Oct 6, 2022

Foreign Agricultural Service Diversity Fellowship Program - direct application deadline

Eligible: U.S. citizens of any major wo have at least a 3.2 GPA and are seeking enrollment into a two-year graduate degree at a U.S. university for the Fall 2023 in a program relevant to the work of the FAS Foreign Service such as Agribusiness or Agricultural Economics.

Research/Gradschool, Service, Postgraduate

The Foreign Agricultural Service Diversity Fellowship Program (FDFP) is a new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) program that identifies and prepares individuals interested in careers in USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service. Those who successfully complete the program enter into the FAS Foreign Service, a uniquely rewarding career of international service. The program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in USDA and those with financial need. It is open to students and alumni of all universities and with any major. Based on the...

Oct 6, 2022

Churchill Scholarship - campus deadline

Eligible: graduating seniors and alumnae in STEM fields who are U.S. citizens.

Research/Gradschool, Travel, Postgraduate

The Churchill Scholarship provides funding to American students for a year of Master’s study in science, mathematics, and engineering at the University of Cambridge, based at Churchill College. The Scholarship was set up at the request of Sir Winston Churchill in order to fulfill his vision of US-UK scientific exchange with the goal of advancing science and technology on both sides of the Atlantic, helping to ensure our future prosperity and security. The Foundation currently offers up to 15 scholarships per year, and Wellesley is invited to nominate no more than 2 candidates annually....

Oct 7, 2022

STEM Post-Doc in the UK: Marshall Sherfield Fellowship

Eligible: U.S. citizens with PhDs in STEM fields.

Research/Gradschool, Travel, Postgraduate

The Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission will be offering one Marshall Sherfield Fellowship for 2019. The first such Fellowships were awarded in 1998 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Marshall Plan. The Fellowships, which are funded by the Marshall Sherfield Fellowship Foundation, and administered by the Marshall Commission, enable American scientists or engineers to undertake post-doctoral research for a period of one to two academic years at a British university or research institute.

The aim of the Marshall Sherfield Fellowships is to introduce American scientists and...

Oct 8, 2022

Govern for America Fellowship - expected direct application deadline

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

Postgraduate, Service

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...

Oct 11, 2022

Fulbright U.S. Student Program - direct application deadline

Eligible: graduating seniors and graduates in any field who are U.S. citizens.

Research/Gradschool, Travel, Postgraduate, Service

The Fulbright US Student Program provides grants to increase cultural ties and mutual understanding between Americans and communities abroad. Fulbright Grants offer many terrific postgraduate opportunities—from scientific research to the practice of an art to the teaching of English, in more than 140 countries. 

This is the deadline if you are applying directly for the Fulbright, as opposed to applying with the support of the Wellesley Fulbright committee, but why wouldn't you want the support of...

Oct 12, 2022

Bermuda Rhodes Scholarship - direct application deadline

Eligible: graduating seniors and alumnae from Bermuda in any field.

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

The Rhodes Trust, based at the University of Oxford, brings together and develops exceptional people from all over the world, and in all fields of study, who are impatient with the way things are and have the courage to act. Each year, there is one Scholarship 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...

Oct 15, 2022

Luce Scholars Program - direct application deadline

Eligible: seniors and graduates in any field who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, under the age of 32 or no more than three years out from receiving bachelor’s degree.

Travel, Postgraduate

The Luce Scholars Program was launched by the Henry Luce Foundation in 1974 to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society. The program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15-18 Luce Scholars each year. The program is unique among American-Asian exchanges in that it is intended for young leaders who have had limited experience of Asia and who might not otherwise have an opportunity in the normal course of their careers to come to know...

Oct 15, 2022

Echoing Green - expected fall cycle direct application deadline

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).

International Student, Travel, Service, Fellowship

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. The program is looking for visionary leaders who are advancing racial justice and upending structural oppression globally. Join us as we work with our community of social innovators to build a world where all people can thrive!  Please note that materials must be submitted by 2:00 pm EST on the day of the deadline.  

