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  • September 8
    Knight-Hennessy Scholars receive funding to attend a graduate program at Stanford University and form a multidisciplinary community “dedicated to finding creative solutions to the world’s greatest challenges.”
  • September 8
    Funds one-year Masters at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Subjects of study are public policy, economics and business, and International Studies
  • September 8
    Funds two years of study at University of Cambridge for first-generation college student.
  • September 8

    “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.

  • September 8
    Gates Cambridge Scholarships are highly competitive full-cost scholarships. They are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.
  • September 8
    The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship program. It was launched by the Henry Luce Foundation in 1974 to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society.
  • September 8
    Established by the British Government in appreciation for US assistance under the Marshall Plan, the Marshall Scholarship supports outstanding students for two years of study at any institution in the United Kingdom.
  • September 8
    The Mitchell Scholars Program, named to honor former US Senator George Mitchell’s pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service
  • September 8
    Paul and Daisy Soros, Hungarian immigrants and American philanthropists, established their fellowship program for New Americans in December 1997 with a charitable trust of fifty million dollars.
  • September 8
    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.
  • September 6
    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.
  • September 6
    The Endowment’s James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program offers 12-14 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors and individuals. Carnegie Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the Endowment’s senior associates. Junior Fellows have the opportunity to conduct research for books, co-author journal articles and policy papers, participate in meetings with high-level officials, contribute to congressional testimony and organize briefings attended by scholars, activists, journalists and government officials.
  • September 6
    The US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs sponsors the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program in order to offer intensive summer programs in critical languages.These summer programs last seven to ten weeks and are fully funded by the CLS program.
  • September 6
    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.
  • September 6
    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.
  • September 6
    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.
  • September 6
    “The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State in which they can help formulate, represent and implement U.S. foreign policy. The Rangel Program selects outstanding Rangel Fellows annually in a highly competitive nationwide process and supports them through two years of graduate study, internships, mentoring, and professional development activities. This program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need. Fellows who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service entry requirements will receive appointments as Foreign Service Officers.”
  • September 6
    The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment.
  • September 6
    For those who want to make a difference through a career related to public service.
  • September 6
    The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these fields and demonstrate passion for research.
  • May 31
    Funding the “promotion of international good will through the exchange of students in the fields of education, culture, and science.”
  • Simran Handa (BA '19)
    December 4
    To read more about Ms. Handa and her award, view the Healthline announcement.
  • December 12

    The William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India is an immersive, 10-month volunteer service program matching young professionals with development organizations. Fellows work on scalable and sustainable development projects in the fields of education, livelihoods, technology and innovation, and public health.

  • December 12
    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.
  • December 11
    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 leadership in all aspects of the public affairs arena.
  • October 23
    Humanity in Action brings a cohort of young people for a summer institute to study human rights.
  • 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.
  • September 25
    Supports undergraduate study abroad in Asia
  • September 25
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art annually welcomes a vibrant group of graduate students, museum professionals, and senior scholars to undertake independent study and research related to the Museum’s collections. Fellows become immersed in the life of the Museum through behind-the-scenes tours, weekly gatherings with members of the Museum staff, and tours of the collections and exhibitions. Each spring, we offer a series of fellows’ colloquia, providing an opportunity for the scholars to present short papers on their work in progress to university colleagues, Museum staff, and the academic community.
  • 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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