Major Undergraduate Scholarships
Major Undergraduate Scholarships
Candidates for the following undergraduate scholarships must have institutional endorsement:
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship (Sophomores and Juniors in STEM disciplines )
The Goldwater Scholarship provides up to $7,500 annually to rising juniors and rising seniors who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and room and board. Link: www.act.org/goldwater/
The Morris K. Udall Scholarship (Sophomores and Juniors interested in environmental science and studies or Native American students interested in tribal policy)
The Morris K. Udall Scholarship Foundation awards 80 scholarships of up to $5000 and 50 honorable mentions of $350 to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care. Candidates must be committed to a career related to the environment, OR committed to a career in tribal public policy, OR Native American health care; be a matriculated sophomore or junior-level student, and pursuing a bachelor's degree; have a college grade-point average of at least a "B" or the equivalent; and be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident. Link: www.udall.gov
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship (Juniors interested in careers in public service)
The Truman Scholarship provides up to $30,000 in funding to students pursuing graduate degrees in public service fields. Students must be college juniors at the time of selection. The Foundation also provides assistance with career counseling, internship placement, graduate school admissions, and professional development. Scholars are invited to participate in a number of programs: Truman Scholar Leadership Week, The Summer Institute, and The Truman-Albright Fellows Program. Link: www.truman.gov
Students interested in preparing applications for one of these scholarships must contact the Office of Post-Baccalaureate Scholarships and Fellowships - firstname.lastname@example.org - by October 1.
Other International Scholarships for Post-Graduate Study
Boren Grants - Scholarships for Undergraduates
Boren Scholarships, funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), support U.S. graduate students to study less commonly taught languages (i.e., Critical Languages) in world regions critical to U.S. interests: Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Up to $20,000 to undergraduates depending on cost and length of program.
DEADLINE: February for undergraduate students
Critical Language Scholarships for Intensive Summer Institutes (Undergraduate & Graduate Students)
Scholarships for U.S. citizen undergraduate, master's and Ph.D. students to participate in beginning, intermediate and advanced level intensive summer language programs at American Overseas Research Centers.
DEADLINE: varies by center
DAAD Scholarships (German Academic Exchange Service) (Rising Seniors and Recent Graduates)
Study Scholarships provide highly qualified individuals with an opportunity to do independent study in Germany or to complete a full Master's degree program at a German university. All fields of study. Language of instruction for most programs is English
Whitaker International Fellows & Scholars Program (Rising Seniors, Graduate Students)
Initially founded by the Whitaker Foundation, the Whitaker Program supports international collaboration in the growing field of biomedical engineering, from graduating seniors to post-doctorate degree holders. The award covers travel, living expenses, and tuition for Fellows (partial or full, depending on host university).
DEADLINE: 3rd Monday in January
Students interested in applying for the scholarships listed above should contact the Office of Post-Baccalaureate Scholarships and Fellowships - email@example.com - at least three months before the application deadline.