First Generation, Low Income, and International Fellowships & Scholarships

A. Patrick Charnon Memorial Scholarship Full-time undergraduate students enrolled in a four-year college in the United States. Each scholarship carries a stipend of $1,500 per academic year. Recipients may re-apply each year for up to four years, provided they continue to meet the requirements of the award.

All-USA College Academic Team Recognition program for exceptional full-time undergraduates at four-year institutions in the USA and its territories.

Amelia Earhart Fellowships (Zonta International Foundation) Women of any nationality with a superior academic record and a bachelor’s degree in science or engineering. Fellowships carry a stipend of $6,000; approximately 35 are awarded annually.

American Association for University Women – International Fellowships Full-time study or research to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate study at accredited institutions are supported.

American Scandinavian Foundation Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden citizens for study or research programs (usually at the graduate level) in the United States for up to one year. Awards are made in all fields.

Asian Development Bank (ADB) – Japan Scholarship Program Citizens of ADB’s developing member countries to pursue postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asian and Pacific Region. The ADB-JSP provides full scholarships for one to two years.

Opportunities for International Students Individual fellowship grants to artists, scholars, students, and specialists from Asia for study, research, travel and creative work in the United States. Deadlines vary.

Association for Women in Science Educational Foundation Female students enrolled in a behavioral, life, physical, or social science or engineering program leading to a Ph.D. degree. Graduate fellowships in the amount of $1,000 are awarded each year.

Bibliographical Society of America Fellowship Program Short-term fellowship program supporting bibliographical inquiry as well as research in the history of the book trades and in publishing history.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellow Program Year long paid internship for graduating seniors interested in careers in international affairs. Internship is at the Carnegie Endowment for World Peace in Washington, DC.

Canon Collins Educational Trust Full scholarship for nationals from Southern African countries South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Angola and Mozambique) who wish to pursue a postgraduate degree (normally a one year Master’s degree) in either the United Kingdom or southern Africa.

Chevening Scholarship Program Three different scholarship schemes for postgraduate study in the United Kingdom. For students from selected countries. Eligible for all fields of study. Deadlines vary depending on country.

Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program Designed to engage graduate science, engineering, medical, veterinary, business, and law students in the analysis that informs the creation of science and technology policy and to familiarize them with the interactions of science, technology, and government.

DAAD Annual Grants Undergraduate scholarships to study in the Federal Republic of Germany. Foreign nationals are eligible if they are attending a US institution for their undergraduate degree. Applications in all fields are accepted, with the exception of dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, and veterinary medicine.

Davis-Putter Scholarships Need-based grants (up to $6,000) to undergraduate or graduate students actively working for peace and justice on campus and/or in the community.

Echoing Green Public Service Fellowships Funding to conduct public service projects anywhere in the world. For up to two years of support.

Edmund S. Muskie Ph.D. Fellowship Twenty-two fellowships for doctoral-level programs in business administration, economics, public administration, and public policy. For citizens of Georgia, Russia or Ukraine.

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay contest for full-time juniors or seniors. Prizes range from $500 – $5,000.

Environmental Research and Education Foundation This scholarship recognizes excellence in Ph.D. or post-doctoral environmental research and education.

Fellows for Peace: The Vision of Kathryn W. Davis Scholarships to support language training at Middlebury College The fellowships are competitive, merit-based award open to all language School applicants. This fellowship is available to U.S. citizens and international students and professionals.

The Fortis Fellowship – The Fortis Fellowship selects top first-generation students to take part in a three-year program to become top world leaders and eventually become inducted in the Fortis Society. Their goal is to create a network of diverse people committing to creating a better world and helping each other succeed.

Gates Cambridge Scholarships One to three years of study in any discipline at Cambridge University. Candidates apply directly through Cambridge.

Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Program $3,000 award for 100 outstanding second year college students in any field of study.

Humane Studies Fellowships For undergraduate and graduate students interested in the classical liberal/libertarian tradition of individual rights and market economies. More than 100 fellowships up to $12,000 are awarded annually.

I’m First! believes the opportunity for college exists for students who do not have a family history of higher education. I’m First! is an online community providing first-generation college students—and those who advise them—with inspiration, information, and support on the road to and through college.

International Dissertation Field Research Fellowships Up to 50 fellowships to support social scientists and humanists conducting dissertation field research in all areas and regions of the world.

Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies Nationals of IMF Asian member countries interested in studying for their doctorates in economics in order to work in an international financial institution (such as the IMF or the World Bank) or in their home administrations.

Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI) is a federal grant program funding nonprofit organizations that address the economic needs of low-income individuals and families through the creation of sustainable business development and employment opportunities.

Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Regular Program For individuals from World Bank member countries to undertake graduate studies at any university located in a World Bank member country except their own. Suggested fields of study: economics, public administration, finance, planning, health, population, agriculture, infrastructure, information systems and aquatic resources (provided that the focus of study is on public policy aspects of these fields), environment and natural resource management, education, and other development-related subjects.

Josephine de Karman Scholarships $16,000 scholarship to support either the final year of study for juniors or for PhD candidates with ABD status.

Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship Annual fellowship for advanced study of Fine Arts in the U.S. or abroad, to enhance professional standing or to finance a special project. Preference for candidates under 25 years. There are three fellowships of $7,500 each in art, architecture or music; an additional music fellowship for $15,000; and up to three alternate awards of up to $1,000 each.

MLT Ascend, a college success and career readiness program in which MLT alumni – our Rising Leaders – volunteer to coach first-generation, low-income college students. – Founded in 2006, is now the largest and most trusted employment website for foreign workers seeking opportunities in United States.

National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) – Information to help First Generation students succeed in their career development.

Organization of American States (OAS) Fellowships For graduate study or research in any field except medical sciences or introductory language study.

Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship Supports doctoral dissertations that explore the sources and nature of international conflict, and strategies to prevent or end conflict and to sustain peace. Citizens of all countries are eligible, but must be enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States.

Rhodes Scholarships for Non-U.S. Citizens One to three years of study at Oxford University for citizens of Australia, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Canada, Commonwealth Caribbean and Jamaica, Germany, Hong Kong, India Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Rotary International Peace Scholarships Funding to support two-year master’s-level degree program at one of the Rotary Centers for International Studies. Each year the Rotary Foundation awards up to 50 fellowships for master’s degrees and 80 for certificate studies at premier universities.

Samuel Huntington Public Service Fellowship Award Annual stipend of $15,000 for a graduating college senior to pursue public service anywhere in the world.

South Pacific and East Timor Scholarship Programs Two special degree study programs for citizens of South Pacific nations and East Timor. Scholarships are awarded for undergraduate degree study. Priority is given to applicants seeking degrees that address national development needs.

Smithsonian Fellowships Unless noted otherwise, all Smithsonian fellowships (graduate, pre-doctoral, post-doctoral, senior) opportunities are open to non-US citizens.

UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi fellowships Young researchers with advanced degrees (M.A., M.Sc. or equivalent) from developing countries majoring in one of four areas: environment, intercultural dialogue, information and communication technologies, and peaceful conflict resolution.

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Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships Undergraduate or graduate students pursuing degrees in the fine or commercial arts, design or architecture.