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!

Boren Fellowships for Language Study

Graduate Boren Fellowships offer Master’s, PhD, and professional degree candidates up to $30,000 for language study and research projects in dozens of countries around the world. Applicants may request Boren Fellowships funding for self-designed study, or programs administered by their universities or overseas host institutions.

Eligibility:

  • U.S. citizens at the time of the national application deadline
  • A high school graduate, or have earned a GED
  • Planning an overseas program in a country outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand
  • Matriculated for the duration of their Boren Awards-funded program in an undergraduate or graduate degree program located within the United States and accredited by a body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

Deadline: January 26, 2022

US State Department Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship

This unique two-year Fellowship prepares you to enter the Foreign Service by providing: Academic funding (up to $75,000) for you to complete your junior and senior years of college, or a two-year master’s degree program, in an IT-related field;  Two summer internships with stipends (one in Washington, D.C. and one overseas at a U.S. embassy or consulate; Professional development and mentorship.

Eligibility:

  • U.S. citizens
  • Enrolled full-time in an IT-related degree program and starting your junior year in Fall 2022, or seeking admission for fall 2022 in a two-year IT-related master’s degree program, at a U.S.-based accredited institution (in-person or online programs)

Deadline: January 31, 2022

Boren Scholarships for Undergraduate Language Study

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:

  • U.S. citizens at the time of the national application deadline
  • A high school graduate, or have earned a GED
  • Planning an overseas program in a country outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand
  • Matriculated for the duration of their Boren Awards-funded program in an undergraduate or graduate degree program located within the United States and accredited by a body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

Deadline: February 2, 2022

The APAICS Congressional Fellowship

The APAICS Congressional Fellowship is designed for rising AAPI professionals looking to increase their experience in public policy and service. The full-time paid, 9-month program places fellows in congressional offices to gain policy experience serving as part of a legislative team.

Eligibility:

  • Have completed their undergraduate or graduate degree and/or have at least five years of public service experience prior to the program start date.
  • Be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, or individuals who are legally authorized to work full-time without restriction for any U.S. employer and who possess lawful evidence of employment authorization.

Deadline: February 5, 2022

The AIYS U.S. Scholars Fellowship

The American Institute for Yemeni Studies (AIYS) was founded in 1978 to promote research on Yemen, preserve Yemeni heritage, and promote research and scholarly exchange between academics in the United States and Yemen. This fellowship enables scholars to travel and complete research on Yemen in any academic discipline.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be a full-time graduate student or a postgraduate professional (group projects are permitted)
  • Must complete your research in a country outside of the U.S. and Yemen

Deadline: February 8, 2022

The 2022-23 AIF Banyan Impact Fellowship

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:

  • Applicants must be either U.S. Citizens, U.S. Permanent Residents, or Indian Citizens.
  • Applicants must be young professionals between the age of 21-35 by the program start of September 1, 2022.
  • Applicants must have completed at least a Bachelor’s or another undergraduate degree before the program starts on September 1, 2022.
  • Applicants must be willing and able to serve on the ground in India for the full duration of the program.

Deadline: February 15, 2022

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:

  • U.S. citizens or permanent residents
  • Students in a PhD program, with a focus on China and policy or a current or recent graduate student in a master’s degree program
  • Must possess intermediate Chinese language ability

Deadline: February 22, 2022

The APHL-CDC Fellowships

The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offer eight public health funded fellowship opportunities for recent graduates with a background in molecular biology, bioinformatics, public health, epidemiology, genetics, genomics, biostatistics, computer science, biology, or a related field.

Eligibility is dependent on the program.

Deadline: February 28, 2022

The Urban Leaders Fellowship

The Urban Leaders Fellowship is a paid summer fellowship that recruits the best and brightest for an intensive, seven-week experience in ten premier cities. Fellows spend half of their time researching and writing critical policy proposals for a partner elected official and the rest of their time working with an innovative partner organization, from non-profits to tech startups, committed to social justice & community impact.

Eligibility:

  • International applicants must already possess a current USA visa
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years or the equivalent full-time working experience
  • Committed to personal reflection and professional development with a desire to transform the community through partnerships

Deadline: March 7, 2022

Annual Reviews Global Climate Change Fellowship

Annual Reviews (AR) is a nonprofit publisher dedicated to synthesizing and integrating knowledge for the progress of science and the benefit of society. The fellowship is seeking a US-based full-time remote fellow for a 1-2 year research position in climate change research.

Eligibility:

  • U.S. work authorization and must reside in one of the following U.S. states: CA, CO, GA, HI, MA, NC, NY, OH, OR, PA, VA, WA or WI
  • Master’s or PhD
  • 3+ years research experience in climate change or related fields

Deadline: March 15, 2022

The Hansen Leadership Institute

The Hansen Leadership Institute is a free three-week program in San Diego, CA, that brings together promising students from all over the world who want to expand and enhance their capacity for leadership, public speaking, community building, social entrepreneurship, negotiation, mediation, and conflict resolution.

Eligibility:

  • U.S. Students or recent students who are 20-25 years of age
  • If selected, you must be able to attend and participate in the entire three weeks of the Institute

Deadline: March 15, 2022

The Mercatus Center Graduate Fellowships

The Mercatus Center at George Mason University offers three fellowships for graduate students who are interested in political economy: the Adam Smith Fellowship, the Frédéric Bastiat Fellowship, and the Oskar Morgenstern Fellowship. These fellowships are awarded to graduate students in disciplines including, but not limited to, economics, law, political science, sociology, and philosophy. The fellowships are designed to expose students to the key thinkers and ideas in the Austrian, Virginia, and Bloomington schools of political economy as well as how to apply these ideas to pressing policy issues and academic research. A monetary award is granted by each program.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate program, from any university, and in any discipline, during the academic year of the fellowship.

Deadline: March 15, 2022

Department of Energy Ph.D. STEM Fellowships

The Krell Institute manages three Ph.D. Fellowship opportunities for students looking for advanced degrees in science-related fields. Each fellowship provides up to four years of funding, including full tuition and required fees, a generous yearly stipend, and a research practicum at a national laboratory.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident
  • Must be a full-time student at an accredited U.S. college or university
  • Further eligibility requirements are dependent on the fellowship

Last deadline: March 16, 2022

James Buchanan Post-Doctoral Fellowship

The Mercatus Center’s James Buchanan Fellowship is awarded to scholars in any discipline who have recently graduated from their doctoral programs. The aim of this fellowship is to encourage early-career scholars to critically engage ideas in the political economy of Adam Smith and the Austrian, Virginia, and Bloomington schools of 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:

  • Must be an advanced undergraduate student, recent graduate, or an early-stage graduate student interested in the Mercatus approach to political economy and policy analysis

Deadline: April 15, 2022

Don Lavoie Online Fellowship

The Mercatus Center at George Mason University’s Don Lavoie Fellowship is an entirely virtual, semester-long fellowship designed to support advanced undergraduates, recent graduates considering graduate school, and early-stage graduate students. Fellows will strengthen their understanding of political economy and its application to their research and policy interests. The fellowship includes a stipend and all required readings for online events, as well as advice on research, jobs, and graduate school. It is a total award of up to $1,250 per semester.

Eligibility:

  • Must be an advanced undergraduate student, recent graduate, or an early-stage graduate student interested in the Mercatus approach to political economy and policy analysis

Deadline: April 15, 2022


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