Environmental Protection Agency, United States: Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP)
This program offers temporary employment that will enable you to earn a salary while continuing your studies. The length of these positions can range from three months during the summer to as long as you are a student.
Value: Salary varies depending on what grade for which you qualify.
Eligibility: To qualify, you must be a U.S. citizen, at least 16 years old and enrolled as a degree-seeking student. More specifically, you must be taking at least a half-time academic or vocational and technical course load at one of the following: accredited high school, technical or vocational school, or a two- or four-year accredited college or university at the undergraduate, graduate, or professional school level.
Over 200 scholarships between $500 and $2,500 will be awarded this calendar year for U.S. and Canadian citizens to study internationally. Award amounts will vary with the average award being approximately $1,000. All decisions regarding scholarship awards are those of the Foundation and are final.
Deadline: March and October annually
Eligibility: Students in college, graduate school, or law school, looking to study abroad with a program in one of the following categories: Academic Semester (taking classes at a university); Service Learning; Internship; Short Term Program; Research; Summer Programs; Academic Year; or Other program which meet all eligibility requirements
The Frank Huntington Beebe Fund for Musicians was established in 1932 under the terms of the will of Frank Huntington Beebe, a Boston philanthropist interested in music. The purpose of the Fund is to provide fellowships for gifted young musicians, generally performers and composers in classical disciplines, who wish to pursue advanced music study and performance abroad, usually in Europe.
Value: The Fund provides financial support for round trip transportation, living and other expenses. An all-inclusive grant of $22,000 will be offered. Fellowships are for one year and are generally not renewable.
Eligibility: Fellowships are awarded to musicians at the outset of their professional lives, for whom this would be the first extended period of study abroad. Applicants must demonstrate a solid base of accomplishment in order to be considered and are generally not older than their mid-20s. A strong, well-planned project of study that will enhance the applicant's life in music must be proposed. Enrollment in a school or university is not required unless such study is an essential part of the project.
Major: Music-Composition, Performance
Fellowship Type: Post-Graduate
Category: Financial Need
Nomination: No, but strongly suggested to work with the Fellowships Office
Fulbright- Full Grants for English Teaching Apprenticeship (ETA)
U.S. Department of State funded; largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools world wide.English Teaching Assistants apply to teach English in a foreign country.
Value: Round trip transportation, limited health benefits, living expenses based on your host country
Eligibility: senior undergraduate or graduate student; language ability requirements differ for each country
U.S. Department of State funded; largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools world wide. Study/Research grants are for conducting study/research in one country for one academic year
Value: Round trip transportation, limited health benefits, living expenses based on your host country, and some full grants include book and research allowances, mid-term enrichment activities in many countries or world regions, full or partial tuition, etc
Eligibility: Graduating senior or graduate of college; graduate students; U.S. citizenship; language requirements vary by country
The Alvan T. - Viola D. Fuller - American Cancer Society Junior Research Fellowships offer undergraduate students from New England an opportunity to participate in laboratory research with accomplished investigators for 10 weeks during the summer. Upon selection, fellows are placed in labs at leading New England research institutions, such as teaching hospitals, universities, and medical schools, and given a $4,500 stipend.
Applicants must be permanent residents of New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, or VT) and enrolled in a four-year undergraduate program anywhere in the country; seniors and juniors are eligible, and preference is given to those with advanced science/public health course work; lab skill and interest in research are prerequisites; and minority students and students with American Cancer Society volunteer experience are encouraged to apply.
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Nomination: No, but strongly encouraged to work with the Office