In addition to the 20+ nationally competitive scholarships that we work with directly, the ASPIRE Office would be happy to help you with your applications for the following opportunities.
Opportunities for Current Students
Humanity in Action Fellowship
The Humanity in Action Fellowship seeks to educate, connect, and inspire the world's future leaders in the fields of human rights and social justice during a month-long fellowship. Sophomores, juniors, seniors, and recent graduates are eligible to apply.
Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows ProgramThe Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Program is a highly selective six week summer institute offering unparalleled learning and networking opportunities at the home of America’s first president just outside our nation’s capital. Sophomores are eligible to apply.
Newman Civic Fellowship
The Newman Civic Fellowship is a yearlong program that provides students with training and resources to develop their leadership skills in their campus communities. Students must have one year left on campus to be eligible to apply. Preference will be given to undergraduate students. Contact the ASPIRE Office to learn how to apply for university nomination.
Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship College Student Congress
The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship College Student Congress seeks to educate rising college seniors about the dynamics of public policy and public policy decision making. The College Student Congress is a fully-funded one week experience that takes place in Lexington, Kentucky with an optional extra week in Washington, D.C. Juniors are eligible to apply.
Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship
The Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship seeks to support students in their pursuit of graduate degrees in public policy and international affairs. The PPIA Fellowship begins with the completion of a Junior Summer Institutes (JSI). JSI is an intensive seven-week summer program that focuses on preparing students for graduate programs in public and international affairs and careers as policy professionals, public administrators and other leadership roles in public service. Juniors are eligible to apply.
The German Academic Exchange Service ( DAAD) has several scholarship opportunities available for students to study, research, or gain professional experience at German universities. The grants cover the cost of living during the stay in Germany and often include a travel stipend.
Brooke Owens Fellowship
The Brooke Owens Fellowship Program matches thirty-six women per year with purpose-driven, paid internships at leading aviation and space companies and organizations and with senior and executive level mentors. All women currently seeking the equivalent of an undergraduate degree - through a college, university, or community college – in any field, with the intention of pursuing a full-time career in the aviation or aerospace industry, are eligible to apply.
National Defense Fellowship
The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship is a program designed for students who will pursue a doctoral degree in fields such as biosciences, engineering, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, naval architecture, physics, and other related fields. The Department of Defense pay fellows’ full tuition and fees, and will provide a stipend each year of study.
Research Opportunities for Current Students
The EuroScholars Program is especially designed for students from US and Canadian institutions who are interested in discovering their potential for a research career. EuroScholars offers unique opportunities to spend 1 or 2 semesters as a junior researcher at one of the top European research institutions. Current juniors and seniors are encouraged to apply.
See the Office of Undergraduate Research for other opportunities!
Opportunities for Seniors and Recent Graduates
Global Health Corps Fellows
Global Health Corps is a leadership development organization that places a social justice lens on the world and on efforts to build the health equity movement. Fellows work with high-impact organizations in year-long paid positions. Graduating seniors and recent graduates are eligible to apply.
James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program
The James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is designed to provide a one-year substantive work experience for students who have a serious career interest in the area of international affairs. Graduating seniors and recent graduates are eligible to apply.
Project Horseshoe Farm Gap Year Fellowship
The Project Horseshoe Farm Gap Year Fellowship is an intensive 1 year program geared to recent college graduates from around the nation who are interested in community health and education, non-profit and organizational management, social entrepreneurship, and community service leadership. Graduating seniors and recent graduates are eligible to apply.
Princeton in Africa
Princeton in Africa matches talented and passionate college graduates with organizations working across Africa for yearlong service placements. This program is open to graduating seniors and young alumni from any college or university accredited in the U.S.
Princeton in Asia
Princeton in Asia matches talented and passionate college graduates with organizations working across Asia for yearlong service placements. This program is open to graduating seniors and young alumni from any college or university accredited in the U.S.
Princeton in Latin America
Princeton in Latin America partners with NGOs and multilateral organizations and places highly qualified graduating seniors and recent college graduates in year-long service fellowships with nonprofit, public service, humanitarian, and government organizations in Latin American and Caribbean.
This list is not exhaustive; the ASPIRE Office would be happy to help with your application to other scholarships and fellowships. If you know of an opportunity that you think should be listed on this page, please contact Leigh Pratt.