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Prestigious scholarships

A page within Scholarship Resource Center

There are many prestigious scholarship opportunities available to you! Check out the below scholarship details and more HERE, or check out the undergraduate research page HERE for more information and a list of scholarships suited for you. Continue below for a short list of well-known national scholarship opportunities. 

NBCC Foundation

Supporting counselors-in-training is integral to the Foundation’s mission. By providing scholarships and fellowships, the Foundation increases the number of counselors committed to helping priority underserved communities. The Foundation offers scholarships and fellowships to master’s and doctoral counseling students, training awards to individuals earning the BCC certification, and professional development awards to CCE credential holders. For more information, visit their website

Horatio Algers Association

Horatio Algers Association offers many different scholarship programs including State Scholarships, Career & Technical Scholarships, Targeted Scholarships and National Scholarships. This scholarship supports students who are overcoming significant challenges. For more information, visit their website.

The Fulbright Program

The Fulbright Program operates in more than 155 countries worldwide and has provided approximately 310,000 participants with the opportunity to study, teach, or conduct research in each others' countries and exchange ideas. Fulbright eligibility requirements vary by program and country of citizenship. 

The Education Abroad office provides additional information on the Fulbright Scholarship program. More information on this opportunity to have your abroad experience funded HERE

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship & Excellence in Education Program

The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these fields.

More information can be found HERE.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

More information can be found HERE.

Boren Scholarships

Boren Scholarships, a prestigious initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. In exchange for funding, Boren Scholars commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation.

More information can be found HERE. 

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is a prestigious undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. Students must plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in the spring, intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in the fall, have a minimum 3.5 GPA, and have standardized test scores in the top 15%: SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above. Students must also demonstrate significant financial need.

More information can be found HERE. 

Luce Scholars Program

The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship program. It was launched by the Henry Luce Foundation in 1974 to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society. The program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15-18 Luce Scholars each year, and welcomes applications from college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals in a variety of fields who have had limited exposure to Asia.'

More information can be found HERE. 

The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women's Studies

The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women's Studies encourages original and significant research about women that crosses disciplinary, regional, or cultural boundaries. Previous Fellows have explored such topics as transnational religious education for Muslim women, the complex gender dynamics of trans-identity management, women's electoral success across racial and institutional contexts, women's sports, militarism and the education of American women, and the relationship between family commitments and women's work mobility.

More information can be found HERE. 

Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship program identifies future leaders in environmental, Tribal public policy, and health care fields. It is highly competitive, with students participating in their schools' internal competitions before receiving consideration from the Udall Foundation. 

More information can be found HERE.