Other Awards That Might Be Of Interest
Department of Homeland Security Undergraduate Scholarship Program –http://www.orau.gov/dhsed/Default.htm The DHS Scholarship and Fellowship Program is intended for students interested in pursuing the basic science and technology innovations that can be applied to the DHS mission. Areas of study that are eligible include: physical sciences, mathematical sciences, computer and information sciences, life sciences, social sciences, psychology, selected humanities, and engineering. Applicants must be in their second year of college.
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship –http://www.truman.gov/ The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation awards college students who wish to attend graduate school in preparation for careers in government or elsewhere in public service. Scholars are required to work in public service for three of seven years following completion of a Foundation funded graduate degree program as a condition of receiving funding. A Truman scholarship nominee must be a junior pursuing a bachelor’s degree at a four-year institution.
The Gilder Lehrman History Scholars Program – http://www.gilderlehrman.org/education/hs_program_details.php. An opportunity for the next generation of historians to experience primary-source research and to work closely with eminent scholars. Gilder Lehrman History Scholars are invited to participate in a five-week research program in New York City. At the time of application students must be considered sophomores or juniors in an accredited college or university. The applicant must have completed at least one course in American history and expect to major or specialize in American history or American studies.
The James Madison Junior Fellowship Program - www.jamesmadison.com Created to honor Madison's legacy and Madisonian principles by providing support for graduate study that focuses on the Constitution—its history and contemporary relevance to the practices and policies of democratic government. The Junior Fellowship is awarded to students who are about to complete, or have completed their undergraduate course of study and plan to begin graduate work on a full-time basis. Applicants must be a teacher, or planning to become a teacher, of American history, American government, or social studies at the secondary school level.
The National Institutes of Health Graduate Partnership Program - http://gpp.nih.gov The Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP) links the National Institutes of Health (NIH) with universities in the graduate level training of students. The mission of the GPP is to establish and foster graduate education partnerships with national and international universities and institutions dedicated to quality education in biomedical basic and clinical research while providing the infrastructure and community support needed by the students in these programs.
The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program- http://www.nsfgrfp.org/ The program offers three-year graduate research fellowships in science, mathematics, and engineering, including Women in Engineering and Computer and Information Science awards. Fellowships are awarded for graduate study leading to research-based master's or doctoral degrees in the mathematical, physical, biological, behavioral and social sciences; engineering; the history of science and the philosophy of science; and to research-based Ph.D. degrees in science education.
The description of these awards was taken from Key Nationally Competitive Scholarship Awards published by the National Association of Fellowship Advisors; other award descriptions and more detail about these awards can be found at: http://www.nafadvisors.org/pdf/2009-conference-key-scholarships.pdf.