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Honors College

National Scholarship Opportunities

The Honors College has an ongoing commitment to recognizing and awarding excellence among our Undergraduate students. CSU Honor students entering their sophomore and junior years are encouraged to apply and participate in these national competitions. Ongoing national scholarship opportunities are provided below:

Barry Goldwater Scholarship:

  • Awards up $7,500 per year for 2 years
  • Seeks students interested in Mathematics, Natural Sciences & Engineering.
  • Faculty Nominations available: 4 Nominations per Institution
  • Institutional Deadline: December 2, 2016
  • Application Deadline: January 27, 2017

Udall Scholarship:

  • Seeks students interested in the Environment or Native American and Alaska Native students committed to careers in tribal public policy or Native American and Alaska Native students committed to careers in Native health care
  • Awards 60 recipients up to $7,000 for educational expenses
  • Faculty Nominations available: 6 Nominations per Institution
  • Institutional Deadline: February 1, 2017
  • Deadline for applications: March 15, 2017

Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship:

  • Available to Phi Kappa Phi members entering the first year of graduate or professional study
  • Awards 51 Fellowships of $5,000 and 6 Fellowships of $15,000 each year
  • Institutional Deadline: March 20, 2017
  • National Deadline: April 15, 2017

Phi Kappa Phi Undergraduate Study Abroad Grants:

  • Awards fifty $1,000 Study Abroad Grants
  • Open to all disciplines for Studying Abroad
  • Session A Deadline: February 15, 2017
  • Session B Deadline: September 15, 2017

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship:

  • Scholarships of up to $5,000 to study or intern abroad for students receiving Federal Pell Grant funding. Award amounts will vary depending on the length of study and student need.
  • Study or Intern abroad must be for at least four weeks (28 days) in one country and no more than one academic year.
  • Spring 2017/Summer 2017 (early) Application Deadline: October 4, 2016

Marshall Scholarship:

  • One or Two Year Scholarships to the University of Oxford
  • University fees, cost of living expenses, annual book grant, thesis grant, research and daily travel grants, fares to and from the United States.
  • Application Deadline: October 1, 2016

George E. Mitchell Scholarship:

  • One academic year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland
  • Application Deadline: September 30, 2016 at 5pm

The Rhodes Scholarship:

  • Students pursuing a graduate degree in Oxford - Includes all educational costs plus a living stipend.
  • Disciplines: Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Science, and Social Science
  • Application Deadline: October 5, 2016 at 11:59pm

Harry S. Truman Scholarship:

  • Up to $30,000 toward a public service-related graduate degree.
  • Seeks students wanting to get a master's degree, a doctorate, or a professional degree such as a law degree or a Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Health, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, Master of Public Policy, or Master of International Affairs.
  • Involvement in student government, community service activities, government internships, political activities/campaigns
  • US Citizen of Junior Standing
  • Institution can nominate up to 4 students
  • Application Deadline: February 7, 2017

For additional information about any of the scholarships listed above, please click on the link provided or contact the Honors College at 706-507-8776.

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