Nationally Competitive Scholarships

Kansas State University
215 Fairchild Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-1113

 

785-532-3422

College of Arts & Sciences

Scholarship parameters do not always align cleanly with departmental/college divisions at K-State. For that reason, some awards are listed on more than one college page, and a few others may not appear on every page they should. Please also review the pages of other colleges where interests might overlap.

Undergraduate Scholarships

MajorScholarshipCommentsFact Sheet
JMCAdvertising Club of Kansas City  
ECON/MATH/STAT“Be An Actuary” Scholarship ListingStudents planning actuarial careers 
Chem/BiochAmerican Chemical Society Scholars ProgramUnderrepresented minorities only 
NatSciAmerican Council of Independent LaboratoriesFor careers in laboratory testing 
AllAmerican Indian Education FoundationNative Americans/ Alaskans only 
PhysicsAmerican Physical SocietyMinority students only 
AllArmy Emergency ReliefArmy spouse and dependents only 
PreMedMabelle Arole FellowshipFunds one year in India 
MusicAssociated Male Choruses of America  
JMC/ArtAssociation for Supplies of Printing, Publishing and Converting
Technologies
  
AllBoren Undergraduate ScholarshipStudy abroad excluding Western Europe/ Australia
AllBridging Scholarships for Study in Japan  
JMCBroadcast Education Association  
AllChoctaw Nation Higher Education and Grant ProgramChoctaw affiliation 
VarCIA Undergraduate Scholarship ProgramSophomore eligibility.  Interns also sought. 
AllCircle K ScholarshipsLimited to Circle K members
AllCouncil on International Education ExchangeCIEE study abroad participants only 
AllJames J. Davis Memorial ScholarshipFor study abroad 
AllFederal Employee Education & Assistance FundFederal civilian employees and dependents only 
AllFund for Education AbroadStudy abroad award to any country 
AllGilman International ScholarshipStudy abroad. Students with Pell Grants only.
AllGlamour Top 10 College Women CompetitionJuniors onlyLink to Glamour fact sheet
NatSciBarry M. Goldwater ScholarshipCareers in research. Four nominees/year.
VarHispanic College Fund, IncHispanic students only 
AllHoratio Alger Military Veterans ScholarshipFor Iraq/Afghanistan veterans only 
NatSci/SoSciErnest F. Hollings Undergraduate ScholarshipBy the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
VarKappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity  
JMCKansas Association of BroadcastersKansas residents only 
AllKansas BPW Scholarships  
Socio/CrimKansas Correctional AssociationFor students pursuing relevant careers 
VARKansas County Clerks and Election Officials Association ScholarshipCommunication, Journalism or Political Science majors 
AllKansas Ethnic Minority ScholarshipMinority students only  
NursingKansas Nurses Foundation ScholarshipsApplicable to nursing school 
NursingKansas Nursing Service ScholarshipApply to nursing school first 
AllKSU Social Club:  First Ladies ScholarshipPart-time nontraditional students only 
AllKSU Social Club:  Ruth Ann Wefald ScholarshipFinancial need 
AllKSU Social Club:  Edna S. Young ScholarshipNontraditional students only 
AllLeague of United Latin American CitizensHispanic students only 
VarLeague of Women Voters:  Stella Harriss ScholarshipNontraditional students only 
VarHerbert Lehman Education FundApply as high school senior or freshman 
AllMcNair Scholars ProgramSeveral demographic restrictions on eligibility 
AllAllison McQuilliam Memorial ScholarshipKSU award for nontraditional students only 
AllMensa Foundation Scholarship  
Health FieldsMercy Health Auxillary  
MusicGlenn Miller Birthplace  SocietyFreshman only 
AllMilitary Order of the Purple HeartFor descendants or purple heart winners 
AllNational Association for the Self-EmployedDependents of NASE members only 
MusicNational Federation of Music ClubsMusic competitions/awards 
PhysicsNational Society of Black PhysicistsAfrican American students only 
Nonprofit Leadership MinorsNext Generation Non Profit Leadership AllianceFunding for nonprofit internships 
NatSci/PsychNIH Undergraduate Scholarship ProgramDisadvantaged backgrounds only 
AllNon-Commissioned Officers AssociationChildren/spouses of members only 
VarPearson Prize for Higher EducationNSCS membership not required 
AllPhi Kappa Phi Study Abroad GrantsJuniors only and PKP membership not required
AllPhi Kappa Phi:  KSU Chapter$500 awards for PKP members
 
FrenchPi Delta PhiFor study in France 
JMC/ArtPrint and Graphics Scholarship FoundationCareers in graphic communications only 
AllJeannette Rankin FoundationWomen 35+ years of age only 
VarRieser Fellowship in Science, Technology and Global Science  
Journalism Scripps Howard Foundation:  Top Ten Scholarship  
EnglishSigma Tau Delta English Honor SocietyChapter nominates candidates 
ArtSociety for Midwest Metalsmiths  
JMCSociety of Broadcast Engineers: Harold Ennes Scholarship  
PhysicsSociety of Physics Students (Sigma Pi Sigma)Also internships 
JMCSociety of Professional JournalistsAlso internships 
AllSoroptimist International:  Women's Opportunity AwardFor female heads of household 
AllTalbots Women's Scholarship FundWomen 10+ years out of high school only 
VarTaLK (Teach and Learn in Korea)Funding to teach English in Korea as a Jr or Sr 
AllTillman Military Scholars Program For Veterans, active duty military or spouses thereof 
VarDorothy and Chuck Thompson ScholarshipAdult women interested in public service 
AllMorris K. Udall ScholarshipCareers related to the environment, six nominees/year
AllUnited States Bowling CongressBowlers only 
ArtWorldstudio Foundation  

Tenable at Undergraduate or Graduate Level

MajorScholarshipCommentsFact Sheet
AllAG Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of HearingStudents with hearing loss 
PT/OTAMBUCSCareers in therapy fields 
ChemistryAmerican Electroplaters and Surface Finishers SocietyCareers in surface sciences/technology 
Biol/Bioch/KinAmerican Foundation for AgingSupports aging research 
AllAmerican Foundation for the BlindLegally blind only 
GeologyAmerican Geological InstituteMinority students only 
HIMAmerican Health Information Management AssociationFor health info mgmt fields 
AllAmerican Indian Graduate CenterNative American students only 
NatSci/PremedAmerican Indian Science and Engineering SocietyNative American/Alaskan students only 
GeogAmerican Meteorological SocietyCareers in related fields 
PhysicsAmerican Nuclear Society ScholarshipsFields related to nuclear science & technology 
AllAmerican Swedish InstituteFor study in Sweden 
Biol/GeogAmerican Water Resources Association: Herbert Memorial ScholarshipAWRA members only 
AllAmerican Women's Club StockholmFor study in Sweden 
AllAmericorpsVolunteers get educational stipend ex post facto 
EnglishAmy Lowell Poetry Travelling PoetryFunding to poets to spend a year abroad 
AllAnnie's Homegrown Interest in Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship  
JMCAsian American Journalist AssociationAsian American students only 
VarAssociation of American Indian AffairsNative American/Alaskan students only 
MusicBMI FoundationMusic composition 
Biol/GeolBrown and Caldwell Scholarship ProgramsFor environmental fields 
VarLaura W. Bush Traveling FellowshipFunds proposal desgined by the applicant 
AllChina's University and College Admission System (CUCAS)For study abroad in China 
VarCongressional Black Caucus Foundation  
AllCongressional Hispanic Caucus InstituteHispanic students only 
VarCritical Language Scholarship for Intensive Summer InstitutesArabic, Bangla, Hindi, Punjabi,
Turkish and Urdu
Link to Critical Language fact sheet
AllDAAD: German Academic Exchange ServiceStudy in Germany 
Premed/NursingDaughters of the American RevolutionAlso Polsc/Hist/Econ 
VarDavis-Putter Scholarship FundFor peace and justice activism 
AllJosephine de Karman Fellowship  
JMCElectronic Document Systems FoundationStudents planning careers in related fields. Also graphic design. 
NatSci/SoSciEnvironmental Protection Agency: STAR/GRO Fellowships 
VarThe Epilepsy FoundationSupports epilepsy research in various fields 
AllFostercare to SuccessSupports unadopted individuals 
BiologyFOSZ Conservation Scholar ProgramSupports field conservation project 
AllFund for Theological EducationInterest in Seminary/ Christian ministry 
Fine ArtsThe Fund for Women ArtistsDirectory of funding sources 
GeogGamma Theta UpsilonMust be a Gamma Theta Upsilon member 
BiolGarden Club of AmericaBotany, Horticulture, Landscape Arch, Ecology 
AllGolden Key ScholarshipsMany different awards.  For GK members only.
 
