2017-2018 Application Deadlines

External Fellowship Deadlines

ScholarshipDescriptionCampus DeadlineFinal Deadline
AAAS Science and TechnologyOpportunity to learn first-hand about policy making. November 1, 2017 by 11:59 pm EST
AAMC MD-PhD ResourcesFunding MD/PhD Dual Degree Training. Varies, Check website
ADB - JapanADB-JSP provides full scholarships for one to two years. Varies, Check website
AFLSEFull-tuition to American citizens (or permanent residents) for one year graduate study at the London School of Economics. Applications to be received by late March each year, Check Website
AIGCFor Native American students. High School Applications open December 15, 2017; See website for final deadline
Undergrad Applications open December 15, 2017; See website for final deadline
Graduate Applications open December 15, 2017; See website for final deadline
Allen Lee HughesIndividuals interested in artistic and technical production, arts administration and community engagement. Fellowship provides a modest stipend. Check Website for updates
Alpha Lambda DeltaFor initiated members of Alpha Lambda Delta, funding to obtain professional or graduate degrees. opens October 2017 for 2018-19
American Council of Learned SocietiesFor study in humanities and related social sciences. Varies Depending on Program, Check Website
American Progress  Fall 2017: Rolling deadline
November 1, 2017 Winter/Spring 2018 Applications
February 1, 2018 Summer 2018 Applications
American Scandinavian FoundationFunding for students from Scandinavian countries to study in the US and for US students to study in Scandinavia. November 1, 2017
AnchorFunds to assist graduate students in fields related to water resources, surface and groundwater quality, coastal development, habitat restoration, and contaminated sediment management. mid-November, check website
Annie's HomegrownFor graduate or undergraduate students in sustainable or organic agriculture. opens early November 2017
APAICSFellowships for students interested in public service careers. TBA, Check Website
API American Scholarship FundVarious Scholarships. January 11, 2018 APIASF deadline by 5:00 pm EST (opens September 21, 2017)
APLPFor alumni studying emergent Asia Pacific regional issues. opens September 2017
Asian Cultural CouncilFor non-US students to study in the United States. TBA; check website
Asian Women in Business FoundationFunding for Asian-American women students. Funds for 2018 subject to availability
ASPPH-EPAASPPH works with practice partners locally, nationally, and globally to prepare the future public health workforce through mentored, practical training experiences. TBA; check website
AstraeaFunding for projects addressing LGBT issues/organizations. Varies by Fund, Check Website
Audria M. EdwardsFunding for LGBT students/ children of LGBT parents. May 1, 2018 all materials must be received by this date.
AWISFor women enrolled in math and science college courses. Various Scholarships. November 1, 2017 SPS Awards & Opportunities
January 15, 2018 SPS Internships
Bayliss RadioFunding for students majoring in Broadcast Communications. TBA
BeattieFunds graduate student research on rare or endangered US plants. January 31, 2018 Completed applications must be received by January 31 preceding period of study
Benjamin Gilman InternationalFunding for undergraduate study abroad. October 3, 2017 Spring 2018 student online submissions deadline
October 3, 2017 Summer 2018 Early Applications student deadline
October 10, 2017 Spring 2018 advisor deadline
October 10, 2017 Summer 2018 Early Applications advisor deadline
March 6, 2018 Summer 2018 Final student deadline
March 13, 2018 Summer 2018 Final advisor deadline
Better ChanceFunding for Native American and minority students. Varies, Check website
Bibliographical Society of AmericaFor bibliographical research and inquiry. December 1, 2017
Bread and RosesFunding for gay men from the five-county Philadelphia region. November 1, 2017 by 5:00 PM EST for the 2018-2019 Academic Year
Breakthrough CollaborativeEight-week program for college-aged teachers. Applications open October 2017, deadline in mid-January/early-February 2018; See website for final deadline
Brower Youth AwardsSix annual awards for environmental projects. Application cycle reopens early 2017; See website for final deadline
Brown and CaldwellFor students pursuing degrees in Environmental Sciences. TBA; check website
BUNAC Blue CardOpportunity to work as an intern in the UK. Requires additional Funding. Year-Round
Campus Ecology ProgramFellowships for on-campus ecology projects. TBA
Canon CollinsFor nationals from Southern African Countries to pursue postgraduate degrees in the UK or southern Africa. Varies by Program, Check website
CAPAL Scholarships and internshipsInternships and Scholarships for Asian Pacific Americans. Early deadline in mid-February, Final deadline in early March; Check Website
CarnegiePolitics, International RelationsDecember 1, 2017
January 15, 2018
Cartland Shackford MedicalAwards to graduating women. January 12, 2018 each award
CHCI FellowshipsFunding for Latino students. January 29, 2018 for Graduate & Public Policy Fellowships
CHCI InternshipsFunding for Latino students. September 29, 2017 for 2018 Spring Internship
December 1, 2017 for 2018 Summer Internship
March 9, 2018 for 2018 Fall Internship
CHCI ScholarshipsFunding for Latino students. Varies by Program, Check website
CheveningScholarship schemes, all fields, for study in the UK. Varies Depending on Program, Check Website
City YearAmericorps program to build stronger democracy. September 30, 2017 Early Deadline
November 15, 2017 Fall Deadline
February 15, 2018 Winter Deadline
April 30, 2018 Spring Deadline
June 1, 2018 Rolling Deadline
Clinton InternationalFunding for study abroad. November 15, 2017 for 2018 Spring Semester
March 15, 2018 for 2018 Summer Session
May 15, 2018 for 2018 Fall Semester
COLAGEPeople with one or more LGBTQ parent(s). Currently suspended; Check website for updates
CommonwealthFor pursuit of a postgraduate or doctoral degree at Commonwealth universities. Varies based on program or country
Community Action GrantsFellowships and grants for women. Varies, Check website
Consortium for Graduate Study in ManagementFor African American, Hispanic American, and Native Americans pursuing a Masters in Business. October 15, 2017 Early Application Deadline
January 5, 2018 Traditional Application Deadline
CORONine-month leadership training program in public affairs. January 18, 2018
Cosmos ClubTo meet specific research needs not covered by other supporting funds. November 1, 2017 by Midnight EDT
DAADFunding for undergraduate and graduate. study in the Federal Republic of Germany. Varies by Program, Check website
Dam ScholarshipFor grad students whose studies may help with dam-related issues. TBA
Daughters of the ConfederacyFor graduates and undergraduates who are descendants of eligible Confederates. Chapters set own deadlines; Check Website
Davies-JacksonFunding to study at Cambridge. TBA; check website
Davis-PutterFor students working for peace and justice. April 1, 2018 Applications must be submitted by this date
DOE Computational ScienceSupport for grad students pursuing work in mathematics, computer science, and science/engineering fields. opens late October 2017
EarhartFunding for women pursuing a Ph.D./Doctoral degree in aerospace-related sciences and aerospace-related engineering. TBA; check website
Echoing GreenTwo-year fellowship for sustainable public service projects. opens late summer/early fall; check website
Effective Writing and Scholarship ProgramFor LGBTQA High School students preparing for college. TBA; check website
Elie Wiesel PrizeEssay contest for analysis of urgent ethical issues. TBA; check website
El PomarFunds programs in leadership, community development, public, and nonprofit sectors. Opens September 25, 2017
Emerson National HungerPrograms to understand and eliminate hunger. TBA; check website
Environmental Leadership ProgramTwo-year leadership development program. Varies by Program, Check website
Environmental Research and Education FoundationFor work in waste management. opens September 2017
EPA Post-DoctoralPost-Doctoral Research Programs Varies by program; Check website
Equity FoundationSeveral scholarships for LGBTQ students. TBA, Check website
Erasmus Mundus ProgrammeFunds graduate study (masters and Ph.D.) in European Union countries. Deadlines vary, Check website
ExplorersFor pursuit of exploration and field sciences. October 10, 2017
Ford FoundationFor students from minority or underrepresented groups. December 7, 2017 for 2018 Dissertation Fellowships
December 14, 2017 for 2018 PreDoctorate Fellowships
Foundation for Sustainable Development (FDS)Offers Volunteer and Intern abroad programs. Require additional Funding. Varies, Check website
Frame My Future Scholarship Contestsubmit an original creation that communicates what you want to do in your personal and professional life after college. Follow the theme: This is How I Frame My Future. Applications open between mid Fall to early Spring; check website for updates
Freeman-Asia ScholarshipScholarships to support study abroad in East or Southeast Asia Spring applications open September 2017 and close October 2017; Summer applications open early 2018
*FulbrightFunds one year self-directed learning/research in over 150+ countriesSeptember 12, 2017
October 6, 2017 ONLINE, by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time
GAPA ScholarshipsFunding for LGBTQ Asian Pacific Islanders. The 2018 cycle will begin accepting applications roughly April 2018
Garden Club27 scholarships and several fellowships.  Varies by Program, Check website
Gates-CambridgeFunds research and studies addressing global problems. December 6, 2017, or January 4, 2018, dependent on your course, for all other eligible applicants
October 11, 2017 for US citizens normally resident in USA
Gates MillenniumFunding for minority students in college. Check website
Gilder LehrmanFor undergrads in American History. TBA; check website
Global Health CorpsFully-funded, year-long fellowships in Social Justice. Applications open in Fall 2017
Gloria BarronFor Graduate students researching the wilderness, especially conservation. TBA
