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Fellowships

The Office of Student Fellowships supports Santa Clara University students and alumni as they apply for competitive national and international fellowships.

If you are interested in pursuing fellowship opportunities, we invite you to explore this website, then get in touch about next steps by sending an email to osf@scu.edu.

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Recent SCU Fellowship Success

Blair Huxman

Blair Huxman '21, an economics and political science major with a minor in French and Francophone studies, has been awarded a Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellowship through the Capital Fellows Program.

Maggie Menendez '22, an individual studies major, has won a Fulbright award to serve as an English teaching assistant in Colombia.

Michele Canny '19, a double major in sociology and Italian studies, has won a Fulbright award to conduct research on community organizations and migrant women in Italy.

Cate Ralph '22, a double major in economics and political science, has won a Fulbright award to conduct research on social enterprises and gender perceptions in India.

David Diebold '20, a bioengineering major on the pre-med track, has won a Fulbright award to conduct medical response system research in Ghana.

Chris Wanis '21, a double major in ethnic studies and political science, has won a Fulbright award to serve as an English teaching assistant in Mexico.

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    Featured Fellowships

    New Americans Fellowship

    • Summer 2023 career development with Santa Clara County government
    • Applicants must be DACA recipients, U or T visa holders, VAWA recipients, TPS, or have asylum/refugee status
    • 40 hours per week of advocacy, policy, and research work
    • Deadline: February 10, 2023

    Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship

    • Four-week summer abroad experience for first years, sophomores, and juniors
    • Applicants must be leaders who identify as an ethnicity typically underrepresented in study abroad programs
    • Deadline: February 14, 2023

    Samvid Scholars

    • Up to $50,000 in tuition support each year for two years of graduate school and two years of leadership development programming
    • For graduating seniors or alumni who are future leaders committed to effecting positive change in the world
    • Deadline: April 9, 2023

    40

    Fulbright Winners from SCU since 2009

    4

    Consecutive years awarded Fulbright Top Producer Status

    Student Perspective

    “...this process was extremely beneficial to my vocational discernment and really helped me obtain a better idea of what I want to do with my future beyond the classroom.”   

    - Parwana Khazi '19, Truman Nominee