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Undergraduate National Scholarships

 Freeman-Indonesia Nonprofit Internship

Will Not Be Awarded for the 2013-2014 School Year
The Freeman Indonesia Nonprofit Internship Program (FINIP), funded by the Freeman Foundation, aims to develop student leaders and strengthen the nonprofit sector in Indonesia. IIE will select and pair 10 Indonesian students pursuing U.S. degrees with 10 U.S. undergraduates and arrange internships for them to work together in an Indonesian nonprofit organization. This 9-week experience begins Jun 15, 2010 and all program-related costs will be covered.

Interested American and Indonesian sophmores and juniors enrolled in U.S. Institutions are encouraged to apply. For more information and the program application, please visit:http://www.iie.org/programs/finip.

NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program
Deadline: January 16, 2014
20 two-year scholarships awarded to undergraduates in aeronautical research or a related field. Provides $15,000 each year for tuition and education-related expenses. An internship opportunity in aeronautical research at the NASA Center is offered the summer between the junior and senior year and includes a $10,000 stipend. Applicants must have at least 2 years of study remaining at their respective college or university as of Fall 2010. Awarding of this scholarship is contingent upon acceptance to an aeronautical program, but acceptance is not required at the time of application. Applications are submitted online, but transcripts and other forms must be mailed and received by the application deadline.
See the NASA Scholarship Program website for further information, the application, and application instructions: http://nasa.asee.org/about_the_program.

* 5-year track Engineering students could also look at the NASA Aeronautics Graduate Scholarship Program listed below if they will be graduating with both a bachelor and a master's degree. 

NSEP Undergraduates
USU deadline TBD; National Deadline February 13, 2014
Provides funding based on financial need for study abroad programs in a non-English speaking country outside of Western Europe. Requires work with Department of Defense, Homeland Security, or intelligence community within three years of graduation. Language study must be a part of each program.

Gallagher Koster Scholarship
Deadline: May 1, 2014
Open to all full-time undergraduates pursuing a health-related career and are entering their Junior or Senior year of study in the Fall of the application year. Awards are $5,000 each, are based on demonstrated financial need, and are distributed in two parts in consecutive semesters. Qualifying degree programs include (but are not limited to): pre-med, nursing, public/community health, physical therapy, occupational therapy, pharmacy, biology, chemistry, psychology, social work, dentistry, and optometry.

Gilman Scholarship 
Deadline: March 4, 2014 
Provides up to $5,000 for students participating in a study abroad program of any duration up to one year. Students must be accepted for up to one year of study on a program of study abroad approved for credit by the student's home institution. For more information visit:http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program.

Robert H. Goddard Scholarship 
Deadline: December 2, 2013
Provides $10,000 for students to continue education relating to aerospace science and technology. One per year.

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships
USU deadline - November 30; National deadline -  January 31, 2014
Provides tuition, fees, room & board (up to $7,500) for 1-2 years for undergraduates studying and planning a research career in math, natural science, or engineering. Approx. 300.

The Pamela Harriman Foreign Service Fellowship
Deadline: November 1, 2013 (check website for exact date)
The fellowship places students in US embassies in London or Paris, or the Office of the U.S. Secretary of State. Provides $5000 stipend. 2 available. Interest in foreign service essential.

Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship
Application Deadline: January 2, 2014
T
he Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship Application is now available on-line.  You must be a sophomore at the time of application to be eligible.  Approximately 100 undergraduate students, U.S. citizens only, who will be a junior in the fall 2010, will be selected as Hollings scholars beginning fall 2010 academic term. Contact Dr. Christie Fox for more information: christie.fox@usu.edu.
Program Information and Application Materials also available athttp://www.oesd.noaa.gov/Hollings_info.html 

For other undergraduate and graduate opportunities please visit our website at:  http://see.orau.org/

Thomas R. Pickering 
Deadline: TBA
The fellowship award includes tuition, room, board, and mandatory fees during the senior years of college and during the first year of graduate study with reimbursement for books and one round-trip travel. For students interested in entering the Foreign Service.

The Harry S. Truman Scholarships
USU deadline - December 1, 2013; National deadline - February 4, 2014 
Provides $30,000 scholarship to junior or senior students planning to go to graduate school in preparation for careers in government or public service. $3,000 awarded for senior year. Up to 80 each year.

Morris K. Udall Scholarships
USU deadline - December 15, 2013; National deadline - February 28, 2014
Provides expenses up to $5,000 for one year for those with career plans related to environmental public policy or to Native American and Alaska Native undergrads in health care and tribal public policy. 50+ each year.

USA Today All-College Academic Team
National deadline - TBA
Provides a $2,500 award in recognition of students with academic talent as shown by an original, creative intellectual product in any field and leadership. Students must be nominated by their respective four-year institution.

Utah Humanities Council
App Rough Draft Deadline: February 1, 2012
(Can also apply for matching Honors Research Fund)
The Utah Humanities Council awards one undergraduate fellowship of $500 each spring to support students conducting research in the humanities. Funds can be used to pay cost of equipment, supplies, travel to perform research or to report research at a professional conference.

Elie Wiesel
Deadline: December 1, 2013
An essay contest that awards a first, second, and third prize and two honorable mentions. Students write a thought provoking personal essay that reflects on an ethical issue. Suggested topics are on the website. A faculty sponsor is required. This is not an essay in ethics in the traditional philosophical sense.

Council on Undergraduate Research

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