Major Fellowship Programs

Students interested in any Major Fellowship, Scholarship or Placement should schedule an appointment with the Office of Major Fellowships.  Please visit the Schedule an Appointment page to schedule. Students must contact the Office of Major Fellowships prior to the Clemson deadline.

Note: Scholarship descriptions are adapted from foundation websites.



  • Astronaut Scholarship

    Deadline: March 25, 2020 (Clemson Deadline: October 1, 2019)

    Applications submitted after the Clemson deadline may not be eligible for support.

    The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation was created to ensure that the United States would maintain its leadership in science and technology by supporting some of the very best science, technology, engineering and math college students. The ASF awards fifty scholarships valued up to $10,000 to each selected scholar. An applicant for the Astronaut Scholarship must be a citizen of the United States, either native born or naturalized, and must be at least a sophomore applying for their junior, or a junior applying to receive a scholarship for their senior year. Applicants must be seeking a STEM degree with intentions to pursue research or advance their field upon completion of their final degrees. Students intending to pursue a practice in professional medicine are not eligible for the scholarship. However, those intending to perform biomedical research are eligible. University nomination is required.

    https://www.astronautscholarship.org/scholarshipprogram.html 

  • The American-Scandinavian Foundation Fellowships and Grants
    Deadline: 11/1/2019 (Contact OMF by 10/16/2019)

    The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers fellowships (up to $23,000) and grants (up to $5,000) to individuals to pursue research or study in one or more Scandinavian country for up to one year. The number of awards varies each year according to total funds available. Awards are made in all fields. Student must have a well-developed research or study project. Candidates should have at least basic language of the host country even if it is not needed to complete the proposed project. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents. Graduating seniors and graduates are eligible.

    Website: http://www.amscan.org/fellowships-and-grants/fellowshipsgrants-to-study-in-scandinavia/

  • Boren Scholarship and Fellowship

    Scholarship Deadline: 2/5/2020 (Clemson deadline 1/7/2020)

    Fellowship Deadline: 1/29/2020 (Clemson deadline 1/14/2020)

    Applications submitted after the Clemson deadline may not be eligible for support.

    Boren Scholarships (undergraduates) and Fellowships (graduates) provide funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to add an important international and language component to their educations. The focus is on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study (Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded). Applicants must show how their study abroad program, as well as their future academic and career goals, will contribute to U.S. national security, broadly defined (including the traditional concerns of protecting and promoting American well-being, as well as sustainable development, environmental degradation, global disease and hunger, population growth and migration, and economic competitiveness). Scholarship requires university evaluation.

    Web site: http://www.borenawards.org/

  • Churchill Scholarship

    Deadline: 10/31/2019 (Clemson deadline 9/2/2019)

    Applications submitted after the Clemson deadline may not be eligible for support.

    The Churchill Scholarship provides funding to American students to pursue a 1-year master’s program in a STEM field at the University of Cambridge. The Scholarship covers all university and college fees, as well as a living allowance and travel stipend. Seniors and recent graduates are eligible. Candidates complete the Churchill application, as well as apply for admission to Cambridge and select Churchill College. There is no minimum GPA, but the average GPA of Churchill Scholars is a 3.98 and candidates must be able to gain admission to Cambridge. University endorsement is required.

    https://churchillscholarship.org/index.html

  • Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program

    Deadline: Anticipated deadline 11/15/2019 (Contact OMF by 11/1/2019)

    The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program offers intensive summer language institutes overseas in fifteen critical need foreign languages. Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) institutes provide group-based intensive language instruction and cultural enrichment experiences for students of all classifications (undergraduates as well as graduates). All fields of study are eligible. Some programs may require previous instruction in the target language, while others allow for beginners. The goal of the CLS Program is to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical need foreign languages. Awardees are expected to continue their language and successful applications will demonstrate how they will apply their language skills in their future careers.

    www.CLScholarship.org

  • DAAD Scholarships

    Deadlines: vary by program. Please contact OMF for more information.

    The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is the German national agency for the support of international academic cooperation. DAAD offers a variety of funding opportunities for students in a range of classifications (undergraduate as well as graduate) across a wide spectrum of fields. Awards range from short-term summer programs to full academic year funding opportunities. The purpose of the DAAD programs are to represent the German higher education system abroad, promote Germany as an academic and research destination, and help build ties between institutions around the world.

