Upcoming Grad School Planning & Fall Fellowship Information Sessions

Upcoming Grad School Planning & Fall Fellowship Information Sessions

If you’re a recent alum or plan to graduate in or before August 2025, let us help you get set for what’s next. Learn more opportunities to extend your learning and impact after you graduate through advanced study and research and a wide variety of fellowship and scholarship opportunities. We’ll be hosting a number of information sessions in the upcoming week and launching our Canvas workshops. If you can’t participate in the info sessions, be sure to register your interest and we’ll share application procedures and information with you separately.

Information sessions will take place in-person and on Zoom but will not be recorded.

All information sessions are intended for those who will be applicants in the fall of 2024.

Read about the opportunities and RSVP below.

Overview of Graduate Study and Distinguished Fellowships

Monday, May 20, 2024; 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

This information session will provide a general overview of what graduate study is — and what the major awards are. Use this conversation as a way to fine-tune your discernment about opportunities and ask questions.

The Fulbright Fellowship: Global Ambassadorship through Study/Research or Teaching

Tuesday, May 21, 2024; 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

With a mission “to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries,” Fulbright Fellowships fund a year of post-graduation study, research, or English teaching in over 160 countries around the world.

Eligibility: U.S. citizens. No GPA requirements, open to all disciplines and majors.

The Rhodes and Marshall Scholarships: UK Leadership Awards

Wednesday, May 22, 2024; 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

The Rhodes and Marshall Scholarships fund postgraduate study in the UK for  scholars and leaders who will dedicate their intellect and energy to the service of the greater good. The Rhodes funds study at Oxford, while the Marshall supports study at any UK institution with a particular focus on ambassadorship. If you are not a US citizen, there are Rhodes Global and Rhodes Jurisdictional competitions, as well.

Eligibility: Citizenship requirements vary by Rhodes constituency. Marshall applicants must be U.S. citizens. GPA:above 3.7.

STEM Research or STEM Policy at Cambridge: The Churchill and Churchill Kanders Scholarships

Tuesday, May 28, 2024; 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

The Churchill Scholarship funds an advanced research or study Master’s degree at Cambridge University’s Churchill College for outstanding American students in STEM fields. The Kanders Scholarship funds a Master’s in Public Policy at Cambridge for a STEM background student who aspires to shape scientifically literate policy decisions.

Eligibility: U.S. citizens, must be senior or have graduated within past 12 months. No GPA requirements.

21st Century Leadership Awards: The Schwarzman Scholarship for Study in China and the Knight-Hennessy Scholarship

Wednesday, May 29, 2024; 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

The Knight-Hennessy and Schwarzman Scholarships seek 21st-century leaders in all fields who will tackle the world’s biggest challenges with a fully funded Stanford graduate education (Knight-Hennessy) or a one year funded master’s, taught in English, at Beijing’s Tsinghua University (Schwarzman).  There are two Schwarzman competitions: one for students from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao and one for everyone else.

Eligibility: No citizenship or GPA requirements, open to all disciplines and majors.

The STEM Graduate Fellowships: NSF GRFP, NDSEG, GEM and More

Thursday, May 30, 2024; 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

There are a number of STEM-focused graduate fellowships that can help you fund a research-based master’s or doctoral degrees in these disciplines: the NSF GRFP, the NDSEG, GEM Fellowships and more.

Eligibility: Varies by award, but typically U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents. No GPA requirements.

The Foreign Service Fellowships: The Rangel, Pickering, and Payne

Friday, May 31, 2024; 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

The Thomas Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship, the Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship, and the Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program prepare outstanding young people for careers in the US Foreign Service and USAID, helping fund a graduate degree in a relevant policy field.

Eligibility: US citizenship, GPA above 3.2.

Making a Graduate School Plan

Tuesday, June 4, 2024; 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

Whether you want to go to graduate school in the US or abroad, earn a master’s or a doctorate, or work in the humanities, the arts, or the sciences–to make it happen, you need a plan.

We’ll walk you through the steps of identifying a right-fit graduate program and planning the who, what, when, where, and how of applying to graduate schools.

Eligibility: Those applying to research-based master’s or doctoral programs in fall of 2024.

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