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Prestigious Scholarships Information

The University of Evansville provides direct support to students seeking postgraduate and undergraduate international scholarships. Associated with each of the opportunities below is a campus contact to help guide the application process. If you are interested in applying for one of these opportunities, please click on the appopriate link at the bottom of the page to submit your interest. Each of the opportunities is linked to the scholarship website so that students can research and begin the application process. All summary information found below is provided from the scholarship websites. Please be aware that all scholarships listed below have an on-campus application/interview process.


Rhodes

The Rhodes is the oldest of the international prestigious scholarships and was organized after 1902 with the first American Scholars selected in 1904. These comprehensive scholarships are considered investments in talented individuals with no specific discipline restrictions other than its availability at the University of Oxford. The Scholarships are for two full years with the potential of a third year given the appropriate circumstances.

Application Deadlines and Due Dates for the Program:
  • University of Evansville Endorsement Process deadline is set by the Faculty Advisor
  • Contact Faculty Advisor and Rhodes website for more information

Marshall

Founded in 1953 by an act of Parliament, at least 40 highly selective young Americans are chosen to study at the Graduate and occasionally the undergraduate level in any field of study at an institution of Higher Education in the United Kingdom. The purpose of the scholarship is to solidify the relationship of emerging leaders with the deep and profound connection between the British and American peoples. The comprehensive scholarships are for 22 months with a selective opportunity to extend for a third year given very specific circumstances.

Application Deadlines and Due Dates for the Program:
  • See the Marshall website and contact, Rob Griffith, UE faculty contact
  • Minimum GPA requirement of 3.70/4.0 scale
  • University of Evansville students are a part of the Chicago Region

Fulbright (IIE)

Established by the United States Department of State in 1946 to improve and strengthen the mutual understanding and relationships between the United States and other countries through the exchange of people, information and talent. Selection is based on a variety of variables including academic record, foreign language preparation, feasibility of project, personal qualifications, and pre-determined preference factors. A variety of disciplines may qualify and country locations and availability may dictate demand.

Application Deadlines and Due Dates for the Program:
  • University of Evansville application deadline is Mid to late January; please go to website for more information
  • All applications must be processed through designated program advisor
  • All applicants must submit their application through the designated Fulbright Program Advisor at the University of Evansville
  • For more information about the dates that all applications must be submitted electronically and in hard copy to IIE's New York Office, please contact UE's faculty representative and go to IIE's website.

NSEP/David Boren (IIE)

The National Security Education Program (NSEP) provides a unique funding opportunity for U.S. students to study world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America & the Caribbean, and the Middle East). The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. In exchange for a commitment to work with the federal government, Americans acquire skills and experiences in areas of the world critical to the future security of the United States. The focus is on language acquisition and competence and understanding of international political and economic affairs.

Application Deadlines and Due Dates for the Program:
  • University of Evansville application deadline is Mid to late January; please go to website for more information
  • All applications must be processed through designated program advisor

Jack Kent Cooke

This scholarship provides graduate scholarships in any discipline. Selection criteria include: academic achievement, financial need, a will to succeed, leadership and a commitment to community involvement.

Application Deadlines and Due Dates for the Program:
  • Go to Jack Kent Cooke website for deadline application information
  • Contact your faculty representative for specific information

Gilman

This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at a 2-year or 4-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. The selection criteria include (but are not limited to the following): Students with diverse ethnic backgrounds, demonstrated financial need, and a commitment to study in less visited countries.

Application Deadlines and Due Dates for the Program:
  • Go to Gilman for application dates and information.
  • All applications must be processed through designated program advisor

Goldwater

The Goldwater Scholarship is granted to college students who intend to pursue careers in the following fields: science, mathematics, and engineering. The applicants are evaluated based upon their field of study, career objectives, and the potential and dedication for the applicant to make a significant contribution to their field.

Application Deadlines and Due Dates for the Program:
  • Go to Goldwater website for more information about application deadlines

Truman

The focus of the Truman Scholarship Foundation is two fold: To find and recognize college juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education or elsewhere in the public service; And to provide them with financial support for graduate study, leadership training, and fellowship with other students who are committed to making a difference through public service.

Application Deadlines and Due Dates for the Program:
  • All applications must be processed through designated program advisor
  • Go to Truman for application dates and deadlines.

Udall

The Udall Foundation seeks future leaders across a wide spectrum of environmental fields, including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, and economics. The Foundation also seeks future Native American and Alaska Native leaders in public and community health care, tribal government, and public policy affecting Native American communities, including land and resource management, economic development, and education. In 2007, the Foundation expects to award 80 scholarships and 50 honorable mentions on the basis of merit to sophomore and junior level college students who meet very specific criteria.

Application Deadlines and Due Dates for the Program:
  • All applications must be processed through designated program advisor
  • Go to Udall for applications dates and information.

Fund for Theological Education

At the Fund for Theological Education, our mission is to raise gifted and diverse young leaders for the church and the academy. We offer help for their journey, and you can be part of the movement to identify the next generation of pastors and scholars.

Application Deadlines and Due Dates for the Program:
  • Go to The Fund for application dates and information

Wellstone Fellow & Villers Fellowship

Families USA, a national nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans, is accepting application for the Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice and the Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice. The Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice aims to advance social justice through health care advocacy by focusing on the unique challenges facing communities of color. Through this fellowship, established to honor the momory of the late Senator Paul D. Wellstone, Families USA hopes to expand the pool of talented social justice advocates from underrepresented economic, racial, and ethnic minority groups. Both fellowships are year-long, full-time, salaried position in Families USA's office in Washington, D.C. Each year, one candidate will be selected for each fellowship.


Harding Scholarship Competition

The nation’s most capable students compete each year for the Harding Scholarship, which offers full tuition plus a $10,000 annual stipend.

As a Harding applicant, you also qualify for one of many other scholarships at MTSO.

Application Deadlines and Due Dates for the Program:
  • Visit Harding's website for deadlines and more information

American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship

The 2011-2012 application for the ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship is now available. The Scholarship Fund is intended to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to law school and to provide financial assistance to the scholarship recipients. The Scholarship Fund will award $5,000 of financial assistance annually to each scholarship recipient attending an ABA-accredited law school. Twenty awards will be made to entering first-year students and may be reneweable for two additional years, resulting in financial assistance totaling $15,000 during each student's time in law school. Completed scholarship applications must be received no later than March 1, 2011.


If you are a student and are interested in contacting a faculty member at the University of Evansville about these scholarship programs, please click here.

If you are an alumnus or alumna of the University of Evansville and are interested in contacting a faculty member about these scholarship programs, please click here.

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