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THE WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON SCHOLARSHIPS: Semester study at the American University in Dubai.  Open to currently enrolled full-time undergraduate students.  Recipient will demonstrate exemplary academic achievement.  Provision has been made for up to 10 students per semester.  Preference will be given to students who show interest in being exposed to the Middle Eastern and Islamic culture for the first time.  Application deadlines: February 15, April 15, October 15.

JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: In August 2009, JKC announced that, going forward, they will award new graduate scholarships only to students who have received an undergraduate scholarship from the Foundation. The Foundation offers two types of undergraduate scholarships: an undergraduate transfer scholarship is for exceptional students with financial need transferring from a two-year college to a four-year college and a college scholarship for students graduating from the Foundation’s Young Scholars Program. These students have all come through rigorous selections processes and the Foundation seeks to further advance their educational endeavors as they pursue graduate study. All of the JKC undergraduate scholarship recipients are, therefore, eligible to apply for a one-time award of up to $50,000 to support their graduate or professional studies. The Foundation will send information about the graduate scholarship directly to recipients of JKC undergraduate transfer and college scholarships and interested students will apply directly to the Foundation for support.

DARTMOUTH GENERAL FELLOWSHIPS: These awards may be used for graduate study or projects in the U.S. or abroad. Applicants must submit evidence of financial need as well as academic merit, and a well-conceived program of graduate study, independent research, or creative project.  Fellowships usually do not exceed $5,000.  Awards are not granted for medical school and only rarely for law or business schools.  Awards are not renewable.  Application deadline: March 3, 2014.

JEFFERSON SCHOLARS GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM: The Jefferson Fellowship is a merit-based award that sustains its recipients for five years of graduate study at the University of Virginia.  Applicants for candidacy for the Ph.D. at the University of Virginia in every department of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences are eligible. Applicants for the M.F.A. in Creative Writing also are eligible. Application deadlines vary by academic department.

JEWISH FEDERATION ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: Educational scholarship funds from grants administered by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for Jewish college and graduate students. Approximately $500,000 is available for Jewish students who are identified as having promises for significant contributions in their chosen careers, and are in need of financial assistance for full-time academic programs primarily in the helping professions. Applicants must be born or raised in either Cook County, Chicago metropolitan area, or Northwest Indiana. Application deadline: February 2014.

ALFRED K. PRIEST FELLOWSHIP: for graduate study at Harvard University.  Fellows will be chosen yearly from among applicants who have been accepted by any graduate program at Harvard.  Application deadline: April 1, 2014.

THE PAUL AND DAISY SOROS FELLOWSHIPS FOR NEW AMERICANS: The purpose of this fellowship is to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields. The Program is established in recognition of the contributions New Americans have made to American life and in gratitude for the opportunities the United States has afforded the donors and their family. Award: annual maintenance grant of $20,000 and one-half tuition cost for two years. Eligibility: resident alien with green card or naturalized US citizen or the child of two parents who are both naturalized citizens; under 30 years of age. GRE, GMAT, MCAT or LSAT scores as appropriate. Application deadline: November 12, 2012.

USA TODAY ALL-USA COLLEGE ACADEMIC TEAM: honors full-time undergraduates who not only excel in scholarship but also extend their intellectual abilities beyond the classroom to benefit society. Criteria include grades, academic rigor, leadership, activities, and the student's essay describing his or her most outstanding intellectual endeavor done while in college. Application deadline: January 2011 (exact date not yet released).

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Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

* BEINECKE BROTHERS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: This award encourages juniors to pursue graduate study in the arts, humanities, or social sciences.  Dartmouth may nominate one student who demonstrates financial need.  The award includes $2,000 as a graduation bonus and $15,000 per year for a graduate program lasting one to two years.  MUST APPLY AS A JUNIOR. Application deadline: January 27, 2014.  Campus deadline: February 21, 2014.

JACOB K. JAVITS FELLOWSHIPS: The Javits Fellowship provides support to students of superior ability and promise for graduate study leading to a doctoral degree or the Master of Fine Arts at accredited institutions in selected fields of the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Approximately 75 scholarships are awarded. Subject to availability of funds, a fellow receives the Javits fellowship annually for up to the lesser of 48 months or the completion of the degree. The fellowship consists of an institutional payment (tuition and fees) and a stipend (based on financial need). In 2009, the institutional payment was $13,552 and the maximum stipend was $30,000. Eligibility: U.S. citizens or permanent residents; not yet completed first year of graduate study or entering graduate school in the next academic year; GRE; for MFA applicants, supporting materials in the arts. Application deadline: October 2014.

FULBRIGHT-MTVU AWARD: The Fulbright-mtvU award, administered by the Institute of International Education, will award up to four grants for unique projects on the power of music as a global force for mutual understanding around an aspect of international contemporary or popular music.   Application deadline: March 1, 2014.  Campus deadline: February 15, 2014.

