The Goldwater Scholarship is for outstanding Sophomores or Juniors in the STEM fields interested in pursuing research in graduate school as well as a research-based future career. Scholarships of up to $7,500 a year are provided to help cover tuition, mandatory fees, books, room and board. Campus deadline in fall for late January national deadline. Requires university nomination.
The NSF GRFP funds graduate study at any accredited graduate institution in the U.S. for eligible STEM fields. National deadlines are in mid-to-late October.
The Kanders Churchill Scholarship offers outstanding American STEM students the opportunity to pursue a one-year Master's in Public Policy degree at Churchill College, Cambridge. Apply in fall.
For all class levels to fund study abroad in non-Western countries on the way to federal government work. National deadline in late January. Requires university evaluation.
For sophomores and juniors who plan to pursue careers related to environmental policy. Provides educational costs. Campus deadline in early February; national deadline in early March. Requires university nomination.