Funding Opportunities

Funding opportunities for research, language study, internships, and conference travel are available to both current students and recent graduates.

John Parke Young Initiative on the Global Economy

The John Parke Young Initiative on the Global Economy is pleased to announce the availability of financial support to conduct independent research, undertake internships, and participate in conferences, colloquia, or workshops. Projects must be related to world affairs or the global economy for support.

Boren Scholarship

Boren Scholarships provide American undergraduate students with the resources and encouragement they need to acquire skills and experiences in areas of the world critical to the future security of our nation, in exchange for their commitment to seek work in the federal government. Boren Scholarships promote long term linguistic and cultural immersion ($10,000 a semester/$20,000 for a full academic year); study abroad proposals for two or more semesters are strongly encouraged. The campus deadline for the Boren Scholarship pre-application will be in December. Contact Jennifer Locke, the director of National Awards and Fellowships, for information about Oxy deadlines and applications.

Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellows Program

Each year the Endowment offers 8-10 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. They are selected from a pool of nominees from close to 400 participating colleges. Carnegie Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the Endowment’s senior associates. The campus pre-application deadline will be in November. Contact Jennifer Locke, the director of National Awards and Fellowships, for information about Oxy deadlines and applications.