Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Georgia,Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and New Jersey. Eligible applicants include current undergraduates, recent college graduates, midcareer professionals, and retirees who have majored in, or had careers in, STEM fields.
The Teaching Fellowship includes:

  • admission to a master’s degree program at a partner university
  • preparation for teacher certification in science, mathematics or technology education
  • extensive preparation for teaching in a high-need urban or rural secondary school for one full year prior to becoming the teacher-of-record in a science or math classroom
  • a $30,000 stipend, with tuition arrangements varying by campus in Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and New Jersey. (Once Fellows are certified teachers at the end of the first year, they obtain salaried employment in high-need schools.)
  • support and mentoring throughout the three-year teaching commitment
  • support of a cohort of WW Fellows passionate about science and math education
  • lifelong membership in a national network of Woodrow Wilson Fellows who are intellectual leaders

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships


OCTOBER 13, 2014    NOVEMBER 14, 2014    JANUARY 31, 2015
First application deadline    Second application deadline    Final application deadline

Most Valuable Student Competition – Elks National Foundation

Deadline:  December 5, 2014

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2015 competition.

Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.
Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
College students are not eligible to apply.
Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
Male and female students compete separately.

http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm

Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program

Deadline: December 15, 2014
The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree completion. Students pursuing degrees related to the following are encouraged to apply:
Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Biosciences
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences
Computer and Computational Sciences
Electrical Engineering
Geosciences
Industrial and Systems Engineering (technical tracks only)
Information Sciences
Materials Science and Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Oceanography
Operations Research (technical tracks only)
Physics

https://smart.asee.org/apply_/application_instructions

Ford Foundation Predoctoral, Dissertation, and Postdoctoral Fellowships

Predoctoral Eligibility – Deadline: November 19, 2014
Eligibility to apply for a predoctoral fellowship is limited to:
All citizens, nationals, and permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card) of the United States, and individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation,
Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations),
Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level,
Individuals enrolled in or planning to enroll in an eligible research-based (dissertation-required), program leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree at a non-proprietary (not for profit) U.S. educational institution,
Individuals who require a minimum of three years study to complete their Ph.D./Sc.D. degree as of the 2015 fall semester, and
Individuals who have not earned a doctoral degree at any time, in any field.
http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047958.htm

Dissertation Eligibility – Deadline: November 14, 2014
In addition to the other dissertation program level requirements, eligibility to apply for a dissertation fellowship is limited to:
All citizens, nationals, and permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card) of the United States, and individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation,
Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations),
Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level,
Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree candidates studying in an eligible research-based discipline in a dissertation-required program at a U.S. non-proprietary (not for profit) educational institution, and
Individuals who have not earned a doctoral degree at any time, in any field.

http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047959.htm

Postdoctoral Eligibility – Deadline: November 14, 2014
Eligibility to apply for a postdoctoral fellowship is limited to:
All citizens, nationals, and permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card) of the United States, and individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation,
Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations),
Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, and
Individuals awarded a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree no earlier than November 30, 2007 and no later than November 15, 2014 in an eligible research-based field from a U.S. educational institution.
http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047960.htm

Aetna/NMF Primary Care Fellows Program

National Medical Fellowships (NMF) is pleased to announce the Aetna/NMF Primary Care Fellows Program. This program will provide ten (10) underrepresented minority medical students in with a mentored service-learning program of proactive community service, encouraging the use of technology, health policy review, and leadership training in a variety of healthcare-related settings in Metropolitan, DC. The $10,000 scholarship will be disbursed directly to the scholarship recipient over the course of the program, once certain deliverables are met.

Scholars are responsible for their own housing during the course of the program.

Applications are currently being accepted at www.nmfonline.org/aetna-nmf-primary-care-fellows and will be accepted on a rolling basis until 10 Fellows have been selected.

Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship

Deadline: September 22, 2014

The fellowship will help fund a proposal designed by the applicant to conduct brief work in a foreign country related to the mandate of UNESCO – using education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and/or communication and information to build strong ties among nations.

The fellowship is intended for American college/university students who express an interest in international collaboration but as of yet had not been afforded many opportunities to travel abroad.

The length of time for the travel is expected to be between 4 and 6 weeks and should include interaction with individuals from other nations. During his/her travel, the recipient should be willing to participate in public diplomacy events arranged with the pertinent U.S. State Department Consulate, Mission, and/or Embassy.

Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowships in Public Health

Deadline: October 14, 2014

The program is designed for candidates who are currently enrolled in medical school or in a graduate-level program and who are interested in global health. The basic requirements and process for applying for the Fulbright-Fogarty Program are the same as for any Fulbright U.S. Student Study/Research Grant.

http://www.fic.nih.gov/Programs/Pages/fulbright-fellowships.aspx

http://us.fulbrightonline.org/fulbright-fogarty-fellowships-in-public-health
http://www.state.gov/p/io/unesco/programs/143138.htm

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

Spring 2015 Application now open

This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

The application for spring 2015 study abroad programs and internships is now open. The deadline to submit your application is October 7, 2014 by 11:59pm Central Time. All applicants will be notified via email of the status of their application in December.

http://www.iie.org/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program

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