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Davis-Putter Scholarships

The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are part of the progressive movement on the campus and in the community.  The first and most important qualification for a Davis-Putter Scholarship is active participation in struggles for civil rights, economic justice, international solidarity or other progressive issues.  Students are also evaluated on financial need and the ability to perform academically at the college level.

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.

Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund

The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund awards graduate fellowships in any recognized field of study in the humanities, social sciences or natural sciences (including law, medicine, engineering, architecture or other formal professional training).  The selection committee has a strong preference for supporting scholarly endeavors.  Candidates must demonstrate a need for financial assistance.

Fields of Study: Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Journalism, Law School, Sciences and Math, Social Sciences, Williams School
Opportunity Type: Study, Tuition Scholarship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Post-Grad, Law Students

Elrod Fellowship

The John and Mimi Elrod Fellowship provides opportunities for recent Washington and Lee University graduates to develop a lifelong commitment to civic engagement and to prepare for civic leadership. The competitive fellowship program connects young alumni with innovative public service organizations that address poverty and significant social issues in the fields of healthcare, law, education, economic development and housing. In turn, organizations that participate in the fellowship program gain access to a motivated and highly-qualified pool of applicants who are committed to exploring and serving the public sector for at least a year and sometimes two.

Erasmus Mundus and Erasmus+

Erasmus Mundus fosters cooperation between higher education institutions and academic staff in Europe and non-EU Countries by offering joint, dual, and multiple degree masters and doctoral programs.  It also offers scholarships/fellowships for non-EU and Eu students/doctoral candidates to follow these Erasmus Mundus Masters Courses and Joint Doctorates.

Evans

The Erik T. Woolley Fellowship for International Internships was established by Dr. Paul O. Woolley, Jr. in 2001 in honor and memory of his son, Erik.  Woolley Fellowships are awarded to Washington and Lee University students on an annual basis to support an educational internship experience overseas, usually during the summer. With an expectation that students must prepare themselves for an ever deeper global engagement, regardless of their field of study or career interests, the goal of an international internship will be to foster exposure to and experience in both international professional practice and cultural understanding.

Fastweb

Fastweb is a searchable database that can help you identify scholarships, financial aid, and internships.

Ford Foundation Fellowship Program

The Ford Fellowship program provides three years of support for individuals engaged in research-based graduate study leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree.  The awards will be made to individuals who, in the judgment of the review panels, have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. 

Fields of Study: Education, Humanities, Sciences and Math, Social Sciences, Williams School
Opportunity Type: Study, Tuition Scholarship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Post-Grad, Seniors

Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship

Administered by Washington Center, this U.S. Department of State fellowship program aims to diversify the ranks of Information Management Specialists serving in the U.S. Foreign Service with traditionally underrepresented minority groups. This includes but is not limited to racial, religious and gender minorities, as well as those with financial need. If accepted you’ll receive the financial support, mentoring and professional development to prepare you for a career in the Foreign Service. Upon successfully completing the program and the Foreign Affairs IT Specialist entry requirements, you will receive an appointment as a Foreign Service Information Management Specialist (IMS).

Foundation for Global Scholars

The Foundation for Global Scholars (FGS) is an independent scholarship provider that awards scholarships to US citizens studying abroad.  Students from any US college or university, from undergraduate degrees through professional degrees, may apply for scholarship assistance.

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