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

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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Goldwater Scholarship Foundation Recognizes Two Mizzou Students

University of Missouri seniors Nicholas Bira and Ethan Zars have earned honorable mention recognition from the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

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Dates

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Campus Deadline

Friday, September 2nd, 5:00pm

The campus deadline to apply for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program is Friday, September 2. Contact the Fellowships Office as soon as possible if you are interested in applying for a Fulbright grant.

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Campus Deadline for UK Fellowships

Friday, September 2nd, 5:00pm

The campus deadline for Rhodes, Marshall, Gates Cambridge, and Churchill scholarships is Friday, September 2nd.

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Mitchell Scholarship Campus Deadline

Friday, September 2nd, 5:00pm

The campus deadline to apply for the Mitchell Scholarship is Friday, September 2. Contact the Fellowships Office as soon as possible to discuss applying for this award.

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Schwarzman Scholars Campus Deadline

Friday, September 2nd, 5:00pm

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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NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

2017 Deadlines Announced in Early Fall

Deadlines for the 2017 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) will be announced early in the fall (likely August). Contact the Fellowships Office now to begin preparing your application.

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