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Autry Fellowship

The Autry Fellowship is a competitive fellowship program for talented and ambitious recent college graduates. It provides an opportunity to work for one year as a full-time, paid staff member at MDC (originally known as “Manpower Development Corp.”). The Autry Fellowship supports the mission of MDC–to help organizations and communities in the South close the […]

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

The Beinecke Scholarship program seeks to encourage and enable highly motivated students to pursue opportunities available to them and to be courageous in the selection of a graduate course of study in the arts, humanities and social sciences.  It is awarded annually to juniors who demonstrate both some form of financial need (no matter how small) […]

Fields of Study: Fine Arts, Humanities, Journalism, Social Sciences, Williams School
Opportunity Type: Grant or Fellowship, Study, Tuition Scholarship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Juniors
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Cabell Brand Center Scholarship Program

The purpose of the Cabell Brand Center Scholarship Program is to help students with rising tuition costs and to encourage college students to seriously consider public service. The Cabell Brand Center offers college scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students interested in taking courses and volunteering in programs – “To Promote the Common Good” – relevant to any of the three goals of the Cabell Brand […]

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Congressional Hunger Center Fellowships

The Congressional Hunger Center is invested in developing a movement of anti-hunger leaders who are creating the political will necessary to end hunger.  The CHC offers two fellowship programs: The Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program is a year long social justice program that trains, inspires, and sustains leaders. Fellows gain field experience fighting hunger and poverty […]

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Nebraska Summer Research Program

The Nebraska Summer Research Program is a consortium of NSF funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) and other summer research opportunities programs (SROP). One unique feature of the Nebraska Summer Research Program is the partnership between the REU and SROP programs and the Office of Graduate Studies. Students benefit in having a community of scholars […]

Fields of Study: Sciences and Math, Social Sciences
Opportunity Type: Research, Summer, Work or Internship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Juniors, Minority/Underrepresented Groups, Sophomores
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Organization of American States (OAS) Scholarships

The Organization of American States (OAS) Academic Scholarship Program grants scholarships every year for the pursuit of Master’s Degrees, Doctoral Degrees and Graduate Research leading to a degree at a university or higher learning education institution in an OAS Member State outside the applicant’s sponsoring country.   In addition to these programs the OAS, through its Partnerships Program for […]

Fields of Study: Education, Humanities, Journalism, Sciences and Math, Social Sciences, Williams School
Opportunity Type: Study, Tuition Scholarship
Geographic Region: International
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Post-Grad, Seniors, Non-US Citizens
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Rotary Foundation Local Scholarships and Grants

The Rotary Foundation offers scholarship and grant opportunities through local Rotary Districts and Clubs.  Contact your local Rotary Club to learn more about Rotary’s scholarship opportunities. The following scholarship may be of particular interest to Washington and Lee students: Rotary District 7570 Skelton/Jones Scholarships can be used to fund one year of post-baccalaureate study at a recognized university […]

Fields of Study: Education, Humanities, Sciences and Math, Social Sciences, Williams School
Opportunity Type: Grant or Fellowship, Study, Tuition Scholarship
Geographic Region: International
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Non-US Citizens, Post-Grad, Seniors
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Samuel Huntington Fellows for Public Service Program

The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world. The award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity for one year before proceeding on to graduate school or a career.  Applicants develop a proposal for public […]

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Shepherd Internship Program

The Shepherd Internship Program (SIP) unites students from Consortium member institutions with agencies that work to benefit impoverished members of society. Students learn first-hand about the multiple dimensions of poverty in the United States by working for eight weeks to strengthen impoverished communities and working alongside individuals seeking to improve their communities. The agencies, located […]

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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 — […]

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
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