Fellowships Offer Unique Chance to Develop Academic, Leadership, Service Skills
Fellowships and scholarships provide outstanding opportunities to expand your horizons, broaden your knowledge and serve as a stepping stone to a successful career or an advanced degree.
Many different scholarships and fellowships are available to qualified students, from first-year students through college graduates. For example, the Boren scholarship, which provides up to one academic year of funding to U.S. undergraduates to study foreign languages in regions critical to the U.S., is available to students beginning their first year. Alternately, the James Madison Graduate Fellowship is available only to graduates and graduating seniors.
Navigating the process for identifying and applying to these opportunities can sometimes be daunting. That’s why Susquehanna University faculty are dedicated to helping you craft the most compelling proposal for your desired experience.
Opportunities exist across the academic spectrum and we are here to help you every step of the way.
The Fulbright program embraces a philosophy much like that of Susquehanna’s Global Opportunities (GO) program. Since it was founded in 1946, more than 310,000 Fulbright Scholars, chosen on academic merit and leadership potential, have enjoyed studying, teaching and conducting research abroad.
Susquehanna University Fulbright Award Winners
This program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies abroad. The Gilman scholarship 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.
Rhodes Scholarships, generally held for two years, provide recipients the opportunity to obtain a master’s degree or a second bachelor’s degree at the University of Oxford.
Funds postgraduate study in the United Kingdom. Up to 40 scholars are selected each year to study at the graduate level at an U.K. institution in any field of study.
Funding a year of postgraduate study in Ireland or Northern Ireland, this scholarship is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to Ireland, while encouraging intellectual achievement, leadership and a commitment to community and public service.
A global scholarship at Cambridge University for intellectually outstanding postgraduate students with a capacity for leadership and a commitment to improving the lives of others.
Blakemore Foundation: Funds an academic year of advanced language study abroad of Chinese, Japanese, Korean and selected Southeast Asian languages.
Boren Fellowship: Provides up to $30,000 to U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education.
Critical Language Scholarship: The Critical Language Scholarship Program is a summer study abroad opportunity for American college and university students to learn languages essential to America’s engagement with the world.
Davies-Jackson Scholarship: Provides first-generation college seniors with exceptional academic records to participate in a course of study at St. John’s College, University of Cambridge.
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Arts Award: Recognizes promising artists from lower-income backgrounds in the visual arts, performing arts and creative writing.
Jacob J. Javits Fellowship: Funds graduate education in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
James Madison Memorial Fellowship: Offers $24,000 to individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level.
Teaching Assistant Program in France: Offers the opportunity to work in France for seven months, teaching English to French students of all ages.
AmeriCorps: Members commit to full-time or part-time positions offered by a network of nonprofit community organizations and public agencies, to fulfill assignments in the fields of education, public safety, health care and environmental protection.
City Year: An education-focused organization dedicated to helping students and schools in 27 urban, high-poverty communities across the U.S. and through the U.K. and Johannesburg, South Africa.
Cultural Vistas Fellowship: The Cultural Vistas Fellowship is a fully funded program affording underrepresented U.S. university students the opportunity to intern for eight weeks with organizations in Argentina, Germany or Southeast Asia.
Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program: A social justice program that trains, inspires and sustains leaders.
Harry S. Truman Scholarship: For college juniors who show leadership potential and have an interest in government or public service.
Humanity in Action Fellowship: Brings together international groups of undergraduates and recent graduates to explore issues affecting human rights and social justice.
Lutheran Volunteer Corps: Places volunteers in full-time service positions at social-justice organizations throughout the United States for one or two years.
Morris K. Udall Scholarship: For sophomores and juniors committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy or Native American health care.
National Urban Fellows: Introduces college students and recent graduates to public service.
Peace Corps: Open to anyone over 18 interested in helping people from other countries while learning more about them and promoting a better understanding of Americans.
Teach for America: Recruits recent college graduates and professionals to teach for two years in urban and rural communities throughout the United States.
Samuel Huntington Public Service Award: Provides a $15,000 stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world.
William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India: Sends skilled young Americans to work with non-governmental organizations in India for a 10-month period.
Amgen Scholars Program: Provides undergraduate students in science the opportunity to work at some of the world’s leading research universities.
The Barry Goldwater Scholarsip and Excellence in Education Program: Provides scholarships to college students intending to become scientists, mathematicians or engineers.
Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship: Funded by the U.S. Department of State, this two-year program provides academic funding for an IT-related degree, internships, professional development and mentorship – culminating in an appointment in the Foreign Service as an Information Management Specialist.
Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study: Awards five-year fellowships for full-time study toward a Ph.D. in the life sciences for individuals committed to increasing diversity among scientists.
Hertz Foundation Fellowship: Provides grants for postgraduate fellowships leading to the award of the Ph.D. in the applied physical and engineering sciences, as well as quantitative aspects of modern biology.
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Fellowship: Provides professional and financial support for students who are committed to teaching high school science and/or mathematics in U.S. schools.
National Defense Science and Engineering Fellowship: Funds doctoral students in fields important to national defense, including mathematical, physical, biological, cognitive, neural, and ocean and engineering sciences.
National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program: Provides funding for doctoral students committed to biomedical research careers.
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship: Supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees.