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After Graduation scholarships : Listed alphabetically

A list of national and international scholarship opportunities for outstanding undergraduates and recent graduates.

For more information on any of these scholarships, contact Sally Lieberman or the campus contact person mentioned under a specific award.

This page lists scholarships for which one may apply after graduating from college.

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  • American Association of University Women International Fellowships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.12.01 (for 2009-10 fellowships)

    Supports full-time graduate study or research for women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents, are completing or have completed an undergraduate degree, plan to pursue a U.S. graduate program, and intend to return to their home countries to pursue a professional career. English proficiency is required. Applicants must have demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of women and girls in the home country. SENIORS and GRADUATES may apply. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. For further information, visit the American Association of University Women International Fellowship site.

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  • American-Scandinavian Foundation Fellowships and Grants

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.11.01 (for 2009-10 fellowships/grants)

    Fellowships of up to $23,000 support up to a year, and grants of approximately $5,000 support one to three months, of research, study, or creative work in one or more Scandinavian countries. SENIORS, GRADUATES, and GRADUATE STUDENTS may apply; must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Must have an undergraduate degree in hand by the beginning of the award period. Some projects may require proficiency in the language of the host country; for other projects, proficiency may not be necessary but some ability in the language is desirable. Graduate students planning dissertation research are given priority for the fellowships, whereas the grants are considered especially suitable to graduating seniors and college graduates. There is an application fee. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. For further information and application materials, visit American-Scandinavian Foundation.

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  • Astronaut Scholarships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.03.02 (for 2009-10 scholarships)

    For SOPHOMORES, JUNIORS, SENIORS, OR GRADUATE STUDENTS in engineering or the natural or applied sciences. No special consideration is given to students in astronautical engineering. Applicants must be U.S. citizens with excellent academic records and research experience who have shown initiative, creativity, and excellence in their chosen field. The scholarship is for $10,000 with the possibility of renewal beyond the first year. Applicants must be nominated by a faculty member. The U may nominate up to two candidates. 18-20 awards nationwide to candidates from select institutions, including the U of M-Twin Cities. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. For further information, visit the Astronaut Scholarships website. Click here for recent winners.

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  • Bosch Foundation Fellowships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.10.15 (for 2009-10 fellowships)

    Provides young American professionals ages 23-34 with nine-month (Sept-May), executive level internships in the federal government and private sector in Germany.  Focus is on gaining an in-depth understanding of issues facing the European Union and Germany today.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens, 23-34 years old, college GRADUATES (master's degree preferred), with some professional experience in business administration, economics, journalism and mass communications, law, political science, or public affairs/public policy. 20 awards nationwide. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information is available at the Bosch Foundation website.

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  • Carnegie Endowment for Peace Junior Fellows Program

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.12.01 (U of M deadline for 2009-10 fellowships)

    Supports one year of service at the Endowment in Washington D.C. Junior Fellows provide research assistance to senior associates on international policy issues, participate in meetings with high-level officials, contribute to congressional testimony, and organize briefings attended by scholars, activists, journalists and government officials. Applicants must be SENIORS or have GRADUATED within the past year; must not have begun graduate study. Must have strong academic records with substantial coursework in such areas as international affairs, political science, economics, or history. May be U.S. citizen or foreign national eligible to work in the U.S. for the award period. 8-10 awards nationwide. The U may endorse up to two candidates. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information is available at the Carnegie Endowment website.

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  • Churchill Scholarships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.04.03 (U of M deadline for 2010-11 scholarships)

    For one year of graduate study in engineering, math, or science at Churchill College, Cambridge University. Applicants must be U. S. citizens, must be age 19-26 and hold a bachelor's degree by the beginning of the award; must have outstanding academic record (GPA of 3.7 or higher) and research experience. 13-15 scholarships are awarded nationwide to candidates from select institutions, including the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Award includes generous living allowance, tuition and fees, travel grant; approximate value $44,000. Institutional endorsement is required; the U of M-Twin Cities may endorse up to two candidates. Applicants wishing to begin graduate study in the fall immediately following graduation should submit a preliminary application in the spring of their JUNIOR year; applicants who intend to take a year off before beginning graduate study should submit a preliminary application in the spring of their SENIOR year. Recent GRADUATES should also apply by the preliminary application deadline. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. For further information, visit the Winston Churchill Foundation website.

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  • Commonwealth Scholarships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): Varies by country

    Provides opportunities for citizens of Commonwealth countries to pursue graduate study in other Commonwealth countries, including the United Kingdom. Qualifications and application procedures vary by country. In most cases, applicants should be SENIORS or recent GRADUATES. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. For further information, visit CSFP.org.