KATE NEAL KINLEY MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIPS: The Kinley Fellowships provide three major grants (one of approximately $20,000 in any field of music, one of approximately $20,000 in architectural design and history, art and design, theatre, dance, or instrumental or vocal music; and one of approximately $9,000 in art, architecture, dance, landscape architecture, theatre, or urban and regional planning) for advanced study in the fine arts in the U.S. or abroad. One or two alternate awards of $1,000 each may be granted upon committee recommendation.  Award is for one academic year, non-renewable. Eligibility: Undergraduate degree in architecture, art, dance, landscape architecture, music, theatre, or urban and regional planning; preferably under 25 years of age, with unusual promise in the Fine Arts. Application deadline: December 2014.

* THE DOLORES ZOHRAB LIEBMANN GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS include an $18,000 stipend, plus tuition in any recognized field of study in the humanities, social sciences, or natural sciences (including law, medicine, engineering, architecture or other formal professional training) and scholarly publications focusing on Armenian studies and culture.  Application deadline: January 6, 2014.  Campus deadline: January 2014.

JAMES MADISON MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION: College senior who intends to become a secondary-school American history, American government, or social studies teacher and who wishes to pursue a master’s degree (not Ph.D.) in the field of American history, political science, or education. One fellow will be chosen from each state based on the student's legal residence through a nationally administered competition. Eligibility: US citizen or national. Award up to $24,000 for two years of study toward master’s degree. Required participation in the James Madison Foundation’s Summer Institute on the Constitution at Georgetown University. Application deadline March 2014.

NCAA SPORTS JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP-THE FREEDOM FORUM: The program is specifically designed to foster freedoms of speech and press while promoting quality sports journalism education at the collegiate level. Apply as a Junior.

DORIS RUSSELL GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP: Intended for those who wish to go to Girton College (England) as an affiliated student or research student in English.  The applicants will be asked to submit a term paper or papers which they have written as part of their regular assignments or any other evidence that they like to submit in furtherance of their application.  There is no special application form, but applicants wishing to apply should notify the Head of Tutorial & Admissions Office, Girton College, Cambridge, CB30JG, England, (admissions@girton.cam.ac.uk), enclosing their written work in support of their application.  This scholarship is offered every second year.  Next application deadline:  October 15, 2014.

THE ELIZABETH A. SACLER MUSEUM EDUCATIONAL TRUST SACI SCHOLARSHIP:is awarded to a female student who exhibits exceptional artistic excellence in painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, photography or art conservation; intends to pursue a career in one of these fields; and demonstrates financial need. The scholarship, awarded annually since Fall 2004, includes airfare, tuition, housing, and activity and materials fees totaling approximately $30,000. (The amount of the award will vary as the cost of tuition and fees are adjusted annually.) The Elizabeth A. Sackler Museum Educational Trust SACI Scholarship is for women who would otherwise never have access to the kind of educational and cultural experience SACI offers. Applicants must be citizens of the United States. Undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need are given preference; therefore, applicants must provide complete financial aid information as indicated in the Financial Aid Application instructions in the SACI catalog.  Application deadline: March 2014.

STUDIO ART CENTERS INTERNATIONAL-FLORENCE SCHOLARSHIPS: A number of scholarship opportunities are available for undergraduate and graduate study at Studio Art Centers International (SACI). SACI scholarships are available for the academic Fall and Spring terms only. One full scholarship and a large number of partial scholarships are offered annually. All SACI scholarships are based on both demonstrated financial need and outstanding artistic and academic ability. Students interested in applying for a SACI scholarship MUST check the appropriate box on the SACI application form and complete all application requirements. Fall term deadline: March 2014.  Spring term deadline: October 2014.  Summer term deadline: May 2014.

* WOODROW WILSON-ROCKEFELLER BROTHERS FUND FELLOWSHIPS FOR ASPIRING TEACHERS OF COLOR: Funded through a $5 million grant from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the Fellowship offers support for Fellows to complete master’s degree programs in education and become excellent educators who ensure student success in high-need schools. Eligible applicants include individuals of color in their senior year of undergraduate preparation at one of the nominating colleges or universities. Application deadline: October 1, 2014.  Campus deadline: September 17, 2014.

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Business, Finance, Economics

HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND/CITIGROUP FELLOWS PROGRAM: The HSF/Citigroup Fellows Award is a two-year award. Selected students will receive $5,000 for each of their junior and senior years for a total award of $10,000. Applicants must be of Hispanic heritage, pursuing a degree in Business, Business Administration, Economics or Finance and have a GPA of 3.2 or above. Students must apply as sophomores. Application deadline: January 2014.

THE VANGUARD SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM provides merit-based scholarships of up to $10,000 to minority students pursuing studies in business, finance, economics, accounting, information technology, and liberal arts. Must be a junior to apply and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Application deadline: Program guidelines and application form for the 2015 program will be available in August of 2014.

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Language Study

DEPARTMENT OF STATE CRITICAL LANGUAGE SCHOLARSHIPS: offers intensive summer language institutes overseas in eleven critical need foreign languages (Arabic, Azerbaijan, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish and Urdu). US citizen undergraduate, MA and PhD students are eligible to participate in beginning, intermediate and advanced level summer language programs at American Overseas Research Centers. Recipients of this scholarship will be expected to continue their language study beyond the scholarship period and later apply their critical language skills in their professional careers. Application deadline: November 2014.

