The Educational Advancement Foundation provides scholarships based on merit and financial need for deserving undergraduates. Visit the website for more information.
The Kentucky Branch of the ESU will award scholarships for students to take summer courses offered at three institutions in the United Kingdom: Cambridge University, Oxford University, and Edinburgh University. Students who do not have extensive experience traveling abroad are encouraged to apply. Visit the website for more information.
As Ertegun Scholars, the world's top graduate students in the humanities are brought together with one another and with Oxford's exceptional community of scholars in a unique setting that fosters dialogue across academic disciplines, across cultures and across generations. Visit the sponsoring organization's website.
The James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund offers an essay contest for students with the subject concerning cancer. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.
The NYC Teaching Fellows Program is designed specifically to provide fellows with training, support, and resources needed to succeed as teachers in New York City public schools. Participants teach full-time while earning a master's degree in education at a partnering university. Education majors are not eligible. Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree before the start of the program. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.
The NPR Kroc Fellowship awards students who aspire to work in public radio. Candidates should be close to completing an undergraduate or graduate degree at the time of application. Visit the website for more information.
The Princess Grace Awards Program recognizes the talent of individual artists in theater, dance, and film. The scholarships, apprenticeships, and fellowships give emerging artists the financial assistance and encouragement to focus on artistic excellence. All applicants must seek a nomination from a 501(c)(3) organization. Visit the website for more information.
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have created the Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Summer Institute to encourage minority students and others with an interest in African-American , African, and African Diasporan Studies to pursue graduate degrees, especially PhDs, in the humanities. For more information, visit the sponsoring organization's website.
The Soros Fellowships provide funding for tuition and living expenses for graduate programs for permanent residents or naturalized citizens. Applicants must be a resident alien (green card holder), naturalized U.S. citizen, or child of two parents who are both naturalized citizens. Visit the website for more information.
The Tillman Military Scholars program supports active and veteran service members who are completing a degree. Applicants must be a full-time student at a U.S.-based accredited institution and be a veteran or active duty military service member or spouse of an active duty or veteran service member. Visit the website for more information.
The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers Summer Institutes for US undergraduates (with at least two years of undergraduate study left) to study in the United Kingdom during the summer. Programs range from four to six weeks and allow students to experience an exciting academic program at a highly regarded UK University. For more information, visit the website.
Venture for America looks for talented seniors and recent grads who have track records of being leaders to join the movement to build businesses and create jobs throughout the country. There are deadlines in September, October, January, and March. Visit the website for more information.