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Fellowship Opportunities for Alumni

Some opportunities target applicants with professional work experience and/or advanced degrees.  I list some of those here, idiosyncratically, for the benefit of alumni and current students looking ahead. 

Note: alumni may also still be eligible for options listed under Graduate Scholarships/Fellowships and/or Experiential Opportunities as well, but I have tried to limit duplication in order to highlight unique opportunities.

AAAS Science and Technology Fellowship

Deadline: November 1, 2021

For scientist and engineers interested in policymaking at the national level

AAAS STF website


Alfa Fellowship

Deadline: December 1, 2021

Work experience/training/language study in Russia for young professionals.

Alfa website 


Chevening Scholarship

Deadline: November                              Campus Deadline: None

For graduate study in the UK.  Work experience required.  Specific list of eligible countries.  U.S. citizens not eligible.

Cheveining Website


Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs

Deadline: January 11, 2022

Public sector experience and leadership training through internship placements in one of five major cities.

Coro website


Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching

Deadline: TBA

For K-12 teachers interested in educational exchange (anywhere from two weeks to six months abroad).

FDAT website


Fulbright-Fogarty Public Health Fellowship

Deadline: Not open in the 2022-2023 competition                 

Special type of Fulbright Grant for students in medical school or global health graduate programs.

Fulbright-Fogarty website / Fulbright Fact Sheet


James Madison Memorial Fellowship

Deadline: March 6, 2022

Senior fellowship category specifically targets current teachers in social studies, history and government. 

Madison website / Madison Fact Sheet


Marshall Sherfield Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: Opens in June 2022

One or two years in the United Kingdom for a science or engineering PhD

Marshall Sherfield website


Presidential Management Fellowship

Deadline: October 12, 2022

Federal work placement and training within first two years after earning an advanced degree.  

PMF website


Roddenberry Fellowship

Deadline: June 13, 2020

12-month program for activists to help implement a project or initiative in one of four designated areas with funding.

Roddenberry Fellowship website


Rotary Peace Fellowship

Deadline: Contact your local Rotary Club to identify club- and district-specific deadlines

Funds specific MA degrees related to peace and conflict resolution.  Requires three years or more of relevant work experience.

Peace Fellowship website


White House Fellows Program

Deadline: Opens November 1, 2021

Year placements in the federal government for individuals who have distinguished themselves in their early careers 

White House Fellows website