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Scholarships:

A. Patrick Charnon Memorial Scholarship
Amelia Earhart Fellowships (Zonta International Foundation)
American Association for University Women International Fellowships
American Nuclear Society (ANS)
American Scandinavian Foundation Program
Dissertation Fellowship Program
Echoing Green Public Service Fellowships
Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics
Exploration Fund of the Explorers Club
Fulbright
Goldman Sachs Global Leadership Program
Humane Studies Fellowships
Inter American Press Association (IAPA) Scholarship
International Dissertation Field Research Fellowships
International Exchange & Board Opportunities
ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships
J.W. Saxe Memorial Fund
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarships
Microsoft Scholarships
My Heritage Scholarship Essay Contest
Overseas Research Students Awards Scheme
Samuel Huntington Public Service Fellowship Award
SEASPACE Scholarship
Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program
USA College Stars Application

A. Patrick Charnon Memorial Scholarship
Admitted or enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program of study in an accredited four-year college or university in the United States. Maintain good academic standing and make progress toward a degree. Candidates who value tolerance, compassion and respect for all people in their communities, and who have demonstrated their commitments to these values by their actions.
   
Deadline: March 31
   
Amount of Scholarship: $1,500
   
Contact: A. Patrick Charnon Memorial Scholarship
The Center for Education Solutions
Box 208
San Francisco, California 94104-0208
   

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Amelia Earhart Fellowships (Zonta International Foundation)
Woman registered in an accredited PhD/doctoral program long enough to describe a well-defined research program in a qualifying area of science or engineering closely related to advanced studies in aerospace-related science or aerospace-related engineering. A letter of acceptance or verification of enrollment must be submitted with the application. Demonstrate a superior academic record at a recognized university or college with accredited courses in aerospace-related studies as verified by transcripts and recommendations. Provide evidence of a well-defined research program in aerospace-related science or aerospace-related engineering as described in the application essay, research and publications. Clearly demonstrate the relationship of the research to aerospace and furnish verification of her research program through at least one of the reference letters required with the application (i.e., research supervisor or advisor must be one of the references). Applicant must be registered in a full-time PhD/doctorate program when funds are received in September and December.
   
Deadline: November 18
   
Amount of Scholarship: $10,000
   
Additional Information: http://www.zonta.org
   
Contact: Maureen Powers
Director of Programs and Foundation Administration
1211 West 22nd Street, Suite 900
Oak Brook, IL 60523
USA
Email: zontaintl@zonta.org
 
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American Association for University Women International Fellowships
International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate [who] study at accredited institutions are supported. Several fellowships are available for study outside of the U.S. (Taken from the Scholarship website)
   
Deadline: December 1
   
Amount of Scholarship: Varies
   
Additional Information: www.aauw.org
www.act.org
   
Contact: AAUW National Office
1111 Sixteenth St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
Email: aauw@act.org
foundation@aauw.org
   

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American Nuclear Society (ANS)
Awarded to graduating high-school seniors who have enrolled, full-time, in college courses. Pursuing a degree in nuclear engineering or have the intent to pursue a degree in nuclear engineering. Be part of a career in nuclear science and technology. The Scholarships will be awarded based on an applicant's high school academic achievement. Freshman college courses enrolled in. Quality and content of 500-word essay. Letters of recommendation by counselors and/or teachers. Other information.
   
Deadline: April 1
   
Amount of Scholarship: $1000
   
Additional Information: www.ans.org/honors/scholarships
   
Contact: American Nuclear Society
555 North Kensington Avenue
La Grange Park, Illinois 60526
U.S.A.
 
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American Scandinavian Foundation Program
Be a freshman, sophomore, or junior enrolled in an undergraduate program at the time of application. If you are not a United States citizen, you must be enrolled at a U.S. institution. Not have applied to this program previously. Majoring, or planning to major or planning a research or teaching career in one of the following fields: Anthropology, Archaeology, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Computer and Information Science, Engineering Geosciences, Mathematics (including Epidemiology and Statistics), Neuroscience, Physics.
   
