List of National Scholarships

Below you will find a list of the major scholarships and fellowships you can apply for through ONSA. We also assist students interested in other nationally competitive awards. After browsing through this list and exploring the links, go to our Preparation Tips section of the website. From there, you can navigate to the Preparation Tools which provide specific help on most of the major scholarships below.

ScholarshipWho Should Apply?Fields of StudyWhat It's ForApplication's Campus Deadline
Beinecke ScholarshipJuniors, U.S. citizens, with documented financial need, and GPA of at least 3.70Humanities, Social SciencesGraduate degree (up to 5 years)Jan 6, 2018
Boren National Security Education Scholarship & Graduate FellowshipUndergraduate & Graduate students, U.S. citizens, GPA of at least 3.50Field of study must be relevant to U.S. national securityStudy abroad (one semester or full year) in specific geographic areas and languagesDec 15, 2017
Churchill ScholarshipSeniors & recent graduates, U.S. citizen, GPA of at least 3.70Science, Engineering, MathematicsOne year at Cambridge University for graduate degree in science, engineering, or mathematicsOct 17, 2017
DAAD Scholarships and Grants(German Academic Exchange Service)Undergraduates and graduatesAny fieldResearch and study opportunities in GermanyNo campus deadline; national deadline varies according to funding (visit daad.org/en/find-funding)
Dept. of Energy Ntnl. Nuclear Security Admin Stewardship Science Grad FellowshipSeniors & grad students in their first or second year of studyRelevant topics, such as high energy density physics, nuclear scienceGraduate study in relevant areasNo campus deadline
Fulbright ScholarshipSeniors, graduate students & alumni, U.S. citizensAny fieldResearch, study (research and study grants require host country language proficiency), or English language teaching abroadSep 8, 2017
Gates-CambridgeSeniors & graduate students, non-U.K. citizenship, GPA of at least 3.70Any fieldGraduate degree at Cambridge UniversitySep 8, 2017
Barry Goldwater ScholarshipSophomores & Juniors, U.S. citizen or permanent resident GPA of at least 3.85Engineering, Mathematics, Natural Science (student must be planning a research career)Undergraduate study in natural sciences, engineering, mathematicsNov 13, 2017
Marshall ScholarshipSeniors & graduate students, U.S. citizen, GPA of at least 3.75Any field offered at U.K. institution1–2 years of graduate study in the UKSep 8, 2017
Mitchell ScholarshipSeniors & graduate students, U.S. citizen, GPA of at least 3.90Any field offered at an Irish institutionOne year of graduate study in the Republic of IrelandSep 8, 2017
Rhodes ScholarshipSeniors & graduate students, U.S. citizen, GPA of at least 3.90Any fieldGraduate degree at Oxford UniversitySep 8, 2017
RISE (Research Internships in Science & Engineering)All undergraduatesBiology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Sciences, EngineeringUndergraduate summer internship in GermanyNo campus deadline; for national deadline, visit daad.org/en/find-funding/undergraduate-opportunities/research-internships-in-science-and-engineering-rise
Schwarzman ScholarsSophomores, Juniors, SeniorsAny fieldOne-year master’s degree at Tsinghua University in BeijingAug 14, 2017
Soros FellowshipSeniors & graduate students, only first-generation or newly naturalized U.S. citizens, with GPA of at least 3.70Any fieldGraduate degree in any field, including law and medicineOct 16, 2017
Harry S. Truman ScholarshipJuniors interested in public service, and with GPA of at least 3.70Any fieldGraduate degree in public policy or service field Nov 30, 2017
Udall ScholarshipSophomores & Juniors with GPA of at least 3.50Environmental Science, Healthcare, Native American Tribal Public PolicyUndergraduate degree for students dedicated to career in the environment, or to Native American students dedicated to Native public policy careersFeb 12, 2018

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