AllHispanic Scholarship FundHispanic students only 
Health FieldsIndian Health ServiceNative American/Alaskan students only 
VarInstitutes for Humane StudiesPromotes libertarian tradition . Also internships. 
VarInternational Food Service Editorial CouncilCommunication arts and food service interest 
Health FieldsInternational Order for the King's Daughters and SonsAlso awards for seminary 
ChemistryIota Sigma PiWomen only 
AllJapanese American Citizens LeagueJACL members only 
VarJapanese Government Monbukagakusho ScholarshipsTo study in Japan 
VarMcKelvie ScholarshipPublic service careers 
MusicMusic ScholarshipsCompiled ssp. opportunities for music students 
VarNAACP ScholarshipsNAACP membership is preferred 
PhysicsNational Academy for Nuclear Training Scholarship  
MusicPercussive Arts Society  
MusicPhi Mu Alpha Sinfonia  
PsychPsi Chi Various research awards and grants 
PRPublic Relations Student Society of America  
JMCNational Association of Black Journalists  
JMCNational Association of Hispanic JournalistsHispanic students only 
KinNational Athletic Trainers Association  
AllNational Federation of the BlindFor legally blind students only 
Art/MusicNational League of American Pen Women Scholarships for Mature WomenEnglish also.  Biennial award 
AllNational Italian American Foundation Scholarship ProgramStudents of Italian heritage OR students studying Italian 
VarNational Network for Environmental Management StudiesEPA award for environmental career paths 
JMCNational Press Photographers FoundationPrint and television photojournalism 
ArtNational Sculpture SocietyFor student with sculpture emphasis 
SpeechNational Speakers Association Scholarships  
KinNational Strength and Conditioning FoundationCareers in strength/conditioning training 
AllNational Society of Collegiate ScholarsFor members.  Merit & study abroad awards  
NursingNational Student Nurses AssociationPre-nursing students may apply 
VarNative American Congressional Internship ProgramThrough the Udall Foundation 
HealthcareRuby Newhall Memorial ScholarshipInternational students only.  Also social service fields 
MusicOrgan Historical Society: E. Power Biggs FellowshipFunds conference travel 
AllPhi Eta Sigma National Honor SocietyPES members only 
VarThomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs FellowshipStudents agree to work for Foreign Service
VarPilot International FoundationCareers working with disabilities/brain-related disorders 
AllThe Point FoundationLGBT and/or committed to LGBT issues 
JMCRadio and Television News Directors Foundation  
AllRotary Humanitarian GrantOne year abroad 
AllLeopold Schepp FoundationInterview in New York is required 
VarScholars4Dev: Scholarships for DevelopmentList of awards for students from developing countries and/or students interested in development work 
SpanishSigma Delta PiStudy abroad
awards
 
NatSci/SoSciSigma Xi: Grants in Aid of ResearchFunds research expenses 
NatSci/MatSMART ScholarshipCivilian DoD research careers
GeologySociety of Exploration Geophysicists  
EnglishSociety for Technical CommunicationAlso JMC/graphic design 
AllTaiwan Ministry of Education Scholarship ProgramFor study in Taiwan 
Int RelHenry J. Talge ScholarshipResidents of KC metro area only 
SoSci/HumanHarry S. Truman Library Research GrantsFunding for research at Truman Library 
HealthcareTylenol ScholarshipSupports various health professions 
VarUCT ScholarshipCareers working with individuals with mental disabilities 
ArtUnitarian Universalist AssociationUU members only / also ministry awards 
AllThe United Methodist ChurchMostly for Methodists 
NatSciUNCF / Merck Science Initiative FellowshipsAfrican-American students only 
BiolUSDA: Animal and Plant Health Inspection ServiceAlso PreVet 
VarWomen in Defense Foundation:  Horizons ScholarshipCareers in national security/national defense. Women only. 

