The SIPA Financial Aid Office maintains a database of external funding opportunities, and we wanted to alert students to some with upcoming application deadlines. For more external scholarship awards, go to our External Fellowships and Funding Sources page.

Pi Gamma Mu Scholarship
Requirements: Pi Gamma Mu’s scholarships are intended for the first or second year of graduate work in the areas of sociology, anthropology, political science, history, economics, international relations, public administration, criminal justice, law, social work, psychology, and human/cultural geography.  Applicants must be members of the Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society.
Deadline: February 15, 2020

New York Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund, Inc.
A woman who is a United States citizen and a resident of New York State, have a bachelor’s degree, currently enrolled in graduate studies in an advanced graduate degree program at an accredited New York State college or university and have already completed at least one semester in that program.
Deadline: February 28, 2020

Pat Tillman Foundation
Requirements: Active and veteran servicemembers and their families by providing scholarships for tuition and fees, living expenses, and books.  The average award is $10,000.  Scholars demonstrate extraordinary academic and leadership potential, a track record of perseverance, and a deep desire to impact change in our country and communities through their studies in medicine, law, business, policy, technology, education and the arts.
Deadline: February 29, 2020

National Italian American Foundation
Requirements: Be a member of NIAF or have a parent, guardian or grandparent who is a member of NIAF, minimum GPA 3.5 and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Deadline: March 1, 2020

United Methodist Church Scholarships
Requirements: Active, full member of United Methodist Church for at least one-year, full-time student and 2.5 GPA or higher.
Deadline: March 5, 2020

Walter S. Barr Fellowships
Requirements: Residents of Hampden County, MA or qualified former residents.
Deadline: March 15, 2020

Council of Citizens with Low Vision International Scholarships
Requirements: Full-time student with visual impairment.
Deadline: March 15, 2020

Episcopal Church Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program
Requirements: Lay and ordained members of the Episcopal Church or any member church of the Anglican Communion.
Deadline: March 15, 2020

Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund
Requirements: Federal employees with the federal government for more than three years as of the scholarship application deadline, and some family members.
Deadline: March 25, 2020

National Federation of the Blind Scholarships
Requirements: Legally blind and pursuing a full-time course of study.
Deadline: March 31, 2020

Swiss Benevolent Society of New York Scholarships
Requirements: Swiss-American students and their families.
Deadline: March 31, 2020