Updated Jan. 10

These opportunities with upcoming application deadlines provide resources to conduct research, explore your passions, travel, pay for graduate/professional school, and become recognized as a leader. For more information on scholarships and fellowships, contact Dean Goldberg in 105 Scott Hall. Email externalscholarships@lafayette.edu to be added to the newsletter.

For juniors (U.S. citizens) with a history of need-based financial aid. Supports two years of graduate study anywhere worldwide leading to a research-focused doctorate or MA/MFA in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Campus application required. Deadline: Jan. 17. Campus application instructions

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics
For juniors/seniors. Essay awards range from $1,000 to $10,000. Essay can be on any topic that explores an ethical problem, question, issue, or concern. Website provides samples of previous winning essays. Deadline: Jan. 18 (8 p.m. ET).

Hillary Rodham Clinton—QUB
For seniors/recent graduates (U.S. citizens who identify as female) to earn an MA in violence, terrorism, and security, an MA in politics, an MA in global security and borders, an MA in conflict transformation and social justice, or an LLM in human rights law at Queen’s University-Belfast (N. Ireland). Deadline: Jan. 21.

Supports sophomores/juniors (U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, U.S. permanent residents and First Nations of Canada, Native Americans, and Alaska Natives) in one of three different program areas: tribal policy, native health care, and the environment. Includes attendance at the five-day Udall Scholarship Conference in August. Campus application required. Deadline: Jan. 21. Campus application instructions

Foreign Affairs IT Fellowships
For sophomores and seniors (U.S. citizens). Provides funding for two years plus a summer domestic and summer international internship with the U.S. Department of State. Fellows commit to a minimum of five years with the Foreign Service. Applicants should be in a degree program relevant to information technology. Deadline: Jan. 31.

Hollings (NOAA)
For sophomores (U.S. citizens). Provides two years of funding as well as a 10-week summer internship in a variety of disciplines. Deadline: Jan. 31.

Humanity in Action
For undergraduates/recent graduates to engage in a month-long (June) experience in Amsterdam, Berlin, Sarajevo, Copenhagen or Warsaw working on humanitarian/social justice projects followed by a personal action project to be completed within 11 months. Deadline: Feb 13.

US-UK Fulbright Summer Institute
For first- and second-year students (U.S. citizens) from a broad range of backgrounds who have had little to no opportunity to immerse themselves in a different culture let alone visit the UK. Participants will spend three to four weeks at one of four different UK summer institutes: University College London, University of Bristol, Scotland’s Glasgow School of Art and University of Strathclyde, and Aberystwyth University. Institutes have different topics/foci. Campus application required. Deadline: Feb. 21. Applicants must contact Dean Morris.

For seniors/recent graduates (U.S. citizens and DACA recipients). Provides two years of funding for the following programs: MD, MBA, JD, MPP, MPH, Ed.D., and MS/MA in the social sciences or STEM. Includes leadership training and mentorship. Applications available early 2022. Deadline: TBA.

James Madison
For seniors/recent graduates (U.S. citizens) who are/plan to become teachers of American history, American government, or civics in grades 7-12. Includes Summer Institute on the Constitution. Deadline: March 1.

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