Scholarships and GrantsFellowships, Scholarships, and Financial Aid
A guide for grantmakers and grantseekers, scholarships, fellowships and financial aid compiled by Natalia Kanem (formerly of Ford Foundation, currently President of The ELMA Philanthropies Services (U.S.) Inc., with the assistance of Laurie Norton
Website address: www.legion.org
ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN COLLEGES
Program on the Status and Education of Women (PSEW)
Telephone #: (202) 884-7403
E-mail address: email@example.com
On Campus with Women, PSEW’s quarterly subscription newsletter provides readers with the most up-to-date information on women in higher education. It focuses on women's leadership, the campus climate, curriculum and pedagogy, and the newest research about women.
PSEWLEAD, a listserv for women administrators, is designed to share information, solve problems, offer resources, and include information about professional development opportunities for women with administrative responsibilities in higher education. To subscribe, send the following e-mail message: SUBSCRIBE PSEWLEAD FIRSTNAME LASTNAME to LISTSERV@CDINET.COM
ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOLS OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Telephone: (202) 296-1099
Fax: (202) 296-1252
Website: web at www.asph.org
CDC/PRC Minority Fellowship Program supports 4 fellowship positions for minority doctoral students. Selected fellows will conduct research related to the efforts of, and within, CDC-funded Prevention Research Centers. Under-represented minority students currently enrolled in a doctoral level, research-based training program are eligible to apply.
Deadline for receipt of applications:
Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program
program manager: Jomo Kassaye
Scholars Program brings talented African American, Latino,
Asian/Pacific Islander and American Indian/Alaska Native college
seniors and recent graduates to
Purpose: The Kaiser Family Foundation established the Scholars Program to honor the legacy of late U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Jordan, who was a Foundation Trustee, and to expand the pool of students of color interested in the field of health policy.
the nine-week program (June 1 - July 30, 2004), Scholars gain knowledge
about federal legislative procedure and health policy issues, while
further developing their critical thinking and leadership skills. In
addition to an internship in a congressional office, Scholars
participate in seminars and site visits to augment their knowledge of
health care issues, and write and present a health policy research
paper. The program is based at
Eligibility: Eligible candidates must be
Compensation: Scholars receive approximately $5,000 in support, which includes a stipend, daily expense allowance, airfare and lodging.
COLLEGE BOARD (THE)
Telephone #: 1-800-927-4302
Website address: www.collegeboard.org
Scholarship Search - http://cbweb10p.collegeboard.org/fundfinder/html/fundfind01.html
To locate scholarships, loans, internships, and other financial aid programs from non-college sources that match your education level, talents, and background.
CONSUMER INFORMATION CENTER
Pueblo, Colorado 81009
Telephone #: (888) 8-PUEBLO
Website address: www.pueblo.gsa.gov
Quarterly listing of more than 200 free and low-cost federal publications, including many on education and financial aid.
EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE
Telephone #: (609) 921-9000
ETS Publications - an annotated catalog of selected publications available from this organization (free).
FINAID PAGE, LLC
Fax #: (412) 422-6189
Website address: www.finaid.org
FinAid! – A free comprehensive collection of financial aid information on the web including resources for minority students.
GARRETT PARK PRESS
Garrett Park, MD 20896
Telephone #: (301) 946-2553
Financial Aid for Minorities series (set of six booklets at $5.95 each)
Dollars for College (set of 12 booklets at $7.95 each)
The Big Book of Minority Opportunities and The Big Book of Opportunities for Women at $39 each prepaid
INDIAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001
Telephone #: (505) 646-1347
Fax #: (505) 646-7740
Publishes Sources of Financial Aid Available to American Indian Students.
INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION FINANCIAL AID
Telephone #’s: (781) 843-5334 / Toll Free - 888-296-4332
Fax #: (781) 843-9034
E-mail address: Inquiries@iefc.com
Website address: www.iefa.org
A website providing a free searchable database of scholarships and awards for international students.
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
Graduate Fellowship Program
Telephone #: (703) 292-8694
Fax #: (703) 292-9048
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website address: www.nsf.gov/grfp
Information is designed to serve the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program which awards outstanding students for graduate study in the sciences, mathematics and engineering. These include the NSF Graduate Fellowships and NSF Minority Graduate Fellowships, which contain a Women in Engineering and Computer and Information Science component.
Rockefeller Residential Fellowships
Requires being at the sponsoring college or university and are thematic.
SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS
Office of Congressional, Legislative and Public Affairs
North Capitol and H Streets, NW
Telephone #: (202) 512-1991
Website address: http://www.access.gpo.gov
Visit website for Federal Government information publications.
