Fellowships and Scholarships News and Announcements

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/


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/.


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.



The Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship

Posted by Elizabeth on September 2, 2014 in Graduate School Fellowship/Scholarship, Uncategorized

Humanity in Action is now accepting applications for the 2015 Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship, a graduate-level fellowship program in Washington, DC and Paris. This transatlantic program brings together 24 American and European graduate students to study international relations and global diversity in a collaborative setting.

The 2015 Fellowship will take place May 29 to June 28, 2015. Applications for the program are due October 30, 2014.



Western New York Prosperity Scholarship | Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Posted by Elizabeth on February 17, 2012 in Graduate School Fellowship/Scholarship, Local Scholarship, UB Scholarship

Seeking entrepreneurial students interested in improving the Western New York Region. 

The selection process for the 2012-2013 WNY Prosperity Scholarship is underway. This scholarship program will assist undergraduate and graduate students who are actively preparing for careers that further economic development and growth, especially in the Western New York region. To be eligible for this scholarship support of up to $25K based on financial-need, undergraduate students in engineering, management, biomedical science, and biotechnology must have at least junior-level standing during the award period; be in good academic standing; have an interest in bolstering the WNY economy; and have financial need. Graduate students are also eligible. For full details, visit the scholarship website.


Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship

Posted by Elizabeth on January 19, 2012 in Graduate School Fellowship/Scholarship

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship offers a $30K stipend for Fellows to prepare at selected partner universities. The WW Teaching Fellowship uses a model very much like a residency for Fellows’ clinical practice in high-need urban and rural schools, and includes ongoing mentoring throughout the three years of the teaching commitment.

Currently offered in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio, the Fellowship may expand to other states in the near future.


Marshall Scholarship Presentation – February 3, 2012 at 3:00 pm

Posted by Elizabeth on January 9, 2012 in Event, Graduate School Fellowship/Scholarship, International Scholarship, Uncategorized

The University at Buffalo’s Honors College is hosting a visit by Dominic Meiklejohn, Deputy Consuls-General of the British Embassy in New York City, to speak on the Marshall Scholarship on Friday, February 3, 2012.

Mr. Meiklejohn will offer a session for students from 3:00-4:00pm in 107 Capen Hall, the Honors College Colloquium Room.

Topics to be covered in the student session:

  • Program Overview
  • Graduate Programs in the UK
  • Eligibility
  • Fellowship Benefits and Conditions
  • Application Process
  • Award Criteria

The Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. The scholarship allows the Scholars, who are the potential leaders, opinion-formers and decision-makers in their own country, to gain an understanding and appreciation of British values and the British way of life.

The Marshall Scholarship is highly selective and candidates are judged on academic merit, leadership potential and ambassadorial potential.

For more information on the Marshall Scholarship, www.marshallscholarship.org and www.fellowships.buffalo.edu.

Questions can be directed to Elizabeth Colucci, Senior Assistant Director, University Honors College, at colucci3@buffalo.edu or 645-3020.