There are about 1,500 of the student awards to go around, and those awarded the State Department-sponsored fellowships are able to study, conduct research, or teach English in 140 countries.

Grants are awarded in all fields and disciplines through the Institute for International Education.

Check out this list of 2017 scholarships and get a jump start on your financial aid package for next year by winning scholarships for college.

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Each scholarship is $2,000, and must be used for graduate studies in political science.

The Emergency Nurses Association awards its members scholarships to pursue advanced degrees. The North American Interfraternal Foundation awards a number of scholarships to former fraternity and sorority members (honors organizations included) pursuing graduate school.

The National Science Foundation offers a Graduate Research Fellowship Program offers opportunities to graduate students interested in pursuing science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines.

Fellows are expected to become experts who can contribute to research, teaching and innovations in science engineering.While less common than undergraduate scholarships, scholarships for graduate students are available.Graduate students rely heavily on fellowships or assistantships - especially in high-need areas like nursing or teaching - but these aren’t available to everyone and don’t always cover a graduate student’s living expenses.Consider research fellowships if you’re interested in improving the research base of your chosen field. Chances are that group has scholarship opportunities available to its members interested in pursuing graduate study.National Political Science Honor Society Pi Sigma Alpha awards five members the annual Howard Penniman Scholarships for Graduate Study.“Many systems are selling 18 – 20 percent less water than they used to,” Goodmann told the committee.