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Additional Undergraduate Opportunities

Many other national scholarship opportunities are available. Below you will find a list of some of the most well-known opportunities for undergraduates.  Students may apply for all of these awards directly and do not need to seek nomination from Purdue. The National and International Scholarships Office may be able to provide application assistance on a case-by-case basis.

AWARD

FIELDS OF STUDY

FUNDING PURPOSE

LOCATION

BASIC ELIGIBILITY

APPLICATION YEAR

Bridging Scholarship for Study in Japan

open

study abroad

Japan

- U.S. citizen or permanent resident

freshman-senior

Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship

open

4-6 weeks of work in foreign country related to the UNESCO mandate

worldwide

- U.S. Citizen

freshman-senior

BUTEX North American Scholarship Program

open

study abroad at a BUTEX-affiliated UK university

UK

must have been offered a study abroad or exchange place at a UK university that is BUTEX affiliated

freshman-senior

DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship

 

open

study, senior thesis research, and/or internships

Germany

- U.S. or Canadian citizen or permanent resident
- foreign nationals are eligible under some circumstances

sophomore-junior

DAAD Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE)

sciences, engineering

summer internships

Germany

be enrolled full-time at a US, Canada, or UK institution

sophomore-junior

Josephine De Kármán Fellowship

open

general scholarship

U.S.

have a record of original research or scholarship

junior

Fulbright UK Summer Institutes

open

four, five or six week academic and cultural summer program at university in the UK

U.K.

- U.S. citizen
- 3.5/4.0 GPA
- little or no study or travel experience outside of the US

freshman-sophomore

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

open

study abroad

worldwide

- U.S. citizen
- must be receiving Federal Pell Grant

freshman-senior

Killam Undergraduate Fellowships for Americans

open

study abroad

Canada

- U.S. citizen
- may only apply through the Open Competition

freshman-senior

National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program

open

general scholarship plus required 10 week paid summer research internship with the NIH

U.S.

- U.S. citizen or permanent resident
- 3.3/4.0 GPA
- have “exceptional financial need”
- committed to biomed, behavioral, or social science health-related research career

freshman-junior

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

open

general scholarship for senior year and first year of graduate school plus 2 required 10 week summer internships

U.S.

- U.S. citizen,
- 3.2/4.0 GPA

junior

Rotary Foundation District Grants

contact your local rotary club for information

open

general scholarship - funding opportunities and requirements vary as determined by the granting district

worldwide

TBD by the granting district

various

The Undergraduate Awards open award based on submission of scholarly work - includes trip to Ireland for UA Global Summit and work publicised in an international academic journal Ireland any undergraduate can submit scholarly work on which they received an A grade senior and recent graduates (≤ 1 year)

Whitaker International Undergraduate Program

biomedical engineering or closely related field

study abroad

worldwide

- U.S. citizen or permanent resident
- demonstrate financial need in support of the study abroad experience

sophomore-senior