The USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program seeks to attract outstanding young people who are interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). For those who want to work on the front lines of some of the most pressing global challenges of our times — poverty, hunger, injustice, disease, environmental degradation, climate change, conflict and violent extremism – the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development provides an opportunity to advance U.S. foreign policy interests and reflect the American people’s compassion and support of human dignity.
Opportunity Type: Tuition Scholarship
The Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) supports Vietnamese nationals interested in pursuing a research-based doctoral degree such as a Ph.D. or an Sc.D., or a Master’s degree at leading universities in the United States in the major disciplines of sciences (natural, physical, and environmental), mathematics, medicine (such as public health, epidemiology, and immunology), engineering, and technology (including information technology). Fields include the basic sciences, such as biology, chemistry, and physics, as well as agricultural science and computer science. Priority is given to applicants whose field of study focuses on climate change (environmental sciences) or on nuclear energy, provided that all other qualifications are equal.
The Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) is a consortium of 15 traditional private liberal arts colleges in Virginia. One of the VFIC Member Institutions’ highest priority objectives is securing scholarships for deserving students. A variety of opportunities are available for tuition and summer undergraduate research.
The Walter J. Jensen Fellowship is awarded for at least six months of study in France. The purpose of the award is to help educators and researchers improve education in standard French language, literature and culture and in the study of standard French in the United States. The fellowship is awarded annually and has a stipend of at least $10,000. Phi Beta Kappa will also cover a single round-trip, economy-class ticket for the recipient to travel to France; some additional support may be available to those with dependents.
The Whitaker International Fellows Program sends young biomedical engineers anywhere outside the U.S. or Canada for one or more of the following activities:
The William Jefferson Clinton Scholarship at the American University in Dubai seeks to further the goals of the Clinton Presidential Foundation to strengthen the capacity of people in the United States and throughout the world to meet the challenges of global interdependence. The program provides American students based in the US the opportunity to expand their educational and cultural horizons by studying abroad at the American University in Dubai.
The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and New Jersey. Eligible applicants include current undergraduates, recent college graduates, midcareer professionals, and retirees who have majored in, or had careers in, STEM fields.
Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying design and arts disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Among the scholarships’ primary aims are to increase diversity in the creative professions and to foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers and studios of tomorrow. To this end, scholarship recipients are selected not only for their ability and need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to positive change in the larger community through their work.
Xerox is committed to the academic success of all minority students. The Xerox Technical Minority Scholarshipprovides funding to undergraduate and graduate minority students enrolled in one of the technical sciences or engineering disciplines. This scholarship is available to US Citizens and individuals with Permanent Resident visas.
As a prestigious college within Peking University, the Yenching Academy prepares a diverse group of international and Chinese students for tackling the most challenging issues facing the world. The Yenching Academy offers a 1-year Master of China Studies program (in English) designed to prepare an elite class of future leaders to meet the challenges of the 21st century global landscape.