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Fellowships
  • Center for Transformative Action

    The CTA Changemaker Fellowship program is currently limited to Cornell students. It requires a minimum commitment of two semesters. The number of hours per fellowship will vary from 15-30 hours per month. This is a non-paid fellowship—with the exception of students who have a Federal Workstudy Award.

  • Lend for America

    You'll spend your summer at Lend for America working with real people, real businesses, and real money. You'll get to meet entrepreneurs, review loans, and see how microfinance works in the U.S. You'll unlock your ability to lead a Campus MFI.

  • Mabelle Arole Fellowship

    For pre-meds – must be accepted to medical school but not begun. Fellows live, work, and learn in Jamkhed, India for one year and gain experience in the hospital (in-patient and out-patient and in the field) and work on a project. Funding provided for housing, living expenses, and airfare.

  • SUNY Upstate Medical University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

    The aim of the SURF program is to expose undergraduate students to biomedical research. In an intensive ten-week summer program, undergraduates with appropriate faculty help will formulate their own proposal, carry out research under the supervision of one of our faculty, write a research paper and have the opportunity to see their work published.

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  • Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program

    Year-long paid internship for graduating seniors interested in careers in international affairs. Internship is at the Carnegie Endowment for World Peace in Washington, DC. Although U.S. citizenship isn’t necessary, applicant must be eligible to work in the U.S. Cornell endorsement is required. Campus Deadline: Early December.

  • Fulbright U.S. Student Program

    Opportunities for U.S. students (seniors) for study, research, and/or teaching assistantships abroad. Awards include regular full grants, plus awards for travel, critical language, and for English teaching assistantships.

  • Gates Cambridge Scholarships

    One to three years of study in any discipline at Cambridge University. Candidates apply directly through Cambridge. Deadline for Non-U.S. citizens: early December. E-mail: info@gates.scholarships.cam.ac.uk

  • Rhodes Scholarships for Non-U.S. Citizens

    One to three years of study at Oxford University for citizens of Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Jamaica and Commonwealth Caribbean, Kenya, New Zealand, Pakistan, Southern Africa (including South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, and Swaziland), Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Open to all fields. Deadlines vary.

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Programs Not Requiring Cornell Endorsements
  • 2Seeds Network Project Coordinator (Tanzania)

    Project Coordinators will spend one year in a small team to create or develop innovative and self-sustaining agricultural/economic development projects in Tanzania. Projects must be community-driven, operationally sustainable, and have a measurable impact on the food and income security of the community members that it serves.

  • All-USA College Academic Team

    Recognition program for exceptional full-time undergraduates at four-year institutions in the U.S. and its territories. Deadline: Late November. E-mail: allstars@usatoday.com Ph: 703-854-5890.

  • Allen Lee Hughes Fellowship

    Awards designed for undergraduates and recent graduates interested in artistic and technical production, arts administration, and community engagement. Seasonal fellowships of 30-44 weeks and summer internships of 8-12 weeks available. Deadline for seasonal fellowships: Mid-April. Deadlines vary. Ph: 202-554-9066. E-mail: fellows@arenastage.org or interns@arenastage.org

  • Amelia Earhart Fellowships (Zonta International Foundation)

    Women of any nationality with a superior academic record and a bachelor’s degree who are pursuing a Ph.D./doctoral degree in aerospace-related sciences and engineering. Stipend provided. Current recipients may apply to renew the fellowship for a second year of funding. Deadline: Mid-November. Ph: 630-928-1400. E-mail: programs@zonta.org

  • American Academy in Rome - The Rome Prize

    Each year, the Rome Prize is awarded to about thirty emerging artists and scholars who represent the highest standard of excellence and who are in the early or middle stages of their working lives. Deadline in November. Undergraduate students are not eligible.

  • American Foundation for Aging Research (AFAR) Awards

    Supports education and research in aging through fellowships to undergraduate and graduate students. Open deadline. Ph: 518-437-4448. E-mail: afar_office@ncsu.edu or afar@agingresearchfoundation.org

  • American Heart Association Summer Fellowship - Midwest

    Encourages juniors and seniors from all disciplines to consider research careers while supporting the highest quality scientific investigation broadly related to cardiovascular disease and stroke. Various Midwest locations.

  • American Institute of Indian Studies Fellowships

    Founded to assist scholars in their study of all aspects of Indian history, culture and contemporary life, the Institute brings about 35 scholars to India every year. Non U.S. citizens are welcome to apply for AIIS fellowships as long as they are either graduate students or full-time faculty at a college or university in the U.S. Deadline: early July. E-mail: aiis@uchicago.edu Ph: 773-702-8638.

  • American Prospect Writing Fellowships

    Offers young journalists the opportunity to spend two full years at the magazine in Washington, DC, actively developing, practicing and honing their journalistic skills. A passion for politics, policy, and digital journalism is a prerequisite. Prior journalism experience is not required.

  • American School of Classical Studies at Athens

    A variety of fellowships available to graduate students, PhDs, and postdocs for anthropological and archaeological research, mainly, in Greece.

  • American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) Fellowships

    A variety of excavation fellowships and grants available in the Eastern Mediterranean. Deadlines vary.

  • Andover Teaching Fellowship

    One-year experience for recent college graduates. Involves guided work in the classroom, professional seminars, and exposure to theories/methods of experienced faculty.

  • ArtCorps

    Through community arts projects, artists educate and inspire people to participate actively in improving the environmental, health, and social conditions in communities in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. Must be fluent in Spanish. One-year placements.

  • Asia Pacific Leadership Program

    Graduate-level nine-month certificate program (including a minimum 5-month residency at the East-West Center in Honolulu) that combines regional expertise with the enhancement of individual leadership skills. Recent graduates and enrolled graduate students as well as mid-career professionals are eligible. Deadlines vary. e-mail contacts: http://www.eastwestcenter.org/about-ewc/help/web-help#email-us

  • Asian Cultural Council

    Individual fellowship grants to artists, scholars, students, and specialists from Asia for study, research, travel and creative work in the U.S. Americans seeking aid to undertake activities in Asia are also eligible to apply. Funding from one month to one year available. Deadlines vary. Website for list of contacts: http://www.asianculturalcouncil.org/contact-us/

  • Asian Development Bank (ADB) – Japan Scholarship Program

    Citizens of ADB’s developing member countries to pursue postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asian and the Pacific Region. At least two years of professional working experience required at the time of application. Full scholarships for one-two years. E-mail: adbjsp@adb.org

  • Association for Women in Science Educational Foundation M. Hildred Blewitt Scholarship

    For female students who have completed work towards a PhD to return to physics research careers after having had to interrupt those careers for family reasons. Resident aliens of the U.S. or Canada as well as legal residents are eligible. Contact: 703-894-4490. E-mail: Biewett@aps.org or call 301-209-3231

  • Autry Fellowship

    One-year role as staff member at MDC in N. Carolina, addressing the problems of the unemployed, the working poor, and the under-trained in the South. Focus includes public policy, education, and economic and workforce development.

  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

    The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies or credit-bearing, career-oriented internships abroad. Such international exchange is intended to better prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world. Early October deadline for following spring. October and March deadlines for summer. March deadline for fall.

  • Bibliographical Society of America Fellowship Program

    Panzer Senior Fellowship supports research in topics relating to book production and distribution in Great Britain during the hand-press period as well as studies of authorship based on examination of British books published during that time. Deadline mid-December. E-mail: bsa@bibsocamer.org

  • Blue Engine Fellowship

    An 11-month, full-time program in NYC. Blue Engine Teaching Assistants provide high doses of small-group instruction to help entire grade levels of high school students in New York City master advanced academic material. In addition, Fellows perform secondary roles. e.g., as teaching assistants, and help lead after-school programming.

  • Blueprint Mentoring Fellowship - Denver or Houston Schools

    Blueprint Mentoring Fellowship - A year of service in an urban education tutoring program in Denver, Colorado; Saint Louis, Missouri; and Boston, Massachusetts. Fellows manage only 2 or 3 students at a time, depending on the grade level. The small ratio of students to Fellows allows for the individualization of remedial and supplemental instruction. Blueprint Fellows focus on the individual needs of their students, bolstering and accelerating student achievement while helping to close any skill gaps that may exist.

