Deadlines

Postgraduate

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships - direct application deadline

Oct 16, 2018
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and have majored in, or have extensively studied, one or more of the STEM fields.

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Georgia. The Fellowship has also prepared over a thousand teachers in Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, and Ohio. 

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate, Fellowship

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship - direct application deadline

Oct 22, 2018
Eligible: graduating seniors and recent alumnae who are U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents, applying for or in one of the first two years of study in an eligible graduate program.

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships support up to three years of graduate study in the sciences and social sciences at a U.S. institution. Deadlines depend on an applicant’s field of study: for study beginning in 2019, they're between October 22 and 26.  For details, see the NSF website at https://www.nsfgrfp.org/

Questions?  Prospective Wellesley applicants are most welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team, at our Pop-up Advising (see Events listings on this website) or through appointments as available through Handshake. 

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowships - direct application deadline

Oct 24, 2018
Eligible: graduating seniors and first-year graduate students who are U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowships support up to five years of graduate study in the applied physical, biological, and engineering sciences at select universities in the United States. Full details and application via the Hertz website

Did you know? In 2016-17, Alex Ferris, Wellesley class of 2016, won the Hertz!

Questions?  Any prospective Wellsley applicants are very welcom to seek advice from the Fellowships team at Fellowship Pop-ups (details via Events listings on this website) or through appointments as available through Handshake. 

International Student, Travel, Service, Postgraduate

Princeton in Africa - direct application deadline

Oct 27, 2018
Eligible: rising seniors and recent alumnae; U.S. citizenship not required.

Princeton in Africa (PiAf) matches talented and passionate college graduates with our partners working across Africa for yearlong service projects. Our Fellows have helped improve education and public health, source fresh water and alternative energy, increase family incomes, and so much more.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.

International Student, Travel, Service, Fellowship

Echoing Green - direct application deadline

Oct 30, 2018
Eligible: applicants must be fluent in English and able to commit to working full-time on their organization (so usually graduating seniors, graduating graduate/professional students, and alumnae - but US citizenship not required).

Echoing Green is "the Fellowship for innovators, instigators, pioneers, and rebels." Echoing Green offers seed-funding (up to $90,000) and support for social entrepreneurs. Organizations must work toward solving social, environmental, economic, and/or political inequities; special opportunities for those interested in climate issues and black male achievement.

Questions?  Any Wellesley students or alumnae are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team via virtual or in-person Fellowships Pop-up Advising (see events listings for details) or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

**Did you know the following Wellesley alumnae were Echoing Green Fellows? Uttara Bharath Kumar '93, Tina Choi '94Sara Minkara '11 Read about their bold ideas and about their careers on the Echoing Green website--and find inspiration to pursue your own idea!

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

Bermuda Scholarship - direct application deadline

Oct 31, 2018
Eligible: graduating seniors and alumnae from Bermuda in any field.

The mission of the Rhodes Scholarship is "to identify and develop leaders to achieve public good." Each year, there are one Scholarships available for Bermuda, to support postgraduate study at Oxford.

For details of eligibility and how to apply, see the official Rhodes website: https://www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk

Although Wellesley seniors and alumnae should apply directly for the Rhodes, without any Wellesley application process, interested candidates are most welcome to seek advice from Kate Dailinger, of Wellesley's fellowships office:  https://www.wellesley.edu/careereducation/fellowships-and-scholarships 

Note that it's smart to plan ahead, given the large number of fellowship deadlines in September and October and the large number of Wellesley applicants. Advising appointments are available all summer long, via telephone and video chat, as well as in person: book a summer appointment and beat the rush! 

Travel, International Student, Postgraduate

Interac - expected fall direct application deadline

Nov 1, 2018
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae who are native English speakers; teaching experience and basic Japanese is a plus.

Interac is Japan's leading private provider of Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs). Our highly motivated and qualified teachers serve thousands of schools and boards of education throughout every region of Japan, working with children from kindergarten to high school.

**Please note that Interac accepts applications year-round but recruits annually in the spring (apply by early November) and fall (apply by early May).

Benefits: monthly stipend, help arranging housing; housing and airfare costs are not covered.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.

Undergraduate, Service, International Student, Research/Gradschool

Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship - direct application deadline

Nov 1, 2018
Eligible: undergraduates who will complete their degree between December 2019 and August 2020; U.S. citizenship/permanent residency is not a requirement for selected programs in the fellowship.

For nearly 35 years PPIA has been supporting students in their pursuit of graduate degrees in public policy and international affairs. The PPIA Fellowship begins with the completion of a Junior Summer Institutes (JSI). JSI is an intensive seven-week summer program that focuses on preparing students for graduate programs in public and international affairs and careers as policy professionals, public administrators and other leadership roles in public service.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at Fellowships Pop-up Advising (details via Events listings on this website) or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans - direct application deadline

Nov 1, 2018
Eligible: graduating seniors and alumnae who are green card holders, naturalized citizens, or children of naturalized citizens (see website for full details).

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans support “new Americans” in up to two years of graduate study in any discipline at universities in the United States. Explore details at www.pdsoros.org/. (Please note the deadline for this fellowship is 2:00 pm EST.)

Did you know? Nneoma Nwogu '10Sanja Jagesic '08, and Dana Im '10 all won the Soros, and there was a Wellesley finalist for the Soros in 2017-18! Might the next Wellesley Soros Scholar be you?

Questions?  Any prospective Wellesley applicants are warmly encouraged to seek advice from the Fellowships team at Fellowship Pop-ups (details via Events listings) or through appointments as available through Handshake. 

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate, Service

Mississippi Teacher Corps - early admittance direct application deadline

Nov 1, 2018
Eligible: rising seniors from any majors except education from any country; minimum GPA 3.0.

The Mississippi Teacher Corps (MTC) selects exceptional college graduates to teach in high-poverty public schools in Mississippi. Each year, MTC accepts between 25-35 candidates.  Due to the size of the program, MTC can offer individualized support. All participants move as a cohort through each stage of the training and coursework.

The early admittance deadline for the MTC Class of 2019 is November 1st. People who apply before this deadline will know before January 1st if they have been accepted into the program.  The final application deadline for the 2019 cohort is April 1st, 2019. The MTC Class of 2019 will begin the program May 30th, 2019.

Benefits: training, support, certification, and a full scholarship for a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) from the University of Mississippi; during the school year, participants receive full pay and benefits from their school district and attend graduate classes at the University of Mississippi.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake. 

International Student, Travel, Service, Postgraduate

Princeton in Asia - direct application deadline

Nov 2, 2018
Eligible: rising seniors and recent alumnae; U.S. citizenship not required.

Princeton in Asia (PiA) offers service-oriented fellowships in the fields of education, media/journalism, international development (NGOs) and business, with a majority of fellows working as English teachers at universities and high schools.

Did you know? Tina Xu '18 is a Princeton-in-Asia Fellow in 2018-19!

Questions?  Any prospective Wellesley applicants are warmly encouraged to seek advice from the Fellowships team at Fellowship Pop-ups (details via the Events listings on this website) or through appointments as available through Handshake.

Research/Gradschool, Travel, Postgraduate

Michel David-Weill Scholarship for graduate study at Sciences Po - campus deadline

Nov 5, 2018
Eligible: graduating seniors in any field (including but especially Economics) who are U.S. citizens.

Named for Michel David-Weill, an alumnus of Sciences Po and former chairman of Lazard Frères investment bank, this scholarship provides an American student seeking to pursue a Masters degree at Sciences Po with a stipend of approximately $80,000 to cover the cost of attendance (tuition and living expenses) over the course of two years. Wellesley is one of a limited number of partner institutions invited to nominate one candidate to the national competition each year. Apply for the Scholarship and for the degree program of your choice at Sciences Po by the Wellesley deadline.

Prospective Wellesley applicants are encouraged to seek advice ahead of time from Kate Dailinger: drop by Fellowships Pop-Up advising (see Events listings on this website for details), or book an appointment via Handshake. Advising appointments are available year-round, via telephone and video chat, as well as in person.

Research/Gradschool, Travel, International Student, Postgraduate

DAAD Graduate Study Scholarships - direct application deadline

Nov 5, 2018
Eligible: rising seniors and recent alumnae who are U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents or foreign nationals who live in the U.S. or Canada by the time of application.

Highly qualified final year undergraduate students or those who have received an undergraduate degree of all disciplines may apply for the DAAD Study Scholarship for a full Master's degree program at a German university or for study at a German university as part of a postgraduate or Master's degree program completed in the home country.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Travel, Service, Postgraduate

Princeton in Latin America - direct application deadline

Nov 5, 2018
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae who are U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents; working knowledge of the target language (Spanish, Portuguese, or French) is necessary.

Princeton in Latin America matches partner NGO and multilateral organizations that are engaged in socially responsible development projects in Latin America and the Caribbean with highly qualified and motivated recent college graduates who are interested in year-long service fellowship opportunities throughout the region.

Did you know? Johana Mata '17 is a PiLA Fellow in the Domincan Republic in 2018-19!

Questions?  Any prospective Wellesley applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at Fellowship Pop-ups (details via Events listings) or through appointments as available through Handshake.

Research/Gradschool, Travel, International Student, Postgraduate

Chevening Scholarships - direct application deadline

Nov 6, 2018
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae from Chevening-eligible countries (see website for which countries/territories these are; but they do not include the US or UK).

Chevening is the UK government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. It supports one-year master’s courses in the UK for students committed to returning and contributing to their home countries.  Please note applications are due by 12:00 pm GMT on November 6.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Internship

Wintersession Mini Grants

Nov 6, 2018
Students of all class years in good academic standing. Both U.S. citizens and international students are eligible. Priority is given to students who have not previously received funding through ANY Wellesley College internship program.

Wintersession Mini Grants support students pursuing opportunities over Wintersession that enable them to explore an industry or career, expand their professional network, and/or gain career-related experience and knowledge. Such opportunities could include but are not limited to internships, volunteering, and job shadowing. Funding is available for both domestic and international opportunities. Experiences must meet Wellesley’s Internship Guidelines; however, there is no minimum time commitment to receive a Wintersession mini grant. Stipends of up to $500 will be awarded depending on the proposed experience and demonstrated need.

Undergraduate, International Student

Brooke Owens Fellowship - direct application deadline

Nov 6, 2018
Eligible: anyone who identifies as a woman and who is currently pursuing an bachelors or associates degree as of November 2018.

Paid internships and executive mentorship for exceptional undergraduate women in aerospace!  Work at the collest companies, doing the most meaningful things; connect directly with the leaders of today's industry; build a network that will launch you to the career of your dreams.  Did you know? Shannon Kearney '18 won the Brooke Owens Fellowship!

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

Yenching Academy Scholarship at Peking University - campus deadline

Nov 8, 2018
Eligible: graduating seniors and alumnae from any country in any field.

The Yenching Academy of Peking University builds bridges between China and the rest of the world through an interdisciplinary master’s program in China Studies for outstanding graduates from all over the globe. Founded on the ideal of fostering global connections and dialogue, the Yenching Academy is a fully funded residential program offering a wide array of interdisciplinary courses on China within broadly defined fields of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Working closely with their academic mentors, Yenching Scholars are granted the flexibility to create their own study paths by choosing from six academic concentrations and a variety of extracurricular activities.

Did you know that Ye Rin Chu '18 is a Yenching Academy Scholar?

Any prospective applicants are encouraged to seek advice ahead of time from Kate Dailinger of Wellesley's fellowships office: https://www.wellesley.edu/careereducation/fellowships-and-scholarships.  Note that it's smart to plan ahead--advising appointments are available all summer long, via telephone and video chat, as well as in person: book a summer appointment now!

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate

The GEM Fellowships Program - direct application deadline

Nov 13, 2018
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, especially members of underrepresented minorities, applying for eligible graduate degree programs

The National GEM Consortium provides three different fellowships to support graduate work in STEM fields, especially for underrepresented minority students: the MS Engineering Fellowship Program, the PhD Engineering Fellowship, and the PhD Science Fellowship.  

Questions?  Prospective Wellesley applicants are most welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups (see Events listings on this website) or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Research/Gradschool, Travel, Postgraduate

Saint Andrew’s Society of New York Graduate Scholarship - campus deadline

Nov 14, 2018
Eligible: graduating seniors in any field who are U.S. citizens.

In recognition of the benefits of higher education, the Saint Andrew’s Society provides a scholarship for American students of Scottish heritage to study in Scotland for a year after college graduation.

Did you know? Meredith Santaus '16 won the Saint Andrew's and pursued her master's degree in Book History at the University of Saint Andrews!

Any prospective Wellesley applicants are warmly encouraged to seek advice ahead of time from Kate Dailinger of Career Education: chat with her at Fellowship Pop-ups (details via the Events listings on this website) or book an appointment via Handshake.

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate

American Association of University Women (AAUW) American Fellowships - direct application deadline

Nov 15, 2018
Eligible: alumnae who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

AAUW American Fellowships support women scholars who are completing dissertations, planning research leave from accredited institutions, or preparing research for publication. Candidates are evaluated on the basis of scholarly excellence; quality and originality of project design; and active commitment to helping women and girls through service in their communities, professions, or fields of research.

  

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

Zambia Rhodes Scholarship - direct application deadline

Nov 15, 2018
Eligible: graduating seniors and alumnae from Zambia in any field.

The mission of the Rhodes Scholarship is "to identify and develop leaders to achieve public good." Each year, there are two Scholarships available for Zambia, to support postgraduate study at Oxford.

For details of eligibility and how to apply, see the official Rhodes website: https://www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk

Although Wellesley seniors and alumnae should apply directly for the Rhodes, without any Wellesley application process, interested candidates are most welcome to seek advice from Kate Dailinger, of Wellesley's fellowships office:  https://www.wellesley.edu/careereducation/fellowships-and-scholarships 

Note that it's smart to plan ahead, given the large number of fellowship deadlines in the fall and the large number of Wellesley applicants. Advising appointments are available all summer long, via telephone and video chat, as well as in person: book a summer appointment and beat the rush! 

Travel, Postgraduate

Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) program - expected direct application deadline

Nov 16, 2018
Eligible: U.S. nationals with a functional command of Japanese; may not have lived in Japan for six or more years in total since 2008.

The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program is sponsored by the Japanese government. JET places native English speakers in classrooms across Japan. The workers live in Japan for up to a year and serve as a language assistant to Japanese students.

** Please note that applications are accepted from October to Late November or Early December (deadline varies by country).

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake. 

International Student, Postgraduate

Carnegie Junior Fellows Program - campus deadline

Nov 16, 2018
Eligible: graduating seniors and alumnae in any field from any country.

The James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is designed to provide a substantive work experience for students who have a serious career interest in the area of international affairs. Approximately 12 students will be hired to work at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington, DC, on a full-time basis for one year. Junior Fellows provide research assistance to associates working on the Endowments projects, which include nuclear non-proliferation, democracy building, Middle East political reform, trade and environment, economics, international security, South Asian politics, and Chinese, Russian, and Eurasian affairs. Wellesley may nominate up to two candidates annually.

Any prospective applicants are encouraged to seek advice ahead of time from Kate Dailinger of Wellesley's fellowships office: https://www.wellesley.edu/careereducation/fellowships-and-scholarships.  Note that it's smart to plan ahead, given the large number of fellowship deadlines in the fall and the large number of Wellesley applicants. Advising appointments are available all summer long, via telephone and video chat, as well as in person: book a summer appointment and beat the rush!

