International Graduate Fellowships and Scholarships

Churchill Scholarship

The Winston Churchill Foundation offers one year scholarships to Cambridge University towards a Master of Philosophy (MPhil), the Certificate of Post-Graduate Study (CPGS in different fields), Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS in theoretical or applied mathematics), or a diploma in Computer Science. The scholarship provides tuition and fees, a living allowance and a travel allowance.

More information on their Website

Advisers:
David Bachman, Avery 220, x77961
Jim Hoste, Bernard 205, x73258
Donald McFarlane, Keck B43, x72564

Eligibility: Seniors

DAAD--German Academic Exchange Service

The Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)/ German Academic Exchange Service is a private, publicly funded, self governing organization of higher education institutions in Germany. DAAD promotes international academic relations and cooperation by offering mobility programs primarily for students and faculty, but also for administrators and others in the higher education realm.

DAAD is the German national agency for the support of international academic cooperation. We offer programs and funding for students, faculty, researchers and others in higher education, providing financial support to over 67,000 individuals per year. We also represent the German higher education system abroad, promote Germany as an academic and research destination, and help build ties between institutions around the world.

More information at https://www.daad.org/about

Advisers:
Lars Schmitz, Keck Science Ctr 117, x77409
Nigel Boyle, Fletcher 202, x73770
Sandy Hamilton, Fletcher 204, x79108

Fulbright Awards

Fulbright

Fulbright grants, named for Senator J. William Fulbright, are awarded by the U.S. Department of State for one year of study, research or English language teaching abroad. They are intended to promote leadership, learning and empathy between cultures. Grants are awarded to students, scholars, and professionals. Fulbright amounts vary depending upon living costs and normally cover transportation, tuition, equipment and living expenses.

www.iie.org/fulbright/ - Institute of International Education
http://us.fulbrightonline.org – also references IIE

Advisers
Nigel Boyle, Fletcher 202, x73770
Sandy Hamilton, Fletcher 204, x79108

Eligibility: Seniors, Alumni

Fulbright Blogs

Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme (JET)

JET

The JET programme in conjunction with the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs places participants throughout Japan primarily as Assistant Language Teachers (ALT’s) to teach English in public schools or as Coordinators for International Relations (CIR’s) to work on international exchange programs in local government offices. A position in the JET program is contracted employment at a host institution with a minimum one year commitment that may be extended up to five years.

More information on their Website

Advisers
Jenifer Onstott, Fletcher 218, x74652

Eligibility: Seniors

Marshall Scholarships

Marshall Scholarship

Marshall Scholarships, established by an Act of Parliament, are given to intellectually distinguished young future American leaders, for two years of study toward a degree in the United Kingdom. Scholarships provide tuition, living expenses and travel expenses.


www.marshallscholarship.org – direct website

Advisers
Nigel Boyle, Fletcher 202, x73770
Andre Wakefield, Scott 226, x74535

Eligibility: Seniors

George J. Mitchell Scholarship

George J. Mitchell Scholarship

The Mitchell Scholarship, named for Senator George J. Mitchell, is awarded by the US-Ireland Alliance for one year of graduate study in Ireland for students exhibiting academic excellence, leadership and a commitment to community service. The Mitchell Scholarship provides tuition, housing, a living expenses stipend, and an international travel stipend.

More information on their Website

Advisers
Nigel Boyle, Fletcher 202, x73770

Eligibility: Seniors

Napier Awards for Creative Leadership

Napier Initiative

The Pilgrim Place community will offer three $10,000 Napier Awards for Creative Leadership to graduating seniors at the five Claremont Colleges. The Awards were established as a memorial to Davie and Joy Napier, longtime residents of Pilgrim Place, who in earlier years had remarkable careers as prophetic advocates for a just, peaceful and sustainable world. The Awards will be given to two graduating seniors who demonstrate outstanding leadership promise on social frontiers akin to those addressed by the Napiers.

More information on their Website

Advisers:
Nigel Boyle, Fletcher 202, x73770
Sandy Hamilton, Fletcher 204, x79108

Eligibility: Seniors

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

National Science Foundation

The Graduate Research Fellowship provides three years of support for graduate study leading to research-based master's or doctoral degrees and is intended for students who are in the early stages of their graduate study. Study may take place at any university worldwide. The Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) invests in graduate education for a cadre of diverse individuals who demonstrate their potential to successfully complete graduate degree programs in disciplines relevant to the mission of the National Science Foundation. Science, mathematics and social science majors are encouraged to apply. Social science majors eligible include psychology, anthropology, linguistics, economics, political science, sociology. No hard science course requirement for social science majors.

Adviser
Sandy Hamilton, Fletcher 204, x79108

Eligibility: Seniors

Peace Corps

Peace Corps

The Peace Corps was established in 1961 to promote world peace and friendship. Peace Corps Volunteers work in the following areas: education, youth outreach, and community development; business development; agriculture and environment; health and HIV/AIDS; and information technology. Within these areas, the specific duties and responsibilities of each Volunteer can vary widely. Ask any Peace Corps Volunteer and he or she will tell you that everybody has a unique experience. The Peace Corps provides Volunteers with a living allowance that enables them to live in a manner similar to the local people in their community. Returning from overseas requires some adjustment, so when you complete your service, the Peace Corps provides just over $6,000 toward your transition to life back home.

More information on their Website

Adviser
Sandy Hamilton, Fletcher 204, x79108

Princeton in Asia PiA

Princeton in Asia

Princeton in Asia fellowships are designed to promote good will, understanding and the exchange of ideals between Eastern and Western cultures. The teaching fellowships provide a livable salary, housing assistance and medical insurance if necessary. Business fellowships are also available.

More information on their Website

Advisers
Jenifer Onstott, Fletcher 218, x74652

Eligibility: Seniors

Rhodes Scholarship

Rhodes Scholarship

The Rhodes Scholarship, named for Cecil Rhodes, provides the opportunity for 32 outstanding Americans to do graduate study at Oxford University for two years with an option for renewal. The scholarship provides tuition and fees, a living allowance and a travel allowance.

More information on their Website

Advisers
Nigel Boyle, Fletcher 202, x73770
Andre Wakefield, Scott 226, x74535 [on leave 2012-13]

Eligibility: Seniors

Rotary Foundation Global GrantScholarships

Rotary Foundation

The purpose of the Rotary Global Grant Scholarships is to support graduate-level coursework or research or its equivalent for a term of one to four academic years in one of Rotary's areas of focus: peace and conflict prevention/resolution; disease prevention and treatment; water and sanitation; maternal and child health; basic education and literacy; and economic and community development.. Scholarships for a minimum of $30,000.

More information on their Website

Adviser
Sandy Hamilton, Fletcher 204, x79108

Eligibility: Seniors, Alumni

Thomas J. Watson Fellowship

Watson Fellowship

The Watson Fellowship provides a grant of $25,000 for promising young people to spend the year following graduation in independent study and travel improve their resourcefulness, imagination and leadership to live in the world community.

Watson on the Pitzer Website
More information on their Website

Adviser

Carina Johnson, Bernard 221, x73696
Sandy Hamilton, Fletcher 2-4, x79108

Eligibility: Seniors