    Website: https://www.daad.org/scholarship
  • Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

    Predoctoral Deadline: 12/17/2019 (Contact OMF by 11/17/2019)

    Dissertation Fellowships: Deadline 12/10/2019 (Contact OMF by 11/10/2019)

    The Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships seek to increase the diversity of the nation's college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. Applicants should have academic careers demonstrating superior academic achievement. Successful applications will indicate a commitment to teaching at the university level. Graduating seniors and graduates may apply.

    Website: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/index.htm

  • Freeman-ASIA

    Deadline: Students apply the semester before they intended to study abroad. Contact OMF and Office of Global Engagement if you are interested.

    The Freeman-ASIA program provides funding for Pell grant eligible students who plan to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. Provides up to $3,000 for summer terms, up to $5,000 for semesters and up to $7,000 for an academic year abroad. Summer programs must be at least 8 weeks and semester programs must be at least 10 weeks for a semester.  Requires the completion of a study abroad service project upon return to the home campus. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents at the time of application.

    http://www.iie.org/Programs/Freeman-ASIA#.V4kLGKLqUy0

  • Fulbright U.S. Student Program

    Deadline: 10/8/2019 (Clemson deadline 9/2/2019)

    Applications submitted after the Clemson deadline may not be eligible for support.

    The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or English Teaching Assistantships. During their grants, Fulbrighters will meet, work, live with and learn from the people of the host country, sharing daily experiences. The program facilitates cultural exchange through direct interaction on an individual basis in the classroom, field, home, and in routine tasks, allowing the grantee to gain an appreciation of others’ viewpoints and beliefs, the way they do things, and the way they think. Through engagement in the community, the individual will interact with their hosts on a one-to-one basis in an atmosphere of openness, academic integrity, and intellectual freedom, thereby promoting mutual understanding. Grant lengths and dates vary by country. Graduating seniors as well as graduates of all classifications are eligible.

    Website: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/

  • Fulbright UK Summer Institutes

    Deadline: Anticipated deadline early-February 2020 (Contact OMF by 2/1/2020)

    The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers special Summer Institutes for US citizens to come to the UK on a 3-6 week academic and cultural summer program. Participants will get the opportunity to experience an exciting academic program at a highly regarded UK University, explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK and develop their academic ability by improving presentation, research and communication skills. The Summer Institute program covers the majority of participant costs, including round-trip airfare from the US to the UK, tuition and fees at the host university/institution, room and board, and in some cases a small daily allowance. Open to freshman and sophomores, must have at least two years of undergraduate study left. Students should have very limited (less than 4 weeks) international experience.

    http://www.fulbright.org.uk/fulbright-awards/exchanges-to-the-uk/undergraduates
  • James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program

    Deadline: Anticipated 1/15/2020 (Clemson deadline 12/15/2019)

    Applications submitted after the Clemson deadline may not be eligible for support.

    The James C. Gaither Junior Fellows program supports one year of service at the Endowment in Washington D.C. Junior Fellows provide research assistance to senior associates on international policy issues, participate in meetings with high-level officials, contribute to congressional testimony, and organize briefings attended by scholars, activists, journalists and government officials. Graduating seniors or those who have graduated within the past year and not yet begun graduate study are eligible. Applicants should have strong academic records with substantial coursework in such areas as international affairs, political science, economics, or history.

    https://carnegieendowment.org/about/jr-fellows

  • Gates Cambridge Scholarships

    Deadline: Anticipated deadline 10/10/2019 (Clemson deadline 9/2/2019)

    Applications submitted after the Clemson deadline may not be eligible for support.

