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Fulbright Program for U.S. Students

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant programs.  Activities to take place during one academic year in a participating country outside the U.S.

Fund for Education Abroad

Fund for Education Abroad awards are intended to support students planning to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs during the academic year or summer. The financial support for these scholarships is provided by generous donors, who are committed to increasing study abroad opportunities for dedicated American students. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled as undergraduates in US universities/colleges who plan to study abroad for at least four weeks.

Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Gates Cambridge Scholarships are prestigious, highly competitive full-cost scholarships 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.

Fields of Study: Fine Arts, Humanities, Journalism, Sciences and Math, Social Sciences, Williams School
Opportunity Type: Study, Tuition Scholarship
Geographic Region: International
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Non-US Citizens, Post-Grad, Seniors

Gilman Scholarship Program

The Gilman Scholarship Program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go by supporting undergraduates who might otherwise not participate due to financial constraints.   The scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad or internship programs worldwide.

Glamour Magazine’s Top Ten College Women Competition

Are you a young woman who is changing the world or making a serious impact? Make sure you apply for Glamour’s 2018 College Women of the Year competition! Glamour Magazine holds an annual college achievement competition for women undergraduate students.  The ideal applicant will be a junior in college, has a stellar academic track record, has exhibited strong leadership skills, excels in her extracurricular activities or athletics, and gives back to her community or campus in some way. But you can apply if you will be a college student in the 2017-2018 school year.

Fields of Study: Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Journalism, Sciences and Math, Social Sciences, Williams School
Opportunity Type: Competition or Award
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Juniors, Women

Global Studies Grant for Student Travel and Study Abroad

Designed to support foreign language training and other academic studies abroad, the Global Studies Foundation (GSF) Global Studies Grant provides supplemental funds for American students who already are studying abroad under the auspices of an official study abroad program conducted by an accredited academic institution. GSF is particularly interested in funding the study of strategically important countries and languages (as defined by the US Departments of State and Defense).

Fields of Study: Fine Arts, Humanities, Journalism, Social Sciences, Williams School, Education, Sciences and Math
Opportunity Type: Study, Tuition Scholarship
Geographic Region: International
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: First-Years, Juniors, Seniors, Sophomores

Harry S. Truman Scholarship

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 funding for graduate or professional school, participate in leadership development activities, and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government.

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

IIE Passport Study Abroad Funding

Founded in 1919, the Institute of International Education (IIE) is a private not-for-profit leader in the international exchange of people and ideas. In collaboration with governments, foundations and other sponsors, IIE creates programs of study and training for students, educators and professionals from all sectors. These programs include the Fulbright Program and Gilman Scholarships administered for the U.S. Department of State and the Boren Awards.

Jefferson Graduate Fellowship at the University of Virginia

Established in 2001, the Jefferson Fellowship is the premier graduate fellowship offered at the University of Virginia. Based solely on merit, the Fellowship offered by the Jefferson Scholars Foundation and the University of Virginia seeks to attract Ph.D. and M.B.A. candidates who demonstrate outstanding achievement and the highest promise as scholars, teachers, public servants, and business leaders in the United States and beyond.  Fellowships are offered to students in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the Darden Graduate School of Business, and the Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Science.

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