American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund
The mission of the ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund is to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to law school and to provide financial assistance to them. In addition to whether the applicant is a member of a racial and/or ethnic minority that has been underrepresented in the legal profession, the applicant's financial need; personal, family, and educational background; personal statement; and participation in community service activities will be considered.
Value: $15,000 over the course of three years
Eligibility: U.S citizenship or permanent resident status required; must be an entering first-year law student at the time award would be received. Must be a member of an under-represented population.
The American Schools of Oriental Research offers academic fellowships for professional scholars, graduate students, and undergraduates. Fellowships are available to support research related to Near Eastern studies, as well as to fund students participating in archeological projects or research in Jordan.
ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards of up to $5,000 are given to qualified students. African American, Hispanic, or American Indian high school seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology are eligible to apply.
Value: up to $5,000
Eligibility: Be African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian; U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident; full-time student at a high school or accredited college, university, or community college; demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0, "B" or better); demonstrate financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) and the Student Aid Report (SAR) form; be a graduating high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science OR intending to or already pursuing a degree in chemical technology; be planning a career in the chemical sciences.
Major: Chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related scienc
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Nomination: No, but strongly encouraged to work with the Office
Graduate students studying concrete are eligible to apply for these scholarships annually. Many of the Scholarships are awarded in the name of individuals, organizations, and corporations, and others are awarded from ACI. Unlike the institute’s fellowships, applicants don’t have to be nominated by ACI member faculty.
Eligibility: At the time of receiving an ACI Foundation Scholarship (not necessarily at the time of application), the applicant shall possess a bachelor's degree from an institution of higher education which is accredited by the responsible regional or national agency. At the time of acceptance of an ACI Foundation Scholarship (not necessarily at the time of application), the applicant shall have been accepted for graduate study at an accredited college or university in an engineering, architecture, or materials science program. The graduate study program shall be in the area of concrete with an emphasis on structural design, materials, construction, or any combination thereof. Applicants for the Kumar Mehta Scholarship must be pursuing graduate research in sustainable concrete. Applicants must be full-time first- or second-year (after bachelor’s degree) graduate students during the entire scholarship year. Course work during a summer session will count toward the degree year. Applications will be accepted from anywhere in the world but the graduate program must be ABET-accredited or a mutually recognized program by ABET. Each scholarship applicant must have the endorsement of an ACI-Member Faculty.
Fellowship Type: Graduate
Nomination: No, but strongly suggested to work with the office
The American Indian Graduate Center offers a variety of supplemental scholarships for both graduate and undergraduate students who are enrolled in a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska native group, or who possess one fourth degree verifiable federally recognized American Indian blood.
Eligibility: Basic Eligibility for all AIGC opportunities include:
Demonstration of one of the following:
Pursuing a master, doctoral, or professional degree as a full time student at an accredited graduate school in the United States.
Pursuing an undergraduate degree as a full time student at an accredited undergraduate school in the United States.
A high school senior planning to attend an accredited undergraduate school in the United States
All applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need through submission of a Financial Needs Form (FNF) (due July 15 each year) and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
All applicants must be able to demonstrate personal enrollment in a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group, or possess one fourth (1/4) degree verifiable federally recognized American Indian blood through the submission of a Tribal Eligibility Certificate (TEC) (The TEC is due on the day the application is due. Individuals applying for multiple opportunities should submit just one TEC to AIGC.)
American Jewish Archives: Jacob Rader Marcus Center Fellowship Program
The Marcus Center's Fellowship Program provides recipients with month-long fellowships for research and writing at The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, located on the Cincinnati campus of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.Applicants must submit a fellowship application together with a five-page (maximum) research proposal that outlines the scope of their project and lists those collections at the American Jewish Archives that are crucial to their research. Applicants should also submit two letters of support, preferably from academic colleagues. For graduate and doctoral students, one of these two letters must be from their dissertation advisor.
Value: Fellowship stipends sufficient to supplement transportation and living expenses while in residence in Cincinnati.
Eligibility: Applicants for the Marcus Center Fellowship Program must be conducting serious research in some area relating to the history of North American Jewry. Typically, Marcus Center Fellowships will be awarded to post-doctoral candidates, Ph.D. candidates who are completing dissertations, and senior or independent scholars.
American Philosophical Society Library Resident Fellowship
The American Philosophical Society Library offers short-term residential fellowships for conducting research in its collections. APS is a leading international center for research in the history of American science and technology and its European roots, as well as early American history and culture. Fellows spend a month of their choosing in Philadelphia in the summer or academic year following their appointment.
Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduate student at candidacy or post-graduate in any field of study relevant to the APS collections, and must be a U.S. citizen or foreign national.
American Psychological Foundation Graduate Student Scholarships
The American Psychological Foundation and the Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology offer more than 21 scholarships for grad school for student research in psychology.
Eligibility: Graduate students enrolled in an interim master's program or doctoral program are eligible to apply. If a student is currently enrolled in a terminal master's program, the student must intend to enroll in a PhD program. Students at any stage of graduate study are encouraged to apply. The purpose of the scholarship program is to assist graduate students of psychology with research costs associated with the master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation. The American Psychological Association Science Directorate administers the granting of the scholarships.
Each graduate department of psychology that is a member of COGDOP may submit nominations. The number of candidates that each member department is allowed to nominate depends upon the total number of students enrolled in the graduate program. Departments that have 100 or fewer students enrolled in their graduate programs may nominate one (1) candidate; departments that have 101-200 graduate students enrolled may nominate up to two (2) candidates; and departments that have more than 200 graduate students enrolled may nominate up to three (3) candidates. NOTE: nominees must be currently enrolled in the graduate program at the time grants are awarded.
Fellowship Type: Graduate
Nomination: Yes, please contact the Fellowships Office