Fellowship opportunities for seniors and alumni

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

Allen Lee Hughes Fellowship for recent graduates pursuing careers in artistic and technical production, arts administration, arts education and community outreach. Application opens November.

Amelia Earhart Fellowship for female seniors or alumni pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering. Application opens mid-July.

Asian Cultural Council for alumni who are permanent residents or citizens in Asia or the United States. Applicants must be either professional artists or scholars, or a graduate/post-graduate student in a related field, pursuing research or training outside of their home country. Deadline: December 1.

Austrian Secondary Schools Teaching Assistantship* for seniors or alumni interested in teaching English in secondary schools throughout Austria. Applications accepted between November 15 and January 15.

Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship* for seniors or alumni pursuing careers in social justice, fighting hunger and poverty. Deadline: January 14th

Blakemore Freeman Fellowship* for seniors or alumni interested in studying one full year of advanced Asian language study in East or Southeast Asia. Deadline: December 30.

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. Campus contact: Dean Sue Mennicke.

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.

Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs for seniors or alumni committed to making a positive change in their community by participating in a nine-month program in Pittsburgh, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, or St. Louis. Deadline: January 17.

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.

DAAD Graduate Award for seniors or alumni pursuing an independent study or M.A.at a German University. Deadline: November 4.

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.

Echoing Green's Social Entrepreneurship Fellowship for seniors or alumni pursuing a career in social entrepreneurship. Fellows work on six continents addressing a broad range of issues, such as: economic development, education, environmental sustainability, health, justice and human rights, hunger and poverty alleviation, and racial and gender equity. Deadline: October 24. 

English Open Doors Program in Chile for seniors or alumni interested in teaching English in Chile with a co-teacher in either public or semi-private schools. Deadline: December 3 or March 25.

FAO Schwarz Fellowship for graduating seniors interested in pursuing a career in the non-profit sector. This two-year paid fellowship places awardees at participating non-profits, and provides professional training and mentoring. This fellowship opens on November 1. Application deadline is February 15.

Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship* for sophomores who will be juniors in the fall with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2, pursuing careers in IT. This is a two-year program in the U.S. Department of State’s Foreign Service. Minorities are encouraged to apply. Application opens on October 15 and the deadline is February 15.

Fulbright Fellowships* for seniors or alumni interested in either teaching English abroad or pursuing study or research in one of a 140+ countries. Applications opens in April and the campus deadline for the 2019-2020 cohort: Tuesday, August 27, 2019. To express your intent to apply, join the Canvas site through the F&M Fulbright page.

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.

Gates Cambridge Scholarship for non-UK seniors or alumni pursuing a postgraduate degree in any subject at Cambridge University. Deadline for US citizens: October 11; deadline for non-US Citizens: December 7.

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

Global Health Corps for seniors or alumni pursuing careers addressing health inequity. Fellows apply to specific positions in Malawi, Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia, or the United States. Deadline: January 16.

Humanity in Action for seniors or recent alumni with a demonstrated interest in social justice and human rights. The locations for this one-year fellowship are Amsterdam, Atlanta, Berlin, Copenhagen, Sarajevo and Warsaw. Deadline: January 6. Campus contact: Prof. Bond.

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.

Humanity in Action (US)/John Lewis Fellowship for sophomores, juniors, seniors, and alumni interested in issues of diversity in the US, with a particular emphasis on Georgia and the American South. This is the American summer program of the Humanity in Action Fellowship. Deadline: January 6. Campus contact: Prof. Bond.

Immigrant Justice Corps* (or eligible work visa) for seniors or recent graduates with proficiency in a language other than English pursuing a career in a community-based organization that assists immigrants. Fellows become accredited representatives of the Board of Immigration Appeals and assist immigrants in New York City. Justice Fellowships are available to recent law graduates. Please see the website for more information. Deadline: Feb/March for the Community Fellowship and November 15 for the Justice Fellowship.

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.

James Madison Graduate Fellowship* for seniors or alumni pursuing a master’s degree in American History, American Government, or social studies, who will teach the American Constitution in any grade between seventh and twelfth. Deadline: March 1. Campus contact: Prof. Bond.

The JET Program* for seniors or recent grads pursuing working in Japan as an Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) in public and private schools throughout Japan. Deadline: November 9 (online); November 18 (mail).

Kip Tiernan Social Justice Fellowship female seniors or alumni pursuing a project in New England that will improve the lives of poor and homeless women. Deadline: February 6.

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program for seniors or alumni applying to any of the full-time graduate programs at Stanford University, with a remarkable record of demonstrated leadership and potential to innovate solutions to societal problems. Deadline: October 9. Campus contact: Prof. Bond.

Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship for seniors or alumni pursuing teaching credentials committed to teaching in the US. Deadline: November 27.

Marshall Scholarship (Great Britain)* for seniors or alumni interested in graduate study in the UK. Minimum GPA of 3.7 required. See Professor Cable for more information. Campus Deadline: September 15th

George J. Mitchell Scholarship (Ireland)* for seniors or alumni with a demonstrated commitment to public service interested in pursuing a master’s degree in Ireland or Northern Ireland. Campus Deadline for seniors: September 15 and national deadline for alumni: September 29.

