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Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities

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There are many funding opportunities available at Boston College and beyond to help you take your career preparation to the next level. Whether you are looking to do an unpaid internship over the summer, study abroad, conduct research, or explore independent study, there are potential resources for you. Finding these opportunities can often be daunting, so we have compiled a list fellowships, scholarships, and grants for you as a starting point. 


Opportunities at Boston College

Advanced Study Grants – to pursue independent summer study

Undergraduate Research Fellowships – to be a faculty research assistant

McGillycuddy-Logue Grants – need based award for study abroad

Mc Nair Scholarships – research leading to graduate study for underrepresented or first generation college students 

Amanda V. Houston Travelling Fellowship - for research in Africa or the African Diaspora

Center for Human Rights and International Justice Summer Research Grants

Mizna Fellowship – for travel and research in the Islamic World

Omar A. Aggad Travel and Research Fellowship -  for study in the Arab world

Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship for leadership in African American Affairs and Social Justice

Carlos A. Romero Scholarship for engagement with issues affecting the Latino community

Benigno and Corazon Aquino Scholarship for engagement with issues facing the Asian American community

The Eagle Intern Fellowship Program offers summer internship support through the Career Center.

The Shea Center for Entreprenuership offers stipends for students interning at start-ups.

The Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics offers internship and travel grants to current undergraduates.

The Clough Center offers support and travel grants for internships in civic or public service organizations.


Opportunities Beyond Boston College

Goldwater Scholarship for science study

Truman Scholarship for public policy

Boren NSEP for study abroad in non-western cultures

Gilman Scholarship for study abroad for students receiving Pell Grants

Harriman Fellowship for internships with the State Department

Hollings Scholarship for study of oceanic and atmospheric science

Udall Scholarships for students studying environmental public policy

SEO Law Fellowship for underrepresented incoming law students


For more information on the above programs, visit the University Fellowships Committee webpage.

For information on Fulbright, Rhodes, Marshall and other prestigious scholarships for post-graduate study visit the University Fellowships Committee webpage.