Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Upcoming Deadlines for Fellowships and Other Opportunities

Selected Opportunities from the Honors College's Scholarships Newsletter:
for the full newsletter:

Charles B Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship



The Rangel Program seeks to attract and prepare young people for careers as diplomats in the Foreign Service by providing support for graduate school, professional development, and entry into the U.S. Foreign Service.  Applicants must be seniors or graduates seeking entry to a fall 2014 graduate program and have a 3.2 or higher GPA.  The Program encourages applications from members of groups historically underrepresented in the FS and those with financial need.   US citizenship is required.


Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Essay Contest



The Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics recognizes juniors and seniors who can think deeply and critically on matters of ethics.   Applicants compose a 3,000-4,000 word essay that raises questions, singles out issues, and identifies dilemmas of ethics.  A suggested essay topic can be found at the foundation’s website, though applicants are welcome to write on any topic that meets the foundation’s guidelines.  Five prizes of up to $5,000 are awarded each year.  US Citizenship is NOT required. 








The Whitaker Fellowship



The Whitaker International Fellowship sends graduating seniors and recent graduates anywhere outside the U.S. or Canada to conduct research, pursue coursework, intern, and more.  US citizens and permanent residents are eligible.  PLEASE NOTE: there is also an undergraduate-level Whitaker award.  It will be due March 11.  



Humanity In Action



The Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together diverse groups of students and recent graduates to study minority rights and democratic values for four weeks in one of five European cities. 

US citizenship is NOT required. 


G. Alec Stewart Student Achievement Award



The G. Alec Stewart Student Achievement Award, created in memory of the UHC’s founding dean, recognizes juniors who have benefitted from participation in one or more of the UHC’s activities.  Applicants are judged on their academic attainment, as well as their awareness of and concern for those around them.   Please contact Karen Billingsley with any questions about the award. 

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