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Rome Prize

Nov 15
Pre- and postdoctoral fellowships for gifted American artists and scholars. Each year, the Rome Prize is awarded to thirty emerging artists and scholars in the early or middle stages of their careers who represent the highest standard of excellence in the arts and humanities.

Affiliated Fellowships

The Academy is host to recipients of other fellowships and awards offered by educational and cultural organizations around the world. These Affiliated Fellows reside at the Academy for periods from four weeks to eleven months and add to the diversity of the Academy artistic and scholarly community.
High School Seniors Internships & Summer Jobs Biomedical Internships International Study Abroad
Hispanics, Latinos Nationally Coveted Teachers College & Graduate School
Minorities Engineers & Computer Sci. Medical School Ethnic Groups & Studies
Minority Health High School Students Public Health Library Studies & History
Women Biology & Environmental Sci. Cancer Research Media Communications
African Americans Physical Sciences & Math Nurses Free Scholarships
Native Americans Social Sciences Arts & Humanities Updates

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Educational Foundation — Educational Funding and Awards

International Fellowships for Women

Nov 15
International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate study at accredited institutions are supported. Several fellowships are available for study outside of the U.S.

U.S. Department of State — Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA)

The Critical Language Scholarship Program

Nov 23
The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program offers fully-funded summer language institutes for U.S. university students. Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Punjabi, Turkish, and Urdu: Beginning, advanced beginning, intermediate and advanced levels; Arabic and Persian: Advanced beginning, intermediate and advanced levels; Chinese, Japanese, and Russian: Intermediate and advanced levels.

Undergraduate and Graduate Programs in Languages and Area Studies in the Newly Independent States (NIS) of the Former Soviet Union

Oct 2
Oct 16

Substantial financial aid is available through American Councils for graduate students, faculty, and advanced undergraduates who wish to participate in this program; all financial aid applicants are considered for merit scholarships. Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation — Programs

Mike Mansfield Fellowships

Dec 1
The two-year fellowships enable U.S. federal government employees to develop an in-depth understanding of Japan, learn how its government works, and establish relationships with their counterparts in the government of Japan as well as in the business, professional and academic communities.

East-West Center — Scholarships and Fellowships

College Scholarships and Graduate Fellowships for Study in the Asia Pacific Region

Dec 1
The East-West Center offers a wide variety of both short- and long-term programs for individuals. Academic scholarships and fellowships as well as educational exchange and professional development programs are available.

Visiting Fellowships

Dec 31
The East-West Center offers several opportunities for scholars to conduct research at the Center.

Journalism Fellowships and Exchanges

Journalism fellowships and exchanges for working American and Asia Pacific journalists promote understanding of the complexities of the Asia Pacific region through study tours. Intensive dialogue with colleagues, government officials, business executives and community leaders provides participants with a means to broaden their network of contacts.

U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) — Training Programs in the Biomedical Sciences , Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP)


National Institutes of Health-Oxford-Cambridge Scholars

Dec 2
The National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program is an accelerated, individualized doctoral training program for outstanding science students committed to biomedical research careers. The program is based on the British system in which students perform doctoral research without required formal courses other than those which students choose to take in relationship to their own interests.

Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowships in Public Health

Oct 8
The program is designed for candidates who are currently enrolled in medical school or in a graduate-level program and who are interested in global health. The basic requirements and process for applying for the Fulbright-Fogarty Program are the same as for any Fulbright U.S. Student Study/Research Grant.

Leifur Eiríksson Foundation


Graduate Scholarships

Dec 7
The Leifur EirÍksson Foundation funds scholars from U.S. universities for graduate research or study at universities in Iceland, and scholars from universities in Iceland to conduct research or study at universities in the United States.

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs — Exchange Programs


The Distinguished Fulbright Awards in Teaching Program

Highly accomplished U.S. primary and secondary level teachers of all subjects, guidance counselors, curriculum specialists, curriculum heads, Talented and Gifted coordinators, Special Education coordinators and media specialists/librarians may apply for this professional development program to carry out a course of study for three to six months abroad.

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. Program eligibility and selection procedures vary widely by country. Foreign Fulbrights apply to the program through the Fulbright Commission/Foundation or U.S. Embassy in their home countries.

Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA)

The Fulbright FLTA Program is designed to develop Americans' knowledge of foreign cultures and languages by supporting teaching assistantships in over 30 languages at hundreds of U.S. institutions of higher education. The program offers educators from over 50 countries the opportunity to develop their professional skills and gain first-hand knowledge of the U.S., its culture and its people. Fulbright FLTAs apply to the program through the Fulbright Commission/Foundation or U.S. Embassy in their home countries.

Kosciuszko Foundation — KF Scholarship Programs


Tuition Scholarships — Up to $7,000

Jan 15
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.

KCC Japan Education Exchange


Graduate Fellowships

The purpose of the fellowship is to support future American educators who will teach more effectively about Japan.

Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Fellowships


Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Fellowships — Up to $3,000

Jan 10
Supports short-term research to develop a doctoral dissertation proposal. The fellowships support dissertations and research on peace, security, and development topics for sub-Saharan African citizens studying in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowships — Up to $15,000

Jan 10
Supports 9-12 months of dissertation research on a topic related to peace, security, and development. The fellowships support dissertations and research on peace, security, and development topics for sub-Saharan African citizens studying in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowships — Up to $15,000

Jan 10
Supports a one-year leave from teaching responsibilities to permit the completion of a dissertation that advances research on peace, security, and development topics. The fellowships support dissertations and research on peace, security, and development topics for sub-Saharan African citizens studying in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda.

American School of Classical Studies at Athens — Fellowships and Grants


Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellowships

Jan 15
Scholars or advanced graduate students in classical and ancient Mediterranean studies or related fields who have a specific project that requires extended residence in Greece.

Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund — Grants for Women from Developing Countries

United States and Canada Grants

Jan 15
For students from developing countries who are currently studying in the United States or Canada. The MMMF also typically invites the recipients to Washington DC to participate in a three day Awards Program organized in their honor.

Latin America Grants

Aug 22
El Fondo Margaret McNamara otorgará subsidios educativos no renovables de 3.000 dólares americanos cada uno, a estudiantes universitarias que realizan sus estudios en universidades de Argentina, Chile, Colombia, México o Perú (Universidad Austral en Argentina; Universidad Católica en Chile; Universidad de los Andes, Universidad Javeriana y Universidad Nacional en Colombia, Iberoamericana en México y Pontificia Universidad Católica en Perú).

South Africa Grants

Sep 14
For students from developing countries who are currently studying in South Africa. (The University of Witwatersrand, University Stellenbosch, University of Pretoria and University of Capetown ONLY)

Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) — Fellowships

Multi-Country Research Fellowship

Jan 23
The Council of American Overseas Research Centers Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program supports advanced regional or trans-regional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences for U.S. doctoral candidates and scholars who have already earned their Ph.D. Preference will be given to candidates examining comparative and/or cross-regional research. Scholars must carry out research in two or more countries outside the United States, at least one of which hosts a participating American overseas research center.

Boren Awards for International Study — Scholarships and Fellowships


David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships

Jan 29
The Boren Fellowships provide up to $24,000 to U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency. Boren Fellowships support study and research in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

David L. Boren College Scholarships

Feb 5
The Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Open Society Foundations — Grants, Scholarships and Fellowships

Graduate Scholarships at Central European University

Jan 31
CEU brings together students and faculty from some 100 countries to exchange ideas in an open and dynamic community in the heart of Europe. Listed among the top 100 universities worldwide by Quacquarelli Symonds in a variety of subjects, CEU offers world-class master's and doctoral programs in English to address the key issues of the 21st century. Besides interdisciplinary courses taught by an outstanding faculty, the university boasts a highly research-intensive learning environment and a remarkable student/faculty ratio of eight-to-one. CEU is accredited in the United States and Hungary, and is supported by the Open Society Foundations.

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland


Summer Research Fellowships in the School of Life Sciences

Jan 31
The program will offer an intensive research training opportunity to undergraduate students interested in research careers in life sciences.

American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) — Fellowship Programs


ARIT Summer Fellowships for Intensive Advanced Turkish Language

Feb 1
Held at Bogazici University, Istanbul, summer 2016. The program supports intensive study of advanced Turkish language at Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey, including air fare, tuition, and stipend.

ARIT/National Endowment for the Humanities Advanced Fellowships for Research in Turkey

Nov 1
The fellowships cover all fields of the humanities, including prehistory, history, art, archaeology, literature, and linguistics as well as interdisciplinary aspects of cultural history for applicants who have completed their academic training. The fellowships may be held for terms ranging from four months to a full year. Stipend per month is $4,200.

ARIT Fellowships for Research in Turkey

Nov 1
ARIT Fellowships are offered for research in ancient, medieval, or modern times, in any field of the humanities and social sciences. Post-doctoral and advanced doctoral fellowships may be held for various terms, for terms from one month up to one academic year. Stipends range from $2,500 to $15,500.

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program — Graduate Fellowships and Summer Internships


Summer Enrichment Program — $10,000

Feb 4
The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program is a six-week summer program designed to provide undergraduate students with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs, and the enhanced knowledge and skills to pursue such careers.

Graduate Fellowship Program — Up to $37,500/yr.

Sep 24
The Rangel Program selects Fellows in a highly competitive nationwide process and helps support them through two years of graduate study, internships and professional development activities, and entry into the Foreign Service. This program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and those with financial need. Fellows who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service entry requirements will receive appointments as Foreign Service Officers.

American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) — Scholarships and Fellowships

Excavation Fellowships

Feb 15
ASOR provides grant and scholarship support for excavations. Emphasis on providing excavation grants and fellowships that allow individuals to participate in excavations in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Scholarships and Prizes for the Annual Meeting

ASOR, in cooperation with several foundations and generous donors, provides a number of different scholarships: Student Travel Grants, Foundation for Biblical Archaeology Scholarship, Aviram Prize, Sean Dever Memorial Prize.

Royal Bank Financial Group


RBC Indigenous Summer Internship Program

Feb 28
College scholarships for native Canadian students in disciplines relevant to the banking industry (e.g., business, economics, computer science).

Latin American School of Medicine, Havana, Cuba


Full Scholarship to Study Medicine at the Latin American School of Medicine, Havana, Cuba

Mar 15
A six-year program of study, which includes two years of basic sciences, three years of classwork and clinical rotations at accredited teaching hospitals, and a rotatory clinical internship in the sixth year.

Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership — Education for Sustainable Energy Development


Education for Sustainable Energy Development Graduate Scholarships for Citizens of Developing Countries

Mar 8
The purpose of the ESED scholarship is to support outstanding students pursuing advanced studies in sustainable energy development and to encourage meaningful contributions to the collective body of knowledge about this subject.

U.S. Department of Education


Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program in Modern Foreign Languages and Area Studies

Mar 25
This program provides grants to colleges and universities to fund individual doctoral students who conduct research in other countries, in modern foreign languages and area studies for periods of six to 12 months. Graduate students in doctoral programs in the fields of foreign languages and area studies must apply through the institutions in which they are enrolled.

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Graduate Fellowships

The program provides allocations of academic year and summer fellowships to institutions of higher education or consortia of institutions of higher education to assist meritorious undergraduate students and graduate students undergoing training in modern foreign languages and related area or international studies. Eligible students apply for fellowships directly to an institution that has received an allocation of fellowships from the U.S. Department of Education.

The Royal Society — Schemes


Newton International Fellowships

Mar 27
Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Natural or Social Sciences, Engineering or Humanities for Study in the United Kingdom. This scheme is for non-UK scientists who are at an early stage of their research career and wish to conduct research in the UK. Sir Isaac Newton FRS (1642-1727) was President of the Royal Society from 1723 until his death. The scheme provides the opportunity for the best early stage post-doctoral researchers from all over the world to work at UK research institutions for a period of two years.

York University, Canada — York Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries


Elia Scholars - Doctoral Students in any Field of Graduate Studies

Mar 17
The Elia Scholars Program is York University's most prestigious graduate award, enabling York to attract domestic and international doctoral students of the highest possible caliber, and ensuring that those students have the opportunity to participate in York's distinguished graduate programs.

Scholarships for International Students

There are a number of scholarships and bursaries available from York for international students.

Scholarships for Canadian High-School Students

Awarded automatically based on academic performance or awarded through an application process.

Scholarships for Canadian Transfer and Mature Students

Awarded automatically based on academic performance or awarded through an application process.

International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology — Fellowships


The Arturo Falaschi ICGEB Programmes - Predoctoral, Postdoctoral and Flexible Fellowships

Apr 30
The Arturo Falaschi ICGEB Fellowships programme offers long and short-term fellowships to assist in the training of scientists from Member States.

Wildlife Conservation Society — Grants


WCS Graduate Scholarships — $30,000-$36,000

Apr 29
The Graduate Scholarship Program provides access to international standard graduate education opportunities (master's or doctoral programs) to exceptional conservationists from Asia/Pacific, Africa, Latin America, and North American indigenous groups with interests in terrestrial or marine conservation issues at the local, regional, or national level. Only applicants nominated by WCS country program directors will be considered. No unsolicited applications are reviewed or acknowledged.

L'Oréal Women in Science Program

UNESCO-L'Oréal International Fellowships Programme for Young Women in Life Sciences — $20,000

Jun 10
The UNESCO-L'Oréal International Fellowships are designed to identify and reward fifteen deserving, committed and talented young women scientists, from all over the world, active in the field of life sciences. With a view to ensuring that a balanced geographical representation is made, a maximum of three young women, from each of the five geo-cultural regions of the world, will be awarded fellowships.

United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) — Scholarships


Fellowships for Indian Citizens

Selection committees look to identify talented individuals whose projects are relevant to India and the United States. The committees seek candidates who demonstrate the potential to be effective cultural ambassadors.

Graduate Study - Paying for U.S. Education

Generally speaking, there are four types of funding for study in the U.S.: Personal/family savings, Educational loans, Funding from U.S. universities, Scholarships from external funding bodies.

Scholarships for study in the U.S.

Educational advisers trained by the U.S. Department of State are available to guide you through the process of applying to colleges and universities in the U.S.

Fulbright Program

Fulbright in Bangladesh

The Fulbright Program offers grants to qualified Bangladeshi undergraduate students to study at the undergraduate level in the United States. Bangladeshi scholars may apply to conduct post-doctoral research at U.S. institutions and are eligible for Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Grants. In addition, students and teachers are also eligible for the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program.

Philippine-American Educational Foundation (PAEF)

Scholarships Programs

Grants are awarded on a competitive basis to Filipino and American students, teachers, scholars and professionals to study, teach, lecture and conduct research in the United States and in the Philippines.

OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) — Fellowships


Scholarship Award — up to $50,000

May 1
The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) awards outstanding students from developing countries seeking to pursue their master's degrees in fields of Development or Energy Studies. Relevant fields of study include: economics of development (poverty reduction, energy and sustainable development), environment (desertification), or other related science and technology fields. The winner of the OFID Scholarship Award receives a scholarship.

United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) — Fellowship Programs for Pakistani Citizens


Master's and PhD Program for Pakistani citizens, residing and working in Pakistan

May 15
The Fulbright Masters and PhD Program funds graduate study in the United States for a Master's or Ph.D. degree . Funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), these grants cover tuition, required textbooks, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance. USEFP also assists with the visa process.

Global Undergraduate Exchange Program - Pakistan (Global UGRAD-Pakistan) for Pakistani citizens, residing and working in Pakistan

Oct 23
The Global UGRAD program is designed to award undergraduate Pakistani students enrolled at a university in Pakistan. The Global UGRAD-Pakistan program offers cultural/academic exchange through a non-degree program for a semester at a university in the U.S.

Inter-American Foundation (IAF) — Fellowships


Grassroots Development Fellowship Program

Ph.D. candidates who are currently enrolled at a U.S. university and are citizens of the United States or of an independent country in Latin America or the Caribbean, except Cuba, may apply. Before beginning research funded under the IAF Fellowship, students must have advanced to candidacy for a Ph.D. in the social sciences, physical sciences, technical fields or other disciplines as related to grassroots development issues in Latin America or the Caribbean.

Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships — USA and International Programs


USA Fellowships

Jul 1
Eisenhower Fellows are selected from among outstanding leaders, in all fields, from throughout the United States. They are U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents aged 32-45. Successful applicants demonstrate in their application that they have demonstrated significant accomplishments within their communities and their professions, and have high potential for further growth and broader impact; they propose a fellowship program that takes full advantage of this unique opportunity; they identify how they will undertake consequential activities that will better the world around them as a result of their fellowship; and they have committed to engage actively with the global Eisenhower Fellowship network throughout their lifetime.

International Fellowships

Jun 1
International Eisenhower Fellowships are awarded for a specific seven-week period and cannot be postponed. The programs typically involve visits to 8-10 cities and 50-70 individual appointments. Fellows join together for seminars at the beginning and end of each program, laying the foundation for life-long international friendships.

Rotary Foundation — Create a Scholarship


Peace Fellowships

May 31
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.

International Scholarship Opportunities

Rotary offers prestigious international scholarships of $30,000 or more 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.

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.

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The Gates Cambridge Scholarships

Oct 9

Gates Cambridge Scholarships are prestigious, highly competitive full-cost scholarships. They are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.

The Council of Independent Colleges — Programs and Services


Davies-Jackson Scholarships

Oct 15
A unique opportunity for students with exceptional academic records, who are among the first in their families to graduate college, to do graduate studies at St. John's College at The University of Cambridge. Graduating seniors may apply for the two-year B.A. degree program.

Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World — Awards


PhD Training Fellowships for Women Scientists from Science and Technology Lagging Countries

May 30
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 sciences

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

International Research Experiences for Students (IRES)

Sep 10
The International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program supports development of globally-engaged U.S. science and engineering students capable of performing in an international research environment at the forefront of science and engineering. The IRES program supports active research participation by students enrolled as undergraduates or graduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. IRES projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the IRES program.

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation — Sponsorship


German Chancellor Scholarships

Sep 15
Submit an application if you are a prospective leader from the USA, the Russian Federation or the People's Republic of China and, having completed your first degree (at least a Bachelor's or comparable degree), have subsequently gained work experience and have already shown outstanding leadership potential in your career.

Post-Doctoral Fellowships Scientists and Scholars

Whether you are a young postdoctoral researcher at the beginning of your academic career, an experienced, established academic, or even a world authority in your discipline - the research fellowships and research awards offer you sponsorship tailored to you and to your career situation.

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs — Exchange Programs


Fulbright Fellowship U.S. Scholar Program

Sep 19
The programs offer U.S. faculty, administrators and professionals grants to lecture, conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields, or to participate in seminars abroad.

British Council - USA — Study in the United Kingdom

Scholarships and Funding

Sep 20
England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are home to some of the world's top universities. Many of them are less expensive than the average four-year private American university - and many accept US financial aid.

Marshall Scholarships

Sep 30
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.

British Chevening Scholarships for Overseas Students to Study in the United Kingdom

Nov 5
Chevening Scholarships are for talented people who have been identified as potential future leaders across a wide range of fields including politics, business, the media, civil society, religion and academia. Most scholars undertake a one year master's degree.

Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships for Men and Women from all Commonwealth Countries

The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is an international programme under which member governments offer scholarships and fellowships to citizens of other Commonwealth countries.

Schwarzman Scholars


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

Sep 26
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.

US-Ireland Alliance — Scholarships


George J. Mitchell Scholarships for Graduate Study in Ireland and Northern Ireland

Sep 27
Mitchell Scholars are chosen for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The Program provides tuition, accommodations, a living expenses stipend, and an international travel stipend.

Atsumi International Scholarship Foundation


Atsumi Ph.D. Graduate Scholarships

Sep 30
Tenable at schools located in the Kanto Area in Japan.

Rhodes Scholarship Trust, Oxford University


Rhodes Scholarships

Oct 2
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.

African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD)

Fellowships for African Women in Agricultural Research

Oct 8
African women working in agricultural research and development from Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia who have completed a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree in selected disciplines are invited to apply. Applicants must be nationals of the above listed countries and be available in Africa throughout the fellowship period.

Organization of American States (OAS) — Scholarships for Academic Studies (Undergraduate, Masters, Doctorates)

Asia Foundation — Fellowships


Asia Foundation fellowships

Oct 14
Applicants must have a demonstrable record of experience and accomplishment related to The Asia Foundation's fields of expertise – governance and law, economic development, women's empowerment, environment, and regional cooperation For resident nationals or citizens of Afghanistan; Bangladesh; Cambodia; China; India; Indonesia; Japan; Korea; Laos; Malaysia; Mongolia; Myanmar; Nepal; Pakistan; Philippines; Singapore; Sri Lanka; Thailand; Timor-Leste; and, Vietnam.

OAS Scholarships for Graduate Studies or Graduate Research

Oct 15
OAS Academic Scholarships are awarded for full-time studies at a university or higher learning education institution in an OAS Member State with the exception of the applicant's sponsoring country. OAS Academic Scholarships are awarded to undertake graduate studies (Master's or Doctorate degree) and/or graduate research leading to a degree at a university or higher learning education institution (Not Post-Doctorate) in an OAS Member State. Studies may be carried out onsite or online, or under a combination of both. OAS Academic Scholarships are awarded for a maximum of two academic years.

OAS Scholarships for Undergraduate Academic Studies

Oct 15
OAS academic scholarships for undergraduate studies are offered to citizens of English and Dutch-Speaking Caribbean Member States for full time studies in any OAS Member State, with the exception of the candidate's sponsoring country. OAS undergraduate scholarships are awarded for the last two years of studies leading to an undergraduate degree (Bachelor's degree or its equivalent), in universities of the OAS Member States. The studies can be undertaken onsite, online or a combination of both. OAS Academic Scholarships are awarded for a maximum of two academic years. Selected candidates are required to graduate within that period.

Educational Loans for Studies in the United States

The Rowe Fund, is an educational loan program of the Organization of American States (OAS). The Fund helps citizens from Latin America and the Caribbean OAS Member countries finance their studies or research in accredited universities across the United States by awarding interest-free loans.

Professional Development Scholarships

The Department of Human Development, Education and Culture (DHDEC) of the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) offer professional development scholarships to citizens of OAS Member States. Professional Development courses aim to expand or refresh participants' professional expertise in areas of specialization related to the priority development areas of the OAS. OAS Member States have approved the following priority areas for Partnership for Development: education, social development and creation of productive employment, economic diversification and integration, trade liberalization and market access, scientific development and exchange and transfer of technology, strengthening of democratic institutions, sustainable development of tourism, sustainable development and the environment, culture.

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

Oct 1
A year of professional enrichment in the United States for experienced professionals from designated countries undergoing development or political transition. The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program provides ten months of non-degree academic study and related professional experiences in the United States. Humphrey Fellows are selected based on their potential for leadership and their commitment to public service in either the public or the private sector.

Gilman International Scholarships

Oct 1
This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide.

Fulbright Fellowship, U.S. Student Program

Oct 8
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.

Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation


Loran Awards for Graduating Canadian High School Students

Oct 24
Oct 18
The Loran Award is open to every graduating high school or cegep student from coast-to-coast-to-coast. Renewable for up to four years, it includes an annual tuition waiver and a stipend, access to funding and internships through our summer program, invitations to annual gatherings and forums, and mentorship opportunities.

Winston Churchill Foundation


Winston Churchill Scholarships

Oct 31
A year of graduate study in engineering, mathematics, and science at Churchill College, Cambridge University.



Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship — up to $96,000

Nov 1
The Payne Fellowship, which provides up to $93,000 in benefits over two years for graduate school, internships, and professional development activities, provides a unique pathway to the USAID Foreign Service.

Henry Luce Foundation

Henry Luce Scholars

Nov 1
The program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15-18 Luce Scholars each year, and welcomes applications from college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals in a variety of fields who have had limited exposure to Asia. Luce Scholar candidates are nominated by participating colleges and universities.

Robert Bosch Foundation


Graduate Fellowships for Study in Germany

Nov 1
The Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program is a distinguished transatlantic initiative that each year offers twenty accomplished young Americans the opportunity to complete a high-level professional development program in Germany; for students in business administration, journalism, law, public policy and closely related fields.

American Museum of Natural History — Fellowship and Grant Opportunities


Kade Fellowships

Nov 1
Graduate scholarships for study in France, Germany, and the United States.

International WaterCentre (IWC) — Scholarships


IWC Water Leader Scholarships

Nov 1
Every year, the International WaterCentre (IWC) offers scholarships to a small number of excellent candidates who are accepted into the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM).

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


Fellowships, Grants and Awards for Study for Americans in Scandinavia

Nov 1
The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers fellowships and grants to individuals to pursue research or study in one or more Scandinavian country for up to one year. Awards are made in all fields.

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.

National Academy of Engineering — NAE Grand Challenge Scholars


Charles M. Vest NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering International Scholarships — International 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 international 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.

German Academic Exchange Service — Introduction to DAAD Scholarships

Doctoral & Postdoctoral Fellowships for U.S. and Canadian Graduate Students

Nov 4
May 15
DAAD offers support to help doctoral students and postdocs reach their research goals with a stay in Germany.

Scholarships and Fellowships for U.S. and Canadian Graduate Students

Nov 4
Study Scholarship, Study Scholarship for Artists, Musicians, Actors and Dancers, Research Grant, University Summer Course Grant, RISE professional , Intensive Language Courses in Germany, German Studies Research Grant, EMGIP--Bundestag Internship, Summer Law School.

Scholarships and Fellowships for International Students

If you have no current affiliation with Canada or the United States, there are other DAAD offices to assist you. The greater DAAD organization offers funding programs in all countries for those who wish to pursue study or research in Germany.

Thomas J. Watson Foundation


Thomas J. Watson Fellowships for Study Abroad by Graduating Seniors

Nov 5
You are eligible to apply for the Watson if you are a graduating senior nominated by one of 40 partner colleges. All majors and fields of inquiry are eligible. Please contact your campus advisor for details. We do not accept at-large applications.

The Social Science Research Council — Fellowships Fellowships & Prizes


International Dissertation Field Research Fellowships (IDRF) — Average of $20,000

Nov 5
The Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) offers nine to twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are enrolled in PhD programs in the United States and conducting dissertation research on non-US topics. The program is open to graduate students in the humanities and social sciences - regardless of citizenship - enrolled in doctoral programs in the United States and conducting dissertation research outside of the United States.

Schlumberger Foundation — Faculty for the Future Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellowships

Faculty for the Future Fellowships for Women from Developing and Emerging Economies

Nov 7
Faculty for the Future fellowships are awarded to women from developing and emerging economies who are preparing for PhD or post-doctoral study in the physical sciences, engineering, or related disciplines to pursue advanced graduate study at top universities in their disciplines abroad. Related disciplines may also be awarded. For example, awards in biological sciences are limited to interdisciplinary research between physical and biological sciences.

The MasterCard Foundation

MasterCard Foundation Scholars

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program is a $500 million global education initiative that enables young people - particularly from Africa - to lead change in their communities. The MasterCard Foundation is partnering with education institutions and non-profit organizations to educate and develop a cohort of next-generation leaders who are committed to giving back to their communities. To become a Scholar, visit the partners section and click on the links for each partner. They are responsible for selecting the Scholars who attend their schools.

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.

World Bank — Scholarship and Fellowship Programs


Robert S. McNamara Doctoral Thesis Fellowships

May 2
The awards provides support to young researchers working in academic and research institutions from eligible countries preparing a doctoral thesis. Research grants cover residence costs for a 5 to 10 month period in a renowned university or research center.

Joint Japan World Bank Graduate (JJ/WBG) Scholarships for Developing Countries

Apr 11
The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) is open to women and men from developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries' development efforts who are applying to a master degree program in a development-related topic.

Australian Research Council


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