GoldwaterFor sciences, math, or engineering studentsDeadline between early September and early January
January 26, 2018 Application Deadline
Governor's Fellowship (Indiana)12-month training experience in Indiana State government. TBA, Check Website
Governor's Fellowship (Virginia)For students from Virginia or studying in Virginia. March 31, 2018
Greater Seattle Business AssociationUndergraduate funding for LGBTQ students and allies. Applications open October 2017
Green CorpsGraduates - paid Environmental leadership program Applications now open, APPLY ONLINE
Greenlining AcademyLeadership program. Varies, Check Website
GreenshieldsFunding for traditional artists (not digital) to further training or other assistance. Accepted throughout the year
Harvard Business SchoolOne-week management training program. early May 2018
Herbert Memorial Scholarship"To further interest and research in the water Resources of Colorado" ~Website TBA, Check Website
HertzFunding toward Ph.D. degree in applied physical sciences. October 27, 2017 Application deadline
October 31, 2017 Reference deadline
HORIZONSFor women studying for national security, defense careers or related fields. mid June 2018; check website
Humane Studies FellowshipFor undergrad, grad, law and professional students. TBA; check website
Humanity in ActionFor students studying for understanding and working for human rights. Varies, Check Website
Huntington Public ServiceFunding for graduating college senior to pursue public service worldwide. TBA; check website
IAPAFor young journalists. January 30, 2018 All application materials due
Independent InstituteInternships for graduates, undergraduates, and recently graduated in marketing, development, publicity and publishing. applications accepted year round
Insight CollaborativeOne-year fellowship to study conflict management. TBA; check website
International Dissertation Field ResearchGraduate students in humanities and social sciences enrolled in doctoral programs in the USA. TBA; check website
IPVS Summer ProgramSix-week program in service projects. TBA; check website
ISAVarious scholarships for students in fields of automation and control. February 15, 2018
ISI FellowshipsVarious Fellowships. February 1, 2018
February 15, 2018 Faculty Recommendation Deadline
Japan/World BankFunding to study in a foreign country. opens February 2018
JASSOFor students interested in studying or teaching in Japan. Check Website
Jeanette Rankin FoundationFunding for low-income women ages 35+ for college education. Opens November 2017
Jennings Randolph Peace ScholarSupports doctoral dissertations on peace. November 20, 2017 by 6:00 pm EST
JISPFunds training for Japanese nationals studying Economics. January 31, 2018 for 2018-2020 JISP award
Jordan - HealthFor minority students studying health policy issues and legislative procedure. Program currently suspended
KAPF ScholarshipsVarious Scholarships TBA, Check website
KarmanRecognize and assist students with great scholastic achievements January 31, 2018 by midnight
Kennedy Memorial InternshipsAssist Advocacy Team. Check Website for Current Internships
Kennedy School of GovernmentFor studies for a masters in MPA, MPP, and MPA/ID. Check website
King FaisalFunding for Muslim students in sciences.  
Kinley Memorial FellowshipFunds advanced study in fine arts. TBA; check website
Klausman Women in BusinessFor women of any nationality studying business. TBA based on local club, check website
Knight-Hennessy ScholarsGraduate program for civic leadership September 27, 2017 by 1:00 pm PST, with enrollment at Stanford in September, 2018
KosciuszkoFor graduate programs in Poland. Fall 2017
L'Oreal USAFor women in sciences, provides postdoctoral fellowships for women in specific fields. TBA, Check Website
Live Out LoudFor High School LGBTQ students. TBA, Check Website
*Luce Scholars October 1, 2017
November 1, 2017 (Hard copy)
MadisonFunds studies for teaching American Government, American History, Social Studies. March 1, 2018 Must be submitted before 5:00 p.m. CST
MALDEF ScholarshipsFor Mexican-American college, graduate, and law students. Varies by program; Check website
Malyon SmithFunds graduate study in psychology. March 30, 2018
Markowski-LeachFunding for specific colleges. Applications open January, 2018
*MarshallFunds two years of graduate study at any UK universitySeptember 4, 2017
October 3, 2017 (online and in hard copy)
MayoFor young scientists to build skills and test inclinations toward research. February 1, 2018
MfA NewtonMaster's level teacher training. Varies based upon program and location
MicrosoftScholarships for Undergraduate students studying computer science. TBA, Check website
Mirzayan Science & Tech Policy - GradFor students to understand interactions of science, government, and technology. September 8, 2017
*Mitchell ScholarshipFunds two years of graduate study at any Irish universitySeptember 1, 2017
September 29, 2017 online by 5:00 pm EST
MuskieEncourage economic and democratic growth in Eurasia. TBA, Check Website
NAS/NRC ResearchPromotes excellence in scientific and technological research. August 1, 2017 by 5:00 pm EST
