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Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics

The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest is an annual competition designed to challenge college students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today’s complex world. Students are encouraged to write thought-provoking personal essays that raise questions, single out issues and are rational arguments for ethical action.

Fields of Study: Fine Arts, Humanities, Journalism, Social Sciences, Williams School
Opportunity Type: Competition or Award
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Juniors, Seniors, Non-US Citizens

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

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.

Freeman Awards for Study in Asia

Freeman-ASIA (Freeman Awards for Study in Asia) is designed to support American undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study overseas in East or Southeast Asia. The program’s goal is to increase the number of Americans with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures. Award recipients are required to share their experiences with their home campuses or communities to encourage study abroad by others and fulfill the program’s goal of increasing understanding of Asia in the United States. From 2001 to 2009, Freeman-ASIA supported over 4,000 U.S. undergraduates from more than 600 institutions with their study abroad plans in East and Southeast Asia. With generous funding from the Freeman Foundation, the Institute of International Education (IIE) will re-launch the Freeman-ASIA Program for two academic years, beginning in Summer 2011.

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.

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