For year-round listings of private and governmental scholarships, please visit the Hunter College Grants Guide. For information about Hunter College scholarships, please contact the Financial Aid Office or visit their scholarships page.
Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship
Are you a first or second year student and interested in an exceptional internship experience and a program, which offers seminars, cultural experiences and mentoring? The Fellowship gives promising and accomplished undergraduates the possibility of on-the-job learning that will provide opportunities for leadership and personal growth.
About the Program:
- Provides the opportunity for paid internships of $5,000- $6,000 for three consecutive summers
- Fellows will explore work in nonprofit organizations, government service, private enterprise and a summer abroad.
- The internship will be developed in consultation with the Fellow in terms of the Fellow's growing interests.
Want to learn more? Join us for one of the information sessions!
Dates & Times:
Monday, December 2
11:00 - 12:00 pm
Wednesday, December 4
4:00 -5:00 pm
Place: The Sylvia E. Fishman Student Center, Room 417, West Building
By the time of application, you must be a second semester freshman or sophomore. Candidates must be no older than 25 years old as of March l, 2014 and must be a US citizen or "green card" holder. The application deadline will be Thursday, January 30.
Women's Forum of New York Education Award
$10,000 Scholarship for Women Over 35
Applications are now available for scholarships of $10,000 for women over the age of 35 who are pursuing undergraduate college degrees. The purpose of the Women's Forum Education Award is to encourage mature women to realize their own potential and to contribute significantly to their communities. The adversity one has overcome is a major factor in the selection process. Students must be enrolled for at least six credits and must not be graduating prior to January 2015. The organization has made awards to 5 Hunter College students in the past six years.
Deadline: December 1
Further information and the application are available at the Women's Forum website: www.womensforumny.org, and click on Education Fund.
Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest 2014
This national competition, open to full-time juniors and seniors, is designed to challenge college students to submit essays on the urgent ethical issues that confront them in today's world. The Foundation will select five winners in this national competition.
Deadline: December 2
Further information and the application are available at: http://www.eliewieselfoundation.org/
Humanity in Action: Summer Fellowship in Europe
Amsterdam • Berlin • Copenhagen • Paris • Warsaw
The Humanity in Action Foundation brings together international groups of Fellows to study minority rights and produce research exploring how and why individuals and societies have resisted intolerance and protected democratic values. Separate programs will take place for five weeks in the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, France and Poland. The program is open to current sophomores, juniors, and seniors and recent graduates. Students of all academic disciplines, interests and backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This fellowship will take place from May 26 - June 30, 2014.
Fellows are selected on the basis of leadership potential, academic achievement, the willingness to work with others, and a commitment to human rights and social justice.
Application Deadline: January 9, 2014
For guidance with the application please contact, Prof. Judith Friedlander, firstname.lastname@example.org or Myrna Fader, email@example.com
For more information, please contact http://www.humanityinaction.org at 212.828.6874, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program
The Rangel Program seeks applicants who are interested in promoting positive change in the world as Foreign Service Officers for the U.S. Department of State. The fellowship is open to undergraduate seniors and recent graduates who will begin two-year masters programs in the Fall of 2014.
The program will select twenty Rangel Fellows who will receive up to $90,000 in benefits over two years to fund tuition, mandatory fees, and living expenses for completion of two-year master's degrees, as well as summer internships to promote professional development. Fellows may use the fellowship to fund graduate studies of international affairs or a related subject such as public administration, business administration or public policy at U.S. universities.
The program encourages the application of members of underrepresented groups in the Foreign Service and those with financial need.
Deadline: January 17, 2014
Additional information about the Rangel Program and specific application requirements are available at www.rangelprogram.org.
Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs
This program is a full-time, nine-month, graduate-level experiential leadership-training program that prepares diverse, talented and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadership in the public affairs arena. Open to graduating seniors and alumni, the program offers an opportunity for personal and professional growth for those who want to make a difference in improving their communities and beyond.
Coro helps develop marketable skills for effective leadership. Sixty-eight Coro Fellows are selected after a rigorous national selection process. Each Fellow works in a series of assignments with a government agency, business, political campaign, labor union, media organization and non-profit group.
Deadline: January 22, 2014
For further information and an application visit www.coro.org.
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For year-round listings of private and governmental scholarships, please visit the Hunter College Grants Guide. For information about Hunter College scholarships, please contact the Financial Aid Office or visit their Scholarships page.