Chicago Injury Center Scholarship for Disabled Veterans
The Chicago Injury Center awards 4 scholarships each year in the amounts of $1000 (1), $500 (1), and $250 (2). Applicants submit a short biography, photo, and 500-word essay on overcoming the challenges of being a disabled veteran.
Value: Up to $1000
Eligibility: Disabled veterans honorably discharged from the military, with a GPA of 2.5.
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Nomination: No, but encouraged to work with the Fellowships Office
Excellent competitors in the "Chinese Bridge", the Chinese Language Proficiency Competition for the world college, will be eligible for the scholarship. There are four kinds of scholarship: Academic Degree Scholarships: this scholarship will be awarded to the 3 first winners who won in the finals.Short-term Summer Research and Study Scholarships: this scholarship will be awarded to the 5 prizewinners who won in the finals.A scholarship for a 15 days China cultural study tour: these scholarships will be awarded to the 7 third prizewinners who won in the finals.Scholarships will be awarded to outstanding competitors who participated in the preliminary contest. These scholarships will be awarded to outstanding competitors in the preliminary contest who did not enter the finals. The scale of the preliminary contests will also decide themHow to apply: Qualified applicants should fill in their scholarship application forms and submit their academic certificate, the results of their study and a letter of recommendation or the corresponding copy materials. These materials should be sent directly to the Department of Communication, Hanban by the Chinese embassies or consulates before the deadline. All the application materials will not be returned whether candidates are accepted or not. Some important materials such as the graduation certificate, health records for foreigners should be kept by the applicants themselves.
Value: The academic degree scholarship is designed to cover all tuition fees, cost of teaching materials, accommodations and other subsidies, including a return air ticket from their country to Beijing. The short-term Summer Research and Study scholarship cover
Eligibility: Applicants must be in good health, studying Chinese as a second language,
Major: open to all areas of study, but for those with excellent Chinese language skills.
In order to increase the cooperation and understanding between the people of China and other countries, develop outstanding international talent and improve the perception of China’s higher education, under the mandate of the Department of Education, Fudan University is opening application for full-time postgraduate studies under the 2009 Chinese government scholarship program.
Value: Students are exempt from registration fees, tuition, laboratory fees, internship fees, study materials and accommodation costs. A living stipend is provided (Masters Students 1,700RMB/month, Doctorate Students 2000RMB/month). New arrival one time set up s
Eligibility: Applicants must be foreign nationals, and in good health. Applicants for doctorate studies should have obtained a master’s degree and not be older than 40, and applicants for master’s studies should have obtained a bachelor’s degree and not be older than 35. Applicants should be graduates of internationally known overseas universities, or those universities that have established exchange programs with Fudan University. Applicants should have excellent grades; or should be a student from overseas university recommended by a Fudan University postgraduate advisor. Applicants should not be holding scholarship of any other category.
Major: All Chinese-taught and English-taught programs open to international students.
Fellowship Type: Post-Graduate, Fellowship Type: International Students
Nomination: No, but strongly suggested to work with the Fellowships Office
Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
The Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program provides early career individuals with the opportunity to spend 12 weeks at the National Academies in Washington, DC learning about science and technology policy and the role that scientists and engineers play in advising the nation. The program is designed to broaden fellows’ appreciation of employment opportunities outside academia and leave them with both a firm grasp of the important and dynamic role of science and technology in decision-making and a better understanding of the role that they can play in strengthening the science and technology enterprise for the betterment of mankind. Fellows receive an $8,500 stipend.
Eligibility: Graduate students and postdoctoral candidates who received their degree within 5 years. Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents, and international students with an F-1 or J-1 visa.
Major: STEM fields, science and technology studies, law, business, public policy, social sciences
Clinton Scholarship at the American University in Dubai
The William Jefferson Clinton Scholarship at the American University in Dubai seeks to further the goals of the Clinton Presidential Foundation to strengthen the capacity of people in the United States and throughout the world to meet the challenges of global interdependence. In partnership with the American University in Dubai, the program will provide American students based in the US the opportunity to expand their educational and cultural horizons by studying in the Arab world.
Deadline: March, May, November
Value: Full tuition and housing at American University in Dubai
Eligibility: The scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizen Students currently enrolled as full-time undergraduate degree candidates at an accredited four-year college/university in the United States. Must be a sophomore or above with at least a 3.0 GPA
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Nomination: No, but encouraged to work with Office
Common Ground Community Fellowship in Creative Responses to Homelessness
The mission is to assist recent college graduates in developing the skills to end homelessness. This mission is achieved by inviting fellows to work for Common Ground in the Chelsea Residence for a twelve-month period.
Value: $10,000 stipend, housing, dental and medical insurance, and seminars, site visits, and workshops
Eligibility: Recent graduate= those who have graduated less than one year prior to the fellowship start date. Visit the website below for more detailed information
Major: open to all areas of study, but to those who have an interest in ending homelessness
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship
CHCI's scholarship opportunities are afforded to Latino students in the United States who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement in the future. There is no GPA or academic major requirement. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility: --Full-time enrollment in a United States Department of Education accredited community college, four-year university, or graduate/professional program within the United States and Puerto Rico during the period for which scholarship is requested
--Demonstrated financial need
--Consistent, active participation in public and/or community service activities
--Strong writing skills
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, asylees, or individuals who are lawfully authorized to work full-time without restriction for any U.S. employer and who, at the time of application, possess lawful evidence of employment authorization.
NOTE: Individuals who are seeking consideration under the “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival” (DACA) policy must possess an Employment Authorization Document at the time of application
Established to encourage the development of research, documentation, and teaching skills in the field of horticulture. Funds one or more scholarships annually at $2500 to support study at an accredited college, university, or major botanic garden or arboretum. Projects may include but are not restricted to plant propagation, photographic documentation of studies and research projects, the acquisition of skills for working with horticulture collections, and research in horticulture in the broadest sense.
Eligibility: Open to college undergraduates and graduate students, advanced degree candidates, or non-degree-seeking applicants above the high school level.
The Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs is a full-time, nine-month, graduate-level experiential leadership training program that prepares diverse, intelligent and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadership in the public affairs arena. Unconventional by traditional academic standards, the Fellows Program is rigorous and demanding, an unparalleled opportunity for personal and professional growth. The Fellows Program is offered in Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and St. Louis.
Value: Tuition for the program is $3,500, and stipends of up to $12,000 over the nine-months are available based on individual financial need.
Eligibility: Coro is looking for people who have demonstrated some leadership either academically, or within a community and have an interest in public affairs. In addition, Coro is looking for the following qualities: ability to work within a diverse group, commitment to public service, flexibility and intellectual curiosity.
Major: Open to all areas of study, but for those who have an interest in civic engagement
The Cultural Vistas Fellowship affords underrepresented U.S. university students the unique opportunity to advance their career goals, develop global competencies, and experience life in another culture.Cultural Vistas will select up to 12 fellows to take part in this multinational professional development program that includes eight-week summer internships in Argentina, Germany, and Singapore. This fellowship opportunity is funded by Cultural Vistas.
Value: All expenses paid
Eligibility: U.S. citizens enrolled full-time at a four-year accredited U.S. college or university
Rising junior or senior status; minimum GPA of 3.0
No formal prior work or study abroad experiences
Academic or practical experience (volunteer or work) in sustainability, environmental awareness, engineering, and related sciences
Prior knowledge of language of host country (applicable in Germany and Argentina only)
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Nomination: No, but strongly suggest to work with Fellowships Office