Apply yourself, literally.
Attend a Fall 2013 Workshop.
Workshops are the best way to learn about these scholarships — students of all years are encouraged to attend! Faculty experts and previous winners will share insights. Sessions are not scheduled to coincide with application deadlines
Monday, August 26, at 3:30 p.m., Gressette Room, Harper College 3rd floor
For graduating seniors and graduate students who articulate a well-defined program involving study, research or teaching English to be carried out in a particular international academic setting for one year.
USC Deadline: September 4, 2013
Knowles, Madison and Ford Teaching Fellowships
Wednesday, August 28, at 3:30 p.m., Legare 322
Available for graduate study for future secondary school teachers:
- Knowles supports teachers of science and/or mathematics (an estmated $125,000); Application Deadline: October 15,2013
- Madison supports teachers of American history, American government, or social studies (up to $24,000);
Application Deadline: March 2014
- Ford supports individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college level with an emphasis on diversity. Awards are offered at the Predoctoral, Dissertation and Postdoctoral levels.
Application Deadline: November 2013
Wednesday, September 4, at 3:30 p.m., Legare 322
For graduate study at Cambridge in the UK for students with superior academic achievement, service, and leadership
USC Deadline: October 7, 2013
Wednesday, September 11, at 3:30 p.m., Legare College 322
Up to $30,000 for graduate studies to juniors (any major) preparing for a career in public service with demonstrated leadership, academic achievement, service accomplishments, and a commitment to public service.
USC Nomination Deadline: October 23, 2013
National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellowship With DOD NDSEG Fellowship and DOE CSGF and EPA STAR
Monday, September 16, at 3:30 p.m., Gressette Room, Harper College 3rd floor
An estimated $121,000 for three years of graduate study and research for students committed to a research career in the mathematical, physical, biological, engineering, behavioral and social sciences, or in the history and philosophy of sciences.
Application Deadlines are in early November 2013 and vary according to discipline.
- DOD NDSEG (National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships):
Three years of support including full tuition and a monthly stipend for applicants to pursue a doctoral degree in a field closely related to an area of DoD interest.
Application Deadline: December 13, 2013
- Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowships:
An estimated $250,000 for full-time study toward a Ph.D. in the physical, engineering, computer, mathematical, or life sciences.
Application Deadline: January 2014
- EPA STAR:
Up to $42,000 for master's and doctoral candidates in environmental studies.
Application Deadline: Late November 2013
Goldwater Scholarship with SMART
Monday, September 23, at 3:30 p.m., Legare College 322
$7,500 to sophomores and/or juniors who are pursuing bachelors' degrees in science, mathematics, or engineering, who have a strong GPAs, research experience and a commitment to a research career.
USC Nomination Deadline: October 21, 2013
- SMART (Science, Math, and Research for Transformation):
An estimated $42,200 annually for students pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines and who want to work at DOD laboratories.
Application Deadline: December 2013
Critical Languages Scholarship
For Intensive Summer Institutes with
Daad, Bridging, and Gilman
Wednesday, September 25, at 3:30 p.m., Legare College 322 Intensive summer institute for undergraduate and graduate students to study critical need foreign languages.
Application Deadline: November 15, 2013
For study and research in Germany in a variety of academic fields.
Application Deadline: Various
- Bridging Scholarships:
For US undergraduates to study for up to one academic year in Japan.
Recommended Deadline: March 25, 2014 to Study Abroad Office
- Gilman Scholarships:
For US undergraduates receiving a Pell Grant to study abroad.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2014
Boren Scholarship and Fellowship
Monday, October 7, at 3:30 p.m., Legare College 322 Up to $20,000 for undergraduate and $30,000 for graduate students interested in national security (broadly defined) with strong academic performance and motivation to develop expertise in languages, cultures and world regions less commonly studied by Americans.
- Undergraduate Scholarship Deadline: December 2, 2013 to Study Abroad
- Graduate Fellowship Deadline: January 28, 2014
Udall Scholarship with NOAA Hollings
Wednesday, October 9, at 3:30 p.m., Legare College 322
$5,000 to sophomores and juniors with a demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment, or Native Americans and Alaska Natives in fields related to health care, the environment, or tribal public policy.
USC Nomination Deadline: November 21, 2013
Up to $16,650 to sophomores studying oceanic, environmental, biological, and atmospheric sciences; mathematics; engineering; physical and social sciences; or teacher education which supports NOAA's programs and mission; includes summer internship.
Application Deadline: January 2014
Pickering, Rangel and Payne Fellowships
Monday, October 28, at 3:30 p.m., Legare College 322
All three fellowships provide up to $90,000 for students to pursue graduate degrees related to international affairs and who intend to pursue a career in the Foreign Service. Payne Fellowships are for students with a particular interest in being a USAID FSO.
- Pickering Undergraduate Deadline: early February 2014
- Pickering Graduate Deadline: late January 2014
- Rangel Deadline: January 17, 2014
- Payne Deadline: January 27, 2014