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For Students Before the Senior Year

* requires institutional nomination

 

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Awarded to sophomores and juniors in the top quarter of their class who plan to pursue careers in mathematics, engineering and the natural sciences. They provide $7500 for the last year or two of undergraduate studies. Bryn Mawr is allowed to nominate 4 students. Eligible candidates notified at the beginning of the fall semester. US citizenship required.

Adviser:  Katherine Marenco, Geology Department.                         

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Beinecke Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to juniors with superior scholastic achievement in the humanities and social sciences and with demonstrated financial need. The scholarship provides $34,000 during graduate school. Bryn Mawr nominates 1 student. Application is by invitation only. US citizenship required.

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Critical Language Scholarship

Awarded to current undergraduates for summer study overseas in one of fourteen critical languages.  Depending on the language, candidates may apply with no previous study (for example, Swahili, Indonesian, Hindi and Korean) or are required to have some previous study (for example,  one year for Arabic, two years for Chinese, Japanese and Russian). US citizenship required.  Application requires two letters of recommendation, transcripts, answers to four short essays and a statement of purpose.  Applicants are evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • Academic record and potential to succeed in a rigorous academic setting;
  • Ability to adapt to a different cultural environment;
  • Plan for continuation of study of the language; and
  • Plan to use the language in future career.

There is no internal nomination process, but applicants with questions should contact relevant language faculty in the BiCo or Michelle Mancini in the Dean's Office if they are applying in a language not taught in the Bi-Co. 

Application Deadline: November 23, 2015

 

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DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Provides scholarship support for study in Germany. Also available to fund senior thesis research and/or internships, preferably based at a German university. Period of study must be at least four months and no more than ten. International students are eligible.

 

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Davis Projects for Peace

Provides $10,000 to a Bryn Mawr student or group of students to design a grassroots summer project to promote peace.

Adviser: Jennifer Prudencio, LILAC

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Gilman International Scholarship Program

Provides grants of up to $5000 to U.S. citizens receiving Pell Grants for study abroad. Study outside of Western Europe and Australia is especially encouraged. Recipients must undertake a follow-on project upon their return from abroad that helps to promote international education and the Gilman International Scholarship.

Adviser: Theresa Cann, Undergraduate Dean's Office.

External Deadline: Early April for Fall and full-year study, September for spring study

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Hanna Holborn Gray Fellowship

Up to 15 students are selected each summer and have the opportunity to spend the summer conducting independent research. Students receive fellowships of $4500 while they do research that can either be the beginning of the senior thesis or a project that stands alone, but is relevant to their intellectual interests.

Adviser: Raima Evan, Undergraduate Dean's Office.

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Harry S. Truman Scholarship

Awarded to junior, often but not always in the top quarter of their class, who have records of leadership and public service and a demonstrated interest in a career in government or public service broadly defined. They provide up to $30,000 during graduate school. Bryn Mawr nominates up to 4 students. US citizenship required.

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Judy Loomis Gould Scholarship

Bryn Mawr study abroad grant

 

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Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship

Awarded primarily to current sophomores. Applications accepted from underrepresented minority students interested in pursuing a research project in one of the Mellon designated fields of study and any student, regardless of race or ethnicity, who has a demonstrated commitment to eradicating racial disparities in academia and who wishes to pursue research in one of the designated areas.

Adviser: Vanessa Christman, Pensby Center.

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NSEP Boren Undergraduate Scholarships for Study Abroad

Awarded to current undergraduates (including seniors willing to defer officially receiving their degree) committed to the study of languages, cultures, and world regions that are critical to U.S. national security and that are not widely studied in the U.S Only freshmen and sophomores may apply for funding for summer programs. The Boren may also be used to fund a semester of study abroad during the junior year. Recipients are required to seek employment with an agency or office of the federal government involved in national security affairs. U.S. citizenship required.

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Pensby Center Fellowship

Provides a $4,000 stipend for an 8-10 week research or project period. The project must be related to the Pensby Center's mission of promoting diversity, inclusion and community development.

Adviser: Vanessa Christman, Pensby Center.

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Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Provides scholarship support for the last two years of undergraduate study and the first year of graduate study to students in in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. Fellows commit to a summer institute, graduate study in international studies at an approved program, and four years of employment in the Foreign Service. Must apply during the junior year. 3.2 GPA required. US citizenship required.

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St. Andrew’s Foundation Scholarship

Provides grants of up to $20,000 to U.S. citizens enrolled in colleges or universities in the Philadelphia area planning a full year of study in Scotland. Applicants must be in the top quarter of their class. Bryn Mawr is allowed to nominate one student. U.S. Citizenship required.

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Thomas Raeburn White Scholarship

Provides funding for summer language instruction, usually abroad

 

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Udall Scholarship

Awarded to current sophomores and juniors with outstanding potential in the field of environmental studies. Also eligible are Native American students studying fields related to health care and tribal public policy. Minimum GPA: 3.0. The fellowship provides $5000 towards college costs. Bryn Mawr is allowed to nominate 6 students. US citizenship or permanent resident status required.

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