Fellowships and Scholarships News and Announcements
Monday
12/05/16

Point Foundation Scholarships

Posted by mrp6 on December 5, 2016 in Awards, National Scholarship

The Point Foundation Scholarship provides financial support through multi-year scholarships, leadership training and mentoring to LGBTQ students who have a proven track record of leadership and community involvement. Scholarship application is due January 30th: https://www.pointfoundation.org/point-apply/apply-now/.

Thursday
12/01/16

US-UK Summer Fulbright Institutes

Posted by mrp6 on December 1, 2016 in Awards, International Scholarship

The US-UK Summer Fulbright Institutes provide an opportunity for undergraduates (who have at least two years of undergraduate study left to complete) to spend 3-4 weeks in the UK during the summer, all expenses paid. Summer Institutes are available at a number of institutions around the UK: http://www.fulbright.org.uk/fulbright-awards/exchanges-to-the-uk/undergraduates. The deadline for application varies by program but is in February 2017.

Two UB students have recently won this award: Dylan Burns and Anna Porter.

Students interested in applying should contact the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships for assistance with completing the application: fellowships@buffalo.edu.

Wednesday
11/30/16

Benjamin and David Scharps Legal Essay Competition

Posted by mrp6 on November 30, 2016 in Awards, Local Scholarship

The Scharps Legal Essay Competition is open to juniors and seniors (or underclassmen who have that status based on credit hours) at state-operated campuses who are interested in legal issues, or are interested in pursuing a career in the legal field. The topic of this year’s essay competition is Student Rights in College Athletics.

The Scharps Award is offered in accordance with a gift accepted by the State University of New York Board of Trustees under the will of Hannah S. Hirschhorn to establish the Benjamin and David Scharps Memorial Fund.

One award of $1,500 will be presented to the student who has written the best 2,000 word essay describing the role and relevance of law in dealing with a current legal issue. A second award of $1,000 will be presented to the runner-up.

Students must submit their essays and application cover sheets to the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships by 5:00pm on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

Contact the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships at fellowships@buffalo.edu to request an application.

Tuesday
11/08/16

WNY Prosperity Fellowship

Posted by mrp6 on November 8, 2016 in Awards, Local Scholarship

Join the Western New York Prosperity Fellows! Application Deadline: February 5, 2017 for all undergraduate students and continuing graduate students. Scholarship & summer internship support up to $25,000. Seeking students with an entrepreneurial drive who want to make a difference in Western New York. http://academies.buffalo.edu/wnyprosperity/index.php

Monday
11/07/16

2017 Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program (SIFP)

Posted by mrp6 on November 7, 2016 in Awards, Graduate School Fellowship/Scholarship, National Scholarship

The Smithsonian is now accepting applications for the 2017 Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program (SIFP) and affiliated programs.

Graduate, pre-doctoral, and postdoctoral students as well as conservators and senior scholars, have the opportunity to conduct independent research and study related to Smithsonian facilities, collections, and experts.

The application deadline is Thursday 12/1/16. Learn more here: http://www.smithsonianofi.com/blog/2016/09/26/17259/

Thursday
11/03/16

Humanity in Action Fellowship

Posted by mrp6 on November 3, 2016 in Awards

Applications for the programs in Europe and the US are now open.
• Humanity in Action Fellowship programs in Europe (Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Sarajevo and Warsaw): May 26 – June 25, 2017.
• John Lewis Fellowship program in Atlanta, Georgia: July 5 – 30, 2017.

The program invites applications from students and recent graduates of U.S. colleges and universities who are passionate about active and responsible citizenship, diversity and human rights. Current sophomores, juniors and seniors as well as graduates from the undergraduate classes of 2015 and 2016 are eligible.

The deadline to apply to these programs is January 4, 2017 at 11:59pm PST.

You can find more information here: http://www.humanityinaction.org/programs.

Tuesday
10/25/16

The Reverie Innovation Scholarship Program

Posted by mrp6 on October 25, 2016 in Awards, National Scholarship

The Reverie Innovation Scholarship Program is available for the current undergraduate or graduate students who are enrolled in an engineering, science, or design program at an accredited college or university in the U.S.

