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Major Fellowships by Category
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The following major fellowships / scholarships / summer internships are listed by categories that group several together. You are encouraged to look at the entire file to find those that best suit your needs. You should note that they are listed by the proper name of the granting foundation. Thus the Goldwater Scholarships are listed under "Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships."

The SJU Career Development Center (Room 101, Overbrook Hall) publishes a valuable booklet entitled "The Internship Handbook @ Saint Joseph's University," which contains detailed information about SJU internship programs. It is also suggested that you click onto their website: SJU Career Development Center. You can then click onto the "Student" tab, and then go to the "Internships" tab to find out more information about the following: 1) SJU Internship Database: 2) Internships USA; 3) Career Related Websites.

All 4 Years at SJU:

American Society of Microbiology Summer Research Grants (Freshmen, Sophomores, Junior, Seniors)
Category: The goal of the Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship program is to increase the number of under represented undergraduate students who wish to and have demonstrated the ability to pursue graduate careers (Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D.) in microbiology. The ASM encourages institutions to identify individuals that have been historically underrepresented, and remain underrepresented today in the microbiological sciences nationally. These groups include African-Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, and Pacific Islanders. Students will have the opportunity to conduct full-time summer research with an American Society for Microbiology (ASM) member at their home institution or at a host institution. Students will agree to participate in an undergraduate summer research program at a U.S. based institution; conduct a research project for a minimum of 10 weeks beginning in the summer; work with a faculty mentor who is an ASM member; submit a research abstract to the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students; submit a research abstract to ASM for presentation at the ASM General Meeting.

American Society of Microbiology's Homepage

Bridging Scholarships Foundation for Study in Japan (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, but not for those applying to graduate schools)
Category: College students interested in studying in Japan.

Bridging Scholarships Homepage

David W. Miller Award for Student Journalists (Usually for Juniors and Seniors)
Category: The award, given by "The Chronicle of Higher Education," consists of a $2,500 prize and a certificate, and is presented annually. The deadline for submissions is normally in early June, and the winner will be announced in the fall. Candidates may apply for the award by submitting up to three samples of published work accompanied by a one-page letter describing the articles and why they were chosen for submission. The samples of published work must have appeared in a campus publication during the current academic year. Each piece of writing should be journalistic, using expository, explanatory, narrative, or other techniques to report evenhandedly on a topic of intellectual interest. Examples include a new trend, discovery, or theory; an important scholarly debate; an issue with both scholarly and public-policy implications; or a researcher who is as interesting as his or her scholarship. Applicants may bolster their candidacies by submitting articles on a variety of topics or in a range of genres. Opinion essays, personal columns, scholarly or research papers, and articles that present the author's own research findings are ineligible. Candidates for the award must have been undergraduate students at the time their articles were published. Applicants may be students in any country, but their submissions must be in English. Employees of "The Chronicle" and their families are ineligible. How to apply: Applications may be submitted on paper or by e-mail. Writing samples may be original clippings, photocopies of clippings, printouts from publications' Web sites, or links to such Web sites. Applicants seeking the return of their materials should include a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Electronic-only submissions should be sent as straight-text e-mail messages, not as attachments. Because of the volume of submissions, applicants will not receive confirmation that their materials have arrived and only the winning applicant will be informed individually of the contest's outcome. Applicants should send their materials, including an address or addresses at which they can be reached in the fall, to:

David W. Miller Award
"The Chronicle of Higher Education"
1255 23rd Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20037
Miller Award Email Address: milleraward@chronicle.com

Davis-Putter Peace and Justice Scholarship (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: This organization provides need-based grants to students who are able to do academic work at the college level and are actively working for peace and justice. Early recipients fought for civil rights, against McCarthyism, and for peace in Vietnam. More recently, grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia, and other forms of oppression; building the movement for economic justice; and creating peace through international, anti-imperialist solidarity.

Davis-Putter Homepage

James A. Finnegan Foundation Internships (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Category: College students interested in a summer internship focusing on government and politics.

James A. Finnegan Foundation's Homepage

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Category: For undergraduates studying in any field who are of Hispanic heritage (one parent fully Hispanic or each parent half Hispanic).

Hispanic Scholarship Fund's Homepage

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Hudson River Tibor T. Polgar Summertime Grant Program (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Category: Summer grants are given to undergraduate and graduate students to pursue an individual project involving the Hudson River, especially in conducting estuarine studies and public policy research.

Hudson River Foundation's Homepage

National Institutes of Health, Undergraduate Scholarship Program (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Category: The NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds, that is, from low-income families, who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral and social science health-related research. The program is designed to improve access to education leading to research careers for those who have had fewer opportunities than others and who wish to pursue research careers at the NIH.

National Institutes of Health's Homepage

National Security Education Program: David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships for Study Abroad (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Note: There also exists David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships.
Category: For undergraduate studies in the following fields: agricultural and food sciences; applied sciences and engineering, including: biology, chemistry, physics, environmental sciences, mathematics, business and economics, computer and information sciences, health and biomedical science, history, international affairs, law, other social sciences (anthropology, psychology, sociology), political science and policy studies. All recipients of N.S.E.P. awards are required to seek employment with a federal agency or office involved in national security affairs. Freshmen and Sophomores are eligible to apply for scholarships for summer, semester, and full-year programs. Juniors and Seniors are eligible to apply for semester and full-year programs.

David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships Homepage

Order Sons of Italy in America (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: The Order Sons of Italy in American usually offers 12 merit-based scholarships, ranging from $5,000 to $25,000; monetary awards are sent directly to the student’s academic institution. There is a $30 processing fee. Recipients of these awards can use them for undergraduate or graduate education. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be able to show that they are of Italian descent.

Order Sons of Italy in American Homepage

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Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Categories:

  • Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarships are for either 3 or 6 months of intensive language study and cultural immersion in another country and provide funds to cover round-trip transportation, language training expenses, and homestay living arrangements up to $12,000 and $19,000, respectively. Applications are considered for candidates interested in studying Arabic, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, and Swedish.
  • Each year 70 Rotary World Peace Scholars will be selected to begin a 2-year Master's level degree program in conflict resolution, peace studies, and international relations at one of 7 Rotary Centers (Tokyo, Japan; Brisbane, Australia; West Yorkshire, England; Paris, France; Durham/Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Berkeley, California; Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Some Rotary districts may only offer one type of scholarship (or none at all); applicants must check with the local club regarding availability.

Rotary Scholarships Homepage

Stoneleigh Center Junior Fellowships in Philadelphia
Category: Students interested in identifying, developing, and disseminating innovative solutions to problems in several large public systems that serve children and youth: child welfare, education, and juvenile justice. Stoneleigh Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, believes in the power of individuals to effect social change, and thus they invest in individuals whose innovative ideas can improve the well-being of children and youth. They believe that, with support, individuals can identify, develop, and disseminate innovative solutions to problems in several large public systems that serve children and youth: child welfare, education, and juvenile justice. Stoneleigh Center fellowships are therefore designed to: Sustained positive change to the systems that affect the well-being of vulnerable children and youth takes vision and ability. Stoneleigh Center seeks individuals who have: A track record of advocating for change in the fields of child welfare, education, or juvenile justice; knowledge, understanding, contacts, and institutional support to bring changes in policy and improvements in practice to fruition; demonstrated ability to design and lead system reform; and imagination, tough-mindedness, and a focus on results. Along with these qualifications, selection of fellows is based on the quality and feasibility of the proposed ideas; and fit of the proposed project with the Stoneleigh Center's goals. Awardees are expected to relinquish their day-to-day job duties in order to devote their time fully to the projects supported by the fellowship. Candidates are asked to apply in partnership with a sponsoring organization and to have the support of the systems within which they will be working for change. Proposals must identify a sponsoring organization that can house the fellow and funded project, as well as provide administrative support. The sponsoring organization can be the candidate's current employer or another organization central to the proposed work. Sponsoring organizations will be compensated for administrative expenses.

Stoneleigh Center Juniors Fellowships are awarded to individuals recently graduated from college (bachelors or Masters degrees). The junior fellowship is a one- to two-year program to allow recent college graduates the opportunity to pursue areas of interest developed during their course of study. The junior fellowship could provide, for example, an individual the opportunity to continue research begun for a senior project or turn a senior thesis into a publication. Stoneleigh Center is currently exploring the possibility of the junior fellows partnering with nonprofit organizations to provide research and policy support on emerging issues of interest. Because this is a new initiative on the part of Stoneleigh Center, they are currently developing the criteria and terms of the program.

Stoneleigh Center Homepage

University of Massachusetts Medical School Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship Program (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Category: The National Science Foundation Summer Training Program is a 10-week, non-credit, research course for undergraduate students. It consists of an intensive "hands-on" laboratory research experience individualized for each student and performed under the guidance of working scientists expert in many of the traditional and modern areas of biological sciences. The NIH Minority Fellowship provides minority undergraduate students, graduate students, and students in health professions schools exposure to opportunities in research careers in areas relevant to cardiovascular, pulmonary, and hematologic diseases and sleep disorders.

University of Massachusetts Medical School Summer Program's Website

USA Today Academic Team (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Category: Cash award.

USA Today Academic Team's Homepage

Blind Students:

Lighthouse Career Incentive Awards (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Scholarship of $5,000 to an academically gifted blind student.

Lighthouse Homepage

Business Majors:

Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, but not for those applying to graduate schools)
Category: College students interested in studying in Japan.

Bridging Scholarships Homepage

Consortium for Graduate Study in Management (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Graduate studies for minority students (African-American, Native American, Mexican-American, Puerto Rican) interested in management and business.

Consortium for Graduate Study in Management's Homepage

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Scholarships given to Seniors pursuing graduate studies or a professional degree program.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Homepage

National Security Education Program: David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships for Study Abroad (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Note: There also exists David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships.

Category: For undergraduate studies in the following fields: agricultural and food sciences; applied sciences and engineering, including: biology, chemistry, physics, environmental sciences, mathematics, business and economics, computer and information sciences, health and biomedical science, history, international affairs, law, other social sciences (anthropology, psychology, sociology), political science and policy studies. All recipients of N.S.E.P. awards are required to seek employment with a federal agency or office involved in national security affairs. Freshmen and Sophomores are eligible to apply for scholarships for summer, semester, and full-year programs. Juniors and Seniors are eligible to apply for semester and full-year programs.

David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships Homepage

Order Sons of Italy in America (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: The Order Sons of Italy in American usually offers 12 merit-based scholarships, ranging from $5,000 to $25,000; monetary awards are sent directly to the student’s academic institution. There is a $30 processing fee. Recipients of these awards can use them for undergraduate or graduate education. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be able to show that they are of Italian descent.

Order Sons of Italy in American Homepage

Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Categories:

  • Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarships are for either 3 or 6 months of intensive language study and cultural immersion in another country and provide funds to cover round-trip transportation, language training expenses, and homestay living arrangements up to $12,000 and $19,000, respectively. Applications are considered for candidates interested in studying Arabic, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, and Swedish.
  • Each year 70 Rotary World Peace Scholars will be selected to begin a 2-year Master's level degree program in conflict resolution, peace studies, and international relations at one of 7 Rotary Centers (Tokyo, Japan; Brisbane, Australia; West Yorkshire, England; Paris, France; Durham/Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Berkeley, California; Buenos Aires, Argentina).

Some Rotary districts may only offer one type of scholarship (or none at all); applicants must check with the local club regarding availability.

Rotary Scholarships Homepage

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Economics Majors:

American Institute for Economic Research Summer Fellowships in Economics (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Entering Doctoral Program in Economics or Affliated Field (law and economics, economic history).

American Institute for Economic Research's Homepage

Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, but not for those applying to graduate schools)
Category: College students interested in studying in Japan.

Bridging Scholarships Homepage

Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellows Program (Seniors)
Category: Each year the Carnegie Endowment offers 8-10 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating Seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. They are selected from a pool of nominees from close to 300 colleges. Carnegie Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the Carnegie Endowment's senior associates. They will not consider anyone who has started graduate studies. Positions are paid, full-time positions for one year. Junior fellows are currently paid a gross salary of $2,750 per month ($33,000 per year). A full benefits package is also provided.

SJU Resource Person:Dr. Linda Dunphy Lelii
Carnegie Endowment's Homepage

Davis-Putter Peace and Justice Scholarship (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: This organization provides need-based grants to students who are able to do academic work at the college level and are actively working for peace and justice. Early recipients fought for civil rights, against McCarthyism, and for peace in Vietnam. More recently, grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia, and other forms of oppression; building the movement for economic justice; and creating peace through international, anti-imperialist solidarity.

Davis-Putter Homepage

Fulbright Grants (Seniors) (See also French Government Teaching Assistanships)
Category: Pursuing a research project in almost any field (history, political science, sociology, literature, etc.), including the fine arts, or teaching abroad after graduation from SJU.

Fulbright Homepage

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Scholarships given to Seniors pursuing graduate studies or a professional degree program.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Homepage

National Security Education Program: David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships for Study Abroad (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Note: There also exists David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships.
Category: For undergraduate studies in the following fields: agricultural and food sciences; applied sciences and engineering, including: biology, chemistry, physics, environmental sciences, mathematics, business and economics, computer and information sciences, health and biomedical science, history, international affairs, law, other social sciences (anthropology, psychology, sociology), political science and policy studies. All recipients of N.S.E.P. awards are required to seek employment with a federal agency or office involved in national security affairs. Freshmen and Sophomores are eligible to apply for scholarships for summer, semester, and full-year programs. Juniors and Seniors are eligible to apply for semester and full-year programs.

David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships Homepage

Order Sons of Italy in America (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: The Order Sons of Italy in American usually offers 12 merit-based scholarships, ranging from $5,000 to $25,000; monetary awards are sent directly to the student’s academic institution. There is a $30 processing fee. Recipients of these awards can use them for undergraduate or graduate education. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be able to show that they are of Italian descent.

Order Sons of Italy in American Homepage

Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Categories:

  • Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarships are for either 3 or 6 months of intensive language study and cultural immersion in another country and provide funds to cover round-trip transportation, language training expenses, and homestay living arrangements up to $12,000 and $19,000, respectively. Applications are considered for candidates interested in studying Arabic, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, and Swedish.
  • Each year 70 Rotary World Peace Scholars will be selected to begin a 2-year Master's level degree program in conflict resolution, peace studies, and international relations at one of 7 Rotary Centers (Tokyo, Japan; Brisbane, Australia; West Yorkshire, England; Paris, France; Durham/Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Berkeley, California; Buenos Aires, Argentina).

Some Rotary districts may only offer one type of scholarship (or none at all); applicants must check with the local club regarding availability.

Rotary Scholarships Homepage

St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia (Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: Annually, 18 colleges and universities within the Philadelphia region, including Saint Joseph’s University, are invited to submit a candidate for study in either his or her Sophomore or Junior year at one of the four universities in Scotland (Universities of Edinburgh, St. Andrew’s Aberdeen, and Glasgow). A candidate must be a full-time registered student, a U.S. citizen, and in the upper quartile of his or her class. The Scholarship Committee selects the scholars by means of a screening process and an interview in March of each year. Currently, each scholar receives an award of $17,000, which covers a majority of his or her expenses. The selection of scholarship recipients is made without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability of otherwise qualified individuals. Thus there is no requirement of Scottish ancestry nor any restriction on the course of study while in Scotland. Scholarships are not awarded for any period less than a full academic year of study. Saint Joseph’s University may nominate only one student.

St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia Scholarships Homepage

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History / Political Science Majors:

American Political Science Association's Minority Fellowships (Seniors applying to graduate School)
Category: Beginning in 2006 the Minority Fellows Program will designate 12 stipend minority fellows each year. Additional applicants who do not receive funds from the Association may also be recognized and recommended for admission and financial support to graduate political science programs. Fellows with stipends receive a $4,000 fellowship that is disbursed in two $2,000 payments--one at the end of their first graduate year and one at the end of their second--provided that they remain in good academic standing. Awardsare based on students' undergraduate course work, GPA, extracurricular activities, GRE scores, and recommendations from faculty. The Minority Fellows program is designed primarily for minority students applying to enter a doctoral program in political science for the first time. Applicants must be members of one of the following racial/ethnic minority groups: African Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, Latinos/as, and Native Americans (federal and state recognized tribes); applicants must demonstrate an interest in teaching and potential for research in political science; applicants must be a U.S. citizen at time of award; applicants must demonstrate financial need.

American Political Science Association

American Graduate Fellowships (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Graduate studies in history, philosophy, literature and languages (including classics) and fine arts (excluding performing or studio arts).

American Graduate Fellowships Homepage

Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, but not for those applying to graduate schools)
Category: College students interested in studying in Japan.

Bridging Scholarships Homepage

Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellows Program (Seniors)
Category: Each year the Carnegie Endowment offers 8-10 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating Seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. They are selected from a pool of nominees from close to 300 colleges. Carnegie Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the Carnegie Endowment's senior associates. They will not consider anyone who has started graduate studies. Positions are paid, full-time positions for one year. Junior fellows are currently paid a gross salary of $2,750 per month ($33,000 per year). A full benefits package is also provided.

SJU Resource Person:Dr. Linda Dunphy Lelii
Carnegie Endowment's Homepage

Columbia University Minority Summer Research Program Fellowships (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: Minority students (African-American, Native American, Mexican-American, Puerto Rican) interested in the humanities, natural sciences, or social sciences

Columbia University Minority Summer Fellowships Homepage

Davis-Putter Peace and Justice Scholarship (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: This organization provides need-based grants to students who are able to do academic work at the college level and are actively working for peace and justice. Early recipients fought for civil rights, against McCarthyism, and for peace in Vietnam. More recently, grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia, and other forms of oppression; building the movement for economic justice; and creating peace through international, anti-imperialist solidarity.

Davis-Putter Homepage

Eagleton Fellowship Program, Rutgers University (Juniors, Seniors applying to graduate school at Rutgers)
Category: Graduate studies in politics and public affairs.

Eagleton Fellowship Homepage

Fulbright Grants (Seniors) (See also French Government Teaching Assistanships)
Category: Pursuing a research project in almost any field (history, political science, sociology, literature, etc.), including the fine arts, or teaching abroad after graduation from SJU.

Fulbright Homepage

Harry S. Truman Scholarships (Juniors who are considering applying to graduate school)
Category: Priority is given to candidates proposing to enroll in graduate and professional programs specifically oriented to careers in public service. These include law programs and master's and doctorate programs in public administration, public policy analysis, public health, international relations, government, economics, social services delivery, education and human resource development, and conservation and environmental protection.

The Harry S. Truman Foundation's Homepage

Intercollegiate Studies Institute Henry Salvatori Fellowship Program (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Graduate study in fields, such as political science, related to the Founding Fathers of the United States of America.

Intercollegiate Studies Institute's Homepage

Intercollegiate Studies Institute Western Civilization Fellowship Program (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Essay required. Graduate studies in fields such as political science, which pertain to "Liberty and the Western Idea".

Western Civilization Fellowships Homepage

Intercollegiate Studies Institute William E. Simon Fellowship Program (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Essay required. Graduate studies in fields such as political science.

William E. Simon Fellowships Homepage

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Scholarships given to Seniors pursuing graduate studies or a professional degree program.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Homepage

James A. Finnegan Foundation Internships (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Category: College students interested in a summer internship focusing on government and politics.

James A. Finnegan Foundation's Homepage

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James Madison Memorial Fellowships (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: These fellowships are awarded for those studying for the following degrees: Master of Arts degree (M.A.) in American history or in political science (also referred to as "government and politics" or as "government"); Master of Arts in Teaching degree (M.A.T.) concentrating on either American Constitutional history (in a history department) or American government, political institutions and political theory (in a political science department); Master of Education degree (M.Ed.) or the Master of Arts or Master of Science in Education, with a concentration in American history or American government, political institutions, and political theory.

James Madison Memorial Fellowships Homepage

National Security Education Program: David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships for Study Abroad (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Note: There also exists a David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships
Category: For undergraduate studies in the following fields: agricultural and food sciences; applied sciences and engineering, including: biology, chemistry, physics, environmental sciences, mathematics, business and economics, computer and information sciences, health and biomedical science, history, international affairs, law, other social sciences (anthropology, psychology, sociology), political science and policy studies. All recipients of N.S.E.P. awards are required to seek employment with a federal agency or office involved in national security affairs. Freshmen and Sophomores are eligible to apply for scholarships for summer, semester, and full-year programs. Juniors and Seniors are eligible to apply for semester and full-year programs.

David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships Homepage

Order Sons of Italy in America (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: The Order Sons of Italy in American usually offers 12 merit-based scholarships, ranging from $5,000 to $25,000; monetary awards are sent directly to the student’s academic institution. There is a $30 processing fee. Recipients of these awards can use them for undergraduate or graduate education. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be able to show that they are of Italian descent.

Order Sons of Italy in American Homepage

Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Categories:

  • Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarships are for either 3 or 6 months of intensive language study and cultural immersion in another country and provide funds to cover round-trip transportation, language training expenses, and homestay living arrangements up to $12,000 and $19,000, respectively. Applications are considered for candidates interested in studying Arabic, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, and Swedish.
  • Each year 70 Rotary World Peace Scholars will be selected to begin a 2-year Master's level degree program in conflict resolution, peace studies, and international relations at one of 7 Rotary Centers (Tokyo, Japan; Brisbane, Australia; West Yorkshire, England; Paris, France; Durham/Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Berkeley, California; Buenos Aires, Argentina).

Some Rotary districts may only offer one type of scholarship (or none at all); applicants must check with the local club regarding availability.

Rotary Scholarships Homepage

St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia (Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: Annually, 18 colleges and universities within the Philadelphia region, including Saint Joseph’s University, are invited to submit a candidate for study in either his or her Sophomore or Junior year at one of the four universities in Scotland (Universities of Edinburgh, St. Andrew’s Aberdeen, and Glasgow). A candidate must be a full-time registered student, a U.S. citizen, and in the upper quartile of his or her class. The Scholarship Committee selects the scholars by means of a screening process and an interview in March of each year. Currently, each scholar receives an award of $17,000, which covers a majority of his or her expenses. The selection of scholarship recipients is made without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability of otherwise qualified individuals. Thus there is no requirement of Scottish ancestry nor any restriction on the course of study while in Scotland. Scholarships are not awarded for any period less than a full academic year of study. Saint Joseph’s University may nominate only one student.

St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia Scholarships Homepage

Stoneleigh Center Junior Fellowships in Philadelphia
Category: Students interested in identifying, developing, and disseminating innovative solutions to problems in several large public systems that serve children and youth: child welfare, education, and juvenile justice. Stoneleigh Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, believes in the power of individuals to effect social change, and thus they invest in individuals whose innovative ideas can improve the well-being of children and youth. They believe that, with support, individuals can identify, develop, and disseminate innovative solutions to problems in several large public systems that serve children and youth: child welfare, education, and juvenile justice. Stoneleigh Center fellowships are therefore designed to: Sustained positive change to the systems that affect the well-being of vulnerable children and youth takes vision and ability. Stoneleigh Center seeks individuals who have: A track record of advocating for change in the fields of child welfare, education, or juvenile justice; knowledge, understanding, contacts, and institutional support to bring changes in policy and improvements in practice to fruition; demonstrated ability to design and lead system reform; and imagination, tough-mindedness, and a focus on results. Along with these qualifications, selection of fellows is based on the quality and feasibility of the proposed ideas; and fit of the proposed project with the Stoneleigh Center's goals. Awardees are expected to relinquish their day-to-day job duties in order to devote their time fully to the projects supported by the fellowship. Candidates are asked to apply in partnership with a sponsoring organization and to have the support of the systems within which they will be working for change. Proposals must identify a sponsoring organization that can house the fellow and funded project, as well as provide administrative support. The sponsoring organization can be the candidate's current employer or another organization central to the proposed work. Sponsoring organizations will be compensated for administrative expenses.

Stoneleigh Center Juniors Fellowships are awarded to individuals recently graduated from college (bachelors or Masters degrees). The junior fellowship is a one- to two-year program to allow recent college graduates the opportunity to pursue areas of interest developed during their course of study. The junior fellowship could provide, for example, an individual the opportunity to continue research begun for a senior project or turn a senior thesis into a publication. Stoneleigh Center is currently exploring the possibility of the junior fellows partnering with nonprofit organizations to provide research and policy support on emerging issues of interest. Because this is a new initiative on the part of Stoneleigh Center, they are currently developing the criteria and terms of the program.

Stoneleigh Center Homepage

The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship (Sophomores)
Category: The Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship is funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The fellowship award includes tuition, room, board, and mandatory fees during the Junior and Senior years of college and during the first year of graduate study, with reimbursement for books and for travel (one round trip per academic year, up to a set maximum amount). Fellows must commit to pursuing a graduate degree in international studies at one of the graduate schools participating in the program. Participating graduate schools provide financial support in the second year of graduate study based on need. Fellows meet annually in Washington, D.C., for a program orientation. Attendance is required between the Junior and Senior years of college at a summer institute based at a graduate school of public policy and international affairs participating in the Pickering program. The typical seven-week institute curriculum consists of course work in economics, calculus, and policy analysis, with exercises to develop oral and written communication skills. Institute participants include students from a number of public policy and international affairs fellowship programs. Fellows must participate in one overseas and one domestic summer internship within the U.S. Department of State. Students receive a stipend during the internships. Undergraduate course work must be completed in the following or the equivalent: English composition, western civilization, U.S. political systems, principles of economics, U.S. history, modern non-western history, comparative politics, international trade or world finance or economic development, and geography. Guidance from a Foreign Service officer is provided during the graduate school segment of the program. Fellows must meet Department of State Foreign Service entry requirements. Each successful candidate is obligated to a minimum of four-and-one-half years’ service in an appointment as a Foreign Service officer. Candidates who do not successfully complete the fellowship program and Foreign Service entry requirements may be subject to a reimbursement obligation to the Department of State.

Pickering Fellowships Homepage

Liberal Arts Majors:

American Graduate Fellowships (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Graduate studies in history, philosophy, literature and languages (including classics) and fine arts (excluding performing or studio arts).

American Graduate Fellowships Homepage

Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, but not for those applying to graduate schools)
Category: College students interested in studying in Japan.

Bridging Scholarships Homepage

Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellows Program (Seniors)
Category: Each year the Carnegie Endowment offers 8-10 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating Seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. They are selected from a pool of nominees from close to 300 colleges. Carnegie Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the Carnegie Endowment's senior associates. They will not consider anyone who has started graduate studies. Positions are paid, full-time positions for one year. Junior fellows are currently paid a gross salary of $2,750 per month ($33,000 per year). A full benefits package is also provided.

SJU Resource Person:Dr. Linda Dunphy Lelii
Carnegie Endowment's Homepage

Columbia University Minority Summer Research Program Fellowships (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: Minority students (African-American, Native American, Mexican-American, Puerto Rican) interested in the humanities, natural sciences, or social sciences.

Columbia University Minority Summer Fellowships Homepage

David W. Miller Award for Student Journalists (Usually for Juniors and Seniors)
Category: The award, given by "The Chronicle of Higher Education," consists of a $2,500 prize and a certificate, and is presented annually. The deadline for submissions is normally in early June, and the winner will be announced in the fall. Candidates may apply for the award by submitting up to three samples of published work accompanied by a one-page letter describing the articles and why they were chosen for submission. The samples of published work must have appeared in a campus publication during the current academic year. Each piece of writing should be journalistic, using expository, explanatory, narrative, or other techniques to report evenhandedly on a topic of intellectual interest. Examples include a new trend, discovery, or theory; an important scholarly debate; an issue with both scholarly and public-policy implications; or a researcher who is as interesting as his or her scholarship. Applicants may bolster their candidacies by submitting articles on a variety of topics or in a range of genres. Opinion essays, personal columns, scholarly or research papers, and articles that present the author's own research findings are ineligible. Candidates for the award must have been undergraduate students at the time their articles were published. Applicants may be students in any country, but their submissions must be in English. Employees of "The Chronicle" and their families are ineligible. How to apply: Applications may be submitted on paper or by e-mail. Writing samples may be original clippings, photocopies of clippings, printouts from publications' Web sites, or links to such Web sites. Applicants seeking the return of their materials should include a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Electronic-only submissions should be sent as straight-text e-mail messages, not as attachments. Because of the volume of submissions, applicants will not receive confirmation that their materials have arrived and only the winning applicant will be informed individually of the contest's outcome. Applicants should send their materials, including an address or addresses at which they can be reached in the fall, to:

David W. Miller Award
"The Chronicle of Higher Education"
1255 23rd Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20037
Miller Award Email Address: milleraward@chronicle.com

Davis-Putter Peace and Justice Scholarship (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: This organization provides need-based grants to students who are able to do academic work at the college level and are actively working for peace and justice. Early recipients fought for civil rights, against McCarthyism, and for peace in Vietnam. More recently, grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia, and other forms of oppression; building the movement for economic justice; and creating peace through international, anti-imperialist solidarity.

Davis-Putter Homepage

Fulbright Grants (Seniors) (See also French Government Teaching Assistantships)
Category: Pursuing a research project in almost any field (history, political science, sociology, literature, etc.), including the fine arts, or teaching abroad after graduation from SJU.

Fulbright Homepage

Harry S. Truman Scholarships (Juniors who are considering applying to graduate school)
Category: Priority is given to candidates proposing to enroll in graduate and professional programs specifically oriented to careers in public service. These include law programs and master's and doctorate programs in public administration, public policy analysis, public health, international relations, government, economics, social services delivery, education and human resource development, and conservation and environmental protection.

The Harry S. Truman Foundation's Homepage

Humane Studies Fellowships (Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: For students pursuing studies in the liberal arts.

Humane Studies Fellowships Homepage

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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Scholarships given to Seniors pursuing graduate studies or a professional degree program.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Homepage

Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust (Juniors, going into Senior year)
Category: Scholarships given to Juniors entering Senior year in any discipline, though preference is given to those majoring in the humanities.

