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Ahmanson-Getty Postdoctoral Fellowships Program

This theme-based resident fellowship program, established with the support of the Ahmanson Foundation of Los Angeles and the J. Getty Trust, is designed to encourage the participation of PhD scholars in the Center's yearlong core program at the University of California, Los Angeles Center for Seventeenth & Eighteenth Century Studies. This award provides a $37,500 stipend for the academic year. Eligible applicants must be scholars who have received a PhD in the last six years and are engaged in research pertaining to the announced theme. Fellows are expected to make a substantive contribution to the Center's workshops and seminars. Awards are for two academic quarters in residence at the Clark. Please see the fellowship website for an application form and deadline.

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Alexander von Humboldt Foundation's (AvH) German Chancellor Fellowship

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation's (AvH) German Chancellor Fellowship program allows the fellowship recipients to carry out a project of their own design in cooperation with a German host. Applicants design individual research-related projects tailored to their professional development and goals. Candidates from all professions and disciplines (especially individuals in the humanities, law, social sciences and economics) are eligible to apply for the fellowship. The Humboldt Foundation grants up to ten German Chancellor Fellowships annually for prospective leaders from the U.S., the Russian Federation, and the People's Republic of China, with an award including funding for research and travel expenses. Candidates must be citizens of the U.S., the Russian Federaton, or the People's Republic of China, and must possess a Bachelor's degree by the start of the award. A command of German is not a prerequisite. This fellowship has an application deadline of mid-October for U.S. citizens. For more information, please visit the fellowship's website or e-mail info@avh.de.

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Alfa Fellowship Program

The Alfa Fellowship Program is a high-level professional development exchange program that places qualified young professionals in work assignments at leading organizations in Russia in the fields of business, economics, journalism, law, and public policy. The program accepts ten U.S. citizens and five British citizens each year. Key goals of the Alfa Fellowship Program include expanding networks of American, British and Russian professionals; developing greater intercultural understanding; and advancing U.S./Russian and British/Russian relations. The program includes language training, seminar programs, and extended professional experience. Fellows receive travel, free housing, monthly stipends, and insurance. Eligible students must be between 25 and 35 years of age by the application deadline. Students must also have a graduate-level degree or equivalent training in business, economics, journalism, law, public policy, or government, and at least two years of relevant work experience. Russian language proficiency is preferred, and candidates with proficiency in a second language will also be considered. The application deadline is in early December. For more information, please e-mail info@cdsintl.org. If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please call the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.

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American Chemical Society Scholars Program

The American Chemical Society 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 based on academic standing, financial need, career objective, leadership skills, and involvement in school activities and community service. Applicants must be African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian, U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and must have demonstrated financial need with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must be freshmen, sophomores, or juniors studying chemistry, biochemistry, or another chemically-related field, such as environmental studies. Students planning on careers in medicine are not eligible. The scholarship deadline is in early March. For more information, please contact the American Chemical Society Scholars Program by phone at 1-800-227-5558, ext. 6250 or visit the scholarship website.

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American Councils Title VIII Research Scholar Program

The American Councils Title VIII Research Scholar Program provides full support for graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars seeking to conduct in-country, independent research for three to nine consecutive months in Central Asia, Moldova, Russia, the South Caucasus, and Ukraine. Scholars in the social sciences and humanities are eligible to apply for the program. While a wide-range of topics receive support each year, all funded research must contribute to a body of knowledge enabling the U.S. to better understand the region and formulate effective policies within it. All applicants should clearly describe the policy-relevance of their work, be it in anthropology, history, international relations, political science, or some other field. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please call 202-833-7522 or e-mail outbound@americancouncils.org.

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American Institute for Economic Research Summer Fellowship Program

The American Institute for Economics Research awards a dozen or more Summer Fellowships each year to students who will be entering a doctoral program in economics or affiliated program (e.g., law and economics, economic history, etc.). Applications from students enrolled in such programs for no more than two years are also welcome. The program is not designed for students wishing to pursue graduate work in a business school program. Summer Fellows come to the Institute for a four-week period of study and are provided with room and board plus a $500 per week stipend. Summer Fellows participate in intensive seminars in economic, social, andmonetary issues. The application deadline for this fellowship is in late March. For more information, please e-mail info@aier.org or call 1-888-528-1216.

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American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) Kenan T. Erim Fellowship for Archaelogical Research at Aphrodisias

The American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) Kenan T. Erim Fellowship for Archaelogical Research at Aphrodisias supports excavation and/or research in art history and archaeology to be carried out at the site of Aphrodisias in Turkey during the summer. Scholars or advanced graduate students engaged in excavation at the site of Aphrodisias or research on material from that site are eligible to apply. Fields of study include the history of art and architecture from antiquity to the present, and archaeology. Applicants may also qualify for other ARIT fellowships programs. The maximum grant is $2,375 for the summer season. This fellowship has an application deadline of early November. For more infromation, please see the fellowship website.

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American Society of Quality Statistics Division Scholarships

The American Society of Quality Statistics Division offers various scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in quality management and statistics. These scholarships allow students who focus on social statistics to refine their skills by providing scholarships and grants to students attending or preparing to attend graduate school, as well as grants enabling students to present their ideas at professional conferences on the subject of social statistics. For more information on the types of scholarships offered and the related deadlines, please visit the scholarship website or contact the American Society of Quality Statistics Division by e-mail at contactus@asqstatdiv.org.

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American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program

The American Sociological Foundation Minority Fellowship Program is a predoctoral training program for underrepresented minorities in pursuit of a doctoral degree in sociology. Areas of interest for former Fellows include social psychology, gender and sexuality, education, medicine and health, inequalities and stratification, race and ethnicity, and more. The average award is a minimum $15,000, paid as a stipend over 1 year, in addition to training and mentoring opportunities. Eligible fellows must be citizens or nationals of the United States, or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. They must also be accepted and/or enrolled in a full-time Sociology doctoral program in the U.S. and must be members of a racial and ethnic group, including Blacks/African Americans, Latinos (e.g. Chicano, Cuban, Puerto Rican), American Indians or Alaskan Natives), and Asians (e.g. Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Southeast Asian) or Pacific Islanders (e.g. Hawaiian, Guamanian, Samoan, Filipino.) This scholarship has an application deadline of late January. For more information, please contact the American Sociology Association Minority Affairs Program at 202-383-9005 or e-mail minority.affairs@asanet.org

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 American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) Awards for Scandinavians

The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers over $500,000 in funding to Scandinavians to undertake study or research programs in any field of study (usually at the graduate level) in the United States for up to one year. Candidates for awards are recommended to the ASF by our cooperating organizations. In order to apply, please see the website for the list of cooperative organizations, and submit your application to the appropriate organization. Applicants must be citizens of Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden, or Iceland. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) Fellowships and Grants to Study in Scandinavia

The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers fellowships and grants to individuals to pursue research or study in one or more Scandinavian country for up to one year. Grants are normally $5,000 and are considered especially suitable for post-graduate scholars, professionals, and candidates in the arts to carry out research or study visits of one to three months duration. Fellowships (up to $23,000) are intended to support a year-long stay, with priority given to candidates at the graduate level for dissertation-related study or research. The awards support project-related costs, including maintenance, travel, tuition and fees (where applicable) and materials expenditures (e.g., books, photocopying, art supplies). Applicants must have a well-defined research or study project that makes a stay in Scandinavia essential. Applicants must be United States citizens or permanent residents who have completed their undergraduate education. For more information, please contact the American-Scandinavian Foundation by phone at 212-879-9779 or by e-mail at info@amscan.org.details.html

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The Asia Pacific Leaders Fellowship is a graduate certificate program combining the development of regional expertise with the enhancement of individual leadership capacity. Based at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, the program has created a network of dynamic leaders in 48 countries who are helping to build a peaceful, prosperous and just Asia Pacific community. All participants receive an APLP Entrance Fellowship valued at approximately $15,000. Applicants must possess a Bachelor's degree (the majority of recipients will possess graduate degrees as well). The application deadline for this fellowship is in early December. For more information, please contact the Asia Pacific Leadership Program by phone at 808-944-7744 or by email at aplp@eastwestcenter.org.

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The Asian Cultural Council is a foundation supporting cultural exchange in the visual and performing arts between the United States and Asia and within the countries of Asia. Grants are awarded for research and creative projects across a wide spectrum of the performing and visual arts, and across both traditional and contemporary concentrations. Some grants are also made to educational and cultural organizations engaged in projects of special significance to Asian-American exchange. Asian individuals in the visual and performing arts seeking grant assistance to conduct research, study, receive specialized training, undertake observation tours, or pursue creative activity in the United States are eligible to apply for fellowship support from the Council. Americans seeking aid to undertake activities in Asia are also eligible to apply. For application deadlines and more information, please contact the Asian Cultural Council by phone at 212-843-0403 or by e-mail at acc@accny.org.

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The Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO) offers scholarships to both undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants may apply to one award or be considered for multiple awards. Evaluation criteria include merit, character, academic commitment, and relevance of applicant's studies to national security interests and career ambitions. Eligible applicants must be US citizens. If applying for undergraduate funding, applicants must have sophomore or junior status by summer of the application year. If applying for graduate funding, the applicant may apply no earlier than the senior year before attending the graduate program and no later than their second year of graduate studies. The application deadlines for these scholarships are in early July. For more information on each available scholarship, see AFIO's website.

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The John Bayliss Broadcast Foundation distributes radio scholarships (in the amount of $5,000) to outstanding broadcast students. Juniors and seniors majoring in Broadcast Communications who have maintained a 3.0 GPA or better are encouraged to apply. Although financial need is a consideration, students of merit with an extensive history of radio-related activities are given preference. Applicants must provide an official transcript, a resume, three letters of recommendation evaluating their scholastic and personal strengths and a descriptive essay outlining his or her future broadcasting goals. Awards are announced in the summer and applied toward the fall semester. For application deadlines and more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The Berlin Program is a residential program which offers a stimulating academic environment that combines research opportunities with intellectual and cultural interaction. An essential part of the Program is the biweekly seminar, which brings together the American fellows and German scholars in the social sciences and humanities. Awards provide between 10-12 months of research support and a travel allowance for intra-European research. Fellows are enrolled at the Freie Universit…t Berlin, and enjoy access to faculty, libraries and all other services. The program accepts applications from U.S. and Canadian nationals or permanent residents. Applicants for a dissertation fellowship must be full-time graduate students, must have completed all coursework required for a Ph.D. and must have achieved ABD (all but dissertation) status. U.S. and Canadian Ph.D.s who have received their doctorates within the past two calendar years are also eligible. The application deadline for this program is in early December. For more information, please contact the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies by phone at 480-966-2245 or by email at bprogram@zedat.fu-berlin.de.

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Recipients of the Eric Breindel Collegiate Journalism Award are given $10,000 and an internship at either Fox News Channel or the New York Post. Residential housing will be provided for the duration of the internship, if necessary. No more than two editorials, columns, or news stories per person are allowed to be submitted. Articles specifically produced for and published in a newspaper, magazine, or website will be accepted. This award is open to undergraduate writers and reporters of all political convictions and backgrounds, and submissions may include college newspapers, magazines, or periodicals as well as college online articles published on accredited college institution websites. All entries must have been published within one year prior to their submission for the scholarship award. The application deadline is in late April. For more information, please contact the Eric Breindel Memorial Foundation by phone at 212-843-8031 or see the award website.

