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Other Scholarships

Graduate Assistantships

The TSYS School of Computer Science at Columbus State University offers a limited number of 9-month departmental graduate assistantships. These can be both teaching and/or research assistantships. The graduate assistantship includes a stipend of $4,000 per semester for two semesters and a reduced tuition computed as full tuition minus $25. The stipend is paid in four monthly installments of $1,000 each semester. In 2007-2008, the tuition waiver was valued at $5,096 each semester for nine credit hours of coursework. The student is responsible for all fees, $25 tuition, health insurance, books, room and board, and any other personal expenses. The total aid from Columbus State University is approximately $18,192 for the academic year.

Additional information and the application form are available at the Department of Computer Science website.
E-mail: for more information

An Averill Scholarship will be awarded to a Columbus State University MBA student in the spring 2008 semester. Awards are made year in amounts up to $1,500. Students wishing to be considered for the Averill Scholarship should submit an application letter to the MBA Director describing the applicant's overall academic background and achievements. Undergraduate (and graduate if applicable) grade point averages and GMAT scores should be included. An applicant's civic accomplishments, work background, and international experiences will also be considered. Students must be accepted into the MBA program at Columbus State University to be eligible for this Averill Scholarship.

Send application letter to:
Michael Daniels, Ph.D.
Associate Dean and Director -MBA Program
Turner College of Business & Technology
Columbus State University
Columbus, GA 31907-5645

Other CSU graduate assistantship and scholarship opportunities
Please contact the individual departments for more information

Private Scholarships

The following scholarships are private scholarships and are not affiliated with Columbus State University or the Center for International Education. Any questions about a particular scholarship should be directed to the sponsoring agency.

Undergraduate Scholarships

Enter the CGTrader Scholarship 2016 challenge to win $1,000 for your education bills. All you have to do is write and submit an original essay on the topic "The future of virtual reality: on the footsteps of changing the world or on the brink of failure?"

Yes, this is a very broad topic, but that is how VR is - the potential is great yet uncertain; there are a lot of potential applications, but there's also a lot of over-excitement, too. You can narrow down the topic to whatever your vision or interest with VR is - whether you are thinking about the conceptual pros and cons of the medium, writing about specific applications that excite you, reviewing technological advancements, or doing some critical business thinking regarding this new medium, you are doing the right thing.

Undergraduate Scholarships
221 N. LaSalle St., Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60601
Deadline: Please view web site for more information
The IFT-administered scholarships are available each year to outstanding undergraduate students. These awards are given by food industry companies, organizations, divisions and sections of the IFT to assist young scientists in obtaining the education and training necessary to fill positions in industry, government and education. The purpose of the award is to encourage study in food science technology. Applicants for undergraduate scholarships must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an IFT-approved food science technology program. Open to all nationalities.

395 Concord Ave.
Balmont, MA 02178
Deadline: March 15
Applicants must be of Armenian ancestry, be a full time student, attending a four-year accredited college or university in the U.S. and have completed at least the first year of college. Based on financial need, academic performance, ability for self-help, and participation in extracurricular activities. Open to students from Armenia

9301 Annapolis Road
Lenham, MD 20706
301-731-4535, ext. 3029
Deadline: See web site
Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduate students in entomology, zoology, biology or a related science at a college or university in the United States, Mexico or Canada and must have accumulated a minimum of 39 college credit hours at the time the award is presented in August. Students must have completed at least one course in entomology or a project in entomology. Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need. Open to students from Canada

Graduate Scholarships

1111 Sixteenth St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
800-326-2289 or 202-728-7602
Deadline: See web site
International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate study at accredited institutions are supported. Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree and must have applied to their proposed institution of study by the time of application. Selection criteria include an outstanding academic record, professional potential and the potential of the field of study to improve lives of women and girls in the country of origin. Preference is given to women residing in their home countries at the time of application. Open to all nationalities

Master's Fellowships
4990 Northwind Dr., Suite 140
East Lansing, MI 48823-5031
Deadline: See web site
The Eileen C. Maddex Fellowship and the National Alumni Fellowship will be awarded biennially. Each fellowship and grant will be awarded on a competitive basis to a Kappa Omicron NU member. Eligibility criteria: Current membership in Kappa Omicron Nu, enrollment in a master's program in home economics or one of the specializations in a university that has a strong research program with supporting disciplines in the area of research interest, demonstrated scholarship, demonstrated interest in research, relevance of study and-or research to significant concerns related to home and family and potential for professional leadership. Open to all nationalities.

