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South Carolina Humanities Council Student Research Fellowship

What: The South Carolina Humanities Council has announced an opportunity for undergraduate students in their sophomore or junior years to apply for a Student Research Fellowship in the humanities of up to $1,000. The fellowships allow students to “explore research and scholarship in the humanities. Student Research Fellowships support research in the study of history, philosophy, and ethics, literature, linguistics, languages, jurisprudence, cultural anthropology, archaeology, comparative religions, art history and/or criticism, folklore, or interdisciplinary scholarship in these areas. Special consideration is given to projects that have a South Carolina focus or component.”

To Apply: Application details can be found here. The deadline for applications is Friday, November 16, 2018. Award notifications are anticipated in early January 2019 for program start dates on or after January 21, 2019.

Posted on September 20, 2018 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Pickering Program Deadline Approaching!

What: The Pickering Foreign Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program is accepting applications for the 2019 Fellowship. The Pickering Graduate Fellowship is a U.S. Department of State program, administered by Howard University that seeks to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers as Foreign Service Officers in the U.S. Department of State. Candidates must be graduating seniors or college graduates with strong academic records and a desire to promote positive change in the world. The program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women and those with financial need. Applicants with any undergraduate major are welcome to apply. Selected fellows will receive support for graduate school and will enter exciting and rewarding careers representing the United States overseas.

To Apply: The online application can be found here. All applications are due September 20, 2018.

Please contact the program at pickeringfellowship@howard.edu with any questions.

Posted on September 4, 2018 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Envolve Award

What: Envolve is a 501(c)(3) entrepreneurship organization that strives for a global society where all business owners can prosper and grow. They are committed to cultivating a global entrepreneurial ecosystem – helping diverse communities access resources, advice and support services to pursue their business dreams. Envolve Award USA (formerly the American Entrepreneurship Award) supports start-up businesses in the USA looking for funding, mentorship, and advice from experts in their field.

To Apply: The application and instructions can be found on the organization’s website. Applicants must submit business proposals that fit within a strict maximum word count.

Finalists will be announced in October 2018, and winners will be announced in late October – early November 2018.

Please contact Lancie Affonso at affonsol@cofc.edu for additional information.

Posted on September 4, 2018 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

PKP Study Abroad Grants

Do you plan to study abroad between now and June 2019? Consider applying for a Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) grant to fund your trip. PKP Study Abroad Grants are $1,000 awards designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. For more info, check out the Fact Sheet and FAQs.

Deadline to apply: September 15, 2018, 11:59 PM CT

Application available here.

Posted on July 9, 2018 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards, Study Abroad

Department of Defense SMART and Stokes Scholarships

What: Department of Defense scholarships provide cash awards to students who have demonstrated ability and aptitude for excelling in STEM fields in disciplines of importance to DoD. Both of the scholarships listed would be especially beneficial for students majoring in Computer Science or other STEM majors. More information about specific scholarships can be found under “Learn More.”

To Apply: 2019 deadlines for these scholarships are tentative, as finalists for 2018 scholarships have already been selected.

 

 

 

 

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SMART Scholarship

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing technical degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DoD facilities. Learn more about the SMART Scholarship here.

Stokes Scholarship

The Stokes Educational Scholarship Program, formerly known as the Undergraduate Training Program, facilitates the recruitment of individuals, particularly minority high school students, who have demonstrated skills critical to NSA. Stokes is open to high school seniors planning on majoring in computer science or computer/electrical engineering.

As an NSA employee with the Stokes Program, you will attend college full-time, receive up to $30,000 per year for tuition and mandatory fees, and work during the summers at NSA for 12 weeks in areas that are related to your course of study. You’ll acquire real-world experience and receive a year-round salary. You must maintain at least a 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale each semester/quarter in the freshman year and a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale each semester/quarter after the freshman year. If selected as a program participant, you are required to work in your area of study for NSA after your college graduation for at least one-and-one-half times the length of study. If you leave NSA employment earlier, you must reimburse the government for your tuition. Learn more about the Stokes Scholarship here.

Posted on February 26, 2018 in Internships & Jobs, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Department of State FAIT Program

What: The Department of State, in partnership with the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars (TWC), is pleased to announce the Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship Program. This program is a challenging and rewarding opportunity for interested individuals seeking to apply technology solutions to the business of diplomacy.  The U.S. State Department provides academic funding so that you may focus on preparing yourself for a future career in the Foreign Service. As a selected FAIT Fellow, you will receive financial support for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for either your junior and senior year of undergraduate study OR a two-year master’s degree in an IT-related field (up to $37,500 annually). You’ll also receive stipends, housing and travel allowances for the two internship experiences.

To Apply: For the 2019 FAIT Fellowship, the general deadline for applicants is in the December of the cohort year (December 2018). The online application will open during Fall 2018.

More information on this opportunity can be found on the program’s website or in the program brochure.

Posted on February 5, 2018 in Internships & Jobs, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Phi Kappa Phi Fellowships, Grants, Awards, and Scholarships

The College of Charleston Chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased to announce the following awards, fellowships, grants and scholarships. Information regarding each opportunity is linked below.

PKP Graduate Fellowship (Applications are due to the Charleston Chapter on April 1, 2018)
Chapter Undergraduate Research and Creative Works Award (Letter of Intent due to the Charleston Chapter on April 15, 2018, Application due April 29, 2018)
Study Abroad Grants (Applications due May 1, 2018 and December 1, 2018)
Literacy Grants (Applications due April 1, 2018)
Love of Learning Awards (Applications due April 1, 2018 and October 1, 2018)

For detailed descriptions, application procedures and forms, and deadlines please visit the Phi Kappa Phi website.

Posted on January 25, 2018 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

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