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A Building Excellent Schools (BES) Fellowship year provides a $90,000 professional stipend to help recipients found and lead a results-focused, mission-driven, high-achieving urban charter school. The BES Fellowship features 85 days of intense training at BES‰ central offices in Boston, which include visits to the top 30 performing urban charter schools in the northeast United States. The BES fellowship develops Fellows‰ technical skills and the critical people management and organizational skills that often separate great leaders from merely effective ones. After the Fellowship, BES Fellows receive additional support and coaching as they guide their schools successfully through start-up and early operations. The culmination of the Fellowship year is the submission of a well-written, thoroughly researched charter application that reflects the best practices in urban school design. Eligible applicants must already hold a Bachelor's degree and demonstrate a history of exceptional impact in professional pursuits ‹ business, law, education, or their communities. For more information on this fellowship, please call Building Excellent Schools Program at 617-227-4545 or e-mail recruitment@buildingexcellentschools.org

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The California Senate Fellows program was established in 1973 to provide participants with insight into the legislative process. The fellowship program's primary goals include exposing people with diverse life experiences and backgrounds to the legislative process and providing research and other professional staff assistance to the Senate. Eighteen Fellows will be selected to serve as full-time Senate staff for 11 months. Fellows are assigned to Member and committee offices and work as part of the public policy staff team in the Capitol. Responsibilities include helping develop legislative proposals, researching and analyzing bills, responding to constituent inquiries, and writing press releases and speeches. Fellows receive a monthly stipend of $1,972 plus full health, vision, and dental benefits. They also earn graduate credit from the Sacramento State Government Department. This fellowship has an application deadline of late February. For more information, please email the California Senate Fellows Program at calstudies@csus.edu.

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The mission of the Call Me MISTER (Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models) Initiative is to increase the pool of available teachers from a broader, more diverse background particularly among the State's lowest performing elementary schools. Student participants are largely selected from among under-served, socio-economically disadvantaged and educationally at-risk communities. The project provides: tuition assistance for admitted students pursuing approved programs of study at participating colleges; an academic support system to help assure their success; and a cohort system for social and cultural support. Eligible candidates are selected based upon their potential for teaching and their motivations for participation in the program. For a list of participating institutions and for more information, please contact Call Me MISTER by phone at 800-640-2657 or by email at mister@clemson.edu.

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The American Indian Foundation is looking for young American professionals to work with leading non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in India for ten months from September to June. The program serves as an exchange of technical skills and intellectual resources which aims to build the capacity of Indian NGOs while developing American leaders with an understanding of India. The organizations are working on causes related to livelihood, primary education, public health and human rights. During the Fellowship, AIF provides a range of support to Fellows, including training, technical support, on-going supervision, a stipend that includes a housing, food and transport allowance, supplemental health insurance as well as travel to and from India. Eligible applicants must demonstrate strong interest in India's development sector, be between the ages of 21 and 35, have achieved an undergraduate degree prior to starting the program, and be a US citizen or US permanent resident. This fellowship has an application deadline of early January. For more information, please contact the William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India by e-mail at info@aif.org.

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The Collegiate Inventors Competition recognizes and rewards innovative inventions by full-time undergraduate and graduate students. The program goals are to promote interest in scientific problem-solving, to fuel a passion for economic prosperity, and to increase understanding of U.S. patent laws and intellectual property rights. This competition is open to any full-time college students and their advisors in any course of study. For entries to be eligible, the invention, idea, or process must be original, and the work of a student or team (maximum of 4 members) together with their advisor. This competition has an application deadline of late June. For more information, please see the competition website or contact the Collegiate Inventors Competition by e-mail collegiate@invent.org.

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The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange scholarship provides the opportunity for a work-study experience in Germany. Recipients win round-trip transportation, intensive language training, four months of professional schooling, and a 5-month internship. Applicants from any career field may apply, and applicants in business, engineering, technical, vocational, and agricultural fields are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens; be between the ages of 18 and 24; have a high school diploma or its equivalent; have clear career goals and related work experience; show strong interest in German and international affairs; be flexible, independent and diplomatic; and possess a strong sense of American identity. Previous knowledge of German is not required, but it is strongly recommended. The application deadline is in mid-December. For more information, please contact Cultural Vistas by phone at 212-497-3522 or by e-mail at cbyx@culturalvistas.org.

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Every year, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Fellowship Program offers up to 20 promising Latinos from across the country the opportunity to gain hands-on experience at the national level in the public policy area of their choice. Fellows have the opportunity to work in areas such as international affairs, economic development, education policy, housing, or local government. Eligible students must have U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency. Applicants should have graduated from a college or university (with a BA/BS degree) within one year of the application deadline, or be currently enrolled as graduate students. Applicants must also have high academic achievements with 3.0 GPA or higher, evidence of leadership potential, consistent active participation in activities for the common good, and superior analytical and communication skills (oral and written). The application deadlines for this award are in mid-November for the spring session, early February for the summer session, and late April for the fall session. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The U.S. Department of State's Critical Language Scholarships provide funding for intensive overseas study of "critical need" languages, including Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, and Urdu. Critical Language Scholarships will provide funding for students to participate in beginning, intermediate and/or advanced level summer language programs at American Overseas Research Centers and affiliated partners. All program costs are covered for participants; costs include travel between the student's home city and program location, pre-departure orientation expenses, applicable visa fees, room, board, travel within country, and all entrance fees for program activities. University level credit may be available. All applicants must be U.S. citizens. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a degree-granting program at the undergraduate or graduate level. Students in all disciplines, including business, engineering, science, the social sciences, and humanities are encouraged to apply. Current undergraduate students must have completed at least one year of general college coursework by the program start date (one year is defined as two semesters or three quarters). The application deadline is in early to mid-November. Please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-855-1854 for the dates and times of information sessions, or e-mail meritawards@american.edu to be added to the Critical Language Scholarship Blackboard site.

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The DAAD German Studies Research Grant funds short-term research projects in either Germany or North America. The applicant's research should address cultural, political, historical, economic, or social aspects of modern and contemporary Germany from an interdisciplinary perspective. Research support ranging in value from $1,500 to $2,500 is available to individual scholarship recipients and is intended to offset living and travel costs during the active research phase. Undergraduates with at least junior status pursuing a German Studies track or minor are eligible. Students must be nominated by a program or department chair. Nominees must have completed two years of college-level German and a minimum of three German Studies courses by the deadline. This grant program has application deadlines in early May and early November. For more information, please see the grant website.

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DAAD research grants are awarded primarily to highly qualified PhD candidates, but also to post-doc researchers for research or a course of study and training at universities or other institutes in Germany. Doctoral candidates wishing to complete their degree in Germany may receive up to three one-year extensions. Ten-month scholarships must take place during the German academic year (October to July). Short-term scholarships must be between one to six months and must take place within one calendar year. A very limited number of scholarship holders who receive grants for seven months or longer may be awarded a two-month language course grant. Monthly stipends may be up to €1000, depending on the level of academic advancement. In addition, DAAD will pay for health insurance and travel costs. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an accredited doctoral degree program or engaged full-time in a post-doctoral position. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada. Foreign nationals are eligible if they have been full-time students/scholars at an accredited U.S. or Canadian university for at least two years at the time of application and express intent to return to their U.S. or Canadian institution following the research visit to Germany. The application deadline is in mid-November. For more information, please contact the DAAD New York Office at 212-758-3223 or visit the scholarship website.

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The DAAD Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) give students in the fields of biology, chemistry, engineering, geology, and physics the chance to spend a summer working with German doctoral students on substantive research projects. The doctoral students help integrate the undergraduates directly into the lab work and serve as personal and professional mentors. All participants receive stipends from DAAD to help cover living expenses, and the partner universities and research institutions provide housing assistance. To apply for a RISE placement, you must be currently enrolled at a U.S. or Canadian university/college as a full-time student in the field of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, or engineering (or a closely related field). German language skills are not required for most positions but would be helpful to manage everyday life outside of the laboratory. The working language will generally be English. The application deadline is in late January. For more information, please e-mail rise@daad.de.

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The DAAD University Summer Course Grant provides scholarships to attend a broad range of three- to four-week summer language courses at German universities which focus mainly on literary, cultural, political and economic aspects of modern and contemporary Germany. Extensive extracurricular programs complement and reinforce the core material. Scholarships are available for courses lasting a minimum of three weeks. The scholarship is approximately €850, which covers tuition, room and board in whole or in part. In addition, DAAD will provide an international travel subsidy. Eligible candidates must be attending an accredited Canadian or U.S. college or university. Candidates must be sophomores, and have at least four semesters of German language instruction. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-December. Please see the DAAD scholarship website for more information about the scholarship application process.

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The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are part of the progressive movement on the campus and in the community.The first and most important qualification for a Davis-Putter Scholarship is active participation in struggles for civil rights, economic justice, international solidarity or other progressive issues. Other factors taken into consideration are the applicant's financial need and ability to perform academically at the college level. Davis-Putter scholars are both graduate and undergraduate students and must be enrolled in an accredited school and receiving college credit for the time period covered by their grant. This scholarship has an application deadline of early April. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) is organized to help early-stage graduate students in the humanities and social sciences formulate effective doctoral dissertation proposals. Fellows participate in two workshops, one in the late spring that helps prepare them to undertake pre-dissertation research on their topics; and one in the early fall, designed to help them synthesize their summer research and to draft proposals for dissertation funding. Fellows are eligible to apply for up to $5,000 from SSRC to support pre-dissertation summer research. In general, DPDF seeks to fund identifiable research fields, not simply research problems. Students in the humanities and social sciences undertaking doctoral dissertation research may apply for one of the five annual research fields named. Students who have completed their comprehensive/general/qualifying exams are eligible as long as they have not had their dissertation proposal formally approved by their department. For more information on the application process and for a list of current research fields, please see the fellowship website.

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The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation provides selected social entrepreneurs with funding of $100,000 annually for three years. The funds are specifically and solely for entrepreneurs starting new non-profit organizations. The Foundation accepts proposals for a variety of public service areas, including, but not limited to, education, youth and families, the environment, arts, health, and community and economic development. They seek organizations that are or plan to be national or global in scope, and select those which demonstrate innovative ways to solve existing social problems. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The Sylvia Taylor Johnson Fellowship in Educational Measurement is part of the postdoctoral fellowship program at Educational Testing Service. Individuals who have earned their doctoral degrees within the past 10 years are invited to apply for a unique fellowship experience which combines working on cutting-edge ETS research projects and conducting independent research that is relevant to ETS' goals of educational measurement and assessment. The Fellowship, which takes place at the ETS offices in Princeton, N.J., seeks to significantly increase the involvement of highly skilled individuals in research and development. Members of underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply for this fellowship. Studies concerning the education of minority students are especially encouraged. For further information on applicable research fields and requirements, please contact the fellowship program by phone at 609-734-5543 or e-mail at internfellowships@ets.org.