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  • Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.12.01 (for 2009-10 awards)

    Year-long program beginning in July provides opportunities for young adults to gain cultural understanding, education, and professional experience in Germany. Applicant must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident, age 18-24 at the start of the program; high school, college (FRESHMAN through SENIOR), or GRADUATE STUDENT. Includes classroom instruction and an internship experience.  Award covers international and in-country travel, seminars, and accommodations with a host family. Preferred fields include business, technology, engineering, and agriculture. All fields may apply. German language proficiency is strongly recommended but not required. 75 awards nationwide. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information is available at the CBYEYP website. Click here for recent winner.

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  • Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.01.26 (U of M deadline, for graduate study beginning Fall 2009)

    Provides up to $50,000 per year for up to six years of graduate or professional school in the U.S. or abroad. Applicants must be college SENIORS or recent GRADUATES with GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students who have already begun graduate study are not eligible. Citizenship is open. Must have significant financial need with parents’ assets and income factored in. Selection criteria include academic achievement and intelligence, will to succeed, leadership and public service, and participation in or strong appreciation of the arts and humanities. Approximately 30 awards nationwide. Institutional nomination is required; the U may nominate up to two candidates. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. For further information and application materials, see the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation website. Click here for recent winners.

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  • Critical Language Scholarships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.11.14 (for summer 2009 scholarships)

    U.S. government-sponsored scholarships support intensive summer language study in the critical need languages; Azerbaijani, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, or Urdu, at approved language institutes abroad. Applicants must be U.S. citizens; may be FRESHMAN, SOPHOMORES, JUNIORS, SENIORS, or GRADUATE STUDENTS. (Persian institute is available to graduating seniors and graduate students only.) All fields of study are eligible. Some institutes have language prerequisites, but many are open to beginners. All program costs are covered, including travel, room and board, instruction, visa fees, and entrance fees for program activities. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. For further information and access to the online application, visit the Critical Language Scholarships website. Click here for recent winners.

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  • DAAD Bundestag Internships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.11.01 (for 2009-10 internships)

    Offers two-month-long internship opportunities in the German parliament. Applicants should be advanced undergraduates (JUNIOR or SENIOR) or GRADUATE STUDENTS in fields such as political science, international relations, law, history, economics, or German. Applicants must have strong German language skills; some knowledge of the German legislative process; outstanding academic record and personal integrity; must be U.S. or Canadian citizen or permanent resident, or foreign national meeting certain conditions. Compensation of approximately 1,100 euros per month to cover living expenses. Most placements are during the fall. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information is available at DAAD.

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  • DAAD InternXchange Internships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.01.31 (for summer 2009)

    New! Supports a 12-week summer internship program in Berlin for Journalism students. Includes six weeks of study at the Freie Universitat Berlin, followed by an intensive 5-week internship with a German media organization and a one-week educational tour. Intended primarily for undergraduates (FRESHMAN, SOPHOMORE, JUNIOR, SENIOR) but recent GRADUATES and GRADUATE STUDENTS may also apply. Must be majoring in Journalism of a related field; must have "advanced intermediate" proficiency in German; must have some prior experience in practical journalism. Up to 20 awards. Includes a monthly stipend of EUR 650 and a partial travel subsidy. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information and the online application are available at DAAD.

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  • DAAD Study Scholarships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.09.08 (for 2009-10 scholarships)

    For one year, with possible extension for a second year, of graduate study in Germany. Applicants must be full-time enrolled SENIORS, recent GRADUATES, or GRADUATE STUDENTS in any field of study; U.S. or Canadian citizen or foreign national meeting certain conditions; have a well-defined study project. An invitation from a faculty member in Germany is preferred. Applicants in the arts, humanities, and social sciences should have a good command of German. Requires a campus review and interview process. Primary campus contact: Alison Skoberg, Graduate School Fellowship Office, 314 Johnston Hall, 625-7579, skobe001@umn.edu. Undergraduates are also encouraged to contact Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information is available at DAAD.

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  • DAAD University Summer Course Grants

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.11.15 (for summer 2009 grants)

    For 3-4 week summer courses at German universities, which focus mainly on literary, cultural, political, or economic aspects of modern and contemporary Germany. Applicants must be JUNIORS, SENIORS, OR GRADUATE STUDENTS with outstanding academic records; U.S. or Canadian citizens or foreign national meeting certain conditions; must have completed at least 4 semesters of German or equivalent. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information is available at DAAD.

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  • De Karman Fellowships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.01.31 (for 2009-10 fellowships)

    Supports one year of undergraduate study or graduate study in the United States in any field, with special consideration to candidates in the Humanities. Applicants may be outstanding JUNIORS or PH.D. CANDIDATES who are U.S citizens or foreign students already enrolled in U.S. institutions. Approximately ten awards nationwide (undergraduate awards are $14,000; graduate awards are $22,000). Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. For further information and application forms, visit Josephine De Karman Fellowship Trust website.

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  • Department of Energy Graduate Fellowships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.01.14 (for fellowships beginning Fall 2009)

    Offered in the areas of computational science and nuclear security stewardship science. Both provide generous support for up to four years towards a Ph.D in an appropriate program. Applicants must be exceptional SENIORS, GRADUATES, or GRADUATE STUDENTS in their first or second year of study. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Fellows are required to participate in a 3-month research practicum at a participating laboratory. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information and online applications are available at Krell Institute.

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  • Department of Homeland Security Undergraduate Scholarships and Graduate Fellowships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.01.06 (for 2009-10 scholarships)

    Supports undergraduate or graduate study in science, social science, engineering, and technology fields essential to homeland security. Undergraduate Scholarship applicants must be SOPHOMORES; Graduate Fellowship applicants must be SENIORS, GRADUATES, or GRADUATE STUDENTS in their first year of study toward a Masters or Ph.D. Must be US citizen with GPA of 3.30 or higher and pursuing a degree in an eligible field. Carries a paid summer internship commitment. Must indicate a willingness to work for a DHS agency or affiliate after completing education. Award covers tuition, fees, and a monthly stipend. Approximately 40 Undergraduate Scholarships and 60 Graduate Fellowships nationwide. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information and online applications are available at Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education website.

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  • Emigre Memorial German Internship Program (EMGIP)

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.01.15 (for summer 2009); 2009.05.09 (for fall 2009)

    Supports one- to three-month internships in the German State Parliaments, in fall, spring, or early summer. Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens age 30 or younger, JUNIORS, SENIORS, or GRADUATE STUDENTS, with at least two years of study in international relations, public administration, political science, law, economics, or European studies. Must have high-intermediate German language skills and some relevant work experience. U.S. participants receive a stipend of up to 500 Euro per month. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information is available at the EMGIP website.

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  • Ford Foundation Diversity Predoctoral Fellowships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.11.14 (for fellowships beginning Fall 2009)

    For U.S. citizens who will pursue (or are pursuing) graduate study in PhD or ScD programs in many disciplines, as preparation for careers as college professors. Provides $20,000 per year for up to three years. SENIORS, GRADUATES, and GRADUATE STUDENTS may apply. Positive factors for selection include membership in one of several underrepresented racial and ethnic groups; superior academic achievement; and commitment to diversity. Approximately 60 awards nationwide. Primary campus contact: Patricia Jones Whyte, Graduate School Outreach Office, 333 Johnston Hall, 625-6858, whyte001@umn.edu. Further information and application materials are available at the Ford Foundation website.

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  • Fulbright Grants

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.08.07 ("soft" deadline to receive feedback); 2009.09.09 (official campus deadline)

    Supports one year of study, research, creative work, or English teaching in one of approximately 130 foreign countries. Applicants must be U.S. citizens with the majority of their undergraduate education in the U.S.; must meet country-specific language proficiency requirements; must hold bachelor's degree by the beginning of the award. SENIORS, RECENT GRADUATES, and GRADUATE STUDENTS may apply. At least 1300 awards nationwide. An institutional review and interview process is conducted on campus for currently enrolled U of M students. Campus contact for undergraduates and recent graduates: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Campus contact for graduate and professional students: Alison Skoberg, Graduate School Fellowship Office, 314 Johnston Hall, 625-7579, skobe001@umn.edu. For further information and application materials, visit IIE. Click here for recent winners.

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  • Gates Cambridge Scholarships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.10.15 (for application to Cambridge University and scholarship consideration)

    For one or more years of study at Cambridge University toward a graduate or second undergraduate degree. SENIORS and GRADUATES who are citizens of any country except the U.K. may apply. Must have exceptional academic achievement; must hold a bachelor’s degree by the beginning of the award period. Normally must be under age 30. Scholarship includes tuition and fees, generous living allowance, some travel. To be considered for the Gates (and other Cambridge Trust Scholarships), candidates must apply to Cambridge through the normal admission procedures by the appropriate deadline. Approximately 100 new scholars are named each year; many winners have been Americans. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information is available at Gates Scholarship website. Click here for recent winners.

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  • Google Anita Borg Scholarships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.02.06 (for 2009-10 scholarships)

    Supports graduate study by women in computer science, computer engineering, and related technical fields. SENIORS and GRADUATE STUDENTS in relevant fields may apply. U.S. citizens, as well as non-U.S. citizens who are currently studying in the U.S., are eligible. Criteria include academic excellence (GPA of 3.5 or higher) and demonstrated leadership. Approximately 20 scholarships of $10,000 are awarded nationwide; finalists may also receive a $1000 award. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information and online applications will be available in the fall at Google's Anita Borg Scholarship website.Click here for recent winner.

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  • Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.10.31for fellowships beginning Fall 2009)

    For graduate study leading to a Ph.D. in the applied physical sciences and engineering. Provides up to five years of support. Applicants must be outstanding SENIORS or GRADUATE STUDENTS who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Must submit GRE scores. Approximately 20 awards nationwide. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. For further information and application materials, visit the Hertz Foundation website.
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  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.02.18 (for 2009-10 scholarships)

    For undergraduate or graduate study in any field. Applicants must be of Hispanic heritage as defined by the Scholarship Fund, U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident, with GPA of 3.0 or higher. FRESHMAN through SENIORS and GRADUATE STUDENTS may apply. Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Scholarships range from $1,000 to $5,000. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information and applications are available at Hispanic Scholarship Fund website.

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  • Honeywell Innovators Scholarships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.12.1 (for 2009-10 scholarships)

    Provides outstanding students in engineering, science, or technology at eighteen select institutions, including the University of Minnesota, with a scholarship of $10,000 and the opportunity to intern at a Honeywell facility. Applicants must be current JUNIORS or GRADUATE STUDENTS who will graduate between December 2009 and September 2010; in the top 25% of their class; eligible to work in the U.S., China, India, the Czech Republic, or Mexico. The internship (required) is completed during the summer prior to the award year. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. For more information and to access the online application form, visit http://www.honeywell.com/careers/innovators_program.html

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  • Huygens Scholarships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.02.01 (Applicants must meet earlier deadlines for admission to Dutch universities.)

    For up to two years of study in the Netherlands, leading to a master's degree from a Dutch university. Applicants must be SENIORS or recent GRADUATES with outstanding academic records. Must be age 35 or younger at the start of the program. Citizens of all countries may apply. The language requirement depends on the program, but for many programs English is sufficient. Scholarship includes tuition and generous living and travel allowances (average value is EUR 27,000). Apply directly to your preferred university in the Netherlands and indicate in the application that you would like to be considered for a Huygens Scholarship. Approval from the Dutch university is required before the scholarship application may be submitted. Approximately 150 are awarded per year. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information is available at the Huygens website/
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  • Japanese Exchange & Teaching Programme (JET)

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.11.25 (Expected deadline for 2009-10 positions)

    Supports one year of work in Japan as an Assistant English Language Teacher, Coordinator of international exchanges, or Sports Exchange Advisor. Applicants must be SENIORS or GRADUATES, U.S. citizens, with a strong interest in Japan. Japanese language proficiency is not required. Must have bachelor's degree in hand by the beginning of the position. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information and application materials will be available at the JET program website.

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  • Javits Fellowship Program

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.10.03 (for 2009-10 fellowships)

    Supports one to four years of graduate study (Ph.D. or M.F.A.) in selected fields of the arts, humanities, and social sciences at U.S. institutions. Fellowship consists of an institutional payment (in lieu of tuition and fees) and a stipend of up to $30,000. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents; SENIORS or first-year GRADUATE STUDENTS; must have strong academic records and financial need. GRE scores and FAFSA required. Approximately 60 new fellows selected annually. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information at the Javits Fellowship Program website.

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  • Kinley Memorial Fellowships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.12.03 (for 2009-10 fellowships)

    For advanced study in the U.S. or abroad, in such fields as fine arts, architecture, and urban or regional planning. May be used for study at an approved institution, with a private teacher, or for independent study. Applicants must be college GRADUATES or GRADUATE STUDENTS who hold a bachelor’s degree at the time of application in Architecture, Art, Dance, Landscape Architecture, Music, Theatre, or Urban and Regional Planning. Criteria include high achievement in the applicant’s field, seriousness of purpose, high moral character, and the strength of the proposal. Three major Fellowships will be awarded ranging from $9000-$20,000 depending on the subject pursued. Up to three additional fellowships of lesser amounts may be awarded. Preference will be given to applicants who are under twenty-five years of age. Application includes writing samples and/or portfolio. Administered by the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, but students from comparable institutions may apply. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information and applications is be available at the Kinley Memorial Fellowship website.