    The Gates Cambridge Scholarships are highly competitive full-cost scholarships. They are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject offered by the University of Cambridge. Applicants must seek admission to Cambridge, as well as complete a supplemental application to the Gates Trust. The Scholarships are awarded on the basis of intellectual ability, leadership capacity, a commitment to improving the lives of others and a good fit with Cambridge. The program aims to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others. The Gates provides 1-3 years of funding. Graduating seniors and graduates are eligible.

    https://www.gatescambridge.org/
  • Gilman International Scholarship Program

    Deadlines: 10/1/2019 (programs that start from December 1, 2019, to October 31, 2020), 3/3/2020 (programs that start from May 1, 2020 to April 31, 2021)

    The Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for Pell Grant eligible undergraduates to pursue study abroad. The Gilman Scholarship Program broadens the student population that studies abroad by supporting undergraduates who might not otherwise participate due to financial constraints. The program encourages students to choose non-traditional study abroad destinations, especially those outside of Western Europe and Australia. The Gilman Scholarship Program aims to support students who have been traditionally under-represented in study abroad, including but not limited to, students with high financial need, community college students, students in under-represented fields such as the sciences and engineering, students with diverse ethnic backgrounds, and students with disabilities. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents in the process of becoming citizens.

    https://www.gilmanscholarship.org/

  • Goldwater Scholarship

    Deadline: 1/31/2020 (Clemson nomination by 10/1/2019)

    Applications submitted after the Clemson nomination deadline may not be eligible for support.

    The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by Congress to honor Senator Barry M. Goldwater. The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue careers in these fields. Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually. Sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply. Research experience and strong academic record required. University endorsement is required and Clemson may nominate only four students.

    https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/

  • Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowships

    Deadline: Anticipated final week of October 2019 (Contact OMF by 10/15/2019)

    The Graduate Fellowship Award is based on merit with no consideration of need and consists of a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend. The cost-of-education allowance is accepted by all the tenable schools in lieu of all fees and tuition. Applicants must be students in the applied physical, biological and engineering sciences. Only students interested in pursuing doctoral degrees are eligible. The Hertz provides funding for up to five years and can be coordinated with the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Graduating seniors and graduates who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents are eligible.

    http://hertzfoundation.org/dx/fellowships/fellowshipaward.aspx

  • Hollings Scholarship

    Deadline: Deadline 1/31/2020 (Contact OMF by 1/7/2020)

    Applications submitted after the Clemson deadline may not be eligible for support.

    The Hollings Scholarship Program provides scholarship funding during the academic year, as well as a 10-week, full-time summer internship at a NOAA facility. Scholarships are renewable if sufficient academic progress is met. Recipients will also receive travel funds to attend a mandatory orientation, conferences where students present a paper or poster, and a housing stipend as needed. The Hollings supports students majoring in STEM fields relevant to NOAA's programs and mission. Sophomores with a 3.0 or higher are eligible.

    http://www.oesd.noaa.gov/scholarships/hollings.html#page=program

  • Killam Fellowship

    The Killam Fellowship is an undergraduate exchange program associated with Fulbright Canada that offers scholarships of $5,000 for one semester and $10,000 for a full academic year to study abroad in Canada. In addition to the scholarship, travel grants and health insurance is provided. All Killam Fellows participate in an orientation program in Ottawa, as well as a spring seminar in Washington, D.C (all expenses paid). The Fellowship seeks to build ties between Canada and The United States. Freshman, sophomores, and juniors in all fields are eligible to apply and the minimum GPA is 3.0. Applications are due to the Clemson Abroad Office by mid-January for study during the following academic year.

    Visit the Killam page on the Clemson Abroad website for more information.

  • Knight-Hennessy Scholars

    Deadline: 10/9/2019 (Clemson deadline 9/2/2019)

    Applications submitted after the Clemson deadline may not be eligible for support.

    The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program is a fellowship program for students interested in pursuing graduate study at Stanford University across a wide variety of fields. Each scholar will receive full funding for their graduate program at Stanford. Students must complete an application for the Knight-Hennessy program, as well as seek admission to their program of choice at Stanford. Seniors and recent graduates (within four years of graduating from college) are eligible. There is no minimum GPA, but students must be able to gain admission to their graduate program at Stanford.

    https://knight-hennessy.stanford.edu/
  • Knowles Science Teaching Foundation

    Deadline: 12/01/2019 (Contact OMF by 11/15/2019)

    The Fellowships support exceptional individuals who are committed to becoming outstanding mathematics and science teachers in U.S. high schools. Fellowships will be awarded in each of three disciplinary strands: biology, physical science, and mathematics. The program provides up to 5 years of funding. Benefits include tuition assistance and a monthly stipend, professional development opportunities, mentor support and financial support for leadership activities. Graduating seniors and graduates are eligible.

