Student Academic Grants and Awards

National Fellowships

HORIZONS Scholarship

Official site: http://wid.ndia.org/horizon/
Final Deadline: July 1, 2013

The sponsor provides support to encourage women to pursue careers related to the national security interests of the United States and to provide development opportunities to women already working in national security fields. The scholarship program is intended to provide financial assistance to further educational objectives of women either employed or planning careers in defense or national security areas.

The Foundation focuses on the following preferred fields of study for awarding scholarships: security studies, military history, government relations, engineering, computer science, physics, mathematics, business (as it relates to national security or defense), law (as it relates to national security or defense), international relations, political science, economics. Others will be considered if the applicant can successfully demonstrate relevance to a career in the areas of national security or defense.