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.
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 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)
This program offers scholarships for American students to study abroad in Japan. Students from any major may apply. There is no prior knowledge of the Japanese language required. The deadline for Spring 2012 is October 7 2011. The deadline for Fall 2012 is April 6 2012.
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.
*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.
Internship program whose goal it is to offer latinos exposure to the legislative process. This internship is offered every semester, and comes with a stipend, transportation to Washington D.C., and housing.