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Other Awards and Oppurtunities

American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowships

International Fellowships have been in existence since 1917. The program provides support for women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and who intend to return to their home country to pursue a professional career. A limited number of awards are available for study outside of the U.S. (excluding the applicant’s home country) to women who are members of Graduate Women International (see the list of GWI affiliates). Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported.

Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree by the application deadline and must have applied to their proposed institutions of study by the time of the application. Recipients are selected for academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to women and girls.

Recipients return to their home countries to become leaders in business, government, academia, community activism, the arts or scientific fields.

American-Scandinavian Foundation Fellowships and Grants

ASF’s award program for study and research abroad has been the Foundation’s most long-standing commitment to educational exchange. During the past 100 years, over 4,000 fellowships and grants have been given to Americans in the Nordic region (Denmark, Greenland, Faroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sámpi, and Sweden) and Scandinavians in the US engaged in study, research, or creative arts projects. In 2022, 23 American Fellows were granted over $287,775 in total funding.

Amgen Scholars U.S. Program

Amgen Scholars is hosted at thirteen premier educational institutions within the United States. Each host institution has its own application process. U.S. citizenship or permanent residency in the United States is required, and you can apply to participate at as many host institutions as you are interested in.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program

Each year, through the James C. Gaither Junior Fellows program, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace offers approximately 14 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. They are selected from a pool of nominees nominated by several hundred participating universities and colleges. James C. Gaither Junior Fellows work as research assistants to Carnegie’s senior scholars.

Commonwealth Scholarships

The ACU is committed to delivering educational opportunities that make a positive and lasting difference. One of the ways we do this is through the management of world-class international mobility and scholarship schemes that build enduring international connections and understanding between individuals, institutions, and nations.

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals

Jointly funded and managed by the U.S. and German governments, the CBYX program provides 350 scholarships for high school students, high school graduates in vocational fields, and young professionals for an academic year home-stay program. Follow the links below to learn more about the post-secondary programs and to connect with their implementing organizations.

Critical Language Scholarships

The CLS Program provides opportunities for American college and university students to study languages and cultures essential to America's engagement with the world. Each summer, American undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities across the country, spend eight to ten weeks learning one of fourteen languages at an intensive study abroad institute. The CLS Program is designed to promote rapid language gains and essential intercultural fluency in regions that are critical to U.S. national security and economic prosperity.

DAAD EMGIP Bundestag Internships

EMGIP (Émigré Memorial German Internship Program) offers internship opportunities for U.S. and Canadian students in the German parliament, the Bundestag. The internships are two months long and we try to match the position with the student’s interests and experiences. Interns will be placed within the Verwaltung, preferably with a Sekretariat working for their preferred Ausschuss. In addition to contributing to the respective offices, interns have the opportunity to study legislative and administrative procedures in the German parliament.

DAAD Summer Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE)  

RISE Germany offers summer research internships in Germany for undergraduate students from North America, Great Britain and Ireland. In their internships, students are carefully matched with doctoral students and researchers (only from universities of applied sciences, UAS) – whom they assist and who serve as their mentors. Interns receive a monthly stipend to cover every day costs. About 300 scholarships are available each year.

DAAD Undergraduate Scholarships 

RISE Germany also offers undergraduate scholarships.

DAAD University Summer Course Grants

RISE stands for Research Internships in Science and Engineering. RISE Worldwide offers summer research internships across the world to German undergraduate students with academic training in biology, chemistry, computer science,  physics, earth sciences, engineering or a closely related field. RISE Worldwide is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund

We provide need-based grants to students who are able to do academic work at the college level or are enrolled in a trade or technical program and are actively working for peace and justice. Davis-Putter scholars are both graduate and undergraduate students and must be living in the U. S. and planning to enroll in an accredited school. Grantees must receive college credits for the time period covered by their grant. Early recipients fought for civil rights, against McCarthyism, and for peace in Vietnam. More recently, grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia, and other forms of oppression; building the movement for economic justice; and creating peace through international, anti-imperialist solidarity.

De Karman Fellowships

The Josephine De Karman Fellowship Trust was established in 1954 by the late Dr. Theodore Von Karman, world renowned aeronautics expert and teacher and first director of the Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology, in memory of his sister, Josephine, who passed away in 1951. The purpose of this Fellowship program is to recognize and assist students whose scholastic achievements reflect Professor Von Karman’s high standards.

Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program

DOE and its predecessor organizations have for over sixty-years been committed to training and supporting scientists, mathematicians, and engineers. DOE’s role in workforce development has primarily focused upon the support of undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers through research and development awards at universities and at the DOE national laboratories. Today, that role also includes supporting educational and training programs to promote science and energy literacy. DOE funding has enabled tens of thousands of scientists, engineers, and technicians to tackle scientific questions of the day in physics, chemistry, biology, and other areas of basic science and technology, impacting energy, environment, and national security challenges.

Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

Established in 1991, the Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) provides outstanding benefits and opportunities to students pursuing doctoral degrees in fields that use high-performance computing to solve complex science and engineering problems.

The program fosters a community of energetic and committed Ph.D. students, alumni, DOE laboratory staff and other scientists who want to have an impact on the nation while advancing their research. Fellows come from diverse scientific and engineering disciplines but share a common interest in using computing in their research.

Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Science Graduate Fellowship

The Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE NNSA SSGF) provides excellent financial benefits and professional development opportunities to students pursuing a Ph.D. in fields of study that solve complex science and engineering problems critical to stewardship science.

The fellowship builds a community of talented and committed doctoral students, program alumni, DOE laboratory staff and university researchers who share a common goal to further their science while advancing national defense. The friendships and connections fellows make in the program continue to benefit them throughout their careers.

Emigre Memorial German Internship Program (EMGIP)

Set yourself apart with international experience. Our internship and work abroad programs allow students and professionals to develop the expanding set of competencies demanded in today’s global economy through sustained immersion in a foreign country – language learning, interdisciplinary problem solving, empathy, and respect for cultural attitudes and ideas, to name a few.

English Program in Korea (EPIK) 

EPIK was established in 1995 and is affiliated with the Korean Ministry of Education. Since its inception, EPIK has had the goals of improving the English-speaking abilities of Korean students and teachers, developing cultural exchange between Korea and abroad, and of introducing new teaching methods into the Korean education system.

To help accomplish these goals, EPIK invites responsible, enthusiastic native English speakers with a motivation to share their knowledge and language with Korean students and teachers within the Korean public school system throughout the country.

Ford Foundation Diversity Predoctoral Fellowships

Through its program of fellowships, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

Predoctoral, dissertation, and postdoctoral fellowships are awarded in a national competition administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on behalf of the Ford Foundation. 

Foreign Affairs Information Technology (IT) Fellowship Program

If you’re pursuing an IT-related degree, the Foreign Affairs Information Technology (FAIT) Fellowship could combine your passion for technology and love of travel into a rewarding career.

Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the FAIT Fellowship provides academic funding, two paid summer internships in the U.S. Department of State, mentoring, and professional development. Upon successful completion of the fellowship and the State Department’s entry requirements, FAIT Fellows receive an appointment in the Foreign Service as Information Management Specialists (IMSs). 

The FAIT Fellowship program values varied backgrounds, including ethnic, racial, gender, and geographic diversity.  Women, members of minority groups underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and those with financial need, are encouraged to apply.

Freeman Fellowships for Advanced Asian Language Study

Thomas and Frances Blakemore spent more than 50 years living and working in Japan. They established the Blakemore Foundation in 1990 to encourage Americans to develop greater fluency in Asian languages and to increase the understanding of Asian art in the United States. Learn more about Tom and Frances and the founding trustee Griffith Way.

The Blakemore Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable trust organized under the laws of the State of Washington. Located in Seattle, Washington, the Foundation is managed by a Trustee and a Board of Managers.

Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Scholarships

The mission of the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) is to provide scholarships and ongoing support to students with financial need who are underrepresented among the U.S. study-abroad population. FEA makes life-changing, international experiences accessible to all by supporting students of color, community college, and first-generation college students before, during, and after they participate in education abroad programs.

Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Rainbow Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to deserving LGBTQI students who aim to participate in a high-quality, rigorous education abroad program. All U.S. citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the U.S. are eligible to apply.

