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Alltech Young Scientist

To participate, students must write a scientific paper based on agricultural research in the areas of plant or animal technology. The global undergraduate winner receives $5,000 and the global graduate winner receives $10,000. Visit the website for more information.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Education Advancement Foundation Scholarship

The Educational Advancement Foundation provides scholarships based on merit and financial need for deserving undergraduates. Visit the website for more information.

American-Scandinavian Foundation Awards

The ASF offers fellowships and grants to individuals to pursue research or study in one or more Scandinavian countries for up to one year. Applicants must have a research project that must be completed in a Scandinavian country and complete their undergraduate education by the start of the project. Visit the website for more information.

Amgen Scholars

Amgen Scholars research during the summer at some of the nation's leading institutions with faculty mentors. Applicants should intend to pursue a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D., and be returning in the fall semester to continue undergraduate study. Visit the website for more information.

Association of Food and Drug Officials Scholarships

The AFDO awards students who have demonstrated a desire to serve in a career of research, regulatory work, quality control, or teaching in an area related to foods, drugs, or consumer product safety. Visit the website for more information.

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Scholarship

The AORN Foundation awards scholarships to students who are pursuing a career in perioperative nursing. Visit the website for more information.

Astronaut Scholarship

The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation makes an annual award to an outstanding student who exhibits motivation, imagination, and exceptional performance in STEM disciplines. Students must contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards for application materials. Visit the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation website for more information.

Austrian-American Educational Commission Teaching Assistantships

This program provides college graduates with the opportunity to work as teaching assistants to English teachers in secondary schools across Austria. Benefits include health insurance and a salary. Students must be younger than 29 years of age at the time of application. Visit the website for more information.

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

The Goldwater Scholarship was created to encourage outstanding students to pursue careers and foster excellence in STEM fields. Visit the website for more information.

Register to attend an information session about this award on Wednesday, November 5 at 5:30pm in 213 Funkhouser.

Betty Barrick Non-Traditional Student Scholarship

The Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts Auxiliary sponsors a $1,000 scholarship for students who are least 25 years old and are in agriculture or related fields of natural resources conservation. Applications should be sent to the local conservation district. Visit the website for more information.

Boren Graduate Fellowship

Boren Fellowships allow U.S. graduate students to study languages abroad in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Students must be a U.S. Citizen, enrolled in or planning to enroll in a graduate program in the United States, and planning an overseas trip while enrolled in graduate school. A condition of this award is the NSEP service requirement.

Breakthrough Summer Teaching Internships

The Breakthrough Collaborative provides college students the opportunity to teach high performing middle school students at various locations throughout the U.S. The internship is unpaid but provides for living expenses. Visit the website for more information.

Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan

The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduates participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident. Visit the website for more information.

Bureau of the Census Pathways Internship Program

The Census Bureau produces quality data that help Americans better understand our country - its population, resources, economy, society, and culture. Job duties vary depending on the student's area of study and position series. Visit the website for more information.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Carnegie Junior Fellows work as research assistants for one year conducting research for books, co-authoring papers, participating in meetings, and organizing briefings. Students with significant coursework in International Affairs, Political Science, Economics, History, or languages such as Russian, or Chinese are encouraged to apply. Visit the website for more information.

Center for Strategic and International Studies Internships

CSIS offers full and part-time internships in the fall, spring, and summer for students interested in gaining practical experience in public policy. There are multiple deadlines. Visit the website for more information.

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship

The Rangel Program seeks individuals from all fields who are interested in foreign policy and careers in the State Department Foreign Service. The Program provides a summer enrichment program for undergraduates and funding for graduate school. Visit the website for more information.

City Year

City Year participants serve for 10 months as tutors, mentors and role models in schools across the U.S. as well as South Africa and England. Benefits include a living stipend, $5,500 award, student loan forbearance, and health insurance. Students must have a college degree and be younger than 24 at the time of application. There are multiple deadlines for the program. Visit the website for more information.

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program

The Youth Exchange Program for Young Professionals is a year-long, work-study fellowship program in Germany for business, technical, vocational, and agricultural fields. Visit the website for more information.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

The Fellowship offers Latinos who have earned a bachelor's degree within two years of the program start date a paid, nine-month fellowship to gain experience at the national level in public policy. Students must be Hispanic U.S. citizens or permanent residents to apply. Visit the website for more information.

