Merit Awards M30

National Scholarship Directory

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Abe Fellowship www.ssrc.org/fellowships/abe-fellowship

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Student Academy Awards www.oscars.org/awards/saa/about.html

Ahmanson-Getty Postdoctoral Fellowships Program www.c1718cs.ucla.edu/fellowships.htm

Air Force Aid Society's (AFAS) General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program www.afas.org/Education/ArnoldEdGrant.cfm

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation's (AvH) German Chancellor Fellowship www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/4074.html

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Undergraduate Student Caucus and Poster Competition (USCPC) Gary J. Miller Undergraduate Prizes for Cancer and Cancer-Related Biomedical Research www.aacr.org/home/scientists/science-educatio...

American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship www.cancer.org/docroot/res/content/res_5_2x_p...

American Councils for International Education Educational Seminars Program www.americancouncils.org/educationalSeminars....

American Enterprise Institute (AEI) National Research Initiative (NRI) Fellowship www.aei.org/raBasicPages/22?page=Fellowships

American Institute for Economic Research Summer Fellowship Program www.aier.org/fellowships/student-fellowship

American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) John L. Carey Scholarship community.thiswaytocpa.com/allgroups/college-...

American Jewish Community Goldman Fellowship Program www.ajc.org/site/c.ijITI2PHKoG/b.1144809/k.EF...

American Political Science Association (APSA) Ralph Bunche Summer Institute (RBSI) www.apsanet.org/content_6602.cfm

American Society of Quality Statistics Division Scholarships www.asqstatdiv.org/awards.htm

American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program www.asanet.org/funding/mfp.cfm

American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) Awards for Scandinavians www.amscan.org/study_in_america_details.html

American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) Fellowships and Grants to Study in Scandinavia www.amscan.org/study_scandinavia_details.html

Asia Pacific Leadership Program Fellowships www.eastwestcenter.org/?id=391

Asian Arts Council Grants www.asianculturalcouncil.org

Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO) Scholarships www.afio.com/13_scholarships.htm

Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Scholarship www.aatj.org/atj/studyabroad/scholarships.htm...

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Bayliss Foundation Radio Scholarship www.beaweb.org/bayliss/radio.html

Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies Fellowship userpage.fu-berlin.de/~bprogram

Blakemore Freeman Fellowship www.blakemorefoundation.org/Language%20Grants...

Boren Undergraduate Scholarship www.borenawards.org/boren_scholarship

Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program www.cdsintl.org/fromusa/bosch.htm#application

Breindel, Eric, Collegiate Journalism Award www.ericbreindel.org/#rules

Building Excellent Schools (BES) Fellowship www.buildingexcellentschools.org/bes-fellowsh...

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California Senate Fellowship www.csus.edu/calst/senate

Clinton, William J., Fellowship for Service in India aif.org/investment-area/leadership

Collaborative Research Grant in the Humanities www.americancouncils.org/programDetail.php?pr...

College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Scholarships www.american.edu/cas/about/scholarships.cfm

Collegiate Inventors Competition www.invent.org/collegiate/enter.html

Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) Federal Internship Program www.capal.org/programs/federal-internship-sch...

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Congressional Fellows Program cbcfinc.org/programs/leadership-development/1...

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Congressional Internship Program www.cbcfinc.org/internships/summer-internship...

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Fellowship Program www.chci.org/fellowships

Cosmos Club Foundation Scholars Grant Program www.cosmosclubfoundation.org/scholars/grants-...

Critical Language Scholarship Program www.clscholarship.org

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DAAD German Studies Research Grant www.daad.org/germanstudies#requirements

DAAD Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) www.daad.de/rise-pro/en/11741/index.html

DAAD University Summer Course Grant www.daad.org/summercourse

DACOR Bacon Graduate Fellowship dacorbacon.org/foundation/education

Darmasiswa Scholarship www.embassyofindonesia.org/education/darmasis...

Davis-Putter Scholarship www.davisputter.org

Democracy Fellows Program www.iie.org/Programs/USAID-Democracy-Fellows-...

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) HS-STEM Summer Internship Program www.orau.gov/dhsinternships

Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) www.ssrc.org/fellowships/dpdf-fellowship

Dow Jones News Fund College Internships www.newsfund.org/PageText/Prg_HomePages.aspx?...

Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Fellowship www.drkfoundation.org/what-we-fund.html

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East-West Center (EWC) Graduate Degree Fellowship www.eastwestcenter.org/education/student-prog...

Economic Club of Washington Phillip M. Dearborn Fellowship Award www.economicclub.org/page.cfm/go/scholarship-...

Economic Club of Washington Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. Fellowship Awards www.economicclub.org/page.cfm/go/scholarship-...

