Office of the Provost

Click on any of the Undergraduate Scholarships/Fellowships listed below for more information.

ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE (AWIS): KIRSTEN R. LORENTZEN AWARD
BENJAMIN A. GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
CARPE DIEM FOUNDATION OF ILLINOIS SCHOLARSHIP
DAAD SCHOLARSHIPS
DAVID L. BOREN UNDERGRADUATE FELLOWSHIP
ERNEST F. HOLLINGS UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
THE FUND FOR THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION
GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP
INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC POLICY (IIPP)
JACK KENT COOKE GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
KILLAM FELLOWSHIP
MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIP
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH AND SUSTAINABILITY RESEARCH GRANT
PSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND SUSTAINABILITY RESEARCH GRANT
ROTARY AMBASSADORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
THE SAMUEL HUNTINGTON PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD
THOMAS R. PICKERING GRADUATE FOREIGN AFFAIRS FELLOWSHIP
UDALL SCHOLARSHIP


ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE (AWIS): KIRSTEN R. LORENTZEN AWARD
Website: www.awis.org/careers
Deadline: in February
For females in their sophomore or junior year majoring in physics, geophysics, or geoscience.

BENJAMIN A. GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Website: www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program
Deadline: in April and October
For students with limited financial means wanting to pursue academic studies abroad.  Verification is required from financial aid (Student Services) and study abroad (Wang Center).

CARPE DIEM FOUNDATION OF ILLINOIS SCHOLARSHIP
Website: www.carpediemfoundation.org
Deadline: in May
This is awarded to undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding achievements, exceptional leadership ability, and a serious commitment to community service.  Priority among equally qualified candidates will be given to students whose parents are employed in education, government, social services, public health, the administration of justice and the fine arts.

DAAD SCHOLARSHIPS
Website: www.daad.org
Deadline: Varies
Faculty Contact: Kirsten Christensen, Associate Professor of German
For study in Germany.

DAVID L. BOREN UNDERGRADUATE FELLOWSHIP
Website: www.borenawards.org/boren_fellowship
Deadline: in January
Study of language, cultures, and world regions that are critical to U.S. interests, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America & the Caribbean, and the Middle East.  Study of countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand is excluded.  Nominations are through campus process.

ERNEST F. HOLLINGS UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Website: www.orau.gov/NOAA/HollingsScholarship
Deadline: in January/February
Undergraduates studying oceanic, environmental, biological, and atmospheric sciences, mathematics, engineering, remote sensing technology, physical and social sciences including geography, physics, hydrology, geomatics, or teacher education that support NOAA's programs and mission are encouraged to apply.

THE FUND FOR THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION
Website: www.thefund.org/programs
A variety of support for seminary students is available - check the website.

GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP
Faculty Representative: Professor Tom Carlson, Biology
Website: http://www.act.org/goldwater
Deadline: in February
Scholarship for students in sciences, mathematics, and engineering.  Nomination are made through Dr. Carlson.

INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC POLICY (IIPP)
Website: http://www.uncfsp.org/spknowledge
Must have sophomore status with a minimum 3.2 gpa, interested in international affairs, and must be an underrepresented minority.  Nominations are made from the university.

JACK KENT COOKE GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Website: www.jackkentcookefoundation.org
Deadline: in March
For all areas, highlights those with financial need.  Nominations are through the university process.

KILLAM FELLOWSHIPS
Website: www.killamfellowships.com
Deadline: in January
Exchange for one semester up to one year to study in Canada: $5,000 one semester/$10,000 per year plus opportunities for small stipends.  Support through study abroad office, but not a nomination per se.


MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIP
Website: http://www.marshallscholarship.org
Deadline: in October
"Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom.  At least forty Scholars are selected each year to study either at graduate or occasionally undergraduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.  Each scholarship is held for two years.  As future leaders, with a lasting understanding of British society, Marshall Scholars strengthen the enduring relationship between the British and American peoples, their governments and their institutions.  Marshall Scholars are talented, independent and wide-ranging, and their time as Scholars enhances their intellectual and personal growth.  Their direct engagement with Britain through its best academic programs contributes to their ultimate personal success."  Vetted through university process, submitted by university.

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Website: http://ugsp.nih.gov/home.asp
Deadline: in March
For students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health related research.

PSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND SUSTAINABILITY RESEARCH GRANT
Faculty Representative: See your Dean
Deadline: in October
Funding for independent student research.


ROTARY AMBASSADORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Website: www.rotary.org
Deadline: in October
The purpose of the Ambassadorial Scholarships program is to further international understanding and friendly relations among people of different countries.  The program sponsors several types of scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students as well as for qualified professionals pursuing vocational studies.  While abroad, scholars serve as ambassadors of students as well as ambassadors of goodwill to the people of the host country and give presentations about their homelands to Rotary clubs and other groups.  Nominations are made from the University to local Rotary Club.

THE SAMUEL HUNTINGTON PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD
Website: www.nationalgridus.com/masselectric/about_us/award.asp
Deadline: in February
Public Service

THOMAS R. PICKERING FOREIGN AFFAIRS FELLOWSHIP
Website: www.woodrow.org
Deadline: in February
For students in interested in Foreign Service; recruits talented students in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy.

UDALL SCHOLARSHIP
Website: www.udall.gov
Deadline: in March
Environmental Public Policy, and/or Native American/Alaska Natives.  Nominations are through Natural Sciences.