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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

Spring 2024 Office Hours (April 2 - June 7)

  • With Naomi Levy: T 9:00-10:30am and Th 2:00-3:30pm via Zoom
  • With Matt Harrigan: M 9:00-10:15am and W 2:15-4:00pm in Vari 236 or via Zoom
  • With Stephen Carroll: T 1:30-3:00pm, book appointment here
  • With Loring Pfeiffer: W 10:00am-12:00pm via Zoom
  • With Steven Suljak: T 2:00-3:30pm in SCDI 2117D or via Zoom by arrangement
  • If those times do not work, email to make an appointment.
Recent SCU Fellowship Success
Riley Carpenter

Riley Carpenter '25, an engineering physics major, has been selected for the Barry Goldwater Scholarship, one of the nation’s premier undergraduate scholarships for STEM students.

Julia Kovatch

Julia Kovatch '23, a history major with minors in political science and urban education, was named a Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellow.

Claire Alford

Claire Alford '25, a public health science major, was named an honorable mention for the 2023 Udall Scholarship.

Students teaching English abroad

Several graduating seniors will be spending next year abroad, teaching English in France, Japan, and Spain.

Ariana Tabrizi

Ariana Tabrizi '23, a history and ethnic studies major, has won a Fulbright award to serve as an English Teaching Assistant in Italy.

Octavio De Leon

Octavio De Leon '23, an English major, has won a Fulbright award to serve as an English Teaching Assistant in Mexico.


Check out the wide range of fellowship opportunities!

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Featured Fellowships

Samvid Scholars

  • Up to $50,000 per year for two years of study in eligible graduate program
  • For degrees in the US including MD, MBA, JD, MPP/MPA, MS/MA in social sciences or STEM
  • Open to US citizens and DACA recipients
  • Apply here by April 8

AAUW San Jose Scholarship

  •  American Association of University Women (AAUW)
  • Undergraduate scholarships starting at $3,000
  • For rising junior and senior women with permanent home addresses in Campbell, San Jose, Milpitas or Santa Clara
  • Apply here by April 15


Fulbright Winners from SCU since 2009


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