National Scholarships and Fellowships Links

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 Director: . Bring a filled out Student Interest Form a to your appointment. You may also bring a resume or CV. 

For Undergraduates

Amgen Scholars--summer research program in sciences and biotechnology

Boren Scholarship for Study Abroad--intensive study of language and culture abroad

Critical Language Scholarship--10 week study abroad language program

DAAD Rise--summer research in Germany, science and engineering majors

Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship--study abroad

Freeman Asia--for study abroad in Asia

Fulbright U.K. Summer Institutes--study abroad programs at select U.K. universities--first and second year students

Goldwater Scholarship --for sophomore or juniors who intend to pursue a PhD or MD/PhD for careers in STEM research

Harvard Public Policy Leadership Conference--one week conference at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government for students interested in public service, policy, and leadership--first and second year students

Hispanic Scholarships Fund--various scholarships for Hispanic students

Hollings Scholarship Program--funding and summer research program with NOAA for students in fields related to work of NOAA

Humanity in Action --human rights summer program in EU

Institute for the Recruitment of Teachers--mentoring and graduate school application preparation for students who intend on careers in teaching--K-12 and university

MIT Summer Research Program for Undergraduates--summer research at MIT in various fields for students underrepresented in research fields

National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program--scholarships for students from disadvantaged backgrounds committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, or social science health related research

National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates--research opportunities in STEM and social science fields in U.S. and abroad

Public Policy Junior Summer Institutes--policy institutes at U.C. Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon, University of Michigan, and Princeton University--for summer between junior and senior year

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program--summer program in D.C. for students considering careers in international affairs and foreign service

Harry S. Truman Scholarship for Public Service--for juniors intending in careers in public service

Udall Scholarship--for sophomores or juniors intending to pursue careers focused on environmental or Native American issues



For seniors and recent graduates

Boren Fellowship--intensive study of language and culture abroad

Fulbright U.S. Student Program--study, research, or English teaching abroad

James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program--one year research fellowship with the Carnegie Endowment

Gates Cambridge Scholarship--graduate study at Cambridge University

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

Knight Hennessy Scholars Program--graduate, medical, law school at Stanford University

Knowles Teaching Fellowship--professional development program for beginning high school teachers of science and math

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

NIH Oxford Cambridge Scholars Program--PhD in biomedical sciences at NIH and Oxford or Cambridge

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship--sciences, engineering, and social sciences

Princeton in Africa--work with an NGO in Africa for one year

Princeton in Asia--work with an NGO in Asia for one year

Princeton in Latin America--work with an NGO in Latin America for one year

Schwarzman Scholars Program--one year Master's program in Tsinghua University

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 University of Oxford

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

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

NYC Urban Fellows--public service fellowship in New York City agency

White House Internship

Yenching Scholarship--one year graduate study at Yenching Academy


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/or students with Deferred Action (DACA) are eligible for: Gaither Junior Fellows, DAAD RISE, Gates Cambridge, Humanity in Action, Public Policy Junior Summer Institutes, Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, and NYC Urban Fellows. Students with DACA are also eligible for the Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, Hispanic Scholarships Fund, and Soros Fellowship for New Americans. The MIT Summer Research Program and Knight Hennessy Scholars program accept students regardless of citizenship status.

Last Updated: 05/08/2024 13:12