W.K. Kellogg Foundation Woodrow Wilson Michigan Teaching Fellowship, sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, is seeking 120 talented and committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) into teaching in high-need Michigan secondary schools. This Fellowship will provide these future teachers with a $30,000 stipend during an intensive master’s degree program at one of six Michigan universities. The Fellows will also receive great support and mentoring to encourage them to continue teaching as a long-term career. For details about the program are available at www.woodrow.org/michigan (updated 04-09-10)
AGA Investigating in the Future Student Research Fellowship, sponsored by the AGA Research Foundation, is encouraging under-represented minorities to enter into gastrointestinal research. The program supports this group of undergraduate or medical students in a summer fellowship (8-10 weeks) on digestive disease or nutrition research. Moreover, students will work with a mentor on a research project that brings together everything they learned throughout the summer program. The Fellowship award offers $5,000 for traveling, housing and an additional stipend. The application deadline is February 15. For more information about the program visit www.gastro.org/foundation (updated 01-01-13).
APA Minority Fellowship Program provides financial support and professional guidance to individuals pursuing doctoral degrees in psychology. Application deadline is January 15, 2009 and information can be found at: http://www.apa.org/mfp (updated 12-18-08).
2010 American Bar Foundation Summer Research Diversity Fellowships in Law and Social Science for Undergraduate Students is a program of summer research fellowships created to interest undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds in pursuing graduate study in the social sciences. Those eligible are American citizens and lawful permanent residents including, but not limited to, persons who are African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, or Puerto Rican, as well as other individuals who will add diversity to the field of law and social science. Applications will be considered only from sophomores and juniors, that is, students who have completed at least the sophomore year and who have not received a bachelor’s degree by the time the fellowship begins. Applicants must have a Grade Point Average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and be moving toward an academic major in the social sciences or humanities. www.americanbarfoundation.org. (updated 11-17-09)
Ford Foundation Fellowships for Minorities is sponsored by the Ford Foundation and administered by the National Research Council of the National Academics. These Fellowships are designed to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen who is planning a career in teaching and research at the college or university level. For further information and applications, please visit http://national-academies.org/fellowships or call 202-334-2872. (updated 09-30-10)
The Fund for Theological Education offers young adults, who may be drawn to religious leadership, a network of support, both financial and relational. Through this fund, students are able to explore whether becoming a minister might be a fit for their lives. Fellows attend a conference with peers, receive a $2,000 stipend to use for educational expenses. For more information, call 404-727-1450 or visit www.thefund.org. (updated 1-7-09)
Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications is now accepting applications for a master’s level fellowship and internship program in newspaper journalism for members of underrepresented groups. It provides two awards annually, each worth more than $65,000. This fellowship includes: free tuition, $1,400 monthly stipend, health insurance, internships, and up to $3,000 in other benefits. To be eligible you must be a U.S. citizen and member of an underrepresented group: African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American or Asian and you must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in a field other than journalism. Application deadline is February 1, 2010. Application materials are available online at http://apply.embark.com/grad/syracuse. For more information call 315.443.4039 (updated 12-01-09)
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is offering educational and leadership development programs, services, and activities that promote the growth of its Latino participants as effective professional and strong leaders. For detailed information about the program and other opportunities, please visit the web site at http://www.chciyouth.org
Smithsonian Fellowships in residence fellowships at the museums, Research Institutes and Offices of the Smithsonian Institution. For additional information and application materials visit http://www.si.edu/ofg/fellowopp.htm.
Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Junior Summer Institute invites college juniors from diverse communities to apply for the 2011 PPIA Fellowship Program. Each year over 100 students will be selected to become part of this exciting fellowship program that spans from junior year of college to graduate studies in public policy, public administration, international affairs or related fields. Application deadline is November 1, 2010 for sessions at Princeton University June 9 – July 29, 2011. For more information visit http://www.ppiaprogram.org (updated 08-30-10).
HECUA Graduate Fellowship on Philanthropy and Human Rights seeks to advance human rights through the nonprofit sector as well as provide graduate students learning experience in the field of philanthropy. The Graduate Fellowship is available to graduate students of color who are historically underrepresented in higher education and who are studying or will be studying in Minnesota. Preference will be given to students who are planning to remain in the United States, are active participants and leaders in their communities, and interested in pursuing human rights and social change. The deadline for applications is December 4, 2006. For more information visit http://www.hecua.org/grad_level.html (updated 11-21-06)
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship - intended for students at or near the beginning of their graduate studies in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. Fellowships are awarded to the applicants who intend to pursue a doctoral degree. Stipends starting at $30,500, full tuition and fees, health insurance allowance, three-year award, no military service obligation. Application deadline is January 8, 2007. For more information or to apply please visit www.asee.org/ndseg (updated 11-14-06).
UNCF/MERCK Science Research Fellowships are seeking African American graduate students majoring in biological or chemical sciences and African American postdoctoral professionals preparing for a career in biomedical research. The Fellowships include awards up to $53,000 for the graduate ($92,000 for the postdoctoral), mentoring by a Merck scientist and membership in the Association of UNCF/Merck Fellows. Application deadline is December 3, 2012. For more information or to apply online please visit www.UNCF.org/merck.
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program seeks to ensure the vitality of the human resources base in science, technology, engineering and mathematics in the United States and to reinforce its diversity. Fellowships provide 3 years of financial support which includes a $30,000 annual stipend, $10,500 annual cost-of-education allowance and $1,000 one-time foreign travel allowance. Fellows are provided with the freedom to pursue research projects of their own design and may be used within a five-year period. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, national or permanent resident aliens, and at or near the beginning of graduate studies in an NSF-supported field. For official information, go to www.nsf.gov/grfp. To apply, please visit www.fastlane.nsf.gov/grfp/. For application assistance, go to www.nsfgrfp.org. (updated 10-13-09)
MFP Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Postdoctoral Fellowship supports the training of early career doctoral recipients who have primary interests in the delivery of services to ethnic minority mental health and substance abuse services or eliminating health disparities. The goal of this program is to encourage and facilitate the postdoctoral development of psychologists who maintain a professional focus on mental health and substance abuse services for ethnic minorities. Some benefits of this fellowship include financial support, budget for travel and related expenses, opportunities for mentoring and networking with leading ethnic minority psychologists, access to information and resources, and a lifetime network of professional association with psychologists interested in ethnic minority mental health and services. Applications are accepted beginning in the fall until January 15 of the year in which support is being sought. For more information or to apply online, visit www.apa.org/mfp. (updated 11-10-09)