Oct 5, 2021

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship - direct application deadline

Eligible: US citizens and nationals who are Pell Grant recipients

Travel, Undergraduate

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program supports up to a year of study abroad in any discipline, for US citizens and nationals who are Pell Grant recipients who will finish their degrees after the proposed study abroad

**Please see details and application via: www.gilmanscholarship.org/

This cycle encompasses Spring 2022, Summer 2022, Fall 2022, and Academic Year 2022-2023 programs. Interested Wellesley College applicants should...

Oct 15, 2021

German Chancellor Fellowships for Tomorrow’s Leaders - direct application deadline

Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae who are nationals of the U.S., Russia, China, Brazil, or India.

Travel, Postgraduate

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is searching for the leaders of tomorrow – from Brazil, China, India, Russia, and the USA. The German Chancellor Fellowship offers you an opportunity to take the next career step in Germany – irrespective of your field of work.  In order to apply, develop your own project idea and find the host of your choice to mentor you. Once your host has confirmed, you can apply for a fellowship.

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

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 1, 2021

Princeton in Latin America - expected 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 Domincan Republic in 2018-19!

**Please note this is an expected deadline; check the program's website for additional details and updates. 

Questions?  Any prospective Wellesley...

Jan 3, 2022

French Government English Teaching Assistantships (TAPiF) - expected 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 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,...

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 ...

Oct 18, 2021

Princeton in Africa - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: rising seniors and recent alumnae; 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.  

**Please note this is an expected deadline; check the program website for updates and additional details.

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

Oct 25, 2021

Princeton in Asia - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: rising seniors and recent alumnae; 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.

**Please note this is an estimated deadline; for additional details and updates, please see the program's website. While you're there, sign up for one of their October webinars for applicants!...

Jan 10, 2022

Global Health Corps Fellowship - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: seniors and graduates aged 30 years or younger from any country.

International Student, Service, Travel, Postgraduate

Global Health Corps is building the next generation of diverse health leaders. We offer a range of paid fellowship roles with health organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia and the opportunity to develop as a transformative leader in the health equity movement. Everyone has a role to play in the health equity movement! 

Note that applications are due at noon EST on the deadline date.

Questions?  Any prospective Wellesley applicants are...

Sep 24, 2021

Mitchell Scholarship - alumnae direct application deadline

Eligible: graduating seniors and recent alumnae in any field who are U.S. citizens.

Research/Gradschool, Postgraduate, Travel

The Mitchell Scholarship Program, named to honor former US Senator George Mitchell's pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and commitment to community and public service. Up to twelve Mitchell Scholars are chosen annually for one year of...

Oct 4, 2021

Echoing Green - expected fall cycle direct application deadline

Eligible: applicants must be fluent in English and able to commit to working full-time on their organization (so usually graduating seniors, graduating graduate/professional students, and alumnae - but US citizenship not required).

International Student, Travel, Service, Fellowship

Echoing Green is "the Fellowship for innovators, instigators, pioneers, and rebels." Echoing Green offers seed-funding (up to $90,000) and support for social entrepreneurs. The program is looking for visionary leaders who are advancing racial justice and upending structural oppression globally. Join us as we work with our community of social innovators to build a world where all people can thrive!  Please note that materials must be submitted by 2:00 pm EST on the day of the deadline.  

Questions?  Any Wellesley students or alumnae are welcome to seek advice from...

Sep 21, 2021

Schwarzman Scholars - deadline for global competition

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

Research/Gradschool, International Student, 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.

Get advice on your application by ...

Oct 4, 2021

Thomas J. Watson Fellowship - campus deadline

Eligible: graduating seniors in any field from any country.

International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

The Thomas J. Watson Fellowship offers graduating seniors a one-year grant for independent study and purposeful travel and exploration outside of the United States, to enhance their capacity for resourcefulness, imagination, openness, and leadership and to foster their humane and effective participation in the world community.  

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

Oct 4, 2021

Luce Scholars Program - campus application deadline

Eligible: graduating seniors and alumnae in any field who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Travel, Postgraduate

The Luce Scholars Program was launched by the Henry Luce Foundation in 1974 to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society. The program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15-18 Luce Scholars each year. The program is unique among American-Asian exchanges in that it is intended for young leaders who have had limited experience of Asia and who might not otherwise have an opportunity in the normal course of their careers to come to know...

Oct 18, 2021

Chevening Scholarships - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae from Chevening-eligible countries (see website for which countries/territories these are; but they do not include the US or UK).

Research/Gradschool, Travel, International Student, Postgraduate

Chevening is the UK government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. It supports one-year master’s courses in the UK for students committed to returning and contributing to their home countries.  Please note applications are due by 12:00 pm GMT on the deadline date.  

**This is an expected deadline; please see the program website for updates and additional details.

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

Jan 3, 2022

Oxford graduate study funding - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: seniors and graduates; scholarships are available for all nationalities!

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

For Oxford's Clarendon and most other graduate scholarships, you need not do anything to apply other than to submit your application for the graduate degree course of your choice by the appropriate January funding deadline.  Please see the program website for specific deadlines and requirements.

Questions?  Any prospective Wellesley applicants are welcome to seek advice from Kate Dailinger of Wellesley's Fellowships team: drop in virtually to Fellowships Pop-Up Advising (see Career Education events listings...

Jan 3, 2022

Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship for the 1+1 MBA Program - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: rising seniors and alumnae from any country who are applicants for the 1+1 MBA program.

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

Oxford's Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship is a full-cost scholarship for the MBA year of the Oxford 1+1 MBA program. Apply for the partnering master's degree of your choice and for the MBA by the early January funding deadline if your chosen master's degree closes then, or by March (when other master's and the MBA close), and for the Pershing Square.  Please note that each of the partnering master's programs has its own application form, deadline, and requirements, so this is an approximate deadline; check the website for additional details.  

Questions?  Any prospective...

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...

Jul 27, 2021

Wellesley optional priority draft deadline - Fulbright, Marshall, Mitchell, Rhodes, Schwarzman, Knight-Hennessy, and Watson

Those planning to apply to Fulbright, Watson, Marshall, Rhodes, Schwarzman, and/or Knight-Hennessy fellowships.

Research/Gradschool, International Student, Travel, Postgraduate

Plan ahead and give yourself a head-start! 

July 27 is the optional priority deadline for Wellesley applicants for the Fulbright, Watson, Marshall, Rhodes, Schwarzman, and/or Knight-Hennessy: if you submit drafts through this Google form by the July 27 deadline you are guaranteed feedback before campus deadlines, and you'll get priority in the booking of advising appointments.

(Applicants who miss the draft deadline will be accommodated time-...