Upcoming external funding opportunities

The SIPA Financial Aid Office maintains a database of external funding opportunities, and we wanted to alert students to some with upcoming application deadlines. For more external scholarship awards, visit our External Fellowships and Funding Sources page.

Boren Graduate Fellowships
Requirements: Applicants must be US citizens planning an overseas program that meets home institution standards in a country outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia or New Zealand.
Deadline: January 29, 2020

Lint Center for National Security Scholarships
Requirements: Scholarships provided to Counterintelligence and National Security Workers, their children and scholars, and to advance the study of National Security, cross-cultural studies, and global understanding.
Deadline: January 31, 2020

Straus Historical Society Scholarship
Requirements: Applicants must be U.S. citizens preparing for a career in public service.
Deadline: January 31, 2020

Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation
Requirements: Available only to women who are members of Kappa Kappa Gamma. There are a variety of programs available — please consult the website for further information and application details.
Deadline: February 1, 2020

Zeta Phi Beta National Educational Foundation Scholarship
Requirements: The Zeta Phi Beta Sorority’s National Education Foundation offers a number of scholarships and fellowships to both members and non-members. Eligibility criteria and award amounts vary, and some are available to international students.
Deadline: February 1, 2020

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
Requirements: College students who plan to pursue careers in government or elsewhere in public service. Truman Scholars receive up to $30,000 for graduate or professional school, participate in leadership development activities, and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government.
Deadline: February 4, 2020

Japanese American Association of New York
Requirements: Full time course of graduate student in accredited U.S. university in the greater New York area in academic year 2020-21. The student must demonstrate an interest in and ideally is already involved in furthering U.S. – Japan relations.
Deadline: February 10, 2020

Pi Gamma Mu Scholarship
Requirements: Pi Gamma Mu’s scholarships are intended for the first or second year of graduate work in the areas of sociology, anthropology, political science, history, economics, international relations, public administration, criminal justice, law, social work, psychology, and human/cultural geography.  Applicants must be members of the Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society.
Deadline: February 15, 2020

New York Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund, Inc.
A woman who is a United States citizen and a resident of New York State, have a bachelor’s degree, currently enrolled in graduate studies in an advanced graduate degree program at an accredited New York State college or university and have already completed at least one semester in that program.
Deadline: February 28, 2020

Pat Tillman Foundation
Requirements: Active and veteran servicemembers and their families by providing scholarships for tuition and fees, living expenses, and books. The average award is $10,000.  Scholars demonstrate extraordinary academic and leadership potential, a track record of perseverance, and a deep desire to impact change in our country and communities through their studies in medicine, law, business, policy, technology, education and the arts.
Deadline: February 29, 2020