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- US citizenship

- Juniors

- Have a documented history of receiving need-based financial aid during  undergraduate years

January 13, 2017


February 17, 2017

To encourage and enable highly motivated students to pursue opportunities to attend graduate school in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Richelle Bernazzoli

Dept of Defense


- U.S citizenship

- Graduating seniors

Foundation: TBA - application opens September 2016
To pursue graduate study in one of the 15 supported disciplines. Students apply directly to the foundation


- US citizenship or permanent residency

-Sophomores or Juniors

- Minimum GPA: B or above

Campus: December, 2016

Foundation: January 2017

To recognizes students with outstanding potential who intend to pursue careers in mathematics, natural sciences, or engineering. Richelle Bernazzoli

Department of Homeland Security Fellowship Program

- U.S citizenship

- Graduate students and graduatiing seniors

- Minimum GPA: 3.3



To pursue a doctoral or master’s degree with a thesis requirement in the physical sciences, mathematical sciences, computer and information sciences, life sciences, social sciences, psychology, or engineering. Students apply directly to the foundation

Hertz Fellowship

- US citizenship or permanent residency

- Seniors or Grad students

Foundation: October 28, 2016

To pursue a Ph.D. degree in applications of the physical sciences. Richelle Bernazzoli

Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund

- U.S. citizenship

- Seniors, alumni, or graduate students

- Demonstrate financial need




January 2017

To pursue graduate studies in field of study in the humanities, social sciences or natural sciences.

Richelle Bernazzolil


Stephanie Wallach

The James Madison Graduate Fellowship

- U.S citizenship or national

- Have to be a teacher, or plan to become a teacher, of American history, American government, or social studies at the secondary school level                  

Campus: February 1, 2017


March 1, 2017

To pursue graduate study that focuses on the Constitution—its history and contemporary relevance to the practices and policies of democratic government. Richelle Bernazzoli

National Science Foundation Graduate

- U.S. citizen/national

- Graduating seniors and graduate students

Foundation: Varies, starting October, according to field To pursue graduate studies in Sciences, Social Sciences, Engineering Students apply directly to the foundation.


- U.S. citizenship

- Undergraduate and graduate students

- Willing to accept post-graduate employment with the DoD

- Minimum GPA: 3.0


Mid-August to mid-December

To pursue a degree in, or closely related to, one of the the  Science,
Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines
Richelle Bernazzoli

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship           

- U.S permanent residents

- Naturalized citizens 

- Children of naturalized citizen parents

-Seniors and first year graduate students


November 1, 2016

To pursue graduate studies at any field in any University in the U.S. Richelle Bernazzoli


- U.S. citizenship

- Juniors

Campus: September 29, 2016


February 7, 2017

To pursue  graduate studies in the public sector7


Stephanie Wallach


-U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident

- Sophomores and juniors

- Be committed to a career related to the environment, OR committed to a career in tribal public policy OR Native American health care


February 1, 2017

Foundation: March, 2017
 To support studies in the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care.

Richelle Bernazzoli


Stephanie Wallach