Scholarships in Public Policy Analysis

Congressional Fellowship on Women and Public Policy

Award: $11,500, Deadline: May 20

Awarded to graduate students or those who received a graduate degree within the previous 18 months with a proven commitment to equity for women; fellowship is for working one academic year as a congressional legislative aide in Washington, DC.


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.


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.


Amy Louise Hunter Fellowship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: Varies

Application, supplemental materials, or book manuscript eligible for publication by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Press are required to be submitted. Applicant is encouraged to discuss his or her project with the editorial director prior to submission.


Fellowship in Oceanography for Minority Undergraduates

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a minority student who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident enrolled in a U.S. college or university, and has an interest in marine policy, marine sciences, or oceanographic engineering. Application, current curriculum vitae or resume, transcript, at least three letters of recommendation, and personal statement are required to be submitted.


Udall Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 2

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a full-time, degree-seeking U.S. citizen or permanent resident.


Washington Internship for Students in Engineering

Award: $1,400, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be entering the final year of undergraduate study. Selection is based upon academic record, essay, extracurricular activities, and interest in public policy.


Sonheim Public Affairs Scholar Program

Award: $22,000, Deadline: November 1 (Priority)


Health Research Training Program

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a New York City resident who is attending a metropolitan New York City school. The program offers internships in public health research, community outreach and education, fieldwork, laboratory work and administration to all college undergraduates, graduate, and professional school students.


Kenneth H. Ashworth Fellowship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 20

Applicant must be a Texas resident attending a Texas public or private non-profit college or university, and nominated by his or her college dean. Applicant must intend to work in Texas after graduation, and must be able to demonstrate financial need.


Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: January 21

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen with a minimum 3.2 GPA and who has earned a bachelor's degree.


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.