22, 2022
Website: https://pickeringfellowship.org/

This scholarship provides a year of study leading to a Master’s degree in Public Policy, Economics and Business, or International Studies at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. All courses are taught in English.

Deadline: September 20, 2022
Website: https://www.schwarzmanscholars.org/program-experience/

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans are for up to two years graduate study in the professions and academic disciplines at any institution of higher learning in the United States. The prestigious Fellowships are funded by a trust established by Paul and Daisy Soros. In order to apply, you must be a New American who is 30 or younger as of the application deadline; must be a college senior or early in the graduate programs. Fellows are selected on the basis of merit. Each Fellow attends two-weekend conferences. Two essays are required, along with the application. Both prompts can be found on the application. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Available Awards: 30
Amount: $20,000
Deadline: November 1, 2022
Website: https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-type/prestigious-scholarships/the-paul-and-daisy-soros-fellowship-for-new-americans

Supports active and veteran service members and their spouses by removing financial barriers to completing a degree program of choice. Tillman Scholars are military veterans and spouses with a high potential for impact as demonstrated through a proven track record of leadership, the continued pursuit of education and the commitment of their resources to service beyond self.

Deadline: February 28, 2023
Website: http://pattillmanfoundation.org/apply-to-be-a-scholar/

The Udall Scholarship awards $7,000 to U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents who are sophomores or juniors committed to a career related to the environment, or to Native American sophomores or juniors interested in tribal policy or health care.

Deadline: TBA
Website: https://www.udall.gov

For one year of graduate work leading to a degree in engineering, mathematics or science at Churchill College, Cambridge University. Award covers all Cambridge University fees & tuition, plus a living allowance and travel expenses up to $50,000.

Available Awards: 2
Amount: up to $50,000
Deadline: Wednesday November 1, 2023 (5pm Eastern Time)
Website: https://www.cmu.edu/fso/prestigious-%20scholarships/UK%20Awards/churchill.html