Research/Gradschool, Service, Undergraduate

Truman Scholarship - campus deadline

Nov 16, 2018
Eligible: current juniors who are U.S. citizens or nationals.

The Truman Scholarship supports the graduate education and professional development of outstanding young people committed to public service leadership. This scholarship provides funding toward senior year and graduate school (up to $30,000) for juniors committed to careers in public service.

Did you know? Emily Moss '19 won the Truman in 2018!

You don't have to go it alone: learn more and get application advice at the campus workshop offered in October, drop in to Fellowship Pop-Up Advising (see Events listings on this website), or talk things over with Kate Dailinger at Career Education.  Why not beat the rush by booking an appointment via Handshake to talk over the summer via telephone, video chat, or in person?

Undergraduate, Research/Gradschool, Fellowship

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship - campus deadline

Nov 16, 2018
Eligible: undergraduates in STEM fields who are U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents.

The mission of the Goldwater Scholarship is to help develop the nation’s next generation of researchers in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering, by awarding scholarships to college sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research careers in these fields.

You don't have to go it alone: learn more and get application advice at the campus workshop offered in October, drop in to Fellowship Pop-Up Advising (see Events listings on this website), or talk things over with Kate Dailinger at Career Education.  Why not beat the rush by booking an appointment via Handshake to talk over the summer via telephone, video chat, or in person?

Postgraduate

Knowles Teacher Initiative STEM Teaching Fellowship - direct application deadline

Nov 25, 2018
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae who majored in a STEM field and have earned or will earn a valid state teaching credentials that enables them to teach mathematics or science in grades 9–12 in the United States no earlier than January 1, 2014 and no later than September 1, 2019; and will be entering their first or second year as teacher of record during the 2019–2020 academic year.

The Knowles Teacher Initiative, formerly the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation, awards approximately 35 Fellowships each year to early-career high school science and mathematics teachers. Through their signature program, they support their Fellows in their efforts to develop teaching expertise and lead from the classroom. Throughout the five-year program, Knowles Teaching Fellows receive mentoring and coaching from a staff of experienced teachers and teacher educators, financial support, and membership in a nationwide community of more than 300 STEM educators.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Postgraduate, Travel, Undergraduate

Critical Language Scholarship - direct application deadline

Nov 27, 2018
Eligible: undergraduates (including seniors) and graduate students who are U.S. citizens in any field of study.

The Critical Language Scholarship is a fully-funded overseas intensive language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students with the goal of broadening the base of Americans studying and mastering critical languages and to build relationships between the people of the United States and other countries.  Explore prerequisites and details on the CLS website.

Questions?  Any prospective Wellesley applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Pop-ups (see Events listings on this website) or through appointments as available through Handshake.  We'd love to talk with you!

Postgraduate, Service

Govern for America Fellowship - direct application deadline

Nov 27, 2018
Eligible: rising seniors who are U.S. citizens and are able to commit to the two year program (no GPA or major requirement).

States are where we tackle our nation’s toughest issues. From education to health care to criminal justice and more, states are where Americans see their government in action. But today, state governments are in dire need of new perspectives, passionate people to get things done, and talented leaders with the ability to move our country forward. At Govern for America, we recruit, develop, and connect exceptional graduates to key roles in state governments across the nation through a two-year, paid fellowship. If you are looking to use your passion to make a difference and your skills to solve some of today's toughest challenges, the Govern for America Fellowship is for you.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Postgraduate

American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowships - direct application deadline

Dec 1, 2018
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents and applying to graduate school.

American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported. Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree by September 30, of the year of application, and must have applied to their proposed institutions of study by the time of the application. Up to five International Master’s/First Professional Degree Fellowships are renewable for a second year. Recipients are selected for academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to women and girls. Recipients return to their home countries to become leaders in business, government, academia, community activism, the arts, and sciences.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Postgraduate, International Student

Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarships and Internships - direct application deadline

Dec 1, 2018
Eligible: students, rising seniors, and alumnae from any country, or Americans studying abroad, who aspire to become foreign correspondents.

Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarships and Internships -provides scholarships and internships to young journalists aspiring to be foreign correspondents.

Questions?  Prospective Wellesley applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Pop-ups (see Events listings on this website) or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Postgraduate, Travel

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) - direct application deadline

Dec 1, 2018
Eligible: rising seniors and recent alumnae who are U.S. citizens; prior German language knowledge is not required, but is preferred.

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a fellowship funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress, that annually provides 75 American and 75 German Young Professionals the opportunity to spend one year in each others' countries, studying, interning, and living with hosts on a cultural immersion program.

Benefits: airfare, insurance, housing, monthly stipend, tuition costs, 2 months intensive German study.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.

Service, Postgraduate

Lead for America Fellowship - direct application deadline

Dec 1, 2018
Eligible: U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or DACA recipients who will graduate in 2019 or have graduated in 2016 or later.

Lead for America selects, trains, and places our nation’s most promising young leaders in two-year paid fellowships in local governments as a means of strengthening America’s public institutions, supporting our local communities, and cultivating a new generation of transformational public service leaders.  Please note there is an early application deadline October 15; the regular application deadline is December 1.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Postgraduate

National Institutes of Health Graduate Partnership Program - direct application deadline

Dec 3, 2018
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae.

National Institutes of Health Graduate Partnership Program supports three years of PhD or MD/PhD in the biomedical sciences at NIH and one of the NIH university partners in the US or abroad (including Oxford and Cambridge).

There are many NIH-University partnerships available to US citizens, US permanent residents, or international graduate students. Review the partnership descriptions to determine which pathway, partnerships, and online application form are most appropriate for your admission consideration. Please see the program website for full details and application.

Questions?  Prospective Wellesley applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Pop-ups (see Events listings on this website for details) or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

Cambridge Commonwealth, European and Overseas Trust Scholarships - direct application deadline

Dec 5, 2018
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae from any country who have been admitted to the University of Cambridge through the normal application procedure.

Cambridge Commonwealth, European and Overseas Trust Scholarships support postgraduate degree study at the University of Cambridge.

If you are applying for graduate study, please check and apply by the specific course deadline.  There will be two general course deadlines of 5 December 2018 and 3 January 2019

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Service, Postgraduate

Gates Cambridge Scholarship - deadline for international students

Dec 5, 2018
Eligible: seniors and graduates, in any discipline and from any country except the UK

Gates Cambridge Scholarships support graduate study in any discipline at the University of Cambridge by citizens of any country other than the UK. Details, application, and helpful videos via: www.gatescambridge.org

Deadlines for study beginning in 2019-20: 
October 10, 2018 (US citizens normally resident in the US); 
December 5, 2018, or January 3, 2019, depending on the proposed course of study at Cambridge (citizens of other countries than the UK, and US citizens normally resident outside the US)
**Deadlines are usually noon Cambridge time (7am Wellesley time): please see official website for details.

Interested Wellesley applicants are welcome to seek advice from Kate Dailinger, of Career Education (she did her own graduate work at Cambridge): drop in virtually or in person to Fellowships Pop-Ups (details via the Events listings on this website) or book a Fellowships advising appointment via Handshake. *These deadlines fall at the same time as many others, so it's a great idea to plan ahead: advising appointments are offered during the summer as well as during the academic year and much of winter break, and by telephone/video chat, as well as in person.

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate

Ford Foundation Fellowships: Dissertation - direct application deadline

Dec 6, 2018
Eligible: Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree candidates in a dissertation-required program, who are U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents, as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program. See website for additional requirements.

Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

The dissertation fellowships provide one year of support for individuals working to complete a dissertation leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree. The Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship is intended to support the final year of writing and defense of the dissertation.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake. 

Postgraduate

Ford Foundation Fellowships: Postdoctoral - direct application deadline

Dec 6, 2018
Eligible: Individuals awarded a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree no earlier than December 6, 2011 and no later than December 6, 2018, who are U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents, as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program. See website for additional requirements.

Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

The postdoctoral fellowships provide one year of support for individuals engaged in postdoctoral study after the attainment of the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake. 

Research/Gradschool, Undergraduate

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program (MMUF) - expected campus application deadline

Dec 7, 2018
Wellesley sophomores who are US citizens or permanent residents with a g.p.a. of 3.0 or better with demonstrated interest in an eligible humanities or social science field

A principal goal of the Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program (MMUF) is to increase the numbers of underrepresented faculty at colleges and universities across the country and beyond and to bring a wider array of perspectives and experiences to the academy.  MMUF supports underrepresented minority students and others who have demonstrated commitment to eradicating racial disparities in academia by encouraging talented students to develop their academic interests, pursue and complete their doctoral training, and thrive in their faculty careers in higher education.  With funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, MMUF undergraduates are able to conduct original undergraduate research in the humanities and social sciences.

See the MMUF website for updated deadline, full details, and how to apply for this terrific program!

 

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate

Ford Foundation Fellowships: Predoctoral - direct application deadline

Dec 13, 2018
Eligible: graduating seniors and alumnae who are U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents, as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program.

Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

Predoctoral, Dissertation, and Postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on behalf of the Ford Foundation. Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships support up to three years of study in doctorate programs in the United States.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake. 

Fellowship

The Elie Wiesel Founation Prize in Ethics Essay Contest - direct application deadline

Dec 14, 2018
Eligible: juniors and seniors of any major or nationality.

The Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Essay Contest challenges college students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today's complex world. Students are encouraged to write thought-provoking personal essays that raise questions, single out issues, and are rational arguments for ethical actions. First prize is $5,000. Please see website for details and the 2019 essay topic.

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Career Development Grants - direct application deadline

Dec 15, 2018
Eligible: alumnae who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and whose last degree was received before June 30, 2014.

Career Development Grants provide funding to women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance or change careers or reenter the workforce. Primary consideration is given to women of color and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields.

Grants provide support for course work beyond a bachelor’s degree, including a master’s degree, second bachelor’s degree, certification program, or specialized training in technical or professional fields. Course work must be taken at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States or at a technical school that is fully licensed or accredited by the U.S. Department of Education. Funds are not available for doctorate-level work.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Travel, Postgraduate

Teach for Thailand - expected fall cycle direct application deadline

Dec 21, 2018
Eligible: rising seniors and recent alumnae; teaching experience and ESL/TEFL/equivalent are helpful but not required; experience living/working in a foreign country desirable.

TTC places American graduates in underserved Thai schools as English language teachers. TTC believes that language skills are an essential foundation for a better life and a better world. Thai students equipped with English proficiency are positioned to succeed in school, work, and life, and to make an impact in their communities. Teach Thailand Corps has learned from and adapted elements of the Peace Corps philosophy of service and learning.

**Please note this is the expected deadline; the fall deadline is typically at the end of December, and the winter cycle deadline is typically at the end of April (with preference given to early applications).  Feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Benefits: housing, a monthly stipend, domestic work-related travel, and work permit and visa; airfare not covered.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.

Postgraduate, Service

U.S. State Department Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship - expected direct application deadline

Dec 21, 2018
Eligible: rising juniors or alumnae seeking admission to an IT-related MA program; must be U.S. citizens with a GPA of 3.2 or higher.

Administered by Washington Center, this U.S. Department of State fellowship program aims to diversify the ranks of Information Management Specialists serving in the U.S. Foreign Service with traditionally underrepresented minority groups. This includes but is not limited to racial, religious and gender minorities, as well as those with financial need. If accepted you’ll receive the financial support, mentoring and professional development to prepare you for a career in the Foreign Service. Upon successfully completing the program and the Foreign Affairs IT Specialist entry requirements, you will receive an appointment as a Foreign Service Information Management Specialist (IMS).

**Please note this is the expected deadline; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Postgraduate

NIH Bioethics Post-Doctoral Fellowships - direct application deadline

Dec 31, 2018
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae planning to pursue MD, JD, PhD, or other graduate degrees, or those who have achieved those degrees. (Non US citizens are welcome to apply for the post-doctoral fellowships but must have a doctoral degree.)

The Department of Bioethics is pleased to offer a limited number of two-year post-doctoral and post-baccalaureate fellowships. Our interdisciplinary department strives to create an academic environment where our fellows have the opportunity to learn many aspects of bioethics, as well as support to develop and implement an independent scholarship agenda, with guidance from faculty mentors. Fellows participate in the activities and the intellectual life of the department, and study ethical issues related to conduct of research, clinical practice, genetics, and health policy.

Fellowships are two years in length and stipends are based on the applicant's previous experience and the current US government schedule. Past post-doctoral fellows have gone on to academic careers in philosophy, medicine, law, science, health policy, political science, and related departments; some are also active in legal practice, the medical field, and in government jobs. Past post-baccalaureate fellows have attended top graduate programs in numerous fields including medicine, law, public health, health policy, psychology and sociology.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Postgraduate

Kroc Fellowship at NPR - direct application deadline

Dec 31, 2018
Eligible: rising seniors and recent alumnae.

The NPR Kroc Fellowship is a yearlong program designed to identify and develop the next generation of extraordinary public media journalists. The funded fellowships are based primarily at NPR headquarters in Washington D.C., though each Fellowship will include an assignment to an NPR member station.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

Oxford Ertegun Graduate Scholarship in the Humanities - expected direct application deadline

Jan 4, 2019
Seniors and alumnae from any country, applying to begin a new graduate course in an eligible humanities field at Oxford.

The mission of The Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme in the Humanities shall be to fund and otherwise encourage graduate study in the humanities by Ertegun Graduate Scholars, a group of highly qualified students from throughout the world who have a plan to enlarge their knowledge, have the desire to extend their vision, and seek the opportunity to exchange their ideas.

Learn more about the Scholarship, which degree courses are eligible, and how to apply via the official website.

Questions? Interested Wellesley applicants are most welcome to seek advice about postgraduate study at Oxford and how to fund it from Kate Dailinger (who did her own graduate work in the UK).  Drop by Fellowship Pop-ups (details via Events listings on this website) or book a Fellowships advising appointment through Handshake. Kate would love to talk with you!

Travel, Postgraduate

Yale-NUS College Dean’s Fellowship - expected direct application deadline

Jan 4, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors and recent alumnae with prior experience with student life and residential life.

Yale-NUS College is Southeast Asia’s premier liberal arts and science institution, and was founded in 2011 as a collaboration between Yale University and National University of Singapore. We are seeking applications for the Dean’s Fellow position from seniors and recent graduates of liberal arts & science colleges who are passionate about working with students, faculty and staff to cultivate a strong sense of community, support student success, and further develop the College’s programs. Applicants come from a wide range of backgrounds and intellectual interests, and no prior international experience is required.

**Please note this is the expected deadline; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Service, Postgraduate

Autry Fellowship - expected direct application deadline

Jan 4, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors and recent alumnae (within two years of graduation) who are U.S. citizens.

The Autry Fellowship is a competitive fellowship program for talented and ambitious recent college graduates. It provides an opportunity to work for one year as a full-time, paid staff member at MDC, a nonprofit in Durham, N.C., dedicated to opportunity and equity in the South. The Autry Fellowship supports the mission of MDC—to help organizations and communities in the South close the gaps that separate people from opportunity—by developing a cadre of young leaders who have experience promoting economic development, increasing equity and excellence in education, building inclusive civic cultures, and who are poised and ready to apply their new learning to benefit the region.

**Please note this is the expected deadline; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

Humanity in Action Fellowships - expected direct application deadline

Jan 4, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae from any country.

The Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together international groups of Fellows to study minority rights and produce original research exploring how and why individuals and societies, past and present, have resisted intolerance and protected democratic values. Separate programs take place for five weeks every summer in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Berlin, Copenhagen, Detroit, Sarajevo, and Warsaw.

**Please note this is the expected deadline; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

Oxford graduate study funding - expected direct application deadline

Jan 4, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae; scholarships are available for all nationalities!

For Oxford's Clarendon and most other graduate scholarships, you need not do anything to apply other than to submit your application for the graduate degree course of your choice by the appropriate January funding deadline.

**Please note this is the expected deadline; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship for the 1+1 MBA Program - expected direct application deadline

Jan 4, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae from any country who are applicants for the 1+1 MBA program.

Oxford's Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship is a full-cost scholarship for the MBA year of the Oxford 1+1 MBA program. Apply for the partnering master's degree of your choice and for the MBA by the early January funding deadline if your chosen master's degree closes then, or by March (when other master's and the MBA close), and for the Pershing Square.

**Please note this is the expected deadline; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Postgraduate

The Greenlining Institute’s Leadership Academy - expected direct application deadline

Jan 4, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae.

The Greenlining Institute's Leadership Academy trains and empowers cohorts of multi-ethnic policy advocates through hands-on policy experience, leadership development, and workshops and mentoring. As an organization, The Greenlining Institute works to advance policies that increase economic justice and racial equity for communities of color. Through the Academy, participants are directly integrated into Greenlining's policy efforts and gain considerable experience and professional development opportunities. 

**Please note this is the expected deadline; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Travel, Postgraduate, Service

Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows Program - expected direct application deadline

Jan 7, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors and recent alumnae who are U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents.

The Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows Program trains emerging leaders in the fight to end hunger worldwide. It is a two-year program that combines field and policy work, facilitated cohort learning, leadership development training and support for professional development activities. Leland Fellows develop and strengthen skills while actively working to build food and nutrition security in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

**Please note this is the expected deadline— deadlines typically fall in January each year; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Benefits: financial aid package to support living expenses, professional development funds.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.

 

Travel, Service, Postgraduate

Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program - expected direct application deadline

Jan 7, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors and recent alumnae who are U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents.

The Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program is a social justice program that trains, inspires, and sustains leaders. Fellows gain field experience fighting hunger and poverty through placements in community based organizations across the country, and policy experience through placements in Washington, D.C. The program bridges community-based efforts and national public policy, and fellows develop as effective leaders in the movement to end hunger and poverty.

**Please note this is the expected deadline— deadlines typically fall in January each year; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Benefits: living stipend, housing, insurance, travel expenses to and from placements

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.

Service, Postgraduate

New York City Urban Fellows Program - expected direct application deadline

Jan 9, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors and recent alumnae who can demonstrate their eligibility to work in the U.S. (see website for details).

The Urban Fellows Program is a highly selective, nine-month fellowship which combines work in Mayoral offices and City agencies with volunteer service opportunities and a seminar series that explores current urban issues impacting public policy. Program participants are diverse and come from all over the country to work in New York City.

**Please note this is the expected deadline; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

International Student, Service, Postgraduate

Coro Fellowship - direct application deadline

Jan 9, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae (U.S. citizenship not required!).

The Coro Fellowship uses the city as a classroom to train the next generation of change makers, through a full-time, nine-month, graduate-level experiential program offered in Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and St. Louis. With the exception of the St. Louis center, Coro welcomes applications from those who are not U.S. citizens; see website for additional details.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Travel, Postgraduate

Mary Elvira Stevens Traveling Fellowship - campus deadline

Jan 10, 2019
Eligible: any Wellesley College alumnae in any field.

The Mary Elvira Stevens Traveling Fellowship was established by the will of Alice Alvira Stevens, Class of 1891. The will states that "preference shall be given to persons with good temper and a natural generosity of view when confronted with alien conditions, common sense in observing and comprehending social, economic, and political situations, a strong desire to travel, and a deep love of beauty." 

We invite proposals for purposeful travel into unfamiliar territory that will inspire reflection and growth and lead to more fulfilling and productive personal and professional lives; applicants may propose up to a full year of travel, though proposals of shorter duration are welcome.

Any prospective applicants are encouraged to seek advice ahead of time from Kate Dailinger of Wellesley's fellowships office: https://www.wellesley.edu/careereducation/fellowships-and-scholarships.  Note that it's smart to plan ahead, given the large number of fellowship deadlines in the fall and the large number of Wellesley applicants. Advising appointments are available all summer long, via telephone and video chat, as well as in person: book a summer appointment and beat the rush!

Undergraduate

Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Program - expected direct application deadline

Jan 11, 2019
Eligible: current sophomores who are U.S. citizens.

The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Program is a highly selective funded six-week summer institute for rising college juniors offering unparalleled learning and networking opportunities at the home of America’s first president just outside our nation’s capital. 

**Please note this is the expected deadline; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate

USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship - expected direct application deadline

Jan 11, 2019
Eligible: graduating seniors and alumnae who are U.S. citizens.

The USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship supports a 2-year master’s degree program for those preparing and planning for careers in the United States Agency for International Development.

**Please note that this is the expected deadline—this year’s deadline will be posted as it is available.   

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake. 

Postgraduate, Research/Gradschool

Science and Technology Policy Institute-Policy Fellowship Program - direct application deadline

Jan 12, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors and graduates since 2017 who are U.S. citizens.

IDA’s two-year Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI) Fellowship provides recent bachelor’s degree recipients with a unique opportunity to use their critical thinking and analytic skills to work on a diverse set of challenges in science and technology (S&T) policy areas, including energy and the environment, space sciences, innovation and competitiveness, evaluation, life sciences, information technologies, national security, and STEM education. Fellows will be involved in collaborative research for leaders in the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) in the Executive Office of the President and other Federal Government organizations, such as the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate, Travel

Wellesley College Graduate Fellowships - campus deadline

Jan 14, 2019
Eligible: graduating seniors and alumnae in any field from any country.

Wellesley College offers a number of fellowships and scholarships for graduate study or research open to graduating seniors and Wellesley alumnae (from any country and in any field of study). Two awards (the Schimke and the Shackford) are open to women graduates of any American institution of higher education. Awards are usually made to applicants currently enrolled in or applying to graduate/professional school for the following academic year; there is a single common application process for most of these awards.

Wellesley College Graduate Fellowships include:

  • Mary McEwen Schimke Scholarship
  • M.A. Cartland Shackford Medical Fellowship
  • Trustee Scholarships - graduating seniors only
  • Anne Louise Barrett Fellowship
  • Margaret Freeman Bowers Fellowship
  • The Eugene L. Cox Fellowship
  • Professor Elizabeth F. Fisher Fellowship
  • Ruth Ingersoll Goldmark Fellowship
  • Horton-Hallowell Fellowship
  • Edna V. Moffett Fellowship
  • Alice Freeman Palmer Fellowship
  • Kathryn Conway Preyer Fellowship
  • Vida Dutton Scudder Fellowship
  • Harriet A. Shaw Fellowship
  • Maria Opasnov Tyler ’52 Scholarship
  • Sarah Perry Wood Medical Fellowship
  • Fanny Bullock Workman Fellowship

Any prospective applicants are encouraged to seek advice ahead of time from Kate Dailinger of Wellesley's fellowships office: https://www.wellesley.edu/careereducation/fellowships-and-scholarships.  Note that it's smart to plan ahead-- advising appointments are available via telephone and video chat, as well as in person: book an appointment today!

