Nationally Coveted College Scholarships,
Graduate Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Research Awards Programs

National and international study abroad, highly competitive and prestigious undergraduate college scholarships, graduate fellowships, education grants, summer jobs & research internships, awards for High School Seniors & students, women, minorities, Hispanics, African Americans, nurses, engineers, teachers studying math, science & engineering and health professions from national & international foundations. Free financial aid, student loans, prizes, stipends, internships.

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Google — Explore Scholarship Opportunities


The Generation Google Scholarship for High School Seniors, Undergraduate or Graduate student studying computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field

Apr 23
The program is open to qualified students who meet the selection criteria and we strongly encourage students from historically underrepresented groups, including Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian, or Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, to apply.

The White House — Internship Opportunities at The Executive Office of the President

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Internships

Apr 14
The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today's young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office and prepare them for future public service opportunities.
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National Endowment for the Humanities — Grants


National Endowment for the Humanities - Fellowships for Advanced Work in the Humanities

Apr 26
Fellowships support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both.

National Endowment for the Humanities - Postdoctoral Fellowships at Independent Research Institutions

Aug 21
Grants for Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions (FPIRI) support fellowships at institutions devoted to advanced study and research in the humanities. NEH fellowships provide scholars with research time and access to resources that might not be available at their home institutions.

Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World — Awards


Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World - PhD Training Fellowships for Women Scientists from Science and Technology Lagging Countries

Apr 15
The Fellowship is offered to women scientists from Science and Technology Lagging Countries (STLCs) to undertake PhD research in the Natural, Engineering and Information Technology science.

National Institute of Justice — Fellowship Programs


National Institute of Justice - Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Social and Behavioral Sciences

Apr 17
NIJ's Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) program supports doctoral students engaged in research that advances NIJ's mission. The Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (GRF-STEM) track is open to doctoral students in STEM fields of study, which include the following disciplines, among others: Anthropology (Physical); Biology; Chemistry; Cognitive Science; Computer Science; Geoscience; Geographical Information Systems (GIS); Information Sciences; Materials Science; Mathematics; Pathology; Physics; Engineering.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation — Scholarships


Jack Kent Cooke Foundation - Young Scholars (High-Achieving Youth with Financial Need)

May 9
The Foundation's Young Scholars Program is designed to nurture exceptional students who have demonstrated, through academic excellence and extracurricular activities, that they have the potential to excel. Students apply for the program in 7th grade, enter the program in 8th grade, and continue through high school.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation - College Scholarships for High-Achieving High School Seniors with Financial Need — Up to $40,000

Nov 16
High-achieving high school seniors are eligible for this scholarship. Recipients are awarded up to $40,000 per year to complete their bachelor's degree, in addition to opportunities for internships, study abroad, and graduate school funding.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation - Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships for Students and Recent Alumni from Two-Year Institutions

Jan 11
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship honors excellence by supporting outstanding community college students with financial need to transfer to and complete their bachelor's degrees at the nation's top four-year colleges and universities.

Rotary Foundation — Create a Scholarship


Rotary Foundation - Rotary World Peace Fellowships

May 15
Rotary Peace Fellows are leaders promoting national and international cooperation, peace, and the successful resolution of conflict throughout their lives, in their careers, and through service activities. Fellows can earn either a master's degree in international relations, public administration, sustainable development, peace studies, conflict resolution, or a related field, or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict resolution.

Rotary Foundation - International Scholarship Opportunities — $30,000 or more

Rotary offers prestigious international scholarships of for graduate students pursuing careers in fields that support peace and conflict prevention/resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education and literacy, and economic and community development.

National Inventors Hall of Fame


National Inventors Hall of Fame - Collegiate Inventors Competition — Up to $15,000

Jun 5
The Competition promotes exploration in invention, science, engineering, technology, and other creative endeavors and provides a window on the technologies from which society will benefit in the future.