German Universities of Applied Sciences Study & Internship Program 

Do you want to study or intern in Germany? UAS7 offers the possibility to experience the practice-oriented education at our seven member universities of applied sciences for U.S. and Canadian undergraduates, as well as students from our partner universities in Brazil. Some graduate student opportunities are available also.

In three different program lines, students can choose to study and/or intern in Berlin, Bremen, Cologne, Hamburg, Munich, Münster or Osnabrück, our seven top university locations throughout Germany. Please choose if you wish to study for a semester through our Study Program (SP), do an internship (IP), or if you want to go for the combined Study and Internship (SIP) experience for a year.

Glamour Magazine's Top Ten College Women

A gymnast whose routines are so joyous they’ve gone viral. A STEM warrior with dreams of going to Mars. An environmental scientist inventing a novel way to fight drought. What do they all have in common? They are part of Glamour’s 2019 class of College Women of the Year. And they, along with their seven fellow honorees, just might save the world.

Here’s the secret of our 62nd annual group of honorees: They don’t believe anything is “impossible” or “crazy” or “for people with more experience.” They have an idea—whether it’s to help more people survive glioblastoma or to become the first woman of color to ever hold her office—and they say, “Why not?” and, “Why not me?”

Read on for their inspiring stories, and feel confident in a better tomorrow with these women fighting to get us there.

Google's Women Techmakers Scholars Program

At Google, we believe a diversity of attributes, experiences, and perspectives are needed to build tools that can change the world. We also believe that everyone deserves an opportunity to pursue connections in the industry, networking with peers, and a career path in technology. To help break down the barriers that prevent underrepresented groups in technology and business from attending leading conferences, we're excited to offer Google Conference Scholarships for selected conferences in the tech industry and related fields.

Scholarship eligibility varies by region, so please review the information on the region-specific tabs on the top. Scholarships will be awarded to the most qualified persons based on application review. Every applicant will be notified of their status according to the time frames specified for the region.

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowships

Through the Hertz Fellowship, we provide the nation’s most promising graduate students in science and technology with five years of funding, valued at up to $250,000, and the research freedom to pursue innovative ideas with real-world impact.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

As an HSF Scholar, you will have access to HSF’s invaluable Scholar Support Services and be eligible to receive a scholarship, depending on available funds.  Every year, HSF selects 10,000 outstanding students as HSF Scholars from a broad and talented pool of applicants. HSF Scholars have access to a full range of invaluable Scholar Support Services, including career services, mentorship, leadership development, knowledge building, and wellness training. Career services include access to select internship and job opportunities with HSF corporate partners. HSF Scholars are eligible to apply for all Scholar Conferences including, the STEM Summit, Finance Conference, Media & Entertainment Summit, Entrepreneurship Summit, and Healthcare Summit. Finally, and importantly, HSF awards more than $30 million in Scholarships annually and, depending upon available funds, HSF Scholars may also be eligible to receive a scholarship, which range from $500-$5,000 and awarded directly to students

Homeland Security STEM Summer Internships

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its homeland security mission are born from the commitment and resolve of Americans across the United States in the wake of the September 11th attacks. In those darkest hours, we witnessed true heroism, self-sacrifice, and unified resolve against evil. We rallied together for our common defense, and we pledged to stand united against the threats attacking our great Nation, fellow Americans, and way of life.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Office of University Programs (OUP) streamlines access to the expertise of the nation's colleges and universities to address pressing homeland security needs. Jump start your career with an opportunity at DHS through an ORISE internship. Utilize the information on this site to familiarize yourself with ORISE Research Participation Programs at DHS. 

Humanity in Action Fellowship

As a part of the Fellowship, our Fellows first participate in an intensive three-week educational program providing a country and context-specific curriculum that examines historical and contemporary challenges to human rights, pluralism and equality. After the three weeks, they embark on developing civil society initiatives in their own communities.

Huntington Public Service Awards

The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides $30,000 stipends for graduating college seniors to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world. The award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity for one year before proceeding on to graduate school or a career.

First presented in 1989, the award has provided 85 outstanding young people the opportunity to bring their extraordinary spirit of public service to reality. Recipients of the award include McArthur "Geniuses", the U.S. Surgeon General, Forbes 30 Under 30 Honorees, Queen of England's Young Leaders and BBC's 100 Most Influential Women of 2018.

Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) Program

Welcome to the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program. Founded in 1987, JET has sent more than 70,000 participants from around the globe (including more than 35,800 Americans) to work in schools, boards of education, and government offices throughout Japan. What makes JET unique is that it is the only teaching exchange program managed by the government of Japan. With more than 55 countries around the world currently participating in JET, this program offers a unique cultural exchange opportunity to meet people from all around the world, living and working in Japan. Before departing for Japan and upon return, there are a number of JET alumni organizations that host social, volunteer and professional development activities to help individuals through the transition process. Becoming a JET puts you in an elite network of incredible individuals. Join us for the adventure of a lifetime!

Killam Fellowships to Canada 

On August 1, 1946, President Harry Truman enacted legislation authorizing the international scholarship program bearing the name of Senator J. William Fulbright. Now, some 70 years later, Senator Fulbright's dream is a powerful reality. With more than 350,000 Fulbright alumni in more than 160 countries, the Fulbright program is the gold standard in academic exchange and a leader in public diplomacy.

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Fellowships 

he Knowles Teaching Fellowship is an intensive and cohesive, five-year program that supports early-career, high school mathematics and science teachers in their efforts to develop teaching expertise and lead from the classroom. Teaching fellow and students conducting science experiment together at Knowles Teacher Initiative. After completing the fifth year of the Fellowship, Teaching Fellows become Senior Fellows who have the opportunity to remain involved in the Knowles community throughout their careers and be supported in ongoing leadership efforts.

Kobe College Corporation - Japan Education Exchange (KCC-JEE)

The KCC Japan Education Exchange Graduate Fellowships Program was established in 1996 to support qualified PhD graduate students for research or study in Japan. The purpose of the fellowship is to support future American educators who will teach more effectively about Japan. One fellowship of $30,000 will be awarded. Applicants may affiliate with Kobe College (Kobe Jogakuin 神戸女学院) for award year, if selected. 

Completed applications and all supporting materials must be submitted to the KCC Japan Education Exchange email address: no later than March 14, 2022.  

Lamb Prize

The Bert & Phyllis Lamb Prize was established by Berton Lee Lamb II, Ph.D.and Janis C. Lamb in 2013 in honor of their parents. As children of the Depression and members of The Greatest Generation, the Lambs were strong advocates of education, viewing it as the solution to most of challenges facing our country and other cultures around the world. They firmly believed innovation, knowledge from a variety of fields, and tenacity combined with honed writing and communication skills promoted good government. In honor of those beliefs and in an effort to continue promoting the value of education, the Bert & Phyllis Lamb Prize in Political Science was created to support and reward undergraduate work that highlights these ideals.

Madison Fellowships

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.

Math for America Fellowships

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.

We believe that teaching is the most important profession – the one that makes all other professions possible – and we celebrate it as such. Our goal is to offer teachers a variety of professional growth and leadership opportunities, inspiring outstanding professionals to stay in the classroom and amplify their impact throughout their careers. MƒA teachers currently comprise nearly ten percent of all public school mathematics and science educators in New York City.

Learn more about our fellowships:

Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program

The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Program is a highly selective six-week summer institute for rising college juniors offering unparalleled learning and networking opportunities at the home of America’s first president just outside our nation’s capital.

A key tenet of the mission of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association includes educating the world about the life and legacies of George Washington, so that his example of character and leadership will continue to inform and inspire future generations.

NanoJapan International Research Experience for Undergraduates (IREU) 

The NanoJapan Program is a 12-week, summer research internship focusing on Terahertz (THz) Dynamics in Nanostructures that is open to freshman and sophomore engineering and physics students from universities nationwide. Generously supported by an NSF Partnerships for International Research & Education (NSF-PIRE) grant, this summer program seeks to cultivate interest in nanotechnology among young U.S. undergraduate students, especially those from underrepresented groups, and encourages such students to pursue graduate study and academic research in the physical sciences. To be eligible students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents an each year up to 12 students will be selected to participate.