THE LANGUAGE FLAGSHIP FELLOWSHIPS: The Language Flagship offers a limited number of fellowships to qualified American students interested in receiving full financial support to participate in one of the Flagship Programs in Arabic, Central Asian Turkic languages, Korean, Mandarin, Persian, and Russian. Application deadline: January 2014.

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Law

ABA LEGAL OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS: The American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund is intended to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to law school and to provide financial assistance to these students. The Scholarship Fund awards $5,000 of financial assistance annually to each scholarship recipient attending an ABA-accredited law school. An award made to an entering first-year student may be renewable for two additional years, resulting in financial assistance totaling $15,000 during his or her time in law school. Recipients will be selected based on their qualifications for the scholarship and not on the law school they plan to attend. Applications may be downloaded from the ABA website. Application deadline: March 2014.

ADLER POLLOCK & SHEEHAN DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP: $10,000 award for a minority student entering his or her first year of law school. Eligible applicants must be a permanent resident of Massachusetts or Rhode Island. See website for more details.

RHODE ISLAND BAR ASSOCIATION THOMAS F. BLACK JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Scholarship awards shall be exclusively for tuition and related expenses by persons domiciled in the State of Rhode Island who enroll as full-time students in programs leading to the award of the L.L.B. or J.D. degree offered by law schools located in one of the United States or District of Columbia and accredited by the ABA. Each scholarship award will be made on the basis of demonstrated good character, scholastic achievement and financial need of the recipient.  Application deadline: March 2014.

FRED C. SCRIBNER JR FELLOWSHIPS for law study at an accredited law school. Graduating seniors are eligible, with preference given to Dartmouth seniors from the state of Maine. Application deadline: April 1, 2014.

CHARLES H. WOODBURY MEMORIAL LAW PRIZE for law study at an accredited law school. Graduating seniors are eligible with two fellowships awarded each year. Application deadline: April 1, 2014.

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Service, Public Policy, Foreign Affairs

* CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE JUNIOR FELLOWS PROGRAM: Provides an opportunity for 8-10 students who desire careers in international affairs to have a substantive one-year working experience in Washington, D.C., providing research assistance to Associates working on Carnegie Endowment programs. International students may apply but must have appropriate visa (see FAQ) Award: $35,000 plus benefits. Applications are now submitted through Scholarship Advising. Application deadline: January 15, 2014. Campus deadline: December 5, 2013.

CONGRESSIONAL HISPANIC CAUCUS INSTITUTE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM: This nine-month Fellowship Program (August - May) offers talented Latinos, who recently earned a bachelor's degree, the opportunity to gain hands-on experience at the national level in the public policy area of their choice. Fellows have the opportunity to work in such areas as international affairs, economic development, education policy, housing, or local government. Application deadline: March 2014.

CORO FELLOWS PROGRAM IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS is designed for individuals who have demonstrated leadership, either academically or within a community, and have an interest in public affairs. Each year, 68 Coro Fellows are chosen from across the country to serve at one of the following Coro Center locations: Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and St. Louis.  Application deadline: January 2014.

GALBRAITH SCHOLARS PROGRAM at Harvard University seeks students of exceptional promise and uncommon perspective who have demonstrated interests in issues of inequality and social policy. College sophomores, juniors, and seniors enrolled in any U.S. college or university are eligible for selection. The Galbraith Scholars program is designed to cultivate a diverse new generation of scholars and leaders, and students of color and students of limited economic means are particularly encouraged to apply.  Students selected for the program win full scholarships covering travel, accommodation, and activity expenses to attend a special five-day session at Harvard University led by Harvard faculty, doctoral fellows, and other invited speakers and social policy practitioners. Galbraith Scholars explore a range of social policy issues through graduate-style seminars, panel discussions, workshops, off-site field trips, and collaborative activities.  Application deadline: May 2014.

THE SAMUEL HUNTINGTON PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD provides a $10,000 stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue 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. Application deadline: February 2014.

JEFFERSON SCHOLARS GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM: The Jefferson Fellowship is a merit-based award that sustains its recipients for five years of graduate study at the University of Virginia.  Applicants for candidacy for the Ph.D. at the University of Virginia in every department of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences are eligible. Applicants for the M.F.A. in Creative Writing also are eligible. Application deadlines vary by academic department.

* DAVID L BOREN UNDERGRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS for language or area studies. Must apply during undergraduate school.  NSEP focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security, not only the traditional concerns of protecting and promoting American well-being, but also the challenges of global society, including: sustainable development, environmental degradation, global disease and hunger, population growth and migration, and economic competitiveness. NSEP scholarships are intended to provide support to U.S. undergraduates who will pursue the study of languages and cultures currently underrepresented in study abroad and critical to U.S. national security. Study of a foreign language appropriate to the identified country must be part of each proposal. Service requirement. Application deadline February 13, 2014.  Campus deadline: January 15, 2014.

