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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) — Public Health Training Fellowships

 

Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS)

Jun 5
The Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) is a 2-year postgraduate program of service and training in applied epidemiology. EIS is a unique program of mentoring and on-the-job training for health professionals interested in applied epidemiology.

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

 

The John S. McCain International Scholarship for Military Families (Gilman-McCain Scholarship)

Aug 1
Oct 10
The John S. McCain International Scholarship for Military Families (Gilman-McCain Scholarship) provides awards of $5,000 for child and spousal dependents of active or activated United States military personnel during the time of application (including Air Force, Air Force Reserve, Air National Guard, Army, Army National Guard, Army Reserve, Coast Guard, Coast Guard Reserve, Marine Corps, Marine Corps Reserve, Navy, Navy Reserve, Space Force, NOAA Commissioned Corps, and USPHS Commissioned Corps) to study or intern abroad on credit-bearing programs. Applicants must be recipients of any type of Title IV federal financial aid during the time of application or provide proof that they will be receiving Title IV federal financial aid during their study abroad program or internship.
 

Gilman International Scholarships

Oct 10
The U.S. Department of State's Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, providing them with skills critical to our national security and economic prosperity. To be eligible for the Gilman Program, applicants must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant during the time of application or provide proof that they will be receiving a Pell Grant during the term of their study abroad program or internship.

National Research Council (NRC) — Research Associateship Programs

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

Aug 1
Nov 1
Feb 1
May 1
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.

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. State Department - Foreign Service Fellowships

 

Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowships

Sep 21
The Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship Program provides graduate students with financial support, mentoring and professional development to prepare them academically and professionally for a career in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply. .
 

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program

Sep 19
The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State in which they can help formulate, represent, and implement U.S. foreign policy. The Rangel Program selects outstanding Rangel Fellows annually in a highly competitive nationwide process and supports them through two years of graduate study, internships, mentoring, and professional development activities. This program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need. Fellows who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service entry requirements will receive appointments as Foreign Service Officers, in accordance with applicable law and State Department policy.
 

William D. Clarke, Sr. Diplomatic Security Fellowship

Oct 1
The William D. Clarke, Sr. Diplomatic Security (Clarke DS) Fellowship is a path to an exciting and fulfilling career in the Foreign Service as a Diplomatic Security Service Special Agent. The program is a two-year graduate fellowship designed for individuals who want to pursue a master's degree and a career as a Diplomatic Security Service Special Agent in the Foreign Service.
 

Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship (FAIT)

Jan 16
The Foreign Affairs IT Fellowships attracts outstanding students who reflect the diversity of America and are interested in pursuing careers applying their technology skills in support of the business of diplomacy as Information Management Specialists.
 

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program — 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.

The White House — About 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.
 

White House Fellowships

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.

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.

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 24
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.

British Council — USA — Study in the United Kingdom

 

Marshall Scholarships

Sep 24
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.

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation — Scholarships

 

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

 

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.

U.S. Department of State — Fulbright Fellowship Program

 

Fulbright 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.

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

 

U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) — 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.
 

U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) — Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP)

Mar 29
UGSP offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. The program offers scholarship support, paid research training at the NIH during the summer and paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation.
 

National Institutes of Health-Oxford-Cambridge Scholars

Dec 1
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.

Stanford University

 

Knight-Hennessy Scholars

Oct 9
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.

Henry Luce Foundation

Henry Luce Foundation — Henry Luce Scholars

Oct 1
The Luce Scholars Program offers early career leaders immersive, professional experiences in Asia. The Program aims to forge stronger, more informed, more compassionate relationships across geographic borders by creating opportunities for young Americans across diverse sectors and interests to deepen their ties and understanding of the countries, cultures, and people of Asia. Candidates may be graduating seniors, recent graduates, or young professionals under the age of 32, OR if older than 32, candidates must have received their bachelor's degree within the past three years.

Teach for America — National Teacher Corps of Recent College Graduates

 

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

Oct 30
Feb 5
Mar 15
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.

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

 

Graduate Research Fellowships

Oct 16
Oct 17
Oct 19
Oct 20
GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who have demonstrated the potential to be high achieving scientists and engineers, early in their careers. Applicants must be pursuing full-time research-based master's and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education at accredited US institutions.

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 31
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

 

Graduate Fellowships in Applied Physical, Biological and Engineering Sciences

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.

U.S. National Academies

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.

U.S. Department of Energy — Internships, Fellowships and Scholarships

 

U.S. Department of Energy — Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program (SCGSR)

Nov
May 1
The goal of the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is to prepare graduate students for science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) careers critically important to the DOE Office of Science mission, by providing graduate thesis research opportunities at DOE laboratories. The SCGSR program provides supplemental awards to outstanding U.S. graduate students to pursue part of their graduate thesis research at a DOE laboratory in areas that address scientific challenges central to the Office of Science mission. The research opportunity is expected to advance the graduate students' overall doctoral thesis while providing access to the expertise, resources, and capabilities available at the DOE laboratories.

U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), DoD STEM — Programs

 

U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) — National Defense Science and Engineering (NDSEG) Graduate Fellowships — $30,000+

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.

U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) — Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART) Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships — $25,000 — $38,000 per year

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.

USAID

 

USAID — Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship — up to $104,000

Oct 26
The Payne Fellowship, which provides up to $104,000 in benefits over two years for graduate school, internships, and professional development activities, provides a unique pathway to the USAID Foreign Service.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation — Scholarships

 

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 — Up to $30,000

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.

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The Gates Cambridge Scholarships

Oct 11
Dec 5
Jan 4
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.

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.

Boren Awards for International Study — Scholarships and Fellowships

 

Boren Awards for International Study — David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships

Jan 24
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.
 

Boren Awards for International Study — David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships

Jan 31
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.

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.

U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) — Student Internships and Scholarships

 

U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) — Ernest F. Hollings College Scholarships in Oceanic and Atmospheric Science, Research, Technology, and Education — Up to a maximum of $8,000 per year plus a 10-week, full-time summer internship

Jan 31
Provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position during the summer at a NOAA facility; and, if reappointed, academic assistance for full-time study during a second 9-month academic year.
 

U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) — Dr. Nancy Foster Graduate Scholarships in Oceanography, Marine Biology and Maritime Archaeology — Up to $42,000

Dec 20
The scholarship program recognizes outstanding scholarship and encourages independent graduate level research -- particularly by female and minority students -- in oceanography, marine biology and maritime archaeology (including all science, engineering, social science and resource management of ocean and coastal areas). Prospective scholars do not need to be enrolled in a graduate program at the time of application, but must be admitted to a graduate level program in order to be awarded this scholarship.

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.

McDonalds

 

McDonalds — The HACER™ National Scholarship — $25,000 per year paid over 4 years

Feb 24
Scholarships for current high school seniors who will be enrolling full-time in the fall of the scholarship 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.

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.

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 Generation Google Scholarship will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, demonstrated leadership, and academic performance. we strongly encourage students from historically underrepresented groups, including Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian, or Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, to apply.

U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) — Loans & Scholarships

National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarships

Apr 25
The National Health Service Corps Scholarship (NHSC) Program accepts applications once a year from students who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment at an accredited health professions training program in an eligible primary care discipline: medicine (MD or DO), dentistry, family nurse practitioner, certified nurse midwife or physician assistant. You can apply before your first year or after you have finished one or more years of school.
 

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

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.

Thiel Foundation

Thiel Foundation — Thiel Fellowships

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