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Eligibility: Post-Grad

USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship

The USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program seeks to attract outstanding young people who are interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).  For those who want to work on the front lines of some of the most pressing global challenges of our times — poverty, hunger, injustice, disease, environmental degradation, climate change, conflict and violent extremism – the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development provides an opportunity to advance U.S. foreign policy interests and reflect the American people’s compassion and support of human dignity.

Fields of Study: Humanities, Social Sciences, Williams School
Opportunity Type: Grant or Fellowship, Study, Summer, Tuition Scholarship, Work or Internship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Post-Grad, Seniors

Venture for America

Venture for America recruits college graduates to work for two years at emerging start-ups and early-stage companies in lower-cost cities (e.g., Detroit, Providence, New Orleans). Modeled after Teach for America, Venture for America provides a path for entrepreneurship to college graduates who want to learn how to build companies and create jobs.

Fields of Study: Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Journalism, Law School, Sciences and Math, Social Sciences, Williams School
Opportunity Type: Work or Internship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Juniors, Post-Grad, Seniors

Victory Congressional Fellowship

The David Bohnett Victory Congressional Fellowship brings one outstanding LGBTQ young professional to Washington, DC, for an intensive leadership program. Now in its fourth year, the program includes:

Vietnam Education Foundation

The Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) supports Vietnamese nationals interested in pursuing a research-based doctoral degree such as a Ph.D. or an Sc.D., or a Master’s degree at leading universities in the United States in the major disciplines of sciences (natural, physical, and environmental), mathematics, medicine (such as public health, epidemiology, and immunology), engineering, and technology (including information technology). Fields include the basic sciences, such as biology, chemistry, and physics, as well as agricultural science and computer science. Priority is given to applicants whose field of study focuses on climate change (environmental sciences) or on nuclear energy, provided that all other qualifications are equal.

Fields of Study: Sciences and Math
Opportunity Type: Grant or Fellowship, Study, Tuition Scholarship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Juniors, Non-US Citizens, Post-Grad, Seniors

Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice

The Villers Fellow works as a full-time policy analyst in Families USA’s Health Policy Department. The Fellowship is based in the Families USA office in Washington, D.C. and is designed to provide the Fellow with a national perspective on health care justice work and the opportunity to learn about a range of health care justice issues.

Fields of Study: Humanities, Law School, Sciences and Math, Social Sciences, Williams School
Opportunity Type: Grant or Fellowship, Service, Work or Internship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Non-US Citizens, Post-Grad, Seniors

Virginia Commonwealth University Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)

The Virginia Commonwealth University Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) is a one-year bio-medical research training program for recent college graduates from underrepresented groups considering graduate-level training in the bio-medical sciences. The program provides scholars with a year-long, paid, mentored research experience. PREP Scholars have the opportunity to take graduate level courses and a GRE preparation course and also receive formal advice on selection of graduate programs, preparation of graduate school applications, and preparation for graduate school interviews.

Fields of Study: Sciences and Math
Opportunity Type: Research, Work or Internship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Minority/Underrepresented Groups, Non-US Citizens, Post-Grad, Seniors

Virginia Space Grant Consortium Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP)

The Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP) is an internship program managed by the Virginia Space Grant Consortium. CSIIP is an online program that serves as a vehicle linking Virginia’s undergraduate STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) majors to more than 100 companies throughout Virginia that are offering paid internship opportunities in STEM-related fields. CSIIP is funded by the Commonwealth of Virginia and is free to use for students, college career services, and participating companies.

Fields of Study: Sciences and Math
Opportunity Type: Summer, Work or Internship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: First-Years, Juniors, Post-Grad, Seniors, Sophomores

Walter J. Jensen Fellowship

The Walter J. Jensen Fellowship is awarded for at least six months of study in France. The purpose of the award is to help educators and researchers improve education in standard French language, literature and culture and in the study of standard French in the United States. The fellowship is awarded annually and has a stipend of at least $10,000. Phi Beta Kappa will also cover a single round-trip, economy-class ticket for the recipient to travel to France; some additional support may be available to those with dependents.

Fields of Study: Humanities
Opportunity Type: Grant or Fellowship, Study, Travel, Tuition Scholarship
Geographic Region: International
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Post-Grad

Washington and Lee Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship in Digital Humanities

The W&L University library is hiring for a one-year post-baccalaureate position in Digital Humanities, starting in June 2018.

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