Office of Distinguished Fellowships: Fellowship Selector

Barry Goldwater Scholarship
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship was authorized by the United States Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry Goldwater who served his country for fifty-six years as a soldier and statesman, including thirty years of service in the US Senate. The Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation aims to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue… Read More about the Barry Goldwater Scholarship
Beinecke Scholarship
The Beinecke Scholarship Program, established in 1971, seeks to encourage and enable highly motivated students to pursue graduate study in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Each scholar receives $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 while attending graduate school. Each year approximately 100 colleges and universities are invited to nominate a student for a Beinecke Scholarship. Each school invited to participate in the… Read More about the Beinecke Scholarship
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for undergraduate students to pursue academic studies abroad. The program aims to support students who have been traditionally under-represented in study abroad, including students with high financial need, students in fields such as the sciences and engineering, students with diverse ethnic backgrounds, and students with disabilities. The program encourages students to choose non-traditional study… Read More about the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
Boren Scholarship
Boren Scholarships provide unique funding opportunities for US undergraduate students to add an important international and language component to their education. (A similar award, the Boren Fellowship, is available to graduate students.) Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern… Read More about the Boren Scholarship
Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellows Program
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing cooperation between nations and promoting active international engagement by the United States. Each year the Endowment offers 8-10 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. Carnegie Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the Endowment's senior associates, receiving hands-… Read More about the Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellows Program
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program, a collaborative effort between Howard University and the U.S. Department of State, seeks to attract and prepare outstanding young people who have an interest in pursuing careers as diplomats in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State.  The program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service… Read More about the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship
Churchill Scholarship
The Churchill Scholarship, established in 1959, was founded by American friends of Churchill who wanted to fulfill his wish of having young American graduate students at Churchill College at the University of Cambridge. The Foundation’s Scholarship Program offers American citizens of exceptional ability and outstanding achievement the opportunity to pursue graduate studies in engineering, mathematics, or the sciences at Cambridge. Scholarships are for one academic year… Read More about the Churchill Scholarship
Critical Language Scholarships
The Critical Language Scholarship Program is part of a US government interagency effort to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering critical need foreign languages, as identified by the US Department of State. Critical Language Scholarships (CLS) provide intensive language instruction in thirteen critical languages—Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, and Urdu. Programs last… Read More about the Critical Language Scholarships
De Kármán Fellowships
The Josephine de Kármán Fellowship Trust awards $22,000 for a graduate student’s final year in school and $14,000 for an undergraduate’s final year. The Trust was established in 1954 by Dr. Theodore von Karman, aeronautics expert and teacher, in memory of his sister, Josephine. The purpose of the fellowship program is to recognize and assist students whose scholastic achievements reflect von Karman’s high standards. These fellowships are available to students entering… Read More about the De Kármán Fellowships
Fulbright Grant
Fulbright Grants are designed to give recent bachelor's degree recipients, master's candidates and recipients, doctoral candidates, and young professionals and artists opportunities for personal development and international experience in one of almost 150 countries. The Grant allows for individually-designed study/research projects or an English Teaching Assistantship (ETA). Grantees usually plan their own programs. Projects may include independent research, field work… Read More about the Fulbright Grant
Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Gates Cambridge Scholarships are full-cost awards for graduate study and research in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. The scholarships are for one to three years, with a possible extension to a fourth year. The scholarships are highly competitive and are awarded to citizens of any country outside the UK. Each year, there are 80-110 Gates Cambridge Scholars, with approximately forty from the US. The scholarship covers university and college fees,… Read More about the Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Humanity in Action Summer Fellows Program
The Humanity in Action Summer Fellows Program (HIA) summer fellows program brings together international groups of college students and recent graduates to explore different national histories of discrimination and resistance, as well as issues affecting minority groups today. Programs take place in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Lyon, and Warsaw. The HIA summer fellows program facilitates a collective exploration of the social and political roots of discrimination,… Read More about the Humanity in Action Summer Fellows Program
Lionel Pearson Fellowship
The Lionel Pearson Fellowship seeks to contribute to the training of American and Canadian classicists by providing for a period of study at an English or Scottish university. The fellowship is administered by the American Philological Association, which is the principal society in North America for the study of ancient Greek and Roman languages, literatures, and civilizations. Pearson Fellows undertake a course of study that broadens and develops their knowledge of… Read More about the Lionel Pearson Fellowship
Luce Scholars Program
The Luce Scholarship, a key initiative of the Henry Luce Foundation, aims to develop an awareness of Asia among potential leaders in American society. The Scholarship is intended for young leaders who have had limited experience of Asia and who might not otherwise have an opportunity in the normal course of their careers to come to know Asia. The Scholarship provides stipends, language training and individualized professional placement in Asia for fifteen to eighteen… Read More about the Luce Scholars Program
Marshall Scholarships
The Marshall Scholarships were established by the British government in 1953 to express British gratitude for the European Recovery Program, instituted by General George C. Marshall in 1947 when he served as US Secretary of State. The program aims to strengthen the enduring relationship between the British and American peoples and their governments. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at the graduate level at a UK institution in any field of study.… Read More about the Marshall Scholarships
Mitchell Scholarship
The George J. Mitchell Scholarship was established in 1998 in honor of former US Senator Mitchell who served as chairman of the peace negotiations in Northern Ireland. The scholarship is administered by the US-Ireland Alliance and aims to interest the next generation of American leaders in the island of Ireland. Up to twelve Mitchell Scholars are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland… Read More about the Mitchell Scholarship
