Post-Grad Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities

Here you will find everything you need to know about External Post-Grad Fellowship and Scholarship opportunities and who to contact for more information. Please read the information for each opportunity carefully and explore the links associated with them.

CBYX Fellowship for Young Professionals

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a fellowship funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Department of State, that annually provides 75 American and 75 German young professionals, between the ages of 18-24, the opportunity to spend one year in each other’s countries, studying, interning, and living with hosts on a cultural immersion program.

The program consists of three phases:

  • Two months of intensive German language training
  • Four months of classes in one’s academic or career field at a university, technical or professional school
  • Five-month internships in one’s career field

Deadline: submit all supplemental materials by December 1 for the program year beginning the following July

Dr. Vincent Kling (kling@lasalle.edu) is the La Salle University campus contact for this scholarship.

*Note: CBYX for Young Professionals has internship possibilities outside the US.

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Critical Language Scholarship

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.

Deadline: application for Summer 2020 CLS Program will open in Fall 2019.

Dr. Vincent Kling is the La Salle University campus contact for this scholarship.

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Fulbright Scholarship

The Fulbright Program, the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government, is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. The Fulbright Program offers grants to study, teach and conduct research for U.S. citizens to go abroad and for non-U.S. citizens to come to the United States.

National Application Deadline: October 8, 2019

Campus Deadline: September 17, 2019

*Note: the Austrian Fulbright accepts ONLY “mixed” applications, i.e. research and teaching.

 

Dr. Whitney Howell is the La Salle University campus liaison for this scholarship.

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Marshall Scholarship

Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study. As future leaders, with a lasting understanding of British society, Marshall Scholars strengthen the enduring relationship between the British and American peoples, their governments and their institutions. Marshall Scholars are talented, independent and wide-ranging, and their time as Scholars enhances their intellectual and personal growth. Their direct engagement with Britain through its best academic programs contributes to their ultimate personal success.

All items including the four letters of recommendation must be submitted online by the authorized contact no later than October 3, 2019.

 

Dr. Michael Boyle is the La Salle University campus contact for this scholarship.

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Mitchell Scholarship

The George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program, named to honor former US Senator George Mitchell’s pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service. Up to twelve Mitchell Scholars between the ages of 18 and 30 are chosen annually for one academic year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Applicants are judged on three criteria: scholarship, leadership and a sustained commitment to community and public service.

Deadline for applications is September 27, 2019.

 

Dr. Michael Boyle is the La Salle University campus contact for this scholarship.

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Rhodes Scholarship

The Rhodes Scholarships are the oldest and most celebrated international fellowship awards in the world. Each year 32 young students from the United States are selected as Rhodes Scholars, through a decentralized process representing the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories. Rhodes Scholars are chosen not only for their outstanding scholarly achievements, but for their character, commitment to others and to the common good, and for their potential for leadership in whatever domains their careers may lead.

The application is available each year in early July with application deadline in early October.

 

Dr. Michael Boyle is the La Salle University campus contact for this scholarship.

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Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.

Deadline: Applications are due by October of each year.

Dr. Michael Boyle is the La Salle University campus contact for this scholarship.

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German Academic Exchange Service

Otherwise known as DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst). This site has many, many programs listed; the student along with a campus coordinator would first explore with a student to find the right program and look into funding and work with the student moving forward.

Deadline: Deadlines for this program vary for each program.

Dr. Vincent Kling is the La Salle University campus contact for this scholarship.

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Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation

The nation’s official living memorial to our thirty-third president and The Presidential Memorial to Public Service. Created by Congress in 1975, the Foundation was President Truman’s idea. The Truman scholarship is the premier graduate fellowship in the United States for those pursuing careers as public service leaders.

The deadline for submission of this application is February 5, 2019.

 

Dr. Michael Boyle is the La Salle University campus contact for this scholarship.

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Newman Civic Fellowship

The Newman Civic Fellowship recognizes and supports students who have demonstrated an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the country. The fellowship provides training and resources that nurture students assets and passions to help develop strategies to achieve social change.

Deadline: Application opens in October of each year.

Dr. Michael Boyle is the La Salle University campus contact for this scholarship.

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Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship offers a unique opportunity to impact the world. Upon successful completion of the program, you will have the opportunity to work as a Foreign Service Officer based on the needs of the U.S. State Department, serving in Washington, DC or at a U.S. embassy, consulate and diplomatic mission around the globe.

Deadline: Applications open in early summer of each year and close at the end of summer.

Dr. Michael Boyle is the La Salle University campus contact for this scholarship.

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Contact Us

Office Location & Hours: 304 College Hall, M-F 8:30am-4:30pm

Office Contact Number: (215) 951-1360

 

Faculty contacts for fellowship applications:

 

Dr. Victoria Ketz, Global Languages, Literatures, and Perspectives Department

      (215) 951-1201 ketz@lasalle.edu

Dr. Vincent Kling, Global Languages, Literatures, and Perspectives Department

      (215) 951-1154 kling@lasalle.edu

Dr. Michael Boyle, Political Science Department

      (215) 991-2993 boylem@lasalle.edu

Dr. Whitney Howell, Philosophy Department/Honors Department

      (215) 951-1325 howell@lasalle.edu

 

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