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 Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) Kenan T. Erim Fellowship for Archaelogical Research at Aphrodisias ccat.sas.upenn.edu/ARIT/ErimFellowship.html

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

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...

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 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...

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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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/...