The fellowships office will host information sessions in the spring semester for students interested in learning more and applying to the Watson, Fulbright, British, and Schwarzman Scholarships. Look here for dates and times shortly. A few notes:

  1. Students interested in applying for Rhodes, Marshall, Churchill or Mitchell Scholarship nomination MUST submit an internal application by April 7. See our website  for more info.
  2. Students interested in applying for the Fulbright and Watson fellowships are STRONGLY encouraged to submit a preliminary application for these by April 15. This does not commit you to applying, but will help you get started in a timely way.

Students are not eligible to apply in the fall 2018 application cycle are still encouraged to attend the info sessions and learn more!

Join us at the Rohatyn Center on Thursday, Feb 23 at 12:30pm to talk with Tim Fraser ’16, currently conducting research in Japan with a Fulbright grant. Students can learn about Tim’s experience as well as the process for applying for a Fulbright grant as a senior or after graduation.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Research Internship Program

Application Deadline: February 10, 2017

Summer research internships located at approximately 47 sites in 23 states. Interns work with NIDA funded scientists at research institutions across the US for 8 weeks in the field of substance abuse and addiction research. For a complete list of research sites participating in the 2017 program please see the online brochure.

Internships may involve a variety of experiences including laboratory experiments, data collection and analysis, patient interviews, literature reviews and more.

•Applicants must be at least 18 years old by May 31, 2017, must be enrolled in a higher education institution, and must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Graduating 2017 college seniors are eligible to apply

•Interns receive a stipend of $12/hr., and if necessary and eligible, provisions for travel and housing expenses.

•Focus on recruiting students underrepresented in the biomedical, behavioral, and clinical sciences (American Indian/Alaska Native, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander).

To apply online and to view complete program information, see the NIDA Summer Research Internship site.

Please join Undergraduate Research in the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research (Davis Library 225) on Tuesday, January 17 for presentations from our Feb Kellogg Fellows. Refreshments available beginning at 4:15 pm. Presentations will begin at 4:30 pm. The fellows, as well as Dean Lisa Gates, will be available for general questions about the fellowship at the end of the presentations.

Matthew Spitzer ’16.5–Conceiving the Non-Conceptual: Language at Its Limit in Buddhist Thought

Caroline Cating ’16.5–Perceptions of Slang in Iberian Spanish: The Case of Caló Loanwords

Hasher Nisar ’16.5–Examining the Effect of Geographical Location on the Status Hierarchies of Muslims and Jews–Evidence from the New York Times and the Guardian, 1985-2014

The Kellogg Fellowship was awarded to eight students for 2016-17 to support senior thesis research in the humanities and areas of humanistic inquiry. Other Kellogg fellows will present in the spring semester, including at the Spring Student Symposium. More information is available at

The Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship was launched by the State Department to address its growing need for technology expertise in the field of diplomacy, in addition to increasing the representation of diverse groups among its service. The Fellowship is designed to attract outstanding individuals from all ethnic, racial and social backgrounds who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career with the U.S. Department of State. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and students with financial need are encouraged to apply. Program highlights include:

  • Undergraduate candidates (2 fellowships available): Up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for junior and senior years of undergraduate studies related to an Information Technology field.
  • Graduate candidates (3 fellowships available): Up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for a two-year master’s degree in an IT-related field.
  • Two summer internships, one at a domestic office of the Department of State in Washington, D.C. and one overseas at a U.S. embassy or consulate. The program provides stipends, transportation and housing for these internships.
  • Employment in the Department of State Foreign Service for those who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service IMS entry requirements.

The application for the Fellowship is available on The Washington Center’s website. Students are also encouraged to visit the Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship page to assess their eligibility and review expectations for selected fellows. All applications for undergraduate and graduate fellowships must be completed by February 13, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EST in order to be considered.

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