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Student Fellowships in the Office of Global Affairs is operating remotely, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Staff can be contacted by email and is available for virtual meetings.

Are you a motivated student with ambition and passion for what you do? Interested in transformative opportunities such as research, language study, service, mentorship, networking, or travel?

Then you're in the right place. Student Fellowships, within the Office of Global Affairs, is here to support engaged students like you in their applications to nationally competitive fellowships as well as some UW-wide opportunities. 


If you can't make the live virtual workshops, check out the Student Fellowships YouTube channel for video tutorials instead!

Advice for Future Applicants

Additional video tutorials can be found on the Student Fellowships YouTube channel.

Open Applications

Students should start working on these applications two to three months before the deadlines below.

NIH Post-baccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA), Applications accepted on a rolling basis
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP), national deadlines: October 19-22, 2020 (depending on field of study)
Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship, national deadline: October 21, 2020
Mary Gates Research Scholarship, deadline: October 26, 2020
Princeton in Africa Fellowship, national deadline: October 28, 2020
Soros Fellowship for New Americans, national deadline: October 29, 2020
Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship, national deadline: November 1, 2020
American Scandinavian Fellowships, national deadline: November 1, 2020
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (Germany), national deadline: November 1, 2020
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship, national deadline: November 2, 2020
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Graduate Scholarships (Germany), national deadline: November 4, 2020
Goldwater Scholarship (STEM), UW campus deadline: November 9, 2020
Princeton in Asia Fellowship, national deadline: November 9, 2020
Yenching Academy of Peking University, UW campus deadline: November 10, 2020
Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Scholarship, national deadline: November 11, 2020
Princeton in Latin America Fellowship, national deadline: November 12, 2020
GEM Fellowship (STEM), national deadline: November 13, 2020
Public Policy and International Affairs Program (PPIA), national deadline: November 15, 2020
Truman Scholarship, campus deadline: November 16, 2020
Critical Langage Scholarship, national deadline: November 17, 2020
Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, national deadline: November 20, 2020
Generation Google Scholarship, national deadline: December 4, 2020
Google Lime Scholarship, national deadline: December 4, 2020
Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship (Dept. of Defense), national deadline: December 1, 2020
Alfa Fellowship (Russia), national deadline: December 1, 2020
Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships, national deadline: December 17, 2020
Knowles Teaching Fellowships, national deadline: January 18, 2021
James Madison Fellowship, national deadline: March 1, 2021