External Funding

My life is an indivisible whole, and all my activities run into one another;
and they all have their rise in my love of humankind.
-Mahatma Gandhi

 

To avoid repetition of grant opportunities please note that all opportunities marked with * are for both undergraduate and graduate students

Undergraduate students:

Gilman International Scholarship Program:
Study abroad for Undergraduate U.S. Citizens
http://www.iie.org/gilman
This scholarship is designed for US undergraduate students who wish to study abroad. The program offers scholarships to students with financial need. The awards are for up to $5,000. Application can be found online.

National Security Education Program, David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships (NSEP)
http://www.iie.org/nsep

Designed to support U.S. undergraduates to spend a summer or a summer and a semester abroad in areas of national need. Please see website for details on eligibility.

My travel bug *
http://www.mytravelbug.org/wordpress/fellowship-program
MyTravelBug is an organization providing fellowships for travel.
This is a great opportunity to receive up to 3,000 dollars for international travel. Please join the newsletter (free) for updates on the fairly simple application process.

FastWeb
http://www.fastweb.com
This site generates both scholarship and college searches based on criteria selected by the user.

DowJones Newspaper Fund*
https://www.newsfund.org
This website lists continuously updated career and scholarship information for journalism students and professionals.

Scholarship News*
http://www.free-4u.com
This site provides links for scholarships, grants, fellowships and internships for students. Listings are organized by topic.

The Smithsonian*
http://www.si.edu
Contains a fellowships link to Smithsonian Opportunities for Research and Study.

StudyAbroad.com*
http://www.studyabroad.com
Educational Directories Unlimited is a commercial site with thousands of study-abroad programs and funding resources.

International students:*

International scholarships online:
http://www.InternationalScholarships.com
A financial aid and scholarship resource for international students wishing to study aborad with a listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs and other information.

National Science Foundation:*
http://www.nsf.gov
The NSF encourages exchange in science and engineering. The site has an international component with links on fellowship, grant and award information.

Office of Higher Education Programs:*
US Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov/
Administered by the Center for International Education, this site describes programs and fellowships offered by the International Education and Graduate Programs office of the US Department of Education.

Pitsco's Launch to Grants and Funding:*
http://www.pitsco.com/
This site provides links to dozens of grant and funding sources.

Graduate students:

Academy for Educational Development:
http://www.aed.org
AED offers the PPIA Fellowship Program and the National Security Education Program Graduate International Fellowships. The site provides information on international exchange, fellowships and training.

MyTravelBug
http://www.mytravelbug.org/wordpress/fellowship-program
MyTravelBug is an organization providing fellowships for travel.
This is a great opportunity to receive up to 3,000 dollars for international travel. Please join the newsletter (free) for updates on the fairly simple application process.

US Dept of Education
http://www.ed.gov/
This is the fellowship section of the US Dept of Education website. Please look through and take advantage of the grant/fellowship opportunities that you would be eligible for.

The Lindbergh Foundation
http://www.lindberghfoundation.org/
This a grant for up to 10,000 dollars for students that are focusing on study that works to preserve the balance between technology and nature.
The deadline for grant applications is the second Thursday of June in the year preceeding the awarding of funds. For example, for funding beginning in July of 2006, applications are due June 9, 2005. All applicants receive notification of final selections by April 15 of each funding year. Grants are released in July.

The Leakey Foundation
http://www.leakeyfoundation.org/research-grants/
General Research Grants have two application cycles each year, with deadlines falling on December 15th (spring cycle) and July 15th (fall cycle). Decisions for the spring cycle are announced in mid-May. Decisions for the fall cycle are announced in mid- December.