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Scholarships and Fellowships

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Undergraduate Scholarships and Grants

Harry S. Truman Scholarship
Award: Up to $30,000
Deadline: The deadline for the 2014-15 year will probably fall in early February.
Eligibility: Open to juniors in the upper quarter of their class with track records in public service and leadership, who intend to enter graduate programs leading to a career in public service.
Berry Contact: Dr. Michael Bailey at 706-238-5839

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
Award: Maximum of $7,500 annually for undergraduate study.
Deadline: Berry's Goldwater Faculty Contact must submit your completed application by the end of January 2015. This means students must contact Dr. Turlington well in advance of that time.
Eligibility: Sophomore or junior with outstanding potential and intent to pursue a career in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. Must have a GPA of at least a “B” and be in the upper fourth of his or her class. U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Berry Contact: Dr. Mark Turlington at 706-378-2947    

National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates Award
Award: The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program.
Deadline: Various, depending on the specific project.
Eligibility: Undergraduate student participants supported with NSF funds must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions. Individual sites may have specific eligibility requirements (see http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/reu_search.cfm).
Berry Contact: Dr. Nadeem Hamidat 706-368-5632

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship
(Thomas Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship)

Award: Up to $40,000 annually for tuition, room, board and mandatory fees for senior year of college and first year of graduate study. You must be in your junior year to apply.
Deadline: You should plan on a January 2015 deadline.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen in junior year of undergraduate study with a GPA of 3.2 or higher with outstanding leadership skills, academic achievement, and demonstrated financial need. Must commit to pursuing a master’s degree in international studies at one of the graduate schools participating in the program and to four years in the foreign service.
Berry Contact: Dr. Kirsten Taylorat 706-368-5681

EPA Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships
Award: Up to $20,700 per academic year, and $8,600 for a three-month summer internship.
Deadline: Expect an early December 2014 deadline.
Eligibility: The fellowship provides up to $20,700 per academic year of support and $8,600 of support for a three-month summer internship. Applicants must be a Sophomore to apply. 

Undergraduate Study Abroad

Boren Awards for International Study
Award: Up to $20,000
Deadline: Expect a campus deadline in January 2015. 
Eligibility: The online application is released in late August 2014 and the Boren deadline will likely be in early February 2015. However, you must apply through Berry.  
Berry Contact: Sarah Egererat 706-233-4065

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
Award: Up to $5,000 for international study for at least 28 days during the academic year.
Deadline: There is an internal Berry deadline of September 22, 2014.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen receiving a Pell Grant.
Berry Contact: Sarah Egererat 706-233-4065 

For more funding opportunities, go to the International Programs Office's Financial Information Page and to the 2014-2015 International Programs Scholarship Competition page.

Research or Study Abroad After Graduation

DAAD Study Scholarship in Germany
Award: Graduate study scholarship at a German University for one year, with a possibility of renewal, or support for independent research. Plus monthly stipend, health insurance, and travel expenses.
Deadline: DAAD offers several different scholarships and deadlines vary.  Consult the website, available at the above link.
Eligibility: Graduating seniors or recent graduates in all academic fields; applicants in the arts, humanities, and social sciences should have good command of German.
Berry Contact: Dr. Christine Antonor 706-233-4063

J. William Fulbright Fellowship
Award: Living costs, book and research allowances, and round-trip transportation to host country.
Deadline: Expect an internal Berry deadline in September 2015. 
Eligibility: U.S. citizen with B.A. degree or equivalent, in good health, and has sufficient proficiency in the written and spoken language of the host country.
Berry Contact: Dr. Jennifer Corryat 706-233-4067

George C. Marshall Scholarship: United Kingdom
Award: University fees, cost of living expenses, annual book grant, and other associated costs at a university in the United Kingdom.
Deadline: The 2014-15 application will be available in late Spring 2014. The external (Marshall) deadline will likely be October 1, 2014. Because you must receive institutional authorization of your application, you must contact Dr. Papazian well in advance of the of the Marshall deadline to arrange for an endorsement from Berry College.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens who hold a first degree from an accredited four-year college in the U.S. with a minimum GPA of 3.7.
Berry Contact: Dr. Michael Papazianat 706-238-5901

