Opportunities for Seniors and Post Graduates

Scholarships and fellowships with UD Faculty Advisors are listed below.  Click on the scholarship name to go to the website of the scholarship.  A more extensive list of scholarship and fellowship opportunities can be found here. 

Fulbright Grants

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Stephen Maddux

The Fulbright program allows for post-graduate study in over 140 countries worldwide. The Fulbright Comprehensive Grant allows for one year of post-graduate study in a foreign country. Students from any field may apply, but applicants must be proficient in the language of the host country. All grants provide tuition and other educational, living, travel and insurance expenses. Information from Dr. Maddux is available here. Application opens May 1.  October 1 campus deadline.

Faculty Representative: Dr. Stephen Maddux; Phone: 214-929-6518
Email: Office: Carpenter Hall 207

Hertz Fellowships

The Hertz Fellowship empowers outstanding young people with the freedom to innovate and explore their genius in collaboration with leading professors in the field. Eligible applicants for Hertz Fellowships must be students of the applied physical, biological or engineering sciences who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States of America, and who are willing to morally commit to make their skills available to the United States in time of national emergency.  College seniors wishing to pursue the Ph.D. degree in any of the fields of particular interest to the Foundation, as well as graduate students already in the process of doing so, may apply.  Applications open in August.

Intercollegiate Studies Institute Fellowships

The Intercollegiate Studies Institute offers 6-8 fellowships a year for American citizens who plan to become college professors in the liberal arts and social sciences. Students who have excelled in the University of Dallas's core curriculum would be particularly good candidates for the Western Civilization Fellowship, the Richard M. Weaver Fellowship, and the Salvatori Fellowship. February deadline.

Faculty Representative: Dr. Ron Rhombs ; Phone: 972-721-5237
Email: rrombs@udallas.edu

Madison Memorial Fellowships

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation was established in 1986 to improve teaching about the United States Constitution in secondary schools. Applicants must be outstanding college seniors, recent college graduates, or high school teachers who will enroll in graduate studies to pursue a M.A. degree in the teaching of American history or social studies. The award provides up to two years of support up to $24,000 over the period of study.  March deadline. 

Faculty Representative: Dr. Tom Jodziewicz; Phone: 972-721-5341
Email: tjodz@udallas.edu; Office: Braniff 244

Marshall Scholarships

Founded by a 1953 Act of Parliament, and named in honour of US Secretary of State George C Marshall, the Scholarships commemorate the humane ideals of the Marshall Plan and they express the continuing gratitude of the British people to their American counterparts. Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.  Deadline October.

Faculty Representative: Dr. Ron Rhombs ; Phone: 972-721-5237
Email: rrombs@udallas.edu

Mellon Fellowships

Mellon Fellowships are intended for future scholar-teachers who want to teach on of the humanities at the university level. The humanities include English, foreign language, classics, history, religion, art history, musicology, history and philosophy of science, and cultural anthropology. Mellon fellowships may be used at any university in the United States or Canada. Eighty to eighty-five merit fellowships of $15,000 are offered every year.  December deadline.

Faculty Representative: Dr. Theresa Kenney; Phone: 972-721-4069
Email: tereska02@gmail.com; Office: Braniff 308

Mitchell Fellowships

The Mitchell Scholars Program, named to honor former US Senator George Mitchell's pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service. Up to twelve Mitchell Scholars between the ages of 18 and 30 are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Applicants are judged on three criteria: (1) scholarship, (2) leadership, and (3) a sustained commitment to community and public service.  There are no restrictions on field of study.  Applications open in the spring.

NSF Graduate Fellowships

Applicants for National Science Foundation Fellowships are traditionally college seniors or first-year graduate students. Fellowships are awarded for study and research leading to masters and doctoral degrees in the sciences. This includes behavioral, biological, chemical, engineering, geological, mathematical, physical, and social sciences. Applicants are expected to have exemplary GPA's (3.8) and excellent GRE scores. November Deadline.

Faculty Representative: Dr. Richard Olenick; Phone: 972-721-5313; Email: olenick@udallas.edu
Faculty Representative: Dr. Sally Hicks; Phone: 972-721-5215; Email: hicks@udallas.edu

National Security Education Program Scholarship (Boren)

NSEP awards are given by the federal government to both undergraduates and graduate students wishing to do serious language and area studies in countries outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Applicants must show how pursuing language study and experiencing cultural immersion will help them in their professional goals, as well as support U.S. interests. Awards are for a minimum of one academic term, including a summer term of six weeks or longer. Preference is given to applicants pursuing study abroad for a full academic year.  Information from Dr. Maddux is available here.

UD Faculty Representative: Dr. Stephen Maddux
Phone: 214-929-6518; Email: maddux@udallas.edu

 

Rhodes Scholarships

The Rhodes Scholarship is the oldest and most prestigious of post-graduate scholarships. It is awarded only to the very highest quality students (3.75 or above) who exemplify superior intellectual capabilities and the highest character. Recipients of the Rhodes Scholarship enter Oxford for two years of study following the completion of their B.A. degree.  Application opens early July.  September 15 campus deadline.

Faculty Representative: Dr. Ron Rhombs; Phone: 972-721-5237
Email: rrombs@udallas.edu

Rotary Peace Fellowship

Rotary Peace Fellows promote national and international cooperation, peace, and the successful resolution of conflict throughout their lives, in their careers, and through service activities.  Rotary Peace Fellowships are provided by The Rotary Foundation to fund either master's degree or professional development certificate study at one of the six Rotary Peace Centers.

UD Faculty Representative: Dr. María Luisa Pérez-Bernardo
Phone: 972-721-5263; Email: mperez@udallas.edu

Contact
  • Dr. Sally Hicks
  • Scholarships and Fellowships Advising
  • Science Building 38
  • hicks@udallas.edu
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