Open Calls for Applications: 2024 Fellowships, Grants, and Fully Funded Graduate Programs

Mar 28, 2019

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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!

PPIA Public Service Weekend

Public Service Weekends introduce US-based college students and recent post-grads to a wide variety of public service professions and sectors in a concise three-day conference format. During this time, students will hear from panels of policy professionals, participate in networking opportunities, and more. Most PSW host sites will help you pay for travel expenses, cover the cost of the conference, and provide housing and meals.


  • Are currently enrolled in a U.S-based undergraduate institution or have recently graduated

Deadlines are specific to each university’s PSW

The Education Pioneers Impact Fellowship

The EP Impact Fellowship is an intensive, 10-month experience that helps turn rising leaders’ skills and passions for social good into new, tangible leadership opportunities — supporting educational equity and advancing careers, at the same time. Fellows serve a 10-month placement within a leading education organization. EP recruits and places Impact Fellows in roles in data, analysis, and strategic project management. Through 10 months of workshops and targeted learning opportunities, you’ll focus on growing as a transformational leader for the education sector and the world at large. The 10-month placement offers a $58,000 stipend.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two years of full-time, professional work experience

Deadline Extended: July 16, 2024

Overseas Faculty Development Seminars with CAORC

Overseas Faculty Development Seminars from the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) are fully-funded, short-term programs for faculty and administrators from community colleges and minority-serving institutions. These seminars provide international experience to enhance the development of international courses, curricula, and teaching materials at participants’ home institutions.


  • The program is open to full-time or part-time faculty and administrators at U.S. community colleges or minority-serving institutions.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application and hold a valid U.S. passport.

Deadline: July 19, 2024

Shanti Bhavan Music Fellowship

The Shanti Bhavan Music Fellowship offers a unique opportunity to empower children from India’s lowest socioeconomic class, helping them break the cycle of generational poverty through education, leadership, and compassion. As a Music Fellow with Broadway for Arts Education, you will travel to the Shanti Bhavan Children’s Project in rural India. You’ll provide comprehensive music education to over 200 children aged 4-18, fostering their musical talents and supporting personal growth. Program Benefits include round-trip flight and ground transportation, a monthly stipend, room and board, and other facilities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Music Education preferred.
  • Experience in classroom and private teaching.

Deadline: September 1, 2024

The E2 1 Hotels Fellowship

1 Hotels Fellows will work in partnership with the Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Emerging Leaders Program to identify pressing environmental issues and needs across the country, and then organize and execute projects that help communicate and amplify the business and economic case for smart policies to address these issues. Fellowships are restricted to early or mid-career professionals who currently work in sustainability, clean energy, water, infrastructure, or related fields. Each fellow will receive a stipend of $20,000, plus other benefits.


  • Applicants must be legal US residents.
  • Early to mid-career people working in any field are invited to apply.

Deadline: September 9, 2024

Princeton University’s 2024 Arts Fellowship and Hodder Fellowship

Princeton University offers two prestigious fellowships for artists. The Princeton Arts Fellowships are for early career artists in various disciplines, involving teaching and artistic practice for two academic years. The Hodder Fellowship is for artists and writers with exceptional promise, allowing them to pursue independent projects at Princeton without teaching obligations. A $ 92,000-a-year stipend is provided.


  • Applicants are early career composers, conductors, musicians, choreographers, visual artists, filmmakers, poets, novelists, playwrights, designers, directors, performance artists, writers, translators, or other kinds of artists or humanists.
  • Non-US citizens can apply.

​Deadline: September 10, 2024

Schwarzman Scholars

Schwarzman Scholars is a highly selective, one-year master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Whether in politics, business, or science, the success of future leaders around the world will depend upon an understanding of China’s role in global trends. Students will live and study together on the campus of Schwarzman College where all classes will be taught in English. Students can pursue a degree in Public Policy, Economics and Business, or International Studies. Schwarzman Scholars receive tuition and a stipend, room and board, RT travel, and an in-country study tour.


  • Must have an undergraduate degree or be on track to complete all degree requirements before August 1 of their Schwarzman Scholars enrollment year
  • Must be at least 18 but not yet 29 years of age as of August 1 of their Schwarzman Scholars enrollment year (for the current selection cycle, as of August 1, 2024)

Deadline: September 12, 2024

Harvard Radcliffe Institute Fellowship Program

Radcliffe Fellows are award-winning artists, academics, and professionals who convene at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University for a full year to focus on individual projects and research while benefiting from a multidisciplinary community at Harvard. Stipends are funded up to $78,000 for one year with additional funds for project expenses. Fellows receive office or studio space and access to libraries and other resources of Harvard University during the fellowship year, September through May.


  • Applicants must demonstrate a strong body of independent work published, exhibited, or performed.
  • Must have received their doctorate (or appropriate terminal degree) in the proposed project area.

Deadline: September 12, 2024 & October 3, 2024 (Deadline vary by discipline)

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships honor immigrant tradition in the U.S. by providing up to $90,000 over 2 years to 30 new Americans who will be pursuing a full-time graduate degree program in any field at an American institution in the United States. To be eligible, you must be 30 or younger, and either have been born in the U.S. to two immigrant parents or have been born outside the U.S. (as a non-citizen) and, as of November 1 of the year you apply, be a DACA recipient, naturalized citizen or in possession of a green card (i.e., be a resident alien). They will also be opening the requirements to all immigrants who graduated from high school and college in the US.


  • Must be immigrants and children of immigrants in the United States.
  • Be a DACA recipient.
  • You will have a bachelor’s degree and pursuing full-time graduate degrees at United States institutions.

Deadline: October 31, 2024

Duke University’s MPP and mid-career MIDP programs and Fellowships

Duke University offers a Master of Public Policy (MPP) and a mid-career Master of International Development Policy (MIDP) degree. Merit-based scholarships and fellowships, both full and partial, are available to highly qualified students – see the post for details!


  • Meet the eligibility requirements for enrollment in the Duke University Sanford School graduate programs.

Applications open in August! Deadline: January 5, 2025

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