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Outside Graduate Scholarships

Outside graduate scholarships and funding sources offered by organizations and foundations outside of The University of Tulsa.

Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund
Award: Grants available.

Eligibility: Students must be US citizens. Applicants must be registered as a full time student in an art degree program for the term a grant is received and may be at the bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral level.

Due Date: End of September grants (applications due July 31), end of December grants (applications due October 31), end of March grants (applications due January 31), and end of June grants (applications due April 30).

For additional information and/or an application packet contact::
Dr. Marion C. Gilliland, Chair, Scholarship Committee
Phone: 740-796-4797 or Fax 740-796-4799

American Indian Graduate Center
For additional information:

A Place For Mom Annual Senior Care Scholarship
Open to undergraduate and graduate students in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major.

Deadline: April 15

Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
$36,000 yearly stipend
Payment of all tuition and fees
Yearly conferences
$5,000 academic allowance in first year
$1,000 academic allowance each renewed year
12-week research practicum
Renewable up to 4 years

Apply online:

Department of Energy – Mickey Leland – Summer Energy Fellowship
Award: Weekly stipend of $750 for Masters students and $850 for Ph.D. students and graduates.

Eligibility: Be 18 years of age. Be a US citizen. Must be pursuing STEM degree (short for science, technology, engineering or math).

For additional information and to apply:

Emerson Industrial Automation Scholarship
Award: Two $5,000 Scholarships

Eligibility: Students pursuing a degree in engineering, instrumentation, systems, electrical, mechanical or automation disciplines. At the time of application the student must have at least a 3.2 GPA, and be a U.S. citizen or U.S. legal resident.

For additional information and/or an application packet contact:

Ford Foundation Fellowships
Predoctoral – $20,000 to the fell, institutional allowance of $2,000 for three years.
Dissertation – $21,000 for one year
Postdoctoral – $40,000 for one year, $1,500 employing allowance, to be matched by employing institution.
Expenses paid to attend one Conference of Ford Fellows.

Eligibility: U.S. Citizen/Nationa/Permanent Resident/Individuals granted deferred action status and planning a career in teaching and research at the college or research level in science, social science, or humanities.

For additional information:
Fellowships Office, Keck 576
National Research Council of the National Academies
500 Fifth Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship
Award: $7,000

Eligibility: Students who are enrolled full-time in a graduate program that prepares students for careers in state and local government finance.

For additional information: (“student opportunities”)

Government Finance Officers Association Scholarships
Award: $3,500 to $10,000, depending on which scholarship you are applying for.

Eligibility: Numerous scholarships are available for: public finance graduate students, graduate students of public administration, finance, business administration or social sciences, accounting, minority upper-division graduate students,

For additional information and criteria for these scholarships:

Hayek Fund for Future Scholars
Award: Covers up to $750 in graduate school application fees, travel, conference fees and other career-related expenses.

Eligibility: Must be pursuing a liberty-advancing career and have educational initiatives that go beyond standard curricula.

For additional information:

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Award: Numerous scholarships available

Eligibility: Must be of Hispanic heritage, have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, have plans to enroll as a Full-time student.

For additional information and criteria for these scholarships:

James Madison Memorial Fellowship
Award: At least one graduate-level fellowship worth up to $24,000 in each state.

Eligibility: Current and prospective secondary school teachers of American history, American government, and social studies.

For additional information:

Jewish Endowment Foundation
Eligibility: Graduate students who are studying Jewish Social Service, Jewish Communal Service, and other Jewish Education Fields

For additional information:

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Fellowships
For more information:

Minorities in Government Finance Professional Development Scholarship
Award: $7,000 scholarship

Eligibility: Students must be US citizens. Applicants must have been employed at least two years by one or more state or local governments. Must be currently a part-time student in a graduate program in public administration, governmental accounting, finance, economics, or business administration, preparing for a career in state and local government finance.

For applications and additional information (Student Opportunities):

National Health Services Corps Scholarship
Eligibility: Students pursuing careers in primary care.

For additional information and requirements:

National Research Council Associateship Programs
For more information:
Email NRC directly at

National Research Council Postdoctoral, Graduate, and Senior Research Awards
Award: Annual stipends of $42,000-75,000, health insurance, relocation benefits, funding for supplies and professional travel

Eligibility: Available for scientist and engineers at all stages of their career. Postdoctoral applicants should hold, or anticipate receiving, an earned doctorate in science or engineering. Most awards are open to foreign nationals and U.S. citizens.

Deadline: February 1, May 1, August 1, November 1

For additional program information and/or an application packet contact:
National Research Council
Fellowship Programs Office, Research Associateship Program
500 5th St. NW, Keck 568
Washington, DC 20001
Tel: (202) 334-2760
Fax: (202) 334-2759

NSF Research Fellowships
Award: Each three-year fellowship provides a stipend of $27,500 for 12 month tenure, a cost-of-education allowance of $10,500 per tenure year, and a one-time International Research Travel Allowance.

For additional information: – STEM
Award: $2,000

Scholarship will be awarded to a female student actively pursuing a degree in a STEM field.

Rotary Peace Fellowships
For additional information:
Peace Fellowships/My Rotary

Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
Award: Approximately 30 non-renewable fellowships of $20,000 will be awarded to support completion of the dissertation. This amount must be expended within two years of the award and in accordance with the work plan provided by the candidate.

For additional information:

Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship
Award: The fellowship includes a 12-week research experience at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, or Sandia National Laboratories. Available to students pursing a Ph.D. in areas of interest to stewardship science, such as properties of materials under extreme conditions and hydrodynamics, nuclear science, or high energy density physics.

Benefits: $36,000 yearly stipend, payment of full tuition and fees, $1,000 yearly academic allowance, yearly conferences, and is renewable up to 4 years.

For additional information:

Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program
Award: Two $10,000 and four $5,000 Scholarships.

Eligibility: Majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related life science field. Enrolled in an accredited University for the Fall of 2015 and have a GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0). Application deadline is July 27, 2015.

For additional information:

Willy & Erna Wolff Memorial Scholarship Fund
Award: Up to $7500

Eligibility: May be given to graduate students who are enrolled in a professional degree program at the doctorate or masters levels in the fields of Jewish Social Service, Jewish Communal Service, Rabbinics, the Cantorate, Jewish Education or Jewish Scholarship.

Please contact:
Harriet Schilling at the Jewish Endowment Foundation
(504) 524-4559

Women’s Transportation Seminar Graduate Scholarship Applications
Award: $1,500

Eligibility: Must be a graduate student pursuing graduate studies in transportation or a related field. A second award of the same dollar amount is designed to reward women who demonstrate leadership in the transportation industry.

For additional information and/or an application:

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
Award: Fellowship award includes $40,000 annually toward tuition costs and related academic expenses during the first and second year of graduate school

Eligibility: Graduating seniors or recent graduates who have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or higher and are interested in becoming Foreign Service Officers in the U.S. Department of state.

For additional information/and or an application:

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