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|UNC Funding for Individuals & Organizations|
Entrepreneur Fellowship- up to $1500 grants awarded to undergraduates
to carry out service projects over the course of academic year that address
a community need.
Program- grants of up to $6000 to undergraduate students at UNC
Chapel Hill to support self-designed off-campus experiences that enable
them to pursue a passionate interest in a way and to a degree not otherwise
Internship Funding- several funding opportunities available,
including non-profit/arts internship stipend, public service internship
prize, and international internship awards.
for Public Service- provides several funding opportunities for
students, including Bryan Fellowships, Student Organization Service Grants,
and Outward Bound Scholarships.
Funding Opportunities (Searchable Database)- provides access
tofunding opportunities that support research and scholarly activities
conducted by Carolina faculty, staff, postdoctoral scholars, and students.
Includes both internal fund sources and external awards/prizes.
Health Fellowship- Enables promising undergraduates to create a self-designed health related study anywhere in the world.
Class of 1983 Summer Study Abroad Fellowship- six fellowships of up to $3500 each for students to pursue independent career or personal projects outside the United States. internationalcenter.unc.edu/services_programs/1938/index.html
C.V. Starr Scholarship- Offers financial support to students with internationally focused research or work projects. Students must prove financial need.
Faculty Curriculum Development Award- Helps UNC Chapel Hill faculty add substantive international content to currently taught courses with awards of up to $4,000. Courses being developed may be graduate or undergraduate, and in any department, curriculum, or school. http://cgi.unc.edu/awards/curriculum-development
Faculty Working Groups- To foster innovative and interdisciplinary research, the Center for Global Initiatives is pleased to fund internationally-themed faculty working groups. These groups meet regularly to critique scholarly works, host visiting speakers, organize conferences, develop grant proposals, and embed research into the curriculum. http://cgi.unc.edu/awards/working-groups
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship- Funds the study of less commonly taught languages and area studies coursework. Both academic year and summer funding available. See the Center for Global Initiatives site for priority languages.
Phillips Travel Scholarship- Approximately twenty Phillips Scholarships
for up to $7000 each awarded every year to Juniors and Seniors in the
College of Arts and Sciences. For self-designed and directed international
travel experiences ranging from two to six months in length.
Graduate and Professional
Student Federation- funds variety of academic, community service,
and social programs sponsored by graduate and professional student groups,
including groups not officially recognized.
Grant Source Library-
assists graduate students looking for fellowships, dissertation support,
research grants, scholarships, or postdoctoral funding.
Awards- offers financial support to students who have secured an internationally focused internship.
International Conference Presentation Award- Offers modest support to UNC-Chapel Hill faculty who are presenting scholarly work at conferences abroad.
Johnston Center for Undergraduate Excellence- funds programs that enrich the academic environment of UNC-Chapel Hill undergraduate curriculum. Course development grants for faculty and support for students doing a senior honors thesis.
Mahatma Gandhi Fellowship- awards two students up to $3,000 each to pursue a
summer project that benefits South Asians. Available to any graduate or
undergraduate student, regardless of ethnicity, in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel
Matching Funds- As a catalyst for the innovative work of faculty and students at UNC, the Center for Global Initiatives welcomes proposals seeking support for internationally-themed projects that deepen knowledge and understanding of our complex world.
Office of Distinguished
Scholarships- provides a central location for information on
distinguished scholarships for UNC students, advises students on drafts
of their applications, suggests interviewing strategies, and facilitates
contacts with other faculty who can assist with the writing of project
statements. (Many of the opportunities on this page are described
in detail at this office’s website.)
Office of Undergraduate
Research- offers an online database of funding opportunities
for undergraduate research, searchable by department.
Peacock REACH Fellowship- Offers Ph.D. candidates up to $30,000 over two consecutive years; a one-year research and travel grant to support international dissertation field research and a one-year stipend to apply that international research to teach an undergraduate course. True to its pan-university nature, Center for Global Initiatives solicits applications from Ph.D. candidates from all disciplines and departments.
Pre-Dissertation Travel Award- Supports doctoral research, especially at the stage between passing comprehensive exams and defending the dissertation proposal.
