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National Scholarships and Fellowships Links

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National Scholarships and Fellowships Links

Scheduling an appointment

Please research scholarship and fellowship programs in the lists below that may be relevant to you. To learn more about applying for these and other opportunities, make an appointment with Jennifer Lutton, National Scholarship Coordinator: or 212.650.6726. Bring a filled out Student Interest Form a to your appointment. You may also bring a resume or CV. 

For sophomores and juniors

Boren Scholarship for Study Abroad*

Critical Language Scholarship(10 week study abroad language program)

DAAD Programs (study in Germany, various fields)

DAAD Rise (summer research in Germany, science and engineering majors)

Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship (study abroad*)

Goldwater Scholarship (STEM research)

Hispanic Scholarships Fund (various scholarships for Hispanic students)

Humanity in Action (human rights summer program in EU)

Thomas Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship (1 year undergrad&1 year grad. toward career in foreign service)

Public Policy Junior Summer Institutes

Truman Scholarship for Public Service

Udall Scholarship (environmental issues or tribal policy)

UNCF Merck Science Inititative (African Americans in science)

White House Internships 


For seniors and recent graduates

Carnegie Junior Fellows Program (research fellowship with Carnegie Endowment)

EPA STAR Graduate Fellowships (environmental science and engineering, includes soc. sciences and pub. health)

Ford Foundation Fellowships (pre-doctoral study in humanities, social sciences, and select STEM fields)

Fulbright U.S. Student Program (study, research, and teaching abroad**)

Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship (study abroad*)

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowships (for Applied Physical, Biological, and Engineering Sciences)

Humanity In Action (human rights summer program in E.U.)

James Madison Memorial Fellowship (graduate study to teach history and U.S. constitution at secondary level)

Marshall Scholarship (graduate study in U.K.)

Math for America Fellowships (to teach mathematics in public schools in NYC)

George Mitchell Scholarship Program (graduate study in Ireland)

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship (sciences, engineering, and social sciences)

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship(graduate study for foreign service careers)

Charles B. Rangel Fellowship for International Affairs (graduate study for foreign service careers)

Rhodes Scholarship (graduate study at Oxford University)

Herbert Scoville Junior Peace Fellowship (6-9 month position in non-profit or public interest organization)

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans (grad. study in U.S.--all fields, including law and medicine)

NYC Urban Fellows (public service fellowship in New York City agency)

White House Internship

* For Gilman and Boren Scholarships, contact Assistant Director, Study Abroad, Nineve Gomez:

** For Fulbright Scholarship, contact Linda Carlson, Fulbright Program Advisor:


Other programs

There are many more programs open to U.S. and non-U.S. citizens alike. Here is a detailed list of those opportunities.

In addition to the lists of programs provided here, you might also visit the City University of New York website for various CUNY, state-wide, and national scholarships and fellowships.

While eligibility for many national scholarships and fellowships is often restricted to U.S. citizens or permanent residents, some programs listed above are open to a wider range of applicants. International students and students with Deferred Action (DACA) are eligible for: Carnegie Junior Fellows, DAAD programs, Gates Cambridge, Humanity in Action, Public Policy Junior Summer Institutes, Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, and NYC Urban Fellows. Students with DACA are also eligbile for the Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, Hispanic Scholarships Fund, and Soros Fellowship for New Americans.