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The Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship is an 11-month fellowship that allows recent college graduates and others to gain real-world exposure to issues of domestic poverty and hunger. Students receive a 10-day orientation and training session in Washington, D.C., followed by a field placement in a host community. At field sites, fellows perform policy or substantive community service work, such as establishing food recovery or school feeding programs. At policy sites located in Washington, D.C., fellows conduct research, prepare reports, and assist with lobbying efforts. The Fellowship awards a "living allowance" of $14,500, in addition to health insurance, a housing subsidy, and reimbursement for travel expenses. This award is open to U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents aged 18 or older. Most applicants are recent college graduates with a variety of backgrounds and life experiences, and may also be graduate students. The application deadline is in mid-January. For more information, please call the Congressional Hunger Center at 202-547-7022 x29.

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The Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program is designed to promote educationial opportunity, diversity, and access. Preference will be given to first-generation students as well as those from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Academically, the most competitive applicants should have a 4.0 GPA (unweighted) or 4.2 GPA (weighted). They should also demonstrate a lifelong commitment to careers in social justice and working for the advancement of people in need. This application deadline for this scholarship is in mid-January. For more information, please contact the director of the Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program by calling 202-885-6213 or emailing fds@american.edu.

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The Freeman Indonesia Non-Profit Internship Program will select and pair 10 Indonesian students pursuing U.S. degrees with 10 U.S. undergraduates and arrange 9-week internships for them to work together in an Indonesian nonprofit organization. U.S. participants will be enrolled in an Indonesian language and culture course which will provide intensive language instruction. Indonesian participants will complete an online course introducing them to NGOs, their purpose and their administration. Internships and coursework will be arranged by IIEF in three cities: Jakarta, Bandung and Yogyakarta. All program-related costs will be covered. Upon returning to the U.S., students will be expected to share their experiences with peers on their home campuses and to explore ways to incorporate what they learned over the summer into their academic and professional careers. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or Indonesian citizens, be currently enrolled as a full-time sophomore or junior pursuing their first bachelor's degree at a U.S. college or university, be in good academic standing in their undergraduate university or college program and must agree to complete (for Indonesian students) an online course related to NGO administration; (for U.S. students) a credit-bearing Indonesian language and culture course in Indonesia during the internship period, and must be willing to share their experiences with their peers upon returning to their U.S. campuses. As of 2012, this program has been temporarily suspended. Information regarding future competitions can be found on the scholarship website.

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The French Ministry of Education and the Cultural Services at the French Embassy offer approximately 1,500 teaching assistant positions in French primary and secondary schools as well as in various French teaching colleges in all regions of France. This is a unique opportunity to spend seven to nine months in France with a monthly stipend, have a privileged insight into contemporary France, master the French language through linguistic immersion, and gain valuable teaching experience. Recipients will be expected to teach 12 hours of English conversation classes per week. Recipients will be paid about 952 Euros each month (about 1,200 USD). Applicants must be U.S. citizens (or have a Green Card); have spent their high school years in the United States; be between the ages of 20 and 30 as of October 1 of the year in which they wish to go to France; be currently pursuing their third year of university or have already attained a college degree; and be proficient in French. The application deadline is in mid-January. For more information, please contact the Teaching Assistant Program in the Embassy of France by e-mail at assistant.washington-amba@diplomatie.gouv.fr. or contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.

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Fellows in the Fulbright Teaching Assistantship Program teach English conversation, American studies, and literature abroad for one year in Argentina, Belgium/Luxembourg, Chile, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Korea, Romania, Russia, Slovak Republic, Taiwan, and Turkey. To be eligible, you must be a U.S. citizen; hold at least a bachelor's degree at the time of the award; and have sufficient proficiency in the language of the host country to carry out graduate-level academic work in their discipline. No previous coursework in a school of education is required. The Fulbright ETA campus deadline is in mid-August. Please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 for more details about Fulbright information sessions and the application process. Also, e-mail meritawards@american.edu to be added to the Fulbright Blackboard site.

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The Fulbright Grant provides one year of academic study or independent research in one of 100 nations. The study should be at the post-baccalaureate or graduate level. Recipients receive a stipend, round-trip travel, university expenses, and health insurance for one academic year abroad. To be eligible, the applicant must be a U.S. citizen, hold at least a bachelor's degree at the time of the award, and have sufficient proficiency in the language of the host country to carry out graduate-level academic work in their discipline. The campus deadline is in early August. Please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 for more details about Fulbright information sessions and the application process. Also, e-mail meritawards@american.edu to be added to the Fulbright Blackboard site.

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The Fund for Theological Education (FTE) Undergraduate Fellowship program seeks to support gifted young leaders from diverse racial and ethnic communities and a variety of Christian faith traditions who are exploring ministry as a vocation. The FTE Undergraduate Fellowship Program can provide both financial help and a nurturing network of support during a student's junior or senior year of college. Undergraduate Fellows are awarded a stipend of $2,000 for the academic year for educational expenses or an experience of exploring ministry. Each Fellow also attends the FTE Conference on Excellence in Ministry. A stipend is provided for conference travel and expenses. (Attendance at the conference is a requirement of the fellowship.) To apply for this program, you must be a rising junior or senior in an accredited undergraduate program at a North American college or university and have been nominated by a college faculty member, administrator, campus minister or current pastor. A college faculty member, administrator, campus minister or chaplain or current pastor may nominate a student for the fellowship. Nomination forms can be found on the website. You must be considering ministry as a career (although it isn't necessary to have decided.) You must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen. And you must have exceptional gifts for ministry: love of God and church, imagination, creativity, compassion, a capacity for critical thinking, leadership skills, personal integrity, spiritual depth, dedication to a faith tradition and a passion to understand and to serve the needs of others. For application deadlines and more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program offers grants to undergraduate students, who are U.S. citizens and have limited financial means, to pursue academic studies abroad. Such international study is intended to better prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world. This scholarship provides $5,000 to fund a study abroad program of the student's choice. Award amounts depend on the length of the program chosen. Eligible students must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant and be studying abroad for at least four weeks in one country. The application deadline is in early April. Please see the scholarship website for more details. Interested candidates may contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to schedule an advising appointment.

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The Glamour Top Ten College Women Competition provides one $20,000 grand prize, and nine $3,000 cash prizes to oustanding college women. All winners receive a trip to New York and national recognition in an issue of Glamour magazine. Eligible applicants should be females in their junior year of undergraduate study. Entrants should have leadership experience, demonstrate excellence in their field of study, and have unique, inspiring goals. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-July. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The purpose of Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership's Education for Sustainable ENergy Development (ESED) scholarship is to support outstanding students pursuing advanced studies in sustainable energy development and to encourage meaningful contributions to the collective body of knowledge about this subject. Scholarships of $23,000 per year for up to two years are offered for Masters level students. To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, students must plan to undertake studies at the Masters level or Post-Doctoral level in areas directly related to sustainable energy development and must be citizens of the developing countries and territories identified for OECD official development aid in the DAC List ofÊODA Recipients (this list is available on the website). This scholarship has a deadline of early March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The Rosenthal Fellowship offers qualified students pursuing a career in international relations the opportunity to spend a summer in professional fellowship positions with a member of Congress or in the State Department. In most years, two to four students are awarded the fellowship, each receiving a stipend for his or her work. This scholarship requires a University nomination, please contact your school's department if you are interested. Candidates for the fellowship must be either graduate students in international relations or, in special cases, college seniors. Fellows are selected based on their commitment to public service, their education and interest in international relations, as well as their experience in and dedication to values held and pragmatism demonstrated by Harold Rosenthal. Those include a professional commitment to conflict resolution, governance, and multi-culturalism. For more information on the application process, please contact the head of your department.

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The College of William and Mary's Pamela Harriman Foreign Service Fellowship provides summer internship opportunities at one of three points of service: the U.S. Embassies in Paris and London and the Office of the Secretary of State in Washington, DC. The internship carries a $5,000 stipend for travel and living expenses. An institutional endorsement is required for this award. Applicants must be juniors (or seniors enrolling in a graduate program the following year) and must obtain an institutional endorsment from their college/university. For other eligibility requirements and more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The Galbraith Scholars Program aims to illuminate graduate school and career options for talented undergraduates who aspire to apply themselves to important social problems. Students selected for the program win full fellowships covering travel, accommodation, and activity expenses to attend a special five-day session at Harvard University led by Harvard faculty, doctoral fellows, and social policy practitioners. Galbraith Scholars explore a range of social policy issues through graduate-style seminars, panel discussions, workshops, off-site field trips, and collaborative activities. The Galbraith Scholars program seeks students of exceptional promise and uncommon perspective who have demonstrated interests in issues of inequality and social policy. College sophomores, juniors, and seniors enrolled in any U.S. college or university are eligible for selection. The program is designed to cultivate a diverse new generation of scholars and leaders, and students of color and students of limited economic means are particularly encouraged to apply. This program has an application deadline of early April. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students is a 10-month appointment beginning August 15 and ending June 15. In his or her internship, the Hearst Fellow undertakes research, writing, logistical, and administrativeï¾ support for the Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation's (PSI) leadershipï¾ initiatives, public programs, and meetings.ï¾ Fellows receive a stipend of $15,000 for the year to cover housing and living expenses. Tuition is waived and all other program-related costs are covered. Fellows must be members of historically underrepresented groups in organized philanthropy who are either recent graduates, scholars, active volunteers, or nonprofit practitioners. They must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in any academic field. Fellows must pursue either a Master of Arts in Philanthropic Studies or a Master of Public Affairs degree with a concentration in nonprofit management on a full-time basis (12 credit hours per semester). The application deadlines are in mid-July for the fall internship, mid-December for the spring internship, and mid-March for the summer internship. For more information, please contact The Aspen Institute by phone at 202-736-2500 or visit the fellowship website.

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The Hebrew Immigration Aid Society (HIAS) Scholars Program is designed to help immigrants fulfill their dreams of advanced education. An award of $4,000 (with the possibility of renewal in subsequent years) is provided to U.S. recipients to help pay for undergraduate or graduate tuition. The competition is open to those refugees and asylees and their children who were assisted by HIAS to come to the United States. Eligible applicants must have already completed a full year of study at an accredited U.S. undergraduate or graduate school by the time of application. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Graduate Merit Scholarship provides a limited number of merit scholarships to highly qualified candidates, from universities throughout the world, to attend the Rothberg International School at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The Rothberg International School offers Master's degrees in: The Bible and the Ancient Near East; Community Leadership and Philanthropy Studies; Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies; Jewish Studies; Religious Studies; and Israeli Society and Politics. The scholarship covers the full cost of tuition for two years. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.8 and have completed their Bachelor's degree by the time the grant begins. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-March. For more information please see the scholarship website.

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The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) National Internship Program (HNIP) recruits college students for paid summer and semester-long internships and cooperative assignments at federal agencies and private corporations in Washington, DC and throughout the country. Assignments are usually 10-15 weeks long and give students hands-on experience in a variety of careers in the federal and corporate sectors. Eligible applicants must be in sophomore standing or higher, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be enrolled in a degree-seeking program at an accredited institution. You must be authorized or eligible to work by law in the United States (some internships require U.S. citizenship to participate.) For application deadlines and more information, please see the internship website.

