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Additional Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities

Competitive Scholarships and Fellowships Advising primarily advises students on major, nationally competitive awards, but there are many additional opportunities you may consider.

You can find a list of these additional awards below, organized by academic field. This list is by no means exhaustive. Please contact us if you have any questions about these awards.

All Fields Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Public Service/International   STEM
Teaching Opportunities


All Fields

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)

Provides various awards for study, research, and internships in Germany.

Campus Deadline: varies based on award

Ford Foundation Fellowships

Provides funding for graduate students pursuing doctorates in all fields who seek to increase the diversity of the nation's university faculties by:

  • Increasing their ethnic and racial diversity
  • Maximizing the educational benefits of diversity
  • Increasing the number of professors using diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students

Campus Deadline: Dec. 7, 2017

Killam Undergraduate Fellowships for Americans

Provides funding for U.S. undergraduate students to undertake one semester or a full academic year of study as an exchange student in Canada.

Campus Deadline: December 15, 2017

Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Provides funding in all fields for graduate students who are first- or second-generation Americans.

Campus Deadline: Nov. 1, 2017

U.K. Summer Institutes

The U.S.-U.K. Fulbright Commission offers summer programs at world-class U.K. universities to undergraduates from the United States. Summer institutes are three to six weeks in length and provide an immersive academic, cultural and social experience for freshmen or sophomores.

Campus Deadline: February 2017

Rotary District Grants and Global Grants

Rotary International awards funding for graduate study and humanitarian projects abroad. Students should contact their local rotary clubs and districts to inquire about scholarship availability and application processes.

Campus Deadline: varies

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Josephine DeKarman Fellowship

Provides funding for undergraduate students entering their senior year who have an emphasis on the humanities.

Campus Deadline: Jan. 31, 2017

Public Service/International Focus

Clinton Fellowship for Service in India

The American Indian Foundation's Clinton Fellowship pairs a select number of young professionals with credible NGOs and social enterprises in India in order to accelerate impact and create effective projects that are replicable, scalable and sustainable.

Campus Deadline: February 2018

Harriman Foreign Service Fellowship

Provides paid summer internships with the U.S. Department of State for undergraduates.

Campus Deadline: Nov. 1, 2017

Humanity in Action Fellowships in Europe

Intensive, five-week summer programs focused on the history of discrimination and resistance, democracy and minority rights in Europe. The fellowships are open to undergraduates and recent graduates.

Campus Deadline: January 2018

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

Provides a stipend for graduating seniors to pursue a public service project anywhere in the world.

Campus Deadline: January 2018

Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship

Open to juniors, fellows attend a summer institute and receive funding for graduate school focusing on public policy and international affairs.

Campus Deadline: Nov. 1, 2017


DAAD Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) Program

Provides paid summer research experiences for sophomores and juniors in Germany. No German language skills are required.

Campus Deadline: Dec. 15, 2017

Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (CSGF)

Provides funding for graduate school in fields that use high-performance computing to solve complex problems in science and engineering.

Campus Deadline: January 2018

Department of Energy Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship (SSGF)

Provides funding for graduate school in fields related to stewardship science, such as high energy density physics, nuclear science or materials under extreme conditions and hydrodynamics.

Campus Deadline: January 2018

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Summer Internship Program

Provides 10-week summer research experiences for undergraduates majoring in DHS-related science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines.

Campus Deadline: Dec. 7, 2017

Hertz Foundation Fellowship

Provides funding towards doctorates in the applied physical, biological and engineering sciences.

Campus Deadline: Oct. 27, 2017

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Oxford and Cambridge Biomedical Sciences Program

Provides funding for students pursuing a doctorate in biomedical sciences at Oxford or Cambridge. Students will receive an Oxford or Cambridge degree but split their time between the U.K. and the NIH in Maryland.

Campus Deadline: Dec. 1, 2017

NIH-University Partnership Programs

Provides funding for students pursuing a doctorate in biomedical sciences via joint programs with numerous universities and the NIH.

Campus Deadline: vary by program (October 2017–January 2018)

National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Scholarships

Provides summer research opportunities across the country for undergraduates in science and engineering.

Campus Deadline: vary by research opportunity (typically December 2017–February 2018)

Science, Mathematic, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense, this award provides funding, internships and postgraduate employment for both undergraduate and graduate students in STEM fields.

Campus Deadline: December 2017

Whitaker International Fellowship Program

Provides one year of funding for recent biomedical engineering graduates to conduct research, pursue graduate study or undertake an internship abroad.

Campus Deadline: January 2018

Teaching Opportunities

Austrian Government English Teaching Assistantship Program

Provides paid positions teaching English and sharing U.S. culture in Austrian secondary schools for recent graduates with German language skills.

Campus Deadline: Jan. 15, 2018

French Ministry of Education Teaching Assistant Program

Provides seven-month paid English teaching positions in France and Francophone countries. Applicants must have proficiency in French.

Campus Deadline: Jan. 15, 2018

North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain

Provides paid positions teaching English and sharing U.S. culture in Spain, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Education. Applicants must have a bachelor's degree by start of assignment and be proficient in Spanish.

Campus Deadline: spring 2018 (application opens in January)

Knowles Teaching Fellowships

Provides support for recent graduates aspiring to teach science, technology or mathematics at the secondary school level.

Campus Deadline: Oct. 29, 2017

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