Middlebury

Truman Scholarship

Information session Oct. 15 at 7:00 pm in Lib 230.

PURPOSE
The Truman Scholarship Program recognizes students with interests in graduate or professional study and careers in public affairs and public service.

Soros Fellowships for New Americans

PURPOSE
Established by the Paul and Daisy Soros Charitable Trust in 1997 to support the graduate-study needs of immigrants and their children for study at any accredited graduate program in the US.

AWARD
$20,000 maintenance; plus half tuition at graduate school Fellow attends (up to $16,000).  Fellow may not work during the period of the fellowship without the permission of the director.

NUMBER OFFERED
30

SUBJECT
unlimited (any academic or professional field)

Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Information session Oct. 15 at 7:00 pm in Lib 230.

PURPOSE

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

PURPOSE
To ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in the United States, and to reinforce its diversity.

Goldwater Scholarship

Information session in October TBA.


PURPOSE
To provide a continuing source of highly qualified individuals for academic study and research in mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering by awarding scholarships to outstanding sophomores and juniors who demonstrate interest in related fields.

Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund

PURPOSE
Funding advanced education and graduate study carried out in the United States of America. “Mrs. Liebmann’s primary concern, as expressed in her will, was to attract and support students with outstanding character and ability who hold promise for achievement and distinction in their chosen field of study.”

St. Andrew's Scholarship (Scotland)

PURPOSE
To promote cultural interchange and good will between Scotland and the United States.

AWARD
$20,000-$30,000 for tuition, fees, and transportation for a year of graduate study in Scotland.

NUMBER OFFERED
Two annually (Middlebury may nominate one student)

FIELDS OF STUDY
Unspecified

TENABLE AT
Institutions of higher learning in Scotland

Marshall Scholarship

Information session will be in March TBA.

PURPOSE
Awarded by the British government in recognition of the aid given to the British by the United States under the Marshall Plan. Supports a one or two years degree program (typically MA with possible extension for PhD) at university in UK.

AWARD
Tuition, fees, residence and related costs and transportation to and from Britain.

Keasbey Scholarship

Middlebury is eligible to nominate candidates every three years. The next year is fall 2015.

PURPOSE
To promote Anglo-American relations; to provide Americans with an opportunity to experience the British educational system.

Fellowships

The following are some fellowships and scholarships that Political Science majors might want to apply for.  A more complete list is available at the Student Fellowships Office.

The Beinecke Scholarship for students in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences in order to "pursue opportunities available to them and to be courageous in the selection of a graduate course of study."