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.
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.
Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society members are eligible to apply for graduate fellowships ranging from $2000 – $7000 to help offset graduate school costs.
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.
With the Austria USTA program, fellows work in secondary schools as an English teaching assistant for one academic year.
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.
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.
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.
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…
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a fully funded yearlong study/internship in Germany. German language preferred but not required.
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…
The Emerson Fellowship is an 11-month post-graduate fellowship split between Washington, DC and working with a community-based organization elsewhere in the United States. Fellows will work on anti-poverty and anti-hunger policy.
The EPIK program is a one-year teaching assistantship in Korea. You must be a citizen of a primarily English-speaking country (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States or South Africa).
The Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) offers the opportunity to work in France for 7 months, teaching English to French students of all ages.
The Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship is a fully funded four week summer study abroad experience in Ireland. This Fellowship is developed for students of color and selection is in the spirit of Douglass himself with special emphasis on leadership, social justice, agitation for positive change and cross-cultural understanding. To apply: current first-year, sophomore, or junior…
The Fulbright US Student Program funds one year of English teaching assistantship, research, or graduate study abroad (over 140 participating countries). On-campus application process and support. Contact Jessica Fowle for more information. Program Overview Grantees plan their own programs which may include university coursework, independent library or field research, classes in a music conservatory or…
At the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the Gaither Junior Fellows Program is designed to provide a substantive work experience for students who have a serious career interest in the area of international affairs. They will be hired to work as employees at Carnegie in Washington, DC on a full-time basis for one year.
The Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of post-graduate study at Cambridge University for up to three years. The deadlines for US citizens is mid-October. Deadlines for international students vary (either early December of early January) depending on course of study. Check website for details What it covers: One round-trip economy airfareCambridge tuition and…
The German Chancellor Fellowship offers one-year leadership training and mentored projects in Germany for citizens of Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa, or the USA. This fellowship for prospective leaders brings you to Germany for one year to implement a project idea you have developed yourself.
The Global Health Corps offers one-year paid internships with health organizations working to address global health inequities in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia . All skills and backgrounds needed. Late September deadline. Must be a citizen or legal permanent resident of Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, or Zambia.
The Global Korea Scholarship provides funding for a Master’s or PhD program at Korean universities.