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The Colby Career Center assists students who are considering graduate school, Fellowships and Scholarships.

 

As a Colby student you are presented with diverse opportunities for undergraduate and post graduate experiences that can be enriching and challenging. Those who have excelled academically and professionally are strongly encouraged to learn more about fellowship and scholarship opportunities.

If considering a fellowship opportunity it is imperative to develop a relationship with the Career Center and a Faculty Advisor early in your college career. To learn more about fellowship opportunities contact the Career Center at (270)859-4140 or career@colby.edu.

National Fellowships

As a Colby student you are presented with diverse opportunities for undergraduate and post graduate experiences that can be enriching and challenging. Those who have excelled academically and professionally are strongly encouraged to learn more about fellowship and scholarship opportunities.

Where do I start?

      • Attend the Evening of Fellowships each fall. The Evening provides a broad overview of all of the fellowships that require an institutional endorsement.
      • Meet with Sarah Whitfield, Fellowships Coordinator, in the Career Center to learn more about individual fellowships and discuss first steps in the application process.
      • Attend information sessions about individual fellowships and let us know of your intent to apply: https://goo.gl/forms/aTT21fbQToduKViC2.
      • Meet with the respective faculty member and work with them and the Career Center to complete your application.
      • Apply!

Note: You should always feel free to visit the Career Center for more information at any point in the process. It’s never too early to start the process!

Fellowship and Scholarship Winners

Did you know Colby students and alumni have won over 75 national fellowships and scholarships over the last ten years? Click here for a full list: http://www.colby.edu/careercenter/past-fellowship-and-scholarship-winners/

Fellowship and Scholarship Opportunities

There are 12 different national fellowship and scholarships that have individual faculty advisors that work specifically with students who are considering to apply to one or more of these opportunities. Visit the separate links below to learn more about these specific fellowships and scholarships.

Fellowship Who Can Apply Description Deadline Faculty Advisor
SO JR SR Alum
Beinecke Scholarship X Funding for graduate study in the arts, humanities and social sciences 1/15/2018 Jim Sloat
Fulbright Grants for English Teaching Assistantships X X A year abroad teaching English Campus Deadline: September 2017 Kim Besio
Fulbright Grants for Study/Research X X A year abroad engaged in study/research  Campus Deadline: September 2017 Kim Besio
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship X X Undergraduate scholarship support for students in mathematics, science, and engineering January 2018 Bruce Maxwell
Japanese Monbusho Government Scholarship X X Funding support for education in Japan for varied studies April 2018 Tamae Prindle
Marshall Scholarships X X Two years of graduate study in Great Britain with funding support Campus Deadline: September 2017 Jim Sloat
George J. Mitchell Scholarship X X One year of graduate study in Ireland in any field and funding support Fall 2017 Jim Sloat
National Science Foundation Scholarship X X Funding for graduate research in the fields of science, engineering, and mathematics Varies TBD
Rhodes Scholarship X X Two to three years of graduate study at Oxford University with funding support  Campus Deadline: September 2017 Jim Sloat
Harry S. Truman Scholarship X Funding for graduate study to prepare for a career in government or public service December 2017 Samara Gunter
Morris K. Udall Scholarship X X Undergraduate scholarship support for students with a demonstrated commitment to the environment, or to Native Americans and Alaskan Native students with a demonstrated commitment to tribal public policy and Native health care  Campus Deadline: TBA (usually around mid-January) Philip Nyhus
Thomas J. Watson Fellowships X One year of independent travel and study outside of the US with financial support  Campus Deadline: Late September 2017 Ben Fallaw