Scholarships

 

Colorado School of Mines has a distinguished record of connecting top students with prestigious national fellowships. We are looking for well-rounded, engaged, motivated achievers with the vision to make a difference! Are you the one?

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Click here to see more information on summer stipends for the summer of 2014! 

Writing a personal statement is often the most daunting part of the scholarship process. Watch the video below to get some hints from Rhodes scholars. Their thoughts are applicable to other scholarship applications, all of which require a personal statement.

OIP is eager to help you prepare a nationally competitive application. Call to make an appointment (303-384-2120) or send an email to kgengenb@mines.edu.

 


Educators For Fair Consideration (E4FC)

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King's International Masters Scholarships (KIMS)

Deadline: March 31st 2014.

The Graduate School at King's College London is offering up to 6 scholarships to international students who wish to pursue a full-time postgraduate Masters degree programme in any discipline at King's College London commencing in the 2014/15 academic year.

Eligibility Criteria: Open to residents of all Nationalities (except UK & EU)

Applicants MUST:

  • Be due to commence a full-time postgraduate Masters programme at King's College London in the 2014/15 academic year
  • Be liable to pay tuition fees at the international/overseas (higher) rate
  • Complete and submit the required application documentation by the stated funding deadline (see below)
  • Fulfill the relevant academic and English proficiency entry requirements set by King's College London

For more information please visit: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/graduate/funding/database/index.php?action=view&id=543

 


Imperial College London Faculty of Medicine Master's Degrees Schlarships

Deadline: March 31st 2014.

The Faculty of Medicine offers a diverse portfolio of full time and part time Master’s courses for students from a range of backgrounds, including bioscience graduates, health professionals and engineers. Joining one of our courses means becoming part of Imperial’s student community of 13,000 students from more than 125 countries. You will also become a member of our Graduate School and have the opportunity to take advantage of an award winning professional development programme that not only supports your programme of study or research, but also equips you for your future careers. Finally, you will be invited to learn from world class experts, access cutting edge facilities and have London's opportunities on your doorstep.

We are currently accepting applications for our Faculty of Medicine Master’s Degree Scholarship programme which offers a variety of generous awards to outstanding candidates who plan to study one of our Master’s Programmes (full list here: http://www1.imperial.ac.uk/medicine/teaching/postgraduate/) in the 2014/15 academic year.

  • 2 fully funded places to overseas students (consisting of tuition fee payment and a £17,500 stipend
  • 10 stipend only awards (available to home and overseas students) which offer a £17,500 stipend.

For more information about the scholarshipss (including how to apply), please visit our website: http://www1.imperial.ac.uk/medicine/prospectivestudents/mastersdegreescholarships/

 


Seven German Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS7)

The UAS 7 scholarship program application deadline is soon on February 15th (for all program options). The fall deadline has moved to October 1st (only SP, IP).

Students may apply for the Study and Internship Program (SIP) to spend a semester studying on one of our campuses and a semester interning, the Study Program (SP) for a study semester at a UAS7 campus or the Internship Program (IP), which opens the doors of their campus research laboratories to highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students. Programs are open to students in a wide range of applied fields.

In addition, these programs offer scholarship support to successful applicants. Applicants are automatically considered for one of two types of financial support: the DAAD Scholarship and the UAS7 Travel Scholarship. Application must go through OIP.

 


Payne Graduate Scholarship

2014 Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship

The Payne Program is designed to attract outstanding young people to careers in international development as USAID Foreign Service Officers. The Payne Fellowship Program provides benefits valued at up to $90,000 over two years toward a two-year master's degree, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and at USAID missions overseas, and provides professional development and support activities. Fellows who successfully complete the program become USAID Foreign Service Officers. Fellows may use the fellowship to attend a two-year master's program in a U.S. institution to study an area of relevance to the USAID Foreign Service, including international development, international relations, public policy, business administration, foreign languages, economics, agriculture, environmental sciences, health, or urban planning at a graduate or professional school approved by the Payne Program. At the end of the two-year fellowship, Fellows enter the USAID Foreign Service.

Applicants must be college seniors or graduates looking to start graduate school in the fall of the year they apply, have GPAs of at least 3.2 and be U.S. citizens. The program welcomes applications from those with any undergraduate major and encourages applications from members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the USAID Foreign Service and those with financial need. Information and application materials for the program are available at www.paynefellows.org. The application deadline is January 27, 2014. The Program is funded by USAID and managed by Howard University.

Contact: 202-806-5952 or Tessa.henry@howard.edu.

OIP can help you prepare a competitive application.


Udall Scholarship

Eligibility: The Foundation expects to award 50 scholarships of up to $5000 and 50 honorable mentions to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care.

Scholarships offered in any of three categories:

  • To students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, economics, and other relate fields; or
  • To Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to tribal public policy, including fields related to tribal sovereignty, tribal goverance, tribal law, Native American education, Native American justice, natural resource management, cultural preservation and revitalization, Native American economic development, and other areas affecting Native American communities; or
  • To Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to Native health care, including health care administration, social work, medicine, dentistry, counseling, and research into health conditions affecting Native American communities, and other related fields.

Interested students should check the schedule and sign-up to attend at this link: http://www.udall.gov/OurPrograms/MKUScholarship/GuidanceToApplicants.aspx

OIP can register students who plan to apply.  OIP can assist with your essays and provide helpful tips.
Deadline for final submission: March 4, 2014:  CSM deadline for nomination:  February 17.

For other information on the Udall Scholarship, please contact Kay in the Office of International Programs and Scholarships.


SMART Scholarship

The application for the SMART Scholarship for Service Programm is now open at https://smart.asee.org/apply

The SMART Scholarship is an opportunity for students pursuing a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciples to receive a full scholarship and be employed upon degree completion at a Department of Defense facility. Scholarships awarded include a stipend of $25,000 to $38,000 a year, full tuition, health insurance contribution, and book allowance. Open to undergraduate and graduate students. Please visit http://smart.asee.org for more information.

Deadline: December 16, 2013


Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Applications for postgraduate admission to the University of Cambridge and a Gates Cambridge Scholarship for 2014/15 is now open (as of September 1, 2013). Full details about postgraduate admission (how to apply, courses, colleges, funding opportunities, etc.) are available from www.admin.cam.ac.uk/students/gradadmissions/prospec/. Full details about applying for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship are available from www.gatescambridge.org/apply.

Please note the following Gates Cambridge deadlines:

- US round: 15 October 2013- for US citizens normally resident in the USA

- International round: 3 December 2013 - for all other eligible applicants

Most information you will need - together with answers to common questions - is available from the websites above. If you have any specific questions not answered on the website, please email info@gatescambridge.org for scholarship-related queries or Graduate.Admissions@admin.cam.ac.uk for admissions-related questions.


Stipends for Summer Study/ Research Overseas

The Office of International Programs is pleased to announce the availability of summmer stipends for studies or research overseas. In recent years, the stipends have ranged from $200-500 and we expect they will be in that range again this year.

Because funds are limited, we ask that those interested in receiving a stipend apply by March 1. The applications will be reviewed by a Faculty Committee which will make the funding decisions. The recipients will be notified on March 8, 2013.

Application packages should include

  1. Statement of motivation and relevance to your academic and professional goals
  2. An unofficial transcript
  3. A budget showing both costs and other revenue contributions (family, grants, scholarships, etc.). We expect the student to have some financial contribution
  4. A brochure, application or other descriptive document on the program to be undertaken 

Complete packages will be reviewed

All applications are due in a sealed envelope at OIP's office by close of business on March 1, 2014.

 


Grad Research / Study in Abu Dhabi

Full Scholarship Opportunities:

Masdar Institute in Abu Dhabi is the world's first graduate level university dedicated to research in advanced energy and sustainable technologies developed in collaboration with MIT.

If you are studying for a Bachelor's degree in engineering or science, or have recently graduated, Masdar can offer you Full scholarships, Research assistantships, Post doctoral opportunities, 8 Master's degree programs, State of the art research facilities on a fully sustainable campus. 

Find out more at http://www.masdar.ac.ae/If you are seriously considering applying, Dr. Nigel Middleton (nmiddlet@mines.edu) would be willing to talk to you and OIP would also help prepare a competitive application

 


Study Abroad Funding Resource

With hundreds of scholarship and grant listings, IIE's online directory Study Abroad Funding, www.studyabroadfunding.org, is among the most comprehensive directories for U.S. students to find funding for studying abroad. The website features detailed descriptions of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, grants, and paint internships for U.S. undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate students. These are searchable by name, field of study, continent, and country. 

 


Fund for Education Abroad Study-Abroad Scholarships

Funding amount: up to $5,000 per semester, up to $10,000 per academic year                                                 Website: www.fundforeducationabroad.org                                                                                                            Applications not being accepted at this time

The fund for Education Abroad (FEA) invites applications from undergraduate students for FEA study aboard scholarships. These awards are intended to support students planning to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs in the 2013-2014 academic year or summer 2013.

Nationally, only about 14% of students who study abroad are STEM fields FEAT is hoping to increase this number. When granting scholarships, FEA targets students typically underrepresented in study abroad - minorities, science and technology majors, community college students, first generation students - providing these students a pivotal component of their education and key rung on their ladder towards success in the American workforce.

 

 

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