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Fellowships and Grants

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The Fellowships and Grants team provides support to students and alumni in their search for national grants, fellowships and scholarships. Through these awards, students can foster self-reflection and expand their understanding of different issues, ideas, and values. Our goal is to help them develop critical thinking skills so they can become valuable members of the community.

In the last 15 years, 500+ Whitman students have earned prestigious fellowships and grants, including:

Watson Fellowships
Fulbright U.S. Student Program Awards
Gilman International Scholarships
Udall Scholarships
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships
Student Highlight
Liam Voorhees, Environmental Humanities Major

I went to an information session, talked to Fellowships and Grants about it and I took home a Watson Fellowship pamphlet and pinned it to my corkboard for the next four years. I knew it was something I wanted to strive for, but I never thought it was going to happen, to be honest.

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The Keys to Success

How To Become a Fellowship Candidate

Are you looking for help with a competitive fellowship application? Look no further! Our resources will cover everything you need to know to stand out as a candidate. Our Fellowships and Grants Office can provide support throughout your journey as well as mentors who have been in similar positions before. With the right knowledge and dedication to personal growth and development, your chances of success increase significantly.

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News and Features

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Salma Anguiano '22 smiling at the camera while posing in her graduation regalia in China.

Salma Anguiano ’22 Named First Yenching Scholar from Whitman College

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Grants & Fellowships Give Students Global Opportunities

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Alex Teller

Spain Bound! Alex Feller ’22 Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

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Nishtha Rajbhandari, with shoulder-length dark hair, wearing a white top, standing in the outdoors with trees in the background.

Nishtha Rajbhandari ’24 Awarded Projects for Peace Grant

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Civic Leadership Award

Two Whitties Receive the President’s Student Civic Leadership Award

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Whitman College student Sylvia Adome, recipient of a 2022 Watson Fellowship

Sylvia Adome ’22 Awarded Prestigious Watson Fellowship

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Four Whitties Receive Fulbright Awards

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Grace Newman 2022-2023 Goldwater Scholar

Grace Newman ’23 Named Goldwater Scholar

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Nampaso ’23 and Mwangi ’24 Awarded Projects for Peace Grants

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Whitman College senior Salma Anguiano and alum Daniel Charlton ’18 have been accepted into the Schwarzman Scholars Class of 2023.

Salma Anguiano ’22 and Daniel Charlton ’18 Named Schwarzman Scholars

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Where We All Belong: Meet Whitman’s First Inclusion Fellows

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Fine Fellows

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Virtual Undergraduate Conference Sparks Engaging Discourse

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Liam Voorhees, winner of a 2021 Watson Fellowship

Liam Voorhees ’21 Awarded Prestigious Watson Fellowship

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John Lewis Fellowship Gives Dorothy Mukasa ’19 Chance to ‘Stir Up Good Trouble’ in Community

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Undergraduate Conference Showcases Student Research Online

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A portrait of Cameron Conner

Watson Fellowship Allows Cameron Conner ’20 to Explore Communities Across Globe

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A portrait of Evangelos Sarantinos

Brotherly Love Fuels Watson Fellowship for Evangelos Sarantinos ’20

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A combination portrait of Evangelos Sarantinos, left, and Cameron Conner

Two Seniors Receive Prestigious Watson Fellowships

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Over 40 Whitties Receive Prestigious Honors for 2018-2019

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Owen Crabtree (‘19 Psych, Right) and Kari Hampson (‘19 Psych, Middle/Back) engage with other students during the 2019 Undergraduate Conference.

Undergraduate Conference Sees Record Number of Presenters

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Cello Lockwood kisses a horse on the nose.

Senior Receives Watson Fellowship to Study Horse Cultures Abroad

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Kimberly Taylor works with a student in a classroom.

Kimberly Taylor '20 Measures Resilience in Children as part of Yearlong Community Fellowship

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Cameron Conner

Cameron Conner ’20 Selected as Newman Civic Fellow

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Alumna Follows Her Dreams to White House and Back

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