Rhodes Scholarship: Oxford, United Kingdom
Award: Covers educational and living expenses for two or three years of post-bachelor study at Oxford University in Great Britain.
Deadline: The external (Rhodes) deadline is October 1, 2014.  Berry's internal selection committee has a much earlier deadline.  You must contact Dean Tom Kennedy well in advance of the October 1 deadline to discuss the Rhodes Scholarship.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen between the ages of 18-23 (on October 1, 2014) and earns bachelor’s degree before October 2015. Applicants should demonstrate outstanding intellectual and academic achievement (minimum 3.6 GPA), integrity of character, interest in others, leadership ability, and the energy to fully use their talents.
Berry Contact: Dr. Tom Kennedyat 706-238-2297

The Mitchell Scholars Program: Ireland
Award: One year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The Mitchell Scholars Program provides tuition, housing, a living expenses stipend, and an international travel stipend.
Deadline: The external (Mitchell) deadline is October 1, 2014.  You must receive institutional authorization of your application, meaning you must contact Dr. Lara Whelan well in advance of the October 1 deadline to discuss the Mitchell Scholarship and arrange for Berry to authorize and submit your application.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens between the ages of 18 and 30.
Berry Contact: Lara Whelanat 706-234-5838

The Gates Cambridge Scholarships
Award: University fees to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study in any field at Cambridge University in Cambridge, England: Research leading to the PhD degree, one-year post-graduate courses (e.g. MPhil, LLM, Diploma, CASM or Part III Maths, MBA etc.), 2 year MSc degree, second Bachelor degree as an Affiliated Student, or MBBChir Clinical Studies
Deadline: The 2013 application period opens September 1 and closes October 15, 2014.
Eligibility: Citizens of any country outside the UK; excellent transcripts with high GPA scores showing evidence of sustained achievement in study, together with the type of academic references which speak of the candidate's leadership potential, social commitment, intellectual ability and why further study at Cambridge is particularly appropriate.
Berry Contact: Dr. Tim Knowltonat 706-802-6730

The Belgian American Educational Foundation
Award: $25,000 for one year of study in Belgium (if less than 12 months, stipend is prorated accordingly; minimum of 6 months) and health insurance
Deadline: October 31, 2014.
Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. and registered in a graduate program towards a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the U.S. OR registered in a graduate program in Belgium OR or hold a Master's, Ph.D., or equivalent degree. Preference is given to applicants under the age of 30 with a reading and speaking knowledge of Dutch, French, or German.
Berry Contact: Dr. Matthew G. Stanardat 706-290-2157

Teaching Fellowships in the U.S. and Abroad

French Culture Teaching Assistant Program
Award: Teach English for 7-9 months in France. Monthly salary is $1,013 plus housing allowance.
Deadline: January 15, 2015.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens or foreign nationals with a U.S. Green Card; proficiency in French.
Berry Contact: Dr. Vincent Gregoireor 706-233-4066

Cultural Ambassadors: North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain 
Award: Teach English for the school year in Spain, October through May.  700 Euros per month stipend.
Deadline: Applications accepted from mid-January to early April 2015. Check website (above) for exact dates.
Eligibility: Must be a rising junior or rising senior or have a B.A. or B.S.  Must be a U.S. citizen and native English speaker.  Must speak Spanish at an intermediate level.
Berry Contact: Dr. Matthew G. Stanardor 706-290-2157

J. William Fulbright Teaching Assistantship
Award: Teach abroad in countries around the world. Monthly stipend.
Deadline: Applicants should anticipate an internal Berry deadline in late September 2014.  Final Fulbright deadline is October 15, 2013.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen with B.A. degree or equivalent. Language proficiency requirements vary by country.
Berry Contact: Dr. Jennifer Corryat 706-233-4067

