Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

Which scholarships are included in the Global Fellowships Prep?

We’ll provide advising support for far more opportunities than are listed here, but this is a representative list to get you started exploring.

Please note: While international travel is currently restricted, these programs are anticipating operating in 2021-22 and taking applications now.

Flexible programs offering a variety of experiences

Fulbright US Student Program

Research, creative arts projects, graduate study or English Teaching Assistantships in over 155 countries

Campus Deadline: Sept. 8, 2020

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Fulbright

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Graduate study or research, all fields, in Germany

Campus Deadline: Oct. 20, 2020

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DAAD

Luce Scholars Program

Professional experience in Asia for people under age 30 with little or no experience in Asia

Campus Deadline: Sept. 8, 2020

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Luce

Bonderman Travel Fllowship

Funding for UW students to engage in independent, solo travel abroad for 8 months

Campus Deadline: January 2021

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Programs funding graduate study and research in the UK & Ireland

Churchill Scholarships

Graduate study and research in STEM fields at Cambridge University

Campus Deadline: May 17, 2020

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Churchill

Gates Cambridge Scholarships

Graduate study and research in any field at Cambridge University

Deadline: Oct., 2020

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Gates Cambridge

Rhodes Scholarships

Graduate study and research in any field at Oxford University for students globally

Campus Deadline: May 17, 2020

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Rhodes

Marshall Scholarships

Graduate study and research in any field at any UK university

Campus Deadline: May 17, 2020

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Marshall

Mitchell Scholarships

Graduate study and research in any field at universities in Ireland

Campus Deadline: May 17, 2020

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Mitchell

Programs funding graduate study and research in the US

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Graduate study and research in most STEM and Social Science fields at any US university

Deadline: Oct. 19-23, 2020

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NSF GRFP

Knight-Hennessy Scholars

Graduate study in any field at Stanford

Deadline: Oct. 14, 2020

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Knight-Hennessy

Grad school for those who want to work in the US Foreign Service

Donald M. Payne Fellowship

Graduate study leading to a career with USAID Foreign Service

Deadline: Nov., 2020

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Payne

Pickering Fellowship

Graduate study leading to a career with US State Dept. Foreign Service

Deadline: Oct. 21, 2020

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Pickering

Rangel Fellowship

Graduate study leading to a career with US State Dept. Foreign Service

Deadline: Oct. 14, 2020

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Rangel

Programs funding graduate study in China

Schwarzman Scholars Program

Graduate study in Public Policy, Econ & Business, or International Studies at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Deadline for Chinese passport holders: May 20, 2020
Deadline for US & global applicants: Sept. 22, 2020

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Schwarzman

Yenching Academy of Peking University

Interdisciplinary master’s program in China Studies at Peking University, Beijing, China

Campus Deadline: Nov., 2020

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Yenching