Kobe College Corporation-Japan Education Exchange Graduate Fellowship
The KCC Japan Education Exchange Graduate Fellowships Program was established in 1996 to support qualified graduate students for research or study in Japan. The purpose of the fellowship is to support future American educators who will teach more effectively about Japan.
Value: Between $25,000 and $30,000
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students who have passed their qualifying exams, been advanced to candidacy at their universities, and at the dissertation stage. There are no restrictions as to research topic, place of study in Japan, gender or age of the applicant. The travel grant may not be used for language training. Preference will be given to applicants who are already proficient in research level Japanese language. Research interests may include (but are not limited to) the arts, culture, education, language, history, journalism or business. Preference will be given to applicants to have not previously studied or lived in Japan.
Major: Japan Studies
Fellowship Type: Graduate
Category: Dissertation | International
Nomination: No, but strongly suggested to work with Fellowships Office
The fellowship will help fund a proposal designed by the applicant to conduct brief work in a foreign country related to the mandate of UNESCO – using education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and/or communication and information to build strong ties among nations.The fellowship is intended for American college/university students who express an interest in international collaboration but as of yet had not been afforded many opportunities to travel abroad.The length of time for the travel is expected to be between 4 and 6 weeks and should include interaction with individuals from other nations. During his/her travel, the recipient should be willing to participate in public diplomacy events arranged with the pertinent U.S. State Department Consulate, Mission, and/or Embassy.Following the travel, the recipient agrees to submit a report describing experiences and analyzing objectives achieved; share his/her experiences with others; and be available to make a presentation to the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO.
Eligibility: Must be a U.S. Citizen eligible for foreign travel
Must be at least 18 years old and not older than 25 at the time of application
Must be currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university in the United States
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 Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance awards $4,000 to one student each semester whose life has been impacted by cancer.The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to college students in their pursuit of higher education.
Deadline: March and December
Eligibility: •Those who have battled cancer at any point in their lives (not limited to mesothelioma); OR
•Those who have a parent, sibling, immediate family member or close friend that has battled or is currently fighting cancer;
•Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university, community college or junior college, or a graduate degree program;
•Must be a United States citizen; and
•Must be in academic “Good Standing” and have a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher