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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 & Awards, 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 in-person workshop, 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
Gilman-McCain Scholarship (for the Children of Military Families), Applications accepted on a rolling basis
Human Rights Watch (HRW) Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg Fellowship, national deadline: October 11, 2019
Echoing Green Fellowship, national deadline: October 16, 2019
Presidential Management Fellowship, national deadline: October 17, 2019
DAAD Graduate Study Scholarship (Germany), UW priority deadline: October 20, 2019
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP), national deadlines: October 21-25, 2019 (depending on field of study)
Hertz Graduate Fellowship, national deadline: October 24, 2019
Mary Gates Research Scholarship, deadline: October 28, 2019
Princeton in Africa Fellowship, national deadline: October 30, 2019
Princeton in Asia Fellowship, national deadline: October 31, 2019
Soros Fellowships for New Americans, national deadline: November 1, 2019
Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Junior Summer Institute (JSI), national deadline: November 1, 2019
Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship, national deadline: November 1, 2019
American Scandinavian Fellowships, national deadline: November 1, 2019
Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship (Germany), national deadline: November 1, 2019
Truman Scholarship (for public service), campus deadline: November 3, 2019
Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) Scholarship, national deadline: November 6, 2019
Princeton in Latin America Fellowship, national deadline: November 8, 2019
Goldwater Scholarship (for STEM students), campus deadline: November 12, 2019
GEM Fellowship (for graduate study in a STEM field), national deadline: November 12, 2019
Alfa Fellowship Program (Russia), national deadline: November 15, 2019
Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, national deadline: November 15, 2019
Cultural Vistas Fellowship, national deadline: November 15, 2019
Critical Language Scholarship (CLS), national deadline: November 19, 2019
Knowles Teaching Fellowships, national deadline: December 1, 2019
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (to Germany), national deadline: December 1, 2019
Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship (Dept. of Defense), national deadline: December 3, 2019
Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships, national deadline: December 17, 2019
Humanity in Action (HiA) Fellowship, national deadline: January 5, 2020
Udall Scholarship, campus deadline: January 9, 2020
Rangel Undergraduate International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program, national deadline: February 4, 2020
James Madison Graduate Fellowship, national deadline: March 1, 2020