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Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives [ALBA]: Annual essay competition established in 1998 to honor Lincoln vet George Watt, a writer and lifelong activist central to the creation of ALBA. Entries must be at between 3,500-12,500 words, in Spanish or English, about any aspect of the Spanish Civil War, the global political or cultural struggles against fascism in 1920s and 1930s, or the lifetime histories and contributions of the international volunteers who fought in support of the Spanish Republic from 1936 to 1938.

WEB: http://www.alba-valb.org


 

American Association of School Administrators: AASA’s Educational Administration Scholarships were created in 1949 to provide incentive, honor and financial assistance to outstanding graduate students in school administration who intend to make the school superintendency a career.
WEB: www.aasa.org


 

American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE): Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program that is relevant to the field of medical management.
WEB: www.mgma.com


 

American Library Association: Variety of scholarships, including the Spectrum Initiative for minority students. Students must be entering or enrolled in ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree programs who have completed less than 12 semester hours toward the MA. Must be a citizen of the U.S. or Canada.
WEB: www.ala.org


 

American Political Science Association: Multiple Grants available, each grant fund has a unique set of aims, including supporting international scholarship, electoral scholarship, and scholarship on race and gender. See below for detailed information about individual grant aims. All APSA members, including undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty, are encouraged to apply for Centennial Center Research Grants
WEB: www.apsanet.org


 

American Psychological Association: Offers 600 research funding, scholarships, grants and awards sponsored by APA and other psychology-related organizations.

WEB: www.apa.org


 

American Society for Engineering Education: Offers a variety of fellowships and grants for students in engineering related fields. 
WEB: https://www.asee.org


 

American Sociological Association: Fellowship program designed for minority students sufficiently advancing in a sociology Ph.D. program. Application must include essay, letters of recommendation, and transcripts. Apply online. 
WEB: http://www.asanet.org


 

American Statistical Association: Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship for women. Must be a full time student and a U.S. citizen. Women who are admitted to full-time study in a graduate statistical program by July 1 of the award year or entering the early stages of graduate training (MS or Ph.D.) are especially encouraged to apply.
WEB: http://www.amstat.org


 

American Veteran Scholarship: The VFW's "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" provides service members and veterans with the financial assistance they need to complete their educational goals without incurring excessive student loan debt. Applicants must be retired, honorably discharged, active duty, or a member of the National Guard or Reserve.
WEB: https://www.vfw.org/Scholarship


 

American Water Works Association: Offers many scholarships/fellowship for the study of safety of drinking water, water supply and treatment. AWWA and its members recognize the importance of investing in students as the future of the water industry.
WEB: http://www.awwa.org


 

Association on American Indian Affairs: AAIA offers a scholarships for students that are enrolled with his or her respective Tribe, either federally recognized or non-federally recognized Tribe, from the continental US or Alaska. Be a full time student, minimum 2.5 GPA, attend an accredited institution and be seeking an Associate's Degree or higher.
WEB: www.indian-affairs.org


 

Jane Austen Society of North America: Offers an essay contest and fellowship opportunity. For the essay contest students enrolled during the contest year in at least three credit hours of graduate course work at a college or university leading to an advanced degree. Award for contest varies. JASNA's International Visitor Program (IVP) provides a member the opportunity to work on a creative or scholarly project in Jane Austen's village of Chawton, England, for up to six weeks in July and August (fellowship). 
WEB: www.jasna.org 


 

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Fellowship: CHCI’s Graduate Fellowship Program is designed for exceptional emerging Latino leaders who want to immerse themselves in a specific public policy area. This paid, nine-month fellowship will provide you with valuable work experience, access to powerful Latino network, and a chance to showcase your public policy knowledge on Capitol Hill.
WEB: www.chci.org


 

Dow Jones Newspaper Fund: Offers numerous summer internships for graduate students to work as copy editors at daily newspapers. Students receive scholarship money after their internship.
WEB: https://www.dowjonesnewsfund.org


 

Dorothy Harris Endowed Fellowship: Must be a female graduate student in Physical Education, Sports Management, Sports Psychology or Sports Sociology. Must be an American citizen or legal resident, graduate student who will be pursuing a full-time course of study at an accredited postgraduate institution is eligible to apply for the Scholarship.
WEB: http://www.womenssportsfoundation.org


 

Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund: Must be a current civilian federal or postal employee or family member with three years of federal service or a dependent family member. Applicants who are dependents must be full-time students. Applicants who are federal or postal employees may be part-time students. Must be enrolled in post-graduate program with grade point average of 3.0.
WEB: http://www.feea.org/programs/scholarships


 

Feldman Fellowship for Graduate Studies in Journalism: The National Press Club offers a one-year stipend of $5,000 to defray post-graduate tuition costs for graduate students in journalism. Applicants must have applied to or be enrolled in an accredited graduate program in journalism.

WEB: http://www.press.org


 

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships for Minorities: Offers dissertation, predoctoral, and postdoctoral fellowships to those committed to a career in teaching and research at the college/university level. Must be a U.S. citizen.