P.E.O. Executive Office
3700 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312-2899
Deadline:  See web site
Provides grants for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada. An applicant must be qualified for admission to full-time graduate study and working toward a graduate degree in the college or university of her choice in the United States or Canada. To qualify for her first scholarship, an applicant must have a full year of classwork remaining and be enrolled on campus the entire year. Open to all nationalities.

The World Bank
1818 H St., NW, Room H2-204
Washington, D.C. 20433
Deadline: See web site
The program focuses on issues critical to in improving the lives of the most vulnerable people in the developing world. The Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program awards fellowships to support innovative and imaginative post-graduate research in areas of socio-economic development. Issues of focus have spanned a range of economic, social, environmental, health and humanitarian sectors. To be eligible for an award, applicants must meet the following criteria: Applicants must be nationals and residents of member countries that are currently eligible to borrow from the World Bank. Applicants must hold at least a master's degree or its equivalent at the time of application. The program does not finance doctoral studies. Anyone in a doctoral program who is awarded a fellowship must have received the degree before participating in the program. Normally, candidates should be 35 years old or younger. However, the program has interpreted this requirement with flexibility in the past and will consider exceptional candidates up to age 40. Fellows must conduct their research on one of the topics specified for the Fellowship year. They must carry out their work in their country of residence, in association with a local research advisor. Open to all nationalities.

Andrew W Mellon Fellowships in Humanistic Studies
Teresa Stevens, Program Coordinator or Sue Lloyd-Stacewicz, Competition Administrator
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation CN 5329
Princeton, NJ 08543-5329
800-899-9963 – extension 127 or 149
Deadline: December
The Andrew W Mellon Fellowships in Humanistic Studies (art History, classics, comparative literature, critical theory, cultural anthropology, cultural studies, including all area studies, English literature, ethnic studies, ethnomusicology, foreign language and literature, history, history and philosophy of mathematics, history and philosophy of science, humanities, interdisciplinary studies, cultural linguistics, music history and theory, philosophy, political philosophy, political theory, religion, religious studies, rhetoric and women's studies) are designed to help exceptionally promising students prepare for careers of teaching and scholarship in humanistic disciplines. The Mellon Foundation is a competitive award for first-year doctoral students. Fellows may take their awards to any accredited graduate program in the United States or Canada. The fellowship covers graduate tuition and required fees for the first year of graduate study and includes a stipend of $17,500. Scores from the general test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) are required. Open to all nationalities.

The Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship Committee
The Phi Beta Kappa Society
1785 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Fourth Floor
Washington, D.C. 20036
Deadline: January 15
The Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship is available for women intending to pursue postgraduate research in humanities. The Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship is awarded alternately in the fields of Greek and French. The award may be used for the study of Greek language, literature, history or archaeology, or for the study of French language or literature. The fellowship is awarded annually and has a stipend of $20,000. Candidates must be unmarried women between the 25 and 35 years of age (inclusive) who have demonstrated their ability to carry on original research. They must hold the doctorate or have fulfilled all the requirements for the doctorate except the dissertation, and they must be planning to devote full-time work to research during the fellowship year. The award is not restricted to members of Phi Beta Kappa or U.S. citizens. Open to all nationalities.

875 North Michigan Ave, Suite 3930
Chicago, IL 60611-1803
Deadline: mid-October
The Dissertation Fellowship Program seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research relevant to education. Applicants need not be United States citizens but must be candidates for the doctoral degree in any field of study at a graduate school in the United States. Dissertation topics must concern education and all pre-dissertation requirements. Open to all nationalities.

The JJ/WBGSP Secretariat
1818 H Street, NW
Washington DC 20433
Deadline: not specified
The World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (WBGSP) for graduate studies in subjects related to economic development. The program awards scholarships to individuals from World Bank member countries to undertake graduate studies at universities renowned for their development research and teaching. The objective of these programs is to prepare the participants for effective policy making roles in their home countries and regions. Recipients are expected to return to their home country at the conclusion of their studies to apply their enhanced knowledge and skills to help accelerate the pace of economic and social development. Scholarships are available to applicants who intend to pursue a career in development. To apply for any JJ/WBGSP scholarship, applicants must meet the following specific criteria: be a national of a World Bank member-country; be under 45 years of age, and preferably under the age of 40; be in good health; be of good character; hold, at minimum, a bachelor's degree or its equivalent in a development-related field, and have attained the degree with superior grades; have at least two (yet preferably four to five) years of full-time professional experience in a field related to economic development, in the applicant's home country or in another developing country, and usually in public service. Open to all nationalities

East-West Center
1601 East-West Rd.
Honolulu. HI 96848
Deadline: November
This scholarship program is offered to the citizens of developing member countries of Asian Development Bank who are seeking Master's in Public Administration. Applicants should be citizens of a member country of the Asian Development Bank and should have at least 2 years of work experience.
Open to students from Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, American Samoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Soloman Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu or Vanuatu.

Graduate Fellowship Program
The American Councils
1776 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Suite 1700
Washington, D.C. 20036
Deadlines: October (for program participants); Jan. 31 (for host institutions)
Provides the opportunity to pursue graduate study at the master's level in the United States for up to two years. Students are chosen in the fields of business administration, economics, education, environmental management, international affairs, journalism and mass communications, law, library and communication science, public administration, public health, and public policy. The program provides full scholarships to participants, including university tuition, fees, room, board, health insurance, monthly stipend, book allowance, and international and domestic travel. Open to students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Belarus, Moldova, Russia or Ukraine.

P.O. Box 352
Riyadh 11411
Saudi Arabia
+(966) 1 465-2255
Deadline: not specified
King Faisal Foundation is a global philanthropic organization inspired by Islamic values. In addition to its other philanthropic activities, the King Faisal Foundation provides grants for individuals and communities and aids Muslim students in their studies in engineering, science, and medicine. Another important aspect of the foundation's work is the funding of a scholarship program allowing outstanding Muslim students the opportunity to undertake post-graduate studies at the universities of their choice. Open to students from Saudi Arabia

Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation
Eschinou 7 GR-105 58
Athens, Greece
Deadline: not specified
In the Fine Arts field, in particular, the foundation awards scholarships to artists of all vocations who wish to follow either postgraduate training in schools, academies, or workshops abroad or similar postgraduate university studies. The foundation awards domestic scholarships for youths and young athletes, with a potential for distinction in Pan Hellenic or International Events, for the improvement of their training program. The opening for submission of applications of all scholarships is annually announced through a special press release. Open to students from Greece.

Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Paraguay, St. Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, United States, Uruguay or Venezuela.

Scholarships for both Graduates and Undergraduates

The World Bank
1818 H Street, NW, Room H2-204
Washington, D.C. 20433
Deadline: February
The purpose of the grant is to support the education of women from developing countries who are committed to improving the lives of women and children in a developing country. Previous grant recipients studied agriculture, architecture and urban planning, civil engineering, education, forestry, journalism, nursing, nutrition, pediatrics, public administration, public health, social sciences, and social work. Open to students from Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, The Philippines, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen, Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Soloman Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Western Samoa, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and The Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, Albania, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Turkey or Ukraine.

