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.
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.
The Bayliss Foundation distributes scholarships to outstanding undergraduate broadcast students. Juniors and seniors majoring in Broadcast Communications are encouraged to apply. Although financial need is a consideration, students of merit with an extensive history of radio-related activities are given preference.
The Joseph Franklin Ellis Newspaper Scholarship provides tuition support for Journalism or Business Journalism majors in their junior and senior years. Preference is given to students demonstrating a career interest in newspaper journalism.
The Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust offers one year academic fellowships for graduate and undergraduate students. DeKarman fellowships are open to students in any discipline, including international students, who are currently enrolled in a university or college located within the United States.
The Landon B. Lane Memorial Scholarship provides tuition support for Journalism or Business Journalism majors in their Junior and Senior years. Preference is given to students from Virginia in the Journalism or Business Journalism sequences who have a minimum grade-point average of 3.0, financial need and a focus on print journalism.
The Luce Scholars Program provides future American leaders with a deeper, first-hand appreciation of Asian cultures and societies. Every year American college graduates are chosen to live for ten months in Asia and to work 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; instead, it offers a cultural and experiential opportunity to those with career interests outside of Asian studies who might not otherwise live or work in Asia.
The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program is a fully paid, five-and-a-half week summer residential program for rising juniors who desire to make a difference. Students from diverse academic disciplines to meet near Washington, D.C. to immerse themselves in a leadership development program inspired by George Washington and today’s foremost leaders. This select, small cohort will engage in dynamic leadership education curriculum, interact with nationally recognized corporate, government, and military leaders in the nation’s capital, and discover how to change the world through self-reflection, exciting experiential activities, and a community service-focused capstone project.
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) awards scholarships annually to deserving students interested in pursuing careers in journalism. Scholarships are open to any foreign or American born student currently enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college/university in the U.S. Students must be majoring in journalism or a communications-related discipline with the interest of pursing a journalism career.
The NCAA awards up to 174 postgraduate scholarships annually, 87 for men and 87 for women. The scholarships are awarded to student-athletes who excel academically and athletically and who are in their final year of intercollegiate athletics competition. The one-time, non-renewable grants are awarded for fall sports, winter sports and spring sports. Each sports season (fall, winter and spring), there are 29 scholarships available for men and 29 scholarships available for women.