This list represents a small selection of the hundreds of fellowships out there.

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Selected List of Fellowships

Government, Nonprofits, Education

Truman Scholarship Supports graduate study for students committed to public service careers in government, education, nonprofit, and more.

Public Policy and International Affairs Program Gives juniors from underrepresented backgrounds training and networking related to public policy and international affairs.

Udall Undergraduate Scholarship Offers funding and support for students committed to environmental or Native American issues.

Phi Beta Kappa Key Into Public Service Award Provides scholarship funds and mentoring regarding pathways into local, state, and federal government careers.

FAO Schwarz Fellowship Places recent grads in paid positions at leading nonprofits.

Language Study 

Critical Language Scholarship Offers fully funded opportunities for language study and cultural exchange outside the U.S. during the summer.

Boren Awards Supports language study abroad for up to one year. Requires post-graduation service commitment of one year.

Travel, Work, and Study Abroad

Cultural Vistas Fellowship Offers fully-funded internships for underrepresented undergraduates in Argentina, Germany, or SE Asia.

Gilman Scholarship Program  Grants Pell-eligible undergraduates funds for study abroad.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Provides U.S. citizens with fully funded opportunities to conduct research, teach, or study outside the U.S. following graduation.

Watson Fellowship Offers a one-year grant for purposeful, independent exploration outside the United States after graduation.

Rotary Global Grant Supports graduate study outside the U.S. in one of Rotary's target areas.

Marshall Scholarship/Rhodes Scholarship/Mitchell Scholarship Funds graduate school in the U.K. or Ireland.

Yenching Scholarship Supports graduate study in China.

STEM and Health 

Goldwater Scholarship Offers funding for undergraduates planning to pursue research careers in STEM fields.

Hollings Scholarship Provides scholarship support for tuition and paid research internships at NOAA.

Amgen Scholars Summer Research Program Offers funded summer STEM research opportunities.

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program Funds multiple years of graduate study in STEM fields.

When Do I Apply?

Deadlines vary, but many fellowships deadlines are in early Fall. For fellowships with Fall deadlines, you'll want to start your application process in Spring or Summer. Fellowships advising is available over the Summer each year. 

Interested in applying for a Fulbright, Rhodes, Marshall, or Mitchell? The internal Lawrence deadline is September 20.