Open Calls for Applications: 2022 Fellowships, Grants, and Fully Funded Graduate Programs

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The following list of open calls for applications includes professional fellowships, research grants for individuals, and graduate school funding opportunities, funding awards, and fully funded graduate programs that are now accepting applications.

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The opportunities are listed in order of application deadlines. Click the links to learn more!

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship provides full-time six to nine-month paid fellowships for recent college and graduate school alumni to work on international peace and security issues with one of more than two dozen participating public-interest organizations in Washington, DC. Scoville Fellows are paid at an annual rate of $43,200 ($3,600 per month) and receive basic health insurance compensation, mentoring, a small stipend for professional development purposes, and travel costs to DC to begin the fellowship.

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must have completed a baccalaureate degree by the time the fellowship commences; those with a graduate degree are also eligible to apply.
  • US work authorization required.

Fall 2023 Fellowship Deadline: January 29, 2023
Spring 2024 Fellowship Deadline: October 2, 2023

The Insight Fellowship

The Insight Fellowship allows exceptional individuals to grow professionally and personally as they study and promote conflict management at non-profits they choose outside their home country.  The Fellowship supports entrepreneurial individuals passionate about conflict management to help organizations work more effectively. Fellows receive an estimated US $30,000 expense allowance for the entire year, provided by our generous donors. The Fellow is assigned a mentor to help guide the Fellowship’s logistics and direct the three-month training period.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited college or university or set to graduate before the start of the Fellowship.

Deadline: January 30, 2023

Banyan Impact Fellowship for Service in India

The American India Foundation’s (AIF’s) Banyan Impact Fellowship for service in India is an interdisciplinary, experiential learning program that places young professionals from India and the U.S. in service with development organizations in India. AIF provides Fellows with a living stipend, health insurance, professional development, mentorship, and programmatic benefits to enable their service.

Eligibility:

  • U.S. Citizens, U.S. Permanent Residents OR Indian Citizens.
  • Between the ages of 21-35 by the program starting on September 1, 2023.
  • Must have completed at least a Bachelor’s or another undergraduate degree before the program starts.

Deadline: January 31, 2023

2023 Boren Scholarships for Undergraduates

Boren Scholarships offer undergraduates up to $25,000 to fund immersive language study programs overseas. Applicants may request Boren Scholarships funding for programs administered by their universities or overseas host institutions, or participate in one of the Boren Awards Flagship Language Initiatives.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens and plan to be matriculated in an undergraduate degree program at the time they will be receiving the award.

Deadline: February 1, 2023

The Mercatus Center PhD and MA Fellowships

The Mercatus Center offers fellowships to graduate students pursuing an advanced degree in economics at George Mason University. The Mercatus MA Fellowship is a two-year, competitive, full-time fellowship program for students pursuing a master’s degree in economics at George Mason University. The Mercatus PhD Fellowship is a competitive, full-time fellowship program for students pursuing a doctoral degree in economics at George Mason University. Both programs award a generous stipend, and Fellows will join a network of Mercatus students, alumni, and scholars who are conducting and engaging with cutting-edge research in contemporary political economy.

Eligibility varies by program.

Deadline: February 1, 2023

Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship

The Foreign Affairs Information Technology (FAIT) Fellowship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, is a path to a career in the Foreign Service as an Information Management Specialist (IMS). If you want to use your technology skills to support U.S. diplomacy and experience new cultures, the FAIT Fellowship is an opportunity of a lifetime. This unique two-year fellowship prepares you to enter the Foreign Service by providing up to $43,500 annually in academic funding, stipends, housing and travel allowances, a domestic internship, and more.

Eligibility:

  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Be enrolled full-time in an IT-related bachelor’s degree program or seeking admission to an IT-related master’s degree program at a U.S.-based accredited institution.
  • Be on a timeline to graduate with your bachelor’s or master’s degree in spring 2025 while enrolled full-time for spring and fall semesters.

Deadline: February 3, 2023

CAORC’s Funded Research Fellowships 

The CAORC-NEH Research Fellowship supports advanced research in the humanities for U.S. postdoctoral scholars and foreign national postdoctoral scholars who have been residents in the U.S. for three or more years. The Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program supports advanced regional or trans-regional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences for U.S. doctoral candidates and scholars who have already earned their Ph.D. Both provide a monetary award, and fellows carry out research abroad.

Eligibility varies by program.

Deadline: February 6, 2023 

The Capital Fellows Programs in Public Service and Leadership

The Capital Fellows Programs are nationally recognized public policy fellowships offering unique experiences in policy-making and development in each branch of California state government. Fellows work for 10-11 months as full-time, paid staff members in the State Assembly, State Senate, Executive Branch, or the Judiciary. All fellows receive a monthly stipend of $3,253, as well as medical, dental, and vision benefits, fully-paid enrollment, six graduate units, student loan deferment, and upon successful completion of the fellowship, a Graduate Certificate in Applied Policy and Government.

Eligibility:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree (in any major) by September 1, 2023.
  • Applicants who are US citizens are eligible to apply.

Deadline: February 6, 2023 

The CAORC-NEH Research Fellowship

The CAORC-NEH Research Fellowship supports advanced research in the humanities for U.S. postdoctoral scholars and foreign national postdoctoral scholars who have been residents in the U.S. for three or more years. It allows scholars to spend significant time in one country with an ORC as a research base. Fellowship awards are for four to six consecutive months, and selected fellows are awarded $5,000 per month of the award.

Eligibility:

  • All applicants must hold a PhD.
  • Applicants who are US citizens are eligible to apply.

Deadline: February 6, 2023 

The US Scholars Fellowship for Yemeni Studies

This fellowship enables US scholars to travel and complete research on Yemen in any academic discipline. To qualify for the fellowship, travel must be done outside the U.S. and Yemen. This fellowship allows for a wide range of creativity. 1-2 awards for up to $5,000 will be given out for the 2023 cycle.

Eligibility:

  • US citizens
  • Graduate students or post-graduate professionals
  • You must travel outside of the US and Yemen

Deadline: February 8, 2023

Health Sciences Graduate Fellowship

Merrimack College’s School of Health Sciences is seeking candidates for several Health Sciences Graduate Fellowship positions in athletics administration, health promotion and public health, and strength and conditioning. This is a 9-month accelerated academic and experiential program with a 50% reduction in graduate tuition awarded to successful candidates. You will work part-time at a fellowship placement site while studying full-time at Merrimack to earn your Master of Science degree.

Eligibility:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree.

Deadline: February 15, 2023

K-12 Teacher Education Graduate Fellowship

Merrimack’s K-12 Teacher Education Fellowship is a full-tuition fellowship that links graduate study with a year-long clinical residency in a partner school. Students take graduate courses in the summers and evenings throughout the school year while serving as full-time professionals in varied capacities in their classrooms. The program is open to all academic majors and backgrounds. While previous education coursework and experience are helpful, it is not required.

Eligibility:

  • Must be able to attend graduate courses on-campus from May 2023-June 2024. Graduate courses are held late afternoon/evening.
  • Must have a bachelor’s degree.

Deadline: February 15, 2023

The Chinese Language Fellowship Program

The Chinese Language Fellowship Program (CLFP) is a nationwide initiative designed to strengthen and support the next generation of American scholars focused on China. The program supports students with a fellowship of up to $50,000 so that they can devote one year to intensive Chinese language training at an institution of the fellow’s choice, generally in China or Taiwan.

Eligibility:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  • Be a graduate student in a PhD program with a focus on China and policy OR be a current or recent graduate student in a master’s degree program.

Deadline: February 21, 2023

The Urban Leaders Fellowship

The Urban Leaders Fellowship is a 7-week paid summer fellowship for early- to mid-career professionals who are already leaders in their own right and are looking to accelerate their leadership through fellowship with a focus on policy and practice.

Eligibility:

  • Professionals with at least 2 years of professional experience.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

Deadline: March 7, 2023

The Mercatus Center’s Graduate Student Fellowships

The Mercatus Center’s graduate student fellowships are awarded to students in any discipline and at any university. The aim of these fellowships is to introduce students to and encourage them to critically engage key thinkers in political economy that they might not otherwise encounter during their graduate studies. They have four funded, part-time fellowships available for graduate students.