Travel, Postgraduate

French Government English Teaching Assistantships (TAPiF) - direct application deadline

Jan 15, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and are proficient in French.

The French Ministry of Education offers the opportunity to work in France, teaching English to French students of all ages. Each year, assistants teach in public schools across all regions of metropolitan France and in the overseas departments of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion. Gain valuable teaching experience, improve your language skills, and experience French culture first-hand through the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF). Details and application at http://highereducation.frenchculture.org/teach-in-france

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Pop-ups (see Events listings on this website) or through appointments as available through Handshake. 

Travel, Postgraduate

U.S. Teaching Assistantships at Austrian Secondary Schools - direct application deadline

Jan 15, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae who are U.S. citizens, ideally interested in careers in education or public service; working knowledge of German required.

Each year, more than 140 college graduates from the United States teach in Austria under the auspices of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education (BMB) Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship Program.  The purpose of this program, which draws assistants not only from the English-speaking world but also from France, Italy, Russia, and Spain, is to bring talented and enthusiastic young people from abroad into the classrooms of secondary schools in communities large and small all over Austria. Ultimately, it is the job of these native speakers as teaching assistants to make learning a foreign language a lively cross-cultural encounter for their students.

Benefits: 13 hours per week, monthly salary & insurance coverage, airfare not covered.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.

Undergraduate, Research/Gradschool

National Institutes of Standards & Technology Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (NIST SURF) - campus deadline

Jan 16, 2019
Eligible: undergraduates in STEM fields who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (NIST SURF) fully funds summer research opportunities at NIST laboratories in Boulder, CO, or Gaithersburg, MD. Students with biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, materials science, mathematics, nanoscale science, neutron research and/or physics majors are always encouraged to apply; there may be research opportunities for students with other majors. 

You don't have to go it alone: learn more and get application advice at the campus workshop offered in October, drop in to Fellowship Pop-Up Advising (see Events listings on this website), or talk things over with Kate Dailinger at Career Education by booking an appointment via Handshake to talk in person or via telephone or video chat.

International Student, Service, Travel, Postgraduate

Global Health Corps Fellowship - direct application deadline

Jan 16, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae aged 30 years or younger from any country.

Great ideas don't change the world -- great people do. Global Health Corps (GHC) is building the next generation of global health leaders through a one-year paid fellowship program. GHC fellows fill critical systems gaps at high-impact NGOs and government agencies in Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia, Malawi and the US, working on issues ranging from malaria to nutrition, family planning to HIV/AIDS. Applications open December 5!

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Travel, Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Boren Awards - campus deadline

Jan 17, 2019
Eligible: undergraduates and graduating seniors in any field who are U.S. citizens.

The Boren Scholarships and Fellowships support the study abroad of less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to US interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America and the Middle East. 

You don't have to go it alone: learn more and get application advice at the info session with an official Boren rep in October, drop in to Fellowship Pop-Up Advising (see Events listings on this website), or talk things over with Kate Dailinger at Career Education by booking an appointment via Handshake to talk via telephone, video chat, or in person.

Research/Gradschool, Undergraduate, Postgraduate

The Beinecke Scholarship Program - campus deadline

Jan 18, 2019
Eligible: juniors in the fields of the arts, humanities, or social sciences who are U.S. citizens or United States nationals from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

The Beinecke Scholarship program seeks to encourage and enable highly motivated students to pursue graduate study in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The Beinecke provides $34,000 towards application expenses and tuition fees for graduate study in MA, MFA, or PhD programs. 

You don't have to go it alone: drop in to Fellowship Pop-Up Advising (see Events listings on this website), or talk things over with Kate Dailinger at Career Education by booking an appointment via Handshake to talk in person or via telephone or video chat.

International Student, Travel, Service, Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Davis Projects for Peace - campus deadline

Jan 18, 2019
Eligible: undergraduates and graduating seniors in any field from any country.

Created in 2007 by Kathryn Wasserman Davis (Wellesley College ‘28), the Davis Projects for Peace offers undergraduates funding to design a grassroots project for the summer of 2018--anywhere in the world--to promote peace and address the root causes of conflict. Wellesley may nominate one project and one alternate for funding each year.

You don't have to go it alone: drop in to Fellowship Pop-Up Advising (see Events listings on this website), or talk things over with Kate Dailinger at Career Education. Note that it's smart to plan ahead-- advising appointments are available via telephone and video chat, as well as in person: book an appointment today, via Handshake!

International Student, Travel, Service, Postgraduate

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award - direct application deadline

Jan 18, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors (U.S. citizenship not required!).

The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $15,000 stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world. The award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity for one year before proceeding on to graduate school or a career.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Travel, Postgraduate

The American University in Cairo Presidential Internship Program - expected direct application deadline

Jan 21, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors who are U.S. citizens.

Established in 1981, the Presidential Internship Program at The American University in Cairo (AUC) provides recent university graduates with the opportunity to work at the highest levels of an international university, experience life in Cairo and learn Arabic.

**Please note this is the expected deadline— deadlines typically fall in January each year; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Benefits: housing, monthly stipend, settling-in allowance upon arrival in Cairo, insurance, funding for travel in Cairo/Egypt, Arabic private tutoring (60 hours per semester); airfare to Egypt not covered.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.

Undergraduate

SEAS Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Michigan - expected direct application deadline

Jan 23, 2019
Eligible: currently enrolled undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or Dreamer/DACA.

The goal of the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Michigan’s School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS) is to diversify the conservation workforce by finding and developing the next generation of land, water, and wildlife professionals among traditionally underrepresented groups. The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program is a two-year experiential learning program for undergraduate students. Each scholar spends two summers at the University of Michigan doing research and internships in the environmental field.

**Please note this is the expected deadline; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

Chinese Government Scholarship - campus deadline

Jan 25, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors in any field who are not Chinese citizens.

The Chinese government has set up a variety of scholarship programs to sponsor international students, teachers, and scholars to study and do research at Chinese universities. The China Scholarship Council offers two full­-year scholarships for graduating Wellesley College seniors who would like to study for a year at any one of more than one hundred top ­rated Chinese universities.

Any prospective applicants are encouraged to seek advice ahead of time from Kate Dailinger of Wellesley's fellowships office: https://www.wellesley.edu/careereducation/fellowships-and-scholarships.  Note that it's smart to plan ahead-- advising appointments are available via telephone and video chat, as well as in person: book an appointment today!

Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Service

Udall Native American Congressional Internships - direct application deadline

Jan 31, 2019
American Indian and Alaska Native college, graduate, and law students; First Nations of Canada students who are permanent residents can also apply

The Native American Congressional Internship Program provides American Indian and Alaska Native students with the opportunity to gain practical experience with the federal legislative process in order to understand first-hand the government-to-government relationship between Tribes and the federal government. The internship is funded by the Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management, and Policy.

 

Research/Gradschool, Travel, Postgraduate

Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship - direct application deadline

Jan 31, 2019
Eligible: seniors and recent graduates under the age of 29 who are U.S. citizens.

Bequeathed to the Fondation des États-Unis in the early 1930s, the Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship is awarded annually to a select number of exceptional American artists and musicians who plan to pursue their studies in Paris. A scholarship is also available to one French, Swiss or American medical post-graduate specializing in psychiatry with an internship in a Parisian hospital.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Undergraduate, Postgraduate, International Student, Research/Gradschool

Josephine De Karman Fellowship - expected direct application deadline

Jan 31, 2019
Eligible: students in any discipline, including international students, currently enrolled in a university or college located within the United States.

