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Feb 15, 2022

NAACP LDF Marshall-Motley Scholars Program - expected direct application deadline

Eligible are graduating seniors and graduates, those who will have finished their bachelor's degrees and be admitted, or expect to be admitted, to an ABA-accredited law school as a first-year, full-time law student to begin in the fall of the calendar year of application. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States and intend to pursue a career in Civil Rights law, and, if awarded, will work full-time in pursuit of racial justice in a southern state for a period of 8 years immediately following the fellowship portion of the MMSP.

Research/Gradschool, Service

In 2020-21, the Legal Defense Fund of the NAACP invited students to join the next generation of civil rights lawyers and announced the Marshall-Motley Scholars Program. Named in honor of the legendary civil rights attorney and LDF founder Thurgood Marshall, and iconic civil rights litigator Constance Baker Motley, the Marshall-Motley Scholars Program (MMSP) is a groundbreaking commitment to endow the South with the next generation of civil rights lawyers trained to provide legal advocacy of unparalleled excellence. Over the...

Mar 1, 2022

James Madison Fellowships - direct application deadline

Eligible: undergraduates, graduating seniors, and alumnae who are U.S. citizens or nationals and who plan to become teachers of American history, American government, or social studies.

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate

James Madison Graduate Fellowships support two years of graduate study leading to a Master’s degree for those who plan to become teachers, and are interested in teaching American history, American government, or any other social studies class where they will teach topics on the Constitution in grades 7–12.  (Please note the deadline for this fellowship is 5:00 pm Central Standard Time.) 

Hear Madison Fellows talk about their experiences, here...

Apr 15, 2022

Mississippi Teacher Corps - regular admittance direct application deadline

Eligible: rising seniors from any majors except education from any country with significant course work in math, science, English, or social studies; minimum GPA 3.0.

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Postgraduate

The Mississippi Teacher Corps (MTC) selects exceptional college graduates to teach in high-poverty public schools in Mississippi. Each year, MTC accepts between 25-35 candidates.  Due to the size of the program, MTC can offer individualized support. All participants move as a cohort through each stage of the training and coursework.

People who apply before the early admittance deadline will know before January 1st if they have been accepted into the program.  The final application deadline for the 2022 cohort will be in April 2022.  

Benefits: training, support, certification...

May 6, 2022

Rotary Peace Fellowships - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: graduating seniors and alumnae from any country who are proficient in English (a second language is strongly recommended).

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate, International Student

Through academic training, practice, and global networking opportunities, the Rotary Peace Centers program develops leaders who become catalysts for peace and conflict prevention and resolution. These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses.  Each year, the Rotary Foundation awards up to 50 fellowships for master’s degrees and 50 for certificate studies at premier universities around the world.  For details, see https://www.rotary.org/en/our-...

Feb 15, 2022

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 (though please note that for summer 2022 the NIST SURF program will be virtual). 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. 

Please note that the...

Feb 21, 2022

Legacy Award of the Victims of Pan Am Flight 103 - direct application deadline

Current seniors and graduates of U.S. colleges and universities who are planning careers in areas related to national security and terrorism prevention

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate

The Legacy Award of the Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, Inc. will support students pursuing advanced degrees in areas of study related to improved national security and terrorism prevention as they prepare for careers focused on keeping citizens safe from the threats of terrorism and preventing the deaths of innocent men, women, and children.

Feb 28, 2022

Tillman Scholar Program - direct application deadline

Eligible: open to US military service members, veterans and spouses pursuing full-time undergraduate and graduate degrees at a US-based, accredited institutions

Research/Gradschool, Service, Undergraduate, Postgraduate

The ...

Mar 1, 2022

Wellesley Social Science Summer Research Program - expected application deadline

Rising Wellesley sophomores, juniors, and seniors are eligible (Classes of 2022, 2023, 2024).

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Undergraduate

The Social Science Summer Research Program at Wellesley College offers students a unique opportunity to conduct research in a variety of social science disciplines under supervision of faculty experts in that field. As part of this full-time summer position, fellows attend workshops on the use of technology and participate in seminars where faculty and students present their work. The program culminates in a poster presentation where student researchers can share their...

Jan 21, 2022

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 21, 2022

The Hillary Rodham Clinton Award for Peace and Reconciliation - direct application deadline

Eligible: candidates must have applied to the University for study in one of the outlined programmes by the relevant January deadline; must be issued with an offer for chosen programme by mid-February; must hold a 3.7 CGPA or above; must be a US citizen and must identify as female.

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate

Queen's University Belfast will provide a full tuition-fee waiver to an exceptional female student from the USA who wishes to pursue study in a field related to politics, conflict transformation or human rights. The five MA programmes covered by the award will include LLM Human Rights LawMA Conflict Transformation and Social Justice; ...

Jan 31, 2022

Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship - direct application deadline

Eligible: seniors and recent graduates under the age of 29 who are U.S. citizens.

Research/Gradschool, Travel, Postgraduate

Bequeathed to the Fondation des États-Unis in the early 1930s, the Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship is awarded annually to a select number of exceptional American artists and musicians who plan to pursue their studies in Paris. A scholarship is also available to one French, Swiss or American medical post-graduate specializing in psychiatry with an internship in a Parisian hospital.

Questions?  Any prospective applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team at virtual pop-ups or...

Feb 1, 2022

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...

Feb 1, 2022

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 plans to be back in summer 2022! 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...

Feb 10, 2022

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...

Mar 1, 2022

Chinese Government Scholarship - campus deadline

Eligible: seniors and graduates in any field who are not Chinese citizens, and who meet the official eligibility requirements for particular awards (e.g. candidates for master's degrees must be under the age of 35).

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

The Chinese government has set up a variety of scholarship programs to sponsor international students, teachers, and scholars to study and do research at Chinese universities. The China Scholarship Council offers full­-year scholarships and Wellesley may nominate for these graduating seniors and graduates who would like to study for a year at any one of more than one hundred top ­rated Chinese universities.

Any prospective Wellsley applicants are encouraged to seek advice ahead of time from Kate Dailinger of Wellesley's fellowships office: ...

Mar 17, 2022

NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program - direct application deadline

Eligible: undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have ‘exceptional financial need,’ as certified by the student’s undergraduate institution’s financial aid office.

Undergraduate, Research/Gradschool

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. The program offers significant scholarship support, paid research training at the NIH during the summer, and paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation.

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

May 1, 2022

Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Program - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: women of any nationality who intend to study engineering, technology, or computing in the upcoming academic year.

Undergraduate, Research/Gradschool, International Student

The Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women studying baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science.

Sophomores and above: Applications for the 2022-2023 academic year typically open in December and close in February.

First years: Applications for the 2021-2022 academic year typically open in early March and close in early May.

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

May 9, 2022

Schwarzman Scholars - expected direct application deadline for passport holders from mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, & Taiwan

Eligible: graduating seniors and recent alumnae from any country in any field, under the age of 29. This application deadline is for holders of passports from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau. Everyone else should apply by the September deadline.

International Student, Research/Gradschool, Travel, Postgraduate

The Schwarzman Scholars Program supports leadership development & a special one-year Master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing. The 200 scholars chosen annually for this highly selective program will work towards a Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing—one of China’s most prestigious universities. As individuals who want to have a positive impact on the world, the Stephen A. Schwarzman Scholars will be selected based on their academic credentials, extracurricular interests and leadership potential.

**Please note this is an expecte deadline; for updates and...