Junior Opportunities

Udall Scholarship

Campus priority deadline is in early January with a secondary deadline in February

  • Up to $7,000 scholarship, 4-day orientation, mentorship, training
  • Campus nomination required - email the Office of Fellowships at fellowships@ku.edu for more information
  • Students who apply by the January deadline may fill the nomination spots, but if spots remain students can still apply for nomination.
  • Open to sophomore and junior students dedicated to either:
    • Making a positive impact across a wide spectrum of environmental issues (open to U.S. Citizens), OR
    • Making a positive impact in Indian Country (open to Native Americans and Alaska Natives)

Phi Beta Kappa - Key Into Public Service Scholarship

National deadline mid-January

  • Up to $5,000 scholarship, two-day online conference and mentoring
  • Open to students in their second or third year who are interested in working in the public sector
  • Students should be in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and have a 3.5+ GPA
  • View more Key Into Public Service Scholarship information and application details.

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program

Deadline early February

  • Take two courses at Howard University over the summer
  • Participate in programs with foreign affairs professionals at Howard and around Washington, D.C.
  • All costs of program are covered, plus a $3,200 stipend
  • Open to U.S. Citizens with a 3.2 or above who are sophomores or above
  • Read more about the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program.

The Harvard Business School Summer Venture in Management Program

National deadline late April

  • One-week residential educational program for rising college seniors (=current juniors) designed to increase diversity and opportunity in business education.
  • Program is designed for students participating in a summer internship (Internship organizations can include public or private companies, government agencies or entities, and non-profit organizations).
  • Educational expenses are covered, including housing and meals; financial aid is available for transportation assistance
  • Read more about The Harvard Business School Summer Venture in Management Program.