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Elie Wiesel and his wife, Marion, established The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity soon after he was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize for Peace.  The Foundation's mission, rooted in the memory of the Holocaust, is to combat indifference, intolerance and injustice through international dialogue and youth-focused programs that promote acceptance, understanding and equality.  2015 Essay Topic: Articulate with clarity an ethical issue that you have encountered and analyze what it has taught you about ethics and yourself. The 2015 Prize in Ethics Essay Contest will begin in early September.

Deadline: Monday, December 11, 2017

Scholarship Web URL: https://center.uoregon.edu/EWF/FORMS/CFP/cfp_login.php?formid=2607664

The Washington Center offers the Federal Diversity Internship Initiative (formerly known as the Competitive Government Program) to help students from a wide variety of backgrounds access opportunities with selected government agencies. Positions are located in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area as well as in other regions across the United States.

Deadline: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Scholarship Web URL: http://www.twc.edu/node/11071

Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. For information regarding level-specific eligibility requirements, stipends, and other program information for each of the three levels of the Fellowship program, please access the fact sheet for the program level of your interest, predoctoral, dissertation or postdoctoral.The 2015 Ford Foundation Fellowship Program competition is NOW CLOSED and no longer accepting applications. 2016 information will be forthcoming.   

Deadline: Thursday, December 14, 2017

Scholarship Web URL: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/fordfellowships/index.htm

The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers special Summer Institutes for US citizens to come to the UK.  These summer programmes provide the opportunity for US undergraduates (aged over 18), with at least two years of undergraduate study left to complete, to come to the UK on a three, four, five or six week academic and cultural summer programme.   Participants will get the opportunity to experience an exciting academic programme at a highly regarded UK University, explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK and develop their academic ability by improving presentation, research and communication skills.  Applications for the Summer 2015 will reopen in November. 

Deadline: Friday, February 23, 2018

Scholarship Web URL: http://www.fulbright.org.uk/fulbright-awards/exchanges-to-the-uk/undergraduates

The Scholars program is for individuals who have completed their PhD degrees.  The core Fulbright U. S. Scholar Program provides approximately 800 teaching and/or research grants to U.S. faculty and experienced professionals in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.  Grants are available in over 125 countries worldwide.

Deadline: Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Scholarship Web URL: http://www.cies.org/

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs.   Fulbright offers an array of grants and special programsApplication components vary somewhat depending upon the type of Fulbright U.S. Student grant for which a candidate is applying.  Proficiency in the language of the host country is often necessary.  Institutional nomination/endorsement is required.Application cycle opens: April 3, 2017 for the 2018-2019 competition.

Deadline: Friday, October 6, 2017

Scholarship Web URL: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/

It provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to participate in an academic year of overseas travel and digital storytelling in up to three countries on a globally significant theme. This Fellowship is made possible through a partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the National Geographic Society.The wide variety of new digital media tools and platforms has created an unprecedented opportunity for people from all disciplines and backgrounds to share observations and personal narratives with global audiences online. These storytelling tools are powerful resources as we seek to expand our knowledge of pressing transnational issues and build ties across cultures.

Deadline: Friday, October 6, 2017

Scholarship Web URL: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/fulbright-nat-geo-fellowship

The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) was established as a 501(c)(3) organization in 2010 to address the need for an independent study abroad scholarship provider. FEA is expanding access to study abroad by raising awareness of its benefits to the individual and value to the collective, and by granting scholarships of up to $10,000.Applicants from groups underrepresented in study abroad and those destined for non-traditional locations are given preference, in an effort to make the demographics of U.S. undergraduates studying abroad reflect the rich diversity of the U.S. population.Since 2010, FEA has awarded almost 100 scholarships, helping students from all over the United States follow their dreams abroad. The 2017-2018 application period (summer 2017, fall 2017, spring 2018) will open in November 2016.

Deadline: Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Scholarship Web URL: http://fundforeducationabroad.org/

Gates Cambridge Scholarships are prestigious, highly competitive full-cost scholarships. They are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.  The programme aims to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others. 

Deadline: Friday, October 6, 2017

Scholarship Web URL: http://www.gatescambridge.org/

The Mitchell Scholarship Program, named to honor former US Senator George Mitchell's pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service.  

Deadline: Saturday, September 30, 2017

Scholarship Web URL: http://www.us-irelandalliance.org/content/3/en/George%20Mitchell%20Scholarship%20Program%20|%20US-Ireland%20Alliance.html