A list of scholarship opportunities to which our office devotes significant attention and for which Colgate has formalized application processes.

 

Many of the opportunities on this page require the student to be nominated by Colgate.

There are numerous awards open to underclassmen and those looking for post-baccalaureate experiences. It is possible, and often desirable, to apply for multiple scholarships during your college years and beyond.

Click any individual opportunity to see information about its requirements, deadlines, and benefits, including a link to the foundation website.

Advising on the Application Process

Getting carefully considered and comprehensive advising is very important when deciding which of these opportunities are a good fit for you and your interests, so please be sure to contact the Office of National Fellowships and Scholarships to start the conversation and application process early.

Deadlines

Please note that Colgate's campus deadlines are earlier — often months earlier — than the foundations' deadlines, so interested applicants should prepare well in advance.

An immersive, 10-month volunteer service program within development organizations across India. Fellows work on scalable and sustainable development projects in the fields of education, livelihoods, and public health.

Provides round trip airfare, insurance coverage, emergency support, and a monthly living stipend. 

Deadline: January 31, 2019

Candidates must:
Be a US or Indian citizen, or a US permanent resident
Be between the ages of 21 and 34 on September 1, 2019
Have completed an undergraduate or Bachelor's degree before September 1, 2019

AIF Clinton Website

A funded life sciences summer research opportunity for undergraduate students. No prior research experience is necessary to apply for the Amgen Scholarship program.


Candidates must:

  • Be U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents
  • Be undergraduate students enrolled in accredited four-year colleges or universities in the United States, Puerto Rico, or other U.S. territories
  • Be sophomores (with four quarters or three semesters of college experience), juniors or non-graduating seniors (who are returning in the fall to continue undergraduate studies)
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or above
  • Have an interest in pursuing a Ph.D. or M.D.-Ph.D

Amgen Scholars Website

A $34,000 award for the senior undergraduate year and graduate study in a field in which a student demonstrates unusual ability and promise. An initial grant of $4,000 is followed by a $15,000 stipend during each of the first two years of graduate study.

Campus deadline: January 24, 2019

Final deadline: February 13, 2019

Candidates must:

  • Be an undergraduate junior at the time of application
  • Be a US citizen or US national
  • Plan to enter a master's or doctoral program in the arts, humanities, or social sciences
  • Have demonstrated superior standards of intellectual ability, scholastic achievement and personal promise in your undergraduate career
  • Have a documented history of receiving need-based financial aid during college
  • Be nominated by Colgate. Nomination decisions will be made by a campus committee after review of application materials submitted for the campus deadline.

Beinecke website

Provides up to $20,000 to fund undergraduate study abroad programs in Boren-preferred countries and languages.

Campus preliminary deadline: December 11

Final deadline: February 7, 2019

Candidates must:

  • Be a currently enrolled college student at any level, and plan to complete the study abroad program in question while still in college (i.e. this will not fund a gap year)
  • Apply to a study abroad program with a language study component in a Boren-supported country/language, and plan to continue language study after your return
  • Have academic and career goals which resonate with Boren's emphasis on US national security and/or international affairs
  • Be a US citizen

NB: All Boren Scholarship applicants must be in contact with the Boren Campus Representative, Dean Steve Wright, well in advance of February so that he can both provide advice to help you write a strong application, and have the time to produce a formal evaluation of all applications prior to the final deadline.

Boren website

Provides a paid one-year fellowship at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC, where fellows will serve as research assistants to senior fellows on matters relating to the current work of the foundation.

Campus deadline: November 17 

Final deadline: January 15 (prior to the start of spring semester)

Candidates must:

  • Be a current senior or an alumnus within one year of receiving the BA but not in graduate school
  • Demonstrate superior research skills and academic strengths in a field which matches Carnegie's ongoing research programs
  • Have a highly competitive GPA
  • Be nominated by Colgate. Nomination decisions will be made by a campus committee after review of application materials submitted for the campus deadline.

Carnegie has distributed the new application for 2018; click Carnegie JF application 2018 for full instructions and the application.

Carnegie website

Provides up to $35,000 annual funding for graduate study in international affairs, plus mentoring and professional development help to prepare Fellows to enter the US Foreign Service.

