Opportunities for Sophomores

Opportunities are listed below by application deadline.

Strauss Scholarship
Deadline: February 12, 2019
A $10,000 merit-based scholarship for juniors to pay for the cost of a public service project as well as tuition, fees, books, room and board. Faculty Advisor: Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert.
Johnson Summer Student Research Grants
Deadline: February 11, 2019
Mellon Interdisciplinary Humanities Summer Fellowship
Deadline: February 11, 2019
The goals of the Mellon Undergraduate Research Fellowship program are to provide opportunities for students (1) to gain critically important research skills and training in a faculty-directed research fellowship and (2) to pursue their own research questions and more fully develop their senior theses with a pre-thesis fellowship.
Arthur Vining Davis Library Internship
Deadline: February 11, 2019
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
Deadline: January 25, 2019
An annual scholarship funded by Congress to honor the past senator to encourage outstanding undergraduate students to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering, and to foster excellence in those fields.
Davis Projects for Peace
Deadline: January 20, 2019
A $10,000 award to support a student (or group of students) to create a grassroots project to promote peace anywhere in the world. Faculty Advisor: Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert.
Ellen Clark Revelle Scholarship – “The Nellie”
Deadline: November 11, 2018
You may be eligible to apply for the Ellen Clark Revelle Scholarship, known as the “Nellie.” This scholarship, honoring the memory of beloved alumna and former trustee, Ellen Clark Revelle ’31, consists of an annual stipend for books, purchase of a laptop, purchase of student health insurance, a $5,000 internship, and repayment of need-based student loans up to $14,000.
Scripps College Research in Environmental Analysis Research & Pre-Thesis Fellowships
Deadline: September 17, 2018
Udall Scholarship
Deadline: March 8, 2018
An annual scholarship funded by Congress to honor Senator Udall. Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate sophomores or juniors who study the environment and/or to Native American and Alaska Native undergraduate sophomores and juniors who are in fields related to health care and tribal public policy. For more info, www.udall.gov.
Boren Scholarship
Deadline: February 8, 2018
Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.
Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program
Deadline: February 10, 2017
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
Deadline: March 1, 2016
Scholarships of up to $5,000 are awarded for study abroad for students or disciplines traditionally underrepresented in study abroad programs, or for study abroad outside Western Europe.
National Geographic Young Explorers Grant
Deadline: February 29, 2016
Fulbright Summer Institutes for US Undergraduates
Deadline: February 23, 2016
The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers special Summer Institutes for US citizens to come to the UK. These summer programs provide the opportunity for US undergraduates (aged over 18), with at least two years of undergraduate study left to complete, to come to the UK on a three, four, five, or six week academic and cultural summer program.
Cultural Vistas Fellowship
Deadline: January 26, 2016
The Cultural Vistas Fellowship affords underrepresented U.S. university students the unique opportunity to advance their career goals, develop global competencies, and experience life in another culture. Cultural Vistas selects up to 12 fellows to take part in this multinational professional development program in the field of sustainability, which includes eight-week summer internships in Argentina, Germany, and Singapore. This fellowship opportunity is funded by Cultural Vistas.
Deadline: October 10, 2013
Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA) provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.