    https://knowlesteachers.org/

  • Madison Memorial Fellowship

    Deadline: 3/1/2020 (Contact OMF by 2/15/2020)

    The Madison Fellowship Foundation supports individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level. Generally, one Fellowship per state is awarded each year. Junior Fellowships are awarded to outstanding college seniors and college graduates without teaching experience who intend to become secondary school teachers of American history, American government, or social studies. Junior Fellows are expected to complete graduate study at the master’s level within 2 academic years of full-time study. Fellows also attend a four-week summer institute in Washington DC the summer after they receive the fellowship.

    https://www.jamesmadison.gov/

  • Marshall Scholarship

    Deadline: 9/30/2019 (Clemson deadline 9/2/2019)

    Applications submitted after the Clemson deadline may not be eligible for support.

    Marshall Scholarships allow approximately 50 high-ability young Americans to study in the United Kingdom each year. The Scholarships may be used at any British university and cover 1-2 years of study in any discipline, at either the undergraduate or graduate level, leading to the award of a British University degree. The Scholarships commemorate the humane ideals of the Marshall Plan. Graduating seniors and some graduates in all fields of study are eligible. Minimum 3.7 GPA. University endorsement required.

    http://www.marshallscholarship.org/

  • Mitchell Scholarship

    Deadline: 9/27/2019 (Clemson deadline 9/2/2019)

    Applications submitted after the Clemson deadline may not be eligible for support.

    The Mitchell Scholars Program, named to honor former US Senator George Mitchell's pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service. Up to twelve Mitchell Scholars are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Applicants are judged on three criteria: scholarship, leadership, and a sustained commitment to community and public service. The Mitchell Scholars Program provides tuition, accommodations, a living expenses stipend, and an international travel stipend.

    https://www.us-irelandalliance.org/scholarships.html

  • National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship

    Deadline: 12/6/2019 (Contact OMF by 11/15/2019)

    The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship is a highly competitive, portable fellowship that is awarded to U.S. citizens and nationals who intend to pursue a doctoral degree in one of fifteen supported disciplines. Being named an NDSEG Fellow confers high honors upon its recipients and allows them to attend whichever U.S. institution they choose. NDSEG Fellowships provide three years of full tuition and all mandatory fees, a monthly stipend, and medical insurance. Graduating seniors as well as graduates in their first two years of study are eligible.

    http://ndseg.sysplus.com/

  • National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarships

    Deadline: 3/18/2020 (Contact OMF by 2/1/2020)

    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, research training at the NIH during the summer, and employment and training at the NIH after graduation. Scholarships are awarded for 1 year and are renewable for up to 4 years. Sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible. Minimum 3.5 GPA. Awards are made on a rolling basis, so students should apply as soon as possible once the application opens.

    https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/ugsp

  • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program

    Deadline: 10/21/2019-10/25/2019, varies by field (Contact OMF by 10/15/2019)

    The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions. The NSF welcomes applications from all qualified students and strongly encourages under-represented populations, including women, under-represented racial and ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities, to apply for this fellowship. Provides three years of fully portable funding (cost of attendance and a $34,000 annual stipend). Applications are evaluated for intellectual merit and broader impacts. A strong academic record and history of research are preferred. Graduating seniors and graduates in the first two years of study are eligible.

    https://www.nsfgrfp.org/

  • Payne International Development Fellowship Program

    Deadline: Anticipated 11/1/2019 (Contact OMF by 10/15/2019)

    The Payne Fellowship Program provides up to $48,000 annually for a two-year master’s program in international development or another field relevant to the USAID mission. The award includes up to $22,000 toward tuition and mandatory fees; a $16,000 stipend for room, board, books and other education-related expenses; and up to $10,000 per year in stipend, housing, transportation, and related expenses for summer internships. Payne Fellows will participate in two summer internships (one domestic and one international). Fellows who complete the Payne Program and USAID Foreign Service entry requirements will receive appointments as Foreign Service Officers. Fellows commit to five years of service.

    https://www.paynefellows.org/

  • Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

    Deadline: 4/15/2020 (Clemson deadline 03/23/2020)

    Applications submitted after the Clemson deadline may not be eligible for support.