Final deadline: mid-September

Candidates must:

  • Be a US citizen
  • Simultaneously be seeking admission to a 2-year, full-time graduate degree program in international affairs or a related field such as economics, history, political science, public administration, communications, public policy, business administration, or foreign languages (this excludes law school)
  • Have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • Be available for two summer internships

Rangel website

Provides full tuition plus living stipend, travel allowance, and potential additional research funding toward one year of graduate study in the physical or natural sciences, engineering, or mathematics at Churchill College, University of Cambridge.

Preliminary deadline: June 1

Final Colgate deadline: September 15

Candidates must:

  • Be a US citizen
  • At the final deadline, be a current senior or recent graduate between the ages of 19 and 26
  • Demonstrate character, adaptability and a demonstrated concern for the critical problems of society, in addition to high academic achievement in the relevant scientific field
  • Submit a separate application to the University of Cambridge, which is due by Oct. 15
  • Be nominated by Colgate. Nomination decisions will be made by our UK/Ireland Committee after review of application materials and campus interviews.

Churchill website

Provides funding for intensive overseas summer language institutes in 14 critical foreign languages: Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Punjabi, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu (beginning, advanced beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels); Arabic and Persian (advanced beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels); Chinese, Japanese, and Russian (intermediate and advanced levels).

Final deadline: November 23

Candidates must:

  • Be a US citizen
  • Be a current undergraduate or graduate student at the time of application
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be in good health

CLS website

A German government program, DAAD has dozens of available grants (examples below) to enable North American undergraduate and graduate students to study in Germany — from 3-week summer internships to a full year of study/research. These are available to students in all fields, including the natural sciences. 

Deadlines vary, though many fall in January.

  • Undergraduate Scholarship: 4-10 months of study
  • Study Scholarship: for graduating seniors to spend the next year in Germany
  • Research Internship in Science & Engineering: summer research (no language required)
  • University Summer Course Grant: summer courses at German universities
  • Study & Internship Program: coursework plus internship
  • German Studies Research Grant: short-term research in Germany
  • EMGIP-Bundestag Internship: 2 months in the German Bundestag

DAAD website

A fellowship program that provides financial assistance to U.S. graduate students to advance their thesis/doctoral dissertation research at a DOE laboratory/facility.
 
Candidates must:

  • Be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Resident Aliens at the time of application
  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time of applying
  • Be enrolled full-time in a Qualified Graduate PhD Program in physics, chemistry, material sciences, biology (non-medical)1, mathematics, engineering, computer or computational sciences, or select areas of environmental sciences at an accredited college or university in the United States or its territories
  • Be a PhD candidate

DOE SCGF Website
 

A fellowship program that supports study toward a Ph.D. or Sc.D. Dissertation fellowships offer support in the last year of the Ph.D. or Sc.D. dissertation, and postdoctoral fellowships offer one-year awards for Ph.D. recipients.
 
Candidates must:

  • Be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card), as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, Indigenous individuals exercising rights associated with the Jay Treaty of 1794, political asylees, and refugees, regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation
  • Be individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors, or other designations)
  • Be individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level
  • Be individuals enrolled in or planning to enroll in an eligible research-based (dissertation-required) program leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree at a non-proprietary (not for profit) U.S. institution of higher education

Ford Foundation Fellowships Website

A scholarship that provides financial support for U.S. undergraduate students with financial need to study abroad in designated East or Southeast Asian countries.

Candidates must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident 
  • Receive need-based financial aid or demonstrate need for financial aid 
  • Be an undergraduate student with a minimum GPA of 2.8, pursuing his or her first bachelor's degree (or associate's degree)
  • have applied to or have been accepted by a study abroad based program that awards academic credits through the home campus or other U.S. accredited college or university
  • Have little or no previous experience in the country in which he or she plans to study
  • Must not be a previous Freeman-ASIA award recipient
    Freeman-ASIA Website

Provides full funding for one academic year abroad for research/study or teaching English.

Please notify the Office of National Fellowships and Scholarships of your intent to apply by June 1.

Internal Colgate deadline: August 30, 2019, initial application submitted

National Deadline: October 8, 2019, 5:00 p.m. EST

Candidates must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Hold a bachelor's degree before the beginning date of the grant
  • Present a plan or project which can be completed in one academic year
  • Be available for an interview with Colgate's Fulbright Committee soon after September 15

Fulbright website

Provides full tuition plus a generous living stipend for the graduate program of your choice at the University of Cambridge.