NATIONAL SECURITY EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM/DAVID L BOREN GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS enable U.S. graduate students to pursue specialization in area and language study or to add an international dimension to their education. Boren Fellowships support students pursuing the study of languages, cultures, and world regions that are critical to U.S. national security but are less frequently studied by U.S. graduate students, i.e., areas of the world other than Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Award: a minimum of one and a maximum of six academic semesters (24 months). Fellowships provide support for overseas or domestic study, or a combination of both. The maximum award for overseas study is $12,000 per semester for up to two semesters ($24,000 total). A maximum of $12,000 is available for a program of domestic study only. Support for domestic study is limited to language or area studies which enhance a degree program. The maximum level of support for a combined overseas and domestic program is $30,000. Service requirement. Application deadline: January 28, 2014.

NATO/MANFRED WÖRNER ESSAY AWARDS The Junior NATO Manfred Wörner Essay Award is open to academics, researchers and writers from both NATO and Partner countries, aged between 20 and 35. A prize of € 5,000 will be awarded to the individual who submits the best essay on a topic of relevance to the Alliance. The essay should not exceed 5000 words and should be suitable for widespread dissemination, including in NATO publications. Application deadline: August 2014.

PUBLIC POLICY & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS JUNIOR SUMMER INSTITUTE: is an intensive seven-week summer program that focuses on preparing students for graduate programs in public and international affairs and careers as policy professionals, public administrators and other leadership roles in public service. Apply as a Junior. Application deadline: November 2014.

THE HERBERT SCOVILLE JR PEACE FELLOWSHIP Program invites college graduates to apply for full-time, six-to-nine month Fellowships in Washington, DC. Outstanding individuals will be selected to work with nonprofit, public-interest organizations addressing peace and security issues. Applications are especially encouraged from candidates with a strong interest in these issues who have prior experience with public-interest activism or advocacy. Deadlines in Fall and Winter.

THE WILLIAM E. SIMON FELLOWSHIP FOR NOBLE PURPOSE The Simon Fellowship is an unrestricted cash grant that will be awarded to those graduating college seniors who have demonstrated passion, dedication, a high capacity for self-direction, and originality in pursuit of a goal that will strengthen civil society.  Application Deadline: January 2014.

* HARRY S. TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIPS: Encourages scholars to prepare for careers in public service. The purpose of this grant is to find and recognize college juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education or elsewhere in the public service; and to provide them with financial support for graduate study, leadership training, and fellowship with other students who are committed to making a difference through public service. Dartmouth may nominate up to four students. Eligibility: US citizen or national; demonstrated commitment to a career in public service; upper quarter of class; MUST APPLY AS A JUNIOR. Stipend of up to $15,000 per year for graduate study for a maximum of 2 years; $30,000 total award.  Application deadline: February 5, 2014.  Campus deadline: January 7, 2014.

VILLERS FELLOWSHIP FOR HEALTH CARE JUSTICE The Villers Fellowship was created in 2005 to inspire and develop the next generation of health care justice leaders. Villers fellows will be given the opportunity to work on a variety of health care justice issues during their year-long tenure at Families USA in Washington, DC. Candidates seeking consideration must demonstrate a commitment to social and health care justice work following their year of hands-on experience as a fellow. Additionally, Villers fellows must commit to mentoring at least one person at some point over the course of their careers. The selected fellow will receive a compensatory package that includes an annual stipend of $35,000 and excellent health care benefits. Application deadline: January 2014.

WELLSTONE FELLOWSHIP FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE The Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice was established in 2004 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. Through this fellowship, Families USA hopes to expand the pool of talented social justice advocates from underrepresented racial and ethnic minority groups, particularly from the Black/African American, Latino, and American Indian communities. The fellowship will be based in Washington, DC and will afford the fellow the opportunity to learn about racial and ethnic health disparities, Medicare, Medicaid, efforts to achieve universal coverage, and other important health policy issues. The selected fellow will receive a compensation package that includes an annual stipend of $35,000 and excellent health care benefits. Application deadline: February 2014.

THE ELIE WIESEL PRIZE IN ETHICS ESSAY CONTEST: This annual competition is designed to challenge college students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today's complex world. Juniors and seniors are welcome to enter the contest and compete for $10,000 in prizes and the opportunity to meet Elie Wiesel in New York City. Students entering the contest are required to have a Faculty Sponsor review their essay and sign the entry form. Application deadline: January 2014.

THE WOODROW WILSON FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION – THOMAS PICKERING FOREIGN AFFAIRS FELLOWSHIP: For students intending to enter foreign service. Apply as a JUNIOR. Provides undergraduate and graduate funding to participants as they are prepared academically and professionally to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service. Women and members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply. Award: tuition, room, board, and mandatory fees during the junior and senior years of college and during the first year of graduate study with reimbursement for books and one round-trip travel. The Fellow must commit to pursuing a graduate degree in international studies at one of the graduate schools identified by the WWNFF. Application deadline: February 2014.

THE WOODROW WILSON FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION – THOMAS PICKERING FOREIGN AFFAIRS GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP: For students intending to enter foreign service. The goal of this program is to attract outstanding students who will be in master's degree programs in public policy, international affairs, public administration, or academic fields such as business, economics, political science, sociology or foreign languages, who represent all ethnic, racial and social backgrounds, and who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the U.S. Department of State. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply. Award: Tuition, room, board, and mandatory fees are paid for the first year and second year of graduate study, with reimbursement for books and one round-trip travel. Graduate-level Fellows receive stipends during participation in one domestic summer internship between the first and second year of graduate school, and one summer overseas internship following the second year of graduate school. Eligibility: U.S. citizen; apply as a SENIOR. Application deadline: February 2014.

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Environmental Studies

GREATER RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES UNDERGRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is offering Greater Research Opportunities Undergraduate Fellowships for bachelor level students in environmentally related fields of study.  Eligible students will receive support for their junior and senior years of undergraduate study and for an internship at an EPA facility during the summer between their junior and senior years. The fellowship provides up to $17,000 per year of academic support and up to $7,500 of internship support for the three-month summer period.  Application deadline: December 2014.

JEFFERSON SCHOLARS GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM: The Jefferson Fellowship is a merit-based award that sustains its recipients for five years of graduate study at the University of Virginia.  Applicants for candidacy for the Ph.D. at the University of Virginia in every department of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences are eligible. Applicants for the M.F.A. in Creative Writing also are eligible. Application deadlines vary by academic department.

STAR FELLOWSHIPS: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is offering Graduate Fellowships for master's and doctoral level students in environmentally related fields of study. Students do not need to be enrolled in or formally accepted in a full-time graduate program at the time they apply for a fellowship, but proof of enrollment or acceptance must be produced prior to the award of the fellowship. Students must attend a fully accredited U.S. college or university (located in the U.S. or its territories). Students must be pursuing a master's or doctoral degree in an environmental field of specialization. Master's level students may receive support for a maximum of two years. Doctoral students may be supported for a maximum of three years with funding available, under certain circumstances, over a period of four years. The fellowship program provides up to $37,000 per year of support. Application deadline: October 2014.

* MORRIS K. UDALL SCHOLARSHIPS: Designated for sophomores and juniors who are either planning a career in environmental public policy or who are Native American or Alaska Native students who intend to pursue a career in health care policy or tribal public policy. Dartmouth may nominate up to six students.  Awards up to $5,000 will be applied toward one year of undergraduate tuition.  MUST APPLY AS A SOPHOMORE OR JUNIOR.   Application deadline: March 1, 2014.  Campus deadline: February 1, 2014.

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Sciences

THE THERMO SCIENTIFIC PIERCE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:  The Fall 2014 semester includes two (2) $10,000 scholarships and four (4) $5,000 scholarships, to be awarded to undergraduate and graduate students with a declared major of biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related life-science field. To qualify for the scholarship, students must have a GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and be enrolled in an accredited college for university for the Fall 2014 semester. In addition to these qualifications, students must also be legal United States residents, meaning that students possessing appropriate Visa status in order to study in the United States are also eligible.  Students may apply for the scholarship through the Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Website. Each application will be reviewed and evaluated by a scholarship committee and announced to the chosen recipients by August 14, 2014. We strongly encourage all students that meet the scholarship award criteria to apply for this great scholarship! All questions regarding the scholarship may be directed to piercescholarship@thermofisher.com.  Deadline for applicants is 3:00:00 p.m. on August 1, 2014.

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DoD) INFORMATION ASSURANCE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (IASP): Students selected for the program will receive full scholarships and will be provided a stipend to cover room and board expenses: undergraduate students will receive a stipend of $14,000, and graduate (master's and PhD) students will receive a stipend of $19,000 per academic year. This requires the student to agree to serve one year of service to the DoD, upon graduation, for each year of scholarship received, potentially in addition to an internship. An opportunity also exists for scholarship payback through military service. Student application packages are due to Professor Denise Anthony by 5PM on February 5, 2010.  For detailed information and instructions on how to apply please go to: http://www.ists.dartmouth.edu/opportunities/iasp/.  For the DoD's IASP website go to: http://cio-nii.defense.gov/sites/iasp2/.  Application Deadline: February 2014.

ALVAN T. - VIOLA D. FULLER AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS: Fellows are placed at leading New England institutions, such as teaching hospitals, universities, and medical schools. Fellowships last a minimum of ten weeks and are equivalent to full-time summer employment. Sponsors assign Fellows projects under their direction, with guidance provided by the sponsor's research staff. The Fuller Committee composed of senior scientists chooses and places the Fellows. Fellowships carry stipends of $4,500. Application Deadline: February 2014.

* BARRY M. GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP: The purpose of this award, honoring Senator Goldwater, is to encourage young scholars to prepare for careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering.  Only sophomores and juniors will be considered for this award, which is based on merit. Up to 250 Goldwater Scholarships are awarded each year. Scholarships are awarded to each state and are based on the student's legal residence; in addition, some scholars will be chosen at-large. Dartmouth may nominate 4 applicants. The stipend covers one or two years of college undergraduate annual expenses up to $7,500. MUST APPLY AS A SOPHOMORE OR JUNIOR. Eligibility: US citizen, resident alien or US national; B average or equivalent and standing in upper ¼ of class. Application deadline: February 1, 2013.  Campus deadline: January 7, 2014.

