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Applications That Rising Seniors and Recent Graduates Should be Working on NOW!

You should already be working on applications for the following opportunities if you plan to apply in the next cycle! You need to see the designated faculty representative as soon as possible if you have not already done so.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistantship Programs. You can propose a project and/or study plan that will take place during one academic year in a single country outside the U.S.
http://us.fulbrightonline.org
Internal deadline: September 19, 2014
For more information, contact Professor Janet Ikeda.

Rhodes Scholarships provide two years of fully funded study at Oxford University in the United Kingdom and are devoted to improving the world through the diffusion of leaders motivated to serve their contemporaries, trained in the contemplative life of the mind, and broadened by their acquaintance with one another and by their exposure to cultures different from their own.
http://www.rhodesscholar.org/
Internal deadline: September 3, 2014
For more information, contact Professor Holly Pickett.

Gates Cambridge Fellowships enable outstanding graduate students from outside the United Kingdom to study at the University of Cambridge. The program aims to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.
http://www.gatesscholar.org/
Internal deadline: September 3, 2014
For more information, contact Professor Holly Pickett.

Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study at the graduate level at a UK institution in any field. As future leaders with a lasting understanding of British society, Marshall Scholars strengthen the enduring relationship between the British and American peoples.
http://www.marshallscholarship.org/
Internal deadline: September 3, 2014
For more information, contact Professor Holly Pickett.

The Mitchell Scholars Program connects generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service.
http://www.us-irelandalliance.org/content/3/en/George%20Mitchell%20Scholarship%20Program%20%7C%20US-Ireland%20Alliance.html
Internal deadline: September 3, 2014
For more information, contact Professor Holly Pickett.

The Luce Scholarships were established to provide future American leaders with a deeper, first-hand appreciation of Asian cultures and societies. Scholars live for ten months in East and Southeast Asia working with fellow professionals there. The Luce Scholars program is not for Asian specialists or for those who have already lived for some time in Asia.
http://www.hluce.org/lsprogram.aspx
Internal deadline: September 28, 2014.
For more information, contact Gwyn E. Campbell, francem@wlu.edu

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) provides three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant achievements in science and engineering research. Applicants may be college seniors or early in their graduate programs.
http://www.nsfgrfp.org 
Application deadline: Early November, 2014, depending on field.
For more information, contact Gwyn E. Campbell, francem@wlu.edu

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