Academic Scholarships and Opportunities | Albright College

Academic Scholarships and Opportunities

DescriptionEligibilityTypical Deadline
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Albright Sponsor
Washington Center InternshipsPlaces students in the Nation’s Capitol for a semester, or year long programUndergraduate and graduate students or college graduatesOctober, MarchKim Justeson, ELCDC
Goldwater Scholarshipa source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue careers in these fields.soph. or jr. STEM majorsJanuaryProf. Pam Artz
Truman Scholarshipgraduate study for career in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education or elsewhere in the public servicejuniors (requires  at least 3 years relevant service employment after award)FebruaryProf. Kennon Rice
Fulbright Fellowships (student)Studying, conducting research, or teaching abroadseniorsOctoberProf. Karen Jogan
Gilman International ScholarshipUndergraduate study abroadfor Pell grant recipientsOctober, MarchKim Justeson, ELCDC
Boren Scholarshipsstudy abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroadAll college undergraduatesFebruaryProf. Karen Jogan
German Academic Exchange ServiceUndergraduate scholarshipOpportunities for sophomores, juniors and graduate studentsJanuaryKim Justeson, ELCDC
Chilean Ministry of EducationUndergraduate teaching English in Chile-“English Opens Doors”Speak at least intermediate level of SpanishDecemberProf. Karen Jogan
Marshall Scholarship2 years of graduate study in UKSeniors; 3.7 GPA or higherOctoberA.J. Merlino, ELCDC
James Madison Memorial FellowshipsGraduate study; awards pay for tuition, books, and room and board.Senior; future 7-12 teachersMarchProf. John Pankratz
Morris K. Udall ScholarshipStudies in the environment and Native American health and tribal public policy.Soph. and juniors in environmental fieldsMarchProf. David Osgood
American Chemical Society ScholarshipsAfrican American, Hispanic/Latino and American Indian students; sponsors scholarship programsUndergraduates studying scienceMarchDean’s office
Ford Foundation Pre-doctoral Minority FellowshipsGraduate study (link through National Academy of Sciences site); provide three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a Ph.D. or  Sc.D. degree.Seniors; teaching and researchNovemberDean’s office
Hertz Foundationgraduate studies in applied physical sciencesSeniorsOctoberDean’s office
Rhodes ScholarshipGraduate study in UK; elected for two years of study at the University of Oxford, with the possibility of renewal for a third year. All educational costs, such as matriculation, tuition, laboratory and certain other fees, are paid on the Scholar’s behalf by the Rhodes TrusteesLiterary attainments; fondness for sports; devotion to fellowship; leadership skillsOctoberA.J. Merlino, ELCDC
Soros Fellowship for New Americansgraduate study where all the Fellows have a chance to meet each other and the Soroses and members of our National Advisory CouncilSenior; Must be new American (a green card holder or naturalized citizen if born abroad; a child of naturalized citizens if born in this country)NovemberA.J. Merlino, ELCDC
U.S. Dept. of Energy, various programsundergraduate internships in laboratory researchA.J. Merlino, ELCDC
National Endowment for the Humanities internshipsundergraduate internshipsDependent upon programVaries by programA.J. Merlino, ELCDC
Merck/UNCF Undergraduate Science Research ScholarshipsLife or physical sciences; mentored by a Merck scientist and will receive two Summer Research Internships; internships will take place at Merck research facility -Rahway, NJAfrican-American junior science major; 2 yrs. Organic chem.DecemberProf. Ian Rhile and Prof. Chris Hamann
Austrian American Educational Commission Teaching AssistantshipSalaried work at secondary schools throughout Austria as teaching assistants Oct.1 – May 31.  Note – also a separate Fulbright research program (information through this website)GraduatesJanuaryProf. Karen Jogan
French Ministry of Education Teaching AssistantshipTeach 12 hours of English conversation classes to primary or secondary classrooms20-30 yrs. Old
College degree
Proficient in French
JanuaryKim Justeson, (ELCDC)
Princeton in Asia Teaching FellowsTeaching in Asian countries from elementary schools to colleges and universitiesGraduates; TEFLNovemberKim Justeson, (ELCDC)
Bridging Scholarships for Study in JapanScholarship money for students who are studying abroad in JapanU.S. Citizen; UndergraduateApril
Kim Justeson, ELCDC
Morgan Stanley Scholarships for Study in JapanScholarship money for students who are studying abroad in JapanU.S. Citizen;
AprilKim Justeson, ELCDC
National Security Agency Summer InternshipsInternship opportunities in multiple departments3.0 GPA
US Citizen;
Various majors;
Security clearance
NovemberA.J. Merlino, (ELCDC)
National Security Agency Summer Language ProgramApprentice to senior NSA language analysts (paid); proficiency in one of the noted languages3.0 GPA with 3.5 in language courses; US Citizen; security clearanceOctoberExperiential Learning & Career Dev Center (ELCDC)
Davies-Jackson Scholarship ProgramUp to two years of study at St. John’s College at the University of Cambridge in England.Graduating senior, First generation college student with exceptional academic record.OctoberA.J. Merlino, ELCDC