There are two categories of prestigious scholarships and fellowships available to students:
In both instances, awards are often substantial, and recipients and finalists are held in high esteem by educational institutions and employers.
There are a limited number of scholarships requiring students to submit a preliminary application to screening committees at Lafayette prior to official submission. They include a wide array of undergraduate and postgraduate opportunities including:
Double click on the individual programs listed alphabetically below for more information regarding:
|Beinecke Scholarship (for graduate school funding)||Juniors|
|Boren Scholarship (for study abroad)||Freshmen through Seniors|
|Carnegie Endowment for International Peace – Junior Fellows Program (for professional development)||Seniors & Recent Graduates (open citizenship)|
|Fulbright Student Grants (for study/research abroad, teaching English, professional development, etc.)||Seniors & Graduates|
|Gilman International Scholarship (for study abroad)||Freshmen through Seniors|
|Goldwater Scholarship (for outstanding performance in STEM fields)||Sophomores & Juniors|
|Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program (for graduate study at Stanford University)||Seniors & Graduates (open citizenship)|
|Marshall Scholarship (for graduate study in the UK)||Seniors & Recent Graduates|
|Mitchell Scholarship (for graduate study in Republic of Ireland )||Seniors & Graduates|
|Rhodes Scholarship (for study at Oxford University)||Seniors & Graduates (see website for citizenship eligibility)|
|Schwarzman Scholars Program (for graduate study in China)||Seniors & Recent Graduates (open citizenship)|
|Truman Scholarship (for students planning to “make a difference”)||Juniors|
|Udall Scholarship (for students engaged in environmental or tribal concerns)||Sophomores & Juniors|
|NCAA Graduate Scholarship (for athletes going to graduate school)||Seniors (open citizenship)|
For the majority of these scholarships, students apply directly to the scholarship program itself. The Fellowships Office does not need to be involved in the application process, unless otherwise specified. However, we highly recommend that students contact us for assistance and possible feedback on their application/s prior to submission. (If you find programs of interest, please let us know if you apply and the outcome of your application.)
The Sample List of Programs provides a sample listing of postgraduate opportunities–some open to any citizenship, some restricted, some require Lafayette endorsement (for those, follow the instructions as detailed above). Among the list are those programs open to any discipline, some are specific to STEM, some specific for international affairs/foreign service oriented careers, etc. Remember, this is simply a very small sampling of some of our most popular programs relevant to rising seniors, seniors, and recent graduates.
The following are some extensive data bases of different scholarships, fellowships, competitive internships, etc.
Scholarships for International Students
**This portion of the page is currently under construction. Please contact Dean Goldberg (firstname.lastname@example.org) for information on these “other scholarship” opportunities.**