Harry S. Truman Scholarship

Deadline: February 5, 2012

The Truman Scholarships are awarded to juniors who excell in the areas of leadership and academics and who have strong records of community leadership, school leadership, and/or government internships. Students recieve $3,000 scholarships for their senior year and a total of $27,000 towards graduate school. Students must agree to work in the public service sector for three of their seven years immediately following graduation.


Mitchell Scholarship

Deadline: October 2, 2012

The Mitchell Scholarship provides 12 US students with the opportunity to pursue one year of post-graduate study at one of nine universities in Ireland. This scholarship includes an internship. Applicants must be between 18 and 30 and must demonstrate both academic distinction and potential for leaderships. Applicants must be US citizens and must have 3.8 GPAs. Applicants must also endorsed by NC A&T

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship awards grantees with a $30,000 stipend and admission to a highly selective masters program in education. The fellowship is intended for STEM graduates, with the intention fo placing more of these graduates in the classroom. The masters programs are offered in Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan, only. Graduates must agree to teach in a high need urban area in one of these states for at least three years following graduation from the program.

This year’s deadlines are:

October 7 (Transcripts)

October 19 (Completed application)

JET Program

Deadline: January 2013

The Japanese Exchange and Teaching program gives university graduates the opportunity to teach English in Japan. This program is coordinated through the Japanese government, and has a very good reputation as a teaching abroad program.

In addition to teaching assistant positions, JET also offers positions for individuals to serve as coordinators for international relations and sport exchange advisors.

Department of Homeland Security Scholarship Program

*This program has been discontinued due to lack of funding

Scholarship program for students majoring in STEM areas that are relevent to homeland security. In addition to tuition scholarships, the program offers $1,000 a month as a stipend. Students must complete a 10-week paid summer internship and must also agree to work for one year (employment or volunteer) in a field relevent to homeland security.