The Josephine De Karman Fellowship Trust was established in 1954 by the late Dr. Theodore Von Karman, world renowned aeronautics expert and teacher and first director of the Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology, in memory of his sister, Josephine, who passed away in 1951.  The purpose of this Fellowship program is to recognize and assist students whose scholastic achievements reflect Professor Von Karman’s high standards.

For updated information and applications, see the official website after October 1, but generally a limited number scholarships of up to $25,000 are available to students in any discipline. Special consideration may be given to candidates in the Humanities.

Questions, or looking for application advice? Wellesley students and graduates are welcome to drop in to Fellowships Pop-Up Advising (see Events listings on this website for details), book an appointment via Handshake, or email fellowships@wellesley.edu.

 

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Postgraduate

Amgen Scholars - expected direct application deadline

Feb 1, 2019
Eligible: applicants for the U.S. programs must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and currently enrolled sophomores, juniors, or December ’19 grads who are considering a PhD or MD/PhD in a STEM field. Applicants for the Japanese programs are NOT required to be U.S. citizens—see website for additional details.

The Amgen Scholars Program offers funded summer science and biotech research experience at host institutions across the US, including Columbia, Harvard, MIT, the NIH, Stanford, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCSF, and Washington University in St Louis--as well as CalTech. *Programs are also offered at Kyoto University and the University of Tokyo!

**Please note this is the expected deadline; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

English Program in Korea (EPIK) - expected winter direct application deadline

Feb 1, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae who are citizens of Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States, or South Africa; TEFL certification OR teaching licensure in any field required.

The English Program in Korea (EPIK), affiliated to the Korean Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, was established in 1995 to improve the English speaking abilities of students and teachers in Korea, to develop cultural exchanges and reform English teaching methodologies in Korea.

**Please note there is no set deadline for this program.  If applying to start in the spring term, begin applying in August, for the fall term, begin applying in February.

Benefits: monthly salary, settlement allowance, free housing, entrance and exit allowance, severance pay, 50% of medical insurance premiums covered.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.

Undergraduate

Babson/Olin/Wellesley Three College Collaboration Presidential Innovation Project Fund - expected direct application deadline

Feb 1, 2019
Eligible: Wellesley College students, faculty, and staff.

As part of the BOW Three College Collaboration, the college presidents have established the Presidential Innovation Project Fund, which is available to the Babson, Olin, and Wellesley communities for projects that will enhance the BOW Three College Collaboration and the overall student educational experience. The Presidential Innovation Grants offer an opportunity for members of the BOW Three College Collaboration – faculty, staff, and students – to submit project proposals related to the enhancement of the collaboration. The number of projects funded and the amount of the awards will vary from year to year based on project merit and available budget. 

**Please note this is the expected deadline— deadlines typically fall in early February; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake. 

Undergraduate, Travel

Fulbright UK Summer Institute - expected direct application deadline

Feb 1, 2019
Eligible: first-years or sophomores who are U.S. citizens with a GPA of 3.7 or above.

The Fulbright UK Summer Institutes are funded three-to-four week programs for US undergraduate students. Participants can explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK while experiencing higher education at a UK university. Placements are available at a variety of universities and in a wide array of subjects, from climate change to Shakespeare.

**Please note this is the expected deadline; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

Elisabeth Luce Moore '24 Wellesley-Yenching Program - campus deadline

Feb 1, 2019
Eligible: graduating seniors and alumnae in all fields.

The Elisabeth Luce Moore '24 Wellesley-Yenching Fellowships are open to graduating seniors and alumnae in all majors and may include some training in teaching English as a second language. Chinese language proficiency is only required for the National Palace Museum Fellowship (unfortunately, due to visa restrictions, the Fellowship at the NPM is not open to citizens of mainland China). Available placements vary from year to year and are typically finalized in January. They include:

Any prospective applicants are encouraged to seek advice ahead of time from Kate Dailinger of Wellesley's fellowships office: https://www.wellesley.edu/careereducation/fellowships-and-scholarships.  Note that it's smart to plan ahead-- advising appointments are available via telephone and video chat, as well as in person: book an appointment today!

Travel, Postgraduate

English Opens Doors Program in Chile - expected direct application deadline

Feb 1, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae who are native or near-native English speaker between the ages of 21 and 35; teaching certificate and previous international experience a plus.

The EODP is a branch of the Ministry of Education designed to improve English language education in schools throughout Chile. Volunteers teach 35 hours a week at public schools under the supervision of Chilean 5th-12th grade teachers. Students live with a host family for the duration of the program. Full-time volunteers make a lasting impact on the lives of their students, motivating them to improve their English and participate in cross-cultural exchange. English Open Doors Volunteers teach alongside a Chilean co-teacher in either public or semi-private schools. Volunteers are placed throughout Chile, and work with students ranging from 5th to 12th grade.

** Please note that the deadline is estimated to fall between February and April; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Benefits: monthly allowance, insurance, accommodations and meals with a host family (airfare not covered).

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.

Undergraduate

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program - direct application deadline

Feb 5, 2019
Eligible: currently enrolled full-time undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens with at least sophomore status on the date of the application deadline with at least a 3.2 GPA.

The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program is a six-week summer program designed to provide undergraduate students with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs, and the enhanced knowledge and skills to pursue such careers. The Program usually selects participants (known as “Rangel Scholars”) each year from universities throughout the United States. This program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need. Students live at Howard University, attend classes, and participate in a variety of programs with foreign affairs professionals at Howard and at diverse locations around Washington, DC.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Service, Undergraduate

Udall Scholarship - campus deadline

Feb 8, 2019
Eligible: sophomores and juniors in any field who are U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents

The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment. Awards are offered in three categories: 

  • Environment: For undergraduates interested in conservation and environmental issues
  • Tribal Policy: For Native Americans and Alaska Natives working on an array of policy issues in Indian country
  • Native Health Care: For Native Americans and Alaska Natives pursuing health-related careers

You don't have to go it alone: come to the campus workshop in November and/or drop in to Fellowship Pop-Up Advising (see Events listings on this website), or talk things over with Kate Dailinger at Career Education by booking an appointment via Handshake to talk in person or via telephone or video chat. You might be one of the next Udall Scholars!

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

The Susan Rappaport Knafel ’52 Scholarship for Foreign Study or Traveling Fellowship - campus deadline

Feb 13, 2019
Eligible: graduating seniors in any field from any country.

Susan Rappaport Knafel '52 Scholarship for Foreign Study – up to $28,000 The scholarship will be awarded to a member of the Wellesley graduating class who displays a desire for learning and an ability to impart knowledge and judgment to others. It will fund a year of study at a foreign institution to pursue a specific subject that requires contact with foreign scholars, libraries or other resources. 

Susan Rappaport Knafel '52 Traveling Fellowship – up to $28,000 The fellowship will be awarded to a member of the Wellesley graduating class who displays an interest in and an acceptance of others, and who displays the ethos of a Wellesley education. It will fund a year of purposeful travel abroad to explore a particular interest with the requirement that the recipient not remain in the same area for more than two months. 

Any prospective applicants are encouraged to seek advice ahead of time from Kate Dailinger of Wellesley's fellowships office: https://www.wellesley.edu/careereducation/fellowships-and-scholarships.  Note that it's smart to plan ahead-- advising appointments are available via telephone and video chat, as well as in person: book an appointment today!

Undergraduate, Research/Gradschool, International Student

Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Program - expected direct application deadline

Feb 15, 2019
Eligible: women of any nationality who intend to study engineering, technology, or computing in the upcoming academic year.

The Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women studying baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science.

**Please note this is the expected deadline; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!  (Deadline for first years is later in the spring.)

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Postgraduate, Service

Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship - expected direct application deadline

Feb 15, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors and recent graduates who are U.S. citizens or eligible to work in the U.S. for the duration of the program.

