A major in international relations is a detailed study of the interactions between different nations across the planet. In recent years international relations has expanded to outer space, where any probes sent out must also adhere to treaties created in consultation with international relations experts.
This field has several challenges ahead and needs to adapt quickly to the modern developments that are taking place. The field of International Relations requires the best minds to better understand the many nuances of the ever-changing world.
If you are interested in pursuing a career in international relations, you’ll be glad to know that there are several scholarships out there that will help cover your tuition fees.
Here are a few scholarships for international relations affairs majors:
The Army Staff Sgt. Special Agent Richard S. Eaton Jr., Scholarship is funded by the Lint Center for National Security Studies. This $1,000 scholarship was established in honor of Sgt. Richard Eaton, a U.S. Counterintelligence Special Agent who died in Iraq on August 12, 2003. He was also a Bronze Star recipient for his contribution in the Operation Iraqi Freedom, in addition to several other awards.
To be eligible for the Army Staff Sgt. Special Agent Richard S. Eaton Jr. Scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in programs focusing on counterintelligence, national security issues, alliance building, and cultural understanding or related fields.
The Charleston Women in International Trade Scholarship is managed by the CWIT, a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting women in international trade and associated fields. They strive to provide relevant and meaningful professional development, training opportunities and business networking- including providing mentorship and scholarships to worthy candidates and ease their path in this field. However, the $3,000 scholarship is not restricted to women alone and men can apply as well.
To be eligible for the CWIT Scholarship, you must be enrolled in a South Carolina-based accredited school or university and proof of current enrolment or acceptance needs to be provided. This scholarship is available only for U.S. citizens with a passionate interest in pursuing degrees related to international trade or allied fields of study. The selection is based on overall qualifications and an essay which is to be written on a pre- determined topic related to international trade.
The Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship is awarded in honor of the former Speaker of the State House of Representatives. The scholarship can be used against the entire tuition fee, board, room, books, and other fees of the selected candidate for one year.
Only Legal residents of Delaware who are U.S. citizens can apply for this scholarship. Applicants must be high school seniors who rank in the upper half of their class and have a score of above 1000 on the SAT. They also need to be full- time students at the Delaware State University or the University of Delaware, and need to file their FAFSA.
The Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship is open to students pursuing majors in International Relations, Continental European Studies, East Asian Studies, Latin American Studies, Sociology and Political Sciences among others.