Recent Alum

NOTE: The awards below appear in alphabetical order. This list is not comprehensive. Use the databases on our Resources page and your own independent research to find awards not represented here.


AIF Clinton Fellowship for Service in India

The AIF Clinton Fellowship is an immersive, 10-month volunteer service program matching young professionals with development organizations. Fellows work on scalable and sustainable development projects in the fields of education, livelihoods, technology and innovation, and public health. Through collaboration and capacity-building, fellows, mentors, and civil society leaders form dynamic partnerships to capacity-build, exchange knowledge and skills, and share a mutual passion for advancing social and economic development. US citizens or permanent residents and Indian citizens are eligible to apply.
National deadline: Monday, January 16, 2017

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Alfa Fellowship Program

The Alfa Fellowship Program is a distinguished international initiative that each year offers up to 18 accomplished young Americans, Britons, and Germans the opportunity to complete a high-level professional development program in Russia. Over the course of the program, Alfa Fellows complete work placements at leading institutions, attend professional seminars, and receive intensive language training. The fellowship provides a monthly stipend, accommodation, insurance, all program-related travel costs, language training in Russia, and private tutoring in the United States, United Kingdom, or Germany. US, UK, and German citizens between the ages of 25 and 35 are eligible to apply.
National deadline: Thursday, December 1, 2016


Alumnae of Northwestern University Graduate Fellowship

The Alumnae of Northwestern University offers this fellowship to full-time graduate students who show promise of achieving distinction in their chosen field and who will bring credit to the university. Criteria for selection include quality of scholarship, leadership, community service, professional experience, and financial need. Special consideration will be given to students who choose a program in pursuit of a career that serves the public good. Northwestern alumni, preferably females, who pursue a terminal master's degree in any field of study are eligible to apply. Applicants may be newly admitted or currently enrolled as full-time students.
Campus deadline: Thursday, April 27, 2017


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Capital Fellows Programs

The Center for California Studies administers four fellowship programs, known collectively as the Capital Fellows Programs. These nationally recognized public-policy fellowships offer unique experiences in policy-making and development in each branch of government. Capital Fellows are placed at some of the highest levels of California state government and assist state legislators, senior-level executive staff, and court administrators with a broad range of public-policy issues and projects, and they are typically given assignments with a significant amount of responsibility and challenges.
National deadline: Monday, February 13, 2017


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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program

The Carnegie Endowment offers 10-12 one-year fellowships to highly qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past year. Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the endowment’s senior associates. Strong candidates will have significant research experience, rigorous coursework, and a GPA of 3.65 or above. Northwestern may nominate two candidates. For more on the campus application process, click here. For last year's program description, click here.
Campus deadline: Monday, December 4, 2017



Churchill Scholarship

The Churchill Scholarship provides funding to American students for a year of master’s-level study in science, mathematics, or engineering at the University of Cambridge, based at Churchill College, in the spirit of US-UK scientific exchange. Northwestern may nominate up to two students each year. Scholars often have at least a 3.9 GPA. Students who are US citizens and graduating seniors or have graduated within the last 12 months are eligible to apply.
Campus deadline: Friday, October 6, 2017


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Citizen Schools National Teaching Fellowship

This fellowship is a paid national service opportunity for individuals dedicated to directly impacting the futures of middle school students in low-income communities across America. Fellows enter the classroom after an intensive summer training program and commit to two years of service. US citizens or permanent residents are eligible to apply.
National deadline: applications are accepted throughout the year



Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Public Policy Fellowship

Fellows with the CHCI will spend nine months working in Washington, D.C., with significant exposure to leaders in congressional offices, federal agencies, national non-profit advocacy organizations, government-related institutes, and more. Fellows will spend four days each week (Monday-Thursday) learning all facets of public policy, and on Fridays join other fellows for a full day of leadership development. Applicants must be recent graduates who are U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, asylees, or individuals who are lawfully authorized to work full-time without restriction for any U.S. employer and who, at the time of application, possess lawful evidence of employment authorization.
National deadline: Friday, February 10, 2017


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Echoing Green Fellowship

The Echoing Green Fellowship seeks emerging leaders committed to boldly tackling the most pressing challenges in their communities. The award supports individuals (or two-person teams) with up to $90,000 in stipends and provides leadership development, peer mentorship, and targeted networking opportunities. Applicants who are at least 18 years old, fluent in English, able to work 40 hours per week, and the founders of an independent and autonomous start-up are eligible to apply.
National deadline: Tuesday, October 25, 2016



Emerson National Hunger Fellows

The Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program is a social justice program working to develop fellows as effective leaders in the movement to end hunger and poverty. Fellows spend five months with community-based organizations located across the country and then regroup in Washington, D.C., to participate in extensive policy training and work in non-profit organizations and government agencies working on hunger and poverty policies on a national level. The award includes a total financial package of no less than $36,000. Students who are committed to racial equity and social justice, with strong leadership skills and a completed bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply.
National deadline: Wednesday, January 11, 2017


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English Open Doors Program in Chile

This program seeks motivated volunteers to serve as English teaching assistants in public middle schools and high schools throughout Chile, helping students develop their listening and speaking skills, as well as encouraging bilingualism and cultural exchange in the context of a government-run, United Nations-sponsored initiative.
National deadline: multiple deadlines



FAO Schwarz Family Foundation Fellowship

The FAO Schwarz Fellowship provides the opportunity for leading non-profit organizations in Boston, New York, and Philadelphia to recruit recent college graduates in order to develop future leaders in the education and youth-development fields. The program provides the funding to partner host organizations to hire fellows for two years to provide direct service to youth/children served by the organization, as well as to work on special projects designed to strengthen the organization. Applicants receive a mentor from the FAO Schwarz Foundation, as well as attending two annual training retreats.
National deadline: dates vary by opportunity




As a FoodCorps service member, you can help kids learn what healthy food is through a year of paid public service building healthy school food environments in limited-resource communities. Placements are at multiple schools throughout the United States. Service members are awarded an $18,250 living allowance, divided into bi-weekly payments, a $5,815 AmeriCorps Segal Education Ward (for student loans or future schooling), and health insurance. Students must be 18 and a US citizen or permanent resident to be eligible to apply.
National deadline: Wednesday, March 15, 2017



Frank Huntington Beebe Fund for Musicians

The Beebe Fund for Musicians provides fellowships for gifted young musicians, generally performers and composers in classical disciplines, who wish to pursue advanced music study and performance abroad, usually in Europe. Enrollment in a school or university is not required unless such study is an essential part of the project. The fund provides financial support for round-trip transportation, living and other expenses. An all-inclusive grant of $22,000 is offered for one year. Students must be less than 30 years of age to be eligible.
National deadline: Monday, December 19, 2016

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Fulbright US Student Program

The Fulbright US Student Program is a funded year of post-baccalaureate research, study, or English teaching in one of 140 countries worldwide. There are two general types of awards: full grants, which fund research projects, university studies, journalism projects, and projects in the creative and performing arts; and English teaching assistantships (ETAs), which are offered in about half of the participating countries. Teaching positions are available at the primary, secondary, and university level, depending upon the country of application. Some, but not all, countries require host-country language skills and teaching experience. US citizens are eligible to apply.
Campus deadline: Tuesday, September 5, 2017



Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Gates Cambridge Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside of the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. Students must first apply, and be accepted to, the University of Cambridge. The scholarship covers the full cost of study at Cambridge, plus airfare, visa fees, and discretionary funds for conferences, fieldwork, and family allowances. The selection criteria include outstanding intellectual ability, leadership potential, a commitment to improving the lives of others, and a good fit between the applicant’s qualifications/aspirations and the postgraduate program at Cambridge.
National deadline for US citizens: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
National deadline for non-US citizens: Wednesday, December 7, 2016



