Hey Travelers! The world is your oyster. There are a ton of international affairs fellowships and programs which offer exciting opportunities to students and professionals. The student programs listed here and mentioned in the video, focus on critical language studies, national security, and international affairs. These student programs allow you to broaden your horizons, learn new skills, and see the world.
These graduate-level fellowships complement the Boren Scholarships for undergraduates. This student program targets individuals proficient in critical languages crucial to U.S. national security interests, making them ideal candidates.
The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS), though technically a scholarship, deserves our attention. Administered by the U.S. State Department, it offers both graduate and undergraduate students a 15-week summer program to deeply immerse themselves in studying a critical language relevant to the United States.
The Fulbright Student Program, with its teaching and research categories, stands as a prestigious program facilitating international exchange and academic exploration. Specialized Fulbright programs like the Fulbright Fogarty Awards and the Fulbright National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship further enrich the experience.
If you’re inclined towards Foreign Service careers, consider these fellowship programs:
The PPIA Junior Summer Institute Fellowship Program is particularly suited for college juniors preparing for public service and graduate programs in areas like public policy, public administration, and international affairs. This fully funded program offers rigorous academic training, mentorship, career development support, and financial aid opportunities for graduate studies within the PPIA consortium.