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Fellowship Academic Fields Deadline Application Procedure
Mizna Fellowship

Boston College students only
Any academic field

Supports travel for research, language study, internships, or service-learning throughout the Islamic World
October 1 and February 1 Get application information from the BC Coordinator.
NSEP/Boren Scholarship

Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors
Any academic field. Supports study abroad for up to a year, studying the language and culture of a non-Western country. January 1
Get application information from, and submit application to BC Coordinator, for review by BC Nominating Committee.
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Undergraduate Research Fellowships


Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Any academic field. Supports undergraduates who assist a BC faculty member in faculty research, during the Fall, Spring, or Summer semester.

Usually early September, December, and March.
More info

Formal application must be made by the faculty member who will direct the research. Get application information from BC Coordinator, and contact Departmental Fellowships Sponsor in your major.
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Advanced Study Grants


Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors
Any academic field.
Supports student-designed research or language skills acquisition projects during the summer.
January 15
nominations invited;
March 13 applications due
Contact Departmental Fellowships Sponsor in your major. Applicants must be nominated by a faculty advisor. Invitations to submit proposals will be sent to all nominated students by BC Coordinator.