Marshall Scholarship (rising seniors & graduates)

Kate Dailinger
Kate Dailinger

Supports one or two years of study in any discipline at a university in the United Kingdom. Eligible are graduating seniors and recent gradiates who are US citizens. Campus application deadline for Wellesley's endorsement typically in August.

McCall MacBain Scholarships at McGill (rising seniors & graduates)

Kate Dailinger
Kate Dailinger

The McCall MacBain Scholarships seek to bring together exceptional students from around the world who strive to engage in positive change by taking on meaningful leadership roles. McCall MacBain Scholars connect with mentors and participate in an interdisciplinary leadership program while pursuing a fully funded master’s or professional degree at McGill University! (Campus deadline typically in August.)

Schwarzman Scholars Program (rising seniors & alumnae)

Kate Dailinger
Kate Dailinger

Supports leadership development & a special one-year Master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, taught in English. Eligible are graduating seniors, current graduate and professional students, and recent alumnae from any country and any major (knowledge of Mandarin is an asset but is not required). Official deadlines typically in May and September.

Rhodes Scholarship (rising seniors & graduates)

Kate Dailinger
Kate Dailinger

Did you know that citizens of any country are now eligible to apply for the Rhodes Scholarships, for graduate study at the University of Oxford? Campus deadline for Wellesley applicants for Global Rhodes is typically in early June and for the Canadian and US Rhodes typically in late August. Application deadlines for other Rhodes competitions may fall even earlier (see their website, and Career Education deadline listings). All prospective Wellesley Rhodes applicants are encouraged to seek advice from Kate Dailinger, of Wellesley's Career Education, and learn more through this resource page.

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 graduates who are US citizens between the ages of 18 and 30. Campus application deadline for seniors (who must seek institutional nomination) typically in August; graduates apply directly for the Mitchell but are very welcome to seek application advice from Wellesley's Fellowships office.

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program (rising seniors & alumnae)

Kate Dailinger
Kate Dailinger

Offers full scholarships for any graduate or professional degree offered at Stanford University, plus leadership development, aimed at preparing leaders to find creative solutions for the world's greatest problems. Eligible are graduating seniors and recent alumnae, from any country. Apply to the Knight-Hennessy by their deadline in early October, and to the Stanford degree problem of your choice by the deadline for that program.

The Susan Rappaport Knafel ’52 Scholarship for Foreign Study or Traveling Fellowship (rising seniors)

Kate Dailinger
Kate Dailinger

Scholarship for Foreign Study – up to $36,000
The scholarship will be awarded to a member of the 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.  

Traveling Fellowship – up to $36,000
The fellowship will be awarded to a member of the graduating class who displays an interest in and an acceptance of others, and who displays the ethos of a Wellesley education.  It will fund a year of purposeful travel abroad to explore a particular interest with the requirement that the recipient not remain in the same area for more than two months.

Wellesley College Graduate Fellowships (WCGF—seniors & graduates)

Kate Dailinger
Kate Dailinger

Wellesley College offers a number of fellowships and scholarships for graduate study or research open to Wellesley seniors and graduates. Two awards are open to women graduates of any American institution (the Schimke and the Shackford). 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, and the campus deadline is typically in January.

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 2022—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

Pathways Into Teaching-Marshall Teacher Residency

Wednesday, October 5th 2022, 3:30 pm -
4:15 pm PDT

Thinking about a career in teaching?

This is an overview of the various pathways into teaching, including Master's programs, Intern Programs and Teacher Residencies. This workshop is perfect for anyone considering a career in education

Upcoming Event

I Want to Be a Math Teacher @ Baltimore City Public Schools

Thursday, October 13th 2022, 11:00 am -
12:00 pm EDT

Hello, everyone -

Have you considered teaching with your math credentials? Are you considering it now?

Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS, City Schools) is looking for math teachers, math majors, and all college graduates with extensive mathematics coursework who are considering teaching math. If that sounds like you, please join our BCPS recruitment team on Thursday, October 13, 2022, at 11:00 am for a webinar where we'll discuss our vision for City Schools' students, our curricula, and how to apply, among other things.

Upcoming Event

Aligning Your Values With a Career With Meaning

Thursday, October 6th 2022, 1:00 pm -
2:00 pm EDT

Teach For America and Prospanica The Association of Hispanic Professionals is hosting a professional development event on October 6.

As you begin to explore life leadership, it's important to get clear on what matters most to you. What are your core values? What do you want to be true for your career? This session supports participants in connecting the dots between their own values and the values of organizations they're interested in exploring in order to support them in finding and pursuing a career with meaning.

Upcoming Event

Social Justice For The Planet

Tuesday, November 1st 2022, 3:00 pm -
4:00 pm EDT

Social justice for the planet!

Learn about the Master's in Sustainable Communities (MA/MS SUST) at Binghamton University, the top public university in New York. This unique program prepares students for a variety of break-out careers.

https://www.binghamton.edu/sustainable-communities

We invite you to join us at a series of virtual information sessions presented by our students, faculty and staff.

Upcoming Event

Fall Into Service!

Thursday, October 6th 2022, 4:00 pm -
5:00 pm EDT

During this session you will learn all about the City Year AmeriCorps member position, the full-time responsibilities, and benefits. Serving as a City Year AmeriCorps member is a great way to gain the professional and leadership experience needed for your future endeavors! This session will also be an opportunity to get your questions answered by City Year Recruiters! We hope to see you there!

Upcoming Event

Peace Corps Information Table

Wednesday, October 12th 2022, 11:00 am -
2:00 pm EDT

Serving in the Peace Corps is a great way to immerse yourself in a new culture, learn a new language, and have the experience of a lifetime. Join us at this information table in the Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center to learn about Volunteer experiences, ask questions about service, and gain tips to guide you through the application process.

Upcoming Event

Social Workers Are Superheroes!

Tuesday, October 4th 2022, 12:00 pm -
1:00 pm EDT

The Master of Social Work (MSW) such a versatile, customizable and in-demand degree today. If helping people overcome challenges and advocating for those who cannot appeals to you, an MSW should be in your future.

At Binghamton University, the top public university in New York we believe social workers are superheroes. And our program trains you to enter any facet of this career.

https://www.binghamton.edu/social-work

Upcoming Event

City Year Coffee Chats

Tuesday, October 18th 2022, 2:00 pm -
4:00 pm EDT

Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center, 210, Wellesley, MA, USA

Come meet the Wellesley City Year recruiter! My name is Vanesa and I serve as a Recruiter for City Year. If you are passionate about your community and love giving back I'd love to chat and share about the social justice work that City Year does across the country. I can also answer any questions you may have!

RSVP (copy & paste) ---> https://calendly.com/vlequispe/wellesley-college-coffee-hours

Upcoming Event

What's at Your Core? A Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps Info Session

Wednesday, October 12th 2022, 2:00 pm -
3:00 pm EDT

Explore the Habitat AmeriCorps paid gap year program through "What's at Your Core?: A Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps Info Session." Learn how you can spend a year serving on a build site, or within an office setting, helping families in need of decent and affordable homes. This live, interactive webinar will cover program information from a recruiter, feature current Habitat AmeriCorps members, and provide a quick demo on how to successfully apply. Registration is required, spots are limited.