Educational Testing Service (ETS) Sylvia Taylor Johnson Minority Fellowship in Educational Measurement www.apa.org/about/awards/ets-taylor.aspx

El Pomar Fellowship www.elpomar.org/what-we-do/programs/fellowshi...

Emerging Markets Development Advisers Program www.iie.org/Programs/EMDAP/Apply

Emerson, Bill, National Hunger Fellowship www.emersonapplication.org

English Language Fellow Program www.elfellowprogram.org/elf/index.cfm

Environment America's Fellowship Program jobs.environmentamerica.org/programs/amr/beco...

Environmental Leadership Training Program www.greencorps.org/page/field-school-environm...

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Florida Bar Foundation's Legal Services Summer Fellowship www.flabarfndn.org/grant-programs/lsa/summer-...

Focus For Humanity Fellowship www.craigfergusonimages.com/2010/07/focus-for...

French Government Teaching Assistantship highereducation.frencheducation.org/teach-in-...

Fulbright Diplomatic Academy Grant us.fulbrightonline.org/program_country.html?i...

Fund for Theological Education (FTE) Undergraduate Fellowship Program www.fteleaders.org/pages/undergrad

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Geophysical Fluid Dynamics (GFD) Fellowship www.whoi.edu/page.do?pid=7948

Gilman International Scholarship www.iie.org/gilman

Graduate Student Research Grants www.american.edu/sis/graduatestudentcouncil/g...

Graduate Teaching Assistantships at Montclair University csam.montclair.edu/njsoc/graduate

Guggenheim Museum Hilla Rebay International Fellowship www.guggenheim.org/new-york/education/adult-a...

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Harold Rosenthal Fellowship www.rosenthalfellowship.org/fprogdes.htm

Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship www.feusa.org/en/culture/harriet-hale-woolley...

Harriman, Pamela, Foreign Service Fellowship wm.edu/harriman

Harvard Galbraith Scholars Program www.ksg.harvard.edu/inequality/Summer/Galbrai...

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship Award www.hertzfndn.org

Hispanic College Fund Scholarship scholarships.hispanicfund.org/applications/su...

Hispanic Scholarship Fund College Scholarship Program www.hsf.net/Scholarships.aspx?id=424#undergra...

HORIZONS Scholarship wid.ndia.org/horizon/scholar.htm

Hughes, Allen Lee, Fellowship Program www.arenastage.org/education/education-progra...

Humane Studies Fellowship www.theihs.org/ContentDetails.aspx?id=505

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Icelandic Government Scholarships www3.hi.is/page/a_inter_scholarshipseydublod/...

Institute for Humane Studies (HIS) Broadcast Journalism Internship www.theihs.org/broadcast

Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) Summer Seminars theihs.org/seminar

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) Student Award for Academic Excellence www.computer.org/portal/web/studentactivities...

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Lance Stafford Larson Student Scholarship www.ieee.org/web/membership/students/scholars...

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Feeding Tomorrow Scholarships www.ift.org/cms/?pid=1000444

Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) www.igert.org

Inter American Press Association (IAPA) Scholarship www.sipiapa.com/v4/index.php?page=area_becas&...

International Center for Journalism's European Journalism Fellowship www.polsoz.fu-berlin.de/en/kommwiss/institut/...

International Foundation for Education and Self-Help International Fellows Program www.ifesh.org/what-we-do/international-educat...

International Parliamentary Scholarships (IPS) www.bundestag.de/htdocs_e/bundestag/internati...

Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Program www.iucjapan.org/index_e.html

Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) Fellowships and Scholarships www.ire.org/training/fellowships.html

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J.W. Saxe Memorial Prize for Public Service www.jwsaxefund.org

James Madison Foundation Memorial Fellowship www.jamesmadison.com

Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET) www.jetprogramme.org

Japan Travel Program for US Future Leaders www.cgp.org/intellectual-exchange/japan-trave...

Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) Mike M. Masaoka Congressional Fellowship www.jacl.org

Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) National Scholarships and Awards www.jacl.org/edu/scholar.htm

Japan-International Monetary Fund (IMF) Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies (JISP) www.imf.org/external/np/ins/english/scholar.h...

Jennings Randolph Senior Fellowship www.usip.org/grants-fellowships/jennings-rand...

Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellowship www.csus.edu/calst/assembly_fellowship_progra...

John and Mabel de Sardon and Joan de Sardon-Glass Assistantship www1.maxwell.syr.edu/moynihan/sardon/Welcome

John F. Kennedy Library Foundation Archival Internship www.jfklibrary.org/JFK+Library+and+Museum/Ken...

John Gyles Education Awards www.johngyleseducationcenter.com/scholarship....