B-1110 Brussels, Belgium
+(32-3) 707-4111
The objective of the Science Fellowships program is to prepare for the long-term future by training young researchers. Science fellowships provide opportunities for scientists of NATO's Partner countries to pursue their research work or continue their training in a NATO country, and vice-versa. There are a limited number of fellowships available in some countries for NATO-country scientists to study in another NATO country. The duration of the fellowships offered varies by type and country. The typical length of basic fellowships is one year, with renewal in certain cases; the duration of advanced fellowships ranges three to twenty-four months; and senior fellowships, three months. Each NATO country decides on the type of fellowship and the level of financial support it offers to individual fellows , as well as deciding on which scientific fields and professions it will support. The criteria for selection and the eligibility conditions therefore vary by country, but independent committees of senior scientists judge all applications on scientific merit. Science fellows usually choose the subject of research or study. The amount of a fellowship varies by country and depends on the length of tenure. Usually, NATO Science Fellowships cover travel and living costs, but not all countries offer all types of fellowships. Applicants from NATO countries should make inquiries of or submit applications to the National Administrator in the country of which they are nationals, regardless of present residence. (For a list of National Administrators, please see Web site). Open to students from Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom or Canada.

Astrid G. Cates Scholarship and the Myrtle Beinhauer Scholarship
Sons of Norway Foundation
1455 West Lake St.
Minneapolis, MN 55408
612-827-3611 (click on "Foundation" and then "Scholarships and Grants")
Deadline: March 1
Applicants must have a certificate of completion from high school and be enrolled in post-secondary training or education (college, vocational school, or trade school), and be current members of Sons of Norway, or children or grandchildren of current members in Sons of Norway districts 1-6. Applicants must have a strong financial need of a scholarship. The Astrid G. Cates Scholarship ranges from $500 to $750, while the Myrtle Beinhauer Scholarship will be approximately $3,000. Grants awarded will be made jointly payable to student and institution of learning. A student can be awarded a maximum of two scholarships within a five-year period. The key criteria for final selection are : financial need, statement of education and career goals, grade-point average, letter of recommendation, and extracurricular involvement. Open to students from Norway.

The Hezekiah Wardwell Fellowships
1012 14th St., NW Suite 301
Washington, D.C. 20005
Deadline: not specified
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation grants up to ten fellowships annually to young, highly qualified Spanish musicians and musicologists for further training or advanced studies. Open to students from Spain.

OIA Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 55153
Sherman Oaks, CA 91413
Deadline: Nov. 1
Applicants must be of Armenian descent, a full-time student in an accredited four-year college-university or a full-time graduate student in the United States, and must demonstrate academic excellence. Special consideration will be given to applicants with involvement in Armenian community activities. Open to students from Armenia.

The Hangin Scholarship Committee
The Mongolia Society
322 Goodbody Hall
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405-7005
Deadline: Jan. 1
The scholarship is to be given to a student of Mongolian heritage, defined as an individual of Mongolian ethnic origin, who has permanent residency in Mongolia, China or the former Soviet Union to pursue studies in the United States. The award will be made through competitive application. The amount of the award may be up to $2,400. The award does not include transportation from the recipient's country to the U.S., nor does it include board and lodging at the university where the recipient will study. The recipient will receive the scholarship monies in one lump sum after enrollment in the scholarship holder's institution in the United States. Open to students from Mongolia, China and the former Soviet Union.

Av. Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 690 / 11 Andar
Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
+(21) 3816-9400
IBEU's chief aim is to strengthen and intensify cultural relations between Brazil and the United States of America. IBEU has a scholarship program and provides educational advising on courses of study in the United States. Open to students from Brazil.

Grazyna Beaudoin
Program Manager
+(613) 237-4820, ext.247
$10,000 fellowships for Canadians to study abroad in order to build their international competence, and to further Canada's participation in the world economy into the new millennium. Open to students from Canada.

The Sinfonia Foundation
Scholarship Committee
10600 Old State Rd.
Evansville, IN 47711
Deadline: not specified
The foundation will award four scholarships to collegiate members of Phi Mu Alpha. The four Scholarships will be valued at $500 each. Eligibility requirements: Minimum 3.3 Cumulative GPA (based on 4.0 scale). Must have been in college for at least two semesters. Open to all nationalities.

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Graduate-level fellowships — American Association of University Women

Golden Key International Honor Society

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