Scholarships in Other Postgraduate-level Study

Educators for Maine Loan

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a Maine resident.

Licensed Mental Health Services Provider Education Program

Award: $15,000, Deadline: March 24

Applicant must be a registered or licensed psychologist, postdoctoral psychological assistant, postdoctoral psychological trainee, registered or licensed marriage and family therapists, or a registered or licensed clinical social worker.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Scholarship

Award: $20,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be enrolled full time and have musical talent. Audition required.

American Legion Children and Youth Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: May 1

Selection is based upon financial need. Letters of recommendation and transcripts required.

Woodrow Wilson Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

Award: $30,000, Deadline: January 21

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident with a Ph.D. from a U.S. or Canadian institution.

Richard C. Maguire Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 2

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is enrolled in a master's or doctoral program in history or a related field. Selection is based upon academic merit. Applicant should include self-addressed, stamped envelope.

NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Award: $55,000, Deadline: November 7

Applicant must have received their Ph.D. between 2008 and 2012 who has a demonstrated record of research experience in education. Applicant's project must be an education research project. Selection based upon the applicant's past research record, career trajectory in education research, and the quality of the project described in the application. Program looks to support early career scholars working in critical ares of education research.

Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship

Award: $52,000, Deadline: October 15 (request application by October 1)

Applicant must be a native-born U.S. citizen who plans to spend a year of studies outside of North America. Substantial sample of poetry in accordance with requirements on application is required to be submitted.

TSF of Wakefield Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a resident of Wakefield, MA who is a full-time student. Financial need must be demonstrated.

First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association Scholarship

Award: $1,750, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a full-time student at an accredited college or university and have a $100 minimum annuity certificate, $5,000 term insurance, or $1,000 legal reserve policy with the FCSLA for at least three years prior to application. Transcript, 500-word essay on career goals and objectives, and financial need are required. Applicant must be a member of the organization for three years prior to date of application.

New York Women in Communications Foundation Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a student from New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, or Pennsylvania majoring or (for high school seniors) declaring a major in a communications-related field with a minimum GPA of 3.2. Selection is based upon academic excellence and need and involvement in the field of communications.

Clay Fellowship

Award: $67,500, Deadline: October 30

Applicant is expected to pursue research programs of their own conception and design, and they should state clearly why they believe that their professional goals would be furthered through research opportunities at the CfA. Applicant is expected to demonstrate their capability for original research through several first-author refereed publications in major astronomy journals.

Huntington Fellowships

Award: $12,500, Deadline: November 15

Applicant must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent or be a doctoral candidate at dissertation stage. Selection is based upon the value of the project, the ability of the applicant, and the degree to which special strengths of the library will be utilized. Recipients are expected to be in residence throughout their tenure.

Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 24

Applicant must have attended at least two semesters at an American high school or college. Applicant or his or her parent must be a Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society-assisted refugee who immigrated to the U.S. Selection is based upon academic excellence, financial need, and community activity. Applicants must have immigrated after January 1, 1992.

Foundation Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a member of a state, county, provincial, municipal, community, industrial, or federal fire department, must be interested in furthering his or her education in the fire sciences, and must submit application and statement of need. Selection is based upon need, desire, and initiative. Must be a member for two years of an emergency service organization (fire or emergency medical service).

Li Foundation Scholarship

Award: $21,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a Chinese student/scholar who wants to study or research in the U.S. Institutional applications/proposals are only accepted.

HRA Educational Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must have hemophilia or von Willebrand disease or be the child of someone with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease.

New York Women in Communications Foundation Scholarships

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 25

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who intends to pursue or further a career in communications.

Yakama Nation Tribal Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must be an enrolled member of Yakama Nation.

CfA Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Award: $66,500, Deadline: October 30

Applicant must have received a Ph.D. degree between January 1, 2014 and September 1, 2015. Applicant is expected to pursue research programs of their own conception and design, and they should state clearly why they believe that their professional goals would be furthered through research opportunities at the CfA. Demonstration of capability for original research through first-author referred publications in major astronomy journals is required.

Video Contest for College Students

Award: $3,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must submit a film or video with a maximum length of five minutes expressing the theme that one person can make a difference. Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student in good standing. Selection is based upon content, ability to capture the theme, artistic and technical proficiency, and adherence to all contest rules.

Veterans Reeducation Assistance

Award: -, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a West Virginia resident, honorably discharged veteran, have served 181 continuous days active military service, be Pell eligible, unemployed, or a federally designated displaced worker, and have exhausted Federal VA Educational Benefits. Reservists with active duty for training only are not eligible.

Patrick and Judith McHugh Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont pursuing a degree in a healthcare field at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Lincoln-Lane Foundation Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: November 15

Applicant must be a permanent resident of the Tidewater area in Virginia with a minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need.

The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund Grant

Award: $12,000, Deadline: January 9

Applicant must be a woman who has a record of service to women and children and a commitment to improve the lives of women and children in developing countries. Applicant must be enrolled at an accredited United States or Canadian educational institution and who intends to continue to be enrolled. Applicant must be planning to return to her country within two years of completing use of the MMMF grant and perform at least two years of service. Financial need and satisfactory academic performance must be demonstrated.

National Vocal Competition for Young Opera Singers

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January (New York auditions); March (Los Angeles auditions)

Applicant must be a female between the ages of 21-33 or a male between the ages of 21-35, who is trained in opera singing and is looking to further their career in the opera. Applicant must be a resident of the U.S. or Canada.

Special Fellowship

Award: $50,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must hold an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree. Proposed research project must be related directly to leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma.

Sertoma Communicative Disorders Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States who is a full-time student with a minimum 3.2 GPA and who has been accepted into a master's degree program at a school in North America. U.S. institutions must be accredited by the Education Standards Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Application available online.

Advanced Level Internship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Harry and Beverly Mandil Internship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Mandil Intern is selected from among the applicants to the museum's Advanced Level Internship. Selection is based upon academic achievement and financial need.