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National Scholarships and Fellowships Links

Scheduling an appointment

Please research scholarship and fellowship programs in the lists below that may be relevant to you. To learn more about applying, make an appointment with Jennifer Lutton, National Scholarship Coordinator: or 212.650.6726. Bring a filled out Student Interest Form a to your appointment. You may also bring a resume or CV. 


For sophomores and juniors

Boren Scholarship for Study Abroad*

Critical Language Scholarship(10 week study abroad language program)

DAAD Programs (study in Germany, various fields)

DAAD Rise (summer research in Germany, science and engineering majors)

Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship (study abroad*)

Goldwater Scholarship (STEM fields)

Humanity in Action (human rights summer program in EU)

Thomas Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship (1 year undergrad&1 year grad. study relevant to career in foreign service)

Public Policy Junior Summer Institutes

Truman Scholarship for Public Service

Udall Scholarship (environmental issues or tribal policy)

UNCF Merck Science Inititative (African Americans in science)

White House Internships 


For seniors and recent graduates

Carnegie Junior Fellows Program (research fellowship with Carnegie Endowment)

EPA STAR Graduate Fellowships (careers in environmental science and engineering, includes social sciences and public health)

Ford Foundation Fellowships (pre-doctoral study in humanities, social sciences, and select STEM fields)

Fulbright Student Program (research or teaching abroad**)

Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship (study abroad*)

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowships (for Applied Physical, Biological, and Engineering Sciences)

Humanity In Action (human rights summer program in E.U.)

Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award (visual and performing arts, creative writing)

James Madison Memorial Fellowship (graduate study to teach history and U.S. constitution at secondary level)

Marshall Scholarship (graduate study in U.K.)

Math for America Fellowships (to teach mathematics in public schools in NYC)

George Mitchell Scholarship Program (graduate study in Ireland)

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship (sciences, engineering, and social sciences)

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship(graduate study for foreign service careers)

Charles B. Rangel Fellowship for International Affairs (graduate study for foreign service careers)

Rhodes Scholarship (graduate study at Oxford University)

Herbert Scoville Junior Peace Fellowship (6-9 month position in non-profit or public interest organization)

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans (grad. study in U.S.--all fields, including law and medicine)

NYC Urban Fellows  (public service fellowship in New York City agency)

White House Internship

* For Gilman and Boren Scholarships, contact Assistant Director, Study Abroad, Nineve Gomez:

** For Fulbright Scholarship, contact Linda Carlson, Fulbright Program Advisor:

Programs that do not require U.S. citizenship

While eligibility for many national scholarships and fellowships is restricted to U.S. citizens or permanent residents, some programs listed above are open to a wider range of applicants. International students and students with Deferred Action (DACA) are eligible for: Carnegie Junior Fellows, Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award, DAAD programs, Gates Cambridge, Humanity in Action, Public Policy Junior Summer Institutes, Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, and NYC Urban Fellows. Students with DACA are also eligbile for the Soros Fellowship for New Americans and the Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship. The JKC Graduate Arts Award is open to any student with senior standing or who has recently graduated a four-year, accredited U.S. college or university. 

There are many more programs open to non-U.S. citizens. Here is a detailed list of those opportunities.