Graduate Fellowships

MajorScholarshipCommentsFact Sheet
VarAAUW International FellowshipsFemale international students only 
VarAAUW Selected Professions FellowshipWomen only.  JD/MD/MBA/Arch/Eng only 
HumanitiesACLS Public Fellows Program
For recent PhDs in humanities fields
 
Philo/EconActon Institute: Calihan Fellowship
Issues of religion and economy
 
PhysicsAdvance Fuel Cycle Initiative - University Fellowship Program
For nuclear research
 
HealthcareAir Force Health Professions Scholarship Program  
SoSciAlumni and Friends of London School of EconomicsTo LSE only 
PTAmerican Academy of Physical TherapyPhysical therapy only 
VarAmerican Council of Learned SocietiesVarious dissertation awards 
VarAmerican Institute of Indian Studies FellowshipsFor PhD study focused on India 
HealthcareAmerican Medical Technologists ScholarshipsRestricted to medical technology fields 
Biol/GeolAmerican Museum of Natural History FellowshipsIn conjunction with specific universities. 
MusicAmerican Musicological Society  
OTAmerican Occupational Therapy FoundationOccupational therapy only 
VarAmerican Philosophical Society: Franklin Dissertation FellowshipAfrican-American students only 
PolSciAmerican Political Science Association: Minority FellowshipFunds doctoral study for minority students 
Psychology American Psychological Association  
PSYCHAmerican Psychological Foundation  
VarAmerican Research Center in EgyptDissertation research in Egypt 
Hum/SocSciAmerican Research Institute in Turkey  
HealthcareAmerican Respiratory Care FoundationFor respiratory therapy students 
AllAmerican-Scandinavian FoundationFor study in Scandinavia 
BiologyAmerican Society for Microbiology: Graduate FellowshipUnderrepresented students only 
SociologyAmerican Sociological AssociationMinority fellowship program 
VarAmerican University in Cairo FellowshipsFunds study in Cairo 
VarAssociation of Former Intelligence OfficersNational security careers 
NursingAssociation of Perioperative Registered Nurses  
NatSci/SoSciAssociation for Women in ScienceAlso social sciences.  Women in PhD programs only 
Math/StatsAT&T Labs Fellowship ProgramUnderrepresented groups only. Internships also available 
VarGloria Barron Wilderness Society ScholarshipFields related to wilderness conservation 
MusicFrank Huntington Beebe FundPost-baccalaureate musical study abroad 
Study AbroadBlakemore Freeman Fellowships for Advanced Asian Language Study  
VarBoard of Regents: Kansas Distinguished Scholar ProgramFor Kansas winners of Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Fulbright, Madison, Mellon and Cheevening 
VarBoettcher Teachers ProgramUrban teacher training 
Study AbroadBoren Graduate FellowshipStudy abroad excluding Western Europe/Australia
AllBritish Chevening ScholarshipFor international students only 
Human/SoSciCanadian Embassy: Graduate Student Fellowship ProgramTo study in/about Canada 
VarChateaubriand FellowshipPhD study in France 
HIST/WOMSTCoordinating Council for Women in HistorySeveral different awards 
AllLady Davis FellowshipFor doctoral study in Israel 
VarDepartment of Energy Office of Science Graduate FellowshipNew in 2009 
Math/NatSciDOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship  
PhysicsDOE NNSA Stewardship Science Graduate FellowshipFor PhD work in several specific subfields 
AllDorot Fellowship in IsraelFor future Jewish leaders 
VarEndeavour Scholarship ProgramFor grad study in Australia 
VarErasmus MundusFor graduate study in EU countriesLink to Erasmus Mundus fact sheet
Social SciencesFahs-Beck Doctoral Dissertation Grant  
VarFord Foundation International Fellowships Program  
VarFord Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship for MinoritiesUnderrepresented ethnic groups onlyLink to Ford Foundation fact sheet
Study AbroadForeign Langauage and Area Studies Fellowship ProgramApplicable to/at particular schools 
Fine ArtsFoundation des Etats-Unis: Harriet Woolley ScholarshipSupports a year in France 
Study AbroadFulbright US Student Program FellowshipOne year of research abroad 
AllGates Cambridge Scholarship1-3 years at Cambridge 
Math/NatSciGEM Fellowship Program (GEM)Minority students only 
GeologyGeological Society of America  
VarGerman Chancellor ScholarshipStudy/research in Germany 
Math/NatSciGlobal Change Education Program: Graduate Research Environmental FellowshipsThrough Department of Energy 
VarHarvey Fellows ProgramChristian award to top graduate schools 
VarHarry Frank Guggenheim Dissertation FellowshipsTopis related to aggression and violence 
Math/NatSciHertz Foundation Graduate FellowshipPhD in applied physical sciences
SciencesHigh-Altitude Observatory: Newkirk Graduate FellowshipPhD students in revelant fields 
AllSamual Huntington Public Service AwardFor service project after BA/BS 
AllIFESH International Fellows ProgramFunds service in developing nations 
VarInstitute of Current World Affairs FellowshipForestry fields 
VarInterAmerican Agency for Cooperation and DevelopmentFor study in the Americas 
VarIntercollegiate Studies InstituteAwards for future professors 
VarIREX Individual Advanced Research GrantMS/MA or PhD research in Europe/Eurasia 
VarThe Japan Foundation Doctoral Fellowships  
VarJoint Japan/World Bank Graduate ScholarshipGraduate study abroad 
DentistryKansas Dentistry Assistance AwardCommit to practice in rural Kansas 
OptometryKansas Optometry Service ScholarshipCommit to practice in rural Kansas 
MedicineKansas Osteopathy Medical Service ScholarshipCommit to practice in rural Kansas 
NatSciKnowles Science Teaching FoundationMath majors also 
Music/Arch/Theatre/DanceKate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship  
EducationJames Madison Memorial FellowshipMA in history, political science or teaching
VarThe Lemmermann FoundationFor humanities research related to Rome and the Roman culture, any period. 
SciencesLink FoundationPhD awards: energy/simulation/ocean engineering 
SciencesMadison & Lila Self Graduate FellowshipFunds PhD study at KU. Also Engineering/Business/Econ 
AllMarshall ScholarshipTwo years in the United Kingdom
Math/NatSciMarshall Sherfield FellowshipPostdoc study in UK 
VarMargaret McNamara Memorial FundWomen only and Citizens of developing nations only 
VarRobert S. McNamara Fellowship ProgramInternational students only 
LawMexican American Legal Defense Fund Law School Scholarship  
AllGeorge J Mitchell ScholarshipOne year in Ireland or Northern Ireland 
VarMorris K Udall Dissertation FellowshipFor research related to environmental public policy/conflict resolution 
AllMorse Family and Community Public Policy Scholarship For summer internship funding
AllMortar Board National FoundationFor members only
Math/NatSciNASA Graduate Student Researcher FellowshipMasters or PhD students 
Math/NatSciNational Defense Science and Engineering Grad FellowshipResearch fields related to national defense
HealthcareNational Health Service Corps ScholarshipsFunding entails NHSC obligation 
Medicine National Medical FellowshipsMinority students only 
Math/NatSciNational Physical Science ConsortiumPhD students 
Math/NatSciNational Science Foundation Graduate FellowshipAlso for social sciences.  Promotes research careers
VarU.S. Navy Health Professions Scholarship ProgramRecipients accept a service obligation 
NatSciNaval Postgraduate School Center for Information Systems
Security - Scholarship for Service
  
Human/SoSciCharlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation FellowshipFor research topics related to ethical/religious values 
AllNewton International FellowshipPostdoc award for the UK 
VarNIH Graduate Partnership ProgramsBiomedial sciences 
VarPearson FellowshipFor graduate research abroad
AllPEO International Peace ScholarshipFemale international students only 
AllPEO Scholar AwardMust get nominated by PEO chapter 
LawPuerto Rican Legal Defense and Education FundLatino students only 
VarJennings Randolph Peace Scholar Dissertation ProgramDissertation related to peace, conflict and intl. security 
VarRangel Fellowship ProgramStudents interested in International Affairs 
SocSciResources for the Future: Fisher Dissertation FellowshipRelated to environmental policy /  also internships 
All Rhodes ScholarshipTwo years at Oxford 
VarPat Roberts Intelligence Scholars Program (PRISP)  
VarRotary Peace FellowshipMasters degree abroad  
Humanities/Arch Rome Prize FellowshipsDissertation research in Rome  
Lit/HistMary McEwen Schimke ScholarshipWomen only. Restricted to grad students. 
Var. Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace FellowshipYear in Washington D.C.  Peace/security issues. Link to Scoville fact sheet
MedicineM.A. Cartland Shackford Medical FellowshipWomen only 
VarSaltire ScholarshipFor Masters degree study in Scotland 
SciencesSigma Delta Epsilon FellowshipsWomen only, member of SDE/GWIS 
Math/NatSciAlfred P. Sloan PhD ProgramMinority doctoral support 
NatSci/SoSci/HumanSocial Science Research Council FellowshipsPhD funding for research 
All Soros Fellowship for New AmericansSome unique eligibility rules 
AllSwedish InstituteFor study in Sweden 
VarTeach for ChinaFunding to teach multiple subjects (in English) in China 
VarHarry S Truman ScholarshipCareers in public service 
NatSciVietnam Education FoundationFor study in US 
PreLawEarl Warren ScholarshipFor seniors applying to law school 
LawJ. L. Weigand Notre Dame Legal Education TrustFunds for KU, Washburn, or Notre Dame 
VarUdall Foundation: Environmental Public Policy & Conflict Resolution PhD FellowshipFor dissertation 
VarAnne Wexler Australian-American Studies Scholarship in Public PolicySupports study in Australia 
WOMSTWoodrow Wilson Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship in Womens Studies  
Biology Wilson Ornithological Society  
NatSciZonta International: Amelia Earhart FellowshipsPhD women in aerospace fields 

Selected Competitive Internships/Research Opportunities

MajorScholarshipCommentsFact Sheet
NatSciAAA Mass Media Science and Engineering FellowshipUpperclassmen only 
NatSci/MathAir Force Research Laboratory: Space Scholars Program  
VarAmerican Jewish Committee Fellows ProgramPolicy internships both domestically and abroad 
BiologyAmerican Society for MicrobiologySummer research funding 
MusicAmerican Symphony Orchestra League: Orchestra Management FellowshipAnd/or strong music background 
Math/NatSciAmes Laboratory Summer Student Trainee Program  
VarAmgen ScholarsSummer research in science/biotechnology at selected schools.
NatSciArgonne National LaboratoryInternships/graduate research appointments 
VarRobert Bosch Foundation FellowshipFunds Internships in Germany 
Math/NatSciBrookhaven National Laboratory  
VarCarnegie Junior Fellows ProgramCareers related to international relations
VarThe Carter CenterInternships/graduate assistantships 
VarCBS News  
VarCDS Emigre Memorial German Internship ProgramIntern with German government 
VarCenter for Strategic & International Studies:  Armstrong Leadership AwardFunds internship at CSIS 
Pre-HealthChild Family Health InternationalGlobal health-related service opportunities 
JMCChips Quinn Scholars ProgramMinority newspaper internship 
VarWilliam J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in IndiaMust have completed bachelor’s degree 
VarCongressional Budget Office  
VarCoro Fellows ProgramBig brother to KC internship 
VarCoro Kansas CityFunds summer internships in KC 
VarDefense Intelligence Agency ProgramSeveral scholarship programs. Also competitive internships 
NatSci/MathDepartment of Energy  
AllDepartment of Homeland Security Summer Internship ProgramFields contributing to DHS mission 
JMCDow Jones Newspaper FundPaid 
VarJames H. Dunn FellowshipsGovernment internship in Illinois 
VarEl Pomar FellowshipNon-profit experience
Must have a connection to Colorado
 
