Fellowships & Scholarships

 

Centre News

Meg Fenton ’05 named Rotary Peace FellowMeg Fenton ’05 of Louisville has been named one of 100 Rotary Peace Fellows. The program, which began in 2002,...
Faculty keep Centre a Chronicle of Higher Education “top producer” of FulbrightsThe Chronicle of Higher Education recently named Centre a “top producer” of Fulbright scholars for 2013, a sought-after title that...

Graduates

Centre students have a remarkable record of winning the world’s most prestigious post-graduate (Rhodes, Fulbright) and undergraduate (Goldwater, Truman) scholarships.

Below are links to brief descriptions of some of the top awards and the steps necessary for students wishing to apply.

NOTE: Most scholarship applications are due early in the fall term. Rotary Scholarship applications are due in March.
Gates, Rhodes, Marshall, and Mitchell campus interviews are held in the spring of the junior year.

National Scholarships & Awards and Campus Prizes

Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarships and Fellowships

Boren Scholarship
Up to $20,000 for study abroad; for undergraduate and graduate students interested in less common foreign languages; apply as a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior
Cooke Graduate Scholarship
Up to $50,000 for graduate or professional study
Fulbright Scholarship
One year of post-graduate study or teaching English throughout the world; apply as a senior
Gates Cambridge Scholarship
One or more years graduate study at the University of Cambridge in England; apply as a senior, but please note, the campus interviews are held in the spring of the junior year
Goldwater Scholarship
Undergraduate award for students in math, science, or engineering; apply as a sophomore or junior
Javits Fellowships Program
Funding for graduate study in arts, humanities, and social sciences; apply as a senior
Madison Graduate Fellowship
Two years of graduate study in the United States leading to a career in secondary school teaching of American history, government, or social studies; apply as a senior
Marshall Scholarship
Two-three years graduate study at any British university; apply as a senior, but please note, the campus interviews are held in the spring of the junior year
Mitchell Scholarship
One year post-graduate study at any university in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland; apply as a senior, but please note, the campus interviews are held in the spring of the junior year
National Science Foundation (GRFP)
Funding for the first three years of graduate study in natural sciences, social sciences, math, or engineering; apply as a senior
Rhodes Scholarship
Two-three years graduate study at the University of Oxford in England; apply as a senior, but please note, the campus interviews are held in the spring of the junior year
Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship
One year post-graduate study at major universities around the world; apply as a junior or senior, but since the scholarship begins more than a year after selection, it is best to apply as a junior
Soros Fellowship
Funding for up to two years of graduate study; apply as a senior
Truman Scholarship
Undergraduate award for students planning careers in government or public service; apply as a junior
Udall Scholarship
Undergraduate award for students interested in the environment; apply as a sophomore or junior
USA Today All-USA Academic Team
$2,500 cash award for outstanding academics, leadership, and service to “benefit society”; apply as a junior or senior


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