Andover Phillips Academy Institute of the Recruitment of Teachers
“Addresses the lack of diversity in the nation’s teaching faculties by recruiting outstanding students of color and other scholars committed to diversity, counseling them through the graduate school application process, and advocating for sufficient funding for advanced study.”
American Bar Foundation’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program
“Introduces undergraduate students to the rewards and demands of a research-oriented career in law and/or social science”
American Sociological Association’s Minority Fellowship Program
Supports “students of color in pursuit of a doctoral degree in sociology.”
Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies
A nine-month congressional internship program “designed for young AAPI professionals looking to increase their experience in public policy and service.”
Center for Third World Organizing Movement Activist Apprenticeship Program (MAPP)
An eight-week “paid summer intensive training program that provides Black, Latinx, indigenous, and other people of color with the opportunity to develop skills and experience in grassroots organizing.”
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarships
Scholarships for students who demonstrate leadership ability through exemplary community service and academic talent. See the link for a full list of opportunities.
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Public Policy Fellowship
Paid fellowship that offers a nine-month internship in Washington, DC for future Latino policymakers.
Frederick Douglass Global Fellows
“A fully funded summer study abroad program designed for students of color”
John R. Lewis NREI Social Justice Fellowships
“Fellows are placed in the offices of Congressional Black Caucus members to serve as Legislative Aides for 6 months, followed by a six-month placement with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, conducting research on behalf of the [CBC Foundation’s] Center for Policy Analysis and Research.”
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Provides support services and academic scholarships to exceptional students
Legacy Lab Scholarship
A $15,000 scholarship for Black students who “represent the next-generation of legacy-makers – future leaders who are dedicating time and energy to create lasting social impact.”
Moore Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program (MURAP)
“A paid summer fellowship designed to foster the entrance of talented students from diverse backgrounds within the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts into Ph.D. programs and faculty positions in U.S. colleges and universities”
Native American Political Leadership Program
“Provides full academic scholarships to American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students and recent graduates for a semester-long experience in Washington, DC.
Next Gen Pop
Program for undergraduates interested in “population research that aims to increase the diversity of the population field and nurture the next generation of population scientists.”
Prospective PhD Preview (P3) Program
Princeton-based program that prepares scholars from historically underrepresented groups for the Ph.D. application process.
Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Junior Summer Institute
A rigorous academic preparation program for undergraduate juniors from underrepresented groups who are committed to public service careers (government, nonprofits, public policy institutions, and international organizations) and planning to pursue graduate degrees in public policy, public administration, international affairs, etc.
Rangel Graduate Fellowship & Summer Enrichment Program
Two opportunities designed for students interested in careers in the foreign service, with a preference for individuals from groups historically underrepresented in that sector of government.
Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Provides scholarships to support the graduate education of “New Americans—immigrants and children of immigrants—who are poised to make significant contributions to US society, culture or their academic field.”
Summer Teaching Fellowship with Uncommon Schools
A paid 5-week teacher preparation program designed for rising college seniors who are committed to pursuing a career in urban education
Udall Undergraduate Scholarship
“Scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment”