Though not an exhaustive list of all fellowship opportunities, these awards are ones that the Fellowship Advising Office find to be a good fit for Boise State students and are ones that we will assist applicants in pursuing.
We encourage you to study the different opportunities available, keeping in mind that most application processes should begin months (or a year) in advance. If you would like assistance in pursuing a fellowship not included on our list below, we recommend working with a faculty mentor and getting feedback from Writing Center graduate consultants. If you would like information on a wider range of fellowships, we recommend consulting the external fellowship databases:
(Inter)national Fellowships for Undergraduates
Barry Goldwater Scholarship
Deadline: January 27, 2017
The Goldwater Scholarship is for juniors or exceptional sophomores who are current U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or resident aliens. The Goldwater awards on- or two-year $7500 awards to the students who demonstrate strong evidence of contributing to the technological advances of the U.S. Applicants should be committed to pursuing a Ph.D in the research fields of mathematics, sciences, or engineering.
Harry S. Truman Scholarship
Deadline: February 7, 2017
The Truman Scholarship is for college juniors who are U.S. citizens pursuing graduate degrees in public service fields. The Truman awards $30,000 towards graduate studies to students with a record of community service and a commitment to a career in public service. Public service includes government, uniformed services, public interest organizations, non-governmental research or educational organizations, public and private schools, and other public service-oriented non-profit organizations.
Boren Undergraduate Scholarship
Deadline: February 9, 2017
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.
Udall Undergraduate Scholarship
Deadline: March 15, 2017
The Udall Scholarship awards $7,000 to 60 U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or U.S. permanent residents who are sophomores or juniors committed to a career related to the environment, or to Native American sophomores or juniors interested in tribal policy or health care.
(Inter)national Fellowships for Seniors, Graduates, and Recent Alumni
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Deadline: Mid October. The date will be finalized once the new application round opens.
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.
Deadline: Early October. The date will be finalized once the new application round opens.
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.
Deadline: Around early October. The date will be finalized once the new application round opens.
The Rhodes Scholarship is for U.S. citizens or citizens 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 under the age of 24 who are seniors, graduate/professionals, and graduate students. Eligible non-U.S. citizens may apply from their home country on the basis of degrees from U.S. universities and may have an earlier deadline. The Rhodes fully funds two to three years of study leading to a degree at Oxford University, England.
Deadline: End of September. The dates will be finalized once the new application round opens.
The George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program is a national, competitive scholarship sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance. The program is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service. Up to twelve 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.