“The Truman application was a tremendous opportunity to reflect on my motivations, my values, and my aspirations in public service. The process was challenging and intimidating at times, but I came away with a greater confidence in my purpose and in my voice.”

“A strong Davis Projects for Peace proposal is always one that is grounded in a real knowledge of and investment in a community, providing a foundation that gives the student both inspiration and credibility as she strives to make real change.”

Udall Scholarship (sophomores & juniors)

Kate Dailinger
Kate Dailinger

Supports a year of undergraduate study for American Indians and Alaska Natives working on an array of policy issues in Indian country or interested in pursuing health-related careers, or for students with demonstrated leadership, service, and commitment to issues related to conservation and environmental issues. Eligible are college sophomores and juniors who are US citizens, nationals, and permanent residents. Campus application deadline typically in early February.

“I was motivated to fight for environmental justice in my community after hearing about the respiratory illnesses that many children were diagnosed with as a result of the environmental contamination we live with.”

Truman Scholarship (juniors)

Kate Dailinger
Kate Dailinger

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation 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 for juniors interested in a career in public service. Campus application deadline typically in November.

Carnegie Junior Fellows Program (rising seniors & alumnae)

Kate Dailinger
Kate Dailinger

The James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program supports a year's work at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC. Eligible are graduating seniors and recent alumni who are eligible to work in the US for a year. Campus application deadline typically in November.

Mitchell Scholarship (rising seniors & alumnae)

Kate Dailinger
Kate Dailinger

Supports one year of study in any discipline at a university in Ireland. Eligible are graduating seniors and alumnae who are US citizens between the ages of 18 and 30. Campus application deadline for seniors (who must seek institutional nomination) typically in August; alumnae apply directly for the Mitchell but are very welcome to seek application advice from Wellesley's Fellowships office.

Davis Projects for Peace (students)

Kate Dailinger
Kate Dailinger

Created in 2007 by Kathryn Wasserman Davis (Wellesley College ‘28), the Projects for Peace program offers undergraduates and graduating seniors funding to design a grassroots project for the summer of 2019—anywhere in the world — that promotes peace and addresses the root causes of conflict among parties. Projects may employ innovative techniques for engaging project participants in ways that focus on conflict resolution, reconciliation, building understanding and breaking down barriers that cause conflict, and finding ways to resolve conflict and maintain peace. Any current Wellesley student is eligible to apply. Campus application deadline typically in January.

Upcoming Event

FAO Schwarz Fellowship in Social Impact: Online Info Session

Wednesday, January 15th 2020, 10:00 am -
10:45 am EST

Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States of America

The FAO Schwarz Fellowship is a unique two-year opportunity designed to empower the next-generation of social impact leaders. We believe in the power of imagination?in the energy, abilities and hopes of young people who envision a better future and a better world. Our goal is to support our Fellows with the training and experiences they'll need to lead the change.

With the FAO Schwarz Fellowship in social impact, we seek to empower a new generation of leaders through a unique and transformative fellowship experience. The Fellowship includes...

Upcoming Event

Fellowships Virtual Pop-up Advising

Friday, January 24th 2020, 9:00 am -
10:00 am EST

Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States

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 students with a designated block where you can*pop? in digitally without an appointment. All inquiries are welcome!

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/962840249

Upcoming Event

Fellowships Virtual Pop-up Advising

Monday, January 13th 2020, 3:30 pm -
4:30 pm EST

Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States

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 students with a designated block where you can*pop? in digitally without an appointment. All inquiries are welcome!

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/498844046

Upcoming Event

Fellowships Pop-Up Advising

Friday, March 20th 2020, 12:45 pm -
2:30 pm EDT

Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center, 2nd Floor Information Booth , Wellesley, MA, USA

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! Pop-ups at the Lulu provide students with a designated 2 hour block where you can*pop? in without an appointment. All inquiries are welcome!

Visit the Fellowships team on Fridays 12:45pm - 2:30pm at the Lulu Information Booth on the 2nd floor. The booth is located near the doors leading from the parking garage to the Emporium.

Upcoming Event

Fellowships Pop-Up Advising

Friday, February 21st 2020, 12:45 pm -
2:30 pm EST

Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center, 2nd Floor Information Booth , Wellesley, MA, USA

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! Pop-ups at the Lulu provide students with a designated 2 hour block where you can*pop? in without an appointment. All inquiries are welcome!

Visit the Fellowships team on Fridays 12:45pm - 2:30pm at the Lulu Information Booth on the 2nd floor. The booth is located near the doors leading from the parking garage to the Emporium.

Upcoming Event

Fellowships Pop-Up Advising

Friday, February 28th 2020, 12:45 pm -
2:30 pm EST

Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center, 2nd Floor Information Booth , Wellesley, MA, USA

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! Pop-ups at the Lulu provide students with a designated 2 hour block where you can*pop? in without an appointment. All inquiries are welcome!

Visit the Fellowships team on Fridays 12:45pm - 2:30pm at the Lulu Information Booth on the 2nd floor. The booth is located near the doors leading from the parking garage to the Emporium.

Upcoming Event

Fellowships Pop-Up Advising

Friday, March 6th 2020, 12:45 pm -
2:30 pm EST

Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center, 2nd Floor Information Booth , Wellesley, MA, USA

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! Pop-ups at the Lulu provide students with a designated 2 hour block where you can*pop? in without an appointment. All inquiries are welcome!

Visit the Fellowships team on Fridays 12:45pm - 2:30pm at the Lulu Information Booth on the 2nd floor. The booth is located near the doors leading from the parking garage to the Emporium.

Upcoming Event

Fellowships Pop-Up Advising

Friday, March 13th 2020, 12:45 pm -
2:30 pm EDT

Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center, 2nd Floor Information Booth , Wellesley, MA, USA

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! Pop-ups at the Lulu provide students with a designated 2 hour block where you can*pop? in without an appointment. All inquiries are welcome!

Visit the Fellowships team on Fridays 12:45pm - 2:30pm at the Lulu Information Booth on the 2nd floor. The booth is located near the doors leading from the parking garage to the Emporium.

Mar 13, 2020

Camellia Student Leadership Awards - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: undergraduates who have not yet received the award.

Undergraduate

The Camellia Student Leader Awards honor students who have grown as leaders during their time at Wellesley. The honorees, in full appreciation of the opportunities their time at Wellesley has presented, look inward toward their own growth and development, work collectively with diverse groups of peers, and carry their passions forward with the support of others. Like the Camellia tree, these students demonstrate grace and strength.

We welcome all members of the Wellesley College community (faculty, staff and students) to nominate students who they feel exhibit the spirit of an award...

Jan 8, 2020

Coro Fellowship - direct application deadline

Eligible: current seniors and graduates (U.S. citizenship not required!).

International Student, Service, Postgraduate

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 Wellesley applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team: drop in...