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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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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Barry Goldwater Scholarship Campus Deadline

Friday, October 23rd

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship recognizes current sophomores and juniors who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering.

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Fellowships Information Sessions

Thursday, October 22 (1:00-4:00pm)

Student Center 2206A

These information sessions will introduce students to various fellowship opportunities.  All students, first year through seniors, are encouraged to attend.

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NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Deadlines

October 26-30, 2015

Applications to the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) are due October 26 - 30 (deadline varies according to field of study).

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Critical Language Scholarship

Deadline: November

The Critical Language Scholarship supports undergraduate and graduate students to study a critical world language.

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