Robert E. Bryan
Fellowship- summer fellowships of up to $3000 given to students
to support public service projects that address identifiable needs within
North Carolina. Fellows work on project in conjunction with a local community
partner and with a faculty mentor. Faculty mentors receive a $500 grant.
Returning graduate and undergraduate students may apply.
Collaboration Fund- funds collaborative projects between UNC
Chapel Hill and Duke. Faculty, staff and student organizations are encouraged
finances officially recognized student organization events that benefit
the entire student body.
Student Learning Circles-
In order to enrich the flow of ideas among students, the Center for Global Initiatives is pleased to fund Student Learning Circles. These circles receive funding for an academic year to support internationally-themed activities such as speaker series, brown bags, workshops, publications, film screenings, and service-learning projects. In addition to promoting the academic work of students, the goal of these Student Learning Circles is also to deepen the work of the Center. We therefore expect students involved in these circles to become active members of our community.
Research - Helps you pursue topics of your greatest intellectual
and creative interests.
The Vimy Global Team Award -This award is intended to support UNC Undergraduate and Master’s-level students in completing self-directed or designed group projects internationally during the summer. The award provides funding for travel as well as supplies needed to implement the project. The Center embraces diversity in all of its forms and encourages applications from those less commonly represented in international work.
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|State & National Scholarships & Fellowships|
Ashoka Fellows are leading social entrepreneurs who we recognize to have
innovative solutions and the potential to change patterns across society.
Fellows undergo a rigorous search and selection process.
Law Clinic- provides free legal assistance and other legal advice
Coro Fellows Program
in Public Affairs- a nine-month, full-time, post-graduate experiential
leadership-training program that introduces diverse, intelligent and driven
young public servants to all aspects of the public affairs arena. Sixty-four
Fellows are chosen annually each year through a highly competitive selection
process. The program is conducted in San Francisco, Los Angeles, St. Louis,
New York and Pittsburgh.
Echoing Green Public
Service Fellowship- awards two-year fellowships to emerging social
innovators (individuals or partnerships) with ideas for creating new models
for tackling seemingly unsolvable social challenges. Fellows work in the
community to launch, manage and grow organizations that create lasting
social change. Individual fellowships are $30,000 per year.
NC Albert Schweitzer
Fellows Program- one-year interdisciplinary fellowship program
focused on community service, leadership development and reflection. The
mission of the ASF is to develop "leaders in service" - individuals
who are dedicated and skilled in addressing the health needs of underserved
communities, and whose example influences and inspires others. A stipend
of $2000 is provided.
funding for individuals including Rotary World Peace Scholarships, for
students pursuing two-year master's-level degree programs in conflict
resolution, peace studies, and international relations; and Ambassadorial
Scholarships, the world’s largest privately funded international
scholarship program, with funding for undergraduate and graduate students
and professionals to pursue study abroad.
Samuel Huntington Public Service Award - This aware provides an annual stipend of $10,000 for a graduating college senior to pursue public service anywhere in the world. This allows recipients to engage in a maningful public service activity for one year before proceeding on to graduate school or a career. Applications must be postmarked by February 15, 2006. http://www.nationalgridus.com/commitment/d4-1_award.asp
provides a $26,000 merit-based grant to undergraduate students who wish
financial support to attend graduate or professional school in preparation
for careers in government. Candidates may not apply directly but must
be nominated by the institution.
Youth Venture - inspires and invests in teams of young people to design and launch their own lasting social ventures, enabling them to have this transformative experience of leading positive social change. When teh Venture team is ready to launch, Youth Venture offers: seed funding of up to *$1,000*, guidance, tools and suport, allies who provide advice, mentoring and expertise, and supportive network of fellow Youth Venturers, identity as part of movement of young changemakers.
Z. Smith Reynolds
Fellowship & Internship- the two-year fellowship is offered
to a North Carolinian who demonstrates an interest in philanthropy, public
policy, the nonprofit sector and/or community service. The fellow acts
as a junior program officer and works with Foundation staff in evaluating
grant proposals and visiting grant applicants. Salary and medical benefits
provided. The six-week summer internship is available for North Carolina
natives, residents, or students attending North Carolina colleges who
want experience in the nonprofit sector.
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