Additional Fellowships

Art, Culture, and Performance Opportunities

  • Through a joint fellowship with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and the Smithsonian, the fellow will explore the preservation of cultural heritage both in situ at a site that is on or eligible to be on the National Register of Historic Places in the Washington, D.C. area and ex situ at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and the offices of the ACHP. 
  • Semester-long program, stipend
  • Open to: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th year undergraduates, recent alum, graduate student
  • Learn more about the ACHP-Smithsonian Cultural Heritage Fellowship here

  • Cultural Vistas selects up to 15 fellows to take part in a multinational professional development program that includes eight-week summer internships in Argentina, Germany, and Hong Kong.
  • Open to: 2nd, 3rd year undergraduates
  • Learn more about the Cultural Vistas Fellowship here

Education and Teaching

  • Citizen Schools, part of Americorps
  • The Citizen Schools National Teaching Fellowship is a paid 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.
  • Open to: 4th year undergraduate, recent alum
  • Learn more about the Citizen Schools National Teaching Fellowship here

  • DAAD Study Scholarships fund highly qualified students of all disciplines to participate in post-graduate study in Germany. Applicants should have a well-defined study or research project that makes a stay in Germany essential.
  • Open to: 4th year undergraduate, recent alum
  • Learn more about the DAAD Scholarship here

  • The English Open Doors 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.
  • Open to: 4th year undergraduate, recent alum
  • Learn more about the English Open Doors Program here

  • At University of Oxford, Ertegun Scholars pursue graduate-level study and research in Oxford’s Humanities Division which offers degrees in fields as diverse as literature, history, music, archaeology, art history, ancient history, Asian studies, Middle Eastern studies, medieval and modern languages.
  • Ertegun Scholars have the exclusive use of The Mica and Ahmet Ertegun House for the Study of the Humanities.
  • Open to: 4th year undergraduate, recent alum, master’s or professional
  • Learn more about the Ertegun Scholarship here

  • 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 Pennsylvania. 
  • Fellowship includes admission to a master’s degree program at a partner university, generous stipend, and lifelong membership in a national network of Woodrow Wilson Fellows who are intellectual leaders.
  • The Fellowship 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.
  • Open to: 4th year undergraduate, recent alum
  • Learn more about the Woodrow Wilson National Teaching Fellowship here

Health and Medicine Opportunities

  • 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 United States.
  • Open to: 4th year undergraduate, recent alum, master’s or professional
  • Learn more about the Global Health Corps here

  • The NIH Undergraduate Scholarship supports extensive professional research training for undergraduates from disadvantaged backgrounds who are firmly committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research.
  • Open to: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th year undergraduates (from low-income background)
  • Learn more about the NIH Undergraduate Scholarship here

  • The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP), managed by the Centers for Disease Control, is designed to train early-career public health professionals who have a recent bachelor’s or master’s degree and an interest in public service and public health. Throughout the two-year training program, associates gain hands-on experience that will serve as a foundation for their public health careers.
  • Open to: Graduating seniors, recent alum (no more than 2 years since graduation)
  • Learn more about the Public Health Associate Program here

Journalism and Media

  • The IRTS (International Radio & Television Society) Summer Fellowship teaches up-and-coming communicators the realities of the business world through a paid fellowship, which includes practical experience and career-planning advice. Fellows gain full-time “real world” experience at New York-based media corporations to which each is assigned for the duration of the nine-week Fellowship.
  • Open to: 3rd, 4th year undergraduates, graduate students
  • Learn more about the IRTS Summer Fellowship here

  • The Overseas Press Club Fellowship selects up to 12 aspiring foreign correspondents to spend time in the foreign bureaus of such leading news organization as the Associated Press, Reuters, Bloomberg, GroundTruth Project, Wall Street Journal and Forbes and at foreign English-language media companies such as the South China Morning Post.
  •  Students win either a $3,000 grant (which they may use for any purpose) or funding for their overseas assignment.
  • Open to: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th year undergraduate students, graduate students
  • Learn more about the Overseas Press Club Fellowships here

