Scholarships in Doctoral-level Study

Summerfield G. Roberts Award

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 15

Award is to encourage literary effort and research about historical events and personalities during the days of the Republic of Texas, 1836-1846, and to stimulate interest in this period. Manuscript must be written or published during the calendar year for which the award is given and it may be either fiction or nonfiction, poetry, essay, play, short story, novel, or biography. Competition is open to all writers everywhere.

ACJA/LAE National Scholarship

Award: $400, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be a ACJA/LAE member in good standing who is currently enrolled in a recognized course of study directly (or indirectly) associated with the criminal justice field.

David Birenbaum Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a regular or associate member of AAB in good standing or the child or spouse of an AAB member.

Richard A. Wiebe Public Service Fellowship

Award: $33,000, Deadline: April 28

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and enrolled full-time in an accredited program. Recipient will be placed in the Majority Counsel/Program Services Office.

Visiting Research Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: May 1 (fall); October 1 (spring); February 1 (summer)

Applicants with a Ph.D. or completion of all but their dissertation are preferred; applicants with demonstrably strong writing skills will be considered. Cover letter, 500-word outline of proposed course of research, resume, copy of recent publication or unpublished manuscript, and names of two academic references are required to be submitted.

David Tamotsu Kagiwada Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), plan to prepare for the ordained ministry, have a minimum "C+" grade average, and be Asian-American. Applicant must submit transcripts and references.

AIA New Jersey Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 12

Applicant must be a resident of New Jersey who is enrolled in an accredited architecture school.

IACI Visiting Fellowship in Irish Studies

Award: $13,000, Deadline: December 31

Recipient must give one faculty seminar on subject of research, be available for consultation with postgraduates in related disciplines, submit a written report to the IACI Board of Directors and to Eire-Ireland at completion of the project, and deliver a lecture upon return to the U.S.

Sikh Education Aid Fund

Award: $4,000, Deadline: Varies

Applicant must be studying Sikhism or be involved in the Sikh religion who will attend an accredited college or university in the United States.

ARIT/NEH Fellowships

Award: $50,400, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a United States citizen or three-year resident affiliated with the U.S. who has completed formal training in their field of study (in the areas of humanities or interdisciplinary aspects of cultural history).

W.D.E. Coulson & Toni Cross Aegean Exchange Program

Award: $7,500, Deadline: November 29

Applicant must be a Turkish scholar who wishes to conduct research in Greece. Purpose of fellowship is to promote closer relations and scholarly exchange between Turkey and Greece by supporting the research of nationals of the Republic of Turkey in any field of the humanities and social sciences from pre-historic to modern times who need to conduct their study in Greece.

Board of Governors Dental Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May

Applicant must be a North Carolina resident, be accepted at the UNC School of Dentistry, demonstrate financial need, and intend to practice dentistry in North Carolina. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Canadian Home Economics Association (CHEA) Fellowship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a woman who is a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant and is attending a Canadian university. Applicant must be studying one or more aspects in the field of home economics at the masters or doctoral level.

Graduate Research Grant- Doctoral

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a member of NSCA and be studying in the field of strength and conditioning.

Beverley Jackson Fellowship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a woman, over the age of 35, who is a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant and is attending an Ontario University.

Hildegard Durfee Scholarship (Graduate)

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Windham County, VT who is pursuing graduate education. Financial need and academic achievement must be demonstrated.

Graduate Fellowship

Award: $25,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be enrolled in a welding-related course of study and submit a proposal.

National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Vermont Chapter Gilman Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont enrolled in a CSWE-accredited BSW, MSW, or DSW/PhD program at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need, academic achievement and community service must be demonstrated.

Grant for Orchid Research

Award: $12,000, Deadline: January 1

Applicant must be associated with an accredited institution of higher education or an appropriate research institute and be qualified for research.

Presidio La Bahia Award

Award: $1,200, Deadline: September 1

Applicant must have published within the last calendar year a piece related to any aspect of the Spanish colonial period in Texas.

Graduate International/Minority Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: June 18

Applicant must submit an application form, a cover letter describing goals to be accomplished and why, a statement of good standing, official transcripts with GPA, confidential recommendations, and an essay. Request guidelines and forms through the Foundation office. Master's level students must be enrolled in or accepted to a program ccredited by te American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Council on Academic Accreditation.

Past President's Parley Nurses Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of Arizona for at least one year, and attending an accredited school in Arizona. Preference is given to an immediate family member of a veteran. Photograph, personal statement, three letters of reference, and transcripts of nursing grades are required to be submitted. Selection is based upon character, scholarship, financial need, and initiative.

Barra Foundation International Fellowship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must submit curriculum vitae, a two- to four-page description of proposed research, and one letter of recommendation. Award is to be used for research in residence. Applicant must be a non-U.S. citizen residing outside the U.S.

Richard C. Todd & Clauda P. Todd Tripod Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a member of Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity.

Culinary Arts/Nutrition/Physical Education Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be an African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, or Latino/Hispanic, enrolled in an approved program at a California institution. Undergraduate applicant must have 50 semester units completed and a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA. Graduate applicant must have 12-15 units completed and a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. Four copies of a personal statement, two recommendations, a 500- to 1,000-word essay, official transcripts, photo, and application are required to be submitted.

Junior League of Champlain Valley Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Addison, Chittenden, Franklin, Grand Isle, or Lamoille County, VT who is a single parent of at least one minor child and will attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need and a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA required.

Charlotte-Shelburne Rotary Club Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Charlotte, Hinesburg, or Shelburne, VT who will attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Community involvement/service must be demonstrated.

St. Andrew's Society Scholarship Fund

Award: -, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a U.S. resident, who is of Scottish descent planning study abroad in Scotland and is maintaining permanent residence in the Mid-Atlantic region (defined as Washington D.C., Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, or West Virginia). Applicant must be able to cite his or her Scottish descent and submit a statement of plans and goals. Applicant must have a meritorious academic record and demonstrate financial need. Special attention is given to study that will demonstrably contribute to enhanced knowledge of Scottish history or culture.

Minorities and Women Educational Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a minority and a U.S. citizen with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Transcripts, essay, and two letters of recommendation required.

Memorial Education Fellowship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Specified fields of study change each year. Applicant must be a woman maintaining a legal residence in Massachusetts for at least five years and must be sponsored by the president of the General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts club in her community of legal residence. Applicant must also submit letter of reference, personal letter, and transcript. Interview is required. SASE required.