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The Derek Hughes/NAPSLO Educational Foundation established the scholarship program in 1998 for students pursuing an insurance or business related program of study. The purpose of the scholarship program is to further the study of insurance and encourage, support, and reward those exceptional students who have an interest in an insurance career. Eligible candidates must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate degree program with a GPA of 3.0 or better. Applicants must be majoring in fields related to a career in insurance, including: Actuarial Science, Business, Economics, Finance, Insurance, Management, Risk Management, or Statistics. Financial need is considered. For application deadlines and more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together international groups of university students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance, as well as examples of issues affecting different minority groups today. Each program is highly interdisciplinary and features daily lectures and discussions, as well as site visits to government agencies, non-profit and community organizations, museums and memorials. The programs seek to bridge the gap between theory and practice and highlight different models of action to remedy injustice. The objective of the HIA Fellowship is to facilitate a collective exploration of the social and political roots of discrimination, as well as to provide a forum where potential solutions to some of today's most challenging issues can be considered and discussed. This fellowship has an application deadline of early January. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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INROADS Internships develop talented minority students in business/industry and prepares them for leadership positions. As part, you will get a paid multi-year internship at top company. An INROADS internship is year-round requiring the commitment to certain standards and participation in specific activities, including summer employment at a participating company, training workshops, staff coaching, and community service. Eligible students must be minorities (Black, Hispanic, or Native American), and freshmen or sophomores in an accredited college or university in a degree major that will lead to a professional career in management. This internship has an application deadline of early March. For more information, please contact INROADS by phone at 314-241-7488 or by e-mail at info@inroads.org.

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The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) Broadcast Journalism Internships offer hands-on internship with an experienced producer at a major media network or news production house. Students from all disciplines, including political science and economics are encouraged to apply, if they are passionate about liberty. Interns receive a $3,200 stipend for an eight-week internship, housing and travel allowance, tuition and travel assistance to a weeklong workshop, mentoring with working industry professionals, and networking opportunities in major media centers. For application deadlines and more information, please see the internship website.

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The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) Summer Seminars assemble a top-notch faculty of leading scholars that spend the entire week with students, sharing knowledge, trade ideas, present arguments and counterarguments, and exploring practical implications. Accepted applicants are awarded scholarships worth approximately $1,000, covering the cost of the program, room and board on a college campus, and materials and books. The program is open to students and recent graduates of all nationalities. For more information, please contact the Institute for Humane Studies by phone at 703-933-4880.

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The IEEE Computer Society Richard E. Merwin Scholarship recognizes active leaders in the IEEE Computer Society Student Branch Chapters who show promise in their academic and professional efforts. Up to twenty $2,000 scholarships are available for one academic year. Applicants must be full-time students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Evaluation criteria include involvement in IEEE Computer Society chapter activities, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and a letter of evaluation by the branch chapter advisor. This scholarship has an application deadline of late September. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The Executive Council of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), along with the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society, wishes to encourage academic excellence for students in the computing discipline. Up to four awards of $1,000 each are given each year to competition winners. Winners also receive a certificate of commendation, and a periodical subscription for one year. The UPE award criteria requires the same minimum grade point average that UPE membership requires, which is currently a minimum of 3.0 out of a possible 4.0 is required. This award has an application deadline of is late October. Judging will be based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities related to the discipline of computing, and the letters of recommendation. For further information on eligibility requirements, please visit the program website.

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The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Lance Stafford Larson Student Scholarship provides one award of $500 each year to the first place winner of the Best Student Paper contest. All undergraduate students who are IEEE Computer Society members and possess a minimum GPA of 3.0 may compete by writing a paper on a computer-related topic. This scholarship has an application deadline of late October. For more information, please contact IEEE Computer Society Larson Scholarship Program by phone at 202-371-1013 .

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The Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program seeks to train scientists and engineers to address the global questions of the future. Combining interdisciplinary science with practical experience through the use of innovative curricula and internships, and by focusing on problem-centered training, these programs give their graduates the edge needed to become leaders in their chosen fields and agents for change in their careers. The traineeship particularly seeks to increase the participation of underrepresented groups, including women and minorities, in doctorate programs in the engineering, science and mathematics fields. Students who win an IGERT Fellowship receive stipend and tuition support, as well as funds for research materials. The stipend per 12 month period is $30,000. Support varies by program, so please check the program website for specific details on each program. Applicants must demonstrate strong interest and motivation in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Applicants must also have completed a bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. For more information, please see the program traineeship website.

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The Inter-American Press Association Scholarship is for young journalists and journalism school graduates. The scholarship allows U.S. and Canadian scholars to spend an academic year studying and reporting in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Latin American and Caribbean scholars spend an academic year studying at a recognized U.S. or Canadian journalism school. U.S. and Canadian Scholars will receive US $20,000 for the duration of their stay abroad. Applicants must be journalists or journalism school seniors or graduates between 21 and 35 years of age with a good command of the language they are to use. Students must have completed their degree before beginning the scholarship year. Some opporunities require three years of professional journalism. Language ability for U.S. and Canadian candidates must be attested to by a recognized authority in Spanish or Portuguese. Latin American candidates must take a TOEFL test (Test of English as a Foreign Language). This scholarship has an application deadline of eary March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The Inter-University Center for Japanese Studies offers an intensive ten-month program of training at the advanced level in Japanese. Training focuses on development of the ability to converse in Japanese on specialized subjects, to comprehend and deliver public presentations, and to read and write materials in Japanese in order to function professionally in academia, business, government, and other fields. The Center admits up to 60 students a year who are graduate students enrolled in a degree program at a university or college, qualified undergraduates, college graduates who intend to enroll in a graduate program after completing Center training, or professionals already working in Japan-related fields who hold a degree or advanced degree; have demonstrated outstanding professional promise; have finished two years or more of college-level study of Japanese or the equivalent; and have obtained an acceptable score on the Inter-University Center Japanese Proficiency Test. The Center's 10-month program is intended for students who are embarking on careers in some area of Japanese studies or a profession in which fluent Japanese is necessary. The Committee welcomes applications from graduating seniors, graduate students, or full-time professionals who can demonstrate a mature commitment to a career related to Japan. For application deadlines and more information, please see the Center's website.

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The Inter-University Center for Japanese Studies offers an intensive ten-month program of training in Japanese designed to bring each participant to a level of proficiency sufficient for academic or professional use. The Center's 10-month program is intended for students who are embarking on careers in some area of Japanese studies or a profession in which fluent Japanese is necessary. The Committee welcomes applications from graduating seniors, graduate students, or full-time professionals who can demonstrate a mature commitment to a career related to Japan. Admission to the IUC is based on the student's academic qualifications and professional goals and is entirely independent of financial considerations. Application forms for the 10-month program are available on the program's website. For more information, please contact the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies at Stanford University by phone at 650-725-1490.

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An INTERPOL Internship Program is a 90 day full-time, unpaid internship in one of six different divisions: Criminal, Drug, Investigative Services, Financial/Fraud, Alien/Fugitive, or State and Local Police Liaison. Interns will assist with processing of routine criminal record check information. This internship is seeking candidates with a degree or career in Criminal Justice, Political Science, or a language-related degree (Spanish or French preferred). Internships in the Office of the Director and Executive Office are suitable for those who are seeking degrees in Public Administration, Finance, Business Management, Computer Science, Information Systems or Information Management, and other related fields. Applications for the Fall Semester are due in early June. Applications for the Spring Semester must be received by early June October. Applications for the Summer Semester must be received by early March. For more information, please contact the INTERPOL Intern Coordinator at the US Department of Justice by phone at 202-353-0018.

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The J.W. Saxe Memorial Prize provides a $2,000 stipend so that students can take an unpaid or low-paying internship in the field of public service. Students arrange their own internships in the US or abroad, preferably before submitting applications. Previous recipients have worked with youth in New York City, AIDS programs in India, literacy programs with Aboriginal programs in Australia, as well as other such projects in North America, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, South America, Asia, the Pacific Islands, Australia, and Europe. This award is open to undergraduate or graduate students working in public service with demonstrated experience in public service activities. Financial need is considered. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The James Madison Foundation Memorial Fellowship funds two years of graduate study leading to a Master's degree. Fellows also attend a special summer institute at Georgetown University. Fellowships cover tuition, required fees, books, and room and board. The award cannot exceed $12,000 per academic year. One fellowship is awarded in each U.S. state or territory. After earning a Master's degree, each James Madison Fellow is required to teach American history, American government, or social studies in grades 7-12 for one year for each full academic year of study under the fellowship. Only U.S. citizens are eligible for this award. Current teachers who wish to pursue graduate study on a part-time basis are also eligible. This fellowship has an application deadline of early March. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program seeks to help enhance internationalization in Japan by promoting mutual understanding between Japan and other nations through the use of American teachers. JET Program participants get the opportunity to serve in local authorities as well as public and private junior and senior high schools. There are three types of positions offered by the JET Program. Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) participants are engaged in language instruction in local boards of education or public junior and senior high schools. Coordinator for International Relations (CIR) participants are engaged in internationalization activities, and are placed in offices of local authorities or related organizations. Sports Exchange Advisors (SEA) promote international exchange activities through certain designated sports, and are generally placed in sporting facilities or boards of education. Applicants must possess a bachelor's degree and have intermediate to low-advanced level Japanese language skills. It is desirable that participants are adaptable and have a positive interest in Japan. For more detailed eligibility information and application deadlines, please see JET's website.

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The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) Mike M. Masaoka Congressional Fellowship allows a student JACL member to serve for 6-10 months in the Washington, DC office of a member of Congress in either the U.S. House of Representatives or the U.S. Senate. The stipend for the Fellowship ranges from $2,200 to $2,500 a month, depending on qualifications. The Fellow will be involved in a variety of tasks, ranging from substantive legislative duties to the day to day office routine. Candidates must be U.S. citizens who are graduating college seniors or students in graduate or professional programs. Preference will be given to those who have demonstrated commitment to Asian American issues, particularly those affecting the Japanese American community. This fellowship has an application deadline of early May. For more information, please contact the JACL Mike M. Masaoka Fellowship by e-mail at policy@jacl.org.

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The Jacob K. Javits Fellowship fully funds tuition and fees and provides a stipend for up to four years of graduate study. This grant is designed to fund a MFA or PhD in specific fields in the humanities or social sciences. The amount of the award can range from $13,755 to $30,000. Undergraduate students about to enter graduate school and graduate students, who have not yet completed their first year of graduate study and who intend to pursue a MFA or PhD in an approved field, are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens. Twenty-percent of the fellowships shall be awarded in the social sciences, twenty-percent in the arts, and sixty-percent in the humanities. A minimum of sixty-percent of the awards shall be made to students who have no graduate credits. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required as part of the application for a Javits Fellowship in order to compute the financial need calculation. Applicants must submit the appropriate FAFSA, which will be available on January 1, no later than January 31. The application deadline for this fellowship is in early October. For more information, please visit the fellowship website and contact the Jacob K. Javits Fellowships Program by phone at 202-502-7542 or by e-mail at OPE_Javits_Program@ed.gov. Also, you may call the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.

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The John and Mabel de Sardon and Joan de Sardon-Glass Assistantship Program for Latin Americawas set-up to support nationals of Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, and other Andean-region countries who wish to pursue professional degrees in the Maxwell School and then to return to public service in their home countries. The program is especially oriented toward those professionals pursuing a MA degree through MaxwellÕs Public Administration, International Relations, or Executive Education departments. Occasionally students pursuing a terminal Masters degree in other social science programs at Maxwell are considered for the award as well. The de Sardon-Glass program typically provides academic tuition and/or a stipend to cover living expenses while in Syracuse. For application deadlines and more information, please see the assistantship website.

