Emerson National Hunger Fellows (Tentative Deadline)

Deadline: January 13 2023

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.

https://hungercenter.org/what-we-do/emerson-fellowship/

Deadline:  January 13, 2023 (Tentative Deadline)

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.

 

Urban Fellows Program (Tentative Deadline)

Deadline: January 13 2023

Urban Fellows Program

The Urban Fellows Program is a nine-month fellowship in New York City that combines work in Mayoral offices and City agencies with volunteer service opportunities and a seminar series that explores current urban issues impacting public policy.

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dcas/employment/urban-fellows.page

Deadline: January 13, 2023, 6pm EST (Tentative Deadline)

 

Penn’s Application Process

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

 

Harriman Foreign Service Fellowship (Tentative Deadline)

Deadline: October 7 2022

Harriman Foreign Service Fellowship

This fellowship offers three summer internships each year: at the US Embassy in London, at the US Embassy in Paris, and at the Office of the Secretary of State in Washington, DC.

http://www.wm.edu/offices/dccenter/harriman/index.php

Deadline: October 7, 2022 (TENTATIVE) (to complete State Department online internship application – double check this date with the State Department posting)

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • While Harriman Fellowship does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to you.
  • Note: students must first apply for a relevant summer internship with the State Department. The Fellowship reaches out to eligible candidates several months later, and invites them to apply for the Harriman (at which point application instructions and a deadline are provided).

 

Critical Language Scholarship (Tentative Deadline)

Deadline: November 15 2022

Critical Language Scholarship

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a fully funded summer overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. With the goal of broadening the base of Americans studying and mastering critical languages and building relationships between the people of the United States and other countries, CLS provides opportunities to a diverse range of students from across the United States at every level of language learning.

http://clscholarship.org/

Deadline: November 15, 2022 (Tentative deadline)

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • While the Critical Language Scholarship does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to interested graduate students.  Undergraduate students are encouraged to contact Kristyn Palmiotto in Penn Abroad (krpalm@upenn.edu). 

 

Humanity in Action Fellowship (Tentative Deadline)

Deadline: February 12 2023

Humanity in Action

Fellows first participate in an intensive three-week summer educational program providing a country and context-specific curriculum (currently: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, the Netherlands, or Poland) that examines historical and contemporary challenges to human rights, pluralism and equality. Then, they embark on developing Action Projects in their own communities.

https://www.humanityinaction.org/fellowship/

Programs projected to be VIRTUAL in 2021 (https://www.humanityinaction.org/fellowship/become-a-fellow/)

Deadline: February 12, 2023 (Tentative Deadline)

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • While Humanity in Action does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance to you.

 

Boren Graduate Fellowship (Tentative Deadline)

Deadline: January 16 2023

Boren Graduate Fellowship

Boren Fellowships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide funding for US graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to US interests.  Boren Fellowships provide funding for overseas language study, academic study, research, an academic internship, or a combination of the above (though all proposals must include a significant language component).  Boren Fellows commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation.

http://www.borenawards.org

Penn Deadline: January 16, 2023 (Tentative Deadline)

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • Submit your application materials directly through the Boren Fellowship website by January 16, 2023.  CURF is then responsible for the final submission of your application. 

 

Hertz Fellowship (Tentative Deadline)

Deadline: October 28 2022

Hertz Fellowship

The Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship Award supports graduate students working towards the Ph.D. degree in the applied physical, biological and engineering sciences.

https://www.hertzfoundation.org/the-fellowship/

Deadline: October 28, 2022 (Tentative Deadline)

 

Penn’s Application Process

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

 

Payne International Development Fellowship (Tentative Deadline)

Deadline: November 2 2022

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 US Agency for International Development (USAID).  The Payne Fellowship, which provides up to $90,000 in benefits over two years for graduate school, internships, and professional development activities, provides a unique pathway to the USAID Foreign Service.  A cumulative GPA of 3.2 or above is required.  The Fellowship encourages the application of members of minority groups who have historically been underrepresented in international development careers and those with financial need.

http://www.paynefellows.org

Deadline: November 1, 2022 (Tentative deadline)

 

Penn’s Application Process

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

 

Scoville Peace Fellowship (Tentative Deadline)

Deadline: January 20 2023

Scoville Peace Fellowship

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship funds college graduates to spend six to nine months working on key issues of peace and security in Washington, DC.  Recruited for either a spring or fall fellowship, Fellows serve as full-time project assistants at the participating organization of their choice.  Fellows also attend policy talks, Congressional hearings, coalition meetings, and small group events with experts in government and NGOs arranged by the fellowship. The fellowship provides a salary, benefits, travel expenses to DC for interviews and moving, in addition to a small stipend for attending conferences, policy courses, and foreign language classes.

http://scoville.org/  

Deadlines: January 20, 2023 (for Fall 2023) 

 

Penn’s Application Process

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

 

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (Tentative Deadline)

Deadline: October 17 2022

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP)

The National Science Foundation offers approximately 900 graduate fellowships each year, including additional awards for women in engineering and computer and information science. Fellowships provide three years of support for graduate study leading to research-based master’s or doctoral degrees at US universities in science, mathematics and engineering supported by the NSF and are intended for students in the early stages of their graduate study.

Potential applicants should:

 

Deadline: Varies by field – October 17, 2022 (Tentative Deadline, VARIES BY FIELD) see this page for deadlines by field. Detailed NSF program info in HTML or PDF format here)

Questions about eligibility for the NSF-GRFP? See pages 2-3 of https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21602/nsf21602.pdf or contact NSF at info@nsfgrfp.org

 

Penn’s Application Process

  • Applicants should seek assistance on their Proposed Plan of Research essay from their PI, research mentors, and faculty in their proposed field at Penn or their proposed graduate institution
  • While the NSF-GRFP does not require Penn’s nomination, CURF will be happy to provide advice, guidance, and application assistance, particularly through draft review of NSF-GRFP Personal, Reverent Background and Future Goals statements
  • NSF-GRFP Personal, Reverent Background and Future Goals statement draft review requests should accompanied by your Proposed Plan of Research essay (though CURF's feedback will focus on the NSF-GRFP Personal, Reverent Background and Future Goals statement)

 

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