Josephine de Karman Fellowships Homepage

National Security Education Program: David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships for Study Abroad (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Note: There also exists David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships.
Category: For undergraduate studies in the following fields: agricultural and food sciences; applied sciences and engineering, including: biology, chemistry, physics, environmental sciences, mathematics, business and economics, computer and information sciences, health and biomedical science, history, international affairs, law, other social sciences (anthropology, psychology, sociology), political science and policy studies. All recipients of N.S.E.P. awards are required to seek employment with a federal agency or office involved in national security affairs. Freshmen and Sophomores are eligible to apply for scholarships for summer, semester, and full-year programs. Juniors and Seniors are eligible to apply for semester and full-year programs.

David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships Homepage

Order Sons of Italy in America (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: The Order Sons of Italy in American usually offers 12 merit-based scholarships, ranging from $5,000 to $25,000; monetary awards are sent directly to the student’s academic institution. There is a $30 processing fee. Recipients of these awards can use them for undergraduate or graduate education. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be able to show that they are of Italian descent.

Order Sons of Italy in American Homepage

The Ralph Flamminio Memorial Journalism Scholarship
Category: The Ralph Flamminio Memorial Scholarship of $3,000 is awarded annually to a resident of Pennsylvania who is in any year of college. A student does not have to be a journalism major to apply, but the applicant must be determined to pursue a career in print journalism.

Flamminio Memorial Homepage

Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Categories:

  • Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarships are for either 3 or 6 months of intensive language study and cultural immersion in another country and provide funds to cover round-trip transportation, language training expenses, and homestay living arrangements up to $12,000 and $19,000, respectively. Applications are considered for candidates interested in studying Arabic, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, and Swedish.
  • Each year 70 Rotary World Peace Scholars will be selected to begin a 2-year Master's level degree program in conflict resolution, peace studies, and international relations at one of 7 Rotary Centers (Tokyo, Japan; Brisbane, Australia; West Yorkshire, England; Paris, France; Durham/Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Berkeley, California; Buenos Aires, Argentina).

Some Rotary districts may only offer one type of scholarship (or none at all); applicants must check with the local club regarding availability.

Rotary Scholarships Homepage

Spanish Ministry of Education Teaching Grants (Seniors wishing to teach in Spain)
Category: For undergraduates wishing to teach English in Spain. The Ministry of Education and Science of Spain, through an agreement with the Education Authorities in the Autonomous Regions, offers 1,000 grants for its North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain Program. Autonomous Regions participating include Andalucía, Aragón, Asturias, Cantabria, Castilla-La Mancha, Castilla-León, Extremadura, Madrid, País Vasco, La Rioja. Candidates are required to hold a U.S. or Canadian passport; be enrolled in the final year of or have successfully completed their BA, BS, MA or MSc.; be in good mental and physical health; have an intermediate to advanced level of Spanish. Grantees will work as English language assistant teachers, under the supervision and guidance of a classroom teacher for will teach 12 hours per week. Grantees will receive a monthly allowance of €631 after taxes, (approximately, $820 US). The duration of the grant is eight months, October to May, both included; medical insurance; paid school holidays: Christmas and Easter. All additional expenses (such as lodging, transportation to and from the country of origin, and meals) are the assistant’s responsibility.

Spanish Ministry of Education Teaching Grant Homepage

St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia (Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: Annually, 18 colleges and universities within the Philadelphia region, including Saint Joseph’s University, are invited to submit a candidate for study in either his or her Sophomore or Junior year at one of the four universities in Scotland (Universities of Edinburgh, St. Andrew’s Aberdeen, and Glasgow). A candidate must be a full-time registered student, a U.S. citizen, and in the upper quartile of his or her class. The Scholarship Committee selects the scholars by means of a screening process and an interview in March of each year. Currently, each scholar receives an award of $17,000, which covers a majority of his or her expenses. The selection of scholarship recipients is made without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability of otherwise qualified individuals. Thus there is no requirement of Scottish ancestry nor any restriction on the course of study while in Scotland. Scholarships are not awarded for any period less than a full academic year of study. Saint Joseph’s University may nominate only one student.

St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia Scholarships Homepage

Stoneleigh Center Junior Fellowships in Philadelphia
Category: Students interested in identifying, developing, and disseminating innovative solutions to problems in several large public systems that serve children and youth: child welfare, education, and juvenile justice. Stoneleigh Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, believes in the power of individuals to effect social change, and thus they invest in individuals whose innovative ideas can improve the well-being of children and youth. They believe that, with support, individuals can identify, develop, and disseminate innovative solutions to problems in several large public systems that serve children and youth: child welfare, education, and juvenile justice. Stoneleigh Center fellowships are therefore designed to: Sustained positive change to the systems that affect the well-being of vulnerable children and youth takes vision and ability. Stoneleigh Center seeks individuals who have: A track record of advocating for change in the fields of child welfare, education, or juvenile justice; knowledge, understanding, contacts, and institutional support to bring changes in policy and improvements in practice to fruition; demonstrated ability to design and lead system reform; and imagination, tough-mindedness, and a focus on results. Along with these qualifications, selection of fellows is based on the quality and feasibility of the proposed ideas; and fit of the proposed project with the Stoneleigh Center's goals. Awardees are expected to relinquish their day-to-day job duties in order to devote their time fully to the projects supported by the fellowship. Candidates are asked to apply in partnership with a sponsoring organization and to have the support of the systems within which they will be working for change. Proposals must identify a sponsoring organization that can house the fellow and funded project, as well as provide administrative support. The sponsoring organization can be the candidate's current employer or another organization central to the proposed work. Sponsoring organizations will be compensated for administrative expenses.

Stoneleigh Center Juniors Fellowships are awarded to individuals recently graduated from college (bachelors or Masters degrees). The junior fellowship is a one- to two-year program to allow recent college graduates the opportunity to pursue areas of interest developed during their course of study. The junior fellowship could provide, for example, an individual the opportunity to continue research begun for a senior project or turn a senior thesis into a publication. Stoneleigh Center is currently exploring the possibility of the junior fellows partnering with nonprofit organizations to provide research and policy support on emerging issues of interest. Because this is a new initiative on the part of Stoneleigh Center, they are currently developing the criteria and terms of the program.

Stoneleigh Center Homepage

Mathematics Majors:

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships (Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: Undergraduate studies in mathematics, general sciences, or engineering.

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships Homepage

Department of Homeland Security Scholarship (Sophomores)
Category: Only those majoring in the physical sciences, mathematical sciences, computer and information sciences, life sciences, social sciences, psychology, or engineering.

Homeland Security Scholarship Homepage

Fulbright Grants (Seniors) (See also French Government Teaching Assistanships)
Category: Pursuing a research project in almost any field (history, political science, sociology, literature, etc.), including the fine arts, or teaching abroad after graduation from SJU.

Fulbright Homepage

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowships (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: For graduate studies leading to a Ph.D. degree in applications of the physical sciences ranging from electrical engineering to molecular biomedicine. These are the fields -- applied physics, applied chemistry, applied mathematics, applied modern biology and all areas of engineering that apply results from the basic physical sciences to generate solutions to problems of comparatively near-term, widespread human interest.

Hertz Foundation's Homepage

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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Scholarships given to Seniors pursuing graduate studies or a professional degree program.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Homepage

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: For graduate studies in the following fields: mathematics, physics, biology, engineering, and behavioral and social sciences, including the history of science and the philosophy of science.

N.S.F. Graduate Research Fellowship Homepage

National Security Education Program: David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships for Study Abroad (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Note: There also exists David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships.
Category: For undergraduate studies in the following fields: agricultural and food sciences; applied sciences and engineering, including: biology, chemistry, physics, environmental sciences, mathematics, business and economics, computer and information sciences, health and biomedical science, history, international affairs, law, other social sciences (anthropology, psychology, sociology), political science and policy studies. All recipients of N.S.E.P. awards are required to seek employment with a federal agency or office involved in national security affairs. Freshmen and Sophomores are eligible to apply for scholarships for summer, semester, and full-year programs. Juniors and Seniors are eligible to apply for semester and full-year programs.

David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships Homepage

Order Sons of Italy in America (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: The Order Sons of Italy in American usually offers 12 merit-based scholarships, ranging from $5,000 to $25,000; monetary awards are sent directly to the student’s academic institution. There is a $30 processing fee. Recipients of these awards can use them for undergraduate or graduate education. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be able to show that they are of Italian descent.

Order Sons of Italy in American Homepage

Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Categories:

  • Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarships are for either 3 or 6 months of intensive language study and cultural immersion in another country and provide funds to cover round-trip transportation, language training expenses, and homestay living arrangements up to $12,000 and $19,000, respectively. Applications are considered for candidates interested in studying Arabic, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, and Swedish.
  • Each year 70 Rotary World Peace Scholars will be selected to begin a 2-year Master's level degree program in conflict resolution, peace studies, and international relations at one of 7 Rotary Centers (Tokyo, Japan; Brisbane, Australia; West Yorkshire, England; Paris, France; Durham/Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Berkeley, California; Buenos Aires, Argentina).

Some Rotary districts may only offer one type of scholarship (or none at all); applicants must check with the local club regarding availability.

Rotary Scholarships Homepage

St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia (Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: Annually, 18 colleges and universities within the Philadelphia region, including Saint Joseph’s University, are invited to submit a candidate for study in either his or her Sophomore or Junior year at one of the four universities in Scotland (Universities of Edinburgh, St. Andrew’s Aberdeen, and Glasgow). A candidate must be a full-time registered student, a U.S. citizen, and in the upper quartile of his or her class. The Scholarship Committee selects the scholars by means of a screening process and an interview in March of each year. Currently, each scholar receives an award of $17,000, which covers a majority of his or her expenses. The selection of scholarship recipients is made without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability of otherwise qualified individuals. Thus there is no requirement of Scottish ancestry nor any restriction on the course of study while in Scotland. Scholarships are not awarded for any period less than a full academic year of study. Saint Joseph’s University may nominate only one student.

St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia Scholarships Homepage

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Summer Student Fellowships (Juniors, Seniors)
Category: Summer student fellowships are awarded to undergraduate students who have completed their Junior or Senior year at colleges or universities studying in any of the fields of science or engineering with at least a tentative interest in the ocean sciences, oceanographic engineering, mathematics, or marine policy. Fellowships are awarded to pursue an independent research project under the guidance of a member of the research staff.