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  • Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Fellowships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.01.14 (for fellowships beginning Fall 2009)

    Supports beginning high school science and math teachers as they earn a teaching credential and through the early years of their career (up to five years of financial and professional support). Up to $10,000 of tuition assistance and stipends are available for full time graduate school, as well as summer stipends and funding for summer professional development. Obligations include successfully completing a teacher credential program, obtaining a full-time teaching position within the area of certification, participating in fellows’ meetings, and submitting reports and portfolios. Applicants must be SENIORS or recent GRADUATES who: will earn a degree in physical or biological science, mathematical science or engineering by June 2009; plan to teach science or mathematics in a U.S. high school; and are enrolled in, or plan to enroll in, an approved teaching credential program. Citizenship is open. Fellowships are awarded based on content knowledge, commitment to teaching, ability to teach, and leadership. Approximately 30 awarded nationwide. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. For further information and the online application, visit the Knowles Foundation website.

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  • Lorde Scholarships

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    ZAMI, Inc. will not offer the Lorde Scholarships in 2009.

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  • Luce Scholarship Program

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.11.03 (for 2009-10 program)

    For one-year internships in Asia. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, not more than 29 years old, and hold a bachelor's degree by the beginning of the award. SENIORS, GRADUATES, and GRADUATE STUDENTS may apply. Not intended for students whose academic concentration is in any aspect of Asian studies, or who have previous experience living in Asia. Selection criteria include a record of high achievement, outstanding leadership ability, and a clearly defined career interest with evidence of potential for professional accomplishment. Luce Scholars receive a generous living stipend and internship placement. 18 awards nationwide to candidates from select institutions, including the U of M-Twin Cities. Institutional endorsement is required. Primary campus contact: Alison Skoberg, Graduate School Fellowship Office, 314 Johnston Hall, 625-7579, skobe001@umn.edu. Undergraduates are also encouraged to contact Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Campus application instructions are available at the Luce Scholarship Program website. Further information is available on the Luce Scholarship Program.
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  • Madison Fellowships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.03.01 (for fellowships beginning Fall 2009)

    For two years of study in the U.S. in a master's program leading to a career in secondary school teaching of American history, government, or social studies. The proposed graduate program must include coursework in Constitutional history. Must be U.S. citizen or national. SENIORS and recent GRADUATES may apply for the Junior Fellowships; employed teachers who which to pursue a graduate degree part-time may apply for Senior Fellowships. Approximately 20 awards of up to $24,000 to new and recent college graduates nationwide. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information and application materials are available at the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation website.

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  • Malmberg Scholarship for Study in Sweden

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.11.15 (for 2009-10 scholarships)

    Administered by the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis, this scholarship provides up to $10,000 for up to a year of study or research in Sweden. FRESHMAN through SENIORS and GRADUATE STUDENTS who are U.S. citizens or residents may apply. Must have a working knowledge of Swedish language. The scholarship will not be awarded for language study alone, although language study may be part of the proposal. Must establish an institutional contact in Sweden who/which can provide a letter of affiliation or invitation. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. For further information and application materials, visit the American Swedish Institute.

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  • Marshall Scholarships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.04.03 (U of M deadline for scholarship support beginning Fall 2010)

    For two years of study at any British university, leading to a graduate degree or two one-year graduate degrees in any field. Extension for a third year is possible. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Selection criteria include outstanding academics (minimum 3.7 GPA), distinction of intellect and character, seriousness of purpose, and potential to make a significant contribution to society. Must have an undergraduate degree in hand by the beginning of the award period. Applicants may not be more than two years beyond graduation, and may have begun graduate study. Scholarship includes tuition and fees plus allowances for living, books, and travel to and from the UK (approximate value: 20,000 GBP per year). Approximately 40 scholarships nationwide. Institutional endorsement is required. Applicants wishing to begin graduate study in the fall immediately following graduation should submit a preliminary application in the spring of their JUNIOR year; applicants who intend to take a year off before beginning graduate study should submit a preliminary application in the spring of their SENIOR year. Recent GRADUATES should also apply by the preliminary application deadline. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. For further information, visit the Marshall Scholarships website.
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  • Math for America Fellowships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.02.13 (for fellowships beginning Fall 2009)

    Provides generous support for graduate education plus additional financial incentives and mentoring to prepare for a career as a mathematics teacher in the nation's public schools. Fellows receive full scholarships for teacher preparation programs at specific universities in Los Angeles, New York City, San Diego, or Washington DC. SENIORS and college GRADUATES may apply. Must have taken at least 18 credits of mathematics at the calculus level or higher; math major or minor not required. Must take specific standardized math tests. Includes a teaching obligation in the city's public schools. Approximately 40 awards per year. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information and applications are available at Math for America.

