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List of Fellowship Opportunities

Though not an exhaustive list, these awards are ones we have found to be a good fit for Boise State students. If you want support for an opportunity that is not listed below, let us know! We’re happy to help.

We encourage you to study the different opportunities available, keeping in mind that most application processes should begin months in advance. For information on a wider range of fellowships, we recommend consulting these external fellowship databases:

List of Fellowships

Any Undergraduate Year

Boren Undergraduate Scholarship

Application Due: Early February

The Boren Undergraduate Scholarship is for freshman through seniors who are U.S. citizens. The Boren provides students up to $20,000 to study abroad in Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. The applicant should have a broad interest in national security.

Freshman | Sophomore

Fulbright UK Summer Scholarship

Application Due: Early February

The Fulbright Summer Institute for US Undergraduates  allows US citizens, at least 18 years of age, to participate in a three to six week academic and cultural summer program in the UK. Participants in these programs will get an opportunity to experience an exciting academic program at a highly regarded UK University, explore the culture, heritage, and history of the UK and develop their academic ability by improving presentation, research, and communication skills.

Sophomore | Junior

Udall undergraduate Scholarship

Application Due: Early March

The Udall Scholarship awards $7,000 a year to 60 sophomores or juniors who are committed to a career related to the environment, Native American health care, or Tribal policy. To be eligible, you must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident.

Barry Goldwater Scholarship

Application Due: Last Friday in January

The Goldwater Scholarship is for sophomores or juniors who are current U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or resident aliens. The award provides $7500 a year to students who want to pursue a research career in STEM fields.

Harry S. Truman Scholarship

Application Due: Early February

The Truman Scholarship is for college juniors who are U.S. citizens pursuing careers in public service. The award provides $30,000 for graduate study to students with impressive academic, leadership, and service experience. Public service may include government, uniformed services, public interest organizations, non-governmental research or educational organizations, public and private schools, and other public service-oriented non-profit organizations.

Beinecke Scholarship

Application Due: Second Wednesday in February

The Beinecke Scholarship is for college juniors who are U.S. citizens looking to earn a PhD or MFA in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. This award provides $34,000 towards graduate funding. 20 Beinecke Scholars are selected annually on the basis of superior standards of intellectual ability, scholastic achievement (3.7+ GPA), and personal promise. To be eligible, you must have financial need. Boise State may forward one nominee for this award.

Senior | Postgraduate

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Application Due: Mid October

The Fulbright Scholarship is for U.S. citizens who are seniors, graduate/professional students, and graduates. The Fulbright fully funds one year of study, research, or English teaching in any country where there is a Fulbright Commission.  Some shorter term programs are available.

Marshall Scholarship

Application Due: Late September

The Marshall Scholarship is for U.S. citizens with an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.7. Seniors, graduate/professional students, and graduates are eligible to apply within two years of their undergraduate graduation. The Marshall fully funds one to three years of study leading to a degree at any British university.

Rhodes Scholarship

Application Due: First Wednesday of October

The Rhodes Scholarship fully funds two to three years of graduate study at Oxford University in England. It is awarded for exceptional leadership and academic performance. To be eligible, you must be a U.S. citizen or a citizen of Australia, Bermuda, Botswana, Canada, Commonwealth Caribbean, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Namibia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Palestine, South Africa, Swaziland, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Zambia or Zimbabwe. Additionally, you meet the age requirements outlined by the Rhodes foundation.

Mitchell Scholarship

Application Due: Late September

The George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program is sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance. It connects future American leaders to the island of Ireland and fosters intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service. Up to 12 Mitchell Scholars between the ages of 18 and 30 are chosen annually for one academic year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland.