Scholarship, Fellowship and Grant Information

American-Scandinavian Foundation Fellowship
ASF offers fellowships (up to $23,000) and grants (up to $5,000) to individuals to pursue research/study in one or more Scandinavian country for up to one year.  Awards are made in all fields.
Deadline: Postmark deadline, November 1st.

Boren Awards
Boren Scholars and Fellows study a wide range of critical languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Portuguese, and Swahili. Boren Awards are available to students of all proficiency levels who are committed to enhancing their skills.  Scholarships fund study abroad by U.S. undergraduate students in world regions critical to U.S. interests. Maximum awards are determined by duration abroad:

Up to $20,000 for 25-52 weeks (preferred)
Up to $10,000 for 12-24 weeks
Up to $8,000 for 8-11 weeks (STEM majors only)

Fellowships fund research and language study proposals by U.S. graduate students in world regions critical to U.S. interests. Maximum awards are determined by duration abroad:

Up to $24,000 for 37-52 weeks abroad (preferred)
Up to $20,000 for 25-36 weeks abroad (preferred)
Up to $12,000 for 12-24 weeks
  + Up to $12,000 for domestic language study (optional)

Campus Deadline: November through January. 
Campus Contact: Dr. Elun Gabriel, | (315) 229-5149

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship
For those who will pursue a graduate or professional degree in visual arts, performing arts, or creative writing. Candidates must be nominated by faculty representative at undergraduate institution. 
Deadline: Late November

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
Funding to support graduate study, research, internships, language study, etc. in Germany in undergraduate, summer or post-bac opportunities of 4-10 months. 
Deadline: Generally November (see website for specifics)

Davies-Jackson Scholarship
Funding for first generation college graduates to participate in a course of study at St. John’s College at the University of Cambridge in: Archaeology and Anthropology, Classics, Economics, English, Geography, History, History of Art, Modern and Medieval Languages, Music, Philosophy, or Social and Political Sciences.
Deadline: Applications accepted starting early September. Deadline is November 1st.

Davis Projects for Peace
Davis Projects for Peace invites undergraduates at American colleges and universities participating in the Davis United World College Scholars Program to design grassroots projects to be implemented during the summer. Projects judged to be the most promising and feasible will be funded at $10,000 each.  All St. Lawrence students are encouraged to write a grant proposal to develop ideas for creating peace abroad or in the U.S.
Deadline: late January/early February.  Campus Contact: Carol Smith,, 315-229-5574.

Fulbright Scholarship
Intended to support research and teaching language abroad. 
Deadline: Campus Deadlines Aug-Sept. Fulbright deadline: Mid-October
Campus Contact: Dr. Elun Gabriel, | (315) 229-5149

James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program
Each year, the junior fellows program offers approximately 10-12 one-year fellowships through the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace to uniquely qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. They are selected from a pool of nominees from close to 400 participating colleges. Carnegie junior fellows work as research assistants to the endowment's senior associates. Those who have begun graduate studies are not eligible for consideration.
Deadline: Campus Deadline early December.  Carnegie Deadline: January 15th. 
Campus Contact: Geoffrey Falen,, 315-229-5768

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship 
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 careers in these fields.
Deadline: Institutional nomination by late January (see website), online. Announcements of selected candidates by mid-March. 
Campus Contact: Dr. Elun Gabriel, | (315) 229-5149

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award
The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $15,000 stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world. The award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity for one year before proceeding on to graduate school or a career. 
Deadline: Mid-January 

Knight-Hennessy Scholarship
The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program will annually identify a group of 100 high-achieving students from around the world with demonstrated leadership and civic commitment to receive full funding to pursue a wide-ranging graduate education at Stanford, with the goal of developing a new generation of global leaders. The Knight-Hennessy Scholars is the largest fully endowed scholars program in the world.  
Deadline: Please see the deadlines for Stanford's individual graduate programs and schools and other application  information on the web page. 

James Madison Scholarship 
U.S. citizens who demonstrate a commitment to civic responsibilities and to professional and collegial activities and who qualify for admission with graduate standing at an accredited U.S. university that offers a qualifying master's degree program are eligible to apply. In order to receive support for graduate study, applicants must be committed to teaching American history, American government, and/or social studies full time in grades 7–12 for one full year for each year of fellowship support. 

Deadline: March 1st, online, 5pm Central time. Announcement of selected Fellows is in April.

