Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
The Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program provides early career individuals with the opportunity to spend 12 weeks at the National Academies in Washington, DC learning about science and technology policy and the role that scientists and engineers play in advising the nation. The program is designed to broaden fellows’ appreciation of employment opportunities outside academia and leave them with both a firm grasp of the important and dynamic role of science and technology in decision-making and a better understanding of the role that they can play in strengthening the science and technology enterprise for the betterment of mankind. Fellows receive an $8,500 stipend.
Eligibility: Graduate students and postdoctoral candidates who received their degree within 5 years. Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents, and international students with an F-1 or J-1 visa.
Major: STEM fields, science and technology studies, law, business, public policy, social sciences
At least fourteen Churchill Scholarships, tenable for nine or twelve months of study at Cambridge University, are awarded annually to pursue graduate work in Engineering (including Computer Science), Mathematics, and the Physical and Biological Sciences. The one-year awards lead to the Masters of Philosophy (MPhil) or the Master of Advanced Study (MASt).
Deadline: External: November
Value: Approximately $60,000-$64,000
Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens of the United States and upon taking a Churchill Scholarship, be between the ages of 19 and 26, hold a bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a United States college or university, and may not have attained a doctorate. Individuals selected for this award often have a GPA of 3.9 or higher.
Major: Physical and Biological Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics. Computer Science
Clinton Scholarship at the American University in Dubai
The William Jefferson Clinton Scholarship at the American University in Dubai seeks to further the goals of the Clinton Presidential Foundation to strengthen the capacity of people in the United States and throughout the world to meet the challenges of global interdependence. In partnership with the American University in Dubai, the program will provide American students based in the US the opportunity to expand their educational and cultural horizons by studying in the Arab world.
Deadline: March, May, November
Value: Full tuition and housing at American University in Dubai
Eligibility: The scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizen Students currently enrolled as full-time undergraduate degree candidates at an accredited four-year college/university in the United States. Must be a sophomore or above with at least a 3.0 GPA
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Nomination: No, but encouraged to work with Office
Common Ground Community Fellowship in Creative Responses to Homelessness
The mission is to assist recent college graduates in developing the skills to end homelessness. This mission is achieved by inviting fellows to work for Common Ground in the Chelsea Residence for a twelve-month period.
Value: $10,000 stipend, housing, dental and medical insurance, and seminars, site visits, and workshops
Eligibility: Recent graduate= those who have graduated less than one year prior to the fellowship start date. Visit the website below for more detailed information
Major: open to all areas of study, but to those who have an interest in ending homelessness
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship
CHCI's scholarship opportunities are afforded to Latino students in the United States who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement in the future. There is no GPA or academic major requirement. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility: --Full-time enrollment in a United States Department of Education accredited community college, four-year university, or graduate/professional program within the United States and Puerto Rico during the period for which scholarship is requested
--Demonstrated financial need
--Consistent, active participation in public and/or community service activities
--Strong writing skills
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, asylees, or individuals who are lawfully authorized to work full-time without restriction for any U.S. employer and who, at the time of application, possess lawful evidence of employment authorization.
NOTE: Individuals who are seeking consideration under the “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival” (DACA) policy must possess an Employment Authorization Document at the time of application
Established to encourage the development of research, documentation, and teaching skills in the field of horticulture. Funds one or more scholarships annually at $2500 to support study at an accredited college, university, or major botanic garden or arboretum. Projects may include but are not restricted to plant propagation, photographic documentation of studies and research projects, the acquisition of skills for working with horticulture collections, and research in horticulture in the broadest sense.
Eligibility: Open to college undergraduates and graduate students, advanced degree candidates, or non-degree-seeking applicants above the high school level.
The Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs is a full-time, nine-month, graduate-level experiential leadership training program that prepares diverse, intelligent and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadership in the public affairs arena. Unconventional by traditional academic standards, the Fellows Program is rigorous and demanding, an unparalleled opportunity for personal and professional growth. The Fellows Program is offered in Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and St. Louis.
Value: Tuition for the program is $3,500, and stipends of up to $12,000 over the nine-months are available based on individual financial need.
Eligibility: Coro is looking for people who have demonstrated some leadership either academically, or within a community and have an interest in public affairs. In addition, Coro is looking for the following qualities: ability to work within a diverse group, commitment to public service, flexibility and intellectual curiosity.
Major: Open to all areas of study, but for those who have an interest in civic engagement
The Cultural Vistas Fellowship affords underrepresented U.S. university students the unique opportunity to advance their career goals, develop global competencies, and experience life in another culture.Cultural Vistas will select up to 12 fellows to take part in this multinational professional development program that includes eight-week summer internships in Argentina, Germany, and Singapore. This fellowship opportunity is funded by Cultural Vistas.
Value: All expenses paid
Eligibility: U.S. citizens enrolled full-time at a four-year accredited U.S. college or university
Rising junior or senior status; minimum GPA of 3.0
No formal prior work or study abroad experiences
Academic or practical experience (volunteer or work) in sustainability, environmental awareness, engineering, and related sciences
Prior knowledge of language of host country (applicable in Germany and Argentina only)
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Nomination: No, but strongly suggest to work with Fellowships Office
Eleven week summer program that includes coursework followed by an internship at a German newspaper.DAAD will also provide participants a partial travel subsidy towards the cost of international transportation to Germany; the individual program participants themselves must pay travel costs not covered by the partial subsidy. DAAD will also provide health and accident insurance. Participants will pay a program fee of €140. Participants will be housed for the duration of the program in student residence halls in Berlin, the costs of which will be paid from the monthly stipend.
Value: Applicants who are invited to a selection interview in New York City (around early March) will receive up to $300 toward the cost of their flight to the interview location. A monthly stipend of €650 for the duration of their stay in Germany will be given.
Eligibility: Enrolled in journalism or majoring in a journalism-related field in the U.S. The program is designed primarily for undergraduate students, but graduating Seniors, recent graduates and graduate students are also eligible. Applicants must have German language proficiency at least equal to the "advanced intermediate" level. Please see website for more details.
DAAD (German Academic Exchange Program) Research Grant
Research grants are awarded primarily to highly qualified PhD candidates who are early in their academic/professional careers or to individuals wishing to earn a doctoral degree in Germany. Funding may also be granted to recent PhDs who would like to conduct research.
Value: Monthly stipends are approximately €1,000. DAAD will pay for health insurance and provide a flat rate subsidy for travel costs. In addition, limited funds are available for a rent subsidy and family allowance.
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an accredited doctoral degree program or engaged full-time in a post-doctoral position. Only doctoral degree candidates who are ABD (all but dissertation) or will have reached ABD status by the time of the grant period and Post Docs are eligible to apply for grants less than ten months in duration. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada. For more details please see the website
Major: Open; some restrictions in health/medical fields.
Fellowship Type: Graduate
Category: Financial Need | International
Nomination: No, but strongly suggested to work with the Fellowships Office