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Graduate School Awards

Calendar of Deadlines

TypeOpportunityWhat it isWho can applyDeadlineAdvisor
Graduate school in the U.S. Beinecke Scholarship $30,000 for grad school in the U.S. or abroad (plus $4000 for application expenses)

Juniors

U.S. citizens

Block 4 Mike Siddoway, Associate Dean of the Faculty
EPA STAR Graduate Fellowship up to $44,000/year for Master's/PhD degrees in environmental studies

Seniors and alums 

U.S. citizens and permanent residents

October Jim Ebersole, Professor of Organismal Biology and Ecology
Knight-Hennessy Scholars Full tuition, room, and board for 3 years of graduate study at Stanford University

Seniors and alums from the past 4 years

U.S. citizens and international students

September Jennifer O'Bryant, Advising and Fellowships Specialist
Madison Fellowship up to $24,000 for pursuit of a Master's degree to teach American history, government, or social studies at the secondary-school level

Seniors and alums

U.S. citizens

Early February Kris Stanec, Associate Director of Education Programs
National Collegiate Athletic Association Postgraduate Fellowship $7500 towards graduate study for student athletes Seniors Fall, winter, and spring (corresponds to sports played by applicants) Pedro de Araujo, Associate Dean of the College
National Collegiate Athletic Association Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship $48,000 for two years of graduate study for student athletes Seniors Block 4 Pedro de Araujo, Associate Dean of the College
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Tuition and stipend for 3 years of pursuit of a research-based graduate degree in 1 of 15 disciplines

Seniors

U.S. citizens

December Jim Ebersole, Professor of Organismal Biology and Ecology
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) Tuition and stipend for 3 years of pursuit of a research-based graduate degree in 1 of 100 science and social science disciplines

Seniors

U.S. citizens

November Jim Ebersole, Professor of Organismal Biology and Ecology
Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship $37,500/year for 2 years of graduate school in business, policy, economics, or international affairs; 5 years' commitment to U.S. Foreign Service after graduation

Seniors and alums

U.S. citizens

January Jennifer O'Bryant, Advising and Fellowships Specialist
Rangel International Affairs Fellowship $95,000 for 2 years of graduate school in business, policy, economics, or international affairs; 5 years' commitment to U.S. Foreign Service after graduation

Seniors and alums

U.S. citizens

January Jennifer O'Bryant, Advising and Fellowships Specialist
Truman Scholarship $30,000 for graduate programs in the U.S. and abroad in a public service-related field; 10-week summer internship in Washington, D.C.

Juniors

U.S. citizens

Block 2

Dana Wittmer, Assistant Professor of Political Science

Jim Parco, Associate Professor of Economics & Business

Graduate school abroad Beinecke Scholarship $30,000 for grad school in the U.S. or abroad (plus $4000 for application expenses)

Juniors

U.S. citizens

Block 4 Mike Siddoway, Associate Dean of the Faculty
Boren Fellowship Provides funding ($24,000) for overseas study of "less commonly taught languages" critical to U.S. national security for durations of 12 weeks to 1 year

U.S. citizen

Applying or accepted into a U.S. graduate program

Late January Heather Powell Browne, Assistant Director of Off-Campus Study
Fulbright Study/Research Grant Travel and living expenses to complete a 1-year research project or graduate course of study in 1 of 150 countries

Seniors and alums

U.S. citizens

Mid-September (internal deadline)

Mid-October (national deadline)

Roy Jo Sartin, Writing Center Specialist
Gates Cambridge Scholarship Tuition and expenses for 1- to 3-year-long graduate programs at Cambridge University in England

Seniors and alums

Non-United Kingdom citizens

Block 1 Jennifer O'Bryant, Advising and Fellowships Specialist
Marshall Scholarship Tuition and expenses to complete any 2-year graduate program in the United Kingdom

Seniors and alums

U.S. citizens

Block 1 Jennifer O'Bryant, Advising and Fellowships Specialist
Mitchell Scholarship Tuition and expenses to attend any graduate program in Ireland for 1 year

Sernios and alums to age 29

U.S. citizens

Block 1 Jennifer O'Bryant, Advising and Fellowships Specialist
National Collegiate Athletic Association Postgraduate Fellowship $7500 towards graduate study for student athletes Seniors Fall, winter, and spring (corresponds to sports played by applicants) Pedro de Araujo, Associate Dean of the College
National Collegiate Athletic Association Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship $48,000 for two years of graduate study for student athletes Seniors Block 4 Pedro de Araujo, Associate Dean of the College
Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship Full scholarship to support a 1-year Master's degree plus 1-year MBA at Oxford University's Said Business School

Seniors and alums

January Jennifer O'Bryant, Advising and Fellowships Specialist
Rhodes Scholarship Tuition and expenses for 2- to 3-year graduate programs at Oxford University in England

Juniors, seniors, and alums to age 24

U.S. citizens

Block 5 George Butte, Professor of English
Rotary Global Scholarship $30,000 minimum to fund coursework or research in graduate programs abroad for 1-4 years Seniors and alums 3 months before departure Jennifer O'Bryant, Advising and Fellowships Specialist
Schwarzman Scholarship Tuition and expenses for a 1-year Master's degree in international leadership at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China

Seniors and alums to age 29

English language proficiency

Block 1 Jennifer O'Bryant, Advising and Fellowships Specialist