CRF Sponsored Fellowships (Requiring Nomination)

  • The Beinecke Scholarship Program is open to juniors who are planning to continue their studies at the graduate level. Students who plan to pursue a graduate degree in the arts, humanities, or social sciences are eligible. Students awarded the scholarship receive $4,000 upon completion of their undergraduate studies, and a $15,000 stipend for each of two years in graduate school for a total of $34,000. 
  • Eligibility: juniors on financial aid; U.S. citizens
  • University Endorsement Deadline: January
  • Learn more about the Beinecke Scholarship here.
  • Contact: fellowships@georgetown.edu

  • The National Security Education Program David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships offer study abroad opportunities to undergraduate students who are committed to pursuing a career in U.S. government service.  This program aims to attract students who are interested in geographic areas, languages, and other fields of study that are considered critical to U.S. national security.  Preference is given to students seeking one full year of academic study abroad. 
  • Eligibility: all undergraduate levels; study abroad programs outside of western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand; U.S. citizens
  • University Endorsement Deadline: January
  • Learn more about the Boren Scholarship here.
  • Contact: fellowships@georgetown.edu

  • The Churchill Scholarship offer American students of exceptional ability and promise the opportunity to pursue graduate studies in the sciences, engineering or mathematics at one of the world’s great universities, Churchill College, Cambridge University. The Scholarship covers all University and College tuition and fees, a living allowance and a travel allowance. 
  • Eligibility: seniors, recent alums; U.S. citizens; STEM fields.
  • University Endorsement Deadline: October
  • Learn more about the Churchill Scholarship here.
  • Contact: fellowships@georgetown.edu

  • The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is meant to increase mutual understanding between the people of the U.S. and other countries through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills, and to provide U.S. students with the opportunity for professional development and international experience. Fulbright facilitates cultural exchange through one-year research, study, or English teaching.
  • Eligibility: second semester juniors, seniors, alums; U.S. citizens
  • University Endorsement Deadline: September
  • Learn more about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program here.
  • Contact: fulbright@georgetown.edu

  • Each year, the Carnegie Endowment offers approximately 10-12 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. They are selected from a pool of nominees from close to 400 participating colleges. Carnegie junior fellows work as research assistants to the endowment’s senior associates. 
  • Eligibility: seniors, recent alums (up to one year out); U.S. citizens and F-1 visa holders
  • University Endorsement Deadline: September
  • Learn more about the Carnegie Fellowship here.
  • Contact: fellowships@georgetown.edu

  • Knight-Hennessy Scholars pursue a graduate degree in any of Stanford University’s graduate programs including its three professional schools: Medicine, Law and Business, and its four academic schools: Earth Sciences, Education, Engineering and Humanities and Sciences. The program supports individuals who are ambitious, in the best sense, and will drive large-scale change in our complex world. In addition to pursuing graduate studies, the Knight-Hennessy Scholars participate in leadership development, mentorship opportunities and experiential learning.
  • Eligibility: seniors, grad students, alumni (within five years of bachelor’s conferral); U.S. citizens, international students
  • University Endorsement Deadline: August (institutional endorsement is optional for alumni only)
  • Learn more about the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program here.
  • Contact: fellowships@georgetown.edu

  • The Luce Scholars Program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15-18 Luce Scholars each year, and welcomes applications from college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals in a variety of fields. The intent of the program is to provide an immersion experience in Asia for an outstanding group of young Americans who would not otherwise have the opportunity to come to know Asia intimately. 
  • Eligibility: seniors, grad students, alumni; U.S. citizens & permanent residents
  • University Endorsement Deadline: October
  • Learn more about the Luce Scholars Program here.
  • Contact: fellowships@georgetown.edu

  • Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Up to fifty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study. Scholarships are for one or two years and are tenable at any British University and for study in any discipline at graduate level, leading to the award of a British degree.
  • Eligibility: second semester juniors, seniors, recent alumni; U.S. citizens
  • University Endorsement Deadline: June
  • Learn more about the Marshall Scholarship here.
  • Contact: fellowships@georgetown.edu

  • The Michel David-Weill Scholarship carries a monetary value of $80,000 and covers the cost of tuition and living expenses during a two-year master’s program at Sciences Po in Paris, an international research university which specializes in the social sciences and offers multidisciplinary programs taught in English and French.
  • Eligibility: seniors (between the ages of 19-25); U.S. citizens
  • University Endorsement Deadline: October
  • Learn more about the Michel David-Weill Scholarship here.
  • Contact: fellowships@georgetown.edu

  • The Mitchell Scholarship Program seeks to foster ties between the US and Ireland by sponsoring post-baccalaureate study at any Irish university. Applicants are judged on three criteria: scholarship, leadership, and a sustained commitment to community and public service.
  • Eligibility: seniors and recent alumni (under the age of 30); U.S. citizens
  • University Endorsement Deadline: August
  • Learn more about the Mitchell Scholarship here.
  • Contact: fellowships@georgetown.edu

  • Each year, 32 scholars from the United States are among more than 95 Rhodes Scholars worldwide who take up degree courses at Oxford University. Extraordinary intellectual distinction is a necessary but not a sufficient condition for election to a Rhodes Scholarship. Rhodes Scholars exhibit excellence in qualities of mind and in qualities of person which, in combination, offer the promise of effective service to the world in the decades ahead. The Rhodes Scholarships, in short, are investments in individuals rather than in project proposals.
  • Eligibility: seniors, recent alumni (up to 24 years of age); U.S. citizens and international students
  • University Endorsement Deadline: June
  • Learn more about the Rhodes Scholarship here.
  • Contact: fellowships@georgetown.edu

  • The Saint Andrew’s Society of the State of New York has provided over 200 scholarships to promote cultural interchange and goodwill between Scotland and the United States since 1956. The Society awards five scholarships annually, each valued at $35,000 USD, to support graduate study for one year – three for US students to study in Scotland and two for Scottish students to study in the United States – all of whom are invited to study at a university in their respective areas of study to continue their education. The scholarships are granted for tuition, maintenance and travel. The candidates are of the highest caliber and have varying fields of interest.
  • Eligibility: seniors; U.S. citizens with some Scottish descent
  • University Endorsement Deadline: November
  • Learn more about the St. Andrew’s Scholarship here.
  • Contact: fellowships@georgetown.edu

The Truman Foundation is the nation’s official living memorial to our thirty-third president and The Presidential Memorial to Public Service. The Truman Foundation is a place that nurtures and supports future generations who answer the call to public service leadership. The Truman Scholarship, the premier graduate fellowship in the United States, providing up to $30,000 to apply toward graduate study in the U.S. or abroad in a wide variety of fields.

  • The Udall Scholarships provide up to $7000 to students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment, or Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated careers related to tribal public policy or Native health care.
  • Eligibility: sophomores, juniors; U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents
  • University Endorsement Deadline: January
  • Learn more about the Udall Scholarships here.
  • Contact: fellowships@georgetown.edu

  • The Yenching Academy offers an intensive one- to two-year program of interdisciplinary classroom and field study of Chinese history and culture, as well as real-time issues in China’s development. Scholars receive a Master’s degree in China Studies after completing a highly customizable program, which features an array of interdisciplinary course electives. All courses are taught by PKU faculty in English, though Scholars also participate in Mandarin language courses at their level (prior Mandarin language ability is not required).
  • Eligibility: seniors, recent alums (up to 25 years of age, preferably); U.S. citizens and international students
  • University Endorsement Deadline: November
  • Learn more about the Yenching Academy of Peking University here.
  • Contact: fellowships@georgetown.edu