Use this database to search fellowships that match your interests and academic level. You should also look at awards that you might consider applying to in future years. For accurate application deadlines, please visit the appropriate links.

Name of Award Type of Program Degree Level Location Nomi-nation Deadline Description:
AEON (teaching in Japan) Language Study; Professional Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No Rolling Admission Places native English speakers in Japanese schools to teach English for one year (or more) and gain international business skills. 
Amgen Scholarship Health and STEM; Research; Summer Experience Sophomore; Junior; Senior  Domestic No February Provides undergraduates with hands-on summer research opportunities at select US universities.
Belgian American Educational Foundation (BAEF) Awards Graduate Study Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No October Provides a one-year grant for graduate study at a university in Belgium. 
Boren Fellowship Language Study; Graduate Study Alum or Graduate Student International Yes January Provides up to $25,000 for graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to US interests. 
Boren Scholarship Language Study; Undergraduate Study First year; Sophomore; Junior; Senior International Yes Mid-October to Early February Provides up to $25,000 for undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to US interests. 
Breakthrough Collaborative Professional; Summer Experience; Teaching First year; Sophomore; Junior; Senior Domestic No Early spring Summer teaching fellowship for undergraduate students from all majors.
CISR FKD Memorial Fellowship at the U.S. Department of State Professional; Public Service Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No November Paid full-time, two-year career development opportunity sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement (PM/WRA) and administered by the Center for International Stabilization and Recovery (CISR) at JMU. Fellows serve in PM/WRA's Washington, D.C. office and gain valuable experience managing international security and humanitarian assistance-related programs.
CLS Spark Language Study; Undergraduate Study First year; Sophomore; Junior; Senior Domestic No May Virtual immersive language and culture program for undergraduate students in Arabic, Chinese, or Russian.
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) Language Study; Professional First year; Sophomore; Junior; Senior International No November Provides 75 Americans the chance to spend a year in Germany, including 2 months of language training, 4 months of classes, and a 5-month internship.
Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs Professional; Public Service Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No January Provides full-time, 9-month graduate-level leadership training for those dedicated to public affairs.
Critical Language Scholarship Language Study; Summer Experience First Year; Sophomore; Junior; Senior; Graduate Student International No November Provides overseas foreign language instruction and cultural enrichment experiences in 14 different languages. 
Cultural Vistas Fellowship Professional; Summer Experience Sophomore; Junior  International No December Fully-funded fellowship program affording underrepresented U.S. students the opportunity to intern for eight weeks with organizations in Argentina, Germany, or Southeast Asia.
DAAD RISE Health and STEM; Professional; Research; Summer Experience Sophomore; Junior  International No December Provides practical, career-building summer internships in a German company or research center.
DAAD RISE Professional Health and STEM; Professional; Research; Summer Experience Alum or Graduate Student International No December Provides practical, career-building summer internships in a German company or research center.
DAAD Summer Course Grants Language Study; Summer Experience Sophomore; Junior; Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No December Offers scholarships for 3-to-4 week classes at German universities, with a focus on modern and contemporary German language, literature, culture, and politics.
Davies-Jackson Fellowship Undergraduate Study Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No Full cost of studies for first-generation students of modest means to pursue a BA degree program at St John's College, Cambridge University.
Delta Scholars Program  Public Service; Research; Summer Experience Sophomore; Junior  Domestic No March 2-part academic and community engagement program for talented and socially conscious college students interested in moving Mississippi and the Delta region towards a brighter, more just tomorrow. 12-day Summer Institute in Mississippi followed by a five-day trip to Boston and Harvard University in the fall. Special research opportunities for students interested in public health.
Earl Warren Scholarship Graduate Study; Professional; Public Service Senior Domestic No May $15,000 each year for 3 years for law students whose commitment to racial justice reveals outstanding potential for training as civil rights and public interest attorneys.
Echoing Green Fellowship Professional; Public Service First year; Sophomore; Junior; Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic; International No November Provides seed funding and support to social entrepreneurs with bold ideas for social change in order to launch groundbreaking organizations around the world. Fellows receive a stipend of $80,000 for individuals ($90,000 for 2-person partnerships) paid in four equal installments over two years.
