Fellowships and Scholarships News and Announcements

Kelly Services Inc.’s Future Engineers Scholarship Program

Posted by mrp6 on September 30, 2016 in Awards, National Scholarship

Kelly Services Inc.’s Future Engineers Scholarship Program is designed to encourage United States and Canadian students interested in engineering and to build awareness of engineering as a career path with unlimited potential. The purpose is to alleviate a critical current and future shortage of highly qualified engineers. A $5000 scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic performance, as well as demonstrated concern in and dedication to a career in engineering. The application is due October 14th and more information can be found here: http://usascholarships.com/kelly-services-future-engineers…/.


Fully-Funded Intensive Arabic Language Scholarship Program

Posted by mrp6 on September 29, 2016 in Awards, International Scholarship

The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) is delighted to announce its 2017 Summer Arabic Language and Media (SALAM) program, a fully-funded intensive Arabic language scholarship program. SALAM 2017 will be held at the Sultan Qaboos College for Teaching Arabic Language to Non-native Speakers in Manah, Oman in Summer 2017. This intensive Arabic language program will allow students to gain a deeper knowledge of Arabic, while becoming familiar with Omani history and culture. Applications are due on January 10, 2017 and more information can be found here: https://www.sqcc.org/Scholarships-00…/SALAM-Application.aspx


Scholarship for Women in STEM

Posted by mrp6 on September 28, 2016 in Awards, National Scholarship

Are you a woman in STEM? A full tuition scholarship for a woman seeking an undergraduate degree in science, engineering, or math, is being funded by Cards Against Humanity. The deadline is December 11th and more information can be found at http://www.scienceambassadorscholarship.org/


Study in Europe Virtual Fair

Posted by mrp6 on September 21, 2016 in Event, International Scholarship

Are you interested in studying in Europe? Put the free Study in Europe Virtual Fair on your calendar – Friday, October, 14th 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. (EDT)

Visit the Study in Europe Virtual Fair and meet higher education reps from 19 countries! Learn about programs, funding, and admissions. Make Europe your reality!

Register at http://www.studyineuropefairs.eu/exhibitions/detail/5/.



Posted by mrp6 on September 14, 2016 in Awards, International Scholarship

Are you interested in studying abroad in East or Southeast Asia?

The Freeman-ASIA program is designed to support U.S.-based undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. The program’s goal is to increase the number of U.S. citizens and permanent residents with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures.

Award recipients are required to share their experiences with their home campuses or communities to encourage study abroad by others and fulfill the program’s goal of increasing understanding of Asia in the United States.

From its inception in 2001, Freeman-ASIA has made study abroad in East and Southeast Asia possible for over 4,600 U.S. undergraduates from more than 600 institutions.

With generous funding from the Freeman Foundation, the Institute of International Education (IIE) is grateful to have relaunched Freeman-ASIA in 2016.

The deadline for student applications is October 20, 2016 (11:59pm EST). More information can be found at http://www.iie.org/Freeman-ASIA.


The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

Posted by mrp6 on September 13, 2016 in Awards, Graduate School Fellowship/Scholarship, National Scholarship

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, established in 1987, is a highly-competitive national fellowship program that provides recent college and graduate school alumni with the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security. Twice yearly, the fellowship’s Board of Directors selects a group of outstanding individuals to spend six to nine months in Washington. Supported by a salary, the fellows serve as full-time junior staff members at the participating organization of their choice. More information can be found at http://scoville.org/.


Mississippi Teacher Corps (MTC) Seeking Applicants

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

The Mississippi Teacher Corps (MTC) is seeking applicants for its 2017 cohort. MTC is a two-year program that trains non-education majors to teach in high-poverty public schools in Mississippi while working on a master’s degree at the University of Mississippi. Benefits include placement in a school with full salary and benefits, full scholarship for graduate school (tuition and books), and a notebook computer. Each year, MTC accepts between 25-35 candidates. Due to the size of the program, MTC can offer individualized support as participants move through each stage of the training and coursework. For more information or to apply, visit http://mtc.olemiss.edu/ or contact Hunter Holt at hholt@olemiss.edu.


The Newberry is now accepting fellowship applications for the 2017-18 academic year!

Posted by mrp6 on September 1, 2016 in Awards, Graduate School Fellowship/Scholarship, National Scholarship, Research

The Newberry Library’s long-standing fellowship program provides outstanding scholars with the time, space, and community required to pursue innovative and ground-breaking scholarship. In addition to the Library’s collections, fellows are supported by a collegial interdisciplinary community of researchers, curators, and librarians. An array of scholarly and public programs also contributes to an engaging intellectual environment.

We invite interested individuals who wish to utilize the Newberry’s collection to apply for our many fellowship opportunities:

Long-Term Fellowships are available to postdoctoral scholars for continuous residence at the Newberry for periods of 4 to 12 months; the stipend is $4,200 per month. Applicants must hold a PhD by the application deadline in order to be eligible. Long-Term Fellowships are intended to support individual scholarly research and promote serious intellectual exchange through active participation in the fellowship program. The deadline for long-term fellowships is November 15.

Short-Term Fellowships are available to postdoctoral scholars, PhD candidates, and those who hold other terminal degrees. Short-Term Fellowships are generally awarded for 1 to 2 months; unless otherwise noted the stipend is $2,500 per month. These fellowships support individual scholarly research for those who have a specific need for the Newberry’s collection and are mainly restricted to individuals who live and work outside of the Chicago metropolitan area. The deadline for short-term opportunities is December 15.

Many of the Newberry’s fellowship opportunities have specific eligibility requirements; in order to learn more about these requisites, as well as application guidelines, please visit our website. Questions should be addressed to research@newberry.org.



Visit from Director of the Rangel International Affairs Program

Posted by mrp6 on August 31, 2016 in Event

The Office of Fellowships and Scholarships is pleased to announce that on Friday, September 9th, UB will be visited by Patricia Hanigan Scroggs, Director of the Rangel International Affairs Program. She will be hosting two different meetings that afternoon in 567 Capen Hall (the Jeannette Martin Room):

2:00pm – 3:00pm – Student Information Session
3:00pm – 4:00pm – Faculty and Staff Information Session

Patricia will be speaking about the three different opportunities she oversees:

Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program

Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program

USAID Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program

Students from all majors are welcome; Rangel Fellows have been selected from disciplines as different as engineering and business to economics and political science. No RSVP is required.

All faculty and staff are welcome to attend, particularly advisors and those who work in Career Services. No RSVP is required.


Turning Passion Into Action: A Conference for Aspiring Public Service Leaders

Posted by mrp6 on August 30, 2016 in Event

Thursday, October 27 – Sunday, October 30
Binghamton, New York

Do you want to be a change maker? Did you know there is a degree for that?

Apply to attend a free student conference to learn more and meet other changemakers:

-Speed network with individuals who are working to create positive change
-Meet innovative thinkers in public policy, philanthropy, international NGOs and more
-Participate in social and cultural activities
-Make new friends from colleges and universities across the Northeast

Who can apply?

You can…if you are a motivated student in NY, CT, NJ or PA, who has completed at least one year of college by fall 2016. We are looking for unique perspectives. It does not matter what your major is – or if you have chosen one yet!

Why you?

Building a better, more inclusive future starts with the next generation. You could be one of 25 future leaders from across New York State and our region selected to attend this all-expenses paid conference.

Isn’t public service just working for the government? Or elected office?

No! Changemakers come in many forms: social entrepreneur, nonprofit leader, international development professional and many other careers.

What can you expect?

There will be full days of talks, seminars and opportunities to meet other people who are making a difference through public service.

What else will there be to do?

There will be social and cultural activities included in the weekend. See a live band or play, chat with Binghamton University student leaders and more!

Is it really free?

Yes! Everything is included: hotel, food, cultural attractions, even bus travel to Binghamton, so that you can focus on learning and building a network with your fellow future leaders!

More information and the application can be found here: http://www.ppiaprogram.org/ppia/what-we-do/publicserviceweekends/psw_binghamton2016/