Upcoming Event

Truman Scholarship - official webinar

Thursday, December 8th 2022, 2:00 pm -
3:00 pm EST

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Calling interested US first-years and sophomores, and juniors applying for the Truman Scholarship:

Upcoming Event

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Official Online Information Session

Thursday, December 15th 2022, 8:00 pm -
8:00 pm EST

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Please join this online event to learn more about the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program at Stanford University. Each Knight-Hennessy Scholar will join a multidisciplinary, multicultural community of scholars who are preparing for leadership in a highly diverse and complex world. Knight-Hennessy Scholars receive up to three years of financial support to participate in the King Global Leadership Program and pursue a graduate degree program in any of Stanford's seven graduate schools.

Dec 7, 2022

Carnegie Junior Fellows Program - EXTENDED campus deadline

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

International Student, Postgraduate

The James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is designed to provide a substantive work experience for students who have a serious career interest in the area of international affairs. Approximately 12 students will be hired to work at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington, DC, on a full-time basis for one year. Junior Fellows provide research assistance to associates working on the Endowments projects, which include nuclear non-proliferation, democracy building, Middle East political reform, trade and environment, economics,...

Jan 9, 2023

The Elizabeth Crawford ’21 Haystack Fellowship - campus application deadline

Eligible: Wellesley graduates and graduating seniors of any nationality from any major. (There is no requirement that applicants have taken art classes at Wellesley; most workshops at Haystack are designed for all levels of experience—or lack thereof.)

International Student, Postgraduate

The Haystack Mountain School of Crafts is an international craft school located on the Atlantic Ocean in Deer Isle, Maine. Founded in 1950 as a research and studio program in the arts, Haystack offers one and two-week studio workshops to participants of all skill levels as well as the two-week, Open Studio Residency program, exhibitions, tours, auctions, artist presentations, and shorter workshops for Maine residents and high school students. This fellowship honors Elizabeth Crawford, Wellesley Class of 1921. Crawford was one of the...

Jan 16, 2023

Science and Technology Policy Institute Fellowship Program - direct application deadline

Eligible: rising seniors and graduates since 2020 who are U.S. citizens.

Postgraduate, Research/Gradschool

IDA’s two-year Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI) Fellowship provides recent bachelor’s degree recipients with a unique opportunity to use their critical thinking and analytic skills to work on a diverse set of challenges in science and technology (S&T) policy areas, including energy and the environment, space sciences, innovation and competitiveness, evaluation, life sciences, information technologies, national security, and STEM education. Fellows will be involved in collaborative research for leaders in the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) in the Executive...

Feb 21, 2023

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.

Mar 14, 2023

Mary Elvira Stevens Traveling Fellowship - campus deadline

Eligible: a Wellesley graduate who is at least 25 years of age in the calendar year of application.

Travel, Postgraduate, International Student

The Mary Elvira Stevens Traveling Fellowship was established by the will of Alice Alvira Stevens, Class of 1891. The will states that "preference shall be given to persons with good temper and a natural generosity of view when confronted with alien conditions, common sense in observing and comprehending social, economic, and political situations, a strong desire to travel, and a deep love of beauty." 

We invite proposals for purposeful travel into unfamiliar territory that will inspire reflection and growth and lead to more fulfilling and productive personal and professional...

Jan 10, 2023

Charles C. Alexander Teaching Fellow Program - direct application deadline

Eligible: seniors and recent graduates from any major; U.S. work authorization is required.

Postgraduate

Groton School, a coeducational boarding school located in Groton, Massachusetts, is offering the Charles C. Alexander Teaching Fellow Program.  This program serves recent college graduates interested in working under supervision to develop the varied skills required of secondary boarding school teachers.  The program offers as wide an exposure as possible to all aspects of secondary boarding school life.  The teaching fellow's responsibiltiies will include teaching two classes under the supervision of an experienced member of the department as well as observation of other classes.  ...

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 17, 2023

The Beinecke Scholarship Program - campus deadline

Eligible: juniors in the fields of the arts, humanities, or social sciences who are U.S. citizens or United States nationals from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Research/Gradschool, Undergraduate, Postgraduate

The Beinecke Scholarship program seeks to encourage and enable highly motivated students to pursue graduate study in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The Beinecke provides $35,000 towards application expenses and tuition fees for graduate study in MA, MFA, or PhD programs. 

You don't have to go it alone: drop in to Fellowships Virtual Pop-Up Advising (see Events listings on this website), or talk things over with Kate Dailinger at Career Education by booking an appointment via Handshake to talk via telephone or video chat.

Feb 9, 2023

Udall Scholarship - campus deadline

Eligible: sophomores and juniors in any field who are U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents

Service, Undergraduate

The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment. Awards are offered in three categories: 

  • Environment: For undergraduates interested in conservation and environmental issues
  • Tribal Policy: For Native Americans and Alaska Natives working on an array of
  • ...
Apr 1, 2023

Samvid Scholars - expected direct application deadline

Eligibility: applicants must be a first year graduate student for the 2022-2023 academic year; plan to pursue a full-time graduate program at a university in the United States; have an undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or higher; and be a U.S. citizen or DACA recipient. Graduate degrees that are 2 years or more are eligible for the scholarship (MD, MBA, JD, MPP, MPH, EdD, MS/MA in the social sciences or STEM). PhD programs are not eligible. Scholars must maintain academic good standing in order to remain eligible for the second year of the scholarship.

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate

Samvid Scholars was established in 2021 by Samvid Ventures to invest in the graduate education of future leaders who are committed to effecting positive change in society.  Samvid Ventures will provide up to $100K in tuition support for students in graduate schools across the United States.

  • Samvid Scholars will empower future leaders and changemakers by providing financial support for graduate study as well as leadership training

  • Scholars receive up to $50K

  • ...
Jan 18, 2023

Projects for Peace - campus deadline

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

International Student, Travel, Service, Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Created in 2007 by Kathryn Wasserman Davis (Wellesley College ‘28), the Projects for Peace offers undergraduates funding to design a grassroots project for the summer of 2023--anywhere in the world--to promote peace and address the root causes of conflict. Wellesley may nominate one project and one alternate for funding each year.

You don't have to go it alone! Any prospective Wellesley applicants are welcome to seek advice from the Fellowships team: drop in virtually to Fellowships Pop-Up...

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...

Dec 5, 2022

Truman Scholarship - campus deadline

Eligible: current juniors who are U.S. citizens or nationals.

Research/Gradschool, Service, Undergraduate

The Truman Scholarship 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 (up to $30,000) for juniors committed to careers in public service.

Did you know? Emily Moss '19 won the Truman in 2018!

You don't have to go it alone: drop in to Fellowship Pop-Up Advising (see Events listings on this website), or talk things over with Kate...

Jan 13, 2023

Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship - optional preliminary direct deadline

Eligible: U.S. citizens who are current sophomores in IT-related majors OR seniors/graduates seeking admission to an IT-related Master's degree program for next fall; applicants must also have a GPA of 3.2 or higher, fulfill the summer internship obligation (two summers), and be prepared to enter the Foreign Service.

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate, Undergraduate

Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the Foreign Affairs Information Technology (FAIT) Fellowship is a path to a career in the Foreign Service. This two-year fellowship provides undergraduate and graduate students with up to $75,000 in academic funding for an IT-related degree (junior and senior year of a bachelor’s degree or a two-year master’s degree). Fellows also get two summer internships (one in Washington, D.C. and one at an embassy or consulate abroad), professional...

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 5, 2023

Gates Cambridge Scholarship - deadline for international students

Eligible: seniors and graduates, in any discipline and from any country except the UK

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Service, Postgraduate

Gates Cambridge Scholarships support graduate study in any discipline at the University of Cambridge by citizens of any country other than the UK. Details, application, and helpful videos via: www.gatescambridge.org

Deadlines for study beginning in 2023-24 (check...

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 (...