Emerson National Hunger Fellowship Professional; Public Service Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No January 11-month fellowship for recent graduates focused on developing effective solutions to hunger and poverty.
English Program in Korea (EPIK) Teaching Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No Rolling Admission Places native English speakers in Korea to assistant teach in elementary, secondary, or high school classes.
Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Professional; Undergraduate Study Sophomore Domestic No January Provides up to $8,000 for 1-2 years of undergraduate support, along with a summer internship at a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration facility. 
EuroScholars Research; Undergraduate Study Sophomore; Junior; Senior International No April (fall semester); October (spring semester) Conduct research for a semester at one of 4 universities in Europe (KU Leuven, Belgium; Universiteit Leiden, Netherlands; Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Germany; Université de Genève, Switzerland).
FAO Schwarz Fellowship Professional; Public Service Senior Domestic No February Provide graduating seniors considering careers in social change with a paid, two-year opportunity to develop leadership skills while working at nonprofit organizations in the Northeast. 
Foreign Affairs Information Technology (FAIT) Fellowship Graduate Study; Health and STEM;  Professional; Public Service; Undergraduate Study Sophomore; Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No January Provides two years of tuition and fees for undergraduate study or a two-year masters program for students, especially from diverse backgrounds, studying IT fields. Includes two summer internships (domestic and abroad) and appointment in the Foreign Service as an Information Management Specialist upon completion.
Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship Graduate Study; Research Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No December Offers tuition and stipends for up to 3 years for minority students enrolling in research- based PhD programs leading to careers in university teaching and research.
Forrest Scholarship Graduate Study Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No October Provides generous financial support, mentoring, and professional development opportunities to pursue doctoral studies at any of Western Australia's five universities for up to four years.
Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship Public Service; Summer Experience First year; Sophomore; Junior International No February International leadership program for students of color that is set in Ireland and focused on peace, social justice, and conflict resolution.
Frederick Douglass-James Madison Fellowship Graduate Study Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No March $24,000 graduate fellowship for a person of color  who is a secondary level teacher or prospective teacher of American history, American government or civics to earn a master’s degree studying the Constitution. 
Freeman-ASIA Scholarship Summer Experience; Undergraduate Study First year; Sophomore; Junior International No March Up to $7,000 of support for students with financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.
Fulbright UK Summer Institutes Summer Experience First year; Sophomore International No February 3-4 week academic and cultural summer programs in the UK for undergraduate students.
Fulbright US Student Program Graduate Study; Research; Teaching Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International Yes March Sponsors year-long experience abroad after graduation, including teaching, research, and study.
Fund for Education Abroad Summer Experience; Undergraduate Study First year; Sophomore; Junior; Senior International No Fall and spring Undergraduate study abroad scholarship with preference for underrepresented students, students with financial need, and non-traditional locations. 
Gaither Junior Fellows Program Professional; Research Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic Yes January Offers graduating seniors and recent graduates the opportunity to work for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace for one year.
Gates Cambridge Scholarship Graduate Study Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No October Funds 1-4 years of graduate study in any discipline at the University of Cambridge.
German Chancellor Fellowship Professional Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No October Funds a 12-month experience in Germany to conduct a self-designed project that supports the applicant’s career development, is relevant to society, and has a lasting public impact.
Gilman International Scholarship Summer Experience; Undergraduate Study First year; Sophomore; Junior; Senior International No Fall and spring Undergraduate study abroad scholarship for students with demonstrated financial need.
Gilman-McCain Scholarship Summer Experience; Undergraduate Study First year; Sophomore; Junior; Senior International No Fall and spring Undergraduate study abroad scholarship for students with an active duty military parent.
Global Health Corps Fellowship Health and STEM; Professional; Public Service Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No January Offers a range of paid, high-impact fellowship roles with health organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia, and the opportunity to develop as a transformative leader. 
Goldwater Scholarship Health and STEM; Undergraduate Study Sophomore; Junior  Domestic Yes January Offers up to $7,500 per year for undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and room and board for students pursuing careers in math, the natural sciences, or engineering.