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship

The FY2022 NDSEG Fellowship Program Applications and Fellowship will be administered by ITS-JV.

Since program inception, over 4,000 fellowships have been awarded and over 60,000 applications received. DoD plans to award new three-year graduate fellowships each fiscal year (subject to the availability of funds) to individuals who have demonstrated ability and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering.

We encourage you to explore our site and learn more about this exciting opportunity.

National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Biomedical Research Scholars Program

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program is a highly individualized and accelerated doctoral training program for outstanding students committed to biomedical research careers. NIH Oxford-Cambridge (OxCam) students partner with two Investigators - one at the NIH and another at the University of Oxford or University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom - to perform a single, collaborative dissertation project. Since the program is based on the British system, OxCam Scholars perform doctoral research without required formal courses other than those students choose to take in relationship to their own scientific interests. As a result, OxCam students are able to complete the doctoral degree in approximately four years. Students are expected to divide the time evenly between the two laboratories, with two years in the NIH laboratory and two years in the UK laboratory.

Applications for the NIH OxCam Program are available online between August and December. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident and possess a Bachelor's degree by the start of the program. Students selected for admission typically demonstrate a sincere passion for science through previous participation in summer, job-related, or undergraduate/post-baccalaureate research opportunities. 

National Institutes of Health Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award Fellowships

National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarships

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. The program offers:

  • Scholarship support
  • Paid research training at the NIH during the summer
  • Paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships (GRFP)

The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to ensure the quality, vitality, and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. GRFP seeks to broaden participation in science and engineering of underrepresented groups, including women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans. The five-year fellowship provides three years of financial support inclusive of an annual stipend of $37,000.

North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain

The Education Office of the Embassy of Spain promotes diverse educational outreach programs in the United States. Located in Washington D.C., the primary goal of the Education Office of Spain is to foster collaborative educational programs between the USA and Spain, building long lasting ties among their citizens.

Our flagship program, both in number and scope is the North American Language and Culture Assistants Program (NALCAP). American college students and graduates - who are native-like speakers of English - partner with elementary and secondary schools in Spain to bolster language programs, as language assistants (TAs) under the supervision and guidance of teachers in Spain.

NALCAP falls under the category of public diplomacy programs. As a language assistant, you will be fulfilling the role of a cultural ambassador as you advance English language learning and mutual understanding through cultural exchange. As such, your role is to encourage students of all ages in Spain to broaden their knowledge of your language and culture.

Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship

The USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program seeks to attract outstanding individuals who are interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). If you want to work on the front lines of some of the most pressing global challenges of our times — poverty, hunger, injustice, disease, environmental degradation, climate change, conflict and violent extremism – the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development provides an opportunity to advance U.S. foreign policy interests and reflect the American people's compassion and support of human dignity. The Payne Fellowship, which provides up to $104,000 in benefits over two years for graduate school, internships, and professional development activities, is a unique pathway to the USAID Foreign Service.

Phi Beta Kappa (WSU Gamma Chapter) Scholarships

Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honors organization. Founded in 1776, the Phi Beta Kappa Society has recognized and fostered excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. Phi Beta Kappa stands for a Greek phrase meaning “The love of learning is the guide of life.”

Typically, students are elected to Phi Beta Kappa toward the end of their senior year, or in the spring of the year in which they complete 120 credits. Election to Phi Beta Kappa reflects success in meeting the challenges and in fulfilling the aims of liberal education.

Membership signals to employers and graduate and professional schools that the initiate has outstanding credentials. Only 10 percent of colleges in the country have a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, and elected members must be in the top 10 percent of their class. Of the 160 colleges and universities in the Pacific Northwest, only 9 have Phi Beta Kappa chapters.

Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship Program

The Public Policy and International Affairs Program (PPIA) is a not-for-profit organization that has been supporting efforts to increase diversity in graduate studies in public policy and international affairs, and public service for over 40 years.

Rangel International Affairs Program Graduate Fellowships

The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State in which they can help formulate, represent, and implement U.S. foreign policy. The Rangel Program selects outstanding Rangel Fellows annually in a highly competitive nationwide process and supports them through two years of graduate study, internships, mentoring, and professional development activities. This program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need. Fellows who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service entry requirements will receive appointments as Foreign Service Officers, in accordance with applicable law and State Department policy.

