What is a Fellowship?

Fellowships are nationally competitive grants, scholarships, and similar funding opportunities for students. Typically, fellowships fund study, research, or teaching in the United States or abroad.

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News

Ben TrachtenbergFaculty Help Sharpen Interview Skills

Thanks to his work with the Fellowships Office, MU School of Law Professor Ben Trachtenberg interacts regularly with undergraduates despite not teaching any undergraduate courses.

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Fulbright Scholarships Offer Students Opportunities Abroad

Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential in their fields. The Program operates in over 155 countries worldwide. Twelve Mizzou students were among the semifinalists for a 2015 Fulbright Scholarship, including four named as alternates.

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MU Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin congratulates Emily Waggoner on her selection as a Truman Scholar. Photo by Lizz Cardwell.MU’s Emily Waggoner Earns Truman Scholarship

Emily Waggoner has come a long way since being diagnosed with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa as a high school freshman. Now, Waggoner is concluding her junior year at Mizzou, a year highlighted by her selection as a Truman Scholar.

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Jessica AnaniaAn Interest of Conflict

On the day before Spring Break, Jessica Anania was summoned to the office of MU Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin. A few days earlier Anania had interviewed for the Mark Twain Fellowship and she thought the meeting with Loftin was to answer follow-up questions before the final selection was made. However, upon arriving at Loftin’s office, the chancellor congratulated her on being the award’s recipient.

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Four MU Students Recognized by Goldwater Scholarship Foundation

The University of Missouri nominated four students—the maximum permitted—for the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and all four received recognition from the Goldwater Foundation.

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Dates

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Campus Deadline

Monday, August 31, 5:00pm

The campus deadline to apply for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program is Monday, August 31. Contact the Fellowships Office as soon as possible if you are interested in applying for a Fulbright grant.

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Fulbright Application Tips!

Summer & Fall 2015

Fulbright U.S. Student Program applications are now open! Learn how to prepare an outstanding application through these guidelines and tips.

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Campus Deadline for UK Fellowships

August 31, 2015

The campus deadline for Rhodes, Marshall, Gates Cambridge, and Churchill scholarships is Monday, August 31.

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Mitchell Scholarship Campus Deadline

August 31, 2015

The Mitchell Scholarship supports one year of postgraduate study at any institution in Ireland or Northern Ireland.

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Schwarzman Scholars Campus Deadline

August 31, 2015

Considered “the Rhodes of China,” the Schwarzman Scholars program supports future world leaders to earn graduate degrees at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.

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