Top Graduate Scholarships
Purpose: The George J. Mitchell Scholarship is for one year of graduate study at any institution of higher learning in Ireland or Northern Ireland. The Mitchell Application should be completed during the spring/summer before graduation.
Qualifications: Eligible applicants must have at least 3.9 GPA and be U.S. citizens between 18 and 30. Applicants are selected based on their academic abilities, leadership, and community service.
|National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship||
Purpose: This fellowship provides funding for students to earn a doctoral degree in science or engineering in order to increase the number and quality of our nation's scientists and engineers. Fellowships provide funds to cover full tuition, required fees, a stipend of $31,000 for the first year, and minimum insurance coverage.
Qualifications: Students should be planning on pursuing a doctoral degree in science or engineering.
|National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship||
Purpose: The National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship awards over one thousand fellowships to outstanding students pursuing research-based masters or doctoral degrees in Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Psychology, and Social Sciences. The fellowship provides three years of financial support, including an annual $32,000 annual stipend, $12,000 cost-of-education allowance to the institution, international research and professional development opportunities, and access to a supercomputer.
Qualifications: Eligible applicants are college seniors, first-year graduate students, and others who have completed limited amounts of graduate work.
|Phi Eta Sigma Graduate Scholarship||
Purpose: Phi Eta Sigma honor society awards four scholarships of $7,500 each for the first year of full-time graduate or professional study.Qualifications: Those applying for graduate scholarships or awards must be nominated by the BYU Phi Eta Sigma chapter.
Approx. Yearly Deadline: March 1
|Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship||
Purpose: Phi Kappa Phi awards fifty-one Fellowships of $5000 each and five Fellowships of $15,000 each to members entering their first year of graduate or professional study. Each Phi Kappa Phi chapter may select one candidate from among its local applicants to compete for the Society-wide awards.
|Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Award||
Purpose: The Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) Love of Learning Award helps fund post-baccalaureate studies and/or career development for active Phi Kappa Phi members to include, but limited to: graduate or professional studies, doctoral dissertations, continuing education, career development, travel related to teaching/studies, etc. One hundred-forty awards, at $500 each, will be distributed.
Purpose: The Rhodes Scholarship annually funds 32 scholarships for graduate study at the University of Oxford. The Rhodes application should be completed during the spring term before senior year.
Qualifications: Eligible applicants must have at least a 3.9 GPA, be a U.S. citizen (international students--see Rhodes website), be at least 18, but not yet 24. BYU institutional endorsement is required, see instructions below.
|Tau Beta Pi Graduate Fellowship||
Purpose: Tau Beta Pi's Graduate Fellowship program seeks to advance engineering education and professions. Each year a group of fellows are chosen and financed through their first year of graduate study. The amount of each fellowship is $10,000.
|Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship||
Purpose: Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship is offering future science scholars an opportunity to win $10,000 in scholarship funding for the Spring semester. This scholarship was created to help provide educational opportunities for the future generation of scientists. Graduate students or undergraduate students must be enrolled in an accredited college for the Spring semester to qualify for this scholarship. Two $10,000 scholarships and four $5,000 scholarships will be awarded among the candidates.
Purpose: The Harry S. Truman Foundation awards scholarships to college students who plan to pursue careers of public service in the government or elsewhere. The Truman scholarship offers $30,000 for graduate or professional school. Truman scholars participate in leadership development programs and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government.
Qualifications: Students must be nominated by their educational institution, be a U.S. citizen or national, have an extensive record of public and community service, and be committed to a career in public service. Applicants must also be in the upper quarter of their junior class. For the purposes of the Truman Scholarship, junior status is determined by graduation date.
|Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship||
Purpose: The WW Teaching Fellows—current senior undergrads, recent grads, or career changers—are for students with majors in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, math, and some related areas) who want to pursue graduate-level teacher preparation at one of 22 participating universities in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and New Jersey.
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