Major Scholarships NISO Coordinates

These external awards require a campus nomination from Purdue.* While the application year notes when students are eligible to apply, please be advised that there is a multiple level campus application and evaluation process. Explore your options early and work with NISO staff well in advance. For many scholarships that you apply for as a Senior, you must begin the application as a Junior. In most cases, students begin working on the application materials months in advance of the campus deadline.

*Gates Cambridge Scholarships do not require a campus nomination, but are extremely competitive and complex. You will need our help.

Award

Fields of Study

Funding Purpose

Location

Basic Eligibility

Application Year

Campus Deadline

Astronaut Scholarship

Sciences, technology, engineering, mathematics

General scholarship

U.S.

-U.S. citizen

-Conducted a considerable amount of research in their field

sophomore, junior

1/26/17

Beinecke Scholarship

Arts, humanities or social sciences

General scholarship, graduate school funding

worldwide

-U.S. citizen or U.S. national

-Financial need as defined by federal financial aid guidelines

-Will enter a graduate program in the arts, humanities, or social sciences

junior 1/12/17

Boren Scholarship

Open

Study abroad to countries with languages critical to U.S. national security

worldwide

-U.S. citizen

-Study abroad must take place prior to earning undergraduate degree

-Interest in working in any government agency

freshman, senior 1/12/17

Boren STEM Initiative

Sciences, technology, engineering, mathematics

Summer study abroad to countries with languages critical to U.S. national security

worldwide

-U.S. citizen

-Study abroad must take place prior to earning undergraduate degree

freshman, senior

1/14/16

Churchill Scholarship

Engineering, mathematics, sciences

1 year graduate study at University of Cambridge

U.K.

-U.S. citizen

-Not yet completed a Ph.D.

senior or recent graduate

9/7/16

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Open

1 year study, research, or teaching assistantship

worldwide

-U.S. citizen

-Not yet completed a Ph.D.

senior or grad student

9/1/16

Gilman Scholarship

Open

Study abroad

worldwide

-Recipient of federal Pell Grant

-Study abroad or international internship of at least 4 weeks in one country

freshman, senior

9/15/16 - spring 2017 funding

2/16/17 - summer, fall, or AY 2017 funding

Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Open

1-4 years graduate study at University of Cambridge

U.K.

- Citizen of any country outside the U.K.

- Recommended 3.5/4.0 GPA

senior

9/7/16

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Sciences, engineering, computer sciences, and mathematics

General scholarship

U.S.

- U.S. citizen

- Highly involved in research

- Minimum 3.0/4.0 GPA

sophomore, junior

11/17/16

Marshall Scholarship

Open

1-3 years of study at any U.K. institution

U.K.

- U.S. citizen

- 3.7/4.0 GPA

- Must not have studied for, nor hold a degree or degree-equivalent qualification, from a British University

senior

9/1/16

George J. Mitchell Scholarship

Open

1 year graduate study at an Irish university

Ireland

- U.S. citizen

senior or grad student

9/1/16

Rhodes Scholarship

Open

2-3 years study at University of Oxford

U.K.

- U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident, or citizen of certain British Commonwealth countries

senior

9/1/16

Schwarzman Scholars Program

Open

1 year master's degree program at Tsinghua University in Public Policy, Economics and Business, or International Studies; foundation program

China

- Demonstrated leadership

- 18-28 years old

- Citizen of any country

junior, senior, grad student, or alumni

8/17/16

Harry S. Truman Scholarship

Open

General scholarship, senior year and graduate school funding

U.S.

- U.S. citizen or U.S. national

- Committed to a career in public service

junior

11/3/16

Udall Scholarship

Open

General scholarship

U.S.

- U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or permanent resident

- Minimum 3.0/4.0 GPA

-Committed to a career related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American healthcare

sophomore, junior

1/26/17

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