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Jackie Tran, a 2018 graduate in anthropology studying Arabic through a Critical Language Scholarship.

Apply for competitive fellowships, scholarships, and awards

Our office is here to help Rochester students pursue fellowship opportunities. (Photo: Jackie Tran, '18 Critical Language Scholarship, Arabic)

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Fellowships 101

Funded by various sponsors, fellowships are merit-based academic awards granted through national and international competitions.

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Your Quest

Here’s how you can start pursuing one of the many merit-based awards for undergraduate or graduate study, in the US or abroad.

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Hints and Tips

Discover 10 things you can do right now to become a great fellowship applicant in the future.

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Feature Story

Students, alumni receive national awards for global study, teaching, and research

The students and alumni at the University of Rochester made a big impression—and a bit of history—as merit-based national awards were bestowed during the 2022–23 academic year. Highlights include the first Truman Scholar since 2004 and four Goldwater Scholars, an institutional record.

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Info Sessions & Workshops

Our office hosts online sessions so you can learn and ask about fellowship opportunities, graduate study, career paths, and more.

Voyager Scholarship Information Session
Monday, February 26, 5:00-6:00pm
Dewey Hall, Rm 2-162



Winners & Finalists

Each year, dozens of University of Rochester students are among the recipients, finalists, and alternates for prestigious, nationally competitive fellowships, scholarships, and awards.

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