Student Fellowships & Awards

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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
Fulbright U.S. Student Program, campus deadline: September 4, 2019
Luce Scholars Program, campus deadline: September 4, 2019
Spring 2020 Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship, national deadline: September 10, 2019
Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship, national deadline: September 17, 2019
Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowships, national deadline: September 24, 2019
Schwarzman Scholars Program (China), national deadline: September 26, 2019
Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, national deadline: October 1, 2019
Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research (GIAR), national deadline: October 1, 2019
Gilman International Scholarship, national deadline: October 1, 2019
Knight-Hennessy Scholars (Stanford), national deadline: October 9, 2019
Bridging Scholarship (for study abroad in Japan), national deadline: October 10, 2019
Human Rights Watch (HRW) Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg Fellowship, national deadline: October 11, 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 Asia Fellowship, national deadline: October 31, 2019
Soros Fellowships for New Americans, 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
GEM Fellowship (for graduate study in a STEM field), national deadline: November 12, 2019
Alfa Fellowship Program (Russia), 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
James Madison Graduate Fellowship, national deadline: March 1, 2019