Awards for Underrepresented Students

BEINECKE SCHOLARSHIP · Funds graduate study in the humanities, social sciences, or arts; for students with financial need and superior academic achievement (apply January of junior year).

BREDOW SCHOLARSHIP · Emory award for students with significant leadership in the Jewish community and unmet financial need; provides partial tuition for one year (apply January of freshman, sophomore, or junior year).

FORD FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP · Funds graduate study for students who have sustained personal engagement with communities that are underrepresented in the academy and who have an ability to bring this asset to learning, teaching, and scholarship at the college and university level; and/or who belong to one or more groups underrepresented in the American professoriate (Alaskan Natives; African Americans; Mexican Americans; Native Americans; Native Pacific Islanders; Puerto Ricans) (apply November of senior year or as a graduate student with at least three years remaining to completion of a doctorate).

MELLON MAYS FELLOWSHIP ·  Emory award that supports underrepresented students who plan to pursue doctoral study in select arts and sciences fields; provides junior and senior year research stipend (apply February of sophomore year).

MELLON UNDERGRADUATE CURATORIAL FELLOWSHIP · Funds a multi-year professional program at the High Museum for students from ethnically diverse backgrounds with interest in art, art history, or the museum field (apply February of freshman or sophomore year).

PAYNE FELLOWSHIP · Provides up to $90,000 for graduate school and internships for students with outstanding academic achievement, significant service and leadership, and demonstrated interest in international development who commit to three years of service with USAID (apply January of senior year or as an alum).

PICKERING FOREIGN AFFAIRS FELLOWSHIP · Provides funding toward undergraduate and/ or graduate study and summer internships in fields related to the Foreign Service for students with outstanding academic achievement, significant leadership experience, and willingness to commit to a minimum of five years of service as a Foreign Service Officer (apply January of junior or senior year, or as an alum).

PPIA (PUBLIC POLICY AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS) FELLOWSHIP · Provides funding for graduate study and participation in the PPIA Junior Summer Institute for students committed to a career in public service, public policy, and/ or international affairs who have an outstanding academic record (apply November of junior year).

RANGEL FELLOWSHIP · Provides up to $47,500 annually towards educational expenses for a master’s degree in international affairs or a related field and summer internships for students with outstanding academic achievement, significant service and leadership, and demonstrated interest in foreign affairs who commit to five years of service as a Foreign Service Officer (apply January of senior year or as an alum).

PAUL AND DAISY SOROS FELLOWSHIP FOR NEW AMERICANS · One- or two-year award to support graduate study in any field, up to $90,000; emphasizes leadership and academic achievement; open to permanent residents, naturalized citizens, and children of immigrants only (apply November of senior year or as an alum).

UDALL SCHOLARSHIP · Funds a portion of undergraduate education costs for students committed to a career related to the environment, or for Native American students in tribal public policy or health care; emphasizes community service and leadership (apply February of sophomore or junior year).

UNCF/ MERCK SCHOLARSHIP · Provides funding for senior year educational costs and summer internships at Merck facilities for African-American students with outstanding academic records, commitment to a career in scientific research or engineering, and previous laboratory experience (apply January of junior year).