Training All fellows will attend the five-week Venture Fellow Training Camp held at Brown University. Company Placement Two years of work at a start-up or early stage company in one of VFA’s Partner Cities. Programming and Capstone Regular assignments, readings, and meetings throughout the two-year fellowship, in addition to a $100k prize at the conclusion [...]
Established in 1981, the Presidential Internship Program at The American University in Cairo provides recent university graduates with the opportunity to learn Arabic, work at the highest levels of an international university, and experience life in Cairo. Selected individuals spend one academic year working at AUC, studying Arabic, and partaking in the rich intellectual and [...]
is designed to attract outstanding young people to careers in international development as USAID Foreign Service Officers. The Payne Fellowship Program provides benefits valued at up to $90,000 over two years toward a two-year master’s degree, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and at USAID missions overseas, and provides professional development and support activities. Fellows who [...]
The Fellowship welcomes applications from young people interested in careers of international service. The Rangel Graduate Fellowship Program provides benefits valued at up to $90,000 over two years toward a two-year master’s degree, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and at U.S. embassies, and provides professional development and support activities for those who want to become [...]
For more than a century, AAUW has helped more than 10,000 women from more than 130 countries break through barriers and pursue their dreams of obtaining graduate degrees or making an impact in their communities. Fellowship and grant recipients undergo a highly competitive selection process. Academic excellence, commitment to improving the human condition, and the promise of continued impact are cornerstones of the rigorous criteria. Respected scholars, researchers, teachers, and practitioners review the fellowship and grant applications. These reviewers are either experts in specialized fields of study or community leaders who recognize the power of collaboration at the local level. Select a link below to learn more about the criteria, application process, and deadlines for each of AAUW’s five fellowship and grant programs.
The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to recruit, prepare and retain effective teachers for the students and schools who need them most. It is open to individuals—college seniors, recent graduates, and career changers—with undergraduate degrees in the arts and sciences. Fellows will attend enriched, school-based master’s-level teacher education programs, complemented by intensive mentoring during the first three years of teaching at high-need urban and rural schools. The Fellowships focus on four goals: transforming teacher education; getting strong teachers into high-need schools; attracting the very best candidates to the teaching profession; and cutting teacher attrition by retaining top teachers.
Allows for individually designed study/research or an English Teaching Assistantship You can propose a project and/or study plan that will take place during one academic year in a country outside the U.S. Provides support for study/research/teaching in a single country (For exceptions, see World Region Summaries) You can meet, work, live with and learn from the people of the host country, sharing daily experiences. Facilitates cultural exchange Through direct interaction on an individual basis in the classroom, field, home, and in daily tasks, you can gain an appreciation of others’ viewpoints and beliefs, the way they do things, and the way they think. Promotes mutual understanding Through engagement in the community, you can interact with your hosts on a one-to-one basis in an atmosphere of openness, academic integrity, and intellectual freedom.
The John and Mimi Elrod Fellowship places recent Washington and Lee undergraduates in paid positions with innovative public service organizations that address significant social issues such as healthcare, law, education, economic development and housing. In turn, non-profit and government organizations receive access to a pool of highly qualified and help them explore the public sector. The Elrod Fellowship is based on the model set by Princeton University’s Project 55 and other affiliates of The Alumni Network (TAN), an association of 22 alumni-based public interest programs that includes Dartmouth College, and Washington and Lee, Georgetown, Harvard, Bucknell and Stanford universities. Princeton’s Project 55 was created in 1989 by the university’s Class of 1955 and Project 55′s Public Interest Program (PIP) began in 1989 with eight, year-long fellows. Since its inception, the PIP has placed more than 1,000 individuals in non-profit organizations nationwide.
The Rhodes scholarships were created by the will of Cecil J. Rhodes, a British colonial pioneer and statesman. They provide for two years of study at the University of Oxford, with the possibility of renewal for a third year. The Rhodes Trustees pay the Scholar all educational costs, maintenance, and travel expenses.
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.