International Relations and Public Policy

  • 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: Dec. 18, 2020

    Final Deadline: Jan. 27, 2021

    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: Dec. 18, 2020

    Final Deadline: Feb. 3, 2021

    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. 2, 2020

    Final Deadline: Oct. 13, 2020

    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

    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…

  • Kanders Churchill Scholarship in Science Policy

    Campus Deadline: May 29, 2020

    The Kanders Churchill Scholarship in Science Policy provides financial support to complete a Master's in Public Policy at the University of Cambridge, with an emphasis on bridging the divide between science and science policy.

  • Knight-Hennessy Scholars

    Campus Deadline: Sep. 2, 2020

    Final Deadline: Oct. 14, 2020

    The Knight-Hennessy program provides funding for U.S. and non-U.S. citizens who are seniors or have earned their undergraduate degree within the past four years to pursue graduate study at Stanford University. All applicants must apply directly to a graduate program at Stanford in addition to the Knight-Hennessy program.

  • Kupe Leadership Scholarship

    The prestigious new Kupe Leadership Scholarship offers a unique opportunity for exceptional students from all faculties to enrich a year of their postgraduate studies. The scholarship offers up to 20 Scholars an exciting experience of personal growth and challenge alongside their…

  • Marshall Scholarship

    Campus Deadline: June 3, 2020

    Final Deadline: Sep. 25, 2020

    The Marshall Scholarship is for U.S. citizens with an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.7. Seniors, graduate/professional students, and graduates within two years of their undergraduate graduation are eligible to apply. The Marshall Scholarship provides at least one year of funding for graduate study in the United Kingdom.

  • Mitchell Scholarship

    Campus Deadline: June 3, 2020

    Final Deadline: Sep. 25, 2020

    U.S. citizens under the age of 30 may receive funding for one year of postgraduate study in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland. Mitchell Scholars demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, and a commitment to public service.

  • Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows

    Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2018

    The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program invites undergraduate leaders from diverse academic disciplines to immerse themselves in leadership development programming inspired by the life and legacy of George Washington, and today’s foremost leaders.  This five-and-a-half week residential summer fellowship is…

  • National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Scholarships

    This scholarship is awarded by NABJ to students with a demonstrated interest in journalism and community service.  Students must show a desire to pursue a career in journalism. ELIGIBILITY Foreign and American born student members of NABJ are eligible to…

  • National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Graduate Program

    Application Opens: March 20, 2017

    Application Deadline: Oct. 4, 2017

    The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Graduate Program provides unique hands-on experience to prepare exceptional graduate students to become next-generation leaders in domestic and global nuclear security. During the 12-month, full-time, salary-plus-benefits terms, Fellows work alongside NNSA experts in Washington,…

  • Obama Foundation Fellowship

    The Obama Foundation Fellows are a diverse set of community-minded rising stars – organizers, inventors, artists, entrepreneurs, educators, and more – who model the powerful truth that we each have an important role to play in civic life. By engaging…

  • Payne International Development Fellowship Program

    Final Deadline: Nov. 1, 2020

    The Payne Fellowship seeks to attract young people who desire to pursue careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The award provides funding for a two-year graduate degree program and placement into the USAID Foreign Service upon successful completion of the Payne Program and USAID Foreign Service entry requirements.

  • Pickering Foreign Affairs Graduate Fellowship

    Final Deadline: Oct. 21, 2020

    The Pickering Fellowship provides the same award benefits and aims to attract the same type of applicants as the Rangel Fellowship: graduating students and college graduates from groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service. Like the Rangel Fellowship, Pickering Fellows receive funding for graduate school and direct placement into the Foreign Service upon successful completion of the program.

  • Rangel Graduate Fellowship Program

    Final Deadline: Oct. 14, 2020

    Rangel Fellows receive funding for graduate school and direct placement into the State Department Foreign Service upon successful completion of the program and Foreign Service entry requirements. Rangel encourages applications from members of groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, graduating seniors, or college graduates with at least a 3.2 cumulative GPA.

  • Rhodes Trust Scholarship

    Campus Deadline: June 3, 2020

    Final Deadline: Oct. 7, 2020

    The Rhodes Scholarship is for U.S. citizens or international students under the age of 24 who are graduating seniors, graduate/professional students, or recent graduates. The Rhodes Scholarship funds two years of graduate study at the University of Oxford in England. The application deadline for non-U.S. citizens is earlier than the deadline for U.S. citizens.

  • Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

    Application Deadline: Jan. 18, 2018

    The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award is in memory of the former CEO of National Grid, Samuel Huntington.  He was deeply interested in public service and taught in Nigeria before attending law school in the US.  This award is designed…

  • Schwarzman Scholars

    Final Deadline: Sep. 22, 2020

    The Schwarzman Scholars program annually selects up to 200 candidates under the age of 28 who are graduating seniors, recent graduates, or graduate students to earn a Master’s of Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, one of the country’s top universities.

  • Tillman Scholars Program

    The Tillman Scholar Program unites and empowers remarkable military veterans and spouses as the next generation of public and private sector leaders committed to service beyond self.The fellowship supports Tillman Scholars with academic scholarships, a national network, and professional development opportunities…

  • Truman Scholarship

    Campus Deadline: Nov. 9, 2020

    Final Deadline: Feb. 2, 2021

    Juniors who demonstrate a commitment to a career in public service and being “change agents” are eligible to apply for the Truman Scholarship. The award provides $30,000 in funding to be used for graduate school and affiliation with the Truman Scholar alumni network.

  • Udall Scholarship

    Campus Deadline: Jan. 27, 2020

    The Udall Scholarship awards up to $7,000 to 60 U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or U.S. permanent residents who are sophomores or juniors committed to a career related to the environment. The Scholarship also seeks applicants who are Native students interested in tribal policy or health care.

  • US Bank Scholarship Fund: MU Veteran Student Scholarship

    The Missouri Student Unions/US Bank Scholarship Fund was established in 2010 with the opening of a US Bank branch in the MU Student Center. The scholarships are intended to recognize outstanding MU students from distinct backgrounds and unique experiences, including…

  • US-UK Fulbright Summer Institutes

    Undergraduates with at least two years of undergraduate study remaining and a 3.8 GPA may apply to study in the United Kingdom for three to four weeks over the summer.

  • Veterans Innovation Partnership

    Application Opens: Sep. 6, 2018

    The Initiative is a strategic approach to helping the men and women who have served our country in the military find employment in the Federal Government. In support of this initiative and in recognition of a veteran’s natural potential as…

  • Veterans United Foundation Scholarship

    The Veterans United Foundation Scholarship creates opportunities for family members of service members and Veterans to achieve their educational dreams. The scholarship program, launched in 2012, is funded by contributions from Veterans United Home Loans and its employees. ELIGIBILITY To be eligible…