Fellowships, Scholarships and Grants for Alumni

AAUW Selected Professions Fellowship

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident (women only)
  • Funding for full-time graduate work in the fields of architecture, computer science, engineering and mathematics
  • http://www.aauw.org


American Prospect Writing Fellows Program

  • Paid fellowship working at the American Prospect magazine for one to two years
  • Prior journalism experience not required
  • Requires strong writing and analytical skills
  • http://prospect.org/job/writing-fellowship

Asia Pacific Leadership Program

  • Leadership program for those with at least 5 years of professional experience
  • Have at least a bachelor's degree by the start of the program
  • Fellowship covers most of the program fees, transportation costs and insurance
  • http://www.eastwestcenter.org/education/aplp/

Austrian Teaching Assistants (USTA)

Boren Fellowship

Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program

Bullitt Environmental Leadership Fellowship

  • Currently enrolled in a graduate program (international graduate students eligible)
  • Two-year, $50,000 fellowship for those seeking leadership opportunities in the environmental field
  • Must be recommended by a faculty member
  • http://bullitt.org/bullitt-environmental-fellowship/

Capital Fellows Program

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • 10-months working on public policy issues in California at Sacramento State University
  • Fellows work as full-time members of a legislative, executive, or judicial branch office
  • http://www.csus.edu/calst/programs/

Gaither Junior Fellows Program

Chamberlain Fellowship in Public Policy

  • A bachelor or master's degree in a social science discipline, statistics, or women's studies
  • Work as a paid research assistant on issues related to women and public policy
  • http://www.iwpr.org/about/fellowships

City Hall Fellows

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Fellows work full-time as a special project assistant for a senior local government official in their home city
  • Excellent GPA is recommended but not required
  • http://www.cityhallfellows.org/about/

CHCI Public Policy Fellowships (Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute)

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Paid 9-month leadership program designed to strengthen professional skills for Latinos in public policy areas
  • Fellows will work in Congressional offices or with Congressional committees in Washington, D.C.
  • http://chci.org/programs/public_policy_fellowship/

Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs

Critical Language Scholarship Program (U.S. Dept. of State)

DAAD Graduate Study Scholarship

Davis Critical Languages Fellowship (Middlebury College)

Davis-Putter Scholarship

DeKarman Fellowship

  • International students eligible
  • Scholarships for high achieving seniors and graduate students who have a compelling record of research
  • Eight one-year scholarships of $22,000 for graduate students and $14,000 for undergraduate seniors
  • http://www.dekarman.org/qualifications/

Echoing Green Fellowship

  • Must be at least 18 years of age - international students eligible
  • Awards to "social entrepreneurs" to create organizations for social change
  • http://www.echoinggreen.org/about

El Pomar Fellowship

Emerson Hunger Fellowship

Environment America Fellows

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowship

Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems Fellowship

French Teaching Assistantship Program (TAPIF)

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

  • U.S. citizens
  • English teaching, research and travel grants in countries all over the world
  • Sufficient proficiency in the language of the host country to communicate with the people and to carry out the proposed study
  • http://us.fulbrightonline.org/

Fulbright - National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship

Gates-Cambridge Scholarship

  • International students eligible
  • Support to pursue graduate degrees at Cambridge
  • Must be admitted to Cambridge independent of the scholarship application
  • http://www.gatescambridge.org/about/

Global Health Corps Fellowship

  • International students eligible
  • Fellows work with partner agencies around the world who are working to improve healthcare for the poor
  • One-year paid fellowship
  • http://ghcorps.org/fellows/program/

Green Corps

Greenlining Institute Fellowship

Humanity in Action Summer Fellowship Program (HiA)

John Lewis Fellowship Program

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation

  • Have earned or are in the process of earning a degree in a discipline related to the STEM subject(s) they intend to teach
  • Have recently earned a secondary teaching credential in the U.S.
  • Fellows are eligible to receive professional development grants up to $4,000 per year to cover the cost of relevant activities
  • http://www.kstf.org/fellowships/

Korean Teaching Assistants (TaLK and EPIK)

Krell Institute

  • Support for graduate work in science and engineering
  • Yearly stipend of $36,000 plus tuition and fees at an accredited U.S. university
  • http://www.krellinst.org/csgf/

Lantos HIA Congressional Fellowship

Luce Scholars Program

Madison Graduate Fellowship

Math for America Fellowship

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Full tuition plus stipend while pursuing a master's degree in teaching secondary mathematics or science
  • http://www.mathforamerica.org/home

MIRT (Multidisciplinary International Research Training) Program

Mississippi Teacher Corps

  • Two-year teacher training program in high-poverty Mississippi schools
  • Receipt of a M.A. in education when program is finished
  • Full benefits and salary provided while in the program
  • http://mtc.olemiss.edu/

Mitchell Scholarship

NIH-Oxford-Cambridge Biomedical Scholars Program


  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Opportunity to spend one or two years performing full-time research at the NIH
  • Recent graduates not more than two years out of college and planning to apply to graduate school in medical, dental or pharmacological fields
  • https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/postbac_irta

National Science Foundation

National Wildlife Federation Emerging Leader Fellows

New York Teaching Fellows

New York City Urban Fellows

NPR Kroc Fellowship

Payne International Development Fellowship

Pickering Graduate Fellowship

Princeton in Africa

Princeton in Asia

Princeton in Latin America

Rangel Graduate Fellowship

Rhodes Scholarship

Rotary Global Grant Scholarship

  • International students eligible
  • Support for graduate studies in six specific areas of education, health and conflict resolution
  • Application must be done through a local Rotary Club
  • https://www.rotary.org/en/global-grants

Rotary Peace Fellowship

  • Financial support for obtaining a master's degree in fields related to peace and conflict resolution and prevention
  • Bachelor's degree and minimum of three years relevant work experience
  • See website for specific universities where the degrees are offered
  • https://www.rotary.org/en/peace-fellowships

Schwarzman Scholars

  • International students eligible
  • Seniors and alumni less than 29 years of age
  • One-year master's degree in Beijing, China, in the fields of public policy or economic and business or international studies
  • http://schwarzmanscholars.org/

Science, Mathematics and Research Transformation (SMART)

  • U.S. citizen - 18 years or older as of August 2014
  • Full scholarship for degree in accepted scientific disciplines
  • http://smart.asee.org/about

Scoville Peace Fellowship

  • International students eligible
  • Program to gain Washington, D.C. perspective on peace and security issues
  • 6-9 months as a full-time, paid assistant at a participating organization
  • http://scoville.org/about/mission/

Sierra Club Environmental Career Apprenticeship Program

Sitka Fellows

Soros Fellowships for New Americans

  • Resident alien, Green Card holder, naturalized citizen or child of two parents who are naturalized citizens are eligible
  • Stipend and support for two years of graduate study
  • http://www.pdsoros.org/overview/

Spanish Teaching Assistants (NALCA)

Swanson Fellowship Fund

Teach for China

  • U.S. and Chinese citizens
  • Two-year paid teaching assignments at under-resourced schools in rural China
  • http://www.tfchina.org/

Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship

von Humboldt Fellowship

Weeks Fellowship

Wellstone Fellowship for Justice

Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Paid 9 to 12-month fellowship to conduct academic or scientific research anywhere outside of the U.S. and Canada
  • http://whitaker.org/home

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships

  • U.S. citizens
  • For those who majored in STEM fields and want to teach at the secondary level in high-need schools
  • Includes admission to a master's program, three-year teaching commitment, stipend, and help obtaining a teaching certificate
  • http://www.wwteachingfellowship.org/