Barry Goldwater Scholarship
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship is for sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, math or engineering. Undergraduate research experience is essential. The minimum GPA is 3.0 out of 4.0; many recipients and Honorable Mentions have a 3.7+ GPA.
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
This grant program enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad – thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness. The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding.
Boren awards provide U.S. undergraduate and graduate students with resources and encouragement to acquire language skills and experience in countries critical to the future security and stability of the United States. In exchange for funding, Boren award recipients agree to work in the federal government for a period of at least one year.
Fulbright Student Program
As a U.S. student program fund, the Fulbright Student Program funds students who are looking to pursue international graduate study, research, or teaching English. Programs are worldwide and benefits include airfare, room and board, and health insurance. Some countries include tuition coverage, language study, and books Must have an undergraduate degree, and cannot yet hold a Ph.D.
Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
The Truman Scholarship is for college students who want to attend graduate school to prepare for careers in government or elsewhere in public service. Awardees could be given up to $30,000 for graduate or professional school, participate in leadership development activities and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government. You must be a junior in the upper quarter of the class.
The Marshall Scholarship helps finance young American students to study in the United Kingdom. Up to 50 students are selected on an annual basis to study at the graduate level in any field of study at any U.K. institution of higher learning.
The Mitchell Scholarship is designed to introduce and connect students to the island of Ireland and connect future American leaders who demonstrate intellectual achievement, leadership, and commitment to service. Must have an undergraduate degree before beginning study as Mitchell scholar.
Supporting exceptional students from around the world, the Rhodes Scholarships are postgraduate awards providing the opportunity to study at the University of Oxford. Must complete your undergraduate degree before starting at Oxford.
Udall Undergraduate Foundation
This Udall Undergraduate Foundation provides scholarships to college sophomores and juniors who are interested in leadership, public service and are committed to issues related to/around Native American nations or to the environment. Must be a sophomore or junior.