Senior Year and Alumni
All fellowships with an asterisk (*) require a nomination.
Each year, twenty participants are selected from around the country for this year long program. They gather in Washington, D.C. in August for a comprehensive orientation and field training, where they learn about hunger, poverty and social inequality in the United States, the local and national programs designed to address the issues, and the various approaches to social change.
Boren Fellowships can be awarded for overseas language study, academic study, research (either Master’s or Ph.D. level), an academic internship, or any combination of the above. The Boren Fellowship covers expenses associated with overseas study including tuition, living expenses, books, supplies, equipment, travel expenses, and insurance.
The Breakthrough Institute, a leading public policy think tank, is seeking five to seven outstanding young analysts, writers, and thought leaders for a paid fellowship in summer 2012 as part of its young leaders initiative, Breakthrough Generation.
The Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellowship gives the opportunity for a one-year fellowship as a research assistant in public service. A monthly stipend and benefits are provided. Areas of work include: democracy, nuclear policy, energy and climate, international economics, Middle East Studies, South Asian Studies, South East Asian Studies, Asian Studies, and Russian/Eurasian Studies.
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.
The Rangel Graduate Fellowship Program provides benefits of up to $90,000 over two years toward a two-year master’s degree, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and U.S. embassies, and provides professional development and support activities for those who want to become Foreign Services Officers in the U.S. Department of State. Fellows may use the fellowship to attend a two-year master's program in a U.S. institution to study an area of relevance to the Foreign Service, including international relations, public policy, public administration, languages, or business administration.
The Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs is a full-time, nine month, graduate-level experiential leadership training program that prepares diverse, talented and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadership in the public affairs arena.
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.
RISE Professional gives recent graduates, Masters and PhD students in the fields of Biology, Cheminstry, Engineering, Geology, and Physics a unique opportunity to gain practical career-building experience working in a German company for the summer.
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.
This award is for individuals who have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. An annual stipend of $20,000 is provided.
The Teaching Assistant Program in France offers you the opportunity to work in France for 7 months, teaching English to French students of all ages. Each year, nearly 1,500 American citizens and permanent residents teach in public schools across all regions of metropolitan France and in the overseas departments of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion.
Each year the Fulbright Program allows approximately 1,000 Americans to study or conduct research in any field in over 140 nations. Grants vary based on many factors. (No nomination required for alumni.)
This is an international scholarship program to enable outstanding graduate students from outside the United Kingdom to study at the University of Cambridge. This fellowship provides 1-4 years of tuition and a stipend.
The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship Program invites college graduates to apply for full-time, six-to-nine month fellowships in Washington, DC. Outstanding individuals will be selected to work with nonprofit, public-interest organizations addressing peace and security issues. A stipend of $2,400 per month is provided.
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.
The James Madison Memorial Fellowship is a fellowship for students who plan on becoming American history/government teachers. This fellowship provides up to $24,000 for two years of study.
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).
The Fellowship provides a $30,000 stipend to exceptionally able candidates to complete a yearlong master’s program at one of four of the nation’s top teacher education programs—Stanford University, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Virginia, and the University of Washington. In exchange, the candidates must agree to teach for three years in high-need secondary schools.
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.
Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. University fees, cost of living expenses, an annual book grant, a thesis grant, research and daily travel grants, and fares to and from the United States are funded.
The Museum offers forty-one paid internships for undergraduate and master's-degree students each year. Interns commence in June and are placed in host departments where they work closely with supervisors on special and ongoing projects.
The Mitchell Scholarships support one year of graduate study in any discipline offered by an institution of higher learning in Ireland or Northern Ireland. The Mitchell Scholarship provides tuition, housing, a $12,000 living expenses stipend, and an international travel stipend.
The purpose of the NDSEG Fellowships is to support more U.S. citizens and nationals training for careers in science and engineering disciplines that have military importance. It is for graduate study and lasts for three years. It pays for full tuition, provids a monthly stipend, and covers mandatory fees.
Since 1964 the National Gallery of Art has offered professional museum training to candidates from all backgrounds through a variety of internship programs. Nine-week summer internships provide opportunities to work on projects directed by a Gallery curator or department head. Interns receive a stipend of approximately $4,500.
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.
Provides a $30,000 stipend and $10,500 towards tuition for 3 years for graduate study in the sciences, math, engineering, and social sciences.
Provides up to 2 years of graduate study in order to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields.
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. The 2012 Fellowships offer financial support of up to $40,000 annually for actual expenses during the first and second years of graduate school.
The NIH Postbac IRTA program provides recent college graduates who are planning to apply to graduate or professional school an opportunity to spend one or two years performing full-time research at the NIH. Postbac IRTAs/CRTAs work side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research. A stipend is provided.
Princeton in Africa is a nonprofit organization that selects recent college graduates to work as Princeton in Africa Fellows at a variety of organizations in Africa. Princeton in Africa Fellows accept yearlong service fellowships in numerous fields, including humanitarian aid, public health, education, conservation, social entrepreneurship, and microfinance.PiAf fellowships are open to graduates or graduating seniors from all accredited colleges and universities.
Princeton-in-Asia (PiA) provides transformative, service-oriented experiences for talented graduates andserves the needs of Asia as determined by our Asian partners. PiA offers yearlong, service-oriented in the fields of education, international development (NGOs), environmental advocacy, journalism, law and business, with a majority of fellows working as English teachers at universities and high schools.
Princeton in Latin America (PiLA) is a non-profit organization that partners with non-profits throughout Latin America to match them with young, public sector professionals seeking full-year fellowships in development work. PiLA placements offer important field experience to recent college alumni who who are eager to pursue careers in development work in Latin America; no other program like this exists.
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.
The Rhodes Scholarship is an international award for study at the University of Oxford. All educational costs, such as matriculation, tuition, laboratory and certain other fees, are paid on the Scholar’s behalf for up to three years.
The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $10,000 stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world. The award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity for one year before proceeding on to graduate school or a career.
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.
The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center offers paid internships for advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students in the areas of environmental research and environmental education.
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 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.
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.
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.
The Simon Fellowship is a $40,000 unrestricted grant awarded to those graduating college seniors who have demonstrated passion, dedication, a high capacity for self-direction, and originality in pursuit of a goal that will strengthen civil society.