Some fellowship funds offer financial support for experiences.  This is a broad category that can include internships and other hands-on activities related to your academic or professional goals, service learning, and experiences without an explicit purpose beyond intellectual and personal development or enhancing your intercultural awareness. 

The Chang-Lan, Professor Roy F. Grow, and Larson International Fellowships use a common application form; the David C. Donelson Fellowship, Nancy Wilkie Fellowship, and Technos International Week Opportunity use individual application forms that may be accessed via the links below. All fellowship applications require recommendations.

As part of the application, you will enter the names of your recommenders; please be sure they have agreed to provide a recommendation. Following the due date, we will send a copy of your finalized application for their review and direct them to the form to complete a recommendation form for you.

Here are some general guidelines for writing a successful proposal. View some samples here. The Writing Center can also be a useful resource!

Read Creating a Budget for Carleton-Funded Fellowships for helpful tips on budget preparation. 

All fellowships require a “Bring-Back” in order to share experiences and raise interest in Carleton fellowships. You will describe your planned bring-back as part of your application; get some ideas on the After Your Fellowship page.

All fellowship applicants must be in good academic standing. In addition, fellowships may not be awarded to students who are on probation or suspension for conduct violations. 

Does your planned experience include travel?

All of these fellowships may be used to support travel, and some of them must be:


Experiential fellowships open to First-Year students:

Experiential fellowships open to Seniors (ONLY if returning for the following fall term):