Other Funding Opportunities

Division Opportunities

  • AHSS STUDENT RESEARCH GRANT

    The purpose of the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Student Research Grant is to make special projects (research and/or creative endeavors) feasible to AHSS students who would otherwise face cost-prohibitive travel or research expenses. Up to seven grants for up to $1,250 each are available.

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  • AHSS STUDENT INTERNSHIP GRANT

    The Dean for Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences awards three grants for up to $3,000 each to AHSS students who will enroll in summer internships.

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  • DEPARTMENT-SPECIFIC FUNDING

    Josef Korbel School of International Studies

    Undergraduate students majoring in International Studies may apply for grant funds to work on ongoing projects in the Sie Cheou-Kang Center in International Security and Diplomacy and the Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures. Contact Sandy Johnson, Sandy.Johnson@du.edu, for more information.

    Geography & the Environment

    The Department of Geography will pay registration fees for students presenting work at the Association of American Geographers meeting. Geography students may apply to the Herold Fund in support of student field research.

    Contact Andy Goetz, agoetz@du.edu, for more information.

    Mathematics

    Undergraduate students presenting their work at conferences can apply for up to $1,500 in support. This award is made possible in part by the John G. Daly Endowment for Travel and Research Support and the Math Gift Fund.

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  • CENTER FOR MULTICULTURAL EXCELLENCE OPPORTUNITIES

    The Interdisciplinary Research Incubator for the Study of (In)Equality (IRISE) P3’s program has a specific goal to nurture the strengths of academically successful students from historically underrepresented communities and prepare them to pursue additional academic degrees, such as a Masters or Doctorate. The program supports IRISE’s mission to develop students who are underrepresented in various fields where an advanced degree is required as a condition of employment. In connection to DU’s commitment to Inclusive Excellence and Diversity, P3 is aimed to provide students with impactful research opportunities, social and cultural support, meaningful mentorship, and personal growth.

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  • IRISE UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARS

    The Interdisciplinary Research Incubator for the Study of (In)Equality (IRISE) provides the support and structures that empower students to turn their big ideas regarding a research project on inequality into reality. Each scholar will follow a project structure that includes: research; development of a project plan in conjunction with a faculty mentor, IRISE colleagues, and other DU students; and implementation, documentation, and evaluation of their public project. IRISE inequity Scholars will receive a $2,000 annual fellowship for their work between February 1 and June 30 of each academic year. In addition, each scholar is eligible to receive a $1000 annual project stipend to implement community work. Faculty mentors will receive $500 in recognition of their intensive mentoring role.

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CENTER FOR COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT & SERVICE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

  • ADVANCING COMMUNITY-ENGAGED (ACE) STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP GRANT

    Undergraduate students who are interested in research or creative work that involves working collaboratively with community partners are invited to submit a proposal for the DU Grand Challenges Advancing Community-Engaged (ACE) Student Scholarship Grant. This new student scholarship opportunity provides up to $2000 for a single student or up to $5000 for two or more students working together on community-engaged research/creative work that is designed to improve daily living or increase economic opportunity in our communities. Proposals that are multi-disciplinary are encouraged.

    To view the Request for Proposals that provides details, click here. To apply for funding, please complete the online application here. The first deadline for ACE Student Scholarship Grant applications is September 21.

    If you have any questions about eligible research/creative work, seek more information here or email us at DU.GrandChallenges@du.edu

    DU Grand Challenges harnesses the multi-disciplinary expertise and interests of students, staff, faculty, and community members to improve daily living, increase economic opportunity, and advance deliberation and action for the public good in our communities.

  • PUBLIC GOOD ASSOCIATES

    The Public Good Associates Program is designed to form student-faculty working relationships that effectively support community-engaged scholarship (research). Public Good Associates (PGA) will be placed with one DU faculty member to assist in her/his community-engaged scholarship (research). DU students who demonstrate a deep commitment to community-engaged work and have an interest in research are eligible to apply. The program provides opportunities for students to gain valuable research experience and contribute to the University's mission to be a great private institution dedicated to the public good.

