Prestigious Graduate Scholarships

We encourage students to contact us as early as possible in their college career if they have an interest in any of the opportunities listed below. Email Beth Powers at bethpowers@ksu.edu or call (785) 532-3422 to set an appointment.

Please note domestic and international opportunities are listed separately.

Domestic Funding

American Association of University Women Fellowships

Deadline: Varies, November 1st-December 1st

American, International Student, and Selected Professions options available.

AAUW website / AAUW Fact Sheet

Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship Program

Deadline: November 4, 2022 Campus Deadline: None

Supports students interested in working for the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Payne Website

Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship

Deadline: Variable Campus Deadline: None

U.S. Dept. of Transportation program for students in a wide variety fields whose interests relate to transportation (any mode)

ETF website

Foreign Affairs Information Technology (FAIT) Fellowship

Deadline: January 31, 2023 Campus Deadline: None

For students who want to have a career in technology that makes a difference, see the world, and experience different cultures.

FAIT Website

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: December 15, 2022 at 5PM Campus Deadline: None

For students interested in higher education careers and diversity.

Ford Website / Ford Fact Sheet

Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research Fellows Program

Deadline: Varies by program Campus Deadline: none

Three year research and/or professional developmental program.

FFAR Website

Hertz Fellowship

Deadline: TBA Campus Deadline: None

Funds graduate study related to the applied physical sciences.

Hertz Website / Hertz Fact Sheet

Innovation in Buildings (IBUILD)

Deadline: December 1, 2022 Campus Deadline: None

For students interested in research aligning with the missions of the US Department of Energy Building Technologies Offiece.

IBUILD Website

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program

Deadline: TBA Campus Deadline: None

Full funding for study at Stanford (all majors).

Knight-Hennessy Website / Knight-Hennessy Fact Sheet

James Madison Memorial Fellowship

Deadline: March 1, 2023 Campus Deadline: None

Masters funding for current/future teachers in social studies, history and government.

Madison Website / Madison Fact Sheet / Madison Video

National Defense Science & Engineering Fellowship

Deadline: TBA Campus Deadline: None

Fully funds three years of graduate in STEM fields of interest to DoD.

NDSEG Website / NDSEG Fact Sheet

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship

Deadline: TBA (varies by field)

Three years of funding in any NSF-supported field.

NSF Website / NSF Fact Sheet

Nuclear Energy University Fellowships (DOE)

Deadline: Opens Fall 2022

For science and engineering students interested in nuclear energy.

NEUS Website

Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship

Deadline: April 15, 2023 Campus Deadline: TBA

For first year of graduate or professional school. Each chapter can only nominate ONE individual.

Phi Kappa Phi Website / Phi Kappa Phi Fact Sheet

Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Research Grant

Deadline: November 30, 2022

Phi Kappa Phi Website / Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Research Grant Fact Sheet

Phi Kappa Phi Dissertation Fellowship

Deadline: November 30, 2022 Campus Deadline: None

For active members completing doctoral candidates. $10,000 award.

Phi Kappa Phi Website / Phi Kappa Phi Fact Sheet

Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Deadline: TBA Campus Deadline: None

For students interested in careers in the U.S. Foreign Service.

Pickering Website / Pickering Fact Sheet

Quad Fellowship

Deadline: TBA Campus Deadline: none

For STEM students to pursue masters and doctoral degrees at STEM universities in the United States.

Quad Website / Quad Fact Sheet

Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program

Deadline: TBA Campus Deadline: None

Like Pickering, supports graduate study that targets employment with the U.S. Foreign Service.

Rangel Website / Rangel Fact Sheet

Samvid Scholars

Deadline: Application opens February 17th, 2023

Up to $50,000 for tuition and fees each year for two years of graduate study

Samvid Website

SMART Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2022 Campus Deadline: None
Full tuition plus stipend for STEM majors interested in DoD research careers.

SMART Website / SMART Fact Sheet

Soros Fellowship

Deadline: TBA Campus Deadline: None

For "New Americans" (as defined by Soros) in any discipline.

Soros Website / Soros Fact Sheet

Truman Scholarship

Deadline: February 7, 2023 Campus Deadline: TBA

For students who aspire to careers in public service. Four nominees per school.

Truman Website / Truman Fact Sheet

International Study/Research

Boren Fellowship

Deadline: January 25, 2023 at 5PM, EST Campus Deadline: None

Supports study in countries "critical to national security" but underrepresented in study abroad.

Boren Website / Boren Fact Sheet

Chevening Scholarship

Deadline: November 1, 2022 at 12:00 GMT Campus Deadline: None

For graduate study in the UK. Work experience required. Specific list of eligible countries. U.S. citizens not eligible.

Chevening Website

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

Deadline: scholarship option varies Campus Deadline: None

Study and/or research in Germany (multiple options available).

DAAD Website / DAAD Fact Sheet

Erasmus Mundus Scholarships

Deadline: varies October - January Campus Deadline: None

European Union program to facilitate Masters study in multi-country graduate programs.

Erasmus Mundus Website / Erasmus Mundus Fact Sheet

Fulbright U.S. Student Grant

Deadline: TBA Campus Deadline: TBA

Funds an academic year abroad for study, research or teach English abroad. Over 135 different host countries.

Fulbright Website / Fulbright Fact Sheet / Fulbright Campus Instructions

Gates Cambridge

Deadline: TBA Campus Deadline: None

Graduate degree at Cambridge in the United Kingdom.

Gates Website / Gates Fact Sheet

Marshall Scholarship

Deadline: TBA Campus Deadline: TBA

One-three years of graduate study at any university in the United Kingdom.

Marshall Website / Marshall Fact Sheet

Mitchell Scholarship

Deadline: TBA Campus Deadline: TBA

One year of graduate study at any university in Ireland or Northern Ireland.

Mitchell Website / Mitchell Fact sheet

Rhodes Scholarship

Deadline: TBA Campus Deadline: TBA

One-three years of graduate study at Oxford in the United Kingdom.

Rhodes Website / Rhodes Fact Sheet

Rotary Peace Fellowships

Deadlines: Spring semester (variable)

Master's degree program and professional development certificate program available.

Rotary website / Rotary Peace Fellowship Fact Sheet

Schwarzman Scholars

Deadline: TBA Campus Deadline: None

Special one-year program through Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Schwarzman Website / Schwarzman Scholarship Fact Sheet