Dec 5, 2022

Truman Scholarship - campus deadline

Eligible: current juniors who are U.S. citizens or nationals.

Research/Gradschool, Service, Undergraduate

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: drop in to Fellowship Pop-Up Advising (see Events listings on this website), or talk things over with Kate...

Dec 5, 2022

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship - campus deadline

Eligible: sophomores & juniors in STEM fields who are U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents.

Undergraduate, Research/Gradschool, Fellowship

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 on our website, drop in to Fellowships Virtual 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...

Dec 8, 2022

Ford Foundation Fellowships: Dissertation - direct application deadline

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, political asylees, and refugees. Must have completed all departmental and institutional requirements for their degree except for writing and defense of dissertation by December 8, 2022. See website for additional requirements.

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate

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.  Please note that applications are due by 5:00 pm EST on the deadline date.  

The dissertation fellowships provide one year of support for...

Dec 8, 2022

Ford Foundation Fellowships: Postdoctoral - direct application deadline

Eligible: Individuals awarded a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree no earlier than December 8, 2015 and no later than December 8, 2022, 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, political asylees and refugees. See website for additional requirements.

Postgraduate

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.  Please note that applicatiosn are due by 5:00 pm EST on the date of the deadline. 

The postdoctoral fellowships provide one year of support for...

Dec 15, 2022

Ford Foundation Fellowships: Predoctoral - direct application deadline

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, political asylees, and refugees. Individuals must also be enrolled in or plan to enroll in an eligible research-based (dissertation-required) program leading to a Ph.D. or Sci.D.

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate

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.  Please note that applicatiosn are due by 5:00 pm EST on the date of the deadline.

Predoctoral, Dissertation, and Postdoctoral fellowships will...

Dec 30, 2022

Blakemore Freeman Fellowship - direct application deadline

Eligibility: applicants must be an American citizen or permanent resident of the United States; pursuing a professional, business, or academic career that involves the regular use of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, or Khmer; by the start of the grant, have (at minimum) a bachelor's degree; be at or near an advanced level in the language (by the start of the grant, applicants must have completed (at minimum) the third year of language classes at the college level, through formal classroom study at a college or university and/or in rigorous college-level language programs); be able to devote oneself exclusively to full-time intensive language study during the term of the grant; grants are not made for part-time study or research.

Travel, Postgraduate

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships are awarded for one academic year of full-time, intensive language study of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, or Khmer at the advanced level in approved language programs in East or Southeast Asia.

The grants provide a stipend for living, travel and study expenses and full tuition for programs in East Asia such as:
● Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies in Yokohama, Japan
● International Chinese Language Program at National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan...

Dec 31, 2022

Teach for Thailand - fall cycle direct application deadline

Eligible: seniors and recent graduates; teaching experience and ESL/TEFL/equivalent are helpful but not required; experience living/working in a foreign country desirable.

Travel, Postgraduate

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

Questions...

Jan 1, 2023

NIH Bioethics Post-Doctoral Fellowships - direct application deadline

Eligible: graduates enrolled in 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.)

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Postgraduate

The National Institutes of Health 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...

Jan 2, 2023

NYU Shanghai Writing & Speaking Fellowship - direct application deadline

Eligible: current seniors and recent graduates with two years of tutoring/teaching experience or Master's degree (preferred); candidates with fewer than two years of continuous formal teaching experience may be required to participate in an unpaid one-week work certification training in China prior to the beginning of the Fellowship.

Postgraduate, Travel, International Student

The Writing and Speaking Fellowship is a unique position designed for young professionals who have recently completed their academic study programs. Candidates should have a passion for education and wish to share this enthusiasm with high-achieving students. Experience teaching is helpful, but not required. Evidence of initiative, judgment and skill working with people from many different cultures is valued. The Writing and Speaking Fellowship provides unique opportunities to explore teaching, work closely with faculty, serve an international population, gain administrative experience,...

Jan 4, 2023

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

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

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

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 that each of the partnering master's programs has its own application form, deadline, and requirements, so this is an approximate deadline; check the website for additional details.  

Questions?  Any prospective...

Jan 4, 2023

Humanity in Action Fellowships - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: Current undergraduate and graduate university and college students, as well as recent graduates (within the last two years).

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

The Humanity in Action Fellowship explores issues of democracy, pluralism, human rights, and social justice. Each program is tailored to its location, typically Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Sarajevo, and Warsaw. (Due to the pandemic, program placements may vary from previous years, or be virtual rather than in person.) Fellows are challenged to understand their host city’s unique history of injustice, its present struggles to encompass groups with minoritized cultures and identities, and the future of its...

