Search fellowships for competitive awards that provide hands-on experience in a variety of fields as well as funding opportunities for independent research. Students and alumni of GW's undergraduate programs seeking fellowships, research awards, or scholarships are supported through the Center for Undergraduate Fellowships and Research (CUFR). Graduate students should visit the Office of Graduate and Student Assistantships and Fellowships.

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AAUW Selected Professions Fellowships

Selected Professions Fellowships are awarded to women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study at accredited U.S. institutions during the fellowship year in one of the designated degree programs where women’s participation traditionally has been low.

Alfa Fellowship Program

The Alfa Fellowship Program offers up to 18 accomplished young Americans, Britons, and Germans the opportunity to complete a high-level professional development program in Russia.

Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellows Program

The Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellows Program is a one-year part-time Fellowship for young professionals who create innovative solutions for the challenges to democracy and society in the context of COVID-19.

American Institute for Economic Research Fellowship and Internship Practicums

AIER’s Summer Fellowship Practicum program introduces accomplished college students, post graduates and graduate students to the Institute’s mission, work, and research principles. Working closely with AIER research staff, summer fellows are immersed in the economic research process from “conception to completion”.

American-Scandinavian Foundation Fellowships

The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers fellowships (up to $23,000) and grants (up to $5,000) to individuals to pursue research, study or creative arts projects in one or more Scandinavian country for up to one year.

Ameson Year in China

Ameson Year in China is a program that helps college graduates expand their horizons and enhance their careers by spending an academic year teaching, studying, and making a difference in placement sites across China.

Austrian Teaching Assistantships (AAEC)

The purpose of this program is to bring talented and enthusiastic young people from abroad into the classrooms of secondary schools in communities large and small all over Austria.

Autry Fellowship

The Autry Fellowship provides the opportunity for a talented, passionate recent college graduate to work as a paid staff member for one year, addressing pressing issues of inequity in the South.

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

The Barry M. Goldwater Undergraduate Scholarship recognizes sophomores or juniors who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering.

Beinecke Scholarship Program

The program provides generous support for highly motivated students to pursue research-based graduate study in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship

Program participants gain practical experience fighting hunger and poverty through placements in community-based organizations across the country, as well as policy experience through placements in Washington, D.C.

Blakemore Freeman Language Grant

The Blakemore Foundation awards scholarships for one year of advanced Japanese, Chinese, Korean language study, as well as for advanced study of selected Southeast Asian languages.

Boren Fellowship

Boren Fellowships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Bridging Scholars - Japan

The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan.

Center for Khmer Studies Summer Fellowship

The Center for Khmer Studies (CKS), the American Research Center in Cambodia, supports 5 American, 5 Cambodian and 5 French undergraduate students to participate in a six-week Summer Junior Resident Fellowship Program in Cambodia.

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program

The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program is a six-week summer program designed to provide undergraduate students with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs, and the enhanced knowledge and skills to pursue such careers.

Chateaubriand Fellowship Program

Offered by the Embassy of France in the United States, the Chateaubriand Fellowship supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 9 months.

Churchill Scholarship Program

Churchill Scholarships enable young Americans to pursue a Master of Philosophy or a Master of Advanced Study at the University of Cambridge in science, mathematics, and engineering.

Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU)

Each year, CGI U hosts a meeting where students, university representatives, topic experts, and celebrities come together to discuss and develop innovative solutions to pressing global challenges.

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a fellowship funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress, that annually provides 75 American and 75 German young professionals the opportunity to spend one year in each others' countries, studying, interning, and living with hosts on a cultural immersion program.

CORO Fellows

The Coro Fellowship uses the city as a classroom to train the next generation of change makers.

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a fully-funded overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students.

Cultural Vistas Fellowship

The Cultural Vistas Fellowship affords underrepresented U.S. university students the unique opportunity to advance their career goals, develop global competencies, and experience life in another culture.

DAAD - German Studies Research Grant

This specialized DAAD program offers German Studies Research Grants to highly-qualified undergraduate and graduate students who are nominated by their department/program chairs.

DAAD - Graduate Study Scholarship

Highly qualified final year undergraduate students (graduating seniors) or those who have received an undergraduate degree of all disciplines may apply for the DAAD Study Scholarship for a year of independent study or a full master's degree program at a German university.

