Financial Aid & Fellowships
Be sure to visit Westminster's Financial Aid website.
Application Fee Waivers
Other Financial Aid Sites
Scholarships & Financial Aid for Underrepresented Groups
Gilman International Scholarships
David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships: study abroad to pursue the study of languages, cultures, and world regions that are critical to U.S. national security, but are less freqently studied by U.S. graduate students.
Foundations Offering Fellowships and Scholarships
- Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships
- The National Academies: a list links to fellowships, scholarships, and grants
- The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation provides funding for up to six years of graduate study for students with financial need.
- GEM Consortium engineering fellowships
- The National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program, for students from a disadvantaged background who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research.
- The Jacob Javits Fellowship Program of the U.S. Department of Education for graduate students in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
- The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation includes the Mellon Fellowships in the Humanities among their many offerings.
- The National Science Foundation has a number of opportunities for students interested in science, math, engineering, and the social sciences.
- Check out successful Graduate Research Fellowship NSF proposals here
- The Spencer Foundation supports educational research.
- Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Graduate Scholarship Program has a number of opportunites for minority students interested in PhD's in engineering, natural sciences and mathmatics.
- The Davis - Putter Scholarship Fund has a number of opportunities for students who are actively working for, and committed to social and economic justice.
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