Feb 6, 2023

NAACP LDF Marshall-Motley Scholars Program - direct application deadline

Eligible are graduating seniors and graduates, those who will have finished their bachelor's degrees and be admitted, or expect to be admitted, to an ABA-accredited law school as a first-year, full-time law student to begin in the fall of the calendar year of application. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States and intend to pursue a career in Civil Rights law, and, if awarded, will work full-time in pursuit of racial justice in a southern state for a period of 8 years immediately following the fellowship portion of the MMSP.

Research/Gradschool, Service

In 2020-21, the Legal Defense Fund of the NAACP invited students to join the next generation of civil rights lawyers and announced the Marshall-Motley Scholars Program. Named in honor of the legendary civil rights attorney and LDF founder Thurgood Marshall, and iconic civil rights litigator Constance Baker Motley, the Marshall-Motley Scholars Program (MMSP) is a groundbreaking commitment to endow the South with the next generation of civil rights lawyers trained to provide legal advocacy of unparalleled excellence. Over the...

Apr 15, 2023

Mississippi Teacher Corps - regular admittance direct application deadline

Eligible: rising seniors from any majors except education from any country with significant course work in math, science, English, or social studies; minimum GPA 3.0.

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Postgraduate

The Mississippi Teacher Corps (MTC) selects exceptional college graduates to teach in high-poverty public schools in Mississippi. Each year, MTC accepts between 25-35 candidates.  Due to the size of the program, MTC can offer individualized support. All participants move as a cohort through each stage of the training and coursework.

Preffered application deadline is January 15, 2023. The final application deadline for the 2023 cohort will be in April 15, 2023.  

Benefits: training, support, certification, and a full scholarship for a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) from the...

Feb 21, 2023

Legacy Award of the Victims of Pan Am Flight 103 - direct application deadline

Current seniors and graduates of U.S. colleges and universities who are planning careers in areas related to national security and terrorism prevention

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate

The Legacy Award of the Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, Inc. will support students pursuing advanced degrees in areas of study related to improved national security and terrorism prevention as they prepare for careers focused on keeping citizens safe from the threats of terrorism and preventing the deaths of innocent men, women, and children.

Apr 9, 2023

Samvid Scholars - direct application deadline

Eligibility: applicants must be U.S. citizens or DACA recipients with an undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or higher and planning to begin a full-time eligible degree program at a U.S. university in the academic year following application. Eligible degree programs are 2 years or longer, and one of the following: MD, MBA, JD, MPP/MPA, MPH, MS/MA in the social sciences or STEM. (PhD programs are not eligible.)

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate

Samvid Scholars was established in 2021 by Samvid Ventures to invest in the graduate education of future leaders who are committed to effecting positive change in society.  Samvid Ventures will provide up to $100K in tuition support for students in graduate schools across the United States.

  • Samvid Scholars will empower future leaders and changemakers by providing financial support for graduate study as well as leadership training

  • Scholars receive up to $50K

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Mar 1, 2023

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program (MMUF) - expected campus application deadline

Wellesley sophomores who are US citizens or permanent residents with a g.p.a. of 3.0 or better with demonstrated interest in an eligible humanities or social science field.

Research/Gradschool, Undergraduate

A principal goal of the Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program (MMUF) is to increase the numbers of underrepresented faculty at colleges and universities across the country and beyond and to bring a wider array of perspectives and experiences to the academy.  MMUF supports underrepresented minority students and others who have demonstrated commitment to eradicating racial disparities in academia by encouraging talented students to develop their academic interests, pursue and complete their doctoral training...

Feb 9, 2023

The Susan Rappaport Knafel ’52 Scholarship for Foreign Study or Traveling Fellowship - campus deadline

Eligible: graduating seniors in any field from any country.

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

Susan Rappaport Knafel '52 Scholarship for Foreign Study – up to $36,000 The scholarship will be awarded to a member of the Wellesley graduating class who displays a desire for learning and an ability to impart knowledge and judgment to others. It will fund a year of study at a foreign institution to pursue a specific subject that requires contact with foreign scholars, libraries or other resources. 

Susan Rappaport Knafel '52 Traveling Fellowship – up to $36,000 The fellowship will be awarded to a member of the Wellesley graduating class who displays an interest in...