Academic Scholarships and Opportunities | Albright College

Academic Scholarships and Opportunities

Scholarship
Program
Description Eligibility Typical Deadline
(check for current)
Albright Sponsor
Washington Center Internships Places students in the Nation’s Capitol for a semester, or year long program Undergraduate and graduate students or college graduates October, March Kim Justeson, ELCDC
Goldwater Scholarship a 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 majors January Prof. Pam Artz
Truman Scholarship graduate study for career in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education or elsewhere in the public service juniors (requires  at least 3 years relevant service employment after award) February Prof. Kennon Rice
Fulbright Fellowships (student) Studying, conducting research, or teaching abroad seniors October Prof. Karen Jogan
Gilman International Scholarship Undergraduate study abroad for Pell grant recipients October, March Kim Justeson, ELCDC
Boren Scholarships study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad All college undergraduates February Prof. Karen Jogan
German Academic Exchange Service Undergraduate scholarship Opportunities for sophomores, juniors and graduate students January Kim Justeson, ELCDC
Chilean Ministry of Education Undergraduate teaching English in Chile-“English Opens Doors” Speak at least intermediate level of Spanish December Prof. Karen Jogan
Marshall Scholarship 2 years of graduate study in UK Seniors; 3.7 GPA or higher October Prof. Karen Campbell
James Madison Memorial Fellowships Graduate study; awards pay for tuition, books, and room and board. Senior; future 7-12 teachers March Prof. John Pankratz
Morris K. Udall Scholarship Studies in the environment and Native American health and tribal public policy. Soph. and juniors in environmental fields March Prof. David Osgood
American Chemical Society Scholarships African American, Hispanic/Latino and American Indian students; sponsors scholarship programs Undergraduates studying science March Dean’s office
Ford Foundation Pre-doctoral Minority Fellowships Graduate 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 research November Dean’s office
Hertz Foundation graduate studies in applied physical sciences Seniors October Dean’s office
Rhodes Scholarship Graduate 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 Trustees Literary attainments; fondness for sports; devotion to fellowship; leadership skills October Dean’s office
Soros Fellowship for New Americans graduate study where all the Fellows have a chance to meet each other and the Soroses and members of our National Advisory Council Senior; Must be new American (a green card holder or naturalized citizen if born abroad; a child of naturalized citizens if born in this country) November Dean’s office
U.S. Dept. of Energy, various programs undergraduate internships in laboratory research Dean’s office
National Endowment for the Humanities internships undergraduate internships Dependent upon program Varies by program Dean’s office
Merck/UNCF Undergraduate Science Research Scholarships Life or physical sciences; mentored by a Merck scientist and will receive two Summer Research Internships; internships will take place at Merck research facility -Rahway, NJ African-American junior science major; 2 yrs. Organic chem. December Prof. Ian Rhile and Prof. Chris Hamann
Austrian American Educational Commission Teaching Assistantship Salaried work at secondary schools throughout Austria as teaching assistants Oct.1 – May 31.  Note – also a separate Fulbright research program (information through this website) Graduates January Prof. Karen Jogan
French Ministry of Education Teaching Assistantship Teach 12 hours of English conversation classes to primary or secondary classrooms 20-30 yrs. Old
College degree
Proficient in French
January Experiential Learning & Career Dev Center (ELCDC)
Princeton in Asia Teaching Fellows Teaching in Asian countries from elementary schools to colleges and universities Graduates; TEFL November Experiential Learning & Career Dev Center (ELCDC)
Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan Scholarship money for students who are studying abroad in Japan U.S. Citizen; Undergraduate April
October
Kim Justeson, ELCDC
Morgan Stanley Scholarships for Study in Japan Scholarship money for students who are studying abroad in Japan U.S. Citizen;
Undergraduate
April Kim Justeson, ELCDC
National Security Agency Summer Internships Internship opportunities in multiple departments 3.0 GPA
US Citizen;
Various majors;
Security clearance
November Experiential Learning & Career Dev Center (ELCDC)
National Security Agency Summer Language Program Apprentice to senior NSA language analysts (paid); proficiency in one of the noted languages 3.0 GPA with 3.5 in language courses; US Citizen; security clearance October Experiential Learning & Career Dev Center (ELCDC)
Davies-Jackson Scholarship Program Up 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. October Associate Provost Thomas