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Fellowships

What is a Fellowship?

Fellowships are typically merit-based scholarships that fund students and alumni to conduct research, complete a project, and/or study at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Some of the fellowships listed here require a two-step application process beginning with an initial institutional nomination. The Earlham Liaison listed within each description can provide more complete information on application procedures.

Application Deadlines

Fellowship application deadlines are often scheduled in the early Fall of the student’s senior year. Interested students need to begin the application process during the preceding Spring semester, if not sooner.

Opportunities

*Fellowships marked with an asterisk require U.S. Citizenship.

  • For Undergraduate Study
    Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship* for sophomores and juniors pursuing careers in mathematics or natural sciences and who plan to obtain a Ph.D.
    Flywire Academic Scholarship for undergraduate or graduate study in any major and any college, and in one of three categories: social justice, global health, or global citizenship.
    Morris K. Udall Scholarship for sophomores or juniors intending to pursue careers in environmental policy, or Native American or Alaskan students seeking careers in healthcare or tribal public policy.
    Thomas Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship* for students pursuing study in public policy, international affairs, or public administration.
  • For Off-Campus Study During Undergrad Years
    Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship* for U.S. students in ethnic and racial minorities to study in a fully funded summer program.
    Fund for Education Abroad Scholarships* for U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents to study or intern abroad for 4 weeks to a full academic year.
    Future Nobel Laureates Scholarship* for currently enrolled students with a strong interest in global cooperation and problem-solving to participate in a remote group project and then to visit Sweden during Nobel Week in December.
    Gilman Scholarship* for U.S. citizens and U.S. nationals who are Pell Grant recipients, to study or intern abroad in a program of any length. (Includes virtual experiences through April 2023.)
  • For Graduate Study
    Ackerman-Nicholson Fund for EC graduates who desire and merit advanced study in journalism or public affairs.
    Beinecke Memorial Scholarship* for college juniors who plan to enter a master’s or doctoral program in the arts, humanities, or social sciences.
    Chevening Scholarship for international students from certain countries or territories to pursue a master’s degree in the UK.
    Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship is for students of Hungarian descent planning to pursue a degree in Hungary.
    James Madison Fellowship* for students who plan to become a teacher of American history, American government, or social studies at the secondary level.
    National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship* for graduate study in the mathematical, physical, biological, behavioral and social sciences; engineering; the history of science and the philosophy of science; and research-based Ph.D. degrees in science education.
    Thomas Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship* for students pursuing graduate study in public policy, international affairs, or public administration.
    Rotary Peace Fellowship for students enrolled in a two-year master’s degree program in conflict resolution, peace studies, sustainable development, public administration, or international relations.
    Soros Fellowship for New Americans for an individual who is 1) a resident alien, 2) a naturalized U.S. citizen, or 3) the child of two parents who are both naturalized citizens.
    Harry S. Truman Scholarship* for graduate or professional study in public administration, public health, social work, education, public policy, international affairs, or law.
    Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship* for individuals with STEM backgrounds interested in teaching at the secondary level.Hungarian DiHungarian D
  • For Study Abroad After Graduation
    Chevening Scholarship for international students from certain countries or territories to pursue a master’s degree in the UK.
    Fulbright Grant* for individuals who wish to study, conduct research, or teach as an English language assistant in one of over 140 countries.
    Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship is for students of Hungarian descent planning to pursue a degree in Hungary.
    Marshall Scholarship (Great Britain)* for graduate study in the U.K.
    George J. Mitchell Scholarship (Ireland)* for graduate study in Ireland or Northern Ireland.
    Rhodes Scholarship (Great Britain) for graduate study at the University of Oxford.
    Rotary Peace Fellowship for students enrolled in a two-year master’s degree program in conflict resolution, peace studies, sustainable development, public administration, or international relations.
  • For Independent Study and Travel After Graduation
    Fulbright Grant* for individuals who wish to study, conduct research, or teach as an English language assistant in one of over 140 countries.
    Watson Fellowship for individuals seeking a transformative experience through a year of travel and immersion.
  • For Public Service and Social Entrepreneurship
    12+ Fellowships* for U.S. citizens and permanent residents interested in helping encourage college aspirations and preparations in school-age children.
    Davis Projects for Peace for exploring new ideas for building peace in a community anywhere in the world.
    Echoing Green for social entrepreneurs seeking seed and start-up capital, technical assistance, and networking opportunities.
    Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Junior Summer Institutes (JSI) Fellowship for an intensive funded summer program that introduces students to public policy and international affairs careers, graduate programs, and funding sources.
    Samuel Huntington Public Service Award for graduating college seniors to pursue a public service project anywhere in the world.
  • Especially for Earlham Graduates
    Ackerman-Nicholson Fund for EC graduates who desire and merit advanced study in journalism or public affairs.

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Resources

12+ Fellowship Program

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Website: Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship

Campus Contact: Roger Adkins, Executive Director of Global Education

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Website: Fund for Education Abroad Scholarships

Campus Contacts:

Jennifer Lewis, Senior Director of Off-Campus Programs Julie Whalen, Global Programs Coordinator

Website: Gilman Scholarship

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