  • The TED Fellows program provides transformational support to a global network of 470+ visionaries – scientists, artists, activists, entrepreneurs, doctors, journalists and inventors – who collaborate across disciplines to create positive change around the world.
  • Open to: Must be at least 18
  • Learn more about the Ted Fellows here

Language and Cultural Immersion

  • The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduates participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Students who are US citizens and who are studying in Japan for at least three months are eligible to apply.
  • Open to: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year undergraduates
  • Learn more about the Bridging Scholarship here

  • The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals annually provides seventy-five US citizens and seventy-five German young professionals, between the ages of eighteen and twenty-four, the opportunity to spend one year in each other’s countries, studying, interning, and living with hosts on a cultural immersion program.
  • Open to: 4th year undergraduate, recent alum
  • Learn more about the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals here

  • “The Freeman-ASIA program is designed to support US-based undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.
  • A Freeman-ASIA Award provides funding to assist the recipient with the cost of summer, semester or academic year study-abroad programs.
  • The program’s goal is to increase the number of US citizens and permanent residents with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures.
  • Open to 1st, 2nd, 3rd year undergraduates
  • Learn more about Freeman-ASIA here

  • The mission of the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) is to provide scholarships and ongoing support to students who are underrepresented among the US study abroad population. FEA makes life-changing, international experiences accessible to all by supporting minority, community college, and first-generation college students before, during, and after they participate in education abroad programs.
  • Open to: 1st, 2nd, 3rd year undergraduates
  • Learn more about the Fund for Education Abroad here

Public Service and Government Opportunities

  • The William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India 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, and public health.
  • Open to: 4th year undergraduate, recent alum, master’s or professional up to 34 years old
  • Learn more about the AIF Clinton Fellowship for Service in India here

  • The Council is recruiting exceptional rising leaders thirty-five years old and under from around the world who share our passion for creating a more secure and prosperous world to join the next class of Millennium Fellows. Fellows will come from a wide range of backgrounds including policy experts, journalists, elected officials, military personnel, academics, entrepreneurs, executives, community and cultural leaders, and senior government officials.
  • The Millennium Fellowship is a two-year, part-time program requiring three weeks of in-person activities and eight hours of virtual activities and distance learning, supplemented by independent fellow-to-fellow work and optional events that take place around the world and throughout the year. 
  • Open to: 35 years of age and under
  • Learn more about the Atlantic Council Millennium Fellowship here

  • Fellows spend 10-11 months as part of a cohort working in a Legislative, Executive or Judicial Branch office in California. 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 are typically given assignments with a significant amount of responsibility and challenges.
  • Open to: 4th year undergraduate, recent alum, master’s or professional
  • Learn more about the Capital Fellows Program here

  • Through AmeriCorps, CivicSpark Fellows are placed within California local level public agencies for 11 months, working alongside regional leaders and coordinators to implement cutting-edge resiliency projects for forward-looking communities.
  • All Fellows will leave the service year with a better understanding of work within local governments, experience working on critical emerging environmental and social equity issues, and the ability to work successfully in a team office setting.
  • Open to: 4th year undergraduate, recent alum
  • Learn more about the CivicSpark Fellowship here

  • The Coro Fellowship is an experiential learning program, designed to prepare community leaders and change makers for the rigors of advanced community service and civic improvement.
  • In tight-knit cohorts of 12, Fellows participate in rotations of short-term, consulting-type projects in various sectors — government, labor, business, non-profit organizations, political campaigns, and others. 
  • The Coro Fellows Program develops emerging leaders to work and lead across different sectors by equipping them with knowledge, skills, and networks to accelerate positive change. 
  • Open to: 4th year undergraduate, recent alum
  • Learn more about the Coro Fellowship here