Preliminary deadline: June 1

Final Colgate deadline: September 15

Candidates must:

  • Have a demonstrated record of academic achievement, leadership activity, and service to their community
  • Gain admission to the University of Cambridge and to a constituent college
  • Hold a bachelor's degree by the start of your Cambridge program
  • May be citizens of any country outside the UK

NB: The US competition is separate from the global one; the deadlines above are pinned to the US, while international students will have more time.
Gates Cambridge website

For one year of graduate study or research at one of the universities in Ireland or Northern Ireland. Includes full tuition, accommodations, living expenses, and an international travel stipend.

Campus deadline (current students only): June 1

Final deadline: Early October

Candidates must:

  • Be a US citizen
  • Have a demonstrated record of intellectual distinction, leadership activity and extra-curricular activity
  • Demonstrate honesty, integrity, fairness and unselfish service to others, indicating a potential for future leadership and contribution to society
  • Have a bachelor's degree in hand prior to the beginning of graduate study
  • Be between the ages of 18 and 30 at the time of application
  • Be nominated by Colgate only if you are a current student (alumni may apply without such nomination). Nomination decisions will be made by our UK/Ireland Committee after review of application materials and campus interviews.

Mitchell website

Glamour is looking for dynamic young women with leadership experience, a strong academic record, and inspiring goals. The magazine awards one grand prize of $10,000 and nine prizes of $3,000.  Winner could be featured in Glamour magazine.

Deadline: November 1

Candidates must:

  • Be a resident of the US or Canada
  • Be at least 18 years of age

Glamour Information

Global Health Corps is building the next generation of diverse health leaders. A range of fellowships with health organizations are offered in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the US and Zambia. This is your opportunity to become a leader in the health movement!

Deadline: January 16, 2019

Candidates must:

  • Be a 30 years of age or younger
  • Have earned an undergraduate degree
  • Be proficient in English

Global Health Corps website

For undergraduate study leading to research careers in mathematics or natural science or engineering. Awards up to $7,500 for the remaining undergraduate year(s) of study.

Campus deadline: December 1

Final deadline: late January

Candidates must:

  • Be a sophomore or junior at the time of application
  • Be a US citizen, national, or resident alien
  • Have a highly competitive GPA
  • Have at least one significant research experience to date
  • Be nominated by Colgate. Nomination decisions will be made by our Goldwater Committee after review of application materials submitted for the campus deadline.

Goldwater website

Provides full financial support to students pursuing STEM PhD programs at partnering institutions.
 
Candidates must

  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States of America
  • Be an undergraduate senior or graduate student at the time of application
  • Propose to complete a program of graduate study leading to a PhD degree
  • Morally commit to make their skills available to the United States in times of national emergency

Hertz Foundation Website
 

A graduate-level renewable fellowship of up to $15,000 every year to financially support students enrolled in or planning to matriculate into PhD programs.
 
Candidates must:

  • Be enrolled full time in a PhD program at any institution for the 2020-2021 academic year
  • Have a research interest that contributes to the advancement of classical liberal scholarship

Institute for Humane Studies Website
 

Provides an interdisciplinary summer research and education experience in Europe with an international group of young scholars, and designed to be a collective exploration of the social and political roots of discrimination.

Final deadline: January 6, 2019

Candidates must:

  • Be a sophomore, junior, or senior, or an alumnus who graduated within the past two years
  • Demonstrate commitment to minority rights and social justice
  • Show evidence of leadership potential, academic achievement, entrepreneurship, and social maturity

HIA website

The largest fully endowed scholars program in the world, Knight-Hennessy provides full funding to pursue any graduate degree at Stanford University. The goal is to develop a community of future global leaders to address complex challenges through collaboration and innovation.

Internal Notification Deadline: June 1, 2019

Final Internal Deadline: August 30, 2019

Final deadline: September 2019

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Must apply during the final year of study for your first/bachelor's degree, or within five years of earning your first/bachelor’s degree.
  • Applications are accepted from citizens of all countries, to ensure that KH Scholars have global impact.
  • Must meet the requirements of the Stanford graduate program(s) that you wish to pursue.

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Website

For graduate study in a British college or university for one or two years. Awards include full tuition, living allowance, book grant, thesis grant, research grant, and travel allowance.

Preliminary deadline: 

June 1: Check in with Fellowships Director; work on essays begins

Sept. 25: Internal Colgate deadline; initial application submitted

Candidates must:

  • Be a US citizen
  • Be a current or rising senior or have received the BA after the April two years prior to the year of application
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.7
  • Have an outstanding academic record, creative and original leadership experience, extensive community service, and ambassadorial potential
  • Be nominated by Colgate. Nomination decisions will be made by our UK/Ireland Committee after review of application materials and campus interviews.