Rangel Fellows are committed to serving their country and promoting positive change globally. Individuals who have successfully completed the Rangel Program are now making a difference in countries throughout the world, including Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Venezuela, South Africa, Nigeria, Angola, China, Korea, Bangladesh, Spain, and Ireland.

Scoville Peace Fellowships

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship was established in 1987 to recruit and train the next generation of policy and advocacy leaders on a range of international peace and security issues.
The fellowship ensures a pipeline of the brightest, most dedicated, and diverse next-generation experts into leading think tanks and advocacy groups in order to inspire creative new approaches to the pervasive challenges to peace and security. Its goal is to bridge the gap between academia and the professional world by providing an entree for mission-driven grads eager to learn about and contribute to public-interest organizations.

Soros Fellowships for New Americans

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans program honors the contributions of immigrants and children of immigrants to the United States. Each year, we invest 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. Each Fellow receives up to $90,000 in financial support over two years, and they join a lifelong community of New American Fellows.

Teaching Assistantship Program in France

The Teaching Assistant Program in France offers you the opportunity to work in France for 7 months, teaching English to French students of all ages. Each year, about 1,500 American citizens and permanent residents teach in public schools across all regions of metropolitan France and in the overseas departments of France such as French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion. The American cohort is part of the larger Assistants de langue en France program, which recruits approximately 4,500 young educators from 68 countries to teach 15 languages annually in France. The Assistants de langue en France program is managed by France Éducation international.

ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship

ThinkSwiss Scholarships support highly motivated and qualified U.S. and Canadian undergraduate and graduate students to get a research experience or to participate in a summer school course in Switzerland. Learn more about the great opportunities that this program has to offer through the detailed information below and through some comments of former ThinkSwiss participants!

Tillman Military Scholarship 

The Pat Tillman Foundation identifies remarkable military service members, veterans and spouses, empowering them with academic scholarships, lifelong leadership development opportunities and a diverse, global community of high-performing mentors and peers. Our scholars are making an impact as they lead through action in the fields of healthcare, business, public service, STEM, education and the humanities.

Voices of Tomorrow and the Leonard M. Rieser Award

In its Voices of Tomorrow feature, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists invites emerging scholars to submit essays, opinion pieces, and multimedia presentations addressing at least one of the Bulletin‘s core issues: nuclear risk, climate change, and threats from emerging technologies.

Beginning in 2015, editors will select one Voices of Tomorrow feature as winner of the Leonard M. Rieser Award; the author of that article will receive a $1,000 check plus a one-year subscription to the Bulletin’s journal, in addition to the publication of their submissions.

Whitaker International Fellows Program

The Whitaker International Program supported emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering (or bioengineering) overseas. The program assisted the development of professional leaders who were not only superb scientists, but who also advanced the profession through an international outlook.

Wiesel Prize in Ethics

Elie Wiesel and his beloved wife, Marion, combated indifference through The Elie Wiesel Foundation programs that aimed to spark ethical thought in young minds such as the annual Prize in Ethics Essay Contest. They combated intolerance through conferences and forums that brought together world leaders in conflict. Elie and Marion combated injustice before it could take root by championing the creation of the Beit Tzipora centers for Ethiopian Jewish refugees shortly after the original airlifts to Israel.

His voice persists in the countless texts and lectures he leaves behind – but it is up to us to transform his ideas into action and inspire a new generation. You can help shape the moral landscape by joining in our calls to action and carrying on Elie Wiesel’s voice.

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships — STEM Teaching

The WW Teaching Fellows are ensuring that young people have the science and math literacy to participate fully as citizens in contemporary society. Fellows bring their STEM expertise to high-need classrooms across the country, receiving financial support and mentorship as they complete a specially designed master’s degree at one of the program’s partner universities.

Through the WW Teaching Fellowship, C&S also brings together higher education institutions, state and local policy makers, and school districts to reshape how teachers are prepared and to create a better pipeline of STEM educators to serve the students in their states.

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