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Graduate School Fellowships

Humane Studies Fellowships

Fellowships support students pursuing liberty-advancing careers in the following areas: economics, philosophy, law, political science, history and sociology.


Albert Schweitzer Fellowship

The U.S. Schweitzer Fellows Program® competitively selects approximately 200 exceptional students from the nation's top health and human service schools.


Zuckerman Fellowship at Harvard University

The Zuckerman Fellowship at Harvard University supports students in the fields of medicine, law, and business in pursuing an additional public service degree at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), or Harvard Kennedy School (HKS).
To learn more about the Zuckerman Fellowship, click here.

Rotary Peace Fellowship

The Rotary Foundation is now accepting applications for the world-competitive Rotary Peace Fellowship. The fellowship provides academic and practical training to prepare scholars for leadership roles in solving conflicts around the world. Up to 100 fellows are selected every year in a globally competitive process based on personal, academic, and professional achievements. Fellows earn a master’s-level degree or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict studies at one of six Rotary Peace Centers at leading universities in Australia, England, Japan, the United States, Sweden and Thailand.

To learn more about the program, applicants are encouraged to visit the Rotary Peace Centers website.


Graduate School and Undergraduate Fellowships

East-West Center Fellowships

For fifty years, the East-West Center (EWC) has served the United States and Asia Pacific region through cooperative education, research and dialogue. Student fellows participate in educational and research activities while residing at the East-West Center and simultaneously pursue degree study at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa.















ORISE Fellowships

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) administers a broad range of internships, scholarships, fellowships and research experiences. These programs are available to science and engineering students and educators at every academic level from K-12, to college students and postdocs, to university faculty members.

See website for more info.

Library of Congress Internships and Fellowships

Undergraduate and graduate students work on important book, paper, photography and preventive conservation projects.



Undergraduate/Recent Graduate Fellowships

James H. Dunn, Jr. Memorial Fellowship and Vito Marzullo Internship Program

The Dunn Fellowship Program provides bright, highly motivated college graduates a unique opportunity to experience firsthand the operations of state government for one year.

Qualified applicants must hold a bachelor's degree at the program's commencement and must have demonstrated a commitment to excellence through academic honors, leadership ability, extracurricular activities and community/public service involvement. The program begins in August and ends in July of the following year.

To learn more about this fellowship opportunity, please:  click here 

The Wellstone Fellowship

The Wellstone Fellow's primary responsibilities include assisting in the organization of conferences and trainings for advocates and community leaders; drafting talking points, blogs, fact sheets, and other publications; and developing content for the Families USA website and email lists. During the year, the Fellow will learn organizing and advocacy skills about health reform implementation, Medicaid, Medicare, health equity, and other important health policy issues. At the same time, the Wellstone Fellow will develop an understanding of the tactics and strategies used in state-based consumer health advocacy organizations and will work directly with our network of state consumer health advocates and organizations.

To learn more about this fellowship opportunity, please:  click here 

Summer Research Diversity Fellowships in Law and Social Science by the American Bar Foundation

The American Bar Foundation sponsors a program of summer research fellowships to interest undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds in pursuing graduate study in the social sciences. The summer program is designed to introduce students to the rewards and demands of a research-oriented career in the field of law and social science. The program is supported in part by the Lloyd A. Fry Foundation, Seyfarth Shaw, LLP, and the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates.

To learn more about this fellowship opportunity, please:  click here 

TNTP Teaching Fellows

This is a highly-selective, innovative path for talented mid-career professionals and recent college graduates to become teachers in these shortage areas.  No background in education or teaching is needed.  Individuals with degrees in education are not eligible to apply.

To learn more about this fellowship opportunity, please: click here  

Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship is a highly-competitive national program that provides college and grad school graduates the opportunity to work in Washington, DC, with one of more than two dozen participating public-interest organizations focusing on international security issues.

Those interested in peace and security issues should visit our website at www.scoville.org.

The Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship

The Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program is a unique leadership development program that trains, inspires, and sustains emerging leaders committed to social justice. Program participants gain practical experience fighting hunger and poverty through placements in community-based organizations across the country, as well as policy experience through placements in Washington, D.C. Fellows also explore the root causes of hunger and poverty in a peer learning community. This unique program bridges community-based efforts with national public policy to develop Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows as effective leaders in the movement to end hunger and poverty.

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Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF)

The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF), sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy, is a 10-week summer internship program that provides opportunities to minority and female students who are pursuing degrees in science, technology (IT), engineering, or mathematics (STEM majors). Candidates who are selected will have the opportunity to work on focused research projects consistent with the mission of the Office of Fossil Energy.

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Coro Fellows Program

The Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs is a full-time, nine month, graduate-level experiential leadership training program that prepares diverse, talented and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadership in the public affairs arena. Unconventional by traditional academic standards, the Fellows Program is rigorous and demanding, an unparalleled opportunity for personal and professional growth. The Fellows Program is offered in Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, San Franciscoand St. Louis.

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Humanity in Action Fellowship

The Humanity in Action Fellowship programs will take place in 2015 in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Paris and Warsaw. Intensive and demanding, the Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together international groups of college students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance—including anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and racism—as they affect different minority groups today. The Fellowship seeks to educate, connect and inspire the world's future leaders in the fields of human rights and social justice.  

To learn more, visit the Humanity in Action website.

Alfa Fellowship Program to Russia

The Alfa Fellowship Program is a high-level professional development exchange program placing qualified young professionals in work assignments at leading organizations in Russia in the fields of business, economics, journalism, law, and public policy.



American Civil Liberties Union

Fellowships and other opportunities around the cause of civil liberties.



Blue Engine Fellowship Program

Blue Engine Fellows work in school-based teams, collaborating to help entire grade levels make dramatic gains in academic achievement.



Echoing Green Public Service Fellowship

Two-year fellowships for emerging social innovators with creative ideas for establishing new models for tackling seemingly unsolvable social challenges. 



Google Policy Fellowship

Supports students and organizations working on policy issues fundamental to the future of the Internet and its users. The Fellowship program offers opportunity to spend the summer contributing to the public dialogue on these issues.



International Leadership Foundation Fellowship

Through the ILF Fellowship Program, Asian American college students are awarded scholarships and placed in structured Summer Internships with government agencies.



James Madison Graduate Fellowships

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers $24,000 James Madison Graduate Fellowships to individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level. 


Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellowship in Women & Public Policy

The Institute for Women's Policy Research conducts rigorous research that addresses the needs of women. IWPR focuses on issues of poverty and welfare, employment and earnings, work and family issues, health and safety, and women's civic and political participation.



Public Service Fellows Program

Sponsored by the Partnership for Public Service in Washington, D.C., allowing opportunities to participate directly in transforming the way government works.



RAC Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Fellowship

As the voice of the Reform Jewish Movement’s social action agenda in Washington, D.C., the Religious Action Center concerns itself with a broad spectrum of issues, including religious liberties, Israel, human rights, reproductive rights, economic justice and civil rights.



Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

Stipend for a graduating senior to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world.



Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice

Villers Fellows will be given the opportunity to work on a variety of health care justice issues.



White House Fellow Program

Offers first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government. Fellows typically spend a year working as full-time, paid special assistants to senior White House Staff, the Vice President, Cabinet Secretaries, and other top-ranking government officials.



Woodrow Wilson New Jersey Teaching Fellowship

Seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need NJ secondary schools.