American Scandinavian Society Fellowship

Deadline: November 1 2021

The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers one-year fellowships (up to $23,000) and 1-3 month grants (up to $5,000) to individuals who have completed a Bachelor's degree to pursue research, study, or creative arts projects in one or more Scandinavian country.

https://amscan.secure-platform.com/a/page/fellowships-and-grants

Deadline: November 1, 2021

Penn’s Application Process

  • While the American-Scandinavian Foundation does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to you.

Contact Information

CURF can assist by providing stylistic feedback on essay drafts and other application-specific advice to Penn undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni.

Dr. Angie Estévez
Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships 
The ARCH, 3601 Locust Walk 
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6224
aestevez@upenn.edu
You may schedule an appointment with Dr. Estévez

Knight-Hennessy Scholars

Please review our updated step-by-step guide to applying for the Knight-Hennessy Scholarship

Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend an upcoming Knight-Hennessy information session (including targeted sessions for applicants pursuing specific degree types of graduate degrees). The entire schedule is also posted at upcoming Knight-Hennessy information sessions and sessions for candidates pursuing specific degree types

See this Knight-Hennessy Tip Sheet

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program

Knight-Hennessy Scholars will be part of a cross-disciplinary community of Stanford graduate students dedicated to finding creative solutions to the world's greatest challenges. Knight-Hennessy Scholars may pursue their graduate education in any of Stanford’s graduate programs (and must be admitted to that graduate program in a separate but parallel application process).

https://knight-hennessy.stanford.edu/

Deadline: October 6, 2021, no later than 1:00pm, Pacific US Time

Additionally, applicants must apply to your Stanford graduate program of choice by that department’s deadline (departmental deadlines may vary).

Note: The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program has specific guidelines about recommendations, which you can view on their website as well as here.

Penn’s Application Process

  • While the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to Penn students and alumni.

 

AIF Banyan Impact Fellowship (formerly AIF Clinton Fellowship for Service in India) (Tentative Deadline)

Deadline: May 31 2022

AIF Banyan Impact Fellowship (formerly AIF Clinton Fellowship for Service in India)

The Fellowship pairs a select number of highly skilled young professionals with leading NGOs and social enterprises in India in order to accelerate impact and create effective projects that are replicable, scalable, and sustainable. Through ten months of service and fieldwork, Fellows gain knowledge of development on the ground in the fields of education, livelihoods, public health, and social enterprise, honing and harnessing their growing skills as change agents capable of effecting lasting change.

https://aif.org/fellowship/

Deadline: May 31, 2022 (TENTATIVE)

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • While the AIF Fellowship does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to you.

 

Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

Deadline: January 12 2022

DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

The Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship provides outstanding benefits and opportunities to students pursuing doctoral degrees in fields that use high-performance computing to solve complex science and engineering problems.

http://www.krellinst.org/csgf/  

Deadline: January 12, 2022 (TENTATIVE)

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • While the DOE CSGF does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to you.

 

National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG) (Tentative Deadline)

Deadline: November 1 2021

National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG)

The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship is a highly competitive, portable fellowship that is awarded to U.S. citizens and nationals who intend to pursue a doctoral degree in one of fifteen supported disciplines.

http://ndseg.sysplus.com/

Deadline: November 1, 2021 (TENTATIVE)

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • While the NDSEG Fellowship does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to you.

 

Coro Fellowship

Deadline: January 11 2022

Coro Fellowship

The rigorous, nine-month program uses the city as a classroom, and includes placements in business, government, non-profit, labor and campaign sectors, with hands-on experience and opportunities to learn from key influencers and thought leaders shaping future agendas. At each project, Fellows do valuable work with concrete deliverables that supports the organization’s mission. Additionally, Fellows participate in group interviews with prominent city leaders and leadership seminars to learn how to critically examine and collaborate to address complex issues. Coro locations are Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and St. Louis.

http://www.corofellowship.org/ 

Deadline: January 11, 2022

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • While the Coro Fellowship does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to you.

 

NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program

Deadline: December 1 2021

NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program

The NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program is an accelerated, individualized doctoral training program for outstanding science students committed to biomedical research careers. Successful applicants will spend half their time at the National Institutes of Health and the remainder at either Oxford or Cambridge in an intensive, research-driven, dual-mentored degree program. Students begin work to develop a dual-mentored thesis that meets their academic and research goals immediately upon acceptance. The scholar’s doctorate, usually completed in four years, is conferred by either Oxford or Cambridge, depending on where their research is done; hence applicants must meet requirements for acceptance into the graduate program of the relevant University.

https://oxcam.gpp.nih.gov/about

Deadline: December 1, 2021 - Application opens August 1, 2021

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • While the NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to you.

 

DAAD German Academic Exchange Service (Tentative Deadline)

DAAD German Academic Exchange Service

Funds one full year of study in any subject for a master’s degree or an independent research project at an institution in Germany. German language proficiency expected for social science and humanities degrees or projects, but not for STEM or arts fields.  

https://www.daad.org/en/find-funding/graduate-opportunities/study-scholarship/

Penn Deadline: October 12, 2021 (TENTATIVE)

 

Penn’s Application Process

The DAAD Scholarship accepts applications from institutions – students and alumni may not apply independently. To apply through Penn, you must complete the following steps by Penn’s Internal Deadline of October 12, 2021 (TENTATIVE)

  • Applications consist of the application form, supplementary materials (if relevant), CV/resume, study proposal, 1 letter of recommendation, evidence of contact with German institution, German language form, and transcripts which should be submitted to the DAAD Online Portal (https://portal.daad.de/irj/portal)
  • Beginning this year, DAAD will no longer require paper copies of the application, EXCEPT the signed reference form. A copy of this form must be submitted to Penn’s DAAD coordinator (Ms. Bridget Rothera, brothera@sas.upenn.edu) in the Graduate Division of Arts and Sciences.
  • Additional advising is available from CURF.

 

Emerson National Hunger Fellows (Tentative Deadline)

Deadline: November 1 2021

Emerson National Hunger Fellows

The Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program participants gain field experience fighting hunger and poverty through placements in community based organizations across the country, and policy experience through placements in Washington, DC.  The 11-month program bridges community-based efforts and national public policy, and fellows develop as effective leaders in the movement to end hunger and poverty.

http://www.hungercenter.org/fellowships/emerson/

Deadline:  November 1, 2021 (TENTATIVE)

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • While the Emerson Fellows Program does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to you.

 

Leland International Hunger Fellows (Tentative Deadline)

Deadline: September 1 2022

Leland International Hunger Fellows

The Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows Program trains emerging leaders in the fight to end hunger worldwide.  It is a unique two-year program that combines field and policy work.  Leland Fellows develop new skills while actively working to alleviate hunger and poverty in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.  During the first year, fellows work directly to build food security in the field.  In the second year, fellows apply their field experience to the design of sound development policy at the organizational, national, and international level.

http://www.hungercenter.org/fellowships/leland/

Deadline: September 1, 2022 (TENTATIVE) (for the 2023-2025 Leland International Hunger Fellows cohort)

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • While the Leland Fellows Program does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to you.

 

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