Fellowships and Funding
SPECIFIC SITES FOR FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
University Fellowships Committee
The mission of the Boston College University Fellowships Committee is to encourage and assist Boston College undergraduates in competing for the most notable of undergraduate and graduate fellowships and scholarships—the Rhodes, Fulbright, Marshall, Churchill, Truman, and many others.
Fellowship Database from Cornell University
Fabulous list of fellowships by various fields.
Steamboat Foundation is dedicated to cultivating tomorrow's leaders today,via two programs, its Summer Scholar Program, which provides outstanding students of financial need with a unique opportunity to work with acknowledged leaders, and its Special Grants Program, which provides one year grants for exceptional students and programs working for impoverished communities outside of the United States.
The Union Semester Program
New York Union Semester is a unique opportunity to learn about organized labor in a challenging environment. Through the field internship, students will become part of a union's staff for a semester while they study at Queens College.
The Tibor T. Bolgar Foundation
Named in honor of the late Dr. Tibor T. Polgar, a major contributor to the early development of the Foundation, this program provides a summertime grant ($3,800 for each fellowship) and limited research funds for up to eight college students (both undergraduate and graduate) to conduct research on the Hudson River.
Join a team of committed, talented Indians from around the world who are dedicating a year or more of their time engaged in intensive service for India's development. The Indicorps fellowship program seeks committed individuals with the experience, motivation and leadership potential to find constructive solutions to India's most pressing problems.
Massachusetts Association of Broadcasters
Includes a job bank, as well as internship and scholarship opportunities, at Massachusetts radio and television stations.
National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Career Center
Broadcasting resources, including career, scholarship, and internship opportunities.
The International Radio & Television Society Foundation FellowshipsThe Summer Fellowship Program, a student out-reach effort of IRTS, teaches up-and-coming communicators the realities of the business world through an all-expense-paid fellowship, which includes practical experience and career-planning advice.
The Pulliam Journalism Fellowship Program Students must show interest in reporting, news design and graphics, or photojournalism to be chosen for this exciting and demanding fellowship program. Students will be treated like members of the newsroom and gain valuable journalism experience. They will also participate in writing workshops and learn from some of the best minds in journalism at luncheon discussions.
New York Women in Communications Inc. Foundation
The NYWICI Foundation, in conjunction with NYWICI, annually awards scholarships based on academic excellence, need and involvement in the field of communications.
Eben Tisdale FellowshipGreat high-tech summer internship in public policy.
The U.S. Department of StateThe U.S. Department of State offers numerous opportunities, overseas or in Washington, DC, to acquire skills that will last a lifetime. A variety of programs, from summer clerical positions to management fellowships, allow students to participate in projects vital to the success of U.S. foreign policy.
A variety of educational opportunities offered by federal government agencies, including fellowships and grants.
GovLoop and CampusGov are super excited to be teaming up to announce a $2,500 scholarship that will go to a deserving student interested in making their mark on government. You can apply and learn more information about CampusGov and the scholarship at the link above.
The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS)The Humane Studies Fellowship awards scholarships to students who are exploring the principles, practices, and institutions necessary to a free society through their academic work. Explore other opportunities for fellowships through IHS on this site as well!
Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program, sponsored by the Institute for Humane Studies
Fellows explore market-based solutions to critical social and economic problems and gain the skills necessary to effect policy change. The program consists of an internship book ended by seminars to learn market-based policy analysis and its intellectual foundations, and then to present the results of research, while developing professional skills. Internships are either at one of the area's many research institutes developing market solutions to today's critical policy problems or at a public interest law firm defending economic and political liberties.
The Gilder Lehrman American History Scholars ProgramStudents come to New York City in June for an intensive program in American history, including seminars with eminent scholars and historians in nonacademic fields, behind-the-scenes visits to important archives and museums in New York City, and participation in an original research project. Those selected will receive transportation costs, room and board, and a stipend. Runners up may be eligible for a shorter one week intensive program.
Humanity in Action Fellowships Fellows focus on minority issues that affect cultural and national assumptions, political and educational institutions and human rights standards. Lectures, seminars and site visits in Copenhagen, Amsterdam or Berlin expose Fellows to leaders in human rights, particularly those concerned with the protection of minorities, and in resistance movements, specifically those that defied German minority policies during World War II. Grants cover travel, accommodations and program costs.
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project Summer Research FellowshipWorking with the Project’s research staff under the guidance of Stanford history professor and senior editor of the King Papers, Clayborne Carson, students work on an eight-week program of research on King and the modern African American freedom struggle. Through this annual summer fellowship program, the King Papers Project engages students in every stage of the ongoing effort to preserve the historical legacy of the civil rights movement through the publication of Dr. King’s papers.
The National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Internship Program
The Summer Internships Program of the National Endowment for the Humanities introduces students to the programs, policies, and operations of the federal agency charged with promoting scholarship, education, and public programming in the humanities in the United States. During their ten-week stay in Washington, D.C., interns are assigned to an office of the agency to assist with daily work and participate in the intellectual life of NEH.
Undergraduate Student Scholars ProgramThe Undergraduate Student Scholars Program in the NIH Center for Molecular Studies in Digestive and Liver Diseases at the University of Pennsylvania is an organized program of summer lectures and presentations combined with basic research experience in the laboratory of an expert investigator. This program is open to students from the University of Pennsylvania as well as outside of the university, and the curriculum is designed specifically for undergraduate students with an interest in biomedical research, with the eventual goal of MD, PhD, or MD-PhD degrees.
New Sector Alliance
New Sector's vision is bold: To live in a world of peace and prosperity where business, academic, and social sector leaders work collaboratively to advance human potential. Our mission is simple: To accelerate social change by strengthening organizations today, while developing leaders for tomorrow.
Auschwitz Jewish Center
The AJC Institute’s Student Scholarship Program offers a unique opportunity for select college graduates and graduate students to learn first-hand about the rich, vibrant life of Jews in pre-War Poland, and develop projects and conduct programs on behalf of the Center. The intensive eight-week summer program in Oswiecim, Poland fosters personal growth and community activism as participants study the universal implications of the Holocaust.
Peggy Guggenheim Collection Internship
An interesting paid internship in Venice Italy whose goal is to provide an opportunity for students from different cultures to gain practical experience of museology and familiarity with an important collection of modern art. Students learn together in a creative international atmosphere and acquaint themselves with the life and culture of Venice. Must be fluent in Italian and English.
American Bar FoundationThe ABF sponsors fellowship programs for postdoctoral scholars, doctoral candidates, graduate and undergraduate students. All fellowships are held in residence at the ABF's offices in Chicago.
EPA's National Network for Environmental Management Studies Fellowship Program (NNEMS)
An extensive listing of fellowships in environmental areas across the United States.
Alvan T. - Viola D. Fuller American Cancer Society Research Fellowships
Fellowship offers undergraduate students from New England the funded opportunity to participate in laboratory research with accomplished investigators and carries a stipend of $4,500.
National Science Foundation (NSF)
The National Science Foundation promotes and advances scientific progress in the United States by competitively awarding grants and cooperative agreements for research and education in the sciences, mathematics, and engineering.
New England Wild Flower Society
Three fellowship opportunities in regional plant conservation.
IMPORTANT BOSTON COLLEGE SITES FOR INTERNSHIPS
The main database for BC students. This will cover most industry fields in many geographic areas around the country.
Read about internships other BC students have done. Use the information to contact the same employer for your own opportunity.
Internship Series Online
Listings from around the country in 12 specific industries.