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Below is a list of Fellowships that do not explicitly require US citizenship. Some may be open to applicants from any country, others are open to international students from selected countries, and some require applicants to be either US Permanent Residents or be in the process of seeking to remain in the US. See the eligibility requirements of each program. Fellowships staff are happy to assist you in applying to any of these opportunities.

Additional opportunities for both US citizens and non-US citizens can be found at:

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Schwarzman Scholarship

Deadline: 05/20/2024 (Tentative)

Provides a fully-funded one-year Master's degree in Global Affairs at Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing designed to prepare future leaders for success in a world where China plays a key global role. Chinese language proficiency is NOT required

Rhodes Scholarship

Deadline: 08/01/2024 (Tentative)

Funds two or more years of graduate study in nearly any academic discipline at the University of Oxford for leaders and advocates with a demonstrated commitment to helping the less fortunate and becoming leaders in their field (Penn nomination required)

Leland International Hunger Fellows

Deadline: 09/13/2024 (Tentative)

Leland Fellows develop new skills while actively working to alleviate hunger and poverty in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.  During the first year, fellows work directly to build food security in the field.  In the second year, fellows apply their field experience to the design of sound development policy at the organizational, national, and international level.

Scoville Peace Fellowship

Deadline: 10/02/2024 (Tentative)

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.

Knight-Hennessy Scholars

Deadline: 10/11/2024 (Tentative)

Funds up to three years of graduate study in nearly any full-time degree program at Stanford and leadership training for individuals dedicated to finding creative solutions to today's greatest global challenges

Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Deadline: 10/11/2024 (Tentative)

Funds a full-time PhD or master's degree in nearly any academic field at the University of Cambridge for individuals with a sustained commitment to producing positive change and using the knowledge gained through their graduate degree to work toward the greater good

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Deadline: 10/16/2024 (Tentative)

Provides support for three years of a full-time PhD or research-based master’s degree at US universities in science, mathematics, engineering, and a few other quantitative research fields supported by the NSF

Luce Scholars (Tentative Deadline)

Deadline: 10/16/2024 (Tentative)

In spite of its name, the Luce Scholars Program is experiential rather than academic in nature. At the heart of the enterprise are the internships that are arranged for each Scholar on the basis of their specific professional interests, background, qualifications, and experience. Luce is open to US citizens and permanent residents, and placements can be made in the following countries: Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Princeton in Africa Fellowship

Deadline: 10/25/2024 (Tentative)

Princeton in Africa matches talented and passionate college graduates with organizations working across Africa for one-year service placements.