WEB (Predoctoral): http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047958
WEB (Postdoctoral): http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047960


 

Future Legal Leaders Scholarship: Lawsuit Legal is pleased to announce an annual award of $2,000 for U.S. students entering law school seeking a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree in an accredited law school. The program will be awarded to current first year students or those entering law school, and availability will continue annually to provide opportunity and support for students who will become our future legal leaders to help advance their education in the law profession.

WEB: https://www.lawsuitlegal.com/giving-back/scholarship.php


 

The Geological Society of American: Applicant must be currently enrolled in a geological degree program and be a member of GSA.
WEB: www.geosociety.org


 

GEM Fellowship Programs: Offers a variety of fellowships to increase the participation of minorities at the master's and doctoral levels in engineering and science. GPA of 2.8 and above for Master's Fellowships and 3.0 and above for Ph.D. Fellowships. Must be U.S. citizen.
WEB: www.gemfellowship.org


 

GLAAD Dissertation Fellowship: The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation offers two awards of $5,000 each to support the study of media and representation as it relates to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. Must have knowledge of and commitment to GLBT issues.
WEB: www.glaad.org


 

Hemophilia Health Services Memorial Scholarship Fund: Individuals with hemophilia, Von Willebrand disease, and other related factor deficiencies. Applicants must be a full-time graduate student, U.S. citizen, and demonstrate financial need, academic achievement in relation to tested availability and involvement in extracurricular and communities.

WEB: http://www.hemophiliafed.org/scholarships/


 

HSA/Pfizer, Inc. Fellowship Program: Available to Hispanic graduate student at selected universities and in selected majors. The fellowship includes a $10,000 award for the academic year, and a paid Summer internship in New York.
WEB: http://www1.mville.edu/graduatescholarships/gsfrc/ScholarshipInformation/HSFPfizer.htm


 

Howard Hughes Medical Institute: Offers research training fellowships for medical students; and HHMI-NIH research scholars program.

WEB: www.hhmi.org/grants


 

International Research and Exchange Board: Promotes advanced field research and professional training programs between the US and the countries of central and Eastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine, Central Asia, and China.

WEB: www.irex.org


 

Institute of Food Technologies: Provides fellowships and scholarships for graduate studies in the research of food science/technology. Students must be enrolled in a program that is accepted by ITF.

WEB: www.ift.org


 

Institute for Humane Studies: Must be full-time graduate student in 2003-2004 academic year with clearly demonstrated interest in the classical liberal/libertarian tradition of individual rights and market economies with an interest in applying the principles of this tradition to a career.

WEB: www.theihs.org/


 

Institute for Recruitment of Teachers (IRT): Helps minority students seek advanced degrees in teaching, counseling, and administrative careers. IRT has Intern and Associate programs. The IRT program provides extensive assistance throughout the graduate application process.

WEB: https://www.andover.edu/


 

Japanese American Citizens League: Various undergraduate and graduate scholarships available to members of the JACL or for those whose parents are members of JACL. To find out about membership, contact the organization.

WEB: www.jacl.org


 

The James Madison Fellowship Program: For graduate students obtaining a master of arts in American History, Political Science, or a master of arts in teaching or a master of education. Applicants must be committed to teaching American History, American Government, and/or Social Studies full time in grades 7-12.

WEB: www.jamesmadison.com


 

Lagrant Foundation Graduate Scholarship: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and a member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American, Asian Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino or Native American/Alaska Native. Applicant must be a full-time student at a college or university that is accredited by a regional accrediting association, have a minimum of 3.2 GPA and MUST major in a field of study that has an emphasis in public relations, marketing or advertising.
WEB: http://www.lagrantfoundation.org/Graduate%20Scholarships


 

Malyon-Smith Scholarship Award: The American Psychological Association's Division 44 (Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian and Gay Issues) offers this award to support graduate student research into psychological issues relevant to gay, lesbian and bisexual individuals, groups or communities. Applications available after November 1.
WEB: http://www.apa.org/about/division/div44.html


 

Marshall Scholarship: Must be a U.S. citizen who has completed a bachelor's degree by the time they take up the Marshall Scholarship. Apply while a junior or senior. GPA of 3.7 required. Scholarship is for 22 months of study at one of several UK universities.
WEB: www.marshallscholarship.org


 

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund: Must be Latino/a entering first, second, or third year of law school students . Demonstrated involvement with and commitment to serve the Latino/a community through their profession.
Demonstrate financial need.
WEB: www.maldef.org


 

National Health Service Corps: Scholarships available for U.S. allopathic or osteopathic medical school, nurse practitioner or nurse-midwifery program or bachelors' or master's degree physician assistant program. Must be a U.S. citizen.
WEB: http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/scholarships/


 

National Science Foundation: Fellowships are awarded for graduate study leading to research-based master's or doctoral degrees in the fields of natural science, social science, mathematics, and engineering supported by the NSF. Applicants must be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the U.S. Each three-year fellowship provides a stipend for 12-month tenures, and a cost-of-education allowance.
WEB: www.nsf.gov/funding/aboutfunding.jsp


 

National Security Education Program: The David L. Boren Graduate Fellowship enables U.S. graduate students to pursue specialization in area and language study, or to add an important international dimension to their education. Must be a U.S. citizen enrolled in a graduate degree program at an accredited college or university located in the U.S.
WEB: http://www.nsep.gov/


 

National Society of Professional Engineers: Must be a student member of NSPE. Offers several fellowships and grants.
WEB: http://www.nspe.org/


 

National Women's Studies Association: Provides financial assistance to graduate students doing Master's thesis or Ph.D. dissertation research in the interdisciplinary field of women's studies. Students do not need to be enrolled in a women's studies program. Preference is given to candidates who are National Women's Studies 
WEB: https://www.nwsa.org/studentprizes#grad 


 

Organization of American Historians: The Lerner-Scott prize ($1,000) is given for the best doctoral dissertation in U.S. women's history.

WEB: http://jah.oah.org/rs/


 

Nancy Petry Scholarship: Must be a graduate student in the Rocky Mountain region planning to study abroad who is enrolled in a graduate degree program at one of the Institute of International Education Associate Institutions of higher learning at the time of application
WEB: www.iie.org


 

Point Foundation: Must be either an active member of the GLBT community or a contributor to the GLBT community in the form of leadership and dedication. Must be a U.S. citizen. Apply on-line.
WEB: www.thepointfoundation.org


 

Leopold Schepp Foundation Grants in Aid: Grants up to $7,500 are available to a limited number of full-time graduate students who demonstrate financial need. Please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope for information.
WEB: http://www.scheppfoundation.org/wp/applying/


 

Sertoma Communicative Disorders: Graduate student in speech language pathology and/or audiology. Citizen o9r permanent resident of U.S., Canada, or Mexico. GPA 3.2.
WEB: www.sertoma.org


 

Shalem Center: Fellowships are intended to develop innovative solutions to the theoretical and practical problems facing Israel and the Jewish people. Student needs a working knowledge of Hebrew.
WEB: www.shalem.org


 

Sigma Delta Epsilon: Several fellowships offered to students in the biological and chemical sciences, and all the natural sciences.
WEB: www.gwis.org


 

Social Science Research Council: For full time students in a program leading to a Ph.D. in a social science field who wish to consider a career in teaching and research on Africa, Central Asia and the Caucasus, China, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Near and Middle East, South Asia or Southeast Asia.
WEB: www.ssrc.org


 

Society for Technical Communications: Student should be studying communication of information about technical subjects such as: technical writing, editing, graphical design, interface design, and Web design. Must be full-time students who have completed at least one year of post-secondary education and have one full year of academic work remaining. Students seeking Master's or a Doctorate degree are eligible.
WEB: www.stc.org


 

Society of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists (SOLGA): The Kenneth W. Payne Student Prize offered to a graduate student for outstanding work on a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered topic in anthropology. Work completed since September 2000 while enrolled as a student.
WEB: www.solga.org


 

Soroptimist International:The Endowment Fund offers fellowships for women enrolled in a graduate school within the boundary of Founder Region and who are in the last year of their doctoral program. Must be enrolled in a graduate school within Founder Region, (Northern California [including the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, Solano, Sonoma], the state of Hawaii, and the U. S. territories of Guam and the Marianas).
WEB: http://www.soroptimist.org/


 

Special Libraries Association: Offers scholarship for college senior preparing to enter a post-grad library science program or already seeking a masters or PhD degree in library science. Preference given to students who have worked in special libraries and are members of the Special Libraries Association.
WEB: www.sla.org


 

Study Abroad Scholarship (Italy): Available for graduate students who wish to study abroad in Italy.
WEB: www.naif.org


 

United Negro College Fund: Must be African American, enrolled in a full-time Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree program majoring in a life or physical science. M.D./Ph.D. degree candidates are eligible. Must be a U. S. citizen or permanent resident.
WEB: www.uncf.org/merck/


 

Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA): Must be a laywoman over the age of 21 and a member of an ELCA congregation.
WEB: www.womenoftheelca.org


 

Women's Forum of Colorado: Must be a woman graduate student in Colorado. Scholarships are awarded based on evidence of leadership potential, financial need, potential for future contribution to the advancement of women, academic performance and recommendations.
E-MAIL: womenforum@aol.com


 

Women's Research and Education Institute: Offers a fellowship to enable women graduate students to work in the field in a congressional office.
WEB: www.wrei.org/About.htm


 

Woodrow Wilson Women's Studies Grant for Doctoral Candidates: Must be a female graduate student who has completed all pre-dissertation requirements. Funding is for work in a dissertation that is focused on women's studies.
WEB: www.woodrow.org/womens-studies


 

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.: Offers a variety of graduate scholarships for women, both members and non-members of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Areas of study include medicine, education, counseling, and anthropology.
WEB: www.zphib1920.org


 

Zonta International Foundation-Amelia Earhart Fellowship: Must be a female graduate student registered in an accredited Ph.D./doctoral program in a qualifying area of science or engineering closely related to advanced studies in aerospace related science or aerospace engineering. Women of any nationality may apply.

WEB: http://www.zonta.org/whatwedo/internationalprograms/ameliaearhartfellowship.aspx


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