Marshall website

A competitive fellowship that enables students to pursue a Doctoral degree aligned to the DoD services Broad Agency Announcements (BAAs) in research and development at a U.S. institution.
 
Candidates must:

  • Be a US citizen or national; dual citizens may apply
  • Be enrolled in their final year of undergraduate studies through the second year of a traditional PhD program
  • Be enrolled in full-time programs leading to graduate degrees in fields specified in the DoD services Broad Agency Announcements (BAAs) research and development discipline
  • Attend an accredited U.S. institution of higher education
  • Make satisfactory academic progress toward an advanced degree in one of the science or engineering fields
  • Attend the DoD National NDSEG Fellows Conference within their award term

NDSEG Website
 

This is an accelerated, individualized doctoral training program for outstanding science students committed to biomedical research careers. It provides full tuition plus living stipend for a collaborative PhD or MD/PhD project in any area of biomedical investigation with two research mentors, one at NIH and one at either Oxford or Cambridge.

Final deadline: Early December

Candidates must:

  • Have a strong research record related to the biomedicine
  • Have a record of outstanding academic performance
  • Have a bachelor's degree in hand before the start of this program
  • Be a US citizen or permanent resident

NIH Ox-Cam website

Provides a summer research opportunity to perform biomedical research at the NIH among leading scientists in their field.
 
Candidates must:

  • Be 17 years of age or older on June 15, 2020
  • Be U.S. citizens or permanent residents
  • Be enrolled at least half-time in and accredited college (including community college) or university as an undergraduate, graduate, or professional student at the time of application, OR have been accepted into accredited college or university program for the fall semester

NIH SIP Website

Provides a 3-year annual stipend of $32,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees, opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct your own graduate research at any accredited US institution of graduate education you choose.

Final deadline: Early November (varies by discipline)

Candidates must:

  • Be a US citizen, US national, or permanent resident
  • Intend to pursue a research-based Master's or PhD program in an NSF-supported field
  • Be enrolled in an eligible program at an accredited US graduate institution by the fall following your NSF application
  • Have completed no more than twelve months of full-time graduate study (or the equivalent) as of the August 1 prior to this deadline
  • Meet all other eligibility requirements as set forth in the current Program Solicitation

NSF GRFP website

The Scholarship provides undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid ($700/week) internship at a NOAA facility during the summer.

Preliminary Deadline

  • September 15: Check in with Fellowships Director; work on essays begins
  • December 1: Internal Colgate deadline; initial application submitted

Candidates must:

  • Be a US citizen
  • Be a currently enrolled sophomore
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Have a declared major in a discipline including, but not limited to environmental or biological sciences, mathematics, computer information, physical and social sciences including geography, physics, or teacher education that support NOAA's programs and mission.

NOAA Hollings website

Scholarships that enable women to work as ambassadors for the NYWICI program. Activities vary from serving in internship programs to participating as special events volunteers.
 
Candidates must:

  • Be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who live in NY, NJ, CT, or PA
  • U.S. citizens or Permanent Residents who do not live in NY, NJ, CT, or PA but who are currently enrolled in a communications program at a college/university in New York state may apply
  • Be full-time college undergraduates OR full- or part-time graduate students
  • Be majoring, planning to declare a major, or pursuing an advanced degree in a communications-related field at an accredited college/university in the US
  • Have an overall GPA of 3.2 or better

NYWICI Website

A $90,000 merit-based fellowship exclusively for immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing graduate study in the US.

Final deadline: November 1

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant's birth parents must have been born outside of the US as non-US citizens, and must not have been eligible for US citizenship at the time of their births. (See Soros Website for additional information.)
  • Be a current senior or not yet beyond the 2nd year of graduate/professional school at time of application
  • Demonstrate sustained accomplishments that show creativity, originality, and initiative
  • Be under 31 years of age at the time of application

NB: Colgate nomination is not required for this award; however, the high level of competition means that you will benefit greatly from consultation with ONFS, so you are strongly encouraged to contact us well in advance of the Nov. 1 deadline.

Soros website

An USAID Foreign Service program that provides up to $96,000 over two years for graduate school, internships, and professional development programming.
 