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The John Gyles Education Awards are available for full-time undergraduate or graduate students in all fields of study. Criteria other than strictly academic ability and financial need are considered in the selection process. Selected students will receive up to $3,000. Full Canadian or American citizenship is a requirement and a minimum GPA of 3.5 is required. This scholarship has an application deadline of early June. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The Josephine de Kármán Fellowship is a grant intended to assist undergraduate and PhD students (Master's and postdoctoral students do not qualify) whose scholastic achievements reflect Professor von Kármán's high standards. Students from all areas of study are eligible to apply, but special consideration will be given to applicants in the humanities. A minimum of ten fellowships, $22,000 for graduate students and $14,000 for undergraduate students, will be awarded for one regular academic year, paid through the fellowship office of the university in which the recipient is enrolled for study in the United States. Only candidates for the PhD who will defend their dissertations by June of the application deadline year and undergraduates entering their senior year are eligible for consideration. The application deadline for this grant is in late January. For more information, please e-mail info@dekarman.org or see the fellowship's website.

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The Killam Fellowship Program provides undergraduate students from select universities in Canada and the United States with the opportunity to spend one semester as an exchange student in their neighboring country. The fellowship has a cash value of $5,000 with potential for $10,000 with demonstrated financial need. Students are expected to maintain enrollment in their home university and attend the host university as an exchange student. Approximately twenty full scholarships will be awarded. To be eligible, a candidate must be a citizen of the United States, full-time undergraduate, eligible to participate in an international exchange program according to the regulations at his/her home institution, fluent in English, demonstrate superior academic achievements, be free of significant recent experience in the host country, complete all steps of the application process prior to the published deadlines, and be nominated by his/her university. This scholarship requires a university nomination and has a campus deadline of mid-November. If you are interested in applying for this fellowship, please complete the Merit Awards Profile. For more information or to schedule an advising appointment, contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854.

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The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation was established in 1988 to support individuals, institutions and organizations committed to educational excellence and professional development. The Foundation's undergraduate scholarships offer up to $3,500 per academic year to undergraduate juniors and seniors majoring in television and film. Applications are generally due by mid-March for the following academic year. For further information on additional scholarships, deadlines, and requirements, please call 212-682-2913 or e-mail kingscholarships@aol.com.

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The Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program is sponsored by the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University. It combines a paid eight-week internship at one of over 100 think tanks and policy organizations across the United States with two week-long career and policy skills seminars and weekly policy lectures. Fellows gain real-world experience, take a crash course in market-based policy analysis, and hone their professional skills. The program includes a $1,500 stipend and a housing allowance. Current college students, graduates, graduate students, and professional students from a variety of disciplines are eligible to apply. Ideal candidates will have a demonstrated interest in public policy issues and in learning how a market-based approach might help solve social and economic problems. The application deadline for this fellowship is in late January. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) is a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean-American students seeking higher education. The amount of the award ranges from $2,000-$5,000. Eligible applicants must be Korean-American students currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program. The scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and recommendations. This scholarship has an application deadline of early July. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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Four $22,500-per-year Kress Institutional Fellowships in the History of European Art for a two-year research appointment in association with one of many foreign institutes (see website for full list of participating institutions). This scholarship is restricted to pre-doctoral candidates in the history of art. Nominees must be U.S. citizens or individuals matriculated at an American university, with dissertation research focusing on European art from antiquity to the early 19th century. Candidates must be nominated by their art history department. For more information, please contact the Samuel H. Kress Foundation by phone at 212-861-4993 or by email at info@kressfoundation.org.

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The Laura W. Bush Traveling 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 and university students interested in international collaboration but who have not yet been afforded many opportunities to travel abroad. During his/her four to six weeks of 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. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens eligible for foreign travel, must be between 18 and 25 years old at the time of application, and must be currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university in the United States. The application deadline for this fellowship is in early August. For more information, please see the scholarship website or e-mail dcunesco@state.gov.

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The Lemmermann Foundation offers scholarships in the classical studies and humanities to master's and doctoral students. Fields of study include Archaeology, History, History of Art, Italian, Latin, Musicology, Philosophy, Philology, etc. Applicants must provide evidence for their need to study and carry out research in Rome. Topic of research must be related to Rome or the Roman culture of any period, from the Pre-Roman period to the present day time. The monthly stipend is Û750 a month. Applicants should be enrolled in a recognized university program and have a basic knowledge of the Italian language. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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Leonard M. Perryman Scholarship for Ethnic Minority Students

Leonard M. Perryman Scholarship for Racial Ethnic Minority Students awards a $2,500 scholarship for United Methodist undergraduate students who intend to pursue a career in religion journalism through study at an accredited U.S. college or university. Students must be enrolled in either their junior or senior years at an accredited college or university in the U.S. Eligible candidates must be United Methodist ethnic minority students in their junior or senior year majoring in journalism or communications. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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Leopold Schepp Foundation Fellowship

The Leopold Schepp Foundation grants a small number of fellowship awards for independent study and research, usually post-doctoral, based on the recommendation of a recognized institution. These fellowships are intended to encourage research that will improve the general welfare of mankind. Because funds for such grants are limited, interested applicants should inquire as to the availability of funding for fellowships in their chosen field of study. This fellowship has a rolling deadline; please see the fellowship website for information about the closing of the application cycle. For more information, please contact the Leopold Schepp Foundation by phone at 212-692-0191.

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Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Internship

The Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Intern program offers undergraduate and graduate students insights into the environment and culture of the world's largest and most comprehensive repository of human knowledge. Working under the direction of Library curators and specialists in various divisions, interns explore and increase access to the institutionÕs unparalleled collections and resources. Interns are exposed to a broad spectrum of library work: copyright, preservation, reference, and access standards. No previous experience is necessary, but internships are competitive and listed skills and or knowledge may be desired. Selections are based on academic achievement, letters of recommendation, and an interview with a selection official. Fellows receive a taxable stipend of $300 per week and will work a full-time schedule (40 hours per week) for the duration of the 10-week program. Applicants must be U. S. citizens, currently enrolled in a degree-granting program of study at an accredited institution of higher learning at the undergraduate or graduate levels, or have graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program within the past year. This internship has an application deadline of early March. For more information, please see the internship website.

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Marshall Scholarship

Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom higher education system. The scholarships can be used at any British Marshall University and cover two years of study in any discipline at either the undergraduate or graduate level, leading to the award of a British university degree. The award will cover 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 toward the support of a dependent spouse. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, must hold an undergraduate degree by the time of the award, and must have obtained a cumulative grade point average of 3.7 after their freshman year and not have studied for or hold a degree or degree-equivalent qualification from a British university. This scholarship requires a university nomination and has a campus deadline in early April. Please complete a Merit Awards Profile to be considered, and contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.

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Marshall Sherfield Fellowships in Science and Engineering

Marshall Sherfield Fellowships pay most of the costs incurred by undertaking research at British universities or research institutes. The British government is offering up to two of these awards. The duration of the fellowship is one year. The aim of the program is to introduce American scientists and engineers to the cutting edge of U.K. science and engineering. Candidates should be citizens of, and normally reside in, the U.S. They should also hold a doctorate in a science or an engineering subject. The deadline for this fellowship is in early October. For more information, please contact the British Council International Exchanges Office at The British Embassy at 202-588-7854 and see the fellowship website.

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Mary McEwen Schimke Scholarship

The Mary McEwen Schimke Scholarship is intended to provide relief from household and child care expenses to women pursuing a graduate degree. The award is made on the basis of scholarly expectation and identified need. The award is worth up to $1,700. The candidate must be over 30 years of age, currently engaged in graduate study in literature, history, or preferably American studies. The application deadline is in early January. For more information, please contact the Secretary to the Committee on Extramural Graduate Fellowships and Scholarships at Wellesley College, Center for Work and Service by phone at 781-283-3525 or by e-mail at cws-fellowships@wellesley.edu.

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Maryland Sea Grant Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Since 1989, the National Science Foundation has supported the Maryland Sea Grant Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program to bring students to undertake individual research projects with a scientist-mentor at either Chesapeake Biological Lab or Horn Point Lab of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. The program includes a 12-week program during the summer, a $4,200 stipend plus housing and travel to and from site, and hands-on research experience. The application deadline for this award is in mid-February. For more information, please contact the Maryland Sea Grant College by phone at 301-405-6373 or see the program website.

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Metropolitan Museum of Art's Summer Internship and Fellowship Programs

The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers paid and unpaid internship and fellowship opportunities for college and graduate students interested in careers in art museums. Based upon their academic training and interests, as well as the availability of projects, interns work in one of the Metropolitan's departmentsÑcuratorial, education, conservation, administration, or library. Most projects require a strong knowledge of art history. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. For a list of specific internship opportunities, deadlines, and requirements, visit the program website or e-mail mmainterns@metmuseum.org.

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Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellowship

The Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellowship is a unique leadership development opportunity for experienced, motivated individuals seeking to make a difference in the struggle to eliminate hunger and poverty worldwide. This two-year program begins with a one-year field placement in a developing country to address hunger and poverty-related issues including agriculture, food security, health and nutrition, and private sector development. Fellows spend their second year in a policy environment, usually at the headquarters of the organizations where they served during their field placements. Eligible applicants must be US Citizens or permanent residents. Candidates must have a graduate degree or equivalent experience in a related international development field, must have at least one year of work or volunteer experience in a developing country, must have demonstrated leadership qualities and abilities, and have a strong commitment to alleviating hunger and poverty. Candidates must be flexible, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and be able to perform well in team and cross-cultural environments. The application deadline for this award is in early January. For more information, please contact the Congressional Hunger Center by phone at 202-547-7022.

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Mississippi Teacher Corps

The Mississippi Teacher Corps is a two-year program, similar to the Peace Corps, that recruits college graduates to teach in Mississippi schools, primarily in the Mississippi Delta. The program is designed for non-education majors and offers a host of benefits, including: teacher training and certification, free tuition for a Master's degree in education from the University of Mississippi, and job placement that includes full pay and benefits. All candidates must have received or expect to receive a BachelorÕs degree before beginning the program and have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. No previous education course work is required or expected. For application deadlines and more information, please see the fellowship website.

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Morris, Delyte and Dorothy, Doctoral Fellowship

The Delyte & Dorothy Morris Doctoral Fellowship provides $20,000 per year plus tuition for up to 3 years of full-time doctoral study at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC).This fellowship is intended for applicants who possess exceptional credentials as indicated by highscholastic standing, excellent scores on standardized tests, outstanding recommendations, and evidence of significantpotential for research and publication. Nominees must be fully admissible to a graduate doctoral degree program and must meet the following criteria: an overall undergraduate GPA of at least 3.25 (A=4.0); if prior graduate study has been undertaken, must have an overall graduate GPA of at least 3.75; must have a score in the 75th percentile or higher on a standard test such as the GRE, MAT, or GMAT; may not already be enrolled in a doctoral program and may have no previous enrollment at SIUC. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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Myra Sadker Doctoral Dissertation Award

The Myra Sadker Doctoral Dissertation Awards provide $2,000 (per recipient) to support graduate students engaged in educational equity research. Doctoral level dissertations that explore or promote educational equity and fairness based on gender, race, ethnicity, religion, class, sexual orientation, or other such variables will be considered for support. This fellowship has an application deadline of early December. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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National Association of Black Journalists Scholarships

National Association of Black Journalists annually awards several non-renewable $2,500 scholarships to African American college students. All recipients receive an all-expense-paid trip to the NABJ convention and must participate in student convention projects. All applicants must be a student member of NABJ, must be majoring in or pursuing a career in journalism. All students must have be enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university have at least one year of school remaining. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Scholarships

The NAHJ Scholarships are for full-time undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in journalism in English- or Spanish-language media, or both. The series of scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 have varying requirements and are open to students attending four-year and community colleges in the United States and Puerto Rico. Applicants must be NAHJ members. This scholarship has an application deadline of late March. For more information, please see the scholarshp website.

