RESEARCH OR STUDY ABROAD AFTER GRADUATION


The Belgian American Educational Foundation
Award: $27,000 for one year of study in Belgium (if less than 12 months, stipend is prorated accordingly; minimum of 6 months) and health insurance
Deadline: October 31.
Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. and registered in a graduate program towards a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the U.S. OR registered in a graduate program in Belgium OR or hold a Master's, Ph.D., or equivalent degree. Preference is given to applicants under the age of 30 with a reading and speaking knowledge of Dutch, French, or German.
Berry Contact: Dr. Matthew G. Stanard at 706-290-2157

Boren Fellowships
Award: Up to $24,000 for up to 24 months of study in regions and/or languages deemed critical to U.S. Security.
Deadline: The deadline for 2016 has passed. Expect a mid-January 2017 deadline for 2017 applications.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens matriculated in or applying to accredited graduate degree programs at a U.S. college or university located in the United States.
Berry Contact: Chris Borda at 706-233-4065

DAAD Study Scholarship in Germany  
Award: Graduate study scholarship at a German University for one year, with a possibility of renewal, or support for independent research. Plus monthly stipend, health insurance, and travel expenses.  
Deadline: DAAD offers several different scholarships and deadlines vary.  Consult the website, available at the above link.  
Eligibility: Graduating seniors or recent graduates in all academic fields; applicants in the arts, humanities, and social sciences should have good command of German.  
Berry Contact: Dr. Christine Anton at 706-233-4063  

Davies-Jackson Scholarship: Cambridge, UK
Award: Valued at approximately $50,000, this scholarship pays for two years of study at St. John's College at the University of Cambridge in the U.K.
Deadline: October 21. Because you must receive institutional authorization of your application, you must contact Dr. Parker well in advance of the deadline to arrange for an endorsement from Berry College. Please see Dr. Parker immediately if you intend to apply for next year.  
Eligibility:  Applicants must be the first in their families to graduate from college, and must plan to study in one of the following fields:  Classics, Economics, English, Geography, History, History of Art, Human, Social, and Political Sciences (including politics, international relations, sociology, anthropology, and archaeology, Modern and Medieval Languages, Music, Philosophy, Psychological and Behavioral Sciences.
Berry Contact: Dr. Jonathan Parker at 706-238-7695  

J. William Fulbright Study/Research Fellowship  
Award: Living costs, book and research allowances, and round-trip transportation to host country.  
Deadline: October 11. Because you must receive institutional authorization of your application, you must contact Dr. Corry well in advance of the deadline to arrange for an endorsement from Berry College. Please see Dr. Corry immediately if you intend to apply for next year.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen with B.A. degree or equivalent, in good health, with sufficient proficiency in the written and spoken language of the host country.  
Berry Contact: Dr. Jennifer Corry at 706-233-4067  

The Gates Cambridge Scholarships: Cambridge, UK
Award: University fees to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study in any field at Cambridge University in Cambridge, England: Research leading to the PhD degree, one-year post-graduate courses (e.g. MPhil, LLM, Diploma, CASM or Part III Math, MBA etc.), 2 year MSc degree, second Bachelor degree as an Affiliated Student, or MBBChir Clinical Studies
Deadline: October 12. Because you must receive institutional authorization of your application, you must contact Dr. Knowlton well in advance of the deadline to arrange for an endorsement from Berry College. Please see Dr. Knowlton immediately if you intend to apply for next year.
Eligibility: Citizens of any country outside the UK; excellent transcripts with high GPA scores showing evidence of sustained achievement in study, together with the type of academic references which speak of the candidate's leadership potential, social commitment, intellectual ability and why further study at Cambridge is particularly appropriate.
Berry Contact: Dr. Tim Knowlton at 706-802-6730.

The Mitchell Scholars Program: Ireland  
Award: One year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The Mitchell Scholars Program provides tuition, housing, a living expenses stipend, and an international travel stipend.  
Deadline: September 30. Because you must receive institutional authorization of your application, you must contact Dr. Whelan well in advance of the deadline to arrange for an endorsement from Berry College. Please see Dr. Whelan immediately if you intend to apply for next year.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens between the ages of 18 and 30.  
Berry Contact: Dr. Thomas D. Kennedy at (706) 236-2297  

George C. Marshall Scholarship: United Kingdom  
Award: University fees, cost of living expenses, annual book grant, and other associated costs at a university in the United Kingdom.  
Deadline: October 3. Because you must receive institutional authorization of your application, you must contact Dr. Whelan well in advance of the deadline to arrange for an endorsement from Berry College. Please see Dr. Whelan immediately if you intend to apply for next year.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens who hold a first degree from an accredited four-year college in the U.S. with a minimum GPA of 3.7.  
Berry Contact: Dr. Thomas D. Kennedy at (706) 236-2297 

Rhodes Scholarship: Oxford, United Kingdom  
Award: Covers educational and living expenses for two or three years of post-bachelor study at Oxford University in Great Britain.  
Deadline: October 5. Because you must receive institutional authorization of your application, you must contact Dr. Lee well in advance of the deadline to arrange for an endorsement from Berry College. Please see Dr. Lee immediately if you intend to apply for next year.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen between the ages of 18-23 (on October 1, 2014) and earns bachelor’s degree before October 2015. Applicants should demonstrate outstanding intellectual and academic achievement (minimum 3.6 GPA), integrity of character, interest in others, leadership ability, and the energy to fully use their talents.  
Berry Contact: Dr. Matthew Lee at 706-290-2694

Rotary Global Grant
Award: $30,000 for full-time graduate study abroad
Deadline: October 15. Because you must receive the Rotary's authorization of your application before the application deadline, you must contact Dr. Whelan well in advance of the deadline. Please see Dr. Whelan immediately if you intend to apply for next year.
Eligibility: Must be pursuing graduate study in one of the Rotary's areas of interest: pursuing careers in fields that support peace and conflict prevention/resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education and literacy, and economic and community development. Applicants must be proficient in native language of host country, willing to participate with a host Rotary Club and Rotary District, beginning graduate study, have legal residence, be employed full time, or be a full-time student in Rotary District 6900 (Berry’s district) and may not be a Rotarian, an employee of a club, district or any other Rotary entity, or the spouse, lineal descendant, parent or grandparent of a Rotarian or an employee of a Rotary entity.
Berry Contact: Dr. Thomas D. Kennedy at (706) 236-2297