  • Boston Teacher Residency

    A 13-month program to recruit, prepare, and license teachers to work in the city's schools. Teacher Residents co-teach with a mentor teacher in one of Boston's most effective public schools, take course work facilitated by exceptional teachers and university faculty.

  • Capital Fellows Programs in California

    There are four different fellowships for graduating seniors working in the highest levels of California state government. Monthly stipend and benefits. Deadline February.

  • Center for Transformative Action

    The CTA Changemaker Fellowship program is currently limited to Cornell students. It requires a minimum commitment of two semesters. The number of hours per fellowship will vary from 15-30 hours per month. This is a non-paid fellowship—with the exception of students who have a Federal Workstudy Award.

  • Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program

    The Fellowship welcomes applications from individuals who want to make a difference in the world through careers as Foreign Service Officers in the U.S. Department of State. The Rangel Graduate Fellowship Program provides generous financial benefits over two years toward a two-year master's degree, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and at U.S. embassies, and provides mentorship and professional development support. Fellows can use the fellowship to attend two-year master's programs in U.S. institutions to study an area of relevance to the Foreign Service, including international relations, public policy, public administration, economics, or business administration. Applicants must be college seniors or graduates planning to start two-year graduate programs in fall of the year of application deadline, must have GPAs of at least 3.2, and must be U.S. citizens. Application deadline is mid-January.

  • Children's Corps

    A two-year experience working with a New York City child welfare agency as a caseworker. Full-time salary + health and other benefits. Check for applications in mid-December.

  • Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program

    The Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program provides early career individuals with the opportunity to spend 12 weeks at the National Academies in Washington, DC learning about science and technology policy and the role that scientists and engineers play in advising the nation.

  • Citizen Schools Teaching Fellowship

    A two-year leadership development program under the National Teaching Fellowship, an AmeriCorps program. Locations in many states. Fellows lead interactive educational activities, organize and support educational field trips, conduct community outreach, learn about non-profit management, act as trainers, and help to develop programs and curricula, with a focus on urban children and their families.

  • City Hall Fellows

    A 12-month, paid, position for graduating seniors. The fellowship "integrates hands-on experience working within the highest levels of local government with intensive training in how cities work." Fellows will be placed in 3 cities: Houston; San Francisco; and Baton Rouge.

  • Congressional Hispanic Caucus Public Policy Fellowship

    Offers up to 20 talented Latinos from across the country the opportunity to gain hands-on experience at the national level in the public policy area of their choice with the General Public Policy Fellowship. Must be college or university graduates (with a BA/BS or graduate degree) within one year of application deadline, or be currently enrolled as graduate students.

  • Cornell Community Partnership Board Grant

    The CPB is a student-run program of Cornell's Public Service Center. It seeks to foster student leadership and social responsibility by assisting students in developing grassroots community action projects and administers grants to make these projects possible.

  • DAAD Annual Grants

    Undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships to study in the Federal Republic of Germany. Foreign nationals are eligible if they are attending a U.S. Institution for their undergraduate degree. Applications in all fields are accepted, but the focus should be on scholarly research. Ph: 212-758-3223. E-mail: daadny@daad.org. Cornell Contact: Professor Paul Fleming, German Studies; e-mail: pf239@cornell.edu.

  • Davis-Putter Scholarships

    Need-based grants to undergraduate or graduate students actively working for peace and justice on campus and/or in the community. Deadline early April.

  • Dell Social Innovation Competition

    Asks undergraduate and graduate students of any discipline to dream up ingenious entrepreneurial ideas that can change the world. The plan that best combines creativity and innovation will win a cash prize to turn their idea into a new business or nonprofit with a mission to change lives for the better.

  • Department of Energy Scholars Program

    An opportunity to explore a federal career with DOE at various stages in your education. Sophomores - grad students. Internships last ten weeks during the summer; up to 16 weeks throughout the appointed semester. There are locations in 14 states.

  • Do Something Awards

    Do Something Award nominees and winners represent the pivotal "do-ers" in their field, cause, or issue. Finalists will appear on the Do Something Awards on Vh1 and are rewarded with a community grant, media coverage and continued support from DoSomething.org. The grand prize winner will receive $100,000 during the broadcast. Must be 25 years old or younger. Grant money is paid directly to the nominee's organization or the not-for-profit of the nominee’s choice.

  • Echoing Green Public Service Fellowships

    Funding to conduct public service projects anywhere in the world. E-mail: info@echoinggreen.org

  • El Pomar Fellowship in Community Service

    Two-year salaried program for graduates of four-year universities or colleges, who have a Colorado connection, can demonstrate leadership potential, and have an interest in community and/or public service.

  • Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics

    Must be a full-time junior or senior at a four-year college or university in the U.S. Faculty sponsorship and enrollment verification from college registrar required. Deadline early December. Ph: 212-490-7788 for more information.

  • Entomological Society of America

    Scholarships available to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in entomology or a related science. Deadlines vary. Ph: 301-731-4535. E-mail: esa@entsoc.org

  • Environment America Fellowship

    A two-year program that allows recent college graduates to work side by side with leaders in the environmental movement and get the training they need to tackle the environmental challenges we’re facing today—from global warming and energy policy, to cleaning up our air and water, and preserving our open spaces.

  • Environment at Harvard

    Fellowships in environmental research, education, and outreach at Harvard University.

  • Environmental Research and Education Foundation

    This scholarship recognizes excellence in master’s, doctoral, or post-doctoral waste management research and education. Ph: 919-861-6876. E-mail: foundation@erefdn.org

  • EPFL Summer Research Program for Undergraduates

    Takes place in Lausanne, Switzerland. Open to undergraduates (freshmen, sophomors and juniors) in biology, physics, chemistry, bio-engineering, or computational sciences who are interested in careers in the life sciences. Each student is matched with a specific laboratory based on the student's interest and background and will work as a member of the research group for a period of eight weeks.

  • Exploration Fund of the Explorers Club

    Award grants in support of exploration and field research through respective school with a supervising instructor.

  • Fastaid.com

    The world's largest and oldest private-sector scholarships, graduate scholarships, worldwide scholarships, fellowships, grants and free undergraduate college scholarship database.

  • Fastweb

    Fastweb is the premier online resource for paying and preparing for college.

  • For One World Travel Grant

    This is a partially funded summer volunteer position at Ayi International School in Ghana. The grant should cover all or most of airfare and additional costs are minimal – housing is provided and meals are inexpensive. Potential projects can relate to the writing curriculum, early childhood education, the math program, expressive arts, hands-on science projects, or the computer curriculum.

  • Freeman Indonesia Nonprofit Internship Program

    A 9-week summer program in Indonesia for sophomores and juniors that "aims to develop student leaders and strengthen the nonprofit sector in Indonesia." Internships and coursework will be arranged by IIEF in three cities: Bandung, Malang, and Yogyakarta.

  • French Ministry of Education Assistantship Program

    Every year, the French Ministry of Education and the Cultural Services at the French Embassy offer paid teaching assistantship positions in French elementary and secondary schools. Students need to secure own housing.

  • FRESCH

    Free scholarship search engine.

  • Glamour Magazine’s Top Ten College Women Competition

    Cash award to outstanding juniors, any field of study, recognition in Glamour magazine, and a 3-day trip to NYC for the awards presentation. E-mail: ttcw@glamour.com

  • Global Health Corps Fellowship

    GHC "aims to mobilize a global community of emerging leaders to build a movement for health equity." The 13-month fellowships are available in Rwanda, Malawi, Uganda, Burundi, Zambia, and the United States. Anyone committed to social justice and health equity is encouraged to apply. Several placements are available in each country; duties vary.

  • Google Policy Fellowship (Summer)

    For students (freshmen - grad level) who are passionate about technology, and want to spend the summer diving headfirst into Internet policy. Fellows work at public interest organizations at the forefront of debates on broadband and access policy, content regulation, copyright and trademark reform, consumer privacy, etc.

  • Great Oaks Charter School Tutor Corps

    A year urban education fellowship in Newark, New Jersey. Corps members invest their time and energy in the success of six middle school students to improve their academic skills while building critical personal relationships with students and families.

  • Greenlining Academy Fellowship (One Year)

    A year-long leadership training program for multi-ethnic students who have completed their undergraduate studies and want experience working on low-income and minority economic development. Fellows work independently and develop expertise in a specific program area (banking, health, telecommunications, or sustainable development) under the direction of Greenlining staff.