Woods Hole Summer Fellowships Homepage

Minority and Ethnic Students:

SJU awards each year the Beatrice Sharpless Moore Scholarship of $2,000 to a student completing a successful Freshman or Sophomore year. Preference is given to African-American students. The purpose of this scholarship is to help improve community relations; to increase academic and vocational skills of young people; to promote volunteer service from the candidates meeting the criteria for the award; and to make ad hoc contributions to such educational, scientific, and charitable organizations as shall from time to time be deemed appropriate. For applications, please consult the SJU Director of Planned Giving in the Office of Development.

The Association for Asian Studies has a master list of grants. Click on their website: Grants / fellowships for Asia or Asian studies.

Internships

Conference on Asian Pacifice American Leadership
The Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership awards three scholarships to outstanding Asian Pacific American college undergraduate and graduate students who are interning in the Washington, DC metropolitan area for the summer. Applicants committed to the breadth and diversity of the Asian Pacific American community, including but not limited to economic, ethnic, generational, and regional diversity, are especially encouraged to apply.

Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership's Homepage

Freeman ASSIST (Asian Sudents Summer Internship Stipends)
This granting agency provides educational allowances to outstanding undergraduate students from East and Southeast Asia who are currently studying in the U.S. and who secure internships with U.S. not-for-profit organizations during the summer. Applicants must be undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in a U.S. university or college.

Freeman ASSIST's Homepage

American Political Science Association's Minority Fellowships (Seniors applying to graduate School)

Category: Beginning in 2006 the Minority Fellows Program will designate 12 stipend minority fellows each year. Additional applicants who do not receive funds from the Association may also be recognized and recommended for admission and financial support to graduate political science programs. Fellows with stipends receive a $4,000 fellowship that is disbursed in two $2,000 payments--one at the end of their first graduate year and one at the end of their second--provided that they remain in good academic standing. Awardsare based on students' undergraduate course work, GPA, extracurricular activities, GRE scores, and recommendations from faculty. The Minority Fellows program is designed primarily for minority students applying to enter a doctoral program in political science for the first time. Applicants must be members of one of the following racial/ethnic minority groups: African Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, Latinos/as, and Native Americans (federal and state recognized tribes); applicants must demonstrate an interest in teaching and potential for research in political science; applicants must be a U.S. citizen at time of award; applicants must demonstrate financial need

American Political Science Association

American Psychological Association's Minority Fellowship Program Clinical Training Fellowship (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Graduate studies in psychology for minorities.

American Psychological Association's Fellowships Homepage

American Society of Microbiology Summer Research Grants (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Category: The goal of the Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship program is to increase the number of under represented undergraduate students who wish to and have demonstrated the ability to pursue graduate careers (Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D.) in microbiology. The ASM encourages institutions to identify individuals that have been historically underrepresented, and remain underrepresented today in the microbiological sciences nationally. These groups include African-Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, and Pacific Islanders. Students will have the opportunity to conduct full-time summer research with an American Society for Microbiology (ASM) member at their home institution or at a host institution. Students will agree to participate in an undergraduate summer research program at a U.S. based institution; conduct a research project for a minimum of 10 weeks beginning in the summer; work with a faculty mentor who is an ASM member; submit a research abstract to the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students; submit a research abstract to ASM for presentation at the ASM General Meeting.

American Society of Microbiology's Homepage

Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellows Program (Seniors)
Category: Each year the Carnegie Endowment offers 8-10 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating Seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. They are selected from a pool of nominees from close to 300 colleges. Carnegie Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the Carnegie Endowment's senior associates. They will not consider anyone who has started graduate studies. Positions are paid, full-time positions for one year. Junior fellows are currently paid a gross salary of $2,750 per month ($33,000 per year). A full benefits package is also provided.

SJU Resource Person:Dr. Linda Dunphy Lelii
Carnegie Endowment's Homepage

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: This program encourages the involvement of members of minority groups and those with financial need. The award consists of 10 fellowships of up to $27,000 annually towards tuition, room, board, books and mandatory fees for completion of a two-year Master's degree. The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship Program seeks to attract outstanding young people who have an interest in pursuing a career in the Foreign Service of the U. S. Department of State. Graduating seniors and recent graduates with strong academic records are encouraged to apply . Only US Citizens will be considered as applicants. Applicants must be in the senior year of their undergraduate study or have completed their undergraduate degree by June. At the conclusion of two years of study, the Rangel Fellow is expected to obtain a degree in international affairs or a related subject (such as public administration, public policy, business administration, foreign languages, economics, political science, communications) at a graduate or professional school approved by the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center at Howard University.

Rangel Fellowship Homepage

Consortium for Graduate Study in Management (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Graduate studies for minority students (African-American, Native American, Mexican-American, Puerto Rican) interested in management and business.

Consortium for Graduate Study in Management's Homepage

David W. Miller Award for Student Journalists (Usually for Juniors and Seniors)
Category: The award, given by "The Chronicle of Higher Education," consists of a $2,500 prize and a certificate, and is presented annually. The deadline for submissions is normally in early June, and the winner will be announced in the fall. Candidates may apply for the award by submitting up to three samples of published work accompanied by a one-page letter describing the articles and why they were chosen for submission. The samples of published work must have appeared in a campus publication during the current academic year. Each piece of writing should be journalistic, using expository, explanatory, narrative, or other techniques to report evenhandedly on a topic of intellectual interest. Examples include a new trend, discovery, or theory; an important scholarly debate; an issue with both scholarly and public-policy implications; or a researcher who is as interesting as his or her scholarship. Applicants may bolster their candidacies by submitting articles on a variety of topics or in a range of genres. Opinion essays, personal columns, scholarly or research papers, and articles that present the author's own research findings are ineligible. Candidates for the award must have been undergraduate students at the time their articles were published. Applicants may be students in any country, but their submissions must be in English. Employees of "The Chronicle" and their families are ineligible. How to apply: Applications may be submitted on paper or by e-mail. Writing samples may be original clippings, photocopies of clippings, printouts from publications' Web sites, or links to such Web sites. Applicants seeking the return of their materials should include a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Electronic-only submissions should be sent as straight-text e-mail messages, not as attachments. Because of the volume of submissions, applicants will not receive confirmation that their materials have arrived and only the winning applicant will be informed individually of the contest's outcome. Applicants should send their materials, including an address or addresses at which they can be reached in the fall, to:

David W. Miller Award
"The Chronicle of Higher Education"
1255 23rd Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20037
Miller Award Email Address: milleraward@chronicle.com

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Graduate studies for minority students (Alaska Natives, African-Americans, Mexican-Americans, Native American Indians, Native Pacific Islanders, Puerto Ricans) interested in doctoral studies.

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowship Homepage

Fulbright Grants (Seniors) (See also French Government Teaching Assistanships)
Category: Pursuing a research project in almost any field (history, political science, sociology, literature, etc.), including the fine arts, or teaching abroad after graduation from SJU.

Fulbright Homepage

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Category: For undergraduates studying in any field who are of Hispanic heritage (one parent fully Hispanic or each parent half Hispanic).

Hispanic Scholarship Fund's Homepage

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McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Program (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: For African American students pursuing graduate studies in any field in the arts and sciences, mathematics, business, or engineering.
McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Program's Homepage

Morris K. Udall Foundation Scholarships (Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: For Sophomores and Juniors in fields related to the environment, and to Native American and Alaska Natives. The Foundation seeks future leaders across a wide spectrum of enviornmental fields, such as policy, science, education, urban planning, health, justice and economics. Students need to be nominated need to be by the SJU faculty representative.

Morris K. Udall Foundation's Homepage

National Physical Science Consortium Graduate Fellowships for Minorities and Women in the Physical Sciences (Seniors applying for graduate school)
Category: For graduate studies in the following fields: astronomy, chemistry, computer science, geology, materials science, mathematical sciences, physics and subdisciplines. Related engineering fields include chemical, computer, electrical, environmental and mechanical.

National Physical Science Consortium's Homepage

Order Sons of Italy in America (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: The Order Sons of Italy in American usually offers 12 merit-based scholarships, ranging from $5,000 to $25,000; monetary awards are sent directly to the student’s academic institution. There is a $30 processing fee. Recipients of these awards can use them for undergraduate or graduate education. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be able to show that they are of Italian descent.

Order Sons of Italy in American Homepage

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: A new American is considered an individual who is a resident alien (i.e., holds a Green Card) or has been naturalized as a U.S. citizen or is the child of two parents who are both naturalized citizens. A Green Card holder must have had more than one year of IRS filings. The program is open to individuals who retain loyalty and a sense of commitment to their country of origin as well as to the United States, but is intended to support individuals who will continue to regard the United States as their principal residence and focus of national identity. A fellow may pursue a graduate degree in any professional field (e.g., engineering, medicine, law, social work, etc.) or scholarly discipline in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and sciences. The fine and performing arts are included.

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships Homepage

St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia (Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: Annually, 18 colleges and universities within the Philadelphia region, including Saint Joseph’s University, are invited to submit a candidate for study in either his or her Sophomore or Junior year at one of the four universities in Scotland (Universities of Edinburgh, St. Andrew’s Aberdeen, and Glasgow). A candidate must be a full-time registered student, a U.S. citizen, and in the upper quartile of his or her class. The Scholarship Committee selects the scholars by means of a screening process and an interview in March of each year. Currently, each scholar receives an award of $17,000, which covers a majority of his or her expenses. The selection of scholarship recipients is made without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability of otherwise qualified individuals. Thus there is no requirement of Scottish ancestry nor any restriction on the course of study while in Scotland. Scholarships are not awarded for any period less than a full academic year of study. Saint Joseph’s University may nominate only one student.

St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia Scholarships Homepage

Wellstone Fellowships (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: The Wellstone Fellowship is designed to increase the number of black/African American, Latino, Asian and Pacific Islander, and American Indian social justice leaders. Candidates seeking consideration for the Wellstone Fellowship must demonstrate an interest in health care policy and racial and ethnic health disparities. Applicants should also demonstrate a commitment to contributing to social justice work following their year of hands-on experience as a fellow. While there is no bias in favor of any specific academic discipline, a college degree is preferred. There is no minimum GPA to qualify for consideration. The goals of the Wellstone fellowship program are three-fold: To address disparities in access to health care; to inspire Wellstone Fellows to continue to work for social justice throughout their lives; and to increase the number and racial and ethnic diversity of up-and-coming social justice advocates and leaders.

