Scholarships for U.S. Citizens

Selected Scholarships for Students in the STEM Fields

Seeking exciting research, internship, and study abroad opportunities for students in science, technology, engineering or math?  Check out this list of some of the most sought-after programs.

Selected Scholarships for Students Interested in Public Policy and International Affairs

Do you plan to dedicate your career to pressing social, environmental, or international issues?  These scholarship and fellowship opportunities are designed to help you launch your career in public policy or international affairs.

Selected Scholarships for Study Abroad and Language Study

Are you trying to master a foreign language?  Would you love to explore another part of the world and gain crucial cultural skills?  These scholarships fund studies abroad and intensive language programs.

British Council

The British Council administers or provides contact information for a variety of programs.

Institute of Historical Research

The Institute of Historical Research administers a number of scholarships for research in the humanities in the U.K.

Institute of International Education

IIE administers over 250 programs on behalf of sponsors that include the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Agency for International Development, foundations, corporations, government agencies, international organizations, and development assistance agencies in the U.S. and abroad.

National Science Foundation

An agency which promotes scholarship, education, and research programs in the social sciences, chemistry, computers, engineering, geosciences, math, physics, psychology, and other related fields. These funds may often be used abroad.

The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

The Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship is available to U.S. citizens who are in the junior year of undergraduate study with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.2. Qualified applicants demonstrate outstanding leadership skills and academic achievement in programs relevant to the work of the U.S. Department of State, such as international affairs, management, communications, history, political science, economics, and foreign languages. Demonstrated financial need is also a factor for this $50,000 award.

U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs is the home of multiple programs, including educational exchanges

National Scholarships for U.S. Citizens & Permanent Residents

National Scholarships for U.S. Citizens & Permanent Residents

Selected Scholarships for Students in the STEM Fields

Seeking exciting research, internship, and study abroad opportunities for students in science, technology, engineering or math?  Check out this list of some of the most sought-after programs.

Selected Scholarships for Students Interested in Public Policy and International Affairs

Do you plan to dedicate your career to pressing social, environmental, or international issues?  These scholarship and fellowship opportunities are designed to help you launch your career in public policy or international affairs.

Selected Scholarships for Study Abroad and Language Study

Are you trying to master a foreign language?  Would you love to explore another part of the world and gain crucial cultural skills?  These scholarships fund studies abroad and intensive language programs.

Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

The Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship is for seniors planning to enter graduate school and first- and second-year graduate students pursuing degrees in fields of study that utilize high performance computing technology to solve complex problems in science and engineering. Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

National Institutes of Health

NIH offers two different full scholarships for graduate study at Cambridge or Oxford:

  • National Institutes of Health – University of Cambridge Health Science Research Scholars
  • National Institutes of Health – University of Oxford Scholars in Biomedical Research

These doctoral programs at NIH permit graduating seniors from the U.S. to pursue collaborative biomedical research projects between a laboratory at NIH and either Oxford or Cambridge leading to a Ph.D. from that university. Roughly half of a student's thesis work is done on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland, and the other half is done at Oxford or Cambridge. Students may also complete combined M.D./Ph.D. degrees through the program. Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. NIH also offers summer and undergraduate year scholarships.