Category Archives: Graduate/Doctoral Scholarship

Mildred Colodny Scholarship for Graduate Study in Historic Preservation

The Mildred Colodny Scholarship Program is intended for individuals preparing who want to pursue careers in historic preservation in the United States. This scholarship is open to students in their final year of undergraduate study intending to enroll in a graduate program in historic preservation such as History, Architecture, American Studies, Urban Planning, Museum Studies, and other related studies with primary emphasis on Historic Preservation.

The amount of funding for this scholarship is up to $15,000 towards graduate school tuition; a $5,000 stipend for a summer internship with the National Trust following the student’s first year of study; and up to $1,500 towards the student’s attendance at a National Preservation Conference.

The selection of scholar will be based both on the student’s financial need and academic performance. Other significant factors for this scholarship include promise shown for future achievement, commitment to working in preservation in the United States following graduation and potential to help increase diversity within the preservation movement.

Only new applicants are encouraged to apply because previous scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply anymore.  Scholarship application is due every 28th of February and winner will be announced by April of the same year.  For any other inquiry, applicant may contact the Colodny Scholarship Coordinator at 800-944-NTHP x 6124.

EPA Marshall Scholarships

EPA Marshall Scholarships aim to help aspiring students from the United States to attain an advance degree in any EPA accredited UK Institution. The scholar must pursue a graduate degree in any of the following field of studies:

Physical, life or systematic sciences
Engineering and technology
Economics
Social and behavioral sciences
Urban and regional planning
Communication science

Students whose work emphasizes the study of global environmental problems, international collaborative approaches to environmental problem solving, technology exchange programs or research to improve international dialog regarding the environment are highly preferred. Likewise, applicants must have a grade point average of not less than 3.7 (or A-) on their undergraduate degree and they must not have not have studied or hold a degree or a degree equivalent from any British University.

The chosen scholar will then enjoy two years of free studying in the UK and up to three additional years of study in UK or US. The amount of scholarship fund allotted for the chosen scholar is around £23000 yearly which can be used by the scholar toward tuition fees, books, lodging, living expenses and travel in connection with studies.

For more information please read the EPA Marshall Scholarship Rules. Deadline of application is on 0ctober 9, 2009.

California State Scholarships For California Women

Women who are residing in California may apply for scholarships being offered by The California State Chapter of P.E.O such as the Ruth G. White P.E.O. Scholarship, Ethel O. Gardner P.E.O. Scholarship, and Dorothy L. Weller P.E.O. Scholarship.

The Ruth G. White P.E.O. Scholarship is applicable for female students who are taking graduate degree of study in the field of medicine.  It awards approximately 25 scholarships every year amounting to $3000 each.

The Ethel O. Gardner P.E.O. Scholarship is open to all female students in California who are currently taking up any undergraduate or graduate degree in an accredited college. This scholarship offers 69 awards each year amounting to $500 – $1,500 scholarship money.

On the other hand, the Dorothy L. Weller P.E.O. Scholarship is for female Californian students who studying in the field of law. Eligible applicants are those who are enrolled in an accredited college or university or licensed paralegal school. They are awarding 18 scholarships every year with the amount of $1000 to $1500 each.

All of these scholarships are awarded based on the following criteria:
Integrity of character
Scholastic ability
School or community activities
Financial need

Interested applicants may ask for the application packets starting September 1. The application period will then commence until January 10 of the following year.  For more information, please visit this page.

ACI Graduate Scholarship Program 2009-2010

American Concrete Institute (ACI) is one of the leading educational society that provides forum, seminars and offers scholarship for concrete related technologies.  The mission is to share, develop and utilize concrete to its fullest potential.  For ACI Graduate Scholarship Program 2009-2010, $3,000(U.S.) awards became available due to the support of;

ACI-W. R. Grace Scholarship – the longest running industry that sponsored educational scholarship;

V. Mohan Malhotra Scholarship – established to acknowledge Dr. Malhotra for  organizing international conferences and workshops for concrete technology;

Kumar Mehta Scholarship- initiated by Dr. Mehta to recognize students pursuit for concrete development;

Katharine and Bryant Mather Scholarship – founded in honor for Katherine and Bryant Mather for their exception contribution in concrete technology;

ACI Bertold E. Weinberg Scholarship – in recognition for Mr. Weinberg, the ACI Scholarship Council Chairman; and

ACI Scholarship – thru the generous contribution of its member.

Membership is free. For application, send your essay, resume and your e-mail package to scholarships@concrete.org. The applicant should have a bachelor’s degree and should be a full time first or second year student of graduate study in the United States or in Canada  during the entire scholarship year. The following should be submitted;

Completed 2009-2010 typed application form. Handwritten will not be accepted.
One page resume which should be limited to one page only.
Essay with a one page limit, 500 words or less including name and balance of scheduled classes of academic year.
Two completed online reference forms which must be in English language. Remember that mailed, e-mailed or letter of recommendation will not be accepted.
Transcript of Records

Name should be on every piece of material submitted. Failure of compliance to above stated directions could cause withdrawal of application. For this year, applications will be accepted from May 1, 2009 through October 30, 2009.

Olivia James Traveling Fellowship

Archaeological students who plan to have their Archeological Doctorate Degree (PhD)and can complete it within five years may apply to the Olivia James Traveling Fellowship provided by the Archaeological Institute of America. This travel scholarship awards $25,000 which can be used by the scholar to travel and study in any of the following places: modern state of Greece , Aegean Islands,  Cyprus, Sicily, Italian provinces of Campania, Molise, Apulia, Basilicata, Calabria, Turkey, Iraq or Syria.

Qualified applicants for Olivia James Traveling Fellowship are those with United States citizenship and currently engaged in their dissertation research. Applicants must not hold other major fellowships during the requested tenure of the Olivia James award.

Likewise, this travel scholarship is not intended for field excavation projects and the scholar recipient must submit a report on the use of the stipend to the Chair of the AIA Fellowships Committee and should submit an abstract to the Program Committee within two years after the completion of their fellowship. This is for the scholar to be considered for participation in the AIA Annual Meeting.

The application for Olivia James Traveling Fellowship is ongoing until November 1. Winner of this scholarship will be announced by February 1 next year. For more information, please visit this site.

Graduate Scholarship For Library Studies

The Palm Beach County Library Association is offering a scholarship opportunity for students who would like to pursue advance degree in librarianship such as Masters degree or Ph.D. degree or for post-MLS study. The chosen scholar will receive a $1000 scholarship that can be used in ALA accredited school of library or information science.

To be eligible to apply for this graduate scholarship, applicant needs to be a member of Beach County Library Association (and pay the $10 membership fee annually). Likewise, the applicant must submit an essay reflecting her or his thought about “How Libraries Can Prepare for Changing Economic Conditions.” The essay must be around 700-word typed in double space using an 11 pt. font with end or foot noting.

Interested applicants are also required to submit a letter of reference from a librarian or information professional and a copy of the acceptance letter from the school they are attending. Deadline of applications and submission of requirements is before May 15, 2009. Applicants must send in at Palm Beach County Library Association, P. O. Box 22348, West Palm Beach FL 33416.

The application form can be downloaded over here. For more details, you may read more here.

$100,000 Scholarship Opportunity For Students Of Developing Countries

Yes, there is an ongoing scholarship opportunity from OPEC Fund for International Development that is open for undergraduate students who are nationals of developing countries. And the at stake scholarship money is huge: $100,000 that student can use toward the completion of a Master’s degree or its equivalent at any accredited educational institution of his/her choice by academic year 2009 – 2010.

The $100,000 will be disbursed over a period of two years for paying the tuition fees, any supplementary examination fees, health insurance, and monthly stipend for living expenses, books and accommodation. The scholarship fund will also cover the relocation grant of student during the first year of master’s studies, travel expenditures from the scholar’s place of residence to the nearest airport of the scholar’s chosen place of study and of course, the cost of one-way air ticket to the scholar’s home country after the completion of master’s degree.

But because this program involves a huge scholarship fund, grabbing it is not really easy because applicants must be highly driven and motivated because they must select a subject of study that pertains to OFID’s core mission that includes economics of development (poverty reduction, energy and sustainable development), environment (desertification), or other related science and technology fields.

If you think you can take this challenge that can help you complete a Master’s degree in the future, then you must complete the online application form and submit the required essay and all other information or documents for this scholarship program. Just remember that you need to complete and submit all the requirements on or before June 30, 2009.

NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Application Is Until January 16!

The NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program is currently accepting scholarship application. This scholarship program is designed for students pursuing aeronautical engineering and other related fields such as Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics and Mathematics.

This is a great opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students because it awards $15,000 -$35,000 scholarship money ($15,000 for undergraduate and $35,000 for graduate students) for each school year that can be used to pay for tuition fees and other educational related expenses.

Aside from the $15,000 – $35,000 scholarship money, undergraduate scholars are also eligible for $10,000 summer internship at a NASA Research Center while graduate scholars are privileged for $10,000 summer internship.

Applicants must be citizens of United States but race, color, religion, national origin, gender, or age are not considered in selecting the scholars. The selection of scholars is basically based on merit and extra-curricular involvement.  To start the application process, please register here. For more information on the Undergraduate Application Instructions please visit this page. Graduate applicants may read the Graduate Application Instructions through this link. Just be reminded that applications will close on January 16, 2009.

The Google’s 2009 Anita Borg Scholarship Application Is Now Open

The application for academic year 2009-2010 Google’s Anita Borg Scholarship Program is now ongoing. This scholarship is intended for female students who are entering their senior year in college or currently enrolled in graduate degree programs in the field of computer science or computer engineering.

And since this Google scholarship is a global program, female students studying in or outside United States regardless of their nationality are all welcome to apply for Anita Borg Scholarship. Previous applicants may also re-apply for this scholarship.

Chosen scholars will receive $10,000 each for the 2009-2010 academic year and Finalists will each receive$1,000 scholarship money. Selections of scholars are based on the strength of academic background and demonstrated leadership of the applicants.

The applications and requirements for Anita Borg Scholarship Program can be submitted online. First-time applicants will be required to register and create an account.  Applicants are also required to briefly answer three essay questions and to submit two letters of recommendation.

Last day of submission of application is on February 6, 2009. Online application is located in this linkFor more details of Google’s Anita Borg Scholarship Program, please visit the their Frequently Asked Questions page.

Have You Already Applied For Beinecke?

This is just a follow-up post for the Beinecke Scholarship Program because the deadline for this scholarship will be on March 1, 2008. The Beinecke Scholarship Program is one of the most generous scholarship programs that I knew as scholars is entitled to receive a total $32,000 scholarship fund that they can use throughout their graduate studies.

Another thing about Beinecke Scholarship Program is that there are no geographic restrictions on the use of this scholarship and it can be consumed within 5 years upon the award of scholarship. However, the Beinecke Scholarship is only intended for students who plan to enter a masters or doctoral program in the arts, humanities or social science degree programs and it the students must be nominated by their faculty to be eligible to apply in this scholarship.