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Fellowships for Study in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

For Graduating Seniors

(Click HERE for Sophomores and Juniors)

American-Berlin Scholarship
Sponsored by The Opera Foundation, the scholarship gives young American singers between the ages of 18 and 30 the opportunity to study (post-graduate) and perform at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. See

AEA (American Economic Association) Summer Training Program and Minority Fellowship
Seeks to prepare talented undergraduates for doctoral programs in Economics and related disciplines. See

APSA (American Political Science Association)
Minority Fellowships Program

For minority students applying to enter a doctoral program in political science for the first time. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and an interest in teaching and potential for research in political science.

Frank Huntington Beebe Fund for Musicians
Provides fellowships for gifted young musicians, generally performers and composers in classical disciplines, who wish to pursue advanced music study and performance abroad, usually in Europe.


Russell Berrie Fellowship in Interreligious Studies
Seeks to attract well-qualified students to engage in two years of interreligious study and research at the Angelicum for up to two years at either the license or doctorate level. See and

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Arts Award
Supports talented performing arts, visual arts, and creative writing students who will begin their first graduate or professional degrees. Selection is based on artistic and creative merit; academic achievement; unmet financial need; will to succeed; and breadth of interests and activities. Requires university nomination.


HSF/McNamara Family Creative Arts Project Grant
For undergraduates majoring in the arts.


Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship
Defrays the cost of advanced study in America or abroad in art, theatre, music or architecture. See

Lilly Graduate Fellows Program
Supports exceptionally well qualified Protestant and Catholic students who are entering Ph.D. or equivalent graduate programs in humanities and the arts and who are interested in becoming teacher-scholars at church-related universities in the US. Requires university endorsement.

See the Fellowships Office and

Madison Memorial Fellowships
Provide support for graduate study that focuses on the US Constitution for students who intend to become a secondary school teacher of American history, American government or social studies.


NIH Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) Program
The Postbaccalaureate IRTA program and the National Cancer Institute's CRTA program provide opportunities for recent college graduates to spend a year engaged in biomedical research at the NIH.


NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
To ensure the vitality of the scientific and technological workforce in the US and to reinforce its diversity. For research-based study leading to a master’s or doctoral degree in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Salvatori Fellowships
Seeks to further an understanding and appreciation of both the principles of the Founding Fathers and the culture that formed their values and views. Salvatori Fellows must do graduate work in a field related to the American Founding.


Weaver Fellowship
Assists future teachers who are motivated by the need to integrate the idea of liberal education with their teaching efforts, and, in so doing, to restore to university studies their distinction and worth.

Western Civilization Fellowships
Designed to address our culture’s loss of memory by supporting at the graduate level the study of the institutions, values, and history of the West.


Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship
Funds one year of graduate study in the visual fine arts and music in Paris.


See Also: Council on Social Work Education Scholarships (Internships at the Smithsonian) (Internships at the NY Metropolitan Museum of Art) (Social Science Research Council) (Political Science) (Psychololgy) (Psychololgy) (international funding opportunities in biomedical and behavioral research) (NIH Summer Internship Program) (NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program)
ND Fellowships Office "General Studies in All Fields"


For Sophomores and Juniors

Beinecke Scholarship
Seeks to encourage and enable highly motivated juniors to pursue opportunities in a graduate course of study in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Requires university endorsement.
See the CUSE Fellowships Office and

Bunche Summer Institute
Introduces minority juniors to the world of graduate study and encourages applications to PhD programs in political science.

DeKarman Fellowship
DeKarman fellowships are open to juniors in any discipline, including international students, with special consideration given to applicants in the Humanities. Applicants should have exceptional recommendations and grades plus a compelling record of original research or scholarship. See

Garvey Fellowship Essay Contest
Awarded for the best essay on the meaning and significance of economic and personal liberty. See

Gilder Lehrman History Scholars Program
A five-week scholarly research program in American history based in New York City for outstanding college sophomores and juniors.


HSF/McNamara Family Creative Arts Project Grant
For undergraduates majoring in the arts. See

HSF/Morgan Chase Scholarship Program
For Hispanic sophomores and juniors in business administration, finance or economics.


NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. Priority is given to juniors and seniors.

See Also: (Social Science Research Council) (Political Science) (Psychology) (Psychology)
ND Fellowships Office "General Studies in All Fields"

Last Updated 2/9/12