Hearst Journalism Fellowship Professional Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No February 2-year program focusing on journalism in a changing digital world. Consists of two 12-month rotations at  top metro papers, training, mentoring, and real-world experience alongside top journalists.
Hertz Foundation Fellowship Graduate Study; Health and STEM Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No October Covers the costs of education plus a generous stipend for graduate study in the applied physical and biological sciences, math, or engineering.
Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Peace and Reconciliation Graduate Study Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No January Full tuition for an exceptional female student to pursue a master's degree at Queen's University Belfast in Northern Ireland in a field related to politics, conflict transformation or human rights.
Humanity in Action Fellowship Summer Experience Junior; Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic; International No February 5-week summer programs that explore issues of human rights, democracy, and structural injustice, with a preference for applicants with significant financial need. 
Ibn Battuta Scholarship Language Study First year; Sophomore; Junior; Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No October Offers both partial and full scholarships to study Arabic at the Qalam wa Law Center in Rabat, Morocco.
James Madison Graduate Fellowship Graduate Study Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No March Not affiliated with JMU. Provides up to $12,000 toward tuition and expenses for 1-2 years of graduate study to support future secondary school teachers working toward a MA (or MAT) in American History or Political Science.
Japanese Exchange and Teaching Program (JET) Teaching Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No November Places native English speakers in Japanese classrooms to teach English for 1 year.
Kaust Red Sea Summer Program Health and STEM; Research; Summer Experience Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No None Provides an opportunity for students to study marine science in the Red Sea through The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia)
Key Into Public Service Award (Phi Beta Kappa) Undergraduate Study Sophomore; Junior  Domestic No January $5000 undergraduate scholarship for arts and sciences students who seek to launch public sector careers.
Knight-Hennessy Scholarship Graduate Study; Professional Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No October Offers leadership development and funding for graduate study at Stanford University, including JD, MA, MBA, MD, MFA, MS, DMA, and PhD programs, as well as joint- and dual- degree programs.
Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship Health and STEM; Professional; Teaching Seniors; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No January Provides over $150,000 worth of assistance—including tuition assistance, monthly stipends, and grants for professional development and teaching materials—to those committed to teaching high school math or science.
La Unidad Latina Foundation Fellowship Graduate Study; Undergraduate Study First year; Second year; Third year; Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No October Awards of $500 to $2000 for students, regardless of legal status, who have demonstrated a dedication to advancing the Latino community. 
LeadNext: Ambassadors for a Global Future Professional; Public Service First year; Second year; Third year; Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No October LeadNext builds a vibrant network of future leaders aged 18-25 from across Asia and the United States and supports their growth, impact, and capacity to address today’s greatest challenges.
Luce Scholars Language Study; Professional Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No October Provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15-18 Luce Scholars each year, and welcomes applications from college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals in a variety of fields who have had limited exposure to Asia.
Marshall Scholarship Graduate Study Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International Yes September Provides funding for up to 40 Americans for 1-2 years of graduate study at select UK universities in any available discipline.
Marshall-Motley Scholars Program Graduate Study; Professional; Public Service Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No February Provides a full scholarship for law school, summer internships, and a two-year postgraduate fellowship for students who commit to serving as civil rights lawyers based in the US South. 
McCall MacBain Scholarships at McGill Graduate Study Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No September Full scholarship for a master's or professional program at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Includes a leadership development curriculum.
Middlebury Language Schools Scholarship Language Study; Summer Experience First year; Sophomore; Junior; Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No December Provides summer immersion training in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish at Middlebury College; some languages are offered at the West Coast Campus (California).
Mississippi Teacher Corps Graduate Study; Teaching Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No May Places college graduates in high-poverty schools in Mississippi as teachers in exchange for training, certification, full-pay, benefits, and a Master’s in Education from the University of Mississippi. No previous education coursework is expected.
Mitchell Scholarship Graduate Study Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International Yes September Provides up to 12 Americans funding for 1 year of graduate study at select colleges and universities on the island of Ireland in any discipline.
Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Professional; Public Service; Summer Experience Sophomore Domestic No December 6-week summer institute for rising college juniors from all majors with proven leadership experience and an interest in US history.
National Defense Sciences and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Graduate Study; Health and STEM Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No November Provides 3-year fellowships (full tuition and fees, plus a stipend) for students pursuing a PhD in an area of interest to the Department of Defense, including Biosciences, Chemistry, Math, Physics, or Computer Science.
National Health Service Corps Graduate Study; Health and STEM Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No May The National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program (NHSC SP) awards scholarships of up to 4 years to students pursuing eligible primary care health professions training. In return, scholars commit to provide primary care health services in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Undergraduate Study First year; Sophomore; Junior Domestic No March Offers scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. The scholarship will pay up to $20,000 per academic year in tuition, educational expenses, and reasonable living expenses. Scholarships are awarded for one year, and can be renewed up to four years. U.S. citizens, nationals, or qualified non-U.S. citizens from a disadvantaged backgrounds are eligible to apply.
New York City Urban Fellows Program Professional; Public Service Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No January Offers Fellows opportunities to work in mayoral offices and city agencies in New York City.
NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program Graduate Study; Health and STEM Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No December Provides funding and stipends for students to pursue a Ph.D. in biomedical research in an accelerated combination program at the NIH in the US and either Cambridge or Oxford in the UK.
NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Health and STEM; Undergraduate Study First year; Sophomore; Junior; Senior Domestic No March Offers up to $20,000 per year for up to 4 years for tuition and reasonable educational expenses for students from disadvantaged backgrounds committed to biomedical, behavioral, or social science health-related research.
North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain Teaching First year; Sophomore; Junior; Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No August Places English teaching assistants in elementary or secondary schools across Spain for one year.
NSF-GRFP Graduate Study; Health and STEM Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No October Offers over $40,000 per year for 3 years for students seeking a research-based master’s or PhD in STEM or STEM education fields
Obama-Chesky Voyager Scholarship for Public Service Public Service; Undergraduate Study Sophomore Domestic No June Up to $25,000 per year for junior and senior year for students who plan to pursue a career in public service.
Pat Tillman Scholarship  Graduate Study; Undergraduate Study First year; Second year; Third year; Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No February Provides ~$10,000 (renewable) scholarships to veterans, active-duty military, or spouses of veterans or active-duty service members for undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees.
Payne USAID International Development Fellowship Graduate Study; Professional; Public Service Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No November Offers up to $90,000 over 2 years for a master’s degree, internships on Capitol Hill and at USAID missions overseas, and professional development activities in exchange for service as a USAID Foreign Service Officer.
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Scholarship Undergraduate Study First year; Sophomore; Junior; Senior International No March $1000 scholarship for undergraduates to study abroad.
Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Graduate Study; Professional; Public Service Seniors; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No September Provides up to $40,000 for graduate study in international affairs for diverse students who plan to enter the U.S. Foreign Service.
PPIA Junior Summer Institute Summer Experience; Professional; Public Service Junior Domestic No November Graduate level preparation program for undergraduate juniors committed to public service careers, with the goal of addressing the lack of diversity in these fields. 
Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program Professional; Public Service
Princeton in Africa Professional Seniors; Alum or Graduate Student International No October One year immersive fellowships and internships at host organizations and communities in Africa. 
Princeton in Asia Professional Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No November One year immersive fellowships and internships at host organizations and communities in Asia. 
Princeton in Latin America Professional Seniors; Alum or Graduate Student International No November One year immersive fellowships and internships at host organizations and communities in Latin America. 
Quad Fellowship  Graduate Study; Health and STEM Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No June 30 $50,000 award for exceptional STEM students to pursue a master's or doctoral degree in the US. Additional $25,000 needs-based funding available.
Rangel Graduate Fellowship Program Graduate Study; Professional; Public Service Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No September Funds two-years of graduate study in international affairs, internship and professional development opportunities for diverse students who plan to enter the U.S. Foreign Service.
