Awards Overview

Please see the menu on the left for list of awards for your academic year or status

or use the links in the table below:

Overview of Select Awards

Name Focus Fields* UG/Grad/Summer
Boren Scholarship Languages All UG
Boren Scholarship Languages STEM Summer
Boren Fellowship Languages All Grad
Critical Language Scholarship Languages All Summer
DAAD Germany All UG/Grad
DAAD RISE Germany STEM Summer
Fulbright UK International All UG/Summer
Fulbright International All Grad
Gates-Cambridge Cambridge All Grad
Gilman International All UG/Summer
Goldwater Sciences STEM UG
Madison History Teachers Grad
Marshall  UK All Grad
Mitchell  Ireland All Grad
NSF Grad Research Fellows Sciences STEM Grad
PPIA Public Policy minorities UG/Summer/Grad
Prior Essay Liberal Arts All UG
Rangel International All Summer/Grad
Rhodes Oxford All Grad
Truman Service All Grad
Udall Native American Environmental UG
Wiesel Essay Ethics All UG
Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellow Teaching STEM* UG/Grad

*STEM = science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (including Computer Science)



EuroScholars is a summer undergraduate science research program at 6 universities. See the UIS Undergraduate Research Support Program for more information.

The Washington Center provides summer or semester-long placements for undergraduate students in federal government offices in Washington, DC. See the UIS Internships office for more information.

External Databases

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign National and International Scholarships Program maintains an extensive, searchable database of fellowships.  Some are limited to UIUC students.


Getting Started

Many prestigious scholarships require students receive an endorsement from UIS, thus internal application deadlines are one month prior to the deadline listed by the awarding agency.  For more information, please contact Keenan Dungey.