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Featured Scholarships and Internships

2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student program provides support to students who wish to teach English or complete a study/research project in more than 140 countries around the world. Interested students are encouraged to meet with the UH Fulbright Program advisor as soon as possible to review the application components and requirements. Interested applicants are also strongly encouraged to attend the 2017 Fulbright Summer Workshop series.

Eligibility: Undergraduate seniors (graduating May 2018), recent alumni, and current graduate students. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

UH Campus Deadline: Friday, September 1, 2017

Not eligible this year? Consider enrolling in ENGL 4303, Teaching ESL this fall if you are interested in a future Fulbright ETA opportunity.


U.K. Awards: Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, and Gates Cambridge Scholarships

Are you interested in completing a graduate degree in the U.K.? Have you been engaged in research, service and leadership activities as an undergraduate student or recent alumni? If so, then consider applying for one of the following nationally competitive scholarship opportunities:

Eligibility: Undergraduate seniors (graduating May 2018) and recent alumni are eligible to apply. Students must be nominated by the University and cannot apply directly. Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Research if you are interested in applying.

UH Campus Deadline: Friday, September 1, 2017


Glamour's 2018 College Women of the Year Competition

Each year, Glamour recognizes 10 outstanding college women from universities throughout the US. Winners receive up to $10,000 and are featured in Glamour magazine. Two students from the University of Houston have received this recognition in recent years. Past winners include scientists, athletes, artists, activists, and businesswomen.

Eligibility: A college student in the 2017-2018 school year. You can also enter if you previously attended college or forwent college to pursue an idea, company or project that you are dedicated to.

UH Campus Deadline: Tuesday, September 19, 2017


Rangel International Affairs Fellowship Program

The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a U.S. Department of State program, administered by Howard University, that seeks to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers as Foreign Service Officers in the U.S. Department of State. Candidates must be graduating seniors or college graduates with strong academic records and a desire to promote positive change in the world. The program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women and those with financial need.  Applicants with any undergraduate major are welcome to apply. Selected fellows will receive support for graduate school and will enter into exciting and rewarding careers representing the United States overseas.

Eligibility: U.S. citizenship; seeking admission to graduate school in fall 2018 for a two-year program in an area relevant to Foreign Service; cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher.

UH Campus Deadline: September 21, 2017