Women make up for more than fifty percent of the population, yet are still the minority when it comes to occupying upper-level positions. This is particularly evident in male-dominant fields such as engineering, information technology, and the sciences.
Opportunities abound to fund all kinds of journeys. If so, consider having your travels funded through a grant, fellowship, or travel scholarship. Begin by contemplating where you want to go and potential projects you could build around those destinations.
Always wondered how sustainable agriculture works in Guam? How about local conservation practices in Central America? When applying, take advantage of the resources and support systems you have.
Your school, present or past, will have an adviser who can help you navigate the application process.
Writing grant proposals can take a lot of time, but good advice can help focus your efforts. Your school or area may even offer their own scholarship opportunities—talk to your department or your study abroad office.
Major Grants These are highly sought-after, competitive post-college grants that offer a full ride for a year or two of graduate study overseas. Marshall Scholarship fully funds years of graduate study in the UK.
Open to US students finished with or finishing college.
Rhodes Scholarship funds two years of graduate study at Oxford. Includes full tuition and expenses and living stipend. Fulbright offers year-long fellowships to American graduating seniors, grad students, young professionals and artists for study abroad or to teach English abroad.
Program requirements vary by destination. Posing at the Louvre.
Photo by marshlight Watson Fellowship funds one year of independent research. Open to graduating seniors from participating, small American colleges. Institute for International Public Policy Fellowships is a five year program with study abroad component to prepare underrepresented minority undergrads for careers in international affairs.
Open to US citizens or permanent residents who apply sophomore year. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowships multi-year program also for women and members of minorities underrepresented in foreign service. Open to US citizens to apply by Feb. Gilman International Scholarship is a State Department program supporting study abroad.
Rotary Ambassadorial and World Peace Scholarships fund study and language training abroad for undergraduates and masters degrees for graduate students in international studies, peace studies, and conflict resolution to be completed at one of seven Rotary Centers. Open to graduate students in health professions.
Certain grants fund study in particular regions. Essay required upon return. Must demonstrate financial need. Based on financial need. Open to students attending member institutions of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.
Institute for International Public Policy Fellowship is a multi-year program of summer institutes and study abroad. Open to underrepresented minorities.The Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant program offers financial support to selected doctoral students from groups that are under-represented in the field of computing in the form of grants to complete their dissertations.
Rutgers Physics News Professor Sang-Hyuk Lee uses Nobel Prize winning optical tweezers techniques to study molecular forces in biological systems..
Professor Sang-Hyuk Lee and his Rutgers team (Shishir Chundawat, Eric Lam, and Laura Fabris), along with collaborators at Vanderbilt University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, received a $M DOE award for this study.
The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships. The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship program recruits and prepares the nation's best and brightest recent graduates and career changers with STEM backgrounds to teach in middle and high school science and math classrooms.
The University of Arizona (UA) is the flagship institution in the State of Arizona and offers graduate programs in more than areas of study. Graduate programs of study are described here in our Graduate Catalog and Program Descriptions.
Jan 17 th GRIPS-Abe Fellowship Seminar - "The Diet and the SDF: Oversight in Japan in Comparative Perspective". This year the program will award approximately 70 predoctoral fellowships. These fellowships provide three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree.