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Institute for Humane Studies

Each year the Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) awards fellowships to support the work of outstanding graduate students and undergraduates who are exploring the principles, practices and institutions necessary for a free society. Applicants must be an advanced undergraduate (junior or senior year) or a graduate student studying in any subject, at any university, and enrolled full time.

Community Associations Institute Research Foundation

A fellowship for students working toward a master's, doctoral or law degree that in some way focuses on community associations or common-interest properties. Fellows are expected to prepare a research project. Evaluation of applicants is on the basis of academic achievements, faculty recommendations, demonstrated research and writing ability, and the nature of the proposed topic.

Council on Foreign Relations

The Council on Foreign Relations, through its International Affairs Fellowship Program, offers fellowships to those interested in theory and practice in international relations. While applications will be primarily by invitation, others who meet preliminary requirements may also be invited to apply without formal nomination.  For additional information, please write to the International Affairs Fellowship Program.

Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship

Fellowships are available for graduate study in organized institutions of higher learning located in the United States of America, as well as independent research or study projects, which must be carried out entirely in the United States of America. These Fellowships are to be awarded only to candidates who have outstanding undergraduate records, have demonstrated a need for financial assistance and are citizens of the United States of America.

Organization of American States Fellowships

For citizens or permanent residents of an OAS member state who have experience or advanced studies in the field for which the fellowship is requested. An unspecified number of awards are available for up to two years of study.

Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowships

Applicants must be active members of Phi Kappa Phi. The fellowships are in support of first-year graduate or professional study. Preference will be given to candidates pursuing a doctorate or other advanced professional degree. Applications must be filed with the Secretary of the local chapter.

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

The Soros Fellowships for New Americans support thirty individuals a year for up to two years of graduate study in any subject anywhere inthe United States. Students already in graduate study are eligible to apply, though not past their second year. The Fellowship provides $20,000 maintenance and half tuition wherever the Fellow attends. Candidates must be either holders of Green Cards, naturalized citizens or children of two naturalized citizen parents. Also, candidates must not be older than thirty by the deadline.

Spencer Dissertation Fellowships

Approximately 30 non-renewable fellowships of $20,000 each will be awarded to candidates for the doctoral degree at a graduate school in the US. The fellowship must be expended within a time limit of two years and in accordance with the work plan provided by the candidate. Applicants need not be US citizens. The fellowships are intended to support the final analysis of the research topic and writing of the dissertation. The topic must concern education, but can be in any academic discipline.

Morris K. Udall Fellowship Program

The Morris K. Udal Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation awards scholarships to undergraduate students and dissertation fellowships to doctoral candidates whose dissertation is in the area(s) of environmental public policy and/or environmental conflict resolution. Dissertation fellowships are intended to cover both academic and living expenses. Fellowships carry a stipend of a maximum of $24,000. The Foundation anticipates rewarding two fellowships annually. Dissertation fellowship applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or U.S. nationals. Applicants should request application materials from the address given above.

National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren Fellowships

The National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren Fellowships provides support to American graduate students who are pursuing the study of languages and cultures in world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America & the Caribbean, and the Middle East). It is especially designed to help students pursue valuable study and research overseas. NSEP also includes the Boren Scholarship for undergraduate study abroad and the National Flagship Language Program for advanced language study in Arabic, Russian, Mandarin, Korean, and Persian.

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