NOAA Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

Deadline: January 31 2020

NOAA Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

The Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship, administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), recognizes outstanding students studying in NOAA mission fields. Student scholars receive up to $9,500 per academic year to support their studies, as well as paid summer internship opportunities at NOAA facilities across the US.

The purposes of the program are to increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities; increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental literacy; recruit and prepare students for public service careers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other natural resource and science agencies at the federal, state and local levels of government; and recruit and prepare students for careers as teachers and educators in oceanic and atmospheric science and to improve scientific and environmental education in the United States.

https://www.noaa.gov/office-education/hollings-scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2020 (TENTATIVE)

 

Penn’s Application Process

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

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship in South Asian Languages

The Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships program provides allocations of academic year and summer fellowships to institutions of higher education to assist meritorious undergraduate students and graduate students undergoing training in modern foreign languages and related area or international studies or with the international aspects of professional or other fields of study.  FLAS awards are available only for specific languages, and are contingent on federal funding.

The FLAS Fellowship in South Asian Languages is for Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Pashto, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Tibetan, and Urdu.

 

Penn’s Application Process

New as well as continuing undergraduate students are eligible for FLAS fellowships, which include $10,000 toward tuition and a stipend of $5,000 for the academic year. Students should submit complete applications using this link. Only U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible.  Although strength of proposal is a principal consideration for evaluation, financial need is also a priority.

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship in African Languages

The Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships program provides allocations of academic year and summer fellowships to institutions of higher education to assist meritorious undergraduate students and graduate students undergoing training in modern foreign languages and related area or international studies or with the international aspects of professional or other fields of study.  FLAS awards are available only for specific languages, and are contingent on federal funding.

The FLAS Fellowship in African Languages is for Amharic, Igbo, Swahili, Tigrinya, Twi, Wolof, Yoruba, and Zulu.

 

Penn’s Application Process

New as well as continuing undergraduate students are eligible for FLAS fellowships, which include $10,000 toward tuition and a stipend of $5,000 for the academic year. Students should submit complete applications using this link. Only U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible.  Although strength of proposal is a principal consideration for evaluation, financial need is also a priority.

Saint Andrew's Society Undergraduate Scholarship

Deadline: February 14 2020

The Scholarship program of the St. Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia is designed to foster better understanding and relations between the United States and Scotland through the exchange of the best and brightest university students from our respective countries. Each year, the Society provides funds to send a small group of American students to attend a full year at one of the “Four Ancients,” or the Scottish equivalent of the Ivy League: the Universities of Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and St. Andrew’s. The current amount of each scholarship is $25,000.

http://www.standrewsociety.org/scholarships/

Penn Deadline: February 14, 2020

 

Penn’s Application Process

The Saint Andrew's Society Undergraduate Scholarship program accepts nominations from institutions – students may not apply independently. To apply for Penn's nomination, you must complete the following steps by Penn’s Internal Deadline of February 14, 2020.

  • Open a Penn Abroad application to either the University of Edinburgh or the University of St. Andrews (Please note, students applying to this scholarship may be placed at one of four Scottish universities, including the University of Aberdeen and the University of Glasgow. Students placed at one of these universities not previously approved by Penn would need to be flexible and work closely with their academic department to get courses approved)
  • Submit the completed St. Andrews Society application (application pieces include: application form, letter of recommendation from a professor, 3-5 page essay, completed questionnaire, recent photograph, and a hard copy transcript in a sealed envelope) to Jacob Gross, Penn Abroad, 3701 Chestnut St. Suite 1W
  • Plan to attend the St. Andrews Society luncheon in March

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program

Deadline: December 1 2019

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program

The SMART scholarship program was established by the Department of Defense (DoD) and provides tuition support to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Awardees are assigned to a DoD laboratory where he/she will be expected to serve as a summer intern and complete a period of post-graduation employment service as a DoD civilian.

https://smartscholarshipprod.service-now.com/smart?id=smart_index  

Deadline: December 1, 2019, 5:00pm Eastern US Time (TENTATIVE) - Application opens in August 2019

 

Penn’s Application Process

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

 

Boren Undergraduate Scholarship

Deadline: December 10 2019

Boren Scholarship

Under the auspices of the National Security Education Program, the Boren Scholarship supports undergraduate study abroad focusing on geographical areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to US national security.  These US government grants entail a service obligation.

http://www.borenawards.org/boren_scholarship/basics.html

Penn Deadline: December 10, 2019

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • To be competitive, applicants should meet with the Boren Scholarship advisor in Penn Abroad during the fall semester. Additional details about the application process are available through Penn Abroad.

 

 

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship in Middle Eastern Languages

The Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships program provides allocations of academic year and summer fellowships to institutions of higher education to assist meritorious undergraduate students and graduate students undergoing training in modern foreign languages and related area or international studies or with the international aspects of professional or other fields of study.  FLAS awards are available only for specific languages, and are contingent on federal funding.

The FLAS Fellowship in Middle Eastern Languages is for Arabic, Hebrew, Kurdish, Persian, Tajik, and Turkish.

 

Penn’s Application Process

New as well as continuing undergraduate students are eligible for FLAS fellowships, which include $10,000 toward tuition and a stipend of $5,000 for the academic year. Students should submit complete applications using this link. Only U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible.  Although strength of proposal is a principal consideration for evaluation, financial need is also a priority.

Public Policy and International Affairs Junior Summer Institutes

Deadline: November 1 2019

Public Policy and International Affairs Junior Summer Institutes (PPIA-JSI)

PPIA Junior Summer Institutes are intensive seven-week programs that focus on preparing students for graduate programs in public and international affairs and careers as policy professionals, public administrators, and other leadership roles in public service.  The program was started to address the lack of diversity across the spectrum of professional public service, including government, nonprofits, public policy institutions, and international organizations.

https://ppiaprogram.org/

Deadline: November 1, 2019

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • While the PPIA-JSIs do not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to you.

 

Rangel Summer Enrichment Program

Deadline: February 4 2020

Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program

The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program is a six-week summer program designed to provide undergraduate students with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs, and the enhanced knowledge and skills to pursue such careers.  A cumulative GPA of 3.2 or above is required.  Students live at Howard University, attend classes, and participate in a variety of programs with foreign affairs professionals at Howard and at diverse locations around Washington, DC.

http://www.rangelprogram.org/summer-enrichment-program/

Deadline: February 4, 2020

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • While the Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to you.

 

Fulbright Summer Institutes

Fulbright Summer Institutes

These summer programs provide the opportunity for US undergraduates with at least two years of undergraduate study left to complete to come to the UK on a fully-funded three-to-four week program.  Students will take part in cultural events, research, collaboration, and presentations at an esteemed British University.  Each Summer Institute will cover a different theme.  To be eligible, applicants must have at least a 3.70 GPA.

http://www.fulbright.org.uk/fulbright-awards/exchanges-to-the-uk/undergraduates

Deadline: Febuary 6, 2019 at 5pm 

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • While the Fulbright Summer Institutes do not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to you.

 

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