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.

Please be aware that some organizations may have changed policies for this upcoming year. We check regularly to keep our listing up to date, but would appreciate feedback if you come across an outdated posting.

  • American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship
    Requirements: U.S. citizen or Canadian eligible to attend college in the U.S. under the Jay Treaty.  Registered as a member of a federal or state recognized tribe, or a descendant of at least one grandparent or parent who is an enrolled tribal member. (Alaska Natives may use Native Corporation membership.)
    Deadline: May 31, 2021

  • Association for Queer Anthropology
    Requirements: The Kenneth W. Payne Student Prize is presented each year by the Association for Queer Anthropology (AQA) to a graduate or undergraduate student in acknowledgement of outstanding anthropological work on 1) a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender topic, or 2) a critical interrogation of sexualities and genders more broadly defined. Papers are judged according to the following criteria: use of relevant L/G/B/T/Q and/or feminist anthropological theory and literature, potential for contribution to and advancement of queer studies and our understanding of sexualities worldwide, attention to difference (gender, class, race, ethnicity, nation), originality, organization and coherence, and timeliness.
    Deadline: June 1, 2021

  • CIRI Foundation
    Requirements: The major goal of the Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI) Foundation is encourage the education and career development of Alaska Natives through postsecondary scholarships and grants, research and other educational projects.  Applicants must be, or be descended from, original enrollees of the Cook Inlet Region.
    Deadline: June 1, 2021

  • Hungarian American Coalition
    Requirements: Must be a citizen of Hungary, or member of an ethnic Hungarian community in Slovakia, Romania, Voivodina, Serbia or Ukraine.
    Deadline: June 1, 2021

  • Korean American Scholarship Foundation
    Requirements: Scholarships available to Korean-American and Korean students enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in the United States. Selection based on financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and community services. Each applicant must submit an application to the respective KASF region.
    Deadline: June 30, 2021

  • Indonesian Education Scholarship (BPI)
    Requirements: Indonesian Education Scholarship (BPI) for Master and Doctoral Programs is funded by the Indonesian government through the use of the National Trust for Education Development (DPPN) and is managed by LPDP to finance higher education in master or doctoral program in higher education in Indonesian or overseas institutions.
    Deadline: Ongoing