Undergraduate Fellowships & Awards in Social Sciences & Humanities

The following are lists of scholarships, fellowships, and awards available for current undergraduates who are undertaking studies in the social sciences and humanities. The awards are organized into groups according to the undergraduate year in which the applicant is eligible to apply. It is important to be aware of any deadlines and due dates, as they may occur well in advance of the start dates of the awards or fellowships.

For First-Years
American Institute for Economic Research Faculty Fellowship A fully-funded, four-week program for students majoring in Economics or a related fields designed to give student fellows the opportunity to explore and present research findings on the areas of money, banking and credit, public and personal finance, economic and monetary history, government, methodology in economics, and free enterprise.
Institute for Humane Studies Scholarships and Fellowships Awards are given to outstanding undergraduate students who are exploring the principles, practices, and institutions necessary for a free society. Fellowships are awarded to students interested in journalism, production, and public policy.
For Sophomores
American Institute for Economic Research Faculty Fellowship A fully-funded, four-week program for students majoring in Economics or a related fields designed to give student fellows the opportunity to explore and present research findings on the areas of money, banking and credit, public and personal finance, economic and monetary history, government, methodology in economics, and free enterprise. 
Institute for Humane Studies Scholarships and Fellowships Awards are given to outstanding undergraduate students who are exploring the principles, practices, and institutions necessary for a free society. Fellowships are awarded to students interested in journalism, production, and public policy.
National Security Education Program - Boren Scholarships A $20,000 scholarship in support of a student's abroad experience to an area of the world that is critical to U.S. national security interest and that is underrepresented in the study abroad arena. Preference is given to students interested in a career with the federal government upon graduation.
Pulliam Journalism Fellowship  A paid ten-week opportunity for aspiring journalists to receive experience and training in preparation for a career in newspaper journalism.
For Juniors
American Association of Advertising Agencies A paid, 10-week opportunity to gain experience in a variety of advertising agencies for minority students demonstrating a commitment to the advertising agency business.
American Institute for Economic Research Faculty Fellowship A fully-funded, four-week program for students majoring in Economics or a related fields designed to gives student fellows the opportunity to explore and present research findings on the areas of money, banking and credit, public and personal finance, economic and monetary history, government, methodology in economics, and free enterprise.
Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation A scholarship awarded to junior-level undergraduates who are preparing for a career in government or public service. This award is meant to help defray the costs of the senior year of undergraduate education as well as up to three years of graduate studies.
Institute for Humane Studies Scholarships and Fellowships Awards are given to outstanding undergraduate students who are exploring the principles, practices, and institutions necessary for a free society. Fellowships are awarded to students interested in journalism, production, and public policy.
Pulliam Journalism Fellowship A paid, ten-week opportunity for aspiring journalists to receive experience and training in preparation for a career in newspaper journalism.
For Seniors
American Association of Advertising Agencies A paid, 10-week opportunity to gain experience in a variety of advertising agencies for minority students demonstrating a commitment to the advertising agency business.
American Institute for Economic Research Student Fellowship A fully-funded, four-week intensive program for students intending to pursue graduate studies in economics or related fields, especially those who aspire to teach or have an impact on popular economic understanding.
American Institute for Economic Research Faculty Fellowship A fully-funded, four-week program for students majoring in Economics or a related fields designed to gives student fellows the opportunity to explore and present research findings on the areas of money, banking and credit, public and personal finance, economic and monetary history, government, methodology in economics, and free enterprise.
Institute for Humane Studies Scholarships and Fellowships Awards are given to outstanding undergraduate students who are exploring the principles, practices, and institutions necessary for a free society. Fellowships are awarded to students interested in journalism, production, and public policy.
National Security Education Program - Boren Scholarships A $20,000 scholarship in support of a student's abroad experience to an area of the world that is critical to U.S. National Security interest and that is underrepresented in the study abroad arena. Preference is given to students interested in a career with the federal government upon graduation.
Pulliam Journalism Fellowship A paid, ten-week opportunity for aspiring journalists to receive experience and training in preparation for a career in newspaper journalism.