Fellowships and Scholarships


Opportunities for Undergraduate Students, Recent Graduates, and Graduate Students


For assistance and questions about specific fellowships and scholarships, please check out the Center for Fellowship and Scholarship Advising, as well as this list of nationally competitive awards and successful applicant tips


Undergraduate 

Undergraduate Scholarships
Awards     Eligibility

Matthew Ross Wanetik Memorial Scholarship


International Relations majors;  juniors

B.A. Rudolph Foundation


Females; rising juniors, seniors, or recent graduates; previously accepted to an unpaid internship in public  service, government, or non-profit sector


Charles B. Rangel


Full time students; US Citizens; 3.2 cumulative GPA; sophomores


James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program 


Seniors, recent graduates  


The Carnegie Endowment Washington Scholars Fellowship Program


Juniors, seniors, or recent graduates preferred


Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Fellowship 


Seniors, recent graduates; demonstrated commitment to advancing Latino community


Eben Tisdale Public Policy Fellowship


Undergraduate students with an interest in public policy and the high-tech industry


Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Scholarship


High school seniors; financial need


Marshall Scholars Program


Graduating seniors from an American university; 3.7 GPA


Pickering Undergraduate Fellowship



Juniors; US Citizens; 3.2 GPA; Fellows must later begin 2-year M.A. program & enter Foreign Service



Public Policy  Affairs Junior Fellowship


Seniors; US citizen or legal permanent residents; committed to completing relevant M.A.   program at one of PPIA Consortium Universities


Rhodes Scholarship 


US citizens or permanent residents; ages 18-23; seniors


Syracuse Remembrance Scholarships


Juniors


Truman Scholarship


Seniors; US citizens; graduate school applicants; demonstrated superior academic achievement and  extracurricular leadership 


Udall Scholarship


Sophomores or juniors; commitment to issues of American Indian nations or to the environment 


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Graduate 

Graduate Scholarships
Award  Eligibility

ACLS Fellowships


Ph.D. students  


Asia Pacific Leadership Program Fellowship


Bachelor’s degree, demonstrated interest in Asia


BA Rudolph Foundation


Female students; current graduate student; previously accepted to an unpaid internship


Carnegie Endowment Fellowship

 

Graduate students


Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Graduate Fellowship


Completed Master’s or post-graduate degree prior to program start; 3.0 GPA preferred; lawfully  authorized to work 


Ford Foundation Fellowship


Research-based Ph.D. or Sc.D. programs


Fullbright Award


US citizens; must hold a bachelor’s degree before start of grant; proficiency in language of host country 

 

Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship


Current or recent graduate students without extended work experience in Washington D.C.


Marshall Scholars Program


Hold four-year degree from an American university; 3.7 GPA


Pickering Fellowship


Applicants must be entering a 2-year Master’s program; US Citizens; 3.2 GPA


Rangel Fellowship  


Seeking admission in relevant, two-year graduate program; seniors or recent graduates; US citizen; 3.2 cumulative GPA


Rotary Peace Fellowship


English proficiency required, second language recommended; M.A. applicants;  three years work or volunteer experience 


Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship


“New American” status; enrolled in a full-time graduate program; under the age of 31


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Study Abroad 

Study Abroad Scholarships
Award  Eligibility 

ACLS Program in China Studies


 Ph.D. students, no previous research completed in China  


Boren Award


U.S. Citizen; matriculated undergraduate or graduate student; N.S.E.P. service requirement (post-graduation)

 

Critical Language


Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program; US citizen; completed at least 1 year of coursework


Deutschlandjahr Scholarship for Graduating Seniors


Completed at least 1 year of study; demonstrated interest in Germany & contemporary Europe


Fullbright Award


US citizen; must hold a bachelor’s before start of grant; proficiency in language of host country


Gates Cambridge Scholarship (UK)


Non-UK citizen; will complete full-time graduate course of study, Ph.D. or other eligible degree programs at the University of Cambridge


Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship


Undergraduate students; study abroad program a minimum of four weeks


Henry Luce Scholars Program


Graduating seniors; background in Asian studies; US citizen; under age of 30


Marshall Scholars Program (UK)


Hold four-year degree from an American university; 3.7 GPA


George Mitchell Scholarship (Ireland)


Hold an undergraduate degree; US citizen


Language

Language Scholarships

Award

Eligibility

Fullbright Award


 US citizen; must hold a bachelor’s before start of grant; proficiency in language of host country

  

Boren Award


U.S. Citizen; Matriculated undergraduate or graduate student; N.S.E.P. service requirement (post-graduation)

 

Critical Language


Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program; US citizen; completed at least 1 year of coursework