[USA] The Gilder Lehrman History Scholars Program 2011

[USA] The Gilder Lehrman History Scholars Program 2011

The Gilder Lehrman History Scholars Program provides an opportunity for the next generation of historians to experience primary-source research and to work closely with eminent scholars.

The Gilder Lehrman History Scholars Program has two components:

Gilder Lehrman History Scholars (10 students) are invited to participate in a five-week research program in New York City from June 26 to July 30, 2011; each student is awarded a fellowship worth $10,000 that includes tuition, books, field trips, a travel allowance of up to $600 for transportation to and from the program in New York City, room and board, and a $2,200 stipend.

Gilder Lehrman One-Week Scholars (30 Finalists) will be invited to a one-week program in New York City from June 18 to June 25, 2011; each student is awarded a fellowship worth $1,500 that includes tuition, field trips, a travel allowance of up to $600 for transportation to and from the program in New York City, and room and board. The weeklong program fosters an interest in American history through field trips, discussions with professionals about careers for history majors, and lectures by leading scholars such as David Brion Davis, Christopher Leslie Brown, and Pauline Maier.


At the time of application (February 15, 2011) students:

Must be considered sophomores or juniors in an accredited college or university. (Must have completed at least one full year of undergraduate work before applying and should expect to return to school for a full year of undergraduate study after the program)
Must have completed at least one course in college in American history
Should expect to major or specialize in American history or American studies.
Notifications will be mailed to all candidates by March 16, 2011.

Applications from international students and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.

[USA] The Weidenfeld Scholarships and Leadership Programme

The Weidenfeld Scholarships and Leadership Programme cultivates the leaders of tomorrow from transition and emerging economies by providing outstanding university graduates and young professionals with

The opportunity to pursue fully funded graduate studies at the University of Oxford.
Access to a comprehensive programme of leadership development, long-term mentoring and networking.

Candidates must have an undergraduate degree and be a national of one of the following countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Estonia, FYR Macedonia, Georgia, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Mongolia, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Oman, Palestinian Authority, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States, Uzbekistan, Western Sahara, Yemen.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they aspire through their professional work to contribute to the public good in their country or region, or on a global basis. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a connection between their subject of study and their longer-term career objectives.
This scholarship may not be held in conjunction with any other awards.
The Scholarships are only available to students who are not already studying at the University of Oxford.

[France] The International Space University Master's Scholarship 2011

The International Space University is given funding from industry and government agencies to help support MSc students who are unable to cover all of their tuition fees. This aid is available to selected applicants, and covers a portion of their fees. It is paid directly to ISU by the sponsoring organization.

This financial aid is available for:

applicants from Europe (the countries listed below have priority*)
applicants from the United States and Canada
applicants from ISU Affiliates
applicants from developing countries
applicants from other countries (within the limits of funds available)
(*Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom)

Financial aid is granted on the basis of:

academic and professional merit
demonstrated efforts in personal fund-raising
demonstrated financial need
Applicants for the MSc programs 2011-2012 should apply online on the ISU website before 15 March 2011 if they wish to receive a scholarship, or before 30 June 2011 if they are not in need of financial support.

Financial aid will be awarded within the limits of funds available, so early applications are highly recommended. Scholarships will start to be awarded in December 2010.

Please note that the relevant box on the Confidential Financial Information form of the application must be checked. It is recommended that candidates make a personal effort to raise funds enabling them to attend the program. Such initiatives are taken into consideration when ISU allocates funding.

When submitting your application to ISU, please don't forget to attach your resume. Your resume may be given by ISU Staff Members to sponsors. However, ISU will not give its sponsors contact information, but will try its best to match applicant's profiles to sponsor requirements.

The ISU Funding Committee, which includes both faculty and Sponsors, awards funding to applicants whose career goals appear to stand to gain substantial benefit from the ISU MSc programs.

Funding is given for help towards tuition fees only.

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