DAAD RISE Professional Germany
The DAAD Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) Professional Germany offers summer research internships in Germany for Master's and Ph.D. students from North America, Great Britain, and Ireland. Summer internships are conducted at companies and non-university research institutions with strong relations to industry. tudents are matched with doctoral students and researchers at German institutions, who serve as their mentors. Students receive a monthly living stipend and a travel allowance for the 3-dy RISE meeting in Heidelberg.
DAAD German Exchange Service
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is a publicly funded independent organization of higher education institutions in Germany. The DAAD supports more than 100,000 German and international students and researchers around the globe each year. DAAD scholarships are aimed primarily at graduates, doctoral students, and postdocs. The scholarships usually consist of tuition fees, a monthly living stipend, and a flat-rate travel allowance. In many cases, health, accident, and personal liability insurance is covered.
NOTE: DAAD provides a wealth of different scholarships. Interested students should consult the DAAD website to find scholarship and internship programs available to you.
Foreign Language and Area Studies Scholarship (FLAS)
The FLAS Scholarship provides funding for graduate or undergraduate students for study of underrepresented languages during one academic year or a summer fellowship. The University of Utah receives an allocation of fellowships from the U.S. Department of Education each year for FLAS. The scholarships covers:
- Academic Year:
- $10,000 for tuition
- $5,000 living stipend
- $18,000 for tuition
- $15,000 living stipend
- ~$5,000 for tuition
- $2,500 living stipend
The Hertz Fellowship includes 5 years of funding and the freedom to pursue innovative projects in applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering. The goal is for fellows to be financially independent and free from traditional restrictions of their academic departments to promote innovation in collaboration with leading professors in the field. The fellowship covers tuition and a personal stipend for up to 5 years.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)
The NSF GRFP aims to ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the U.S. by providing funding for outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based Master’s and doctoral degrees in STEM fields. It is the oldest graduate fellowship of its kind and supports future leaders and contributors to the scientific community. The GRFP provides funding for 3 years in support of graduate education of a $34,000 annual living stipend and $12,000 annually for tuition and fees that is awarded to the graduate institution. Applicants can apply as graduating seniors or as first-year graduate students.
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program
The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a collaborative effort between Howard University and U.S. State Department that aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State. Fellows help shape a freer, more secure and prosperous world through formulating, representing, and implementing U.S. foreign policy. The award includes funding for tuition fees, room and board, books, and mandatory fees for a 2-year Master’s degrees in international affairs or a related field to the work of the Foreign Service. Upon successful completion of a Master’s degree, fellows commit to a minimum 5-year service in the U.S. Department of State.
NOTE: Rangel Fellows who obtain a master’s degree are committed to a minimum of 5 years of service. Candidates who do not successfully complete the Rangel Program and the subsequent 5-year service obligation may be subject to a reimbursement obligation
Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship
The Pickering Graduate Fellowship is a collaborative effort between Howard University and the U.S. State Department. It aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State. The fellowship offers a unique opportunity to promote positive change in the world. The award includes funding for tuition fees, room and board, books and mandatory fees for a 2-year Master’s degree in international affairs or a related field to the work of the Foreign Service. Upon successful completion of a Master’s degree, fellows commit to a minimum of 5 years of service in the Foreign Service.
NOTE: Pickering Fellows who obtain a master’s degree are committed to a minimum of 5 years of service. Candidates who do not successfully complete the Pickering Program and the subsequent 5-year service obligation may be subject to a reimbursement obligation
USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program
The Payne Fellowship seeks to attract outstanding individuals interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The USAID provides an opportunity to advance U.S. foreign policy interests and reflects the American people’s compassion and support of human dignity through pressing global challenges such as poverty, hunger, injustice, disease, environmental degradation, climate change, and conflict and violent extremism. The fellowship provides up $48,000 per year for 2-year Master's programs. It covers tuition fees and a stipend for room and board, books and other education-related expenses. Fellows receive an appointment to the USAID Foreign Service, with a required 5 years of service.
NOTE: Payne Fellows who obtain a master’s degree are committed to a minimum of 5 years of service as a USAID Foreign Service Officer. Candidates who do not successfully complete the Payne Program and the subsequent 5-year service obligation may be subject to a reimbursement obligation
Harry S. Truman Scholarship
The Truman Scholarship is a premier graduate fellowship for those pursuing careers as public service leaders. The scholarship is awarded to college juniors for graduate school education leading to a career in public service. Truman Scholars have been recognized as future “change agents.” They have the passion, intellect, and leadership potential that should enable them to improve the way that public entities serve the public good. The award consists of up to $30,000 for graduate or professional school. For receiving Truman funds, you are required to work in public service for 3 of the 7 years following completion of the graduate degree program.
Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
The Soros Fellowship honors the contributions of immigrants and children of immigrants to the U.S. The award covers a living stipend of up to $25,000 per year and 50% of required tuition and fees, up to $20,000 per year for 2 years in any field at any U.S. university. Soros Fellows join a strong community of creative, original, innovative, and accomplished individuals, who all share the New American experience.