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Postgraduate Academic Fellowships

  • Alphawood
    Disciplines:
    Art (with a focus in Southeast Asian Buddhist art)
    Award Details: The award focuses on the influence of Southeast Asian art. Students looking for an intensive focus on pre-modern art and those hoping to apply their skills sets to a practical career in arts management in the region are encouraged to apply. Scholarship covers tuition and fees in full, and a generous maintenance allowance towards the cost of living and studying in central London, as well as flights to and from the UK at the start and end of the course. Visa costs will also be covered.
    Eligibility: Residents of Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam
    Application Instructions: Apply directly through Alphawood.
    Deadline: Scholarship deadline - 18 Dec. 2017, SOAS Master’s deadline – 30 June, 2018.
  • American Scandinavian Foundation
    Disciplines: Open
    Award Details: The ASF supports one month to one year of funding for graduate study and/or research as part of a larger mission of cross-cultural exchange between the United States and Scandinavia. Awards for study in Scandinavia range from US $5,000 grants to US $23,000 for fellowships. Awards for study in the US (open to Scandinavian citizens) range in size depending on country.
    Nationality Eligibility: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, USA
    Application Instructions: applicants must submit through their respective cooperating organization -Scandinavian nationals
    -US nationals
    Deadline: Nov. 1, 2017 (US), dates differ for Scandinavian citizens based on country
  • Asian Development Bank – Japan Scholarship Program
    Disciplines: Economics, Management, Science, Technology, and development related fields (health, education, agriculture, environment, natural resource management)
    Award Details: The program enrolls 300 students annually in partner academic institutions in three continents. The program looks for scholars focused on economic and social development back home after completion of the program.
    Eligibility: national of ADB Borrowing member
    Application Instructions: applicants must apply directly to the academic institution and express interest in being considered for the ADB-JSP. There is no separate application for the scholarship.
    Deadline: Dependent on university admissions deadlines.
  • Boustany Foundation
    Disciplines: Business and Astronomy
    Award Details: The Boustany Foundation supports academically talented individuals with potential for impact. The award currently funds partial tuition for the Harvard MBA, Cambridge MBA, and Cambridge PhD in Astronomy.
    Eligibility: Open to all, but the MBA Scholarships do prioritize candidates of Lebanese descent.
    Application Instructions: Applicants must be admitted directly to the three programs listed above. Upon acceptance, send a CV with a photograph, GMAT scores, and acceptance letter to admissions@boustany-foundation.org to be considered for an interview.
    Deadline: University admissions differ, Boustany deadline is 15 May 2018.
  • Chevening in Singapore
    Disciplines: Open
    Award Details: This award is open to students pursuing a one-year Master’s degree in the UK. Chevening emphasizes outstanding leadership as a key element of a strong application and looks for scholars hoping to build positive lasting relationships with the UK. Applicants from Singapore must have a minimum two years post-graduate work experience in order to apply. A monthly, stipend, travel to and from country, thesis or dissertation grant, cost of an entry clearance visa, tuition fees up to 19,000 GBP, are included. There is a global fee cap of 13,000 GBP for MBA and Masters in Finance students.
    Eligibility: Open
    Application Instructions: Apply directly through Chevening.
    Deadline: Class of 2017 graduates will be eligible to apply for the AY 2019/2020 cycle.
  • DAAD
    Disciplines: Open
    Award Details: The German Academic Exchange Service provides funding for individuals wishing to pursue a Master’s or PhD degree in Germany. The award varies based on student nationality and subject matter. A comprehensive list of the scholarships can be found in the DAAD database.
    Eligibility: Open
    Application Instructions: Dependent on award and nationality.
    Deadline: Dependent on specific DAAD award.
  • Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
    Disciplines: Social and economic justice
    Award Details: This fund provides US$10,000 per year to scholarship recipients who are working to promote social justice issues in the United States while attending a US-accredited graduate program. Preference is given to applicants with a previous background in the United States and awards are determined based on financial need.
    Eligibility: Open, but must be residing in the US at the time of the grant.
    Application Instructions: Submitted online.
    Deadline: April 1, 2018
  • Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree
    Disciplines: All disciplines
    Award Details: Study must take place in at least two of the programme countries and through part of the EMJMD catalogue of courses. The scholarship covers participation costs, including tuition and other mandatory costs associated with the degree.
    Nationality Eligibility: Both EU and non-EU countries – view the full list.
    Application Instructions: Students should consult the respective EMJMD catalogue and program contacts for individual program application details.
    Deadline: Dependent on the specific EMJMD program.
  • US Fulbright Grant
    Disciplines: Open
    Award Details: Study/research grants are for independent research awarded to students interested in further pursuing research interests abroad in sciences, social sciences, humanities, creative projects in the arts in one of 150 countries. Fulbright English Teaching – yearlong opportunities to teach English as a second language in over 55 countries. Grants include round-trip transportation to host country, funding to cover room, board, and incidentals. US Citizens must apply as “At-Large” applicants directly to the Embark Online Application.  This form does not require an U.S. Institution nomination.
    Eligibility: US citizens
    Application Instructions: Apply through Embark as US At Large applicant.
    Deadline: Oct. 6, 2017 5pm EST for US At Large Applicants.
  • Fulbright Programme for Foreign Students
    Disciplines: Humanities and Social Sciences
    Award Details: A one-year grant for graduate study in the United States; $25,000. For Singaporean applicants: Three years of work experience required, applicants aged 25-35 preferred.  Preference to those with little or no U.S. experience given.  Encouraged fields of study are: “The United States”, Challenges of Contemporary Society, International Relations, and Education. The 2017 deadlines for Singaporean applicants are as follows (do note that Singaporean Class of 2017 applicants are not eligible for application in this upcoming cycle due to the 3 year work experience requirement):
    -May 12, 2017* – preliminary applications due to singaporefulbright@state.gov.
    -July 14, 2017* – deadline for submission of completed Fulbright application forms.
    Nationality Eligibility: Students applying to graduate school in the US; Eligibility requirements per country differ. Please check the link to note years of work experience and age requirements established by country.
    Application Instructions: Applicants must follow country-specific deadlines and submission requirements. Fulbright partner countries and their relevant sites can be found here.
    Deadline: Class of 2017 Singaporean graduates will be eligible to apply for the AY 2020/2021 cycle. Other Foreign Fulbright applicants should consult the relevant websites for eligibility and deadlines.
  • Gates Cambridge
    Disciplines: Open
    Award Details: Full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge; $84,000 for three years (covers full cost of studying and conducting research).  The Gates Cambridge scholarship is for “intellectually outstanding postgraduate students with a capacity for leadership and a commitment to improving the lives of others.”
    Nationality Eligibility: Graduating seniors applying to Cambridge for Graduate School; A citizen of any country outside the UK.
    Application Instructions: Students must apply directly to a graduate programme at the University of Cambridge. Cambridge then requires a separate additional essay to be considered for all funding through the University to be submitted at the same time as the graduate school application.
    Deadline: US citizens living in the USA – Oct. 11, 2017. All other eligible candidates (including US citizens living outside of the USA) – either the course deadline or Dec. 6, 2017, depending on which is earlier.
  • Harvard Yenching Institute
    Disciplines: East Asia Studies
    Award Details: Multiyear full fellowship covers two-year master’s degree in Harvard’s Regional Studies- East Asia Programs. Students must be planning to pursue a PhD and plan to return to Asia to teach upon completion of graduate studies.
    Nationality Eligibility: Asian nationals
    Application Instructions: Students apply directly online.
    Deadline: Applications open September 2017 for the fall 2018 cohort. Deadlines, which vary by program, are expected to be: Dec. 1, 2017; Dec. 15, 2017; and Jan. 2, 2018.
  • Hertz Foundation
    Disciplines: Applied physical, biological, and engineering sciences or mathematics
    Award Details: This fellowship covers tuition and a stipend for students who have a demonstrated academic expertise in the above listed disciplines and are pursuing PhD level study at one of the following participating schools. The foundation is looking for strong commitment to the application physical sciences as well as intellectual creativity, a professional temperament, and strong ethical values. Students must be “willing to morally commit to make their skills available to the United States in time of national emergency.”
    Nationality Eligibility: Citizens or permanent residents of the United States of America.
    Application Instructions: Students apply through Embark.
    Deadline: Application for the next cycle open Aug. 15, 2017 and closes Oct. 27, 2017.
  • Institute for Humane Studies PhD Scholarship
    Disciplines: Individual and economic freedom
    Award Details: For PhD students interested in classical liberal/libertarian tradition of individual rights and market economies. Students must first be awarded the $1,500 scholarship in the first cycle before becoming eligible to then apply for the $15,000 awards in future cycles with HIS.
    Nationality Eligibility: All nationalities, but preference given to applicants who live or study in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
    Application Instructions: Apply directly online.
    Deadline: Applications open Nov. 1, 2017 and close Jan. 31, 2018.
  • Inter American Press Association (IAPA) Scholarship
    Disciplines: Journalism
    Award Details: The Inter American Press Association was established in 1942 to defend and promote the right of the peoples of the Americas to be freely informed through an independent press, essential for which is a journalism that is responsible, objective and open to all currents, so as thus to contribute to a better understanding among the peoples of the Western Hemisphere. Applicants must be natives of countries in the Western Hemisphere, journalists or students in the final year of their journalism course, be between 21 and 35 years old, be fluent in the language of the country where they will go to study. Journalism students will have to complete their university studies before the start of the scholarship year. Applicants from the United States and Canada should have documentation from a recognized authority confirming fluency in Spanish, or Portuguese for those going to Brazil. Latin American applicants will have to undergo a TOEFL test (Test of English as a Foreign Language). The award covers US$20,000 with additional benefits based on applicant’s nationality.
    Nationality Eligibility: Western Hemisphere
    Application Instructions: Apply online or mail documentation directly to IAPA.
    Deadline: Jan. 15, 2018.
  • Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies
    Disciplines: Macroeconomics
    Award Details: A two-year program intended to help Japanese nationals obtaining Ph.D. degrees in macroeconomics and preparing them to work as economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). JISP covers all reasonable expenses for two years of graduate study.
    Nationality Eligibility: Japan
    Application Instructions: Apply online through the IIE Portal.
    Deadline: Jan. 31, 2018.
  • Knight-Hennessy Scholars
    Disciplines: All disciplines
    Award Details: This graduate program that focuses on a multi-disciplinary approach to leadership provides funding for any graduate or professional degree offered at Stanford University. Successful applicants will show demonstrated academic expertise, kindness, and strong previous leadership experience. The award is open to all nationalities and for students up to four years after graduation from their undergraduate programme.
    Nationality Eligibility: All nationalities.
    Application Instructions: Information on the process and requirements for Knight-Hennessy can be found on the website.
    Deadline: Students must apply for institutional endorsement by Aug. 7, 2017 at 12pm SGT through Symplicity. The external Knight-Hennessy deadline is Sept. 27, 2017. Students must also apply to their respective graduate program at Stanford. Information on those deadlines can be found on the specific graduate program websites.
  • James Madison Graduate Fellowship
    Disciplines: American history, government, or civics
    Award Details: The award covers US$24,000 towards a Master’s degree in either American history, teaching, or education. Students must be committed to becoming a teacher of American history upon completion of their study. The scholarship can be applied to any US accredited institution based in the United States. All fellowship recipients will also partake in a summer institute on the Constitution, a trademark portion of the fellowship program.
    Nationality Eligibility: US citizen
    Application Instructions: Students apply directly online.
    Deadline: March 1, 2018 at 5pm CST.
  • Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship
    Disciplines: humanities and humanistic social sciences
    Award Details: (IDRF) offers nine to twelve months of support to graduate students (of any citizenship) in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are enrolled in PhD programs in the United States and conducting dissertation research on non-US topics. Eighty fellowships are awarded annually. Fellowship amounts vary depending on the research plan, with a per-fellowship average of $20,000. The fellowship includes participation in an SSRC-funded interdisciplinary workshop upon the completion of IDRF-funded research.
    Nationality Eligibility: All nationalities
    Application Instructions: Applications can be submitted through the SSRC Online Application Portal.
    Deadline: Nov. 1, 2017 at 9pm EST
  • NUS Overseas Graduate Scholarship
    Disciplines: All disciplines
    Award Details: This award is for Singaporeans citizens who intend to pursue graduate study at top universities overseas for doctoral degrees and intend to return to Singapore to teach upon completion of their degree at NUS. Students should apply for outside funding. The scholarship provides full or partial salary, two sets of economy-class return airfare for travel between Singapore and place of study, tuition fees and other compulsory fees, settling-in allowance, book allowance, thesis allowance, conference grants, medical insurance conference.
    Nationality Eligibility: Singaporean citizens and Singaporean Permanent Residents
    Application Instructions: Details of the information for applicants can be found on the website. Students must also apply to the respective PhD programs in addition to applying to this scheme.
    Deadline: Dec. 31, 2017.
  • P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund
    Disciplines: All disciplines put emphasis on world peace and understanding through education.
    Award Details: The program provides scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada. Members of P.E.O. believe that education is fundamental to world peace and understanding. The maximum amount awarded to a student is $12,500. Lesser amounts may be awarded according to individual needs.
    Nationality Eligibility: All nationalities except citizens or permanent residents of Canada or the United States.
    Application Instructions: Apply directly online.
    Deadline: Applications open Sept. 15, 2017 and close Dec. 15, 2017.
  • Rhodes Scholarship
    Disciplines: All disciplines.
    Award Details: This award is funding towards graduate study at Oxford. Selection of Rhodes Scholars is based on academic excellence, strong leadership skills, and directed energy towards team achievements. The scholarship covers all university and college fees, the application fee, personal stipend, private health insurance, one economy class airfare to Oxford at the start of the program and one at the completion of the program.
    Nationality Eligibility: Australia, Bermuda, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Jamaica & the Commonwealth Caribbean, Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Southern Africa (including South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia and Swaziland), SJLP (including Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine), United Arab Emirates, United States, West Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
    Application Instructions: Students should consult the respective national websites for more details.
    Deadline: Citizens of the United States and Canada must seek institutional endorsement by the Aug. 7, 2017 at 12pm SGT deadline on Symplicity. Deadlines for the Rhodes scholarship vary based on country of application.
  • Rotary Peace Fellows
    Disciplines: Peace, conflict prevention and resolution
    Award Details: Rotary Peace Fellows are leaders promoting national and international cooperation, peace, and the successful resolution of conflict throughout their lives, in their careers, and through service activities. Fellows can earn either a master’s degree in international relations, public administration, sustainable development, peace studies, conflict resolution, or a related field, or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict resolution. Proficiency in English is required, and proficiency in a second language is recommended.
    Nationality Eligibility: All nationalities
    Application Instructions: Information on the application process can be found on the website. Applicants must apply through Embark and then also apply to their respective Master’s degree program.
    Deadline: Submit applications to Rotary district by May 31, 2017 and receive endorsed applications to The Rotary Foundation by July 1, 2017.
  • Schwarzman Scholars
    Disciplines: Global Affairs with a focus in either Public Policy, Economics and Business, or International Studies
    Award Details: Scholars will enroll in a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing while living in on the campus of Schwarzman College. Comprehensive scholarship including tuition, fees, room and board, travel to and from Beijing, an in-country study tour, books, supplies, laptop and smartphone, health insurance, personal stipend. Schwarzman Scholars aims “to prepare the next generation of global leaders.” While the programme examines topics of politics, business, and international studies through a Chinese lens, all students are eligible to apply, whether they do or do not have a China or Chinese language background. Students must be between the ages of 18 and 28 to be eligible to apply.
    Nationality Eligibility: All nationalities
    Application Instructions: Students apply directly online.
    Deadline: Current undergraduate students must seek institutional endorsement by the Aug. 7, 2017 at 12pm SGT deadline on Symplicity. Yale-NUS Alumni do not need to seek institutional endorsement in order to apply. For Chinese applicants, the deadline on the China-specific portal is May 31, 2017. For all other nationalities, the deadline on the Schwarzman portal is Sept. 28, 2017.
  • SOAS H.E. Dr Issa Ghanim Jassim Al-Kawari Scholarship
    Disciplines: study of the Gulf Cooperation Council states
    Award Details: The scholarship covers full-time taught master’s programmes at SOAS that are studying the GCC states. The value of the scholarship is 25,000 GBP. Students will be assessed on academic merit, leadership potential, and motivation and commitment to the program of study.
    Nationality Eligibility: UK/EU and overseas applicants
    Application Instructions: Students must first apply to their specific program of study at SOAS and then for the scholarship.
    Deadline: Deadlines for the Master’s programmes dependent on specific program requirements. The 2017 deadline for the scholarship was Feb. 22, 2017.
  • SOAS HSBC Scholarships
    Disciplines: Sinology or Chinese Literature
    Award Details: The scholarship covers full-time master’s programmes at SOAS for either the MA Sinology or MA Chinese Literature degrees. The scholarship is valued at 23,500 GBP. Students will be assessed on academic merit.
    Nationality Eligibility: UK/EU citizens
    Application Instructions: Students must first apply to their specific program of study at SOAS and then for the scholarship.
    Deadline: Deadlines for the Master’s programmes dependent on specific program requirements. The 2017 deadline for the scholarship was Feb. 22, 2017.
  • St. Peter’s Diggle Clarendon Scholarship
    Disciplines: All disciplines.
    Award Details: Applicants must “have the intention of using their experience at St. Peter’s College to contribute to the development of the academic and intellectual environment of Singapore.” The award covers full university and College fees, in addition to research and associated travel coverage.
    Nationality Eligibility: Applicants must be Singaporeans and preferably reside in Singapore at the time of application.
    Application Instructions: Students must apply directly to their graduate programme at Oxford and within their application specify an interest in St. Peter’s College and the St. Peter’s Diggle Clarendon Scholarship.
    Deadline: Dependent on the programme of study.
  • Yenching Scholarship
    Disciplines: Politics and International Relations, Philosophy and Religion, Literature and Culture, Law and Society, History and Archaeology, Economics and Management.
    Award Details: International scholars will enroll in a 12-month programme studying at Yenching Academy.  The scholarship includes tuition fees, round trip airfare to Beijing, accommodation, and living costs on the Peking University campus.  The Yenching programme places an “emphasis on interdisciplinarity and the value it assigns to thinking about China’s development from both Chinese and international perspectives.”
    Nationality Eligibility: All nationalities.
    Application Instructions: Apply directly online.
    Deadline: For Mainland China applicants – July 15, 2017, for other nationalities with degrees from outside of the United States – Jan. 15, 2018.

Postgraduate Experiential Fellowships

  • Alexander von Humboldt German Chancellor Fellowship
    Disciplines: Politics, public administration, business, society, and culture
    Award Details: Supports a year in Germany for professional development, study, or research; prior knowledge of German is not a prerequisite. The fellow will work for a year with other future leaders to do research-based projects at their host institution or placement. Fellows receive a monthly stipend, mobility allowance, and health insurance. More details on the award can be found on the website.
    Nationality eligibility: Brazil, China, India, Russia, & the US who received bachelor’s degrees no more than 12 years ago.
    Application Instructions: Apply directly online.
    Deadline: Sept. 15, 2017
  • Atlantic Fellows
    Disciplines: Systemic inequality, barriers to democracy, healthcare access
    Award Details: The fellowship is divided into several divisions with different experience criteria, funding, and work projects. The guidelines can be found on the website for The Equity Initiative, Global Brain Health Institute, Health Equity in South Africa Program at Tekano, International Inequities Institute at the London School of Economics, Racial Equity Program at Columbia University in the City of New York, and the Social Equity Program at the University of Melbourne.
    Nationality Eligibility: dependent on the initiative within Atlantic Fellows.
    Application Instructions: apply specifically within the initiative websites.
    Deadline: dependent on the initiative within Atlantic Fellows.
  • Asian Cultural Council Individual Grant
    Disciplines: Art, Dance, Film, Literature, Museum Studies, Music, Theatre, Visual Art
    Award Details: For Asian nationals or US citizens looking to pursue a project in a project outside of their home country, but within Asia or the US, this grant will assist in funding portions of your project expenses. Guidelines of the grant requirements can be found on the website.
    Nationality Eligibility: Asia countries and United States (full list can be found on the website)
    Application Instructions: Applications are due each Fall for grants commencing in the next year. Details of application requirements can be found on the website.
    Deadline: Fall 2017 (specific date TBD).
  • Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
    Disciplines: all disciplines.
    Award Details:
    The US State Department funded 75 Americans and 75 Germans annually to do exchange in the respective countries for professionals ages 18-24. The program includes two months of Germany language training, four months of coursework and five months of an internship placement. The exchange program covers airfare, course work, housing, program related travel, and provides a monthly stipend.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    US and German
    Application Instructions:
    Applicants must request an application.
    Deadline:
    Dec. 1, 2017 (for programs commencing July 2018).
  • Echoing Green Fellowship
    Disciplines:
    social entrepreneurship.
    Award Details:
    Offers seed-funding and support for social entrepreneurs. Organizations must work toward solving social, environmental, economic, and/or political inequities; special opportunities for those interested in climate issues and black male achievement. Eligible applicants must be fluent in English and able to commit to working full-time on their organization (so usually graduating seniors, graduating graduate/professional students, and alumni).
    Nationality Eligibility:
    all nationalities.
    Application Instructions:
    Apply directly online. Students are encouraged to consult the application help guide on the Echoing Green website.
    Deadline:
    Oct. 2017
  • Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for Artists
    Disciplines:
    painting, drawing, sculpting, or printmaking
    Award Details:
    Supports artists working in a representational style in painting, sculpting, drawing, and/or printmaking, who are in the early stages of their careers. Eligible are those aiming to make art a lifetime career. Grants typically start at CAD$15,000 and subsequent grants will be CAD$18,000 each.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    all nationalities.
    Application Instructions:
    applications must be completed online, then printed, dated and signed by the applicant, and submitted by mail. Applicants can create an account.
    Deadline:
    Rolling basis, no cut-off deadline.
  • Fulbright English Teaching Grant
    Disciplines:
    English teaching
    Award Details:
    Yearlong opportunities to teach English as a second language in over 55 countries. Grants include round-trip transportation to host country, funding to cover room, board, and incidentals.
    National Eligibility:
    US citizens
    Application Instructions:
    Apply online through Embark.
    Deadline:
    Oct. 6, 2017 at 5pm EST
  • Global Health Corps Fellowship
    Disciplines:
    Health
    Award Details:
    An experiential one-year fellowship focusing on health inequity in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the US, and Zambia. Students are placed in partner organizations and receive a monthly stipend, along with housing, health insurance, professional development grants, and travel coverage.
    National Eligibility:
    all nationalities.
    Application Instructions:
    Apply directly online.
    Deadline:
    Applications open in Nov. 2017 and close Jan. 18, 2018.
  • Greenlining Institute Fellowships
    Disciplines:
    public policy, legal
    Award Details:
    The fellowship is year-long training program where participants are placed either within a policy or legal track, working to gain leadership experience and expertise in the field. Fellows also participate in the Greenlining’s Leadership Academy curriculum to develop formalized leadership skills over the course of the fellowship. The Policy Fellowship provides US$47,500 per year with health benefits and requires the completion of an undergraduate degree. The Legal Fellowship provides US$53,000 per year with health benefits and reimbursement for the Bar, and it requires the completion of a law degree and admittance to the California Bar in 2017.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    Ability to work in the United States.
    Application Instructions:
    Apply directly online.
    Deadline:
    applications open fall 2017 and close late fall 2017.
  • Herbert Scoville Jr Peace Fellowship
    Disciplines:
    peace and security
    Award Details:
    Provides college and grad school graduate with 6-9-month paid opportunities to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security. Fellows will partake in activities including research, writing, public education, and advocacy work while based in Washington, D.C. Candidates receive a US$3,000 monthly stipend, health insurance, board and travel to DC, along with a small stipend for meetings and a course.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    US and non-US citizens residing in the US eligible, must have ability to work legally in the US.
    Application Instructions:
    Details of application requirements can be found on the website. All materials must be sent to apply@scoville.org and an automated email response will be sent when materials have been received successfully.
    Deadline:
    Oct. 2, 2017 for program commencing Spring 2018.
  • Howard Hughes Medical Research Fellows Program
    Disciplines:
    Medical sciences
    Award Details:
    The one year placement allows students who are commitment to biomedical research to work with a mentor to develop their research further. This is a good platform for people to examine before commencing residency or postdoctoral training.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    US citizenship is not required but students must be able to produce a work visa to work in the United States during the fellowship.
    Application Instructions:
    Submit online through the HHMI grants competition page.
    Deadline:
    Applications open late Aug. 2017, pre-screening application deadline Nov. 1, 2017, interviews for selected candidates Dec. 2017, application deadline Jan. 11, 2018.
  • James C. Gaither Junior Fellows
    Disciplines:
    International Relations
    Award Details:
    A one-year fellowship to work as a research assistant in one of the Carnegie Endowment’s projects. Fellows are paid US$38,000 a year.
    National Eligibility:
    US citizens and non-US citizens who are eligible to work in the US legally for 12 months post-graduation.
    Application Instructions:
    Application requires institutional support for completion via Symplicity. The College will then work with the student leading up to the external deadline.
    Deadline:
    Nov. 14, 2017 at 5pm SGT for institutional endorsement, James C. Gaither Junior Fellows deadline Jan. 15, 2018.
  • Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme
    Disciplines: Education
    Award Details:
    A one-year appointment to work as either Assistant Language Teachers, Coordinators for International Relations, or Sports Exchange Advisors. Students receive a monthly stipend from the Japanese Embassy in exchange for their work.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    Forty countries eligible – list can be found on the website.
    Application Instructions:
    the application process varies by nation, applicants are encouraged to look at their country and/or embassy specific pages to get the appropriate information.
    Deadlines:
    deadlines vary by nationality.
  • NIH Graduate Partnerships Program
    Disciplines:
    Bioinformatics, biophysics, epidemiology, immunology, cell and molecular biology, neuroscience, health sciences, structural biology, sensory and communication neuroscience, molecular pathology, biobehavioral research, and developmental biology.
    Award Details:
    This placement is in addition to PhD study and brings students into the NIH Intramural Research Program for dissertation research. Students can opt to either look at partnerships with institutions or can apply as individuals to establish partnerships with NIH. Fellows receive a trainee stipend and details of that table of stipend, based on years experience, can be found on the website.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    US citizens and international students eligible.
    Application Instructions:
    Apply directly online – different tracks for institutional partnerships and individual partnerships so be sure to evaluate the list of institutional partnerships first.
    Deadline:
    Dec. 1, 2017 at 11:59pm EST for programs starting Fall 2018.
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
    Disciplines:
    science, technology, engineering, and mathematics
    Award Details:
    Supports up to three years of graduate study in the sciences and social sciences at a US institution. Eligible are US citizens, nationals, or permanent residents who are graduating seniors or recent alumni (without any graduate study to date) applying for eligible graduate programs, or those in the first or second year of such a program. The fellowship includes US$34,000 plus a cost-of-education allowance of US$12,000 annually for three years of support.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    US citizens and non-US citizens who have eligibility to work in the US.
    Application Instructions:
    Apply directly online by registering through FastLane.
    Deadline:
    Earliest deadline Oct. 23, 2017 – list of departmental specific deadlines can be found on the website.
  • NYU Shanghai Speaking & Writing
    Disciplines:
    education, writing, communication
    Award Details:
    Fellows provide academic support to current undergraduate students through one-on-one writing consultations. Throughout the program, Fellows will also be assigned to institutional enrichment projects working in different departments within the university. The fellowship provides a US$25,000 stipend, round-trip transport to Shanghai, health insurance, and housing during the 10-month placement.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    all nationalities.
    Application Instructions:
    Apply directly online through the NYU Shanghai fellowships postings site.
    Deadline:
    Jan. 9, 2018.
  • Open Society Foundation
    Disciplines:
    Human rights, policy reform
    Award Details:
    The fellowship funds projects and work outputs of the individual’s choosing, but can include anything from a book, journalistic or academic article, art project, series of convenings, or joint work projects. The fellowship cannot fund degree or non-degree study, including dissertation research. All projects should be promoting the value of pursuing innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    all nationalities
    Application Instructions:
    Applicants must submit a one- to two-page, single-spaced letter of inquiry that outlines the proposed work. Submissions are only open during certain windows of the year.
    Deadline:
    Submission in the next cycle is due March 1, 2018.
  • Princeton in Asia
    Disciplines:
    Education
    Award Details:
    Full year fellowships in Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, The Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam. The fellowship promotes cross-cultural exchange and immersion in a specific industry. It also promoted fellows stepping out of their comfort zone and integrating into a local community. Fellows receive local monthly stipends during their time in the field.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    all nationalities.
    Application Instructions:
    Apply directly online. Applicants are encouraged to read the PiA application guide for detailed expectations.
    Deadline:
    Nov. 14, 2017 at 5pm EST.
  • Professional Fellows Programme (ICMA)
    Disciplines:
    Environmental sustainability, legislative processes and governance, sustainable communities
    Award Details:
    This program is operated through the US State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and provides ASEAN professionals opportunities to work on a specific sector within the broader fellowship programme. This programme is part of a reciprocal exchange agreement where fellows from ASEAN see US local governments and US citizens will then visit the ASEAN participant in their home country. Fellows receive a meal stipend, accommodation during their time in the US, health insurance, international flights to the program, and the cost of the J-1 visa processing.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    ASEAN nationals
    Application Instructions:
    Applicants must go to the specific fellowship programme site to apply directly.
    Deadline:
    Dependent on programme, earliest deadline Dec. 2017.
  • Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program
    Disciplines:
    U.S. Foreign Policy
    Award Details:
    Offers a scholarship for a master's degree, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and at US embassies/consulates, provides mentorship and professional development, and leads to a career in the State Department Foreign Service.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    US citizens who are graduating seniors/alumni who are applying to appropriate two-year master's programs. The program welcomes any undergraduate major and encourages applications from members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and those with financial need.
    Application Instructions:
    Application requirements can be found on the website. Applicants submit directly online.
    Deadline:
    Sept. 19, 2017.
  • Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship
    Disciplines:
    Design, engineering, and business
    Award Details:
    Students enrolled in graduate study in one of the confirmed Fellowship Partner Universities in design, engineering, or business are encouraged to apply for this fellowship while continuing their studies. The programme includes a fully-covered summer school programme, a circular economy innovation project grant award worth 10,000 GBP, and enrolment in an online knowledge-building programme over the duration of the fellowship. Fellows also receive strong mentorship during the programme.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    all nationalities.
    Application Instructions:
    Apply directly online. More details of the application requirements can be found on the website.
    Deadline:
    Feb. 12, 2018
  • The Global Education & Leadership Foundation
    Disciplines:
    Business and Entrepreneurship, Politics and Public Service, Media and Technology, Arts, Social Service, Spirituality and Academics
    Award Details:
    The Leadership Development Program is a two-year program designed to allow young leaders to develop expertise and hands-on experience in their field of interest. Fellows will pursue different projects over the course of their time in the LDP. Students receive competitive compensation for their work over the two year placements.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    All nationalities.
    Application Instructions:
    Students must request an application by emailing tgelfldp.apply@gmail.com.
    Deadline:
    March 1, 2018.
  • VIA – Asia/US Exchange Program
    Disciplines:
    Cross-cultural social impact
    Award Details:
    The Global Community Fellowship is a 13-15 month placement in the non-profit and education sector that allows a hands-on experience addressing key social issues in Asia. Participants receive a fully-covered four week training programme, health insurance, living and housing stipend, intra-Asia travel coverage, and language study grant funding in some postings.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    all nationalities.
    Application Instructions:
    requirements of the application can be found on the website.
    Deadline:
    applications open mid-Sept. 2017 and close Nov. 13, 2017.

Undergraduate Academic Fellowships

  • Amgen Scholars
    Disciplines:
    Biotechnology, science
    Award Details:
    This fully funded programme allows undergraduates from across the globe to participate in cutting-edge research opportunities. A signature component of the programme is the symposium where students hear firsthand from leading scientists working in industry and academia. While the programme runs at several universities, Yale-NUS students are encouraged to apply to the Amgen programme at University of Tokyo as the programme dates align with the Yale-NUS academic calendar. Students will be evaluated on previous research experience and academic expertise, and students with an intent to apply to PhD programmes will be considered favorably.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    all nationalities
    Application Instructions:
    Apply directly online. Only continuing undergraduate second or third year students in good academic standing are encouraged to apply.
    Deadline:
    Feb. 1, 2018
  • Caltech’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
    Disciplines:
    Science, technology, engineering, math
    Award Details:
    Fellows receive a US$6,000 award for the ten-week programme that introduces students to research under the guidance of seasoned research mentors at Caltech. Continuing undergraduate students who have completed at least a second semester at Yale-NUS who are in good academic standing are encouraged to apply.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    All nationalities.
    Application Instructions:
    Apply directly online. Please note that students must identify a mentor through Caltech before submitting their application and should allow sufficient time to do this before the end-February deadline.
    Deadline:
    Feb. 22, 2018
  • Data Science for Social Good University of Chicago Fellowship
    Disciplines:
    Data mining, machine learning, big data, and data science
    Award Details:
    Students will work on a variety of projects over a three-month placement at the University of Chicago, honing their data science, analytical, and coding skills. The fellows will tackle real-world problems in conjunction with governments and non-profits. Fellows receive a stipend ranging from US$11,000 to US$16,000 for the summer placement.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    All nationalities.
    Application Instructions:
    Apply directly online.
    Deadline:
    Jan. 31, 2018.
  • Rockefeller University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program
    Disciplines:
    Life and Physical Sciences
    Award Details:
    SURF students are matched according to their stated field of interest with faculty, postdoctoral researchers or graduate students. These mentors guide Fellows as they design their projects over the summer placement. Students receive a stipend of US$4,000 for the 10-week placement. Free housing is also provided for SURF students. Students should be college sophomores or juniors.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    All nationalities.
    Application Instructions:
    Apply directly online.
    Deadline:
    Feb. 1, 2018.
  • SMURF: Singapore-MIT Undergraduate Research Fellowship
    Disciplines:
    BioSystems and micromechanics, environmental sensing, future urban mobility, infectious diseases, low energy electronic systems
    Award Details:
    SMURF enables students to pursue a research placement with faculty at the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) Centre. Applications require a SMART faculty endorsement prior to the application deadline, a letter of recommendation, and a 1-3 page statement of interest. Undergraduates in good standing who have completed their first year are encouraged to apply.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    All nationalities.
    Application Instructions:
    Details of the application requirements can be found on the website.
    Deadline:
    Jan. 27, 2018.
  • YSEALI Academic Fellows
    Disciplines:
    civic engagement, environmental change, entrepreneurship and economic development
    Award Details:
    YSEALI Academic Fellows partake in a five-week institute at a US host institution focusing on a variety of advocacy disciplines. All participation costs including international travel, programme administration, ground transportation, cultural allowance, housing, and health insurance are provided through the fellowship. Applicants must be between 18-25 years of age to be eligible.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    ASEAN citizen
    Application Instructions:
    Applicants must apply through the respective US embassy of their ASEAN home country.
    Deadline:
    Dependent on the deadlines set by the respective embassies.

Undergraduate Experiential Fellowships

  • Awesome Foundation
    Disciplines:
    All disciplines
    Award Details:
    This grant provides funding for $1,000 projects every month. The Awesome Foundation has chapters around the globe and students are encouraged to apply to the closest regional chapter.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    All nationalities
    Application Instructions:
    Apply directly online.
    Deadline:
    Applications received each month on a rolling basis.
  • FlipKey Study Abroad Scholarship
    Disciplines:
    all disciplines
    Award Details:
    FlipKey emphasizes the value of study abroad for cultural immersion and learning about the world. This US$1,000 grant can go towards tuition, plane tickets, or other study abroad related expenses. Students will be assessed on content of their application and creativity. Students must be enrolled in a future study abroad program to be eligible to apply.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    All nationalities
    Application Instructions:
    Submit a 1,000 word essay to press@flipkey.com describing why travel is important to the applicant. Full details of the application can be found online.
    Deadline:
    Aug. 15, 2017
  • Future Global Leaders
    Disciplines:
    all disciplines
    Award Details:
    Each year FGL selects 20 students who have demonstrated resilience from around the world for a 3-year fellowships: 1) Summer one is a 20-day field based leadership development course administered by the National Outdoor Leadership School in Wyoming, 2) Summer two, students participate in a summer internship in either New York, Paris, London, or Hong Kong which is secured through FGL, and 3) Summer three is a targeted internship. High achieving, first-year students who are either first-generation college students or have demonstrated financial needs that would otherwise discourage them from pursuing opportunities abroad are encouraged to apply.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    All nationalities
    Application Instructions:
    Apply directly online.
    Deadline:
    Applications open in Nov. 2017 and close Jan. 31, 2018.
  • Glamour Magazine Top Ten College Women Competition
    Disciplines:
    all disciplines
    Award Details:
    Recognizes leadership, community service, and academic achievements of college women by awarding one grand prize of $20,000 and nine $3,000 prizes. Eligible candidates must be female college juniors or seniors.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    US citizens or permanent residents.
    Application Instructions:
    Apply directly online.
    Deadline:
    Oct. 1, 2017
  • Hong Kong University Crimson Summer Exchange Scholarship
    Disciplines:
    Education
    Award Details:
    This programme encourages cross-cultural exchange through a classroom setting where participants will lead self-designed lessons plans to secondary school students form Hong Kong, Mainland China, and overseas. The emphasis of the education is leadership and global perspectives, and the mode of communication is in English. Recipients of the programme fellowship will receive a reimbursement of up to HKD12,000 for flights, as well as accommodation and a daily food allowance.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    All nationalities.
    Application Instructions:
    Must submit an application form which can be found online and then emailed to Ms. Cherry Wong at cse-hongkong@hku.hk.
    Deadline:
    April 19, 2018.
  • World Innovation Summer for Education (WISE) Learners’ Voice Program
    Disciplines:
    Education, social impact
    Award Details:
    This programme brings perspectives of young people to the challenge of rethinking education, and equips them to take on leading roles in their fields and in the world of education. Successful applicants will attend WISE Summit workshop in Doha in early November and will be involved in year-long activities. In addition, attendance and full participation is required in two residential sessions. The first will take place for two weeks in early January in Doha and the second from mid-May to mid-June in Madrid. WISE – Qatar Foundation will cover all programme related expenses, including flights and accommodation. Students between the ages of 18 and 25, available to participate in all events and programs associated, must hold a passport that is valid for at least 18 months following the WISE Summit, be able to demonstrate academic and professional achievements to date, interest in education and other wider global development issues, comfortable presenting and speaking in public.
    Nationality Eligibility:
    All nationalities
    Application Instructions:
    Apply directly online.
    Deadline:
    May 2, 2018