7 Professional Fellowships College Seniors Should Apply For Now

Nov 03, 2015

Hey Seniors, it’s November. If you’re ho-hum about starting an entry level job right after you graduate and are dreaming of doing a fellowship, don’t miss these unique opportunities – deadlines are approaching!

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships

$30,000 fellowships to complete a clinically-based master’s program at participating universities. In return, Fellows commit to teach for at least three years in a high-need secondary urban or rural school. Deadlines: November 30, 2015, January 31, 2016.

New York City Urban Fellows Program

New York City Urban Fellows are placed at an array of agencies across the City where they learn about public policy through a hands-on approach. Fellows receive a nine-month stipend of $30,000. Deadline: January 8, 2016.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program

One-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors and recent graduates to work as research assistants to the Endowment’s senior associates. Fellows receive a salary of $38,000 per year and full benefits. Deadline: January 15, 2016.

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

$15,000 stipend for a graduating college senior from a U.S. university to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world before proceeding on to graduate school or a career. Deadline: January 19, 2016.

Philly Fellows

Year-long fellowships for graduating seniors that facilitates the transition between college and full-time employment in Philadelphia through service-based employment, housing, and exciting opportunities to network and get involved in the city. Deadline: January 31, 2016.

William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India

10-month leadership fellowship that pairs young professionals from the U.S. and India with NGOs and social enterprises in India in order to accelerate impact and create effective projects that are replicable, scalable, and sustainable. AIF provides a round trip ticket to India, insurance coverage, and a monthly stipend to each Fellow between Rs. 16,000 per month to Rs. 35,000 per month, based on location. Deadline: February 1, 2016.

Greenlining Institute Fellowship Program

Year-long training program for young leaders to receive mentorship and experience interacting with the media, writing reports/press releases, fundraising, testifying at policy hearings, and participating in key meetings with top government officials, CEOs, and political leaders. Fellows receive $37,500 per year plus health benefits. Deadline: February 4, 2016.

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