Important Facts and Information
What is a prestigious fellowship or award?
Where can I find prestigious fellowship and award opportunities?
Exploring this website will provide you with a number of prestigious fellowship and award opportunities. However, the awards listed on this website is not a comprehensive list, and there are a number of other prestigious fellowship and award opportunities available. We encourage you to search for and research opportunities that align with your field of study, graduate school and career plans, specific institutions you want to study at, and specific areas of the world you wish to study in. If you come across a prestigious fellowship or award opportunity that is not listed on this website, please email Jenny Irwin to discuss further.
Who is eligible for prestigious fellowships and awards? What are the application components?
Online form: basic facts about yourself, your education, your accomplishments
Essays: personal statement; research or project proposal (this is often the most difficult portion of the application)
Letters of recommendation
Whom do I speak with about prestigious fellowships and awards?
Pace International will advise you through the application process of the following international opportunities:
- Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship: An undergraduate grant program for U.S. citizens to enable them to study abroad; based on Federal Pell Grant eligibility as well as the location of the study abroad program.
- Boren Awards: Provides funding for students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
- Critical Language Scholarship Program: The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a fully funded summer overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students.
- Fulbright U.S. Student Program: Provides grants for students to study, research, or teach English abroad.
For all other opportunities listed on this website, please email Jenny Irwin.