FANNY AND JOHN HERTZ FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIPS: Hertz Fellowships are given to support the graduate education of students of outstanding potential in the applied physical sciences. Eligibility: US citizen or permanent resident who is a senor or continuing graduate student; usually minimum GPA of 3.75 in last 2 years of undergraduate work. Student must attend one of 29 specified graduate schools and intend to pursue a Ph.D. Award is full tuition and $25,000 stipend, renewable for 5 years. Application deadline: October 2014.

ERNEST F. HOLLINGS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship Program will provide successful undergraduate applicants with awards to support academic studies related to NOAA science, research, technology, policy, management, and education activities. The program also offers a multi-disciplinary summer internship providing students the opportunity to work with NOAA scientists. Scholarship students will be eligible for up to $8,000 of academic assistance per year for full-time study during their junior and senior years; a paid 10-week, full-time internship position during the summer at a NOAA facility ($650 per week); a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship; and travel expenses to attend and participate in a mandatory orientation and conference. Apply as a sophomore in a 4-year program or a junior in a 5-year program.  Application deadline: January 2014.

JEFFERSON SCHOLARS GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM: The Jefferson Fellowship is a merit-based award that sustains its recipients for five years of graduate study at the University of Virginia.  Applicants for candidacy for the Ph.D. at the University of Virginia in every department of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences are eligible. Applicants for the M.F.A. in Creative Writing also are eligible. Application deadlines vary by academic department.

MATH FOR AMERICA/NEWTON FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM: Math for America created the Newton Fellowship Program to improve teacher quality by increasing the number of well trained and properly motivated people entering careers as high school mathematics teachers. Newton Fellows receive master's level teacher training and on-going financial incentives ($90,000 in stipends over 5 years in addition to the teachers salary). For students who have completed at least five college level math courses, not just math majors, and who might consider a career as a New York City high school mathematics teacher. Applicants must take the ETS PRAXIS II Math Content Exams. Application deadline: February 2014.

MICROSOFT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: Students will be awarded scholarships in recognition of their passion for software, academic excellence, and ability to make a difference in the software industry. A large majority of our scholarships will be awarded to female students, under-represented minority students or students with disabilities. Minority applicants must be a member of one of the following groups under-represented in the software field: African American, Hispanic, or Native American. Apply as a Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior. Application Deadline: February 2014.

NIH OXFORD-CAMBRIDGE SCHOLARS PROGRAM: Each NIH-Oxford-Cambridge Scholar is given the opportunity to work with at least two different research supervisors - one at the NIH and one at either Oxford or Cambridge - on a project that involves a collaborative undertaking by the two laboratories (visit the collaborations page of this web site for further information). Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and hold or be on track to receive a bachelor degree by matriculation date. The program also attracts individuals already enrolled in a graduate program or medical school. Students carry out research with a goal of earning a Doctor of Philosophy degree (Ph.D. or D. Phil.) which requires spending roughly equal amounts of time at the NIH and at the chosen University.  Application deadline: December 2014.

NIH MD/PhD PARTNERSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM: The NIH-Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program can accommodate students seeking combined MD/PhD training as the pathway to a career as a physician-scientist. Students admitted to NIH MD/PhD Partnership Training Program conduct research in the NIH intramural research program as part of a coordinated plan of dual-degree training with a U.S. medical school in preparation for a career as a physician-investigator in basic or translational science.  Application deadline: December 2014.

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF) GRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS (Including Women in Engineering and Computer and Information Science Awards): The National Science Foundation aims to ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in the United States and to reinforce its diversity by offering approximately 1,000 graduate fellowships in this competition. The Graduate Research Fellowship provides three years of support for graduate study leading to research-based master’s or doctoral degrees and is intended for students who are at the early stages of their graduate study. The Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) invests in graduate education for a cadre of diverse individuals who demonstrate their potential to successfully complete graduate degree programs in disciplines relevant to the mission of the National Science Foundation. Award: tuition (approx $10,500) plus stipend of $27,500. Application deadlines vary according to field: November 2014.

UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND - MERCK UNDERGRADUATE SCIENCE RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS are awarded to outstanding African American Students who are pursuing studies and careers in the field of biomedical research. Each award provides up to $35,000 which includes up to $25,000 towards tuition, room and board, and fees. Each UNCF-Merck Undergraduate Fellow will be mentored by a Merck scientist and will receive two Summer Research Internships with stipends totaling at least $10,000. Application is for students in their junior year of undergraduate education. Application deadline: December 2014.

UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND - MERCK GRADUATE SCIENCE RESEARCH DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIPS award up to $40,000 to African American students enrolled in a doctoral degree program in the life or physical sciences. The award includes a stipend of up to $30,000 for the fellow and a department grant of up to $10,000 to support the research needs of the fellow. Application deadline: December 2014.

