Additional opportunities

While the Office of Fellowships supports students through the application process for core fellowships listed on the main page, we can offer limited support for some additional fellowships and opportunities. Those listed below are additional opportunities for which the office can offer limited support. If you are interested in a fellowship that is not included in list of core fellowships or in the additional opportunities below, please email fellowships@wayne.edu to inquire application support.

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    China-U.S Scholars Program (CUSP)

    The China-U.S. Scholars Program (CUSP) is an exchange fellowship program for China, Hong Kong SAR (China) and U.S. scholars and students in the arts, humanities and social sciences to teach, study or conduct research abroad in China, Hong Kong SAR (China) or the US.

    • Fellowship Deadline: April 15, 2021  
    • Focus: Art, humanities, and social sciences 
    • Open to: Seniors and recent grads
    • Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange logo
    Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX)

    The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a fellowship funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Department of State, that annually provides 75 American and 75 German young professionals, between the ages of 18½–24, the opportunity to spend one year in each other's countries, studying, interning, and living with hosts on a cultural immersion program.

    • Fellowship Deadline: November 1, 2021  
    • Focus: All fields
    • Open to: Any class standing
    • Eligibility: U.S. citizen, 18.5-24 years old
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    Cultural Vistas Fellowship

    Cultural Vistas Fellowship is a fully-funded fellowship program affording underrepresented U.S. university students the opportunity to intern for eight weeks with organizations in Argentina, Germany, or Southeast Asia. Strong preference will be given to students historically underrepresented in international exchange. This includes, but is not limited to Pell Grant recipients; veterans; first-generation college students; STEM majors; members of minority communities within the United States; and non-traditional students.

    • Fellowship Deadline: Mid-December 2021
    • Focus: All fields
    • Open to: Junior or senior class standing
    • Eligibility: U.S. citizen, 18-30 years old, language skills
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    DAAD German Academic Exchange Service

    DAAD offers several scholarship opportunities for all academic fields and on all academic levels, including: Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) Germany, University Summer Course Grants, Research Grants, Study Scholarships

    • Fellowship Deadline: Varies by award
    • Focus: Study and research in Germany
    • Open to: Undergraduate or graduate
    • Eligibility: Varies by award
  • JET Program logo
    JET Program (Japan Exchange and Teaching Program)

    The JET Program is a competitive employment opportunity that allows young professionals to live and work in cities, towns, and villages throughout Japan. Being a JET is an opportunity to work and to represent the United States as cultural ambassadors to Japan. Most participants serve as Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) and work in public and private schools throughout Japan; some work as Coordinators for International Relations (CIRs) as interpreters/translators.

    • Fellowship Deadline: November 20, 2020
    • Focus: Teaching in Japan
    • Open to: Seniors and recent grads
    • Eligibility: U.S. citizen
  • Latinx44 Scholarship Program logo
    Latinx44 Scholarship Program

    Created and funded by Obama Alumni, Latinx44 Scholarship Program will award several scholarships to Latinx students to help fund a public service oriented internship in Washington, DC.

    • Fellowship Deadline: May 2, 2021 
    • Focus: Policy, community engagement, community service, advocacy, or global relations
    • Open to: Undergrad or graduate
    • Eligibility: Identify as Latinx/a/o
  • Nobel Week Dialogue Scholarship

    Fueled by a common belief that in order to change the world you need to experience it, EF College Study and The Forum on Education Abroad have created the Nobel Dialogue Scholarship: a high-impact student program in Stockholm, Sweden. This interdisciplinary program is dedicated to including students from diverse backgrounds, and future leaders from all over the world are invited to apply.

    • Fellowship Deadline: May 5, 2021
    • Focus: Project responding to Nobel prompt
    • Open to: Undergraduate or graduate students
    • Eligibility: Good standing at university
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program logo
    NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

    The National Science Foundation GRFP aims to ensure the vitality of the human resource based in biological science, technology, engineering, mathematics, physical science, earth science, and social science in the United States and to reinforce its diversity by offering approximately 1,000 graduate fellowships in this competition. The fellowship provides three years of support for graduate study leading to research-based master's or doctoral degrees and is intended for students who are at the early stages of their graduate study.

    • Fellowship Deadline: Mid-October
    • Focus: Science and engineering (STEM) fields
    • Open to: Graduate students
    • Eligibility: US citizen, US national, or permanent resident
  • Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans logo
    Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

    The purpose of the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields and to partake of the American dream. Fellows must have shown potential in the fields for which they seek further education; the capacity for creativity, persistence and work; and the commitment to the values of the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights, which protect the American dream. Each award is for up to $25,000 in stipend support (not to exceed $35,000), as well as 50 percent of required tuition and fees, up to $20,000 per year, for two years.

    • Fellowship Deadline: October 28, 2022
    • Focus: All fields
    • Open to: Seniors and recent grads
    • Eligibility: Must be a New American: (1) is a resident alien; i.e., holds a Green Card or, (2) has been naturalized as a U.S. citizen or (3) is the child of two parents who are both naturalized citizens
  • Rotary Peace Fellowship logo
    Rotary Peace Fellowship

    The Rotary Peace Fellowship supports the Rotary's mission to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace. It is intended for individuals who have chosen a career related to international relations, peace, and conflict resolution; who have work experience in these areas; and who have a commitment to community or international humanitarian service and working for peace. Fellows can earn either a master's degree in international relations, public administration, sustainable development, peace studies, conflict resolution, or a related field, or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict resolution.

    • Fellowship Deadline: May 15, 2021 
    • Focus: International relations, peace, and conflict resolution
    • Open to: Seniors and recent grads
    • Eligibility: 2.0+ GPA
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    Wayne State University Study Abroad

    The Office of Study Abroad and Global Programs is dedicated to providing all WSU students with high-quality international academic opportunities that allow them to develop knowledge and skills necessary for leadership in an interdependent world. 

    • Deadline: Varies by program
    • Focus: All fields
    • Open to: Undergrad and graduate students
    • Eligibility: Varies by program