Graduate National Scholarships



The Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs will be happy to assist students with their applications for any of the scholarships listed below.


American-Scandinavian Fellowship

Eligibility
: Research or study for a well-defined research or study project that makes a stay in Scandinavia essential. Applicants must have completed their undergraduate education by the start of the project. Priority is given to candidates at the graduate level for dissertation-related study or research.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: Up to $18,000 for fellowships, normally $5,000 for grants
Tel: 212-879-9779
Email: info@amscan.org
Web: www.amscan.org/fellowship.html

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu


Australia Fellowship Program

Eligibility: Applicant's research or study must be at graduate or postgraduate level; Acceptance into an Australian educational institution for full time study; American citizenship or permanent resident of America
Fields of Study
:  Medicine, Life sciences (particularly in oceanography/marine sciences and stem cell research), Sustainability, Geosciences (including geology, geophysics and reservoir engineering), Engineering, & Mining
Awards: up to AU$30,000
Tel: (212) 338-6860
Email: jhelum.bagchi@aaanyc.org
Webhttp://www.americanaustralian.org/en/users/login.asp?/forms/12/USA-to-Australia-Program/index.asp?
Application instructions: http://www.americanaustralian.org/attachments/files/2923/UtoAInstructions.pdf

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships for Advanced Asian Language

Eligibility
: Awarded for study of the principal modern languages of East and Southeast Asia for individuals pursuing an academic, professional, or business career that involves the regular use of such languages. Applicants must have a college undergraduate degree and be at or near an advanced level in the language.
Fields of Study: Modern languages of East and Southeast Asia
GPA: N/A
Awards: Variable; cover basic expenses at a graduate student level necessary to pursue a year of full-time study in Asia, including tuition or tutoring fees, plus a stipend for travel, living, and study expenses (approximately $35,000)
Tel: 206-359-8778
Email: blakemore@perkinscoie.com
Web: www.blakemorefoundation.org/language.htm

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

Critical Language Scholarships

Eligibility: Graduate or Ph.D. student with interest in intensive Arabic, Bangla, Hindi, Punjabi, Turkish, or Urdu language study during the summer. Recipients of these scholarships are expected to continue language study beyond the scholarship period and later apply language skills in professional careers. Previous language study experience requirements vary per location.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: Program covers tuition, all living expenses (including airfare)
Tel: 202-633-1302
Email: cls@caorc.org
Web: http://www.clscholarship.org/home.php 

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu


DAAD German Academic Exchange Service Scholarships

Eligibility: Graduate scholarships are available for study or research in Germany. Some previous German language study required; must be enrolled full-time in a degree-training program in the U.S. or Canada.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: Variable; approx. €615 a month (minimum 4 months)
Tel: 212-758-3223
Email: daadyny@daad.org
Web: www.daad.org

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu


Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences

Eligibility: Varies based on fellowship
Fields of Study: Science, Medicine, Nursing
GPA: N/A
Awards: Vary
Tel: 1-301-496-2075
Email: Varies based on fellowship
Web: http://www.fic.nih.gov/funding/index.htm

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu


Fulbright Grants

Eligibility: Available to graduating seniors and graduate students who present a clear program of study to be carried out in a particular academic setting abroad. The grants provide for either one year of research/advanced study or a one-year English teaching assistantship in a foreign country. Fluency in the host language is preferred in most fields of research and in some teaching assistantship programs. A strong background in American culture and current events of the host country are critical in selection. Preference is given to applicants who have not resided or studied in the country to which they are
applying for more than sixmonths.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: Full Grant: Round-trip transportation to the host country, living expenses, book and research allowances, supplemental health and accident insurance, tuition (in some cases), language or orientation courses (where appropriate)
Travel Grant: Round-trip transportation to the host country, supplemental health and accident insurance, cost of an orientation course abroad, if applicable
Teaching Assistantship: Varies
Tel: 212-984-5327
Email: wjackson@iie.org
Web: us.fulbrightonline.org/about.html

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu


Gates Cambridge Scholarship Program

Eligibility: Applicants must have completed their undergraduate education by time of study and must be under 30. Scholarships for graduate work or second degrees at Cambridge University in England. Must apply and be admitted to
Cambridge via the normal application process.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: High GPA
Awards: Full cost of study
Tel: N/A
Email: info@gates.scholarships.cam.ac.uk
Web: www.gates.scholarships.cam.ac.uk/

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu


George J. Mitchell Scholarships

Eligibility: Applicants must have completed their undergraduate education by time of study and must be between 18 and 30. Provides for one year of graduate study in a university/college in Ireland or Northern Ireland.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: Provide for tuition, housing, a $12,000 living expenses stipend, and international travel.
Tel: 703-841-5843
Email: hartman@us-irelandalliance.org
Web: http://www.us-irelandalliance.org/wmspage.cfm?parm1=34 

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu


Institute for International Public Policy Fellowship Program (IIPP)

Eligibility: Applicant must be an underrepresented minority: African American, Hispanic/Latino American, American Indian, Asian American, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander; must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident; must possess a strong interest in a career in international service; must be pursuing a masters degree in international affairs or a related field.
Fields of Study: International affairs
GPA: 3.2
Awards: Up to $15,000 over the course of a two-year program
Tel: 800-530-6232
Email: iipp@uncfsp.org
Web: www.uncfsp.org/iipp

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

Japanese Government Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Monbukagakusho or MEXT) Scholarship