American Indian Graduate Program
Telephone #: (510) 642-3228
Fax #: (510) 642-3583
E-mail address: AIGP@uclink.berkeley.edu
Contact the office for a listing of graduate fellowships.
Telephone #: 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243)
Visit site for federal, state and free sources for student aid information.
The Student Guide 2001 - 2002 describes the three major forms of student financial aid available through the Department's Student Financial Assistance –grants, loans, and work-study–and how to apply for them. Available in English and Spanish.
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Office of Public Affairs
Telephone #: (202) 208-3711
Fax #: (202) 501-1516
Visit website for information on Indian graduate student scholarships.
Education Development Center, Inc.
Telephone #: 1-800-225-3088 / (617) 969-7100
Fax #: (617) 332-4318
E-mail address: WEEActr@edc.org
Website address: http://www.edc.org/CEEC/WEEA
Reviews, publishes and disseminates a broad range of print materials to promote educational
equity for girls and women.
Call for a free catalog of resources or for a copy of the latest WEEA Digest.
III. OTHER PROGRAMS
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION GRADUATE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Attn: Dr. Maxie C. Jackson, Jr., Director
Telephone #: (517) 353-1803
Fax #: (517) 355-1772
E-mail address: email@example.com
Affirmative Action Graduate Financial Assistance Plan:
· Affirmative Action Graduate Assistantships
· Equal Opportunity Program Fellowships
· Minority Competitive Doctoral Fellowships
· Programmatic Funding
Call for application form and brochure.
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN
AAUW Educational Foundation
Telephone #: (202) 728-7602
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
AAUW offers fellowships, grants and awards to support women pursuing a graduate program.
AMERICAN COUNCIL OF LEARNED SOCIETIES
Telephone #: (212) 697-1505
Fax #: (212) 949-8058
E-mail address: email@example.com
Website address: www.acls.org
Fellowships and grants-in-aid for research in the humanities broadly defined to include programs in the natural and social sciences with humanistic emphasis.
AMERICAN GEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE
Minority Participation Program Scholarships
Telephone #: (703) 379-2480
Website address: www.agiweb.org/education/mpp.html
Offers undergraduate and graduate awards to those with verifiable ethnic-minority status as Black, Hispanic, or Native American (American Indian, Eskimo, Hawaiian, or Samoan).
AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS FOUNDATION (AIA)
Minority Scholarship Foundation
Telephone #: (202) 626-7349
In conjunction with the American Architectural Foundation (AAF), the AIA sponsors numerous fellowships and scholarships including: the AIA/AAF Minority/Disadvantaged Scholarship, AIA/AAF Scholarship for First Professional Degree Candidates and Scholarship for Advanced Study and Research.
Minority Scholarship Program
1211 Avenue of the
Telephone #’s: (212) 596-6223 (minority scholarships, fellowships)
(212) 596-6221 (doctoral fellowships, Carey scholarships)
Fax #: (212) 596-6292
Website address: www.aicpa.org
The AICPA, the national professional organization for certified public accountants, provides a number of programs to students. The Academic & Career Development Division sponsors several scholarship and fellowship programs including: Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students, Fellowships for Minority Doctoral Students and John L. Carey Scholarships.
AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUND
Telephone #: (303) 426-8900
Fax #: (303) 426-1000
Website address: http://www.collegefund.org
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone #: (212) 787-6312
Fax #: (212) 496-1050
Raises money for 32 tribal colleges located across the
AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY GERMAN STUDIES
Telephone #: (202) 332-9312
Fax #: (202) 265-9531.
E-mail address: email@example.com
Website address: www.aicgs.org
Visit the website to access Gardinet, a compilation of an electronic directory of resources fostering German-American cooperation to strengthen U.S.-German cooperation in the sciences. The information lists a broad range of predominantly American-supported programs fostering German-American cooperation in the social sciences. Listings include government, university and college, association, corporate, and foundation resources.
4520 Montgomery Blvd., NE, Suite 1-B
Telephone #: (505) 881-4584 (No collect calls are accepted)
Fax #: (505) 884-0427
E-mail address: AIGC@unm.edu
Graduate fellowships for American Indian and Alaskan Native students.
AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION
Telephone #: (202) 483-2512
Fax #: (202) 483-2657
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website address: www.apsanet.org
Graduate fellowships available for African American students in the field of political science.
Minority Identification Project.
Ph.D. Fellowship Competition for Minority Students (aid for African American, Latino(a), and
Native American political science graduate students).
AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
Minority Fellowship Program
Telephone #: (202) 336-6127
Fax #: (202) 336-6012
E-mail address: email@example.com
Website address: www.apa.org/mfp
Visit website for information on graduate study programs in quantitative psychology, measurement, or a related field
AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (ASA)
Telephone #: (202) 383-9005
Fax #: (202) 785-0146
Website address: http://www.asanet.org/student/funding.html
The ASA provides funding opportunities to graduate students of sociology and sociologists with a doctorate degree including: the Minority Fellowship Program, Mass Media Science Fellow Program, Community Action Research Initiative, Congressional Fellowship
Program – The
ASPIRA OF AMERICA, INC.
1444 I Street, NW,
Telephone #: (202) 835-3600
Fax #: (202) 835-3613
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For undergraduate and graduate students of Hispanic-American background.
ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE - EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
c/o AWIS National Headquarters
Telephone #: (202) 326-8940 or 1-800-886-AWIS
Website address: http://www.awis.org/
E-mail address: email@example.com
Fax #: (202) 326-8960
Each spring, the AWIS Educational Foundation offers undergraduate and graduate awards to women.
Visit the website for a complete a listing of the various awards.
BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS
Office of Public Affairs
Telephone #: (202) 208-3711
Fax #:(202) 501-1516
Website address: www.oiep.bia.edu
The Higher Education Grant Program for Native American and The Special Higher Education Program provide funds to eligible Indian students to pursue an undergraduate and graduate degree.
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship Program
Contact: Nicholas M. Williams
Diplomat in Residence
(202) 387 -6951 -fax
The Rangel Fellows Program is similar to the Pickering Fellows program in that it targets sophomores
and seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in international affairs. The Fellowship award includes tuition, room, board, and mandatory fees for either the junior and senior years of college or the
two years of graduate study with reimbursement for books. The graduate
fellow must commit to pursuing a graduate degree in international
studies at one of the graduate institutions identified by the
COUNCIL ON LEGAL EDUCATION
Telephone #: (202) 785-4840
Website address: www.abanet.org/cleo/home.html
Program to increase the number of low-income/minority law school graduates.
COUNCIL ON SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION
Telephone #: (703) 683-8080
Fax #: (703) 683-8099
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website address: www.cswe.org
Research and clinical fellowships available for minority students in the field of social work.
The Council Offers the Minority Fellowship Program for doctoral students of color and the Carl A. Scott Memorial Lecture Fund Book Scholarship.
DOW JONES NEWSPAPER FUND
Telephone #s: 1-800-369-3863 - recorded information
(609) 452-2820 - to speak with staff member
Fax #: (609) 520-5804
E-mail address: email@example.com
Website address: www.dowjones.com/newsfund
Offers Editing Internship Program for college juniors, Minority Internship Program
for minority senior and graduate students, Teacher Fellowship Program for high school
journalism teachers/publications advisers, and offers free booklet entitled Journalism
Career and Scholarship Guide.
HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND (THE)
Telephone #: (415) 445-9930 / 1-877-HSF-INFO
Fax #: (415) 445-9942
Website address: www.hsf.net
For undergraduate and graduate students of Hispanic-American background.
Telephone #: (212) 984-5330
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Website address: www.iie.org/fulbright
Offers student, scholar and fellowship programs for
JEWISH FOUNDATION FOR EDUCATION OF WOMEN
Attn: Marge Goldwater, Executive Director
Telephone #: (212) 288-3931
Fax # (212) 288-5798
Website address: www.jfew.org
· Scholarships for Émigrés Training for Careers in Jewish Education (College Graduate Level)
· Scholarships for Émigrés in the Health Professions (College Undergraduate and Graduate Level)
See website for information on the Foundation’s scholarships available directly through colleges and universities.
NATIONAL ACTION COUNCIL FOR MINORITIES IN ENGINEERING – NACME INC.
The Empire State Building
350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2212
New York, New York 10118-2299
Telephone #: (212) 279-2626
Fax #: (212) 629 - 5178
Website address: www.nacme.org
The NACME’s goal is to increase the representation of African Americans, Latinos and American Indians in the nation's engineering workforce. Scholarship and research information are available.
NATIONAL MEDICAL FELLOWSHIPS, INC.
