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2011 Thomas R.Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowships
American-Scandinavian Foundation Award
Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Fellowship
Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowship
Fulbright Scholar Program Grant
Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Graduate Degree Fellowships
National Research Council: Research Associateship Programs

 
2011 Thomas R.Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowships
The Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program provides funding to participants as they are prepared academically and professionally to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service. To qualify, you must 1) be a senior who expects to enroll in two-year master's degree programs in public policy, international affairs, public administration, or academic fields such as business, economics, political science, sociology, or foreign languages during the 2011-2012 academic year; College juniors can also apply; 2) have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.2; 3) must have an interested in becoming Foreign Service Officers in the U.S. Department of State; and 4) demonstrate financial need as determined by submitting a 2011-12 FAFSA.
   
Deadline:

February 7, 2011

   
Amount of Scholarship: $40,000 per year for the first two years of graduate study
   
Additional Information: www.woodrow.org
   
Contact:

Caryl Loney-McFarlane, Assistant Director, at pickeringgfaf@woodrow.org

 
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American-Scandinavian Foundation Award
Must have a well-defined research or study project that makes a stay in Scandinavia essential. U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Must have completed undergraduate education by the start of the project in Scandinavia. The ASF considers it desirable that all candidates have at least some ability in the language of the host country, even if it is not essential for the execution of the research plan. For projects that require a command of one or more Scandinavian (or other) languages, candidates should defer application until they have the necessary proficiency.
   
Deadline: Early November
   
Amount of Scholarship: Up to $23000 fellowship and $5000 grant
   
Additional Information:

http://www.amscan.org/study_scandinavia_details.html
University of Miami Office of Academic Enhancement (prestigiousawards@miami.edu)

   
Contact:

The American Scandinavian Foundation
58 Park Avenue at 38th Street,
New York City, NY 10016

   
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Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Fellowship

Criteria:

  •  U.S. citizen or permanent resident willing to morally commit to making your skills available to the United States in time of national emergency (see the Moral Commitment section on the web site).
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  •  College seniors wishing to pursue a Ph.D. in any of the fields of particular interest to the foundation as well as graduate students already doing so.
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  •  Demonstrate qualities the foundation believes are essential ingredients of future professional accomplishment and/or reasonably reliable indicators of future professional success.
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  •  Must be students of the applied physical, biological, and engineering sciences.
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    Deadline: October
       
    Amount of Scholarship: Varies
       
    Additional Information:

    http://www.hertzfoundation.org
    University of Miami Office of Academic Enhancement (prestigiousawards@miami.edu)

       
    Contact:

    Fannie and John Hertz Foundation
    2456 Research Drive
    Livermore, CA 94550-3850
    Phone: 925-373-1642
    Fax: 925-373-6329

       
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    Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowship
     
    Criteria:
  •  U.S. citizen or national.
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  •  Evidence of superior academic achievement.
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  •  Committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level.
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  •  Enrolled or planning to enroll in a research-based program leading or a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree at the U.S. educational institution.
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  •  Must not have already earned a doctoral degree at any time, in any field.
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    Deadline: November
       
    Amount of the Scholarship: Varies
       
    Additional Information:

    http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/fordfellowships/

      University of Miami Office of Academic Enhancement (prestigiousawards@miami.edu)
       
    Contact: Fellowships Office, Keck 576
    National Research Council
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, D.C. 20001
    Tel: 202-334-2872
    Fax: 202-334-3419
    E-mail: infofell@nas.edu
       
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    Fulbright Scholar Program Grant
       
    Criteria:
  •  U.S. citizen
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  •  Cannot be a Department of State employee and immediate family member of a Department of State employee, or an employee of an agency under contract to the Department of State or perform services related to exchange programs.
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  •  Must have at least a bachelor's degree by start of grant. Applicants who hold a completed doctorate may be ineligible (see website for specific details)
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  •  Sufficient written and spoken proficiency in the language of the host country to carry out the project required.
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    Deadline: August 2 to the Prestigious Awards and Fellowships Office at UM
       
      Mid-October: Documents must be received by the Fulbright Scholar Program
       
    Amount of the Scholarship: Varies
       
    Additional Information: http://fulbright.state.gov
      University of Miami Office of Academic Enhancement (prestigiousawards@miami.edu)
       
    Contact: IIE/Headquarters
    809 United Nations Plaza
    New York, NY 10017-3580
    Tel: 212-984-5330
    http://www.iie.org
       
      Fulbright Scholar Program Grant
    E-mail: fulbright@state.gov
    Tel: 202-632-3238
       
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    Gates Cambridge Scholarship
       
    Criteria:
  •  Citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom
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  •  Bachelor's degree from a recognized university
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  •  Must be admitted to the University of Cambridge, pursuing one of the following full-time residential courses of study research leading to the Ph.D. degree; one-year post graduate degree (e.g., M.Phil., LL.M., Diploma, M.B.A., etc.); two-year M.Sc. degree; or M.B. B.Chir Clinical Studies.
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  •  Excellent transcripts with high GPA scores, as well as academic references that demonstrate leadership potential, social commitment, and intellectual ability.
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  •  Well prepared of the degree for which you are applying and in compliance with the admission criteria specified by the university.
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    Deadline: August 1: materials must be submitted to the Office of Academic Enhancement
       
      Mid-December: Applicants invited to interview by the Gates Cambridge Trust will be informed of their status before the end of the month.
       
    Amount of the Scholarship: Varies
       
    Additional Information: http://www.gatesscholar.org
      University of Miami Office of Academic Enhancement (prestigiousawards@miami.edu)
       
    Contact: Gates Cambridge Trust
    3e King's Parade
    Cambridge CB2 1SJ
    United Kingdom
    Tel: +44 1223 338467
    Fax: +44 1223 577004
       
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    Graduate Degree Fellowships
    Applicants must be citizens of the US or citizens of countries within the Center's mandated geographical region, which encompasses
       
    Deadline: October 15
       
    Amount of Scholarship: Not Available
       
    Additional Information: www.eastwestcenter.org
       
    Contact: East-West Center
    Graduate Degree Fellowship
    1601 East-West Rd.
    Honolulu, HA 96848-1601
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    National Research Council: Research Associateship Programs
    Applicants to the Research Associateship Programs must have earned a Ph.D., Sc.D., M.D., D.V.M., or academically equivalent research doctorate before beginning tenure. The NRC makes Research Associateship awards at the Postdoctoral and Senior researcher level and Fellowship awards at the Masters, Doctorate, and Postdoctoral levels.
       
    Deadline: February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1.
       
    Amount of Scholarship: $30,000 - $75,000 depending on stipend level and sponsoring laboratory
       
    Additional Information:

    http://sites.nationalacademies.org

       
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