Outside Scholarship List
Resources for Graduate and Professional Students
In This Section:
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation offers graduate scholarships to help students with exceptional promise and demonstrated financial need reach their full potential through education.
International Dissertation Field Research Fellowships ("IDRF") is committed to scholarship that advances knowledge about cultures, societies, aesthetics, economies and / or politics outside the United States. Fifty fellowships of up to $20,000 will be awarded. Application Deadline: November 7, 2012
"SMART" Scholarship Program through the Department of Defense (DoD) offers scholarships to master's and doctoral students who have demonstrated ability and special aptitude for training in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) fields. The DoD also offers them career opportunities to continue their research as civilian employees of a DoD laboratory after graduation.
Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowships offer $10,000 in annual grants for study in aerospace related science and engineering. Application Deadline: 11/15/2012
Math for America is a nonprofit organization with a mission to improve math education in secondary public schools in the United States by recruiting, training, and retaining outstanding mathematics teachers.
The National Physical Science Consortium ("NPSC) offers a unique six year doctoral fellowship program in Astronomy, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Materials Science, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and related engineering fields. Application Deadline: Normally November 30 of each year
Minority Fellowship Program in Neuroscience offers financial support for a period of up to 3 years for students enrolled full-time in a doctoral program in neuroscience.
The SAE Doctoral Scholars Program offers forgivable loans to assist and encourage promising engineering or graduate students to pursue careers in teaching engineering at the college level. Annual Application Deadline: February 15
GrantsNet - The American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute have teamed up with other organizations to create an extensive compilation of electronically searchable medical and life science funding information.
- $5,000 scholarship for one or more undergraduate or graduate students preparing for a career in state and local government finance. The 2013 - 2014 Application Deadline: February 23, 2013. Award winners will be announced on April 30, 2013.
--$5,000 awarded to an upper division undergrad or grad student of public administration, (governmental)accounting, finance, political science, economics or business administration. 2013-2014 Application Deadline: February 22, 2013.
The AICPA John L. Carey Scholarship Program awards for liberal arts undergraduates who want to pursue graduate accounting study. Annual Deadline: April 1st.
Institute of Management Accountants National Student Scholarship Program - Applicants must be a student member of the Institute of Management Accountants. Graduate students must have a declared major in Management Accounting /Financial Management related program or have majored in a Management Accounting/ Financial Management related program as an undergraduate.
James Madison Fellowships are awarded to future and current secondary school teachers of American history, American government, or social studies. Application deadline (annual): March 1st
Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship - Applicants must have attained GPA's of 3.2 or higher (on a scale of 4.0)as undergraduates and must be interested in being Foreign Service Officers in the U.S. Department of State. Application Deadline: January 21,2013.
Minorities in Government Finance awards $5,000 to upperdivision undergrad OR graduate student of public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics, or business administration. Check web site for detailed information --Application Deadline is February 24, 2012.
Frank Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship Program - Awards of $5,000 will be made to one or more undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in full-time study preparing for a career in state and local government finance. Applications and additional information are posted under "Student Opportunities" at www.gfoa.org . Application Deadline : February 24, 2012.
The Mayoral Fellows Program in City Government - The Mayoral Fellows Program offers post-baccalaureate students the opportunity to serve in New Orleans city government while helping to create a cadre of potential leaders for our community. This program is currently inactive.
Marshall Scholarships are funded by the British government, the program supports up to 40 Americans to study in the United Kingdom.
Rhodes Scholarships - approximately 32 U.S. citizens are chosen each year from this program which allows up to 3 years of study at Oxford University in Great Britain.
The George Mitchell Scholarship Program scholars are eligible to attend institutions of higher learning in Ireland for one year of graduate study. Application Deadline: October 2, 2012 (for the 2013-2014 year)
Fullbright Scholarships - The American Scholars Program sends approximately 1,000 students and professionals to more than 100 countries.
The Davies-Jackson Scholarship presents a unique opportunity for students with exceptional academic records, who are among the first in their families to graduate college, to participate in a course of study at St. John’s College at the University of Cambridge
American Association of University Women - AAUW is providing more than $4.3 million in funding for more than 278 fellowships and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations in the 2012-13 academic year
The Gates Millennium Scholars Program provides scholarships and fellowships for outstanding low-income African American, Native American, Hispanic American, and Asian American Students.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund awards range from $1,000 to $2,500.
The Ford Foundation - The Fellowships Office administers pre-doctoral, post-doctoral, and senior fellowship awards on behalf of government and private sponsors; these fellowship awards play an important role in the career development of doctoral and post-doctoral researchers and scholars for the academic, federal, and private sector workforce both in the U.S. and internationally.
U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship Program offers Scholarships for 100% tuition at an accredited school acceptable to the Surgeon General in the United States or Puerto Rico. reimbusements given fir required books, certain non-expendable equipment and some academic fees. Recipients receive a monthly stipend of more than $1,200 (adjusted each July)
National Health Corps Service Scholarship Program - The program provides scholarships to health professions students in return for a commitment to provide primary health services in critical shortage areas after graduation. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act signed into law on Feb. 17 provided additional funding for the NHSC and the program expects to be able to award scholarships to more students than it did last year. The scholarship is tax free except for the living stipend ($1,269 per month this year). APPLICATION DEADLINE: 2012-2013 application cycle is now closed. The 2013-2014 cycle will open during spring 2013.
Resources for Graduate and Post Graduate Nursing Students - this list was compiled by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing
Updated November 26, 2012