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  • SCHOLAR SHOP

    The Scholar Shop connects community organizations with students (undergraduate, graduate) and faculty to address public problems through research and/or creative work. Students and faculty bring diverse academic experience and interests (e.g., business, law, social sciences, arts, humanities, engineering, social work, law, computing, mathematics, environmental management, and more) to these collaborations.

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OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

  • DR. IRWIN E. VINNIK FELLOWSHIP FOR ADVANCED STUDY IN ISRAEL

    The Dr. Irwin E. Vinnik Fellowship for Advanced Study in Israel honors the life of the late Dr. Irwin E. Vinnik, esteemed physician, scholar, professor of medicine, and respected community leader and activist. His love of education and dream of bridging the gap between the United States and Israel, and among Jews, Muslims and Christians inspired the Vinnik family to establish the memorial scholarship fund. By providing funds for educational travel to Israel, the fellowship honors Dr. Vinnik's wish to foster an increased understanding of Israel, Judaism, and Israeli and Jewish culture.

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  • SPECIAL HONORS FUNDING

    Open to Honors students. Students can apply for Special Honors Funding, which provides up to $1000 and is available to help defray the costs of scholarly pursuits including travel to conferences and archives and the purchase of research materials.

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External Funding Opportunities

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS

 

GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS

  • JACOB K. JAVITS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

    Not offered this cycle.

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  • BRITISH MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIP

    Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at the graduate level at a UK institution in any field of study.

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  • GEORGE MITCHELL SCHOLARSHIP

    The Mitchell Scholarship Program, named to honor former US Senator George Mitchell's pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, 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.

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  • GUIDANCE TECH LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP

    The Tech Leaders Scholarship awards $1,000 to assist driven students with innovative ideas in their quest to shape and refine the role of technology in the present and the future.

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  • INSTITUTE FOR HUMANE STUDIES -- HUMANE STUDIES FELLOWSHIP

    Founded in 1961 by F.A. “Baldy” Harper, the Institute for Humane Studies advances a freer society by discovering and facilitating the development of talented, productive students, scholars, and other intellectuals who share an interest in liberty. 

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  • NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH—GRADUATE PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAMS

    Designed to bring Ph.D. graduate students to the NIH Intramural Research Program for dissertation research. Participants enjoy the academic environment of a university, the extensive research resources of the NIH, and the breadth and depth of the research programs of both the host university and the NIH Intramural Research Program (IRP). The goal is to create a different kind of graduate experience, one that focuses on training the next generation of scientific leaders by emphasizing communication and collaboration skills, integration of information, and interdisciplinary investigation.

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  • NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS (NSFGRFP)

    The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based Masters and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.

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  • CHARLOTTE W. NEWCOMBE DOCTORAL DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIPS

    Designed to encourage the original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences, and particularly to help Ph.D. candidates in these fields complete their dissertation work in a timely manner.

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  • RHODES SCHOLARSHIP

    The Rhodes Scholarships are postgraduate awards supporting outstanding all-around students at the University of Oxford, and providing transformative opportunities for exceptional individuals. Each year, 32 U.S. citizens are among more than 80 Rhodes Scholars worldwide who take up degree courses at Oxford University. 

    Campus Representative: Shawn Alfrey

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  • ROTARY GLOBAL GRANT

    Global grants support large international activities with sustainable, measurable outcomes in Rotary’s areas of focus. Grant sponsors form international partnerships that respond to real community needs and can fund scholarships for graduate-level academic studies.

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  • TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP

    Must be nominated by a faculty representative.

    Faculty representative: Richard Caldwell

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  • WOODROW WILSON NATIONAL FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION: THOMAS R. PICKERING FOREIGN AFFAIRS FELLOWSHIP

    The Fellowship is designed to attract outstanding individuals from all ethnic, racial, and social backgrounds who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career with the U.S. Department of State. It has both an undergraduate and graduate program. Pickering Undergraduate applicants must apply as rising seniors; Graduate applicants must be seeking admission to a two-year master’s degree program in the fall season. 

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