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  • Mitchell Scholarships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.04.03 (U of M deadline for 2010-11 scholarships)

    For one year of study in Ireland or Northern Ireland, usually to complete a one-year graduate degree in any field. Must be U.S. citizen, age 18-29 on October 1 in the year of application; must hold a bachelors degree by the beginning of the award and may have begun graduate study. Selection criteria include superior record of academic excellence, leadership, and public service. Approximately 12 awards nationwide. Institutional endorsement is required for currently enrolled students. applicants wishing to study in Ireland during the year immediately following graduation should submit a preliminary application in the spring of their JUNIOR year; applicants who intend to take a year off before studying in Ireland should submit a preliminary application in the spring of their SENIOR year. GRADUATES should also apply by the preliminary application deadline in the spring. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information and applications are available at US-Ireland Alliance.
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  • National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.01.05 (for awards beginning Fall 2009; must send GRE scores by 2008.12.11)

    Awarded to applicants who will pursue a doctoral degree in, or closely related to, an area of Department of Defense interest in science or engineering. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or nationals. SENIORS, GRADUATES, or first- or second-year GRADUATE STUDENTS may apply; must have outstanding academic ability; must have an undergraduate degree in hand by the beginning of the award period. Must submit GRE scores. Fellowships are tenable only at U.S. institutions of higher education. Approximately 200 are awarded nationally. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information is available at the ASEE website.

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  • National Institutes of Health Academy

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.01.31 (for 2009-10 academy)

    Year-long residential program provides opportunities for recent college graduates to spend a year engaged in biomedical investigation at the National Institutes of Health, under the direction of leading scientists. The mission of the Academy is to enhance research dedicated to the elimination of domestic health disparities through the development of a diverse cadre of biomedical researchers. Fellows receive a stipend of more than $28,000.00 plus travel. Applicants may be recent GRADUATES or SENIORS; must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident; must have plans to pursue a Ph.D.; must have an interest in biomedical research and learning about ways to eliminate health disparities. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. For further information, visit the NIH website.

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  • National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Biomedical Research Scholars Program

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.12.15 (for support beginning Fall 2009)

    Supports graduate study leading to a PhD (or combined MD/PhD) in the biomedical sciences through a partnership between NIH and the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. Students spend approximately half their time at the NIH in Bethesda, MD and the other half at Oxford or Cambridge. SENIORS and GRADUATES may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents with outstanding academic records and exceptional promise for a career in biomedical research; must have prior coursework in biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics. Must have previous laboratory research experience. Must complete an undergraduate degree prior to the start of the program. The award includes a stipend of approximately $25,000 per year, health benefits, and other academic support. Approximately 14 are awarded nationwide. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information is available at the NIH Oxford Cambridge Scholars website.

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  • National Institutes of Health Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award Fellowships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): -Applications accepted on a rolling basis

    Provides opportunities for recent college graduates to spend a year engaged in biomedical research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD and selected off-campus sites. Applicants may be SENIORS or recent GRADUATES; must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. It is expected that Fellows will apply to medical school or graduate school during their tenure in the program. Fellows receive a stipend of approximately $25,000, health insurance and other benefits. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information and applications are available at the National Institutes of Health. APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ON AN ONGOING BASIS; APPLY 3 TO 6 MONTHS PRIOR TO DESIRED DATE OF ENTRY.

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  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellowships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.11 (Deadlines vary by field; for support beginning Fall 2009)

    For up to three years of graduate study at a U.S. or foreign institution leading to a research-based master's or doctoral degree in mathematics, science, engineering, social science, or history/philosophy of science. Includes $30,000 annual stipend, cost of education allowance, and one-time travel allowance. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident. SENIORS, recent GRADUATES, and first-year GRADUATE STUDENTS may apply. Approximately 1000 are awarded nationally. Primary campus contact for undergraduates: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information is available at the NSF.

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  • North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.04 (Expected, for 2009-10 program)

    Supports an academic-year teaching assistantship at a primary or secondary school in Spain. Applicants must be SENIORS or GRADUATES, U.S. or Canadian citizens, with intermediate or advanced proficiency in Spanish. Stipend is approximately EUR 700 per month; medical insurance and a teacher orientation course are included. Approximately 1000 awards per year. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information and application materials are available at the website for North American Language and Culture Assistants.

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  • Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowships and Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.02 (Expected, for fellowships beginning Fall 2009)

    Provides generous support at the undergraduate and/or graduate level for students representing all ethnic and social backgrounds who are interested in becoming Foreign Service Officers. Applicants must be U.S. citizens with GPA of 3.2 or higher. Consideration is given to financial need and to significant leadership and service activities. Applicants for the Foreign Affairs Fellowships must be current SOPHOMORES; applicants for the Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowships must be SENIORS or GRADUATES seeking admission to an appropriate graduate program for the following fall. The Fellowships carry a service obligation. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Materials may be requested online at the Woodrow Wilson Foundation website when the competition opens.

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  • Rangel International Affairs Program Graduate Fellowships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.01.23 (for fellowships beginning Fall 2009)

    The Fellowship program seeks to promote diversity in the U.S. diplomatic corps. Supports two years of graduate study in an approved graduate program as preparation for a career in the Foreign Service. Applicants must be U.S. citizens; SENIORS or recent GRADUATES with outstanding academic achievement, leadership skills, and financial need. Must be seeking admission to an appropriate graduate program for Fall 2009. 20 awards per year of up to $32.500. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information is available at the Rangel Program website.

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  • Rhodes Scholarships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.04.03 (U of M deadline for scholarship support beginning Fall 2010)

    For one to three years of study at Oxford University, leading to a graduate or, in certain cases, a second undergraduate degree in any field. American Rhodes applicants must be U.S. citizens, age 18-23 on October 1 in the year of application; must hold bachelor's degree by the beginning of the award; may have begun graduate work. (For a list of other Rhodes-eligible countries of citizenship, see the “non-U.S. citizens” page at www.rhodesscholar.org/.) Selection criteria include proven intellectual and academic achievement; integrity of character; interest in and respect for one’s fellow human beings; the ability to lead; and the energy to use one’s talents to the full. GPA of 3.8 or higher is generally expected. Up to 32 scholarships are awarded to Americans annually. Institutional endorsement is required. Applicants wishing to begin graduate study in the fall immediately following graduation should submit a preliminary application in the spring of their JUNIOR year; applicants who intend to take a year off before beginning graduate study should submit a preliminary application in the spring of their SENIOR year. GRADUATES should also apply by the preliminary application deadline. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. For further information and application materials, visit http://www.rhodesscholar.org/.
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  • Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.12 (Application deadlines are set by the clubs; expect deadlines as early as DECEMBER 2008 for scholarships for 2010-11.)

    The world's largest privately funded scholarship program for international education: hundreds of scholarships are awarded each year for students from nearly 100 host countries, including the U.S., to study abroad in other host countries. The purpose of the program is to further international understanding and friendly relations. At this time Ambassadorial Scholarships are offered only for one academic year abroad, in the amount of $25,000. Some destinations have language proficiency requirements. SOPHOMORES, JUNIORS, SENIORS, AND GRADUATES may apply. Must be citizen of a country with Rotary Clubs. Initial application is made through a Rotary Club in the applicant's hometown or place of current full-time study. Individual Clubs set their own application deadlines. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. For further information and application materials, visit the Rotary International website. Click here for recent winners.

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  • Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowships for Graduate Environmental Study

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD):

    Applications have been suspended for 2009.

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  • Scoville Peace Fellowships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.02.02 (for Fall 2009 fellowships)

    Supports six to nine months at a participating non-profit organization in Washington D.C addressing peace and security issues. Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree by the beginning of the fellowship and may have begun graduate study. SENIORS, GRADUATES, and GRADUATE STUDENTS may apply. Preference is given to U.S. citizens, but foreign nationals residing and eligible to work in the U.S. may also apply. Selection criteria include academic excellence, prior study relevant to peace and security issues, public-interest activism or advocacy. Several awards are made annually. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information and application materials are available at at the Scoville website.