National Institute of Health PostBac Intermural Research Training Award* for seniors or recent alumni intending to apply to graduate or professional programs (medical/dental/pharmacy). This opportunity fellows an opportunity to spend 1-2 years performing full-time research at the NIH. Admission is rolling but applicants must apply at least 4 months before anticipated start date.  

New Sector Residency in Social Enterprise (RISE)* for alumni interested in working for AmeriCorps for 11 months. Deadline: June 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 

NYC Service Fellowship* for seniors and alumni (graduated within the last 4 years) interested in obtaining full-time professional experience at NYC Service in the areas of volunteerism and service. Application opens in May prior to the start date in the fall.

NYC Urban Fellowship* for seniors or alumni interested in learning more about public policy by working in a NYC agency. Deadline: January 13.

Pan Am Flight 103 Legacy Award for seniors or alumni intending to pursue careers in national security and terrorism prevention. Deadline: February 21.

Payne Fellowship Program* for seniors or alumni pursuing graduate school, internships, or professional development activities, to gain entrance into USAID Foreign Service. Deadline: January 20.

PHENND Fellows (Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development; f.k.a. Philly Fellows) for recent graduates committed to working on fighting poverty and doing so in Philadelphia. Application opens in September and is due in late November. 

Thomas Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship* for seniors or alumni pursuing graduate study in public policy, international affairs, or public administration to become a Foreign Service Officer for at least 5 years. Application opens mid-October, and the deadline is January 13.

Princeton in Africa for seniors or alumni committed to Africa’s advancement. They offer opportunities for service through fellowships with a variety of organizations in Africa. Deadline: October 28. Campus contact: Prof. Bond.

Princeton in Asia for seniors or alumni interested in working in an Asian host organizations in the fields of education (teaching English among other subjects), health, international development, environmental advocacy, journalism, law and business. Deadline: November 2. Campus contact: Prof. Bond.

Princeton in Latin America for seniors or alumni interested in working in a host organization in Latin America, usually an NGO or multilateral organizations engaged in socially responsible development projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. Deadline: November 5. Campus contact: Prof. Bond.

Public Allies* for seniors or alumni interested in a 10-month, full-time paid apprenticeship in a local nonprofit organization. Deadline: March through August depending on city. 

Rangel International Affairs Graduate Program* for seniors or alumni, particularly of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, to pursue a 2-year master’s degrees in international affairs or another area relevant to work in the US Foreign Service. Deadline: September 19.

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.

Rhodes for US Citizens and Permanent Residents (Great Britain)* for seniors or alumni interested in graduate study at the University of Oxford in any field. Campus deadline: September 15.

Rhodes for non-US Citizens for seniors or alumni who are citizens of any one of the following countries to pursue graduate study at the University of Oxford: Australia, Bermuda, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Jamaica and Commonwealth Caribbean, Kenya, New Zealand, Pakistan, Southern Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Deadline: Varies by country.

Rotary Peace Fellowship for seniors and alumni pursuing a two-year master's degree program in conflict resolution, peace studies, sustainable development, public administration, or international relations.

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.

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award for seniors to pursue a year-long public service project anywhere in the world before heading on to graduate school or a career. Deadline: January 17.

Schwarzman Scholarship for seniors or alumni to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a one-year master’s degree in Public Policy, Economics and Business, or International Studies at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Deadline: September 1.

Scoville Peace Fellowship for seniors or alumni to work with nonprofit, public-interest organizations addressing peace and security issues in Washington DC. Deadlines: October 7 (to begin in spring) and January 6th (to begin in fall).

(Paul & Daisy) Soros Fellowship for New Americans for seniors or alumi who are permanent residents, naturalized citizens, child of naturalized citizens, or DACA recipients pursuing graduate study in any field and any degree-granting institution in the United States. Deadline: November 1.

North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain for seniors or alum who are US or Canadian citizens with some proficiency in Spanish to work as teaching assistants in primary and secondary schools throughout Spain. Deadline: April 5.

St. Andrew's Scholarship for Graduate Study in Scotland for seniors who are US citizens with some Scottish descent to pursue graduate study in Scotland. Deadline: Campus Deadline: December 1. Must apply through F&M. See Dr. Cable.

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.

Teaching Assistant Program In France (TAPIF)* for seniors or alumni to teach English in France (and French territories of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, and Réunion) for 7 months. Application opens in October and is due on January 15.

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.

Women Techmakers Scholars Program (Google) for female first-years, sophomores, juniors, seniors, or alumni pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies in computer science or a related field. Deadline: December 1.

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship* for seniors and alumni with a STEM-related major intending to pursue a career in teaching STEM at a high –need school at the secondary level. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 required.

Yenching Scholarship for seniors or alumni pursuing graduate studies related to China at the Yenching Academy at Beijing University. Deadline: December 15.

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