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Fellowships for Entering Master's Students


 

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Fellowships


American Association of University Women (AAUW) Educational Foundation Fellowship

International fellowships for full-time female graduate students – who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.


American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) Student Summer Fellowship

Summer program for graduating seniors and early stage graduate students with a career interests in economic education, policymaking, lawmaking, or research.


Anderson Ranch Arts Center Artists' Residency Program

Anderson Ranch offers artists residencies of approximately ten weeks designed to encourage the creative, intellectual and personal growth of emerging and established visual artists.


Boren Fellowship

NSEP-Boren supplements each Fellow's graduate degree program by funding up to two semesters of language intensives in the U.S. and up to two semesters of language and area studies abroad. In this way, Fellows develop or increase competency in their chosen language, and gain experience and disciplinary knowledge in the foreign country where they study.


CARE USA Visiting Fellows Program

Through the Visiting Fellows Program, students and practitioners in global development, global health and related fields gain international work experience through short-term, practical learning experiences in various CARE countries. No compensation is associated with this program.


Chamberlain Fellowship in Women and Public Policy

Under this program, fellows work for nine months at the Institute for Women's Policy Research as a researcher or communications assistant on policy issues related to economic and social justice for women.


Collegiate School Teaching Institute

The Collegiate School Teaching Institute is a rigorous two-week summer program designed to introduce and mentor first and second year teachers of color in independent schools.


Critical Language Scholarships (CLS)

Critical Language Scholarships provide intensive language instruction and cultural enrichment experiences abroad to undergraduate and graduate students of Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, and Urdu.


CSU Council on Ocean Affairs, Science & Technology (COAST) Student Travel Awards

Travel funding is available to CSU undergraduate and graduate student to participate in marine and coastal-related conferences.


DAAD EMGIP (Émigré Memorial German Internship Program) Bundestag Internship Program

Two-month internships in the German Parliament ("Bundestag") for U.S. and Canadian students fluent in German.


DAAD EMGIP (Émigré Memorial German Internship Program) Internship Program

Short term internships in German State Parliaments for students planning careers in U.S. or Canadian regional government in the environment, education, and healthcare.


DAAD Intensive Language Courses in Germany

Awards to full-time graduate students at North American universities to attend 8-week intensive language courses at leading institutes in Germany.


DAAD Research Internships in Science and Engineering Professional Program

The RISE Professional Program places interns for 6 weeks – 6 months with German companies in biology, chemistry, engineering, geology and physics.


DAAD University Summer Course Grant

This program provides scholarships for summer courses at German universities which focus mainly on literary, artistic, cultural, political and economic aspects of modern and contemporary Germany.


Davis Putter Scholarship Fund

The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides need-based grants of up to $8,000 to students actively working for peace and justice.


EPA National Network for Environmental Management Studies (EPA NNEMS) Fellowship Program

Under this fellowship program undergraduate and graduate students receive funding to work over a summer on a project at the EPA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., or at one of its 10 regional offices and laboratories.


Explorers Club: Exploration Fund Grants

The Explorers Fund Exploration Fund provides grants to graduate, post-graduate, doctorate and early career post-doctoral students, in support of exploration and field research for those just beginning their research careers.


Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Each year more than 1,500 students receive a Fulbright U.S. Student Grant to live and study, or work as teaching assistants, in one of more than 140 countries worldwide. Fulbright awards are in nearly all fields and disciplines, including the sciences, professional fields, and the creative and performing arts.


Hedgebrook Residency

Hedgebrook supports visionary women writers whose stories and ideas shape our culture now and for generations to come with two to eight week fully subsidized writing residencies on Whidbey Island, about 35 miles from Seattle.


Institute for Recruitment of Teachers (IRT): Intern Summer Workshop and Associate Program

The Institute for Recruitment of Teachers aims to "deepen the pool of talented minorities entering the teaching profession in our country." Through its Summer Workshop and Associate Program, IRT supports outstanding students during the graduate school application process who are committed to addressing the critical underrepresentation of minority groups on school and college faculties.


Marshall EPA Scholarship

The Marshall Commission and the U.S .Environmental Protection Agency provide up to five years of funding towards a doctoral degree in England in an environmentally-related field.


Marshall NIH Scholarship

Jointly funded by the Marshall Commission and the National Institutes of Health, NIH-Marshall Scholarships provide four years of funding for a doctoral degree in bioscience, medicine and related disciplines from any appropriate U.K. institution. The third and fourth years are spent in research at the NIH.


Marshall Scholarship

Marshall Scholarships provide funding to young Americans of high ability and leadership potential to study for two years for a degree in any discipline at any university in the United Kingdom.


Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program

This fellowship program places undergraduate and graduate students at various media sites throughout the U.S. during the summer, to work as science journalists.


National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Aeronautics Scholarship Program Graduate Scholarship

The two-year NASA Aeronautics Graduate Scholarship is awarded to highly motivated graduate students in aeronautics and related fields with at least two years remaining in their program.


National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science GEM Fellowship Programs

Full fellowships with paid internships to highly qualified underrepresented students to pursue an MS in Engineering or a PhD in Engineering or Science .


National Physical Science Consortium (NPS) Fellowship

This program provides up to six years of funding for a PhD in the physical sciences and related engineering fields, plus at least two summers of paid employment with a leading national employer such as the National Security Agency or the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.


Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship

Three Fellowships will be awarded, one of approximately $20,000 in any field of music; one of approximately $20,000 in architectural design and history, art and design, theatre, dance, or instrumental or vocal music; and one of approximately $9,000 in art, architecture, dance, landscape architecture, theatre, or urban and regional planning.


