Scholarships for Humanities and Social Sciences

American Academy in Rome Prize - fellowships to emerging artists and scholars pursing arts and humanistic studies

American Austrian Foundation - offers numerous awards to support exchanges to Austria in the fields of medicine, science, communications and the arts

American Psychological Association - site containing various scholarships for Psychology students

APSANET Minority Undergraduate Fellowships - political science for Ph.D.; minority students

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest - essay contest for current undergraduates

Blakemore Freeman Fellowship - Encourages advanced study of Asian languages and to improve the understanding of Asian fine arts in the US

Laura Bush Traveling Fellowship - Helps fund a proposal designed by the applicant to conduct brief work in a foreign country related to the UNESCO mandate

Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellows Program - graduating seniors; international relations

Critical Languages Scholarship - offers funding for language study overseas

DAAD Scholarships - undergraduate scholarships funding study, senior thesis research and/or internships in Germany

DAR National Society Scholarships - various disciplines including health sciences and social sciences

David Boren African Languages Initiative - offers Boren Scholarship applicants the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of, and proficiency in, African languages and culture

David Boren Scholarships - study abroad for all students in a county outside of Western Europe with a vested interest in U.S. 's national security

Education Pioneer Fellowship - Summer fellowship for graduate students in education and related fields offering professional and leadership

Environmental Protection Agency - undergraduate & graduate funding for students pursuing careers related to protecting environment; variety of awards available

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships for Minorities - PhD in variety of disciplines

Frugal Dad - a $5,000 scholarship based on academic achievement and the quality of the application.

Fulbright - study abroad for graduate study in over 140 countries

Fulbright mtvU Fellowship - study abroad for music

Gates Cambridge - 1-4 years of graduate study at Cambridge

Gilman - study abroad scholarships for undergraduates with financial need

Golden Key Honour Society - all majors; must be member of Golden Key

Government Finance Officers Association - undergraduate and graduate students in public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics, or business administration

Harriet Hale Woolley - grant for students in visual fine arts and music for study in France

Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students - public service, undergraduate and graduate students who are members of minority groups

HSF/McNamara Family Creative Arts Project - Hispanic students in arts and humanities

Homeland Security Undergraduate Scholarships for Rising Juniors - scholarship for students interested in protecting the rights of American citizens

Humane Studies Fellowships - award for students with liberty-advancing research interests

International Dissertation Research Fellowship - for Ph.D. students researching abroad

Javits - graduate funding for students in social sciences, humanities, and the arts

Karman - graduate funding in the humanities

Kinley Memorial Fellowship - funds one year of graduate school for students in the arts and architecture

Larson Performing Arts Foundation Grants - support for musical theatre composers, lyricists and book writers, as well as nonprofit theatre companies

MacDowell Colony Residencies - funding for artists from all disciplines

Madison - graduate funding for future or current teachers of American history

Marshall - 2 years of graduate study at an institution in U.K.

Mitchell - 1 year of graduate study in Ireland

National Poetry Series mtvU Prize - poetry published by Harper Collins

NIAF - scholarships for Italian Americans and students studying Italian

NIH Scholarship for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds - funding to pursue educational and career opportunities in biomedical, behavioral and social science health-related research

James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship - essay contest for bloggers

ORAU - scholarships and internships for all sciences

Payne International Development Fellowship Program - two-year masters funding for international development

Phi Kappa Phi - award toward graduate funding

Phillips Exeter Fellowships & Internships - award for student pursuing career in writing

Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship - career in Foreign Service

PSI CHI - multiple grants and research awards for students in psychology 

Rangel International Affairs Fellowship - graduate study in public policy; international affairs; economics; political science

Rhodes - 2-3 years of graduate study at Oxford

Fred Rogers Memorial Scholarship - award and mentoring program for students in childhood education, film/TV production or animation

Rotary - study abroad for junior and senior undergraduate students

Society for Technical Communication - scholarships for students pursuing careers in technical information (Houston Website)

Soros - graduate funding for new Americans

Talbots - scholarship for women returning to college later in life 

Truman - graduate funding for students pursuing a career in public service

Udall - undergraduate funding for sophomores and juniors pursuing a career related to the environment or related to tribal public policy

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest - essay contest for juniors and seniors

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship - graduate fellowship for science, math and engineering teachers

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If you have any questions, or would like more information on these awards please contact Karen Weber at the Office of Undergraduate Research or at 713-743-3367.