Feb 1, 2023

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

Eligible: undergraduates in STEM fields who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Research/Gradschool, Undergraduate

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. The program will be conducted using a hybrid format for Summer 2023, including both in-person and virtual components. 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. 

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Feb 1, 2023

Amgen Scholars - application deadline

Eligible: programs in Asia are open to citizens of any country, and the program in Canada is for Canadian students/residents—see website for details. Applicants for the U.S. programs must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and currently enrolled sophomores, juniors, or December ’22 grads who are considering a PhD or MD/PhD in a STEM field.

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Undergraduate

The Amgen Scholars Program is back for summer 2023! See their website for updated information.

The Amgen Scholars Program offers funded summer science and biotech research experience at host institutions across the US (including Columbia, Harvard, the NIH, Stanford, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCSF, and Washington University in St Louis--as well as CalTech--for US students and permanent residents), as well as in Asia (for students from any country) and in Canada (for Canadian students).

Questions?  Any prospective...

Feb 2, 2023

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

Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae who are citizens of Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States, or South Africa (see website for additional allowances); TEFL certification OR teaching licensure in any field required.

International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

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...

Feb 7, 2023

Echoing Green - spring 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). Applicants must also be an original founder or leading member of your proposed organization's original founding team and must be the primary decision maker and have the ultimate authority over your organization’s growth and strategic vision.

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.  

Questions?  Any Wellesley students or alumnae are welcome to seek advice from...

Feb 9, 2023

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

Eligible: graduating seniors in any field from any country.

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

Susan Rappaport Knafel '52 Scholarship for Foreign Study – up to $36,000 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 $36,000 The fellowship will be awarded to a member of the Wellesley graduating class who displays an interest in...

Feb 14, 2023

The Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship - direct application deadline

Eligible: Applicants must be a current undergraduate freshman, sophomore or junior; have a minimum GPA of 3.00; be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national or permanent resident; and identify as an ethnicity typically underrepresented on study abroad programs (e.g. American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander).

Travel, Undergraduate

A unique international program to develop change leaders who make an impact on their community and the world: The Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship honors the legacy of the abolitionist and statesman with a fully funded summer study abroad program. This Fellowship is developed for students of color and selection is in the spirit of Douglass himself with special emphasis on leadership, social justice, agitation for positive change and cross-cultural understanding.

The Fellows will spend time in Washington D.C., Cape Town, and Dublin.  Full program details will be shared in January...

Mar 9, 2023

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship and the Gilman-DAAD Scholarships - direct application deadline

US citizens and nationals who are Pell Grant recipients are eligible for the Gilman.

Travel, Undergraduate

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program supports up to a year of study abroad in any discipline. Receive up to $5,000 (or up to $8,000 if you’re studying a Critical Need Language) to go abroad on an in-person or virtual program as a college student if you’re a U.S. citizen and Federal Pell Grant recipient who will finish your degree after the proposed study abroad!

The Gilman-DAAD Germany...

Mar 14, 2023

Mary Elvira Stevens Traveling Fellowship - campus deadline

Eligible: a Wellesley graduate who is at least 25 years of age in the calendar year of application.

Travel, Postgraduate, International Student

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...

Mar 30, 2023

North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain - application deadline

Eligible: rising juniors or seniors in a BA or BS program 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.

Travel, Postgraduate, International Student

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. Benefits: monthly stipend; airfare and housing not covered. 

Details and application via the official website

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

Jun 30, 2023

Clone of Asian University for Women (AUW) Teaching Fellowship - winter start direct application deadline

Eligibility: AUW welcomes all recent college graduates with strong academic and extracurricular records who share an unmitigated passion for women’s education to apply to this program. The candidates must be native-English speakers.

International Student, Travel, Service, Postgraduate

In light of looming uncertainties around the future of women’s education in Afghanistan, AUW aims to provide 500 new students from Afghanistan with a clear and fully funded path towards a university degree in the next several years.  By empowering 500 young women with the opportunity, leadership development, and academic training to enact their own visions, AUW believes this cohort will form a critical base for a future Afghanistan that will recognize women’s rights fully.

In preparation for the student body increase, AUW is eager to host recent graduates of liberal arts...