For Sophomores

Fellowships, Scholarships and Grants for Sophomores

Amgen Scholars-Undergraduate Summer Research Program in Science and Biotechnology

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Interested in pursuing a Ph.D. or M.D.-Ph.D
  • Research in science and biotechnology at 11 leading universities or colleges
  • http://www.amgenscholars.eu/

Boren Scholarship

Critical Language Scholarship Program

DAAD/RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering)

  •  U.S., U.K. and Canadian citizens eligible
  • Summer internship program in Germany for undergraduate students in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering
  • https://www.daad.de/rise/en/

DAAD Undergraduate Scholarships

  • International students eligible
  • Support for study abroad in at German universities for students who have well-defined study, research or internship plans
  • Support is granted for anywhere from a 4 to 10 month period
  • https://www.daad.org/undergrad

DAAD University Summer Grant

  • U.S. and Canadian citizens
  • Scholarship to attend a summer course at a German university
  • No restrictions as to field of study but must be moderately proficient in German
  • https://www.daad.org/summercourse

Davis Projects for Peace

Davis Critical Languages Fellowship (Middlebury College)

Davis-Putter Scholarship

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Undergraduate Scholarship

Echoing Green Fellowship

  • Must be at least 18 years of age - international students eligible
  • Awards to "social entrepreneurs" to create organizations for social change
  • http://www.echoinggreen.org/about

EPA/GRO Undergraduate Fellowships

  • U.S. citizen
  • For students in environmentally-related fields
  • Up to $20,700 in support for their junior and senior years of undergraduate study and for an internship at an EPA facility during the summer
  • http://www.epa.gov/ncer/fellow/

Fulbright U.K. Summer Institutes

Gilman International Scholarship Program

Gilman International Summer Program

Goldwater Scholarship

HHMI (Howard Hughes Medical Institute) Undergraduate Research Fellowships

Hollings Scholarship Program (NOAA)

Humanity in Action Summer Fellowship Program (HiA)

Karel Fellowship in Public Interest Communications

Killam Fellowship

Koch Summer Fellow Program

Media Institute for Social Change

Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (MURAP)

  • U.S. citizens
  • 10-week summer research experience at the University of North Carolina
  • Fostering the entrance of talented students from diverse backgrounds into graduate school and faculty positions in academia.
  • http://murap.unc.edu/

National Wildlife Federation Emergin Leader Fellows

Oxfam America's CHANGE Initiative

Rangel Summer Enrichment Program

  • Must be full-time undergraduate students
  • U.S. citizen
  • Summer academic program designed to provide students with a deeper understanding of international affairs and career opportunities
  • http://www.rangelprogram.org

Rieser Fellowship

  • U.S. citizen
  • Support for undergraduate students who want to pursue projects that explore issues at the intersection of science, global security, and public policy
  • Two fellowships of $4,000 each awarded every year.
  • http://www.thebulletin.org/leonard-m-rieser-fellowship

Roosevelt Institute Summer Academy Fellowship

Science, Mathematics and Research Transformation (SMART)

  • U.S. citizen - 18 years or older as of August 2014
  • Full scholarship for degree in accepted scientific disciplines
  • http://smart.asee.org/about

Sitka Fellows

SURF/NIST (Boulder or Gaithersburg)

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Must be undergraduate planning to major in a field of science
  • Summer research opportunities in Boulder, CO (http://nist.gov/surfboulder/index.cfm)  or Gaithersburg, MD (http://nist.gov/surfgaithersburg/)

Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship

Udall Scholarship

Washington Bus Fellows