Global Health Corps

Global Health Corps mobilizes a community of emerging leaders to build health equity. They place talented individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds in paid, high-impact roles in NGOs and government agencies in sub-Saharan Africa and the US. During the fellowship year, fellows collaborate, innovate, and create sustainable and impactful change. Applicants from a broad range of sectors and disciplines can apply for up to three positions that match their interests and skills, from project management to monitoring and evaluation, engineering, communications and more. Applicants under 30 years of age are eligible.
National deadline: Wednesday, January 18, 2017



Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship program invites recent college and graduate school alumni to apply for full-time, six-to-nine month fellowships in Washington, D.C. Outstanding individuals will be selected to work with nonprofit, public-interest organizations addressing peace and security issues. Applications are especially encouraged from candidates with a strong interest in these issues who have prior experience with public-interest activism or advocacy. Preference is given to US citizens, but a fellowship to a foreign national residing in the US is awarded periodically.
National spring-semester deadline: Monday, October 2, 2017



Hosteling International Explore the World Travel Scholarship

The Explore the World Travel Scholarship is for aspiring global travelers who want to give back while they experience another culture. Scholarship recipients will receive $2,000 to support a trip that includes an educational or service component. Must be at least 18 years old and a US citizen or permanent resident to apply.
National deadline: Wednesday, March 15, 2017


Humanity in Action Fellowship

Intensive and demanding, the Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together international groups of university students to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance, as well as examples of issues affecting different minority groups today. The program is highly interdisciplinary and features daily lectures and discussions with renowned academics, journalists, politicians, and activists, as well as site visits to government agencies, non-profit and community organizations, museums, and memorials. The program seeks to highlight different models of action to remedy injustice.
National deadline: Wednesday, January 4, 2017


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James H. Dunn, Jr., Memorial Fellowship

The Dunn Fellowship Program provides highly motivated college graduates with a unique opportunity to experience the operations of the Illinois state government for one year. Dunn Fellows are paid $31,332 and receive state benefits. A majority of fellows are based in Springfield, with limited placements in Chicago and Washington, D.C. Recent alums who are US citizens are eligible to apply.
National deadline: Friday, March 17, 2017


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James Madison Graduate Fellowship

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers $24,000 fellowships to individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level. Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the states of their legal residence. As funding permits, the Foundation plans to offer one fellowship per state per year. US citizens are eligible to apply.
National deadline: Tuesday, March 6, 2018



John Lewis Fellowship

The John Lewis Fellowship brings together a group of 30 American and European university students and recent graduates for an intensive program about diversity and civil rights in America. The John Lewis Fellows will attend discussions with renowned scholars and activists at The Center for Civil and Human Rights, in Atlanta, GA, visit historical sites around the city, and engage in discussions on a range of political and social issues. They will also draw upon the immense resources of the center and contribute to its extensive and innovative outreach initiatives.
National deadline: Wednesday, January 4, 2017



Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship

The Kinley Memorial Fellowship supports promising college graduates seeking advanced study in architecture, art, dance, landscape architecture, music, theatre, or urban and regional planning. Awards include one fellowship up to $20,000 in music; one fellowship up to $20,000 in architectural design and history, art and design, dance, instrumental or vocal music, or theatre; and one fellowship up to $9,000 in architecture, art, dance, landscape architecture, theatre, or urban and regional planning.
National deadline: Friday, December 9, 2016



Knight-Hennessy Scholars

Each year, the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program will identify a group of 100 high-achieving students from around the world with demonstrated leadership and civic commitment to receive full funding to pursue a wide-ranging, full-time graduate education at Stanford, with the goal of developing a new generation of global leaders. Applicants for the scholarship must also meet the eligibility requirements of the specific Stanford graduate degree program they wish to pursue. Interested applicants who have finished their bachelor's degress no later than 2013 are eligible to apply. For more information on the application process, click here.
National deadline: Wednesday, September 27, 2017



Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) Teaching Fellowship

KSTF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing math and science teachers with professional development, resources and support to improve STEM education. Financial benefits of the fellowship include stipends and grants. In addition to financial benefits, Fellows have the opportunity to to connect with and benefit from being part of a national community of over 300 experienced STEM classroom teachers.
National deadline: Sunday, November 26, 2017

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Luce Scholars Program

The Luce Scholars Program is designed 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 Scholars each year. Seniors, graduate school students, professional school students, and alum in any field who have had limited exposure to Asia are eligible to apply through Northwestern. The Luce Foundation will not accept individual applications submitted directly to the foundation. Applicants must be US citizens and under the age of 30. Successful candidates should have a record of high achievement, outstanding leadership ability, and clearly defined interests with evidence of potential for professional accomplishments. For more information on the campus application process, click here.
Campus deadline: Monday, October 16, 2017



Marshall Scholarship

Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom for two years (or one year in exceptional cases wherein the student can demonstrate an inability to complete the second year—e.g., evidence of deferral for military deployment or graduate admission). Scholarships include tuition, cost of living stipend, and funds for books, research, and travel to and from the US. Northwestern may nominate a limited number of candidates to each consular region each year. Most applicants granted interviews have at least a 3.85 GPA, and most winners have at least a 3.9 GPA. Interested applicants who completed their first bachelor's degrees within the past two years and who are US citizens are eligible to apply.
Campus deadline: Tuesday, August 15, 2017


Match Education

Match Corps

Match Corps is a one-year urban education fellowship. Recent college graduates from top universities across the country commit a year to closing the achievement gap in Boston, one student at a time. Fellows tutor small groups of students in grades 1-12 and partner closely with families. Students who are US citizens, nationals, or permanent residents are eligible to apply.
National deadline: multiple deadlines

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Match Teacher Residency

Match Teacher Residents spend full days in the Match Charter Public School, which operates a pre-K-12 school for low-income students in Boston. In year one of the program, residents attend classes at the Sposato Graduate School of Education alongside the regular workweek as a tutor. In year two, residents work as a full-time teacher at an urban charter or turnaround school. Students who are US citizens, nationals, or permanent residents are eligible to apply.
National deadline: applications are accepted throughout the year



Mitchell Scholarship

Sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance, the Mitchell Scholarship program supports one year of post-graduate study in any discipline offered by select institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Applicants are judged on scholarship, leadership, and sustained commitment to community and public service. The scholarship provides tuition, accommodation, and a stipend for living expenses and travel ($1250/month). Alums apply without endorsement, but may seek advice from our office. Most applicants granted interviews have at least a 3.85 GPA, and most winners have at least a 3.9 GPA. Interested applicants who have not yet reached their 30th birthdays and who are US citizens are eligible to apply.
Campus deadline: Tuesday, August 15, 2017



National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship

The NDSEG Fellowship is a highly competitive award for US citizens who intend to pursue a doctoral degree in one of fifteen supported disciplines, at a US institution of their choice. Fellowships last for three years and pay for full tuition and mandatory fees, a monthly stipend, and up to $1,000 a year in medical insurance. Students who have completed an undergraduate degree or less than two years of full-time graduate study are eligible to apply.
National deadline: fall 2017



National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

The NSF GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions. US citizens who intend to pursue a research-based master's or PhD in a GRFP-supported field or who have not yet completed 12 months of graduate study are eligible to apply.
National deadline: fall 2016, dates vary by discipline


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New York City Urban Fellows

The New York City Urban Fellows Program is a highly selective, nine-month fellowship that combines work in mayoral offices and city agencies with volunteer service opportunities and a seminar series that explores current urban issues impacting public policy. Awardees are placed with agencies across New York City to learn about public policy through a hands-on approach. The fellowship award includes a $30,000 stipend and health insurance. Graduates who have completed their bachelor's degrees within the past two years and who are eligible to work in the US are eligible to apply.
National deadline: Friday, January 13, 2017



NPR Kroc Fellowship

The NPR Kroc Fellowship identifies and develops a new generation of extraordinary public radio journalists. Over the course of a year, Kroc Fellows get rigorous, hands-on training in every aspect of public radio journalism, both on-air and online, including writing, reporting, producing, and editing. The fellowship is designed to offer exposure to various units at NPR, in both the news and digital divisions, and at an NPR member station. Graduates who have finished a bachelor’s or master’s degree within the last year are eligible to apply.
National deadline: Saturday, December 31, 2016



