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University Honors Program

Prestigious Scholarship Listings

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In this section you will find lists of scholarships with brief descriptions, so that you can get a sense of what you might be eligible for and interested in. If you would like more detailed information, click on the link to the individual scholarship website. If you would like to discuss any of these opportunities further, contact the University Honors Program.

Undergraduate Scholarships

Study in the U.S.

Program Name Brief Description    
Amgen Scholars Provides opportunities for students to participate in undergraduate summer research in science and biotechnology at host universities across the U.S. Amgen Scholars website Early Feb.  2020 Varies, but includes a research stipend, travel reimbursement, and on-campus housing or an off-campus housing allowance.
Truman Scholarship Awarded to undergraduate students, who wish financial support to attend graduate or professional school in preparation for careers in government, the non-profit sector or elsewhere in public service. Truman Scholarship website Feb. 4, 2020  $30,000
Morris K. Udall Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships For college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and committment to issues related to American Indian nations or to the environment. Udall Foundation website Early Mar. 2020 (Campus deadline Feb. 2020) Up to $7,000, or the cost of tuition, fees, books, and room and board, whichever is less.
Alpha Lambda Delta Jo Anne Trow Undergraduate Scholarships For undergraduate members of Alpha Lamda Delta that have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. Alpha Lambda Delta website Will be posted in October 2019 $1,000 - $6,000
Phi Kappa Phi Literacy Initiative Grants Available to Phi Kappa Phi chapters and individual members to fund ongoing literacy projects or to create new initiatives. Phi Kappa Phi website December 15, 2019

Up to $2,500

Golden Key Awards Golden Key offers a variety of nationally-based scholarships for undergraduate and graduate studies including study abroad opportunities. Golden Key website Golden Key also offers Chapter-based awards for outstanding members. Contact Pam Davis or Wright State chapter website for more information.  Varies Up to $10,000
Barry Goldwater Scholarship For college sophomores and juniors who show exceptional promise of becoming this Nation’s next generation of natural sciences, mathematics and engineering research leaders.Scho Opens the 1st Tues. in Sept. Deadline is last Friday in Jan. Up to $7,500

Columbus Foundation Student Scholarships

200 Scholarships available for students from the Columbus area. Varies

Varies

Study Abroad

Program Name Brief Description Application Deadline Approximate Value
Marshall Scholarships For study towards a graduate degree (must already have undergraduate degree) at a UK institution in any field of study. Scholarship is held for two years. A limited number of one-year scholarships are available for the 2016 process. Marshall Scholarships website Sept. 30, 2019 (Campus deadline Aug. 2019) Tuition, fees, living expenses, book and travel grants.
Alpha Lambda Delta James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarship To offset the expense of studies abroad for eligible members of Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society. Alpha Lambda Delta website 2020 will be posted in October $1,000 or $2,000
David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships For undergraduate study abroad in non-Western countries; related to national security. Boren Awards website Feb. 7, 2019  Up to $10,000 for one semester, $20,000 for a full academic year.
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships For undergraduate study abroad for U.S. students traditionally underrepresented in study abroad programs. Gilman Scholarship Program website Will open mid August 2019 Up to $5,000, depending on length of study.
Golden Key Awards Golden Key offers a variety of nationally-based scholarships for undergraduate and graduate studies including study abroad opportunities. Golden Key website Golden Key also offers Chapter-based awards for outstanding members. Contact Pam Davis or Wright State chapter website for more information. Varies Up to $10,000
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants To recognize and assist undergraduates as they seek knowledge abroad. Phi Kappa Phi website

March 15, 2019
 

$1,000
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS): Student Internship Award Recognizes undergraduates who demonstrate strong potential for leadership in the fields of international affairs. CSIS website Varies Varies based on need.
 

Graduate Scholarships

Study in the U.S.

Program Name Brief Description Application Deadline Approximate Value
Hertz For doctoral studies in the natural sciences. Hertz Foundation website

Opens Aug. 2019

$32,000 or $38,000 / 9 month personal stipend and tuition and fees.
Ford Foundation Fellowship Program The Foundation sponsors three graduate diversity fellowship programs —predoctoral, dissertation, and postdoctoral—through the National Research Council. Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs website

Dec. 2019

Varies; may include a $24,000-$45,000 stipend and expenses for Conference of Ford Fellows.
Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans For up to two years of graduate study in the US. Applicants must be “new Americans” (resident alien, naturalized citizen, or both parents naturalized citizens). Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans website

Nov. 1, 2019

½ tuition up to $20,000 and a $25,0000 stipend support.
GEM Fellowship For students of underrepresented minorities pursuing an MS in engineering, or a PhD in engineering or science. GEM website July 1 - Nov. 12, 2019 Varies: summer work experience, tuition, fees, stipend may be included.
Richard M Weaver
and Henry Salvatore Fellowships

For students who are U.S. citizens that are enrolled in a full-time graduate program for academic year 2017-2018. Intercollegiate Studies Institute website

To be Determined $5,000 - $15,000
Consortium for Graduate Study in Management For African-American, Hispanic-American, and Native American students pursuing a master’s degree in business; must study at one of 17 member schools. The Consortium website

Early application deadline Oct. 15, 2019. Traditional application deadline Jan 5, 2020

Full tuition and required fees.
National Physical Science Consortium Special emphasis on underrepresented minorities and women pursuing graduate work in the physical sciences. National Physical Science Consortium website

Nov. 30, 2019

Tuition and $20,000 annual stipend.
American Association of University Women (AAUW) Career Development Grants For women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance career, change career, or re-enter the workforce. AAUW website

Nov. 15, 2019

$6,000-$30,000
National Institutes of Health Oxford - Cambridge Scholars Program An interdisciplinary program designed to train outstanding students in various areas of biomedical research leading to a Doctor of Philosophy degree awarded by the University of Cambridge. Cambridge Scholars Program website

Opens Aug. 1, 2019

Full tuition and stipend support for the duration of the program.
Alpha Lambda Delta Graduate Fellowships For Alpha Lambda Delta members who will be pursuing professional or graduate study at any accredited college or university. Alpha Lambda Delta website

Will open in Oct. for 2020

$3,000 - $6,500
Truman Scholarship Awarded to undergraduate students, who wish financial support to attend graduate or professional school in preparation for careers in government, the non-profit sector or elsewhere in public service. Truman Scholarship website Feb. 4, 2020 (Campus deadline Dec. 2019) Up to $30,000
James Madison Fellowships For MA in American history or political science, MAT with concentration in American constitutional history, American government, political institutions, political theory, or MEd/MA/MS with concentration in above subjects of study. James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation website

March 1, 2020

Up to $24,000
Golden Key Awards Golden Key offers a variety of nationally-based scholarships for undergraduate and graduate studies including study abroad opportunities. Golden Key website Golden Key also offers Chapter-based awards for outstanding members. Contact Pam Davis or Wright State chapter website for more information.

Varies

up to $10,000
Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship For first year graduate or professional study. Phi Kappa Phi website

Apr. 15, 2020 (Campus deadline Mar.)

$5,000 or $15,000
Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Awards For post-baccalaureate studies and/or career development for active Phi Kappa Phi members. Phi Kappa Phi website June 30 Up to $500
National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Three-year graduate fellowships for research, teaching, and the application of science, math, or engineering. Women can apply for WENG and WICS awards. NSF website

To be Determined

Varies

Study Abroad

Program Name Brief Description Application Deadline Approximate Value
Marshall Scholarships For study towards a graduate degree (undergraduate degree required) at a UK institution in any field of study. Each scholarship is held for two years. Marshall Scholarships website

Oct. 3, 2019 (Campus deadline in September.)

Tuition, fees, living expenses, book and travel grants.
Mitchell 1 year graduate study in Ireland. The George J. Mitchell Scholarship website

Sept. 27, 2019 (Campus deadline Aug.)

Provides tuition, accommodations, a living expenses stipend, and an international travel stipend.
Rhodes For study at Oxford University; graduate and undergraduate degrees. The Rhodes Trust website

Oct. 2, 2019 (Campus deadline Aug.)

Tuition, fees, maintenance allowance adequate to meet necessary expenses for term-time and vacations.
Fulbright For recent graduates, postgraduate candidates, and developing professionals and artists to conduct career-launching study and research abroad. Oct. 8, 2019 Varies
Gates For postgraduate study at Cambridge University. Gates Cambride website

To be determined

Tuition, fees, room and board, airfare costs.
DAAD For undergraduates through faculty members to spend time in or conduct research on Germany. DAAD website

Varies

Varies
Golden Key Awards Golden Key offers a variety of nationally-based scholarships for undergraduate and graduate studies including study abroad opportunities. Golden Key Golden Key also offers Chapter-based awards for outstanding members. Contact Pam Davis or Wright State chapter website for more information. Varies Up to $10,000
Rotary Peace Fellowships 2 year master’s level degree program in conflict resolution, peace studies, and international relations at one of 7 Rotary centers worldwide. Rotary website

Available Feb. 2020 with a July 1 deadline

Tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses.