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  • Marshall NIH Scholarship – Fellowships Office – S.F. State University
    the continuing gratitude of the British people to their American counterparts Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom Program Description Jointly funded by the Marshall Commission and the National Institutes of Health NIH Marshall Scholarships support research in bioscience medicine and related disciplines with a predominant application in bioscience Applicants may study at any appropriate U K Institution NIH Marshall Scholars receive joint supervision from their British University and the NIH and ultimately receive a doctoral degree from the British Institution The Marshall Commission funds the first 2 years of the Scholarship for study in the UK NIH funds the 3rd and 4th years for research at NIH in Bethesda For further information about NIH Programs see http oxcam gpp nih gov Benefits The Scholarship provides university fees cost of living expenses an annual book grant a thesis grant research and daily travel grants fares to and from the United States and when applicable a contribution towards the support of a dependent spouse NIH Marshall Scholars interested in combined degree MD PhD training may apply for support from the NIH MD PhD Partnership Training Program For further information on the NIH MD PhD Partnership Program in relation to Marshall Scholars see http oxcam gpp nih gov prospectiveStudents MD PhD ProgDesc asp Applicant Profile Marshall scholars are intellectually distinguished America s potential leaders opinion formers and decision makers who will contribute to advancement of knowledge in science technology humanities social sciences and creative arts at Britain s centers of academic excellence Preference will be given to candidates who combine high academic ability with the capacity to play an active part in the life of the United Kingdom university to which they go and to those who display a potential to make

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  • Mississippi Teacher Corps (MTC) – Fellowships Office – S.F. State University
    program s objectives are to provide dedicated talented teachers for critical needs school districts in Mississippi afford structured entry into the teaching profession for outstanding liberal arts graduates who have never before taught identify and nurture educational leaders in the 21st century Program Description The Mississippi Teacher Corps is a two year program similar to the Peace Corps that recruits college graduates to teach in Mississippi schools primarily in the Mississippi Delta The program is designed for non education majors and offers a host of benefits including teacher training and certification full scholarship for a master s degree in education from the University of Mississippi job placement that includes full salary and benefits the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students in one of the poorest areas of the country Coursework for the master s degree is specific to the MTC program and occurs during the summer and selected weekends MTC teachers are certified for grades 7 12 About 70 of its teachers are placed in high schools and 30 are placed in middle schools Benefits MTC Fellows receive a full scholarship and funding for degree related expenses for a Master s in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Mississippi and teacher certification with reciprocity in all other states University of Mississippi is an NCATE accredited program and the MA degree allows its alumni to teach anywhere in the country at a higher salary Other benefits include a laptop printer and scanner For the initial summer training fellows receive a 1 000 stipend an on campus housing Married participants and those choosing to live off campus will be reimbursed for housing costs Participants are placed by MTC in critical needs school districts where they receive full pay starting salary is 32 000 a year and benefits

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  • NIH Oxford Cambridge Scholars Program – Fellowships Office – S.F. State University
    area of biomedical investigation involving two mentors one at the NIH intramural campus in Maryland and one at either Oxford or Cambridge University and complete the PhD in about 4 years half the time of most American biomedical doctoral students The projects culminate in the award of a D Phil or PhD in science from either Oxford or Cambridge Description of the MD PhD Partnership Training Program The NIH Oxford Cambridge Scholars Program can accommodate students seeking combined MD PhD training as the pathway to a career as a physician scientist Students admitted to NIH MD PhD Partnership Training Program conduct research in the NIH intramural research program as part of a coordinated plan of dual degree training with a U S medical school in preparation for a career as a physician investigator in basic or translational science Applicants to the combined MD PhD Program should apply to US medical schools with an NIH Medical Scientist Training Program MSTP and the NIH Oxford Cambridge program simultaneously If accepted to both they may be eligible for combined degree funding This will provide an international collaborative dimension to the PhD portion of a combined program and allows the student to progress more rapidly to completion of both degrees Students pursuing the combined degree program enjoy access to the NIH Clinical Research Center and similar clinical schools at Oxford and Cambridge Benefits Students receive tuition fees and a living stipend to carry out their medical studies at a US medical school and their PhD work in the NIH Oxford Cambridge program Health insurance travel allowance and other educational expenses are also provided Application Process Doctoral Program Application Process Only the GPP application is required for admission consideration to the NIH Oxford Cambridge Scholars Program Matriculants submit their University applications to Oxford and or Cambridge in early spring when they are admitted to the NIH Oxford Cambridge Program although they are free to submit sooner in order to reserve spaces at the colleges of their choice Students may submit applications to both universities if they are unclear at the time of admission which one they plan to attend MD PhD Partnership Training Program Application Process Track 1 Simultaneous admission to medical school and the Scholars PhD Program Undergraduate or post baccalaureate students can apply for MSTP programs at medical schools and the GPP Graduate Partnership Programs during the same admission cycle Students must apply to medical schools for combined degree training to be considered for the partnership pathway If admitted to both programs the student enters the partnering NIH Medical Scientist Training Program MSTP medical school with the permission of the GPP and MSTP program directors For a list of NIH MSTP partnership programs see http gpp nih gov Prospective InstitutionalPartnerships AppInfoProspective htm For students in Track 1 the process of mentor selection and laboratory rotations is accelerated so that the student is ready to begin PhD thesis work in the fall of the third year of study after completion of the first two

