You are nearing the end of your time here at Carleton and there are many fellowships available to support your future plans! You can visit our news pages for in-depth information on some of these opportunities; information sessions will be announced via email and on the pages for individual fellowships.

See Marynel Ryan Van Zee, Director of Student Fellowships, for guidance and support through the application and endorsement processes.

Fellowships Open to Seniors

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

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

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace : Fellowship in International Affairs and Public Policy at a DC Think Tank, 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

Critical Language Scholarships : Language study, summer

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE) Max Kampelman Fellowship : International Affairs opportunity; three months

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 following graduate degree completion

Eisenhower Global Scholars Program: One year of graduate study in Public Policy at Oxford University or in International Affairs at IE University (Madrid).

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

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics : Writing Contest in Ethics

Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship : Hunger and Nutrition policy, placement-based fellowship at a US organization, 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

Freedom House Junior Fellowship: Research, political rights and civil liberties, one year

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

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

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

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award : $30,000 to graduating seniors to pursue a one-year public service project anywhere in the world

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

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

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; service commitment following graduation

National Institutes of Health Bioethics Fellowship: two-year, fully funded fellowship for bioethics research at the NIH

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 years

New York City Urban Fellows Program: All disciplines; various one-year placements in New York City office

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

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

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.

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program : International Affairs, Public Policy, summer program; priority given to applicants from underrepresented backgrounds

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

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

Samvid Scholars Program: Financial support for two years of grad study; select degrees other than the PhD

Scoville Peace Fellowship : Peace focus, placement-based, one year, for those with a background in peace work

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

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

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

Watson Fellowship : Global experiential learning, one year

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

University of Cambridge Scholarships : Scholarships available for graduate study at Cambridge (UK)

University of Oxford Scholarships : Scholarships available for graduate study at Oxford (UK)

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