What Are Fellowships?
Fellowships support the cost of a post-graduate activity or your graduate or professional education. Many are discipline-specific and application to some require the assistance of an appointed campus liaison or faculty advisor. More information on fellowships may be found in the following guided presentation.
Additional Information Before Applying
They may have campus deadlines well before the published national deadline so it’s important to contact them at least 3 months ahead of the national deadline. Questions? Don’t hesitate to make an appointment to clarify requirements and other options that may also be a good fit!
Fellowships are listed in alphabetical order below. See the links on the sidebar to filter your search.
AIGA Worldstudio Scholarships
AIGA Worldstudio Scholarships are designed to help fund education in photography, illustration, and design disciplines for underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students studying in the United States.
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Scholarships
The A.G. Bell Scholarship provides $1,500-$2,500 scholarships for students who are deaf and hard of hearing and are pursuing a degree at an accredited university.
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Alpha Lambda Delta Graduate Fellowship
Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society members are eligible to apply for graduate fellowships ranging from $2000 – $7000 to help offset graduate school costs.
Continue for application link Alpha Lambda Delta Graduate Fellowship
Arcus Center Social Justice Leadership Fund
Grants are offered by the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership (ACSJL) to students, faculty and staff who want to become more engaged in social justice leadership and practice.
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Asian Cultural Council Fellowships & Grants
The Asian Cultural Council provides funding for gifted individual artists or scholars who seek to grow in their craft or field to conduct research and study, receive specialized training, undertake observation tours, or pursue non-commercial creative activity in the United States or among the countries of Asia.
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With the Austria USTA program, fellows work in secondary schools as an English teaching assistant for one academic year.
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program provides financial assistance for undergraduate students to use for study abroad.
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Benjamin and Cherie Gubin Scholarship
The Benjamin and Cherie Gubin Scholarship provides up to $2,000 to a graduate of a Kalamazoo County high school or who resided in Kalamazoo County during their high school senior year for graduate or professional school.
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BMI Foundation Student Awards
BMI Foundations offers a series of scholarships for various music and art related fellowships and awards. Some geographical restrictions may apply. Most scholarships are open to citizens of a country in the Western Hemisphere, but require either current or previous attendance at a US university.
Boren Fellowship for International Study
Up to $30,000 for support of international experience or language study in select countries as part of your graduate studies. Requires a Federal Government service obligation. Deadline, mid January. Apply through the CIP.
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The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan.
Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh (CNUP) Summer Fellowship
Each summer, the Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh (CNUP) sponsors a 10-week program in which selected undergraduate students conduct research investigating diverse aspects of nervous system function under the guidance of individual CNUP training faculty.
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As a Challenge Detroit fellow, Live and work in Detroit for one year. Address some of the challenges that face the community. Annual stipend plus benefits.
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship
The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship provides up to $42,000 for students entering a two-year graduate program in areas relevant to the work of the Foreign Service.
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Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship
The Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship immerses talented, emerging leaders from across the country in the work of Cleveland’s public sector, providing them an opportunity to develop their skills, enhance their networks, and jumpstart a career in public service. This is a 12-month, full-time paid placement at a selected public sector agency in Cleveland, along…
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Clinton Global Initiative University
Clinton Global Initiative University is a program that inspires and trains the next generation of student leaders and global innovators to tackle pressing challenges in their community.
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Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX)
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a fully funded yearlong study/internship in Germany. German language preferred but not required.
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Critical Language Scholarship
The Critical Language Scholarship offers fully paid (including travel) intensive summer study of select languages. November deadline. Apply through the Kalamazoo College Center for International Programs.
The Davies-Jackson Scholarship Two years of study at the University of Cambridge (England) for first generation college students with exceptional academic records (3.7 min GPA) in select non-science fields (Archaeology; Classics; Economics; Education; English; Geography; History; History of Art; History and Modern Languages; History and Politics; Human, Social, and Political Sciences; Mathematics; Modern and Medieval…
Davis Projects for Peace
Davis Projects for Peace is an initiative for all students at the Davis United World College Scholars Program schools (including Kalamazoo College) to design their own grassroots projects for peace that they themselves will implement anywhere in the world during the following summer. One hundred projects will be selected from proposals from over 85 campuses…