Graduate Study Awards

Listed below are some of the graduate study awards available to MSU students.  Scholarships and fellowships marked with an asterisk (*) require an institutional endorsement, meaning applications to these awards must be submitted through the NIFS office.  If you intend to apply to one of the these awards, please fill out an Intent to Apply Form.  For any questions not answered in the Scholarships and Fellowships FAQ, or to schedule an appointment, please contact the NIFS office through our email nifs@msu.edu.

 

All Fields

  • Boren Fellowship

    This fellowship is coordinated by MSU Office of Education Abroad

    Deadline Disciplines Purpose Open To Eligibility
    01/01/2018 Studies relevant to foreign cultures Funding for up to 2 years of graduate study (domestic and abroad) Graduate students U.S. citizen, travel must be outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand

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  • Fulbright-Hays and Fulbright Fellowships

    These awards are coordinated by MSU International Studies and Programs.

  • Gates Cambridge Scholarship
    Deadline Discipline Purpose Open To Eligibility
    08/01/2017 All Fields Up to 3 years at Cambridge University Seniors 3.7+ GPA

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  • Knight-Hennessy Scholarship Program
    Campus Deadline Discipline Purpose Open To Eligibility
    09/27/2017 All disciplines Fellowship for 5 years of graduate education at Stanford University Seniors and recent graduates within 4 years of completing first BA No restrictions

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  • Marshall Scholarship*
    Campus Deadline Discipline Purpose Open To

    Eligibility

    08/01/2017 All Fields 1-2 years at any university in the UK Seniors & BA

    U.S. citizen, 3.7+ GPA

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  • Mitchell Scholarship*
    Campus Deadline Disciplines Purpose Open To

    Eligibility

    08/01/2017 All Fields 1 year at any university in Ireland Seniors & BA

    U.S. citizen, age 18-30, 3.7+ GPA

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  • Rhodes Scholarship*
    Campus Deadline Discipline Purpose Open To

    Eligibility

    08/01/2017 All Fields 2-3 years at Oxford University Seniors & BA

    U.S., Chinese, or Indian citizen, age 18-23, 3.7+ GPA

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  • Rotary International Centers for Peace and Conflict Resolution
    Deadline Disciplines Purpose Open To Eligibility
    05/31/2018 Peace and Conflict Resolution, Cultural and Regional Studies, Political Science Master's degree at one of size universities worldwide Graduate students Nomination from local Rotary Club required

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  • Schwarzman Scholars
    Deadline Disciplines Purpose Open To Eligibility
    09/15/2017 All Fields 1 year master's program at Tsinghua University in Beijing Seniors, BA, and BS Age 18-28

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  • Soros Foundation Fellowship for New Americans
    Deadline Disciplines Purpose Open To Eligibility
    11/01/2017 All Fields Funding for up to five academic years of graduate study, a paid summer internship, and other benefits Seniors and graduate students U.S. citizen or in possession of a green card, 3.0+ GPA

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  • Truman Scholarship*
    Campus Deadline Disciplines Purpose Open To Eligibility
    11/01/2017 Public Service and Government Leadership training, and funding for up to 3 years of graduate study at an accredited U.S. university Juniors U.S. citizen, 3.3+ GPA

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