The Goldwater Scholarship provides up to $7,500 per year for sophomores and juniors majoring in the natural sciences, engineering, and mathematics who intend to pursue research careers in these fields.
The Udall Foundation awards scholarships of up to $7,000 to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment.
Awards that fund study abroad
The Gilman Scholarship provides up to $5000 for students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad.
The Critical Language Scholarship Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program that includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.
The Boren Scholarships provide funding for students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to US interests and underrepresented in study abroad.
The Fulbright UK Summer Institutes are three-to-four-week programs for US undergraduate students. Participants explore the culture, heritage, and history of the UK while experiencing higher education at a UK university.
The Gaither Junior Fellows program offers fellowships to students who have a serious career interest in the area of international affairs. Students who are selected will be hired to work as employees at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington, DC on a full-time basis for one year.
Schwarzman Scholars pursue a Masters in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.
The Soros Fellowship invests in the graduate education of New Americans – immigrants and the children of immigrants – who are poised to make significant contributions to US society, culture or their academic fields.
The Truman Scholarship provides up to $30,000 for graduate or professional school for students who plan to pursue careers in government or elsewhere in public service.
Awards that fund post-graduate study in the UK or Ireland
The Pickering Graduate Fellowship funds a two-year master’s degree for students who plan to become Foreign Service Officers at the US Department of State.
The Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship prepares students for careers as Foreign Service Officers in the US Department of State and provides funding for a two-year graduate degree in an area of relevance to the Foreign Service.