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Listing of Fellowships

Below are listed the nationally-competitive fellowships we frequently work with. Review the list for opportunities you might qualify for and come in to talk with us to learn more.

For information about the fellowships listed below, review the information and contact Dean Lisa Gates or other fellowship advisor if noted. An asterisk denotes fellowships open to non-U.S. citizens. For more information on fellowships for international students see the resources for non-US citizens page. The list below includes direct-apply fellowships and those that require nomination or a campus evaluation process.

To schedule a meeting with Dean Gates, see go/appt.

Note the UK/Irish scholarships application cycle includes the Churchill, Gates-Cambridge, Keasbey, Marshall, Mitchell, Rhodes and St. Andrews scholarships listed below.


Fellowship & Adviser
Year to ApplyFields & Location
General Deadlines
Beinecke ScholarshipJrHumanities, arts, social sciences with no geographic restrictionsInternal: Nov
Final: Feb
Boren Fellowship
(Oliver Carlin)
applying to or matriculated in graduate studyLanguage studyInternal: Jan
Boren Scholarship
(Stacey Thebodo)
First-year, Soph, JrLanguage study; summer program for STEM studentsInternal: Jan
James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program
(Tamar Mayer)
Sr, Alum 

Internal: Jan
Final: Jan

Churchill ScholarshipSr, AlumScience, math, engineering

Internal: April
Final: Nov

Critical Language ScholarshipsAll class yearsSummer language study, selected languagesNov
David Weill ScholarshipSrGraduate study, Sciences Po

Internal: mid-Oct 

Final: Nov 

Fulbright GrantsSr, AlumStudy/research (field open) or teaching English

Internal: April (prelim app); Aug (intent to apply); Sept (final app)

Final: Oct

Gates Cambridge Scholarship*Sr, AlumField open

US citizens: Oct
Non-US citizens: Dec

Goldwater ScholarshipSoph, JrScience, math, engineering

Internal: Nov
Final: Jan

Kanders ChurchillSr, AlumScience, math, engineering

Internal: April
Final: Oct

Keasbey ScholarshipSrField open; Class of 2019 next eligible

Internal: April 

Knight-Hennessy Scholarship*

Sr, AlumField open

Final: September

Luce ScholarshipSr, AlumField openInternal: November
Marshall ScholarshipSr, AlumField openInternal: April 
Mitchell ScholarshipSr, AlumField openInternal: April 
Final: Sept
National Institutes of Health Graduate Partnership Programs [NIH]Sr, AlumSciencesDec
National Institutes of Health Oxbridge Scholars Programs [NIH]
Sr, AlumSciencesDec
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Research Program (NSF GRFP)Sr, AlumSTEMOct
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) FellowshipsSr, AlumSciencesDec
NOAA's Hollings ScholarshipSophNOAA-related fields
Payne International Development Fellowship AlumField openJan
Pickering Graduate and Undergraduate Foreign Affairs FellowshipsJr, Sr, AlumInternational studies, history, political science, economics, foreign languagesSept
PPIA Junior Summer Institute JrPublic Policy, International AffairsNov
Rangel International Affairs Program SrInternational affairs, public administration, foreign serviceSept
Rhodes Scholarship*Sr, AlumField openInternal: April
Final: Oct
Schwarzman Scholarship*Sr, AlumEconomics & Management, International Affairs, Public Policy June (Chinese citizens); Sept (all others)
St. Andrews ScholarshipSrField openDec
Soros Fellowships for New AmericansSr, AlumField openNov
Truman ScholarshipJrPublic affairs, public serviceInternal: Nov
Final: Feb
Udall FellowshipSoph, JrEnvironment OR Native Americans interested in tribal policy or health care

Internal: Jan (18-19), Nov (19-20)
Final: March

Vermont Law School Environmental ScholarshipSr, AlumFull tuition for Juris Doctor (JD) or joint JD/Master in Environmental Law and Policy (MELP) programFeb

Watson Fellowship*

SrField openInternal: April (prelim app); Sept (nomination app)
Final: Nov

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics*

Jr, SrEthics essayDec 

Yenching Academy Scholarship*

Sr, alumChina studies Dec (US, Canadian citizens); Jan (all other citizens)