VarFraunhofer CSE FellowshipFor sustainable energy and “cleantech” interests 
VarFreeman Indonesia Nonprofit Leadership ProgramSummer internship in Indonesia 
VarFriends Committee On National Legislation InternshipOne year in D.C. 
VarFriends of the National ZooCompetitive internships 
VarGoogle Policy FellowshipFor students interested in internet and technology policy 
AllGrants for North American Language and Culture Assistants in SpainAt least intermediate Spanish skills required 
VarHumanity in ActionSummer fellowship related to human rights
SoSciInstitute for Women's Policy Research Fellowship  
VarInternational Atomic Energy AgencyCompetitive internship in Austria 
EconInternational Monetary Fund Internship ProgramOr related fields 
JMCInternational Radio and Television Society: Summer Fellowship ProgramPaid 
VarJ.W. Saxe Memorial FundingStipend for low-pay/no-pay public service internships 
VarBarbara Jordan Health Policy Schollars ProgramDC internship for minorities in health policy 
VarKansas Legislative Fellow Program  
Math/NatSciLangley Aerospace Research Summer ScholarsFunded summer research program 
VarLibrary of Congress  
VarMath for America: Newton FellowshipTeach math in NYC (not for education majors) 
VarMayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship  
AllMountbatten Internship Program in LondonOne-year 
VarNASA Undergraduate Student Research ProgramSpring, Summer and Fall opportunities 
JMCThe Nation Institute Journalism internships in NY & DC 
HealthcareNational Institutes of HealthVaried grants/award/internships related to health research 
VarNational Museum of Natural History Research Training Program  
AllNational Public RadioCheck out the "Fellowships" listing as well.  
Math/NatSciNational Radio Astronomy Observatory  
AllNational Wildlife FederationGrants for campus projects and internships 
Math/NatSciNaval Research Enterprise Internship ProgramResearch 
VarNew York City: Urban Fellows Program  
NatSciNSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)Summer research programs.  Also in social science. 
Math/NatSciNSF Summer Institute in SE AsiaPaid summer research abroad 
VarOak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)Varied research internships 
VarPasona Summer Internship Program to JapanInternship with Japanese company.  Applicants should speak Japanese. 
VarPamela Harriman Foreign Service FellowshipFunds summer at State Dept 
VarPew Leadership YearPaid work for Pew Charitable Trusts in DC 
AllPresidential Management Fellows ProgramMust be nominated at campus level 
VarPrinceton in Africa FellowshipTwelve month work placement in Africa 
AllPrinceton in Asia FellowshipsTeach or intern in Asian country 
JMCPulliam Journalism Fellowship  
Math/NatSciSOARS: Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research & ScienceDisadvantaged students 
VarSmithsonian InstitutionAssorted internship and fellowship programs 
VarStudent Award for the Health and Dignity of WomenSponsored by Americans for UNFPA 
VarTeach for America  
VarUdall Foundation: Native American Congressional InternshipsFully funded summer in DC 
VarUS Department of Commerce Postsecondary Internship Program  
AllUS State Department  
VarUS Supreme Court: Judicial Internship Program  
Math/NatSciWoods Hole Oceanographic InstituteMinority and summer fellowships 
AllWREI Congressional Fellowship ProgramFunds legislative work in DC 

Contests

MajorScholarshipCommentsFact Sheet
TheaterAmerican College Theater FestivalPlaywriting and acting awards 
VarAcademy of Television:  College Television AwardsFor student film/video productions 
VarBarnett Memorial Essay ContestRegarding Sino-American relations 
AllThe Christophers Video ContestInterpreting a given theme  
Math/NatSciCollegiate Inventors Competition  
VarDog Writers Association of AmericaDog-related
experience required
 
AllForeclosure.com Scholarship ProgramEssay about how to solve foreclosure crisis 
AllFreedom From Religion FoundationEssay contest  
JMCFreedom of Speech PSA ContestBy the National Association of Broadcasters 
JMCRoy W. Howard National Reporting Competition  
EnglHurston/Wright Foundation: Award for College WritersAfrican-American students only 
JMCThe Livingston Awards for Young JournalistSubmission of published work 
AllNational Federation of State Poetry SocietiesPoetry contest 
EnglishNorton Writer's PrizeLiterary essay contest 
History Phi Alpha ThetaEssay contest 
AllPoetry Society of AmericaPoetry contests-- note entry fees 
VarTransitions AbroadSometimes offers writing contests related to travel/study abroad.
AllElie Wiesel Prize in EthicsEssay contest about ethical issues

Disclaimer: I compile this list to help you identify suitable opportunities. However, it is not comprehensive. Independent review of other sources is encouraged.