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National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC) Leadership Fellows Program

To address the lack of Hispanic leaders in American community colleges, the National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC) Leadership Fellows Program aims to develop a pool of highly qualified Hispanics and to assist them in attaining high-level positions in community colleges. The program is designed for community college educators whose career interest focuses on assuming increasingly responsible administrative positions, with the ultimate goal of becoming a community college president. Components of the year-long training program are: two learning seminars; continued communications with NCCHC leaders and other Fellows; presentation at the NCCHS Symposium; and mentoring and professional development opportunities. Eligible candidates must possess a Master's degree, and must hold a managerial position and aspire to become an executive leader of a community college, such as a Dean, Vice-President or President. For application deadlines and more information, please contact the NCCHC Leadership Fellows Program by e-mail at ncchclfp@csulb.edu.

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National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship

To address the lack of Hispanic leaders in American community colleges, the National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC) Leadership Fellows Program aims to develop a pool of highly qualified Hispanics and to assist them in attaining high-level positions in community colleges. The program is designed for community college educators whose career interest focuses on assuming increasingly responsible administrative positions, with the ultimate goal of becoming a community college president. Components of the year-long training program are: two learning seminars; continued communications with NCCHC leaders and other Fellows; presentation at the NCCHS Symposium; and mentoring and professional development opportunities. Eligible candidates must possess a Master's degree, and must hold a managerial position and aspire to become an executive leader of a community college, such as a Dean, Vice-President or President. For application deadlines and more information, please contact the NCCHC Leadership Fellows Program by e-mail at ncchclfp@csulb.edu.

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National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) National Pathfinder Scholarship

The National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) National Pathfinder Scholarship provides three annual scholarships of $2,500 and support to women seeking undergraduate or graduate degrees. Eligible applicants include undergraduate sophomores, juniors, seniors, and students enrolled in Master's degree programs. This scholarship has an application deadline of early June. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Visiting Scientist Program

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)Visiting Scientist Program is looking for current students, postdoctoral researchers and faculty members for full-time residency appointments to conduct research into the use of process models and tools to support NGA's GEOINT analysis. Visiting Scienctists exploit and analyze imagery, intelligence, and geospatial information to describe, assess, and characterize physical features and a wide range of geographically referenced activities on the Earth. This is a full-time residency appointment and in a classified environment. Appointments range from three months (summer appointment) to a semester to a full year, with an option for two additional years. This program provides a stipend and, in some cases, a relocation allowance. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled in a Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD program in geography, statistics, economics, geospatial information science, physics, mathematics, chemistry, or related fields. For more information, please see the program website.

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National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Summer Internship Program

The NIEHS Summer Internship Program provides internships to outstanding high school, undergraduate, and graduate students interested in pursuing careers in the biomedical/biological sciences to work on a research project that entails exposure to the latest biochemical, molecular, and analytical techniques in a given field. Participants are selected by scientific mentors from the NIEHS Division of Intramural Research. Participants are expected to work a minimum of eight continuous weeks, between the months of May and September. This internship program has an application deadline of early March. For further information oneligibility requirements, please visit the program website or contact summers@niehs.nih.gov.

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National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) Coca-Cola Endowed Internship

The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) offers the paid Coca-Cola Endowed Internship during the Summer, Fall, and Spring. Eligible candidates must be undergraduates, recent graduates, or graduate students who are interested in pursuing museum careers. Other eligibility requirements include: a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25, completion of sophomore year in college, and intention to pursue a museum career. The full-time internship extends 12 weeks and includes a $1,500 stipend. This internship has an application deadline of mid-March for summer internships, mid-June for fall, and mid-October for spring. For more information, please contact NMWA's Manager of Public Programs by phone at 202-783-7982.

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National Network for Environmental Management Studies (NNEMS) Fellowship


The National Network for Environmental Management Studies (NNEMS) Fellowship program allows undergraduate and graduate students to perform research projects designed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Projects are organized among four key areas: Environmental Policy, Regulation, and Law; Environmental Management and Administration; Environmental Science; Public Relations and Communications; and Computer Programming and Development. Fellows are given a stipend based on the student's level of education and the duration and location of the fellowship.Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply. Undergraduate students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and must have completed at least four courses related to environmental studies. Graduate students must be currently enrolled in a program and must have completed at least one semester of graduate work, or at least four undergraduate courses related to environmental studies. This program is open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. This fellowship has an application deadline of early February. For more information on the fellowship and on eligibilty requirements, please see the fellowship website.

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Education Scholarships and Internships

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) offers a wide variety of funded graduate and undergraduate internship and research opportunities. All awards are for NOAA science related fields. Please see the NOAA's website for detailed information on each award, application deadlines, and contact information.

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National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions. NSF Fellows are anticipated to become knowledge experts who can contribute significantly to research, teaching, and innovations in science and engineering. Fellows benefit from a three-year annual stipend of $30,000 along with a $10,500 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees, opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct their own research at any accredited U.S. institution of graduate education they choose. Eligible applicants must be US citizens, US national or permanent resident aliens, and are graduating seniors; have completed a B.S./B.A. degree; or are in their 1st year or the first semester of their 2nd year in graduate school. For application deadlines and more information, please contact the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program by phone at 866-673-4737 or by e-mail at info@nsfgrfp.org.

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National Society of Hispanic MBA (NSHMBA) Scholarship

The National Society of Hispanic MBAs Scholarship program provides funding to assist Hispanics pursuing Master's Degrees in management/business. Awards range from $2,500--$10,000. Eligible applicants must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of Hispanic background and be enrolled or planning to enroll in a MBA program by fall of the application year. Applicants must also be NSHMBA members and posess a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Awards are renewable for up to one year or until a MasterÕs Degree is earned, whichever occurs first. For application deadlines and more information, please see the scholarship website.

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National Urban Fellows Program

National Urban Fellows is a rigorous, full-time graduate program comprised of two semesters of academic course work and a nine month mentorship, leading to a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from the City University of New York's Bernard M. Baruch College, School of Public Affairs. Fellows complete course work via distance learning, are awarded an MPA degree upon completion of all academic and program requirements. Fellows receive a $25,000 stipend over 14 months; full payment of tuition; a book allowance; and relocation and travel reimbursement. For more information, please contact the Program Director at the National Urban Fellows Program by phone at 212-730-1700 or visit the fellowship website.

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National Women's Studies Association (NSWA) Women of Color Caucus Student Essay Awards

The purpose of the Women of Color Caucus Student Essay Awards is to discover, encourage, and promote the intellectual development of emerging Black women scholars who engage in critical theoretical discussions and/or analysis about feminist/womanist issues concerning women and girls of color. One $400.00 award is available for students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate or professional programs. Recent Ph.D. recipients are also eligible to apply. This award has an application deadline of mid February. For further information on eligibility requirements, please visit the program website.

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Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) ssponsors a Postdoctoral Fellowship Program at a number of Naval R D centers and laboratories. The program is designed to significantly increase the involvement of creative and highly trained scientists and engineers from academia and industry to scientific and technical areas of interest and relevance to the Navy. The NRL Postdoctoral Fellowship Program provides approximately 40 new postdoctoral appointments per year. Fellows are competitively selected on the basis of their overall qualifications and technical proposals addressing specific areas defined by the host Navy laboratories. The selected participants will work in a unique Navy laboratory environment, while interacting with senior laboratory scientists and engineers. Candidates judged to have truly exceptional qualifications and experience will be considered for higher stipends up to a maximum of $75,000. For application deadlines and eligibility information, please see the fellowship website.

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New York City Teaching Fellowship

New York City Teaching Fellowships allows graduates and professionals to teach two years in an under-performing city school. Fellows will be hired at a regular teacher's salary and will also receive intensive pre-service training with living stipend; accelerated, fully-paid Master's Degree program; and on-going classroom support and the opportunity to be involved in a network of community leaders. Eligible applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, but must not possess a teaching certificate. For more information please contact the NYC Teaching Fellows program by phone at 718-935-4101 or by e-mail at fellows@schools.nyc.gov.

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New York State Assembly Graduate Internship

The New York State Assembly Graduate Internship gives graduate students the opportunity to develop their understanding of the legislative process and New York State government and apply their ideas and research skills in the legislative process. Graduates serve as full-time assembly staff researchers and policy analysts and receive an $11,500 stipend for the six-month internship. Graduate students must be enrolled in or have recently completed a graduate degree program. Applicants must also have excellent research skills and a strong interest in state government and the legislative process. International students are also eligible to apply if they have academic requirements in the U.S. For more information, please contact the Assembly Intern Committee by phone at 518-455-4704 or by e-mail at intern@assembly.state.ny.us.

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New York State Senate Richard A. Wiebe Public Policy Service Fellowship

The New York State Senate Richard A. Wiebe Public Policy Service Fellowship provides a ten-month internship that awards students with a $32,000 stipend.The recipient of the Wiebe Fellowship is placed in the Majority Counsel/Program Services Office, and works on a variety of policy areas of interest to the Senate Majority Conference. Wiebe Fellows demonstrate broad interests in all areas of public policy in New York State. To qualify, an applicant must be a full-time matriculating graduate student in an accredited university. For application deadlines and more information, please see the fellowship website.

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Next Generation Leadership in Asian Affairs Fellowship

The Next Generation Leadership in Asian Affairs Fellowship (Next Generation) is a post-master's degree one-year program that is cultivating a new generation of Asian affairs specialists committed to and capable of bridging the gap between the best scholarly research and the pressing needs of U.S. foreign policy toward a rapidly changing Asia. Recent master's and professional degree holders (e.g., MA, MBA, LLM, JD, etc.) are invited to apply for a year-long fellowship at NBRÕs headquarters in Seattle. Fellows will collaborate with leading scholars to conduct independent research and participate in the briefing of research findings to the policymaking community in Washington, D.C. Each fellow will receive a $32,500 fellowship award (with benefits), as well as a reimbursement for some relocation expenses. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. This program has an application deadline of mid-January. For more information please contact the Next Generation Fellowship by e-mail at nextgen@nbr.org.

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NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) scholarship program is designed to: (1) increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities; (2) increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental literacy; (3) recruit and prepare students for public service careers with NOAA and other natural resource and science agencies at the federal, state and local levels of government; and (4) recruit and prepare students for careers as teachers and educators in oceanic and atmospheric science and to improve scientific and environmental education in the United States. The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($650/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory Hollings Scholarship Program orientation, conferences where students present a paper or poster, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship. Eligibility applicants must be U.S. citizens, must have full-time status as a college sophomore at an accredited college or university within the United States or U.S. territories. For detailed eligibility requirements and application information, please see the scholarship website.

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Organization of American States (OAS) Internship

The OAS Student Internship Program is designed for undergraduate, graduate and young professional student to allow them to work within their fields of study. The Program although unpaid is very competitive; in order to be selected, students must have at least a 3.0 GPA, a good command of two of the four official languages of the Organization: English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish. Interns are required to attend a mandatory cycle of weekly meetings with senior officials to provide them with a clear insight into overall OAS activities. In addition, all selected candidates are required to participate in the MOAS/PC which is a simulation of the Permanent Council of the OAS. For application deadlines and more information, please see the scholarship website.

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Parkinson's Disease Foundation's Summer Fellowship Program

The Parkinson's Disease Foundation's Summer Fellowship Program is designed to support students, from advanced undergraduates to graduate and medical students, in their pursuit of Parkinson's-related summer research projects.Ê The goal of the Summer Fellowship is to cultivate interest in Fellows into the cause and possible treatments for Parkinson's disease. Fellows work under the close supervision of a sponsor who is an expert in the Parkinson's community and oversees the project.ÊTypically, summer fellowships are offered for 10 weeks of laboratory work with an award of $3,000. Undergraduate students, graduate students and medical students are all eligible for summer fellowships.ÊEach applicant must identify a mentor, with whom he or she will conduct the proposed project. This fellowship has an application deadline of late January. For more information on contact information, eligiblity requirements, and application instructions, please visit the scholarship website.

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Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship provides opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields. This is a competitive fellowship supports two years of graduate study with up to $25,000 in maintenance grants and up to $20,000 in tuition support for each year of supported graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program. Applicants must be no more than 30 years old on the application deadline. Additionally, applicants must be naturalized U.S. citizens, hold a green card, or be the child of two naturalized U.S. citizen parents. This fellowship has an application deadline of early November. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship Program

The Public Policy & International Affairs Fellowship Program is designed to prepare college juniors and rising seniors, primarily from historically underrepresented groups, for graduate studies in public and/or international affairs and groom them for professional roles in public service. There is an array of opportunities under the fellowship which span a period of development from the junior year of college to beyond the completion of a graduate degree. Benefits include full tuition to attend the PPIA Junior Summer Institute plus a $1,000 stipend and a minimum of $5,000 toward graduate school tuition. PPIA Fellows often receive financial offers above and beyond this minimum amount, and are eligible for paid internships and other professional development opportunities. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents, must have completed junior year of college by the start of the Junior Summer Institute (JSI), have at least one full semester or two quarters of coursework remaining before graduation, must not have attained a bachelor’s degree prior to start of the Junior Summer Institute, must be committed to completing a master’s degree in public and/or international affairs at one of the PPIA consortium graduate schools, and must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a professional career associated with public service such as government, nonprofit, humanitarian and international organizations and other related programs. Financial need is given consideration. All academic majors are welcome to apply. The application deadline is in early November. Please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 for the dates and times of information sessions and to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor if you are interested in applying for this fellowship.

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Rabin Scholarship for the Advancement of Peace and Tolerance

The Rabin Scholarship for the Advancement of Peace and Tolerance will enable one Canadian, one Jewish/Israeli and one Arab (from Israel or another Middle East country) student to study for a one year period at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The selected Rabin Scholars will be enrolled in a specially designed Visiting Graduate Program at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the Gilo Center for Citizenship, Democracy and Civic Education. The award is for $15,000; the student is asked to complete a research project or essay in return, as well as speak at a Canadian institution. Nominations of women and men of all cultural, ethnic, political, racial and religious backgrounds are strongly encouraged. Candidates must demonstrate superior academic abilities as well as individual initiative and leadership skills. The Canadian Scholar must be a Canadian citizen with a minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited Canadian, American, or Middle East University. Scholars may come from a variety of disciplines including political science, international relations, Middle Eastern studies, economics, law, or other areas relating to the pursuit of peace. This scholarship has an application deadline of late March. For more information, please contact The Rabin Scholarship Fund for the Advancement of Peace and Tolerance by phone at 416-485-8000 OR 1-888-432-7398 or by e-mail at admissions@cfhu.org.

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Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship

The Rangel Program awards up to twenty (20) fellowships of up to $34,000 annually towards tuition, room, board, books and mandatory fees for completion of a two-year master’s degree. Rangel Fellows are expected to obtain a degree in international affairs or another area of relevance to the work of the Foreign Service (such as public administration, public policy, business administration, foreign languages, economics, political science, or communication) at a graduate or professional school approved by the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center. Fellows who successfully complete the Rangel Program and Foreign Service entry requirements will receive an appointment as a Foreign Service Officer, embarking on one of the most exciting and rewarding careers available. Rangel Fellows will participate in two internships. The first, an internship working for a Member of Congress in Washington, D.C., will occur in the summer after being selected and before the first year of graduate study. The second will be an overseas internship in a U.S. Embassy that takes place during the summer between the first and second years of graduate study. Fellows will receive mentoring from a Foreign Service Officer throughout the duration of the fellowship as well as during their early employment at the State Department. Awardees are expected to maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.2 throughout their period of study. Only U.S. citizens will be considered as applicants. Applicants must be in the senior year of their undergraduate study or have completed their undergraduate degree by June and must be seeking admission to enter graduate school in the fall for a two-year program. A candidate’s community, academic, other extracurricular, and leadership activities will be considered. The application deadline for this program is in mid-January. For more information, please contact the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 and schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.

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Rendel, Betty, Scholarship

The National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) established the Betty Rendel Scholarship Fund in September 1995 in honor of Past NFRW President Betty Rendel's extraordinary leadership skills and dedication to the Republican Party in her home state of Indiana, as well as at the national level. The three annual scholarships of $1,000 are awarded to undergraduates who are majoring in political science, government or economics and have successfully completed at least two years of college coursework. The application deadline is in early June. For more information, please contact the National Federation of Republican Women at 703-548-9688 or e-mail mail@nfrw.org.

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Rhodes Scholarship

Rhodes Scholars are appointed for two years of study at the University of Oxford, with the possibility of renewal for a third year. All educational costs, such as matriculation, tuition, laboratory and certain other fees, are paid on the Scholar's behalf by the Rhodes Trustees. In addition, each Scholar receives a maintenance allowance adequate to meet necessary expenses for term-time and vacations. The Rhodes Trustees cover the necessary costs of travel to and from Oxford, and upon application, may approve additional grants for research purposes or study-related travel. Rhodes Scholars will be judged by four standards, including literary and scholastic attainments; energy to use one's talents to the full, as exemplified by fondness for and success in sports; truth, courage, devotion to duty, sympathy for and protection of the weak, kindliness, unselfishness and fellowship; and moral force of character and instincts to lead and to take an interest in one's fellow beings. The campus deadline is in early April. Please complete a Merit Awards Profile if you are interested in this scholarship. A university nomination, in addition to close interaction with the Office of Merit Awards during the Rhodes application process, is required to apply for this scholarship. For more information, please contact the Office of Merit Awards by phone at 202-885-1854 or by e-mail at meritawards@american.edu.

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Roothbert Fund Scholarship

The Roothbert Fund Scholarship Program makes grants for undergraduate or graduate study at accredited colleges or universities. Roothbert Fund Scholarships are small (averaging $2000 -$3000) and are meant to be supplementary. The selection process for this scholarship includes an in-person interview in New York City, Washington, DC, New Haven, and Philadelphia. The Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background. While the Fund does not emphasize any particular form of religious practice or worship, it seeks to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. Preference will be given to those who can satisfy high scholastic requirements and are considering careers in education. The Roothbert Fund only provides Scholarship Grants to applicants whose current or permanent address is located in one of the following states (or applicants planning to move to one of these states prior to March 1st): Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, or North Carolina. For more information and to obtain an application form, please contact the Roothbert Fund between November 1 and January 31 by phone at 212-870-3116 or by e-mail at mail@roothbertfund.org.

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Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $10,000 stipend for a one year public service project anywhere in the world to a graduating senior before they enter graduate school or the professional world. $5,000 is awarded at the beginning of the project and the remaining $5,000 is awarded upon receipt of a six month progress report. To apply, please develop a proposal for public service in this country or abroad. The proposal may encompass any activity that furthers the public good and can be undertaken by yourself alone or by working through established charitable, religious, educational, governmental, or other public service organizations. The application deadline for this award is in early January. For more information on eligibility, please see the scholarship website.

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Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship

The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Education Program funds SMART Scholars who receive a starting salary/stipend ranging from $25,000 for undergraduates to $41,000 for doctoral students; full tuition and related education fees; book allowance of $1,000; paid summer internships; and career opportunities after graduation. Eligible applicants must be US nationals and citizens, at least 18 years of age and, if seeking undergraduate support, be enrolled as a student in a regionally accredited university or college. The deadline for this program is in early December. For more information on the program, please contact the SMART Scholarship for Service Program by e-mail at smart@asee.org or by phone 202-331-3544.

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Sertoma Scholarships

Sertoma offers two types of $1,000 scholarships to assist with tuition, books, and supplies. The Sertoma Hard of Hearing or Deaf Scholarship is available for undergraduate students with clinically significant bilateral hearing loss. Applicants must be accepted as entering or continuing, full-time undergraduate students at a college or university in the United States during the upcoming school year. Applicants must be enrolled in classes leading to a four-year bachelor's degree in any discipline. This scholarship has an application deadline of early May. The Sertoma Communicative Disorders Scholarship is available for students pursuing advanced degrees in audiology or speech-language pathology. This scholarship has an application deadline of late March. For more detailed eligibility information, please visit the scholarship website.

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Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS)

Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS) is a summer program for students pursuing careers in atmospheric and related sciences. SOARS proteges can participate for up to four summers. SOARS encourages applications from individuals who are members of a group that is historically under-represented in the atmospheric and related sciences, including students who are Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, and Hispanic or Latino, female, first generation college students, and students with disabilities. SOARS welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students; students who have experienced, and worked to overcome, educational or economic disadvantage and/or have personal or family circumstances that may complicate their continued progress in research careers. SOARS offers educational and research opportunities, mentoring, career counseling and guidance, and financial support to participants. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have completed two years of college with a 3.0 GPA or higher. This program has an application deadline of early February.

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Sloan, Alfred P., Foundation Research Fellowship

The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field. Candidates must possess a PhD in chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science, economics, neuroscience, computational and evolutionary molecular biology, ocean sciences, or in a related interdisciplinary field. Candidates must also be members of the regular teaching faculty (i.e., tenure track) of a degree-granting college or university in the United States or Canada. In order to be eligible for a fellowship, candidates must be nominated by department heads or other senior researchers. For more information, please contact the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation by e-mail at researchfellows@sloan.org, or by phone at 212-649-1649.

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Smuts Visiting Research Fellowship in Commonwealth Studies

The Smuts Memorial Fund elects one Smuts Visiting Research Fellow a year to study at the University of Cambridge for nine months. Fellowships are available for research in the field of Commonwealth Studies, including the Commonwealth related aspects of archaeology, anthropology, economics, history, human geography, law, literature, oriental studies, sociology, politics and social psychology. For eligibility requirements and application deadlines, please visit the fellowship website.

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Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowships

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowships provide promising and highly qualified recent Ph.D.s with opportunities to conduct research in Japan in the humanities and social science fields. The award funds between 1-12 months (short-term) or 12-24 months (long term). U.S. citizens and permanent legal residents are eligible for this award. Projects need not be explicitly related to the study of Japan. For application deadlines and more information, please contact the Japan Program/SSRC by e-mail at japan@ssrc.org or by phone 212-377-2700.