DAAD - University Summer Course Grant

This program provides scholarships to attend a broad range of three- to four-week summer courses at German universities which focus mainly on German language and literary, cultural, political and economic aspects of modern and contemporary Germany.

DAAD RISE Professional Internships

RISE Professional offers summer research internships in Germany to Master’s and Ph.D. students from USA, Canada, Great Britain or Ireland at companies and non-university research institutions with strong relations to industry.

Department of Energy Science Graduate Fellowship

The DOE Office of Science Graduate Fellowship program (SCGF) has supported outstanding graduate students pursuing graduate training in basic research in areas of physics, biology (non-medical), chemistry, mathematics, engineering, computational and computer sciences, and environmental sciences.

Department of Homeland Security Pathways Programs

The Pathways Programs offer clear paths to federal internships for students from high school through post-graduate school and to careers for recent graduates, and provide meaningful training and career development opportunities for individuals who are at the beginning of their federal service.

Dorothy M. And Maurice C. Shapiro Traveling Fellowship

The Dorothy M. And Maurice C. Shapiro Traveling Fellowship enables students to carry out original and substantial intellectual, cultural, artistic or humanistic projects that will generally (but not exclusively) require travel abroad, and which otherwise might be impossible to undertake.

Elliott School Dean's Scholars Program

The Elliott School Dean's Scholars Program is an exciting independent research opportunity for promising Elliott School undergraduates. Research experience adds challenge and depth to undergraduate education and opens doors for students to share their findings through publication and conference participation and to conduct further research through grants, fellowships, and graduate study.

EMGIP - Bundestag Internship

EMGIP (Émigré Memorial German Internship Program) offers internship opportunities for US and Canadian students in the German parliament, the Bundestag.

Enosinian Scholars Program

The Enosinian Scholars Program seeks to prepare gifted undergraduates for advanced work in their fields and provides both financial backing and mentoring during the student's senior year as they undertake a yearlong thesis.

FAO Schwarz Fellowship

The FAO Schwarz Fellowship is an intensive, transformative two-year experience in the world of social impact designed to develop knowledge and leadership skills.

Feuer International Scholarship in AI

Funded by University of Warwick alumnus Jonathan Feuer, this scholarship was established to create a group of extremely talented, academically brilliant, world-leading young researchers who will go on to have careers in the field of Artificial Intelligence.

Ford Foundation Fellowship

Predoctoral, Dissertation, and Postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on behalf of the Ford Foundation.

Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship

Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship (FAIT) provides financial support, mentoring and professional development for individuals seeking to serve an Information Management Specialist for the U.S. Department of State.

Foreign Language & Area Studies Grants

The grant to GW, written by the Institute for Middle East Studies and the Sigur Center for Asian Studies, assists graduate (Master's, PhD), professional students (JD, MD) and undergraduate students at George Washington University to further language study and area/international studies.

Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship

The Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship offers students of color a full scholarship to study abroad on a program that builds their leadership and intercultural communication skills. All program fees are covered, as well as airfare.


The Freeman-ASIA Award provides need-based funding to assist the recipient with the cost of the study abroad program and related expenses, including airfare, basic living costs, local transportation, and books.

Fulbright - National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship

The Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship, a component of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, provides opportunities for selected Fulbright US Student grantees to participate in an academic year of storytelling on a globally significant theme.

Fulbright Canada - Mitacs Globalink Internship Program

The Fulbright Canada - Mitacs Globalink Internship Program provides high performing students with the opportunity to be part of a 10- to 12-week research internship under the supervision of Canadian university faculty members in a variety of academic disciplines, from science, engineering and mathematics to the humanities and social sciences.

Fulbright Canada Post-COVID Challenge

Fulbright Canada Post-COVID Challenge supports youth in Canada and the U.S., especially underrepresented youth, who aspire to shape our post-COVID world for the better.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide.

Fulbright US-UK Summer Institutes

The Fulbright UK Summer Institutes are three-to-four week programmes for US undergraduate students. Participants can explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK while experiencing higher education at a UK university.

Gates - Cambridge Scholarships

Gates Cambridge Scholarships are prestigious, highly competitive full-cost scholarships. They are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.

Gilman International Scholarship

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies or credit-bearing, career-oriented internships abroad.