Telephone #: (212) 483-8880
Fax #: (212) 483-8897
E-mail address: email@example.com
Website address: www.nmf-online.org
NMF provides financial assistance to US citizens from groups currently
underrepresented in the medical profession; specifically
African-Americans, Mexican-Americans, Native Americans, Alaska Natives,
Native Hawaiians and mainland Puerto Ricans who reside within the 50
states. Applicants must have been accepted by AAMC or AOA-accredited
NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL
Office of Scientific & Engineering Personnel – Fellowship Office
Telephone #: (202) 334-2872
Fax #: (202) 334-3419
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website address: http://www7.nationalacademies.org/fellowships/
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
Division of Graduate Education
Telephone #: (703) 292-8630
Fax #: (703) 292-9048
E-mail address: email@example.com
Website address: www.nsf.gov
The DGE programs promote the early career development of scientists and engineers by offering support to help assure a steady flow of diverse, high-ability students through the educational and research training systems by providing fellowships and traineeships.
Visit website for program listings, guidelines and application forms.
NATIONAL STUDENT NURSES’ ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION
Telephone #: (212) 581-2215
Fax #: (212) 581-2368
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website Address: www.nsna.org
The scholarship program is available to students currently enrolled in state-approved schools of nursing or pre-nursing in associate degree, baccalaureate, diploma, generic doctorate, and generic master’s programs. Funds are not available for graduate study unless it is for a first degree in nursing.
NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE, INC.
Telephone #: 1-888-839-0467
E-mail address: email@example.com
Website address: www.nul.org
Campaign for African American Achievement Scholarship Program is for eligible High School seniors. Students must be
NEW YORK STATE HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES CORPORATION
Telephone #’s: 1-(888) NYS-HESC (697-4372) / (518) 473-1574
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Call or write for information regarding provisions of grants or scholarships including:
· Aid for Part-Time Study
· Memorial Scholarships
· Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship
· NYS Regents Health Care
See website for application, eligibility, deadlines, and information on these and other fellowships.
OPEN SOCIETY INSTITUTE
Individual Project Fellowships Program
Telephone #: (212) 548-0600
Fax #: (212) 548-4677
E-mail address: email@example.com.
For individuals: scholars, writers, artists, activists, advocates, practitioners, etc. to promote an open society in the
ROBERT BOSCH FOUNDATION (THE)
CDS International, Inc.
871 United Nations Plaza (
Telephone #: (212) 497-3500
Fax #: (212) 497-3535
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website address: www.cdsintl.org/rbffprogram.html
Fully funded fellowships open to young professionals and graduate students with leadership potential and a strong interest in
ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION (THE)
Telephone #: (212) 869-8500
Fax #: (212) 764-3468
Website address: www.rockfound.org
Arts and Humanities - Humanities Fellowships: For project support only and primarily for third world students who are nominated through their home country educational institutions.
ROTARY FOUNDATION (THE)
Telephone #: (847) 866-3000
Fax #: (847) 328-8554
The Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships - Program for students interested in international education opportunities. Apply for scholarships through your local Rotary Clubs.
SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL
Attn: Fellowship Office
Telephone #: (212) 377-2700
Fax #: (212) 377-2727
Website address: www.ssrc.org
Fellowships and grants in the social sciences and the humanities, with some support for natural scientists. Programs provide predissertation and dissertation fellowships, postdoctoral fellowships, and advanced research grants.
Information available on website and in the SSRC annual brochure, Fellowships and Grants for Training and Research.
SPENCER FOUNDATION (THE)
Telephone #: (312) 337-7000
Fax #: (312) 337-0282
The Spencer Foundation grants funds to support research, which contributes to the understanding of education and improvement of its practice.
See website for fellowship program descriptions, applications, eligibility and deadline information.
STRONG (Hattie M.) FOUNDATION
Telephone #: (202) 331-1619
Fax #: (202) 466-2894
Interest-free student loan program for American college students, studying in the
Application forms are sent to eligible students between January 1st and March 31st for the scholastic year beginning the following September.
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education
Indian Education Programs
Office of Public Affairs
Telephone #: (202) 260-3774
Website address: www.ed.gov/about/pubs.jsp
Graduate and undergraduate fellowships available for American Indian students.
Telephone #: (314) 935-6880
Fax #: (314) 935-4887
E-mail address: GraduateSchool@artsci.wustl.edu
Website address: http://www.artsci.wustl.edu/GSAS
Special fellowship packages provide full tuition scholarships plus annual stipends. Write or call for further information on these and other fellowships.
· Mr. and Mrs. Spencer T. Olin Fellowships for Women
Telephone #: (609) 452-7007
Fax #: (609) 452-0066
E-mail address: email@example.com
Website address: www.woodrow.org
The Foundation's three broad areas of concern are:
· A Renaissance for the Liberal Arts
· Access and
· Teachers as Intellectual Leaders
IV. SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH WEBSITES:
Carpe Diem Foundation
Scholarships through Petersons, an education resource
Scholarships through the National Society of Black Engineers
Scholarships from Chela Financial
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