The Alpha Omega Council, comprised of leading businesspersons of Hellenic ancestry, honors its late founder by presenting the Peter Agris Memorial Scholarships annually to several young Greek-Americans pursuing studies in the fields of journalism or communications.
Eligibility: Must be of Greek-American decent; Currently enrolled full-time as a journalism or communications major at graduate or undergraduate level in a U.S. college or university; 3.0 GPA or higher; Active participant in school, church, and/or community organizations; Must demonstrate need for financial aid.
Scholarship for funding graduate study in the social science field
Value: $2,000 or $1,000 award to attend graduate school
Eligibility: Applications must be PGM members and be a first or second year graduate student
Major: Social Sciences- sociology, anthropology, political science, history, economics, international relations, public administration, criminal justice, law, social work, psychology, and human/cultural geography.
Fellowship Type: Graduate
Category: Financial Need
Nomination: No but strongly suggested to work with the Fellowships Office
The Scott Phillips Memorial Fund awards scholarships between $3,000 and $18,000 (the average award is $6,000). Awards are renewable for up to 4 years while recipients complete bachelor's degrees. Competitive applicants will have a record of academic success, involvement in community and extracurricular activities, be working to earn money to defray college costs, and strive to make a difference in society. Students must meet the Phillips Scholarship financial need criteria prior to applying.
Value: Up to $18,000 annually
Eligibility: Open to students who are permanent residents of a New England state (NH, MA, RI, CT, VT, ME) with a GPA of 3.0 who are enrolled full-time in a bachelor's degree program, with demonstrated financial need.
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Nomination: No, but strongly recommended to work with Fellowships Office
Students who have been stigmatized or isolated because of their sexual orientation or gender identity often lack critical family, financial, and community support. Too often individuals of great promise give up because they do not believe success is possible. The scholarship program works to address those issues. Pride Foundation also recognizes students who may not identify as LGBTQ, but who have contributed to the LGBTQ community. These may be the children of LGBTQ parents, or just friends of our community that have demonstrated leadership in advancing LGBTQ equality.
Eligibility: Applicants must be a resident of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington but may study elsewhere. Applicants are considered a resident of one of these states if they currently live within that state and have done so for at least three months prior to the application deadline, or have lived within that state for at least one year at any time within the five years prior to the application deadline. Applicants must show leadership potential either within the LGBTQ community and/or within their field of study; lack a broader LGBTQ community support system; face additional barriers to educational access, including students who are economically, racially, socially, geographically, or politically disenfranchised; and demonstrate significant financial need
Founded in 1999, Princeton in Africa develops young leaders committed to Africa’s advancement by offering yearlong fellowship opportunities with a variety of organizations that work across the African continent.Working with our partner organizations, we match highly qualified and motivated graduating seniors and young alumni in yearlong fellowships in the areas of humanitarian aid; public health; education; conservation; post-conflict reconstruction; and social entrepreneurship
Value: Housing, living stipend, orientation, and group medical insurance
Eligibility: Open to graduating seniors and young alumni, from any non-profit college or university in the U.S., who seek to serve other nations
Princeton-in-Asia (PiA) provides transformative, service-oriented experiences for talented graduates. Over the last century, the organization has achieved this goal by providing talented young people with various opportunities to live and work in Asia. In 2010, PiA placed 165 fellows in eighteen countries, including Cambodia, China/Hong Kong, Timor-Leste, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Laos, Mongolia, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Currently the program offers primarily teaching fellowships with additional fellowships in the fields of journalism, international development, and business.
Value: Local salary, orientation, group medical insurance, some language and cultural grants; assistance with loan deferment
Eligibility: You must have your bachelor’s degree by July 1 of the application year. People with advanced degrees (Master’s only, no PhDs), accepted, especially for non-teaching posts. However, PiA’s fellowships are geared toward recent college graduates.
Princeton in Latin America (PiLA) is a non-profit organization that partners with non-profits throughout Latin America to match them with young, public sector professionals seeking full-year fellowships in development work. We are an independent 501(c)3 which is not funded by Princeton University. PiLA placements offer important field experience to recent college alumni who cannot otherwise find NGO work in Latin America and who are eager to pursue careers in development work; no other program like this exists. Therefore, PiLA provides crucial work experience to aspiring public sector professionals.
Value: Monthly stipend is determined to cover housing, food, and local transportation
Eligibility: Open to graduating seniors and young alumni of Princeton and other universities. Because PiLA is intended for young alumni seeking service opportunities abroad, they rarely consider applicants five years past graduation. Spanish, French, or Portuguese language skills may be required; varies by country
Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship (PPIA)
PPIA supports students in their pursuit of graduate degrees in public policy and international affairs. The PPIA Fellowship begins with the completion of a Junior Summer Institutes (JSI). JSI is an intensive seven-week summer program that focuses on preparing students for graduate programs in public and international affairs and careers as policy professionals, public administrators and other leadership roles in public service.Students who are selected for the 2016 Junior Summer Institute Fellowship cohort will study on the campus of one of the four participating universities: Carnegie Mellon; UC-Berkeley, Princeton, and University of Michigan.The curriculum includes economics, statistics, domestic/international policy issues and leadership topics, all designed to sharpen the students’ quantitative, analytic and communication skills.
Value: Fully funded program with stipend
Eligibility: United States citizen or legal permanent resident you are eligible to apply to all JSI programs. In addition:
UC Berkeley (including the Law Fellows program) and Princeton University can accept international students who are studying at US institutions.
Applicants must have an expected graduation date between December 2016 and August 2017.
Must not have attained a Bachelor’s Degree prior to start of Junior Summer Institute.
Must be committed to completing a Master’s Degree in public and/or international affairs at one of the PPIA Consortium graduate schools.
Must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a professional career associated with public service such as government, nonprofits, humanitarian and international organizations and other related programs.
Must be interested in contributing to the diversity of perspectives present in the PPIA Fellowship Program.
Economic need is given consideration during the review of applications.
All academic majors are welcome to apply!
Major: All majors
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Nomination: No, but strongly encouraged to work with Office
The Boston Flower Exchange, Inc. announces the 2014 Rachel Butterworth Dietz Scholarship, an award of $5,000.00, for a student in the New England region pursuing, or intending to pursue, higher education in floriculture or ornamental horticulture. This contest closes on September 15th, 2014 and is open to enrolled full-time students in higher education or graduating high school seniors who have been accepted into a floriculture or ornamental horticulture program.
Eligibility: Full time students in the New England region pursuing, or intending to pursue, higher education in floriculture or ornamental horticulture.
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Nomination: No, but encouraged to work with Office
Focuses on familiarizing American professionals and executives with the political, economic, and cultural environment of Europe and of Germany in particular through an intensive nine-month work and study program in Germany.
Value: Monthly stipend of EUR 3.000 (tax-free in Germany) starting in September; monthly summer stipend of EUR 1.000 + free accommodations during July and August
Eligibility: U.S. citizen, 40 years of age or younger at the application deadline, Minimum five years of relevant, full-time work experience in target fellowship field (excluding internships), Graduate degree preferred, Evidence of outstanding professional performance, Sincere commitment to furthering the transatlantic relationship
Major: Business Administration, Law, Political Science, Public Policy, and Journalism.