Global Health Corps

Global Health Corps provides a yearlong paid fellowship for young professionals from diverse backgrounds to work on the frontlines of the fight for global health equity at existing health organizations and government agencies.

Google Policy Fellowship

The Google Policy Fellowship offers undergraduate, graduate, law students and early-stage professionals interested in Internet and technology policy the opportunity to contribute to the public dialogue on these issues, while also exploring their future academic and professional interests.


The George Washington Summer Program Advancing Research on Cancer (GW SPARC) engages diverse undergraduates in a mentored summer research experience at the GW Cancer Center.

GW Undergraduate Research Award

Through the generous support of the Office of the Vice President for Research and the Office of the Provost, the GW Undergraduate Research Award gives promising undergraduates the opportunity to engage in a well-defined research project under the guidance of a faculty member in their chosen fields of study.

Harry S. Truman Scholarship Program

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship is a merit-based award offered to U.S. citizens and U.S. nationals from Pacific Islands who wish to go to graduate school in preparation for a career in public service.

Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, established in 1987, is a highly-competitive national fellowship program that provides recent college and graduate school alumni with the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security.

Hertz Foundation Fellowships

The Hertz Fellowships provide unique financial and fellowship support to the nation’s most remarkable PhD students in the physical, biological and engineering sciences. Hertz Fellows become innovators and leaders serving in ways that benefit us all.

Hillary Rodham Clinton Award

Queen's University Belfast will provide a full tuition-fee waiver to an exceptional female student from the USA who wishes to pursue study in a field related to politics, conflict transformation or human rights.

Hopkins-Nanjing Fellowships

The Hopkins-Nanjing Center has a financial aid budget to support students who have both financial need and academic merit. Fellowships covering differing levels of need are available to incoming students.

Humanity in Action

Intensive and demanding, the Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together international groups of university students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance, as well as examples of issues affecting different minority groups today.

IBUILD Graduate Research Fellowship

The Innovation in Buildings (IBUILD) Graduate Research Fellowship supports innovative graduate research that aligns with the mission of the US Department of Energy Building Technologies Office.

Institut Pasteur Summer Internship

The Pasteur Foundation Summer Internship Program provides U.S. rising seniors to work on supervised research projects at the Institut Pasteur. The Foundation’s goal is to encourage and inspire students in the pursuit of a scientific career and to expose them to an international laboratory experience.

Institute for Current World Affairs (ICWA) Fellowship Program

The aim of the ICWA fellowship program is to cultivate deep expertise in foreign countries and cultures through supporting fellows over two-year periods during which they carry out immersive programs of self-designed, independent study project abroad.

International Parliamentary Scholarship

The International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) at the German Bundestag provides an opportunity to experience how the Bundestag works over the course of five months, with three of these spent working in a Member’s office.

J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Scholarship at Oxford University

The program, modeled after the Rhodes and Marshall scholarships, will give a George Washington University graduating senior or recent graduate the opportunity to study for one year at Oxford University, one of the world's oldest and most prestigious universities.

James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program

Formerly Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellows Program, the James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program provides research assistance to senior researchers working on the Carnegie Endowment's projects such as non-proliferation, democracy building, trade, US leadership, China-related issues, and Russian/Eurasian studies.

James Madison Memorial Fellowship

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation was established by Congress in 1986 for the purpose of improving teaching about the United States Constitution in secondary schools.

Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET)

The JET Program is an initiative sponsored by the Japanese government to promote internationalization at the grassroots level by bringing young, college-educated individuals to work in communities throughout Japan.

John C. Flanagan Award

The John C. Flanagan award is given to the best student poster at the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology annual conference.

Key into Public Service Scholars

Phi Beta Kappa's new program, Key into Public Service Scholars awards $5,000 scholarships to a cohort of 15-20 rising sophomore, junior, and senior liberal arts and sciences undergraduate students who have a strong interest in pursuing public sector work.

Kiev Research Fellowship

The Kiev Research Fellowship supports short-term research and writing at the I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection, housed in the Kiev Room of the Gelman Library.

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program

The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program seeks to identify up to 110 high-achieving students from around the world with demonstrated leadership and civic commitment to receive full funding to pursue graduate education at Stanford University, with the goal of developing a new generation of global leaders. 

Knowles Teaching Fellowship

The Knowles Teaching Fellowship provides financial support and mentoring for individuals committed to the teaching of science and mathematics at the secondary level.

