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Apply for competitive fellowships, scholarships, and awards

Our office is here to help Rochester students pursue fellowship opportunities. (Photo: Jackie Tran, '19 Critical Language Scholarship, Arabic)


Update: Fellowships Office moves to remote advising

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the staff of the Student Fellowships Office will be working remotely. We are available to meet with current students and recent alumni via telephone, Skype, or Zoom appointments.

To request an appointment, email Please complete the Prospective Applicant Form before your visit.

Fellowships 101

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

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Your Fellowships 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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Fellowship Hints & Tips

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

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Photos of the 13 students and recent alumni were offered 2019-20 grants in the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Grant program.

Rochester Is a Fulbright Top Producing Institution—again!

Congrats to our 2019–2020 #Fulbrighters, who have landed us a spot on this year’s list of Fulbright Top Producing Institutions. We also send a big thank you to our tireless Fulbright advisors on campus who shepherd our students through the application process. We are so proud of you all!

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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.

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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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