We were just notified that the Pickering Undergraduate Fellowship is indeed happening this year. Deadline is January 23, 2015–so you need to hustle! The Pickering provides two years of funding for students planning to pursue careers in the foreign service. There is an undergraduate fellowship that provides funding for senior year in college and the […]

For students thinking about studying in the UK: King’s is pleased to announce three new scholarships for international students pursuing graduate study in 2015. King’s President’s International Scholarships Twenty international students will be selected to receive this scholarship. The maximum award is £10,000. Applications must be received by 17:00 GMT, 31st March 2015. See the […]

Apply for the Udall Scholarship! For Sophomores and Juniors committed to careers related to the environment. The Udall provides up to $5,000 for tuition, fees, educational expenses. Eligibility: GPA 3.5 and up; U.S. citizen; demonstrated commitment to work with environmental issues through academic study and activities. Scholarship requires nomination from Middlebury—nomination deadline is January 23, […]

Applications for Critical Language Scholarships (CLS)  are due by 8pm EST! www.clscholarship.org/ Nomination applications are due by 5pm for the following: Beinecke  (juniors only, graduate school funding in arts, humanities and social sciences) go/beinecke Goldwater (sophomores and juniors; science and math, undergraduate award) go/goldwater St Andrews (seniors; graduate study in Scotland) go/standrews Truman (juniors, graduate school […]

There are some great programs that provide undergraduate and graduate funding for students interested in the foreign service. Check out the fellowships below. These programs are especially interested in supporting groups historically underrepresented in the foreign service and economic need. All have a service requirement, minimum GPA and require US citizenship. You apply directly for […]

This is a reminder that CLS Program’s third and final webinar will be held TODAY – Friday, October 17th at 3pm EST.  This webinar will provide information about the CLS Program, offer tips for a successful application and give ample time for Q&A. This webinar will focus heavily on application tips and will go into this topic […]

The first group of grant recipients were recently announced: http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2014/07/09/first-5-fulbright-national-geographic-digital-storytelling-fellows-named/ . For those of you thinking about the Nat Geo Fulbright, in addition to the very helpful info and instructions on the Fulbright website, make sure you address the following in your project proposal: Feasibility of your project in each country proposed.  How will this work […]

Back from a quick visit to the UK. I visited multiple schools (9?) in one week and will profiles those I saw in additional posts. The most important take-away for those considering graduate study in the UK is to do your research about the university and the program. There are many excellent opportunities available for students […]

For rising seniors and alumni interested in fellowships for graduate study in the UK, there are several programs worth exploring. These are all highly competitive and all require a strong academic record (and some specify minimum GPAs) among other criteria. But one of the most challenging issues for many students is citizenship. Not all programs […]

For those thinking about applying for a Fulbright grant in the fall, here are some notes and suggestions to get you started: If you haven’t yet sent me a preliminary application, we should talk! I am around for much of the summer, but will be traveling too—so my ability to respond to you may be […]

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