Eligibility:Applicants for research scholarships must be U.S. citizens who are less than 35 years of age as of April 1; have completed their undergraduate degree by the time of their proposed departure; and wish to conduct research in Japan same
field at their undergraduate work. Applicants for teacher training/professional development must be U.S. primary or secondary school teachers (or academic staff at teacher training institutions).
Fields of Study: Vary. Teaching Japanese as a foreign language. Research interests can cover
a broad range of topics.
GPA: N/A
Awards: Round-trip airfare, tuition fees, and a monthly stipend for room and board.
Tel: 404-240-4300
Email: jet@cgjapanatlanta.org
Web: www.atlanta.us.emb-japan.go.jp/monbusho.html

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu


Marshall Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must have completed their undergraduate education by time of study and apply for the award within approximately two years of graduating. Available for two years of graduate study in the United Kingdom.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: 3.7+
Awards: University fees, cost of living expenses, annual book grant, thesis grant, research and daily travel grants, fares to and from the United States and, where applicable, a contribution towards the support of a dependent spouse for two years of graduate study (approx. ₤20,000/year).
Tel: 404-954-7708
Email: info@marshallscholarship.org
Web: www.marshallscholarship.org/

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu


National Flagship Language Program

Eligibility: U.S. citizen at the time of application; must have minimum proficiency in the appropriate foreign language of advanced low as defined by ACTFL or level 2 as defined by ILR; must have excellent skills in English, and an undergraduate degree at the start of the NFLP Fellowship. May not be a current government employee. Born from the National Security Language Initiative (NSLI), the objective of the award is to provide funding for select U.S. citizens who are highly motivated to work for the federal government in an area related to U.S. national security.
Fields of Study: Advanced language training in Arabic, Korean, Mandarin, Persian and Russian
GPA: N/A
Awards: Two year awards that provide support for all academic expenses directly related to the National Flagship Language Program, including tuition, a stipend for living expenses, support for travel costs and health insurance.
Tel: 1-800-618-6737
Email: flagship@iie.org
Web: http://www.iie.org/programs/nsep/flagship/default.htm

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu


National Security Education Program (NSEP)
David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships

Eligibility: U.S. citizen at the time of application; must be enrolled in, or applying to, a graduate degree program at the master's or doctoral level at an accredited U.S. college or university located within the United States. The purpose of the award is to provide students with the opportunity to strengthen their knowledge of less commonly taught languages and cultures critical to national security. For those in fields less likely to include an international focus, the Fellowship may be used to add an international component, usually language and area studies courses, alone or in combination with overseas study. Study outside of the U.S. is strongly encouraged, but not required.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: Maximum award for overseas study is $12,000/semester for up to two semesters. The maximum award for a combined overseas and domestic
program is $30,000.
Tel: 800-498-9360
Email: nsep@aed.org
Web: www.iie.org/nsep

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu


Rhodes Scholarship

Eligibility: Normally for two years of study at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. Candidates must be 18-23 years old, have senior standing, superior academic ability, a history of service and leadership, and be well-informed on global issues. Candidate's undergraduate program must provide a sufficient basis for further study in the proposed field.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: All educational costs, such as matriculation, tuition, laboratory, and certain other fees for two years of study. The scholarship also provides a maintenance allowance adequate to meet necessary expenses for term-time, vacations, and
necessary costs of travel to and from Oxford, as well as possible additional grants for research purposes or study-related travel.
Tel: N/A
Email: amsec@rhodesscholar.org
Web: www.rhodesscholar.org/

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu


Taiwan Scholarship Program

Eligibility: Available for graduate or Ph.D. study at a university/college in Taiwan for five years at most. Applicants must have an outstanding academic record, and be of good character; must not be overseas Chinese students or foreign students
concurrently holding Taiwan nationality; must not be exchange students, nor be in receipt of any other scholarships from any other Taiwan government agency.
Fields of Study: All
GPA: N/A
Awards: Masters and Ph.D. scholarships approx. NT$30,000 (US $925) stipend per month. A roundtrip airfare ticket will be offered to each recipient upon approval of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.Recipients will be responsible for registration and tuition fees, accommodations, food, insurance and other miscellaneous expenses.
Tel: 213-385-0512
Email: N/A
Web: http://140.111.1.22/english/home_information.htm

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu


Whitaker International Summer Grants Program (Biomedical Engineering)

With support from the former Whitaker Foundation, IIE will provide bioengineers and biomedical engineers funding for eight (8) weeks to pursue, in an international setting, a high-quality activity relevant to their field of focus in biomedical engineering (BME). Grants can support research, or course work in BME, or an internship in industry. By providing young bioengineers and biomedical engineers the opportunity to go abroad, the Whitaker Summer Grants Program will achieve the following objectives:
  • Improve the expertise of the participants as scientists;
  • Build individual and institutional partnerships; and
  • Establish dialogues between the scientific community in the U.S. and rest of the world.
Eligibility: have U.S. citizenship or permanent residence in the U.S.; be a current master's or Ph.D. student at a U.S. university in bioengineering or biomedical engineering.
Fields of Study: Biomedical Engineering
GPA: n/a
Awards: funding for 8-week program
Tel: 212.984.5442
Email:whitaker@iie.org"> whitaker@iie.org
Web: http://www.whitaker.org/

USC On-Campus Coordinator:  Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, OFSP@sc.edu

Rotary International Global Grants