Supports full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and those who intend to return to their home country to pursue a professional career. 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.
Amgen is an undergraduate summer research program in science and biotechnology. 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 interested individuals are able to apply to participate at as many host institutions as they are interested in.
The Banyan Impact Fellowship (formerly AIF William J. Clinton Fellowship) is a fully funded 10-months program in India. By facilitating exchange and collaboration between young professionals from India and the U.S., the program aims to shape the next generation of leaders committed to positive and sustainable change and creating a lasting US-India relationship. Fellows serve with civil society organizations in various thematic areas including environment protection, climate justice, public health, education, livelihoods, arts, culture, and more. Fellows receive a stipend, health insurance, language training, mentoring, professional development, international networking and career opportunities.
Blakemore Freeman Fellowships for Advanced Asian Language Study are awarded to graduating seniors, college graduates, graduate students and young/mid-career professionals for advanced study of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Indonesian, Khmer, Thai, or Vietnamese in Asia. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States, have completed (at minimum) the third year of study of the Asian language, and are ready to advance to professional fluency.
Blakemore Kingfisher Art History Language Fellowships will be awarded for study of Chinese or Korean in East Asia. These grants are open to citizens and permanent residents of the United States and Canada who have a well-demonstrated intent to study the pre-twentieth century history of Chinese or Korean art at the doctoral level. Applicants must have received a bachelor's degree by the start of a grant and have completed (at minimum) two years of classroom study of the language in rigorous college-level language programs.
This unique program offers fellowships of up to $50,000 for American graduate students, both PhD and current/recent MA students. It is designed to enable them to dedicate a full year to intensive Chinese language training at an institution of their choice, typically in China or Taiwan. The fellowship aims to cover all essential expenses for a graduate student, including tuition, housing, living stipend, and other miscellaneous fees.
These fellowships provide three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree. Predoctoral fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on behalf of the Ford Foundation. All U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card); individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program;1 Indigenous individuals exercising rights associated with the Jay Treaty of 1794; individuals granted Temporary Protected Status; asylees; and refugees, regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation are eligible to apply.
The Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship was launched by the State Department to address its growing need for technology expertise in the field of diplomacy, in addition to increasing the representation of diverse groups among its service. The Fellowship is designed to attract outstanding individuals from all ethnic, racial and social backgrounds who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career with the U.S. Department of State. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and students with financial need are encouraged to apply. Up to $43,500 annually (toward tuition, room and board for junior and senior years of study in related to an Information Technology field), two summer internships with domestic offic eof Department of State in Washington, D.C. and one overseas at a U.S. embassy or consulate. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and in their sophomore year of study.
Humanity in Action (HIA) programs are carried out over five weeks during the summer in the United States, Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, and Warsaw. The HIA fellowship strives to facilitate a collective exploration of the social and political roots of discrimination, and to provide a forum where potential solutions can be considered and discussed. Open to U.S. and international students. HIA covers the cost of participation and accommodation during the fellowship. However, all fellows are responsible for financing the cost of the airfare to participate in the program.
For those who plan to teach America History, social studies, or political science. 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.
Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences offers a 10-week Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) experience for undergraduates wanting to build their skills as young scientists.Participants gain valuable experience in the lab and work closely with your mentor on a research project designed specifically for summer students. Open to rising junior or senior. International students who are attending a U.S. college or university as full-time students are eligible to apply.
Fully funds a 2-year Master’s at Sciences Po. Open to US citizens with a minimum GPA of 3.7. No prior knowledge of French required.
This National Science Foundation (NSF) REU site offers funded research opportunities for undergraduate students who are intrested in social, behavioral, and economics sciences. Undergraduate students supported with NSF funds must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions.
The Phi Beta Kappa Society Key into Public Service program and scholarship opportunity highlights the wide range of opportunities for arts, humanities, natural science, social science, and mathematics majors to pursue rewarding careers in local, state, and federal government. Each scholar will receive a $5,000 undergraduate scholarship and will participate in a conference that provides training, mentoring, and reflection on pathways into local, state, and federal government careers.
The Colin Powell Leadership Program recruits highly motivated candidates from diverse backgrounds who possess the potential and aspiration to become future Civil Service leaders at the State Department. This paid program includes a fellowship program for recent college graduates and internships for students who are enrolled at accredited institutions of higher education.
The PPIA Junior Summer Institute (JSI) Fellowship Program is a (fully funded) rigorous academic graduate-level preparation program for undergraduate juniors committed to public service careers. The program was started to address the lack of diversity across the spectrum of professional public service, including government, nonprofits, public policy institutions, and international organizations.The purpose of the JSI Fellowship is to prepare students to obtain a Master’s or a joint degree in public policy, public administration, international affairs, or a related field. College juniors who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, or international students studying at U.S. institutions. All academic majors are welcome to apply.
The Samvid Scholarship is a merit-based graduate scholarship and leadership program for changemakers. Samvid Scholars was established in 2021 by Samvid Ventures to invest in the graduate education of future leaders who are committed to effecting positive change in society. The Samvid Scholars Program supports up to $50,000 pers year for two years of graduate study. In addition to graduate program funding, each Scholar will recieve two years of leadership development programming.
Administered by the Obama Foundation and funded by a $100 million contribution from Brian Chesky, Airbnb Co-Founder and CEO, The Voyager Scholarship: Obama-Chesky Voyager Scholarship for Public Service helps students eligible for need-based financial aid pursue careers in public service by providing access to travel and education. With a budget of $10,000, 100 students will design their own summer voyage between their junior and senior year of college. The experience will allow students to pursue internships or mentorship opportunities anywhere in the world that will broaden their horizons and prepare them for careers in public service. Students will also be able to stay in homes on Airbnb using credits provided by Airbnb.