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Mar 7, 2022

Camellia Student Leadership Awards - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: undergraduates who have not yet received the award.


The Camellia Student Leader Awards honor students who have grown as leaders during their time at Wellesley. The honorees, in full appreciation of the opportunities their time at Wellesley has presented, look inward toward their own growth and development, work collectively with diverse groups of peers, and carry their passions forward with the support of others. Like the Camellia tree, these students demonstrate grace and strength.

We welcome all members of the Wellesley College community (faculty, staff and students) to nominate students who they feel exhibit the spirit of an award...

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

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: currently enrolled full-time undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens with at least sophomore status on the date of the application deadline with at least a 3.2 GPA.


The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program is a six-week summer program designed to provide undergraduate students with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs, and the enhanced knowledge and skills to pursue such careers. The Program usually selects participants (known as “Rangel Scholars”) each year from universities throughout the United States. This program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the...

Mar 1, 2022

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship and the Gilman-McCain - direct application deadline

US citizens and nationals who are Pell Grant recipients are eligible for the Gilman; for the Gilman-McCain, on the other hand you must be a child dependent of active duty military member and receive any type of Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

Travel, Undergraduate

Thinking about in-person or virtual study abroad during Spring 2022, Summer 2022, Fall 2022, or Academic Year 2022-2023?

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program supports up to a year of study abroad in any discipline. Receive up to $5,000 (or up to $8,000 if you’re studying a Critical Need Language) to go abroad on an in-person or virtual program as a college student if you’re a U.S. citizen and Federal Pell Grant recipient who will finish your degree after the proposed study abroad!


Mar 21, 2022

Freeman-ASIA Study Abroad Scholarships - expected direct application deadline

Eligible: undergraduates with a minimum 2.8 GPA who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents; demonstrate financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia; must have at least one term of enrollment remaining upon return from studying abroad; must currently receive need-based financial aid or demonstrate a verifiable need for financial assistance to study abroad; program length must be at least 8 weeks for a summer term, 10 weeks for a quarter term, and 12 weeks for a semester term; must have little or no previous experience in the proposed country of study; must have applied or have been accepted to a study abroad based program in: Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam.

Travel, Undergraduate

The Freeman-ASIA program, administered by IIE and funded by the Freeman Foundation, is designed to support U.S. based undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.

*Wellesley College students interested in applying for the Freeman-ASIA must first discuss their study abroad plans with the Office of International Study ( ...

Jan 31, 2022

Peter G. Peterson Foundation’s Fiscal Internship - direct application deadline

Rising juniors, rising seniors, and current graduate students are eligible to apply. Students must have taken at least two courses in economics, math, statistics or political science, and have a working fluency with numbers. Experience with Microsoft Excel is highly recommended. US citizenship NOT required.

Internship, Undergraduate, International Student

The Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship program offers full-time paid internships at leading policy organizations to a select group of college and graduate students interested in fiscal policy. Interns live and work in Washington DC for ten weeks during the summer while gaining professional experience, skills, and contacts that will serve them throughout their careers. PGPF Fiscal Interns will:

  • Work as a research intern for ten weeks at a
  • ...
Jan 31, 2022

Udall Native American Congressional Internships - direct application deadline

Eligible: American Indian and Alaska Native college, graduate, and law students; First Nations of Canada students who are permanent residents can also apply

Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Service, Internship

Even as Native nations achieve greater levels of self-determination, Indian Country continues to be influenced by U.S. federal law and policy. The Udall Native American Congressional Internship places students in Senate, House, and federal agency offices to learn firsthand how the U.S. government works with Native nations. Interns will gain a better understanding of the government to government relationship and how they can use this knowledge on behalf of their tribes. The internship is funded by the...

Apr 1, 2022

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund - direct application deadline

Eligible: graduate or undergraduate students living in the U.S. and planning to enroll in an accredited school. Grantees must receive college credits for the time period covered by their grant. U.S. citizenship is not required.

International Student, Service, Undergraduate, Postgraduate

The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level or are enrolled in a trade or technical program and who are active in the progressive movement. Early recipients worked for civil rights, against McCarthyism and for peace in Vietnam. Recent grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia and other forms of oppression; building the movement for economic justice; and creating peace through...

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

Zero Hunger Internship - direct application deadline

Eligible are current undergraduate students or those who receive their bachelor's degrees in December 2021 or later, who are U.S. citizens, or have authorization to work in the U.S. beginning no later than June 2022.

Undergraduate, International Student, Service, Internship

The Zero Hunger Internship is a 10- week paid opportunity for college students and recent graduates who are interested in global and domestic antihunger policy. In summer 2022 the fifth cohort of Zero Hunger Interns will join Washington, D.C.- based host organizations working to end hunger in the United States and around the world, receiving on-the-job training and a robust work experience. Interns complete work plans set by their supervisors and attend our Summer Seminars, a five-part...

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 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 ...

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...

Mar 1, 2022

Wellesley Student Library Research Awards - expected direct application deadline

Eligibility: Current students of all class levels and disciplines

Undergraduate, Research/Gradschool

The Wellesley College Friends of the Library have generously donated funds establishing an award to recognize outstanding library research papers/projects by undergraduates in any discipline. Win up to $1000!

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 ...