Scholarship programs vary widely in their aims, meeting the needs and interests of a large range of applicants. The detailed descriptions in the list of fellowships are intended to help you understand the terms, eligibility criteria, and desired qualifications for each program. Some students may focus on a particular fellowship that fits their interests; for many students it makes sense to apply for multiple fellowships.
For an overview of these fellowships and the NFP program, watch a narrated Powerpoint of our general information session (Adobe Flash Player is required).
I applied for a Boren Scholarship in Jordan because, as an International Studies major focusing on the Middle East, I knew it was crucial to both gain experience in the region and develop my Arabic language capabilities. – Carly Greenspan, Boren Scholarship
|Astronaut Scholarship|| |
For sophomores and juniors with exceptional motivation, creativity, and performance in STEM fields.
|Baltimore Corps Fellowship|| |
For postgraduates dedicated to a career in community leadership to pursue a year-long fellowship in Baltimore’s social sector.
|Beinecke Scholarship|| |
For juniors interested in pursuing a graduate degree in the arts, humanities, or most social sciences.
|Boren Scholarship|| |
For undergraduates interested in studying less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests.
|Churchill Scholarship|| |
For postgraduates to pursue a STEM-field graduate degree at Cambridge University.
A variety of funding opportunities for study or research in Germany.
|Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program|| |
For postgraduates to pursue a year-long professional fellowship focused on anti-poverty and anti-hunger efforts.
|Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship|| |
For early PhD candidates committed to promoting diversity through a career in teaching and research.
|Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award|| |
Postgraduate opportunities to teach English and American culture abroad.
|Fulbright Study/Research Award|| |
Postgraduate opportunities to conduct independent research or pursue graduate study abroad.
|Fulbright Study/Research Award for E. Baltimore and DC campuses|| |
Postgraduate opportunities to conduct independent research or pursue graduate study abroad for students on the East Baltimore and DC campuses.
|Gaither Junior Fellows Program|| |
Postgraduate fellowship placement at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a leading think-tank in Washington, D.C.
|Gates Cambridge Scholarship|| |
For postgraduates with a commitment to improving the lives of others to pursue a graduate degree at Cambridge University.
|Goldwater Scholarship|| |
For sophomores and juniors with a strong research profile intent on a STEM-field research career.
|Hertz Graduate Fellowship|| |
For STEM-field PhD students with evidence of exceptional creativity, broad understanding, and potential for innovative research.
|Knight-Hennessy Scholarship|| |
For postgraduates dedicated to finding creative solutions to the world's greatest challenges to pursue a graduate degree at Stanford University.
|Luce Scholars Program|| |
For postgraduates to pursue a year-long professional placement that introduces them immersively to an Asian language and culture.
|Marshall Scholarship|| |
For postgraduates positioned to become leaders in their fields to pursue a graduate degree at any university in the U.K.
|Mitchell Scholarship|| |
For postgraduates positioned to become leaders in their fields to pursue a graduate degree in Ireland.
|NIH Undergraduate Scholarship|| |
Support and extensive professional research training for undergraduates who are firmly committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research.
|NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program|| |
For students enrolled or enrolling in STEM graduate programs.
|Rhodes Scholarship|| |
For postgraduates positioned to become leaders in their fields to pursue a degree at Oxford University.
|Schwarzman Scholars Program|| |
For postgraduates to develop their leadership skills while pursuing a master's degree in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
|Soros Fellowship for New Americans|| |
For New Americans, immigrants, or children of immigrants to pursue graduate study in the U.S.
|SSRC - International Dissertation Research Fellowship|| |
For PhD students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences to conduct dissertation research on non-U.S. topics.
|Truman Scholarship|| |
For juniors committed to public service leadership to pursue graduate study and professional development.
|Udall Undergraduate Scholarship|| |
For second- and third-year students committed to issues related to the environment or Native American nations.