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Scholarship Programs

Students in Honors programs and colleges have a great many scholarship and fellowship opportunities available to them. On the undergraduate level, scholarships are offered by a wide variety of institutions and organizations, ranging from employers and civic institutions to fraternal organizations and individual bequests. At the graduate level, scholarships and fellowships are available from academic departments, foundations, and government agencies. Students should consult their Honors program or college office, their major department, and their campus financial aid office for more information.The following national scholarships and fellowships are all highly prestigious and hence highly competitive. They have varying eligibility requirements and application procedures, so students should visit the websites listed.

DAAD Scholarships :
Funding and opportunities for research and study in Germany

Freeman-Asia Awards:
Award for undergraduates for study in Asia

Fulbright Grant :
Funding for one year of post-baccalaureate study in over 140 countries

Gates Cambridge Scholarship :
Funding for up to four years of graduate study at Cambridge University

Gilman Scholarship for Study Abroad :
Award for students with financial need to study abroad

Goldwater Scholarship :
Award for sophomore or junior science, engineering, and math majors planning research careers

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship :
Funding for up to six years of graduate study

Jacob Javits Fellowship :
Funds graduate study for students in the arts and humanities

James Madison Scholarship :
Graduate study award for future high school history, government or social studies teachers

Marshall Scholarship :
Funding for two years post-baccalaureate study in the United Kingdom

Mitchell Scholarship :
Funding for one year of graduate study in Ireland

National Institutes of Health Graduate Partnership Program :
Provides up to five years of funding for Ph.D. students in biomedical disciplines

NSEP/David Boren Undergraduate Scholarship : 

Supports language and cultural study abroad experiences outside Western Europe

National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship :
Funding for graduate study in the sciences, engineering and math

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship :
Supports graduate study in the sciences, engineering, math and some social sciences

Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship :
Funds juniors, seniors and first year graduate students who plan careers the Foreign Service of the U.S. State Department

Rhodes Scholarship :
Funding for two (sometimes 3) years of graduate study at Oxford University

Rotary Scholarship :
Various funding opportunities for study and service work abroad

Soros Fellowships for New Americans :
Graduate funding for permanent residents, naturalized citizens, or children of naturalized citizens

Truman Scholarship :
Graduate scholarship for students planning careers in public service

Udall Scholarship :

Undergraduate scholarship for students planning environmental policy careers or
Native American undergraduates planning careers in tribal policy/healthcare

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