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The American-Scandinavian Foundation

East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowship

Phi Beta Kappa Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship for French Studies

Phi Beta Kappa Walter J. Jensen Fellowship for French Language, Literature, and Culture

Smithsonian Fellowships

Soroptimist International of the Americas

TIAA-CREF Ruth Simms Hamilton Research Fellowship

The American-Scandinavian Foundation
Deadline: November (annually)
Award: Fellowships up to $20,000 and grants (normally $4,000) to individuals to pursue research or study in one or more Scandinavian country for up to one year

Eligibility:  The student must have a well-defined research or study project that makes a stay in Scandinavia essential. The student must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. The student must have completed their undergraduate education by the start of their project in Scandinavia. First priority will be given to students who have not previously received an ASF award.

Contact: The American-Scandinavian Foundation, 58 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016, Phone: (212) 879-9779, Email: grants@amscan.org

Additional Information: For more information, please see this scholarship drawer in the Office of Student Financial Planning located in Carnegie Hall or visit http://www.amscan.org.

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East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship
Deadline: November (Annually)
Awards:Fellowship

Eligibility:  Citizens or permanent residents of the United States and citizens of countries in the Pacific and Asia, including Russia. See application for complete list of eligible countries.  Must participate in educational and research programs at the East-West Center while pursuing graduate study at the University of Hawaii.

Contact: 1601 East-West Road, Honolulu, Hawaii 96848-1601 Phone: 800-944-7735 FAX: 808-944-7730 Email: scholarships@eastwestcenter.org

Additional Information: For more information, please see this scholarship folder in the Office of Student Financial Planning in Carnegie Hall or visit www.eastwestcenter.org

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Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowship
Deadlines: Predoctoral- November; Dissertation- December; Postdoctoral- December (Annually)
Awards:  Predoctoral-$20,000 to fellow, institutional allowance of $2,000 for three years. Dissertation-$21,000 for one year. Postdoctoral-$40,000 for one year, $1,500 employing institution allowance, to be matched by employing institution.

Eligibility: U.S. Citizen or national, planning a career in teaching and research at the college or university level.

Apply: Fellowship applications must be done online at the following web site:  www.national-academies.org/fellowships

Contact: Email: infofell@nas.edu

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Phi Beta Kappa Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship for Greek Studies
Deadline: January (Annually)
Award:  $20,000 Fellowship

Eligibility: Must be unmarried women between the ages of 25 and 35 who have demonstrated their ability to carry on original research. Must hold a doctorate or have fulfilled all the requirements for a doctorate except the dissertation, and they must be planning to devote full-time work to research during the fellowship year that begins September. Eligibility is not restricted to members of Phi Beta Kappa or to U.S. citizens.

Apply: For more information, please see this scholarship folder in the Office of Student Financial Planning located in Carnegie Hall or check out www.pbk.org for scholarship application.

Contact: The Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship Committee, The Phi Beta Kappa Society, 1606 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20009, Phone: (202) 745-3235, FAX: (202) 986-1601 Email: awards@pbk.org

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Phi Beta Kappa Walter J. Jensen Fellowship for French Language, Literature, and Culture
Deadline: October (Annually)
Award:  $10,000 stipend + round-trip airfare for six months residence in France

Eligibility: Must be U.S. citizens under age of 40. Must have earned a Baccalaureate degree from an accredited four-year institution, and a minimum 3.0 GPA in French language and literature as a major. Must demonstrate superior competence in French, according to the standards of the American Association of Teachers of French

Apply: Applications can be found online at: www.pbk.org

Contact: Eugenia Sozzi (202) 745-3235 Email: esozzi@pbk.org; Sam Worland, (202) 745-3235, Email: awards@pbk.org

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Smithsonian Fellowships
Deadline: January (Annually)
Award:  Fellowships $4,500-$35,000

Eligibility: Applicants must propose to conduct research at the Smithsonian in one of its areas of research for a period of three to twelve months, or ten weeks for the Graduate Student Fellowship. Past or current fellowship recipients are eligible to apply for another award. The following are the categories for fellowships: Graduate Student, Predoctoral, Postdoctoral, and Senior. Please see website for more information.

Apply: Fellowship applications can be downloaded off the following web site:  www.si.edu/research+study

Contact: Phone: (202) 633-7070, E-mail: siofg@si.edu

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Soroptimist International of the Americas
Deadline:  February (Annually)
Award:  $1,500 Fellowship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a Female Student. Student must be entering or obtaining a Post Graduate degree. Student must be outstanding academically with preference given to students working toward a career in public service, international studies or a non-traditional field for women. Undergraduate degree must have been completed by August of 2007. Student must live in or attend school in the North Central Region; this includes Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North and South Dakota and is a citizen of the United States. Soroptimist members or immediate family are not eligible.

Contact: Joanne at (218) 744-5423 or Mary at 218-744-5264

Apply: Applications can be downloaded from the web: www.soroptimistncr.org/

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TIAA-CREF Ruth Simms Hamilton Research Fellowship
Deadline:  October (Annually)
Award:  One or more fellowships totaling $30,000

Eligibility: Must be a current graduate student in a program at an accredited U.S. college or university. Must maintain a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher (out of 4.0). Must be engaged in research relating to the African Diaspora, and be the author of an original, cutting-edge research paper on an aspect of the African Diaspora.

Apply: Applications can be found online at: www.tiaa-crefinstitute.org/awards/hamilton.html

Contact: Mr. Cameron Johnson, c/o SPA Inc., PO Box 23737, Phone: (615) 627-3830, Email: cjohnson@spaprog.com

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