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Graduate Fellowships

The academic rigor of Gordon prepares qualified students for competitive and prominent graduate fellowships such as the Fulbright. Gordon also encourages students interested in specific research projects to apply for grants from organizations such as the National Science Foundation. Strong professor-student relationships lead to great recommendations and assistance in application for these prestigious awards.

Interested students should fill out Gordon's online interest form to apply to program. A committee of Gordon faculty and staff will review submissions and contact students with additional information.

Name Description Value Deadline
Fulbright A year abroad in study or research Varies October
1-3 years studying at a university in the UK Tuition and living expenses October
Complete a degree at Oxford University Tuition and living expenses October
Mitchell One year of graduate study in Ireland Tuition and living expenses  October
Carnegie Endowment Provide research assistance to scholars working on the Carnegie Endowment programs  $37,000 per year plus living expenses January
Gates-Cambridge Complete a degree at Cambridge University Tuition October
American-Scandinavian Foundation Pursue study, research, or creative arts projects in a Scandinavian country for up to one year Fellowships up to $23,000 and grants up to $5,000 November
DAAD Graduate Study Scholarship Independent study in Germany or complete a master’s degree at a German University Monthly stipend November
William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India Work with credible NGOs and social enterprises in India Travel expenses, insurance coverage, and monthly stipend February
English Program in Korea (EPIK) Teach English in a school in Korea Airfare, housing, and salary  October
Teach for China Two year program teaching English in a school in China Housing and salary January
Princeton in Asia Teach or work in an Asian country Salary and some living expenses November
Princeton in Africa Work in an African country Housing, stipend, and some living expenses November
Harvey Fellows Program Scholarship for a Christian student studying at a “top five” university in a field where Christians are underrepresented ( Funding for both undergraduate and graduate students to study languages abroad in areas critical to U.S. national security $20,000 - $30,000


Truman Scholar Scholarships for graduate students interested in a career in public service, especially government $15,000 for two years of graduate study


Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals Full year work-study program in Germany Living expenses, full tuition, and stipend December


Name Description Value Deadline
Goldwater Undergraduate scholarship support for juniors and seniors in fields of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering $7,500 per year January
Hertz Foundation Scholarships for applied physical, biological, and engineering sciences, must be willing to make skills available in the time of a national emergency Tuition and personal stipend exceeding $30,000/year October
National Science Foundation Specific program that supports graduate students in areas of science, technology, and engineering $32,000 annual stipend and $12,000 cost of education allowance  October
SMART Scholarship Scholarship for undergraduate and graduate students interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

Full tuition, stipend, summer internships, employment placement



Name Description Value Deadline
Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship
Scholarship for advanced study in art, music, theatre, urban and regional planning in America and abroad Awards ranging from $9,000-$20,000 December


Name Description Value Deadline
Humane Studies Fellowship Scholarships for graduate students who have a clearly defined research interest in liberty $15,000; can be renewed every year  February
James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation Scholarship for graduate school for students committed to teaching American history, American government, and/or social studies Up to $24,000 March
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program Scholarship for seniors seeking a graduate degree in international affairs or other degree related to foreign service work Up to $35,000 annually January
Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship Support for a master’s degree in foreign service Up to $40,000 annually January
Anna Sobol Levy Foundation 1–2 years graduate study at Rothberg International School, Hebrew University for undergraduate students who studied international relations, political science, or history Grant of $12,000 March
Intercollegiate Studies Institute Graduate Fellowships View ISI website for detailed descriptions of each Fellowship (Richard M. Weaver, Salvatori, Renshaw, and Western Civilization) Tuition and grants ranging from $5,000-$20,000  January


Name Description Value Deadline
Davies-Jackson Scholarship Must be first in the family to graduate from college; Students will receive a B.A. from St. John’s College at the University of Cambridge Tuition November
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Fellowship Opportunity for Latinos to work at the national level in the public policy area of their choice. Stipend for 9 months February
Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans Financial support for up to two years of graduate studies for college seniors who are New Americans Up to $90,000 November
Walter S. Barr Fellowship Scholarship awarded to graduate students who are residents or former residents of Hampden County, Massachusetts Varies February
St. Andrew’s Society Scholarship Scholarship for students of Scottish descent for graduate study in Scotland $20,000-$30,000 for graduate study in Scotland December
Ford Foundation Pre-doctoral Fellowships Financial assistance for minority students pursuing Ph.D. programs $20,000 annual stipend November