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Fellowships

French Government English Teaching Assistantship: Awarded to graduating seniors and alumni (native English speakers) to teach English in France (and French territories of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, and Réunion for 7 months. Application opens each year in October and is due the following January. This year's deadline is January 15th, 2015. (US citizens and permanent legal residents only)

Beinecke Scholarship: Awarded to US undergraduates in their junior year planning on entering a master’s or doctoral program in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. This year's application deadline is January 10th, 2015. (US citizens)

Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship: A social justice program that trains, inspires, and sustains leaders. Fellows gain experience fighting hunger and poverty through placements in community organizations and in Washington, DC. This year's application deadline is January 13th, 2015. (US citizens or permanent legal residents)

Boren Scholarship: Provides up to 1 academic year of funding to US undergraduates to study abroad in regions critical to US interests and underrepresented in study abroad: Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. See for more information. (US citizens)

Carnegie Junior Peace Fellowship: 1-year fellowships to graduating seniors and individuals (all citizenships) who have graduated during the past academic year to work as research assistants to the Carnegie Endowment’s senior associates. This year's application deadline is January 1st, 2015. (All citizenships)

DAAD Graduate Award: Study Scholarships fund independent study or a master’s degree at a German University. This year's application deadline is November 4th, 2014. (All citizenships)

DAAD RISE: Summer research internships in science and engineering in Germany: no German language required. Students in the fields of biology, chemistry, earth sciences, engineering, physics and life science work with doctoral students at German universities and research institutions on serious research projects. This year's application deadline is January 15th, 2015. (Citizenship: US, Canada, UK; also program for citizens of Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain—see website)

DAAD Undergraduate Awards: A wide variety of fellowships ranging from a 3-week summer program to the entire year after you graduate. Includes academic study, research, and internships.

De Karman Fellowship: A one-year, $14,000 fellowship awarded to juniors of all citizenships for truly outstanding academic performance in any discipline; special consideration given to applicants in the Humanities. This year's application deadline is January 31st, 2015.

Fulbright FellowshipsAwards to US graduating seniors and alumni in nearly all fields and disciplines, including the sciences, professional fields, the creative and performing arts, and teaching English positions in one of more than 140 countries worldwide. This year's application deadline is in September. See Professor Cable for more information. (US citizens)

Fulbright mtvU: Grants to US seniors or alumni to research an aspect of international musical culture, focusing on contemporary or popular music as a force of cultural expression or social activism—and to share the same through mtvU print, broadcast, or online media.  Campus deadline is February 1, 2015.

Gates Cambridge Scholarship: Scholarships for citizens of all countries EXCEPT the UK for a postgraduate degree in any subject at Cambridge University. This year's application deadlines are October 15th, 2014 (US Citizens) and December 2nd, 2014 (non-US citizens). 

Gilman: Up to $5,000 for study abroad for students or disciplines traditionally underrepresented in study abroad programs, or for study outside Western Europe. See for more information. (US citizens)

Goldwater Scholarship Program: Up to $7,500 awarded to college sophomores and juniors with outstanding potential and intend to pursue research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. This year's campus application deadline is January 10, 2015. (US citizens or permanent resident intending to pursue citizenship)

Humanity in Action Fellowship (summer program): Intensive and demanding, the Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together international groups of university students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance, as well as examples of issues affecting different minority groups today. This year's application deadline is January 9th, 2015.

James Madison Graduate FellowshipProvides up to $24,000 to graduates (and graduating seniors) without teaching experience who seek to complete a Masters degree in a related subject and become a secondary school (grades 7-12) teacher of American History, American Government, or social studies. This year's application deadline is March 4th, 2015. (US citizens only)

Knowles Science (and math!) Teaching Fellowship: Fellowship providing up to five years financial and professional support while enrolled in a teacher credential program and during the first few years of teaching. Open to all citizenships but must be committed to teaching in the US. This year's application deadline is October 29th, 2014.

Marshall Scholarship: Funding to young Americans of high ability and leadership potential for 2 years for a degree in any discipline at any university in the UK. This year's application deadline is in September. See Professor Cable for more information.

Mitchell Scholarship: 1 year graduate scholarship—usually for a 1-year master’s degree—in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland for scholars with a deep commitment to public service. This year's application deadline is in September. See Professor Cable for more information. (US citizens)

National Institutes of Health PostBac Intermural Research Training Award: Provides recent college graduates who are planning to apply to graduate or professional programs (medical/dental/pharmacy) school an opportunity to spend 1-2 years performing full-time research at the NIH. Admission is rolling. Applicants must apply at least 4 months before anticipated start date.

Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship: Scholarships of up to $40,000 annually for senior year and first-year of graduate school for US citizens seeking to enroll in a graduate program relevant to the work of the US Department of State. Apply in your Junior year. Last year's application deadline was January 24th, 2014.

Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship: Scholarships for seniors and alumni of up to $40,000 per year for US citizens enrolling in a 2-year master’s program relevant to the work of the US Department of State.  Last year's application deadline was January 24th, 2014.

Princeton in Africa: Yearlong fellowship opportunities for seniors and alumni of all citizenships with a variety of organizations that work across the African continent. This year's application deadline is November 2nd, 2014.

Princeton in Asia: Fellowships and internships for seniors and alumni of all citizenships. Placement with Asian host organizations in the fields of education (teaching English among other subjects), health, international development, environmental advocacy, journalism, law and business. This year's application deadline is November 14th, 2014.

Princeton in Latin America: Fellowships and internships for seniors and alumni of all citizenships. Placement with Latin American non-profits and developmental NGOs. This year's application deadline is November 3rd, 2014.

Public Policy & International Affairs Fellowship: Intensive 7-week summer institutes for juniors of all citizenships that focuses on preparing students for graduate programs in public and international affairs and careers as policy professionals, public administrators and other leadership roles in public service. Successfully completing the summer program puts you in position to substantial tuition assistance as a graduate student.  This year's application deadline is November 1, 2014.

Public Policy and Leadership Conference: Designed to inform students about careers in the public sector. Encourages students who possess a commitment to public service to prepare for graduate study in public policy and international affairs. While the website has not been updated, last year's application deadline was November 15, 2013 and this year's is likely to be around the same time.

Rangel International Affairs Graduate Program: Scholarships for seniors and alumni of up to $35,000 annually for US citizens (particularly minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service) for a 2-year master’s degrees in international affairs or another area relevant to work in the US Foreign Service. This year's application deadline is January 14th, 2015.

Rangel Summer Enrichment Program: Six-week summer program designed to provide undergraduate students (US citizens only) with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs, and the enhanced knowledge and skills to pursue such careers. This year's application deadline is February 4th, 2015.

Rhodes for US Citizens: 2-3 years of study at Oxford in any field. Selection criteria are proven intellectual and academic achievement, integrity, interest in and respect for others, ability to lead, and the energy to use one’s talents to the full. This year's application deadline is in September. See Professor Cable for more information.

Rhodes for non-US Citizens: Scholars selected each year from Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Jamaica and Commonwealth Caribbean, Kenya, New Zealand, Pakistan, Southern Africa (incl. South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, and Swaziland), Zambia and Zimbabwe. The application deadline varies by country. See Professor Cable for more information. 

Saltire Scholarship: Provides up to 2,000 GBP for a year of study on an Undergraduate or Graduate degree at any institution in Scotland. Available to citizens of the US, Canada, China, and India. Last year's application deadline was May 30th, 2014.

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award: This award provides a $10,000 stipend for a graduating senior (all citizenships) to pursue a year-long public service project anywhere in the world, and is intended to provide graduates with the opportunity to engage in a meaningful activity before heading on to graduate school or a career. This year's application deadline is January 19th, 2015.

Scoville Peace Fellowship: six-to-nine month fellowships in Washington, DC. Outstanding individuals will be selected to work with nonprofit, public-interest organizations addressing peace and security issues. This year's application deadline is October 6th, 2014.      

(Paul & Daisy) Soros Fellowship for New Americans: for new Americans (green card holder or naturalized citizen if born abroad; a child of naturalized citizens if born in this country), supporting up to 2 years of graduate study in any field and any degree-granting institution in the United States. This year's application deadline is November 1st, 2014.

Truman: Merit scholarships of up to $30,000 to college juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education or elsewhere in public service—for graduate or professional school in the U.S. or abroad. This year's application deadline is January 15h, 2015. (US citizens)

Udall: $4,000 scholarships and a Scholars Conference to empower a new generation of Americans to preserve and protect their heritage through environmental studies, and Native American health and tribal public policy. See Professor Cable for more information. (US citizens)

UK Fulbright Summer Institute: Summer programs for US 1st- and 2nd-year students (US citizens). Courses held at various UK institutions. This year's application deadlines are February 27th, 2015, and March 6th, 2015.

USAID International Programs (at present no website, so Google IPFellows and Population Reference Bureau or USAID); might get more info if you email IPFellows@prb.org): Two-year fellowship funded by the Population Reference Bureau and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) reporting to Senior Policy Advisor and other office members. Position focuses on US family planning and family planning requirements within the USAID program.  Experience living outside of the US and foreign-language ability (esp. French) highly desirable. US citizens or those holding US work visa.