  • Greenwich Country Day School Co-Teacher Program

    Employs 27 college graduates for a one or two years to experience all aspects of an elementary classroom. Additional responsibilities include either coaching athletic teams in grades 6-9 or working in the “Afters” program in grades 1-3. Benefits: $25k annual stipend, housing, generous medical and dental benefits, and tuition assistance for graduate school. Greenwich, Connecticut. decisions made in February. Email: hr@gcds.net

  • Harris Fellowship in Child Development

    Fellows spend one year (August to August) training at Yale's Calvin Hill Day Care Center and the Yale Child Study Center. Under the supervision of a mentor, they gradually assume all the duties of a teacher.

  • Health for America

    The Health for America Fellowship is a full-time, year-long program for young leaders from diverse academic backgrounds. Over the course of the year, HFA Fellows work together to gain practical immersive experience in health innovation, with help from physicians and community leaders around the country. The team designs a solution to improve outcomes in a chronic disease such as heart failure – utilizing design thinking, entrepreneurship, and lean startup methodologies along the way. Applicants for the 2015-16 fellowship are required to have completed their undergraduate degree between January 2012 and July 2015. The application is due April 6, 2015 for a September start date.

  • Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowships

    Internship opportunity for college graduates to serve 6-9 months with a participating organization of their choice in Washington DC. Deadlines vary.

  • Hertog Summer Fellowships

    The Hertog Foundation offers several highly competitive and selective educational programs for outstanding individuals who seek to influence the intellectual, civic, and political life of the United States. They offer programs in three main areas: Political Thought & Philosophy; War & Foreign Affairs; and Economics & Domestic Policy. Their programs include short-term seminars in New York City and Washington, DC, as well as summer fellowships for college undergraduates and recent graduates. Please visit the website for more information and to apply for a fellowship.

  • Horseshoe Farm Fellowship

    A 13-month program for students preparing for careers in medicine or healthcare as well as other students with strong leadership potential. Located on a 70 acre farm campus in Greensboro, Alabama. Fellows are trained to provide leadership in service to their communities and potentially to develop innovative community based solutions to the problems facing the broader healthcare system. Training involves readings and discussions to health care systems topics including health care law and ethics, health care economics, the structure and financing of the health care system, the history of American medicine, and health policy.

  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    Year long Research Training Fellowships for Medical Students – Applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. medical, dental, or veterinary program. The fellowship research may be conducted at any academic or nonprofit institution in the U.S., except the National Institutes of Health. Research may be conducted abroad if the fellow's mentor is affiliated with a U.S. institution. Deadline: Early January. Ph: 301-951-6708. E-mail: medfellows@hhmi.org

  • Humanity in Action Summer Fellowship

    Separate five-week summer programs in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Paris, and Warsaw. They bring together international groups of college students and recent graduates to explore different national histories of discrimination and resistance, as well as examples of issues affecting different minority groups today.

  • Indicorps Fellowship

    One and two-year service fellowships for young professionals of Indian origin with grassroots service organizations in India. Nominal stipend to enable fellows to live simply and work in India for the duration of their fellowship. Indicorps or the local project partner organization covers basic room, board, and fellowship-related travel.

  • Institute for Humane Studies Fellowships

    For undergraduate and graduate students who are exploring the principles, practices, and institutions necessary to a free society. Fellowships up to $15,000 are awarded annually for study in the U.S. or abroad. Deadline: Late January. Ph: 703-993-4880 E-mail: http://www.theihs.org/contactIHS

  • Int'l Radio and TV Society Summer Fellowship

    A nine-week summer program that begins with a comprehensive one-week orientation to broadcasting, cable, advertising, and new media. Students are then assigned an eight-week fellowship in a New York-based corporation which allows them to reinforce or redefine specific career goals before settling into a permanent job. Open to juniors, seniors, or graduate students.

  • Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) Scholarship

    Applicants must be natives of countries in the Western Hemisphere, journalists or students in the final year of their journalism course, be between 21 and 35 years old, be fluent in the language of the country where they will go to study. Journalism students will have to complete their university studies before the start of the scholarship year. Apply between October and January.

  • InterExchange Foundation

    Christianson Grant: Open to individuals who have sought out and arranged their own work abroad programs. First-year through grad level students are eligible. Proposed programs must be at least six months and involve either work, an internship or a volunteer abroad program.

  • International Dissertation Research Fellowships

    Offers nine to twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are enrolled in PhD programs in the United States and conducting dissertation research on non-U.S. topics. E-mail: info@ssrc.org or Ph: 212-377-2700.

  • International Education Financial Aid (IEFA)

    IEFA is the premier resource for financial aid, college scholarship, and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive college scholarship search and grant listings plus international student loan programs and other information to promote study abroad.

  • International Scholarship Search

    The International Scholarship Search is the premier financial aid, college scholarship and international scholarship resource for students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs, and other information to assist college and university students in their pursuit to study abroad.

  • Interpretive Fellowships at Art Museums and also Conservation Fellowships

    One-year post-graduate internships in art history, conservation, museum education, or curation. Deadline: Early April.

  • J.W Saxe Fund Network/Resources for Public Service

    The J.W. Saxe Memorial Fund provides scholarships annually to one or more undergraduate or graduate students working in public service. The award is meant to enable the student to gain practical experience in public service by taking a no-pay or low-pay job during a summer or other term.

  • Janet McKinley '74 Family Grant

    The Janet McKinley ’74 Family Grant is open to all Cornell sophomores for the purpose of assisting students in pursuing interesting, provocative, and entrepreneurial summer projects, with the intent of having a direct and lasting impact on many generations of Cornell students. Early March deadline.

  • Jessica Jennifer Cohen Foundation

    Provides financial assistance to students, freshmen thru grad level, to enable them to perform community service that otherwise would be financially difficult for them to do so. Service may be through employment or other association with a nonprofit organization, through the development and execution of a person’s own program of community service, or through any other suitable community service activity.

  • John Bayliss Radio Scholarship

    Scholarships for juniors, seniors, or Master’s level study, majoring in broadcast communications. Permanent residency required. Ph: 831-655-5229.

  • John Kenneth Galbraith Public Policy Fellowship Program

    For recent graduates and graduate students interested in careers in public policy or economics. Awarded for full-time work during four, six, eight or twelve month periods. Based in Washington, DC. Applicants must demonstrate strong research and writing skills, community services and leadership experience and a commitment to liberal ideals.

  • Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

    For individuals from World Bank member countries to undertake graduate studies at any university located in a World Bank member country except their own. Suggested fields of study: economics, health, education, public policy, agriculture, population, rural development, environment and natural resource management, or other development-related subjects. Candidates commit to return to and work in their home countries after completion of their studies. For more information, Ph: 202-473-1000.

  • Josephine de Karman Fellowship

    Only current undergraduate seniors, or graduate candidates who’ll defend their dissertations by that same year are eligible. Study must be carried out only in the United States and all funds must be expended only within this country. The fellowship is for one academic year and may not be renewed or postponed. DeKarman fellowships are open to students in any discipline, including international students, who are currently enrolled in a university or college located within the United States.

  • Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship

    Award for graduates of fine arts programs (Architecture, Art, Music, Theatre, and Urban and Regional Planning) for advanced study in the U.S. or abroad. Preference will be given to applicants who are under 25 years of age. Three major Fellowships will be awarded, one in any field of music; one in instrumental or vocal music, architectural design and history, art and design, theatre, or dance; and one in art, architecture, dance, landscape architecture, theatre, or urban and regional planning. Deadline: December. Applicants must have permanent residency status in the U.S. Contact: faa@illinois.edu, Ph: 217-333-1661.

  • Kessler Fellows Program

    For Cornell’s engineering students who are interested in the entrepreneurial world, including setting up a business, working in a start-up, or other venture. Recipients receive a cash award at the end of spring course “Essentials of Entrepreneurism,” plus $1,000 per week during a 10-12 week summer placement. Must apply junior year. Applications due mid-November. Contact Tracey Brant (tlb10), Program Director, 203D Carpenter Hall; Ph: 607-254-6438.

  • Koch Fellow Program

    The Koch Fellow Program uniquely combines policy work experience with professional education. Through the program, fellows are connected to policy and research roles at more than 80 think tanks and non-profit organizations across the country, as well as directly with professors. Alongside this in-depth work experience on a variety of federal and state issues, fellows undertake a rigorous curriculum of market-based policy analysis, participate in professional education seminars, and engage in theoretical discourse on the ideas of a free society. Paid with deadline mid-November.

  • Lend for America

    You'll spend your summer at Lend for America working with real people, real businesses, and real money. You'll get to meet entrepreneurs, review loans, and see how microfinance works in the U.S. You'll unlock your ability to lead a Campus MFI.

  • Leonard M. Rieser Fellowship

    Provides a one-time award to pursue projects that explore issues at the intersection of science, global security, and public policy, focusing on a significant aspect of nuclear security, climate stabilization or biotechnology. Any undergraduate student is eligible to apply.

  • Level Playing Field Institute Summer Teaching Fellowship

    A 5-week program of the Summer Math and Science Honors Academy (SMASH) on the UC Berkeley campus. SMASH serves underrepresented populations.

  • Lotte Lenya Competition

    A theatre-singing competition open to singers from any nation aged 19-30. Contact: kwfinfo@kwf.org or Ph: 212-505-5240.

  • Mabelle Arole Fellowship

    For pre-meds – must be accepted to medical school but not begun. Fellows live, work, and learn in Jamkhed, India for one year and gain experience in the hospital (in-patient and out-patient and in the field) and work on a project. Funding provided for housing, living expenses, and airfare.

  • Marine Sciences Undergraduate Summer Fellowship

    Offered by the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. Designed to introduce bright and energetic undergraduates (juniors and seniors) to research in the marine sciences.

  • Massachusetts Promise Fellows

    Fellows are committed to building a better future for children and youth in communities across Massachusetts. One year with living allowance of $14,000, health benefits, free grad/undergrad courses at Northeastern University.

  • Math for America Fellowship

    Fellows make a five-year commitment to teach in public schools while actively participating in MƒA corps activities and events. Locations of fellowship are Boston, LA, NY, DC, and Utah.

  • Mayoral Fellowship Program (Providence, RI)

    A full-time, 10-week summer program. Fellows work with a department head on a city government issue to see how the City functions on a daily basis, as well as learn how long-term goals and policies are constructed. Must have completed four semesters of college.

  • McCarter Theatre Center Professional Internship

    Full-time positions in professional theatre and arts management in one of several departments. Possibilities = directing, producing, casting, general mgt, development, marketing and special events mgt., wardrobe, stage mgt., educational theatre, and literary mgt. August through June of following year.

  • Mentoring at Punahou School

    A year-long teaching position at a private school in Honolulu, Hawaii designed to give support, training, and experience to college graduates who are considering teaching as a career.

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art Internship in Educational Media

    Twelve-month internships for recent college graduates in design/media production, education, art history, and related fields.

  • Microsoft Scholarships

    Four types of scholarships— 1) general scholarships; 2) women’s scholarships; 3) minority scholarships; and 4) scholarships for students with disabilities—for undergraduate students interested in computer science and related technical disciplines. One-year award for students attending institutions in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. All recipients of a scholarship will be required to apply for a Microsoft Summer Internship. For the deadline and other details, e-mail scholars@microsoft.com

  • Minorities - College Scholarships, Graduate Fellowships, Research Internships

    A database searchable by keyword, designed specifically for minority students.

  • Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden Fellowship

    Students work at the museum site in NYC for nine weeks in June and July. They participate, first hand, in the inner-workings of a historic house museum, particularly in the Museum’s education department. They also engage in historical research related to the Museum's period rooms, exhibits, and programs.

  • Nanubhai Education Foundation Teaching Program

    A year-long program for recent graduates teaching high school English classes to rural Indian students with a local co-teacher. Benefits = airfare to and from India, living stipend, housing, meals, health insurance, cell phone, and internet access.

  • National Gallery of Art Graduate Internships

    A year-long internship available to graduating seniors and those who have recently completed their MA, MFA, or M Arch degrees. Deadline: Early January. Ph: 202-842-6257.

  • National Oceanic and Atomospheric Administration Undergraduate Fellowships

    Information on several summer fellowships and internships for students (freshmen - grad level) interested in coastal, marine, and environmental management or research. Compensation and application deadlines vary - see site for details on each.

  • National Repertory Orchestra Summer Fellowship

    Offers these summer positions: personnel intern; artistic and education intern; production intern; music library intern; marketing/pr intern; development intern; administrative intern; and video intern.

  • National Wildlife Federation's Campus Ecology Fellowships

    Fellows confront global warming on their individual campuses by committing to reduce net emissions on campus by 30% by 2020, approximately 2% per year. Fellows also help to educate and engage the campus community on global warming impacts and solutions. Students receive a modest grant, project support, recognition of their accomplishments and other perks.

  • New Sector Alliance Summer Fellows Program

    New Sector Alliance is a nonprofit strategy consulting firm. Summer fellows work in Boston, Chicago or San Francisco. Their projects include measuring impact, developing collaborations and partnerships, promoting effective use of technology, engaging volunteers, and expanding communications and strategic marketing efforts. ”We strive to ensure that every project provides each Fellow an opportunity to make a substantive, lasting impact on an organization while developing his or her civic engagement, leadership, and professional skills.”

  • New York City Teaching Fellows

    Fellows "teach in the NYC classrooms that need teachers most" while pursuing a subsidized Master's degree program. They receive a regular teacher's salary and benefits. Similar programs exist in Philadelphia, Chicago, Oakland, DC, Baltimore, and Miami. (See notebook in Education section).

  • New York City Urban Fellows Program

    For recent graduates to gain meaningful work experience in NYC public policy, urban planning and government operations as they consider careers in public service. Nine month duration.

  • New York State Senate Fellowships

    NYS offers full-time fellowships each year. In most cases, Fellows must be full-time matriculated graduate students in an accredited university during the immediate previous spring and fall semesters. Most are in a senator’s office, one is in the Majority Press Office (pr/communications-oriented) and one is with the Senate Finance Committee (finance oriented).

  • NPR Fellowships

    NPR fellowships offer early to mid-career professionals an opportunity to share their talents and hone their skills while working at NPR and our Member Stations.

  • Open Society Institute Baltimore Community Fellowships

    To encourage public and community service careers, expand the number of mentors and role models available to youth in inner-city neighborhoods, and promote entrepreneurial initiatives that empower communities to increase opportunities and improve the quality of life for their residents.

  • Organization of American States (OAS) Fellowships

    OAS Graduate Scholarships: For graduate study or research in any field except medical sciences and the learning of new languages. Deadlines vary. Ph: 202-458-6166. E-mail: scholarships@oas.org OAS Undergraduate Scholarships: Deadlines vary. Ph: 202-458-6166. E-mail: scholarships@oas.org

  • Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship

    Supports doctoral dissertations that explore the sources and nature of international conflict, and strategies to prevent or end conflict and to sustain peace. Citizens of all countries are eligible, but they must be enrolled in an accredited institution in the U.S. Fellowships last for 10 months starting in September. Deadlines vary. Ph: 202-457-1700.

  • Pearson Prize for Higher Education

    Awarded to college students who have demonstrated leadership in community service and who have completed at least one year of college. Application deadline: mid March.

  • Philly Fellows

    A one-year program that connects recent graduates with meaningful positions in partnering nonprofits, where they can build capacity, develop new professional skills, and make a difference in the city of Philadelphia.

  • Piedmont Environmental Council Summer Fellowship

    A 7-week summer program for students and recent grads in rural Virginia. Provides lessons and activities in land conservation, smart growth, agriculture, communications, grassroots advocacy, GIS mapping, and community outreach.

  • Population Research Center Summer Fellowship

    An eight-week summer program at the University of Texas, Austin. It involves the study of social demography through course work and a mentored research experience with senior PRC graduate students. Students register for a 3-hour summer course during the first half of the summer, then dedicate the second half of the summer to their own projects in collaboration with their graduate student mentor and under the overall guidance of the faculty co-directors. Student papers are then presented at the annual fall meeting of the Southern Demographic Association.