NIH Summer Internship Program (SIP) in Biomedical Research

This program provides an opportunity to spend the summer working with leading scientists in biomedical research at one of the National Institutes of Health intramural laboratories.


NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute (EAPSI) for U.S. Graduate Students

EAPSI provides U.S. graduate students in science and engineering with a summer research experience in Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore or Taiwan.


NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP)

The National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program provides 3 years of graduate support to students in the early stages of pursuing a research-based master's or Ph.D. degree in an NSF-supported discipline.


Point Scholarship

The Point Scholarship Program provides tuition, living expenses, and mentoring to outstanding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender undergraduate and graduate students in any discipline.


PPIA (Public Policy and International Affairs) Fellowship and Junior Summer Institutes Program

The PPIA Junior Summer Institutes (JSI) is an intensive seven-week summer program that focuses on preparing students for admission into the top graduate programs in public and international affairs, and careers as policy professionals, public administrators and other leadership roles in public service.


Rhodes Scholarship for Non U.S. Citizens

A Rhodes Scholarship makes possible two or three years of study at Oxford University in any field. A class of 83 Scholars is selected each year from Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Jamaica and Commonwealth Caribbean, Kenya, New Zealand, Pakistan, Southern Africa (including South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, and Swaziland), United States, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Selection criteria for this highly prestigious program are proven intellectual and academic achievement, integrity of character, interest in and respect for others, the ability to lead, and the energy to use one's talents to the full.


Rhodes Scholarship for U.S. Citizens

A Rhodes Scholarship makes possible two or three years of study at Oxford University in any field. Selection criteria for this highly prestigious program are proven intellectual and academic achievement, integrity of character, interest in and respect for others, the ability to lead, and the energy to use one's talents to the full.


Saxe Memorial Fund

This $2,000 prize enables undergraduate and graduate students to gain practical experience in public service by taking a no-pay or low-pay job or internship during a summer or other term.


Student Academy Awards

Annual Academy of Motion Pictures competition in which student filmmakers receive awards for films in four categories: animation, documentary, narrative, and alternative.


UC Irvine Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

During this eight-week program undergraduates and master's students from all academic fields work closely with faculty mentors on research projects.


UC Riverside Mentoring Summer Research Internship Program (MSRIP)

This summer research program is designed to increase the number of outstanding students from diverse backgrounds who pursue the Ph.D. by strengthening their academic and professional development for admission to the U.C. system and universities nationwide.


Udall Foundation Native American Congressional Internships

Ten week summer internship program in Washington, D.C., for Native American and Alaska Native students who wish to learn more about the federal government and issues affecting Indian Country.



Additional Resources


Conservation Internships

Student Conservation Association database of conservation internships by category.


Grants for Choreographers

This eHow article lists grant and funding programs for new and emerging choreographers.


Public History Internships

Links to internships and project opportunities in historical societies, archives, and museums.


Summer Internships and Research Opportunities in Biology

Links to internships and summer research experiences in biology, marine biology, ecology, and environmental sciences.


Summer Research Programs in STEM Fields

Find program links for summer research science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs across the country. Most opportunities are for undergraduates, but some programs support graduate students.



Scholarships


American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) Graduate Creative and Performing Arts Fellowship

The American Indian Graduate Center is the only national non-profit organization dedicated to aiding Indian graduate students in all fields of study. AICG funds a graduate fellowship for Native American women studying the fine or performing arts, literature, creative writing or poetry.


Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) Scholarships

AAJA offers scholarships to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students sensitive to issues of importance to Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and interested in pursuing careers in print, broadcast or photo journalism.


Chicana/Latina Foundation Graduate Scholarships

The Chicana Latina Foundation awards merit-based scholarships to Latina graduate students, valued at $1,500 dollars each.


CSU: Schoettler Scholarship

Scholarship provides $6,000 to C.S.U. undergraduate and graduate students of any nationality who are legally blind.


Google American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) Scholarship

A $10,000 scholarship for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian AISES students pursuing degrees in computer science, computer engineering, and management information systems.


Google Anita Borg Scholarship

A $10,000 scholarship aimed at encouraging female undergraduate and graduate students to excel in computing and technology, and to become active role models and leaders.


Google Lime Scholarship for Students With Disabilities

A $10,000 scholarship for highly accomplished students with disabilities who are studying computer science or computer engineering.


Google United Negro College Fund Scholarship

A $10,000 scholarship for African American students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, and software engineering


Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) Scholarships for Graduate Students

Scholarships of $1,000 to $5,000 are available on a competitive basis to Hispanic graduate students in any discipline who are pursuing their first graduate degree.


International Rescue Committee (IRC) Sarlo Academic Scholarship

Scholarships of $1,000 to $5,000 are awarded to meet the educational expenses of undergraduate and graduate students who are refugees, asylees, victims of human trafficking, or Iraqi and Afghan recipients of Special Immigrant Visas.


Nurses Educational Funds (NEF) Graduate Nursing Student Scholarships

For baccalaureate-prepared registered nurses in need of scholarship assistance for graduate nursing education – master's and doctoral degrees.


SF State Wang Family Scholarship

Upper division undergraduates and graduate students who will study aboad in China or Taiwan may apply through the Office of International Programs for this $4,000 scholarship.


Ten Thousand Degrees New Leader Scholarship

The New Leader Scholarship provides $8,000 in aid to extraordinary upper division undergraduates or graduate students in Bay Area public universities who are from disadvantaged backgrounds and pursuing or planning to pursue advanced education in the social sciences, human services, health-related fields, public interest law or public service.

 

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