Pickering Fellowship

The Pickering Fellowship is one of the State Department's premier recruiting programs aimed at increasing diversity among US Foreign Service officers. The fellowship is designed to attract outstanding individuals from all ethnic, racial, and social backgrounds who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career with the US Department of State. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply. Recent alums seeking admission to graduate school who are US citizens are eligible to apply.
National deadline: Friday, January 13, 2017


Point Foundation Scholarship

Point Foundation is the nation’s largest higher education scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students. Point’s multifaceted support of its scholarship recipients extends far beyond direct financial contribution toward the cost of their education. Each scholar is paired with a mentor and participates in leadership development programs and events. Applicants must be intending to enroll in school the following fall, they must also be "out," have strong academic achievements, and a track record of leadership and community involvement for the LGBTQ community.
National deadline: Monday, January 30, 2017


Princeton in Africa

Princeton in Africa develops young leaders committed to Africa’s advancement by offering yearlong fellowship opportunities with a variety of organizations that work across the African continent. Depending on the organizations where they are placed, fellows will begin work between June and September 2017 and will complete their fellowships between June and September 2018. Prior experience in Africa is not required.
National deadline: Sunday, October 30, 2016


Princeton in Asia

Founded by Princeton University students in 1898, Princeton in Asia (PiA) has long been driven by a mission to foster mutual appreciation and cultural understanding by connecting service-minded graduates and partner organizations in Asia through immersive work experiences that transform perspectives and cultivate long-lasting friendships. It is PiA’s vision that, through extended exposure to Asian workplaces and cultures, fellows will develop a life-long appreciation for and engagement in this part of the world. PiA offers service-oriented posts in the fields of education, international development, journalism, and business, with a majority of fellows working as English teachers at universities and high schools.
National deadline: Friday, November 11, 2016


Princeton in Latin America

Princeton in Latin America is a nonprofit organization that partners with nonprofits throughout Latin America to match them with young public-sector professionals seeking yearlong fellowships in development work. Past fellowships have focused on such subjects as microfinance and entrepreneurship in Chile, Mexico, and Colombia; malnutrition alleviation in Guatemala; conservation in the Peruvian Amazon; research on human-rights issues in Chile; and women and children’s healthcare in Bolivia, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic.
National deadline: Monday, November 7, 2016


Project Horseshoe Farm Fellowship

Project Horseshoe Farm (HSF) is a non-profit based in Greensboro, Alabama, that offers service and support programs for seniors, people with mental illness, and at-risk children. HSF also offers education and leadership-development opportunities for recent college graduates. The 13-month post-baccalaureate fellowship allows students to experientially learn about rural healthcare, K-12 education, non-profit management, and community leadership.
National deadline: Sunday, February 12, 2017



Public Health Associate Program (PHAP)

PHAP is a competitive, two-year, paid training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. PHAP associates are assigned to public health agencies and non-governmental organizations in the United States and US territories, and work alongside other professionals across a variety of public-health settings. Applicants must be recent graduates who are US citizens, permanent residents, or US nationals.
National deadline: Monday, January 9, 2017



Rhodes Scholarship

The Rhodes Scholarship provides full financial support to pursue a degree or degrees at the University of Oxford in the UK. Northwestern may nominate a limited number of candidates per district each year. Most applicants granted interviews have at least 3.85 GPA, and most winners have at least a 3.9 GPA. Alums who have not yet reached their 24th birthdays and who are US citizens are eligible to apply.
Campus deadline: Tuesday, August 15, 2017



Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program

The Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program sends 15 Americans on an 8- or 11-month professional development program in Germany. The program is comprised of three main components: customized professional assignments, seminars, and German language training. Each professional assignment has a maximum duration of 3 months. Seminars focus on contemporary German and European issues as well as the Fellows’ further professional development. German language training begins with a private tutor in the US and is followed by full-time classes in Germany before the professional assignments and seminar series begin. Benefits include a monthly stipend, all program-related travel costs, and German language training as needed. Fellows are chosen from the fields of public policy and administration, foreign and security policy, urban and regional planning, business, journalism and communications, law, or cultural and arts management. Knowledge of German is not required at the time of application. US citizens who are 40 years of age or younger are eligible to apply.
National deadline: Tuesday, November 1, 2016


