Center for Scholarly Engagement

Study or research in the United Kingdom and Ireland

**Requires University nomination

Davies-Jackson Scholarship ~ Show Information

  • Offers an opportunity for students who are the first in their family to graduate from college to study at St. John's College of Cambridge University
  • Archaeology, art history, anthropology, classics, economics, English, geography, history, modern languages, medieval languages, music, philosophy, or social and political sciences
  • Application deadline: early November
  • Available to: students who are the first in their family to graduate from college in the above-mentioned fields

Fulbright US Student Program** ~ Show Information

  • Provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or English Teaching Assistantships.
  • Facilitates cultural exchange through direct interaction on an individual basis in the classroom, field, home, and in routine tasks, allowing the grantee to gain an appreciation of others' viewpoints and beliefs, the way they do things, and the way they think
  • Grant lengths and dates vary by country
  • Institutional deadline: September
  • Application deadline: mid-late October
  • Available to: US citizens who will hold a BA before the start of the grant; current Butler students are required to apply through the University, alumni may apply through the University or as "at-large" candidates

Gates-Cambridge Scholarship ~ Show Information

  • Awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the United Kingdom to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge
  • The program aims to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others
  • Application deadline: mid-October
  • Available to: Non-UK citizens seeking a degree at Cambridge

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award ~ Show Information

  • Provides a $10,000 stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue 1-year of public service anywhere in the world
  • Applicants must generate a proposal for public service that encompasses any activity that furthers the public good
  • Applicants may propose to work alone or through established charitable, religious, educational, governmental or public service organizations
  • Application deadline: mid-January
  • Available to:  All graduating students from accredited colleges in the U.S.

Marshall Scholarship** ~ Show Information

  • Finances young Americans of high ability to study for a degree at any university in the United Kingdom for one or two years
  • Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.
  • Minimum 3.7 GPA
  • Institutional deadline: September
  • Application deadline: early October
  • Available to: US citizens who are completing a BA (or have completed a BA within the last 3 years)

George J. Mitchell Scholarship ~ Show Information

  • Provides scholars with tuition, housing, and other expenses for 1 year at any university in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland (usually in a master's degree program, any field)
  • Intended to link future U.S. leaders with the island of Ireland
  • Institutional deadline: mid-September
  • Application deadline: early October
  • Available to: US citizens between the ages of 18 and 30 who hold a BA (or will hold a BA before the start of the scholarship)

Rhodes Scholarship** ~ Show Information

  • Provides full financial support for Rhodes Scholars to pursue a degree or degrees at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom (2 years)
  • Scholars are chosen not only for their outstanding scholarly achievements, but for their character, commitment to others and to the common good, and for their potential for leadership in whatever domains their careers may lead
  • All majors welcome
  • Institutional deadline: early September
  • Application deadline: early October
  • Available to: US citizens between the ages of 18 and 24 who will hold a BA before the beginning of the scholarship

Rotary Peace Fellowship ~ Show Information

  • Fellows are committed to the advancement of peace, and often go on to serve as leaders in national governments, NGOs, the military, law enforcement, and international organizations such as the United Nations and World Bank
  • Rotary selects individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships at one of their peace centers
  • Fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship/field study expenses
  • Local club deadline: varies (March-June)
  • Application deadline: early July (must be submitted to a Rotary club or district for endorsement)
  • Available to: US citizens with a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Truman Scholarship** ~ Show Information

  • Aims to find and recognize college juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education or elsewhere in the public service
  • Provides recipients with over $20,000 for graduate study in the US or abroad
  • Applicants must have a GPA over 3.5, a very strong record of public service, and articulate public policy issues well
  • Institutional deadline: mid-December
  • Application deadline: early February
  • Available to: US citizens with junior-level standing