The Scholarship Deadline is November 15, 2016.

More information can be found here: http://usascholarships.com/reverie-innovation-scholarship…/…

Thursday
10/20/16

The Ertegun Scholarship Programme at Oxford

Posted by mrp6 on October 20, 2016 in Awards, Graduate School Fellowship/Scholarship, International Scholarship

As Ertegun Scholars, the world’s top graduate students in the humanities are brought together with one another and with Oxford’s exceptional community of scholars in a unique setting that fosters dialogue across academic disciplines, across cultures and across generations.

100% of university and college fees, and a grant for living costs (the rate for 2015-16 is approximately £14,057). Ertegun scholars also enjoy dedicated use of Ertegun House, which provides space for each Scholar for writing and research, as well as opportunities to participate in social occasions, lively lectures, performances and other activities developed expressly for the Scholars.

Candidates for academic year 2017-2018, should be already be applying to start a new graduate course at Oxford. Applications to The Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme may be made by those in fields covered by the following Faculties: Classics (including classical archaeology); English Language and Literature; Fine Art (DPhil in Contemporary Art History and Theory only), History (including History of Art and the History of Architecture); Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics; Medieval and Modern Languages (covering most European languages and their literature); Music; Oriental Studies (including Far Eastern and Middle Eastern Studies, and the study of a wide range of languages); Philosophy; Theology; and the Film Aesthetics and Women’s Studies interdisciplinary courses.

More information can be found here: http://www.ertegun.ox.ac.uk/.

Tuesday
10/18/16

Scholarships from Google

Posted by mrp6 on October 18, 2016 in Awards, National Scholarship

Interested in receiving a scholarship from Google to help fund your education?

Women Techmakers Scholars Program (formerly known as the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship) is open to current female undergraduate or graduate students who will be studying at a university in the United States or Canada for the 2017-2018 academic year. Deadline: December 1, 2016

Generation Google Scholarship is open to current undergraduate or graduate students from an underrepresented background in computer science who will be studying at a university in United States or Canada for the 2017-2018 academic year. Deadline: December 1, 2016

Google Lime Scholarship is open to current undergraduate or graduate students with disabilities who will be studying at a university in United States or Canada for the 2017-2018 academic year. Deadline: December 4, 2016

Google Student Veterans of America Scholarship is open to current undergraduate or graduate student veterans who will be studying at a university in the United States for the 2017-2018 academic year. Deadline: November 4, 2016

For questions and complete details on all of the scholarships, please visit g.co/scholarships.

Saturday
10/01/16

Princeton in Latin America

Posted by mrp6 on October 1, 2016 in Awards, International Scholarship

Princeton in Latin America (PiLA) is accepting online applications for the 2017-2018 fellowship year until November 7, 2016.

PiLA matches highly qualified recent graduates with partner nonprofits and NGOs throughout Latin America and the Caribbean for a year of full-time service. Fellowship positions and organizational missions are highly varied, and thus applications from all academic disciplines are welcome. In 2016-2017, 42 PiLA fellows are serving with 24 organizations in 13 countries around the region.

Important qualifications include academic excellence and polished English-writing skills; demonstrated commitment to community service at home, abroad or both; foreign-language fluency (Spanish, Portuguese and/or French); knowledge of or experience in the region, or both; leadership skills; interpersonal and intercultural sensitivity; the flexibility to live at a subsistence level and adapt successfully to shifting circumstances during the fellowship; and a commitment to PiLA’s mission that extends beyond the year of service.

Fellows receive a monthly stipend to cover subsistence costs, according to local standards.

A few examples of our fellowship opportunities:
• Teaching sustainability or technology at a middle school in Uruguay
• Monitoring and Evaluation for nonprofits in the DR and Guatemala
• Grant writing work in Guatemala
• External Relations Coordinator at a college in Bolivia
• Finance team member for an impact investment organization in Nicaragua
• Writing business plans for entrepreneurs in Chile, Argentina, and Mexico

And many more. For more information, take a look at our website and other media:

Web site: http://www.pila-princeton.org/
Application instructions: http://pila-princeton.org/how-apply