The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program is a fully paid, five and a half week summer residential program for rising juniors who desire to make a difference. Fellows will engage in dynamic leadership education curriculum, interact with nationally recognized corporate, government, and military leaders in the nation’s capital, and discover how to change the world through self-reflection, exciting experiential activities, and a community service-focused capstone project. Award includes all program costs, housing, transportation, and a weekly stipend.
Eligibility: Open to sophomore U.S. citizens with a GPA of 3.4 or above.
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Nomination: No, but strongly recommended to work with Fellowships Office
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).
This call for graduate fellowship proposals, entitled NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program – 2014/2015 Academic Year, solicits applications from accredited U.S. Universities on behalf of individuals pursuing Masters or Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in Earth and space sciences, or related disciplines, at respective institutions. The purpose of NESSF is to ensure continued training of a highly qualified workforce in disciplines needed to achieve NASA’s scientific goals outlined above. Awards resulting from the competitive selection will be made in the form of training grants to the respective universities with the advisor serving as the principal investigator.
Value: Maximum amount of a NESSF award is $30,000 per year
Eligibility: Individuals pursuing Masters or Ph.D. degrees in Earth and space sciences, or related disciplines; admitted to, or already enrolled in, a full-time Masters and/or Ph.D. program at accredited U.S. universities; and students may enter the fellowship program at any time during their graduate work. Students may also apply in their senior year prior to receiving their baccalaureate degree, but must be admitted and enrolled in a Masters and/or Ph.D. program at a U.S. university at the time of the award.
Fellowship Type: Graduate
Nomination: Universities apply on behalf of individuals
National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) Scholarship
The NATA Foundation Scholarship Program is one of the organization’s most highly regarded programs.Through this program, which is managed by the Scholarship Committee, the NATA Foundation awards undergraduate, master’s and doctoral scholarships.
Eligibility: Be a member of NATA by November 1 of application year and have membership for 2014
Be a junior (for entry level scholarship) or in the first year of a masters program
Have a minimum 3.2 GPA
Have performed with distinction in his/her: Academic program and institution; Athletic training duties/assignments; Academic coursework; Community service.
Be in a CAATE accredited program
Have Institutional Representative and Nominating Certified Athletic Trainer support
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 Marine Fisheries Service - Sea Grant Joint Graduate Fellowship Program in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics
Ph.D. candidates interested in the population and ecosystem dynamics of living marine resources and the development and implementation of quantitative methods for assessing their status can receive up to three years of funding. Ph.D. students in marine resource economics, concentrating on the conservation and management of living marine resources, can receive two years of funding.The goals of the NOAA Fisheries/Sea Grant Fellowship Program are:To encourage qualified applicants to pursue careers in either population and ecosystem dynamics and stock assessment or in marine resource economicsTo increase available expertise related to these fieldsTo foster closer relationships between academic scientists and NOAA FisheriesTo provide real-world experience to graduate students and accelerate their career development.To help achieve these goals, each Fellow will be required to work closely with an expert (mentor) from NOAA Fisheries who will serve on the Fellow’s committee. The mentor may also provide access to research data sources and to working/laboratory space in a NOAA Fisheries research facility and/or research vessel, if appropriate. The award for each Fellowship, contingent upon the availability of Federal funds, will be in the form of a grant or cooperative agreement of $38,500 per year.
Value: $38,500 per year for 2-3 years
Eligibility: PhD students at candidacy with research interests in fishery management, population, and marine resource economics.