National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program
The Dissertation Fellowship Program seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education. These $27,500 fellowships support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the history, theory, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world.
Eligibility: --Applicants need not be citizens of the United States; however, they must be candidates for the doctoral degree at a graduate school within the United States.
--Proposed project must be an education research project.
Major: Open, but related to education
Fellowship Type: Graduate
Nomination: No, but strongly encouraged to work with Office
National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) Scholarship
The NATA Foundation Scholarship Program is one of the organization’s most highly regarded programs.Through this program, which is managed by the Scholarship Committee, the NATA Foundation awards undergraduate, master’s and doctoral scholarships.
Eligibility: Be a member of NATA by November 1 of application year and have membership for 2014
Be a junior (for entry level scholarship) or in the first year of a masters program
Have a minimum 3.2 GPA
Have performed with distinction in his/her: Academic program and institution; Athletic training duties/assignments; Academic coursework; Community service.
Be in a CAATE accredited program
Have Institutional Representative and Nominating Certified Athletic Trainer support
National Community Pharmaceutical Association (NCPA) Foundation Presidential Scholarship
The NCPA Foundation Presidential Scholarships benefit full-time pharmacy students on the basis of leadership, academic achievement, and a demonstrated interest in independent community pharmacy.
Value: It's awarded on an individual basis and is non-transferable. Each recipient will receive a check made payable to his or her school from the NCPA Foundation for $2,000 during the NCPA Annual Convention. $300 travel stipend.
Eligibility: All pharmacy students who are student members of NCPA are eligible to apply for ONE of the NCPA Foundation Scholarships per academic year. The student must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. school or college of pharmacy on a full-time basis during the fall term and the spring term. Note: Students may only receive this award one time. Children of NCPA Foundation Officers, NCPA Officers, or NCPA Executive Committee members are not eligible to participate in the program.
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program (NDSEC)
The fellowships are for graduating seniors or students in their first two years of a PhD program in the fields listed above.
Value: Full tuition; Academic fees; Health insurance; Annual stipend of over $30,000
Eligibility: U.S. citizenship; Must be at or near the start of graduate studies in science and/or engineering programs; must be in one of following fields: aeronautical and astronautical engineering, bioscience, chemical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, cognitive, neural, and behavioral sciences, computer and computational sciences, electrical engineering, geosciences, materials science and engineering, mathematics, mechanical engineering, naval architecture and ocean engineering, oceanography, and physics
National Institute for Labor Relations Research William B. Ruggles Right to Work Journalism Scholarship
NILRR's primary function is to act as a research facility for the general public, scholars and students. It provides the supplementary analysis and research necessary to expose the inequities of compulsory unionism.
Eligibility: Available to graduate or undergraduate students majoring in journalism or related majors
National Institute for Labor Relations Research: Applegate/Jackson/Parks Future Teacher Scholarship
NILRR's primary function is to act as a research facility for the general public, scholars and students. It provides the supplementary analysis and research necessary to expose the inequities of compulsory unionism
Eligibility: Available to graduate or undergraduate students majoring in education
National Institutes for Health (NIH) University of Cambridge/University of Oxford Health Science Research
For students interested in earning a PhD from the University of Cambridge/Oxford and participating in a collaborative project involving research in labs both at the University of Cambridge/Oxford and the NIH, co-mentored by a research investigator at both institutions.
Value: Stipend of $24,000 per year; health and travel benefits; tuition and lab fees
Eligibility: U.S. citizenship or permanent residents with a bachelor’s degree; Outstanding academic performance and exceptional promise for a career in biomedical research are important; Previous laboratory research experience is a strong qualification for this program
Major: Must have courses in biology, chemistry (inorganic and organic), physics and mathematics
Fellowship Type: Graduate
Category: Financial Need
Nomination: No but strongly suggested to work with the Fellowships Office
National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program
For students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to a career in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. This offers up to $20,000 annually, paid research training at the NIH during the summer, and paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation. The award is for one year and can be renewed for up to 4 years. There is a service obligation that varies depending on how long the student receives aid.
Value: Up to $20,000/year, renewable
Eligibility: Applicant must be/have: U.S.A. citizen or U.S.A. permanent resident; enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student at an accredited 4-year undergraduate institution located in the United States of America; undergraduate University Grade Point Average of 3.3 or higher on a 4.0-point scale or within the top 5 percent of your class; 'Exceptional Financial Need' as certified by your undergraduate institution financial aid office.
Major: Biomedical Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, and Social Sciences
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Category: Financial Need
Nomination: No, but strongly suggested to work with the office
National Marine Fisheries Service - Sea Grant Joint Graduate Fellowship Program in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics
Ph.D. candidates interested in the population and ecosystem dynamics of living marine resources and the development and implementation of quantitative methods for assessing their status can receive up to three years of funding. Ph.D. students in marine resource economics, concentrating on the conservation and management of living marine resources, can receive two years of funding.The goals of the NOAA Fisheries/Sea Grant Fellowship Program are:To encourage qualified applicants to pursue careers in either population and ecosystem dynamics and stock assessment or in marine resource economicsTo increase available expertise related to these fieldsTo foster closer relationships between academic scientists and NOAA FisheriesTo provide real-world experience to graduate students and accelerate their career development.To help achieve these goals, each Fellow will be required to work closely with an expert (mentor) from NOAA Fisheries who will serve on the Fellow’s committee. The mentor may also provide access to research data sources and to working/laboratory space in a NOAA Fisheries research facility and/or research vessel, if appropriate. The award for each Fellowship, contingent upon the availability of Federal funds, will be in the form of a grant or cooperative agreement of $38,500 per year.
Value: $38,500 per year for 2-3 years
Eligibility: PhD students at candidacy with research interests in fishery management, population, and marine resource economics.
National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP) Scholarship
NOGLSTP established the Out To Innovate™ Scholarships for LGBT STEM Students, following NOGLSTP’s inaugural Out to Innovate™ Career Summit for LGBT People in STEM. These scholarships are intended for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) programs who are either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) or an active ally of the LGBT community. The scholarships are designed to promote academic excellence and increased visibility of talented LGBT students in STEM careers.
Eligibility: Students currently enrolled at any U.S.-based college or university is eligible to apply. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a declared major in an accredited STEM or STEM-related teaching field. Students must be LGBT or an active ally of the LGBT community.