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Scholarships & Fellowships

These prestigious awards significantly enrich the educational and life experiences of the recipient. Interested Wittenberg students are encouraged to consider these options. To assist students in completing the award applications accurately and efficiently, short descriptions of the awards are listed below. Each description contains the type of award, eligibility of the applicant, and summary of the award. For more information on each award click on the title of that award.

Before applying, students should consider that most of these awards require the student to exemplify a combination of:

  1. An excellent academic record
  2. Exceptional writing and researching skills
  3. Superior oral presentation capabilities
  4. Leadership in non-academic areas i.e. community service and/or campus life
  5. A detailed research or study proposal
  6. In-depth letters of reference

Title of Award: Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
Type of Award: Undergraduate Scholarship
Eligibility: US citizens, permanent residents who will be juniors or seniors in upcoming academic year
Summary: Planning advanced study in mathematics, natural sciences, or engineering
On-Campus Contact: Dr. Kristin Cline; 937-327-6440; kcline@wittenberg.edu

Title of Award: Morris K. Udall Scholarship
Type of Award: Undergraduate Scholarship
Eligibility: Sophomores and juniors, minimum 3.0 GPA
Summary: Study environmental issues, extracurriculars, community involvement, work experience
On-Campus Contact: Community Service; 937-327-7523; kcollier@wittenberg.edu

Title of Award: Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship
Type of Award: Undergraduate & Graduate Study Abroad
Eligibility: Must have at least 2 years of higher education before study abroad begins
Summary: Study in a foreign country, must have proficiency in the language
On-Campus Contact: International Education; 937-327-6185; jbennett@wittenberg.edu

Title of Award: Wittenberg Faculty Research Fund
Type of Award: Undergraduate Summer Research
Eligibility: Sophomores, juniors
Summary: Research with faculty members to create written work, exhibition, public presentation
On-Campus Contact:

Title of Award: NSF-REU
Type of Award: Undergraduate Summer Research
Eligibility: US citizens, permanent residents, sophomores, juniors
Summary: Work with a team and faculty member of the host schools faculty on a specific research project
On-Campus Contact:

Title of Award: Harry S. Truman Scholarship
Type of Award: Graduate Scholarship
Eligibility: US citizens, permanent resident, minimum 3.5 GPA, must apply during Junior year for graduate study
Summary: Interested in pursuing career in government or public service
On-Campus Contact: Dr. Rob Baker; 937-327-6105; jbaker@wittenberg.edu

Title of Award: NSF Graduate Fellowship
Type of Award: Graduate Scholarship
Eligibility: US citizens or permanent resident
Summary: For graduate work in physical, biological, engineering, behavioral, social sciences
On-Campus Contact: Department Chairperson in appropriate science discipline

Title of Award: Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarship Program
Type of Award: Graduate Scholarship
Eligibility: Recent college graduates
Summary: Any graduate program at any accredited institution for maximum of six years
On-Campus Contact: Assistant Provost for Academic Services; 937-327-7924

Title of Award: Marshall Scholarship
Type of Award: Graduate Study Abroad
Eligibility: US citizens, 3.7 GPA, strong leadership and extracurricular involvement
Summary: Graduate study in any discipline at any university in the UK
On-Campus Contact: Assistant Provost for Academic Services; 937-327-7924

Title of Award: Fulbright Fellowship
Type of Award: Graduate Study Abroad
Eligibility: US citizens, speak host country language proficiently
Summary: Plan independent study and research in an international location
On-Campus Contact: Dr. David Barry; 937-327-6359; dbarry@wittenberg.edu OR Assistant Provost for Academic Services; 937-327-7924

Title of Award: Rhodes Scholarship
Type of Award: Graduate Study Abroad
Eligibility: US citizens, 3.6 GPA, excellent leadership skills
Summary: Two years of bachelor or graduate study at Oxford University in England
On-Campus Contact: Assistant Provost for Academic Services; 937-327-7924

Title of Award: George J. Mitchell Scholarship
Type of Award: Graduate Study Abroad
Eligibility: High GPA and community service experience
Summary: One year of graduate study in Ireland or Northern Ireland
On-Campus Contact: Dr. David Barry; 937-327-635; dbarry@wittenberg.edu

Congratulations to Wittenberg 's Recent Winners

Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies

  • 2000 - Dennis Frost

Fulbright Scholars 

  • 2008-2009 - Emily Heidrich (Germany)
  • 2008-2009 - Inge Williams (Germany)
  • 2007-2008 - Allison Helmth (Jamaica)
  • 2007-2008 - Andrew Scarponi (China)
  • 2004-2005 - Pamela Gehring (Germany)
  • 2003-2004 - Bridget Mullan (Germany)
  • 2003-2004 - Amanda Oleson (Austria)
  • 1999-2000 - Amy Thompson (Germany)
  • 1998-1999 - Dennis Frost (Japan)
  • 1998-1999 - Dennis Morehouse (Germany)

NSF-REU recipients

  • 2005 - Ellen Peterson (mathematics)

 

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