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  • Soros Fellowships for New Americans

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.11.01 (for support beginning Fall 2009)

    Provides up to two years of support for graduate or professional school in the United States in any field. Applicant must be either a permanent resident, a naturalized U.S. citizen, or the child of two parents who are naturalized citizens; under 31 years old at the time of application; must hold bachelor's degree by the beginning of the award. Selection criteria include strong academics and character traits such as creativity, originality, initiative, a capacity for accomplishment, and a commitment to the values expressed in the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights. SENIORS, GRADUATES, and first- or second-year GRADUATE STUDENTS may apply. Must submit scores from appropriate graduate aptitude test (GRE, GMAT, MCAT, or LSAT). 30 awards nationwide. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information and application materials are available at Soros Fellowships website.

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  • Teaching Assistant Program in France

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.01.15 (for 2009-2010 assistantships)

    Supports a 6-9-month teaching assistantship in France at a primary or secondary school or teacher's college. Applicants must be JUNIORS, SENIORS, or GRADUATES, age 20-34. U.S. citizens and some U.S. permanent residents are eligible. Must be proficient in French. Stipend is EUR 945 per month. Approximately 1500 awards per year. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information and application materials will be available in October at FrenchCulture.org.

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  • Udall Native American Congressional Internships

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.01.30 (for summer 2009 internships)

    Supports a ten-week summer internship in a congressional office or federal agency in Washington, D.C., for Native American and Alaska Native students with a demonstrated interest in areas related to tribal public policy, including tribal governance, law, health, education, justice, natural resource protection, or economic development. JUNIORS, SENIORS, GRADUATES, and GRADUATE STUDENTS may apply. Applicants must meet the Udall Foundation’s definition of Native American or Alaska Native, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Program includes community-style living accommodations, round-trip airfare to D.C., a daily allowance for meals and other expenses, and a $1,200 education stipend. 12 awarded nationwide. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further information and applications are available at the Udall Foundation website.
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  • Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.01.15 (for 2009-10 fellowships)

    Supports one year of work as a policy analyst in the Washington D.C. office of Families U.S.A., a national organization for health care consumers, beginning in August. The fellowship aims to develop a network of young leaders who share a passion for social and health care justice. The Villers Fellow works to improve health care coverage for all Americans, especially for low-income or other vulnerable communities; conducts research on health care policy issues; and contributes to publications that are relevant to current health policy debates. Preference is for an indivdual who has completed a college degree in any field by the beginning of the award year (i.e. SENIORS, GRADUATES, GRADUATE STUDENTS). Stipend of $35,000 plus health benefits. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Information and application materials are available at FamiliesUSA.org.

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  • Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2009.02.06 (for 2009-10 fellowships)

    Supports one year of work in the Washington D.C. office of Families U.S.A., a national organization for health care consumers, beginning in August. The fellowship aims to expand the pool of talented social justice advocates from underrepresented racial and ethnic minority groups. The Wellstone Fellow plays a key role in the organization's outreach to communities of color, and in efforts to overcome health disparities. Offers the opportunity to learn about health care policy issues, grassroots organizing and advocacy. Preference is for an individual who has completed a college degree in any field by the beginning of the award year (i.e. SENIORS, GRADUATES, GRADUATE STUDENTS). Selection criteria include experience with, or demonstrated interest in, working with communities of color. Stipend of $35,000 plus health benefits. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Information and application materials are available at FamiliesUSA.org

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  • Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowship

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): 2008.12.15 (for 2009-10 fellowships)

    New national fellowship program to encourage exceptional candidates to seek long-term careers as high school math and science teachers in high-need Indiana schools. Fellows will receive a $30,000 stipend to complete a year-long master's program at one of four selected Indiana universities; Ball State, Indiana University, Purdue, or the University of Indianapolis. Applicants must be college SENIORS or GRADUATES of any accredited US university with GPA of 3.0 or higher and major or a strong professional background in math, science, technology, or engineering. Fellows must commit to teaching in Indiana for three years. 80 awards expected. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. For further information and online application, visit Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

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  • Woodrow Wilson Lenore Annenberg Teaching Fellowship

    Deadline (YR.MM.DD): -TBA

    New national fellowship program to encourage exceptional candidates to seek long-term careers as high school teachers in high-need classrooms. Fellows will receive a $30,000 stipend to complete a year-long master's program at one of four top teacher-education institutions: Stanford, U of Washington, U of Pennsylvania, and U of Virginia. Applicants must have outstanding academic records with majors in arts and science disciplines. SENIORS and GRADUATES will be able to apply through the participating graduate institutions in Fall 2008, to begin graduate study in Fall 2009. Fellows must commit to teaching for three years in high-need secondary schools. 100 awards expected. Campus contact: Sally Lieberman, liebe001@umn.edu. Further details and application materials will be available in Fall 2008. For preliminary information, visit Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

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