Philosophy Dissertation Fellowships For International Students

  • A. Patrick Charnon Memorial Scholarship

    Full-time undergraduate students enrolled in a four-year college in the United States. Each scholarship carries a stipend of $1,500 per academic year. Recipients may re-apply each year for up to four years, provided they continue to meet the requirements of the award. Applications accepted January 15 - August 1.

  • All-USA College Academic Team

    Recognition program for exceptional full-time undergraduates at four-year institutions in the USA and its territories.

  • Allen Lee Hughes Fellowship

    Individuals interested in artistic and technical production, arts administration and community engagement. Fellowship provides a modest stipend. Deadline: April 1.

  • Amelia Earhart Fellowships (Zonta International Foundation)

    Women of any nationality with a superior academic record and a bachelor's degree in science or engineering. Fellowships carry a stipend of $6,000; approximately 35 are awarded annually. Deadline: mid November.

  • American Association for University Women - International Fellowships

    Full-time study or research to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate study at accredited institutions are supported. Deadline: December 1.

  • American Scandinavian Foundation

    Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden citizens for study or research programs (usually at the graduate level) in the United States for up to one year. Awards are made in all fields.

  • Asian Development Bank (ADB) - Japan Scholarship Program

    Citizens of ADB's developing member countries to pursue postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asian and Pacific Region. The ADB-JSP provides full scholarships for one to two years.

  • Asian Cultural Council

    Individual fellowship grants to artists, scholars, students, and specialists from Asia for study, research, travel and creative work in the United States. Deadlines vary.

  • Association for Women in Science Educational Foundation

    Female students enrolled in a behavioral, life, physical, or social science or engineering program leading to a Ph.D. degree. Graduate fellowships in the amount of $1,000 are awarded each year. Deadline: January

  • Bibliographical Society of America Fellowship Program

    Short-term fellowship program supporting bibliographical inquiry as well as research in the history of the book trades and in publishing history. Deadline: December.

  • Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellow Program

    Year long paid internship for graduating seniors interested in careers in international affairs. Internship is at the Carnegie Endowment for World Peace in Washington, DC. Swarthmore Deadline: November 18

  • Canon Collins Educational Trust

    Full scholarship for nationals from Southern African countries South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Angola and Mozambique) who wish to pursue a postgraduate degree (normally a one year Master's degree) in either the United Kingdom or southern Africa. Application Deadlines: for the United Kingdom: March 15th each year; for Southern Africa, August 12th each year.

  • Chevening Scholarship Program

    Three different scholarship schemes for postgraduate study in the United Kingdom. For students from selected countries. Eligible for all fields of study. Deadlines vary depending on country.

  • Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program

    Designed to engage graduate science, engineering, medical, veterinary, business, and law students in the analysis that informs the creation of science and technology policy and to familiarize them with the interactions of science, technology, and government.

  • DAAD Annual Grants

    Undergraduate scholarships to study in the Federal Republic of Germany. Foreign nationals are eligible if they are attending a US institution for their undergraduate degree. Applications in all fields are accepted, with the exception of dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, and veterinary medicine.

  • Davis-Putter Scholarships

    Need-based grants (up to $6,000) to undergraduate or graduate students actively working for peace and justice on campus and/or in the community.

  • Echoing Green Public Service Fellowships

    Funding to conduct public service projects anywhere in the world. For up to two years of support.

  • Edmund S. Muskie Ph.D. Fellowship

    Twenty-two fellowships for doctoral-level programs in business administration, economics, public administration, and public policy. For citizens of Georgia, Russia or Ukraine.

  • Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics

    Essay contest for full-time juniors or seniors. Prizes range from $500 - $5,000. Deadline: December.

  • The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for Artists

    $10,000 (Canadian) award for talented artists. No age limit. Not for those pursuing abstract or nonrepresentational art.

  • Environmental Research and Education Foundation

    This scholarship recognizes excellence in Ph.D. or post-doctoral environmental research and education. Deadline: August 1.

  • Eurasian Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD)

    Fellowships to first-, second-, and third-year undergraduate students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. This program supports one year of non-degree undergraduate study in the United States in the fields of accounting, agriculture, American studies, business, computer science, criminal justice, economics, education, environmental management, hospitality management, international relations, journalism and mass communication, law, political science, psychology, and sociology. Deadline: November.

  • Exploration Fund of the Explorers Club

    $1,200 grants in support of exploration and field research. Funds given primarily to graduate students.

  • Fellows for Peace:  The Vision of Kathryn W. Davis Scholarships to support language training at Middlebury College

    The fellowships are competitive, merit-based award open to all language School applicants. This fellowship is available to U.S. citizens and international students and professionals. Students are encouraged to apply for regular Middlebury College financial aid (awarded on a demonstrated-need basis), through the office of financial aid at Middlebury College.

  • Fulbright Foreign Student Program
    Educational exchanges that strengthen understanding and communication between the United States and over students from 140 countries. Students interested in applying for the Fulbright Student Program must apply through the Fulbright Program Office in their home country.

  • Gates Cambridge Scholarships

    One to three years of study in any discipline at Cambridge University. Candidates apply directly through Cambridge. Deadline: mid to late October.

  • Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Program

    $3,000 award for 100 outstanding second year college students in any field of study.

  • Hellenic Times Scholarship Fund

    For undergraduate and graduate students of Greek descent, between the ages of 17 and 25. Deadline: January

  • Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowships

    Internship opportunity for college graduates to serve 6 - 9 months with a participating organization of their choice in Washington DC. Deadlines vary.

  • Horizons Fellowship
    Horizons supports outstanding university students in their pursuit to become tomorrow's leaders in technology. The program provides immersive software engineering and web/mobile development courses geared towards high-achieving college students.  The Fellowship covers accommodation and tuition. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

  • Humane Studies Fellowships

    For undergraduate and graduate students interested in the classical liberal/libertarian tradition of individual rights and market economies. More than 100 fellowships up to $12,000 are awarded annually. Deadline: late December.

  • International Dissertation Field Research Fellowships
    Up to 50 fellowships to support social scientists and humanists conducting dissertation field research in all areas and regions of the world.
  • ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships

    Various scholarships for students in the fields of automation and control. Deadline: February.

  • J. W. Saxe Memorial Fund

    Annual $1,000 scholarship to one or more undergraduate or graduate students working in public service. Deadline: March.

  • Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies 

    Nationals of IMF Asian member countries interested in studying for their doctorates in economics in order to work in an international financial institution (such as the IMF or the World Bank) or in their home administrations. Deadline: December 31.

  • John Bayliss Radio Scholarship

    15 Scholarships for juniors, seniors and graduate level students majoring in Broadcast Communications. Deadline:March

  • Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Regular Program
    For individuals from World Bank member countries to undertake graduate studies at any university located in a World Bank member country except their own. Suggested fields of study: economics, public administration, finance, planning, health, population, agriculture, infrastructure, information systems and aquatic resources (provided that the focus of study is on public policy aspects of these fields), environment and natural resource management, education, and other development-related subjects. Deadline: March 31.

  • Josephine de Karman Scholarships

    $16,000 scholarship to support either the final year of study for juniors or for PhD candidates with ABD status. Deadline: late January.

  • Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship [pdf]

    Annual fellowship for advanced study of Fine Arts in the U.S. or abroad, to enhance professional standing or to finance a special project. Preference for candidates under 25 years. There are three fellowships of $7,500 each in art, architecture or music; an additional music fellowship for $15,000; and up to three alternate awards of up to $1,000 each. Deadline: early December.

  • King Faisal Foundation Scholarship
    Funding opportunity for Muslim students in Medicine, Engineering, and sciences (Physics, Chemistry, and Geology) to study at an accredited European or North American university.
  • Microsoft Scholarships

    Four types of scholarships for undergraduate students interested in computer science and related technical disciplines. One year award for students attending institutions in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. All recipients of a scholarship will be required to complete a salaried summer internship of 12 weeks or more at Microsoft Corporation in Redmond, Washington. Deadline: mid January.

  • Nelson Mandela Scholarships

    Up to 14 scholarships offered for disadvantaged South African students to pursue post graduate study in the United Kingdom. Deadline: mid November.

  • Olive W. Garvey Fellowships
    Biennial award to outstanding college students around the world through a competitive essay contest on the meaning and significance of economic and personal liberty. Awards range from $1,000 - $2,500. Deadline: May
  • Organization of American States (OAS) Fellowships

    For graduate study or research in any field except medical sciences or introductory language study. Deadlines vary.

  • Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship
  • Supports doctoral dissertations that explore the sources and nature of international conflict, and strategies to prevent or end conflict and to sustain peace. Citizens of all countries are eligible, but must be enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States. Deadline: January.

  • Rhodes Scholarships for Non-U.S. Citizens

    One to three years of study at Oxford University for citizens of Australia, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Canada, Commonwealth Caribbean and Jamaica, Germany, Hong Kong, India Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Open to all fields. Deadlines vary.

  • The Roothbert Fund Scholarship Program

    Approximately 20 ($2,000-$3,000) awards are offered to students in the U.S. in need of financial aid to further their education at the undergraduate or graduate level. Deadline: early February.

  • Rotary Peace Scholarships

    Funding to support two-year master's-level degree program at one of the Rotary Centers for International Studies. Seventy scholarships are offered worldwide. Deadlines vary by Rotary district.

  • Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarships

    One year study abroad opportunity in any discipline in over 160 countries worldwide. Deadlines vary by district.

  • Samuel Huntington Public Service Fellowship Award

    Annual stipend of $10,000 for a graduating college senior to pursue public service anywhere in the world. Deadline: mid February.

  • Society of Women Engineers

    Various awards for women pursuing baccalaureate or graduate degrees in engineering or computer science, as well as engineering and computer science students enrolled in ABET-accredited engineering programs. Deadlines vary.

  • South Pacific and East Timor Scholarship Programs

    Two special degree study programs for citizens of South Pacific nations and East Timor. Scholarships are awarded for undergraduate degree study. Priority is given to applicants seeking degrees that address national development needs.

  • Smithsonian Fellowships

    Unless noted otherwise, all Smithsonian fellowships (graduate, pre-doctoral, post-doctoral, senior) opportunities are open to non-US citizens. Deadlines vary.

  • Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

    Candidates for the doctoral degree at a graduate school within the United States are eligible. Deadline: November 1.

  • Student Academy Awards

    Awards and cash grants offered for student films. Deadline: April.

  • Swiss Benevolent Society of New York Scholarships

    Merit based awards for study at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels both in the U.S. and abroad. Deadline: March.

  • UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi fellowships

    Young researchers with advanced degrees (M.A., M.Sc. or equivalent) from developing countries majoring in one of four areas: environment, intercultural dialogue, information and communication technologies, and peaceful conflict resolution.

  • Winston Foundation for World Peace Fellowships

    Support undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in cooperative security, conflict resolution, and disarmament. Fellows design their own projects, usually involving public education, media outreach, grassroots organizing, or another active approach to issues of cooperative security, nuclear arms control, conventional arms transfers, demilitarization, democracy building, conflict resolution, and the like. Applicants are expected to work full-time with a non-profit organization. A $300/week stipend is provided for the duration of the project, which lasts from 2-4 months. Information and application materials, contact: or write: Winston Foundation Fellowships, 2040 S Street NW, Suite 201 Washington, DC 20009-1157. Phone: 202-483-4215.

  • Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships

    Undergraduate or graduate students pursuing degrees in the fine or commercial arts, design or architecture. Deadline: March.

  • Aga Khan Foundation-International Scholarship Programme

    Postgraduate students from a developing country who have no other means of financing their studies. Only students who have not yet started their course of study are considered. (Preference is given to students under 30 years of age.)

    AAUW Educational Foundation International Fellowships

    Fellowships will be awarded to graduate female foreign students of outstanding ability who can be expected to give effective leadership in their fields upon return to their home country.

    ADAMHA National Research Service Awards

    PhD in areas of biomedical & behavioral research within one of the three institutes.

    Agency for Health Care Research and Quality

    Grants for Dissertation Research. For students in the social, medical, management or health sciences.

    Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf

    Administering various awards for auditory-oral students who a) were born with profound hearing losses, or b) experienced a severe hearing loss before acquiring language. Applicants must enroll in a college or university program that primarily enrolls students with normal hearing.

    American Antiquarian Society

    Dissertation fellowships for conducting research using AAS library’s resources.

    American Association for the Advancement of Science

    10 weeks summer fellowships at the institution for environmental sciences and engineering.

    American Bar Association International Legal Exchange Program (ILEX)

    Grants for law studies.

    American Cancer Society

    Doctoral training grants in Oncology Social Work, graduate scholarships in Cancer Nursing Practice, and doctoral degree scholarships in Cancer Nursing.

    American Council of Learned Societies

    Grants for Chinese Studies. Fellowships are available for original research on Chinese culture or society. Language training and support for China specialists available.

