Scholarships and Fellowships

Jacob J. Javits Fellowship (U.S. Department of Education) – The Jacob J. Javits Fellowship is awarded annually to undergraduate students (senior level) or individuals who have recently graduated with an undergraduate degree who plan to pursue graduate education in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.  The fellowship provides up to approximately $43,000 each year for up to two years.

Marshall Scholarship – The Marshall Scholarship is provided annually to up to 40 American students for up to two years of graduate education in the United Kingdom.  The scholarship covers tuition, travel, research, and living expenses.

Morris K. Udall Scholarship (Morris K. Udall Foundation) The Morris K. Udall Scholarship is awarded annually to approximately 80 undergraduate students (sophomore and junior level) who meet one or more of the following criteria: (1) student who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment; (2) Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to tribal public policy; and (3) native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to Native health care.  Each scholarship is $5,000.

McManus Washington Internship Scholarship (Pi Sigma Alpha)Pi Sigma Alpha awards four McManus Washington Internship Scholarships annually to members participating in political science internship programs in Washington, DC, for either the summer term or fall semester. Each scholarship is $2,000. At least one of the scholarships is reserved for a member participating in a program of The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars (TWC.) Nominations are due May 1. The recipients are announced by June 1.  The internship must take place in Washington, DC. It may be under the auspices of the candidate’s own institution or any other recognized internship organization, and the home institution must award academic credit for the internship.  Interested students should contact Dr. Joe Howard, Alpha Delta Theta Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha faculty advisor, at jhoward@uca.edu.

Howard Penniman Graduate Scholarship (Pi Sigma Alpha)The Howard Penniman Scholarships for Graduate Study are awarded annually to up to five Pi Sigma Alpha members entering graduate school in political science in the upcoming academic year. Nominations must come from the chapter advisors, accompanied by an official application and supporting documents as specified in the program announcement. Nominations are due by May 1, and the winners are announced by June 15.  Each scholarship is $2,000.  Interested students should contact Dr. Joe Howard, Alpha Delta Theta Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha faculty advisor, at jhoward@uca.edu.

Rhodes Scholarship (The Rhodes Trust, Oxford) – The Rhodes Scholarships is awarded annually to 32 American students who pursue masters and doctoral degrees at the University of Oxford.  The scholarship covers tuition, fees, travel, and living expenses for up to three years.

Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship (Rotary Foundation) – The Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship is provided to several undergraduate and graduate students across the U.S. for study abroad in order to further international understanding and friendly relations among people of different countries and geographical regions.  The scholarships provide up to $25,000.

Soros Fellowships for New Americans – The Soros Fellowship for New Americans is awarded annually to 30 students who are legal resident aliens in the U.S., who were born overseas and have become naturalized American citizens, or whose parents were both born overseas and have become naturalized American citizens for up to two years of graduate study in the U.S.  The fellowships cover up to $36,000 each year for tuition and living expenses.

Truman Scholarship (Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation) The Truman Scholarship is awarded annually to up to 65 undergraduate students (junior level) who plan to attend graduate or law school.  Each scholarship is $30,000.  For more information regarding the Truman Scholarship, please contact Dr. Kim Hoffman, UCA Truman Scholarship representative, at khoffman@uca.edu.

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