The German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdients or DAAD) selects highly qualified students for scholarships supporting graduate study or internships at universities and research institutions in Germany. For more information, contact Kathleen Condray, World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.
Fulbright Grants support graduate and professional study, advanced research, or English teaching in more than 140 countries. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, have a 3.0 minimum GPA, and hold at least a bachelor’s degree before the start of the grant. Applicants must be endorsed by the University of Arkansas before applying. For more information, contact DeDe Long, Office of Study Abroad.
Around 40 Gates Cambridge Scholars are named each year, making it one of the most highly competitive awards. The Gates Cambridge covers the cost of a full-time graduate degree at the University of Cambridge and is awarded to students who provide service to communities and apply their talents and knowledge to improve the lives of others.
For U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving a federal Pell Grant, the Gilman Scholarship provides funding for study abroad programs worldwide.
The Goldwater Scholarship provides up to $7,000 per year to 300 students who are majoring in mathematics, science, or engineering. The award encourages outstanding students to pursue advanced degrees and careers in research in these fields. Students may apply in their sophomore and junior years. Applicants must be endorsed by the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards before applying.
The Hertz Foundation is a private organization which provides fellowship funding for graduate work in applications of the physical sciences leading toward the Ph.D. degree. Each year this foundation conducts a national competition for approximately two dozen new fellowships. Students who are applying for the NSF Fellowship are also encouraged to apply for the Hertz.
Rhodes scholars are selected for a graduate studies of their choosing at Oxford University. Students are selected on the basis of intellectual distinction, leadership, and service. The Rhodes Scholarship is one of the most prestigious in the country and is highly competitive. Applicants must be endorsed by the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards before applying.
The Madison Fellowship seeks applicants committed to teaching American history, American government, and/or social studies in grades 7-12. Graduating seniors without teaching experience are eligible for funding for two years of master’s level graduate study at an accredited U.S. university that offers a qualifying master’s degree program.
Up to forty British Marshall Scholarships seek applicants from all majors who demonstrate academic distinction and a strong potential to make a significant social contribution. Competitive applicants often have presented at conferences and have publications. The Marshall covers funding for two to three years of study in the United Kingdom. Applicants must be endorsed by Office of Nationally Competitive Awards before applying.
Mitchell Scholarships provide students from all academic fields the opportunity to pursue a year of study at one of nine selected institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Applicants are judged on three criteria: scholarship, leadership, and a sustained commitment to community and public service. Scholars are provided tuition, accommodations, a living expenses stipend, and an international travel stipend. Applicants must be endorsed by the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards before applying.
The National Science Foundation Fellowship provides funding for graduate studies and research in science, mathematics, and engineering leading to an advanced degree. Scholarships are awarded for study and research for a twelve-month tenure and may be extended for three years.
The Smithsonian Institute offers a number of fellowship and internship opportunities to pursue independent research projects in a variety of fields.
The Thomas R. Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship program provides funding to participants to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service. This fellowship program is funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (WWNFF) to recruit talented students in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy.
The Harry S. Truman Foundation seeks college students who plan to pursue careers in government or elsewhere in public service, and wish to attend graduate or professional school to help prepare for their careers. The Truman Foundation awards recipients $30,000 toward graduate studies, including law school. Students may only apply in their junior year and must be U.S. citizens, with a GPA of 3.60 or higher. Applicants must be endorsed by the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards before applying.
Funding up to $5,000 towards graduate school for future doctors, nurses and other health professionals.
This scholarship provides up to $5,000 to a diverse group of sophomores and juniors, and awards on the basis of merit to two groups of students: those who study the environment or related fields and those with native American or native Alaskan backgrounds who study health care or tribal public policy. Applicants must be endorsed by the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards before applying.
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