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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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Astronaut Poster

Feature Story

NASA Hall of Fame Astronaut visits campus

The Fellowships Office was thrilled to host a visit from Hall of Fame Astronaut Frederick Gregory earlier this week. Colonel Gregory, the first Black astronaut to command the Space Shuttle, came to congratulate senior biochemistry major Loren Cardani on being awarded the Astronaut Scholarship.

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Info Sessions & Workshops

Throughout the semester, we’ll be hosting online sessions so you can learn and ask about fellowship opportunities, graduate study, career paths, and more.


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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