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Fellowships for Minority Students

ABA LEGAL OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS: The American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund is intended to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to law school and to provide financial assistance to these students. The Scholarship Fund awards $5,000 of financial assistance annually to each scholarship recipient attending an ABA-accredited law school. An award made to an entering first-year student may be renewable for two additional years, resulting in financial assistance totaling $15,000 during his or her time in law school. Recipients will be selected based on their qualifications for the scholarship and not on the law school they plan to attend. Applications may be downloaded from the ABA website. Application deadline: March 2014.

ADLER POLLOCK & SHEEHAN DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP: $10,000 award for a minority student entering his or her first year of law school. Eligible applicants must be a permanent resident of Massachusetts or Rhode Island. See website for more details.

AMERICAN ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION SUMMER PROGRAM: To increase the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented minorities in economics, the fellowship allows the fellow to spend a summer in residence at a sponsoring research institution. Apply as a Junior. Application Deadline: February 2014.

CONGRESSIONAL HISPANIC CAUCUS INSTITUTE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM: This nine-month Fellowship Program (August - May) offers talented Latinos, who recently earned a bachelor's degree, the opportunity to gain hands-on experience at the national level in the public policy area of their choice. Fellows have the opportunity to work in such areas as international affairs, economic development, education policy, housing, or local government. Application deadline: March 2014.

CONGRESSIONAL HISPANIC CAUCUS INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: This premier scholarship opportunity is afforded to Latino students who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement in the future. There is no GPA or major requirement. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply.  Recipients will receive a one-time scholarship of $5,000 to attend a graduate-level academic institution.  Application deadline: April 2014.

FORD FOUNDATION PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS FOR MINORITIES: The Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships are designed to increase diversity of the nation's college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.  The predoctoral fellowships provide three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree and the annual stipend is $20,000.  Undergraduates in their senior year, individuals who have completed undergraduate study, individuals who have completed some graduate study, and individuals already enrolled in a Ph.D. or Sc.D progam who provide evidence that they can fully utilize a three-year fellowship award are eligible to apply.  Application deadline: November 2014.

GALBRAITH SCHOLARS PROGRAM at Harvard University seeks students of exceptional promise and uncommon perspective who have demonstrated interests in issues of inequality and social policy. College sophomores, juniors, and seniors enrolled in any U.S. college or university are eligible for selection. The Galbraith Scholars program is designed to cultivate a diverse new generation of scholars and leaders, and students of color and students of limited economic means are particularly encouraged to apply.  Students selected for the program win full scholarships covering travel, accommodation, and activity expenses to attend a special five-day session at Harvard University led by Harvard faculty, doctoral fellows, and other invited speakers and social policy practitioners. Galbraith Scholars explore a range of social policy issues through graduate-style seminars, panel discussions, workshops, off-site field trips, and collaborative activities.  Application deadline: May 2014.

GOLDMAN SACHS SCHOLARSHIP FOR EXCELLENCE: The Scholarship for Excellence program was established in 1994 and is an integral part of Goldman Sachs' recruiting effort, helping to attract diverse undergraduate students to careers at Goldman Sachs. Recipients of the scholarship in their sophomore year receive a $5,000 award toward tuition and academic expenses for one year. Students invited to return for a second summer internship are eligible to receive an additional award of $7,500. Recipients in their junior year receive a scholarship award of $7,500. Scholarship recipients also receive an offer for a paid Goldman Sachs summer internship. The scholarship is open to current sophomores and juniors of Black, Hispanic, or Native American heritage with a GPA of 3.4 or above. Please contact Monica Wilson in Career Services to apply for this award. Application deadline: December 2014.

HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND/CITIGROUP FELLOWS PROGRAM: The HSF/Citigroup Fellows Award is a two-year award. Selected students will receive $5,000 for each of their junior and senior years for a total award of $10,000. Applicants must be of Hispanic heritage, pursuing a degree in Business, Business Administration, Economics or Finance and have a GPA of 3.2 or above. Students must apply as sophomores. Application deadline: January 2014.

MELLON MAYS UNDERGRADUATE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM: The fundamental objectives of MMUF are to reduce, over time, the serious underrepresentation on faculties of individuals from minority groups, as well as to address the consequences of these racial disparities for the educational system itself and for the larger society that it serves.  These goals can be achieved both by increasing the number of students from underrepresented minority groups who pursue PhDs and by supporting the pursuit of PhDs by students who may not come from underrepresented minority groups but have demonstrated a commitment to the goals of MMUF. The MMUF program is designed to encourage fellows to enter PhD programs that prepare students for professorial careers; it is not intended to support students who intend to go to medical school, law school, or other professional schools. Dartmouth extends its commitment to the MMUF objectives by sponsoring directly an Associate Fellows program, governed by the same goals and criteria. Eligibility: US citizens or permanent resident; intention to enter a PhD. Program; interest in college or university teaching; sophomore standing during year of application. Application deadline: February 15.

