- Your departmental notice boards and your head of department.
- Your college undergraduate dean's and college offices.
- There are many SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH SITES online that are FREE. We have listed several below:
- Collegiate Scholarship Search
This database contains over 600,000 awards totaling over $1.6 billion. Keyword Search gives you a quick way to narrow down to a particular scholarship or group of scholarships.
- Nationally Coveted College Scholarships, Graduate Fellowships and Postdoctoral Awards
Highly Competitive and Prestigious Scholarship, Fellowship and Internship Awards for College Study, Graduate School and Postgraduate Research.
- Scholarship News
Database identifying scholarships by demographic criteria.
- Funding for US Study Online
Students/Scholars worldwide can find grants, awards, scholarships and fellowships by Country/Region, Area of Study, Location in the United States, and by Name of Program. The web site is an extensive database of scholarships, fellowships, and grants organized and maintained by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Funding for US Study includes all types of funding programs, for all levels of post-secondary study, across the full range of academic areas.
- The Opera Foundation American-Berlin Scholarship Competition, giving young American singers the opportunity to study and perform at Deutsche Oper Berlin, one of Europe's most prestigious opera houses.
- The Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowships Each Fellowship is for one academic year of study in a program approved by the Committee. The place of study may be in America or abroad, in an approved educational institution, with an approved private teacher, or in independent study.
- The Frank Huntington Beebe Fund The Fund provides financial support for round trip transportation, living and other expenses - approximately $15,000. Fellowships are for one year and are generally not renewable.
- The Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship The Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship is a private grant awarded annually to up to four graduate and post-graduate American students in the visual fine arts (painting, graphic design, print-making, sculpture, photography) and music (composition, instrumental or vocal performance).
- HSF/ McNamara Family Creative Arts Project
In partnership with the McNamara Family Foundation, this program will provide financial resources to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled full-time in a creative arts related field -media, film, performing arts, communications, writing, and others- to assist them in beginning and completing an art project. Grants will range from $5,000 to $20,000.
- American Association of People with Disabilities
Award, Funding, Grant, Internship, and Scholarship Resources
- Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science
Students to pursue graduate education in science research, leadership, and teaching careers at all levels
- The Gilman Scholarship Program
This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. The program aims to encourage students to choose non-traditional study abroad destinations, especially those outside of Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand. The Gilman Scholarship Program aims to support students who have been traditionally under-represented in study abroad, including but not limited to, students with high financial need, community college students, students in under-represented fields such as the sciences and engineering, students with diverse ethnic backgrounds, and students with disabilities.
- Hispanic Scholarship Fund
A multitude of scholarships available for various minorities ranging from grade school to postgraduate research.
- College Fellowships and Scholarships for Minorities
Organization focused on offering scholarships and fellowships to minorities in the engineering field. Their goal is to increase the number of minorities in the field through financial aid.
- Diversity Abroad Scholarships
The mission of Diversity Abroad Program is as follows:To ensure that students from diverse economic, educational, ethnic and social backgrounds are aware, have equal access and take advantage of the benefits and opportunities afforded through global education exchanges.
- Creative Funding for International Health Electives
This guide identifies possible sources of assistance - from grants to original fundraising efforts - that may help defray all or part of a student's expenses for an international health elective.
- AMSA - American Medical Student Association
AMSA is a student-governed, national organization committed to representing the concerns of physicians-in-training. With a membership of nearly 60,000 medical students, premedical students, interns, residents and practicing physicians from across the country, AMSA continues its commitment to improving medical training and the nation's health.
- National Institutes of Health
The National Institutes of Health is one of the world's foremost medical research centers and the Federal focal point for medical research in the United States. The goal of NIH research is to acquire new knowledge to help prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability, from the rarest genetic disorder to the common cold.
- AMSA - International Health Opportunities A vast list featuring descriptions and links of
foundations and organizations offering awards, scholarships,
fellowships, and grants to those in the health care field.
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
A vast list provided by MIT featuring links to various undergraduate scholarships, graduate fellowships, and additional scholarship sources.
- National Medical Fellowships
Awards, prizes, and merit scholarships offered by the NMF to exceptional minority students through awards and prizes that honor outstanding scholastic achievements, leadership and community service, as well as exceptional aptitude in the fields of medical journalism, women's health and surgery. These awards are generally available to students in the second through fourth years of medical school.
- The Association of American Medical Colleges
GREAT Group educational links for summer undergraduate research programs at various colleges and universities.
- American Medical Association
The AMA scholarship search features 650,000 scholarship award listings, including the official scholarships of AMA scholarship search. It also allows anyone to create a profile of themselves and they will match the profile to scholarships that are most relevant.
- Tufts University Student Services
Features a vast list of various fellowship and internship opportunities.
- American Dental Association Provides information on the various educational, scholarship, and fellowship programs offered by the ADA.
- American Dental Education Association Offers
various fellowship and scholarship awards including student
scholarships, awards for educators, and funding opportunities for
- Careers Representing America
Programs enable students to obtain job experience in a foreign affairs environment. Some students work in Washington, D.C., while others have the opportunity to work at U.S. embassies and consulates abroad.
- Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program
Each year, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace holds a rigorous national competition to select approximately eight graduating Seniors to serve as research assistants. They are matched with senior associates--academics, former government officials, lawyers and journalists from around the world--to work on a variety of international affairs issues. Junior Fellows have the opportunity to conduct research for books, participate in meetings with high-level officials, contribute to congressional testimony and organize briefings attended by scholars, activists, journalists, and government officials. Junior Fellows spend one year (beginning August 1st) at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington, DC. Positions are full-time and include a salary and benefits package. For more information, please visit the University Fellowships Office.
- Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership
The Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership awards three scholarships to outstanding Asian Pacific American college undergraduate and graduate students who are interning in the Washington, DC metropolitan area for the summer. Applicants committed to the breadth and diversity of the Asian Pacific American community, including but not limited to economic, ethnic, generational, and regional diversity, are especially encouraged to apply.
- Freeman ASSIST (Asian Students Summer Internship Stipends)
This granting agency provides educational allowances to outstanding undergraduate students from East and Southeast Asia who are currently studying in the U.S. and who secure internships with U.S. not-for-profit organizations during the summer. Applicants must be undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in a U.S. university or college.
- School of International Affairs Career Services
Professional placement has the highest priority at Penn State's School of International Affairs. We expect our graduates to be placed in a variety of venues, including international organizations; media organizations; federal, state, and local governments; consulting firms; colleges and universities; cultural and educational change organizations; policy research centers; development assistance programs; foundations; and multinational corporations.
- Chevening Scholarships
Chevening scholarships are currently available in 160 countries around the world.
- Commonwealth Scholarships
The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC) is responsible for managing Britain’s contribution to the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP), established in 1959, and supports around 700 awards annually.
- Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program
(IFP) provides opportunities for advanced study to exceptional individuals who will use this education to become leaders in their respective fields, furthering development in their own countries and greater economic and social justice worldwide.
- Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust
The purpose of this Fellowship program is to recognize and assist students whose scholastic achievements reflect Professor von Kármán's high standards. Open to foreign students already enrolled in a university located in the United States.
- Marie Curie Fellowships
Marie Curie Fellowships provide European placements for pre and post-doctoral researchers, usually up to the age of 35, and for experienced researchers. Fellowships are available in any scientific discipline that contributes to the objectives of the 7th Framework Programme (FP7). Applicants to this activity are young and experienced researchers and host organisations in academia and industry.
- NAFSA: Association of International Educators
NAFSA does not offer scholarships, grants to students, or other financial assistance, but this Web site contains information about where to begin your search for financial aid.
- Netherlands Fellowship Programmes
The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) are demand oriented fellowship programmes designed to foster institutional development. NFP is focused on meeting the need for further training and capacity-building in developing countries.
- Non U.S. Student Fulbright Opportunities
- UC Berkeley: Graduate Fellowship Resources on the Web
- National Science Foundation
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense. " With an annual budget of about $5.5 billion, they are the funding source for approximately 20 percent of all federally supported basic research conducted by America's colleges and universities. In many fields such as mathematics, computer science and the social sciences.
- Science Careers
One-stop resource to find funds for training in the sciences and undergraduate science education.
- Biotech/Biology/Animal/Research Summer Internships & Co-ops
- EURO Scholars
EURO Scholars is a unique study abroad program for advanced undergraduates whereby students have the opportunity to conduct research at a high caliber institution in a chosen field of study while taking a language and culture class. Twelve different European universities are participating as host institutions for the exceptional students in this program.
- The International Scholarship Search
The premier financial aid, college scholarship and international scholarship resource for students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs, and other information to assist college and university students in their pursuit to study abroad.
- The Association for Asian Studies
Provides a list of scholarships for Asian and U.S. students. There are scholarships and fellowships for those of Asian heritage, interested in Asian studies and research, those interested studying abroad in Korea, Taiwan, and Japan and much more. There are a variety of large, small, and international studies grants.
This resource allows you to search by country or subject to find the study abroad funding information that you need. The comprehensive database of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, and grants can help make your dream of studying abroad a financial possibility and a profound reality.
- Korean EPIK Program
- AAUW International Fellowships
International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research to women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate study at accredited institutions are supported.
- Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
- Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
The purpose of the grant is to support the education of women from developing countries who are committed to improving the lives of women and children in their home countries.
- PEO International Peace Fellowship
The P.E.O. Sisterhood has taken an active role in the promotion of educational opportunities for women.
- Scholarships for Women
- USA: International Fellowship Scholarship Program for Women
International Fellowship scholarships are awarded for full time study or research to women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate study at accredited instiutions is supported.
- National Honor Societies
- Penn State Student Activities Awards
- Penn State Summer Discovery Grant
Penn State undergraduate students from all campuses in all fields of study may apply for a grant. Students are eligible for grants in the summer following their first year through the summer before the year in which they will graduate. Discovery Grant information and application requirements may be found at http://www.psu.edu/oue/su08grant.htm
- Penn State Office of Undergraduate Education: The Undergraduate Exhibition
The Undergraduate Exhibition will be held April 9 at the University Park Campus. This annual event communicates and celebrates the participation of undergraduate students from across the University in research and creative endeavors. Undergraduate students from all Penn State campuses are invited to enter poster or performance presentations to showcase their work to a general audience. Entries will be accepted Jan. 14 through March 7. Additional information and entry forms may be found at http://www.psu.edu/oue/exhibition.htm