Scholarship Opportunities for Graduate and Undergraduate Students


The application process is very rigorous and highly competitive and many deadlines occur in the fall semester. Listed below are the major national fellowships.

Graduate Students:

Fulbright Grants
: Research grants and teaching assistantships for a year abroad.

Rhodes Scholarship
: Grants for two years of study at Oxford University.

Marshall Scholarship
: Awards for two years of study in any British university.

Mitchell Scholarship: One year of graduate study or research in Ireland or Northern Ireland.

Gates Cambridge Scholarship: Awards for an advance degree or second bachelor’s degree at the University of Cambridge.

Undergraduate Students:

Goldwater Scholarship
: Up to $7,500 annually for tuition, fees, books and room and board for science and mathematics majors.

Harry S. Truman Scholarship: For senior year and post-graduate study leasing to a career in public service.

Udall Scholarship
: For students interested in careers related to environmental issues or for Native American and Alaskans interested in careers related to health care and tribal public policy.

Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellowship
: For students interested in international affairs to work as research assistants to the endowment’s senior associates in Washington, D.C., for a full year.

Boren Scholarship
: To study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests.
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