Alumni are eligible to apply for some fellowships (for various experiences) and scholarships (for graduate/professional study) through Carleton or with Carleton support; some scholarships are for STEM students only and some scholarships limit eligibility by age or years beyond graduation. Please visit the pages linked below and contact the Office of Student Fellowships for more information.

Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) Congressional Fellowship : One-year congressional fellowship programs sponsored by APAICS

Blakemore Freeman Fellowship: Fellowship for one year of Asian language study where the language is spoken

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace : International Affairs and Public Policy, one year

CBYX (Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange) Program for Young Professionals: Fully funded, one-year program in Germany including language study and a professional placement

Churchill Scholarship : STEM, graduate study in Cambridge UK, one year

Kanders Churchill Scholarship in Science Policy: Public Policy, graduate study in Cambridge UK, one year

Colin Powell Leadership Program Fellowships: Fellowship for recent graduates from diverse backgrounds interested in Civil Service careers at the US State Department, one year

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE) Max Kampelmann Fellowship : year-long fellowships for work on European affairs

CORO Fellowships in Urban Public Affairs: year-long fellowships in US urban areas

Critical Language Scholarships : Language study, summer

DAAD Scholarships : Germany, graduate study, one year

Davis Projects for Peace: Peace focus, summer projects

Department of Energy (DOE) Computational Science: STEM, graduate study, multiple years, service requirement

Amelia Earhart Fellowship : STEM, women pursuing PhD, focus on aerospace/space sciences

Eisenhower Global Scholars Program : International Affairs, Public Policy, Masters Programs in UK or Spain

Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship : Hunger and Nutrition policy, placement-based fellowship, one year

Evolving Earth Student Grant Program : Project-based funding for enrolled STEM students

FAO Schwarz Fellowship: Two-year fellowships at nonprofit organizations in Eastern US cities

Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship: Two-year fellowship for graduate study leading to employment in the US Foreign Service; five-year commitment

Fulbright Awards : Research, study or teach English abroad, one year

Gates Cambridge Scholarship : All fields, graduate study at Cambridge, multiple years

German Chancellor Fellowship for Tomorrow’s Leaders : Recent college graduates with leadership experience, one year

Govern for America : Public Policy, government placements, two years

Health Research Training Program (NYC): Public Health traineeship in New York City, seasonal placements

Hertz Foundation: STEM, PhD support, renewable for up to five years

Humanity in Action Fellowship Programs : Immersive summer experience followed by community-focused projects, one year commitment

Lead For America: one year service fellowship in your home city or state (Americorps-funded)

Dolores Zohrab Liebmann : All fields, graduate study at a designated institution, fixed amount

Luce Scholars Program: One-year fellowship program with professional placements in Asia

John Lewis Fellowship : US-based (Atlanta) version of the Humanity in Action Fellowship

Knight-Hennessy Scholarship : All fields, graduate study at Stanford University, multiple years

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Fellowships : Support early career STEM teachers

Dolores Zohrab Liebmann : All fields, graduate study at a designated institution, fixed amount

Madison Fellowship : Graduate study toward secondary school teaching, fixed amount

Marcellus Policy Fellowship: time commitment varies; focused work on issues in international affairs

Marshall-Motley Scholars Program: full scholarship to law school; requires commitment to two-year, post-JD fellowship in civil rights legal work in the American South

Marshall Scholarship : Most fields, graduate study in the UK, multiple years

Mitchell Scholarship : All fields, graduate study in Ireland or Northern Ireland, one year

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship : STEM, PhD support, multiple year

National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program : Support for PhD in health sciences, multiple years

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship : STEM, MS or PhD support, multiple year

OECD Young Associates Programme: International Affairs, two years; language requirement

Donald Payne International Development (USAID) Fellowship : Graduate study, multiple years, service requirement

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Graduate Fellowship: Graduate study, multiple years, employment in the US Foreign Service following degree

Princeton in Asia, Africa, and Latin America Programs : Many fields, international placements, one year

Quad Fellowships sponsor 100 exceptional American, Japanese, Australian, and Indian master’s and doctoral students in STEM to study in the United States.

Rhodes Scholarship : All fields, graduate study at Oxford University, multiple years

Rotary Scholarships : Designated fields, graduate study abroad, one year

Scoville Peace Fellowship : Peace focus, placement-based, one year

Schwarzman Scholarship : Designated fields, graduate study in China, one year

Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship : STEM fields, graduate study, multiple years, service requirement

Soros Fellowship for New Americans : All fields, ‘New Americans’, graduate study, multiple year

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship : Health care fields, graduate study, fixed amount

University of Cambridge Scholarships : Scholarships available for graduate study at Cambridge

University of Oxford Scholarships : Scholarships available for graduate study at Oxford

White House Fellows: Paid fellowship for various positions in the US White House

William D. Clarke, Sr., Diplomatic Security Fellowship: Supports Masters Degree for talented and diverse students who want to pursue careers as Diplomatic Security Service Special Agents in the US Foreign Service

WW STEM Teaching Fellowships: Placement based support for graduate study for STEM teachers

What’s Next?

If you’re wondering ‘what’s next’ as your fellowship or year of service position nears completion, the Career Center can help. As an alum, we invite you to reach out to the Career Center and work with a professional career counselor one-on-one in person or remotely to address your career needs. The Career Center is open, Monday-Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm cst.  To make an appointment, please call: 507-222-4293 or 866-929-6788 (toll free). 

See also:

For First-Year Students

For Sophomores

For Juniors

For Seniors