Scholarships and Fellowships for International Study, Travel Abroad and Research
American Graduate Fellowship
Supports doctoral study in the humanities; awards are tenable at 23 select independent research universities in the U.S., Great Britain and Ireland. Open to graduating seniors or recent graduates (within 12 months of the application deadline).
Supports a one year, self-designed, independent project outside the U.S. Open to graduating seniors; U.S. citizens and international students.
Support one year of post-graduate study overseas in any field. Awards are available to conduct research, to study or to act as English teaching assistants. U.S. citizenship by December of the application year is required.
Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Provides full funding for graduate study or for a second BA at Cambridge University for one to three years. Scholarships are available to applicants from every country of the world except the United Kingdom.
Provide funding for one year of post-graduate study in either Ireland or Northern Ireland. U.S. citizenship is required.
George Watson's College Teaching Internship
Provides a one-year teaching opportunity at a Scottish preparatory school.
German Academic Exchange Program (D.A.A.D.)
Covers one year of study in any discipline at a German university. Applications are welcome from freshmen through post docs. Open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents and Canadian citizens.
Levitt Social Innovation Fellowship
Provides funding to develop and implement a social innovation venture. The term of the fellowship is for 12 months and for projects implemented in Oneida or Herkimer Counties, N.Y.
Tenable at any British university for two years of study in any discipline. U.S. citizen is required.
Provides funding for one or two years of study at Oxford University. Open to U.S. citizens and citizens of other eligible countries who must apply in their home countries even as students studying in the U.S.
Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Fellowship
Provides funding for periods ranging from three months up to two years for post-graduate study abroad. U.S. citizenship is required.
Samuel Huntington Public Service Award
Provides two $10,000 stipends each year for graduating college seniors to pursue a public service project of their own design anywhere in the world.
St. Andrew's Society Scholarship
Provides funding for a year of graduate study in Scotland. Open to U.S. citizens of some Scottish descent.
Thomas J. Watson Fellowship
Provides $25,000 for a year of international travel to pursue an independent self- designed project. Open to graduating seniors, U.S. citizenship is not required.
Covers one year of graduate study at Churchill College, Cambridge University in science, math and engineering fields. U.S. citizenship required.
U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation Scholarship
Provide funding for one semester of study in Japan. Open to U.S. citizens; all majors encouraged to apply; Japanese language facility is not required.
NSEP Boren Scholarship
Funds the study of a foreign language considered vital to the country's national security for one summer and one academic year for undergraduates.
DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
Supports full-time doctoral study in the U.S. in an applied science or engineering discipline with applications in high-performance computing.
National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship
Support graduate students in fields important to national defense needs. This requirement is defined broadly and most prospective graduate students in the sciences and engineering are eligible to apply.
Department of Homeland Security Scholarship and Fellowship
Provide full tuition and a monthly stipend for 12 months. Additionally, students participate in a 10-week summer research internship with a DHS office, DHS Research and Education University Center, DHS laboratory or National laboratory.
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
Provides up to $7,500 for each of the final two years of undergraduate study for current sophomores and for one year for current juniors.
Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarship Program
Scholarship provides funding for tuition, living expenses, books and other required fees for the length of the graduate degree program up to six years.
UNCF-Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship
Awards are intended to encourage the interest of African American undergraduate students in furthering their science education and pursuing biomedical science careers by providing tuition support and opportunities for research experience in a state-of-the-art industrial laboratory.
Harry S. Truman Scholarship
National award that provides funding towards senior year and for the first three years of graduate study. Designed for students interested in a career in public service (defined very broadly).
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
Supports students who intend to pursue careers related to environmental issues and/or environmental public policy. Also, it supports Native Americans and Alaska Natives who intend to pursue careers in health care and tribal public policy.