Multicultural Awards

Students at International Dinner 2011

The Office of Fellowships does not monitor the authenticity of these opportunities. These or other opportunities will be explored on a case by case basis.

Hispanic College Fund 
Sponsors 12 scholarship opportunities (every opportunity is not limited to Hispanic students)

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Fellowship Program 
$2,200 a month for a 9-month fellowship in Washington D.C.'s offices, organizations, and agencies developing leadership skills and network for recent Latino post-baccalaureates or master's holders

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarships, Internships, and Fellowships
A variety of opportunities in policy, health, the arts, and leadership. *Scroll down to programs on right hand side

National Black MBA Association
Provides financial support to students pursuing careers in business, academia, and related professions

The Kosciuszko Foundation 
Various funding opportunities for United States citizens of Polish descent

Mount Sinai International Exchange Program for Minority Students 
Travel, housing, and stipends for minority students in fields including: education, health, biomedical, social work, environment, biology, etc. to work on community-based scientific research projects in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Spain, Chile, and South Africa

LEAP: Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics Leadership in Action Internship
$2,000 for an 8-week internship for students and recent graduates to work in Asian American community-based organizations

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships 
$20,000 for predoctoral students, $21,000 for dissertation, and $40,000 postdoctoral awards towards increasing the ethnic and racial diversity of the college and university faculties

Washington Internships for Native Students
Opportunities for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students to build leadership skills while living, studying, and interning in Washington, DC

Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee Research Institute Anthony Shadid Internship Program
Offers a variety of programs for leadership development. While primarily oriented to Arab-Americans, students of all ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Dorot Fellowship in Israel
While living in Israel, fellows sharpen the characteristics and skills, acquire the experience, and broaden the networks required for Jewish leadership in the 21st Century

National Italian American Foundation Scholarship
Awards scholarships and grants to outstanding students in the summer for use during the following academic year

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Upcoming Deadlines

Please note that Seattle University campus deadlines may be one to two months prior to the official scholarship deadline. Application processes generally begin six months in advance of official scholarship deadlines. Check with the Office of Fellowships to obtain campus-specific deadline information. 

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The Fulbright ETA Proposal Writing Workshop and Full Grant Proposal Writing Workshop are coming up soon!  

Please join us on May 2nd for the ETA Proposal Writing Workshop Pigott 107, 4:00-5:00pm and

May 3rd for the Full Grant Proposal Writing Workshop Pigott 106, 8:00am-2:00pm

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