Below is a selection of additional fellowship opportunities.
Candidates apply directly to these. For more information review the websites for each and contact the fellowships office with questions.
Humanity in Action: Month-long summer programs looking at human rights, democracy, and structural injustice. Each bridges the international and the domestic, the theoretical and the practical, the political and the personal. Multiple program sites. First-years through seniors eligible.
PPIA Junior Summer Institute: Six-week summer program (fully funded) providing undergraduate students with a deeper understanding of public policy and international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities, and graduate school preparation. Juniors only, must be U.S. citizens. Underrepresented students, students with high financial need encouraged to apply.
Rangel Summer Enrichment Program: Six-week summer program (fully funded) providing undergraduate students with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs. Sophomores through seniors eligible, must be U.S. citizens. Underrepresented students, students with high financial need encouraged to apply.
Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows: Six-week summer institute (fully funded) for rising college juniors offering learning and networking opportunities at Mount Vernon and in Washington, DC. Current sophomores only.
Undergraduate Research Programs: Find opportunities at Middlebury and other sites.
Community, Service, Social Impact Fellowships
Alaska Fellows Program: 10-month paid position with non-profit in Anchorage, Juneau, or Sitka
American India Foundation Clinton Fellowship: Ten months of work in NGOs and social enterprises in India.
Catholic Volunteer Network: International and domestic voluntary programs ranging from two-week to two-years.
Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program: Fight hunger and poverty through placements in community based organizations across the country.
FAO Schwarz Fellowships: Two-year, paid social impact fellowship working with partner organization (Boston, NYC, Philadelphia).
Global Health Corps Fellowships: Fight for global health equity through year-long fellowships in Burundi, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the U.S., and Zambia.
LGT Venture Philanthropy Impact Fellowship: 11-month position in social organizations located in Latin America, Africa, India, Southeast Asia and China.
Multicultural Fellowship: Two-year, full-time program that aims to increase diversity in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors.
Voyager Scholarship, The Obama-Chesky Fellowship for Public Service: Provides undergraduate funding for students planning to pursue careers in public service, plus summer travel funding and ten-year travel stipend. US citizens, permanent residents and DACA recipients eligible; students apply sophomore year.
Peace Corps: Assist in infrastructure and community development within the country they serve in. Examples of assignments include teaching, construction, community organizing, and medical aid.
Philly Fellows Program: Year-long fellowships that connect college graduates to nonprofit work opportunities in Philadelphia, developing their leadership skills and engaging them in the city’s communities; Current seniors eligible to apply.
Princeton in Africa: Work across Africa for year long service projects focused on education, public health, fresh water and alternative energy, increase family incomes, and so much more.
Princeton in Asia: Service-oriented fellowships in the fields of education, media/journalism, international development (NGOs) and business.
Princeton in Latin America: Service-oriented fellowships for work in NGOs and government and community-based organizations in microfinance, natural resource conservation, public health, education policy, and other areas.
Public Allies: AmeriCorps program in community development NGOs addressing issues including youth development, education, public health, economic development, and the environment.
Ron McKinley Philanthropy Fellowship: Prepares individuals from underrepresented communities for careers in philanthropy.
Service Programs that Change the World: Searchable database of faith-based service programs working within the US.
Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Resident Scholars Program: Two-year program in Phoenix, Arizona/Maricopa County.
Graduate Program Funding
Scholarships for graduate/professional study in the U.S. Graduate school applicants should check the websites of the universities and degree programs of interest about financial support—this is where the majority of graduate students will find funding (or not, depending on the norms for that area of graduate study).
If you are not a U.S. citizen, see if your country’s ministry for education (or equivalent) has any scholarships or fellowships for graduate study. Typically applications for external fellowship support are made around the time of your graduate program applications, unless otherwise noted.
Below are some additional sources of support for different institutions or countries:
AAUW: American Association of University Women Multiple awards to support women pursuing graduate study, certificate programs and projects.
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarships For postgraduate study to outstanding students from developing countries.
Alexia Foundation Student Grant Supports students in producing photographic or multimedia work promoting world peace and cultural understanding at SI Newhouse School of Journalism at Syracuse University.
American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarships Provides financial assistance for graduate study of law to racial and ethnic minority students.
American Indian Graduate Center Graduate Fellowships Supports American Indian or Alaska Native students pursuing graduate or professional degree programs.
American Meteorological Society Graduate Fellowships Provides support for first year of graduate study in atmospheric or related sciences.
American Political Science Association Minority Fellowships Provides support for minority students applying to enter a doctoral program in political science.
Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs List of fellowships that support graduate study in international affairs.
Department of Defense STEM Scholarship Programs Provides tuition and stipend support for graduate study in STEM fields relevant to DoD.
Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs Predoctoral, dissertation, and postdoctoral fellowships are available to U.S. citizens, nationals, and permanent residents, as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, political asylees, and refugees.
Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowships Supports graduate study in the applied physical, biological, and engineering sciences for U.S. citizens and permanent residents.
National Physical Sciences Consortium (NPSC) Graduate Fellowships Supports doctoral study in the physical sciences, mathematics, and related engineering fields.
National Urban Fellows Fellowships Program Supports graduate study leading to Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from the City of New York’s Baruch College, Austin Marxe School of Public and International Affairs.
Pearson Fellowship, Society of Classical Studies Supports first-year of graduate study of Classics at English or Scottish university.
Quad Fellowships Supports graduate study in STEM fields for next generation of scientists and technologists. Citizens and legal permanent residents of Australia, India, Japan and US eligible.
Root-Tilden-Kern (RTK) Scholarship Program Provides full-tuition scholarships to NYU Law School for students seeking to work in public interest law.
Rotary Peace Fellowship Supports MA programs in fields related to peace and conflict prevention and resolution or (2) 3-month fellowships for experienced professionals working in peace-related fields at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand.
Samvid Scholars Provides two-years of graduate school funding and leadership development for future changemakers. Eligible programs include: MD, JD, MBA, MPH, MPP/MPA, EdD, and MA/MS programs in social sciences or STEM. US citizens and DACA recipients eligible.
Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation Scholarships (SMART) Support for outstanding undergraduate, master’s degree, and doctoral students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.
Society of Women Engineers Scholarships Supports women pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees preparing for careers in engineering, engineering technology, and computer science.
Soros Fellowships for New Americans Financial support for New Americans applying to graduate school.
Scholarships for graduate study outside the U.S.
North Africa and the Middle East
American Center of Oriental Research (Amman) Fellowship Promoting research and publication in the fields of archaeology, anthropology, ancient through modern history, art history, conservation and preservation studies, Arabic and other Near Eastern languages, Islamic studies, and fields related to Near Eastern studies.
American University in Cairo Presidential Internships Academic year internship at AUC in administrative offices learning Arabic or taking other courses at the university.
Anna Sobol Levy Foundation Fellowships Pursue master’s degree in security-related program (taught in English) at IDC Herzliya’s Raphael Recanati International School, near Tel Aviv.
Gabr Fellowship For emerging leaders in areas of art, science, media, law and both social and business entrepreneurship. Fellows travel to Egypt and the U.S. to develop a better and in depth understanding of each other’s societies, customs, traditions, religions, politics, law, art, science and business environments.
Grameen Foundation Fellowship Opportunities for business and technology professionals seeking in-depth, hands-on field experience in the social sector in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
Pierre & Patricia Bikai Fellowship Assist in conducting archaeological research in Jordan (1-2 months).
Qatar Scholarship Program Intensive Arabic language program at Qatar University in Doha for academic year.
Asia and Oceania
American Center for Mongolian Studies Research Fellowships Supports research in Mongolia on topics in the social sciences or humanities.
Asian Cultural Council Grants Supports international dialogue, understanding, and respect through cultural exchange and nurtures the individual talents of artists and scholars in Asia and the United States.
Huayu Enrichment Scholarship Supports short-term Huayu (Mandarin Chinese) courses in Taiwan for residents of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
Luce Scholarships Provides a full year in Asia for college seniors with limited exposure to the region.
American-Scandinavian Foundation Research or study.
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals One year professional internship in Germany
Teach English Outside the U.S.
ACLE (Associazione Culturale Linguistica Educational Teach English at summer camps throughout Italy.
China Educational Association of International Exchange (CEAIE) Teach English at multiple grade levels in China, promote language/cultural exchange
English Opens Doors Program in Chile Volunteers are placed throughout Chile, and work with students in 5th to 12th grade.
English Program in Korea Work as a co-teacher in a South Korean classroom, teaching English.
Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) program Places native English speakers in classrooms across Japan.
North American Language and Culture Assistantships in Spain Teaching assistantships in public elementary, middle, and secondary schools throughout Spain.
Teach for China Fellowships Two-year English teaching positions in rural China
Various databases (including resources for non-U.S. citizens, LGBTQ+)
Michigan State University Libraries Grants to individuals.
Profellow.com: Commercial database. You do not need to purchase their services to use their database.
Scholarships for Development For students from developing countries and/or anyone interested in studying development.
Postgraduate Service Learning Opportunities Northern Arizona University has a great list for U.S.-based and international opportunities
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