Rangel Summer Enrichment Program Summer Experience; Public Service Sophomore; Junior; Senior  Domestic No February 6-week summer program that provides academic and professional training on current issues, trends, and careers in international affiars.
Rhodes Scholarship Graduate Study Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International Yes October Fully-funded scholarship for 1-3 years of graduate study in any discipline at Oxford University.
Rotary Global Grants Graduate Study; Public Service Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No February Provides funding for humanitarian projects or coursework at the graduate level in a foreign country; eligible fields of study are limited to 1 of the 6 areas of focus supported by the Rotary Foundation.
SALAM (Summer Arabic Language and Media) Program Language Study; Summer Experience Sophomore; Junior; Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No January Offers fully-funded intensive Arabic summer study in Oman.
Samuel Huntington Public Service Award Professional; Public Service Senior Domestic; International No January Provides a $30,000 stipend to pursue 1-year of self-designed public service anywhere in the world.
Samvid Scholars  Graduate Study Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No April Provides up to $50,000 per year for two years of graduate study, as well as two years of leadership development programming.
Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Summer Institute Research; Summer Experience Junior Domestic No March Summer institute for minority students and others with an interest in African-American, African and African Diaspora Studies to pursue PhDs in the humanities.
Schwarzman Scholarship Graduate Study; Language Study; Professional Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No September One-year master's degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. 
Scoville Peace Fellowship Professional; Public Service  Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No October 6-to-9 month fellowship in Washington, DC for recent graduates to work with nonprofit, public-interest organizations addressing peace and security issues.
Skoll Scholarship Graduate Study Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No January Offers full tuition and fees for the MBA program at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.
SMART Scholarship for Service Program Graduate Study; Health and STEM; Undergraduate Study First year; Sophomore; Junior; Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No December Provides full tuition scholarships for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in STEM fields, with guarantee of employment at the Department of Defense. 
Soros Fellowship for New Americans Graduate Study Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No October Full funding for up to 2 years (and possibly 3) of graduate study in the US for immigrants and children of immigrants, including DACA recipients, refugees, and asylees.
Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) Teaching Junior; Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No January Places Americans in public schools across France, French Guinea, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion to serve as English Teaching Assistants.
The Autry Fellowship Professional; Public Service Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No January Offers recent graduates the opportunity to work as full-time, paid staff members for one year at MDC, which focuses on social equity in the South via education, economic development, civic cultures and leadership.
Truman Scholarship Graduate Study; Professional; Public Service Junior Domestic; International Yes February Provides up to $30,000 for graduate degrees in the U.S. or abroad that leads to a career in public service. 
Tylenol Scholarship Graduate Study; Health and STEM; Undergraduate Study Seniors; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No July Offers up to $10,000 for students pursuing careers in health care (including medical school).
Udall Scholarship Professional; Public Service; Undergraduate Study Sophomore; Junior  Domestic Yes March Undergraduate tuition up to $7,000 for students who aspire to environmental careers or for Native American students interested in health care or tribal policy.
US Teaching Assistantships (USTA) at Austrian Secondary Schools Teaching Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No January Offers a one-year, renewable position serving as an English Teaching Assistant in Austrian secondary school.
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) Visual Arts Fellowship Graduate Study; Professional; Undergraduate Study First year; Second year; Third year; Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No November Supports professional artists as well as art and art history students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline.
White House Fellows Professional; Public Service Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No January Offers the opportunity to work as a paid Fellow to senior White House Staff, Cabinet Secretaries, and other government official; educational programming is also included.
William J Clinton Fellowship for Service in India Professional; Public Service Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No May 10-month volunteer service program that matches undergraduate seniors and recent alumni will development organizations in the fields of education, livelihoods, and public health.
Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship Graduate Study; Health and STEM; Teaching Senior; Alum or Graduate Student Domestic No November Provides up to $30,000 for a master’s degree at a partner school in a STEM teaching field and places new teachers in high-need secondary schools in particular states (currently Pennsylvania).
Yenching Academy Scholarship Graduate Study; Language Study Senior; Alum or Graduate Student International No December Full funding for a MA in China Studies program at Yenching Academy of Peking University in Beijing, China.

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