Undergraduate Research Opportunity

The Holtz Center is looking for research proposals from undergraduate students interested in conducting research on issues at the intersection of science, technology, and society. All undergraduate students at UW-Madison are eligible for this funding opportunity including those in engineering, social and behavioral sciences, the humanities, and biological and physical sciences. The maximum amount of each award is $1,000 for the student and $500 in flexible funds for the faculty advisor. Click here for more information.

FLAS Awards for Study of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean

CEAS will be applying for both NRC (National Resource Center, “Title VI”) and FLAS (Foreign Language & Area Studies) funding from the U.S. Department of Education for the 2018-19 academic year.  Therefore, we are accepting applications for FLAS awards to study Chinese, Japanese and Korean in the next academic year. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the United States. Undergraduate academic year awards cover up to $10,000 tuition/fees and include a $5,000 stipend. Graduate academic year awards cover full tuition/fees and include a $15,000 stipend. Applicants submit a letter of application; transcripts; GRE scores; a statement (detailing academic plans, career goals, previous language training, and need for further EA language training); a language evaluation  and two letters of recommendation. All qualified undergraduate and graduate students studying East Asian languages are encouraged to apply. The application process is accomplished entirely on-line.


Fellowship with the Democratic Party of Wisconsin

The Democratic Party of Wisconsin is currently recruiting for the Spring and Summer Fellowship program. The program lasts 12 weeks and is designed to test, train, and develop a new class of organizers. Fellows will be trained on the basics of organizing and campaign fundamentals and work in their communities to empower grassroots teams. Applications can be submitted here by February 3rd. 

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.


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/