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Fellowship Program

Scholarships

Take some time to explore all the scholarship and fellowship opportunities that are available to you. This list includes some of the most well-known awards, as well as opportunities that Moravian students have applied to in the past. While long, this is not an exhaustive list—please feel free to research on your own if you are looking for opportunities in a specific field of study or location. The Fellowship Program is happy to advise on eligibility requirements, as well as which opportunity is right for you.

Note: Internal Moravian deadlines are 2 months prior to the scholarship deadline. Please reach out to Dr. Tabor for details.


Arts & Education

James Madison Fellowship

Deadline: March 1, 2019
Amount: Up to $24,000
Eligibility: http://www.jamesmadison.gov/eligibility.php

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers $24,000 James Madison Graduate Fellowships to individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level. Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the states of their legal residence. As funding permits, the Foundation plans to offer one fellowship per state per year.

Knowles Math Science Teaching Fellowship

Deadline: November 2019
Amount:
Website: 
https://knowlesteachers.org/faq

Graduates with a Math or Science degree that want to teach math or science.

Diversity

American Association of University Women Selected Professions Fellowships

Deadline: January 2020
Amount: $5,000-$18,000
Website: https://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/selected-professions-fellowships/

Awarded to women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study at accredited U.S. institutions during the fellowship year in one of the designated degree programs where women’s participation traditionally has been low (architecture, computer/information sciences, engineering, mathematics/statistics). 

Gates Millennium Scholars Program

Deadline: January 2020
Amount: Award is based on financial need
Website: http://www.gmsp.org/

This scholarship provides minority students (African American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American) monetary assistance to complete an undergraduate degree. This scholarship can also provide monetary assistance for minority college graduates that wish to pursue a graduate degree in computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science. 

Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

Deadline: TBA
Amount: $2,000
Eligibility: https://foundation.zonta.org/Our-Programs/Educational-Programs/Jane-M-Klausman-Women-in-Business-Scholarship

The Jane M. Klausman (JMK) Women in Business Scholarship program helps women pursue undergraduate and master's degrees in business management and overcome gender barriers from the classroom to the boardroom. 

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Deadline: November 2019
Amount: Up to $90,000 over two years)
Website: https://www.pdsoros.org/

This program honors the contributions of immigrants and the children of immigrants to the United States. Each year, this program invests in the graduate education of 30 new Americans (immigrants and children of immigrants) who are poised to make significant contributions to US society, culture or their academic field. 

Sidley Prelaw Scholars Program

Deadline: January 2020
Amount:
Website: 
https://www.sidley.com/en/diversitylanding/sidley-prelaw-scholars-program

College students in their second semester of junior or senior year at an accredited American college. This program's goal is to increase diversity in law schools and in the legal profession by reducing the cost of the LSAT course and law school application fees.

Global Experience

American Scandinavian Foundation Fellowship

Deadline: November 2019
Amount: Up to $23,000
Website: http://www.amscan.org/fellowships-and-grants/fellowshipsgrants-to-study-in-scandinavia/

Individuals to pursue research, study or creative arts projects in one or more Scandinavian countries for up to one year. 

Fulbright Grant

Deadline: October 2020
Amount: Round-trip transportation to the host country, funding to cover room, board, and incidental costs, based on the cost of living in the host country, and Accident & Sickness Health Benefits
Eligibility: https://us.fulbrightonline.org/about/eligibility

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs.  A candidate will submit a Statement of Grant Purpose defining activities to take place during one academic year in a participating country outside the U.S.

Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Deadline: October 2019
Amount: Full Cost
Website: https://www.gatescambridge.org/

Students who wish to pursue a PhD or MS at Cambridge University.

Marshall Scholarship

Deadline: November 1, 2019
Amount: (Full tuition, living stipend, housing, relocation)
Website: http://www.marshallscholarship.org/applications/apply

Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Up to fifty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.

Rhodes Scholarship

Deadline: October 2020
Amount: 2-year full-tuition stipend
Eligibility: http://www.rhodesscholar.org/applying-for-the-scholarship/

Rhodes Scholars are chosen not only for their outstanding scholarly achievements, but for their character, commitment to others and to the common good, and for their potential for leadership in whatever domains their careers may lead. Scholars selected are required to be full-time students at Oxford for the duration of their degree programs, and are required to reside in Oxford during term time except where they obtain the permission of the Warden.

Public Policy & Foreign Affairs

Boren 

Deadline: January 2020
Amount: Up to $24,000
Website: https://www.borenawards.org/fellowships/boren-fellowship-basics

Graduate work in national security in Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Clinton Global Initiative

Deadline: October 2019
Amount: 
Website: 

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled in an institution of higher education at the time of application. To be considered for admission, all applicants are required to design a Commitment to Action in one of CGI U's five focus areas: Education, Environment and Climate Change, Peace and Human Rights, Poverty Alleviation, and Public Health.

Mitchell Scholars

Deadline: TBA
Amount: Full tuition, housing, living stipend
Eligibility: https://www.us-irelandalliance.org/mitchellscholarship/applicants/eligibility

The George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program, named to honor former US Senator George Mitchell's pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, is 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.

Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Deadline: January prior to the cohort year
Amount: Up to $37,500
Website: https://woodrow.org/fellowships/pickering/

Students seeking a master's degree in fields relevant to the work of the Foreign Service (public policy, international affairs, public administration, business, economics, political science, sociology, or foreign languages) and be prepared to enter the Foreign Service in Summer 2020.

Project for Peace

Deadline: February 2020
Amount: $10,000 each
Website: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org

All undergraduate students, including seniors who would complete their projects after graduation, are eligible—so long as the participation agreement from their institution has been fully executed. We encourage applicants to use their creativity to design projects and employ innovative techniques for engaging project participants in ways that focus on conflict resolution, reconciliation, building understanding and breaking down barriers that cause conflict, and finding solutions for resolving conflict and maintaining peace.

Public Policy & International Affairs Junior Summer Institute

Deadline: November 2019
Amount:
Full tuition, Eligibility to receive assistance with travel, expenses, a stipend of up to $1,500, housing and meal plan, books, course materials, minimum of a one-time $5,000 scholarship at a PPIA graduate school if admitted for a Master’s degree, and fee waiver
Website: https://www.ppiaprogram.org

Students who want to achieve a Master’s or joint degree, typically in public policy, public administration, international affairs or a related field.

Schwarzman Scholars

Deadline: October 2019
Amount: Tuition, fees, room and board, travel to and from Beijing at the beginning and end of the academic year, in-country study tours, required course books and supplies, Lenovo laptop, health insurance, and a personal stipend.
Website: https://www.schwarzmanscholars.org/

Students who wish to pursue a Masters in Global Affairs, with concentrations in one of the following disciplines: public policy, economics and business, and international studies. The concentration gives students an opportunity to focus on aspects of global affairs they may not have previously studied.

Truman Scholarship

Deadline: February 2020
Amount: $30,000 Scholarships
Website: https://www.truman.gov/

College students who want to make a difference in the field of public service and want to be future "change agents." 

Udall Scholarship

Deadline: April 18, 2019
Amount: Up to $7,000
Eligibility: https://www.udall.gov/OurPrograms/Scholarship/WhoShouldApply.aspx

The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment.

STEM

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation

Deadline: January 25, 2020
Amount: Up to $7,500
Website: https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/

Scholarship for college sophomores and juniors who are interested in pursuing careers in the natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering.

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

Deadline: January 2020
Amount: $9,500 per academic
Website: http://www.noaa.gov/office-education/hollings-scholarship

Recognizes outstanding students studying in NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) mission fields. Student scholars receive up to $9,500 per academic year to support their studies, as well as paid summer internship opportunities at NOAA facilities across the US.

KAUST Fellowship

Deadline: October 2019
Amount: https://www.kaust.edu.sa/en/study/admissions-faqs
Website: Full tuition, living stipend, housing, relocation

M.S. program requires the satisfactory completion of an undergraduate B.S. degree in a relevant or related area, such as Engineering, Mathematics or the Physical, Chemical and Biological Sciences.

Math for America Fellowships

Deadline: April 19, 2020
Amount: $48,000 over 4 years
Eligibility: https://www.mathforamerica.org/apply/master-teacher-fellowship-admissions

MƒA fellowships are different from any other across the nation. We offer two four-year fellowships for accomplished New York City public school mathematics and science teachers. Through our fellowships, we bring together the best teachers—those with superb content knowledge and pedagogical skills. Becoming an MƒA Early Career Teacher or MƒA Master Teacher means joining our community of excellence and being given new chances to grow and lead.

Microsoft Scholarship

Deadline: February 2020
Amount: Partial tuition for one academic year
Website: https://careers.microsoft.com/students/scholarships

Students enrolled in a four-year college studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related STEM degree.

The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship

Deadline: December 2019
Amount: Full tuition along with a $3,200 monthly stipend and up to $1,200 a year in medical insurance
Website: https://ndseg.asee.org/

Awarded to U.S. citizens and nationals who pursue a doctoral degree in one of the fifteen supported disciplines at a U.S. institution of their choosing. The fifteen supported disciplines are: aeronautical and astronautical engineering, biosciences, chemical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, cognitive, neural, and behavioral sciences, computer science, geosciences, materials science and engineering, mathematics, mechanical engineering, naval architecture and ocean engineering, oceanography, and physics.

Society of Physics Students Scholarships

Deadline: March 15, 2020
Amount: $2,000–$5,000
Eligibility: https://www.spsnational.org/awards/scholarships

These awards are made to undergraduate physics students on the basis of scholarship, SPS participation, and additional criteria. Each scholarship differs in criteria and award amount.

Tompkins National Student Nurses Association Scholarship

Deadline: January 2020
Amount: $1,000-7,500
Website: http://www.nsna.org/foundation-of-the-nsna.html

Undergraduate nursing students. Students currently enrolled and matriculated in a state-approved nursing program leading to an associate degree, baccalaureate, diploma, generic pre-licensure doctorate or generic pre-licensure master’s degree; or enrolled in an RN to BSN completion, RN to MSN completion, or LPN/LVN to RN program.