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Undergraduate/Graduate Study

Undergraduate Study

The Boren Scholarship: The Boren Scholarship supports undergraduate study abroad for a minimum of one semester (or for a shorter summer term) in countries that are critical to the future security of the United States. The scholarship hopes to give students experience with less traditionally taught languages and cultures and help create future leaders with international experience and relationships. Faculty representative is Steve Hurlbut. DEADLINE, FEBRUARY

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship: The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship provides juniors and seniors in the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering up to $7,500 annually to cover tuition, room, board, books, and fees. Most Goldwater scholars plan to pursue Ph. D.’s in their specific fields. Up to 300 awards are given per year. Faculty representative is Bonnie Baxter. DEADLINE, JANUARY 31

The Truman Scholarship: The Truman Scholarship consists of $30,000 awards to college juniors who plan to pursue careers in government of public service and who plan to attend graduate school to further that aim. While the majority of the award goes towards supporting graduate study, up to $3,000 of the award may be used to offset costs of the recipient’s senior year. Approximately 75 awards are made annually to students with extensive records of community service and outstanding leadership potential and communication skills. Faculty representative is Mike Zarkin. DEADLINE, FEBRUARY

The Morris K. Udall Scholarship: The Morris K. Udall Scholarship supports juniors and seniors whoa re studying the environment and related fields. It also supports Native Americans and Alaska Natives in fields related to health care and tribal policy. The foundation awards approximately 75 scholarships of $5,000 to help cover tuition, room, board, books and fees. Faculty representative is Jeff McCarthy. DEADLINE, MARCH

Graduate Study


The Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship: The Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship for Minorities attempts to help increase the presence of minorities on college and university faculties by funding three years of graduate support in programs leading to the Ph. D. or Sc. D. with awards worth approximately $24,000 per year. Fields of eligible study include the social sciences, literature, history, philosophy, earth and life sciences, engineering, mathematics, and computer science. Faculty representative is Fatima Mujcinovic. DEADLINE, NOVEMBER

The Fulbright Scholarship: The Fulbright Scholarship, administered by the Institute for International Education, assists recent U. S. graduates in conducting research or one year of study in over 100 nations. The larger purpose is to give students opportunities for personal and professional development and international experience. Awards may cover costs associated with transportation, book costs, living expenses and tuition. Faculty representative is Susan Gunter. DEADLINE, OCTOBER

The Jacob K. Javits Fellowship: The Jacob K. Javits Fellowship program provides fellowships to students of superior academic ability—selected on the basis of demonstrated achievement, financial need, and exceptional promise—to undertake study at the doctoral and Master of Fine Arts level in selected fields of arts, humanities, and social sciences. Faculty representative is Chris Quinn. DEADLINE, OCTOBER

The James Madison Junior Fellowships: The James Madison Junior Fellowships are for graduating seniors who plan to study for a master’s degree in American history or political science. Students may also pursue MA’s in teaching or education in those fields. Coursework should have a substantial number of classes that “closely examine the origins and development of the U.S. Constitution, the evolution of political theory and constitutional law, the effects of the Constitution on society and culture in the United States, or other such topics directly related to the Constitution.” The maximum amount of each award is $24,000, prorated over the period of study. Faculty representative is Mike Zarkin. DEADLINE, MARCH

The Marshall Scholarship: The Marshall Scholarship funds up to 40 American students of high intellectual ability for up to two years of study leading to a graduate or undergraduate degree at a British University. The award covers tuition, living expenses, transportation, and other costs associated with study abroad. Faculty representative is Susan Gunter. DEADLINE, OCTOBER

The George J. Mitchell Scholarship: The George J. Mitchell Scholarship was created in 1998 to interest future American leaders in Ireland. The award funds one year of graduate study in any academic field at one of seven universities in the Republic of Ireland and two universities in Northern Ireland. Students receive an $11,000 stipend to cover costs, while the host institution contributes the tuition and board for the scholarship recipient. Faculty representative is Susan Gunter. DEADLINE, OCTOBER

The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship: The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship awards approximately 900 graduate fellowships annually that are renewable for up to three years and support graduate study leading to a research-based master’s or doctoral degree in the field of science, mathematics, and engineering, as well as most social sciences and the history and philosophy of science. Support is not provided for training for practice-oriented professional degrees. Recipients may attend graduate programs in the U.S. or abroad. Awards are also made for work toward a research-based Ph.D. in science education that requires a science competence comparable to that for Ph.D. candidates in eligible disciplines. The awards are worth approximately $27,000 annually. Faculty representative is Greg Gagne. DEADLINE, NOVEMBER

 
The Rhodes Scholarship:
The Rhodes Scholarship funds two years of study at the University of Oxford for thirty two Americans annually without restriction to academic field or career plans, though the proposed course of study must be available at Oxford. Four students are chosen from each of eight geographic regions in the United States and the selection emphasizes intellectual distinction, integrity of character, leadership, and energy to pursue their talents. The Office of Fellowship Advising represents this scholarship. DEADLINE, OCTOBER

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans: The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans encourages immigrants or the children of immigrants to achieve positions of leadership in their chosen fields by funding up to two years of graduate study in any professional field (law, medicine, social work), scholarly discipline, or the fine and performing arts. The award provides an annual stipend of $20,000 and one-half the cost of tuition. Faculty representative is Fatima Mujcinovic. DEADLINES, SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER