The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is designed to give students opportunities to pursue graduate study and research in over 100 nations. Most grants are Full or English Teaching Assistantship grants. Students must hold a Bachelor's degree prior to beginning the program. Visit https://us.fulbrightonline.org/about for more information.
The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers Summer Institutes for US undergraduates (with at least two years of undergraduate study left) to study in the United Kingdom during the summer. Programs range from four to six weeks and allow students to experience an exciting academic program at a highly regarded UK University. For more information, visit the http://www.fulbright.org.uk/going-to-the-uk/uk-summer-institutes
Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study. For more information, go to http://www.marshallscholarship.org/
A Gates Cambridge Scholarship offers 90 full-cost scholarships each year to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. The selection criteria are:
The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) provides scholarships and ongong support to students who are under-represented among the U.S. study abroad [population. Students must meet the following eligibility requirements:
· U.S. citizen or permanent resident
· Currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a university in the U.S.
· Study abroad program must be at least 4 weeks
· Study abroad program must be eligible for credit at student’s home institution
The current application cycle closes on September 18, 2018 and uniquely funds Spring 2019 FEA scholarships.
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduates receiving Federal Pell Grants to study abroad. Students apply directly for this award but must have a letter of support from a Study Abroad Adviser AND Financial Aid Adviser. Visit https://www.gilmanscholarship.org/program/program-overview/ for deadlines and more information.
The Goldwater Scholarship provides scholarship support to undergraduate students majoring in the natural sciences, engineering, and mathematics who intend to pursue research careers. The award provides support for tuition, room and board, books, and fees. Sophomores who win the scholarship receive up to $7,500 in each of their junior and senior years; juniors who win the scholarship receive up to $7,500 in their senior year. For more information visit https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation awards students who wish to attend graduate school in preparation for careers in government and public service. Recipients of the award are required to work in public service for 3 of the 7 years following the completion of a Foundation-funded graduate degree program. Visit https://www.truman.gov/ for more information.
The National Security Education Program (NSEP) provides scholarships for students to study languages abroad in regions critical to U.S. interests. Students who plan to study in Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand are not eligible. Awards are up to $10,000 per semester and in exchange for funding, students must agree to the NSEP service requirement. Study abroad programs must end prior to graduation. Visit https://www.borenawards.org/ for more information
The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains. For more information go to https://clscholarship.org/
If you have an interest in pursuing an IT-related degree and in using technology solutions for the business of diplomacy, the Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship (FAIT) could be your path to a rewarding career. The Fellowship is designed to attract outstanding individuals from all ethnic, racial and social backgrounds. Applications are now open and close on February 15, 2019. For more information go to https://www.twc.edu/programs/foreign-affairs-information-technology-fellowship
Queen’s University in Belfast has recently added a new Masters level scholarship specifically for US students. The award will provide a full tuition-fee waiver to an exceptional female student from the USA who wishes to pursue study in a field related to politics, conflict transformation or human rights. The five MA programmes covered by the award will include:
Applications are now open for September 2019 entry and will close on Friday 18th January. Please find further information at this link: http://go.qub.ac.uk/clinton
Education Abroad https://inside.nku.edu/education-abroad.html
Office of Civic Engagment https://inside.nku.edu/civicengagement/programs.html
Identifying Exceptional Students:
It is not necessary for you to know specifics regarding eligibility for awards or whether an award is a good fit for the student(s) you identify. The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships and Opportunities (NCSO) will contact students that you refer to encourage and advise them regarding their potential interest and suitability for any of these awards.
In general, students who are competitive for distinguished scholarships: