International Fellowships and Scholarships

Churchill Scholarship
Provides funding to American students for a year of Master’s study in science, mathematics, and engineering at the University of Cambridge, based at Churchill College.

Critical Language Scholarship
A fully funded summer overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. CLS provides opportunities to a diverse range of students from across the United States at every level of language learning. Students of diverse disciplines and majors are encouraged to apply.

DAAD–German Academic Exchange Service
Study Scholarships are awarded to highly qualified graduating seniors and graduate students of all disciplines to pursue an advanced degree in part or entirely at a German university.
Faculty Adviser: Lars Schmitz, Keck Science Center

Database of Grants and Fellowships for Graduate Students
The very helpful Illinois database of scholarships for graduate and professional studies has a filter that will show scholarships open to international students (and the database is not limited to scholarships for study at Illinois).

Davis Projects for Peace Award
For undergraduates to design grassroots projects that they will implement during the summer following application. Projects judged to be the most promising and feasible will be funded at $10,000. Objective is to encourage and support motivated youth to create and try out their own ideas for building peace.

Fulbright Awards
The Fulbright US Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs. A candidate will submit a Statement of Grant Purpose defining activities to take place during one academic year in a participating country outside of the U.S.
Video: Fall 2022 Fulbright Info Session

Fulbright Summer Institutes for US Undergraduates
The Fulbright UK Summer Institutes are three-to-four week programs 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 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 for Study Abroad
The US Department of State’s Benjamin A Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness.
Adviser: Jamie Francis, Intl Programs Office

Global Health Corps
Global Health Corps recruits and selects highly qualified applicants with diverse skill sets to work with high-impact organizations in year-long paid positions. During their fellowship year, fellows make a significant and measurable contribution to the placement organization and the target population.

Humanity in Action
The Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together international groups of Fellows to study minority rights and produce original research exploring how and why individuals and societies, past and present, have resisted intolerance and protected democratic values. Separate programs take place every summer in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Berlin, Copenhagen, Sarajevo, and Warsaw.

Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme (JET)
Each year the JET Program, with the aid of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, recruits more than one thousand new JET participants to come to Japan and work as either Assistant Language Teachers [ALTs] who provide language instruction in elementary, junior and senior high schools; International Relations [CIRs] who work in communities on international exchange activities; or Sports Exchange Advisors [SEAs] who promote international exchange through sports.

Marshall Scholarships
Marshall Scholarship finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at a UK institution in any field of study.

George J. Mitchell Scholarship
The George J Mitchell Scholarship Program is a nationally competitive award for US citizens sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance. The Mitchell Scholarship is designed to introduce and connect future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering academic excellence, leadership, and a commitment to public service.

Napier Awards for Creative Leadership
Two $20,000 Awards will be given to graduating seniors who demonstrate outstanding leadership promise in the areas of social justice, peace, and environmental sustainability. Each of the five Claremont undergraduate colleges can nominate up to three students for the Awards. All students nominated will be named Napier Fellows.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
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 US institutions.

Peace Corps
The Peace Corps is a service opportunity for motivated changemakers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation.

Princeton in Africa
Princeton in Africa [PiAf] matches talented and passionate college graduates with organizations working across Africa for yearlong service placements. The program is open to graduating seniors and young alumni from any college or university accredited in the US.

Princeton in Asia PiA
An independent, non-profit organization that connects service-minded graduates and partner organizations is Asia through immersive work and global communities. Fellows will develop a life-long appreciation for and engagement in this part of the world. Due to the size and diversity of the positions available, applicants of all disciplines and background are encouraged to apply.

Princeton in Latin America
PiLA partners with NGOS and multilateral organizations and places highly qualified recent college graduates in yearlong service fellowships with nonprofit, public service, humanitarian, and government organizations with a social mission in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program
The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service of the US Department of State. Applicants that are selected receive support through two years of graduate study, internships, mentoring and professional development activities. Encourages application of members of historically underrepresented minority groups, women, and those with financial need.

Rhodes Scholarship
Rhodes Scholars are chosen not only for their outstanding scholarly achievements, but for their character, commitment to others and to the common good, and for their potential for leadership in whatever domains their careers may lead.
Faculty Adviser: Andre Wakefield

Rotary Foundation Global Grant Scholarships
Global grants support large international activities with sustainable, measurable outcomes in Rotary’s areas of focus. By working together to respond to real community needs, clubs and districts strengthen their global partnerships.

Schwarzman Scholars Program
Students spend a year immersed in an international community of thinkers, innovators, and senior leaders in business, politics and society. In an environment of intellectual engagement, professional development and cultural exchange, they learn from one another and pursue their academic disciplines while building their leadership capacities.

Thomas J. Watson Fellowship
The Watson is a rare window of time after college and pre-career to engage your deepest interest on a global scale. Fellows conceive original projects, execute them outside of the United states for one year and embrace the ensuing journey. They decide where to go, who to meet and when to change course. They do not affiliate with academic institutions and may not hold formal employment.
Faculty Adviser: Carina Johnson

USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program
The Payne Fellowship seeks to attract outstanding young people who are interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign Service of the US Agency for International Development [USAID]. The Fellowship, which provides up to $93,000 in benefits over two years for graduate school, internships, and professional development activities, provides a unique pathway to the USAID Foreign Service.