Junior Year

All fellowships with an asterisk (*) require a nomination.

American Society for Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship

The ASM Undergraduate Research Fellowship (URF) is aimed at highly competitive students who wish to pursue graduate careers (Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D) in microbiology. Students will have the opportunity to conduct full time research at their home institutions with an ASM member and present research results at the ASM General Meeting the following year.

American Society for Microbiology Undergraduate Teaching Fellowship

The ASM Undergraduate Teaching Fellowship (UTF) is aimed at highly motivated and competitive students who are interested in a career as an elementary or secondary school science teacher. Students will have the opportunity to develop a project to provide instruction in a scientific discipline in a local school or community setting in partnership with a mentor at their home institution and a teacher or site coordinator from the host site.

Barry S. Goldwater Scholarship*:

The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue careers in these fields. Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually for two years.

Brennan Center for Justice Undergraduate Internships

The Brennan Center hires undergraduate student interns for all semesters to provide administrative and clerical support to staff in our Development, Communications, Finance & Operations, Democracy, and Justice Departments. This job is great experience for undergraduates interested in the general workings of a not-for-profit organization.

Carter Center Internships

Carter Center interns come from around the world and make vital contributions to the Center's work. In turn, the Center provides a substantive learning experience that serves as a basis for interns to explore their career options and to attain professional skills. The goal of the Internship Program is to develop an informed and skilled work force committed to advancing peace and health worldwide.

Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh (CNUP) Summer Fellowship

10-week program in which selected undergraduate students conduct independent research. Student recipients of this competitive fellowship will receive a stipend of $3,500 and also will be provided housing at no cost in a double-occupancy dormitory on campus.

Cloisters Summer Internship for College Students

This nine-week internship is awarded each summer to eight college students who are interested in art and museum careers, enjoy working with children, and have an interest in medieval art. A stipend is provided.

Coro Kansas City Internship in Public Affairs

The Coro Kansas City Summer Internship in Public Affairs is offered through a partnership with Park University's Hauptmann School for Public Affairs. The 10-week program is open to recent college graduates and to sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students from any college or university.

The Council of American Ambassadors Fellowship

The Fellowship program combines mentoring by former U.S. ambassadors, practical training through internships at the U.S. Department of State and, in cooperation with The Fund for American Studies, academic studies in international affairs at Georgetown University, as well as residential housing on campus. The Fellowship provides a $6,000 award to each student that is applied to cover the cost of summer program.


RISE is a summer internship program for undergraduate students from the United States, Canada, and the UK in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering. It offers unique opportunities for undergraduate students to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for a period of2 to 3 months during the summer.

Kathryn Davis Fellowships

The Kathryn Davis Fellowships cover the full cost of summer language study from beginner to graduate levels in Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese, Portuguese, and Russian at the Middlebury College Language Schools. Fellowship grants cover the full comprehensive fee (tuition, room, and board).

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund

The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice. These need-based scholarships of up to $10,000 are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are part of a progressive movement on their campus and in their community.

Humanity in Action Fellowship

Fellows focus on minority issues that affect cultural and national assumptions, political and educational institutions and human rights standards. Lectures, seminars and site visits in Copenhagen, Amsterdam or Berlin expose the Fellows to leaders in human rights, particularly those concerned with the protection of minorities, and in resistance movements, specifically those that defied German minority policies during World War II.

International Radio and Television Society Foundation Fellowships

The Summer Fellowship Program, the most notable student out-reach effort of IRTS, teaches up-and-coming communicators the realities of the business world through an expense-paid fellowship, which includes practical experience and career-planning advice. Each year college juniors, seniors and graduate students are selected nationwide to participate in the nine-week Summer Fellowship Program.

Leonard M. Rieser Fellowship

The Rieser Fellowships provide up to two successful applicants with a one-time award of up to $4,000 to pursue projects that explore issues at the intersection of science, global security, and public policy, focusing on a significant aspect of nuclear security, climate stabilization or biotechnology.

Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Interns

Projects focus on subjects related to American history and literature, cataloging, film, television and radio, sound recordings, rare books and book arts, history of graphic arts, architecture, design, engineering, librarianship, music, or preservation. Fellows receive a stipend of $300 per week.

Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program:

$5000 research fellowships for undergraduate students dedicated to scientific research alongside professional biomedical scientists.

National Geographic Young Explorers Grants:

Young Explorers Grants offer opportunities to individuals ages 18 to 25 to pursue research, conservation, and exploration-related projects consistent with National Geographic's existing grant programs. Young Explorers Grants vary in amount depending on significance of the project, though most range between US $2,000 and $5,000.

Pickering Foreign Affairs Undergraduate Fellowship

The Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship program provides funding to participants as they are prepared academically and professionally to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service. Financial support of up to $40,000 annually for the senior year of college and the first year of graduate school.

Pulliam Journalism Fellowship

Students must show interest in reporting, news design and graphics, or photo-journalism to be chosen for this fellowship program. Students will be treated like members of the newsroom and gain valuable journalism experience. They will also participate in writing workshops and learn from some of the best practitioners in journalism at luncheon discussions. Twenty-four fellows chosen annually. 10 weeks $650/week.

Society of Chemical Industry Scholars

Exceptional sophomores and juniors majoring in chemistry and chemical engineering can apply for a prestigious 10-week internship through the SCI Scholars Program. The Society of Chemical Industry (SCI), America International Group (AIG), American Chemical Society (ACS), and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) developed this summer internship program to introduce chemistry and chemical engineering students to careers in the chemical industry.

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI)

The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program encourages undergraduate students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research experiences at the Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories.

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Internship

The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center offers paid internships for advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students in the areas of environmental research and environmental education.

Smithsonian Museums Internship Programs

The Smithsonian offers a wide range of internships that fall into five broad categories: art; history and culture; libraries, archives, and preservation; professional services; and science and research.

ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships

ThinkSwiss offers scholarships for a research stay in Switzerland. It supports highly motivated and qualified U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to do research at a public Swiss university or research institute for 2 to 3 months. The scholarship is open to students of all fields.

Truman Scholarship*

The Truman Scholarship provides up to $30,000 in merit-based funding to students pursuing graduate degrees in public service fields. The Foundation also provides assistance with career counseling, internship placement, graduate school admissions, and professional development.

Udall Undergraduate Scholarship*

The Udall Scholarship is for students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, economics, and other related fields. It provides up to $5,000.

U.S. Department of State Internships

The U.S. Department of State offers numerous opportunities both in Washington, DC, as well as at embassies abroad. Duties and responsibilities vary according to the office assignment. Some positions are paid.