Deadline: January 23
   
Additional Information: www.awis.org
   
Contact: Association for Women in Science
1200 New York Ave., NW, Suite 650
Washington, DC 20005
Email: membership@awis.org

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Dissertation Fellowship Program
Applicants need not be citizens of the United States; however, they must be candidates for the doctoral degree at a graduate school within the United States. For this reason, all applicants must document that they will have completed all pre-dissertation requirements by June. Must provide a clear and specific plan for completing the dissertation within a one or two-year time frame. In addition to the application form, applicants must also submit a list of publications/presentations: a dissertation abstract, a personal statement, a narrative discussion of the dissertation, a work plan, two letters of recommendation, and a graduate transcript.
   
Deadline: November 4
   
Amount of Scholarship: Varies
   
Additional Information: http://www.spencer.org/
   
Contact: The Spencer Foundation
625 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60611
Telephone: 312-337-7000
Fax: 312-337-0282

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Echoing Green Public Service Fellowships
   
Deadline: January 9
   
Amount of Scholarship: Each year, Echoing Green awards 20 two-year fellowships to social entrepreneurs. Fellows receive up to $90,000 in seed funding and technical support to turn their innovative ideas into sustainable social change organizations. (From website)
   
Additional Information: www.echoinggreen.org/fellowship
   
Contact: 494 Eighth Ave
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10001
Email: info@echoinggreen.org

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Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics

The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest is an annual competition designed to challenge college students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today's complex world. Students are encouraged to write thought-provoking personal essays that raise questions, single out issues and are rational arguments for ethical action.

Registered undergraduate full-time juniors or seniors at accredited four-year colleges or universities in the United States during the fall 2008 semester.

   
Deadline: January 9
   
Amount of Scholarship: First Prize - $ 5,000; Second Prize - $ 2,500; Third Prize - $ 1,500;
Two Honorable Mentions - $ 500 each
   
Additional Information: www.eliewieselfoundation.org/prizeinethics.aspx
   
Contact: The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity
555 Madison Avenue
20th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Fax: 212-490-6006
Tel: 212-490-7788

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Exploration Fund of the Explorers Club
The Explorers Club offers grants to students conducting individual scientific or exploration research projects through their respective school with a supervising instructor. Your instructor must write a letter of support. We do not provide general scholarships for tuition. Youth Activity Fund for high school students and college undergraduates fosters a new generation of explorers dedicated to the advancement of scientific knowledge of the world. Awards grants from $500-1,500. Three winners will be issued $5000 awards. Exploration Fund, for graduate and post-doctoral students, provides grants in support of exploration and field research for those who are just beginning their research careers. Awards grants from $500-1,500. Three winners will be issued $5000 awards.
   
Deadline: January 15
   
Additional Information: www.explorers.org
   
Contact: The Explorers Club
Matthew Williams, Administrative Assistant
46 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
Email: mwilliams@explorers.org
Tel: 212-628-8383
Fax: 212-288-4449

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Fulbright
Varies according to the program
   
Deadline: Depends on the program
   
Amount of Scholarship: Depends on the program
   
Additional Information: foreign.fulbrightonli.ne.org
   
Contact: IIE Headquarters / Northeast
809 United Nations Plaza
New York NY 10017-3580
Tel: 212-883-8200
http://www.iie.org

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Goldman Sachs Global Leadership Program
Students must be nominated by their universities in order to apply for this award; have distinguished themselves as leaders in their community or school; have high academic standing as demonstrated by grades received in the final year of secondary school (high school) and first year in college or university. Eligible candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.4/4.0 or international equivalent, or be in the top 10% of his/her class; be full-time students in the second year of a university undergraduate degree program at one of the universities invited to participate in the current program year; be pursuing their first undergraduate degree (all fields of study accepted); and demonstrate competency in spoken and written English. Proficiency in English is necessary to participate fully in the Global Leadership Institute.
   