  • Princeton in Asia Fellowship

    Most fellows are placed in one-year teaching positions throughout Asia, some are in workplace - business or media. A "livable" salary is always provided, as well as medical insurance for those who need it. Airfare not usually provided. Small program costs.

  • Princeton in Latin America

    Places graduates in one-year, service-oriented positions at NGOs and community based service organizations in Latin America. For most positions, some knowledge of the local language (Spanish, Portuguese, or French) is necessary.

  • Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

    Programs and funding opportunities to support research.

  • Robert L. Bartley Fellowship Program (Journalism)

    The fellowships, consisting of paid internships, will be provided to young thinkers and writers whose views are broadly consistent with Bob Bartley's philosophy and who aspire to careers in journalism. Applicants should be beginning journalists, upperclassmen or graduate students with reporting and writing backgrounds at their school newspapers or elsewhere.

  • Robert S. Hatfield Award for the Study of Ethics in Business

    Each spring, through the generosity of friends of Robert S. Hatfield (Class of 1937), the Program on Ethics and Public Life is able to grant annual awards in his honor to support research and study of ethics in business conducted by Cornell undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and student organizations. Deadline: April or May

  • Rocky Mountain Prep Fellowship, Teaching

    Rocky Mountain Prep’s Fellowship is a yearlong teacher preparation program that provides aspiring elementary teachers with the hands-on experience and personalized coaching they need to become highly effective classroom instructors. Fellows are paid and eligible for full benefits.

  • Rotary Peace Scholarships

    Rotary Peace Fellows are leaders promoting national and international cooperation, peace, and the successful resolution of conflict throughout their lives, in their careers, and through service activities. Fellows can earn either a master’s degree in international relations, public administration, sustainable development, peace studies, conflict resolution, or a related field, or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict resolution. Deadlines vary by Rotary district.

  • Samuel Huntington Public Service Fellowship Award

    Annual stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue public service anywhere in the world. To apply, student must develop a proposal for public service in the U.S. or abroad. Deadline: Mid January.

  • Sigma Delta Epsilon (SDE/GWS Awards)

    For graduate women in the natural sciences. Phone: 585-395-5757.

  • Smithsonian

    Competitive internship and fellowship programs as well as externally peer reviewed grant programs bring students and scholars from universities, museums and research Institutes from the U.S. and abroad to the Smithsonian Institution to maximize the use and research potential of its vast collections and facilities.

  • Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (IAM)

    Links to short-term and summer positions, summer study programs, and fellowships.

  • SOM Foundation Fellowship

    The SOM Foundation supports individuals with the highest design aspirations and enables them, through research and travel, to broaden their horizons and achieve excellence in their professional or academic careers.

  • Sonoma County Economic Development Board

    This unique and substantive internship provides recent college graduates with a remarkable opportunity to impact program development and policy analysis through research and project management. This one-year fellowship is a remarkable opportunity to gain practical experience and make substantive contributions in the diverse field of economic development. Deadline early March.

  • Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

    $25,000 award designed to identify the most talented applicants conducting dissertation research related to education. Candidates for the doctoral degree at a graduate school within the U.S. are eligible. Ph: 202-334-2341. E-mail: info@naeducation.org

  • Stoneleigh Junior Fellowship for Social Change

    Program funding duration varies; fellows have had funding for 1-5 years but it depends on the length of the project.

  • SUNY Upstate Medical University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

    The aim of the SURF program is to expose undergraduate students to biomedical research. In an intensive ten-week summer program, undergraduates with appropriate faculty help will formulate their own proposal, carry out research under the supervision of one of our faculty, write a research paper and have the opportunity to see their work published.

  • Susan Tarrow Fellowship

    Supports 6-8 weeks of field study

  • TASC

    The TASC Funding Opportunities Database provides after-school practitioners and all those who work with young people with the latest public and private funding information, including ongoing funding sources, as well as time sensitive RFPs.

  • The AIF Clinton Fellowship for Service

    The mission of the program is “to accelerate social and economic change in India and create lasting connection between young American leaders and Indian NGOs.” Fellows serve with Indian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for ten months and work in the three pillar areas of AIF: Public Health, Education, and Livelihoods. Benefits = round trip ticket to India, insurance coverage, and a monthly stipend Early ap.

  • The Alliance Health Project Post-Baccalaureate Internship Program

    A one-year program in San Francisco that introduces college graduates to the non-profit arena, which may aid them in choosing careers in public health and related health care fields. Internships are available in various AHP areas; HIV Counseling and Testing Program, Research Program, Psychosocial Support Services, REACH Program, Training Program, AHP Services Center Operations, and Development.

  • The American-Scandinavian Foundation

    The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) is the leading cultural and educational link between the U.S. and Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. An American non-profit organization, the ASF works to build international understanding with an extensive program of fellowships, grants, intern/trainee sponsorship, publishing and membership offerings. The ASF is headquartered in New York City at Scandinavia House, a public forum presenting a wide range of exhibitions, films, concerts, lectures, symposia and family programs.

  • The Amgen Scholars Program - University of Washington

    Places selected sophomores and juniors in premiere research groups under the direction of UW faculty in the biomedical sciences and provides related seminars, career exploration, graduate school preparation, and other activities. The program enables students to explore connections between their undergraduate major areas of study and future post-graduate study focused on research in science, biotechnology and related fields.

  • The Center for Green Schools Fellowship

    A three-year program. Fellows work with a school district to initiate and/or accelerate various initiatives that may have languished for lack of manpower or resources, including: monitoring energy usage and decreasing consumption by educating staff and students, disseminating environmental curriculum resources, establishing indoor air quality policies and practices, revising maintenance and transportation contracts and improving recycling, school garden and composting programs.

  • The Ella Lyman Cabot Trust Grants

    Support personally meaningful projects which can also benefit other people in the U.S. or abroad. The project must be strategic and somehow unique for the individual. Individual grants range from $7,000-$12,000.

  • The Emerson National Hunger Fellowship

    Fellows spend a year "fighting hunger and poverty with a tight-knit community of emerging leaders." They shape and implement anti-hunger programs all over the U.S. then research and support national policy initiatives in Washington, D.C.

  • The Financial Clinic Fellowship Program

    The Financial Clinic builds working poor families and individuals’ financial security by addressing their immediate financial challenges and helping them create trajectories for long-term goals and financial mobility. The Fellowship Program trains recent graduates to be financial coaches, supplying them with a living stipend, and placing them with a variety of established social service nonprofits across the country.

  • The Frederic Conger Wood Summer Fellowship

    A summer program for Cornell juniors involving field research in any European country. Students must be enrolled in full time study in any discipline, and work must be focused on the study of Europe. Students planning a project in France or Italy will be given top consideration for the Tarrow Fellowship. The application is shared.

  • The Frederick P. Rose Architectural Fellowship

    The Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellowship offers a select few of the nation’s finest, early career architects the opportunity for first-hand training and experience in sustainable community design work. The Fellowship partners these emerging talents with local community development organizations for three years. Under the program’s innovative structure, fellows work in the community, forging local ties and expanding the capacity of their host organizations to create sustainable, affordable housing for people of low-income in underserved communities.

  • The Harrop and Ruth Freeman Fellowship

    To encourage Cornell freshmen, sophomores and juniors to pursue summer work related to peace studies and conflict resolution in an otherwise unpaid position with a not-for-profit organization.

  • The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

    Provides college graduates with the opportunity to gain a Washington, DC perspective on key issues of peace and security. Fellows are selected twice yearly and spend six to nine months in Washington where they serve as full-time junior staff members at the participating organization of their choice. Monthly stipend. Deadline: early January.

  • The Language Flagship Fellowships

    The Language Flagship is a national initiative to change the way Americans learn languages through a groundbreaking approach to language education for students from kindergarten through college. The program leads the nation in designing, supporting, and implementing a new paradigm for advanced language education. Through an innovative partnership among the federal government, education, and business, The Language Flagship graduates students who will take their place among the next generation of global professionals, commanding a superior level of proficiency in languages critical to U.S. competitiveness and security.

  • The Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellowship in Women and Public Policy

    A nine month program in Washington, DC. Fellows works as general Research Opportunitiess. Tasks may include reviewing literature; collecting, checking and analyzing data; gathering information; and preparing reports and report graphics. Attending relevant Congressional briefings, policy seminars and meetings is also an integral part of the fellowship program. Applicants should have at least a bachelor's degree in a social science discipline, statistics, or women's studies as well as strong quantitative and library research skills and knowledge of women's issues.

