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K-8 Students


Stanford University

(Stanford, CA)
• Science in Service
Science in Service is a program with the Haas Center for Public Service for active Stanford Students to go out into the community once a week to serve ... read more


University of California, Los Angeles

(Los Angeles, CA)
• Tribal Learning Community & Educational Exchange (TLCEE) On-line Courses, Scholarships Available
As a result of collaborative efforts between the Tribal Learning Community & Educational Exchange (TLCEE), UCLA Extension, and the Tribal Law and Poli ... read more


High School Students


Columbus State Community College

(Columbus, OH)
• STEM Disability Scholarships
OSAA is a NSF-funded initiative seeking to increase the number of students with disabilities that earn STEM degrees and enter the STEM workforce. Wri ... read more


Indiana University, Bloomington

(Bloomington, IN)
• Telluride Association TASS Sophomore Seminars Summer Program
This summer, thirty-six bright, motivated high school sophomores will participate in one of two challenging six-week college-level courses in African ... read more
an IBP member program

Maine Community College System

(Augusta, ME)
• Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC)
The Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) provides educational access to low-income first-generation adults seeking a college degree. MEOC assi ... read more


Ohio State University

(Columbus, OH)
• STEM Disability Scholarships
OSAA is a NSF-funded initiative seeking to increase the number of students with disabilities that earn STEM degrees and enter the STEM workforce. Wri ... read more


Quest Bridge

(Palo Alto, CA)
• Quest Bridge: The National College Match
The College Match offers full four-year scholarships covering tuition and room and board for high-achieving low-income students. All College Match sch ... read more


Sinclair Community College

(Dayton, OH)
• STEM Disability Scholarships
OSAA is a NSF-funded initiative seeking to increase the number of students with disabilities that earn STEM degrees and enter the STEM workforce. Wri ... read more


Tuskegee University

(Tuskegee, AL)

University of California, Los Angeles

(Los Angeles, CA)
• Tribal Learning Community & Educational Exchange (TLCEE) On-line Courses, Scholarships Available
As a result of collaborative efforts between the Tribal Learning Community & Educational Exchange (TLCEE), UCLA Extension, and the Tribal Law and Poli ... read more


University of Maine

(Orono, ME)
• Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC)
The Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) provides educational access to low-income first-generation adults seeking a college degree. MEOC assi ... read more


University of Maine System

(Bangor, ME)
• Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC)
The Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) provides educational access to low-income first-generation adults seeking a college degree. MEOC assi ... read more


University of Michigan

(Ann Arbor, MI)
• Telluride Association TASS Sophomore Seminars Summer Program
This summer, thirty-six bright, motivated high school sophomores will participate in one of two challenging six-week college-level courses in African ... read more
an IBP member program

Wright State University

(Dayton, OH)
• STEM Disability Scholarships
OSAA is a NSF-funded initiative seeking to increase the number of students with disabilities that earn STEM degrees and enter the STEM workforce. Wri ... read more


Undergraduate Students


Alpha One

(South Portland, ME)
• Powering Education Scholarship
Alpha One has been promoting independent living for people with disabilities in Maine for 30 years. This scholarship will provide awards of $2,000 eac ... read more


American Indian Graduate Center

(Albuquerque, NM)
• Scholarships/Fellowships for American Indian and Alaska Native Students
The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) is the Nation's oldest and largest provider of scholarship and fellowships to American Indian and Alaska Na ... read more


Columbus State Community College

(Columbus, OH)
• STEM Disability Scholarships
OSAA is a NSF-funded initiative seeking to increase the number of students with disabilities that earn STEM degrees and enter the STEM workforce. Wri ... read more


Data Observation Newtwork for Earth (DataOne)

(Albuquerque, NM)
• The Data Observation Network for Earth (DataOne) Internship Program
Between four and eight paid interns are selected each year to work on a pre-defined project relevant to DataONE. These projects are designed by member ... read more


Maine Community College System

(Augusta, ME)
• Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC)
The Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) provides educational access to low-income first-generation adults seeking a college degree. MEOC assi ... read more


Ohio State University

(Columbus, OH)
• STEM Disability Scholarships
OSAA is a NSF-funded initiative seeking to increase the number of students with disabilities that earn STEM degrees and enter the STEM workforce. Wri ... read more


Santa Fe Institute

(Santa Fe, NM)
• Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Mathematical Modeling
The ability to mathematically model complex systems has become a prerequisite to successful science in any field. Many undergraduate programs in comp ... read more

• Santa Fe Institute Research Experiences for Undergraduates
The ability to mathematically model complex systems has become a prerequisite to successful science in any field. Many undergraduate programs in comp ... read more


Sinclair Community College

(Dayton, OH)
• STEM Disability Scholarships
OSAA is a NSF-funded initiative seeking to increase the number of students with disabilities that earn STEM degrees and enter the STEM workforce. Wri ... read more


South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

(Rapid City, SD)
• REU - Back to the Future Program
The NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Site: Back to the Future offers a unique 10-week summer research program focused on integrated re ... read more


Stanford University

(Stanford, CA)
• Science in Service
Science in Service is a program with the Haas Center for Public Service for active Stanford Students to go out into the community once a week to serve ... read more


University of California, Los Angeles

(Los Angeles, CA)
• Tribal Learning Community & Educational Exchange (TLCEE) On-line Courses, Scholarships Available
As a result of collaborative efforts between the Tribal Learning Community & Educational Exchange (TLCEE), UCLA Extension, and the Tribal Law and Poli ... read more


