Scholarships for Public Service

American Association of University Women - grants for activities that promote education and equity for women 

American Bar Association - listing of scholarships for minority students planning on attending or currently attending law school

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

Bulletin of Atomic Scientists/Leonard M. Rieser Fellowship in Science, Technology, and Global Security - an award for undergraduates exploring issues at the intersection of science, global security, and public policy, focusing on a significant aspect of nuclear security, climate stabilization or biotechnology

Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellows Program - graduating seniors; international relations

Coro Fellows Program - 9 month post graduate public service training program

Council on Foreign Affairs International Affairs Fellowship - working on specific topics for various areas

Critical Languages Scholarship - offers funding for language study overseas

David Boren - NSEP - study abroad for all students in a county outside of Western Europe with a vested interest in national security

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund - award for campus activists with financial need

Echoing Green Fellowship Program - funds two year start-up public service program

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

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

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

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

Humanity in Action Fellowship (HIA) American Core Program - all majors; interested in human rights

Huntington Public Service Award - one year public service activity anywhere internationally 

Institute for Humane Studies - up to $12,000 for undergraduate or graduate study for students 

Jennings Randolph Senior Fellowship Program - ten-month opportunity to spend time in residence at the United States Institute of Peace, reflecting and writing on pressing international peace and security challenges

Sheila C. Johnson Leadership Fellowship - full-tuition support, living stipend, and leadership training for students who are admitted to a degree program at the Harvard Kennedy School

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

McKelvie - undergraduate and graduate award for students pursuing careers in public sector

Metro Undergraduate Scholarship - Juniors and seniors with a major discipline related to foreign affairs

Mitchell - 1 year of graduate study in Ireland

Payne International Development Fellowship Program - for all majors, funding for international development masters degree for USAID Foreign Service Officer Program

Phi Kappa Phi - award toward graduate funding

Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship - career in Foreign Service

PPIA - public service; ethnic based award

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

Rhodes - 2-3 years of graduate study at Oxford

Rotary - academic and practical training to prepare fellows for leadership roles in solving conflicts around the world

J.W. Saxe - undergraduate and graduate award for students in public service

Scoville Peace Fellowship - stipends for recent grads; spend six to nine months in Washington serving as full-time junior staff members at the participating organization of their choice

Simon Fellowship for Noble Purpose - funding for pursuit of a goal that will strengthen civil society

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

US Department of Homeland Security Undergraduate Scholarship - scholarship for students interested in protecting the rights of American citizens

White House Fellowship Program - provides first-hand experience at the highest levels of the Federal Government 

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If you have any questions, or would like more information on these awards please contact Dr. Jennifer Asmussen at the Office of Undergraduate Research.