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Fellowships Series

There are awards for students at all stages (undergraduate, graduate, professional) – and even alumni. It is never too early to start learning about these opportunities.

Mondays from 4-5pm at the Rotunda Multipurpose Room (121) on Zoom
*Special Events are also listed below.
Make sure to note the unique times and places for those events.

A year abroad to research, pursue graduate study, or teach English. This is specifically geared toward the fourth year, graduate student, or alum, who may have only recently found out about the Fulbright US Student Award and wants to consider submitting an application for the fall. The session itself will only go over UVA’s internal process and then open up to Q&A. Attendees are expected to have watched a recorded webinar in advance of the session: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/resources/recorded-webinars

The Luce Scholars Program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in a country in Asia for 15-18 Luce Scholars each year who have had limited exposure to Asia. Apply as a fourth year, graduate student, or young professional.

07 September | *ONLINE* Intro to Office and Q&A

Haven't heard of the Office of Citizen Scholar Development? Don't know what fellowships are? Come listen to a brief introduction of the office followed by a time for Q&A. This session is helpful for students and alumni who have yet to interact with the Office of Citizen Scholar Development.

Register here: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYuduGpqj0rHNIL4bJyv6DnXDQ_V1bWce-A

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans provides up to $90,000 of funding for immigrants and children of immigrants for one to two years of graduate study (any field of study) in the US.  

Register here: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMqcuusrTouGNB-gqyeAuXbkY9sP7k9zTLK

Are you a dynamic leader? An activist dedicated to positive change? Committed to public service? If you answered 'yes' to any of those questions, you should consider the Truman Scholarship, which provides $30,000 toward graduate school and access to a network of incredible leaders. Come even if you aren’t sure about the graduate school part. Apply as a third year.

Register here: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcoce-vpzgtHNMEbRkZcArhENDTujGgctrl

The Gilman Scholarship Program awards up to $5,000 for students to intern or study abroad. The International Studies Office and the Office of Citizen Scholar Development are hosting an information session to learn more. This is just in time for the first deadline of the year.

Register here: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJckd-qvqj4vGtFFSzaN81za-0UlgUDK6rro.

Do you love research? Are you considering pursuing research science, mathematics, or engineering as a career? Are you simply a STEM student and want to at least explore an exciting opportunity? Come learn about the award and the process for nomination by the University of Virginia. Apply as a second or third year – so first years should definitely come!

Register here: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0qdO-hqDwoGtendGS3mmReGFeEOvA-F3hw

Junior Fellows provide research assistance to scholars working on the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace programs. They will have the opportunity to conduct research for books, co-author journal articles and policy papers, participate in meetings with high-level officials, contribute to congressional testimony, and organize briefings.

Register here: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0scu2vrT4qGtPbkK2-BdDnPcHKH9zvzTAE

The Critical Language Scholarship is a fully-funded, in-country intensive language and cultural immersion program. It is part of an effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages such as Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu. Come learn more.

Register here: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcsdO6gqjgrE92zFqenVleZxUVGKW6SpN3B

The Beinecke Scholarship provides funding for master's and doctoral degrees in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, neuroscience excluded. Come even if you are not sure about graduate school at this time. Apply as a third year.

Register here: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMrcOCqpzIrGdL8_BwtI2g5v59eEEDLIl6G

26 October | *ONLINE* Intro to Office and Q&A

Haven't heard of the Office of Citizen Scholar Development? Don't know what fellowships are? Come listen to a brief introduction of the office followed by a time for Q&A. This session is helpful for students and alumni who have yet to interact with the Office of Citizen Scholar Development.

Register here: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqduqgrzsoHtMS4NDSwRe4hLzfKHC131oP

The Yenching Academy of Peking University is a fully-funded residential program offering an array of interdisciplinary courses as part of a one-year master’s program in China Studies. Students from all fields are encouraged to apply and take advantage of one of six academic concentrations.

Register here: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJclcO2uqjsrGdXRXPwfvJHuQ5y7nzBbeEp3

Interested in studying abroad? Learning a language crucial to US national security? Come learn about the Boren Awards, which fund the study of less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Come learn about the opportunity and the internal process for applying.

Register here: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcvd-isqjsoGdEovW2eIOP7sttrp7Hloijd

The purpose of the Davis Projects for Peace is to spark initiatives for building prospects for peace in the world. Each year, the University of Virginia nominates one project and an alternate for the $10,000 prizes to actually complete the project. Come explore how your vision for peace could be funded by Davis.

Register here: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIocuuhqDMvEt3e60UsQVz3SnGurCqSR9t2

23 November | *ONLINE* Intro to Office and Q&A

Haven't heard of the Office of Citizen Scholar Development? Don't know what fellowships are? Come listen to a brief introduction of the office followed by a time for Q&A. This session is helpful for students and alumni who have yet to interact with the Office of Citizen Scholar Development.

Register here: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIof-6qqz8oGdPwGtDyRS4dNoMGTIVVpF_D

30 November | *ONLINE* UK Fellows Information Session

The United Kingdom Fellows Program allows graduating University of Virginia students the opportunity to teach and live abroad in a boarding school in the UK for the year following graduation. Come learn about the different schools with which we have a relationship and how to apply. Students in all fields welcome!

Register here: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMoceuprjsvH9bGHnLFfcv3NvKF0NE3xKKV