Visit http://opsf.byu.edu/ for information on the following scholarship opportunities:
Harry S. Truman Scholarship
Are you a junior planning on working in civil or public service? The
Truman scholarship funds $30,000 for senior year and graduate school
for students who have plans to work in a broadly defined public service
capacity. Deadline: December 2, 2011.
National Security Education Program (NSEP) Boren Awards
The NSEP offers undergraduate and graduate awards of
$4,000-$30,000 for study abroad in areas that are critical to U.S.
security interests: Africa, Asia, Eastern & Central Europe, Middle
East, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Deadline: January 2012 (TBA).
Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) Fellowship
This fellowship provides $12,000 for students who have clearly
demonstrated research interest in the intellectual and institutional
foundations of a free society. Available for juniors, seniors, and
graduate students. Deadline: January 3, 2012 (deadlines vary according to graduate institution and discipline).
James Madison Scholarship
This fellowship offers secondary level teachers of history and
government up to $24,000 to complete a master’s degree in history,
political science, ,or related fields. After earning the degree,
fellows are obligated to teach grades 7-12 for one year for each full
year of study under the fellowship. Deadline: March 1, 2012.