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San Francisco Fellows

The San Francisco Fellows program works to foster community stewardship by preparing recent college graduates for leadership roles in public service. Awardees work as full-time city employees, earning approximately $50,000, plus health insurance. In addition to a weekly learning component and an assigned mentor, fellows conduct projects that span a broad range of city functions, including analytical, planning, and operational work. Students who have completed their bachelor’s degrees within the past five years are eligible to apply.
National deadline: Tuesday, January 31, 2017



Schwarzman Scholars

Schwarzman Scholars provides the world’s best and brightest students with the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a one-year master’s degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of China’s most prestigious universities. Students live and study together on the campus of Schwarzman College and pursue degrees in one of three disciplines: public policy, economics and business, or international studies. In an environment of intellectual engagement, professional development and cultural exchange, students learn from one another and pursue their academic disciplines while building their leadership capacities. This experience will expand students’ understanding of the world and create a growing network of global leaders for the future. Chinese language skills not required. Enrolled students must be endorsed by Northwestern.
Campus deadline for enrolled Northwestern students w/ US citizenship or citizenship of a country other than China: Friday, September 1, 2017
National deadline for US citizens and citizens of countries other than China: Thursday, September 28, 2017 
National deadline for Chinese citizens: Wednesday, May 31, 2017



Venture for America (VFA)

VFA is a fellowship program that places recent graduates at start-ups in cities with emerging entrepreneurial ecosystems, forging a community of entrepreneurs committed to building companies that matter. Fellows work for two years at a partner start-up company and participate in a five-week training program in the summer before the work program begins. US citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply.
National deadline: multiple deadlines



Whitaker International Fellowship

This program sends young biomedical engineers anywhere outside the US or Canada to conduct academic or scientific research in a university or laboratory, pursue coursework at a foreign academic institution, or intern at a public-policy, industrial or non-profit setting. The award pays for round-trip international airfare, a monthly stipend, and any tuition fees involved. Awards typically begin between August 1 and October 1, but may begin as early as July 1 of the competition year, and as late as June 30 of the following year, as long as the start date allows the grantee sufficient time to complete the academic-year grant-length requirement. Students who are US citizens or permanent residents are eligible to apply.
National deadline: Tuesday, January 24, 2017



Winterthur Short-Term Fellowship

Winterthur Fellows conduct research in a broad range of scholarly topics and academic disciplines, including: material culture studies, social and cultural history, art history, literary studies, American studies, design history, the decorative arts, landscape architecture and design, consumer culture, and conservation studies covering global topics from the 17th to the 20th centuries. Academic, museum, independent scholars, and graduate students receive one- to three-month short-term fellowships, with stipends of $1,750 per month.
National deadline: Sunday, January 15, 2017


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Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Georgia and New Jersey. The Fellowship also works to change the way top teachers are prepared, partnering with colleges and universities that have agreed to provide Fellows with innovative, year-long classroom experiences, rigorous academic work, and ongoing mentoring. US citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply.
National deadlines: Sunday, October 23, 2016; Tuesday, November 29, 2016; Monday, January 23, 2017

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Yenching Academy of Peking University Scholarship

The Academy, founded in 2014, offers full scholarships for outstanding students from around the world to pursue a master's degree in China studies. Courses are taught in English, so there is no requirement of Chinese language proficiency. The program is located in the center of the Peking University campus, and is designed to ensure that Yenching Scholars are fully integrated into life at China's premier university.  Each class will consist of 120 to 150 outstanding young people from around the world, with approximately 80% from outside of China, and 20% from mainland China. Yenching Scholars will be a diverse group of talented young leaders who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, innovative thought, and a commitment to the betterment of society.
Campus deadline: Monday, November 14, 2016