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George J. Mitchell Scholarship

The scholarship is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service.

*For this particular program it is required that you make an appointment to be reviewed at our office.

Eligibility:

Must have a bachelor's degree, between 18-30 years old

Award Amount:

Funds one year of graduate school

Deadline: September
Global Health Corps
GHC provides opportunities for young professionals from diverse backgrounds to work on the frontlines of the fight for global health equity. We currently place fellows in Burundi, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.
Eligibility:
bachelor's degree, under 30 years old
Award Amount: Living stipend, housing, health insurance, work expenses, and all travel required for fellowship participation. Fellows are also eligible to receive up to $600 in professional development funds. Completion award of $1500 at the end of the fellowship
Deadline: February
Go Overseas, NZ Government, STA Travel Scholarship

We are awarding a $15,000 New Zealand scholarship to one lucky student. Why are we awarding this scholarship? Education New Zealand and Go Overseas are really passionate about studying abroad in New Zealand. REALLY PASSIONATE. We're so passionate that we want more people to study abroad in this truly wonderful country. We're awarding this scholarship to encourage more students to seriously consider studying abroad in New Zealand (people like you!). With that said, what are you waiting for? Start researching the wonderful country that is New Zealand and submit your application!

Eligibility:

Residents of DC and Rhode Island excluded, and Canadian Residents over 18 are included

Award Amount:

$15,000 NZD and flights

Deadline: October
Go! Overseas Scholarship
Scholarships will fund any study abroad program as long as the student is enrolled in a U.S. institution.
Award Amount: $500
Deadline: May
Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships
Often characterized as “midcareer” awards, Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for men and women who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.
Award Amount: Varies
Deadline: September
Harriet and Leon Pomerance Fellowship

To support an individual project of a scholarly nature, related to Aegean Bronze Age Archaeology, and to be conducted between July 1 of the award year and the following June 30.

Eligibility:

Enrolled in a North American college or university

Award Amount:

$5,000

Deadline: November
Honors Travel Grant
To encourage study abroad, participation in conferences, and faculty-sponsored research, the Honors Program offers each Honors student a one-time grant of up to $500 (in aggregate, not each). Students can be reimbursed for travel, hotel, conference registration, meals and expenses for materials. To apply, please complete the form to the right and submit it, with receipts for itemized expenses, to the Honors Program Office in Orange Hall room 1314.
Eligibility:
RIT honors student
Award Amount: Up to $500
Deadline: Rolling
Humanity in Action Fellowship
Intensive and demanding, the Humanity in Action Fellowship is a month-long program that brings together international groups of university students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance, as well as examples of issues affecting different minority groups today. Each program is highly interdisciplinary and features daily lectures and discussions with renowned academics, journalists, politicians and activists, as well as site visits to government agencies, non-profit and community organizations, museums and memorials. The programs seek to highlight different models of action to remedy injustice. The objective of the Humanity in Action Fellowship is to facilitate a collective exploration of the social and political roots of discrimination, as well as to provide a forum where potential solutions to some of today's most challenging issues can be considered and discussed. The programs are also intended to instill a responsibility among Humanity in Action Fellows to recognize and address the need to protect minorities and promote human rights—in their own communities and around the world.
Eligibility:
Sophomores, juniors, seniors and recent graduates
Award Amount: Humanity in Action covers the costs of participation and accommodation during the fellowship. However, all Fellows will be responsible for financing the cost of airfare to participate in the program. Humanity in Action will cover this cost for all Fellows with documented need. Although Humanity in Action provides a modest stipend for meals, Fellows should also plan to bring spending money of approximately $750 for food and social activities during the fellowship program.
Deadline: January
IES Abroad Scholarships
IES Abroad offers a wide variety of scholarship opportunities for attending an IES program.
Eligibility:
Must be attending an IES Abroad program
Award Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
INSIGHT Into Diversity Study Abroad Scholarship for Underrepresented Students

Studying abroad can be a life-changing experience. We know that institutions of higher education and corporate recruiters see the value in how these opportunities enhance teamwork and cultural competency skills. A study abroad experience is one of the most dynamic ways to make a student’s résumé stand out as they look to gain experience in their field of study and as they enter the workforce.

INSIGHT Into Diversity is committed to improving educational equity for all students, but especially those from underrepresented backgrounds who may not traditionally be afforded the ability or opportunity to participate in a study abroad program. Underrepresented students include racial/ethnic minorities, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, first-generation college students, students with disabilities, and non-traditional students.

To assist in this effort, we are awarding a $2,000 scholarship to five individual students currently enrolled in a baccalaureate-granting institution, graduate school, or health profession school. 

Application materials:

  • Required Materials*
  • Completed online application
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship
  • Current college transcript
  • Proof of acceptance into study abroad program
  • Faculty recommendation letter
Eligibility:

All applicants must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be from an underrepresented group based on race, ethnicity, LGBTQ or Veteran status, or have a physical disability
  • Be a current full-time student in good standing at an accredited institution of higher education including 4-year baccalaureate-granting institutions, law school, graduate school, or health professions school
  • Be in the process of applying to, or accepted into, a study abroad program of at least four weeks in a single country (U.S. State Department Level 1 or 2 location) outside of the United States. Proof of program acceptance is required prior to scholarship disbursement.
  • Not be a previous recipient of an INSIGHT Into Diversity Study Abroad Scholarship
Award Amount:

$2,000

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