Carnegie Mellon University

Scholarships & Funding

Fulbright UK Summer Institutes

The Fulbright UK Summer Institutes are three-to-four week programmes for US undergraduate students. Participants can explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK while experiencing higher education at a UK university.

Open to 1st-and 2nd-year U.S. citizen students with a GPA of 3.7 or higher. All disciplines are welcome to apply.

An informational session will take place on December 13th from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., where the program will be discussed in more detail and prospective applicants learn how to compile a competitive application. 

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Summer Fellowships Hosted by CMU’s Heinz College

Students currently in their junior year of college (from any major) are eligible to apply to two distinct summer fellowships hosted by CMU’s Heinz College. All applications need to be submitted through the website below:

Each program is a 7-week in-residence experience and feature:

  • Specialized courses taught by CMU faculty: Fellows earn CMU academic credit for coursework (eligible for transfer to home institution)
  • $1,000 stipend + the costs of housing, meals, books, supplies, social functions, and travel expenses to and from Pittsburgh
  • A scholarship of at least 50% of graduate school tuition, if admitted to and enroll in a master’s program at Heinz College. 

Humanity in Action Fellowship in Europe

Application deadline: January 8, 2018 at 11:59pm PST

We invite applications from students and recent graduates of U.S. colleges and universities who are passionate about active citizenship, diversity and human rights. Current sophomores, juniors and seniors, as well as graduates from the undergraduate classes of 2016 and 2017 are eligible to apply. Applications for students and recent graduates from European universities will open in late fall.

The Humanity in Action Fellowship programs are fully-funded, with the exception of a small number of meals and the cost of airfare – which Fellows are responsible for financing. However, Humanity in Action provides full and partial stipends for all of those with documented need.

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The Milton and Cynthia Friedman Internships

Applications for summer 2018 are due by Friday, February 23, 2018

These grants were created to encourage the participation of undergraduate and graduate students in political and policy-related internships located in the nation’s capital.

All Carnegie Mellon undergraduates and graduate students from any college or school who have a strong academic record and would value the opportunity to spend a summer gaining firsthand policy experience in a public or private sector in Washington, DC, are invited to apply. Graduating seniors are not eligible. Students are responsible for finding their own internships. Grants of up to $2,5000 are available. Internships usually cover a 10-week period.

Information sessions:

  • Monday, January 29, 2018
  • Tuesday, February 6, 2018

All information sessions will take place in Baker Hall 154R at 4:30 p.m. Refreshments will be provided, and questions should be directed to The Office of Government Relations, Emily Half.

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Udall Scholarships

Campus deadline: February 2018

Foundation deadline: March 2018

The Udall Scholarship awards $7,000 to U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents who are sophomores or juniors committed to a career related to the environment, or to Native American sophomores or juniors interested in tribal policy or health care.

Contact Richelle Bernazzoli or Stephanie Wallach for more information.

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The Green Program

Short-term, experiential education for our world’s most pressing issues in sustainable development.

Funding is now available. Sustainability Abroad: winter, spring, summer breaks 2018.

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