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Scholarships for study in a Scandinavian country. Applicants must have research or study that makes a stay in Scandinavia essential. Must have completed undergraduate education by the start of the program.
Anatolia College in Thessaloniki, Greece, offers unique Fellowship opportunities for recent college graduates during the academic year – especially those interested in applying their liberal arts, human and international relations skills in an educational setting.
One year internship in Germany. All fields can apply, but special consideration given to students in the business, vocational, scientific, engineering, technical and agricultural fields.
Funds a year's study or research in more than 150 eligible countries. Applicants must have a bachelor's degree by the beginning date of the grant.
Self-designed one-year program in Germany for professional development, study or research. Seniors may apply.
One-year internship in Asia. Intended for students with no prior experience in Asia.
Various programs for study and enrichment in Germany.
Scholarships for year-long study or research in any country that has Rotary clubs to promote international understanding and peace. Contact Stephen Hill at email@example.com for details.
Funding for study or independent research in the fields relating to music, art, architecture, dance and theatre. Seniors and recent graduates may apply.
Funding for one year of advanced music study in Europe. Seniors and recent grads may apply.
Week-long Summer Academy open to 15 rising sophomores or juniors. The Summer Academy allows students to immerse themselves in art museums and curatorial practice. The program is open to freshmen and sophomore students who represent ethnically diverse cultures and backgrounds.
12 weeks at The Washington Post and 12 weeks at NPR, with training in reporting for print, radio and the web. Seniors and recent grads may apply.
Funding for three-month internship at the CSIS. Juniors may apply.
One-year internship at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington, D.C. Seniors and students in their first year after graduation may apply.
Nine-month program preparing fellows for leadership roles in public service. Seniors or recent grads may apply. Some graduate or work experience preferred
In Green Corps’ yearlong paid program, you’ll get intensive training in the skills you need to make a difference in the world. You’ll get hands-on experience fighting to solve urgent environmental problems — global warming, deforestation, water pollution, factory farming and many others — with groups like Sierra Club and Food & Water Watch. And when you graduate from Green Corps, we’ll help you find a career with one of the nation’s leading environmental and social change groups.
Provides recent college graduates with the opportunity to work with researchers on public health projects. Fellowship recipients are provided with on-the-job training, mentoring, education and actual professional employment to help produce strong members of the global health measurement and evaluation field.
IWPR's summer internship programs are designed to provide participants with challenging work experiences under the guidance and supervision of staff with extensive knowledge of women's policy issues, social science research, and non-profit management.
A nine month program during which the Communications Fellow will work with IWPR’s communications team and other IWPR staff members to improve conditions for women by sharing IWPR’s information with a growing network of advocates, policymakers, thought leaders, media representatives, and members of the public.
Nine-month program contributing to a variety of research projects to inform policies affecting women, such as equal pay, higher education and child care, paid leave, economic security. Located in Washington, DC.
The Buffett Institute is partnering with the One Acre Fund to offer a qualified Northwestern student a 2-year paid field placement supporting their operations in East Africa. The One Acre Fund is a social enterprise organization that serves smallholder farmers with financing, technical assistance and agricultural support services in order to reduce hunger and poverty. Applicants must possess previous field experience.
Fellowships for State Department internships. Juniors and seniors may apply.
Fellowship for summer institute on human rights. Sophomores, junior and seniors may apply.
One-year field and policy work related to fighting hunger. Seniors may apply.
Year-long public service project anywhere in the world. Senior may apply.
One-year fellowship to work in Chicago non-profits to create sustainable social change. Seniors may apply.
Year-long service-oriented fellowships in Africa. Seniors may apply.
Year-long service-oriented fellowships in Asia. Seniors may apply.
Year-long service-oriented fellowships in Latin America. Seniors may apply.
The Toddler Developmental Disabilities Clinic/Yale Early Social Cognition Lab Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Successful applicants will be involved in a 2-year training program involving clinical research experience. Fellows will be responsible for assisting in a variety of research activities in the lab and for completing experimental protocols with infants and toddlers and their families. With research mentorship, selected applicants will be expected to guide a pre-determined project of research from the point of data collection through analysis and publication of results.
Villers Fellow works as a full-time policy analyst in Families USA's Health Policy Department with compensatory package that includes an annual salary and excellent health care benefits
The conference aims to attract students from groups under-represented in public policy and international affairs in an effort to increase the diversity of students receiving these professional degrees. The conference will help prepare future leaders for study in public policy, particularly those from historically under-served communities and people of color.
Week long Summer Academy open to 15 rising sophomores or juniors. The Summer Academy provides students with a unique opportunity to learn in an in-depth way about art museums and curatorial practice. This program is open to freshmen and sophomore students representing ethnically diverse cultures and backgrounds.