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Award Purpose Eligibility Deadline
Global Rhodes Scholarships* Postgraduate study
University of Oxford, UK
All nationalities
Ages under 24, GPA 3.7+
June
Rhodes Scholarships - US* Postgraduate study
University of Oxford, UK
US citizens, permanent residents, DACA
Aged under 24, GPA 3.7+
August
Mitchell Scholarships* Postgraduate study
Ireland or Northern Ireland
US citizens
Aged 18 to 30
August
Marshall Scholarships* Postgraduate study
University of Oxford, UK
US citizens
GPA 3.7+
August
Fulbright
Study/Research Grants
Academic study or research
140 countries
US citizens, no age limit
Requirements vary by country
August
Schwarzman Scholars
Program
One-year master’s degree 
Tsinghua University, Beijing
All nationalities, aged 18 to 29
Mandarin proficiency not required
September
Churchill Scholarship* One-year graduate degree (STEM)
University of Cambridge
US citizens
Graduating seniors or recent alumni
October
Gates-Cambridge
Scholarship
Postgraduate study
Cambridge University
Non UK citizens
No age limit
October
Keasbey Scholarship*
(offered every 3rd year)
1 or 2 years postgraduate study
Oxford, Cambridge, or Edinburgh
US citizens
Graduating seniors
October
Knight-Hennessy
Scholars Program
Any postgraduate degree
Stanford University
Within 5 years of Bachelor's degree
All nationalities
October
Luce Scholars
Program
One-year internship in Asia US citizens or permanent residents
Minimal experience in Asia preferred
October
Michel-David Weill
Scholarship
*
Two-year Master's degree at Sciences Po
(Paris Institute of Political Studies)
US Citizens, current Yale seniors
Aged 19 to 25, GPA 3.7+
French language not required
October
Gaither Junior Fellows
Program
*
One year research internship
Carnegie Endowment for Intl Peace
All nationalities
Yale seniors or recent graduates
November
Paul & Daisy Soros
Fellowship
Any postgraduate degree
US Universities
Must have New American status
Aged under 30
November
Harry S. Truman
Scholarship
*
Graduate study in the US or abroad
Public service careers
US citizens and nationals
Current JUNIOR at Yale
November
Yenching Scholarships Master's in China Studies
Peking University
US citizenship not required
Preference for candidates under 25
November
Rotary Global Grant Graduate study
Aligns with Rotary's area of focus
All nationalities
Rotary district approval
December
Beinecke Scholarship
Program
*
Graduate study
US or foreign universities
US citizens  and nationals
Current JUNIOR at Yale
January
Mortimer Hays-Brandeis
Award
*
One year of travel outside the US
Project in the visual and fine arts
All nationalities
Within 3 years of Bachelor's
January
Richard U. Light
Fellowship
*
Intensive language study
China, Taiwan, Japan & South Korea
All nationalities
Must be enrolled at Yale to apply
January
Henry Fellowship* One year postgraduate study
Oxford or Cambridge
All nationalities
Graduating seniors
February
King's Yale Fellowship* One year Master's course
King's College, Cambridge
All nationalities
Graduating seniors
February
Paul Mellon
Fellowship
*
Postgraduate study
Clare College, Cambridge
All nationalities
Graduating seniors
February
Henry Hart Rice Foreign
Residence Fellowship
*
Work/Research/Independent Study
Countries with strained US relations
All nationalities
Undergrads (2nd yr+) & Grad students
February
Yung Wing
Scholarship
*
Graduate study
Mainland China
Non-Chinese nationals
Aged under 30
February 

The following post-graduate opportunities are listed under the Common Application entitled "Yale College Postgraduate Fellowships." Links for each fellowship can be found on the Yale College Postgraduate Fellowship Common Application page in the Student Grants Database. 

Award Purpose Eligibility Deadline
Robert C. Bates
Postgraduate Fellowship*
3-12 month project/internship/research
Outside the continental US
All nationalities
Graduating seniors
February
Cohen Public Service
Year-long Fellowship*
9-12 month project
Domestic or International
All nationalities
Graduating seniors
February
Frederick Mortimer Clapp
Fellowship*
12 month project writing English poetry
Based in US for duration of project
All nationalities
Graduating seniors
February
Gordon Grand
Fellowship*
9-12 month travel/internship/research
Business sector or public affairs
Domestic or International
All nationalities
Graduating seniors
February
Charles P. Howland
Fellowship*
9-12 month public service project
International
All nationalities
Graduating seniors
February
Parker Huang
Travel Fellowship*
10-12 month language study/research/internship
Non-English-speaking country
US citizens
Graduating seniors
February
Yale Glee Club Service
through Music Fellowship*
9-12 month music & public service projects
Domestic or International
All nationalities
Seniors & Grad students
February 

* Yale competition/nomination process. Visit the Yale Student Grants Database for exact deadlines.

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