American-Scandinavian Foundation Fellowship (Study in Scandinavia) 

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American-Scandinavian Foundation

Award Details

This scholarship provides assistance for individuals to pursue research, study or creative arts projects in one more Scandinavian country for up to one year. 

Eligibility: 

Open to all majors, must be US citizens or permanent residents and have completed undergraduate education by start of project in Scandinavia.  

  • Applicants must have well-defined research, study or creative arts project that makes a stay in Scandinavia essential
  • Team projects are eligible, but each member must apply as an individual, submitting a separate, fully-documented application
  • First priority will be given to applicants who have not previously received an ASF award. Only in exceptional cases will a third award be considered.

Deadline: November 1 annually, decisions announced April 15 

 

Amgen Scholars Program (Research) 

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Amgen Scholars

Award Details 

Awarded for selected undergraduate students to engage in hands-on research experience at many of the nation's premier educational institutions. Currently, 10 institutions in the US host the summer research program. Opportunities are also available to US students in Japan at Kyoto University and the University of Tokyo

Research Areas: Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Bioinformatics, Biopsychology, Biotechnology, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Chemistry, Immunology, Medical Pharmacology, Microbiology, Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, Molecular Genetics, Molecular Medicine, Molecular Pharmacology, Neurobiology, Neuroscience, Pathology, Physiological Psychology, Physiological Science, Statistics, Toxicology 

Eligibility 

  • The US program is open to US citizens or permanent residents 
  • Undergraduate students enrolled in accredited four-year colleges or universities in the United States, Puerto Rico or other US territories
  • Sophomores (four quarters or three semesters of college experience), juniors or non-graduating seniors (who are returning in the fall to continue undergraduate studies)
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.2 or above
  • An interest in pursuing a PhD or MD-PhD.

Deadline: February 1 annually 

 

Austraila Awards - Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships 

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Australia Awards-Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships

Award Details 

These awards are the Australian Government’s competitive, merit-based scholarships and fellowships providing opportunities for Australians to undertake study, research or professional development overseas and for overseas citizens to do the same in Australia. The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships build Australia’s reputation for excellence in the provision of education and research, support the internationalization of the Australian higher education and research sectors and offer high-achieving Australians opportunities to increase their knowledge and expertise in their field. 

As a scholarship or fellowship recipient, you will gain invaluable international experience in study, research or professional development. The department has engaged a contractor to provide post-selection support services to all recipients including: a dedicated case manager, pre-departure briefings, advice on health, travel insurance, accommodation, security, payment of allowances, and reporting to the department on recipients’ progress.

Eligibility

Must be from a participating country and/or region

Deadline: end of June

 

Freeman-ASIA (Study in Asia) 

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Freeman-ASIA

Award Details 

U.S.-based undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study overseas in East or Southeast Asia. The program’s goal is to increase the number of U.S. citizens and permanent residents with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures. Summer awards are up to $3,000, Quarter awards up to $5,000, and Academic Year awards up to $7,000

Eligibility 

Open to all majors, for more on eligibility please see Freeman-ASIA Eligibility

Deadline: March (summer programs) // April (fall/academic year programs) 

 

Payne Fellowship (Graduate Study)

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www.paynefellowships.org 

Award Details 

Awarded for two year graduate degree programs relevant to the work of the USAID Foreign Service. 

Majors: International Development 

Eligibility 

  • Applicants must be US citizens 
  • Applications must be seeking admission to enter graduate school in the fall for a two-year program at a US university. They can be in the senior year of their undergraduate studies, graduating by June, or they can be college graduates. 
  • Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale at the time of application. 

Deadline: January annually 

 

Pickering Fellowship

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Pickering Fellowship Program

Award Details 

Awarded to undergraduate candidates for up to $37,500 annually to cover situation, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for the senior year of undergraduate studies and the first year of a master's program in fields related to Foreign Service such as business administration, economics, public policy, international affairs, and other relevant fields.

Awardees participate in two summer internships, one at a domestic office of the Department of State in Washington, DC and one overseas at a US embassy or consulate. The program provides stipends, transportation and housing for these internships. Employment in the Department of State Foreign Service is offered to those who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service entry requirements. 

The Pickering Fellowship is one of the State Department's premier recruitment programs aimed at increasing diversity among US Foreign Service officers. The Fellowship is deigned to attract outstanding individuals from all ethnic, racial, and social backgrounds who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career with the US Department of State. Women and members of minority groups who are historically underrepresented in Foreign Service and students with financial need are encouraged to apply. It is a competitive program with an obligation of five years Foreign Service work after graduation. 

Eligibility 

At the end of the application, candidates must be in the junior year of undergraduate studies or seeking admission to enter a two-year graduate program. Candidates must hae a GPA average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale and be a US citizen. 

Deadline: January annually 

 

Rotary Global Grant Scholarship (Graduate Study)

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Global Grant Scholarship

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Award Details

Awarded for one to four academic years of international graduate-level coursework. 

Majors: Peace studies, conflict resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education and literacy, economic and community development. 

Eligibility 

  • Open to US and non-US citizens
  • Hold a bachelor's degree in a peace-related field 
  • Demonstrate professional and/or academic success in peace-related field and clear goals for advancing in the field 
  • Intention to maintain a relationship with Rotary beyond the scholarship period 
  • Admission to a master's or equivalent program for study in one of Rotary's six areas of focus: Peace and conflict prevention/resolution, Disease prevention and treatment, Water and sanitation, Maternal and child health, Basic education and literacy, Economic and community development

Deadline: January annually