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 for these and other opportunities, 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 Undergraduates

Amgen Scholars (summer research program in sciences and biotechnology)

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)

Freeman Asia (for study abroad in Asia)

Fulbright U.K. Summer Institutes (study abroad programs at select U.K. universities--first and second year students)

Goldwater Scholarship (STEM research)

Harvard Public Policy Leadership Conference (one week conference at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government for students interested in public service, policy, and leadership--first and second year students)

Hispanic Scholarships Fund (various scholarships for Hispanic students)

Hollings Scholarship Program (funding and summer research program with NOAA for students in fields related to work of NOAA)

Humanity in Action (human rights summer program in EU)

Institute for the Recruitment of Teachers (mentoring and graduate school application preparation for students who intend on careers in teaching--K-12 and university)

John Lewis Fellowship (summer program focused on diversity and civil rights in the U.S.)

MIT Summer Research Program for Undergraduates (summer research at MIT in various fields for students underrepresented in research fields)

National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program (scholarships for students from disadvantaged backgrounds committed to careers in biomed., behavioral, and social science health related research)

National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates-NSF REU (research opportunities in STEM and social science fields in U.S. and abroad)

Public Policy Junior Summer Institutes (policy institutes at U.C. Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon, University of Michigan, and Princeton University--for summer between junior and senior year)

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program (summer program in D.C. for students considering careers in international affairs and foreign service)

Truman Scholarship for Public Service

Udall Scholarship (environmental issues or tribal policy)



For seniors and recent graduates

Boren Scholarship for Study Abroad

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

Fulbright U.S. Student Program (study, research, and teaching abroad)

James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program (1 year research fellowshiip with the Carnegie Endowment)

Gates Cambridge Scholarship (graduate study at Cambridge University)

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.)

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

Knight Hennessy Scholars Program (graduate, medical, law school at Stanford University)

Knowles Teaching Fellowship (professional development program for beginning high school teachers of science and math)

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)

NIH Oxford Cambridge Scholars Program (for PhD in biomedical sciences at NIH and Oxford or Cambridge)

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

Princeton in Africa (work with an NGO in Africa for one year)

Princeton in Asia (work with an NGO in Asia for one year)

Princeton in Latin America (work with an NGO in Latin America for one year)

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

Yenching Scholarship (one year graduate study at Yenching Academy)



Other programs

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

In addition to the lists of programs provided here, you might also visit the City University of New York website for various CUNY, state-wide, and national scholarships and fellowships.

While eligibility for many national scholarships and fellowships is often restricted to U.S. citizens or permanent residents, some programs listed above are open to a wider range of applicants. International students and/or students with Deferred Action (DACA) are eligible for: Gaither Junior Fellows, DAAD programs, Gates Cambridge, Humanity in Action, Knight Hennessy Scholars, Public Policy Junior Summer Institutes, Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, and NYC Urban Fellows. Students with DACA are also eligbile for the Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, Hispanic Scholarships Fund, and Soros Fellowship for New Americans.

Last Updated: 05/07/2021 13:23