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Westmont College
955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108

Office: (805) 565-6007
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Postgraduate National & International Scholarships and Fellowships

Scholarships for degree-granting programs

United States Programs

International Programs

Capital Fellows Program Davies-Jackson Scholarship
Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award Gates-Cambridge Scholarship
Harvey Fellows Program Marshall Scholarship

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowships

Rhodes Scholarship

Jacob K. Javitz Fellowships

Boren Fellowship

James Madison Fellowships

 

Lilly Graduate Fellows Program

 

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

 
Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship  

Rotary World Peace Scholarships

 
Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation  

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

 

Harry S. Truman Fellowship

 
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowships  

Scholarships for non-degree programs

United States Programs

International Programs

Carnegie Junior Fellows Program

Fulbright Grants

 

George J. Mitchell Fellowships

 

 

 

Program Descriptions

Capital Fellows Program

 

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Arts Award

Enables students or recent alumni with exceptional artistic or creative promise and significant financial need to pursue up to three years of study at an accredited graduate institution in the US or abroad. 

See http://www.jkcf.org/scholarships/graduate-scholarships/graduate-arts-award

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Harvey Fellows Program

The Harvey Fellows Program provides financial support to Christian students who are pursuing graduate studies at premier institutions in fields considered to be underrepresented by Christians and who possess a unique vision to impact society through their vocations.

See http://msfdn.org/scholarships/

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Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowships

Medical Research Fellows Program - supports a year of full-time biomedical research training for medical, dental, and veterinary students.
     
International Student Research Fellowships Program - offers three-year fellowships to international students to support years three, four, and five of a Ph.D. program. Eligible biomedical-related fields include biology, chemistry, physics, math, computer science, engineering, and plant biology—as well as interdisciplinary research.

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Jacob K. Javitz Fellowships

Funding for up to two years funding for doctoral or Master’s of Fine Arts study in selected fields of arts, humanities, and social sciences.

See http://www2.ed.gov/programs/jacobjavits/index.html

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James Madison Fellowships

Funding for graduate study for prospective secondary teachers in American history, American government, and/or social studies.

See http://www.jamesmadison.com

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Lilly Graduate Fellows Program

Provides funding and mentoring for a cohort of 16 graduates of Lilly Fellows Program Network Schools (including Westmont) who are entering Ph.D. or equivalent graduate programs in humanities and arts at schools of their choosing and who are interested in becoming teacher-scholars at church-related colleges and universities in the United States. Initial application due to Westmont mid-October in the year before graduate studies begin. Contact Prof. Lisa De Boer (deboer@westmont.edu).

For more information, see http://www.lillyfellows.org/GraduateFellowsProgram.aspx

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National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Provides funding for graduate education in the sciences.

See http://www.nsfgrfp.org

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Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

Provides funding for the first year of graduate or professional school. Must be a member of Westmont's Phi Kappa Phi and be nominated by Westmont. Contact Prof. Patti Hunter (phunter@westmont.edu) for more information.

See http://www.phikappaphi.org/web/awards/fellowship.html

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Rotary World Peace Scholarships

Provides funding for graduate study in in international relations, public administration, sustainable development, peace studies, conflict resolution, or a related field.

More information.

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Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART)

This program of the U.S. Department of Defense provides full-tuition scholarships, stipends, book and health insurance allowance for undergraduate and graduate students at the institutions of their choice for the study of a discipline in the sciences. Recipients commit to work as civilians in a Department of Defense laboratory upon completion of their degree.

For more information, see https://smart.asee.org/

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Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Supports up to two years of graduate study – in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program iin the United States, for students younger than 31 who meet the definition of a New American.

See http://www.pdsoros.org/

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Harry S. Truman Fellowship

Provides funding for students pursuing graduate degrees for careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education or elsewhere in the public service fields. Students must apply during their junior year.

Students interested in these fellowships should begin putting together an application during the fall of their junior year. Applications are due to Westmont in early January. Contact Prof. Patti Hunter (phunter@westmont.edu).

See http://www.truman.gov/

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Woodrow Wilson National Fellowships

Several programs supporting graduate study for prospective teachers, students pursuing careers in foreign service or in conservation and environmental fields.

See http://www.woodrow.org/index.php

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Davies-Jackson Scholarship

The Davies-Jackson Scholarship presents a unique opportunity for students with exceptional academic records, who are the first in their families to graduate college, to participate in a course of study at St. John’s College at the University of Cambridge. Graduating seniors may apply for the two-year B.A. degree program.

See http://www.cic.edu/Programs-and-Services/Programs/Pages/Davies-Jackson-Scholarship.aspx

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Gates-Cambridge Scholarship

Supports full-time graduate study and research in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.

See http://www.gatesscholar.org/

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Marshall Scholarship

Supports two years of graduate study at any British university, available only to U.S. citizens who hold a first degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the United States.

Students interested in these fellowships should begin putting together an application during the spring of their junior year. Applications are due to Westmont in early September of the year before the grant. Contact Prof. Alister Chapman (chapman@westmont.edu).

See http://www.marshallscholarship.org/

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Rhodes Scholarship

A highly competitive award that funds two years of study at the University of Oxford, with the possibility of renewal for a third year.

Students interested in these fellowships should begin putting together an application during the spring of their junior year. Applications are due to Westmont in early September of the year before the grant. Contact Prof. Alister Chapman (chapman@westmont.edu).

See http://www.rhodesscholar.org/

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Boren Fellowship

Supports U.S. graduate students to add an international and language component to their education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency; available for selected areas of the world, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin American, and the Middle East.

See http://www.borenawards.org/boren_fellowship

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Carnegie Junior Fellows Program

Provides one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. Carnegie Junior Fellows work in Washington, DC, as research assistants to the Endowment's senior associates.

See http://carnegieendowment.org/about/index.cfm?fa=jrFellows

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Fulbright Grants

Study/Research Grants Funding to carry out a research project for one year in a country other than the United States, with the possibility of taking courses at a university.

English Teaching Assistantships Funding to teach English for one year in a country other than the United States, usually while carrying out a small research project or community engagement activity.

Students interested in these fellowships should begin putting together an application during the spring of their junior year. Applications are due to Westmont in early September of the year before the grant. Contact Prof. Ray Rosentrater (rosentr@westmont.edu)

For more information, see http://us.fulbrightonline.org/overview_program.html

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George J. Mitchell Fellowships

Funding to study in any discipline for one year in institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

More information.

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