Josephine de Kármán Fellowship www.dekarman.org

JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc Mabelle Arole Fellowship www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/MemberCenter/Preme...

Judicial Administration Fellowship www.csus.edu/calst/judicial_fellowship_progra...

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King Faisal International Prize www.kff.com/EN01/KFIP/KFIPIndex.html

King, Charles & Lucille, Family Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships www.kingfoundation.org/index.html

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) Teaching Fellowships kstf.org/programs/teaching.html

Koch, Charles G., Summer Fellow Program www.theihs.org/policy

Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) www.kasf.org

Kress Institutional Fellowships in the History of European Art www.kressfoundation.org/fellowships/default.a...

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Land Conservancy of New Jersey Scholarship www.tlc-nj.org/scholarship.html

Langley Aerospace Research Summer Scholars (LARSS) www.nianet.org/larss

Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship www.state.gov/p/io/unesco/programs/143138.htm

Lemmermann Foundation Scholarship www.nexus.it/lemmermann

Leopold Schepp Foundation Scholarship www.scheppfoundation.org/information.html

Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Internship www.loc.gov/hr/jrfellows

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Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation www.mcsf.org/page.aspx?pid=373

Marjorie Susman Curatorial Fellowship www.mcachicago.org/information/fellowships.ph...

Mary McEwen Schimke Scholarship www.wellesley.edu/cws/fellowships/wellesley

Maryland Sea Grant Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) www.mdsg.umd.edu/Education/REU/index.html

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship www.mmuf.org/our-program

Metropolitan Museum of Art's Art History Fellowships www.metmuseum.org/education/fellowship.html

Metropolitan Museum of Art's Conservation and Scientific Research Fellowship www.metmuseum.org/education/conservation.html

Mississippi Teacher Corps www.olemiss.edu/programs/mtc/about

Morris, Delyte and Dorothy, Doctoral Fellowship gradschool.siu.edu/cost-aid/morris.html

myAgro Fellowship Program www.myagro.org/get-involved/work-for-us/fello...

Myra Sadker Doctoral Dissertation Award www.sadker.org/awards.html#dissertation

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NASA Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology (MUST) Project www.nasa.gov/offices/education/programs/descr...

National Council for Eurasian and East European Research (NCEEER) Title VIII Short-Term Travel Grants for Research in Central Asia, the Caucasus, and the Balkans www.nceeer.org/programs/short-term-travel-gra...

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship www.asee.org/ndseg

National Endowment for the Humanities Collaborative Research Grants www.americancouncils.org/programDetail.php?pr...

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Visiting Scientist Program see.orau.org/ProgramDescription.aspx?Program=...

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) ugsp.nih.gov/home.asp?m=08

National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Culture and Heritage Grants www.niaf.org/grants/may2009/2009-user/about.a...

National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) Coca-Cola Endowed Internship www.nmwa.org/about/internships

National Network for Environmental Management Studies (NNEMS) Fellowship www.epa.gov/enviroed/students.html

National Network for Environmental Management Studies (NNEMS) Student Fellowship www.epa.gov/enviroed/students.html

National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Nonproliferation Graduate Fellowship Program ngp.pnl.gov

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Education Scholarships and Internships www.oesd.noaa.gov/internships_opps.html

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship www.nsfgrfp.org/about_the_program

National Sea Grant College Program Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship www.seagrant.noaa.gov/knauss

National Society of Black Physicists Scholarships www.nsbp.org/scholarships

National Urban Fellows Program www.nuf.org/fellows-overview

National Wildlife Federation's (NWF) Campus Ecology Fellowship www.nwf.org/Campus-Ecology/Get-Involved/Apply...

National Women's Studies Association (NSWA) Women of Color Caucus Student Essay Awards www.nwsa.org/content.asp?contentid=16

Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program (NREIP) nreip.asee.org/program_details

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society's (NMCRS) Education Program www.nmcrs.org/education.html

NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Program www.ncaa.org/wps/portal/ncaahome?WCM_GLOBAL_C...

NCAA Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship www.ncaa.org/wps/portal/ncaahome?WCM_GLOBAL_C...

New York Assembly Undergraduate Internship assembly.state.ny.us/internship/undergraduate...

New York City Teaching Fellowship www.nycteachingfellows.org

New York State Assembly Graduate Internship assembly.state.ny.us/internship/graduates

Next Generation Leadership in Asian Affairs Fellowship www.nbr.org/about/nextgenfellowship.aspx

NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship www.oesd.noaa.gov/Hollings_info.html

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Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) General Study Scholarships www.osia.org/students/general-study-scholarsh...

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Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans www.pdsoros.org

Pearson Prize for Higher Education www.pearsonfoundation.org/youth-engagement/pr...

Pew Leadership Year www.pewtrusts.org/template_page.aspx?id=58231

Phi Beta Kappa's Walter J. Jensen Fellowship for French Language, Literature, and Culture www.pbk.org/infoview/PBK_InfoView.aspx?t=&id=...

Phi Delta Kappa Graduate Fellowship In Educational Leadership www.pdkintl.org/awards/graduate.htm

Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) International Peace Scholarship for Women www.peointernational.org/peo-projectsphilanth...

Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) Scholar Awards www.peointernational.org/peo-projectsphilanth...

Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellowship www.bpichicago.org/pg.php

Proteus Fund Diversity Fellowship www.proteusfund.org/diversity-fellowship-15

Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship Program www.ppiaprogram.org

Pulliam Fellowship www.azcentral.com/help/articles/info-pulliam....

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Rabin Scholarship for the Advancement of Peace and Tolerance www.cfhu.org/students-rabin-scholarship

Reebok Human Rights Award www.reebok.com/Static/global/initiatives/righ...

Rendel, Betty, Scholarship www.nfrw.org/programs/scholarships.htm

Rocky Mountain Nature Association Fellowship www.rmna.org//rmna.cfm?Page=docs/FellowshipPr...

Roothbert Fund Scholarship www.roothbertfund.org

Rotary Peace Fellowship www.rotary.org/EN/STUDENTSANDYOUTH/EDUCATIONA...

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Saint Andrews' Society Scholarship Program www.standrewsny.org/standrews/content/guideli...

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award www.nationalgridus.com/huntington.asp

Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research (GIAR) www.sigmaxi.org/programs/giar/index.shtml

Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS) www.fin.ucar.edu/soars

Sloan, Alfred P., Foundation Research Fellowship www.sloan.org/sloan-research-fellowships

Smuts Visiting Research Fellowship in Commonwealth Studies www.smutsfund.cam.ac.uk/visitingfellowshipwol...

Social Science Research Council International Dissertation Research Fellowship www.ssrc.org/fellowships/idrf-fellowship

Soros Justice Media Fellowships www.soros.org/initiatives/usprograms/focus/ju...

Southeast Europe and the EU Leadership Development Programme www.seeyoungleaders.org/index.html

St. Paul's School Teaching Fellow Program asp.sps.edu/today/employment

Studio Art Centers International Scholarships (Florence, Italy) www.saci-florence.org/18-category-admissions/...

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Teach for America www.teachforamerica.org/admissions/index.htm

ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship www.thinkswiss.org/us-swiss-exchange/research...

Tinker Field Research Grants www.american.edu/clals/tinker-field-research-...

Tinker-Walker Fellowships www.american.edu/sis/id/Tinker-Walker.cfm

Training and Recruitment Initiative for Admission to Leading Law Schools (Trials) trials.atfoundation.org

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U.S Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) Fellowship Program jobs.uspirg.org/jobs/usr/fellowship-program

U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid (FSA) Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/engl...

Undergraduate Research Travel Grant Program www.american.edu/sis/undergradresearch/underg...

United Methodist Church General Board of Higher Education & Ministry (GBEHM) Scholarships archives.umc.org/frames.asp?url=http%3A//www....

United Negro College Fund (UNCF)/Merck Undergraduate Science Scholarship Awards umsi.uncf.org/sif#ScienceResearchScholarshipA...

United States Institute of Peace Jennings Randolph (JR) Program for International Peace's Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship www.usip.org/grants-fellowships/jennings-rand...

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Program for Research Experience in Pathology (PREP) peir.path.uab.edu/pathgrad/article_88.shtml

University of Maryland's Merrill College of Journalism Howard Simons Fellowship www.merrill.umd.edu/masters/fellowships-aid

University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law (UDC-DCSL) Advocate for Justice Scholarship www.law.udc.edu/?page=AFJ

University of Warwick Scholarships www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/international/sch...

USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program www.paynefellows.org

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Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice www.familiesusa.org/fellowships/the-villers-f...

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) Visual Arts Fellowship www.vmfa.museum/fellowships

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Waterman, Alan T. Award www.nsf.gov/od/waterman/waterman.jsp

Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program whitaker.org/grants/fellows-scholars

Women's Research & Education Institute (WREI) Congressional Fellowships on Women and Public Policy www.wrei.org/Fellows.htm

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (The Wilson Center) Fellowship www.wilsoncenter.org/fellowships-grants

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Zeta Phi Beta National Education Foundation Scholarships www.zphib1920.org/nef

Zonta International's Amelia Earhart Fellowship www.zonta.org/WhatWeDo/InternationalPrograms/...