The Cleveland Foundation, the world’s first community foundation, launched the Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship program in spring 2016 to offer emerging young leaders from across the country the skills and networks needed to create the community they envision and jumpstart a career in public service. The program includes a 12-month, full-time paid placement at a selected public sector agency in Cleveland, providing meaningful career-related work experience. The fellowship includes a $31,000 salary with health benefits.  See website for additional details.

**Please note this is the expected deadline; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate

James Madison Fellowships - direct application deadline

Mar 1, 2019
Eligible: undergraduates, graduating seniors, and alumnae who are U.S. citizens or nationals.

James Madison Graduate Fellowships support two years of graduate study leading to a Master’s degree for those who plan to become teachers, and are interested in teaching American history, American government, or any other social studies class where they will teach topics on the Constitution in grades 7–12.  (Please note the deadline for this fellowship is 5:00 pm Central Standard Time.)

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake. 

Undergraduate

NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program - expected direct application deadline

Mar 4, 2019
Eligible: undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have ‘exceptional financial need,’ as certified by the student’s undergraduate institution’s financial aid office.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. The program offers scholarship support, paid research training at the NIH during the summer, and paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation.

**Please note this is the expected deadline; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake. 

Service, Postgraduate

Immigrant Justice Corps Community Fellowships - expected direct application deadline

Mar 8, 2019
Eligible: applicants must be eligible for work authorization in the U.S. for the full two years of the fellowship (DACA recipients are welcome to apply to Immigrant Justice Corps, and comprise a significant percentage of the Fellows named each year). They must speak another language in addition to English (Spanish is in the highest demand, but Fellows who speak Mandarin, Haitian Creole, French, Arabic, Korean, and Urdu have been named). You may apply as a college senior or during the year after graduation (in spring 2019, members of the classes of 2018 and 2019 are eligible to apply).

Each year Immigrant Justice Corps awards two-year Community Fellowships to 10 exceptional college graduates with the linguistic skills, passion, and cultural competency to work with diverse immigrant communities. IJC trains Fellows to be experts in immigration law and advocacy. Community Fellows conduct outreach, screen, and aid immigrants with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”), Temporary Protected Status (“TPS”), Green Card, citizenship applications, and more. Community Fellows become Board of Immigration Appeals Partially Accredited Representatives and are placed in community-based organizations in and around New York City and surrounding counties. IJC Fellows serve for two years and are provided a full salary and benefits.

**Please note this is the expected deadline; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.  

Travel, Postgraduate

North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain - expected application deadline

Apr 1, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors and recent alumni who are Canadian or US native speakers of French or English, and who have intermediate-level Spanish; previous teaching experience or experience living abroad may be an advantage.

Positions are available in K-12 schools throughout Spain for the academic year, to help to increase Spanish students' knowledge of English or French and North American culture.

**Please note this is the expected deadline—deadlines typically fall in early April each year; feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Benefits: monthly stipend; airfare and housing not covered. 

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.

Service, International Student, Postgraduate

Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship - direct application deadline

Apr 1, 2019
Eligible: graduating seniors and recent alumnae with OPT/appropriate work permit.

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship provides college and grad school graduate with 6-9-month paid opportunities to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security. Explore further details and the application at http://scoville.org/apply/application-information.

You don't have to go it alone: drop in to Fellowship Pop-Up Advising (see Events listings on this website), or talk things over with Kate Dailinger at Career Education by booking an appointment via Handshake to talk in person or via telephone or video chat.

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Postgraduate

Mississippi Teacher Corps - regular admittance direct application deadline

Apr 1, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors from any majors except education from any country; minimum GPA 3.0.

The Mississippi Teacher Corps (MTC) selects exceptional college graduates to teach in high-poverty public schools in Mississippi. Each year, MTC accepts between 25-35 candidates.  Due to the size of the program, MTC can offer individualized support. All participants move as a cohort through each stage of the training and coursework. The MTC Class of 2019 will begin the program May 30th, 2019.

Benefits: training, support, certification, and a full scholarship for a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) from the University of Mississippi; during the school year, participants receive full pay and benefits from their school district and attend graduate classes at the University of Mississippi.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake. 

Postgraduate, Travel

Teach for Thailand - expected winter cycle direct application deadline

Apr 19, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors and recent alumnae; teaching experience and ESL/TEFL/equivalent are helpful but not required; experience living/working in a foreign country desirable.

TTC places American graduates in underserved Thai schools as English language teachers. TTC believes that language skills are an essential foundation for a better life and a better world. Thai students equipped with English proficiency are positioned to succeed in school, work, and life, and to make an impact in their communities. Teach Thailand Corps has learned from and adapted elements of the Peace Corps philosophy of service and learning.

**Please note this is the expected deadline; the fall deadline is typically at the end of December, and the winter cycle deadline is typically at the end of April (with preference given to early applications).  Feel free to explore the program website for further updates as they are available!

Benefits: housing, a monthly stipend, domestic work-related travel, and work permit and visa; airfare not covered.

International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

Interac - expected spring direct application deadline

May 1, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae who are native English speakers; teaching experience and basic Japanese is a plus.

Interac is Japan's leading private provider of Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs). Our highly motivated and qualified teachers serve thousands of schools and boards of education throughout every region of Japan, working with children from kindergarten to high school.

**Please note that Interac accepts applications year-round but recruits annually in the spring (apply by early November) and fall (apply by early May).

Benefits: monthly stipend, help arranging housing; housing and airfare costs are not covered.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.

Postgraduate, International Student

Wellesley's Alice C. Cole ’42 Wellesley College Graduate Fund

May 30, 2019
Wellesley College graduates of the past 5 years or those within 5 years of finishing a graduate degree in fine art or a related field, who are practicing artists.

For creation and exhibition of painting and sculpture

The Alice C. Cole ’42 Wellesley College Graduate Fund provides project-based support to Wellesley College graduates for the development, production, and exhibition of new work in painting or sculpture. The fund enables promising Wellesley College artist graduates to set aside time for artistic development as well as to purchase materials, rent studio space, or access facilities for the creation of new projects. The award does not provide workspace on campus, but does present an opportunity to exhibit the work formally at Wellesley College. Each recipient will receive funds up to $5000, depending on the proposed project and proposal. Grant recipients are invited to present all or a portion of the supported work in an exhibition at the Jewett Art Gallery or a comparable campus gallery in the fall following award.

Eligible applicants have graduated from Wellesley within the past 5 years OR are Wellesley graduates within five years of completing a graduate degree in fine art or another field, and who are actively practicing artists who may be professionals in any field. 

Applications are typically due at the end of May; contact the Wellesley Art Department for details.

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate, International Student

Rotary Peace Fellowships - direct application deadline

May 31, 2019
Eligible: graduating seniors and alumnae from any country who are proficient in English.

Through academic training, practice, and global networking opportunities, the Rotary Peace Centers program develops leaders who become catalysts for peace and conflict prevention and resolution. These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses.  Each year, the Rotary Foundation awards up to 50 fellowships for master’s degrees and 50 for certificate studies at premier universities around the world.  For details, see https://www.rotary.org/en/our-programs/peace-fellowships.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake. 

Travel, Postgraduate

Teach and Learn with Georgia - direct application deadline

Jul 1, 2019
Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae who are native English speakers.

Volunteer teachers will stay in Georgia for at least one year and experience once in a lifetime opportunities, such as getting familiarized with amazing Georgian customs and traditions by living with local families, experiencing unique Georgian folklore and cuisine by socializing with local communities, and learning the Georgian language, one of the 14 existing alphabets in the world, should they wish to do so.

** Please note July 1, 2019 is the application deadline, but early applications are encouraged.

Benefits: monthly stipend, housing, insurance, round-trip airfare, local cell phone.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at our Friday Pop-ups at the Lulu or through appointments as available through Handshake.