American-Scandinavian Fellowship

General Description

The American-Scandinavian Foundation supports study and research in the Scandinavian countries. In 2013, 62 students, professionals, and artists were provided almost $650,000 in total funding.

Disciplines Supported

Awards in all fields.

Award

The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers fellowships (up to $23,000) for research or study in one or more Scandinavian countries for up to one year. Projects should be planned to fall within a one-year time period (summer to summer).

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must:

  • Be United States citizens or permanent residents.
  • Have completed their undergraduate education by the start of their project in Scandinavia.
  • Have a well-defined research or study project that makes a stay in Scandinavia essential.

Deadlines

Applications due at the beginning of November.

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www.amscan.org/grants_americans.html

Davies-Jackson Scholarship

General Description

A scholarship and living stipend for two years of graduate study at St. John’s College, Cambridge University, United Kingdom. This scholarship program provides a unique opportunity for students with exceptional academic records who are among the first in their families to graduate from college.

Disciplines Supported

Arts, humanities, social sciences.

Award

Covers tuition, fees, room and board for two years. Summer living expenses and travel costs to and from England are also provided.

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must:

  • Present outstanding academic credentials.
  • Demonstrate superior writing skills. Excellent writing skills are particularly valued; the applicant must submit two essays for evaluation.

The scholarship draws an international pool of applicants and is very competitive.

Deadlines

Applications due on November 1.

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www.cic.edu/Programs-and-Services/Programs/Pages/Davies-Jackson-Scholarship.aspx

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

General Description

Fulbright is an international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide.

Disciplines Supported

Awards made in all fields.

Award

The Award is applicable only to study abroad; the type and amount may vary; see the Fulbright Web site for further details.

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application.
  • Hold a B.A. degree or the equivalent before the start of the grant.
  • Have sufficient proficiency in the written and spoken language of the host country to communicate with the people and to carry out the proposed study.
  • Be in good health. Grantees will be required to submit a satisfactory Medical Certificate of Health from a physician.

Deadline

Fulbright deadline: October 13, 2015. The Ohio Wesleyan deadline will be approximately two weeks earlier.

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us.fulbrightonline.org

Gates Cambridge Scholarship

General Description

Enables outstanding graduate students from outside the United Kingdom to study at the University of Cambridge. The Trustees are required to award scholarships on the basis of a person's intellectual ability, leadership capacity, and desire to use their knowledge to contribute to society throughout the world by providing service to their communities and applying their talents and knowledge to improve the lives of others.

Disciplines Supported

Any subject available at the University of Cambridge.

Award

The full cost of studying at Cambridge: all university fees; a maintenance allowance for a single student; the cost of the most economical airfare from the scholar's normal country of residence to the UK at the beginning of their course and the cost of the most economical airfare from the UK to the scholar's normal country of residence at the end of the course; a discretionary contribution towards the costs of supporting dependants at Cambridge (upon application). Gates Scholars may apply for financial help with the costs of attending conferences, undertaking fieldwork, and other activities.

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must have:

  • Anexcellent transcript, with high GPA scores showing evidence of sustained achievement in study.
  • Academic references which speak of the candidate's leadership potential, social commitment, intellectual ability and why further study at Cambridge is particularly appropriate.

Deadlines

October 14, 2015 for U.S. citizens normally resident in the U.S.; and December 2, 2015 for citizens of all countries other than the U.S. (except the U.K.) and for U.S. citizens normally resident outside the U.S.

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www.gatescambridge.org

Marshall Scholarship

Deadline

Marshall deadline: October 1, 2015. The Ohio Wesleyan deadline will be approximately two weeks earlier. Please contact Dr. Mitton-Fry for additional details.

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www.marshallscholarship.org

George J. Mitchell Scholarship

Deadline

October 1, 2015 at 5 p.m. Eastern Time.

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www.us-irelandalliance.org/content/3/en/George Mitchell Scholarship Program | US-Ireland Alliance.html

Rhodes Scholarship

General Description

A scholarship and living stipend for two years of graduate study at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom.

Disciplines Supported

Supports study in a variety of disciplines.

Award

Matriculation costs, tuition, and fees at University of Oxford are covered for two years, with the possibility of a third-year renewal. Also provides a modest stipend for living expenses and travel costs to and from Oxford.

Minimum Qualifications

A total of 32 scholarships are awarded to U.S. citizens and certain U.S. lawful permanent residents each year. International students are encouraged to consult the Rhodes web site at www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk/about/rhodes-countries for a list of other eligible countries. Applicant qualifications include outstanding academic credentials, participation and success in athletics, and excellent strength of character. Competition for the Rhodes Scholarships is extremely intense. Applicants must be at least 18 but not yet 24 years of age on October 1 in the year the application is submitted.

Deadline

Rhodes deadline: October 1, 2015. Students wishing to submit an application for the Rhodes Scholarship should contact Dr. Mitton-Fry during their junior year.

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www.rhodesscholar.org

Saint Andrew’s Society of the State of New York Scholarship

General Description

In recognition of the benefits of higher education, the Society provides significant funding for two Scottish-American students to study in Scotland. During the past fifty years the program has consistently attracted the top students from the most competitive institutions of learning.

Disciplines Supported

No specific discipline.

Award

The scholarship provides funds to a total of $30,000 to be used initially against tuition, then board, transportation, and other expenses.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must:

  • Be seniors who will obtain a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the spring of 2016.
  • Demonstrate the significance of studying in Scotland.
  • Provide proof of application to their selected school.
  • Possess the qualifications that will enable them to be good ambassadors for the United States while in Scotland.

Note: Candidates must reside or attend school within 250 miles of New York State.

Deadlines

December 15 of senior year.

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www.standrewsny.org/Scholarship