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  • NYC Teaching Fellows Program – Fellowships Office – S.F. State University
    poverty communities and in critical high need subject areas The program is designed to fast track Fellows into full time teaching positions in New York City public schools Rather than complete a traditional teacher education program prior to entering the classroom Fellows pursue a subsidized master s degree in education while teaching full time in a New York City public school The NYC Fellows master s degree programs are tailored to accommodate Fellows teaching schedules with evening and summer classes Pre service training is one of the most exciting and challenging elements of the Fellowship program and is proven to prepare Fellows to be successful in the classroom The intensive seven week pre service training program consists of four main components fieldwork in a summer school classroom Student Achievement Framework SAF sessions content seminars and university coursework The master s degree takes two to three years to complete depending on a Fellow s subject area and university The NYC Fellows program partners with several New York City universities including the City Universities of New York CUNY each offers unique expertise in specific subject areas and all lead to teacher certification Applicants accepted into the NYC Teaching Fellows program are accepted to train to teach a specific subject area based on New York City public schools staffing needs as well as the applicant s preferences and subject area eligibility Subject area eligibility to teach at the secondary level is determined by having an undergraduate major or a graduate degree in a subject All candidates regardless of their undergraduate degree are eligible to teach special education Most special education Fellows will be certified to teach middle or high schools grades 5 9 while a small number of Fellows will be certified to teach elementary grades 1 6 Candidates with a significant academic background in science but who did not major in science may be eligible for the Science Immersion program which is designed to increase the pool of candidates eligible to teach science Benefits Each Fellow receives a stipend during the seven week pre service training of approximately 2 500 in two installments Fellows who participate in an additonal two weeks of training for the Science or Math Immersion Programs may receive an additional 1 000 stipend Once a Fellow has completed pre service training she or he is eligible to be hired as a full time teacher in a New York City public school with the same starting salary and benefits as other beginning teachers Additional financial benefits include eligibility for AmeriCorps Education Awards Salaries are based on prior teaching experience as well as Fellows undergraduate and graduate education In the 2010 11 school year the annual salary for Fellow with only a bachelor s degree and no additional coursework was 45 530 Fellows earn more based on expereince and coursework above a bachelor s degree The NYC Department of Education subsidizes most of the cost of tuition excluding books and materials at its partner universities Applicant Profile The program is

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  • Point Scholarship – Fellowships Office – S.F. State University
    Scholarships Search Strategy Deadlines Workshops Meet Our Fellows Contribute to This Site Quick Links Intake Questionnaire Graduate Fellowships California Pre Doctoral Program Financial Aid Scholarships Search Study Abroad Financing Study Abroad Transcripts Career Center Fellowships Office Contact Information Last Update July 14 2014 Point Scholarship Please consult the program website to confirm program details including applicable deadlines Program Website Program Purpose For students who are underprivileged especially those who have been abandoned by family and other support systems because of their sexual orientation or gender identity the cost of an education can seem an insurmountable obstacle to success The Point Foundation believes these students should not be further disadvantaged as they prepare for the future Through its scholarship program the Foundation invests approximately 1M annually in outstanding lesbian gay bisexual and transgender students Benefits A Point Scholarship covers tuition books supplies room and board transportation and living expenses and is set up with the individual college or university to meet the needs of the Point Scholar The average scholarship award per scholar is 13 600 The average total program expense that includes scholarship funding mentoring and leadership training is 34 000 per year per scholar Point Scholars receive more than financial support Point strives to equip its Scholars with skills to ensure a lifetime of exceptional leadership They are also in contact with a support network of professionals willing to be personally involved in their well being and future success a chosen family of caring individuals who understand Applicant Profile Exceptional academic performance is one characteristic that Point seeks in all its applicants and subsequent scholars Additionally proven leaderships skills and the desire to make a difference in the world are highly valued Each person who applies for a Point Scholarship is evaluated on the totality of their situation Marginalization

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  • PPIA (Public Policy and International Affairs) Fellowship and Junior Summer Institutes Program – Fellowships Office – S.F. State University
    PPIA Program encourages its Fellows to attain experiential internships to strengthen their professional skills and increase their competitive advantage in pursuing their educational and professional careers Paid internships with various organizations are provided through its Pipeline Partnership program One to two years after receiving a bachelor s degree PPIA Fellows are to pursue a master s degree or joint law and master s degree typically in public policy public administration international affairs or a related degree PPIA Fellows are aggressively recruited from the PPIA Graduate School Consortium of top programs in these fields Supported Fields For graduate studies at a PPIA Consortium school areas of specialization study tracks are child family policy government public administration law international law conflict resolution negotiation healthcare policy management nonprofit management criminal justice policy management housing economic development organizational theory management education policy human rights humanitarian affairs public finance budgeting energy policy information and technology policy management national or international security studies environmental policy international development social policy poverty foreign policy international trade business urban studies regional planning Regional area studies include Africa Europe Latin America Asia Eastern Europe Russia and the Middle East Tenable Institutions The PPIA Graduate School Consortium and represent the finest and most respected in the nation offering advanced degrees in public policy public administration international relations and related fields For a list of Consortium Institutions see http www ppiaprogram org consortium index php viewer list Benefits Junior Summer Institute Fellows receive full tuition to attend a PPIA Junior Summer Institute housing books GRE preparation and a minimum 1 000 stipend Applicants may also be eligible for assistance with travel expenses After completing a Junior Summer Institute PPIA Fellows are aggressively recruited from the PPIA Graduate School Consortium where they are entitled to a minimum of 5 000 towards their tuition

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  • Rangel International Affairs Program Graduate Fellowship – Fellowships Office – S.F. State University
    historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and those with financial need Program Description and Benefits Each year the program selects 20 Rangel Fellows in a highly competitive nationwide process and helps support them through two years of graduate study internships and professional development activities and entry into the Foreign Service Fellows who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service entry requirements receive appointments as Foreign Service Officers one of the most exciting and rewarding careers available Information on Foreign Service careers is available at www careers state gov Fellowships are funded at up to 34 000 annually for room and board tuition and other educational expenses toward completion of two year master s degrees A number of universities provide supplemental financial assistance to Rangel Fellows Newly appointed Fellows participate in an orientation at Howard University shortly after their selection The orientation familiarizes the Fellows with all aspects of the fellowship and enhances their understanding of and skills for Foreign Service careers Rangel Fellows participate in two internships The first an internship working on international issues for members of Congress in Washington D C occurs in the summer after being selected and before the first year of graduate study This internship deepens their understanding of the critical role of the legislative branch in U S foreign policy and the functioning of Capitol Hill The second is a funded overseas internship in a U S Embassy during the summer between the first and second years of graduate study The internship provides Fellows with hands on knowledge of U S foreign policy conditions in specific countries and the work and lifestyle of the Foreign Service It sharpens their professional focus and enhances their language and communication skills Each Fellow is mentored by a Foreign Service Officer throughout the duration of the fellowship as

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  • Rhodes Scholarship for Non U.S. Citizens – Fellowships Office – S.F. State University
    university in the English speaking world Rhodes Scholars join just over 20 000 students from more than 140 countries currently studying at the University and are enriched by the stimulating and rigorous education and the vibrant cultural and community life Scholars may study for any degree taught at the University of Oxford Rhodes Scholarships are normally held for two years the duration of most masters degrees and second bachelors degrees Scholars may also study for two one year taught master s degrees For those pursuing a doctorate the Scholarship may be renewed for a third year In the fourth and last year of a doctorate university fees only may be available Benefits The value of a Rhodes Scholarship consists of a direct payment to the Scholar s college of all tuition fees such as matriculation tuition and certain other set charges plus a maintenance stipend except for doctoral candidates who in the fourth year receive fees only of not less than 11 730 Pounds per year paid directly to the Scholar in installments during the term of the Scholarship This sum should be sufficient to enable a Scholar to meet necessary expenses for term time and vacations but those who can afford to supplement it to a modest extent from their own resources are advised to do so For those receiving fourth year fees for doctorates Oxford living expenses are often available through University teaching positions The Trust will assist Rhodes Scholars with their traveling expenses to and from Oxford Married applicants may apply It would be very difficult however for a married couple to live on the Rhodes Scholarship stipend alone Supplemental private funds are virtually essential Spouses may obtain permits to work legally in Britain Selection Criteria Proven intellectual and academic achievement of a high standard is the first quality required of applicants but applicants will also be required to show integrity of character interest in and respect for their fellow beings the ability to lead and the energy to use their talents to the full Application Process Non U S Rhodes applicants apply through their home country see the Program Website link for a list of eligible countries and work with their home country s application deadline and home country s academic institution if required to do so Please be aware that if you are named as a finalist you may be required to travel to your home country for one or more interviews Eligibility and Citizenship Applicant must have at least a bachelor s degree by October 1 of the year of application Applicants must be citizens of Australia Bermuda Canada the Commonwealth Caribbean Germany Hong Kong India Jamaica Kenya New Zealand Pakistan South Africa Zambia and Zimbabwe Some Rhodes Countries require in addition an undergraduate degree from the home country and or a minimum period of residency in the home country within a specified time frame Age limits vary by Rhodes country and range from a minimum age of 18 to a maximum of 28

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