Nationally Coveted Scholarships

Ethnic Groups and Ethnic Studies: Scholarships
Fellowships and Postdoctoral Awards for Students

Indian Americans, Italians, Japanese, Jews, Koreans, New Americans, Palestinians, Poles, Scandinavians





K-12 College Graduate Postgrad
Kosciuszko Foundation — KF Scholarship Programs
 

Tuition Scholarships — Up to $7,000

Jan 5 Tuition Scholarships support American students of Polish descent for graduate studies in any field at colleges and universities in the United States. The scholarship program also supports masters degree studies at the Jagiellonian University Center for European Studies and various English Schools of Medicine in Poland. United States citizens of non-Polish descent may apply for funding when their studies are primarily focused on Polish subjects.





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McDonald's, Ronald McDonald House Charities — U.S. Scholarships
 

RMHC®/Asia Scholarships for Graduating, College-Bound Asian/Pacific High School Seniors

Jan 18 Applicant must have at least one parent of Asian-Pacific heritage, be a high school senior, be younger than 21 years old, be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university or technical school with a full course of study, and be a legal U.S. resident.

Japanese American Citizens League

The National Scholarship and Awards Program

Mar 1 Offers scholarships to students at the entering freshman, undergraduate, graduate, law, financial need and creative & performing arts. All scholarships are one-time awards. Every applicant must be an active National JACL member. JACL Membership is open to everyone of any ethnic background. All who meet eligibility criteria are welcomed and encouraged to apply.

American Councils for International Education
 

Research Fellowships

American Institute of Indian Studies — Fellowships

Junior, senior longterm, shortterm, performing and creative arts fellowships

Jul 1 Junior Fellowships are for graduate students conducting research for their doctoral dissertations in India. Senior Long- and Short-term Fellowships are for those holding the PhD degree. Performing and Creative Arts Fellowships are available to accomplished practitioners of the arts to conduct their projects in India. The AIIS fellowship competition is not restricted to those from its member institutions. Non-U.S. citizens may apply as long as they are either graduate students or full-time faculty at colleges and universities in the United States. Approximately 35 fellowships are awarded each year.

Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF)

High school, college and graduate school scholarships

Jul 16 Undergraduate, graduate, and high school students enrolled full time during the scholarship application year. Students with a Korean heritage studying in the United States regardless of citizenship status (including Korean Nationals).

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) - Egypt
 

The LOTUS Scholarship Program

Aug 17 Comprehensive scholarship packages for Egyptian undergraduate students to attend private universities in Egypt, pursue a semester study abroad opportunity in the United States, develop leadership potentials, and enhance employability and career options.

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
 

Graduate Fellowships for New Americans — Up to $90,000 over two years

Nov 1 Each fellowship supports up to two years of graduate study — in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program — in the United States. A New American is defined as a green card holder or naturalized citizen if born abroad; children of naturalized citizens if born in the U.S.

Council for International Exchange of Scholars — Programs for Students and Professionals

The Edmund S. Muskie Internship Program

The Edmund S. Muskie Internship Program is a summer internship program funded by the U.S. Department of State that provides emerging leaders from Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia with the opportunity to gain real-world experience complementing and enriching their graduate studies in the United States.

Palestinian American Research Center

Doctoral and Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Palestinian Studies

Dec 22 Research must contribute to Palestinian studies. Any area of Palestinian studies will be considered, including the humanities, social sciences, economics, law, health and applied sciences. Purely scientific research is not eligible for this fellowship competition. Research must take place in Palestine, Israel, Jordan, or Lebanon.

American-Scandinavian Foundation — Fellowships and Grants for Study in Scandinavia
 

Fellowships, Grants and Awards for Study for Scandinavians in America

The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers funding to Scandinavians to undertake study or research programs (usually at the graduate level) in the United States for up to one year. Awards are made in all fields. Applicants must be citizens of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden.

National Italian American Foundation
 

College, graduate school, and postgraduate scholarships — $2,000 to $12,000

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) annually awards scholarships to outstanding students in the summer for use during the following academic year. The awards will be made on the basis of academic merit and divided between two groups of students. General Category I: Italian American students who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements. Area of study: open. General Category II: Those students from any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field, who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements. Scholarship awards are awarded to undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, medical, dental, and legal students.


High School SeniorsInternships and Summer JobsBiomedical InternshipsInternational Study Abroad
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MinoritiesEngineers & Computer Sci.Medical SchoolEthnic Groups & Studies
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Hispanics, LatinosBiology & Environmental Sci.Cancer ResearchMedia Communications
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Native AmericansSocial SciencesArts & HumanitiesUpdates

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