University of California, Santa Barbara

(Santa Barbara, CA)
• UCSB McNair Scholars Program
The McNair Scholars Program prepares qualified undergraduates for entrance to a PhD program in all fields of study. The goals of the program are to in ... read more


University of Colorado, Boulder

(Boulder, CO)
• A Call for Student Innovators, Leaders, Entrepreneurs, and Dreamers!
This coming fall, a one-semester college program called Watson University will be running in Boulder, CO, to help students become social entrepreneurs ... read more


University of Iowa

(Iowa City, IA)
• SROP/McNair- Summer Research Opportunities Program
The UI/CIC SROP Program is for you if you are interested in a challenging research experience. The SROP program strives to prepare young investigator ... read more


University of Maine

(Orono, ME)
• Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC)
The Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) provides educational access to low-income first-generation adults seeking a college degree. MEOC assi ... read more


University of Maine System

(Bangor, ME)
• Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC)
The Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) provides educational access to low-income first-generation adults seeking a college degree. MEOC assi ... read more


University of Michigan

(Ann Arbor, MI)
• Summer Research Opportunity Program for undergraduates
The University of Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) offers outstanding undergraduates underrepresented in their field of study the o ... read more


University of Washington

(Seattle, WA)
• The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program
Join a diverse, committed, and exciting group of students from around the country on an 8-week journey from the urban jungle to the old growth forest ... read more


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

(Blacksburg, VA)
• Multicultural Academic Opportunities Program Summer Research Internship
The MAOP Undergraduate Summer Research Internship (SRI) started in Summer 1993, and since then has been a transformative experience for hundreds of st ... read more


Watson University

(Boulder, CO)
• A Call for Student Innovators, Leaders, Entrepreneurs, and Dreamers!
This coming fall, a one-semester college program called Watson University will be running in Boulder, CO, to help students become social entrepreneurs ... read more


Wright State University

(Dayton, OH)
• STEM Disability Scholarships
OSAA is a NSF-funded initiative seeking to increase the number of students with disabilities that earn STEM degrees and enter the STEM workforce. Wri ... read more


Post-Baccalaureate


Data Observation Newtwork for Earth (DataOne)

(Albuquerque, NM)
• The Data Observation Network for Earth (DataOne) Internship Program
Between four and eight paid interns are selected each year to work on a pre-defined project relevant to DataONE. These projects are designed by member ... read more


National Academies, The

(Washington, DC)
• Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
The Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program, now in its 16th year, provides early career individuals with the oppor ... read more


University of Colorado, Boulder

(Boulder, CO)
• A Call for Student Innovators, Leaders, Entrepreneurs, and Dreamers!
This coming fall, a one-semester college program called Watson University will be running in Boulder, CO, to help students become social entrepreneurs ... read more


Watson University

(Boulder, CO)
• A Call for Student Innovators, Leaders, Entrepreneurs, and Dreamers!
This coming fall, a one-semester college program called Watson University will be running in Boulder, CO, to help students become social entrepreneurs ... read more


Postdoc & Early Career


American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

(Washington, DC)
• AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowshps
The science and engineering challenges that society faces today-locally, nationally and internationally-are far more complex than were those of 40 to ... read more
an IBP member program

Gordon Research Conferences

(West Kingston, RI)
• Carl Storm Underrepresented Minority (CSURM) Fellowships (Nationwide Program)
The Carl Storm Underrepresented Minority (CSURM) Fellowship program provides an opportunity for URM graduate students, post docs, faculty and scientis ... read more


National Academies, The

(Washington, DC)
• Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
The Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program, now in its 16th year, provides early career individuals with the oppor ... read more


National Endowment for the Humanities

(Washington, DC)
• NEH Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions
The National Endowment for the Humanities supports fellowship programs at independent centers for advanced study, libraries, and museums in the United ... read more


North Carolina State University

(Raleigh, NC)
• Building Future Faculty Program
This is an all-expenses paid 3-day workshop for diverse graduate students and post-docs who are preparing for a faculty career.

It is targeted to ... read more



University of California, Berkeley

(Berkeley, CA)
• The Berkeley Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
The Program - The Berkeley Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program offers postdoctoral research fellowships, faculty mentoring, and eligibility f ... read more


University of Chicago

(Chicago, IL)
• Provost's Career Enhancement Postdoctoral Scholarship
As part of an effort to promote a diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences among its faculty as set forth in the University of Chicago ... read more


University of Maryland, College Park

(College Park, MD)
• Socio-Environmental Immersion Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), located in Annapolis, Maryland, invites applications from early career scholars (≤ 4 years ... read more


Faculty & Administrators


Gordon Research Conferences

(West Kingston, RI)
• Carl Storm Underrepresented Minority (CSURM) Fellowships (Nationwide Program)
The Carl Storm Underrepresented Minority (CSURM) Fellowship program provides an opportunity for URM graduate students, post docs, faculty and scientis ... read more


National Endowment for the Humanities

(Washington, DC)
• NEH Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions
The National Endowment for the Humanities supports fellowship programs at independent centers for advanced study, libraries, and museums in the United ... read more


Research Centers


American Indian Graduate Center

(Albuquerque, NM)
• Scholarships/Fellowships for American Indian and Alaska Native Students
The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) is the Nation's oldest and largest provider of scholarship and fellowships to American Indian and Alaska Na ... read more


National Endowment for the Humanities

(Washington, DC)
• NEH Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions
The National Endowment for the Humanities supports fellowship programs at independent centers for advanced study, libraries, and museums in the United ... read more

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The Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program

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