    American Council of Teachers of Russian

    Administering many funds, especially for Eastern European students, in the fields of Communication, Journalism, Education Administration, Library & Information Science and Public Policy.

    American Council of Learned Societies East European Language Training

    Dissertation Fellowships for research on East Europe are available to students of the humanities or social sciences. Study trips may also be sponsored. Grants for summer training and study of any East European language (except Russian languages) in the US. Both for students and scholars

    American Foundation for Aging Research

    Fellowship Awards for undergraduate, graduate, & Ph.D. students of biology, cancer, biochemistry, or biophysics in the aging research.

    American Institute for Economic Research

    Fellowships to college seniors applying to graduate programs leading to a Ph.D. for research in the institution. Also, Summer Fellowships in Economics for undergraduates & graduates who may apply for stipends to participate in an 8 weeks summer program in economics.

    American Institute of Indian Studies Fellowship Program

    Graduates specializing in Indian aspects of academic discipline & for study in India.

    American Jewish Archives Fellowships

    For Jewish related research or writing at the archives.

    American Museum of Natural History

    Roosevelt Fund. Undergraduates& graduates for study of North America wild-life.

    American Museum of Natural History

    Chapman Fund. Undergraduates and graduates for research in ornithology.

    American Numismatic Society

    Undergraduates & graduates for summer seminars & research involving numismatics.

    American Oriental Society

    Fellowships for the Study of Chinese Art. Undergraduates& graduates, for the study of Chinese paintings. Applicants must speak Chinese.

    American Philosophical Society

    Phillips Fund for Native American Studies. Scholarships for graduates research on North American Indian linguistics & ethno history.

    American Political Science Association Fellowship Program

    9-month internship in Congress.

    American Political Science Association

    Foreign Student Travel Grants for APSA Annual Meeting. Undergraduates & graduates may apply for travel grants which are designated for foreign students to enable them to attend the APSA’s annual meeting.

    American Research Center in Egypt

    Ph.D dissertation from the fields of Egyptology, archeology, art history, humanities, social sciences and related disciplines.

    American Scandinavians Foundation

    Awards for graduate Scandinavian students to undertake study or research program in the U.S. Also awards in ALL fields for advanced study or research in Scandinavia.

    American School of Classical Studies At Athens

    Awards for Classics in Greece.

    American Schools of Oriental Research Fellowships

    A variety of grants for Middle Eastern studies in such humanistic disciplines as anthropology, archeology, Biblical studies, epigraphy, history and philosophy are available for undergraduates & graduates. Mesopotamian Fellowship for the study of Mesopotamian civilization and culture; Albright Fellowship for the study of the Middle East or Eastern Mediterranean; Barton Fellowship for archeological research at Jerusalem; Kress Fellowship for the study of architecture at Jerusalem; National Endowment for the Humanities Postdoctoral Fellowship for archeological research at Jerusalem.

    American Society for Microbiology

    Fellowships in the microbiological sciences to undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students.

    American Society of Civil Engineers

    Administering various scholarships for undergraduates and graduates who study or conduct research in civil engineering.

    American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation

    Scholarships and grants to graduate students for research and study in the field of communication sciences and disorders.

    Atlantic Salmon Federation

    Fellowships to graduate students for research in Atlantic salmon biology, management and conservation.

    Audio Engineering Society Educational Foundation

    Scholarships for graduate studies in audio engineering.

    Brown Library

    Graduates, pre-, and post-doctoral study using the library collection (a collection of primary sources relating to all aspects of the New World).

    Cancer Research Institute

    Supports clinical trials that test novel therapies for advanced prostate cancer.

    Center for Disease Control

    For protectorates and young scientists.

    Center for Hellenic Studies

    Fellowships for Ph.D. and candidates with background on Hellenic studies. Use of the center’s extensive library.

    Center for Science in the Public Interest

    Internships for undergraduates and graduates for 10-week periods on the subjects of consumer health, nutrition studies of food additives, alcohol and public policy and children nutrition.

    Charles Babbage Institute

    Fellowships to graduate students whose dissertation will address a topic in the history of computers and information processing.

    Countess of Munster Musical Trust

    Awards for assistance in musical education. Applicants must be of British nationality.