Jan 5, 2023

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

Eligible: seniors and graduates from any country, who are applying to the University of Cambridge

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

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

For post graduate study, there are two general course funding deadlines of December 1, 2022 and January 5, 2023. These deadlines apply to both UK and overseas applicants.  These deadlines apply to courses starting in Michaelmas Term (October 2023), Lent Term (January 2023) and Easter Term (April 2023).

Please check the program website for additional details and updates.

Questions?  Any prospective Wellesley...

Jan 5, 2023

Gates Cambridge Scholarship - deadline for international students

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

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

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 2023-24 (check...

Jan 6, 2023

Oxford Ertegun Graduate Scholarship in the Humanities - direct application deadline

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

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

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.

Questions? Interested Wellesley applicants are most welcome to seek advice about postgraduate study at Oxford and how to fund it from...

Jan 8, 2023

Knowles Teacher Initiative STEM Teaching Fellowship - direct application deadline

Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae who have earned a degree in a STEM related major they intend to teach between 2013 and September 1, 2023; 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, 2018 and no later than September 1, 2023 and will be entering their first or second year as teacher of record during the 2023–2024 academic year.

Postgraduate

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...

Jan 9, 2023

The Elizabeth Crawford ’21 Haystack Fellowship - campus application deadline

Eligible: Wellesley graduates and graduating seniors of any nationality from any major. (There is no requirement that applicants have taken art classes at Wellesley; most workshops at Haystack are designed for all levels of experience—or lack thereof.)

International Student, Postgraduate

The Haystack Mountain School of Crafts is an international craft school located on the Atlantic Ocean in Deer Isle, Maine. Founded in 1950 as a research and studio program in the arts, Haystack offers one and two-week studio workshops to participants of all skill levels as well as the two-week, Open Studio Residency program, exhibitions, tours, auctions, artist presentations, and shorter workshops for Maine residents and high school students. This fellowship honors Elizabeth Crawford, Wellesley Class of 1921. Crawford was one of the...

Jan 10, 2023

Charles C. Alexander Teaching Fellow Program - direct application deadline

Eligible: seniors and recent graduates from any major; U.S. work authorization is required.

Postgraduate

Groton School, a coeducational boarding school located in Groton, Massachusetts, is offering the Charles C. Alexander Teaching Fellow Program.  This program serves recent college graduates interested in working under supervision to develop the varied skills required of secondary boarding school teachers.  The program offers as wide an exposure as possible to all aspects of secondary boarding school life.  The teaching fellow's responsibiltiies will include teaching two classes under the supervision of an experienced member of the department as well as observation of other classes.  ...

Jan 11, 2023

Boren Awards - campus deadline

Eligible: Wellesley first-years, sophomores, or juniors in any field who are U.S. citizens planning study abroad during the following academic year. Graduating seniors who are applying to U.S.-based graduate programs could apply for the Boren Fellowship.

Travel, Undergraduate, Postgraduate

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: drop in to Fellowship Pop-Up Advising (see Events listings on this website), or talk things over with Kate Dailinger or Caitlin Roberts-Donovan at Career Education by booking an appointment via Handshake to talk via telephone or video.

Jan 11, 2023

Global Health Corps Africa Fellowship - direct application deadline

Eligible: seniors and graduates aged 30 years or younger who are citizens or legal permanent residents of Burundi, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Uganda, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, or Zimbabwe.

International Student, Service, Travel, Postgraduate

Global Health Corps is building the next generation of diverse health leaders. We offer a range of paid fellowship roles with health organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia and the opportunity to develop as a transformative leader in the health equity movement. Everyone has a role to play in the health equity movement! 

Note that applications are due at noon EST on the deadline date.

Questions?  Any prospective Wellesley applicants are welcome to seek...

Jan 13, 2023

Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship - optional preliminary direct deadline

Eligible: U.S. citizens who are current sophomores in IT-related majors OR seniors/graduates seeking admission to an IT-related Master's degree program for next fall; applicants must also have a GPA of 3.2 or higher, fulfill the summer internship obligation (two summers), and be prepared to enter the Foreign Service.

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate, Undergraduate

Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the Foreign Affairs Information Technology (FAIT) Fellowship is a path to a career in the Foreign Service. This two-year fellowship provides undergraduate and graduate students with up to $75,000 in academic funding for an IT-related degree (junior and senior year of a bachelor’s degree or a two-year master’s degree). Fellows also get two summer internships (one in Washington, D.C. and one at an embassy or consulate abroad), professional...