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Scholarships and Awards

Nationally Competitive Undergraduate Awards

All awards require candidates to possess excellent GPAs and demonstrate disciplinary engagement.  Many also require leadership and high moral character.  In many cases, though not all, candidates must be US citizens, nationals, or resident aliens.  
Awards from the Association for Women in Science ( AWIS )
  • General Undergraduate Awards
  • Kirsten R. Lorentzen Award
Awards from the Department of Energy ( DoE )
  • Research Opportunities at DoE Labs & Facilities
Awards from Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst ( DAAD ) (German Academic Exchange Service)
National Security Education Program (NSEP)
Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Scholarship & Fellowship Program
US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (sponsor)
Institute of International Education (IIE) (administrator)
Glamour Magazine
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program
Humanity in Action (HIA)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Morris K. Udall Foundation
USA Today Newspaper
The Elie Wiesel Prize Foundation for Humanity
National Geographic Magazine

This list is not exhaustive; many other prestigious awards exist to fund undergraduate study, research, or other opportunities.  If you don’t see what you need on this list, search the Internet and please visit Ms. Mary Drzycimski-Finn in the Arts & Sciences Dean's Office (Dukes 207, 419-772-2987, ).  If interested specifically in additional awards to fund study abroad, please visit Dr. Brian Keas in the Office of Study Abroad (Lehr Memorial 122, 419-772-3156,  or ).