    DeKarman Fellowship Trust

    Open to international students of any discipline enrolled in a U.S. university or college with special consideration given to applicants to the humanities. Undergraduates entering their senior year and Ph.D. students.

    Dirksen Congressional Center

    Grants for Research on Congress. Graduates & political scientists, historians, scholars of public administration or American studies may apply for grants for research on Congress, especially Congressional leadership.

    Dumbarton Oaks

    Grants to assist with scholarly projects in Byzantine Studies, Pre-Columbian Studies, and Studies in Landscape Architecture.

    Early American Industries Association

    Grants-in-Aid. Undergraduates and graduates for the research of American industry and early American tools and mechanical devices.

    Einstein (Albert) Institute

    Support for graduates & scholars conducting research on the history, characteristics, and potential application of nonviolent sanctions.

    Electrochemical Society, Inc.

    Scholarships & Fellowships to graduate students for study and research in the field of electrochemistry.

    Elizabeth Greenshield Foundation

    Grants for young artists working in the following areas: painting, drawing, print making, sculpture.

    Entomological Society of America

    Scholarships to undergraduate students majoring in entomology, biology, zoology, or a related science.

    Explorers Club

    Grants for undergraduate students for research in the natural science under the supervision of a qualified scientist.

    Foundation Center

    Administers many U.S. foundations and grants.

    Freedom Support Act Graduate Fellowship Program 1996

    Administering many funds, especially for Eastern European students, in the fields of Communication, Education Administration, Library & Information Science and Public Policy.

    Geological Society of America

    Grants for graduate students to support master’s and doctoral thesis research in geological science.

    Getty Center for the History of Art & the Humanities

    Postdoctoral Residencies. Recent recipients of PhD degrees in the humanities rewriting their dissertations for publication are eligible for these funds.

    Grass Foundation

    Fellowship in Neurophysiology. Fellowships to support Graduate students for study at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA for a summer research program.

    Guggenheim Foundation

    Awards for thesis clearly relevant to aggression & violence and human dominance.

    Hagley Museum and Library

    Grants-in-aid to graduate students for research in the collections of the library.

    Hastings Center

    Undergraduates & graduates may apply for 4-6 week internships to study biomedical ethics.

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Association

    Internships to undergraduates and graduate students in the following fields: Environmental education, ecological research, and biological survey & monitoring.

    Herb Society of America

    Research of herbal plants.

    Hoover Presidential Library Association

    Fellowships for conducting research in the Library’s collections.

    Institute of Food Technologists

    Scholarships and fellowships for undergraduates and graduates who major or conduct research in the area of food science.

    Inter-American Foundation

    Fellowships for students from Latin America & the Caribbean. Candidates must have a demonstrated interest in the problems of poverty and development.

    International Order of The King’s Daughters and Sons

    Scholarships for students preparing for career in various health fields. Applicants must be Canadian citizens.

    International Reading Association

    Offering a program of grants and awards relating to the field of reading and literacy for doctoral student to complete their dissertation.

    International Research & Exchange Board

    Fellowships for graduate study at the Master’s level in the following fields: Business, economics, law, public administration, education administration, journalism & mass communication and library & information system. Applicants must be citizens of Eastern European countries.

    John Carter Brown Library

    Short-term fellowships to doctoral students for conducting research in the library collections which consist of primary materials relating to the discovery, exploration, settlement, and development of the new world.

    Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society

    Grants for masters and doctoral students who study or conduct research in the area of home economics.

    L.S.B. Leaky Foundation Grants

    Grants to doctoral students for research in human origins, behavior and survival. Library Company of Philadelphia. Short-term fellowships for dissertation research in the library’s collection.

    Medical Library Association

    Scholarships & Grants to graduate students for study in library science programs.

    Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture

    Scholarships for graduate students specializing in Jewish studies.

    Mongolian Society, Inc.

    Fellowships for students of Mongolian heritage to pursue studies in the U.S.

    National Archives and Records Administration

    Grants for postdoctoral and doctoral students to conduct a research in one of the Presidential Libraries.

    National Federation of the Blind

    Scholarships for students who have a sight disability

    National Gallery of Art

    Internships to graduating seniors and graduate students for participation in the ongoing work of the various departments in the Gallery.

    National Institute of Justice

    Fellowships to graduate students for research in criminal justice.

    National Women’s Studies Association

    Administering various scholarships, fellowships, and scholarships, intended to expand the possibilities of women’s studies.

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

    Training internships to students who seek professional experience in environmental communications and education. Candidates must have completed two years of college study in Environmental / Science Education or a related field.

    Organization of American States

    Fellowships are awarded to carry out graduate studies in a field which promotes the economic, social, scientific and cultural development of the Member States. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of an OAS county (most of South American countries).

    P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund

    Grants for women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada.

    Phi Beta Kappa Mary I. Sibley Fellowship

    Mary I. Sibley Fellowship. For an unmarried woman, 25 to 35, who holds the doctorate or has fulfilled all the requirements except the dissertation, and who plans to work full-time on research. In even-numbered years the $7,000 award is offered in French language and literature. In odd-numbered years the award is offered in Greek language, literature, history or archeology.

    Resources for the Future

    Dissertation fellowships for research related to natural resource and environmental issues.


    Samuel H. Kress Foundation

    Pre-doctoral fellowships to art history students.

    Shenandoah International Playwrights Retreat

    Fellowships for young writers to work with an acting company.

    Sigma Delta Epsilon

    Graduate Women in Science Fellowships. For female grads in the sciences.

    Sinfonia Foundation

    Research Assistance Grants. For research in Music. The subject of the research should be related to American music or music in America.

    Social Science Research Institute

    MacArthur Foundation Fellows in International Peace & Security. Dissertation and postdoctoral Fellowship. For graduates and doctors of physical and biological sciences, the social/behavioral sciences, and the humanities.

    Social Science Research Institute

    Soviet Studies Grants. For Soviet studies of graduates and PhDs.

    Social Science Research Council

    Fellowships for Pre-dissertation Research in Africa. For graduates in the social sciences and the humanities who would like to conduct research trips to Africa.

    Social Science Research Council

    For dissertation research in the social sciences and humanities.

    Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality

    Grants to support research related to sexuality.

    Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues

    Graduates studying sexism and racism.

    Society of Exploration Geophysicists

    Awards for undergraduates and graduates whose studies are directed toward a career in exploration geophysics in operations, teaching, or research.

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    Scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students who study naval architecture or marine engineering. Applicants must be Canadian citizens.

    Sons of Norway Foundation

    Scholarships for Norwegian undergraduates and graduates who study American heritage or Norwegian heritage in the following fields: arts, crafts, literature, history, music, and folklore.

    Soros Foundation/Open Society Institute

    Administering many funds, especially for Eastern European students, in the fields of Communication, Journalism, Education Administration, Library & Information Science and Public Policy.

    Spencer Foundation

    For graduate and PhD research in any academic discipline with the dissertation topics relevant to education in its broader sense that includes cultural knowledge, socialization, and the production and distribution of knowledge.


    Tinker Foundation

    Grants for projects related to economic or environmental policy in Ibero-America, Spain, or Portugal. The project may deal not only with economic policy and governance or with environmental policy, but also with research training and public outreach associated with these areas.

    UAS7 Applied Sciences Study and Internships in Germany

    Applicants may be from any nationality, but must attend a U.S. or Canadian University to apply.  Study and internship as well as study OR internship options available “to experience the German approach to hands-on education at a member of UAS7, a consortium of Germany’s top universities of applied sciences.”

    United Nations

    Administrating many funds for students from developing countries in various areas. Applications are made by governments of the candidates’ home countries.

    United States Institute of Peace

    Dissertation scholarships to doctoral students for research in the fields of humanities and science.

    Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research

    Students in all branches of Anthropology. The foundation particularly invites projects employing comparative perspectives or integrating two or more sub-fields of anthropology.

    Whitney Museum of American Art

    Helena Rubinstein Fellowships. Undergrads & grads of art history, esthetics and criticism.

    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

    Fellowships for research in the literary and museum collections. Available to doctoral students pursuing advanced research in the following fields: history, anthropology, archeology, art history, decorative arts, folklore, historic preservation, history of technology, social history, urban studies, and women studies.

    Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

    Administering several funds for Ph.D. candidates in the areas of humanistic or women studies.

    World Health Organization

    For students whose subjects of study are in the various areas of public health, teacher training in health sciences, postgraduate studies in medicine and surgery. Fellowships are awarded to attend formal courses or to study the services and practice in other countries. Candidates should apply through the Ministry of Health of their country of origin.


    Zonta International Foundation

    Awards to women for graduate study in aerospace-related science and engineering. Apply through your college.


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