Scholarships in Urban Affairs/studies

Douglas Haskell Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 23

Applicants must submit article, essay, or journal that has been or will soon be published.

Urban Design Fellowship

Award: $7,500, Deadline: December 9

Applicant must be nominated by his or her school and be graduating from a master's degree program in urban design. Applicant must submit portfolio and travel plan. Award is for post-graduation travel and study.

Professor Elizabeth F. Fisher Fellowship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: Early January

Applicant must be a woman and a graduate of Wellesley Coll who is planning research or further study. Preference is given for study in geography and geology and to those who have not previously held the award. Selection is based upon merit and need.

Charles Abrams Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be an United States citizen with financial need who has been accepted into a graduate planning program at one of five eligible schools at which Charles Abrams taught. Applicant must be nominated by the program's department chair and ultimately be in the pursuit of a career as a practicing planner.

American Planning Association Planning Fellowship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be an African-American, Hispanic, or Native American who is an United States or Canadian citizen with financial need. Applicant must be enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate planning program that is accredited by the Planning Accredited Board.

National Garden Clubs, Inc. Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen currently enrolled as a full-time student and have the endorsement of the State Garden Club from the state in which he or she is a permanent resident. Official transcripts, personal statement, three letters of recommendation, financial aid form, and list of extracurricular activity involvement/honors received must be submitted. Applicant should write to the above address for name and address of his or her State Scholarship Chairman.

Arnold J. Lien Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an entering freshman student who plans to pursue an undergraduate major in African and African-American studies; American culture studies; anthropology; archaeology; economics; education; environmental policy; international and area studies; philosophy-neuroscience-psychology; political economy; political science; psychology; urban studies; or women, gender, and sexuality studies.

Maurie Clark Fellowship

Award: $5,600, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a Ph.D. candidate with an approved dissertation outline and intend to use the fellowship to support research activities.

AWA Scholarship Awards

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 16

Applicant must be a California resident attending an accredited school in California who has completed at least 18 units in their major in a program granting a degree or certificate. Selection is based solely upon merit.

Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship

Award: $20,000, Deadline: December 3

Applicant must have a bachelor's degree in architecture, art, dance, landscape architecture, music, theater, regional or urban planning and be continuing on to graduate study. Preference will be given to applicants under the age of twenty-five.

Predoctoral Fellowships for Historians of American Art to Travel Abroa

Award: $6,000, Deadline: November 15

Applicant must be a doctoral student studying art history and aspects of art and architecture in the United States, including native and pre-Revolutionary America. Fellowship is for a period of four to six weeks of continuous travel abroad in areas such as Africa, Asia, or South America, as well as Europe, to sites of historical and cultural interest, including museums, exhibitions, collections, and monuments.

Lois McNeil Dissertation Fellowship

Award: $14,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a doctoral candidate researching for dissertation. Award is a residential research fellowship in Winterthur's library and museum collections.

Winterthur Research Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an academic, museum, or independent scholar or be working on doctoral dissertation. Award is a residential research fellowship in Winterthur's library and museum collections.

Elsie Emery Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a full-time student. Selection is based upon academic qualifications and financial need.

Henry H. Wiss Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen, be enrolled full time (at least 12 credit hours per semester), and be recommended by the Beta Omega Alumni Association of Theta Xi fraternity. Second preference given to students in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies. Financial need, academic achievement, and community service are considered. Entering freshman and transfer applicants should have a minimum combined SAT I score of 1100. Returning student applicant should have a minimum 3.0 Quality Credit Average (QCA). Applicant must submit FAFSA.

NEH Fellowship

Award: $30,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an academic, museum, or independent scholar, and be a U.S. citizen or have been a U.S. resident for at least three years. Award is not for dissertation research. Award is a residential research fellowship in Winterthur's library and museum collections.

Lambda Alpha International/Phoenix Chapter Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must have completed minimum six credit hours in major and have declared a major. Applicant must be available to participate in interview with Lambda Alpha International Scholarship Committee.

Carol Thor Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: Mid-February

Applicant must apply and interview with the education department.

John M. Coyne Endowed Scholarship for Public Service

Award: -, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and must be interested in a public service career. Preference will be given to students from Brooklyn, Ohio. Recipient must be enrolled full-time in the Levin College of Urban Affairs and must maintain a minimum 2.8 GPA.

Mercedes Cotner Endowed Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a graduate of the Cleveland Municipal School District with interest in a public service career. Special consideration given to students from the Martin Luther King Law and Public Service Magnet High School.

Robert E. and Ada Hagan Public Services Scholarship

Award: $2,200, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be enrolled in the Levin College of Urban Affairs and must display evidence of commitment to public service, community activity, financial need, and must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

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.

APA Judith McManus Price Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 24

Applicant must be a United States citizen who is a female in one of the following minority groups: African-American, Hispanic American, or Native American. Applicant must be a student enrolled or officially accepted for enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate planning program accredited by the PAB (Planning Accreditation Board). Additionally, applicant must be a student who intends to work as a practicing planner in the public sector (which includes local, state & federal government, and not-for-profit careers). Selection is based upon commitment to planning as reflected in personal statement and resume, academic achievement and/or improvement during previous two years, letters of recommendation, financial need - both absolute need and need relative to tuition costs, professional presentation, and geographic balance of awards during that particular year. A two-to five-page personal and background statement written by applicant; a completed and signed APA Financial Aid application; two letters of recommendation, official transcripts, written verification from the school's financial officer indicating the average cost of one academic year of graduate school; a resume; a copy of acceptance letter from a PAB-accredited graduate planning school; a notarized statement of financial independence signed by applicant's parents; and applicant's signature on the application itself are all required to be submitted.

HSF/GMAC SmartEdge Book Scholarship Program

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and have plans to enroll as a full-time student in a degree-seeking program at a four-year accredited institution in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam during the upcoming academic year. FAFSA is required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.

The Ruth Segal Scholarship

Award: $4,500, Deadline: June 16

Applicant must be a student who is studying government affairs, political science, public affairs, or urban affairs and has a relationship with outdoor advertising. Financial need, extracurricular activities, and academic performance must be demonstrated.

L.L. Crump Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 1

Applicants must be a high school senior or be in their first year of study after declaring Urban Planning as their academic major. Students must display academic merit, leadership potential, and evidence of responsible citizenship. Applicant must write a brief essay stating why he/she has chosen to study Planning and describe the contribution they hope to make to the profession. Scholarship specific to Alabama A&M University.