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Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship

The Pershing Square Foundation has endowed up to five scholarships per year, which support extraordinary individuals in developing and realising their potential as future global leaders by fully funding the MBA year of the Oxford 1+1 programme. In the 21st Century, Pershing Square Scholars will re-define what it means to be a transformative global leader. Visit the website for more information.

Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Program in the Humanities

As Ertegun Scholars, the world's top graduate students in the humanities are brought together with one another and with Oxford's exceptional community of scholars in a unique setting that fosters dialogue across academic disciplines, across cultures and across generations. Visit the sponsoring organization's website.

Princeton in Asia

Princeton in Asia is an independent program driven by a mission to foster cross-cultural understanding between East and West by giving young people opportunities to live and work in Asia. Positions are available in multiple Asian nations. Visit the website for more information.

Joint Program in Survey Methodology Junior Fellow Program

The JPSM junior fellow program enables students to work as an intern in a Federal statistical agency while being nrolled in a seminar to introduce students to how large scale surveys are designed, collected, and analyzed. Visit the website for more information.

Venture for America Fellowship

Venture for America looks for talented seniors and recent grads who have track records of being leaders to join the movement to build businesses and create jobs throughout the country. There are deadlines in September, October, January, and March. Visit the website for more information.

Urban Fellows Program

The Urban Fellows Program is designed to introduce college students and graduates to local government and public service through a nine-month fellowship that combines work in Mayoral offices and City agencies with an intnesive seminar series. Visit the website for more information.

Princess Grace Awards Program

The Princess Grace Awards Program recognizes the talent of individual artists in theater, dance, and film. The scholarships, apprenticeships, and fellowships give emerging artists the financial assistance and encouragement to focus on artistic excellence. All applicants must seek a nomination from a 501(c)(3) organization. Visit the website for more information.

National Italian American Foundation Scholarship Program

The National Italiam American Foundation (NIAF) awards scholarships to outstanding students to use for the academic year. The awards are divded among two groups: Italian American students who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievement, and students from any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian or related field. Visit the website for more information.

US-UK Fulbright Summer Institutes

The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers Summer Institutes for US undergraduates (with at least two years of undergraduate study left) to study in the United Kingdom during the summer. Programs range from four to six weeks and allow students to experience an exciting academic program at a highly regarded UK University. For more information, visit the website.


Research Experiences for Undergraduates

NSF funds research opportunities for undergraduate students through its REU Sites program. An REU Site consists of a group of about ten undergraduates who work in the research programs of the host institution. Students must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents and should contact individual sites for information about deadlines and application materials. Visit the NSF website for more information.


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