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Eligibility: Minority/Underrepresented Groups

Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance

The mission of the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance (formerly American Society of Women Accountants) is to enable women in all accounting and related fields to achieve their full personal, professional and economic potential and to contribute to the future development of their profession.

Fields of Study: Williams School
Opportunity Type: Grant or Fellowship, Tuition Scholarship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Juniors, Minority/Underrepresented Groups, Seniors, Sophomores, Women

AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students

The AICPA Minority Scholarship awards outstanding minority students to encourage their selection of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession.  Recipients receive individual awards of $5,000 per academic year.  These outstanding students demonstrate exceptional academic achievement, leadership and commitment to pursuing the CPA.

Fields of Study: Williams School
Opportunity Type: Grant or Fellowship, Study, Tuition Scholarship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: First-Years, Juniors, Minority/Underrepresented Groups, Post-Grad, Seniors, Sophomores

American Association of Law Libraries George A. Strait Minority Stipend

George A. Strait Minority Scholarships are awarded annually to college graduates with meaningful law library experience who are members of a minority group as defined by current U.S. government guidelines, are degree candidates in an accredited library or law school, and who intend to have a career in law librarianship. Applicants must show evidence of financial need.

Fields of Study: Humanities, Law School
Opportunity Type: Study, Tuition Scholarship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Law Students, Minority/Underrepresented Groups, Non-US Citizens, Post-Grad, Seniors

American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund

The ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship grants 20 incoming racially and ethnically diverse law students with $15,000 of financial assistance over the course of their three years in law school.  These exceptional recipients have overcome adversity, proven themselves through academic success and public service, and demonstrated the tenacity to excel within the profession. All of the Scholars have committed themselves to public service either prior to, during, or after law school. From volunteering with at-risk youth to participating in their firm’s pro bono projects, these Scholars are serving the needs of those within their community.

American Physiological Society Summer Research Programs

The American Physiological Society (APS) offers five programs that allow undergraduate students to participate in research during the summer. Recipients of the Society’s five summer fellowship programs spend an average of 10 weeks in the laboratory of an established scientist and APS member.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace/James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program

Each year the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace offers one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. James C. Gaither Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the endowment’s senior associates – academics, former government officials, lawyers and journalists from around the world –  on a variety of international affairs issues.

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship is a paid, two-year program that provides recent college graduates with a chance to learn from and contribute to the Foundation’s efforts in the field of education.
Post-Baccalaureate Fellows serve as full-time employees of the Foundation and are placed in different programs and departments. Through work supervised by an assigned mentor, fellows gain a range of widely applicable professional skills in research, communication, group facilitation, teamwork, project management, writing, and leadership. The fellowship is cohort-based and supported by a Fellowship Director, allowing the Fellows to regularly engage in meaningful learning activities with peers in the program. Fellows are asked to assume leadership roles in the program in order to actively shape and continually improve the Fellowship.
Overall, Post-Baccalaureate Fellows receive broad exposure to the Foundation’s current work, including the areas of education policy, education research, and networked improvement science. In addition, Fellows are introduced to the deep expertise and large professional network of Carnegie staff and partners.
Benefits include: full-time, compensated appointment; generous benefits package; relocation stipend to facilitate your move to the Carnegie Foundation in Stanford, California; and more.
Fellows must have completed their bachelor’s degree within the past two years to be eligible for the program and be authorized to work in the U.S. The Foundation does not offer visa sponsorship for the fellowship program.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Fellowships

Begin your path toward becoming one of our nation’s future Latino policymakers. Recent college graduates can take advantage of this paid fellowship, which opens doors for talented young Latinos who are pursuing a career in public policy. You will spend nine months working in Washington, D.C., with significant exposure to leaders in congressional offices, federal agencies, national nonprofit advocacy organizations, government-related institutes, and more—growing both personally and professionally during your fellowship experience.

Consortium for Graduate Study in Management

The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management is committed to increasing the representation of African Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans in American business schools and corporate management.  The Consortium awards merit-based, full-tuition fellowships to top MBA candidates who have a proven record for promoting inclusion in school, in their jobs or in their personal lives. Through The Consortium’s common application, apply to up to six of the country’s leading MBA programs.

Fields of Study: Williams School
Opportunity Type: Study, Tuition Scholarship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Juniors, Minority/Underrepresented Groups, Post-Grad, Seniors

Diversity Abroad International Scholarship and Fellowship Directory

Diversity Abroad maintains a searchable website of international scholarships and fellowships.  There are additional resources available on the Study Abroad Financial Aid Center.

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