  • The Mind Trust Education Entrepreneur Fellowship

    A two-year program for people who envision entirely new approaches to the challenges of public education and who possess the entrepreneurial skill necessary to turns their ideas into reality.

  • The NYC Service Fellowship

    The NYC Service Fellowship offers a unique opportunity to obtain practical City government experience in the areas of volunteerism and community service at the City level. The centerpiece of this year-long fellowship, offered to recent college graduates, is a work experience at NYC Service — Mayor Michael R Bloomberg’s comprehensive program to engage more New Yorkers in volunteer service and target those volunteers towards the City’s greatest areas of need.

  • The Pamela Harriman Foreign Service Fellowships

    Provides a $5,000 award for two U.S. college students to work in the U.S. embassies in Paris and London and one U.S. college student for summer work in a component of the Office of the Secretary. Open to students entering their junior or senior year and graduating seniors. Inquiries should be sent to: harriman@wm.edu. Application deadline: early November.

  • The Presidential Scholars Program at the American University in Cairo

    A one-year fellowship for recent graduates that combines work experience at an international university with the opportunity to learn Arabic and experience life in Cairo. Benefits = housing, Arabic language courses, monthly excursions, and health care.

  • The Roothbert Fund Scholarships Program

    Need-based awards offered to undergraduate and graduate students living in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, or North Carolina at the time of application. For deadlines: E-mail mail@roothbertfund.org Ph: 212-870-3116.

  • The Sara's Wish Scholarship Fund

    Awarded to extraordinary young women committed to making the world a better place by fully participating in it. Provides financial support to defray the costs of traveling to all areas of the globe. Recipients perform a wide variety of remarkable public services in these distant lands, contributing to the welfare of our global village.

  • The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality

    Society sponsors a number of awards. Ph: 610-443-3100. E-mail: thesociety@sexscience.org

  • The Sunshine Lady Foundation

    A private family foundation founded by the philanthropist Doris Buffett. It is "dedicated to providing opportunities for the advancement of education, well being and new life choices for disadvantaged people with special empathy for the working poor and families in crisis." Since its inception in 1996 the Sunshine Lady Foundation has awarded more than $100 million in grants. Funding requests should be submitted through the contact information on the website. Applications are accepted year-round.

  • The Thomas and Ruth Rivers International Scholarship

    Recipients participate in an international congress and present a scholarly paper. Scholarship includes registration fee and accommodations. Final year undergraduate or graduate students in recreation, leisure and tourism studies are eligible. Deadline: early May. Ph: 305-899-3477. E-mail: sabderson@mail.barry.edy

  • The Tikvah Post-BA Fellowship

    A one-year program for recent BA graduates interested in Jewish ideas and Jewish affairs. The fellowship will be based in New York City and each fellow will receive a stipend. Open to all recent BA graduates from anywhere in the world.

  • The Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice

    A year-long program in Washington, DC. Fellows work in Families USA's Minority Health Initiatives Department on issues related to how health policy making, with an emphasis on public programs that can contribute to the reduction and elimination of racial and ethnic health disparities. They conduct policy analysis as well as to assist with the planning of trainings for minority community leaders and journalists on a variety of health policy topics.

  • The William Randolf Hearst Foundation Endowed Fellowship in Public Health

    The Fellowship provides partial tuition in addition to a stipend for one academic year. Minority applicants who are citizens of the USA are eligible to compete for this award. Only entering students who will pursue the MS or MPH degree will be considered. Students enrolling in any of the departments or professional programs at the School of Public Health at the University of Albany are eligible.

  • The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

    An independent, nonprofit organization, WWNFF seeks to sponsor excellence in education and thus develop a new generation of leaders, through fellowships, grants, and institutes. The Foundation's three broad areas of concern are Graduate Education and the Public Good, Equity and Excellence, and Partnerships for Learning.

  • Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program

    For those planning to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service. Participants are selected during junior year. Includes tuition, room, board, and mandatory fees during the junior and senior years of college and during the first year of graduate study. The Fellow must commit to pursuing a master’s degree in international studies at one of the graduate schools participating in the program. Participating graduate schools provide financial support in the second year of graduate study, based on need.

  • Travelers Summer Research Fellowship Program

    Gives 25 premedical sophomores, juniors, and seniors deeper insights into the field of medicine, including issues that greatly affect the health of traditionally underserved groups. Through laboratory or clinical research, students learn how one pursues a specific research problem under the supervision of a faculty member, thus providing an early education into basic research techniques that could be applicable to any area of medicine.

  • United States Environmental Protection Agency

    Sponsored by EPA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. and in EPA's regional offices and laboratories throughout the USA. Projects are specifically narrow in scope, allowing students to complete the fellowship while working full-time at EPA during the summer or part-time during the school year. Must be undergraduate or graduate student at time of fellowship.

  • Unreasonable Institute Summer Fellowship

    A free summer (mid June – late July) training institute for social entrepreneurs who have a project in the prototype or pilot program stage or beyond. The project must meet a social or environmental need. Fellows live under the same roof for 5 weeks with a dozen entrepreneurs hungry to define progress in our time, while obtaining mentorship, training, and exposure to ensure your venture reaches international scale. 60 proven entrepreneurs and innovators, leading investors, and global thought leaders serve as mentors.

  • Urban Prep Fellows Program Fellowship (Chicago)

    A one year program for recent college graduates interested in working with urban youth at a nationally-renowned all-boys charter public high school. Fellows assist students in small groups by mentoring, tutoring and leading students in their development and progression toward college readiness.

  • Venture for America Fellowship

    Fellows spend “2 years in the trenches” in a start-up or early stage company in a lower cost city and train with seasoned entrepreneurs and investors. The program starts with a summer training institute at Brown University and continues with company assignments. Companies are chosen by their potential to generate jobs.

  • Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice

    Fellows work in Families USA's Health Policy Department in Washington, DC and are exposed to a wide-variety of health policy issues including Medicaid, Medicare, CHIP, and expansion of coverage to the uninsured. Fellow's work consists of research, policy analysis, writing, and the provision of technical assistance to state, local, and national advocates.

  • Washington Internships for Students of Engineering

    A nine-week summer program for engineers entering their final years of study in either a four- or five-year program. Students learn how government officials make decisions on complex technological issues and how engineers can contribute to legislative and regulatory public policy decisions.

  • White House Fellows

    White House Fellows typically spend a year as full-time, paid assistants to senior White House Staff, the Vice President, Cabinet Secretaries and other top-ranking government officials. Applicants must have completed their undergraduate education and be working in their chosen professions, early in their careers.

  • Wild Gift Fellowship

    Wild Gift grants are made available to “young, energetic and talented leaders aged 21-30 who are working to promote the stewardship of wild nature and the development of sustainable communities.” Successful applicants are provided with a Deep Wilderness Trek, shared with the other successful applicants. They also become a part of our network of better-world entrepreneurs, which will give them access to mentors, resources and funding opportunities only available to Wild Gifters.

  • Winston Foundation for World Peace Fellowships

    Supports undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in cooperative security, conflict resolution, and disarmament. Fellows design their own projects, usually involving public education, media outreach, and grassroots organizing. Applicants are expected to work full-time with a non-profit organization. Information and application materials, e-mail: winstonfoun@igc.apc.org or write: Winston Foundation Fellowships, 2040 S Street NW, Suite 201 Washington, DC 20009-1157. Ph: 202-483-4215.

  • Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship

    The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and New Jersey. Eligible applicants include current undergraduates, recent college graduates, midcareer professionals, and retirees who have majored in, or had careers in, STEM fields. Fellowship includes admission to a master's degree program and stipend. Three deadlines: October, November, and January.

  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Summer Student Fellowship

    Focuses on a research project chosen from a broad spectrum of topics in WHOI's science depts and the WHOI US Geological Survey. Located in Woods Hole, MA. 10-12 weeks. Open to those who have completed junior or senior year.

  • WREI Congressional Fellows on Women and Public Policy

    For graduate students with a proven commitment to equity for women. WREI Fellows gain practical policymaking experience and graduate credit as they work from January to August as Congressional legislative aides in Washington, D.C. Fellows receive stipends for tuition and living expenses.

