Fellowships for General Study
For Graduating Seniors
(Click HERE for Sophomore and Junior Opportunities)
AIA/AAF Scholarship for First Professional Degree Candidates
American Architectural Foundation scholarship designed to assist students in one of the final two years of a professional degree program. See http://www.archfoundation.org/aaf/aaf/Programs.Fellowships.htm and dean of School of Architecture.
American Academy in Rome
Sustains independent artistic pursuits and humanistic studies, including architecture. Fellowship recipients come to refine and expand their own professional, artistic or scholarly aptitudes, drawing on their colleagues' erudition and experience, as well as on the inestimable resources of Rome, Europe and the Mediterranean. See www.aarome.org/prize.htm.
American-Scandinavian Foundation Fellowships
Allows individuals to pursue research or study in any field in one or more Scandinavian country. Applicants must have a well-defined research or study project that makes a stay in Scandinavia essential. See www.amscan.org.
DAAD Study Scholarship
For graduating seniors wishing to study at universities in Germany. Applicants must have a well-defined study or research project that makes a stay in Germany essential. Preference will be given to applicants who have been invited by a faculty member at a German university to study or do research in a particular university department. Requires university endorsement. See http://daad.org/?p=gradstudy and Professor Denise DellaRosa for more information.
Fulbright Research and Study Grant
Aims to increase mutual understanding between the people of the US and other countries through exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills. The program funds three types of activities: research abroad; study in a foreign academic institution; and teaching English in select countries. Requires university endorsement. See http://us.fulbrightonline.org/home.html.
Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Assists students of exceptional academic achievement and scholarly promise for whom advanced study at the University of Cambridge would be particularly appropriate. The awards are based on intellectual ability, leadership capacity, and desire to use their knowledge to contribute to society throughout the world by providing service to their communities and applying their talents and knowledge to improve the lives of others. See http://www.gatesscholar.org/.
German Chancellor Scholarship Program
Provides for a stay of one year in Germany for professional development, study or research for students from any profession or field of study who show outstanding potential for future leadership. Applicants are expected to have established contact with a mentor in Germany before submitting an application. See http://www.americanfriends-of-avh.org/programs_and_services/german_chancellor.html.
Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship
Defrays the expenses of advanced study in America or abroad in areas including Architecture (Design or History); Landscape Architecture (History, Culture and Heritage, Sustainable Design, or Design Theory and Practice); and Urban and Regional Planning. See http://www.faa.illinois.edu/files/KateNealKinley2009.pdf
Luce Scholars Program
Eighteen young Americans of outstanding promise are sent each year to the Far East for professional apprenticeships under the guidance of leading Asians in the interest of improving American understanding of Asia. Students of Asian studies are specifically excluded in favor of those whose professional interests may range from architecture to zoology. Requires university endorsement. See www.hluce.org and ND Professor Steven Skaar or Nancy O’Connor for more information.
Allow recipients to study for 2 years at any university in the UK in any discipline. Selection is based on distinction of intellect and character as well as a potential to make a significant contribution to one’s own society. Candidates are evaluated on academic achievement, leadership potential, social commitment, and communication skills. Requires university endorsement. See www.marshallscholarship.org.
Support 1 year of graduate study in any discipline offered at an institution of higher learning in Ireland or Northern Ireland. Scholars will have strong records of academic excellence, leaderships and community service. Requires university endorsement. See www.us-irelandalliance.org.
Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship
Furthers international understanding and friendly relations among people of different countries. Funding for one academic year of study in another country. See http://www.rotary.org/en/StudentsAndYouth/EducationalPrograms/
AmbassadorialScholarships/Pages/ridefault.aspx. (Apply in Spring of Junior year for study abroad after graduation.)
Provides opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished new Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields. Supports thirty individuals a year for up to two years of graduate study in any subject anywhere in the United States. See www.pdsoros.org.
Bridging Scholarship for Study Abroad in Japan
Assists students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying in Japan. Undergraduates majoring in any field are eligible to apply. Japanese language study is NOT a prerequisite. See www.colorado.edu/ealld/atj.
Congress-Bungdestag Youth Exchange Program to Germany
Designed to give participants understanding for everyday life, education, and professional training in Germany. This work-study program is intended primarily for young adults in business, technical, vocational and agricultural fields. See http://www.cdsintl.org/fellowshipsabroad/cbyx.php/index.htm.
DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Undergraduate Scholarship
Supports study abroad in Germany. Highly qualified undergraduate students are invited to apply for scholarships funding study, senior thesis research, and/or internships in Germany. Scholarships are available for a semester or year abroad. Sophomores and juniors in all academic fields are eligible. See http://daad.org/?p=47220.
Gilman International Scholarship
Offers grants for undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies abroad. The program aims to encourage students to choose nontraditional destinations, especially those outside of Western Europe and Australia. It aims to support students who have been traditionally underrepresented in study abroad, including students with high financial need, in underrepresented fields such as the sciences and engineering. See www.iie.org/gilman.