National Graduate Fellowships and Scholarships

American Sociological Association Minority Fellowships

American Sociological Association Minority Fellowships

Through its Minority Fellowship Program (MFP), the American Sociological Association (ASA) supports the development and training of sociologists of color in mental health and drug abuse research. Funded by a training grant sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and co-funded by the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), MFP seeks to attract talented doctoral students to ensure a diverse and highly trained workforce is available to assume leadership roles in research related to the nation’s mental health and drug abuse research agendas.

More information http://www.asanet.org/funding/mfp.cfm

Advisers
Sandy Hamilton, Fletcher 204, x79108

Eligibility: Seniors, Alumni

Capital Fellows Program

These programs, known collectively as the Capital Fellows Programs, are nationally recognized. The 18 Assembly Fellows, 18 Senate Fellows, 18 Executive Fellows and 10 Judicial Administration Fellows receive an outstanding opportunity to engage in public service and prepare for future careers, while actively contributing to the development and implementation of public policy in California. The ranks of former fellows include a Justice of the California Supreme Court, members of the United States Congress and the State Legislature, a deputy director of the Peace Corps, state and local government officials, corporate executives and community leaders.

More information on their Website

Advisers
Rachel VanSickle-Ward, Bernard 203, x74650
Sandy Hamilton, Fletcher 204, x79108

Eligibiity: Seniors, Alumni

Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellows Program

Each year the Endowment offers 8-10 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. They are selected from a pool of nominees from close to 400 participating colleges. Carnegie Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the Endowment's senior associates. Those who have begun graduate studies are not eligible for consideration. Carnegie Endowment's nomination deadline is January 15 of each year. Colleges generally set an earlier application deadline. See your school’s Nominating Official to learn more about the college application process.

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Advisers
Michael Ballagh, West Hall Q108, x74645
Sandy Hamilton, Fletcher 204, x79108

Eligibility: Graduating seniors

Coro Fellowship

Coro Fellowship

There are several Coro programs; the Fellows Program in Public Affairs is Coro's best known. It is a nine-month, full-time, post-graduate experiential leadership training program which introduces diverse, intelligent and driven young public servants to all aspects of the public affairs arena. Sixty-eight Fellows are chosen annually each year through a highly competitive selection process. The Fellows Program in Public Affairs is conducted in Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and St. Louis.

More information on their Website

Advisers
Sandy Hamilton, Fletcher 204, x79108

Eligibility: Seniors

East-West Center

East-West Center

The East-West Center promotes better relations and understanding among the people and nations of the United States, Asia, and the Pacific through cooperative study, research, and dialogue. Established by the U.S. Congress in 1960, the Center serves as a resource for information and analysis on critical issues of common concern, bringing people together to exchange views, build expertise, and develop policy options. The Center is an independent, public, nonprofit organization with funding from the U.S. government, and additional support provided by private agencies, individuals, foundations, corporations, and governments in the region.

FMI: http://www.eastwestcenter.org/education/student-programs

Adviser:  Sandy Hamilton, Fletcher 204, x79108

Eligibility: Seniors and alumni

James Madison Graduate Fellowship

The James Madison Graduate Fellowship is awarded to U.S. citizens who demonstrate a commitment to civic responsibilities and to professional and collegial activities and who qualify for admission with graduate standing at an accredited U.S. university that offers a qualifying master’s degree program are eligible to apply. Applicants must be committed to teaching American history, American government, and/or social studies full time in grades 7-12. Grant is maximum of $24,000 prorated over the period of study up to 2 years.

Faculty Adviser:
Stuart McConnell, Scott 227, x73954

Eligibility: Seniors

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Napier Awards

Napier Initiative

The Pilgrim Place community, located in Claremont, California, offers two $10,000 Napier Awards for Creative Leadership. The two awards are for graduating seniors at the five Claremont colleges: Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, Pomona, and Scripps.

Faculty Adviser:
Nigel Boyle, Fletcher 202, x73770
Sandy Hamilton, Fletcher 204, x79108

Eligibility: Graduating Seniors

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Teach for America

Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates and professionals of all academic majors, career interests, and professional backgrounds who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools and become leaders in the effort to expand educational opportunity.

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Adviser
Michelle Dymerski, Broad Hall 207, x79399

Eligibility: Seniors

Union Semester Fellowship

New York Union Semester is a program that provides the opportunity to learn about organized labor in a challenging environment both inside and outside the classroom. As interns, students learn the inner workings of organized labor while they make a contribution to the important work unions do. In the classroom, students analyze the experience they are gaining in the field, by studying the U.S. Labor Movement past and present. Students will earn 16 undergraduate credits OR 12 graduate credits and a Certificate in Labor Studies from the School of Professional Studies (SPS) at the City University of New York (CUNY).

More information on their Website

Adviser
Sandy Hamilton, Fletcher 204, x79108

Eligibility: Juniors