National Scholarships

OIP facilitates and supports students applying for the following scholarships.  Many of these scholarships require a Mines endorsement.  This means that you must submit your application to OIP at least 2 weeks prior to the scholarship deadlines.  OIP, along with the Faculty Reviewers and the Writing Center will help you prepare a competitive application.

NEW Scholarship Opportunities for Non-Citizens. Information can be found here

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Nationally Competitive Scholarships

Undergraduate StudiesDescriptionDeadline
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship2nd/3rd year undergraduates eligible   Jan 15th
Boren Scholarship                        Feb 1st (Undergradute), Jan 15th (Graduate)
GilmanFeb 15th
Harry S. Truman Scholarship Jan 15th
Morris K. Udall ScholarshipFeb 15th
Graduate StudiesDescriptionDeadline
Andrew Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic StudiesWebsite offers many grants and fellowshipsVaries
David L. Boren Graduate FellowshipJan 28th, 2016
Fulbright Graduate Student Program1 year of study, research, ESL. within 140+ countriesOct 11th, 2016
Gates Cambridge Scholarship1-4 years at CambridgeOct 12th, 2016
George Marshall Scholarship2-3 years at any UK collegeuniversityOct 3rd, 2016
Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship AwardOct 28th, 2016
Inter-American Foundation FellowshipsOpens in the fall
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Research FellowshipOpens Sep 2016
NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer InstitutesDatabase of many grantsNov 10th, 2016 
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship ProgramU.S. Based, but with international opportunityVaries by field, late Oct - early Nov
Rhodes ScholarshipEarly October
Robert Bosch Foundation ScholarshipVaries
SOROSNov 1st, 2016
Winston Churchill Foundation Scholarship    Nov 10th, 2016
Study Outside the U.S. 
American-Scandinavian Foundation Fellowships GrantsStudy in Scandinavia
DAAD: German Academic Exchange Service ScholarshipsResearch Opportunities
German Chancellor Scholarships
German Studies Research Grant
National Flagship Language ProgramUnder The National Security Education Program NSEP
National Italian American Foundation Scholarships
Samuel Huntington Public Service Awards
Study Within the U.S. 
American Association of University Women Educational Foundation
Leopold Schepp Foundation Graduate Scholarships
Foreign Language/Culture StudyLanguages
Critical Language Enhancement Awards (Summer)/
Boren (see above)
To study Arabic, Azeri, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese, Farsi, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Pashto, Urdu, Korean, Russian or Turkish
Critical Language Scholarships To study Arabic, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish or Urdu


Engineering, Mathematics or Science Programs
(for undergraduates, graduating seniors and recent graduates)


Public Policy, International Affairs and Activism

      – 1-year internship requiring CSM endorsement
      – Campus Deadline: mid-December

      – For Juniors or Seniors
      – Official Deadline: early February

      – Official Deadline between 1 Nov and 1 Mar
      – Programs at Princeton, Carnegie Mellon, US-Berkeley, Michigan, Maryland


Other Useful Sites

      – A leading global resourse for hard-to-find information critical to scientific and other projects across all diciplines

      – List of other Fellowships, Scholarships and Grants


Office of International Programs
1200 16th Street
Ben Parker Student Center, Suite E110
Colorado School of Mines
Golden, CO 80401

Office Hours
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David Wright, Assistant Provost for International Affairs
(303) 384-2120 /

Mary Cook, Associate Director and Manager of Student Mobility-Outbound/Inbound
(303) 384-2121 /

Main Office Phone and Email
(303) 273-3210 /