Connecticut Health Policy Project Internships

The Connecticut Health Policy Project has worked to improve access to affordable, quality health care for everyone in Connecticut. Interns provide Connecticut residents with information about and referrals to healthcare resources. Visit the website for more information, including deadlines.

Conservation of Natural Resources Scholarship

The Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts Auxiliary sponsors a $1,000 scholarship for students in agriculture or related fields of natural resources conservation. Applications should be sent to the local conservation district. Visit the website for more information.

Critical Language Scholarship Program

The CLS Program provides fully-funded intensive language instruction in host countries during the summer for seven to ten weeks. Students must be enrolled undergraduates at the time of application. Visit the website for more information.

D.C. Internships

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) sponsors institutes that offer classroom study, internships, and special events. Sophomores and juniors with relevant professional or volunteer experience are preferred. Visit the website for application deadlines and more information.

David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarship

The National Security Education Program (NSEP) provides scholarships for students to study languages abroad in regions critical to U.S. interests. Students who plan to study in Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand are not eligible. Awards are up to $10,000 per semester and in exchange for funding, students must agree to the NSEP service requirement. Study abroad programs must end prior to graduation. Visit the website for more information.

Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program

The Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program is a leadership development program for students committed to social justice. The duration of the fellowship is one year, during which fellows work in community and nonprofit organizations. Students with a commitment to social justice should apply, regardless of major. Visit the website for more information.

Emigre Memorial German Internship

The Internship Program offers students internships at a German state parliament to gain government work experience, improve German language skills and learn about German culture. Visit the website for more information.

English-Speaking Union Scholarship

The Kentucky Branch of the ESU will award scholarships for students to take summer courses offered at three institutions in the United Kingdom: Cambridge University, Oxford University, and Edinburgh University. Students who do not have extensive experience traveling abroad are encouraged to apply. Visit the website for more information.

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scholarship program provides applicants with awards up to $8,000 per year for full time study and a 10-week internship in the summer for training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education. Visit the website for more information.

Explorers Club Youth Activity Fund

The Explorers Club offers grants to students conducting individual scientific or exploration research projects through their respective schools with a supervising instructor. Visit the website for more information.

Foundation for Global Scholars

The Foundation for Global Scholars offers scholarships to students who are studying abroad. Awards range from $500 to $2500. Students in all fields are encouraged to apply. Visit the website for deadlines and more information. 

French Internship

The Lexington Sister Cities Commission offers students from Lexington to gain professional experience through an internship in France. Benefits include a placement for internship, living arrangements, and some compensation. Applicants must be 18 years old, have good knowledge of French, and be available to be abroad for 2 months. Visit the website for more information.

Fulbright Grant

The Fulbright Program is designed to give students opportunities to pursue graduate study and research in over 100 nations. Most grants are Full or English Teaching Assistantship grants. Students must hold a Bachelor's degree prior to beginning the program. Visit the website for more information.

The campus deadline for the 2014-2015 academic year is September 15, 2014.

Gates Cambridge Scholarship

The Gates Cambridge Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants to pursue a postgraduate degree in any subject at the University of Cambridge. Applicants cannot be a citizen of the United Kingdom. Visit the website for more information.

Gilman Scholarship

The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduates receiving Federal Pell Grants to study abroad. Students apply directly for this award but must have a letter of support from a Study Abroad Adviser AND Financial Aid Adviser.  Visit the website for deadlines and more information.

Harry S. Truman Scholarship

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation awards students who wish to attend graduate school in preparation for careers in government and public service. Recipients of the award are required to work in public service for 3 of the 7 years following the completion of a Foundation-funded graduate degree program. Visit the website for more information.

Henry Clay Internship

The Henry Clay Internship is open to students at Kentucky colleges and universities who wish to pursue a career in public service for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Each intern receives a stipend for living expenses in Washington during the summer internship. Visit the website for more information.

Herbert Scoville Peace and Security Fellowship

The Scoville Program offers students the opportunity to work in Washington D.C. for 6-9 months with nonprofit, and public interest groups addressing peace and security issues. Prior experience with public-interest activism or advocacy is desirable. Visit the website for more information.

Hertz Fellowship

The Hertz Foundation offers fellowships to students in STEM fields who are wishing to pursue a Ph.D. Eligible fields include Applied Physical, Biological, and Engineering Sciences including Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and quantitative aspects of modern Biology. Visit the website for more information.

Horseshoe Farm Fellowship

The fellowship is a unique community-based "gap year" opportunity for those interested in healthcare or other community-based services. Visit the website for more information.

Humanity in Action Fellowship

The HIA Fellowship brings international groups of students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance. Students in all fields are welcome to apply, although an interest to pursue inquiry into minority and human rights issues is key. Visit the website for more information.

IGSP Summer Fellowship Program

Duke University hosts a 10-week summer fellowship program within the Duke Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy. Research ranges from cutting-edge genome science, technology and their applications to the study of the ethical, legal, social and personal consequences of genome science. Recipients receive housing on the Duke University campus and a stipend. Visit the website for more information.

Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) Fellowships for Future College Teachers

ISI offers fellowships toward graduate work for students wishing to teach.  Visit the website for more information.

James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund

The James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund offers an essay contest for students with the subject concerning cancer. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.

JET Program - The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program

JET students participate in an exchange program in Japan to teach English or work in local offices dealing with international relations or teaching sports. 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.

Knowles Math and Science Teaching Fellowship

KSTF awards five-year teaching fellowships to applicants committed to teaching science and math in U.S. high schools. Applicants should earn a Bachelor's degree in an area relevant to the subject planned to teach. Visit the website for more information.

Leland International Hunger Fellows Program

The Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows Program trains emerging leaders in the fight to end hunger worldwide. It is a two-year program that combines field and policy work. Applicants must be able to work in the United States. The Program accepts applicants every two years. Visit the website for more information.

Leonard M. Rieser Fellowship

The Rieser Fellowships provide up to two successful applicants with a  one-time award of up to $4,000 to pursue projects that explore issues at the intersection of science, global security, and public policy, focusing on a significant aspect of nuclear security, climate stabilization, or biotechnology. Visit the website for more information.

Leonore Annenberg Teaching Fellowship

The Teaching Fellowship offers a stipend to complete a master's degree program at one of four participating institutions in exchange for a commitment to teach for three years in a high-need secondary school. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.

Lexington Internship Directory

The Lexington-Fayette County Urban Government offers a variety of internships throughout local government to current students and recent graduates. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.

Lexington Prosecutor Summer Internship

The Summer Prosecutorial Internship Program gives students insight into the workings of the criminal justice system. Students will be exposed to activities to acquaint them with the responsibilities of being a prosecutor. Visit the website for more information.

Madison Graduate Fellowship

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers scholarships for graduate school for students who are planning to teach American History, Government or Social Studies. Visit the website for more information.

Marshall Scholarship

The Marshall Scholarship enables students to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. Benefits include a personal allowance to cover living expenses, tuition, fares to and from the U.S., grant for books and approved travel in connection with studies. Students should complete a bachelor's degree before taking up the award. Visit the website for more information.

The campus deadline for the 2014-2015 academic year is September 3, 2014.

Math for America

Math For America trains mathematically talented individuals to become high school math teachers. Fellows receive a stipend and full tuition scholarship to master's level preparation program. Students should be math majors or candidates with significant math-related coursework in physical sciences, or engineering. Visit the website for more information.

Mississippi Teacher Corps

The MTC is a two-year program that trains non-education majors to teach in high-poverty public schools in Mississippi. The program offers a full scholarship to the University of Mississippi to complete a master's degree in education and job placement that offers full pay and benefits. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.

Mitchell Scholarship

The Mitchell Scholarships grant a student one year of graduate study in any discipline offered by an institution of higher learning in Ireland or Northern Ireland. The program provides tuition, housing, living expenses, and an international travel stipend. Applicants should be under the age of 30 at the time of application and should complete a bachelor's degree before taking up the award. Visit the website for more information.

The campus deadline for the 2014-2015 academic year is September 3, 2014.

Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Scholarship

\The Udall Scholarship is a merit-based award to outstanding students who intend to pursue careers related to the environment. Students should have environmental career goals, but all fields are eligible to apply. Visit the website for more information.

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship

The DoD offers fellowships to students who have demonstrated the ability and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering. Applicants do not incur any military or other obligation. Visit the website for more information.

Register to attend an information session about this award on Wednesday, September 10 at 5:30pm in 213 Funkhouser.

National Geographic Young Explorers Grants

The Young Explorers Grants offer individuals the opportunity to pursue research, conservation, and exploration-related projects. Students should have prior experience in the fields of research, conservation, or exploration relevant to the proposed project. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.

National Health Service Corps

The NHSC Scholarship Program awards scholarships to students pursuing primary health care professions in eligible disciplines for a commitment to provide health care to communities in need upon graduation. Students must be enrolled in or accepted to an eligible degree program in Medicine, Dentistry, Nurse Practitioner, Certified nurse-midwife or Physician Assistant to apply. Visit the website for more information.

National Institutes of Health Graduate Partnerships Program

The NIH Graduate Partnerships Program allows participants to research at the NIH and have the academic environment of a university. Students do not have to be enrolled in a graduate degree program at the time of application, but should intend to enroll and pursue a Ph.D. in the biomedical sciences. Visit. the website for deadlines and more information.

National Institutes of Health Intramural Research Training Award

The NIH Postbac IRTA program provides recent college graduates, who are planning to apply to graduate or professional school, to spend one or two years performing full-time research. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and intend to apply to graduate or professional school. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.

National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program

This program is an accelerated, individualized doctoral training program for outstanding science students committed to biomedical research careers. Research experience is preferred and students must be a U.S. citizen to apply. Visit the website for more information.

National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program

The NIH offers competitive scholarships up to $20,000 to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in health-related research. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, a full-time undergraduate, and have exceptional financial need. Visit the website for deadlines and 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.

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The National Science Foundation offers fellowships for outstanding students for graduate school in STEM fields. A comprehensive list of fields is available on the website. Applicants should be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or U.S. National. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.

National Student Nurses' Association Undergraduate Scholarship

The National Student Nurses' Association awards scholarships to students currently enrolled in schools of nursing or pre-nursing. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or students with an Alien Registration number. Visit the website for more information.

New York City Teaching Fellows

The NYC Teaching Fellows Program is designed specifically to provide fellows with training, support, and resources needed to succeed as teachers in New York City public schools. Participants teach full-time while earning a master's degree in education at a partnering university. Education majors are not eligible. Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree before the start of the program. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.

Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarships

The Overseas Press Club Foundation sponsors a scholarship for students interested in becoming foreign correspondents. The scholarship pays for travel and living expenses and provides an internship at foreign bureaus. Students in all fields are encouraged to apply, but must be interested in becoming a foreign correspondent. For more information click here

Pasteur Foundation Undergraduate Internships

The Pasteur Foundation of New York encourages students to pursue scientific careers and expose them to an international laboratory experience during a 10-week summer internship. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and should have working knowledge of French. 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.

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.

Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Junior Summer Institute

The PPIA Fellowship is a seven-week summer program that focuses on preparing students for graduate programs in public and international affairs. Students must be a U.S. citizen in order to apply and should be committed to completing a Master's Degree in public/international affairs at a PPIA Consortium graduate school. Visit the website for more information.

Qatar Scholarship

The Qatar Scholarship Program offers the opportunity for dedicated Arabic language students to master their skills in an intensive Arabic program at Qatar University for an entire academic year. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident between 18 and 40 years old, have completed a Bachelor's degree by the beginning of the program and have studied Arabic for at least two years. Visit the website for more information.

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.

Rhodes Scholarship

The Rhodes Scholarship enables students with demonstrated intellectual and academic achievement, integrity of character, and the ability to lead to study at Oxford University in England. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and younger than 24 years of age at the time of application. Students should also complete a bachelor's degree before taking up the award. Visit the website for more information.

The campus deadline for the 2014-2015 academic year is September 3, 2014.

Rotary Peace Fellowship

Rotary Peace Fellows are leaders promoting national and international cooperation, peace, and the successful resolution of conflict throughout their lives. Fellows can earn a master's degree in several fields or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict resolution. Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree and strong academic record and have a strong commitment to international understanding and peace.

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

The Award provides a $10,000 stipend for a graduating student to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world. Visit the website for more information.

SMART Scholarship

The SMART Scholarship Program is for students pursuing a degree in STEM disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be employed with the Department of Defense upon graduation. In order to apply, students must be a U.S. citizen, participate in summer internships, and accept employment with the DoD. Visit the website for more information.

