Sophomore & Junior Opportunities

Beinecke Scholarship

The Beinecke Scholarship Program provides substantial scholarships to support the graduate education of exceptionally promising students.

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Goldwater Scholarship

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program aims to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers via scholarships to college students intending to pursue careers in these fields. 

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John Robert Lewis Scholarship

The John Robert Lewis Scholars & Fellows Program is designed for undergraduate (Scholars) and graduate students (Fellows) to examine Lewis's nonviolent philosophy from a historical perspective; define its principles and strategies; and identify their applicability to modern times and movements, current issues, and everyday life.

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The Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service

An increasingly globalized world needs young leaders who can bridge divides and help solve our biggest challenges together. The Voyager Scholarship was created by the Obamas and Brian Chesky, Co-Founder and CEO of Airbnb to help shape such leaders. Even though they come from different backgrounds, both the President and Brian believe that exposure to new places and experiences generates understanding, empathy, and cooperation which equips the next generation to create meaningful change.

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Truman Scholarship

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation, a memorial to our thirty-third President, awards merit-based scholarships to college students planning a career in government or public service.

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Udall Scholarship

The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation awards scholarships to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care.

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The Undergraduate Diversity Fellowship Program

Overview: The Undergraduate Diversity Fellowship provides paid educational, professional, and mentorship opportunities to community college & undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in international affairs or Asia policy. Fellows get to spend a summer working with NBR's research teams in Washington, D.C.

Eligibility: Currently enrolled community college or undergraduate students at the first-year, sophomore, or junior level.

Learn More and Apply:

Virtual Info Session: February 29, 2024 at 12:00 p.m. PT / 3:00 p.m. ET (register at

Deadline: March 17, 2024

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