Below are the nationally competitive fellowships we frequently work with.

Listing of Fellowships

Review the list for opportunities you might qualify for and come in to talk with us to learn more. The list includes direct-apply fellowships and those that require nomination or a campus evaluation process.

An asterisk* denotes fellowships open to non-U.S. citizens. See additional fellowship opportunities for non-U.S. citizens below.

Note: The UK-Irish scholarships that require nomination include the Churchill, Keasbey, Marshall, Mitchell, Rhodes and St. Andrews scholarships.

Fellowship and Advisor Year to Apply Fields and Location General Deadlines

Beinecke Scholarship

Jr.

Humanities, arts, social sciences with no geographic restrictions

Internal: Nov
Final: Feb

Boren Fellowship
(Oliver Carlin)

Applying to or matriculated in graduate study

Language study

Internal: Jan

     

Boren Scholarship
(Stacey Thebodo)

First-year, Soph, Jr

Language study; summer program for STEM students

Internal: Jan 
Final: Feb 

     

Churchill Scholarship

Sr, Alum

Graduate study, science, math, engineering

Internal: April
Final: Nov

     

Critical Language Scholarships

All class years

Summer language study, selected languages

Nov

     

David Weill Scholarship

Sr

Graduate study, sciences

Internal: mid-Oct 

Final: Nov

     
Ertegun Scholarship* Sr, Alum Graduate study, humanities See scholarship website

Fulbright Grants

Sr, Alum

Study/research (field open) or teaching English

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

Final: Oct

     

James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program*
(Mark Williams)
 

Sr, Recent Alum

Research, international affairs

Internal: Jan
Final: Jan

     

Gates Cambridge Scholarship*

Sr, Alum

Field open

US citizens: Oct
Non-US citizens: Dec

     

Goldwater Scholarship

Soph, Jr

Science, math, engineering

Internal: Nov
Final: Jan

     

Kanders Churchill

Sr, Alum

Science, math, engineering

Final: Oct

     

Keasbey Scholarship

Sr

Field open; Class of 2022 next eligible

Internal: Apr
Final:Oct

     

Knight-Hennessy Scholarship*

Sr, Alum

Field open

Final: Sept

     

 

     

Marshall Scholarship

Sr, Alum

Field open

Internal: Apr
Final:Oct

     

Mitchell Scholarship

Sr, Alum

Field open

Internal: Apr
Final: Sept

     

National Institutes of Health Graduate Partnership Programs [NIH]

Sr, Alum

Sciences

Dec

     

National Institutes of Health Oxbridge Scholars Programs [NIH]

Sr, Alum

Sciences

Dec

     

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Research Program (NSF GRFP)

Sr, Alum

STEM

Oct

     

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships

Sr, Alum

Sciences

Dec

     

NOAA’s Hollings Scholarship

Soph

NOAA-related fields

 

   

Payne International Development Fellowship

Alum

Field open

Jan

     

Pickering Graduate and Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowships

Jr, Sr, Alum

International studies, history, political science, economics, foreign languages

Sept

     

PPIA Junior Summer Institute

Jr

Public Policy, International Affairs

Nov

     

Rangel International Affairs Program

Sr

International affairs, public administration, foreign service

Sept

     

Rhodes Scholarship*

Sr, Alum

Field open

Internal: Apr
Final: Oct

     

Schwarzman Scholarship*

Sr, Alum

Economics & Management, International Affairs, Public Policy 

June (Chinese citizens); Sept (all others)

     

St. Andrews Scholarship

Sr

Field open

Dec

     

Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Sr, Alum

Field open

Nov

     

Truman Scholarship

Jr

Public affairs, public service

Internal: Nov
Final: Feb

     

Udall Fellowship

Soph, Jr

Environment OR Native Americans interested in tribal policy or health care

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

     

Vermont Law School Environmental Scholarship

Sr, Alum

Full tuition for Juris Doctor (JD) or joint JD/Master in Environmental Law and Policy (MELP) program

Feb

     

Watson Fellowship*

Sr

Field open

Internal: Apr (prelim app); Sept (nomination app)
 
Final: Nov

     

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics*

Jr, Sr

Ethics essay

Dec 

     

Yenching Academy Scholarship*

Sr, alum

China studies

 Dec (US, Canadian citizens); Jan (all other citizens)

     

Additional Opportunities for Non-U.S. Citizens

Most competitive fellowships are restricted to U.S. citizens. Some may also be open to permanent residents. A few are open to many or all citizenship types.

Grinnell College’s Scholarships and Fellowships has helpful information on scholarships for international students including a list of over 100 opportunities.

Students may also find opportunities listed at profellow.com. There is also a broad list compiled by the National Association of Fellowship Advisors.

Additionally, some universities do have funding for international students accepted into graduate study programs.

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