  • The Dalai Lama Fellowship offers emerging leaders a rigorous, interdisciplinary program on ways to be a different kind of leader, a leader that connects and cares for self, extends genuine compassion to others, and works for our common humanity. Fellows cultivate practices in mind training for increasing self-awareness, self-care and resilience, for connecting with others and working across differences, and in building solutions for generations to come.
  • Through an online learning platform, the curriculum includes individual reading and reflection exercises, one-on-one monthly coaching, and small group learning.
  • Over the course of a year, with the support of mentors and coaches, each Fellow designs and implements an original Field Project addressing a global challenge.
  • Open to: 3rd, 4th year undergraduates, graduate students
  • Learn more about the Dalai Lama Fellows here

  • The David Bohnett Victory Congressional Fellowship brings one outstanding LGBTQ young professional to Washington, DC, for an intensive leadership program. The program entails a yearlong fellowship in the office of a cochair of the LGBT Equality Caucus supporting the executive director of the LGBT Equality Caucus and an educational and leadership development program to learn about the legislative process and careers in policy-making.
  • Open to: 4th year undergraduate, recent alum, master’s or professional
  • Learn more about the David Bohnett Victory Congressional Fellowship here

  • 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 over two years and provides leadership development, peer mentorship, and targeted networking opportunities.
  • Open to: 4th year undergraduate, recent alum, master’s or professional
  • Learn more about the Echoing Green Fellowship here

  • The Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program through the Congressional Hunger Center is a social justice program that trains, inspires, and sustains leaders. Fellows gain field experience fighting hunger and poverty through placements in community based organizations across the country, and policy experience through placements in Washington, D.C. The program bridges community-based efforts and national public policy, and fellows develop as effective leaders in the movement to end hunger and poverty.
  • Open to: Recent undergraduate alums
  • Learn more about the Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program here

  • The FAO Schwarz Fellowship provides the opportunity for leading nonprofit 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.
  • Fellows receive a salary, mentoring and training while working for two years with a partner organization.
  • Open to: 4th year undergraduates
  • Learn more about the FAO Schwarz Fellowship here

  • FoodCorps is nationwide team of AmeriCorps leaders that connects kids to real food and help them grow up healthy. FoodCorps does that by placing motivated leaders in limited-resource communities for a year of public service.
  • Open to: 4th year undergraduate, recent alum
  • Learn more about FoodCorps here

  • The UNICEF USA Global Citizenship Fellowship is a highly competitive, full-time, two-year program that prepares diverse, committed, and globally minded individuals for effective leadership in public service.
  • Global Citizenship Fellows are grassroots spokespeople for UNICEF USA who bring together networks of volunteers, faith-based communities, schools, universities, advocates, elected leaders, and others to work towards educating, advocating, and fundraising for UNICEF’s work in supporting children and families in more than 190 countries and territories.
  • Open to: 4th year undergraduate, recent alum, master’s or professional
  • Learn more about the Global Citizenship Fellowship here

  • The Other & Belonging Institute (formerly the Haas Institute) at UC Berkeley hosts fellows for a three-month-long, part-time, 20-hour per week paid research experience. Summer Fellows explore pressing community, national, and global social justice issues through workshops, local events and direct engagements with advocates working in the field.
  • Open to: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th year undergraduates, recent alum, graduate student, PhD student
  • Learn more about the Other & Belonging Institute Summer Fellowship here

  • The Obama Foundation Fellowship program seeks to support outstanding civic innovators from around the world in order to amplify the impact of their work and to inspire a wave of civic innovation. The two-year, non-residential Obama Fellowship offers hands-on training, resources, and leadership development to help Fellows scale the impact of their work.
  • The Foundation did not field a 2020 cohort of Fellows, but will update their website when they have information on the next application cycle.
  • Open to: Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Learn more about the Obama Foundation Fellowship here

  • The Shuttleworth Foundation
  • This fellowship invests in individuals, funding social impact projects that aim to better educate the world and remove current barriers to sharing resources and information. The co-investment project, one part of the program, rewards fellows for investing in their own ideas. An amount of $250,000 is set aside per Fellow per year as potential project funding.
  • Open to: everyone, no applicant requirements
  • Learn more about the Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship here

