Boren Fellowship for Graduate Students

Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 to U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency. Boren Fellowships are funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), which focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security (broadly defined). Complete information on the Boren Fellowships, the campus deadline & review process, and more is online. If you have any further questions or want to learn more, Contact  UW-Madison’s Boren Fellowship campus representative, Mark Lilleleht, at awards@iris.wisc.edu.

 

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Awards

FLAS is hosting information sessions and open houses to learn more about awards for the study of critical and less commonly taught languages at UW-Madison. Fellowships are funded by the Department of Education and assist students in acquiring foreign language and area or international studies competencies. Applications for Summer 2018 and Academic Year 2018-2019 FLAS awards is now open! To apply you must be a US citizen. The deadline to apply is February 12th, 2018. For more information click here.

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Wisconsin Idea Fellowship

The Wisconsin Idea Undergraduate Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for undergraduate students to develop innovative projects in collaboration with faculty or instructional staff and a community partner to work towards solving a challenge in that community while enhancing student learning.

Undergraduate students with at least sophomore standing can submit a project proposal that addresses a need identified by the community. Students can apply for up to $7,000 per project in addition to receiving three academic credits. The final deadline for completed and revised proposals is due February 9. For additional information please visit www.go.wisc.edu/WIF.

Carl Albert Graduate Fellowship Program

At the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center, their commitment to the study of representative government is reflected in the Carl Albert Graduate Fellowship program. Each Fellow pursues a rigorous and individualized program of study while working closely with faculty. The fellowship is a four or five-year program leading to the acquisition of the Ph.D. degree in cooperation with the Department of Political Science at The University of Oklahoma. Click here to learn more and how to apply.

Application for Newman Civic Fellow

UW-Madison will select one undergraduate student to serve as the 2017-18 Newman Civic Fellow. This student will participate in leadership development and learning around civic engagement with a cohort of other fellows from schools around the country. The application deadline is Sunday, December 10 at 11:59 PM.


Newman Civic Fellow nominees must also meet the fellowship eligibility criteria:
  • Be an enrolled undergraduate at UW-Madison
  • Have at least one year of education remaining at UW-Madison
  • Must commit to providing a short reflection piece (video, article, or letter format) to Campus Compact during their fellowship year
Students should apply online to serve as the 2017-18 Newman Civic Fellow here.
More information can be found here.
 
 

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships

Deadline: December 30, 2017

The Blakemore Freeman fellowship covers tuition for a year of study, and includes a stipend. The following candidates are eligible to apply for the Fellowship:

  • Pursuing academic, professional, business, or technical career involving regular use of a modern East or Southeast Asian language.
  • Have a college undergraduate degree by the start of the program.
  • At or near the advanced level in the language. Minimum requirement is three years of language study at college level, either through classes taken in university or in combination with study abroad language programs.
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

More information available at: http://www.blakemorefoundation.org/

2018 Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Program

Applications for the 2018 Public Policy and International Affairs(PPIA) Junior Summer Institute Program are now open, click here to apply. The deadline is November 1, 2017. This program is ideal for undergraduate college juniors who are interested in pursuing graduate school in public policy, international affairs, and law and are committed to issues affecting underrepresented communities.

Research Fellowship at Stanford Law School

Several Stanford law professors are seeking full-time Research Fellows
to begin work in the summer of 2018. This is a unique opportunity for
graduating seniors and recent college graduates to participate in
groundbreaking empirical legal and social science research. Past
fellows have found the experience to be valuable preparation for
graduate school and have matriculated to a number of prestigious
graduates, law, and business programs. The deadline for the first round is Monday, October 30, 2017.

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Scoville Peace Fellowship

The Scoville Peace Fellowship is a highly competitive national fellowship program that provides recent college and graduate school alumni with the funding and opportunity to work with one of more than two dozen participating institutions in Washington, DC, including leading think tanks and advocacy groups focusing on international security and diplomacy issues.

This fellowship is accepting applications for the coming year. Applications for the Spring 2018 Fellowship are due on October 2, 2017. Applications for the Fall 2018 Fellowship are due on January 5, 2018.

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