The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships in the Franke Honors College offers alumni support and access to scholarships.
Did you know there are scholarships supported by the Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships for alumni to pursue graduate school, teaching, or research in the US and abroad? The Franke Honors College values our ongoing connection to our alumni, and we enthusiastically encourage their continued scholarly endeavors. We are pleased to offer access to resources following graduation and regularly work with alumni on applications for varied nationally competitive scholarships. We are here to support you in applying for scholarships that can help you achieve your goals.
Please check out the opportunities below and reach out to our Assistant Director of Nationally Competitive Scholarships, Valeria Quijada (email@example.com) for more details:
- For students either matriculated in or applying to graduate programs committed to public service and interested in studying abroad to study less commonly taught languages.
- For applicants with a bachelor’s interested in a one-year English Teaching Assistantships or independent study and research abroad. Opportunities are available in over 130 countries. Applicants can apply until they have completed a terminal degree.
- For applicants interested in pursuing a postgraduate degree in any field at the University of Cambridge.
- For applicants who earned a bachelor’s in January 2017 or later pursuing any postgraduate degree in any field at Stanford University. For applicants who served in the military after their undergraduate studies, the eligibility window is extended by two years, and you must have earned your degree in January 2015 or later to enroll in 2024.
- Two years of graduate study for applicants either matriculated in or applying to graduate programs. Applicants must be under 30 years of age and qualify as New Americans, both immigrants and the children of immigrants in the United States.
- For applicants interested in two years of graduate study at any school in the US in an area relevant to foreign service. Fellows enter USAID upon graduation for five years of required service.
- For applicants interested in two years of graduate study at any US-based school in an area relevant to foreign service and committed to pursuing a career in the Foreign Service of the US Department of State upon graduation.
- For applicants who earned their first bachelor’s after April 2020 with academic merit, leadership, and ambassadorial potential pursuing one to two+ years of graduate study in any field at any university in the UK.
- For applicants with a bachelor’s under 30 years of age interested in pursuing graduate studies in any field in Ireland or Northern Ireland.
- For applicants interested in two years of graduate study at any school in an area relevant to foreign service with the goal of preparing fellows for future careers as diplomats in the Foreign Service of the US State Department.
- For applicants under 24 years of age who want to pursue graduate studies at the University of Oxford in any field of study. Applicants may be under 27 years of age if they completed their first undergraduate degree later than usual.
- For applicants under 29 years of age interested in pursuing a one-year master’s in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Ideal candidates demonstrate leadership potential, academic and personal excellence, and a desire to understand other cultures, perspectives, and positions.
ONCS offers students access to resources following graduation and regularly works with Franke Honors alumni on applications for various nationally competitive scholarships. For prospective applicants, we are here to help you through the application process and prepare your submission materials.