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Featured Scholarships and Internships

Virtual Student Foreign Service Internship Program

The State Department is seeking students for the Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) Internship program. The State Department is looking to fill 1,300 positions across 33 U.S. government agencies. Students will have an opportunity to assist with projects across the U.S. throughout the fall 2017 and spring 2018 semesters. Applications are submitted to

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled in university level courses in the U.S. or abroad.

Deadline: July 26, 2017

2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student program provides support to students who wish to teach English or complete a study/research project in more than 140 countries around the world. Interested students are encouraged to meet with the UH Fulbright Program advisor as soon as possible to review the application components and requirements. Interested applicants are also strongly encouraged to attend the 2017 Fulbright Summer Workshop series.

Eligibility: Undergraduate seniors (graduating May 2018), recent alumni, and current graduate students. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

UH Campus Deadline: Friday, September 1, 2017

U.K. Awards: Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, and Gates Cambridge Scholarships

Are you interested in completing a graduate degree in the U.K.? Have you been engaged in research, service and leadership activities as an undergraduate student or recent alumni? If so, then consider applying for one of the following nationally competitive scholarship opportunities:

Eligibility: Undergraduate seniors (graduating May 2018) and recent alumni are eligible to apply. Students must be nominated by the University and cannot apply directly. Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Research if you are interested in applying.

UH Campus Deadline: Friday, September 1, 2017

Glamour's 2018 College Women of the Year Competition

Each year, Glamour recognizes 10 outstanding college women from universities throughout the US. Winners receive up to $10,000 and are featured in Glamour magazine. Two students from the University of Houston have received this recognition in recent years. Past winners include scientists, athletes, artists, activists, and businesswomen.

Eligibility: A college student in the 2017-2018 school year. You can also enter if you previously attended college or forwent college to pursue an idea, company or project that you are dedicated to.

UH Campus Deadline: Tuesday, September 19, 2017