Nov 1, 2021

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) - direct application deadline

Eligible: seniors and recent graduates who are U.S. citizens; prior German language knowledge is not required, but is preferred.

Postgraduate, Travel

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a fellowship funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress, that annually provides 75 American and 75 German Young Professionals the opportunity to spend one year in each others' countries, studying, interning, and living with hosts on a cultural immersion program. Benefits include airfare, insurance, housing, monthly stipend, tuition costs, 2 months intensive German study.  All applicants must complete an online application and submit all supplemental materials by November 1 for the program year beginning the...

Nov 15, 2021

Lead for America Fellowship - direct application fall deadline

Eligible: U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or DACA recipients who will graduate in 2022 or have graduated in 2019 or later.

Service, Postgraduate

Lead for America selects, trains, and places our nation’s most promising young leaders in two-year paid fellowships in local governments as a means of strengthening America’s public institutions, supporting our local communities, and cultivating a new generation of transformational public service leaders. 

Please note that there are typically three application rounds for the fellowships in the fall, winter, and spring.  Apply as early as you can!

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

Nov 15, 2021

Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) program - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: candidates who will hold at least a Bachelor's degree by July 2022, to live and work in Japan for one year or longer beginning next fall. US citizenship not required; Japanese language proficiency is only required for Coordinator for International Relations positions.

Travel, Postgraduate, International Student

The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program is sponsored by the Japanese government. JET places native English speakers in classrooms across Japan. The workers live in Japan for up to a year and serve as a language assistant to Japanese students.  Applications are open from early October to late November/early December.  Please see the program website for updates and additional information.

*View an official...

Nov 15, 2021

LeadNext: Ambassadors for a Global Future - direct application deadline

Eligible: candidates must be aged between 18-25 during the entire program year; fully conversant in English; able to commit to attending all sessions with an understanding that we are working across many time zones (virtual sessions will take place in the mornings in Asia and evenings in the U.S. for approximately 2 hours per session). We are accepting permanent residents, DACA recipients, and US citizens as US candidates for the LeadNext 2022 Fellowship year.


With the profound structural changes that will transform geopolitics, global governance, the global economic order, and social landscape over the next decade, a new generation of globally minded leaders is imperative. The LeadNext program equips emerging leaders across cultures and disciplines with strong international networks, exposure to wide-ranging experiences, and leadership tools to thoughtfully steer the future.

The cross-cultural cohort of ten Asian and ten American leaders will:

  • Facilitate dialogue across a range of cultures, disciplines, and
  • ...
Dec 1, 2021

Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarships and Internships - direct application deadline

Eligible: students, rising seniors, and alumnae from any country, or Americans studying abroad, who aspire to become foreign correspondents.

Postgraduate, International Student

Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarships and Internships provide scholarships and internships to young journalists aspiring to be foreign correspondents. From among those chosen, the Foundation selects up to 12 scholars and pays travel and living expenses for them to spend time in the foreign bureaus of such leading news organization as the Associated Press, Reuters, Bloomberg, GroundTruth Project, Wall Street Journal and Forbes and at foreign English-language media companies such as the South China Morning Post.  Students win either a $3,000 grant (which they...

Dec 9, 2021

Ford Foundation Fellowships: Postdoctoral - direct application deadline

Eligible: Individuals awarded a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree no earlier than December 10, 2014 and no later than December 10, 2021, 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.


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...

Jan 3, 2022

Coro Fellowship - expected 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...

Jan 3, 2022

NYU Shanghai Writing & Speaking Fellowship - expected 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 3, 2022

Princeton in Latin America - possible direct application deadline

Eligible: seniors and recent graduates of North American and Canadian universities (although some placements will not be available to individuals who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents); working knowledge of the target language (Spanish, Portuguese, or French) is necessary, as well as an academic grounding in the region's culture, history, economics, society, and politics and a sustained record of volunteerism and community service..

Travel, Service, Postgraduate, International Student

Princeton in Latin America matches partner NGO and multilateral organizations that are engaged in socially responsible development projects in Latin America and the Caribbean with highly qualified and motivated recent college graduates who are interested in year-long service fellowship opportunities throughout the region.  

 Did you know? Johana Mata '17 was a PiLA Fellow in the Dominican Republic in 2018-19!

Program Update:

As colleges and universities prepare for the return to campus for a new academic year, we are sharing an important update regarding our...

Jan 7, 2022

New York City Urban Fellows Program - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: seniors and recent graduates (having received BA between spring 2020 and spring 2022) who can demonstrate their eligibility to work in the U.S. (see website for details).

Service, Postgraduate

The Urban Fellows Program is a highly selective, nine-month fellowship which combines work in Mayoral offices and City agencies with volunteer service opportunities and a seminar series that explores current urban issues impacting public policy. Program participants are diverse and come from all over the country to work in New York City.  (Please note applications are due by 6:00 pm EST on the date of the deadline.  This is currently an approximate deadline; check the program website for detalis and updates.)

Did you know?  Looghermine Claude '20 was a New York City Urban Fellow...

Jan 15, 2022

French Government English Teaching Assistantships (TAPiF) - direct application deadline

Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and are proficient in French.

Travel, Postgraduate

The French Ministry of Education offers the opportunity to work in France, teaching English to French students of all ages. Each year, assistants teach in public schools across all regions of metropolitan France and in the overseas departments of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion. Gain valuable teaching experience, improve your language skills, and experience French culture first-hand through the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF). Details and application at...

