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Scholarships, Fellowships, Academic Internships, and Grants: Home

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

Important Deadlines and Information

Major Opportunities and Deadlines

Name

WHAT'S FUNDED 

2021-22

NATIONAL DEADLINE 

*CAMPUS DEADLINE APPLIES 

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 

Mid-November 

DAAD 

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

SEE THIS LINK 

Fulbright 

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

Gilman 

Undergrad study abroad support for Pell Grant recipients 

Oct. 6, 2021 – spring & summer study abroad 

Goldwater 

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

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

Knight-Hennessy

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

 

Marshall

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

Marshall-Sept. 2021

Mitchell 

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 https://www.research.gov/grfp/Login.do

Rhodes 

Graduate study at Oxford University 

Oct. 2021

Rotary 

Graduate study abroad in selected humanitarian fields 

Local club deadline: early January 

Schwarzman

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

 

Soros 

Graduate study by immigrants or first generation Americans

Oct 2021

Truman 

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

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

Udall 

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

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
727-864-8646 
robinskk@eckerd.edu 

Faculty Representative 

Professor Barnet Hartston         
Phone: 727.864.7550
Office: Franklin Templeton 237
Email:  hartstbp@eckerd.edu