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    November 1
    For those who want to make a difference through a career related to public service.
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    October 31
    The Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship, a project of the Congressional Hunger Center, is a unique leadership development opportunity for motivated individuals seeking to make a difference in the struggle to eliminate hunger and poverty.
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    October 23
    Humanity in Action brings a cohort of young people for a summer institute to study human rights.
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    October 23
    The Thomas R. Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship program provides funding to participants as they prepare academically and professionally to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service.
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    October 1
     The PPIA Junior Summer Institute (JSI) is an intensive seven-week summer program that focuses on preparing students for graduate programs in public and international affairs and careers as policy professionals, public administrators and other leadership roles in public service.
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    September 25
    Davis 100 Projects for Peace is an initiative for all students at the Davis United World College Scholars Program partner schools, including Lewis & Clark College, to design their own grassroots projects for peace that they themselves will implement around  the world.
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    August 24
    The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship offers awards for study abroad for undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide.
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    August 22
    Supports students from North American and British colleges and universities on a summer STEM internship in Germany.
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    August 22

    “Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.”

    Each year, the Ford Foundation offers approximately 65 predoctoral fellowships ($24,000 per year for up to three years), as well as dissertation and postdoctoral fellowships.

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    August 15
    The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers undergraduate scholarships to highly qualified undergraduate students for study abroad, university language courses, senior thesis research and/or internships in the Federal Republic of Germany: Scholarships for a semester or a year abroad for between four and ten months, either as part of an organized study abroad program, or as part of an individual, student-designed study abroad semester or year.
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    July 27
    Rhodes Scholars are chosen not only for their outstanding scholarly achievements, but for their character, commitment to others and to the common good, and for their potential for leadership in whatever domains their careers may lead.
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    July 26
    “The American Physical Society and IBM co-sponsor a research internship program for underrepresented undergraduate minority students. The goal is to encourage underrepresented minority students to pursue graduate studies in science and engineering.”
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    July 26
    Undergraduate physics award.
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    July 26
    “The Soros Justice Fellowships fund outstanding individuals to undertake projects that advance reform, spur debate, and catalyze change on a range of issues facing the U.S. criminal justice system. The fellowships are part of a larger effort within the Open Society Foundations to reduce the destructive impact of current criminal justice policies on the lives of individuals, families, and communities in the United States by challenging the overreliance on incarceration and extreme punishment, and ensuring a fair and accountable system of justice.”
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    April 11
    Funding the “promotion of international good will through the exchange of students in the fields of education, culture, and science.”
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    October 1
    Funding for a student-designed research or service project abroad.
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    September 22

    Created in memory of Anita Borg, the Google Anita Borg Scholarship supports women seeking careers in technology. Awards are given to undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing studies in computer science and related fields.  Scholars are also invited to a seminar at Googleplex.

     

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    September 18
    Every year, Annie’s awards $100,000 in scholarships to students through the Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship program to support the next generation of sustainable and organic farmers.
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    September 18
    Funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), Boren awards come in two forms: fellowships and scholarships. Boren fellowships provide up to $30,000 to US graduate students, while scholarships provide up to $20,000 to US undergraduate students. Both support students who wish to study regions and languages critical to US interests.
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    September 18
    The Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs is a full-time, nine month, graduate-level experiential leadership training program that prepares diverse, talented and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadershipin all aspects of the public affairs arena.
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    September 18
    The National Space Club awards a $10,000 scholarship each year, in memory of Dr. Robert H. Goddard, America’s rocket pioneer. The scholarship is presented at the Goddard Memorial Dinner each spring, for the following academic year. The award is given to stimulate the interest of talented students in the opportunity to advance scientific knowledge through space research and exploration.
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    September 18
    The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI) in Washington, DC, offers the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship three times annually.  The fellowship, which is based on academic excellence and need, is open to both undergraduate and graduate students of color. The Hearst Fellow serves as an intern with PSI in the Washington, DC office of the Aspen Institute.  Through this fellowship, PSI seeks to introduce a diverse group of students to issues and challenges affecting philanthropy, social enterprise, nonprofit organizations, and other actors in the social sector.  Recipients may arrange with their colleges or universities to receive academic credit for this experience.
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    September 18
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) scholarship program is designed to:increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities;increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental literacy;recruit and prepare students for public service careers with NOAA and other natural resource and science agencies at the federal, state and local levels of government; andrecruit and prepare students for careers as teachers and educators in oceanic and atmospheric science and to improve scientific and environmental education in the United States.
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    September 18
    The Institute for Humane Studies awards scholarships up to $12,000 for undergraduate or graduate study in the United States or abroad. Last year IHS awarded more than 100 scholarships to outstanding undergraduates, graduate students, law students, and professional students who are interested in the classical liberal tradition. Awards are worth up to $1,000.
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    September 18
    The Point Foundation empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential – despite the obstacles often put before them – to make a significant impact on society.
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    September 18
    The Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship program offers scholarships to minority undergraduate and graduate students majoring in technical fields. Awards range between $1,000 and $10,000.
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    September 18
    Middlebury College is pleased to The Kathryn Davis Fellowships for Peace: Investing in the Study of Critical Language. The 100 fellowships are made possible by Kathryn Davis who hopes to address the critical need for increased language proficiency in the United States.
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    September 18
    The Washington Internship Institute (WII) has been the leader in the field of experiential learning for 20 years and provided students with real world experience while challenging them through academic coursework.
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    September 18
    CAPAL is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan, educational organization that was founded in 1989 by APA professionals in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.  Its mission is to promote Asian Pacific American interests and success in public service careers, to provide information and education on policy issues affecting the APA community, and to serve the APA community at large.
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    September 18
    Every country in the world has made the cultivation of human talent a priority in the 21st century. Advanced countries have embarked upon a path of education reform, with Taiwan recognizing education as the bedrock of national development. We have implemented various education reforms such as pre-school education reform, grade 1-9 curriculum reform, the restructuring of secondary education, the enhancement of higher education and lifelong learning projects.

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