Senior

Senior Scholarship Listings

Below is a list of fellowships, arranged alphabetically, for which LMU seniors are encouraged to apply. 

Please contact ONIF for help with your application. For additional scholarship listings, login with your LMU ID here.

  • American Scandinavian Foundation Fellowship

    American Scandinavian Foundation Fellowship

    The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) promotes firsthand exchange of intellectual and creative influence between the United States and the Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.

    Amount: fellowships - up to $23,000; grants - up to $5,000

    Location: Nordic Countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden)

    Eligibility: Must be United States citizen or permanent resident. Must have completed their undergraduate education by the start of the fellowship.

    Internal Draft Deadline: 10/15/2016

    Internal Final Deadline: 10/25/2016

    External Deadline: 11/1/2016

    Results Announced: 4/15/2017

  • Capital Fellows Program

    Capital Fellows Program

    The Capital Fellows Program  provides recipients an opportunity to engage in public service and prepare for future careers, while actively contributing to the development and implementation of public policy in California.

    Amount: Fellows earn a monthly stipend of $2,627 and receive health, dental and vision benefits.

    Location: Sacramento, CA

    Eligibility: Open to anyone who will be at least 20 years of age and a graduate from a university or four-year college by September 1, 2017.

    External Deadline: 2017 application will be available in October.

    Results Announced: TBD

  • Coro Fellows Program

    Coro Fellows Program

    The Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs is a nine month program, throughout which each Fellow participates in a series of full-time projects across a variety of sectors in public affairs, including a final independent project of the Fellow’s choosing.

    Amount: Stipends, tuition and payment schedules vary between Coro locations. Visit each Coro center website to learn specifics.

    Location: "High-impact urban cities" across the United States, such as Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Pittsburgh, and St. Louis.

    Eligibility: Open to individuals who have recently completed their undergraduate or graduate degrees, as well as those with several years of work experience.

    External Deadline: The 2017 class application is now closed. Updates on the 2018 application soon to come.

    Results Announced: TBD

  • Critical Languages Scholarship

    Critical Languages Scholarship

    The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a fully-funded overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students with the goal of broadening the base of Americans studying and mastering critical languages and building relationships between the people of the United States and other countries.

    Amount: The CLS Program covers many of the costs of participating in its overseas institutes, including intensive overseas group based language courses, room and board, U.S. academic credit issued through Bryn Mawr College, domestic and international airfare. Participants also receive a small stipend to cover incidental expenses and meals not provided by the program.

    Location: The CLS Program offers instruction in fourteen critical languages (No Previous Study Required - Azerbaijani, Bangla, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Punjabi, Swahili, Turkish, Urdu; One+ Year Previous Study Required - Arabic, Persian; Two+ Year Previous Study Required - Chinese, Japanese, Russian)

    Eligibility: Open to U.S. citizens only. Must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. undergraduate or graduate degree-granting program which results in a degree. Must be enrolled at your home college or university in the Fall Semester of 2016. Students taking a leave of absence to participate in an organized semester- or year-long study abroad program, or to participate in a substantive internship program, may still be considered eligible. Must be at least 18 years old. Must be able to submit a satisfactory Medical Information Form and Physician's statement and must inform the program of any changes in their health status between submission of these forms and departure in order to participate in the program. Undergraduate students must have completed at least one academic year of study. Must receive a visa in the country of study prior to program entry.

    Internal Draft Deadline: 10/1/2016

    Internal Final Deadline: 11/5/2016

    External Deadline: 2017 application will be available in September.

    Results Announced: TBD

  • David L. Boren/NSEP Undergraduate Scholarship

    David L. Boren/NSEP Undergraduate Scholarship

    Boren Scholarships allow U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests but underrepresented in study abroad.

    Amount: Maximum scholarship awards are $8,000 for a summer program, $10,000 for a semester, $20,000 for a full academic year.

    Location: "Non-traditional" destinations (excludes certain countries)

    Eligibility: Must be a U.S. citizen to apply. Open to all class years, though juniors and senior are not eligible for summer program.

    Internal Draft Deadline: 12/1/2016

    Internal Final Deadline: 1/6/2017

    External Deadline: 2017 application will be made available in August.

    Results Announced: TBD

  • Davies-Jackson Scholarship

    Davies-Jackson Scholarship

    The Davies-Jackson Scholarship offers first generation students the opportunity to study at St. John's College, Cambridge. Students can pursue either an Affiliated BA or an MPhil.

    Amount: Approx. $50,000

    Location: St. John's College, University of Cambridge, UK

    Eligibility: Open to graduating seniors with 3.7 or higher overall GPA. Only available to first generation college students;  applicants' parents should not have graduated from a four year college or university.

    External Deadline: The application for the 2017 program will be available in Fall.

    Results Announced: TBD

  • Davis-Putter Scholarship

    Davis-Putter Scholarship

    The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are part of the progressive movement on the campus and in the community.

    Amount: The maximum grant is $10,000 and may be considerably smaller depending on the applicant’s circumstances and the amount of money available.

    Location: Individuals can participate in this program while attending most public institutions. See website for more information.

    Eligibility: The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level or are enrolled in a trade or technical program and who are active in the progressive movement. Applicants must have participated in activities in the US.

    External Deadline: The application for the 2017 program will be available in 2017.

    Results Announced: TBD

  • Ford Minority Predoctoral Fellowship

    Ford Minority Predoctoral Fellowship

    Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. Predoctoral, Dissertation, and Postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on behalf of the Ford Foundation.

    Amount: Stipends, tuition and payment schedules vary between programs. Please visit each program website to learn specifics.

    Location: Individuals can participate in this program while attending most public institutions. See website for more information.

    Eligibility: Must be a U.S. citizen, national, holder of a Permanent Resident Card, or have deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program. Competitive applicantswill demonstrate commitment to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level.

    External Deadline: 2017 application will be available in Fall.

    Results Announced: TBD

  • Fulbright Scholarship/U.S. Student Program

    Fulbright Scholarship/U.S. Student Program

    The Fulbright Scholarship/U.S. Student Program funds independent study, research, or arts projects in approximately 140 countries. Applicants for these grants design their own projects and will typically work with advisers at foreign universities or other institutes of higher education.

    Amount: Award amount varies by country. The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) provides all Fulbright FLTA grant recipients with Fulbright enrichment activities and a health benefit plan.

    Location: Varies.

    Eligibility: Program requirements vary by country, so the applicant’s first step is to familiarize themselves with the program summary for the host country. Must be a graduating senior, graduate student, or an alumnus/alumna to apply.

    Preliminary Application Deadline: 5/1/2016

    Internal Final Deadline: 11/12/2016

    Results Announced: TBD

  • Gates-Cambridge Scholarship

    Gates-Cambridge Scholarship

    Gates-Cambridge Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue full-time postgraduate degrees in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. Gates-Cambridge Scholarships apply to the following programs: PhD (three year research-only degree), MSc or MLitt (two year research-only degree), One year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA).

    Amount: Award amount varies by participant to compensate for the University Composition Fee, student allowance, one economy single airfare at both the beginning and end of the course, and inbound visa costs & associated NHS surcharge costs.

    Location: University of Cambridge, UK

    Eligibility: Must be a citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom.

    Internal Final Deadline: 8/1/2016

    External Deadline: 10/1/2016

    Results Announced: TBD

  • James Madison Fellowship

    James Madison Fellowship

    The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers one fellowship per state per year to individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level.

    Amount: Maximum award  of $24,000.

    Location: Any accredited institution of higher education in the U.S. (plus coursework at the Foundation's Summer Institute on the Constitution at Georgetown University).

    Eligibility: Junior fellowships are open to seniors seeking to pursue graduate study and current graduate students, as well as graduate degree holders. Senior fellowships are awarded to current teachers who are able to complete graduate study within 5 calendar years.

    External Deadline: 2017 application will be available in May.

    Results Announced: TBD

  • Marshall Scholarship

    Marshall Scholarship

    The Marshall Scholarship provides up to forty Scholars the opportunity to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.

    Amount: Award amount varies by participant to compensate university fees, cost of living expenses, annual book grant, thesis grant, research and daily travel grants, fares to and from the United States and, a contribution towards the support of a dependent spouse (if applicable).

    Location: United Kingdom.

    Eligibility: Must be a United States citizen who has received an undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.7 by April 2014. Persons already studying for or holding a British degree or degree-equivalent qualification are not eligible to apply for a Marshall Scholarship.

    Internal Draft Deadline: 8/1/2016

    Internal Final Deadline: 9/1/2016

    External Deadline: 2017 application will be available in early October.

    Results Announced: TBD

  • Mitchell Scholarship

    Mitchell Scholarship

    The Mitchell Scholarship funds up to twelve students for one academic year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

    Amount: Award amount varies by participant to provide tuition, housing, a cash stipend for living expenses, and a travel stipend.

    Location: Ireland.

    Eligibility: Must be a U.S. citizen between 18 and 29 years of age as of September 30 2016. Applicants need to have obtained a bachelor’s degree prior to study as a Mitchell Scholar.

    Internal Draft Deadline: 8/1/2016

    Internal Final Deadline: 9/1/2016

    External Deadline: 9/30/2016

    Results Announced: TBD

  • National Science Foundation Fellowships

    National Science Foundation Fellowships

    The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program supports graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based Master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.

    Amount: Three-year annual stipend of $34,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees (paid to the institution), opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct their own research at any accredited U.S. institution of graduate education they choose.

    Location: United States.

    Eligibility: Eligibility requirements have recently changed. Please see the NSF website for more information.

    External Deadline: Late-October 2016 (exact date varies by program)

    Results Announced: TBD

  • Paul and Daisy Soros Scholarship for New Americans

    Paul and Daisy Soros Scholarship for New Americans

    The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports thirty New Americans, immigrants or the children of immigrants, who are pursuing graduate school in the United States.

    Amount: Each award is for up to $25,000 in stipend support (not to exceed $40,000), as well as 50 percent of required tuition and fees, up to $20,000 per year, for two years.

    Location: United States.

    Eligibility: Must be applying to graduate school or in their first two years of graduate school as of the November 1, 2016 deadline. See website for more eligibility requirements (https://www.pdsoros.org/apply/eligibility).

    External Deadline: 11/1/2016

    Results Announced: TBD

  • Rhodes Scholarship

    Rhodes Scholarship

    Rhodes Scholars are chosen not only for their outstanding scholarly achievements, but for their character, commitment to others and to the common good, and for their potential for leadership in whatever domains their careers may lead.

    Amount: Varies.

    Location: Oxford University (UK)

    Eligibility: Must be a citizen of the United States, or a lawful permanent resident of the United States prior to and including at least 5 years of the application deadline. Must be at least 18 but not yet 24 years of age. To be considered, an applicant must be on track to receive a bachelor’s degree before October 1, 2017.

    Internal Draft Deadline: 8/1/2016

    Internal Final Deadline: 9/1/2016

    External Deadline: 10/5/2016

    Results Announced: TBD

  • Thomas R. Pickering Undergrad. Foreign Affairs Scholarship

    Thomas R. Pickering Undergrad. Foreign Affairs Scholarship

    The Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship Program provides undergraduate and graduate students with the aim of preparing them academically and professionally for a career in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service.

    Amount:

    Undergraduate: Up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for the senior year of undergraduate studies, and first year of a master’s degree in fields related to the Foreign Service such as business administration, economics, public policy, international affairs, and other relevant fields.

    Graduate: Up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for a two-year master’s degree in fields related to the Foreign Service such as business administration, economics, public policy, international affairs, and other relevant fields.

    Location: United States.

    Eligibility: Must be a United States citizen. Minimum GPS of 3.2. Applicants must enroll in a two-year, full-time master’s degree program, at U.S. based graduate institutions in an academic field relevant to the work of the Foreign Service. Undergraduate students must be must be in their junior year, expecting to receive a bachelor’s degree in Spring 2018.

    Internal Draft Deadline: 10/1/2016

    Internal Final Deadline: 11/1/2016

    External Deadline: The application for the 2017 program will be available in Fall.

    Results Announced: TBD