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 Science Foundation (NSF): Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)
The NSF GRFP aims to ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in the U.S. and to reinforce its diversity.
Value: Approximately 1,100 fellowships worth $30,000, plus cost of education allowance for up tot three years of graduate study at any accredited U.S. or foreign academic institution.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents at or near the beginning of research-based graduate studies in the following fields: chemistry, computer and information science and engineering, engineering, geosciences, life sciences, mathematical sciences, physics and astronomy, psychology, and social science fields are eligible to apply.
Major: See Eligibilty
Fellowship Type: Graduate
Category: Financial Need
Nomination: No, but strongly suggested to work with the Fellowships Office
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF-GRFP)
Funds graduate level study in the STEM fields; recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions
Value: $32,000 for three years
Eligibility: Graduating senior or graduate student in first two years of MS/PhD program in STEM fields; US citizen
National Science Foundation Undergraduate S-STEM scholarships
This program makes grants to institutions of higher education to support scholarships for academically talented, financially needy students, enabling them to enter the workforce following completion of an associate, baccalaureate, or graduate level degree in science and engineering disciplines. Grantee institutions are responsible for selecting scholarship recipients, reporting demographic information about student scholars, and managing the S-STEM project at the institution. The program does not make scholarship awards directly to students; students should contact the Office of Financial Aid and the Office of ScholarThe number and size of awards will vary depending upon the scope of projects and availability of funds. In fiscal year 2006, approximately $50 million is expected to be available to support approximately 110 new S-STEM awards. Awards are normally not expected to exceed $500,000 in total. Annual budgets are limited to $125,000. The award duration may be up to five years (four scholarship years and an optional initial period for planning), within the annual and overall budget limits. The limits include the funds for administrative and support functions as well as the scholarship funds.
Value: not exceed $500,000 in total. Annual budget $125,000
Eligibility: Please visit the following site: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2006/nsf06527/nsf06527.htm#elig
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)