National Security Agency Director's Summer Program
The NSA DSP is a 12-week funded program for undergraduate students in mathematics that runs from May to August. Participants receive training and conduct research in cryptology, communications technology, and advanced mathematics under the guidance of agency mentors. State-of-the-art computing resources are available to all students. Awardees receive a stipend and funded travel to Fort Meade, Maryland, and may be eligible for subsidized housing.
Value: Stipend, subsidized travel and housing
Eligibility: U.S. citizens who are undergraduates majoring in mathematics, or computer science or physics with a strong math curriculum. Applicants should have one year of preparation in upper level mathematics (abstract algebra or analysis).
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Nomination: No, but strongly encouraged to work with Fellowships Office
National Security Analysis and Intelligence Summer Seminar (NSAISS)
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence's (ODNI) National Security Analysis and Intelligence Summer Seminar (NSAISS) will allow participants to study and learn from analysts and senior officials in the Intelligence Community (IC) during an intensive two-week residential seminar.NSAISS participants will interact with currently serving intelligence analysts and senior officials through a curriculum of lectures, case studies, practice simulations, site visits to agencies, and other forms of exploration of intelligence disciplines, methodologies and substantive topics.Tentatively, the NSAISS will be presented by the Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies of the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University in partnership with the Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Analysis, the IC's Chief Human Capital Officer and the Community's Centers of Academic Excellence Program.Selected participants will receive: Hands-on experiences and exclusive training with intelligence analysts and other experts
Value: $500 stipend, Round-trip travel expenses between current address and Washington, D.C., Accommodations and local transportation to NSAISS activities, Course Materials
Eligibility: Applicants will be university graduate students or exceptional graduating seniors with proven plans for ongoing graduate study.
Funds serious language study and/or work overseas for a summer, one semester, or a year for undergraduates and graduate students in areas other than Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Focus on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad.
Value: Maximum of $20,000/academic year. There is a service requirement.
Eligibility: U.S. citizenship; planning a study abroad experience in a country outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand that meets home institution standards; must also study a foreign language in the country of study.
Major: Open, but languages are restricted (see website)
National Security Education Programs Boren Fellowships
Applicants design their own programs and may combine domestic language and cultural study with overseas study or research. Additionally, there is a service requirement with this scholarship.
Value: The maximum level of support for a combined overseas and domestic program is $30,000 over 24 months. Each individual project budget and the length of the project will determine actual support levels
Eligibility: U.S. citizenship; applying for or enrolled in a graduate school in the United States
Fellowship Type: Graduate
Nomination: No, but strongly suggested to work with the Fellowships Office
National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program
The National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program (Space Grant) is a national network of colleges and universities, which includes over 850 affiliates from universities, colleges, industry, museums, science centers, and state and local agencies. These affiliates belong to one of 52 consortia in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Each of the 52 consortia funds fellowships and scholarships for students pursuing careers in STEM, as well as curriculum enhancement and faculty development. A goal of the program is to recruit and train U.S. citizens (especially women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities) for careers in aerospace science and technology. Consortia are required to provide a specific target percentage for participation of female and underrepresented minority students in fellowship and scholarship programs. NOTE: At UNH, this program is run through the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space. For more information, contact Dr. Antoinette Galvin.
Deadline: Varies by Institution; February External
Eligibility: US Citizenship; further eligibility varies based on institution.
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Career Aid for Technical Students (CATS)
The Career Aid for Technical Students (CATS) program is designed to help students who enroll in any accredited vocational or technical program that does NOT lead to a four-year Baccalaureate degree. Awards range from $100-$3,500. Students must apply for federal financial aid (when available for their program) and submit proof of financial need.
Value: up to $3,500
Eligibility: New Hampshire residents under the age of 24 who are pursuing two-year degrees or technical training, who demonstrate financial need,
Nomination: No, but encouraged to work with the Fellowships Office
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Carl T. Witherell Technical Honor Loan
Grants are available to students each year for the duration of their full-time study (may be up to four years depending on the degree program). The average grant for any year is $3,000. The amount of an award is subject to the availability of funds and the demonstrated financial need of the applicant. Awards are paid in two equal installments in August and December. All checks are made co-payable to the student and his/her school. Students are encouraged to repay this award if their future financial circumstances permit.
Value: $3,000 renewable for the duration of the program
Eligibility: A graduate of the Lebanon, N.H., or Hartford, Vt., school systems who is either enrolling in an accredited technical post-secondary program (e.g. certificate or associate's degree programs) OR pursuing a technology-related bachelor's degree in a field such as engineering, computer science, accounting, nursing, or other technology areas.
Nomination: No, but encouraged to work with the Fellowships Office
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Festival of Trees Scholarship
Applicants must demonstrate:The ability to succeed in a natural resources or horticultural course of study by maintaining a 2.5 grade point average for a minimum of one semester at one of New Hampshire’s colleges or universities.Involvement in his/her community and/or school through extracurricular activities.Some level of work experience that supports his/her career goals and aspirations in life.Applicants should include a letter of recommendation from a faculty member and a recent transcript.
Value: up to $2,000
Eligibility: Students pursuing degrees in natural resources or horticulture with a GPA of 2.5 or above. Preference for students from the seacoast region who are matriculated at one of New Hampshire's colleges or universities.
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation High Tech Council Kocher Technology Scholarship
Employees of Council member companies are eligible to apply for $1,000 scholarships. Dependents of employees are eligible to apply for $2,000 scholarships that may be renewable. Successful applicants from UNH are eligible to receive a matching $2,000 from the university, for a total of $4,000.Recipients will be chosen based upon the following criteria:academic performancecommunity involvementparticipation in school activities that relate to technologyemployment or internships in the fieldfinancial needIn addition, undergraduate students are encouraged to take advantage of internship opportunities during their studies and to seek employment in NH after their studies are completed.
Value: Up to $4,000
Eligibility: Open to applicants who are employees of a Council member company OR a dependent thereof, who are pursuing degrees in a STEM field at an accredited New Hampshire college or university with a GPA of 3.0 or above.