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Fellowships

Fellowships offer many opportunities for you to develop your academic and professional interests. They can help you study abroad, get involved in research or public service, or take on a postgraduate degree. Fellowships are also a networking opportunity. Recipients become part of a lasting network of like-minded people from around the country and around the world. Our advisers can help you determine which opportunities help you meet your goals. Once you find a fellowship, we support you throughout the entire application process.

Opportunities exist for every class year, so it is never too early to begin to explore your options.

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Help & Advice

We support Columbia undergraduates and alumni in exploring and applying for internal, national, and international fellowships. We inform students, faculty, and staff about a full range of opportunities and help students determine which programs best meet their intellectual, professional, and personal goals.

How to Apply

Once you have found some fellowships you want to apply to, you will need to allow for plenty of time since applying takes many steps. Each application process is different. Our advisers are here to support you every step of the way.

Student Stories

Our previous fellowship participants are a valuable resource for students who want to understand the application and interview process. Our student stories can also give you an inside look at the fellowship experience, helping you select the right fellowship to further your academic and professional goals.