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Prestigious Opportunities

Prestigious Fellowships & Scholarships

Domestic

Domestic opportunities are managed by DeKimberlen Neely, Ph.D. and Stacy Washington, M.A.

ARTHUR LIMAN PUBLIC INTEREST SUMMER FELLOWSHIP
The Liman Summer Fellowship gives juniors and seniors the opportunity to work at substantive summer internships in the field of public interest law/social justice.
Spelman Liman Summer Fellows (PDF)

BARRY GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP
The Barry Goldwater Foundation awards scholarships to college students, who are in their sophomore or junior term, who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering.

BEINECKE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Scholarships are awarded for the graduate education of young men and women of exceptional promise, to pursue opportunities available to them and to be courageous in the selection of a graduate course of study in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Spelman Beinecke Scholars (PDF)

HARRY S. TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP
Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation supports the graduate education and professional development of outstanding young people committed to public service leadership. Applicants should demonstrate extensive record of campus and community service; a high probability of becoming a "change agent"; and strong academic record.
Spelman Truman Scholars (PDF)

UDALL UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment.

International

International opportunities are managed by Michelle Hite, Ph.D.  Learn more about International Studies Fellowships and Internships.

CHARLES B. RANGEL INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP
The Rangel Program is a U.S. State Department program administered by Howard University that seeks to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers as diplomats in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State. The program seeks individuals interested in helping to shape a freer, more secure and prosperous world through formulating, representing, and implementing U.S. foreign policy. The Program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need.
Application Deadline: September 24, 2019

FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR PROGRAM
Chosen for their leadership potential, Fulbright fellows are given the opportunity to study, teach, or conduct research in other countries, and develop international competence and cross-cultural expertise.
Application Deadline: October 8, 2019

LUCE SCHOLARS PROGRAM
The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship program. It was launched by the Henry Luce Foundation in 1974 to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society. The program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15-18 Luce Scholars each year, and welcomes applications from college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals in a variety of fields who have had limited exposure to Asia.
Application Deadline: October 31, 2019

MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIPS
Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.
Application Deadline: September 30, 2019

RHODES SCHOLARSHIPS
The Rhodes Scholarships are the oldest and most celebrated international fellowship awards in the world. Rhodes Scholars are chosen not only for their outstanding scholarly achievements, but for their character, commitment to others and to the common good, and for their potential for leadership in whatever domains their careers may lead. Each year 32 young students from the United States are selected. 
Application Deadline: October 2, 2019

SCHWARZMAN FUTURE GLOBAL LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP
Designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders, Schwarzman Scholars is the first scholarship created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century. Whether in politics, business or science, the success of future leaders around the world will depend upon an understanding of China’s role in global trends. The program gives the world’s best and brightest students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing – one of China’s most prestigious universities.
Application Deadline: September 26, 2019

THOMAS R. PICKERING FOREIGN AFFAIRS FELLOWSHIP
The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program is a program funded by the U.S. Department of State, administered by Howard University, that attracts and prepares outstanding young people for Foreign Service careers in the U.S. Department of State. It welcomes the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the State Department, women, and those with financial need.  Based on the fundamental principle that diversity is a strength in our diplomatic efforts, the program values varied backgrounds, including ethnic, racial, social, and geographic diversity.
Application Deadline: September 17, 2019

Other Prestigious Opportunities

UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA

Graduate Feeder Program
The UGA Graduate Feeder program provides a supportive transition for undergraduate students as they learn about applying to graduate school and as they begin to assume the role of a graduate student at UGA.
Graduate Feeder Program Details
Application Instructions (PDF)
Application (DOC)

Gateway Graduate School Bridge Program
The Gateway to Graduate School Bridge Program allows incoming graduate students from historically underrepresented backgrounds to begin their graduate education at the University of Georgia in the summer semester rather than the fall.
Gateway Graduate School Bridge Program Details

Contact Us

Office of Undergraduate Studies
350 Spelman Lane SW, Box 1349
Atlanta, GA 30314
404-270-5701
404-270-5698 (fax)

PFS Forms

Interest Form
Cover Sheet & Checklist (PDF)
Faculty Mentor Form (PDF)

 

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