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Knight-Hennessy Scholars Official Online Information Session

Thursday, December 16th 2021, 4:00 pm -
5:00 pm PST

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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.

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Fellowships Virtual Pop-up Advising

Wednesday, December 15th 2021, 10:00 am -
11:00 am EST

Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States

Calling any Wellesley student or graduate: drop in online or call in by telephone to chat about fellowships and scholarships!

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 you with the chance to*pop? in without an appointment. All inquiries are welcome!

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FAO Schwarz Fellowship in Social Impact: Official Online Info Session

Wednesday, January 12th 2022, 12:00 pm -
12:45 pm EST

Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States of America

The FAO Schwarz Fellowship is a unique paid 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...

Mar 15, 2022

RAY Conservation and Clean Energy Fellowships - expected direct application deadline

Eligible applicants will: come from a background underrepresented in conservation and clean energy, and demonstrate a commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion; be less than one (1) year out of college and have a Bachelor's Degree by July 2022 (we are not considering individuals with graduate degrees at this time); have not had a full-time job in conservation or clean energy; have the ability to work in the United States and commit to the entire fellowship

Postgraduate, Service

Inspired by efforts to increase diversity in environmentally-related sectors, the Roger Arliner Young (RAY) Diversity Fellowship Program supports two cohorts of Fellows per year: RAY Conservation Fellows and RAY Clean Energy Fellows. The RAY Fellowship Program aims to increase and facilitate conservation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy-related career pathways for emerging leaders from backgrounds and identities that are under-represented in these sectors. The RAY Fellowship Program is a two-...

Jan 7, 2022

Charles C. Alexander Teaching Fellow Program - expected 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, 2022

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 15, 2022

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...

Jan 18, 2022

Elisabeth Luce Moore '24 Wellesley-Yenching Program - campus deadline

Eligible: graduating seniors and alumnae in all fields.

International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

The Elisabeth Luce Moore '24 Wellesley-Yenching Fellowships are open to graduating seniors and alumnae in all majors and may include some training in teaching English as a second language. Chinese language proficiency is only required for the National Palace Museum Fellowship (unfortunately, due to visa restrictions, the Fellowship at the NPM is not open to citizens of mainland China). Available placements vary from year to year and are typically finalized in January. They include:

  • ...
Feb 10, 2022

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
  • ...
Feb 15, 2022

Mary Elvira Stevens Traveling Fellowship - campus deadline

Eligible: any Wellesley College alumnae in any field.

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...

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.

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 10, 2022

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, 2022

Davis 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 Davis Projects for Peace offers undergraduates funding to design a grassroots project for the summer of 2022--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...

Jan 13, 2022

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 $34,000 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 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: ...

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...

Jan 6, 2022

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 2022-23 (check...

Jan 20, 2022

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 (...