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Soros Justice Media Fellowships

The Soros Justice Media Fellowships support writers, print and broadcast journalists, bloggers, filmmakers, and other individuals with distinct voices proposing to complete media projects for local, regional and national markets that engage the public and provoke policy responses to one or more of the Open Society Institute‰s U.S. criminal justice priorities. The fellowship program intends to support individuals interested in pursuing important but marginalized, controversial, or unpopular issues in a comprehensive manner. Media fellowships are one year in duration, and fellows are expected to make their projects the primary focus of their work during the term of the fellowship. Projects can begin in either April or September. Photography projects (production or distribution) are not eligible for funding. Eligible candidates must be professional journalists working in print, photography, radio, and television with at least three years of experience. The application deadline for this fellowship is in early November. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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Sports Journalism Institute

The Sports Journalism Institute is a nine-week training and internship program for college students interested in sports journalism careers. The Institute is designed to attract talented students to print journalism through opportunities in sports reporting and editing, and enhance racial and gender Multicultural Students in sports departments of newspapers nationwide. The Institute runs from June through August and will consist of classroom sessions to be held at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Fla., from May through June, followed by eight-week paid internships at newspapers (to be determined individually), as well as a $500 scholarship upon successful completion of the program for students returning to college. All students must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 at an accredited four-year college or university. For more information and eligibility/application requirements, please visit the program website.

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Swann, Caroline and Erwin, Foundation for Caricature and Cartoon Fellowship

The Swann Foundation seeks to award one fellowship annually (with a stipend of up to $15,000) to assist the fellow in his/her ongoing scholarly research and writing projects in the field of caricature and cartoon. In lieu of one fellowship, the board has made smaller awards to several recipients in recent years due to the number, nature, and quality of fellowship applications. Since the Fund encourages research in a variety of academic disciplines, there is no restriction upon the university department in which this work is being done, provided the subject pertains to caricature or cartoon art. This fellowship has an application deadline of mid February. For further information on eligibility requirements, please visit the program website or e-mail swann@loc.gov.

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Taxpayers for Common Sense (TCS) Fellowships & Internships

Taxpayers for Common Sense (TCS) is a nonpartisan budget watchdog and independent voice for American taxpayers. TCS is looking for currently enrolled and recently graduated college students to fill full-time, paid internships and fellowships throughout the year.TCS Interns and Fellows will have the opportunity to: gain a broad perspective and first-hand experience in federal policy-making in Congress and the Executive Branch, media campaigns, and grassroots organizing; develop their skills in writing, policy analysis, critical-thinking, and political awareness; and work closely with TCS' professional staff to assume real responsibility in a fast-paced environment on Capitol Hill. TCS Interns and Fellows may apply to work in one or more of the following areas: National Security, Transportation & Infrastructure Policy, Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Policy, or Organization Development. Candidates from all academic disciplines will be considered as long as they have a demonstrated interest in public policy, activism, or one of the areas mentioned above. Candidates interested in working with the Communications Department must have some journalism or writing experience. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please visit the program website.

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Teach for America

Teach For America is an organization which recruits and funds a diverse group of leaders with a record of achievement who work to expand educational opportunity, starting by teaching for two years in a low-income community. Applicants from all academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply, and regional, subject, and grade-level preferences have no bearing on admission decisions. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please visit the program website.

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Training and Recruitment Initiative for Admission to Leading Law Schools (Trials)

Trials is a fully-subsidized residential scholarship program that helps talented and motivated college students of modest means gain admission to the nationÕs leading law schools. Students will reside at Harvard or NYU and receive LSAT instruction as well as a series of lectures by prominent lawyers and scholars. No expenses are associated with the program and students will receive a $3,000 stipend for the program. Only U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible to enroll in the Trials program. Students of any background whose personal circumstances, self-identifications, and unique perspectives place them outside the mainstream of typical law school applicants. Strong academic credentials, well-articulated ambitions, and documented financial need are necessary. For application deadlines and more information, please see the scholarship website.

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United Negro College Fund (UNCF)/Merck Undergraduate Science Scholarship Awards

United Negro College Fund (UNCF)/Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Awards are intended to help African American undergraduate students who are interested in science to further their science education and potentially pursue science and engineering careers. The UNCF/Merck awards provide up to $30,000 in tuition support and opportunities for an internship and research experience in a state-of-the-art research facility. Applicants must be African American (black) and have a minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale. Award recipients will be selected based on their GPA, their demonstrated interest in their own scientific education and a career in scientific research or engineering, and their ability to perform in a laboratory or engineering environment. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please e-mail uncfmerck@uncf.org or visit the program website.

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University College London Graduate School Scholarships

The University College of London (UCL) Graduate School Research Scholarships are available annually to prospective and current UCL research students from any country. Fifteen awards are available which will cover UK/EU tuition fees and a maintenance allowance of 15,590 pounds per annum for full time study. The sole criterion for the award of the Graduate School Research Scholarships will be academic excellence and research potential. All international students who apply for this scholarship are also required to apply for an Overseas Research Students (ORS) award. The deadline for this scholarship is in mid-February. For more information, please contact the Entrance Scholarships Office in the Registrar's Division of University College London by international phone at +44 (0)20 7679 2000 or see the scholarship website.

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University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law (UDC-DCSL) Advocate for Justice Scholarship

The University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law (UDC-DCSL) offers up to 20 full-tuition Advocate for Justice Scholarships each year. Their award is based equally upon evaluation of applicants' academic talent and their proven commitment as advocates for justice. Toward this end, the School considers applicants' undergraduate and graduate fields of study; grades; LSAT scores; publications; academic, personal and professional recommendations; as well as evidence of their professional experiences, community service, and other pertinent information. Due to UDC-DCSL's emphasis on demonstrated commitment to working for justice, successful scholarship applicants may be more than a few years out of college. The Scholarship Committee welcomes applicants to share information on specific legal career goals, if they have them. If applicants do not have a clearly developed practice area in mind, they should explain to the Committee what in their personal background and history demonstrates their values and/or proves their commitment to serving as an advocate for justice. The Committee is particularly interested in the applicant's having taken initiative, having applied creativity, having organized others, having participated in public discussion or debate, or in other activities working for justice. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please visit the program website.

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Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) Fellowship Program

The Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) Fellowship Program is one of the key components of VEF's mandate to enhance bilateral relations between the United States and Vietnam through international educational exchange programs that help improve Vietnamese science and technology capacities. VEF provides fellowships to the most talented Vietnamese for graduate study in the United States in science and technology. Fellows are selected through a highly competitive, open and transparent process. VEF maintains high standards of excellence by choosing only top-notch students who demonstrate the ability to thrive in an U.S. academic setting. In order to produce young scientists and faculty for Vietnam, the program strongly prefers Ph.D. candidates who are recent university graduates, including young college faculty. Working experience or government affiliation is not required. The fellowship is open to all qualified citizens of Vietnam, regardless of their gender, regional origin, and social or political background. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please visit the program website.

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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) Visual Arts Fellowship

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Program is a vital source of funding for the visual arts and art history in Virginia. VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists as well as art students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline and has awarded more than $4 million in fellowships to Virginians. Awards are made to those applicants of the highest artistic merit and are not based on medium. Applicants may apply for work or study in only one of the following disciplines: crafts, drawing, film/video, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, or art history. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please visit the program website.

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Waterman, Alan T. Award

The purpose of the Alan T. Waterman Award is to recognize outstanding young researchers in any field of science or engineering supported by the Foundation. In addition to a medal, the awardee receives a $500,000 grant over a 3-year period for continued research or advanced study in the mathematical, physical, medical, biological, engineering, social, or other sciences at the institution of the recipient's choice. This scholarship requires a nomination from references outside of the home institution. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and must be 35 years of age or younger, or not more than seven years beyond receipt of the PhD by December 31 of the year in which they are nominated. Candidates should have demonstrated exceptional individual achievements in scientific or engineering research of sufficient quality to place them at the forefront of their peers. For more information, please visit the scholarship website or contact the Office of Integrative Activities at the National Science Foundation by phone at 703-292-8040 or by e-mail at info@nsf.gov.

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Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program

The Whitaker International Fellowship sends emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering (or bioengineering) overseas to undertake a self-designed project that will enhance their careers within the field. The goal of the program is to assist the development of professional leaders who are not only superb scientists, but who also will advance the profession through an international outlook. Along with supporting grant projects in an academic setting, the Whitaker International Fellowship encourages grantees to engage in policy work and propose projects in an industry setting. Fellows will conduct academic or scientific research in a university or laboratory, pursue coursework at an academic institution, or intern at a policy institute, industrial, or non-profit setting. For further information on application deadlines and eligibility requirements, please visit the program website.

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White House Fellowship

White House Fellows spend a year working as full-time, paid special assistants to senior White House Staff, the Vice President, Cabinet Secretaries and other top-ranking government officials. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, and should be finished with their undergraduate education and working in their chosen professions. Employees of the federal government are not eligible unless they are career military personnel. Prospective candidates will have a record of remarkable professional achievement early in one's career, evidence of leadership skills and the potential for further growth, a demonstrated commitment to public service, and the knowledge and skills necessary to contribute successfully at the highest levels of the federal government. All national finalists are required to undergo comprehensive background investigations to ensure that they qualify for the security clearance necessary for their fellowship work assignments. For more information, please see the White House Fellowship Website or contact the White House Fellows program by phone at 202-395-4522

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Women's Research & Education Institute (WREI) Congressional Fellowships on Women and Public Policy

The Women's Research & Education Institute (WREI) awards annual fellowships to a select number of graduate students with a proven commitment to equity for women. Fellows gain practical policymaking experience and graduate credit as they work from January to August as Congressional legislative aides in Washington, D.C. WREI Fellows receive a stipend of about $1,300 per month for eight months of the academic year. An additional sum of $500 is provided for the purchase of health insurance. WREI also reimburses Fellows up to a maximum of $1,500 for the cost of tuition at their home institutions (books and non-tuition charges are not covered). Only women who are currently enrolled in a masters, doctoral, or professional degree program at an accredited institution in the United States or who have completed such a program within the past 18 months are eligible. WREI strongly suggests that applicants have completed at least nine hours of graduate coursework before applying, and have a demonstrated interest in research or political activity relevant to women's social and political status. Prospective candidates are selected on the basis of academic competence as well as a demonstrated interest in the public policy process. The application deadline for this scholarship is in mid-May. For more information, please contact the Women's Research & Education Institute (WREI) Congressional Fellowship Program by phone at 202-280-2720 or by e-mail at WREI@WREI.org.

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Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (The Wilson Center) Fellowship

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars awards approximately 20-25 residential fellowships annually to individuals with outstanding project proposals in a broad range of the social sciences and humanities on national and/or international issues. Topics and scholarship should relate to key public policy challenges or provide the historical and/or cultural framework to illuminate policy issues of contemporary importance. Fellows must be U.S citizens, must hold a PhD at the time of receiving the award, and must have publications other than their dissertation. Fellows are eligible to receive stipends which are used for international travel and for the fellows everyday expenses. Fellows may also elect to have health insurance. This fellowship has an application deadline of early October. For more information, please see the scholarship website or contact the Woodrow Wilson Center by email at fellowships@wilsoncenter.org.

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