  • Youth Organizations Umbrella (Y.O.U.) Summer Fellowship

    A 9-week summer program for juniors and seniors “who are interested in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment that offers a hands-on introduction to the fields of positive youth development, education, and non-profit management.” Location: Evanston, Illinois. Fellows serve simultaneously as role models, mentors, tutors, counselors, problem-solvers, crisis intervention workers, and life skills coaches for the youth in our programs.

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Programs Open to Non-U.S. Citizens
  • All-USA College Academic Team

    Recognition program for exceptional full-time undergraduates at four-year institutions in the U.S. and its territories. Deadline: Late November. E-mail: allstars@usatoday.com Ph: 703-854-5890.

  • Allen Lee Hughes Fellowship

    Awards designed for undergraduates and recent graduates interested in artistic and technical production, arts administration, and community engagement. Seasonal fellowships of 30-44 weeks and summer internships of 8-12 weeks available. Deadline for seasonal fellowships: Mid-April. Deadlines vary. Ph: 202-554-9066. E-mail: fellows@arenastage.org or interns@arenastage.org

  • Amelia Earhart Fellowships (Zonta International Foundation)

    Women of any nationality with a superior academic record and a bachelor’s degree who are pursuing a Ph.D./doctoral degree in aerospace-related sciences and engineering. Stipend provided. Current recipients may apply to renew the fellowship for a second year of funding. Deadline: Mid-November. Ph: 630-928-1400. E-mail: programs@zonta.org

  • American Association for University Women – International Fellowships

    Full-time study or research in the U.S. to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate study at accredited institutions are supported. Deadline early December. Contact: 319.688.4334 E-mail: aauw@act.org

  • American Foundation for Aging Research (AFAR) Awards

    Supports education and research in aging through fellowships to undergraduate and graduate students. Open deadline. Ph: 518-437-4448. E-mail: afar_office@ncsu.edu or afar@agingresearchfoundation.org

  • American Institute of Indian Studies Fellowships

    Founded to assist scholars in their study of all aspects of Indian history, culture and contemporary life, the Institute brings about 35 scholars to India every year. Non U.S. citizens are welcome to apply for AIIS fellowships as long as they are either graduate students or full-time faculty at a college or university in the U.S. Deadline: early July. E-mail: aiis@uchicago.edu Ph: 773-702-8638.

  • American School of Classical Studies at Athens

    A variety of fellowships available to graduate students, PhDs, and postdocs for anthropological and archaeological research, mainly, in Greece.

  • American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) Fellowships

    A variety of excavation fellowships and grants available in the Eastern Mediterranean. Deadlines vary.

  • Asia Pacific Leadership Program

    Graduate-level nine-month certificate program (including a minimum 5-month residency at the East-West Center in Honolulu) that combines regional expertise with the enhancement of individual leadership skills. Recent graduates and enrolled graduate students as well as mid-career professionals are eligible. Deadlines vary. e-mail contacts: http://www.eastwestcenter.org/about-ewc/help/web-help#email-us

  • Asian Cultural Council

    Individual fellowship grants to artists, scholars, students, and specialists from Asia for study, research, travel and creative work in the U.S. Americans seeking aid to undertake activities in Asia are also eligible to apply. Funding from one month to one year available. Deadlines vary. Website for list of contacts: http://www.asianculturalcouncil.org/contact-us/

  • Asian Development Bank (ADB) – Japan Scholarship Program

    Citizens of ADB’s developing member countries to pursue postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asian and the Pacific Region. At least two years of professional working experience required at the time of application. Full scholarships for one-two years. E-mail: adbjsp@adb.org

  • Association for Women in Science Educational Foundation M. Hildred Blewitt Scholarship

    For female students who have completed work towards a PhD to return to physics research careers after having had to interrupt those careers for family reasons. Resident aliens of the U.S. or Canada as well as legal residents are eligible. Contact: 703-894-4490. E-mail: Biewett@aps.org or call 301-209-3231

  • Bibliographical Society of America Fellowship Program

    Panzer Senior Fellowship supports research in topics relating to book production and distribution in Great Britain during the hand-press period as well as studies of authorship based on examination of British books published during that time. Deadline mid-December. E-mail: bsa@bibsocamer.org

  • Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (U.S. Department of State)

    Programs open to non-U.S. Citizens through the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State.

  • Canon Collins Trust

    Funding for nationals from Southern African countries (South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Angola, and Mozambique) who wish to pursue a postgraduate degree (normally a one year Master’s degree) in either the United Kingdom, South Africa, or Malawi.

  • Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program

    The Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program provides early career individuals with the opportunity to spend 12 weeks at the National Academies in Washington, DC learning about science and technology policy and the role that scientists and engineers play in advising the nation.

  • Commonwealth Scholarship

    Open to Commonwealth citizens to pursue postgraduate study or doctoral study at Commonwealth universities in the sciences, engineering, or humanities.

  • DAAD Annual Grants

    Undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships to study in the Federal Republic of Germany. Foreign nationals are eligible if they are attending a U.S. Institution for their undergraduate degree. Applications in all fields are accepted, but the focus should be on scholarly research. Ph: 212-758-3223. E-mail: daadny@daad.org. Cornell Contact: Professor Paul Fleming, German Studies; e-mail: pf239@cornell.edu.

  • Davis-Putter Scholarships

    Need-based grants to undergraduate or graduate students actively working for peace and justice on campus and/or in the community. Deadline early April.

  • Echoing Green Public Service Fellowships

    Funding to conduct public service projects anywhere in the world. E-mail: info@echoinggreen.org

  • Edmund S. Muskie Ph.D. Fellowships

    Fellowships available to graduate students and professionals from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan for up to two years of study in the U.S. Eligible fields of study are business administration, economics, education, environmental management, international affairs, journalism and mass communication, law, library and information science, public administration, public health, and public policy. Service requirement part of fellowship. Internship after first year of study included. Questions: muskie@irex.org

  • Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for Artists

    Award for talented artists in drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. Candidates must be currently enrolled or have completed training at an established institution.

  • Entomological Society of America

    Scholarships available to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in entomology or a related science. Deadlines vary. Ph: 301-731-4535. E-mail: esa@entsoc.org

  • Eurasian Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD)

    Fellowships to first-, second-, and third-year undergraduate students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. Supports one year of non-degree undergraduate study in the U.S. in any academic field. Service requirement included. E-mail: IREX@IREX.ORG Ph: 202-628-8188.

  • Fulbright

    Educational exchanges that strengthen understanding and communication between the U.S. and students from 144 countries. Students interested in applying for the Fulbright Student Program must apply through the Fulbright Program Office in their home country.

  • Geological Society of America

    Grants for seniors, Master’s, or PhD candidates to support their research in the geological sciences. E-mail awards@geosociety.org. PH: 303-357-1028.

  • Glamour Magazine’s Top Ten College Women Competition

    Cash award to outstanding juniors, any field of study, recognition in Glamour magazine, and a 3-day trip to NYC for the awards presentation. E-mail: ttcw@glamour.com

  • Hellenic Times Scholarship Fund

    For undergraduate and graduate students of Greek descent, between the ages of 17 to under 25, as of May 2013. For current deadline, contact Nick Katsoris, 212-986-6881. E-mail: HTSFund@aol.com

  • Institute for Humane Studies Fellowships

    For undergraduate and graduate students who are exploring the principles, practices, and institutions necessary to a free society. Fellowships up to $15,000 are awarded annually for study in the U.S. or abroad. Deadline: Late January. Ph: 703-993-4880 E-mail: http://www.theihs.org/contactIHS

  • Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) Scholarship

    Applicants must be natives of countries in the Western Hemisphere, journalists or students in the final year of their journalism course, be between 21 and 35 years old, be fluent in the language of the country where they will go to study. Journalism students will have to complete their university studies before the start of the scholarship year. Apply between October and January.

  • International Dissertation Research Fellowships

    Offers nine to twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are enrolled in PhD programs in the United States and conducting dissertation research on non-U.S. topics. E-mail: info@ssrc.org or Ph: 212-377-2700.

  • International Education Financial Aid (IEFA)

    IEFA is the premier resource for financial aid, college scholarship, and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive college scholarship search and grant listings plus international student loan programs and other information to promote study abroad.

