Career Strategy Fellowships Study Abroad Summer Session SEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

External Awards (non-Yale Fellowships)

You are here

Some non-Yale, external fellowships require institutional evaluation or nomination, while others do not. Those which do not have a campus application process will not be found in the Yale Student Grants Database, but a selected list of these may be found below. See also our advice on searching for funding, for more options.

Point: Click here to find scholarships and fellowships for postgraduate study in the United Kingdom and Ireland, including the Gates, Marshall, Mitchell, and Rhodes

External Awards for Yale Students and Alums

At Yale, the institutional evaluation and nomination processes for the following fellowships are coordinated by Fellowship Programs. See the Yale Student Grants Database for details of campus application deadlines and procedures, as well as links to official websites for other important information. Fellowship Programs staff offer advice on these awards to Yale applicants, including Yale College alumni and current Yale graduate and professional students.

Filter by:

Tip: Fellowship Programs offers to Yale students and alumni of Yale College advice on awards for which applicants must apply through our office and also, time-permitting, on external awards requiring direct application.

North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain

Funding from the Spanish Ministry of Education to support one year in Spain helping to increase Spanish students' knowledge of English or French and North American culture. Eligible are seniors and recent alumni who are Canadian or US native speakers of French or English, and who have intermediate-level Spanish; previous teaching experience or experience living abroad may be an advantage.
Application deadline typically early April.

Learn More

Overseas Press Club Foundation Fellowships

Support internships for young journalists aspiring to be foreign correspondents. Eligible are citizens of any country currently studying at US colleges and universities (at either the undergraduate or graduate level), or Americans studying abroad. 
Application deadline typically the beginning of December.

Learn More

Oxford Clarendon

Supports postgraduate degree study in any subject at the University of Oxford. Eligible are all applicants for postgraduate study at Oxford: apply to the degree course of your choice by the January deadline in order to be considered for the Clarendon (and many other Oxford scholarships).

Learn More

Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship

Full-cost scholarships for the MBA year of the Oxford 1+1 MBA program. Eligible are applicants for the 1+1 MBA program. Apply for the partnering master's degree of your choice and for the MBA by January if your chosen master's degree closes then, or by March (when other master's and the MBA close), and for the Pershing Square.

Learn More

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Supports graduate or professional study in the US, in any field. Eligible are ""new Americans"" who are either applying for graduate/professional school or within the first two years of graduate study (see website for full eligibility details).
Application deadline typically in early November.

Learn More

Paul Mellon Fellowship

Supports up to three years of study in any discipline at Cambridge. Eligible are unmarried graduating seniors in Yale College (US citizenship not required).

Learn More

Princeton in Africa

Offers one-year, funded, service-oriented placements, including with NGOs. Eligible are graduating seniors and recent college graduates.
Deadlines vary by program but are typically in early November.

Learn More

Princeton in Asia

Offers one-year, funded, service-oriented placements, including with NGOs. Eligible are graduating seniors and recent college graduates.
Deadlines vary by program but are typically in early November.

Learn More

Princeton in Latin America

Offers one-year, funded, service-oriented placements, including with NGOs. Eligible are graduating seniors and recent college graduates.
Deadlines vary by program but are typically in early November.

Learn More

Rhodes Scholarship

Supports one to three years of study at Oxford. Only American and Canadian applicants for the Rhodes are required first to apply for institutional endorsement. 

Rhodes Scholars are normally appointed for two years of degree study at the University of Oxford, depending on the course of study proposed (Scholars may choose to pursue a shorter, one-year degree or two, or alternatively to pursue a doctorate or a second Bachelor's degree). All educational costs, including tuition, relevant fees, and travel are covered by the Rhodes Trust.

Learn More

Saint Andrew’s Society Graduate Scholarship

Supports one year of study in any discipline at a university in Scotland. Eligible are US citizens with Scottish heritage and financial need. A Saint Andrew's Scholarship provides up to $35,000 to cover tuition and related academic expenses and help defray transportation and living expenses.

Learn More

Saltire Scholarships

Offer up to £8000, towards tuition fees for any one year of full time study on a postgraduate Masters program at any of Scotland’s higher education institutions.
Scholarships are available to citizens of the following countries: Canada, China (including Hong Kong), India, Japan, Pakistan and USA.

Learn More

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

Supports a one-year public service activity abroad or in the US. Eligible are graduating seniors at US colleges and universities (US citizenship not required).
Application deadline typically in mid-January.

Learn More

Samvid Scholars

Supports up to $50,000 per year for two years of graduate study. In addition to funding for their graduate program, each Scholar will receive two years of leadership development programming to support them to continue to fulfill their extraordinary potential. Eligible to apply are graduating seniors and recent alumni (U.S. Citizens and DACA recipients).

Application deadline typically late March.

Learn More

Schwarzman Scholars Program

Supports leadership development & a special, fully-funded one-year Master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, with concentrations in International Relations, Public Policy, and Economics & Business.
Eligible are graduating seniors, current graduate and professional students, and recent alumni from any country (knowledge of Mandarin is an asset but is not required).

Learn More

Science and Technology Policy Institute - Policy Fellowship

Supports a fascinating two-year internship in science and technology policy. Eligible are US citizens who are graduating seniors/recent graduates with STEM majors.
Application deadline typically in late January.

Learn More

SMART Scholarship

Supports an undergraduate or graduate degree in a wide range of areas (including mathematics, engineering, cognitive science, biology, chemistry, and physics) at a US institution, and provides mentorship and summer internships. Upon degree completion, awardees are employed through the Department of Defense as civilian researchers.  Eligible are undergraduates who are citizens of the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, or United Kingdom. Application deadline typically in early December.

Learn More

Society for Classical Studies Lionel Pierson Fellowship

Supports one year of postgraduate study of Classics at an English or Scottish university. Eligible are American & Canadian college seniors at time of nomination by their undergraduate Classics department. Deadline for nomination typically at early October (October 1, 2019).

Learn More

Society for Women Engineers Scholarships

Supports undergraduate and graduate study for women admitted to ABET accredited institutions in the US in preparation for careers in engineering or computer science. Eligible are women of any nationality enrolled in or accepted into ABET accredited undergraduate or graduate programs in engineering, computing, or technology.
Application deadlines typically in the spring: see website for details.

Learn More

South Asian Language Fellowship

Supports intensive language study at approved sites in South Asia.
Eligible are currently-enrolled Yale University students. Campus application deadline typically in February.

Learn More

Pages