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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 http://www.operafoundation.org/index.html

AEA (American Economic Association) Summer Training Program and Minority Fellowship
Seeks to prepare talented undergraduates for doctoral programs in Economics and related disciplines. See http://econ.ucsb.edu/aeastp/background.html

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.
See http://www.apsanet.org/content_3284.cfm.

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. See http://www.beebefund.org/

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 http://www.russellberriefoundation.org/Initiative_jr_Angelicum.php and http://www.iie.eu/pages/index.php.

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. See http://www.jkcf.org/scholarships/graduate-scholarships/jack-kent-cooke-graduate-arts-award/.

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 http://www.lillyfellows.org/GraduateFellowsProgram.aspx

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. See www.jamesmadison.com

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. See https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/postbac_irta

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.  See http://www.isi.org/programs/fellowships/salvatori.html

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.
See http://www.isi.org/programs/fellowships/richard_weaver.html.

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.See http://www.isi.org/programs/fellowships/western_civilization.html.

See Also:
http://www.cswe.org/CentersInitiatives/TrainingCareers/ScholarshipsandFellowships.aspx Council on Social Work Education Scholarships
http://intern.si.edu/index.html (Internships at the Smithsonian)
http://www.metmuseum.org/education/er_internship.asp#lif (Internships at the NY Metropolitan Museum of Art)
http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/ (Social Science Research Council)
http://www.apsanet.org/section_191.cfm (Political Science)
https://ugsp.nih.gov/home.asp?m=00 (NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program)
http://www.musicscholarships.us/

 


 

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 http://foundationcenter.org/grantmaker/beinecke/

Bunche Summer Institute
Introduces minority juniors to the world of graduate study and encourages applications to PhD programs in political science.  See http://www.apsanet.org/section_397.cfm.

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 http://www.dekarman.org/

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. See http://www.gilderlehrman.org/education/hs_overview.php

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 https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/ugsp.

See Also:
http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/ (Social Science Research Council)
http://www.apsanet.org/section_191.cfm (Political Science)
http://www.musicscholarships.us/

Last Updated 6/20/14

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