Scholarships in Doctoral-level Study

Franklin H. Isham Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a Franklin County, VT high school graduate who will attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need and minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA required.


Taini Mae Kinney Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Caledonia, Essex, or Orleans County, VT who will pursue education or training in a healthcare field. Financial need and community involvement/service must be demonstrated.


Minnesota Space Grant Consortium Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.


SAEMS Environmental Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.


Full-time Employee Scholarship

Award: $600, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a full-time aviation career employee. Part-time study must be directed toward enhancing job skills.


AGC Education and Research Foundation Graduate Award

Award: $7,500, Deadline: November 15

Applicant must be a college senior enrolled in an ABET or ACCE-accredited (or candidate status) construction or civil engineering program, or possess an undergraduate construction or civil engineering degree from such an accredited program. Applicant must be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time student in a construction graduate degree program or part-time student in one of the sponsor's recognized master's programs for the fall term; one full academic year is required to remain in the applicant's schooling. Application, evaluation forms, and transcript are required.


American Institute for Economic Research Fellowship - Summer Program

Award: $3,480, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a graduating senior applying to a doctoral program in economics or a student currently enrolled in such a program. Students who have successfully completed at least one summer fellowship, demonstrate potential for development as an economic scientist, and are enrolled in an accredited graduate degree program may be awarded a Fellowship In Absentia for study at the college or university of their choice following the summer fellowship. Resume, personal statement, reference letters, writing sample, and official transcript(s) are required to be submitted.


New York Financial Writers Association Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be attending a school in the New York City metropolitan area and show interest in becoming a business journalist.


Fellowship on Women and Public Policy

Award: $9,000, Deadline: September 1

Applicant must be enrolled at a college or university in New York state, have completed at least 12 hours of graduate work, and demonstrate interest in improving the status of women through studies, research, employment, or volunteer work. Fellowship includes work at the Center for Women in Government & Civil Society and at either the New York state legislature, a state agency, or a statewide advocacy organization in Albany, N.Y.


Graduate Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a member of Delta Delta Delta. Selection is based upon academic achievement, community/campus involvement, Delta Delta Delta involvement, and financial need.


Central Europe Research Scholar Program

Award: $11,500, Deadline: January 15; October 1

Selection is based upon the research proposal, need for in-country resources, letters of recommendation, and language proficiency. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with advanced knowledge of the host country's language. Research proposal of 1,000 words, an agreement and a release form, a medical evaluation, two letters of recommendation, a curriculum vitae in both English and the language of the host country, and a financial need statement are required to be submitted. Award is for individual research opportunities in the Baltics, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, or Slovakia.


Nursing Economics Foundation Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a registered nurse with a career interest in nursing leadership, administration, or management. Selection is based upon work experience, educational history, honors and awards, published works, presentations and lectures, community service, and GRE or MAT test scores. Must be a US citizen, and show evidence of leadership.


Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship

Award: $20,000, Deadline: January 18

Applicant must be an unmarried woman from age 25 to 35, have her doctorate or have fulfilled all requirements for it except the dissertation, and be planning full-time research during the fellowship year.


Research Scholar-in-Residence Fellowship

Award: $45,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a woman holding a doctoral degree. Priority is given to candidates with demonstrated knowledge of and experience with women's issues in higher education, and to those with three to five years experience in research and/or information analysis. Women of color are strongly encouraged to apply.


Osage Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a Catholic and a registered member of the Osage Indian Tribe listed on the rolls in Pawhuska and have a 2.5 GPA for undergraduate or 3.0 GPA for graduate studies. Copy of CDIB or Osage Tribal membership card required.


Richard M. Weaver Fellowship

Award: $15,000, Deadline: January 17

Applicant must be a member of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute who receives The Intercollegiate Review. Applicant must engage in graduate studies for the purpose of teaching at the college level. Those attending pre-professional (medical, law, divinity, business, etc.) schools are ineligible. Award is maintained exclusively for those who will teach, for that profession presents the greatest opportunity to deal with the first concerns of civilization, and thus with its ultimate preservation. Essay on the theme of education and a free society is required.


Applegate/Jackson/Parks Future Teacher Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be attending an institution of higher learning in the United States. Official transcript of grades from an accredited institution of higher learning in the United States and a 500-word essay on compulsory unionism in education, are required to be submitted. Essays written on subjects unrelated to compulsory unionism in education will not be considered.


William B. Ruggles Journalism Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicants limited to journalism or related majors who are enrolled in accredited institutions of higher learning throughout the United States. Official transcript demonstrating potential for successful completion of the educational requirements in an accredited journalism program and 500-word essay demonstrating an understanding of the principles of voluntary unionism and the economic and social problems of compulsory unionism are required.


Kansas Optometry Service Scholarship

Award: $8,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a Kansas resident enrolled in a nationally accredited school of optometry.


Huntington Library/WHA Martin Ridge Fellowship for Study in Western History

Award: $2,000, Deadline: July 15

Award is one month's study at the Huntington Library. A two to three page description of research specifying materials to be used indicating progress status on the project and three copies of project's curriculum vitae required.


Smithsonian American Art Museum Fellowships

Award: $40,000, Deadline: Dec 1

Awarded as research fellowships in art, craft, and visual culture of the United States. Fellowships are residential and support independent and dissertation research.


Essay Competition

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a high school or undergraduate or graduate student. Essay on the following topic is required: Choose any scenario or event in the world that you find most interesting, most challenging, or that you believes requires considerable attention from leaders. Essays may be submitted in any of these languages: English, French, and Chinese.


TAPPI Technical Division Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be pursuing an education in the paper and related industries.


M.A. Cartland Shackford Medical Fellowship

Award: $9,000, Deadline: Early January

Applicant must be a woman, a graduate of an American institution, and be planning a career in medicine, preferably in general practice, not psychiatry.


Nursing Education Loan

Award: -, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must be enrolled in six credits per semester.


Women's Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: July 31

Applicant must be a female college student over the age of 16. Three open-ended, personal, and thought-provoking questions must be answered. Applicants with the most persuasive, compelling, and well-written responses will be considered finalists.


Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must have earned 60 or more hours of graded college credit with a cumulative 2.5 GPA. If applicant is enrolled in a post-graduate program in an eligible college or university as a full-time student, applicant must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA on all credits earned in graduate school and be pursuing a graduate degree in forestry, wildlife, or marine science as it pertains to wildlife.


Foster G. McGaw Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a student associate of the American College of Healthcare Executives and be able to demonstrate financial need. Applicant must be a full-time student entering the fall term of their final year of a healthcare management graduate program.


St. Andrew's Society Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be able to cite their Scottish descent, have a meritorious academic record, and be able to demonstrate financial need. Applicant must be enrolled in an United States or Scottish institution for the third or fourth year of College or University or full-time graduate study. British applicants must have been born in Scotland, American citizens must maintain permanent residence in the Mid-Atlantic Region (defined as Washington, D.C., Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, or Virginia). Special consideration to those whose work contributes toward enhancing knowledge of Scottish history or culture.


Maine Rural Rehabilitation Fund Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be a Maine resident enrolled, or accepted for enrollment in a full-time, two-year, vocational degree or advanced degree in program leading to a career in agriculture. Applicant must be able to demonstrate an unmet financial need that must be overcome in order to pursue a higher education. Minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA or 3.0 GPA is required.