Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship
Deadline: Fall, February 15/ Spring, October 15

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship was established in 1987 to provide college graduates with the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security. Twice yearly, the Fellowship’s Board of Directors selects a group of outstanding individuals to spend six to nine months in Washington. Supported by a monthly stipend, the Fellows serve as full-time junior staff members at the participating organization of their choice. The program also arranges meetings for the Fellows with policy experts. Many former Scoville Fellows have gone on to prominent positions in the field of peace and security. To date, 113 Fellowships have been awarded. The Fellows receive a stipend of $2,100 per month and health insurance, plus travel expenses to Washington, DC.

Association For Intelligence Officers AFIO Scholarships, Prizes and Awards
Deadline: February 10

Harold and Maria Ransburg American Patriot Scholarships
The scholarship is designed for deserving American graduate and undergraduate students of intelligence, foreign affairs, and/or national security studies. Award amounts will range from $1,500 to $3,000. Applicants should indicate whether they are applying for a graduate or undergraduate award.

Al Ponte Graduate Scholarship Award
The scholarship is for students focusing on International Relations and/or Intelligence, and who are either AFIO members, or children (grandchildren) of AFIO members or of serving Intelligence personnel. Award amount is $1,250.

Brookings Institution Fellowships: Ford Foundation Visiting Fellowship
Deadline: First round, November 30/ second round, March 31

The Brookings Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World is seeking applications for the 2008 Ford Foundation Visiting Fellowship. Directed by Dr. Stephen Grand, the Visiting Fellows Program has provided a positive bridge of scholarship and understanding between researchers, policymakers, and the wider public in the U.S. and the Muslim world.

The Visiting Fellows Program is designed to bring the most knowledgeable and experienced analysts from Muslim communities and states to Washington. The intent of the program is to promote a positive dialogue between the U.S. and the Islamic world and generate a deeper understanding of the critical issues that face us together. Visiting Fellows will be expected to (1) participate in the various policy, research and outreach aspects of the Project, (2) research and write a monograph paper in consultation of the Project Director (to be completed before departure) related to the project’s work, to be published by Brookings, and (3) interact with the Washington policy-making community. Brookings will provide a stipend, office space, computer resources, and full access to the Brookings Library.

World Bank Scholarships
Deadline: March 31

The Scholarship Program and the Fellowships Program are vehicles for knowledge sharing and capacity building in the developing world. The Programs provide opportunities for graduate studies leading to master’s degree in development-related fields for mid-career professionals from the World Bank member countries, eligible to borrow. The Scholarship Program does not sponsor undergraduate studies, distance learning programs, short-term training, conferences, seminars, thesis writing, research projects, and fields of studies not related to development. All these requests will not be considered.