Deadline: Nomination: December 12, Submit Application: February 16
   
Amount of Scholarship: Visit Website
   
Additional Information: www.iie.org
   
Contact: Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Program
Institute of International Education
5 West 37th Street 12th Floor
New York, NY 10018 USA
Phone: 1 (212) 205-6448
Alt. Phone: 1 (212) 205-6417
Fax: 1 (212) 205-6427
Email: global_leaders@iie.org

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Humane Studies Fellowships
Journalists or journalism school seniors or graduates between 21 and 35 years of age with a good command of the language they are to use. Students must have completed their degree before beginning the scholarship year. Where experience is a prime consideration, three years of professional journalism are required. Language ability for U.S. and Canadian candidates must be attested to by a recognized authority in Spanish or Portuguese. Latin American candidates must take a TOEFL test (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
   
Deadline: December 31
   
Amount of Scholarship: U.S. and Canadian Scholars will receive US$ 20,000 for the duration of their stay abroad.
Latin American and Caribbean scholars will receive US $ 20,000 and a one-time round-trip airfare for the year.
Payments will be made at regular intervals by an official of the Scholarship Fund.
   
Additional Information: www.sipiapa.org
   
Contact: Jules Dubois Building
1801 S.W. 3rd Avenue
Miami, Florida 33129
Tel: (305) 634-2465
Fax: (305) 635-2272
E-mail: info@sipiapa.org

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Inter American Press Association (IAPA) Scholarship
Journalists or journalism school seniors or graduates between 21 and 35 years of age with a good command of the language they are to use. Students must have completed their degree before beginning the scholarship year. Where experience is a prime consideration, three years of professional journalism are required. Language ability for U.S. and Canadian candidates must be attested to by a recognized authority in Spanish or Portuguese. Latin American candidates must take a TOEFL test (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
   
Deadline: December 31
   
Amount of Scholarship: U.S. and Canadian Scholars will receive US$ 20,000 for the duration of their stay abroad.
Latin American and Caribbean scholars will receive US $ 20,000 and a one-time round-trip airfare for the year.
Payments will be made at regular intervals by an official of the Scholarship Fund.
   
Additional Information: www.sipiapa.org
   
Contact: Email: zchirinos@sipiapa.org
Jules Dubois Building
1801 S.W. 3rd Avenue
Miami, Florida 33129
Tel: (305) 634-2465
Fax: (305) 635-2272
E-mail: info@sipiapa.org

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International Dissertation Field Research Fellowships
The program is open to full-time graduate students in the humanities and social sciences - regardless of citizenship - enrolled in doctoral programs in the United States. Students enrolled in Ph.D. programs in public policy, public health, and education, may be eligible to apply if their research projects engage directly with broader theoretical and analytical issues in the humanities and social sciences. The program does not accept applications from Ph.D. programs in law, business, medicine, nursing or journalism. Students who have already received nine months or more of support for dissertation research in one country are not eligible to apply to the IDRF to extend the research time in the same country. The IDRF program will not support study at foreign universities, conference participation, short research trips abroad or projects relying primarily on lab work.
   
Deadline: Depends on the fellowship opportunity
   
Amount of Scholarship: Depends on the fellowship opportunity
   
Additional Information: fellowships.ssrc.org
   
Contact: Social Science Research Council
One Pierrepont Plaza, 15th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201 USA
Phone: 212.377.2700
Fax: 212.377.2727
Email: info@ssrc.org

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International Exchange & Board Opportunities
Depends on the opportunity
   
Deadline: Depend on the program
   
Amount of Scholarship: Depend on the program
   
Additional Information: www.irex.org
   
Contact: IREX
2121 K STREET, NW, SUITE 700, WASHINGTON DC, 20037
Phone: 1 202 628 8188
Fax: 1 202 628 8189
Email: IREX@IREX.ORG

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ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships

ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships are awarded to college or university students who demonstrate outstanding potential for long-range contribution to the fields of automation and control. The scholarship awards support tuition and related expenses and research activities and initiatives. To apply you need to submit the application form or call (919) 549-8411 by 16 February 2009.

   
Deadline: February 16
   
Amount of Scholarship: Depends on the program
   
Additional Information http://www.isa.org
http://isa.org/
   
Contact: ISA
67 Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 USA
Phone: (919) 549-8411
FAX (919) 549-8288

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J.W. Saxe Memorial Fund
Undergraduate or graduate student in an accredited college or university. Seeking support for an internship in public service, not general support. Demonstrated public service activity - past, present and/or future. Financial need will be taken into consideration.
   
Deadline: March 15
   
Amount of Scholarship: $2,000
   
Additional Information: www.jwsaxefund.org/index.php
www.jwsaxefund.org/apply.php
   
Contact: J. W. Saxe Memorial Fund
1524 31st Street N.W.
Washington, D. C. 20007-3074
Email: Ruth Saxe, President
ruthsaxe@aol.com
Email: Elinor Sachse, VP and Secretary
sachsedc@verizon.net
 
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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarships
Senior standing or have graduated from an accredited four-year US college or university within the past five years. A cumulative undergraduate grade-point average of 3.50 or better on a scale of 4.0 (or the equivalent). Demonstrated unmet financial need. A bachelor's degree by the start of the fall 2009 semester. Not previously been nominated for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship. Plans to begin their first graduate degree program at an accredited college or university in the fall of 2009. While the Foundation considers academic excellence first in evaluating candidates, competitive applicants must also demonstrate unmet financial need, which has two components: ducation costs that are appreciably greater than the total amount of other scholarships or grant awards AND Insufficient student and family income to meet educational costs.
   
Deadline: Visit Website
   
Amount of Scholarship: Up to $50,000
   
Additional Information: www.jkcf.org/scholarships/graduate-scholarships/
   
Contact: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
44325 Woodridge Parkway
Lansdowne, Virginia 20176
Fax: 703-723-8030
Phone: 703-723-8000

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Microsoft Scholarships

Displayed interest in the software industry. Commitment to leadership. Financial need. Full time student. Satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical discipline such as electrical engineering, math, or physics—and that you demonstrate an interest in computer science. Maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average out of a possible 4.0. Quality of application.

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Deadline: February 1st
   
Amount of Scholarship: Depends on the scholarship
   
Additional Information: www.microsoft.com/college/ss_overview.mspx\
www.microsoft.com/college/ss_reqs.mspx
www.microsoft.com/college/ss_howtoapply.mspx
www.microsoft.com
   
Contact: 1 Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052
Phone: (425) 882-8080
Email: scholars@microsoft.com.
 
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My Heritage Scholarship Essay Contest
Both US citizens and foreign students currently attending a US college, university, or another institution of higher education are eligible. Scholarship winners will be asked to present proof of attendance prior to receiving the scholarship award. The essay should explore the place culinary traditions hold in one’s cultural/ethnic identity.  The essay should include a favorite recipe that is of great personal significance.  Essays may feature actual or fictional events, as long as both are historically accurate.  Essays should display good knowledge and familiarity with one’s heritage. Essay format and further information on the website.
   
Deadline: The contest will be closed for additional entries once the first 200 essays are received.  Winners will be announced within 8 weeks after the last entry has been submitted.
   
Amount of Scholarship: First Place: one prize of $1500
Second Place: 2 prizes of $750
Third Place: 3 prizes of $500
Winners will be announced online and will be contacted via phone and email
   
Additional Information:

http://www.fastrecipes.com/scholarship2010/

   
Contact:

Irene Shalom                                                                  
Senior Editor
Email contact: Irene@fastrecipes.com

   
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Overseas Research Students Awards Scheme
Citizens of any country may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in recognized doctoral programs (for example, Ph.D., S.J.D., Ed.D., Th.D.) Successful candidates must have completed all course work and examinations towards their doctoral degrees by the time their fellowships begin. More information available on the website
   
Deadline: January 5
   
Amount of Scholarship: Peace Scholar Awards Currently set at $20,000 for 10 months and are paid directly to the individual.
   