**Please note this is an expected deadline; please see the program website for...

Oct 15, 2022

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowships - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: graduating seniors and recent grads applying for a PhD in applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, or engineering, or first-year graduate students in those programs, who are U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate

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

**Please note this is an expected deadline; please see the program website for updates and additional details.  

Did you know? In 2016-17, Alex Ferris, Wellesley...

Oct 15, 2022

German Chancellor Fellowships for Tomorrow’s Leaders - direct application deadline

Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae who are nationals of the U.S., Russia, China, Brazil, or India.

Travel, Postgraduate

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is searching for the leaders of tomorrow – from Brazil, China, India, Russia, and the USA. The German Chancellor Fellowship offers you an opportunity to take the next career step in Germany – irrespective of your field of work.  In order to apply, develop your own project idea and find the host of your choice to mentor you. Once your host has confirmed, you can apply for a fellowship.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the ...

Oct 17, 2022

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP) - direct application deadline

Eligible: graduating seniors and recent grads 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.

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate, Fellowship

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships (NSF GRFP) support up to three years of graduate study in the sciences and social sciences at a U.S. institution. Application Deadline(s) vary according to proposed field of study (& are 5 p.m. local time at applicant’s mailing address).  

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Oct 26, 2022

Princeton in Africa - direct application deadline

Eligible: rising seniors and recent graduates; U.S. citizenship NOT required.

International Student, Travel, Service, Postgraduate

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 Wellesley applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team by dropping in online to Virtual Fellowship Pop-Ups (search...

Oct 27, 2022

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

Eligible: graduating seniors and graduates whose birth parents were born outside of the US as non-US citizens. You might have been born in the US or be a naturalized citizen, adopted from abroad, a Green Card holder, granted asylum or refugee status in the US, or have graduated from high school & college in the US (including current and past DACA recipients). You must be 30 year old or younger as of the application deadline and planning to be enrolled in graduate school full-time in the 2023-2024 academic year.

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate

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

Did you know?...

Nov 1, 2022

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

Eligible: seniors and recent graduates who are U.S. citizens; prior German language knowledge is not required, but is preferred.

Postgraduate, Travel

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 include airfare, insurance, housing, monthly stipend, tuition costs, 2 months intensive German study.  All applicants must complete an online application and submit all supplemental materials by November 1 for the program year beginning the...

Nov 1, 2022

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

Eligible: alumnae who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate

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.  Funding ranges from $6,000 to $30,000.

Nov 1, 2022

Princeton in Asia - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: rising seniors and recent graduates; U.S. citizenship NOT required.

International Student, Travel, Service, Postgraduate

Princeton in Asia (PiA) is an independent non-profit organization affiliated with and located on-campus at Princeton University. Founded by Princeton students in 1898, the program fosters mutual appreciation and cross-cultural understanding between the United States and Asia through immersive work fellowships in host organizations and communities, particularly 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. PiA aims to contribute to building a world where...

Nov 1, 2022

Lead for America Fellowship - expected direct application fall deadline

Eligible: U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or DACA recipients who will graduate in 2023 or have graduated in 2020 or later.

Service, Postgraduate

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 that there are typically three application rounds for the fellowships in the fall, winter, and spring.  Apply as early as you can!  This is an expected deadline; please see the program website for updates and additional details.  

Questions? ...

Nov 1, 2022

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

Eligible: candidates who will hold at least a Bachelor's degree by July 2023, to live and work in Japan for one year or longer beginning next fall. US citizenship not required; Japanese language proficiency is only required for Coordinator for International Relations positions.

Travel, Postgraduate, International Student

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.  Applications are open from early October to late November/early December.  Please see the program website for updates and additional information.

*View an official...

Nov 1, 2022

Interac - expected fall direct application deadlines

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

Travel, International Student, Postgraduate

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...

Nov 1, 2022

Critical Language Scholarship - expected direct application deadline

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

Postgraduate, Travel, Undergraduate

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, and don't miss upcoming official CLS webinars, Q&As, some of them specific to an individual...