Williams International

Fellowships

For Sophomores and Juniors

Nationally Funded Fellowships: Semester or Year Abroad

  • Boren Awards for International Study: Up to $20,000 in funding for undergraduate students to study abroad during a semester or year in regions critical to national interest, including Latin America, Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, and Asia. Funded by the National Security Education Program.

Williams-funded Fellowships: Summer Abroad

  • Russell Bostert Fellowship*: Funds six or more weeks of independent research abroad or at home during the summer; preference given to Division II majors.
  • Linen Travel Grants: Funds independent research and intensive language training during the summer in South, Southeast, and East Asia. Contact the Asian Studies Department Chair for more information.
  • Class of 1945 Student World Fellowship*: Funds six or more weeks of independent research abroad during the summer.
  • Mary and Nathaniel M. Lawrence Memorial Fellowship*: Funds six or more weeks of summer travel abroad with specific project goals.
  • Robert G. Wilmers Jr. 1990 Memorial Student Travel Abroad Fellowship*: Funds six or more weeks of independent research abroad during the summer.
  • The Tompkins Award: Funds seminar or conference attendance and independent research in Japan during the summer; open only to advanced students of Japanese language.
  • Williams in Africa: Funds a semester, summer program, or Winter Study Project in Uganda, Senegal, or South Africa through the Williams programs there.
  • Wilmers Summer Language Fellowship*: Funds four or more weeks of formal language study abroad; open to first-years as well.

For Seniors

Nationally Funded Fellowships

  • Fulbright Grant: Funds one year of study or research abroad, or of teaching English in a foreign country.
  • Luce Scholars Program: Funds a one-year professional internship in Asia for students who are not already familiar with Asia or Asian Studies.
  • Mitchell Scholarship: Funds one year of graduate study in any field at certain universities in Ireland.
  • T.J. Watson Fellowship: Funds one year of independent travel with specific travel goals to at least two foreign countries new to the student.

Williams-funded Fellowships

  • Williams in Africa: Funds a 14-15 month internship at the Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI) in Cape Town, South Africa. Students will conduct research about addressing world poverty and will work with senior researchers as well as Williams undergraduates participating in one of the Williams in Africa programs.
  • Dr. Herchel Smith Fellowship*: Funds two or three years of graduate study at Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge, U.K.
  • Dorothy Donovan and John Edwin Moody Fellowship*: Funds two years of study at Exeter College, University of Oxford, U.K.
  • Allen Martin and Carroll Wilson Fellowship*: Funds two years of study at Worcester College, University of Oxford, U.K.
  • Florence Chandler Fellowship*: Funds one year of independent research in one or more countries. Contact the Fellowships Office for more information.

* For more information about the fellowships marked with an asterisk, please contact the Fellowships Office (information below).

To visit the Fellowships Office website, click here.

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To contact the Fellowships Office, please contact:

Katerina P. King, Director of Fellowships, (413) 597-3017 or at Katerina.P.King@williams.edu

Lynn Chick, Fellowships Coordinator, (413) 597-3044 or at Mary.Lynn.Chick@williams.edu