International Relations and Public Policy

What do these various deadlines mean?

Campus Deadline: If an award has a campus deadline, you are required to apply through the MU Fellowships Office. Awards with campus deadlines require that you are endorsed the University of Missouri. Applicants must turn in a complete application to the Fellowship Office the posted campus deadline.

Priority Deadline: If an award has a priority deadline, you are not required to seek the advice of the Fellowships Office on your application although we highly encourage you to do so. The priority deadline is a suggested date for when you should have a well developed application.

Final Deadline: This deadline is the time your completed application is due to the program(s) to which you are applying. We sometimes call this date the “national deadline.” If you do not submit your materials to the program the final deadline, your application will not be considered. Not to fear though. Your fellowships advisor will do everything he or she can to encourage you to submit your application several days prior to a final deadline!

  • Belfer Center Research Fellowship (Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government)

    Fellowships are offered in the Science, Technology and Public Policy program or International Security program for pre-doctoral, post-doctoral, and mid-career researchers for one year, with a possibility for renewal, in the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard…

  • Boren Fellowship

    Campus Deadline: Nov. 28, 2021

    Final Deadline: Jan. 26, 2022

    Graduating seniors and current graduate students who are U.S. citizens are eligible to apply for funding for a study abroad program in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. national security interests and underrepresented in study abroad. The primary aim of the Boren Fellowship is for its recipients to develop critical language skills that prepare them to complete at least one year of work in the federal government.

  • Boren Scholarship

    Campus Deadline: Nov. 28, 2021

    Final Deadline: Feb. 2, 2022

    Undergraduates who are U.S. citizens are eligible to apply for funding for a study abroad program in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. national security interests and underrepresented in study abroad. The primary aim of the Boren Scholarship is for its recipients to develop critical language skills that prepare them to complete at least one year of work in the federal government.

  • Borlaug Fellowship

    Application Deadline: Nov. 5, 2017

    The Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program honors Norman E. Borlaug, the American agronomist, humanitarian and Nobel laureate who is known as the “father of the Green Revolution.” Since the program’s inception in 2004, approximately 700…

  • Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program

    Campus Deadline: Dec. 14, 2018

    The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program is a six-week summer program designed to provide undergraduate students with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs,…

  • Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program

    The Koch Summer Fellows Programs offers Fellows practical experience at public policy organizations to enhance their understanding of the market process and market-based solutions for social and economic problems through public policy.  Students with interests in public policy are encouraged…

  • Chevening Scholarship

    Application Opens: Aug. 7, 2017

    Application Deadline: Nov. 7, 2017

    Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at UK…

  • Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund

    Application Opens: Jan. 1, 2018

    Application Deadline: April 1, 2018

    The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice through progressive movements on their campus and in their community. ELIGIBILITY Applicants should be current undergraduate or graduate students who are working as peace and justice…

  • Fulbright US Student Program

    Campus Deadline: Sep. 7, 2021

    Final Deadline: Oct. 12, 2021

    U.S. citizens who are graduating seniors, graduate/professional students, or recent graduates (approximately within five years of graduation) are eligible to apply to study, conduct research, or teach English in one of 140+ countries.

  • Gates Cambridge Scholarship

    Final Deadline: Oct. 13, 2021

    The Gates Cambridge Scholarship looks for U.S. and non-U.S. citizens who demonstrate outstanding intellectual ability, leadership potential, and a commitment to improving the lives of others. The scholarship funds graduate study at the University of Cambridge.

  • Health for America Fellowship Program

    In this fulltime program, up to six fellows will learn about health innovation from leaders in the field. They will work with patients, providers, payers and local communities to understand their perspectives. Fellows will use entrepreneurial techniques, with support from…

  • Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

    The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship is a competitive national program that provides college graduates the opportunity to work in Washington D.C. with a public-interest organization focusing on international security issues. The fellowship is offered twice yearly, in the spring…

  • Humane Studies Fellowships

    Application Opens: Nov. 1, 2017

    Application Deadline: Feb. 12, 2018

    The fellowships support study in fields such as economics, philosophy, law, political science, history, and sociology. ELIGIBILITY Full-time graduate students (including law students) from any accredited university in the world.  Must have research interests related to liberty in society. AWARD…

  • James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program

    Campus Deadline: Dec. 14, 2020

    Application Deadline: Jan. 15, 2021

    Requires campus nomination and must be submitted through the Fellowships Office. The James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program provides an opportunity for approximately 12 students who desire careers in international affairs to have a substantive one-year working experience in Washington,…

  • Jennings Randolph Peace Scholarship Dissertation Program

    The Jennings Randolph (JR) Peace scholarship Dissertation Program awards scholarships to students at U.S. universities who are writing doctoral dissertations on topics related to international peace, conflict, and security. Each year the program awards approximately ten Peace Scholar Fellowships. ELIGIBILITY…