Specific Interests or Disciplines

Students with specific interests, disciplines, and/or career interests may be interested in the following awards.

Award Title Degree Level More Information Deadline Date
BMI Student Awards U, G Music and Art Varies
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for Artists U, G Representational style of painting, drawing, sculpting, or printmaking Rolling
John Lennon Scholarships for Songwriters and Composers U, G (24 years of age or younger) Competition amongst college students for the best original song. February
Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship U, G Advanced study of Fine Arts December
MacDowell Colony Residencies Recent Graduates Artists in specific disciplines September, January, or April
Metropolitan Museum of Art Fellowship G Art Varies, depending on specific fellowship
Student Academy Awards U, G Student films March-April
World Studio AIGA Scholarships U, G Advertising art, fine arts, graphic design, illustration, interactive design/motion graphics & photography.
March
Business Awards
Award Title Degree Level More Information Deadline Date
Microsoft Internships U, G Business Majors February
Schwarzman Scholars U, Recent Grads Economics and Business October
Education Awards
Award Title Degree Level More Information Deadline Date
AAUW Educational Funding and Awards G Female Education Students November-January, depending on grant
Leonore Annenberg Teaching Fellowship G K-12 Education Application process depends on teacher education program
Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships G University Education November
Knowles Math and Science Teaching Fellowship G Math and Science Education October
James Madison Memorial Scholarship G Secondary Social Studies Education March
Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellows G Ph.D. Education students October
Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship - Ohio G K-12 STEM Education Application process depends on teacher education program
Engineering/Science Awards
Award Title Degree Level More Information Deadline Date
Amgen Scholars Program U Undergraduate opportunity to engage in a hands-on research experience at many of the world's leading educational institutions. Varies
GEM Fellowships G Engineering / Science November
National Defense Science & Engineering Fellowship G Engineering / Science December
National Institute of Health - Oxford - Cambridge Scholars Program G Biomedical Research December
National Institute of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program U Biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research March
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) G Various Science Fields November
NOAA Student Opportunities U, G Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Varies
Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship U (Seniors), G Computer Science January
Department of Homeland Security STEM Education Programs U, G STEM Disciplines January
Hertz Foundation Fellowship U, G Physical, biological, or engineering sciences Fall
Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program G Science & Technology Policy Development November or April
Exploration Fund of the Explorers Club U Exploration and Field Research December
ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships U Automation and control February
Leonard M. Rieser Fellowship U Nuclear security, climate stabilization or biotechnology. March
Microsoft Internships U Computer science and other technical disciplines February
Microsoft Scholarships U Computer science and related technical disciplines; General Scholarships, Women's Scholarships, Minority Scholarships and Scholarships for Students with Disabilities available. January
Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program U Biomedical scientists February
Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Scholarships U, G Engineering or computer science February or May, depending on year in school
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Vacation [Summer] Placements U Research Varies
Whitaker International Program G Biomedical Engineering or Bioengineering January
Environment Awards
Award Title Degree Level More Information Deadline Date
Environmental Research and Education Foundation G Environmental research and education, specifically solid waste management research June
Lindbergh Award U, G Balance between the advance of technology and the preservation of the natural/human environment June
EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowships G Environmental Studies November
Health Fields Awards
Award Title Degree Level More Information Deadline Date
Imperial College London Faculty of Medicine Dean's Master's Scholarships U, A Full tuition scholarships to earn a Master's degree in a medical field April
National Health Service Corps U, G
Nursing May
Tylenol Future Care Scholarship U, G Healthcare Professionals June
Humanities Awards
Award Title Degree Level More Information Deadline Date
Bibliographical Society of America Fellowship Program G Bibliographical inquiry, research in the history of the book trades and in publishing history December
Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship G Humanities and social sciences November
Humane Studies Fellowships G Research interests related to liberty in society December
John Bayliss Radio Scholarship U Broadcast communications Spring
Josephine de Karman Scholarships U, G Humanities January
Woolf Institute G Relationships between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Fall
Public Service Awards
Award Title Degree Level More Information Deadline Date
Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs G Public Service January
Huntington Public Service Award U Public Service January
Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship G Policy/Advocacy October
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Internships U, G Public Policy August, November, or March
Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program U, G Public Policy January
Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program G Science & Technology Policy November or April
Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship Program G International Affairs January
Fulbright Public Policy Fellowships G Public Policy February
Schwarzman Scholars U, Recent Grads Public Policy October
Social Change Awards
Award Title Degree Level More Information Deadline Date
Davis Putter Scholarships U, G Social Change April
Newman Civic Fellows Award U Leadership & Community Engagement TBA
Echoing Green Foundation Fellowships U, G Social Entrepreneurship October-November
Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics U Essay contest on Ethics December
Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program No specific requirement Fighting hunger and poverty January
Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship Graduating seniors or recent graduates Peace and security Varies
Humanity in Action Fellowship Undergraduates and recent graduates Human rights, social change January
Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows
Undergraduates (sophomores) Leadership, summer program
February
Peace First Prize Must be 22 or younger Social Change Varies
Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellows Program Graduating seniors or recent graduates Research assistance to scholars working on the Carnegie Endowment programs January
Awards From Various Disciplines
Award Title Degree Level More Information Deadline Date
Kathryn Davis Fellowships for Peace U,G Language Study January
Phi Kappa Phi Fellowships Recent graduates Any; Funding is for first year of graduate study April
Roothbert Fund Scholarship Program U, G Any discipline, but particularly candidates who are "motivated by spiritual values" January
Smithsonian Fellowships U, G Any research project or study that is suitable to Smithsonian collections, facilities, and programs Varies