Available Fellowships:


    National Science Foundation Fellowships: These fellowships are awarded for study in the mathematical, physical, biological, engineering, behavioral and social sciences, and in the history and philosophy of science. Deadline is Nov. 6. Separate competitions are held for the Graduate Fellowships and the Minority Graduate Fellowships.

    Harry S. Truman Scholarship: This scholarship awards merit-based scholarships to students who pursue careers in government or elsewhere in public service. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Deadline is Nov. 14.

    Charlotte W. Newcombe Dissertation Fellowships: These awards are for Ph.D. candidates who are writing their dissertations on topics of religious and ethical values in any field. Deadline is Nov. 15.

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute — NIH Research Scholars Program: This program is for current medical students going into their third or fourth year of medical school. Deadline is Nov. 15.

    Ford Foundation Predoctoral and Dissertation Fellowships for Minorities: This is available for minority students pursuing a doctoral degree in behavioral and social sciences, humanities, engineering, mathematics, physical science and biological science. Deadline is Nov. 15.

    Howard Hughes Predoctoral Fellowship in the Biological Sciences: The Howard Hughes Medical Institute will award fellowships for full-time study toward a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree in the biological sciences. This fellowship is not intended for those who are pursuing a medical or dental degree. Deadline is Nov. 15.

    National Physical Science Consortium Graduate Fellowships for Minorities and Women: The National Physical Science Consortium a six-year doctoral fellowship program in astronomy, chemistry, computer science, geology, materials science, mathematical sciences, physics and subdisciplines. The deadline is Nov. 15.

    Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships in Humanistic Studies: This fellowship is for students who plan on careers in teaching in humanistic studies. Students who are entering their first year of a Ph.D. program are eligible. Deadline for requesting an application is Dec. 8.

    Whitaker Graduate Fellowships in Biomedical Engineering: These fellowships are for students who are going in to a Ph.D. or Sc.D. program in biomedical engineering. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Deadline is Dec. 10.

    Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship: This scholarship is for undergraduate students who pursue a career in mathematics, the natural sciences or engineering. Students who are in their sophomore or junior year are eligible to apply.

    GEM Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships: These awards are for U.S. citizens with an ethnic identification of American Indian, Black American, Mexican American or Puerto Rican. These awards support students in engineering, computer science and physical and life sciences. Deadline is Dec. 1.

    P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund: This award is for women who are in full-time graduate study in the United States or Canada. This award is given for research conducted in the medical and dental field. Deadline is Dec. 15.

    M.A. Cartland Shackford Medical Fellowship: This fellowship opportunity is open to female graduates who will pursue a career in medicine. Application is obtained by writing Wellesley College. Deadline is Dec. 16.

    Mary McEwen Schimke Scholarship: This award is given to women who have graduated and are in graduate study of literature or history. Applicants must be older than 30. Deadline is Dec. 16.

    Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics: The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity sponsors an annual essay contest for undergraduate juniors and seniors at colleges throughout the United States. Themes for 1997 include: “Discuss ethics based on personal experience,” “Why are we here? How to meet ethical obligations,” or “Reflect on ethical aspects of literary text.” Deadline to request a form is Dec. 19. Deadline for entry Jan. 23.

    For more information regarding these or other fellowships, please visit the Office of General Education and Honors at 350 MSRB.

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