Humanities & Social Science Scholarships

VPRI Undergraduate Fellowship

Deadline: April 10th

The Vice President for Research and Innovation (VPRI) Undergraduate Fellowship provides a $5,000 stipend to conduct research, creative scholarship or complete work on an innovative project full-time during the summer.

To Apply: These fellowships are open to all UO undergraduate students who have a 3.0 GPA or higher, and who have a faculty member to supervise your research project as a mentor. Faculty mentors must be Tenure Track Faculty or Career Non-tenure Track Faculty with an FTE of .50 or above.  Please verify with your faculty mentor that they meet these criteria. Learn more and apply online.


Mississippi Teacher Corps is Hiring Teachers

Deadline: May 1st

The Mississippi Teacher Corps is a two-year program that trains non-education majors to teach in high-poverty public schools in Mississippi while working on a master's degree at the University of Mississippi. The MTC provides training, support, certification, and a full scholarship for a Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction. The school districts where participants are placed also provide full pay and benefits. Each year, MTC accepts between 25-35 candidates. Given how small the program is, the MTC is able to provide participants with support they may not find in similar programs.

To Apply: Any students who are interested in the MTC should contact Hunter Holt at hholt@olemiss.edu or 662-915-5224. You can also submit an online application.


Rhodes Scholarships

Deadline: May 15th (UO "intention to apply" deadline)

Each year, 32 scholars from the United States are among more than 95 Rhodes Scholars worldwide who take up degree courses at Oxford University. Rhodes Scholars pursue two years of study at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom, in the pursuit of any degree of their choice at either the undergraduate or graduate level. All educational costs, a stipend, and travel to and from Oxford are paid by the program. 

To Apply: Current third year students who wish to apply should contact UO’s Marshall Scholarship advisor, Dr. Josh Snodgrass (dsinfo@uoregon.edu). More information about the scholarship can be found on UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website.


Gates Cambridge Scholarships

Deadline: May 15th (UO "intention to apply" deadline)

Gates Cambridge Scholarships are full-cost awards for graduate study and research in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. The scholarships are highly competitive and are awarded to citizens of any country outside of the United Kingdom on the basis of the candidate's academic excellence, a good fit between the scholar and the university, evidence of leadership potential, and a commitment to improving the lives of others.

To Apply: Current third year students who wish to apply should contact UO’s Marshall Scholarship advisor, Dr. Josh Snodgrass (dsinfo@uoregon.edu). More information about the scholarship can be found on UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website.


Marshall Scholarships

Deadline: May 15th (UO "intention to apply" deadline)

Marshall Scholarships are national distinguished scholarships that finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. Up to 40 scholars are selected each year to study at the graduate level at a UK institution in any field of study. The scholarship allows the scholars, who are the potential leaders, opinion-formers, and decision-makers in their own countries, to gain an understanding and appreciation of British values and the British way of life. It also establishes long-lasting ties between the peoples of Britain and the United States. Each scholarship is held for one to two years. Award covers university fees, tuition, books, a thesis grant, research, and daily travel, plus fares to and from the United States.

To Apply: Current third year students who wish to apply should contact UO’s Marshall Scholarship advisor, Dr. Josh Snodgrass (dsinfo@uoregon.edu). More information about the scholarship can be found on UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website.


Mitchell Scholarships

Deadline: May 15th (UO "intention to apply" deadline)

Mitchell Scholarships, named to honor former U.S. Senator George Mitchell’s pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, are national distinguished scholarships designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to public service and community. Up to 12 Mitchell scholars who may be seniors, alumni, and graduate students who are U.S. Citizens no older than 30, are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Award covers tuition, housing, a $12,000 living expenses stipend, and international travel. 

To Apply: Current third year students who wish to apply should contact UO’s Marshall Scholarship advisor, Dr. Josh Snodgrass (dsinfo@uoregon.edu). More information about the scholarship can be found on UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website.