Scholarships and Honor Societies

Scholarships for Undergraduates

Harry S. Truman:

One year funding for students pursuing graduate degrees in public service fields. College juniors who are U.S. citizens with a record of community service and a commitment to a career in public service are eligible. Public service includes government, uniformed services, public interest organizations, non-governmental research or educational organizations, public and private schools and other public service-oriented non-profit organizations.

Campus Deadline: 15 November

Barry M. Goldwater:

One or two year awards to students who demonstrate strong evidence of contributing to the technological advances of the United States. Current junior or exceptional sophomore students who are U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or resident aliens are eligible. Applicants should be committed to a PhD in the research fields of mathematics, sciences or engineering.

Campus Deadline: 30 November

National Security Education Program Boren Undergraduate Scholarships:

Open to freshmen through seniors for study abroad in a non-western country. U.S. citizens only.

Campus Deadline: 15 January

Beinecke Brothers Memorial:

Merit and need-based awards to students seeking to gain a graduate degree in the Arts, Humanities or Social Sciences. Current juniors who are U.S. citizens are eligible.

Campus Deadline: 1 February

Scholarships for Graduating Seniors, Graduate Students, and Recent Alumni (applications generally are due a year in advance of the experience)

Gates Cambridge:

One to four years of study leading to a degree at Cambridge University, England. Seniors, graduate/professional students, and graduates are eligible to apply. U.S. and non-U.S. citizens are eligible. All applicants must apply directly to Cambridge [either as an affiliated student (obtaining a second bachelor's degree) or as a graduate student] and fill out the supplemental portion of the application to the Cambridge Trusts to be considered for the fellowship.

Campus Deadline: 21 August

George J. Mitchell:

One year of postgraduate study in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland. Must be under the age of 30 and a U.S. citizen.

Campus Deadline: 21 August

Marshall:

One to three years of study leading to a degree at any British university. Seniors, graduate/professional students, and graduates are eligible to apply within two years of their undergraduate graduation. Must be a U.S. citizen with an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.7.

Campus Deadline: 21 August

Rhodes:

One to three years of study leading to a degree at Oxford University, England. Seniors, graduate/professional students, and graduates are eligible to apply. Must be under the age of 24 and a U.S. citizen or citizen of Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Commonwealth Caribbean, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Jamaica, Kenya, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. Non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply from their home country on the basis of degrees from U.S. universities and have earlier deadlines.

Campus Deadline: 21August

Fulbright:

One year of study or research in any country where there is a Fulbright Commission. Some shorter term and English teaching programs available. Seniors, graduate/professional students, and graduates are eligible to apply. Must be a U.S. citizen.

Campus Deadline: 1 September

Luce Scholars Program:

One year internship in East or Southeast Asia for those with little significant academic or personal experience with Asia. Young professionals, seniors, and graduate/professional students are eligible to apply. Must be a U.S. citizen under the age of 30.

Campus Deadline: 28 September

Churchill:

One year of graduate study leading to a degree (generally a Master's) in engineering, mathematics, and/or the sciences at Cambridge University, England. Seniors and graduate students are eligible to apply. Must complete GRE general test by November. Must be under the age of 26 and a U.S. citizen.

Campus Deadline: 1 October (Your application to Cambridge University must be submitted before this date.)

National Security Education Program Graduate David L. Boren Fellowships:

National Deadline: 1 January