Japan Exchange and Teaching Program
Award: Teach for a year in Japan. Compensation includes approximately $40,000 salary and transportation.
Deadline: Applications become available in September/October and are due in November/December.  Check the website for updates.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen with excellent English skills and a genuine interest in Japan.
Berry Contact: Dr. John Hickmanat 706-233-4084

Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship
Award: Five year fellowship valued up to $150,000 for tuition assistance while participating in a teacher credentialing program, monthly stipends, and grants for professional development and teaching materials.
Deadline: Applications for the 2015 Fellowship open April 30, 2014, and close October 15, 2014.
Eligibility: Individuals with a B.A. in an area relevant to the subjects they plan to teach and a commitment to teaching science and math in U.S. high schools.
Berry Contact: Dr. Duane Inmanat 706-368-5641

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships
Award: $30,000 stipend to teach in Indiana, Michigan or Ohio and admission to a master's degree program at a participating university.
Deadline: 1st application deadline: October, 2014.  2nd application deadline: December 2014.  Final application deadline: February 2015. Check website for details.
Eligibility: Bachelor's degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics; GPA of 3.0 or above; U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Berry Contact: Dr. Ruth Ferenceat 706-802-6734

Graduate School in the U.S.: Sciences

American Association of University Women
Award: $5,000 - $12,000 for first year of graduate study
Deadline: AAUW offers several different scholarships and deadlines vary.  Consult the website, available at the above link.
Eligibility: Women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study in one of the designated degree programs where women’s participation traditionally has been low, including (Architecture (M.Arch, M.S.Arch), Computer/Information Sciences (M.S.), Engineering (M.E., M.S.), Mathematics/Statistics (M.S.) and, for women of color, Business Administration (M.B.A.), Law (J.D.), and Medicine (M.D., D.O.). Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Berry Contact: Dr. Susan Conradsenat 706-236-5494

Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Fellowship Program
Award: $35,000 yearly stipend, $10,000 yearly tuition, and $5,000 research stipend
Deadline: The application process for this year is now closed.  Check back on their website for future deadlines.
Eligibility: Outstanding students to pursue graduate training in basic research in areas of physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, computational sciences, and environmental sciences.
Berry Contact: Dr. Bruce Connat 706-236-1756

EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Grants
Award: Varies
Deadline: Various
Information: STAR is a grant funding program of the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Center for Environmental Research (NCER) that provides grants and graduate fellowships in environmental science and engineering disciplines. STAR research is funded through Requests for Applications (RFAs) that concentrate on areas of significance to the EPA mission. STAR RFAs in the past have focused on air toxics, particulate matter, water quality, global change, ecosystem assessment and restoration, endocrine disrupting chemicals, economics and decision sciences, and nanotechnology, among others. NCER receives around 2000 proposals every year for STAR grants and fellowships and each year awards about 150 research grants and 125 graduate fellowships.
Berry Contact: Dr. Cathy Borerat 706-368-6742

Hertz Scholarship
Award: $28,000 plus cost of education annually toward the Ph.D.
Deadline: The application process for academic year 2015-16 opens in summer 2014 and the final deadline for submission will be in fall 2014.  Check the website for more details.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens and permanent residents who will have a bachelor’s degree and will pursue graduate studies in physical, biological and engineering sciences, and are willing to make skills available to the U.S. in time of national emergency. Apply as a senior.
Berry Contact: Dr. Nadeem Hamidat 706-368-5632

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)
Award: The NSF provides three years of support for graduate study, up to $121,500, leading to research-based masters or doctoral degrees in science, technology, mathematics, and engineering. See website for further details.
Deadline: The 2014 GRFP application is now available at https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/grfp/Login.do.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Berry Contact: Dr. Bruce Connat 706-236-1756

Udall Scholarship
Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Berry faculty contact Chris Mowry can register students for the online application as early as October 1, 2014.  We expect a final deadline in late February or early March 2015.  Because you must apply through Berry College, interested applicants must contact Dr. Mowry well in advance of the 2015 deadline.
Eligibility: Sophomore or junior committed to a career related to the environment or in Native American health care or tribal public policy. Must have a GPA of “B” and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. 
Berry Contact: Dr. Chris Mowryat 706-236-1712

