Informational Meeting to Discuss Scholarship Opportunities


An informational session will discuss the scholarship criteria and application process for graduate and undergraduate students from 4:30-6 p.m. April 3 in Violette Hall 1010.

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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