  • The White House
  • The purpose of the White House Fellows program is to provide gifted and highly motivated young Americans with first-hand experience in the process of governing the Nation, as well as a sense of personal involvement in the leadership of society.
  • Open to: Recent alum (non-federal employee, unless career military personnel)
  • Learn more about the White House Fellowship here

  • The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI)
  • Awarded to one student three times annually, this fellowship seeks to introduce a diverse group of students to issues and challenges affecting philanthropy, social enterprise, nonprofit organizations, and other actors in the social sector. The fellowship, which is based on academic excellence and need, is open to both undergraduate and graduate students of color.
  • The student must be able to work as a fellow for 12-15 weeks in the Washington, DC office of the Aspen Institute during the academic semester in which the fellowship is awarded. Fall and Spring fellows will work part-time (15-20 hours per week) and Summer fellows will be full-time. All travel and housing costs must be covered by the student.
  • Open to: undergraduate and graduate students
  • Learn more about the William Randolph Heart Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students here

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Opportunities

  • American Association of University Women
  • Fellowships are awarded to women pursuing graduate or professional degrees in fields in which women are typically underrepresented, such as STEM, computer science, and architecture.
  • Applicants must be full-time students during the fellowship year, and should be pursuing a course of study in the United States over the full academic year. Priority is given to women who do not already hold a master’s or first professional degree.
  • Open to: 4th year undergraduate, recent alum, master’s or professional
  • Learn more about the AAUW Selected Professions Fellowship here

  • The Amgen Scholars program provides hundreds of selected undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in hands-on research experience.
  • Currently, thirteen institutions host summer research projects for the Amgen Scholars Program, including Caltech, Harvard, Stanford, Yale, Johns Hopkins and NIH.
  • Open to: 2nd year, 3rd year undergraduates
  • Learn more about the Amgen Scholars Program here

  • SPFFA – Society of French and Francophone Professors of America
  • Dunfrenoy scholarships provide financial support for two American students in the sciences (mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, geology, botany) or in technology (engineering, computer science, etc.) to pursue further studies in France during a full academic year.
  • Open to: 4th year undergraduate, recent alum
  • Learn more about the Dufrenoy Scholarships here

  • Washington Center, US Department of State
  • This program aims to diversify the ranks of information management specialists serving in the US Foreign Service with traditionally underrepresented minority groups. It provides substantial financial support, mentoring, and professional development to prepare fellows for a career in the Foreign Service and, upon successfully completing the program, appoints fellows to a position as a Foreign Service information management specialist.
  • Open to: rising juniors currently enrolled in a program relevant to IT; OR be seeking admission to an IT-related master’s degree program beginning in the fall of 2020.
  • Learn more about the Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship here

  • The fellowship provides full tuition support for up to five years, stipend, mentorship, and other resources to PhD candidates pursuing– or college seniors wishing to pursue– a PhD degree in the fields of applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering.
  • Open to: College seniors wishing to pursue a PhD, or students in their first year of a PhD program.
  • Learn more about the Hertz Fellowship here

  • The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program is designed to inspire undergraduate students to pursue careers in STEM.
  • The fellowship gives students the opportunity to gain valuable, hands-on experience, working with cutting edge technology at NIST– one of the world’s leading research organizations and home to three Nobel Prize winners. Over the course of 11 weeks, SURF fellows contribute to the ongoing research of one of six NIST facilities.
  • Open to: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th year undergraduates
  • Learn more about the National Institute of Standards and Technology Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

  • This internship offers an opportunity for college students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer. It provides mentoring by laboratory personnel and encourages interns to pursue science and engineering careers, making them aware of DoN research and technology efforts.
  • Open to: all undergraduate students
  • Learn more about the Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program Here

  • Provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited undergraduate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. Applicants must be planning to study an ABET-accredited program in engineering, technology, or computing in the upcoming academic year.
  • Open to: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th year undergraduates, graduate students
  • Learn more about the Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Program here