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National Association of Fellowships Advisors

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships for Minorities (Doctorate/Fellowship)
Gates Cambridge Scholarships (Doctorate, Postgraduate/Scholarship)
Hertz Foundation’s Graduate Fellowships (Doctorate/Fellowship)
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Predoctoral Fellowships (Graduate/Fellowship)
Jacob K. Javits Fellowships (Doctorate, Master’s/Fellowship)
George J. Mitchell Postgraduate Scholarships (Postgraduate/Scholarship)
NAFA International Dissertation Research Fellowships (Graduate/Fellowship)
National Association of Fellowships Advisors Graduate Scholar Awards (Postgraduate, Professional Development/Fellowship)

University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
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Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships for Minorities (Doctorate/Fellowship)

Purpose: To increase the presence of underrepresented minorities in the nation’s college and university faculties; to enhance diversity on campuses; and to address the persisting effects of past discrimination. Focus: Teaching. Qualif.: Applicants must be members of at least one of the six minority groups whose underrepresentation in the professoriate has been severe and long-standing. Criteria: Fellowships will be given to those who meet the qualifications.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must check the available website for the required materials. Contact: National Association of Fellowships Advisors at the above address (see entry 4702).

Gates Cambridge Scholarships (Doctorate, Postgraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarships on the basis of a person’s intellectual ability, leadership capacity and desire to use their knowledge to contribute to society throughout the world by providing service to their communities and applying their talents and knowledge to improve the lives of others. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must apply to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study: Research leading to the PhD degree; One-year post-graduate courses (e.g. MPhil, LLM, Diploma, MBA etc.); 2-year MSc degree; Second Bachelor degree as an Affiliated Student; MBBChir Clinical Studies; must be admitted to Cambridge through the University’s normal academic procedures; must have a first class or high second class honors degree, or its equivalent, from a recognized university; must be well-prepared for the Cambridge course for which they are applying and must meet the academic criteria for admission specified by the university. Criteria: Awards will be given to those who meet the scholarship’s criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must check the available website for the required materials. Contact: National Association of Fellowships Advisors at the above address (see entry 4702).

Hertz Foundation’s Graduate Fellowships (Doctorate/Fellowship)

Purpose: To build America’s capacity for innovation by nurturing remarkable applied scientists and engineers who show the most promise to change the world. Focus: Science; Engineering. Qualif.: Applicants must be admitted in a graduate school and demonstrate satisfactory progress toward receipt of the Ph.D degree. Criteria: Awards will be given to those who meet the criteria.

Funds Avail.: $31,000-$36,000 plus personal stipend. To Apply: Applicants must check the available website for the electronic application. Contact: National Association of Fellowships Advisors at the above address (see entry 4702).

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Predoctoral Fellowships (Graduate/Fellowship)

Purpose: To provide financial support for students who will pursue an MS, a Ph.D or an SC.D degree in the biological

sciences. Focus: Biological Sciences. Qualif.: Applicants must have completed less than one year of graduate study toward an M.S., a Ph.D., or an Sc.D. degree in the biological sciences. Students who hold or are pursuing medical or dental degrees (M.D., D.O., D.V.M., D.D.S.) may also be eligible to apply for fellowship support for study toward a Ph.D. or an Sc.D. Criteria: Awards will be given to those who meet the fellowship criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must check the available website for more information. Contact: National Association of Fellowships Advisors at the above address (see entry 4702).

Jacob K. Javits Fellowships (Doctorate, Master’s/Fellowship)

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for students with superior ability as demonstrated by their achievements and exceptional promise. Focus: Arts; Humanities; Social Sciences. Qualif.: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Criteria: Awards will be based on criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must demonstrate financial need by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Contact: National Association of Fellowships Advisors at the above address (see entry 4702).

George J. Mitchell Postgraduate Scholarships (Postgraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: 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 public service and community. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be between ages 18-30. Criteria: Selection of scholars will be determined by the Selection Committee.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must check the available website for more information. Contact: Questions about the Mitchell Scholarships can be addressed to the Director, Mary Lou Hartman, at 703-841-5843 or by email at [email protected]

NAFA International Dissertation Research Fellowships (Graduate/Fellowship)

Purpose: To support distinguished graduate students in the humanities and social sciences conducting dissertation research outside the United States. Focus: Humanities; Social Sciences. Qualif.: Applicants must have completed all Ph.D. requirements except on-site dissertation research by the time the fellowship begins. Criteria: Awards will be given to those who meet the qualifications.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must visit the IDRF website at www.ssrc.org/programs/idrf or contact program staff at [email protected] Contact: National Association of Fellowships Advisors at the above address (see entry 4702).

National Association of Fellowships Advisors Graduate Scholar Awards (Postgraduate, Professional Development/Fellowship)

Purpose: To provide financial support for students who are in need. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be planning to enroll in a post baccalaureate or professional study at accredited institutions of higher learning. Criteria: Awards will be given based on academic merit.

Funds Avail.: $10,000. Number Awarded: 12. To Apply: Applicants must check the available website for the required materials.

Remarks: Members can apply up to five years after graduation; Applicants may continue to re-apply as long as they are eligible. Contact: National Association of Fellowships Advisors at the above address (see entry 4702).

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