    Each year, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi awards 58 Fellowships ranging from $5,000 to $35,000 to members entering their first year of graduate or professional study. Each Phi Kappa Phi chapter may select one candidate from among its local applicants to compete for the Society-wide awards. Selection is based on the applicant’s promise of success in graduate or professional study, including academic achievement, service and leadership experience, letters of recommendation, personal statement and career goals, and acceptance at an approved graduate or professional program. All fields of study are eligible. Graduating seniors, as well as recent graduates (with fewer than 10 credits of graduate study), are eligible. Must be current members of Phi Kappa Phi. 

    Interested students should be in touch with Dr. Leslie Lewis by February 1st, 2020 at lalewis@clemson.edu.

    http://www.phikappaphi.org/grants-awards/fellowship

    Has Graduate student level fellowships as well.

  • Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

    Deadline: 3/15/2020 (Contact OMF by 3/1/2020)

    Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Seventy-five $1,000 grants are awarded each year. Applicants do not have to be members of Phi Kappa Phi. Recipients must be accepted to a study abroad program. No country restrictions and no minimum program length requirements. All undergraduates are eligible to apply. Minimum 3.75 GPA.

    http://www.phikappaphi.org/grants-awards/undergraduate-students/study-abroad#.XOgzVIhKg2w

  • Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowships

    Deadline: 9/17/2019 (Contact OMF by 9/3/2019)

    The Pickering Fellowship seeks outstanding students in public policy, international affairs, public administration, or other academic fields who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the U.S. Department of State. The program develops a source of trained men and women who will represent the skill needs of the Department and who are dedicated to representing America's interests abroad. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply. Graduating seniors, and graduates who have not yet begun graduate study, are eligible to fund two-year master’s programs. Provides up to $37,000/year in aid as well as two summer internships (one domestic and one international). Minimum 3.2 GPA. Five-year service commitment to the Department of State after graduate study is complete.

    https://pickeringfellowship.org/

  • Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship Program

    Deadline: National deadline 11/1/2019 (Contact OMF by 10/15/2019)

    The PPIA Junior Summer Institute seeks to support students who hope to obtain a master’s or joint degree generally in public policy, public administration, international affairs or a related field. Participants attend a seven-week intensive summer institute at one of six sites the summer before their senior year. The program seeks to equip fellows with the skills they need to succeed in graduate school and to aid in their development to serve the greater public good. Awardees receive full tuition to their JSI as well as travel expenses and a stipend. Participants are guaranteed to receive a minimum $5,000 scholarship to PPIA partner graduate programs if admitted and receive an application fee waiver.

    https://www.ppiaprogram.org/ppia/

  • Rangel International Affairs Program

    Summer Enrichment Deadline: 2/4/2020 (Contact OMF by 1/21/2020)

    Graduate Fellowship Deadline: 9/24/2019 (Contact OMF by 9/3/2019)

    The Rangel Program offers 30 graduate fellowships to outstanding seniors and graduates who want to join the Foreign Service. These fellowships help finance two-year graduate programs, provide paid internships and other professional development activities, and facilitate entry into the Foreign Service. The Rangel Program also accepts 15-20 undergraduate students to participate in the six-week Summer Enrichment Program that prepares global-minded undergraduate students for careers in international affairs. Both programs are competitive and seek applicants with a strong academic background, a commitment to service and an interest in making a difference in the world around them. The Program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and those with financial need. The summer enrichment program covers all costs plus $3200 stipend. Fellowship provides up to $37,000/year in aid as well as $10,000 for summer internships. Five-year service commitment to the Department of State after graduate study is complete. Minimum 3.2 GPA for both programs.

    http://rangelprogram.org/

  • Rhodes Scholarship

    Deadline: 10/2/2019 (Contact OMF by 9/2/2019)

    Rhodes Scholars are elected for two years of study at the University of Oxford, with the possibility of renewal for a third year. All educational costs, such as matriculation, tuition, laboratory and certain other fees, are paid on the Scholar's behalf by the Rhodes Trustees. Each Scholar receives in addition a maintenance allowance adequate to meet necessary expenses for term-time and vacations. Rhodes Scholars are chosen not only for their outstanding scholarly achievements, but for their character, commitment to others and to the common good, and for their potential for leadership in whatever domains their careers may lead. Graduating seniors and graduates may apply. Must be 24 or under on the date the application is submitted. University endorsement and 3.7 GPA required.