Marshall Scholarships
Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study. 
Deadline:October 1st. Finalists are interviewed on Dec. 1st and selected fellows announced in early December.

George J. Mitchell Scholarship
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.  Please note: personal statements and essays must be the sole work of the applicant, without editorial assistance any other review.  
Deadline: October 1st. Awards announced in late November.

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions. 
Deadline: All applications are due at 8:00 p.m., Eastern Time Zone from late October through early November.  Check website for specific dates for individual disciplines.  Awards announced in April. 

Rhodes Scholarship
Rhodes Scholars may study any full-time postgraduate course offered by Oxford University, whether a taught Master’s program, a research degree, or a second undergraduate degree. Scholarships are for 1-3 years.  Please note: personal statements and essays must be the sole work of the applicant, without editorial assistance or any other review.  

Deadline: Applications available starting in July: deadline at 11:59pm on the first Wednesday in October for campus nominations. Finalist interviews are announced after November 1st. 
Campus Contact: Dr. Elun Gabriel, | (315) 229-5149

Rotary Grants 
District grants can support any form of studies, humanitarian projects, including service travel and disaster recovery efforts; scholarships for any level, length of time, location, or area of study; vocational training of any team size or timespan. Global and packaged grants support graduate studies in an area of focus. See website for additional information on the specific opportunities available. 
Deadline: Rolling applications, early submission encouraged.

Schwarzman Scholars
Designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders, Schwarzman Scholars is the first scholarship created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century. Whether in politics, business or science, the success of future leaders around the world will depend upon an understanding of China’s role in global trends.  Students will live and study together on the campus of Schwarzman College, a newly-built, state-of-the-art facility, where all classes will be taught in English. Students will pursue degrees in one of three disciplines: Public Policy, Economics and Business, International Studies.

Deadline: Applicants holding a passport from any country (other than Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao), will apply between April and September. Finalists will be notified in mid-October if they are to be invited to interviews. Selections are typically made in November.  See website for additional details on eligibility and timelines.  

Scoville Peace Fellowship
The Scoville Peace Fellowship is a highly competitive national fellowship program that provides college and graduate school alumni with the funding and opportunity to work with one of more than two dozen participating institutions in Washington, DC. We select fewer than three percent of applicants and attract candidates from all over the U.S. to work at leading think tanks and advocacy groups focusing on international security issues. The program has awarded 161 fellowships since 1987 and confers fellowships twice yearly, in the spring and fall. The fellowship lasts from six to nine months and provides a salary, health insurance, and travel costs to Washington. The Scoville Peace Fellowship does not award grant or scholarship money for graduate school or to individuals who are currently students.
Deadline: Spring 2018 Fellowship–October 2, 2017; Fall 2018 Fellowship–January 5, 2018

Sigma Xi Grants in Aid for Science & Engineering
By encouraging close working relationships between students and mentors, the program promotes scientific excellence and achievement through hands-on learning. Membership in Sigma Xi is not required to apply, although certain designated funds are restricted for use by dues-paying student members or students whose project advisor is a dues-paying member. Students from any country are eligible to receive funding.  Undergraduates who are graduating seniors must plan to complete their research prior to graduation. Separate applications are accepted from co-workers on the same project. Each applicant must demonstrate how the applicant's work is a unique contribution to the larger project. Where possible, each co-worker's application should request funding for expenses related to that applicant's work only. The program awards grants of $400 up to $1,000 (average grant is $600) to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering. Designated funds from the National Academy of Sciences allow for grants of up to $5,000 for astronomy research and $2,500 for vision-related research. Students use the funding to pay for human subjects expenses, travel expenses to and from a research site, or for purchase of non-standard laboratory equipment necessary to complete a specific research project and not generally available in an institutional research laboratory.
Deadline: Oct 1 2019. Funding decisions announced by e-mail by the end of December.
Campus Contact: Interested students are encouraged to contact their STEM advisor. 

Harry Truman Scholarship
Funding for graduate study for those intending to pursue a career in government/public service. 
Deadline: Early February. Applications reviewed March 1-April 1. Scholarships announced mid-April. 
Campus Contact: Dr. Elun Gabriel, (315) 229-5149

Udall Scholarship 
The Foundation expects to award 50 scholarships of up to $5000 and 50 honorable mentions to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care. 
Deadline: March 1st, online. Check with campus contact for earlier institutional deadlines. 
Campus Contact: Dr. Peter Pettingill, 315-229-5802