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
The National Science Foundation offers approximately 900 graduate fellowships each year, including additional awards for women in engineering and computer and information science. Fellowships provide three years of support for graduate study leading to research-based master's or doctoral degrees in science, mathematics and engineering supported by the NSF. The Fellowships are intended for students in the early stages of their graduate study. Fellowships are awarded for… Read More about the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
NIH Oxford Cambridge Scholars Program
The National Institutes of Health-Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program is an accelerated, individualized doctoral training program for outstanding science students committed to biomedical research. It enables students to undertake a collaborative project in any area of biomedical investigation involving two mentors – one at the NIH intramural campus in Bethesda, Maryland and one at either Oxford or Cambridge University. Students conduct research at both locations and… Read More about the NIH Oxford Cambridge Scholars Program
Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship
The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans is designed to help underwrite American graduate education for immigrants and their children. The Fellowships are grants for up to two years of graduate study in the United States. Thirty Fellowships are awarded each year. Each year the Fellow receives a maintenance grant of $25,000 (paid in two installments) and a tuition grant of one-half the tuition cost of the US graduate program attended by the Fellow (up to a… Read More about the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship
Princeton in Asia
Princeton in Asia Founded in 1898, Princeton in Asia (PiA) has been building bridges between the U.S. and Asia for over a century. PiA’s mission is to promote good will and understanding and to facilitate in every way the free interchange of the best ideals in the civilizations of both East and West.  PIA aims to foster mutual appreciation and cultural understanding by connecting service-minded graduates and partner organizations in Asia through immersive work… Read More about the Princeton in Asia
Public Policy and Leadership Conference
The Public Policy and Leadership Conference(PPLC) is designed to inform students about careers in the public sector. The conference, held in mid-February at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, will encourage students who possess a commitment to public service to prepare for graduate study in public policy and international affairs, as well as to provide information on financial support through various fellowship programs. The conference aims to attract students… Read More about the Public Policy and Leadership Conference
Rhodes Scholarships
The Rhodes Scholarships were established after the death of Cecil Rhodes, who believed that bringing students from other places to study at Oxford University would aid in the promotion of international understanding and peace. Each year, thirty-two US citizens are among more than eighty Rhodes Scholars worldwide who take up degree courses at Oxford University. The first American Rhodes Scholars entered Oxford in 1904. Rhodes Scholarships are given for a one, two, or… Read More about the Rhodes Scholarships
Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship
The Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program offers twenty young Americans the opportunity to complete a high-level professional development program in Germany. Over the course of a nine-month program, Bosch Fellows complete two work phases at leading German institutions, both customized to each fellow’s professional expertise, and attend three seminars with decision-makers from the public and private sectors, taking place across Europe. The program runs from… Read More about the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship
Saltire Scholarships
Scotland's Saltire Scholarships are managed by the British Council on behalf of the Scottish Government. The scholarships are offered to students from China, India, Canada and the USA as part of a wider strategy to promote Scotland as a study destination and showcase Scotland’s higher education offering in international markets. The scholarship program offers up to 200 awards each worth £2000 towards the tuition fees of a one year Masters degree at any of Scotland's… Read More about the Saltire Scholarships
Schwarzman Scholarship
“Those who will lead the future must understand China today.” – Stephen A. Schwarzman Inspired by the Rhodes Scholarship, the Schwarzman Scholarship is designed to meet the challenges of the 21st century and beyond.  Schwarzman Scholars study for a one-year Master’s degree program in Public Policy, Economics and Business, or International Studies at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of China’s most prestigious universities and an indispensable base for the country’s… Read More about the Schwarzman Scholarship
Teach For America
Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates and working professionals—of all academic majors, backgrounds and career interests—who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong leaders for expanding educational opportunity for all children. Each year, Teach For America selects a diverse corps of individuals who have the skills and commitment to make a real impact on the academic prospects of students… Read More about the Teach For America
Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship
The Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship seeks to recruit talented students in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. The goal is to attract outstanding students from all ethnic, racial, and social backgrounds who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the U.S. Department of State. The Pickering Fellowship is available to both undergraduate and prospective… Read More about the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship
Truman Scholarship
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation awards merit-based scholarships to college students who plan to pursue careers in government or in public service, and who wish to attend graduate or professional school to help prepare for their careers. Truman Scholars receive up to $30,000 for 2-3 years of graduate study toward a public service-related degree. The Foundation has supported Truman Scholars in many fields of study, including agriculture, biology, engineering,… Read More about the Truman Scholarship
Udall Scholarship
The Udall Scholarship was authorized by the US Congress in 1992 to honor Congressman Morris King Udall and his legacy of public service. The Morris K. Udall Foundation awards eighty scholarships of up to $5,000 and fifty honorable mentions of $350 to sophomores and juniors committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care. The Udall Foundation seeks future leaders across a wide spectrum of environmental fields, and… Read More about the Udall Scholarship
Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program
The Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program supports emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering to study, pursue an internship, or do research overseas that will enhance their own careers within the field. Whitaker Fellows are biomedical engineers ranging from graduating seniors to those conducting doctoral studies. Whitaker Scholars are biomedical engineers who have/will have a PhD by the beginning date of their awards. Applicants are eligible only for… Read More about the Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program