Soros Fellowships for New Americans

The Soros Fellowships provide funding for tuition and living expenses for graduate programs for permanent residents or naturalized citizens. Applicants must be a resident alien (green card holder), naturalized U.S. citizen, or child of two parents who are both naturalized citizens. Visit the website for more information.

Stowers Scholars Program

The Stowers Summer Scholars Program provides a laboratory experience for students to work on an independent research project under the direction of a principal investigator. Students must have completed at least 60 hours of coursework by the start of the program. Visit the website for more information.

Taiwan-United States Sister Relations Alliance Summer Scholarship

The TUSA Summer Scholarship Program is a unique ambassador program designed for full-time students to learn Mandarin and immerse themselves in culture of Taiwan over 2 months. Applicants must be American citizens who neither hold a Taiwan passport, nor claim Taiwanese or Chinese heritage. Visit the website for more information.

Teach and Learn in Korea (TaLK) Program

The "TaLK" Program offers participants to choose a six-month or one-year commitment to teach English in rural areas of Korea. Benefits include accommodations, round-trip flight, and cultural field trips. Students must be a U.S. Citizen or citizen of one of the seven major English-speaking countries in order to apply. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.

Teach for America (TFA)

TFA is a national corps of recent college graduates who commit to two years to teach in public schools. Corps members receive full salary, benefits, training, and scholarship opportunities. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or U.S. national. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.

Teach for China

Teach for China participants commit two years to teaching a full course load of core subjects, that may include English, math, and science, in collaboration with local teachers. Benefits include a stipend, and living accommodations. Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree before the start of the program and speak fluent English. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.

Thaddeus Colson and Isabelle Saalwaechter Fitzpatrick Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship fund provides awards up to $5,000 to female students who are residents of Kentucky majoring in environmentally related programs at public universities in Kentucky. Visit the website for more information.

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

The Fellowship provides funding for the senior year of college and first year of graduate study for students who are in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens. Visit the website for more information.

Tillman Military Scholars

The Tillman Military Scholars program supports active and veteran service members who are completing a degree. Applicants must be a full-time student at a U.S.-based accredited institution and be a veteran or active duty military service member or spouse of an active duty or veteran service member. Visit the website for more information.

TNTP (The New Teacher Project)

TNTP prepares new teachers to make a profound, long-term contribution to high-need, urban districts nationwide. Each program has specific eligibility requirements. Visit the TNTP website for more details.

Tylenol Scholarship Program

The Tylenol Future Care Scholarship Program helps students who are pursuing degrees in healthcare. Winners will receive awards up to $10,000 to offset the cost of tuition. Visit the website for more information.

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Fellowship

The DOE Office of Science supports outstanding students to pursue graduate training in basic research areas of physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, computational sciences, and environmental sciences relevant to the Office of Science. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and enrolled in a qualifying graduate program in the sciences. Visit the website for more information.

UNCF/Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship

The UNCF/Merck Science Research Initiative awards scholarships up to $30,000 to students to participate in a 10-12 week summer research internship with a Merck scientist. Students must be an African American U.S. Citizen or permanent resident to apply. 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.

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.

 

USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship

The Payne Fellowship Program provides benefits over two years toward a two-year master's degree, internships on Capitol Hill and at USAID missions overseas, and provides professional development and support activities. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. 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.

Washington Center Internships

The Washington Center offers a wide range of internships for students in Washington, D.C. and abroad. Internships are for academic credit and do not include a stipend. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.

White House Fellows

The White House Fellows program offers exceptional young men and women first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government for one year. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, have completed their undergraduate education, and be working in their chosen field. Visit the website for more information.

Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowship

The Fellowship seeks to attract individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields to teach in high-need Indiana secondary schools. Benefits include a $30,000 stipend and admission to a master's degree program at a participating Indiana university. Students must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident in order to apply. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Summer Student Fellowship

Fellows work on a research project under the supervision of a mentor in the ocean sciences or marine policy. Fellows receive housing and a stipend. Visit the website for more information.

WorldTeach

WorldTeach offers the opportunity for students to volunteer to teach in a developing country. Although not salaried, programs provide a living allowance to cover day-to-day living expenses. Students must have a Bachelor's degree before the beginning of the program and have an interest in education. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.