Eligibility varies by program.

Deadline: March 15, 2023

The Weil Legal Innovators Program

The Weil Legal Innovators Program (WLI) engages incoming law school students in addressing some of the most pressing social and legal challenges in our communities today. Each WLI class is comprised of incoming law school students who plan to attend a J.D. program at one of their law school partners. Innovators defer their first year of law school to work at a partner nonprofit organization for a paid public service fellowship, executing a strategic initiative designed to leverage their passion for justice and commitment to public service, while amplifying the impact of the nonprofits and their important missions. Fellows receive $55,000 in compensation for the fellowship year, plus full health benefits coverage inclusive of medical, vision and dental

Eligibility:

  • All students who have been accepted to a J.D. program at one of the 2023-2024 WLI law school partners are eligible to apply.
  • Must have U.S. work authorization.

Deadline: March 16, 2023

Dismas Family Farm Fellowship

Dismas House of Massachusetts, Inc. seeks 2 qualified Fellows to help coordinate resident, marketing, and advancement activities at its transitional housing program for homeless, former prisoners in Oakham and Worcester, MA. Ideal candidates will have a commitment to issues of social justice, experience in the non-profit milieu, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and a comfort working with individuals from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. This fellowship runs over the course of one calendar year. The Fellow will receive a bi-weekly stipend. Room and board and health and dental insurance included.

Eligibility:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

Deadline: April 15, 2023

The Don Lavoie Fellowship: A Funded Online Program

The Don Lavoie Fellowship is a competitive, renewable, and entirely online fellowship program for advanced undergraduates, recent graduates, and early-stage graduate students. Fellowships are open to students from any discipline who are interested in studying key ideas in political economy and learning how to utilize these ideas in academic and policy research. The total award of up to $1,250 includes a stipend and all required readings for online events and advice on research, jobs, and graduate school.

Eligibility:

  • Any student of any nationality at any university, in the US or abroad, is eligible to apply.

Deadline: April 15, 2023

The James Buchanan Fellowship: Part-Time Program for Early-Career Scholars

The Mercatus Center’s James Buchanan Fellowship is a one-year, part-time fellowship program awarded to early-career scholars in any discipline who have recently graduated from their doctoral programs. Fellows spend two weekends in residence at George Mason University and three virtual colloquia during the calendar year, participating to critically engage ideas in the political economy. The total award of up to $15,000 includes a stipend, all required reading materials, and travel and lodging to attend colloquia hosted by the Mercatus Center.

Eligibility:

  • Any scholar of any nationality who holds or will hold an academic position (such as teaching, research, academic leadership, etc.) at a university or academic research center in the US or abroad during their year of participation is eligible to apply.

Deadline: April 15, 2023

3-Year Assistant Principal Fellowship Program

Success Academy seeks excellent teachers who are excited and ready to join our 3-year Assistant Principal Fellowship Program. Assistant Principals will be trained and developed by the best educators in the country. In year 1, you will be trained to teach and be paid at a junior leadership level; Year 2 and 3, you will receive extensive leadership training to progress your career. Having successfully completed the Fellowship, you will be ready to become a Success Academy principal, leading the best elementary, middle, and high schools in the country. Compensation based on skills and experience.

Eligibility:

  • Minimally two years academic K-12 teaching experience as a lead teacher, ideally at a charter or private school.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Authorization to work in the US.

Deadline: June 1, 2023

Success Academy’s Entry-Level to Experienced Teachers Opportunity

Success Academy is looking for passionate people to join their team and make a big impact – on the lives of NYC’s children and in their career. They welcome all majors and backgrounds; no teaching degree is required. If you’re a good fit, you’ll be trained, developed, mentored, and coached alongside a team of strong, collaborative peers. You’ll be able to focus on growing your students, growing yourself, and growing your network. Compensation starts at $50,000.00 – the exact number may vary based on skills and experience.

Eligibility:

  • A bachelor’s degree before your first day of work with Success Academy.
  • Authorization to work in the US.

Deadline: June 30, 2023


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