Post-Baccalaureate and Graduate

 Graduate Students
The following are scholarships and grants that provide funding for post-baccalaureate or graduate studies. Several of the following scholarships may be applied for during your senior year.

Fulbright U.S. Student
*Alumni Eligible
Covers academic, living & travel costs for 1 year to study, research, or teach abroad in over 150 countries
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Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship
*Alumni Eligible
Covers academic, living, & travel costs for 1 year to teach abroad in over 60 countries
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Fulbright U.K.
*Alumni Eligible
Covers academic, living & travel expenses for 1 year to study or research in the UK

Fulbright National Geographic Digital Story Telling Fellowship
Funding for an academic year of overseas travel and digital storytelling in up to three countries on a globally significant social or environmental topic. In addition to the Fulbright benefits, Fellows will receive instruction in digital storytelling techniques, including effective blog writing, video production, and photography, by National Geographic staff prior to their departure. 

Soros Fellowship for New Americans
*Alumni Eligible: Age 30 and under
Gives $20,000 plus 1/2 of tuition for New Americans pursuing graduate study

Gates-Cambridge Scholarship
*Alumni Eligible
Covers academic, living & travel expenses for post-baccalaureate study at Cambridge

Rhodes Scholarship at Oxford
*Alumni Eligible: ages 18-24
Covers academic & living expenses for graduate study at Oxford

Marshall Scholarship
*Alumni Eligible
Covers academic, living & travel expenses for 2 years of graduate study in the UK

Mitchell Scholarship
*Alumni Eligible: ages 18-30
Covers academic, living & travel expenses for 1 year of graduate study in Ireland and Northern Ireland

Boren Fellowship (NSEP)
*Alumni Eligible
Gives up to $30,000 towards graduate study in languages and cultures outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand

Rotary World Peace Fellowship
*Alumni Eligible
Covers academic, living & travel expenses for up to two years of graduate study in international studies, peace, and conflict resolution in schools around the world

Critical Language Scholarships for Intensive Summer Institutes
*Alumni Eligible
Covers all costs to study critical languages abroad in the summer (critical languages include: Arabic, Bengla/Bengali, Hindu, Punjabi, Turkish, Urdu, Chinese, Korean, Persian, Russian, and Azerbaijani)

Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) German Academic Exchange Service
*Alumni Eligible
Information on a variety of abroad opportunities in Germany. Opportunities include Undergraduate Scholarships and Post-Baccalaureate Research

Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship
*Alumni Eligible
Covers academic, living & travel costs for graduate study of public policy, international affairs, public administration, business, economics, political science, sociology, or foreign languages

Truman Scholarship
Gives up to $30,000 and professional development for current juniors to pursue graduate study in public service
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Carnegie Junior Fellows
*Alumni Eligible: graduated within last academic year
Paid research assistantships in Carnegie projects including non-proliferation, democracy building, trade, Chinese & South Asian issues and Russian / Eurasian studies

NYC Urban Fellows Program
*Alumni Eligible: graduated within past 2 years
$30,000 stipend for a 9-month fellowship to work in an array of public policy agencies all over New York City

NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
Gives $7,500 for student-athletes in their final year of intercollegiate athletics towards postgraduate education

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship
*Alumni Eligible
Cover 3 years of graduate study for early graduate students leading to research-based master's or doctoral degrees in science, math, engineering & technology

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
*Alumni Eligible: within 5 years of most recent degree
Gives up to 5 years of professional and financial support towards a teach preparation program for current/future teachers of high school math and science

CBYX: Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program
*Alumni Eligible: ages 18-24
Covers academic, living & travel expenses to study in Germany for all fields with a focus on on business, technical, vocational, and agricultural fields

Humanity in Action
*Alumni Eligible: graduated within past 2 years
Provides education and internships in Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, and the United States focusing on human rights and minority issues

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Upcoming Deadlines

Please note that Seattle University campus deadlines may be one to two months prior to the official scholarship deadline. Application processes generally begin six months in advance of official scholarship deadlines. Check with the Office of Fellowships to obtain campus-specific deadline information. 

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Please join us on May 2nd for the ETA Proposal Writing Workshop Pigott 107, 4:00-5:00pm and

May 3rd for the Full Grant Proposal Writing Workshop Pigott 106, 8:00am-2:00pm

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