American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Technology Policy Fellowships
The fellowship program is designed to provide an opportunity for scientists and engineers to learn first-hand how scientific and technological information is used in environmental policy-making; to provide a unique public policy learning experience; to demonstrate the value of science, technology, and economics in addressing societal problems; and to make practical contributions to the more effective use of scientific and technical knowledge in the programs of the U.S. government. Fellows work in offices throughout the EPA on projects of mutual interest to the Fellows and the hosting offices.
Value: Stipend, travel, and health insurance benefits are available for fellows
Eligibility: Please visit the following website for requirements: http://fellowships.aaas.org/04_Become/04_Eligibility.shtml
Major: Social and Behavioral sciences, Medical and Health sciences, Biological, Physical or Earth sciences Computational sciences and Mathematics Engineering disciplines
American Association of University Women International Fellowship
International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate study at accredited institutions are supported. Several fellowships are available for study outside of the U.S.
Value: $18000-$30000 for one year
Eligibility: non-U.S. citizens (or holders of a nonimmigrant visa if residing in the U.S.). Must be proficient in English, and intend to return to one's home country to pursue a professional career.
American Association of University Women-Master’s and First Professional Awards
These fellowships are awarded to women who intend to pursue a degree in one of the designated degree programs where women's participation traditionally has been low. Plus women of color who are pursuing a MBA, JD, MD, or OD.
Eligibility: College senior or first year graduate student; U.S. citizenship; Woman
American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund
The mission of the ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund is to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to law school and to provide financial assistance to them. In addition to whether the applicant is a member of a racial and/or ethnic minority that has been underrepresented in the legal profession, the applicant's financial need; personal, family, and educational background; personal statement; and participation in community service activities will be considered.
Value: $15,000 over the course of three years
Eligibility: College seniors; U.S. citizenship; under-represented minority
ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards of up to $5,000 are given to qualified students. African American, Hispanic, or American Indian high school seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology are eligible to apply.
Value: up to $5000
Eligibility: Be African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian; U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident; full-time student at a high school or accredited college, university, or community college; demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0, "B" or better); demonstrate financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) and the Student Aid Report (SAR) form; be a graduating high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science OR intending to or already pursuing a degree in chemical technology; be planning a career in the chemical sciences.
Major: Chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related scienc
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Nomination: No, but strongly encouraged to work with the Office
Graduate students studying concrete are eligible to apply for these scholarships annually, valued at $3000 each. Many of the Scholarships are awarded in the name of individuals, organizations, and corporations, and others are awarded from ACI. Unlike the institute’s fellowships, applicants don’t have to be nominated by ACI member faculty.
Eligibility: At the time of receiving an ACI Foundation Scholarship (not necessarily at the time of application), the applicant shall possess a bachelor's degree from an institution of higher education which is accredited by the responsible regional or national agency. At the time of acceptance of an ACI Foundation Scholarship (not necessarily at the time of application), the applicant shall have been accepted for graduate study at an accredited college or university in an engineering, architecture, or materials science program. The graduate study program shall be in the area of concrete with an emphasis on structural design, materials, construction, or any combination thereof. Applicants for the Kumar Mehta Scholarship must be pursuing graduate research in sustainable concrete. Applicants must be full-time first- or second-year (after bachelor’s degree) graduate students during the entire scholarship year. Course work during a summer session will count toward the degree year. Applications will be accepted from anywhere in the world but the graduate program must be ABET-accredited or a mutually recognized program by ABET.
Fellowship Type: Graduate
Nomination: No, but strongly suggested to work with the office
American Jewish Archives: Jacob Rader Marcus Center Fellowship Program
The Marcus Center's Fellowship Program provides recipients with month long fellowships for research and writing at The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, located on the Cincinnati campus of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.Applicants must submit a fellowship application together with a five-page (maximum) research proposal that outlines the scope of their project and lists those collections at the American Jewish Archives that are crucial to their research. Applicants should also submit two letters of support, preferably from academic colleagues. For graduate and doctoral students, one of these two letters must be from their dissertation advisor. All inquiries and application materials should be forwarded to: Mr. Kevin Proffitt-The Director of the Fellowship Program- c/o The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives- 3101 Clifton Avenue- Cincinnati, Ohio 45220 -2408
Value: sufficient to cover transportation and living expenses while in residence in Cincinnati.
Eligibility: Typically, Marcus Center Fellowships will be awarded to post-doctoral candidates, Ph.D. candidates who are completing dissertations, and senior or independent scholars.
American Philosophical Society Library Resident Fellowship
The American Philosophical Society Library offers short-term residential fellowships for conducting research in its collections. APS is a leading international center for research in the history of American science and technology and its European roots, as well as early American history and culture. Fellows spend a month of their choosing in Philadelphia in the summer or academic year following their appointment.
Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduate student at candidacy or post-graduate in any field of study relevant to the APS collections, and must be a U.S. citizen or foreign national.