Graduate School in the U.S.: Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award
Award: Up to $50,000
Deadline: The Jack Kent Cooke now has a two-phase application.  The 2015 application for Phase One will become available in fall 2014.  Check their website (link above).
Eligibility: Undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.2 or above who intend to pursue a graduate degree in the performing or visual arts or creative writing and who have financial need. Institutional nomination required.  From the website:  "In Phase One, students may apply directly to the Foundation for this scholarship.  All Phase Two applicants for the Graduate Arts Award must be nominated by the Foundation's Faculty Representativeat their educational institutions."
Berry Contact: Dr. Brad Adamsat 706-290-2155

Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) Fellowships
Award: depends on specific fellowship
Deadline: We expect a mid-January 2015 deadline.
Eligibility and information: For seniors and students going on to graduate school to eventually teach.  Must be a member of ISI.  Intended program of study cannot be pre-professional. ISI offers several fellowships including the Richard M. Weaver Fellowship, the Salvatori Fellowship, and the Banche Renshaw Fellowship.
Berry Contact: Dr. Matthew G. Stanardat 706-290-2157

James Madison Memorial Fellowship
Award: Up to $24,000.
Deadline: The 2015 application becomes available in May 2014. We expect an early March 2015 deadline.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens who demonstrate a commitment to civic responsibilities and to professional and collegial activities and who qualify for admission with graduate standing at an accredited U.S. university that offers a qualifying master’s degree program. Applicants must be committed to teaching American history, American government, and/or social studies full time in grades 7-12.
Berry Contact: Dr. Peter Lawlerat 706-233-4085

Phi Kappa Phi Fellowships
Award: $5,000 or $15,000 annually for graduate study or $1,000 for study abroad.
Deadline: Expect an April 2015 deadline.
Eligibility: Applicant must be a member of Phi Kappa Phi and must be entering their first year of full-time graduate or professional study.
Berry Contact: Dr. Christy Sniderat 706-368-5652

Scholarships and Fellowships for Minorities

American Association of University Women
Award: $5,000 - $12,000 for first year of graduate study
Deadline: We anticipate a November 2014 deadline.
Eligibility: Women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study in one of the designated degree programs where women’s participation traditionally has been low, including Architecture (M.Arch, M.S.Arch), Computer/Information Sciences (M.S.), Engineering (M.E., M.S.), Mathematics/Statistics (M.S.) and, for women of color, Business Administration (M.B.A.), Law (J.D.), and Medicine (M.D., D.O.). Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Berry Contact: Dr. Susan Conradsenat 706-236-5494

Ford Predoctoral Fellowship
Award: $20,000 for Ph.D. or Sc.D. program of study
Deadline: Expect a mid-November 2014 deadline.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen with evidence of superior academic achievement committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level. Membership in a group listed as underrepresented in the American professoriate is a positive factor.
Berry Contact: Dr. Martha Tapiaat 706-290-2662

Horizons Foundation Scholarship Program
Award: Varies
Deadline: July 15, 2014.
Eligibility: For juniors and seniors. Established by Women in Defense to encourage women to pursue careers related to the national security and defense interests of the US and to provide development opportunities to women already working in national security and defense fields. U.S. citizen with financial need and a GPA of 3.25 and above.
Berry Contact: Dr. Matthew Stanardat 706-290-2157

For more information on minority scholarships, go to the Office of Multicultural and International Student Affairs.

Fellowships

Woodruff, Whitehead, and Evans Foundations Fellowship
Award: One year salaried fellowship in Atlanta.
Deadline: Expect a late October 2014 internal Berry deadline.
Eligibility: Seniors who are bright, mature, intellectually curious, and interested in the nonprofit sector. Institutional nomination required.
Berry Contact: Laurie Chandlerat 706-706-238-7885

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