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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)
*Special Events are also listed below.
Make sure to note the unique times and places for those events.

13 January | Udall Information Session

Are you working toward solutions to environmental challenges? Or to issues impacting Indian country? Are you a dynamic leader? Are you committed to civility and consensus building? Come learn about the Udall Scholarship and the process for nomination by the University of Virginia. Apply as a second or third year -- so first years should definitely come!

20 January | Introductory Workshop

Don’t know what fellowships are? Wondering what the point of pursuing any of them might be? Unsure of how you could be competitive? Come enjoy a chance to envision yourself as an applicant for these incredible opportunities. This workshop is most appropriate for first and second years or older students who have yet to be exposed to the Office of Citizen Scholar Development.

27 January | Fulbright for the Eager (or Well-Prepared)

A year abroad to research, study, make art, or teach English. This is specifically geared toward third year, graduate students, or alumni, who are eager and ready to get to work on applications for the fall. The session will cover information on the Fulbright US Student Award and dive into strategies for getting started.

03 February | Awards for STEM Students

There are just as many – if not more – fellowships for STEM students. This session will explore some of them, as well as general fellowships that many STEM students often exclude from consideration but shouldn’t!

10 February | UK Awards (Ex. Churchill, Ertegun, Gates, Marshall, Mitchell, & Rhodes)

A number of excellent graduate school opportunities in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Come learn what they are, what it takes, and how the University of Virginia can support you. Interested but not sure if you are qualified, come find out for sure. Thirds years are strongly encouraged to come and start early.

17 February | Introductory Workshop

Don’t know what fellowships are? Wondering what the point of pursuing any of them might be? Unsure of how you could be competitive? Come enjoy a chance to envision yourself as an applicant for these incredible opportunities. This workshop is most appropriate for first and second years or older students who have yet to be exposed to the Office of Citizen Scholar Development.

19 February | *Fulbright Forum*

The Fulbright US Student Award is a great opportunity for students interested in further study, service, teaching, or creative opportunities after graduation. Join us for a panel discussion and reception with Fulbright recipients at 5:00pm at the Special Collections Library Auditorium.

RSVP here: 2020fulbrightforum.eventbrite.com

24 February | Fulbright Information Session

A year abroad to research, study, make art, or teach English. This is specifically geared toward third year, graduate students, or alumni, who are eager and ready to get to work on applications for the fall. The session will cover information on the Fulbright US Student Award and dive into strategies for getting started.

02 March | Pickering, Rangel, and Payne Information Session

The Thomas R. Pickering, Charles B. Rangel, and Donald M. Payne Foreign Affairs Fellowships fund master's degree programs in field related to foreign affairs for aspiring U.S. Foreign Service Officers. Fellows are placed in two paid summer internships with the State Department or USAID (one domestic, one abroad). The programs encourage applications from members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need.

09 March | Spring Break - No Session
16 March | *CANCELLED* Introductory Workshop

Don’t know what fellowships are? Wondering what the point of pursuing any of them might be? Unsure of how you could be competitive? Come enjoy a chance to envision yourself as an applicant for these incredible opportunities. This workshop is most appropriate for first and second years or older students who have yet to be exposed to the Office of Citizen Scholar Development.

The program is a graduate-level scholarship aimed at preparing the next generation of global leaders to address the increasingly complex challenges facing the world. Knight-Hennessy Scholars will annually select up to 100 high-achieving students with demonstrated leadership and civic commitment, who will receive full funding to pursue a graduate education at Stanford. Scholars may pursue studies at any of university’s seven graduate schools, and will be educated to navigate across business, government, academia, and the nonprofit sectors.

Registration Link: https://apply.knight-hennessy.stanford.edu/register/UVA2020

Online Meeting Link: https://stanford.zoom.us/j/940867134

23 March | *MOVED ONLINE* Asia Awards (Ex. Luce, Schwarzman, & Yenching Academy)

These fellowships offer fully-funded experiences in Asia for study or job placement. Come learn what they are, what it takes, and how the University of Virginia can support you. Interested but not sure if you are qualified, come find out for sure.

To register: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/uJIqdeChqTovdp82nMcnIbmkhDRdBfzoQw

30 March | *MOVED ONLINE* Fulbright Information Session

A year abroad to research, study, make art, or teach English. This is specifically geared toward third year, graduate students, or alumni, who are eager and ready to get to work on applications for the fall. The session will cover information on the Fulbright US Student Award and dive into strategies for getting started.

To register: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/uJIqdeChqTovdp82nMcnIbmkhDRdBfzoQw

06 April | *MOVED ONLINE*Introductory Workshop

Don’t know what fellowships are? Wondering what the point of pursuing any of them might be? Unsure of how you could be competitive? Come enjoy a chance to envision yourself as an applicant for these incredible opportunities. This workshop is most appropriate for first and second years or older students who have yet to be exposed to the Office of Citizen Scholar Development.

To register: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/uJIqdeChqTovdp82nMcnIbmkhDRdBfzoQw

13 April | *MOVED ONLINE* Truman Scholarship Information Session

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.

To register: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/uJIqdeChqTovdp82nMcnIbmkhDRdBfzoQw

20 April | *MOVED ONLINE*UK Awards (Ex. Churchill, Ertegun, Gates, Marshall, Mitchell, & Rhodes)

A number of excellent graduate school opportunities in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Come learn what they are, what it takes, and how the University of Virginia can support you. Interested but not sure if you are qualified, come find out for sure. Thirds years are strongly encouraged to come and start early.

To register: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/uJIqdeChqTovdp82nMcnIbmkhDRdBfzoQw

27 April | *MOVED ONLINE*Awards for STEM Students

There are just as many – if not more – fellowships for STEM students. This session will explore some of them, as well as general fellowships that many STEM students exclude from consideration but shouldn’t!

To register: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/uJIqdeChqTovdp82nMcnIbmkhDRdBfzoQw