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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Taylor Coifed Learning by Immersion

To master the Arabic language, MU junior Taylor Cofield knew she had to do more than take classes and work with a tutor. Studying in Madaba, Jordan this past summer gave her the opportunity to not only practice her Arabic, but to immerse herself in another country’s culture.

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Samantha FranksRecord-breaking Success

When Samantha Franks was notified of her selection for a grant from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program her emotions ranged from relief to disbelief.

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Maria KalaitzandonakesUniversity of Missouri Junior Selected for Truman Scholarship

Mizzou junior Maria Kalaitzandonakes has been awarded the Harry S Truman Scholarship, a nationally-competitive award that supports students dedicated to public service.

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Helen BassEngland Bound

It was the Friday before Spring Break when Helen Bass was summoned to a meeting with the Office of Service-Learning staff. Awaiting her arrival to the second floor of Lowry Hall were MU Interim Chancellor Hank Foley, College of Arts & Science Dean Michael O’Brien and Professor of Economics Jeff Milyo. They were there to make a special announcement: Bass had been selected to receive the Mark Twain Fellowship.

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Marcos BarcellonaNSF Fellowships Awarded to Mizzou Students, Alumni

Senior Marcos Barcellona has been conducting research at Mizzou to study the development of a drug delivery system that is responsive to a range of external stimuli, which means the user could control the rate of release of the drug.

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Truman Scholarship Campus Deadline

Monday, November 7th

The campus deadline for the Truman Scholarship is Monday, November 7th. Applicants must be nominated by the University of Missouri to proceed to the national Truman Scholarship competition.

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Boren Award Informational Session

Tuesday, November 8th from 4:00-5:00pm

Strickland 112

Current MU student Sophie Winter, a recipient of a Boren award for Arabic studies in Morocco, will lead an informational session on Boren Awards for international study.

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Critical Language Scholarship Deadline Approaching

November 16th, 2016

Critical Language Scholarships fund summer intensive language study in a critical language for undergraduate and graduate students. 

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Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Deadline

January 13th, 2017

The Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship funds academic studies related to a career in the U.S. Foreign Service. 

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