August 15, 2017 Support Documents due by 5:00 pm EST
November 1, 2017 by 5:00 pm EST
November 15, 2017 Support Documents due by 5:00 pm EST
National AcademiesFellowships for researchers in Academic, Federal, Industrial and International workforces. Varies, consult the website
National Black Law Students AssociationFor law students of African-American descent. opens October 2017
National Gay and Lesbian Task ForceInternships. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
National Gay Pilot AssocFunding for pursuit of aviation careers. August 1, 2017
National GEM ConsortiumFunding for minorities studying engineering and science. November 15, 2017
National Hispanic Scholarship FundFor Hispanic-American students. March 30, 2018
National Physical Science ConsortiumSponsors doctoral fellowship programs in the physical sciences. December 5, 2017
NCAAGrad school funding for athletes in NCAA sports. Varies, Check Website
Nelson MandelaPost-graduate opportunities for South African students.  Opens Spring 2018 for 2019
NIH UndergradFunds students from disadvantaged backgrounds in biomedical or other health-related research. Spring 2018, Check Website
NOAA Hollings ScholarshipFund research in Oceanic and Atmospheric patterns. January 1, 2018
NPR KrocFor students interested in radio journalism. December 31, 2017
#NSEP Graduate FellowshipsFor students who want to emphasize international language.December 4, 2017
January 31, 2018 by 5:00 pm EST
*NSEP ScholarshipsFor students interested in international studies and language.December 8, 2017
February 8, 2018 by 5:00 pm EST
NSF, FundingFunding for undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral work. Varies, Check Website
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship ProgramFunding for studies in science and engineering. October 23, 2017 Life Sciences and Geosciences deadline
October 24, 2017 Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Engineering, Materials Research deadline
October 26, 2017 Social Sciences, Psychology, STEM deadline
October 27, 2017 Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy deadline
November 2, 2017 Reference letters for all fields of study due
NYC Urban FellowsNine-month program for young/aspiring public policy makers. January 12, 2018 by 6:00 pm EST
Oak Ridge InstituteInternships and scholarships for students of all ages in various science-related fields. Varies by program, Check Website
OAS ScholarshipsTo assist in academic studies. Varies, Check Website
Open Society InstituteGrants, Scholarships, Internships. Varies, Check Website
Pamela Harriman Foreign Service FellowshipsOutstanding undergraduates from across the nation, chosen from students serving in a summer professional position with the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC, and the U.S. Embassies in London and Paris. October 14, 2017
Partners in Health/Social JusticeInternship program focusing on issues in health/social justice. Check Website for Current Internships
PFLAG Scholarship ProgramFunding for LGBT students entering college for the first time. TBA, Check Website
Pickering Foreign AffairsFor students interested in foreign service. TBA; check website
PMF ProgramLeadership Development Program in government for advanced degree programs. TBA; check website
Point FoundationVarious scholarships and programs. Opens November 1, 2017
January 31, 2018 by 11:59 pm PST
PPIAPreparation for graduate programs in public and international affairs.  November 1, 2017
PrideFunding for college, LGBTQ encouraged. January 12, 2018
Pride Law FundFunds post-graduate study in law. January 12, 2018 Check Website
Public AlliesTen month program with local nonprofit organizations. Varies, Check Website
Rangel Fellows ProgramFunds two years of graduate study in field relevant to the Foreign Service September 21, 2017
Rangel Summer ProgramSix-week summer program providing summer courses at Howard University in US Foreign Relations and political economy February 1, 2018
Reagan-FascellSupport activists, practitioners, scholars from new and aspiring democracies. October 15, 2017 for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)Funding for research for undergraduates. August 23, 2017 Deadline for REU Site proposals except for those requiring access to Antarctica
May 25, 2018 Deadline for REU Site proposals requiring access to Antarctica
*Rhodes ScholarshipFunds two years of graduate study at Oxford University.September 1, 2017
October 4, 2017 (online, by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time)
Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship ProgramCustomized work placements, professional seminars, and German language training.  November 1, 2017
Rogers MemorialFunding for media programming focusing on child/adolescent learning and personal growth. TBA, Check Website
Ron BrownFunding up to four years for High School seniors. November 1, 2017 Early Application for Ron Brown Scholarship and possible extra scholarship
January 9, 2018 Final Postmarked Deadline for Ron Brown Scholarship ONLY
