Lend for America is a fellowship for college students to start microfinance organizations in campus communities. You’ll spend 8 weeks learning from hard working Americans and microfinance practitioners about the opportunities for microfinance to transform business owners and communities by reviewing loan applications, opening savings accounts, and coaching clients. All of your travel expenses are paid and you’ll receive a $2,500 stipend.
Eligibility: Must be US citizen; must be able to commit to program dates
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society- translational research program
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Translational Research Program (TRP)was established to encourage and provide support for new and novel clinical research. The goal of the program is to accelerate transfer of findings from the laboratory to clinical application.The program's purpose is to fund research that shows high promise for translating basic biomedical knowledge to prevention or new treatments and, ultimately, to prolong and enhance life.
Value: maximum of $200,000: includes direct costs and a maximum overhead of $20,000 or 11.1 percent of direct costs per year for three years.
Eligibility: Applicants (Principal Investigator) must hold an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree, and work in domestic or foreign non-profit organizations, such as universities, colleges, hospitals or laboratories. Applications may involve multiple such institutions and the Applicant (Principal Investigator) should have an independent research or academic position. Applicant (Principal Investigator) need not be U.S. citizens, and there are no restrictions on Applicant (Principal Investigator) age, race, gender or creed. Applications from non-academic facilities and the National Institute of Health are not eligible. Current TRP Grantees are eligible to reapply for an extension of similar research by submitting a Renewal Application (see Renewal Guidelines and Instructions). An Applicant (Principal Investigator) may only submit one application at a time.
Link Foundation Ocean Engineering and Instrumentation Ph.D. Fellowship Program
The main goals of the Link Foundation Ocean Engineering and Instrumentation Ph.D. Fellowship are to foster ocean engineering and ocean instrumentation research, to enhance both the theoretical and practical knowledge and applications of ocean engineering and ocean instrumentation research, and to disseminate the results of that research through lectures, seminars and publications.The award consists of $27,000 and can be used towards the Fellow’s academic year and summer stipend, expenses associated with the Fellow’s research (e.g. supplies, equipment, computing charges), to support the Fellow’s attendance at one or more technical meetings and/or to defray the cost of publishing the Fellow’s research results.
Eligibility: The applicant must be working toward a Ph.D. in an academic institution. (Please note: the applicant must have already been accepted into a Ph.D. program.) No limitations are placed on citizenship. Fellowships are only tenable at U.S. and Canadian Universities. Fellows must be enrolled on a full-time basis for the duration of the award.
Major: Ocean Engineering
Fellowship Type: Graduate, Fellowship Type: Post-Graduate, Fellowship Type: International Students
Nomination: No, but strongly suggested to work with the Fellowships Office
Marine Aquarium Societies of North America Student Scholarship
The Marine Aquarium Societies offers two $4,000 scholarships: one for undergraduate students, and one for Masters and doctoral students. The student must have declared a major/focus or have intent to declare a major/focus in one of the marine science disciplines. Selection will be based upon the student’s academic history and the student’s contributions and demonstrated commitment to the marine aquarium hobby and a career in a marine field.
Eligibility: Undergraduate or graduate students focusing on a marine field who are U.S. citizens or international students studying at a U.S. institution. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or above.
The Marine Technology Society administers multiple scholarship programs open to technical students, undegraduates and graduate students. Applicants must be students members of MTS. Awards range from $500 to $2,500 to be applied to tuition costs.
Value: up to $2,500
Eligibility: Marine Technology Society student members who are enrolled in a 2- or 4-year academic program in a marine-related field.
Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.
Value: university fees, cost of living expenses, annual book grant, thesis grant, research and daily travel grants, fares to and from the United States and, where applicable, a contribution towards the support of a dependent spouse.
Eligibility: United States citizens who (at the time they take up their Scholarship) hold a first degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the United States with a minimum GPA of 3
The Fellowships, which are funded by the Marshall Sherfield Fellowship Foundation, and administered by the Marshall Commission, enable American scientists or engineers to undertake post-doctoral research for a period of one to two academic years at a British university or research institute. The aim of the Marshall Sherfield Fellowships is to introduce American scientists and engineers to the cutting edge of UK science and engineering. Applicants should hold a doctorate in the sciences or engineering and should make contact with appropriate research institutes or universities in Britain prior to applying to the Marshall Commission. Award includes travel expenses, research grant, and living expenses stipend.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens holding a a doctorate in a science or engineering subject
Major: STEM disciplines
Fellowship Type: Post-Graduate
Nomination: No, but strongly encouraged to work with Fellowships Office
The MG James Ursano Scholarship Program is a need based scholarship program established to assist children of Army Soldiers in obtaining a 4-year undergraduate degree. Applicants must reapply each year and may receive assistance for up to four academic years as long as they meet the eligibility criteria below.
Eligibility: Student must be pursuing their first undergraduate degree and be enrolled full time as an undergraduate student for the entire academic year at a school accredited by the U.S. Department of Education. Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Student must be a dependent of a Soldier on federal active duty, a retired Soldier, or a deceased active or deceased retired Soldier.
Major: All majors
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Category: Financial Need
Nomination: No, but strongly suggested to work with the Fellowships Office
Provides money for those seeking further education in fields related to the environment; recognizes students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment; to Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to tribal public policy; or to Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to Native health care.
Value: Up to $5,000 for tuition, room and board, or other educational expenses; Four-day Udall Scholars Orientation in Tucson, Arizona to meet with other Scholars, elected officials, environmental and tribal leaders
Eligibility: Sophomore and junior level college students
Major: environment; public policy; health care; engineering; science; education; urban planning and renewal; business; justice; economics
The Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program provides support for outstanding scholarship and encourages independent graduate-level research in oceanography, marine biology, or maritime archaeology, particularly by women and members of minority groups. Masters students may be supported for up to two years, and doctoral students for up to four years. About four scholarships are awarded each year.
Value: Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarships carry a 12-month stipend for each student of $20,000 and an annual cost-of-education allowance of up to $12,000 and up to $20,000 support for a four-to-six week research collaboration at a NOAA facility.
Eligibility: Those eligible to apply are United States citizens currently pursuing or intending to pursue a masters or doctoral level degree. Additional eligibility requirements that must be met before the release of funds is acceptance to an institution in the U.S. with an accredited program, and certification by that institution that the award recipient will adhere to a detailed plan of study with approved research.
Major: oceanography, maritime archaeology (including the curation, preservation, and display of maritime artifacts) or marine biology, (including all science, engineering, and resource management of ocean and coastal areas).