Fellowships and Post-Undergraduate Scholarships

There are many types of fellowships and scholarships available for students after they graduate from Ursinus. Often sponsored by a specific association, organization, institution, or government, these opportunities focus on professional, academic, and/or personal development.

Boren Fellowships

Funding research and language study proposals by U.S. graduate students in world regions critical to U.S. interests.


The Carter Center – Graduate Assistantships

Funded opportunities for currently enrolled master’s degree and doctoral students.


Gates Cambridge - Postgraduate scholarships at the University of Cambridge

Each year Gates Cambridge offers full-cost scholarships to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.


James C. Gaither Junior Fellows program

One-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year.


Luce Scholars Program

A nationally competitive fellowship that offers early-career leaders immersive, professional experiences in Asia.


The Marshalls Scholarship

Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom.


Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship

Seeks to attract outstanding individuals who are interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).


The Rangel Graduate Fellowship

Prepares outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State.


Rhodes Scholarships

Provides full financial support for Rhodes Scholars to pursue a degree or degrees at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.


Rotary Peace Fellowship

Fully funded fellowships for dedicated leaders from around the world to study at one of the Rotary peace centers.


Scoville Peace Fellowship

Established in 1987 to recruit and train the next generation of policy and advocacy leaders on a range of international peace and security issues.


Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program

Funded by the U.S. Department of State, and administered by Howard University, the program prepares outstanding young people for Foreign Service careers in the U.S. Department of State.


The Truman Scholarship

Scholars receive up to $30,000 for graduate school as well as access to extensive Scholar programming, priority admission and financial support from public service graduate programs, advising and mentoring from other public service leaders, and preferred hiring with the federal government.


Schwarzman Scholars

Fully-funded master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, designed to build a global community of future leaders who will serve to deepen understanding between China and the rest of the world.


Urban Fellows Program (New York City)

A nine-month fellowship that combines work in Mayoral offices and City agencies with volunteer service opportunities and a seminar series that explores current urban issues impacting public policy.


World Bank’s Development Impact Evaluation department (DIME) Internship Program

The summer internship program combines project-specific experience with training opportunities on survey and data-related topics. Eligible students must be enrolled in a Master’s degree program at the time of the internship.