Latinx44 Scholarship Program

The Latinx44 Scholarship Program will award several scholarships to Latinx students to help fund a public service oriented internship in Washington, DC. Recipients will also benefit from mentoring and professional development opportunities throughout the program.

Lead For America

Lead For American Fellows will gain a new perspective and appreciation for local government, understand the most pressing issues facing local communities, be equipped with tools to enact communal and systemic change, establish relationships with partner universities and organizations, as they serve as transformational public service leaders in communities across the nation.

Learning Enterprises

The mission of Learning Enterprises is to expand people’s horizons through conversation-based English language classes taught by American and international volunteers.

Loeb Institute for Religious Freedom Undergraduate Research Fellowship

The Loeb Institute for Religious Freedom fosters dialogue on religious understanding and the separation of church and state, and serves as a center for academic collaboration in religion, peace studies, history, political science and other programs for scholars, students, educators and the public.

Luce Scholars Program

The Luce Scholars Program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15-18 Luce Scholars each year.

Marshall-Motley Scholars Program

The Marshall-Motley Scholars Program (MMSP) seeks to endow the South with the next generation of civil rights lawyers trained to provide excellent legal advocacy.

Mary Lou Fiala Fellowship

The Mary Lou Fiala Fellowship is a year-long leadership and professional development program to prepare bright and talented young women for senior-level executive positions in the retail real estate industry.

McCall Macbain Scholarship

The McCall MacBain Scholarship for Canadian citizens is a full scholarship for master’s or professional studies at McGill University.

McDonnell International Scholars Academy

The McDonnell International Scholars Academy at Washington University in St. Louis is an endowed fellowship program that offers generous financial support towards graduate and professional degree studies at WashU.

MENAR Fellowship

The MENAR Fellowship Program offers recent graduates an opportunity to engage with the people and institutions of the Middle East through high-impact, professional fellowships; provides service organizations with passionate young professionals who can forge a bridge between the U.S. and the region and aid in the region’s development; and fosters a new generation of U.S. leaders in service, politics, and policy who have experience with the challenges the region faces and the potential it holds.

Morris K. and Stewart L. Udall Scholarship Program

Udall Scholars are college sophomores or juniors in the current academic year, have outstanding potential, and who study the environment and related fields or Native American and Alaska Native students who are college sophomores or juniors in the current academic year, have outstanding potential, and are in the fields related to health care or tribal public policy.

Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows

Located just outside of Washington D.C., The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows is a competitive five-and-a-half week summer leadership program that offers a small, select group of rising college juniors unparalleled opportunities in the nation’s capital and on the famous estate of America’s first president.

Nate Morris Fellowship at the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress

The Nate Morris Fellowship supports a GW student to participate, with up to seventy-five top undergraduate and graduate students from leading colleges and universities across the country, in a year-long opportunity to study the U.S. Presidency and Congress, the public policymaking process, and the relations of the Presidency and Congress with allies, the media, and the American public through the Center of the Study of the Presidency and Congress Presidential Fellows program.

National Institutes of Health Post-bac Intramural Research Training Award

The NIH Postbac IRTA program (CRTA, Cancer Research Training Award, in the National Cancer Institute) provides recent college graduates who are planning to apply to graduate or professional (medical/dental/pharmacy) school an opportunity to spend one or two years performing full-time research at the NIH.

National Institutes of Health Summer Internship Program

Summer programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) provide an opportunity to spend a summer working at the NIH side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research.

National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position during the summer at a NOAA facility; and, if reappointed, academic assistance for full-time study during a second 9-month academic year.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration PIFSC Young Scientist Opportunity

The PIFSC Young Scientist Opportunity (PYSO) is a collaborative program between PIFSC and the Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research (JIMAR) at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. This program offers qualified participants professional scientific research experience and formal training opportunities tailored to meet their educational and professional goals and interests.

NCLC Graduate Research Fellowships

The National Churchill Leadership Center at The George Washington University is accepting applications to its Graduate Research Fellowship Program, which supports short-term research projects focused on topics of relevance to Winston Churchill’s example of global leadership.

NCLC Undergraduate Research Fellowships

The National Churchill Leadership Center at The George Washington University is accepting applications to its inaugural Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program, which supports GW undergraduate student researchers and faculty interested in working on topics of relevance to Winston Churchill’s example of global leadership.

North American Language & Culture Assistants in Spain

The North American Language and Culture Assistants Program is an initiative of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain to provide North American students who are native speakers of English or French with the opportunity to be language assistant and help teachers in the English or French programs in elementary, secondary or language schools in Spain (12 to 16 class periods a week).

NSEP Boren Undergraduate Scholarship

The National Security Education Program (NSEP) Boren Undergraduate Scholarship was designed to provide U.S. undergraduates with the resources and encouragement they need to acquire skills and experience in countries and areas of the world critical to the future security of our nation.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based Master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.

NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs)

NSF funds a large number of research opportunities for undergraduate students through its REU Sites program. Each REU Site consists of a group of ten or so undergraduates who work in the research programs of the host research institution.

NYC Urban Fellows

This prestigious nine-month program combines full-time employment in New York City government with a comprehensive seminar series.

Obama Foundation Fellowship

The Obama Foundation Fellowship program supports outstanding civic innovators from around the world in order to amplify the impact of their work and to inspire a wave of civic innovation.

Obama Voyager Scholarship

Created by the Barack and Michelle Obama and Brian Chesky, Airbnb CEO, the Voyager Scholarship seeks to shape young leaders who can bridge divides and help solve our biggest challenges together.

Ox-Bow LeRoy Neiman Foundation Fellowship

Each summer, Ox-Bow welcomes twelve fellowship students from competitive art schools all over the nation the opportunity to focus on their work, meet with renowned artists, and grow as a member of this unique community.

Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship

The USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program seeks to attract outstanding young people who are interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Pickering Fellows are undergraduate and graduate students in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply.

Presidential Management Fellows

The Presidential Management Fellows Program is a flagship leadership development program at the entry level for advanced degree candidates. Attracting and selecting the best candidates possible, the program is designed with a more narrow focus - developing a cadre of potential government leaders.

Princeton in Africa

Princeton in Africa matches talented and passionate college graduates with partners working across Africa for yearlong service projects.

Princeton in Asia

PiA aims to foster mutual appreciation and cultural understanding by connecting service-minded graduates and partner organizations in Asia through immersive work experiences that transform perspectives and cultivate long-lasting friendships.

Princeton in Latin America

PiLA offers service experiences in Latin America and the Caribbean to match outstanding recent college graduates who are interested in year-long service fellowship opportunities with partner NGO and multilateral organizations.

Project Horseshoe Farm Fellowship

Based in Greensboro, Alabama Horseshoe Farm is dedicated to strengthening the community, improving the quality of life of vulnerable neighbors, and preparing citizen service leaders for tomorrow's communities.

Public Policy & International Affairs Junior Summer Institutes

PPIA Junior Summer Institutes (JSI) are intensive seven-week summer programs that focuses on preparing students for graduate programs in public and international affairs and careers as policy professionals, public administrators and other leadership roles in public service.

Quad Fellowship

The Quad Fellowship, a scholarship program designed to build ties among the next generation of scientists and technologists, is an initiative supported by the governments of Australia, India, Japan, and the United States and administered by Schmidt Futures. The Quad Fellowship seeks to develop a network of science and technology experts committed to advancing innovation and collaboration in the private, public, and academic sectors, in their own nations and among Quad countries.

Rangel Graduate Fellowship

The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State.

Rhodes Scholarship Program

A Rhodes Scholarship offers the opportunity to study at Oxford University for two years, with all tuition fees paid and a living allowance provided.

Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program

The Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program is a transatlantic initiative that offers a cohort of young American professionals intercultural and professional experience in Germany. The program is comprised of three main components: German language training, practical assignments, and seminars.

Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest Scholarship

Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest Scholarship Program at NYU Law covers full tuition, without regard to financial need, for three years of law school for outstanding students who promise to pursue public service.

Rotary Peace Fellowships

Rotary International selects up to 100 professionals from around the world to receive fellowships to study at one of its peace centers.

Ruth Osborn Research Fellowship

The GW Libraries is proud to offer research fellowship opportunities for the purpose of aiding researchers at all levels and disciplines in areas supported by the Ruth Osborn Papers.

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $15,000 stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world. T

Samvid Scholars

Samvid Scholars receive up to $100K in tuition support for students in graduate schools across the United States.