Wellstone Fellowships Homepage

Psychology Majors:

American Psychological Association's Minority Fellowship Program Clinical Training Fellowship (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Graduate studies in psychology for minorities.

American Psychological Association's Fellowships Homepage

Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, but not for those applying for graduate school)
Category: College students interested in studying in Japan.

Bridging Scholarships Homepage

Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellows Program (Seniors)
Category: Each year the Carnegie Endowment offers 8-10 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating Seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. They are selected from a pool of nominees from close to 300 colleges. Carnegie Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the Carnegie Endowment's senior associates. They will not consider anyone who has started graduate studies. Positions are paid, full-time positions for one year. Junior fellows are currently paid a gross salary of $2,750 per month ($33,000 per year). A full benefits package is also provided.

SJU Resource Person:Dr. Linda Dunphy Lelii
Carnegie Endowment's Homepage

Davis-Putter Peace and Justice Scholarship (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: This organization provides need-based grants to students who are able to do academic work t the college level and are actively working for peace and justice. Early recipients fought for civil rights, against McCarthyism, and for peace in Vietnam. More recently, grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia, and other forms of oppression; building the movement for economic justice; and creating peace through international, anti-imperialist solidarity.

Davis-Putter Homepage

Department of Homeland Security Scholarship (Sophomores)
Category: Only those majoring in the physical sciences, mathematical sciences, computer and information sciences, life sciences, social sciences, psychology, or engineering.

Homeland Security Scholarship Homepage

Fulbright Grants (Seniors) (See also French Government Teaching Assistanships)
Category: Pursuing a research project in almost any field (history, political science, sociology, literature, etc.), including the fine arts, or teaching abroad after graduation from SJU.

Fulbright Homepage

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Scholarships given to Seniors pursuing graduate studies or a professional degree program.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Homepage

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: For graduate studies in the following fields: mathematics, physics, biology, engineering, and behavioral and social sciences, including the history of science and the philosophy of science.

N.S.F. Graduate Research Fellowships Homepage

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National Security Education Program: David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships for Study Abroad (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Note: There also exists David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships.
Category: For undergraduate studies in the following fields: agricultural and food sciences; applied sciences and engineering, including: biology, chemistry, physics, environmental sciences, mathematics, business and economics, computer and information sciences, health and biomedical science, history, international affairs, law, other social sciences (anthropology, psychology, sociology), political science and policy studies. All recipients of N.S.E.P. awards are required to seek employment with a federal agency or office involved in national security affairs. Freshmen and Sophomores are eligible to apply for scholarships for summer, semester, and full-year programs. Juniors and Seniors are eligible to apply for semester and full-year programs.

David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships Homepage

Order Sons of Italy in America (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: The Order Sons of Italy in American usually offers 12 merit-based scholarships, ranging from $5,000 to $25,000; monetary awards are sent directly to the student’s academic institution. There is a $30 processing fee. Recipients of these awards can use them for undergraduate or graduate education. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be able to show that they are of Italian descent.

Order Sons of Italy in American Homepage

Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Categories:

  • Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarships are for either 3 or 6 months of intensive language study and cultural immersion in another country and provide funds to cover round-trip transportation, language training expenses, and homestay living arrangements up to $12,000 and $19,000, respectively. Applications are considered for candidates interested in studying Arabic, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, and Swedish.
  • Each year 70 Rotary World Peace Scholars will be selected to begin a 2-year Master's level degree program in conflict resolution, peace studies, and international relations at one of 7 Rotary Centers (Tokyo, Japan; Brisbane, Australia; West Yorkshire, England; Paris, France; Durham/Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Berkeley, California; Buenos Aires, Argentina).

Some Rotary districts may only offer one type of scholarship (or none at all); applicants must check with the local club regarding availability.

Rotary Scholarships Homepage

St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia (Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: Annually, 18 colleges and universities within the Philadelphia region, including Saint Joseph’s University, are invited to submit a candidate for study in either his or her Sophomore or Junior year at one of the four universities in Scotland (Universities of Edinburgh, St. Andrew’s Aberdeen, and Glasgow). A candidate must be a full-time registered student, a U.S. citizen, and in the upper quartile of his or her class. The Scholarship Committee selects the scholars by means of a screening process and an interview in March of each year. Currently, each scholar receives an award of $17,000, which covers a majority of his or her expenses. The selection of scholarship recipients is made without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability of otherwise qualified individuals. Thus there is no requirement of Scottish ancestry nor any restriction on the course of study while in Scotland. Scholarships are not awarded for any period less than a full academic year of study. Saint Joseph’s University may nominate only one student.

St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia Scholarships Homepage

Science Majors:

To consult a list of fellowships / scholarships in Public Health and Health Policy, consult the master list established by Saint Louis University: Master List in Public Health.

To consult the National Science Foundation's master list of fellowships / scholarships in science, click onto the following website: Master List in Science.

Students looking for summer programs in biology are encouraged to consult the website constructed by Columbia University: Master List of Summer Programs in Biology.

American Society of Microbology Summer Research Grants (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Category: The goal of the Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship program is to increase the number of under represented undergraduate students who wish to and have demonstrated the ability to pursue graduate careers (Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D.) in microbiology. The ASM encourages institutions to identify individuals that have been historically underrepresented, and remain underrepresented today in the microbiological sciences nationally. These groups include African-Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, and Pacific Islanders. Students will have the opportunity to conduct full-time summer research with an American Society for Microbiology (ASM) member at their home institution or at a host institution. Students will agree to participate in an undergraduate summer research program at a U.S. based institution; conduct a research project for a minimum of 10 weeks beginning in the summer; work with a faculty mentor who is an ASM member; submit a research abstract to the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students; submit a research abstract to ASM for presentation at the ASM General Meeting.

American Society of Microbiology's Homepage

Barry Goldwater Scholarships (Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: Undergraduate studies in mathematics, general sciences, or engineering

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships Homepage

Columbia University Minority Summer Research Program Fellowships (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: Minority students (African-American, Native American, Mexican-American, Puerto Rican) interested in the humanities, natural sciences, or social sciences

Columbia University Minority Summer Fellowships Homepage

Department of Homeland Security Scholarship (Sophomores)
Only those majoring in the physical sciences, mathematical sciences, computer and information sciences, life sciences, social sciences, psychology, or engineering.

Homeland Security Scholarship Homepage

Fulbright Grants (Seniors) (See also French Government Teaching Assistanships)
Category: Pursuing a research project in almost any field (history, political science, sociology, literature, etc.), including the fine arts, or teaching abroad after graduation from SJU.

Fulbright Homepage

Global Change Education Summer Research Program (Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: Students interested in all fields of science.

Global Change Education Program's Homepage

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowships (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: For graduate studies leading to a Ph.D. degree in applications of the physical sciences ranging from electrical engineering to molecular biomedicine. These are the fields -- applied physics, applied chemistry, applied mathematics, applied modern biology and all areas of engineering that apply results from the basic physical sciences to generate solutions to problems of comparatively near-term, widespread human interest.

Hertz Foundation's Homepage

Hudson River Tibor T. Polgar Summertime Grant Program (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Category: Summer grants are given to undergraduate and graduate students to pursue an individual project involving the Hudson River, especially in conducting estuarine studies and public policy research.

Hudson River Foundation's Homepage

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Scholarships given to Seniors pursuing graduate studies or a professional degree program.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Homepage

Jackson Laboratory Summer Student Program Scholarships (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: Research areas focus on advancing the knowledge of molecular, developmental, genetic, biochemical, and immunological mechanisms related to normal growth and development and human disease.

Jackson Laboratory Summer Student Program's Homepage

Morris K. Udall Foundation Scholarships (Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: For Sophomores and Juniors in fields related to the environment, and to Native American and Alaska Natives. The Foundation seeks future leaders across a wide spectrum of enviornmental fields, such as policy, science, education, urban planning, health, justice and economics. Students need to be nominated need to be by the SJU faculty representative.

Morris K. Udall Foundation's Homepage

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National Institutes of Health, Undergraduate Scholarship Program (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Category: The NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds, that is, from low-income families, who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral and social science health-related research. The program is designed to improve access to education leading to research careers for those who have had fewer opportunities than others and who wish to pursue research careers at the NIH.

National Institutes of Health's Homepage

National Physical Science Consortium Graduate Fellowships for Minorities and Women in the Physical Sciences (Seniors applying for graduate school)
Category: For graduate studies in the following fields: astronomy, chemistry, computer science, geology, materials science, mathematical sciences, physics and subdisciplines. Related engineering fields include chemical, computer, electrical, environmental and mechanical.

National Physical Science Consortium's Homepage

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: For graduate studies in the following fields: mathematics, physics, biology, engineering, and behavioral and social sciences, including the history of science and the philosophy of science.

N.S.F. Graduate Research Fellowships Homepage

National Security Education Program: David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships for Study Abroad (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Note: There also exists David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships.
Category: For undergraduate studies in the following fields: agricultural and food sciences; applied sciences and engineering, including: biology, chemistry, physics, environmental sciences, mathematics, business and economics, computer and information sciences, health and biomedical science, history, international affairs, law, other social sciences (anthropology, psychology, sociology), political science and policy studies. All recipients of N.S.E.P. awards are required to seek employment with a federal agency or office involved in national security affairs. Freshmen and Sophomores are eligible to apply for scholarships for summer, semester, and full-year programs. Juniors and Seniors are eligible to apply for semester and full-year programs.

David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships Homepage

Order Sons of Italy in America (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: The Order Sons of Italy in American usually offers 12 merit-based scholarships, ranging from $5,000 to $25,000; monetary awards are sent directly to the student’s academic institution. There is a $30 processing fee. Recipients of these awards can use them for undergraduate or graduate education. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be able to show that they are of Italian descent.

Order Sons of Italy in American Homepage

Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Categories:

  • Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarships are for either 3 or 6 months of intensive language study and cultural immersion in another country and provide funds to cover round-trip transportation, language training expenses, and homestay living arrangements up to $12,000 and $19,000, respectively. Applications are considered for candidates interested in studying Arabic, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, and Swedish.
  • Each year 70 Rotary World Peace Scholars will be selected to begin a 2-year Master's level degree program in conflict resolution, peace studies, and international relations at one of 7 Rotary Centers (Tokyo, Japan; Brisbane, Australia; West Yorkshire, England; Paris, France; Durham/Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Berkeley, California; Buenos Aires, Argentina).

Some Rotary districts may only offer one type of scholarship (or none at all); applicants must check with the local club regarding availability.

Rotary Scholarships Homepage

St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia (Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: Annually, 18 colleges and universities within the Philadelphia region, including Saint Joseph’s University, are invited to submit a candidate for study in either his or her Sophomore or Junior year at one of the four universities in Scotland (Universities of Edinburgh, St. Andrew’s Aberdeen, and Glasgow). A candidate must be a full-time registered student, a U.S. citizen, and in the upper quartile of his or her class. The Scholarship Committee selects the scholars by means of a screening process and an interview in March of each year. Currently, each scholar receives an award of $17,000, which covers a majority of his or her expenses. The selection of scholarship recipients is made without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability of otherwise qualified individuals. Thus there is no requirement of Scottish ancestry nor any restriction on the course of study while in Scotland. Scholarships are not awarded for any period less than a full academic year of study. Saint Joseph’s University may nominate only one student.

St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia Scholarships Homepage

University of Massachusetts Medical School Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship Program (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Category: The National Science Foundation Summer Training Program is a 10-week, non-credit, research course for undergraduate students. It consists of an intensive "hands-on" laboratory research experience individualized for each student and performed under the guidance of working scientists expert in many of the traditional and modern areas of biological sciences. The NIH Minority Fellowship provides minority undergraduate students, graduate students, and students in health professions schools exposure to opportunities in research careers in areas relevant to cardiovascular, pulmonary, and hematologic diseases and sleep disorders.

University of Massachusetts Medical School Summer Program's Website

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Summer Student Fellowships (Juniors, Seniors)
Category: Summer student fellowships are awarded to undergraduate students who have completed their Junior or Senior year at colleges or universities studying in any of the fields of science or engineering with at least a tentative interest in the ocean sciences, oceanographic engineering, mathematics, or marine policy. Fellowships are awarded to pursue an independent research project under the guidance of a member of the research staff.

Woods Hole Summer Fellowships Homepage

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Seniors Applying to Graduate School:

American Graduate Fellowships (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Graduate studies in history, philosophy, literature and languages (including classics) and fine arts (excluding performing or studio arts).

American Graduate Fellowships Homepage

American Psychological Association's Minority Fellowship Program Clinical Training Fellowships (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Graduate studies in psychology for minorities.

American Psychological Association's Fellowships Homepage

Consortium for Graduate Study in Management (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Graduate studies for minority students (African-American, Native American, Mexican-American, Puerto Rican) interested in management and business.

Consortium for Graduate Study in Management's Homepage

Davies-Jackson Scholarship Program (Seniors)
Category: Scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to study at St. John's College of Cambridge University in one of the following subjects: archaeology and anthropology, classics, economics, English, geography, history, history of art, modern and medieval languages, music, philosophy, or social and political sciences.

Davies-Jackson Scholarships Homepage

Davis-Putter Peace and Justice Scholarship (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: This organization provides need-based grants to students who are able to do academic work at the college level and are actively working for peace and justice. Early recipients fought for civil rights, against McCarthyism, and for peace in Vietnam. More recently, grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia, and other forms of oppression; building the movement for economic justice; and creating peace through international, anti-imperialist solidarity.

Davis-Putter Homepage

Department of Homeland Security Scholarship (Sophomores, but there are also scholarships for Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Only those majoring in the physical sciences, mathematical sciences, computer and information sciences, life sciences, social sciences, psychology, or engineering.

Homeland Security Scholarship Homepage

Eagleton Fellowship Program, Rutgers University (Seniors applying to graduate school at Rutgers)
Category: Graduate studies in politics and public affairs.

Eagleton Fellowships Homepage

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Graduate studies for minority students (Alaska Natives, African-Americans, Mexican-Americans, Native American Indians, Native Pacific Islanders, Puerto Ricans) interested in doctoral studies.

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships Homepage

Fulbright Grants (Seniors)
Category: Pursuing a research project or teaching abroad after graduation from SJU.

Fulbright Homepage

Gates Cambridge Scholarships (Seniors applying to Cambridge University, England)
Category: For those who gain admission to the Cambridge University to pursue courses of study in all fields of study as follows: second Bachelor degree as an affiliated student; one-year postgraduate courses; research leading to the degree of Ph.D.

Gates Cambridge Foundation's Homepage

George J. Mitchell Scholarships (Seniors interested in one-year of post-graduate studies in Ireland)
Category: All subjects.

George J. Mitchell Scholarships Homepage

Harry S. Truman Scholarships ( Juniors who are considering applying to graduate school)
Category: Priority is given to candidates proposing to enroll in graduate and professional programs specifically oriented to careers in public service. These include law programs and master's and doctorate programs in public administration, public policy analysis, public health, international relations, government, economics, social services delivery, education and human resource development, and conservation and environmental protection.

The Harry S. Truman Foundation's Homepage

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowships (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: For graduate studies leading to a Ph.D. degree in applications of the physical sciences ranging from electrical engineering to molecular biomedicine. These are the fields -- applied physics, applied chemistry, applied mathematics, applied modern biology and all areas of engineering that apply results from the basic physical sciences to generate solutions to problems of comparatively near-term, widespread human interest.

Hertz Foundation's Homepage

Humane Studies Fellowships (Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: For students pursuing studies in the liberal arts.

Humane Studies Fellowships Homepage

Intercollegiate Studies Institute Henry Salvatori Fellowship Program (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Graduate study in fields, such as political science, related to the Founding Fathers of the United States of America.

Intercollegiate Studies Institute's Homepage

Intercollegiate Studies Institute Richard M. Weaver Fellowship Program (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Graduate study in any field, provided recipient becomes a teacher.

Richard M. Weaver Fellowships Homepage

Intercollegiate Studies Institute Western Civilization Fellowship Program (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Essay required. Graduate studies in fields, such as political science, that pertain to "Liberty and the Western Idea".

Western Civilization Fellowships Homepage

Intercollegiate Studies Institute William E. Simon Fellowship Program (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Essay required. Graduate studies in fields such as political science.

Western Civilization Fellowships Homepage

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Scholarships given to Seniors pursuing graduate studies or a professional degree program.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Homepage

Jacob K. Javits Fellowships (Juniors, Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Graduate studies in selected fields of the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Homepage

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James Madison Memorial Fellowships (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: These fellowships are awarded for those studying for the following degrees: Master of Arts degree (M.A.) in American history or in political science (also referred to as "government and politics" or as "government"); Master of Arts in Teaching degree (M.A.T.) concentrating on either American Constitutional history (in a history department) or American government, political institutions and political theory (in a political science department); Master of Education degree (M.Ed.) or the Master of Arts or Master of Science in Education, with a concentration in American history or American government, political institutions, and political theory.

James Madison Memorial Fellowships Homepage

Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (Graduating Seniors)
Category: Offers opportunity to work and / or teach in Japan. Clearly a deep interest in Japanese culture and language is needed.

Japan Exchange and Teaching Program's Homepage

Marshall Scholarship Program (Seniors applying to study in the United Kingdom)
Category: For graduate study and occasionally undergraduate study in any field at a university in the United Kingdom.

Marshall Scholarships Homepage

McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Program (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: For African-American students pursuing graduate studies in any field in the arts and sciences, mathematics, business, or engineering.

McKnight Doctoral Fellowship's Program Homepage

National Physical Science Consortium Graduate Fellowships for Minorities and Women in the Physical Sciences (Seniors applying for graduate school)
Category: For graduate studies in the following fields: astronomy, chemistry, computer science, geology, materials science, mathematical sciences, physics and subdisciplines. Related engineering fields include chemical, computer, electrical, environmental and mechanical.

National Physical Science Consortium's Homepage

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: For graduate studies in the following fields: mathematics, physics, biology, engineering, and behavioral and social sciences, including the history of science and the philosophy of science.

N.S.F. Graduate Research Fellowships Homepage

Order Sons of Italy in America (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: The Order Sons of Italy in American usually offers 12 merit-based scholarships, ranging from $5,000 to $25,000; monetary awards are sent directly to the student’s academic institution. There is a $30 processing fee. Recipients of these awards can use them for undergraduate or graduate education. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be able to show that they are of Italian descent.

Order Sons of Italy in American Homepage

Rhodes Scholarships (Seniors wishing to study at Oxford University, England)
Category: Rhodes Scholars are elected for two years of study at the University of Oxford, with the possibility of renewal for a third year. All educational costs, such as matriculation, tuition, laboratory and certain other fees, are paid on the scholar's behalf by the Rhodes Trustees. Each scholar receives in addition a maintenance allowance adequate to meet necessary expenses for term-time and vacations. The Rhodes Trustees cover the necessary costs of travel to and from Oxford, and upon application, may approve additional grants for research purposes or study-related travel. All fields of study are considered.

Rhodes Scholarships Homepage

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Study/Teach Abroad:

Important: SJU has its own scholarships and financial aid for study abroad, such as the Society of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick Studies Fund and the Arthur R. Marsilio Memorial Scholarship for Study Abroad (the maximum award is $2,500). Information is available in the Center for International Programs in Bala Place, across City Avenue from Borgia Hall.

For those interested in studying or doing research in Germany, please consult the Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (German Academic Exchange Service, or DAAD), for a list of opportunities and programs they offer, including undergraduate scholarships in Germany.

DAAD Homepage

In addition, the $2,500 Pierre C. Fraley Scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis to a college student who wishes to study French in a summer study abroad program (Contact: Ms. Lisa C. Franks, Alliance Francaise de Philadelphie, 1420 Walnut Street (Suite 700), Philadelphia, PA 19120. Telephone: 215-735-5283).

Important Internships: Please see The Carnegie Endowment for International Junior Fellows Program; The Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership Internships; The Freeman ASSIST Asian Students Summer Internships; and The UNESCO Fulbright Internships--all listed at the beginning of the "Senior" section of this Fellowships Website.

American Institute for Foreign Study International Scholarships (Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: General undergraduate study in Limerick, Ireland; Rome, Italy; St. Petersburg, Russia.

American Institute for Foreign Study's Homepage

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: Study Abroad in Various Countries

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Homepage

Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, but not for those applying to graduate schools)
Category: College students interested in studying in Japan.

Bridging Scholarships Homepage

Davies-Jackson Scholarship Program (Seniors)
Category: Scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to study at St. John's College of Cambridge University in one of the following subjects: archaeology and anthropology, classics, economics, English, geography, history, history of art, modern and medieval languages, music, philosophy, or social and political sciences.

Davies-Jackson Scholarships Homepage

French Government Teaching Assistantships in France (Seniors) (See also Fulbright Grants)
Category: The French Ministry of Education and the Cultural Services at the French Embassy offer between 1,000 and 1,700 teaching assistant positions in French primary and secondary schools and teacher-training institutes in all regions of France.

Teaching Assistantships in France Homepage

Fulbright Grants (Seniors) (See also French Government Teaching Assistanships)
Category: Pursuing a research project in almost any field (history, political science, sociology, literature, etc.), including the fine arts, or teaching abroad after graduation from SJU.

Fulbright Homepage

Gates Cambridge Scholarships (Seniors applying to Cambridge University, England)
Category: For those who gain admission to the Cambridge University to pursue courses of study in all fields of study as follows: second Bachelor degree as an affiliated student; one-year postgraduate courses; research leading to the degree of Ph.D.

Gates Cambridge Foundation's Homepage

George J. Mitchell Scholarships (Seniors interested in one-year of post-graduate studies in Ireland)
Category: All subjects.

George J. Mitchell Scholarships Homepage

Marshall Scholarship Program (Seniors applying to study in the United Kingdom)
Category: For graduate study and occasionally undergraduate study in any field at a university in the United Kingdom.

Marshall Scholarships Homepage

National Security Education Program: David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships for Study Abroad (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Note: There also exists David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships.
Category: For undergraduate studies in the following fields: agricultural and food sciences; applied sciences and engineering, including: biology, chemistry, physics, environmental sciences, mathematics, business and economics, computer and information sciences, health and biomedical science, history, international affairs, law, other social sciences (anthropology, psychology, sociology), political science and policy studies. All recipients of N.S.E.P. awards are required to seek employment with a federal agency or office involved in national security affairs. Freshmen and Sophomores are eligible to apply for scholarships for summer, semester, and full-year programs. Juniors and Seniors are eligible to apply for semester and full-year programs.

David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships Homepage

Rhodes Scholarships (Seniors wishing to study at Oxford University, England)
Category: Rhodes Scholars are elected for two years of study at the University of Oxford, with the possibility of renewal for a third year. All educational costs, such as matriculation, tuition, laboratory and certain other fees, are paid on the scholar's behalf by the Rhodes Trustees. Each scholar receives in addition a maintenance allowance adequate to meet necessary expenses for term-time and vacations. The Rhodes Trustees cover the necessary costs of travel to and from Oxford, and upon application, may approve additional grants for research purposes or study-related travel. All fields of study are considered.

Rhodes Scholarships Homepage

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Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Categories:

  • Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarships are for either 3 or 6 months of intensive language study and cultural immersion in another country and provide funds to cover round-trip transportation, language training expenses, and homestay living arrangements up to $12,000 and $19,000, respectively. Applications are considered for candidates interested in studying Arabic, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, and Swedish.
  • Each year 70 Rotary World Peace Scholars will be selected to begin a 2-year Master's level degree program in conflict resolution, peace studies, and international relations at one of 7 Rotary Centers (Tokyo, Japan; Brisbane, Australia; West Yorkshire, England; Paris, France; Durham/Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Berkeley, California; Buenos Aires, Argentina).

Some Rotary districts may only offer one type of scholarship (or none at all); applicants must check with the local club regarding availability.

Rotary Scholarships Homepage

Spanish Ministry of Education Teaching Grants (Seniors wishing to teach in Spain)
Category: For undergraduates wishing to teach English in Spain. The Ministry of Education and Science of Spain, through an agreement with the Education Authorities in the Autonomous Regions, offers 1,000 grants for its North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain Program. Autonomous Regions participating include Andalucía, Aragón, Asturias, Cantabria, Castilla-La Mancha, Castilla-León, Extremadura, Madrid, País Vasco, La Rioja. Candidates are required to hold a U.S. or Canadian passport; be enrolled in the final year of or have successfully completed their BA, BS, MA or MSc.; be in good mental and physical health; have an intermediate to advanced level of Spanish. Grantees will work as English language assistant teachers, under the supervision and guidance of a classroom teacher for will teach 12 hours per week. Grantees will receive a monthly allowance of €631 after taxes, (approximately, $820 US). The duration of the grant is eight months, October to May, both included; medical insurance; paid school holidays: Christmas and Easter. All additional expenses (such as lodging, transportation to and from the country of origin, and meals) are the assistant’s responsibility.

Spanish Ministry of Education Teaching Grant Homepage

St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia (Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: Annually, 18 colleges and universities within the Philadelphia region, including Saint Joseph’s University, are invited to submit a candidate for study in either his or her Sophomore or Junior year at one of the four universities in Scotland (Universities of Edinburgh, St. Andrew’s Aberdeen, and Glasgow). A candidate must be a full-time registered student, a U.S. citizen, and in the upper quartile of his or her class. The Scholarship Committee selects the scholars by means of a screening process and an interview in March of each year. Currently, each scholar receives an award of $17,000, which covers a majority of his or her expenses. The selection of scholarship recipients is made without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability of otherwise qualified individuals. Thus there is no requirement of Scottish ancestry nor any restriction on the course of study while in Scotland. Scholarships are not awarded for any period less than a full academic year of study. Saint Joseph’s University may nominate only one student.

St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia Scholarships Homepage

Summer Programs:

Students looking for summer programs in biology are encouraged to consult the website constructed by Columbia University: Master List of Summer Programs in Biology.

Locally, the $2,500 Pierre C. Fraley Scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis to a college student who wishes to study French in a summer study abroad program (Contact: Ms. Lisa C. Franks, Alliance Francaise de Philadelphie, 1420 Walnut Street (Suite 700), Philadelphia, PA 19120. Telephone: 215-735-5283).

American Institute for Economic Research Summer Fellowships in Economics (Seniors applying to graduate school)
Category: Entering Doctoral Program in Economics or Affliated Field (law and economics, economic history).
American Institute for Economic Research's Homepage

American Society of Microbiology Summer Research Grants (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Category: The goal of the Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship program is to increase the number of under represented undergraduate students who wish to and have demonstrated the ability to pursue graduate careers (Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D.) in microbiology. The ASM encourages institutions to identify individuals that have been historically underrepresented, and remain underrepresented today in the microbiological sciences nationally. These groups include African-Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, and Pacific Islanders. Students will have the opportunity to conduct full-time summer research with an American Society for Microbiology (ASM) member at their home institution or at a host institution. Students will agree to participate in an undergraduate summer research program at a U.S. based institution; conduct a research project for a minimum of 10 weeks beginning in the summer; work with a faculty mentor who is an ASM member; submit a research abstract to the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students; submit a research abstract to ASM for presentation at the ASM General Meeting.

American Society of Microbiology's Homepage

Columbia University Minority Summer Research Program Fellowships (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: Minority students (African-American, Native American, Mexican-American, Puerto Rican) interested in the humanities, natural sciences, or social sciences.

Columbia University Minority Summer Fellowships Homepage

Global Change Education Summer Research Program (Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: Students interested in all fields of science.

Global Change Education Program's Homepage

Hudson River Tibor T. Polgar Summertime Grant Program (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Category: Summer grants are given to undergraduate and graduate students to pursue an individual project involving the Hudson River, especially in conducting estuarine studies and public policy research.

Hudson River Foundation's Homepage

Jackson Laboratory Summer Student Program Scholarships (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors)
Category: Research areas focus on advancing the knowledge of molecular, developmental, genetic, biochemical, and immunological mechanisms related to normal growth and development and human disease.

Jackson Laboratory Summer Student Program's Homepage

James A. Finnegan Foundation Internships (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Category: College students interested in a summer internship focusing on government and politics.

James A. Finnegan Foundation's Homepage

National Security Education Program: David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships for Study Abroad (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Note: There also exists David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships.
Category: For undergraduate studies in the following fields: agricultural and food sciences; applied sciences and engineering, including: biology, chemistry, physics, environmental sciences, mathematics, business and economics, computer and information sciences, health and biomedical science, history, international affairs, law, other social sciences (anthropology, psychology, sociology), political science and policy studies. All recipients of N.S.E.P. awards are required to seek employment with a federal agency or office involved in national security affairs. Freshmen and Sophomores are eligible to apply for scholarships for summer, semester, and full-year programs. Juniors and Seniors are eligible to apply for semester and full-year programs.

David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships Homepage

University of Massachusetts Medical School Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship Program (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
Category: The National Science Foundation Summer Training Program is a 10-week, non-credit, research course for undergraduate students. It consists of an intensive "hands-on" laboratory research experience individualized for each student and performed under the guidance of working scientists expert in many of the traditional and modern areas of biological sciences. The NIH Minority Fellowship provides minority undergraduate students, graduate students, and students in health professions schools exposure to opportunities in research careers in areas relevant to cardiovascular, pulmonary, and hematologic diseases and sleep disorders.

University of Massachusetts Medical School Summer Program's Website

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Summer Student Fellowships (Juniors, Seniors)
Category: Summer student fellowships are awarded to undergraduate students who have completed their Junior or Senior year at colleges or universities studying in any of the fields of science or engineering with at least a tentative interest in the ocean sciences, oceanographic engineering, mathematics, or marine policy. Fellowships are awarded to pursue an independent research project under the guidance of a member of the research staff.

Woods Hole Summer Fellowships Homepage

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