Applicants must:

  • Be U.S. citizens.
  • Seek admission to enter graduate school in the fall of 2021 for a two-year program at a U.S. university 
  • Applicants can be in the senior year of their undergraduate studies, graduating by June 2021, or they can be college graduates
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale at the time of application

Payne Fellows Website

A two-year leadership development fellowship program designed for advanced degree candidates.
 
Applicants must:

  • Be a US citizen, OR both of the following:
    • Be eligible to work under U.S. immigration laws 
    • Be eligible for and pursuing U.S. citizenship or appointed by a Federal agency permitted by that agency's appropriation act or agency-specific statutes to hire and pay non-citizens
  • Be currently enrolled, or a graduate of, a US-based institution
    • Applicants may also have an education completed outside of the United States that is deemed equivalent to a US-based institution’s education

A one-year fellowship that matches college graduates with experiential programs and service organizations across Africa.
 
Applicants must:

  • Be young professionals and undergraduate seniors or graduates of US-accredited Universities

Princeton in Africa Website

A one-year fellowship that matches college students with experiential programming and organizations across Asia.
 
Applicants must:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree before the commencement of their fellowship
  • Have a professional proficiency in English
  • Have a passport valid for 18 months from your date of arrival in Asia

Princeton in Asia Website
 

A one-year fellowship that matches college graduates with experiential programs and organizations across Latin America.
 
Applicants must:

  • Be young professionals and graduating seniors of U.S. or Canadian accredited universities or from our International Consortium of Partner Universities

Princeton in Latin America Website

Provides a $10,000 award for a summer project that will focus on the study and amelioration of contemporary conflicts and on efforts to resolve them.

Campus deadline: January 15

Final deadline: February

Candidates must:

  • Be a current student, or group of students, in any academic year
  • Propose a feasible summer project that is relevant to the award's aims

Projects for Peace website

Provides an intensive seven-week Junior Summer Institute (JSI) before senior year which includes mentoring and career development in the field. Fellows later have the opportunity to receive funding for graduate study in PPIA's consortium of of over 30 public policy and international affairs programs.

Deadline: November 1

Candidates must:

  • Be a college junior at the time of application
  • Be committed to both the JSI and to completing a master’s degree in public and/or international affairs at one of the PPIA Consortium graduate schools
  • Have an abiding commitment to public service

PPIA website

The RAY Diversity Fellowship is a program that focuses on expanding options for people of color to learn about and engage with the clean energy NGO sectors. RAY Diversity Fellowships are designed for recent college graduates of color with intellectual accomplishments and demonstrated leadership who intend to work for nonprofits and related programs.
 
Applicants must:

  • Come from a racial/ethnic background underrepresented in conservation and demonstrate a commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Be less than one (1) year out of college and have a Bachelor's Degree by July 2020 (we are not considering individuals with graduate degrees at this time) 
  • Have not had a full-time job in conservation or clean energy
  • Have the ability to work in the United States and commit to the entire fellowship

RAY Diversity Fellowship Website
 

Provides full funding (tuition & stipend) for graduate study (or a second bachelor's degree) at the University of Oxford in the UK.

Preliminary deadline: 

June 1: Check in with Fellowships Director; work on essays begins

Sept. 15: Internal Colgate deadline; initial application submitted

Candidates must:

  • Be at least 18 and not yet 24 years of age
  • Be a US citizen or a lawful permanent resident (see note below)
  • Complete the bachelor's degree prior to beginning studies at Oxford
  • Demonstrate academic achievement, leadership, community service, concern for and protection of the weak, and vigor in extracurricular activities, which may or may not include sports
  • Be nominated by Colgate. Nomination decisions will be made by our UK/Ireland Committee after review of application materials and campus interviews.

NB: Citizens of other nations may be able to compete in their home country's Rhodes competition, if one exists and they meet that country's eligibility criteria. Contact ONFS as soon as possible if you wish to inquire about Rhodes outside the US.

Rhodes website: US
Rhodes website: Other nations

Provides a fully-funded year-long immersive program in Beijing. Schwarzman Scholars will study for a one-year Master's degree in public policy, international relations, or economics and business at Tsinghua University.

Deadline:

  • May 31 (year prior to grad school matriculation): for applicants who hold passports from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau.
  • September 15 (year prior to grad school matriculation): for citizens of all other countries.

Candidates must:

  • Demonstrate leadership potential
  • Demonstrate strong intellectual capacity
  • Demonstrate personal integrity and strong character
  • Be at least 18 but not yet 28 years of age as of June 30 of matriculation year
  • Have the bachelor's degree in hand before July of matriculation year

Schwarzman Scholars website

Fellowships in Washington, DC, for individuals considering a career in international peace and security issues with public-interest organizations, the federal government, academia, or media.