Schwarzman Scholars Program

The Schwarzman Scholars Program seeks young people of high academic achievement and strong leadership potential to study at Tsinghua University for one year.

Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI) Fellowship

The IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute recruits recent (or soon-to-be) bachelor’s or master’s degree recipients to participate in its two-year fellowship opportunity, which will involve collaborative science policy research with a diverse group of in-house researchers, as well as the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and other Federal Government organizations including the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.

SEO Law Fellowship

SEO Law Fellowship offers talented incoming law school students of color the opportunity to work at a top law firm during the summer before law school.

Sigelman Undergraduate Research Enhancement (SURE) Awards

Thanks to a generous endowment from GW professors Carol and Lee Sigelman, George Washington University is pleased to offer research enhancement grants of up to $500 available to GW undergraduate students to promote and provide support for their research experiences.

Silver Scholars Program

The Silver Scholars Program at the Yale School of Management offers college seniors the opportunity to earn a Yale MBA degree in three years directly after completing their undergraduate degree.

Soros Fellowship for New Americans

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans program honors the contributions of immigrants and children of immigrants to the United States. Each year, they invest in the graduate education of 30 New Americans—immigrants and children of immigrants—who are poised to make significant contributions to US society, culture or their academic field.

STAGE Fellowship

STAGE Fellowships support collaboratively work on the creation and development of its original theatrical works inspired by science and technology.

Teach in China with CEAIE

The China Educational Association of International Exchange (CEAIE) program provides an opportunity for teachers from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom or the United States of America to live and teach in China for twelve months.

Teaching Assistant Program in France

The Teaching Assistant Program in France offers you the opportunity to work in France for 7 months, teaching English to French students of all ages.

The Cisneros Undergraduate Research Fellowship

The Cisneros Undergraduate Research Fellowship was created to financially support outstanding undergraduate students interested conducting research on an issue facing Latinos/Hispanics or the Latino/Hispanic Community.

The John Lewis Fellowship

The John Lewis Fellowship is a new Humanity in Action Fellowship program in Atlanta, Georgia. In partnership with The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc., Humanity in Action will bring together a group of 30 American and European university students and recent graduates for an intensive program about diversity and civil rights in America.

The Legacy Award of the Victims of Pan Am Flight 103

Established to remember the 270 lives lost in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, Legacy Awards are available to students pursuing advanced degrees at U.S. institutions in areas of study related to improved national security and terrorism prevention.

The Luther Rice Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Luther Rice Undergraduate Research Fellowships are part of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences comprehensive undergraduate initiative to promote discovery- and inquiry-based education throughout the undergraduate experience at GW.

UAS7 Study and Internship Program (SIP)

Since 2006, the Study & Internship Program (SIP) has enabled highly qualified undergraduates from U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities to experience the German approach to hands-on education at a member of UAS7, a consortium of Germany's top universities of applied sciences.

Vaclav Havel Foundation Playwriting Competition

Vaclav Havel Library Foundation together with the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague seeks undergraduate play submissions based on a theme drawn from a play by Vaclav Havel. The winner receives a two-week trip to Prague which includes a residency and staged reading of their play at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.

Volunteers in Asia Global Community Fellowship

The Global Community Fellowship is a 13-15 month program for graduating seniors and young/ established professionals. Fellows work at NGOs and schools across Asia to support community development and youth education programs.

White House Fellows

the White House Fellows program is one of America’s most prestigious programs for leadership and public service. White House Fellowships offer exceptional young men and women first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government.

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Georgia.


WorldTeach partners with governments and other organizations in countries to provide volunteer teachers to meet local needs and promote responsible global citizens.

Writing and Speaking Fellows, NYU Shanghai

The NYU Shanghai Writing and Speaking Fellowship enables accomplished individuals with a passion for teaching to provide academic support and enrichment to the students who make up NYU Shanghai's multicultural student body.

Yenching Academy

The Yenching Academy brings together young people who show promise to lead and innovate in their fields in an intensive learning environment, thereby shaping a new generation of global citizens with a nuanced understanding of China and its role in the world.

Zero Hunger Internship

Zero Hunger Interns are placed at Washington-based organizations that work to end domestic or global hunger. In addition to receiving leadership development training from the Hunger Center, interns also participate in a five-part Summer Seminar Series about domestic and global hunger, policy, and advocacy.