Scholarships Opportunities

National Fellowships and Scholarships: Honors and Scholars Program

Some National Fellowship programs require nomination by the student's university. For these programs, all application materials must be submitted first to CSU's Mandel Honors College Dean, Dr. Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt, in order to be sent to the respective scholarship program. CSU's deadlines will be noted below. 
Contact the Center for International Services and Programs for more scholarships and fellowships that fund study abroad.
For Undergraduate Students 
For college juniors only. Supports graduate education for academically talented students. 
Approximate amount of award: $4,000 prior to graduate school and then $30,000 per year. 
Provides funding for international critical language study. Available for summer, semester, or full year length programs. Special opportunities exist for STEM students. 
Please go through the Office of International Studies at CSU for more information on how to apply.
Offers funding for a variety of programs including studying, internships or research abroad. 
Approximate amount of award: Varies according to scholarship 
Two-year award for science or math majors. 
Sophomores and juniors may apply. 
Approximate amount of award: $7,500 annually. 
Provides support for students who have shown a commitment to community service and have completed at least one year of their undergraduate education. 
Approximate amount of award: $500-$10,000 
For college juniors only. Supports final year of undergraduate education and for students who show academic talent and leadership skill with a desire to work in foreign service. 
Approximate amount of award: $40,000 for final year of undergraduate study and first year of graduate study. 
For juniors only. Provides funding for the senior year and two years of graduate school for students interested in careers in public service. 
Approximate amount of award: $30,000 per year. 
One-year award for students who study the environment and related fields, or one-year award for Native American students in fields related to health care or tribal policy. 
Sophomores and juniors may apply. 
Approximate amount of award: $5,500 
For Seniors Applying to Graduate School 
Provides up to $30,000 to U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency. 
Prospective students can request a graduate application fee waiter for Ph.D. or Masters programs at participating universities.
Full support for an academic year of graduate-level study or research at a foreign university, or to teach English in a foreign country. 
Approximate amount of award: At a minimum, Fulbright grants provide funds for international transportation, a living stipend, a small book/research allowance, and medical insurance. Some countries will also provide tuition assistance, a small dependent's allowance, a pre-departure or in-country orientation, or other grant enhancements. 
Applications must be submitted through the Center for International Services and Programs. 
Offers funding for a variety of programs including studying, internships or research abroad. 
Approximate amount of award: Varies according to scholarship 
Support for full cost of a graduate study program at Cambridge. 
This scholarship award includes University fees, a maintenance allowance for the student, one airfare at both the beginning and end of the course, and a discretionary contribution towards the cost of supporting dependants at Cambridge. 
  • The ISI Richard M. Weaver Fellowship pays tuition at the school attended by the recipient, a stipend of $5,000, and awards $1,000 in ISI Books. 
  • The ISI Western Civilization Fellowship awards each recipient $20,000 for graduate work related to Western Civilization studies. 
  • The ISI Salvatori Fellowship provides $10,000 to each awardee for graduate work related to the American Founding. 
  • The ISI Bache Renshaw Fellowship awards each recipient $12,000 toward doctoral study in education that will influence the discipline with the ideas, values, and institutions that are fundamental to America's Western tradition. 
Fellowship for students to undertake study at the doctoral and Master of Fine Arts level in selected fields of arts, humanities, and social sciences. Selected on the basis of demonstrated achievement and financial need. 
Approximate award amount: Maximum stipend of $30,000, with maximum institutional payment of $13,755. 
Offers funding for graduate or final years of undergraduate study for those wishing to teach American History or American Government at the high school level. 
One or two years of study at a British university in any field. 
Approximate award amount: University fees, cost of living expenses, annual book grant, thesis grant, research and daily travel grants, fares to and from the United States and, where applicable, a contribution towards the support of a dependent spouse. 
One-year award for study in Ireland in any field. 
Full support for two years at Oxford University in any field. 
Supports peace studies work at five international institutions. 
Approximate award amount: Includes tuition and fees, room and board, and round trip transportation. 
Provides up to $25,000 a year for each year of graduate study for those who classify as "New Americans" (a green card holder or naturalized citizen if born abroad; a child of naturalized citizens if born in this country).