Well-Known Direct Apply Fellowships

In addition to the following, see www.profellow.com, a good source for professional and academic fellowships.

US Teaching Assistantships at Austrian Secondary Schools Places successful applicants in secondary schools throughout Austria as English teaching assistants for one full academic year. Click HERE for more information. Applications for 2017-18 will be accepted between November 15, 2016, and January 15, 2017.

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) program – CLS institutes provide fully-funded group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences for seven to ten weeks for U.S. citizen undergraduate (must have completed at least one academic year)  and graduate students. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Click HERE for more information. Deadline: Wednesday, November 16, 2017, at 8:00 PM Eastern Time.

Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship Provides outstanding benefits and opportunities to students pursuing doctoral degrees in fields of study that utilize high-performance computing to solve complex problems in science and engineering.  Award includes yearly stipend, payment of all tuition and fees, yearly conferences, and more. Click HERE for more information. Open to seniors who will be enrolled as full-time graduate students during the time of the fellowship. Deadline is January 19, 2017.

French Government English Teaching Assistantship Offers the chance to spend seven to nine months teaching English to either elementary or secondary school children. Click HERE for more information. Applications due January 15, 2017.

(Samuel) Huntington Public Service Award – Provides $10,000 to a graduating senior to support a year of meaningful public service anywhere in the world before going on to a career or graduate school. Click HERE for more information. Deadline is January 17, 2017.

JET Programme  Programs for college graduates with an interest in Japan and a desire to learn more about the nation’s culture to serve as an English teaching assistant in a Japanese public school. Those with functional knowledge of Japanese can apply to work as Coordinator of International Relations assisting local government offices with international exchange activities. Click HERE for more information.  Deadline for U.S. citizens is November 18, 2016.

The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program is a fully paid and funded, five and a half week summer residential program for rising juniors who desire to make a difference. For students from diverse academic disciplines the program is located outside of Washington, D.C. in Mount Vernon, Virginia.This select, small cohort will engage in dynamic leadership education curriculum, interact with nationally recognized corporate, government, and military leaders in the nation’s capital, and discover how to change the world through self-reflection, exciting experiential activities, and a community service-focused capstone project. Deadline: January 11, 2017. Click HERE for information.

New York City Urban Fellows Program is a 9-month highly selective fellowship which combines work in Mayoral offices and City agencies with an intensive seminar series which explores current urban issues impacting public policy. Program participants are diverse and come from all over the country to work in New York City. Provides a stipend of $30,000 and health insurance coverage. Applications due January 13, 2017.

United Negro College Fund, Inc. announces the UNCF/Merck Science Initiative Research Scholarships and Fellowships.  Each fellowship can be up to $30,000. For African American students majoring in life sciences, physical sciences, or engineering.  Minimum 3.3 GPA, U.S. citizen, and eligible for a summer internship at a Merck facility.  Click HERE for more information.

Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program Funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, the 2016 Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship Program provides undergraduate and graduate students with financial support, mentoring and professional development to prepare them academically and professionally for a career in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply.  Undergraduate candidates may receive up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for the senior year of undergraduate studies, and first year of a master’s degree in fields related to the Foreign Service such as business administration, economics, public policy, international affairs, and other relevant fields. Deadline: 11:59 pm on January 13, 2017.

Princeton in Africa Places graduating seniors and young alumni in a year-long service fellowship in Africa. Click HERE for more information. Application is due October 30, 2016.

Princeton in Asia  Provides service or teaching assistant fellowships to countries such as: Cambodia, China, Timor-Leste, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Laos, Mongolia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Click HERE for more information. Deadline is November 11, 2016.

Princeton in Latin America Places recent graduates with various NGO’s in Latin America for a full year fellowship. Click HERE for more information. Language fluency in Spanish, Portuguese or French required. Application deadline is November 7, 2016.

Teach and Learn in Korea (TaLK) Program  and Englis Program in Korea (EPIK)- TaLK Scholars teach conversational English for one semester in rural Korean elementary schools.  The program provides a one-month orientation.  No Korean language skills required. Click HERE for more information. Please check the website as it says the program has tentatively been approved for 2017. The EPIK program requires a bachelor’s degree be completed before teaching. Application is made in February 2017 for the Fall 2017 semester.

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation– offers support for Fellows to complete master’s degree programs in education and become excellent educators who ensure student success in high-need schools. Areas supported are American History, STEM disciplines, and educational leadership. Fellows teach for at least three years in an urban or rural school district. Click HERE for more information. Numerous programs with deadlines that vary.