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Fellowships Virtual Pop-up Advising

Wednesday, November 30th 2022, 1:00 pm -
2:00 pm EST

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Calling any Wellesley student or graduate: drop in online or call in by telephone to chat about fellowships and scholarships!

From the most general question (what exactly is a fellowship, anyway?) to the most specific (could I use this fellowship to study bees in Eastern Europe?)?the Fellowships team is here to help! Virtual Pop-ups provide you with the chance to*pop? in without an appointment. All inquiries are welcome!

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 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

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 11, 2023

Global Health Corps Fellowship - direct application deadline

Eligible: seniors and graduates aged 30 years or younger who are citizens or legal permanent residents of Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, or Zambia.

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

Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program - direct application deadline

Eligible: seniors and recent graduates who are U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents.

Service, Postgraduate, Fellowship

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.  Benefits include living stipend, housing, insurance, travel...

Jan 13, 2023

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award - direct application deadline

Eligible are all graduating seniors from any accredited U.S. college, with NO limitations on citizenship!

Service, International Student, Postgraduate, Travel

The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides $30,000 stipends to graduating college seniors to pursue 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. Past award recipients have won an unsolicited, prestigious McArthur “genius” grant; been named U. S. Surgeon General; and been recognized as a Forbes “30 Under 30” entrepreneur.

Curious? Any Wellesley senior...

Jan 15, 2023

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

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

Travel, Postgraduate

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...

Jan 20, 2023

Liliane Pingoud Soriano ’49 Curatorial Fellowship at the Musée du Louvre, Paris - direct application deadline

Eligible: graduating seniors of any major or nationality.

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

The Soriano Fellowship program between the Davis and the Musée du Louvre allows a Wellesley graduate to work for four months as a research Fellow at the Louvre in Paris. In addition to working at one of the world’s great museums, the Soriano Curatorial Fellow can attend courses and programs at the Ecole du Louvre. 

The fellowship is open to graduating Wellesley seniors. Applicants should demonstrate French language skills, proven research skills, and a broad knowledge of art history.

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Jan 24, 2023

Wellesley College Graduate Fellowships (WCGF) - campus deadline

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

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate, International Student, Travel

Wellesley College offers a number of fellowships and scholarships for graduate study or research open to graduating seniors and Wellesley graduates (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.  Please note that the common application will go live in the fall (...

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 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...