Saint Andrew’s Society Graduate Scholarship

Deadline: November 1 2021

Saint Andrew's Society Graduate Scholarship

Beginning in 1960 the Saint Andrew’s Society of New York has provided over 185 graduate scholarships to promote cultural interchange and goodwill between Scotland and the US. Each year a scholarship for one year of graduate study in Scotland is given to three students of some Scottish descent who can demonstrate a need for financial assistance to continue their education in Scotland. The scholarship offers the recipient funding for up to $35,000 to be used initially against tuition, then board, transportation, and other expenses.

Candidates should possess qualifications which will enable them to be good ambassadors for the United States while in Scotland. The basis for selection shall include the student’s: (1) academic achievement; (2) extracurricular activities; (3) financial need; (4) clarity of career purpose in pursuing the graduate studies; (5) a statement that sets forth why the applicant wishes to continue your education, with clarity around the graduate study objective(s) to be achieved and why he/she wishes to study in Scotland; (6) some Scottish descent; and (7) proof of US Citizenship. Proof of application to their selected school will be required for finalists.

https://standrewsny.org/page/Scholarship

Penn Deadline: November 1, 2021

 

Penn’s Application Process

The Saint Andrew’s Scholarship program accepts nominations from institutions – students may not apply independently. To apply to be Penn’s nominee, you must complete the following steps by Penn’s Internal Deadline of November 1, 2021.

  • Arrange for two letters of recommendation from faculty.
  • Complete Penn’s Internal Fellowships application form. Here, you will officially request letters of recommendation, and upload a single PDF which combines your St. Andrew’s Application form, resume, unofficial transcript from Penn InTouch (and other institutions, if relevant), personal statement, and all required essays.  If you do not receive an email confirming your submission within 4 hours, please IMMEDIATELY email aolson@upenn.edu to make sure CURF has received your submission.
  • Penn’s nominee will be required to allow Penn’s Student Financial Services office to release information demonstrating your financial need. 
  • CURF will forward the application for Penn’s nominated student to the Saint Andrew’s Society of New York for consideration by their deadline of December 15. Six finalists will be invited to a lunch in February or March, and two recipients selected.

 

Emerson National Hunger Fellows (Tentative Deadline)

Deadline: November 1 2021

Emerson National Hunger Fellows

The Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program participants gain field experience fighting hunger and poverty through placements in community based organizations across the country, and policy experience through placements in Washington, DC.  The 11-month program bridges community-based efforts and national public policy, and fellows develop as effective leaders in the movement to end hunger and poverty.

http://www.hungercenter.org/fellowships/emerson/

Deadline:  November 1, 2021 (TENTATIVE)

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • While the Emerson Fellows Program does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to you.

 

Urban Fellows Program

Deadline: January 15 2022

Urban Fellows Program

The Urban Fellows Program is a nine-month fellowship in New York City that combines work in Mayoral offices and City agencies with volunteer service opportunities and a seminar series that explores current urban issues impacting public policy.

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dcas/employment/urban-fellows.page

Deadline: January 15, 2022, 6pm EST

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • While the Urban Fellows Program does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to you.

 

Harriman Foreign Service Fellowship (Tentative Deadline)

Harriman Foreign Service Fellowship

This fellowship offers three summer internships each year: at the US Embassy in London, at the US Embassy in Paris, and at the Office of the Secretary of State in Washington, DC.

http://www.wm.edu/offices/dccenter/harriman/index.php

Deadline: October 8, 2021 (TENTATIVE) (to complete State Department online internship application – double check this date with the State Department posting)

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • While Harriman Fellowship does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to you.
  • Note: students must first apply for a relevant summer internship with the State Department. The Fellowship reaches out to eligible candidates several months later, and invites them to apply for the Harriman (at which point application instructions and a deadline are provided).

 

Critical Language Scholarship

Deadline: November 16 2021

Critical Language Scholarship

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a fully funded summer overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. With the goal of broadening the base of Americans studying and mastering critical languages and building relationships between the people of the United States and other countries, CLS provides opportunities to a diverse range of students from across the United States at every level of language learning.

http://clscholarship.org/

Deadline: November 16, 2021 (by 8:00pm EST)

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • While the Critical Language Scholarship does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to interested graduate students.  Undergraduate students are encouraged to contact Kristyn Palmiotto in Penn Abroad (krpalm@upenn.edu). 

 

Humanity in Action Fellowship (Tentative Deadline)

Deadline: February 14 2022

Humanity in Action

Fellows first participate in an intensive three-week summer educational program providing a country and context-specific curriculum (currently: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, the Netherlands, or Poland) that examines historical and contemporary challenges to human rights, pluralism and equality. Then, they embark on developing Action Projects in their own communities.

https://www.humanityinaction.org/fellowship/

Programs projected to be VIRTUAL in 2021 (https://www.humanityinaction.org/fellowship/become-a-fellow/)

Deadline: February 14, 2022 (TENTATIVE)

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • While Humanity in Action does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to you.

 

Boren Graduate Fellowship

Deadline: January 17 2022

Boren Graduate Fellowship

Boren Fellowships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide funding for US graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to US interests.  Boren Fellowships provide funding for overseas language study, academic study, research, an academic internship, or a combination of the above (though all proposals must include a significant language component).  Boren Fellows commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation.

http://www.borenawards.org

Penn Deadline: January 17, 2022 

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • Submit your application materials directly through the Boren Fellowship website by January 17, 2022.  CURF is then responsible for the final submission of your application. 

 

Hertz Fellowship

Deadline: October 29 2021

Hertz Fellowship

The Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship Award supports graduate students working towards the Ph.D. degree in the applied physical, biological and engineering sciences.

https://www.hertzfoundation.org/the-fellowship/

Deadline: October 29, 2021

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • While the Hertz Fellowship does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to you.

 

Payne International Development Fellowship

Deadline: November 1 2021

Payne International Development Fellowship

The USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program seeks to attract outstanding young people who are interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign Service of the US Agency for International Development (USAID).  The Payne Fellowship, which provides up to $90,000 in benefits over two years for graduate school, internships, and professional development activities, provides a unique pathway to the USAID Foreign Service.  A cumulative GPA of 3.2 or above is required.  The Fellowship encourages the application of members of minority groups who have historically been underrepresented in international development careers and those with financial need.

http://www.paynefellows.org

Deadline: November 1, 2021

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • While the Payne Fellowship does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to you.

 

Scoville Peace Fellowship

Scoville Peace Fellowship

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship funds college graduates to spend six to nine months working on key issues of peace and security in Washington, DC.  Recruited for either a spring or fall fellowship, Fellows serve as full-time project assistants at the participating organization of their choice.  Fellows also attend policy talks, Congressional hearings, coalition meetings, and small group events with experts in government and NGOs arranged by the fellowship. The fellowship provides a salary, benefits, travel expenses to DC for interviews and moving, in addition to a small stipend for attending conferences, policy courses, and foreign language classes.

http://scoville.org/  

Deadlines: October 1, 2021 (for Spring 2022) 

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • While the Scoville Peace Fellowship does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to you.  

 

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