Public policy, international relations, and social justice

Unless indicated otherwise, Prof. Cable is the first point of contact for these fellowships.

Fellowships marked with an asterisk require US citizenship or permanent residence status.

For sophomores
For juniors
For seniors

First-years

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.

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.

Harvard Public Policy and Leadership Conference (PPLC)* for first-years or sophomores, particularly from historically underserved communities including DACA students, pursuing studies in public policy. Deadline: November 2. Campus contact: Prof. Bond.

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.

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Sophomores

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.

Cultural Vistas Fellowship* for sophomores or juniors interested in internship opportunities abroad. Minimum GPA of 3.0 required. Deadline: November 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.

Harvard Public Policy and Leadership Conference (PPLC)* for first-years or sophomores, particularly from historically underserved communities including DACA students, pursuing studies in public policy. Deadline: November 2. Campus contact: Prof. Bond.

Humanity in Action (European Fellowship Program) for sophomores, juniors, seniors, and alumni with a demonstrated interest in social justice and human rights. The locations for this  summer 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.

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.

Mt. Vernon Leadership Fellowship* for sophomores seeking funding for a civic-minded project. This is a fully funded five-and-a-half week summer program that offers you the tools to help you realize your project. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.4 required. Deadline: January 31.

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 

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.

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.

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Juniors

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.

Cultural Vistas Fellowship* for sophomores or juniors interested in internship opportunities abroad. Minimum GPA of 3.0 required. Deadline: November 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.

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

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.

Truman Scholarship* 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. This application requires an institutional endorsement letter. Campus Deadline: January 15.  

Morris K. 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.

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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Seniors and alumni

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

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.

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. 

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 posts positions by November 1. Application deadline is February 15.

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 (European Fellowship Program) for sophomores, juniors, seniors, and alumni with a demonstrated interest in social justice and human rights. The locations for this summer 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.

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.

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.  Campus contact: Prof. Bond.

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.

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.

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. 

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. Contact Dr. Bond for more information. 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.

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.

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 6 (to begin in fall).

(Paul & Daisy) Soros Fellowship for New Americans for seniors or alumni 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. 

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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