Fellowship opportunities for juniors

*Fellowships with an asterisk require US citizenship or permanent resident status. 

Amgen Scholars Japan Program for first-years, sophomores, or juniors to conduct research in the summer in fields such as, but not limited to: biochemistry, chemistry, immunology, neurobiology and neuroscience at top premier universities in Japan. Deadline: February 1.

Beinecke Scholarship* for undergraduate juniors intending to pursue a master’s or doctoral program in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Campus Deadline: January 15th

BMI John Lennon Scholarship for first-years, sophomores, juniors, seniors or alumni, who are songwriters. Deadline: February 1.

Boren Scholarship* for first-years, sophomores, juniors or seniors interested in studying abroad in regions critical to US interests and underrepresented in study abroad. See Dean Sue Mennicke for more information.

Brooke Owens Fellowship Program for female first-years, sophomores, juniors or seniors interested in pursuing a career in aerospace, regardless of their major. Deadline: December 5.

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals* for first-years, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and alumni to spend one year in Germany studying and then working. Although knowledge of German is preferred, it is not necessary. Campus contact: Prof. Meagan Tripp, German department.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Summer Congressional Internship* for Latino first-years, sophomores, and juniors interested in interning in a congressional office in Washington, DC. Deadline: December 10

Critical Language Scholarship Program (CLS)* for first-years, sophomores, juniors, seniors or alumni currently enrolled in a graduate program who need to develop language and cultural skills in less-commonly taught languages. Deadline: November 16. Campus contact: Prof. Bond.

Cultural Vistas Fellowship* for sophomores or juniors interested in internship opportunities abroad. Deadline: November 15

DAAD RISE for sophomores or juniors at time of application majoring in biology, chemistry, earth sciences, engineering, physics and life science interested in conducting research during the summer with doctoral students at German universities. German language skills not required. Deadline: December 15.

Dream Summer Fellowship (UCLA) for first-years, sophomores, juniors, seniors or alumni, who are immigrants, interested in working for ten weeks at immigrant rights organizations. Deadline: February 15. Campus contact: Prof. Bond.

Freeman Asia* for first-years, sophomores, or juniors with at least one term remaining upon returning from the program, demonstrated financial need, and limited prior experience in East and Southeast Asia, pursuing summer language study abroad. Minimum GPA 2.8. Application opens early February and closes on March 14.

Future Public Health Leaders Program (FPHLP)* for underrepresented sophomores, juniors, seniors or alumni pursuing careers in public health. This is a 10-week residential program at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Deadline: January 21.

Gilman* for first-years, sophomores, juniors, or seniors receiving a Pell Grant pursuing study abroad, especially outside Western Europe. Campus contact: Dean Sue Mennicke .  

Goldwater Scholarship Program* for sophomores or juniors with an outstanding demonstrated record of pursuing a research career in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. Deadline: January 7.

Harvard-Amgen Scholars Program* for sophomores or juniors pursuing careers in biotechnology. This is a 10-week faculty-mentored residential summer research program. Deadline: February 1.

Humanity in Action (Europe) for sophomores, juniors, seniors, and alumni with a demonstrated interest in social justice and human rights. The locations for this fellowship are Amsterdam, Atlanta, Berlin, Copenhagen, Sarajevo and Warsaw. Deadline: January 6. Campus contact: Prof. Bond.

International Leadership Foundation Civic Fellowship* for sophomores, juniors, or seniors with at least 1 parent of predominantly Asian or Pacific Islander heritage pursuing careers in civic leadership. Deadline: December 31.

IST Austria ISTernship for sophomores, juniors, or seniors interested in conducting research during the summer in Biology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, and interdisciplinary studies. Deadline: February 15.

Josephine de Karman Fellowship for juniors with outstanding academic performance in any discipline, especially the Humanities. Deadline: postmarked by January 31.

Leadership Alliance/Summer Research-Summer Research Early Identification Program (Humanities, Social Sciences, and STEM Summer Research)* for first-years, sophomores, and juniors, especially from populations historically underrepresented, intending to pursue a PhD or MD-PhD in the humanities, social sciences and physical sciences. Minimum GPA of 3.0 prequired. Deadline: February 1

Mayo Clinic Research Fellowship for sophomores or juniors intending to pursue a PhD or MD/PhD to conduct biomedical research. This is a 10-week summer research fellowship. Minimum GPA of 3.0 required. Deadline: February 1.

New Sector Summer Fellowships* for first-years, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and recent graduates. This is an intensive 11-week program that provides training, host site placements, mentorship, and coaching to help you achieve your career goals. Deadline: Rolling basis 

Public Policy & International Affairs Fellowship (PPIA) for juniors intending to pursue graduate school for public and international relations. Successfully completing the summer program puts you in position to substantial tuition assistance as a graduate student. Deadline: November 1.  Campus contact: Prof. Bond.

Rangel Summer Enrichment Program* for sophomores, juniors, or seniors intending to pursue a career in international affairs. This 6-week summer program provides an overview of international affairs, related career opportunities, and the skills to pursue them. Deadline: February 1.

Saltire Scholarship (Scotland) for first-years, sophomores, juniors, seniors, or alumni, who are citizens of the US, Canada, China, and India, pursuing a year of undergraduate or graduate study at any institution in Scotland. Special attention to studies devoted to any one of these sectors: creative industries, life sciences, technology, financial services and renewable and clean energy. Deadline: May 1.

Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP)* for sophomores, juniors, seniors or alumni intending to pursue graduate studies and a career in public health. This rigorous program includes Public Health coursework at Columbia University. Deadline: January 31.

Truman* for juniors with an exceptional record of demonstrated leadership and commitment to public service to pursue graduate or professional school in the U.S. or abroad. Campus Deadline: January 15.

TUSA: Taiwan U.S. Alliance Summer Scholarship* for first-years, sophomores, juniors, or seniors, who are not of Chinese or Taiwanese descent, to study Chinese language and culture in Taiwan during eight weeks of the summer. at one of the country's premier universities. Minimum 3.0 GPA is required. No prior knowledge of Chinese needed. Deadlines: February 15 (early) and March 31 (regular).

Udall Scholarship for sophomores and juniors, who are either US citizens or recognized Canadian First Nations, intending to pursue careers in environmental policy, or Native American or Alaskan students seeking careers in healthcare or tribal public policy. Deadline: March 15. Campus contact: Prof. Bond.

U.S. Department of State Summer Internship Program* for juniors, seniors or alumni intending to pursue a career in Foreign Affairs. This program is unpaid internship in U.S. Embassies and Consulates throughout the world and the US. Deadline: October 26.

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