Scholarships Separate from College-issued Funding
Scholarships support your college education. The resources on this site do not include those awarded to you as an incoming student. The scholarships offered on this site is separate from College-issued funding you may be receiving.
Additional Information Before Applying
Application for some of the scholarships on this site require the assistance of an appointed campus liaison or faculty advisor and may have campus deadlines well before the published national deadline. It is important that you contact that liaison or advisor well ahead (3 months) of the national deadline. Questions? Don’t hesitate to make an appointment to clarify requirements and other options that may also be a good fit!
Scholarships are listed in alphabetical order below. See the links on the sidebar to filter your search.
Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society members are eligible to apply for graduate fellowships ranging from $2000 – $7000 to help offset graduate school costs.
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program provides financial assistance for undergraduate students to use for study abroad.
The Benjamin and Cherie Gubin Scholarship provides up to $2,000 to a graduate of a Kalamazoo County high school or who resided in Kalamazoo County during their high school senior year for graduate or professional school.
Up to $30,000 for support of international experience or language study in select countries as part of your graduate studies. Requires a Federal Government service obligation. Deadline, mid January. Apply through the CIP.
The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan.
The Critical Language Scholarship offers fully paid (including travel) intensive summer study of select languages. November deadline. Apply through the Kalamazoo College Center for International Programs.
The Davies-Jackson Scholarship Two years of study at the University of Cambridge (England) for first generation college students with exceptional academic records (3.7 min GPA) in select non-science fields (Archaeology; Classics; Economics; Education; English; Geography; History; History of Art; History and Modern Languages; History and Politics; Human, Social, and Political Sciences; Mathematics; Modern and Medieval…
The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level or are enrolled in a trade or technical program and who are active in the progressive movement.
The Freeman Scholarship offers scholarships for undergraduates with financial need to study in Asia.
The Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of post-graduate study at Cambridge University for up to three years. The deadlines for US citizens is mid-October. Deadlines for international students vary (either early December of early January) depending on course of study. Check website for details What it covers: One round-trip economy airfareCambridge tuition and…
The Global Korea Scholarship provides funding for a Master’s or PhD program at Korean universities.
The Hertz Fellowship provides PhD fellowships to individuals studying in the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering, at over 40 participating universities. Applicants are required to direct their work toward understanding and solving major, near-term problems facing society. Finalists for the Hertz Fellowship can apply for the additional Hertz Fellowship in Global Health…
For Heyl Graduate Fellowships to Yale, any graduate of Kalamazoo College who has majored in one of the exact sciences – chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics, computer science, or any cross-disciplinary combinations of any of the foregoing—and who is a candidate for a Ph.D. degree in an eligible field at Yale University may apply.
Check out the Institute of International Education’s searchable database of funding for international internships, scholarships, grants and fellowships.
A list compiled by Immigrants Rising of both undergraduate and graduate/post-graduate scholarships and fellowships that do not require proof of citizenship or legal permanent residency.
The James Madison Fellowship is for students planning to teach secondary school in American history, American government or social studies.
Knight-Hennessy Scholars receive full funding to pursue any graduate degree at Stanford University. This includes the JD, MA, MBA, MD, MFA, MS, and PhD programs, as well as all joint- and dual-degrees. Open to all students; citizens and non-citizens. (Visit website for deadlines).
The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship program to enhance understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society. The program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15-18 Luce Scholars each year, and welcomes applications from college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals in a variety of fields who…
The British Marshall Scholarships were founded by an Act of British Parliament in 1953 and commemorate the humane ideals of the European Recovery Program (Marshall Plan). These scholarships are awarded to young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. The objectives of the program are to express the gratitude…
The Mitchell Scholarship funds one year of graduate study at an Ireland or Northern Ireland university. Includes travel, tuition, housing, and stipend. Mid-September campus deadline.
The National Association of Social Workers offers both scholarships and fellowships for MSW candidates.
The National Health Service Corps Scholarship is a program run by the US Department of Health and Human Services scholarships for health professions (MD, DO, DDS, PA). Minimum two-year service obligation. May 15 deadline.
Each year the National Science Foundation awards approximately 1,000 three-year Graduate Fellowships. NSF Fellows are expected to contribute significantly to research, teaching and industrial applications in science, mathematics and engineering. You do not have to be accepted to a graduate program to apply and being awarded an NSF Fellowship can enhance your graduate school applications. …
The Nancy C. Niles Donovan Scholarship provides a minimum $1,000 award to a Kalamazoo or St. Joseph County resident or graduate of a high school within Kalamazoo or St. Joseph County to attend the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine.
The S. Rudolph Light Medical Education Scholarship provides Kalamazoo County residents with up to $2,500 to pursue medical school, dental school, or a master’s of nursing.
The Schwarzman Scholars Program is a one year Master’s Degree in public policy, economics and business or international studies at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.
The Taiwan Scholarship provides tuition, fees, and living stipend to attend graduate school at a Taiwanese university. You must apply separately for admission to the Taiwanese University.
The Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship is an opportunity for biology and chemistry majors of all levels, including seniors heading tograduate school, to earn up to $10,000 for undergraduate or graduate school.
The Tylenol Future Care Scholarship provides funding for students in healthcare related fields including human medicine, dentistry, nursing, and public health.