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Fellowship Academic Fields Deadline Application Procedure
ACC/IAC Grants for Summer Research

Sophomores, Juniors
Any academic field.
Supports summer research at another ACC university.
January 15
nominations invited;
March 10 applications due
Apply through the BC Advanced Study Grant application process.  Get application information from BC Coordinator.
Amgen Scholars at MIT

U.S. citizens and permanent residents,
Sophomores and Juniors
Natural and Cognitive Sciences and Biotechnology

Supports nine-week summer research opportunity at MIT
February 1 Get application information and guidance from the BC Coordinator.
Boston College Center for Human Rights & International Justice

Sophomores and Juniors
Any Academic Field

Supports summer research on human rights issues
March 15 Get application information and guidance from the Center for Human Rights & International Justice, Stokes Hall N410.
Freeman-ASIA Scholarship

Sophomores, Juniors
Any academic field.
Supports study abroad for up to a year, studying the language and culture in any of 15 East Asian or Southeast Asian countries.

 
Funding for this Scholarship has been suspended.
Gilman Scholarship

Sophomores, Juniors, Pell Grant recipients
Any academic field. Supports up to a year of study abroad in any eligible country. October 1 and March 15 Get application information from, and submit application to BC Coordinator.
Goldwater Scholarship

Sophomores, Juniors; U.S. citizens only
Mathematics or Natural Sciences. Supports undergraduate study at BC. January 1
Get application information from, and submit application to BC Coordinator, for review by the BC Nominating Committee.
Hollings/NOAA Scholarship

Sophomores
Oceanic and atmospheric sciences. January 15
Get application information from, and submit application to BC Coordinator.
Amanda V. Houston Traveling Scholarship

Sophomores, Juniors
Any academic field. Supports domestic or international travel, for research or study. February 1
Get application information from, and submit application to BC Coordinator.
IIPP Fellowship

Sophomores, especially AHANA students
Any academic major leading to a career in international affairs. Provides summer institutes, study abroad, internships, and graduate study. March 10
Funding for this program is currently suspended by Congress.
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.
Udall Scholarship

Sophomores, Juniors
Environmental public policy, or health care and Native American tribal policy. Supports undergrad study at BC. March 1 Get application information from, and submit application to BC Coordinator, for review by BC Nominating Committee.
Boston College
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.
Boston College
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 10 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.