The Fellowships

The best applications are begun at least three months before the campus deadline. Contact Dr. Robert Strong – (rstrong@bates.edu) for specific details.

Fellowship For Open To Campus Deadline Learn More Contact
Beinecke Funding for graduate school in humanities, arts, or social science. U.S. citizens. Juniors Monday after Thanksgiving. Beinecke Website Robert Strong
Carnegie One-year fellowships to work as research assistants to the Endowment’s senior policy associates. All nationalities. Seniors and alums one year out.  January 4 Carnegie Website Robert Strong
 Churchill STEM master’s degree at Cambridge University. U.S. Citizens. Seniors and alums under 26. August 1 Churchill Website Robert Strong
DAAD Multiple scholarships, many in Germany. Varies. Varies. DAAD Website Robert Strong
DAAD Rise Summer STEM research. All nationalities. Sophomores and Juniors. Monday after Thanksgiving. DAAD Rise Website Robert Strong
Davis Peace Summer project abroad or in U.S. All nationalities. All four years, including graduating seniors. Early January Davis Website Harward Center. Kristen Cloutier
Ford Funding for graduate study in selected fields.  U.S. citizens.  Seniors and alums.  The Ford seeks to increase faculty diversity.  First day of classes in September. Ford Website Robert Strong
 Fulbright Independent research or arts projects, English language teaching, or degree programs abroad.  U.S. citizens. Seniors and alums of any age. August 1. Fulbright Website

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Gates Cambridge Master’s degree at Cambridge University, any discipline.  All nationalities. Seniors and alums under 30. First day of classes in September. Gates Cambridge Website Robert Strong
Goldwater Funding for STEM research graduate studies. U.S. citizens.  Sophomores and Juniors. Monday after Thanksgiving. Goldwater Website  Robert Strong
Hertz Funding for doctoral programs in the applied STEM fields. U.S. citizens. Seniors and first-year grad students. First day of classes in September. Hertz Website Robert Strong
Island Institute Maine Island fellowships U.S. citizens. Seniors and alums. March 1 Island Institute Website Robert Strong
Knight-Hennessy Funding for graduate study at Stanford.  All nationalities. Seniors and alums within 4 years. August 1 Knight-Hennessy Website Robert Strong
Madison Funding for graduate studies for future high school teachers in social studies or history.  U.S. citizens. Senios and alums.  Monday after Thanksgiving. Madison Website Robert Strong
 Marshall Master’s degree in the UK.  U.S. citizens. Seniors and alums within two year. August 1 Marshall Website Robert Strong
 Mitchell Master’s degree in Ireland. Seniors and alums under 30. August 1 Mitchell Website Robert Strong
 Rhodes Master’s degree at Oxford University.  U.S.  citizens and those from these countries. August 1 Rhodes Website Robert Strong
Schwarzman Master’s degree in China, with a focus on economics, business, or policy.  All nationalities. Seniors and alums under 30. August 1 Schwarzman Website Robert Strong
 St. Andrews Study in Scotland. Seniors of some Scottish descent. August 1 St. Andews Website Robert Strong
Soros Funding for graduate school. Immigrants and children of immigrants.  Under 31. August 1 Soros Website Robert Strong
 Truman Funding for graduate school.  U.S. citizens. Juniors. Monday after Thanksgiving. Truman Website Robert Strong
 Udall Environmental studies or American Indian policy or health. U.S. citizens.  American Indians or Alaskan Natives. Sophomores and Juniors. Monday after Thanksgiving. Udall Website Robert Strong
 Watson Independent project abroad.  Any Bates senior. Last Thursday in September Watson Website Georgia Nigro

Please also check our FURTHER FUNDING page for more details, especially for international students.