Jan 31, 2022

Columbia Summer Public Health Scholars Program - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, or U.S. Nationals who will have completed at least two years of college at an accredited institution by the beginning of the program (i.e. rising juniors and seniors) or who are recent college graduates (after April 2020) who have not been accepted into a graduate program. Minimum GPA 2.7. African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, people with disabilities, economically disadvantaged, and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply.

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

The Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP) is designed for undergraduate students and its goal is to increase interest in and knowledge of public health and biomedical science careers. SPHSP is a partnership of the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, College of Dental Medicine...

Feb 1, 2022

FAO Schwarz Fellowship - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: seniors eligible to work in the United States for the duration of the Fellowship.

Postgraduate, International Student, Service

The FAO Schwarz Fellowship is an intensive, transformative two-year experience in the world of social change designed to develop your knowledge and leadership abilities.  The Fellows work at leading nonprofit organizations in Boston, New York City and Philadelphia. These organizations are all deeply valued in their communities and have a strong record of delivering consistent results and high-quality services. Host organizations vary from year to year — and all have a proven commitment to addressing critical issues of social inequity.

**Please note this is an expected deadline;...

Feb 7, 2022

U.S. State Department Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: rising juniors or alumnae seeking admission to an IT-related MA program; must be U.S. citizens with a GPA of 3.2 or higher.

Postgraduate, Service

Administered by Washington Center, this U.S. Department of State fellowship program aims to diversify the ranks of Information Management Specialists serving in the U.S. Foreign Service with traditionally underrepresented minority groups. This includes but is not limited to racial, religious and gender minorities, as well as those with financial need. If accepted you’ll receive the financial support, mentoring and professional development to prepare you for a career in the Foreign Service. Upon successfully completing the program and the Foreign Affairs IT Specialist entry requirements,...

Feb 15, 2022

Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) Liu Xiaobo Fellowship - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: U.S. citizens who are graduates of an accredited Bachelor's, Master's, or J.D. program or current graduate-level students. Candidates should have completed at least some China-related coursework; it is also desirable that they have some background in one or more of the specific human rights and rule of law issues in the CECC legislative mandate. Chinese language skills: Fellows should be able to read Chinese well enough to assist with research in newspapers, journals, and government documents. More advanced Chinese language capability would be a plus. A successful candidate for a fellowship will often have lived or studied in mainland China, Hong Kong, or Taiwan.


The CECC’s Liu Xiaobo Fellowship was created in honor of renowned Chinese Nobel Prize laureate and prominent political prisoner Liu Xiaobo, who died in state custody in July 2017.  The Liu Xiaobo Fellowship provides significant professional experience for individuals with a background in Chinese politics,...

Mar 16, 2022

Immigrant Justice Corps Community Fellowships - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: applicants must be eligible for work authorization in the U.S. for the full two years of the fellowship (DACA recipients are welcome to apply to Immigrant Justice Corps, and comprise a significant percentage of the Fellows named each year). They must speak another language in addition to English (Spanish is in the highest demand, but Fellows who speak Mandarin, Haitian Creole, French, Arabic, Korean, and Urdu have been named). You may apply as a college senior or during the year after graduation (in spring 2022, members of the classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022 are eligible to apply).

Service, Postgraduate, International Student

Each year Immigrant Justice Corps awards two-year Community Fellowships to exceptional seniors and recent college graduates with the linguistic skills, passion, and cultural competency to work with diverse immigrant communities. IJC trains Fellows to be experts in immigration law and advocacy. Community Fellows conduct outreach, screen, and aid immigrants with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”), Temporary Protected Status (“TPS”), Green Card, citizenship applications, and more. Community Fellows become Board of Immigration Appeals Partially Accredited...

Apr 1, 2022

North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain - application deadline

Eligible: rising seniors 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 ...

Nov 1, 2022

Interac - expected fall direct application deadlines

Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae who are native English speakers; teaching experience and basic Japanese is a plus.

Travel, International Student, Postgraduate

Interac is Japan's leading private provider of Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs). Our highly motivated and qualified teachers serve thousands of schools and boards of education throughout every region of Japan, working with children from kindergarten to high school.

**Please note that Interac accepts applications year-round but recruits annually in the spring (apply by early November) and fall (apply by early May).

Benefits: monthly stipend, help arranging housing; housing and airfare costs are not covered.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are...

Oct 27, 2021

Princeton in Africa - direct application deadline

Eligible: rising seniors and recent graduates; U.S. citizenship NOT required.

International Student, Travel, Service, Postgraduate

Princeton in Africa (PiAf) matches talented and passionate college graduates with our partners working across Africa for yearlong service projects. Our Fellows have helped improve education and public health, source fresh water and alternative energy, increase family incomes, and so much more.  

Questions?  Any prospective Wellesley applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team by dropping in online to Virtual Fellowship Pop-Ups (search...

Nov 1, 2021

Princeton in Asia - direct application deadline

Eligible: rising seniors and recent graduates; U.S. citizenship NOT required.

International Student, Travel, Service, Postgraduate

Princeton in Asia (PiA) offers service-oriented fellowships in the fields of education, media/journalism, international development (NGOs) and business, with a majority of fellows working as English teachers at universities and high schools.  Please note that the application closes at 12:00 pm EDT. Learn more about the program through their website, and sign up for one of their October webinars for applicants! New in fall 2021: there is NO application fee.

Did you know? Tina Xu '18 was a...