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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German Internship Selects MU Student as Program Ambassador

Imagine arriving in a foreign country with one piece of luggage, severe jet lag and no idea how to get to your destination. That was the reality for Andrew Allee, a biochemistry major at MU, when he arrived in Berlin for the RISE internship through the German Academic Exchange Service last summer.

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While in Myanmar, Anania visited the Shwedagon Pagoda, which is the most sacred Buddhist site for the people of the Union of MyanmarMU Student Gives Back

Jessica Anania is not your average college student. A triple major, studying international reporting, political science and psychology, Anania is also a world traveler, social justice advocate and research assistant.

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Fares AkremiFamily History Inspires Career Interest

Immigration is part of Fares Akremi’s family history. His father immigrated to the United States from Tunisia at age 28 and his mother’s aunt was granted asylum as a German Jew in the early 1930s. Akremi’s uncle hasn’t been heard from since 1988, when he attempted to leave North Africa. 

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New Issue of MIZZOU ENDEAVORS has Arrived

MIZZOU ENDEAVORS is produced by the Office of Undergraduate Studies. This issue showcases MU undergraduate students excelling through research, fellowships, dedicated mentors, and more.

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Samantha FranksShipped Abroad

From Mizzou Magazine

Mizzou junior Samantha Franks received a position in the Fulbright Summer Institute and spent the summer studying at the University of Bristol in England.

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Humanity in Action National Deadline

January 8, 2015

The Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together international groups of college students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance as they affect different minority groups today. The Fellowship seeks to educate, connect and inspire the world's future leaders in the fields of human rights and social justice. 

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Mark Twain Fellowship Deadline

Monday, February 9, 5:00pm

The Mark Twain Fellowship is a program sponsored by the University of Missouri-Columbia that provides robust support of up to $50,000 for MU students and recent alumni seeking to pursue graduate study abroad in any discipline.  One Mark Twain Fellow will be chosen this spring to study during 2015-2016.

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US-UK Fulbright Summer Institute Deadline

February 26-March 5 2015

Spend three to six weeks in the United Kingdom through the US-UK Fulbright Summer Institutes. The UK Fulbright Commission offers US undergradutes this fully-funded opportunity to study through one of nine different programs.

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MU Excels

Thursday, April 16, 2015

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MU Excels is an annual reception honoring students who have applied for competitive fellowships and the students' mentors.  If you have applied for a fellowship this year, please plan to attend this celebratory event. The Fellowships Office will send official invitations in late February.

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