Additional Information: www.usip.org/fellows
www.usip.org/fellows/scholars.html
   
Contact: United States Institute of Peace
1200 17th Street NW
 Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202.457.1700
Fax: 202.429.6063
www.usip.org
 

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Samuel Huntington Public Service Fellowship Award

Develop a proposal for public service in this country or abroad. The proposal may encompass any activity that furthers the public good. It can be undertaken by the applicant alone or by working through established charitable, religious, educational, governmental, or other public service organizations. More information available on the website.

   
Deadline: February 13
   
Amount of Scholarship: $10,000
   
Additional Information: www.nationalgridus.com/commitment/d4-1_award.asp
www.nationalgridus.com/non_html/shared_award.pdf
   
Contact: The Samuel Huntington Fund
Attn: Amy F. Stacy
25 Research Drive
Westborough, MA   01582
Phone: (508) 389 3390
Email: amy.stacy@us.ngrid.com

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SEASPACE Scholarship
The scholarships are open to undergraduate students entering their junior or senior years and graduate students. Overall GPA of at least 3.3/4.0 and demonstrating financial need. Students must be enrolled or accepted full-time beginning with the 2009 fall term. Scholarship majors have included marine sciences, marine biology, wildlife and fisheries, environmental toxicology, biological oceanography, genetics, ocean engineering, aquaculture and zoology with marine mammal applications.
   
Deadline: February 2
   
Amount of Scholarship: Visit website
   
Contact: SEASPACE Scholarships
P.O. Box 3753
Houston, TX 77253-3753
Phone: (713) 467-6675
Email: j.cancelmo@sbcglobal.net

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Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program
Graduate Student Fellowships : Applicants must be formally enrolled in a graduate program of study, must have completed at least one semester, and must not yet have been advanced to candidacy in a doctoral program.

Predoctoral Fellowships: Applicants must have completed coursework and preliminary examinations for the doctoral degree, and must be engaged in dissertation research. In addition, candidates must have the approval of their universities to conduct their doctoral research at the Smithsonian.

Postdoctoral and Senior Fellowships: Postdoctoral Fellowships of three to twelve months are available for scholars who have held the doctoral degree or equivalent for fewer than seven years as of the application deadline. Senior Fellowships of three to twelve months are available for scholars who have held the doctoral degree or equivalent for more than seven years as of the application deadline. Applications for senior fellowships may be made up to eighteen months in advance. Stipends for senior fellowships are the same as for the postdoctoral program, but the Smithsonian's stipend may be matched by other sources of funding such as a sabbatical salary.

   
Deadline: February 1st
   
Amount of Scholarship: Senior and Postdoctoral - $42,000 per year
Earth and Planetary Sciences Senior and Postdoctoral - $47,000 per year
Predoctoral - $27,000 per year
Graduate Students - $6,000
   
Additional Information: www.si.edu/ofg/fell.htm
www.si.edu/ofg/Applications/CFELL/CFELLapp.htm
   
Contact: Office of Fellowships
Smithsonian Institution
470 L'Enfant Plaza SW Suite 7102
MRC 902 PO Box 37012
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012

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USA College Stars Application
Undergraduates of at least sophomore standing at a four-year institution of higher education in the USA or its territories. Full-time student as defined by his or her institution, typically carrying at least 12 credits toward a baccalaureate degree, when nominated. Students taking the current school year off are not eligible. U.S. citizenship is not required. Nominees may not have received a baccalaureate degree prior to the nominating period. Students in five-year or other combined undergraduate/graduate programs who have not yet received a bachelor's degree are eligible. Those who have one bachelor's degree and are seeking another are not.
   
Deadline: December 12
   
Amount of Scholarship: Not Available
   
Additional Information: http://www.usatoday.com
   
Contact: USA TODAY / USATODAY.com
7950 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA 22108-0605

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