  • International Scholarship Search

    The International Scholarship Search is the premier financial aid, college scholarship and international scholarship resource for students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs, and other information to assist college and university students in their pursuit to study abroad.

  • Interpretive Fellowships at Art Museums and also Conservation Fellowships

    One-year post-graduate internships in art history, conservation, museum education, or curation. Deadline: Early April.

  • Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies

    A two-year program to support Japanese nationals obtaining PhDs in macroeconomics to prepare them for work as economists with the IMF. Must be accepted into an accredited institution outside of Japan. Deadline: Late January. Must be Japanese citizen to be eligible. E-mail: japanimfscholarship@iie.org Ph: 202-623-6220.

  • Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

    For individuals from World Bank member countries to undertake graduate studies at any university located in a World Bank member country except their own. Suggested fields of study: economics, health, education, public policy, agriculture, population, rural development, environment and natural resource management, or other development-related subjects. Candidates commit to return to and work in their home countries after completion of their studies. For more information, Ph: 202-473-1000.

  • Josephine de Karman Fellowship

    Only current undergraduate seniors, or graduate candidates who’ll defend their dissertations by that same year are eligible. Study must be carried out only in the United States and all funds must be expended only within this country. The fellowship is for one academic year and may not be renewed or postponed. DeKarman fellowships are open to students in any discipline, including international students, who are currently enrolled in a university or college located within the United States.

  • Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship

    Award for graduates of fine arts programs (Architecture, Art, Music, Theatre, and Urban and Regional Planning) for advanced study in the U.S. or abroad. Preference will be given to applicants who are under 25 years of age. Three major Fellowships will be awarded, one in any field of music; one in instrumental or vocal music, architectural design and history, art and design, theatre, or dance; and one in art, architecture, dance, landscape architecture, theatre, or urban and regional planning. Deadline: December. Applicants must have permanent residency status in the U.S. Contact: faa@illinois.edu, Ph: 217-333-1661.

  • Kessler Fellows Program

    For Cornell’s engineering students who are interested in the entrepreneurial world, including setting up a business, working in a start-up, or other venture. Recipients receive a cash award at the end of spring course “Essentials of Entrepreneurism,” plus $1,000 per week during a 10-12 week summer placement. Must apply junior year. Applications due mid-November. Contact Tracey Brant (tlb10), Program Director, 203D Carpenter Hall; Ph: 607-254-6438.

  • King Faisal Foundation Scholarship

    Awarded to outstanding Muslim students from any country to pursue postgraduate studies in medicine, science, or engineering at an American, Canadian, or European university or an institution of higher learning in any other industrially advanced country, such as New Zealand or Australia. Full tuition for 2-3 years of study, plus a generous monthly stipend.

  • Lend for America

    You'll spend your summer at Lend for America working with real people, real businesses, and real money. You'll get to meet entrepreneurs, review loans, and see how microfinance works in the U.S. You'll unlock your ability to lead a Campus MFI.

  • Lotte Lenya Competition

    A theatre-singing competition open to singers from any nation aged 19-30. Contact: kwfinfo@kwf.org or Ph: 212-505-5240.

  • Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund

    Grants to women from developing countries engaged in graduate studies in the U.S., Canada, or South Africa. Applicants must be at least 25 years of age, must have demonstrated a commitment to work for the benefit of women and children in the developing world, and must plan to return to a developing country within two years of receiving the grant. Deadlines vary. Ph: 202-473-5804. E-mail: mmmf@worldbank.org

  • Microsoft Scholarships

    Four types of scholarships— 1) general scholarships; 2) women’s scholarships; 3) minority scholarships; and 4) scholarships for students with disabilities—for undergraduate students interested in computer science and related technical disciplines. One-year award for students attending institutions in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. All recipients of a scholarship will be required to apply for a Microsoft Summer Internship. For the deadline and other details, e-mail scholars@microsoft.com

  • NAFSA: Association of International Educators

    Contains information about where to begin the search for financial aid to study in the U.S.

  • Organization of American States (OAS) Fellowships

    OAS Graduate Scholarships: For graduate study or research in any field except medical sciences and the learning of new languages. Deadlines vary. Ph: 202-458-6166. E-mail: scholarships@oas.org OAS Undergraduate Scholarships: Deadlines vary. Ph: 202-458-6166. E-mail: scholarships@oas.org

  • Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship

    Supports doctoral dissertations that explore the sources and nature of international conflict, and strategies to prevent or end conflict and to sustain peace. Citizens of all countries are eligible, but they must be enrolled in an accredited institution in the U.S. Fellowships last for 10 months starting in September. Deadlines vary. Ph: 202-457-1700.

  • Rhodes Scholarships for Non-U.S. Citizens

    One to three years of study at Oxford University for citizens of Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Jamaica and Commonwealth Caribbean, Kenya, New Zealand, Pakistan, Southern Africa (including South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, and Swaziland), Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Open to all fields. Deadlines vary.

  • Rotary Peace Scholarships

    Rotary Peace Fellows are leaders promoting national and international cooperation, peace, and the successful resolution of conflict throughout their lives, in their careers, and through service activities. Fellows can earn either a master’s degree in international relations, public administration, sustainable development, peace studies, conflict resolution, or a related field, or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict resolution. Deadlines vary by Rotary district.

  • Sigma Delta Epsilon (SDE/GWS Awards)

    For graduate women in the natural sciences. Phone: 585-395-5757.

  • Society for Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    SNAME offers competitive scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students of naval architecture and marine engineering. Ph: 201-798-4800.

  • Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (IAM)

    Links to short-term and summer positions, summer study programs, and fellowships.

  • Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

    $25,000 award designed to identify the most talented applicants conducting dissertation research related to education. Candidates for the doctoral degree at a graduate school within the U.S. are eligible. Ph: 202-334-2341. E-mail: info@naeducation.org

  • Student Academy Awards

    Awards and cash grants offered for student films. Deadline: April (domestic); March (foreign). Ph: 310-247-3000.

  • Susan Tarrow Fellowship

    Supports 6-8 weeks of field study

  • Swiss Benevolent Society of New York Scholarships

    For those of Swiss parentage, need- and merit-based awards for study at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels both in the U.S. and abroad. Depending on the award, U.S. residency or permanent domicile in certain U.S. states, is required.

  • The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality

    Society sponsors a number of awards. Ph: 610-443-3100. E-mail: thesociety@sexscience.org

  • The Thomas and Ruth Rivers International Scholarship

    Recipients participate in an international congress and present a scholarly paper. Scholarship includes registration fee and accommodations. Final year undergraduate or graduate students in recreation, leisure and tourism studies are eligible. Deadline: early May. Ph: 305-899-3477. E-mail: sabderson@mail.barry.edy

  • The Washington Center

    Offers internships and academic seminars for all majors in Washington, DC.

  • U.S. East Timor-Leste Scholarship Program (USTL)

    A special study program for citizens of East Timor who are awarded scholarships for undergraduate or graduate degree study at a university in the U.S. Priority is given to applicants seeking degrees that address national development needs. Tuition, health insurance, lodging, round-trip airfare, living stipend and other related fees are covered. Deadlines vary.

  • UNESCO Japan Young Researchers' Fellowships Programme

    Young researchers with advanced degrees (MA, M.Sc. or equivalent) from developing countries majoring in one of four areas: environment, intercultural dialogue, information and communication technologies, and peaceful conflict resolution. Deadline: late August.

  • Winston Foundation for World Peace Fellowships

    Supports undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in cooperative security, conflict resolution, and disarmament. Fellows design their own projects, usually involving public education, media outreach, and grassroots organizing. Applicants are expected to work full-time with a non-profit organization. Information and application materials, e-mail: winstonfoun@igc.apc.org or write: Winston Foundation Fellowships, 2040 S Street NW, Suite 201 Washington, DC 20009-1157. Ph: 202-483-4215.

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Scholarships and Grants

Scholarships and Grants

  • DOE Resource Guide for Undocumented Students

    The Department of Education has release a Resource Guide for Undocumented Students, which includes a five-page list of scholarships for undocumented youth.

  • PEO International Peace Fellowships

    A scholarship for international women students to pursue graduate study in the U.S. and Canada and who are planning to return to their own countries upon completing their studies. Application period: Fall. Ph: 515-255-3153.

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