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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 Type of Award Eligibility Summary On-Campus
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Undergraduate Scholarship US citizens, permanent residents who will be juniors or seniors in upcoming academic year Planning advanced study in mathematics, natural sciences, or engineering Dr. Kristin Cline
Morris K. Udall Scholarship Undergraduate Scholarship Sophomores and juniors, minimum 3.0 GPA Study environmental issues, extracurriculars, community involvement, work experience Community Service
Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship Undergraduate & Graduate Study Abroad Must have at least 2 years of higher education before study abroad begins Study in a foreign country, must have proficiency in the language International Education
Wittenberg Faculty Research Fund Undergraduate Summer Research Sophomores, juniors Research with faculty members to create written work, exhibition, public presentation  
NSF-REU Undergraduate Summer Research US citizens, permanent residents, sophomores, juniors Work with a team and faculty member of the host schools faculty on a specific research project  
Harry S. Truman Scholarship Graduate Scholarship US citizens, permanent resident, minimum 3.5 GPA, must apply during Junior year for graduate study Interested in pursuing career in government or public service Dr. Rob Baker
NSF Graduate Fellowship Graduate Scholarship US citizens or permanent resident For graduate work in physical, biological, engineering, behavioral, social sciences Department Chairperson
in appropriate science discipline
Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarship Program Graduate Scholarship Recent college graduates Any graduate program at any accredited institution for maximum of six years Assistant Provost for
Academic Services
Marshall Scholarship Graduate Study Abroad US citizens, 3.7 GPA, strong leadership and extracurricular involvement Graduate study in any discipline at any university in the UK Assistant Provost for
Academic Services
Fulbright Fellowship Graduate Study Abroad US citizens, speak host country language proficiently Plan independent study and research in an international location Dr. David Barry


Assistant Provost for
Academic Services

Rhodes Scholarship Graduate Study Abroad US citizens, 3.6 GPA, excellent leadership skills Two years of bachelor or graduate study at Oxford University in England Assistant Provost for
Academic Services
George J. Mitchell Scholarship Graduate Study Abroad High GPA and community service experience One year of graduate study in Ireland or Northern Ireland Dr. David Barry

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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