MICROSOFT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: Students will be awarded scholarships in recognition of their passion for software, academic excellence, and ability to make a difference in the software industry. A large majority of our scholarships will be awarded to female students, under-represented minority students or students with disabilities. Minority applicants must be a member of one of the following groups under-represented in the software field: African American, Hispanic, or Native American. Apply as a Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior. Application Deadline:  February 2014.

NCAA ETHNIC MINORITY AND WOMEN'S ENHANCEMENT PROGRAMS' POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP FOR CAREERS IN ATHLETICS: provides $6,000 awards to 13 ethnic minorities and 13 women who are interested in pursuing an advanced degree in a sports-related field. Must be a senior to apply. Application deadline: December 2014.

DOUGLAS L. PAUL SCHOLARSHIP FOR ACHIEVEMENT: Credit Suisse Group AG will offer $5,000 scholarships to a number of college sophomores of African, Latino, and Native American descent.. Recipients of the scholarships will be selected based on their academic excellence, leadership abilities, and interest in the financial services industry. In addition to monetary resources, students who receive the scholarship will have the opportunity to participate in a unique ten-week program that allows them to rotate through various departments in the bank. Scholars will receive a stipend for the duration of the ten-week program.. Apply as a sophomore. Application deadline: November 2014.

CAROL H. PITCHERSKY DEVELOPMENT FELLOWSHIP: The Carol H. Pitchersky Development Fellowship was established by the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund (LCCREF) to develop and broaden the capacity of social justice organizations to raise funds necessary to serve their respective missions and further the civil rights community's goals of equality, equal opportunity and mutual respect. The fellowship program will identify and support persons of color who are aspiring development professionals, who have demonstrated a commitment to civil rights and social justice, and who wish to advance their careers in nonprofit fundraising. Eligible candidates are young adults between the ages of 24 and 35 with an undergraduate degree and demonstrated commitment to civil rights and social justice as shown through course of study and work experience. The ideal candidate is someone who has at least two years of work experience beyond college and can demonstrate an interest in a development career through work choices, volunteer experience, independent study, etc. Annual salary between $40,000 to $65,000 depending on the city and organization of the Fellow's placement. This Fellowship is offered every second year.  Next application deadline:  March 2014.

* MORRIS K. UDALL SCHOLARSHIPS: Designated for sophomores and juniors who are either planning a career in environmental public policy or who are Native American or Alaska Native students who intend to pursue a career in health care policy or tribal public policy. Dartmouth may nominate up to six students. Awards up to $5,000 will be applied toward one year of undergraduate tuition. MUST APPLY AS A SOPHOMORE OR JUNIOR.  Application deadline March 1, 2014.  Campus deadline: February 1, 2014.

MORRIS K. UDALL INTERNSHIP: The Udall Foundation established the Native American Congressional Internship Program to give Native American students an opportunity to learn about the federal government from the inside. Each year, twelve candidates are selected for a ten-week, intensive internship in Washington, D.C. Interns work full time in congressional offices or federal agencies, fulfilling a variety of tasks ranging from general support work to special research and writing projects. Application deadline January 29, 2014.

UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND - MERCK UNDERGRADUATE SCIENCE RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS are awarded to outstanding African American Students who are pursuing studies and careers in the field of biomedical research. Each award provides up to $35,000 which includes up to $25,000 towards tuition, room and board, and fees. Each UNCF-Merck Undergraduate Fellow will be mentored by a Merck scientist and will receive two Summer Research Internships with stipends totaling at least $10,000. Application is for students in their junior year of undergraduate education. Application deadline: December 2014.

UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND - MERCK GRADUATE SCIENCE RESEARCH DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIPS award up to $40,000 to African American students enrolled in a doctoral degree program in the life or physical sciences. The award includes a stipend of up to $30,000 for the fellow and a department grant of up to $10,000 to support the research needs of the fellow. Application deadline: December 2014.

THE VANGUARD SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM provides merit-based scholarships of up to $10,000 to minority students pursuing studies in business, finance, economics, accounting, information technology, and liberal arts. Must be a junior to apply and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Application deadline: November 2014.

WELLSTONE FELLOWSHIP FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE The Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice was established in 2004 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. Through this fellowship, Families USA hopes to expand the pool of talented social justice advocates from underrepresented racial and ethnic minority groups, particularly from the Black/African American, Latino, and American Indian communities. The fellowship will be based in Washington, DC and will afford the fellow the opportunity to learn about racial and ethnic health disparities, Medicare, Medicaid, efforts to achieve universal coverage, and other important health policy issues. The selected fellow will receive a compensation package that includes an annual stipend of $35,000 and excellent health care benefits. Application deadline: February 2014.

WOODROW WILSON-ROCKEFELLER BROTHERS FUND FELLOWSHIPS FOR ASPIRING TEACHERS OF COLOR: Funded through a $5 million grant from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the Fellowship offers support for Fellows to complete master’s degree programs in education and become excellent educators who ensure student success in high-need schools. Eligible applicants include individuals of color in their senior year of undergraduate preparation at one of the nominating colleges or universities. Application deadline: October 1, 2014.  Campus deadline: September 17, 2014.

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Last Updated: 3/30/14