U.S. Department of Education — Student Aid on the Web


U.S. Department of Education - Pell Grants — Up to $7,395

Jun 30
A Federal Pell Grant, unlike a loan, does not have to be repaid. Undergraduate and vocational students enrolled or accepted for enrollment in participating schools may apply. Pell Grants are awarded usually only to students who have not earned a bachelor's or a professional degree. To be eligible for a Pell grant, you must also meet the general federal student aid eligibility requirements. To apply for a Pell grant, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

U.S. Department of Education - Presidential Scholars - The Most Distinguished High School Seniors

The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program recognizes and honors some of our nation's most distinguished graduating high school seniors, including students who demonstrate exceptional talent in the visual, creative and performing arts.

Thiel Foundation

Thiel Foundation - Thiel Fellowships

The Thiel Fellowship gives $100,000 to young people who want to build new things instead of sitting in a classroom.

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation — Bulletin of Information for the Competition.


Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation - College Scholarships in Math, Science and Engineering for Rising College Juniors and Seniors — Up to $7,500 annually

Jan 28
The Foundation will award undergraduate scholarships to outstanding students. The awards will be made on the basis of merit to two groups of students—those who will be college juniors and those who will be college seniors the following academic year—who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. Four-year institutions are eligible to nominate up to four students who are in the sophomore or junior class during the present academic year. Two-year institutions may nominate up to two students who are sophomores during the present academic year. To be considered, a student must be nominated by his or her college or university using the official online nomination process on the Foundation's website.

National Research Council (NRC) — Research Associateship Programs

National Research Council (NRC) - Postdoctoral Research Associateship Programs for Scientists and Engineers

Feb 1
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Tenable at U.S. Laboratories and NASA Research Centers. The mission of the NRC Research Associateship Programs (RAP) is to promote excellence in scientific and technological research conducted by the U. S. government through the administration of programs offering graduate, postdoctoral, and senior level research opportunities at sponsoring federal laboratories and affiliated institutions.

Teach for America — National Teacher Corps of Recent College Graduates


Teach for America - Teaching Jobs for Graduating College Seniors and Recent College Graduates

Feb 5
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Apr 19
Individuals from all backgrounds, majors, and professional experiences who have what it takes to excel as teachers and improve the quality of education for children growing up in low-income communities. Teach for America corps members commit to teach for two years in low-income communities, then go on as alumni to lead efforts to change the face of public education.

Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation — Are You a Potential Truman Scholar?


Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation - College Scholarships in Government Careers for College Juniors — $30,000

Feb 7
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation awards merit-based scholarships to college students who plan to pursue careers in government or elsewhere in public service. Truman Scholars receive up to $30,000 for graduate or professional school, participate in leadership development activities, and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government. Each nominee for the Truman Scholarship must be a full-time junior-level student at a four-year institution pursuing a bachelor's degree. 'Junior' here means a student who plans to continue full-time undergraduate study and who expects to receive a baccalaureate degree between or a student in his or her third year of collegiate study who expects to graduate during the academic year, or a senior-level student who is a resident of Puerto Rico or the Islands.

Beinecke Brothers Memorial Scholarship Program — Nominating Institutions

Beinecke Brothers Memorial Scholarship - Graduate Scholarships in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Feb 8
The Beinecke Scholarship Program supports graduate education in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Nominees must be college juniors pursuing a bachelor's degree and who plan to enter a master's or doctoral program in the arts, humanities or social sciences. Each scholar receives $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 while attending graduate school. There are no geographic restrictions on the use of the scholarship, and recipients are allowed to supplement the award with other scholarships, assistantships and research grants. Nominations are made by the college or university. Students should contact their campus liaison for information.

Library of Congress, John W. Kluge Center — Opportunities for Fellows


Library of Congress - Kluge Center Fellowships

Jul 15
The Library of Congress invites qualified scholars to conduct research in the Congress collections and resources for a period of up to eleven months.

Library of Congress - David B. Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality

Jul 15
The Library of Congress invites qualified scholars to apply for a post-doctoral fellowship in the field of health and spirituality. Made possible by a generous endowment from the International Center for the Integration of Health and Spirituality (ICIHS).

