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Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program
This website is a good link for those interested in the Fellowship program through the National Science Foundation.
Awards 85 fellowships each year. The fellowship covers full graduate tuition and required fees for the first year of graduate study and includes a one-year stipend of $17,500.
Awards at least fifteen $10,000 scholarships each year.
Offering the Ford Fellowship, Research Associateships, HUD Urban Scholars Post-Doctoral Fellowship.
For exceptionally talented mid-career individuals from traditionally underrepresented communities who are committed to assuming leadership roles in public service. Fellows receive a stipend, full payment of tuition, a book allowance, reimbursement for program-related travel and moving expenses. Employment is not permitted during the fourteen-month fellowship. For student interested in Master of Public Administration (MPA).
Supports women doctoral candidates completing dissertations or scholars seeking funds for postdoctoral research leave from accredited institutions. Candidates are evaluated on the basis of scholarly excellence, teaching experience, and active commitment to helping women and girls through service in their communities, professions, or fields of research.
Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowship $30,000
Dissertation Fellowship $20,000
Summer/Short-Term Research Publication Grant $6,000
Stipends are funded up to $50,000 for one year with additional funds for project expenses. Fellows receive office or studio space and access to libraries and other resources of Harvard University. Residence in the Boston area and participation in the Institute community are required during the fellowship year.
Awards sixty Fellowships of $5,000 each and forty Awards of Excellence of $2,000 each for post-graduate study at accredited institutions of higher learning. The scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis for first-year graduate or professional study. Deadline for the 2004-2005 academic year is February 2, 2004.
McNair Scholars are invited to apply for GEM MS Engineering, Ph.D. Engineering, or Ph.D. Science fellowships. Opportunities to pursue Masters' and Doctoral degrees in engineering and science for FREE! That's right! No loans to pay back and you will receive a stipend as well as your tuition and fees. You gain valuable internship experience during the summers with a GEM employer member and valuable research experience during the academic year at a GEM member university. Download the forms and follow the instructions carefully. The application deadline is November 1st.
This extensive website may take several hours (about 7) to search completely, but is worth the effort according to a Whitman College professor from Walla Walla.
You can navigate the site by choosing appropriate categories such as "Biological Sciences", "Humanities", "Physical or Social Science", "Women", "Minorities", etc.
McNair Scholar Program-Funding
Fee waiver and fellowship information specifically for McNair scholars can be found on this website.
The Gaius Charles Bolin Fellowships at Williams College are designed to promote diversity on college faculties by encouraging students from underrepresented groups to complete a terminal graduate degree and to pursue careers in college teaching. The Bolin Fellowships are two-year residencies at Williams, and up to three scholars or artists are appointed each year. Fellows devote the bulk of the first year to the completion of dissertation work-or in the case of MFA applicants, building their professional portfolios-while also teaching one course as a faculty member in one of the College's academic departments or programs. The second year of residency (ideally with degree in hand) is spent on academic career development while again teaching just one course. Gaius Charles Bolin was the first black graduate of Williams. The fellowship program was founded in 1985, on the centennial of his admission to the College.
DEFENSE POLICY FELLOWSHIPS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS
The Department of Defense and the American Association for the Advancement of Science today announced the creation of a new fellowship program that brings scientists and engineers to the Pentagon. The AAAS Defense Policy Science and Engineering Fellowship Program will support up to two scientists and engineers in year-long assignments within the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology.
Jacob K. Javits Fellowships Program
This program provides fellowships to students of superior academic ability-selected on the basis of demonstrated achievement, financial need, and exceptional promise-to undertake study at the doctoral and Master of Fine Arts level in selected fields of arts, humanities, and social sciences. A board establishes the general policies for the program, selects the fields in which fellowships are to be awarded, and appoints distinguished panels to select fellows.
Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship Program
The Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship Program is a program designed to help exceptional graduate students earn their PhDs in areas of interest to stewardship science, such as high-energy density physics, low-energy nuclear science, or properties of materials under extreme conditions. Recipients receive payments of all tuition and required fees for up to four years of study, a $32,400 yearly stipend, a yearly academic allowance of $1,000, and an opportunity to complete a practicum at a national Department of Energy laboratory. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent resident aliens. To learn more about this fellowship program or to apply online, visit Krell Institute
All Requests for Applications (RFAs) that are currently planned for 2010 and 2011 can be found below. Please be aware that this list is tentative and may change due to changes in Agency priorities, Congressional direction, and/or budgetary constraints. The list may change periodically and should only be used as a guide to assist potential applicants. Please check back for updates or sign up for our list serve to get e-mail announcements when RFAs are posted.
STAR Requests for Applications invite research proposals from academic and non-profit institutions located in the U.S., And state and local governments. All forms necessary for completing an application are noted in the announcement and are available on this site (see below).
The Hertz Fellowship Application
The Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship empowers outstanding young people pursuing a PhD degree in the applied physical, biological, and engineering sciences with the freedom to innovate and explore their genius in collaboration with leading professors in the field. Questions? Download the 2009 Poster
View Last Year's Application
HHMI grants support promising biomedical research scientists working outside the United States, medical and dental students seeking research training, and leading research scientists who are developing new approaches to undergraduate science education.
Please note that HHMI's grants for individuals are awarded through competitions that have specific objectives and eligibility criteria and that HHMI does not encourage and rarely funds unsolicited grant proposals.
Note: HHMI no longer offers predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships for research training.
Bell Labs Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Part of the integration work of the newly created Alcatel-Lucent was a reassessment of the company's Foundation and the programs it supports. As a result, the company has decided to change the focus of the Foundation going forward, including canceling the Bell Labs Graduate Research Fellowship program.
The decision to end the Bell Labs Graduate Research Fellowship program does NOT affect the graduate students already enrolled in the graduate program. The Alcatel-Lucent Foundation will continue to honor its financial commitment to existing members.
The Foundation is changing its primary focus from science and math, which had been mostly U.S.-oriented and could not be adapted easily in other global locations. Consequently, all previous programs that focused on science and math have been discontinued, with the Bell Labs Graduate Research Fellowship program being one of the most notable. The Alcatel-Lucent Foundation will now primarily focus on education and volunteerism.
All of us at the Foundation, as well as the Bell Labs scientists involved in the program since 1996, are proud to have been a part of this great initiative. And we look forward to fulfilling our commitment to the graduate students currently participating in the program.
Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans
As future leaders, with a lasting understanding of British society, Marshall Scholars strengthen the enduring relationship between the British and American peoples, their governments and their institutions. Marshall Scholars are talented, independent and wide-ranging, and their time as Scholars enhances their intellectual and personal growth. Their direct engagement with Britain through its best academic programmes contributes to their ultimate personal success...continued.
The National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council offer several fellowships in science, engineering, and medicine. Information on eligibility guidelines and application deadlines is available on specific programs' Web sites.
The Rhodes Scholarships are the oldest and most celebrated international fellowship awards in the world. Each year 32 young Americans are selected as Rhodes Scholars, through a decentralized process representing the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Applicants from more than 300 American colleges and universities have been selected as Rhodes Scholars. In most years, even after a century of competition, a Rhodes Scholar is selected from an institution which has not formerly supplied a successful applicant.
GO-MAP administers programs providing funding for underrepresented students whose individual experiences and/or academic interests will bring diversity to scholarly perspectives and endeavors, and to the academic community. GO-MAP funding is allocated on the basis of departmental nominations. Student applications for funding are not accepted. GO-MAP encourages the nomination of minority and underrepresented students who have achieved academic merit despite significant social, economic, or educational challenges, such as students who are the first generation to attend college or graduate school, or students whose educational training has not exposed them to a wide array of resources. Please contact the GOMAP office for questions regarding the application process
The Fellowships, Research Opportunities, Grants, and Scholarships (FROGS) site provides a range of resources for students in the College who are seeking scholarships, post-graduate fellowships, and on-campus research opportunities. Current undergraduates and recent graduates may use the searchable database to browse available scholarships and research opportunities. Other sections of the FROGS site also provide tips, advice, and additional resources for finding and applying for these opportunities.
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