Roosevelt Summer AcademyVarious internships.  Early March for Summer Internships
RoothbertFunding for undergraduates or graduates. Applications open November 1, 2017
Rotary AmbassadorialOne year study abroad opportunity in any discipline in over 160 countries worldwide. District Grants Varies by District, Check Website
Global Grant Applications Accepted on a Rolling Basis
Rotary PeaceFunding for study at a Rotary Center for International Studies. May 31, 2018 Deadline to submit to District
July 1, 2018 Deadline for District to submit endorsed applications
SACI - FlorenceStudy abroad in art/art history and Italian culture and language. Varies, Check Website
SchwarzmanGraduate program for leadership development. Applications due in late Spring 2018 for applicants holding passports from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao
September 28, 2017 for applicants holding a passport from any country other than mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao
Scoville - PeaceInternship opportunity for college graduates to serve 6-9 months with a participating organization of their choice in Washington DC. Early January for Fall 2018 Deadline
October 2, 2017 for Spring 2018 Deadline
SDE/ GWISFor female members of Sigma Delta Epsilon. TBA, Check Website
Sidley PrelawFunding for prelaw students. TBA, Check Website
Sigma Xi Research  October 15, 2017 (October 15 of each year.)
March 15, 2018 (March 15 of each year.)
Skadden Fellowship FoundationFunds graduating law students. September 18, 2017
SmithsonianVarious fellowships and internships. Varies Depending on Program, Check Website
Society for Women EngineersFunding for women pursuing baccalaureate or graduate degrees in engineering or computer science. February 15, 2018 Sophomore - Graduate level
May 1, 2018 Freshman deadline
Soros FellowshipsFunds graduate study in any discipline or professional school, for students who have green cards, are naturalized citizens, or who have two parents who are naturalized citizens. November 1, 2017
South Pacific and East TimorFunds study in South Pacific and East Timor. Check website for other program deadlines
December 31, 2017 for the POSCO Visiting Fellowship Program
Spencer DissertationFunding pursuit of doctoral degrees at a grad school in the United States. October 5, 2017 Dissertation Fellowship Deadline by 5 pm Eastern time
November 2, 2017 Postdoctoral Fellowship Deadline by 5 pm Eastern time
Student Academy AwardsAwards and cash grants offered for student films. June 1, 2018
Swiss Benevolent Society Scholarships  March 31, 2018 Application must be received by this date
Teach For AmericaTo teach in inner-city or rural schools. Varies, Check website
*TrumanGraduate school funding for careers in service, policyApril 7, 2018 sophomores; for nomination by university
February 6, 2018 nominees; for application to program in junior year
U Chicago OMSAFunding for Minorities and multicultural students. Varies, Check Website
UdallEnvironmental studies, Native American tribal policyFebruary 15, 2018
March 1, 2018
UGRADGlobal program for study in the US. Varies by program; Check website
UNCFFunding for African American students. Varies, Check website
UNCF MerckFunding for African-Americans interested in biomedical science education and research. Varies, Check Website
UNESCO Keizo ObuchiFor young researchers from developing countries majoring in a specific area. TBA, Check Website
USAIDToward a two-year master's degree in a U.S. institution to study an area of relevance to the USAID Foreign Service, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and at USAID missions overseas. TBA; check website
USDA ScholarshipFunds students studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences at one of eighteen universities. TBA, Check Website
USDL ChaoProvides an opportunity to learn about the federal government. Check website
Venture ScholarsCoordinates opportunities for underrepresented minorities in foundations and organizations, in the biological and agricultural sciences. Varies, Check Website
VillersYear-long fellowship at the Office of Families USA in Washington, D.C. TBA, Check website
Wake Forest University Corporate FellowsFunds tuition and a $10,000 stipend for their program. Various application deadlines; Check website
WCPITrain potential leaders in public policy formation to examine issues from the perspective, experiences, and needs of women. TBA, Check Website
WhitakerFor emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering or bioengineering. TBA; check website
White House FellowsYear-long fellowship as special assistants to senior White House Staff. TBA; check website
WILPFEleven-month internships for young women. Check Website for Current Internships
Women's Policy ResearchBuilding networking with people concerned with policy issues for women. TBA; check website
Woods HoleFellowships in science and engineering. February 15, 2018
WorldstudioUndergraduate or graduate students pursuing degrees in the fine or commercial arts, design or architecture.
 TBA, Check Website
World TeachTeach for one year in a different country. Varies, Check Website