Scholarships, Fellowships and Grants: Home

This guide is designed to assist members of the Eckerd College Community in identifying scholarships, grants and fellowship opportunities.

Important Deadlines and Information

APRIL-Research Month
Summer and Fall Academic Internship Funding Application DUE!-April 1st

Fellowship Boot Camp-April 13th 5 pm to 6 pm

International Work and Placement: Working and Interning Panel-April 19th

Busting the Myth-Leaving the Eckerd Bubble-April 28th

Fulbright Workshop May 11th 6 pm
Summer Graduate School Boot Camp
June 21, 23, and 25 (Three 20 minute Sessions per day)
Fulbright Check-in-August 2nd 6pm
Academic Internship Funding Information Session (August 16th at 6pm) for Fall only
Fulbright Campus Deadline Sept 3
Academic Internship Funding Application due (Sept 17th)
Fulbright Campus Interviews (First three weeks in Sept)
EPC Information Session TBD
Fall Graduate School Boot Camp Sept 14th 5-6 pm
Busting the Myth: Session One
International Conversations: Part One
Fulbright Deadline 12th
Fall Graduate School Boot Camp Oct 12th 5-6 pm
EPC Fall Application DUE TBD
Academic Internship Funding Information Session (TBD)
Hollings Information Session Oct. 20th 
Busting the Myth: Session Two
International Conversations: Part Two
Fall Graduate School Boot Camp Nov 9th 5-6 pm
Truman and Udall Check-In TBD
Academic Internship Funding Winter/Spring Requests Due (TBD)
Busting the Myth: Session Three
International Conversations: Part Three
Winter Break Workshop: Finding and Applying to Prestigious Summer Internships 


The Scholarship and Fellowship Advisor works with:

...all current undergraduates and recent alumni as they consider how specific scholarship and fellowship opportunities can support their larger intellectual, professional, and creative goals

...campus applicants and institutional nominees as they craft original essays, personal statements, research proposals,build reciprocal relationships with faculty and community mentors, and prepare for individual and group interview experiences

...faculty, staff, past scholars, and community leaders as they mentor and support applicants, as well as in the development of strong, representative letters of recommendation


Major Opportunities and Deadlines






Boren (National Security Education Program) 

Undergraduate study or graduate research/ study abroad, focused on languages, cultures, and regions outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, & New Zealand 

Jan. 27th, 2021(Graduate study)

Feb. 3, 2021 (undergraduate scholarship

Critical Language Scholarships 

8- to 10-week summer institute abroad, to study one of 13 languages considered critical to US security 



Undergraduate and graduate study, research, or internship in Germany, both short- and long-term; some scholarships target specific fields (science, journalism) 



Study/research/creative project abroad (after a bachelor's degree) in any field, to increase cross-cultural understanding; English teaching assistantships offered in some countries 

Oct. 12th, 2021
*Campus deadline: Sept. 3rd, 2021


Fulbright – UK Summer Institutes 

3- to 6-week summer institutes in the UK, for classroom & experiential learning; open to freshmen & sophomores only 

Late Feb. or Early Mar. (depends on institute) 

Gates Cambridge 

Graduate study at Cambridge Uni., to improve the lives of the world's citizens 

Early October


Undergrad study abroad support for Pell Grant recipients 

Oct. 6, 2021 – spring & summer study abroad 


Undergrad study aimed at a career in science, math, or engineering 

Jan. 2022
*Campus deadline: Nov. 25, 2021


Every year, up to 100 high-achieving students from around the world will receive full funding to pursue any graduate degree at Stanford, including the DMA, JD, MA, MBA, MD, MFA, MS, and PhD programs, as well as joint- and dual-degrees. 


Oct. 2021



Undergrad and graduate study, in any discipline, at a university in the United Kingdom 

Marshall-Sept. 2021


Graduate study in Ireland (not including Northern Ireland)

Mitchell-Sept. 2021 

National Science Foundation 

Graduate study and research in the mathematical, physical, biological, engineering, behavioral, and social sciences 

Oct. 2021 (varies by discipline)  Check out


Graduate study at Oxford University 

Oct. 2021


Graduate study abroad in selected humanitarian fields 

Local club deadline: early January 


The first scholarship created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century. Whether in politics, business or science, the success of future leaders around the world will depend upon an understanding of China’s role in global trends.


September 2021



Graduate study by immigrants or first generation Americans

Oct 2021


Graduate study leading to a career in any field of public service 

Feb. 2022
*Campus deadline: Dec. 4, 2021


Undergraduate study leading to a career related to the environment, Native American health care, or tribal public policy 

Early Mar. 2021
*Campus deadline: Dec. 4. 2021

5000 Scholarship

5,000 scholarship for the coming Fall 2020 semester. The scholarship is for full-time students pursuing a law-related degree. First, second and third place prizes are available through an essay contest, highlighting a subject that our firm is highly involved in which is sexual harassment prevention. We believe that all students, especially those wanting to be involved in law should be passionate about social issues.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Grants

Eckerd College has a distinguished history of Hollings Scholars, Fulbright award winners and Rhodes Scholars.  Could you be the next award winner?  Use the resources available within this guide to learn more about award opportunities that align with your interests and program major, check award deadlines, and peruse tips designed to ensure a successful application.  

Still have questions? Schedule an appointment with Eckerd's Scholarship, Fellowship and Grant Advisor,  Dr. Robinson-Malone.

Kat Robinson-Malone, Ph.D. 
Eckerd College, Center for Academic Excellence

Faculty Representative 

Professor Barnet Hartston         
Phone: 727.864.7550
Office: Franklin Templeton 237

Remote Recordings of Sessions Spring 2020