Funding for undergraduate and graduate degrees. Members of each class of Tillman Military Scholars represent a rich and diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and ambitions, and were selected based on strong leadership potential and a drive to make a positive impact on others through service.
Value: Each award amount is determined on a case by case basis, based on individual financial need and the strength of application in comparison to the overall pool. Average $11,000
Eligibility: --Veteran and active duty military service members of both pre- and post-9/11 service from all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard, including service in the National Guard and Reserve
--Spouses of active or veteran service members, including surviving spouses
--Service member or spouse seeking assistance to pursue an undergraduate (Bachelor’s or above), graduate or post-graduate degree as a full-time student at a public or private, U.S.-based accredited institution
Tribal Lands Environmental Science Scholarship Program
This program enables Native Americans to work for the environmental protection of tribal lands by assisting them in their pursuit of environmental science degrees. Students compete based on grade-point average, knowledge of Indian culture, commitment to environmental protection, character and leadership ability, level of study, and work experience.
Eligibility: Full-time junior, senior, and graduate students majoring in an environmental discipline are eligible to compete for the scholarships
Recognizes students who have the potential and initiative to be “agents of change.” Provides funding to students pursuing graduate degrees in public service fields. Scholars are required to work in public service for three of the seven years following completion of a Foundation funded graduate degree program as a condition of receiving Truman funds.
Value: Provides up to $30,000 in funding
Eligibility: Juniors; pursuing degrees in public service; record of service and leadership.
These summer programmes provide the opportunity for US undergraduates (aged over 18), with at least two years of undergraduate study left to complete, to come to the UK on a three, four, five or six week academic and cultural summer programme. Multiple programs are offered, including a program at Shakespeare's Globe, on focused on archeology at Durham University, and an Irish Studies program at Queen's University in Belfast.
Value: The majority of the participant costs will be covered, including cost of program, airfare, and accomodation.
Eligibility: Must be freshman or sophomore at U.S. institution
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Nomination: No, but strongly suggested to work with Fellowships Office
Four times a year, USA TODAY honors outstanding students and educators with the All-USA Academic and Teacher Teams.
Value: Students named to first teams receive a $2,500 stipend, obelisk, and medallion as recognition as an outstanding two-year college student. All receive extensive national recognition through coverage in USA TODAY.
Eligibility: U.S. and non-U.S. citizens can apply.
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate, Fellowship Type: Graduate, Fellowship Type: International Students
W.F. Albright Institute of Archeological Research (AIRI)-fellowships near Ancient Eastern studies
The AIRI provides a base for a broad-range of American-lead scholarly research projects. The research period should be continuous, without frequent trips outside the country. Residence at the Albright is required. The option to accommodate dependents is subject to space available at the Albright. (Room and half-board indicated below is based on residence in the Institute’s hostel. Other residential arrangements are available at different rates and in consultation with the Director. They include a fully equipped three-bedroom apartment with study and private facilities, a fully equipped two-bedroom apartment with study and private facilities, and a hostel residence with private facilities.) Fifteen different organizational grants are offered through AIRI.
Value: The Albright annually provides up to $270,000 in fellowships and awards to 32 recipients
Eligibility: Fellowships are open to students and scholars
Major: Near Eastern studies from prehistory through the early Islamic period, including the fields of archaeology, anthropology, art history, Bible, epigraphy, historical geography, history, language, literature, philology and religion and related disciplines.
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation-Thomas R. Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship
The Thomas R. Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship program provides funding to participants as they are prepared academically and professionally to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service. Junior year applicants receive funding for senior year and first year of graduate study; senior year applicants are funded for two years of masters program.
Value: financial support of up to $50,000 annually towards tuition and mandatory fees (excluding health insurance), living stipend (based on the institution’s room and board rate), reimbursement for books and some travel
Eligibility: United States citizens at the time of application will be considered. Juniors or seniors with a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale at the time of application.
Major: Open to all areas of study, but particularly for those interested in Foreign Affairs
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Nomination: No, but suggested to work with Fellowships Office
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation: Religion and Ethics: The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships are designed to encourage original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences, and particularly to help Ph.D. candidates in these fields complete their dissertation work in a timely manner. In addition to topics in religious studies or in ethics (philosophical or religious), dissertations appropriate to the Newcombe Fellowship competition might explore the ethical implications of foreign policy, the values influencing political decisions, the moral codes of other cultures, and religious or ethical issues reflected in history or literature.
Value: up to 20 non-renewable Fellowships of $25,000 will be awarded for 12 months of full-time dissertation writing; in addition, Fellows' graduate schools will be asked to waive tuition and/or remit some portion of their fees
Eligibility: Applicants must be candidates for Ph.D. or Th.D. degrees in doctoral programs at graduate schools in the United States, those working on D. Min., law, Psy.D., and other professional degrees are not eligible. Applicants must also be able to fulfill all pre-dissertation requirements by the application deadline, including approval of the dissertation proposal, and expect to submit completed dissertations by summer 2011, in the writing stage of the dissertation. Usually, this means that fieldwork or other research is complete and writing has begun by the time of the award. Applicants should have never held a similar national award for the final year of dissertation writing. Applicants who have won such awards as the ACLS, AAUW, Ford, MacArthur, Mellon, Pew, Spencer, or Whiting fellowship are not eligible. Applicants must plan to write on topics where ethical or religious values are a central concern and have never applied for the Fellowship before. Previous applicants may not apply.
Major: religious study, ethics (philosophical or religious)
Fellowship Type: Graduate
Category: Financial Need
Nomination: No, but strongly suggested to work with the Fellowships Office