Scholarships in International Relations

Frank Educational Fund

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 1 (fall); October 1 (spring)

Applicant must submit description of project (related to field of study), writing sample, transcripts, and list of courses planned to be completed.


Denton Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 15; varies

Applicant must be a full-time student and member of Sigma Chi fraternity. Selection is based upon GPA.


Marine Policy Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must have completed a doctorate degree or possess equivalent professional qualifications and must be interested in the conservation and management of marine/coastal resources. Transcripts, at least three personal references, and research proposal are required to be submitted.


Bradley/Gamble Fellows Program in Population Studies

Award: $40,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a candidate for a Master of International Administration. Financial need may be considered.


AGBU Fellowships for U.S. Based Study

Award: $7,500, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be of Armenian heritage, be a full-time graduate student seeking a master's or doctorate degree at a highly- or most-competitive U.S. institution, and have a minimum 3.5 GPA in undergraduate work.


James B. Pearson Fellowship

Award: $4,375, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a Kansas resident attending a Kansas school. Preference is given to applicants whose studies are directly related to foreign affairs. Fellowship is to encourage graduate students to experience the global perspective gained from study abroad.


Houston International Fund

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 30 (fall semester); October 15 (spring semester)

Applicant must be an undergraduate student from Houston, Tex., who is participating in the semester-abroad program. Financial need is considered. Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.


D. Paul Fansler Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have a high promise of achievement in international affairs.


Marshall Memorial Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be emerging leaders from all sectors, including politics, business, media, and civil society. Beginning with the four original countries: Denmark, France, Germany, and the Netherlands.


Hubert H. Humphrey Doctoral Fellowship in Arms Control, Nonproliferation, and Disarmament

Award: $14,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or national of the U.S. and by the date fellowship begins, will have completed academic requirements for the doctorate, except for dissertation, at a U.S. college or university and whose dissertation proposal has been approved by the school. J.D. candidates may apply if the proposed research project will represent a substantial amount of credit toward third-year requirements and will result in a paper that would be appropriate for publication. Applicant must submit dissertation or J.D. research proposal describing the topic, the ressearch design, research methodology, and relevance to arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament issues and policies, a bibliography, official graduate school transcripts, a signed statement of approval of the proposal from applicant's research/dissertation advisor, and evaluations from three academic references.


Don Riebhoff Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an active technician class or higher who is studying international studies at an accredited post-secondary institution.


Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: January 21

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and have a minimum 3.2 GPA.


Yoshiko Tanaka Memorial Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a member of JACL. Selection is based upon personal statement, letters of recommendation, transcripts, work experience, and community involvement. Preference is given to applicants interested in Japanese language/culture or in enhancing U.S./Japanese relations.


Harriet Irsay Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student who is a United States citizen or permanent resident (preferably) of Polish heritage.


Pacific and Asian Affairs Council Internship

Award: -, Deadline: None

Applicant must submit resume and letter of interest.


ARS Graduate Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be of Armenian ancestry. Selection is based upon scholastic qualifications, financial need, and involvement in the Armenian community.


Hon Fellowship

Award: $15,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be interested in pursuing economics, business, international studies, pre-med and pre-ministerial programs.


Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.


Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.


Ambassador Apartments Scholarship in International Relations

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

Selection is based upon academic merit, citizenship, and service.


Rose Bachem Alent Award

Award: $100, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must major in both International Relations and a foreign language.


ISF Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 21

Applicant must be Muslim or an active member of the Muslim community who is enrolled at an accredited university as an undergraduate (sophomore, junior, or senior) or graduate student (including Ph.D.) in the United States who is majoring in one of the sponsor's supported majors as found on their website. Minimum 3.0 GPA and United States citizenship/permanent residence required.


Henry A Zuberano Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 19

Applicant must be an undergraduate student with a major in international business, international relations, political science or public administration.


Ed Tsutakawa Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a full-time student showing clear evidence of academic focus in global relations or commerce. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.


D & A Florida Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Charlotte, Glades, Hendry or Lee County high school who will pursue a degree in architecture, business, chemistry, computer science, engineering, international relations, journalism, law, literature, medicine, physics, or political science. Financial need and minimum 3.5 GPA required.


Ariana R. Ulloa Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be an international student, or a student pursuing a degree in international studies who will enroll full-time in an accredited post-secondary institution.


Bree Elizabeth Miller Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduate of Hendersonville High School who plans to attend a two- or four-year college or university. Preference will be given to applicants who are pursuing a degree in English or international studies, though others will be considered. Minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need are required.


WIIT Charitable Trust Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 15; July 15

Applicant must be a female undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited university/college in the U.S. with a demonstrated interest in international development, international relations, international trade, international economics, or international business. Three to five page essay required on this topic: "Discuss the economic and political ramifications of negotiating a free trade agreement between the United States and the European Union."


Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: July 31

Applicant must be attending a four year college/university with an interest in International Affairs, Counterintelligence, and/or National Security. 600 to 800 word essay on Counterintelligence or National Security, photograph, resume, transcripts, and two letters of recommendation required.


Mas Family Scholarships

Award: $8,000, Deadline: January 30

Applicants must be majoring in or have plans to major in business, communications, economics, engineering, international relations or journalism. They must demonstrate leadership potential and a commitment to success in a democratic, free enterprise society. Selection is based on academic merit, personal essay, leadership ability, professional potential and character.