Deadline: January 7, 2019 (for Fall 2019 fellowships)

Candidates must have: 

  • Completed a baccalaureate degree by the time the fellowship commences 
  • Demonstrated interest in the field of peace and security
  • Experience with public-interest activism or advocacy
  • A strong intellectual capacity and academic achievement

Scoville Fellowship Website

The SMART (Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation) Scholarship-for-Service Program is a 1.5- to 5-year fully-funded scholarship for students pursuing an undergraduate or advanced STEM degree.

Applicants must be:

  • a citizen of the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, or United Kingdom at time of application
  • 18 years of age or older as of August 1, 2020
  • able to complete at least one summer internship at a DoD facility

SMART Scholarship Website
 

Provides $35,000 for use toward graduate study at a Scottish university.

Final deadline: December 15

  • Be a current senior at the time of application
  • Have a strong rationale to conduct graduate work in Scotland
  • Demonstrate academic achievement, clarity of purpose, and community engagement
  • Be a US citizen of Scottish descent
  • Need financial assistance to fund graduate school
  • Apply separately for admission to the program(s) of your choice in Scotland
  • Be nominated by Colgate.

St. Andrew's website

Provides opportunities for teachers from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom or the United States of America to live and work in China for one year.
 
Applicants must:

  • Be a native speaker of English
  • Be a citizen of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom or the United States of America
  • Be between 20 and 55 years of age
  • Have a Bachelor's degree or above

Teach in China IIE Webpage
 

Provides up to $40,000 annual funding for graduate study in foreign affairs, plus mentoring and professional development help to prepare Fellows to enter the US Foreign Service.

Final deadline: September 2019

Candidates must:

  • Be a US citizen
  • Simultaneously be seeking admission to a 2-year, full-time graduate degree program in public policy, international affairs, public administration, business, economics, political science, sociology, or foreign languages (this excludes law school)
  • Have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • Be available for two summer internships

Pickering website

Provides up to $30,000 in support for graduate or professional studies toward a public service-related degree, plus leadership training and networking.

Campus deadline: December 1

Final deadline: early February

Candidates must:

  • Be a college junior at the time of application
  • Be a US citizen, permanent resident, or US national
  • Demonstrate significant leadership and a commitment to public service
  • Plan to build a career in public service
  • Have a highly competitive GPA

Truman website

Provides up to $5,000 towards tuition and other college expenses. Scholars also attend a Udall Orientation in August in Tucson, AZ, and will gain access to a nationwide network of environmental, Native American health, and tribal policy professionals.

Campus deadline: February 14

Final deadline: March 7, 2019

Candidates must:

  • Be a college sophomore or junior at the time of application
  • Have a college GPA of at least "B"
  • Be a US citizen, permanent resident, or US national
  • Demonstrate commitment to the environment and plan to pursue careers related to the environment; or
  • be Native American or Alaska Native students who demonstrate commitment to careers related to tribal public policy; or
  • be Native American or Alaska Native students who demonstrate commitment to careers related to Native health care.
  • Be nominated by Colgate. Nomination decisions will be made by our Udall Committee after review of application materials submitted for the campus deadline.

Udall website

A competitive fellowship program that enables recipients to teach English in one of the nine Austrian provinces following college graduation.
 
Applicants must:

  • Be a US citizen; dual citizens are eligible to apply
  • Be a graduating senior or college graduate at the time of application

USTA Austria Website
 

A highly prestigious Fulbright summer fellowship that provides college sophomores with the opportunity to study at US- and UK-based institutions.
 
Applicants must:

  • Be a US citizen
  • Be a college sophomore at the time of application
  • Have little to no prior international travel experience

UK Summer Fulbright Institute Webpage
 

Provides $30,000 for 12 months of independent exploration and travel outside of the US following graduation.

Please notify the Office of National Fellowships and Scholarships of your intent to apply by June 1.

Campus deadline: August 30, 2019

Candidates must:

  • Be in their senior year at the time of application
  • Receive your degree prior to Aug. 1 of that year
  • Create a project for a year of independent, purposeful exploration and travel
  • Be nominated by Colgate. Nomination decisions will be made by our Watson Committee after review of application materials and campus interviews, which will take place soon after the campus deadline above.

Watson website