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Explore Prestigious Scholarships


Campus Endorsements: Many prestigious scholarships have a two-part application process. Before applicants can apply in the national or international competition, they must first apply through a home campus process. Campus application deadlines may be different from the scholarship deadlines. Meet with a Prestigious Scholarships advisor as soon as possible before you begin the application process.

Barry Goldwater Scholarship

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program awards scholarships to current sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue careers in the fields of science, mathematics, and engineering. All current sophomores and juniors majoring in these fields who are U.S. citizens, Permanent Residents, or U.S. Nationals, and have a GPA of at least 3.0 are eligible to apply. The scholarship provides up to $7,500 annually for eligible educational expenses.

Critical Language Scholarship

Intensive summer language immersion program for undergraduate or graduate students to study less-commonly taught languages.

Fulbright Scholarship

For recent graduates or graduate students to spend a year abroad conducting research, teaching English or studying. Strong cultural exchange component.


Each year Gates Cambridge offers full-cost scholarships to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.

Gilman Scholarship

Financial support between $3500 and $5000 to study abroad as an undergraduate.

Marshall Scholarship

Finances young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom.

Mitchell Scholarship

Designed to connect and introduce young generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and commitment to community and public service.

Rhodes Scholarship

International postgraduate award for students to study at the University of Oxford.

Schwarzman Scholarship

Selecting scholars who will be leaders of tomorrow and demonstrate excellence from different countries, cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Truman Scholarship

The premier graduate fellowship in the United States for those pursuing careers as public service leaders.

National Scholarships Databases