Library of Congress - Kislak Short-Term Fellowship Opportunities in American Studies

May 15
The Library of Congress offers short-term fellowships for independent scholars, undergraduate and college and university faculty to conduct research based on items from the Kislak Collection.

Library of Congress - The J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship Research in American History

Apr 1
The Franklin Jameson Fellowship in American History is offered annually by the Library of Congress and the American Historical Association to support significant scholarly research for one semester in the collections of the Library of Congress by scholars at an early stage in their careers in history.

Library of Congress - The Alan Lomax Fellowship in Folklife Studies

May 15
The Library of Congress's Kluge Center invites qualified scholars to apply for a post-doctoral fellowship for advanced research based on the Alan Lomax Collection.

U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) — Find Funding


U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Search for an REU Site. The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation.

U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) - Undergraduate Students

Direct (from NSF) or indirect (from an awardee institution) funding for college students.

U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) - Graduate Students

Direct (from NSF) or indirect (from an awardee institution) funding for graduate students.

U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) - Postdoctoral Fellows

Direct (from NSF) or indirect (from an awardee institution) funding for postgraduate students.

U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) - Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM)

Mar 22

The program seeks to increase the number of low-income academically talented students with demonstrated financial need obtaining degrees in STEM and entering the workforce or graduate programs in STEM; to improve the education of future scientists, engineers, and technicians, with a focus on academically talented low-income students; and to generate knowledge to advance understanding of how factors or evidence-based curricular and co-curricular activities affect the success, retention, transfer, academic/career pathways, and graduation in STEM of low-income students. The STEM disciplines supported by the S-STEM program include: biological sciences (except medicine and other clinical fields) physical sciences (including physics, chemistry, astronomy, and materials science) mathematical sciences computer and information sciences geosciences engineering; and technology areas associated with the preceding disciplines (for example, biotechnology, chemical technology, engineering technology, information technology, etc.) The S-STEM program particularly encourages proposals from 2-year institutions, Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), tribal colleges, and urban public and rural institutions.

U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) - Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowships (AAPF)

Oct 12
This program provides educational opportunities for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) - Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Mathematics

Oct 18
The purpose of the Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (MSPRF) is to support future leaders in mathematics and statistics by facilitating their participation in postdoctoral research environments that will have maximal impact on their future scientific development. There are two options for awardees: Research Fellowship and Research Instructor-ship. Awards will support research in areas of mathematics and statistics, including applications to other disciplines.

U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) - Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology

Nov 3
The Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) awards Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology to recent recipients of the doctoral degree for research and training in selected areas supported by BIO and with special goals for human resource development in biology. The fellowships encourage independence at an early stage of the research career to permit Fellows to pursue their research and training goals in the most appropriate research locations regardless of the availability of funding for the Fellows at that site. For FY 2015 and beyond, these BIO programs are (1) Broadening Participation of Groups Under-represented in Biology, (2) Research Using Biological Collections, and (3) National Plant Genome Initiative (NPGI) Postdoctoral Research Fellowships.

U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) - Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (AGS-PRF)

Jan 9
The Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences (AGS) awards Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (PRF) to highly qualified investigators within 3 years of obtaining their PhD to carry out an independent research program. The research plan of each Fellowship must address scientific questions within the scope of AGS disciplines. The program supports researchers for a period of up to 2 years with Fellowships that can be taken to the institution or national facility of their choic.

U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) - Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program

Jul 27
The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of the early career-development activities of those teacher-scholars who most effectively integrate research and education within the context of the mission of their organization.

U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) - Biological Anthropology: Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants

Jan 22
Jul 20

The Biological Anthropology Program supports multifaceted research to advance scientific knowledge of human biology and ecology, including understanding of our evolutionary history and mechanisms that have shaped human and nonhuman primate biological diversity. Supported research focuses on living and fossil forms of both human and nonhuman primates, addressing time scales ranging from the short-term to evolutionary, encompassing multiple levels of analysis (e.g., molecular, organismal, population, ecosystem), conducted in field, laboratory, captive, and computational research environments, and often incorporating interactions between human biology and culture.

U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) - Cultural Anthropology: Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants

Jan 20
The primary objective of the Cultural Anthropology Program is to support basic scientific research on the causes, consequences, and complexities of human social and cultural variability. Anthropological research spans a wide gamut, and contemporary cultural anthropology is an arena in which diverse research traditions and methodologies are valid.

U.S. National Science Foundation NSF/FDA Scholar-in-Residence at FDA

This program comprises an interagency partnership for the investigation of scientific and engineering issues concerning emerging trends in medical device technology.

The White House


The White House - Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)

The PAESMEM Program seeks to identify outstanding mentoring efforts that enhance the participation of groups (i.e., women, minorities, and persons with disabilities) that are underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The awardees serve as leaders in the national effort to develop fully the Nation's human resources in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

The White House - Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST)

Jan 9
The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the nation's highest honors for teachers of mathematics and science (including computer science). Awardees serve as models for their colleagues, inspiration to their communities, and leaders in the improvement of mathematics and science education.

The White House - President's National Medal of Science

May 26
Presidential award to be given to individuals deserving of special recognition by reason of their outstanding contributions to knowledge in the physical, biological, mathematical, engineering sciences, the social and behavioral sciences.

The White House - President's National Medal of Technology and Innovation

The National Medal of Technology and Innovation is the highest honor for technological achievement bestowed by the President of the United States on America's leading innovators.

James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation — Graduate Fellowships


James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation - Junior and Senior Graduate Fellowships in the Study of the U.S. Constitution for Students and Teachers — Up to $24,000

Mar 1
The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers Junior and Senior Graduate Fellowships to individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level. Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the states of their legal residence. Generally, one Fellowship per state is awarded each year.

Morris K. Udall Foundation — Awards and Education Programs


Morris K. Udall Foundation - College Scholarships for Rising College Juniors and Seniors in Fields Related to the Environment — Up to $7,000

Mar 2
Scholarships are offered in any of three categories: to students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, economics, and other related fields; or to Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to tribal public policy; or to Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to Native health care.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine — Gulf Research Program Fellowships

Gulf Research Program Science Policy Fellowships

Feb 7
The Gulf Research Program's Science Policy Fellowship program helps scientists hone their skills by putting them to practice for the benefit of Gulf Coast communities and ecosystems. Fellows gain first-hand policymaking experience as they spend one year on the staff of federal, state, local, or non-governmental environmental, natural resource, oil and gas, and public health agencies in the Gulf of Mexico region. With the guidance of a mentor, fellows delve into activities like policy development, evaluation, restoration planning, grants management, and stakeholder outreach and learn what it takes to make scientific information not just useful but usable. Meanwhile, host offices get a talented technical expert with a fresh perspective and a new network of contacts across the Gulf of Mexico region.

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine - Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowships

Oct 16
Graduate and professional school students and those who have completed graduate studies (degree awarded) within the last five years may apply. Areas of study may include any social/behavioral science, medical/health discipline, physical or biological science, any field of engineering, law/business/public administration, or any relevant interdisciplinary fields.

Gulf Research Program Early-Career Research Fellowships

Aug 24
Human Health and Community Resilience. Environmental Protection and Stewardship. Offshore Energy Safety. Education Research. The Gulf Research Program's Early-Career Research Fellowship supports emerging scientific leaders as they take risks on research ideas not yet tested, pursue unique collaborations, and build a network of colleagues who share their interest in improving offshore energy system safety and the well-being of coastal communities and ecosystems. Because the early years of a researcher's career are a critical time, the relatively unrestricted funds and mentoring this fellowship provides help recipients navigate this period with independence, flexibility, and a built-in support network.

Obama Foundation


The Voyager Scholarship - The Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service

Mar 22
Applicants must: Plan to enroll full-time in their junior year of study at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States in Fall 2023. Eligible students are: Finishing sophomore year in Spring 2023. Applicants should be considered “juniors” based on the total number of earned credits at their institution by Fall 2023. Or transferring from a two-year to a four-year college for their 2023-2024 junior academic year

The Obama Foundation Leaders USA

Feb 3
The Obama Foundation Leaders USA program is a six-month, non-residential leadership development program that seeks to inspire, empower, and connect emerging leaders across the country. Together, Leaders will accelerate positive and lasting change in their communities with a focus on strengthening institutions across sectors toward a more inclusive, participatory democracy.

Obama Foundation Fellowship

The Obama Foundation Fellowship program seeks to support outstanding civic innovators from around the world in order to amplify the impact of their work and to inspire a wave of civic innovation. The two-year, non-residential Fellowship will offer hands-on training, resources, and leadership development. Fellows will also participate in four multi-day gatherings where they will collaborate with each other, connect with potential partners, and collectively push their work forward. Throughout the program, each Fellow will pursue a personalized plan to leverage Fellowship resources to take their work to the next level.

Tylenol® Future Care Scholarships

Tylenol® Future Care Scholarships -

Aug 1
Scholarships for a graduate student or a college senior who will be enrolling in graduate school in Medical School, Nursing, or Pharmacy. Scholarships will be awarded to students and practitioners who are seeking a degree to actively treat patients. Students must have completed at least one year of undergraduate or graduate course of study at an accredited two or four year college, university or vocational-technical school.

U.S. Navy (USN), Office of Naval Research (ONR) — Education & Outreach


Office of Naval Research (ONR) - Young Investigator Program (YIP)

Jul 7
ONR's Young Investigator Program (YIP) seeks to identify and support academic scientists and engineers who have received Ph.D. or equivalent degrees within the last five years and who show exceptional promise for doing creative research.

The Gates Scholarship


The Gates Scholarship - College Scholarships for Graduating High School Seniors

Sep 15
The Gates Scholarship is a highly selective, full scholarship for distinguished, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors. The scholarship will be awarded to 300 top student leaders each year with the intent of promoting their academic excellence throughout college graduation, and providing them the opportunity to reach their full potential. Scholars will receive funding for the full cost of attendance that is not already covered by other financial aid and the expected family contribution, as determined by FAFSA.

U.S. Department of State — Fulbright Fellowship Program


Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

Sep 15
The Fulbright Fellowship U.S. Student Program offers fellowships for U.S. graduating college seniors, graduate students, young professionals and artists to study, conduct research, and/or teach English abroad. In addition, Critical Language Enhancement Awards are available to grantees for study of critical need foreign languages before or during their grant period.

Foreign Fulbright Fellowship Graduate Student Program

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students, young professionals and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States. The Fulbright Foreign Student Program operates in more than 155 countries worldwide. Approximately 4,000 foreign students receive Fulbright scholarships each year.

Fulbright Fellowship Visiting Scholar Program

The Fulbright Fellowship Visiting Scholar Program provides grants to foreign scholars from over 100 countries to conduct post-doctoral research at U.S. institutions from an academic semester to a full academic year.

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation — Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Economic Performance


Sloan Research Fellowships in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or Neuroscience

Sep 15
The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.

Schwarzman Scholars — A Landmark Scholarship for the Defining Challenge of Our Time


Schwarzman Scholars - Master's Degree Scholarships at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China

Sep 19
The 200 scholars chosen annually for this highly selective program will work towards a one-year Master's Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing-one of China's most prestigious universities. Schwarzman Scholars will be selected based on their academic credentials, extracurricular interests and leadership potential. Each student will spend the year focusing on one of four academic disciplines: public policy, economics and business, international relations and, in the future, engineering.

Facebook — Fellowships


The Meta Research PhD Fellowship

The Meta Research PhD Fellowship is a global program designed to encourage and support promising doctoral students who are engaged in innovative and relevant research in areas related to computer science and engineering at an accredited university.

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation — Fellowships to Assist Research and Artistic Creation


John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation - United States and Canadian Competition

Sep 21
Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for men and women who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.

The White House — Education


The White House - Presidential Management Fellows

Sep 25
The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program seeks eligible individuals for selection as Finalists to obtain appointments as PMFs in the Federal Government. Presidential Management Fellows are assigned to work in a broad range of areas including public policy and administration, domestic and international issues, information technology, acquisition, human resources, engineering, health and medical sciences, financial management, and many other fields in support of public service programs.

The White House Fellows

Jan 5
The White House Fellows program is one of America's most prestigious programs for leadership and public service. White House Fellowships offer exceptional young men and women first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government.

British Council, USA — Study in the United Kingdom


British Council, USA - Marshall Scholarships

Sep 26
Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. To be eligible for a Marshall Scholarship, candidates must be citizens of the United States of America and hold their first undergraduate degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the United States.

QuestBridge — College Prep for High School Juniors and Scholarships for H.S. Seniors

QuestBridge - National College Match

Sep 26
The QuestBridge National College Match helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to some of the nation's most selective colleges. If you are a student who has achieved academic excellence in the face of economic challenges, we encourage you to apply to the National College Match. QuestBridge's partner colleges offer generous financial aid packages that cover 100% of demonstrated financial need, making them very affordable for low-income students.

QuestBridge - College Prep Scholarships for High School Juniors

Mar 22
The QuestBridge College Prep Scholarship gives outstanding low-income high school juniors an early advantage in college admissions. College Prep Scholars are uniquely prepared to gain admission and full scholarships to top-tier colleges through QuestBridge. The majority of College Prep Scholars are selected as Finalists for the QuestBridge National College Match program.

QuestBridge - Quest for Excellence Awards

Mar 24
The Quest for Excellence program is an innovative initiative for talented, low-income high school juniors and seniors, and serves as a powerful complement to the College Prep Scholarship and National College Match programs. Quest for Excellence Awards are designed to enhance educational exploration for qualified juniors and seniors with a range of backgrounds and interests.

US-Ireland Alliance — Scholarships


US-Ireland Alliance - George J. Mitchell Graduate Scholarships for Study in Ireland

Sep 28
Scholars are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps — Student Opportunities and Training

U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps - Senior Commissioned Officer Student Training and Extern Program (SRCOSTEP)

Sep 30
In the Senior Commissioned Officer Student Training and Extern Program, students entering their final year of graduate school or professional training get paid while in school in exchange for committing to enroll in the USPHS Commissioned Corps upon graduation.

U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps - Junior Commissioned Officer Student Training and Extern Program (JRCOSTEP)

Jul 31
Students in health-related undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs can train alongside active duty officers during their school breaks as part of the Junior Commissioned Officer Student Training and Extern Program.

John F. Kennedy Library Foundation

John F. Kennedy Library Foundation - Research Grants and Graduate Fellowships for Doctoral Dissertation and Postdoctoral Research

Sep 30

The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invites scholars and students to apply for support of their research and use of the archival, manuscript, and audiovisual holdings of the Library under the following programs.

John F. Kennedy Library Foundation - Student Internships

The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation awards several paid archival internships each year to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in history, government, archival administration, library science, English, journalism, communications and other related disciplines.

WW International Center for Scholars — Fellowships and Grants


WW International Center for Scholars - Public Policy Scholars in the Social Sciences and the Humanities

Oct 1
Through an international competition, the Center offers 9-month residential fellowships. Fellows conduct research and write in their areas of expertise, while interacting with policymakers in Washington and Wilson Center staff. The Center accepts non-advocacy, policy-relevant, fellowship proposals that address key policy challenges facing the United States and the world.

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation — Scholarships


Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation - Four-Year College Scholarships for High School Seniors

Oct 2
Seniors in high schools throughout the United States who meet the eligibility requirements may apply each year for achievement-based scholarships.

Rhodes Scholarship Trust, Oxford University — Oxford and the Rhodes Scholarships


Rhodes Scholarship Trust, Oxford University - Rhodes Scholarships

Oct 4
The Rhodes Scholarships bring outstanding students from many countries around the world to the University of Oxford. Rhodes Scholarships provide all expenses for two or three years of study at the University of Oxford in England, and may allow funding in some instances for four years.

Stanford University


Stanford University - Knight-Hennessy Scholars

Oct 11
Knight-Hennessy Scholars develops a community of future global leaders to address complex challenges through collaboration and innovation. Every year, up to 100 high-achieving students from around the world will receive full funding to pursue any graduate degree at Stanford, including the JD, MA, MBA, MD, MFA, MS, and PhD programs, as well as all joint- and dual-degrees. Knight-Hennessy Scholars is the largest fully endowed scholars program in the world. We encourage applications to Knight-Hennessy Scholars from citizens of all countries.

U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) — Find Funding


Graduate Research Fellowships

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The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing full-time research-based master's and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education. NSF especially encourages women, members of underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, veterans, and undergraduate seniors to apply.

U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) - Robert Noyce College and Graduate Scholarships and Stipends — At least $10,000 per year

Aug 29
The National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program (Noyce) invites innovative proposals that address the critical need for recruiting, preparing, and retaining highly effective elementary and secondary mathematics and science teachers and teacher leaders in high-need school districts. To achieve this goal, Noyce supports talented science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) undergraduate majors and professionals to become effective K-12 STEM teachers. It also supports experienced, exemplary K-12 STEM teachers to become teacher leaders in high-need school districts.

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans


Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans - Graduate Fellowships for New Americans, Including Dreamers and DACA Students — Up to $90,000 over two years

Oct 26
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., or you were born abroad but graduated from both high school and college in the US (this includes current and past DACA recipients).

The Hertz Foundation — Graduate Fellowship Awards


The Hertz Foundation - Graduate Fellowships in Applied Physical, Biological and Engineering Sciences — Up to $37,000

Oct 27
The Hertz Fellowship provides financial and lifelong professional support for the nation's most promising graduate students in science and technology. The fellowship includes up to five years of funding, valued at up to $250,000, and the freedom to pursue innovative projects wherever they may lead. In addition, fellows take part in ongoing mentoring, symposia, and workshops with our vibrant community of more than 1200 fellows, a set of peers who span disciplines, generations, and geography.

Harvard University — Financial Aid


Harvard Financial Aid Initiative — Potentially worth over $78,200/year.

Nov 1
Jan 1
Admission to Harvard is based on achievement and promise without regard to financial need; the financial paperwork is handled separately, and applying for financial aid does not jeopardize a student's chances for admission. The application fee normally associated with admissions can also be waived. Harvard College does not award merit nor athletic scholarships. All scholarships are based on demonstrated financial need. Ninety percent of American families would pay the same or less to send their children to Harvard as they would a state school.

American Council on Education (ACE) — Leadership Programs


American Council on Education (ACE) - ACE Postgraduate Fellowships in Higher Education Leadership Development

Nov 3
Vice presidents, deans, department chairs, faculty, and other emerging leaders have participated in the ACE Fellows Program, the nation's premier higher education leadership development program in preparing senior leaders to serve American colleges and universities.

Department of Defense, Research & Engineerng Enterprise

Department of Defense (DoD) - Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART) Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships

Dec 1
An opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree completion. Students pursuing degrees related to the following are encouraged to apply: Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Biosciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences, Computer and Computational Sciences, Electrical Engineering , Geosciences , Industrial and Systems Engineering (technical tracks only), Information Sciences , Materials Science and Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering , Nuclear Engineering , Oceanography , Operations Research (technical tracks only), Physics.

Department of Defense (DoD) - The Dellums SMART Scholarship

Dec 1
The Dellums SMART Scholarship expands the SMART Scholarship opportunity to rising freshman pursuing a bachelor's degree by the program start date. Applicants should intend to pursue a bachelor's degree in one of the 24 SMART STEM disciplines. Students seeking to attend a Historically Black College and University, Minority Institution, or Minority Serving Institution are particularly encouraged to apply. High school seniors are eligible to apply.

Department of Defense (DoD) - National Defense Science and Engineering (NDSEG) Graduate Fellowships

Nov 3
The NDSEG Fellowship is a highly competitive, portable award for U.S. citizens and nationals in the beginning stages of their overall graduate study who intend to pursue a doctoral degree a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines. NDSEG confers high honors upon its recipients and allows them to attend any accredited U.S. institution. NDSEG Fellowships last for up to three years (36 consecutive months) and provides full tuition and mandatory fee coverage, a monthly stipend, and a $1,000 per year medical health insurance allowance.

National Honor Society — Scholarships and Awards


National Honor Society College Scholarships for High School Seniors

Nov 30
The National Honor Society Scholarship program is a nomination process. Students cannot apply directly to NHS and nomination forms cannot be sent to students or parents by the national office. Nomination procedures must be obtained through the high school NHS Chapter Adviser. Only currently affiliated NHS chapters may participate in the program. Members [students] who are seniors in good standing are eligible to be nominated by their chapters to compete in the NHS Scholarship Program.

American Political Science Association (APSA) — Resources for Students


American Political Science Association (APSA) - Congressional Fellowships

Dec 5
Select political scientists, journalists, doctors, federal executives and international scholars gain hands on understanding of the legislative process by serving on congressional staffs.

Amazon Future Engineer


Scholarships and Internships in Engineering and Computer Sciences — $40,000 for four years.

Dec 15
For high school seniors in the U.S. who are currently enrolled in or who have completed a high school or college dual degree course where computer science, engineering, or robotics is the subject. Students who have not taken this course can opt-in to take an assessment offered by Amazon.

National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) — Merit-Based Scholarship Competitions


National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) - National Merit College Scholarships for High School Seniors

The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships.

National Academy of Engineering — NAE Grand Challenge Scholars


National Academy of Engineering - Charles M. Vest NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering International Scholarships — Vest Scholarships

Nov 4
The Charles M. Vest NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering International Scholarships™ International Scholarship Program provides a new opportunity for graduate students at selected universities to pursue research addressing a global Grand Challenge at a leading United States university - with all expenses paid for a year of travel and study.

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) — Fellowships


American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) - Science & Technology Policy Fellowships — $75,000 to $100,000

Nov 1
Providing opportunities for scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking while contributing their knowledge and analytical skills in the federal policy realm. AAAS seeks candidates from a broad array of backgrounds and a diversity of geographic, disciplinary, gender, and ethnic perspectives as well as disability status. Fellows have ranged in age from late 20s to early 70s. They represent a spectrum of career stages, from recent PhD graduates to faculty on sabbatical to retired scientists and engineers. Fellows also come from a range of sectors, including academia, industry, non-profit organizations, and government labs.

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) - Mass Media Science and Engineering College and Graduate Fellowships — $5,000 + travel

Jan 1
The 10-week summer program places graduate and post-graduate level science, engineering and mathematics students at media organizations nationwide. Fellows have worked as reporters, editors, researchers and production assistants.

American Psychological Association (APA) — Scholarships, Grants, & Awards


American Psychological Association (APA) - Congressional Fellowships

Jan 5
The APA Congressional Fellowship Program offers members the opportunity to spend one year as a special assistant with a member of Congress or congressional committee on Capitol Hill.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace — Participating Universities


Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Junior Fellowships for Graduating College Seniors — $37,000 per year

Jan 15
Applicants must be graduating seniors or students who have graduated during the last academic year. The Carnegie Endowment accepts applications only through participating universities via designated nominating officials.

American Physical Society (APS) — Fellowships and Fellows


American Physical Society (APS) - Congressional Science Fellowships

Dec 1
Fellowships to provide a public service by making available individuals with scientific knowledge and skills to Members of Congress.

Taco Bell Foundation


Taco Bell Foundation - Live Más Scholarship — Awards will range from $5,000 to $25,000

Jan 3
The Live Más Scholarship is not based on your grades or how well you play sports. No essays, no test scores, no right or wrong answers. We're looking for the next generation of innovators, creators and dreamers who want to make a difference in the world. For students on track to apply for or currently enrolled in an accredited post-high school/post-secondary educational programs located in the United States or D.C. (including accredited two-and four-year colleges, universities, vocational-technical and trade schools).
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