Fellowship & International Programs
- American Association for the Advancement of Science – Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) offers professional development fellowships in four programmatic areas: Congressional; Diplomacy, Security & Development; Energy, Environment & Agriculture; Health, Education & Human Services; and, Roger Revelle Global Stewardship.
- Boren Scholarships and Fellowships
Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to add an important international and language component to their educations. We focus on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study that are critical to U.S. national security interests and underrepresented in study abroad.
- Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program
The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program, a collaborative effort between Howard University and the U.S. Department of State, seeks to attract outstanding young people who have an interest in pursuing a career in the Foreign Service of the U. S. Department of State. The Program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and those with financial need.
- Citizen Schools National Teaching Fellowship
The Citizen Schools National Teaching Fellowship is a service program offering a two-year, leadership development experience, including service as a team leader at a Citizen Schools campus, professional development with a partner organization in the community, and the opportunity for optional enrollment in a pioneering Master’s program in out-of-school learning. The Fellowship is designed to provide hands-on leadership development to people of varied backgrounds who have high potential as educators and community builders.
- Consortium for Graduate Study in Management
The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management is the country’s preeminent organization for promoting diversity and inclusion in American business. Through an annual competition, The Consortium awards merit-based, full-tuition fellowships to America’s best and brightest diverse candidates. In conjunction with our member schools, sponsoring companies, and our elite group of MBA students and alumni, The Consortium has built a forty year legacy of fostering inclusion and changing the ethnic and cultural face of American business.
- Fulbright Program
Established in 1946, the Fulbright Program aims to increase mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and other countries, through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills. The Fulbright program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, and is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide.
- GradSchools.com – Fellowship List
GradSchools.com’s list of Federally Funded Portable Fellowships, Portable Fellowships from Independent Organizations, and Institutional Fellowships for current and prospective graduate students.
- IIEPassport Study Abroad Funding
This valuable funding resource allows you to search by country or subject to find the study abroad funding information that you need. Our comprehensive database of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, and grants can help make your dream of studying abroad a financial possibility and a profound reality.
- Institute for International Public Policy
The Institute for International Public Policy (IIPP) has over 15 years of demonstrated excellence as the leading provider of international affairs and public policy education for underserved minority college students, IIPP has educated and trained almost 300 International Affairs Fellows. Our focus is on providing quality education and practice opportunities to minority students beginning in their sophomore year of college. We offer these opportunities through our required five-year sequenced six-component program that includes: a Sophomore Summer Policy Institute, a Junior Year Study Abroad, a Junior Summer Policy Institute, a Summer Language Institute, an Internship, and a Master’s Degree Program in International Affairs.
- Institute of International Education Network – Study Abroad Resources
The Institute of International Education (IIE) an independent non-profit organization founded in 1919, is a world leader in the exchange of people and ideas. IIE administers over 200 programs serving more than 20,000 individuals each year. IIE is working to increase the number and diversity of American students who go abroad and to encourage study in places of growing strategic importance to the United States. To support this goal, IIE launched this portal which offers you a single point of entry to access valuable study abroad information, including news coverage, academic articles and research, fact sheets for your students, and dates and deadlines for major scholarship and fellowship programs.
- Presidential Management Fellows
The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program was established by Executive Order in 1977 to attract to the Federal service outstanding men and women from a variety of academic disciplines and career paths who have a clear interest in, and commitment to, excellence in the leadership and management of public policies and programs. By drawing graduate students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds, the PMF Program provides a continuing source of trained men and women to meet the future challenges of public service.
- Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship Program
The Public Policy and International Affairs Program (PPIA) is a national program that prepares young adults for an advanced degree and ultimately for careers and influential roles serving the public good. PPIA has an outreach focus on students from groups who are underrepresented in leadership positions in government, nonprofits, international organizations and other institutional settings. This focus stems from a core belief that our citizens are best served by public managers, policy makers and community leaders who represent diverse backgrounds and perspectives. Furthermore, international affairs are increasingly mixed with local concerns. Addressing such global issues make diversity a critical goal in professional public service. For over 20 years PPIA has been at the forefront of promoting diversity in public service and nurturing the full potential of students as active citizens, public servants and agents of change.
- Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program
The Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program was established in 2001by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) with funding from the U.S. Congress to enable democratic practitioners, scholars, and journalists from around the world to deepen their understanding of democracy and enhance their ability to promote democratic change. Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows maintain full-time residence at the International Forum for Democratic Studies (the Forum), the research arm of the Endowment, located in Washington, D.C. Dedicated to international exchange, the program offers a collegial environment for fellows to reflect on their experiences and consider lessons learned; conduct research and writing; develop contacts and exchange ideas with counterparts in Washington, D.C.; and build ties that contribute to the development of a global network of democracy advocates.
- Robert Toigo Foundation
The Robert Toigo Foundation was founded 18 years ago to encourage exceptional minority students to consider finance, not only as a rewarding career, but also as an opportunity to be the future leaders in the global economy. Our goal is ambitious: to create a self-sustaining structure that leverages finance as a vehicle to promote positive social change. Each year we select the best and brightest minority business school students to become Toigo Fellows. Driven by the vision of an outstanding Board of Directors, the Toigo Foundation touches the lives of individuals who are determined to make a positive impact for themselves, their families and their communities. And with the combination of their professional potential and the Foundation’s support, they are led on a path emblazoned with advancement and success.
- Thomas R. Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship
The Thomas R. 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. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply. The Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship seeks to recruit talented students in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. The goal is to attract outstanding students from all ethnic, racial, and social backgrounds who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the U.S. Department of State. The Program develops a source of trained men and women from academic disciplines representing the skill needs of the Department, who are dedicated to representing America’s interests abroad.
- United Negro College Fund Special Programs Corporation
With a focus on excellence, innovation, and diversity, the United Negro College Fund Special Programs Corporation (UNCFSP) is dedicated to increasing the role and participation of higher education in world communities; and, to globally achieving sustainable solutions to meet the vital challenges of the 21st Century. Founded in April 2000, UNCFSP is a spin-off the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). We are an independently established nonprofit organization that has designed and implemented national and international programs addressing health, international affairs and development, policy analysis, and civic engagement.
- White House Fellows
Founded in 1964, the White House Fellows program is America’s most prestigious program for leadership and public service. White House Fellowships offer exceptional young men and women first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government. White House Fellows typically spend a year working as full-time, paid special assistants to senior White House Staff, the Vice President, Cabinet Secretaries and other top-ranking government officials. Fellows also participate in an education program consisting of roundtable discussions with renowned leaders from the private and public sectors, and trips to study U.S. policy in action both domestically and internationally. Fellowships are awarded on a strictly non-partisan basis.
- Young People For
Young People For (YP4) is a strategic long-term leadership development program that identifies, engages and empowers the newest generation of progressive leaders to create lasting change in their communities. Our yearlong fellowship program for college students kicks off with a five-day National Summit in Washington, D.C. and provides organizational and financial support for executing meaningful social justice work.
- Hispanic Scholarship Fund
- The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) is the nation’s leading organization supporting Hispanic higher education. Founded in 1975 as a not-for-profit organization, HSF’s vision is to strengthen the country by advancing college education among Hispanic Americans. In support of its mission to double the rate of Hispanics earning college degrees, HSF provides the Latino community more college scholarships and educational outreach support than any other organization in the country. During the 2007-2008 academic year, HSF awarded almost 4,100 scholarships exceeding $26.6 million. In its 33-year history, HSF has awarded in excess of 86,000 scholarships, worth more than $247 million, to Latinos attending nearly 2,000 colleges and universities in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
- PhD Project
- Since 1994, The PhD Project has more than tripled the number of minority business school professors…from 294 to over 898. These individuals are inspiring and encouraging a new generation of business professionals. Are you ready to be the next role model? Currently, The PhD Project has more than 400 minority doctoral student members pursuing their dream. Like you, they were professionals or recent grads satisfying their quest for a high level of achievement and answering the call to mentor. With an expansive network of support, The PhD Project is now helping them prepare for success in academia.
- Posse Foundation
The Posse Foundation identifies, recruits and trains student leaders from public high schools to form multicultural teams called “Posses.” These teams are then prepared, through an intensive eight-month Pre-Collegiate Training Program, for enrollment at top-tier universities nationwide to pursue their academics and to help promote cross-cultural communication on campus. The Posse Program has exhibited great success over the past 18 years placing 1,850 students into colleges and universities. These students have won over $175 million in scholarships from Posse partner universities and are persisting and graduating at 90 percent—a rate higher than the national averages at institutions of higher education. Posse currently has sites in six major cities across the United States: Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Washington, D.C., and its newest site in Atlanta.
- Project 1000
Project 1000 is a national program created to assist underrepresented students applying to graduate school. Students may apply to up to seven of the over 88 participating Project 1000 institutions by using one application. Participation is FREE OF CHARGE to individual students and to the participating institutions!
- Salvadoran American Leadership and Education Fund
- Since Salvadoran American Leadership and Education Fund’s (SALEF) founding in 1995 by a group of Salvadoran immigrants and activists, one of its prominent goals has been to provide educational assistance to Salvadoran, Central American, and other Latino students. We know that in order for our communities to fully realize their dream of economic prosperity and political empowerment, we need to help open the doors to higher education. SALEF places emphasis on experience in community service for social change, therefore scholarship recipients are asked to serve as a mentor to a high school student who may not otherwise have a “role model” to look up to for guidance. Consequently, we create a network of educational support for our communities.
- Truman Scholarship
The Truman Scholarship provides up to $30,000 in funding to students pursuing graduate degrees in public service fields. Students must be college juniors at the time of selection. The Foundation also provides assistance with career counseling, internship placement, graduate school admissions, and professional development. Scholars are invited to participate in a number of programs: Truman Scholar Leadership Week, The Summer Institute, The Truman Fellows Program, and the Public Service Law Conference.