    http://www.rhodesscholar.org/

  • Schwarzman Scholarship

    Deadline: 9/27/2019 (Contact OMF by 9/13/2019)

    The Schwarzman Scholars program provides a fully-funded one-year Masters of Global Affairs degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. The program aims to recruit promising young leaders who have the potential to take on executive roles in government, civil society or business. This program gives them the opportunity to have a great opportunity to fully understand China and its role in the world. Candidates should demonstrate extraordinary leadership potential and leadership skills, the ability to seize opportunities, excellent academic capacity and exemplary character. Graduating seniors and others who have completed a bachelor’s degree may apply. No minimum GPA though it is advised that students be in the top 5% of their class.

    https://www.schwarzmanscholars.org/

  • SMART Scholarship for Service Program

    Deadline: 12/1/2019 (Contact OMF by 11/15/2019)

    The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program was established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DoD laboratories. Benefits include tuition, stipend, health insurance, paid summer internships and mentorship. Undergraduates and graduates of all classifications are eligible. Must be U.S. citizens. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

    https://smartscholarshipprod.service-now.com/smart

  • Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

    Deadline: 11/1/2019 @ 2:00PM EST (Contact OMF by 10/5/2019)

    The purpose of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields and to partake of the American dream. Fellows must have shown potential in the fields for which they seek further education; the capacity for creativity, persistence and work; and the commitment to the values of the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights, which protect the American dream. Applicants should be either naturalized citizens or the child of naturalized citizens. Fellows receive a maintenance grant and a tuition grant of one-half the tuition cost of the U.S. graduate program attended by the Fellow for two years. Graduating seniors and graduates who have not yet completed two years of study are eligible.

    https://www.pdsoros.org/

  • Truman Scholarship

    Deadline: 2/4/2020 (Clemson deadline 12/15/2019, nomination process begins August 2019)

    Applications submitted after the Clemson deadline may not be eligible for support.

    The Harry S. Truman Scholarship is a merit-based grant which identifies college juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education or elsewhere in public service. Recipients are provided with financial support for graduate study, leadership training, and fellowship with other students who are committed to making a difference through public service. Juniors in the upper quartile of their class are eligible (exceptions can be made). All fields of study are eligible. University endorsement required.

    https://www.truman.gov/

  • Udall Scholarship

    Deadline: 3/1/2020 (Clemson deadline 2/1/2020)

    Applications submitted after the Clemson deadline may not be eligible for support.

    The Udall Scholarship looks for students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, economics, and other related fields. The Scholarships may be used for tuition, fees, books, room and board, or other specifically approved expenses. The Udall is awarded for one year, but past winners may apply again if they are still eligible the following year. Sophomores and juniors are eligible. U.S. citizens or permanent residents are eligible. University endorsement required.

    https://www.udall.gov/OurPrograms/Scholarship/Scholarship.aspx

  • Women Techmakers Scholars Program (formerly Google Anita Borg Scholarships)

    Deadline: 12/5/2019 @ 11:59 pm PST (Contact OMF by 11/15/2019)

    This award furthers Dr. Anita Borg’s vision of creating gender equality in computer science by encouraging women to  excel in computing and technology and become active leaders and role models in the field. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible. Their applications are evaluated on the student’s impact on diversity, demonstrated leadership, and academic background. All persons who identify as female are encouraged to apply. Women Techmakers Scholars will each receive $10,000 USD and an invitation to attend the annual Google Scholars Retreat.

    https://www.womentechmakers.com/scholars

  • Yenching Academy Fellowship

    Deadline: 12/6/2019 (Contact OMF by 11/16/2019)

    The Yenching Fellowship offers the opportunity to pursue a master’s degree in China Studies at the Yenching Academy of Peking University. The program is English-taught and emphasizes interdisciplinarity and considering China’s development from a variety of perspectives. The Fellowship provides airfare, tuition and fees and accommodations. Scholars can choose from six academic research areas. Scholars in good standing are eligible for a second year of funding. Seniors and graduates are eligible, and there is a strong preference for candidates who will be under 26 at the time they take up their award. Scholars are selected based on potential to be leaders in their field and fit for the program. There is no minimum GPA and no knowledge of Chinese is required.

    http://www.yenchingacademy.org/