1) Help students identify appropriate opportunities
2) Support students through application processes, and
3) Work to integrate fellowships into Colby experiences and/or help students use these opportunities to enhance their post-Colby plans.
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Please contact Faculty Fellowship Advisors for additional information about these opportunities. If you’re interested in exploring an opportunity not represented here, please contact Allyson Hawkins, [email protected].
Seniors planning to apply in the fall should be in contact with their Faculty Fellowship Advisor or Allyson Hawkins before they return for senior year.
Most opportunities are extremely competitive and should be prepared for accordingly.
Common application materials include a resume/CV, transcript, recommendation letters, personal statement and/or essays, and project proposals where applicable.
While many of the opportunities listed above are not available to international students, Allyson Hawkins is able to work with international students to explore additional opportunities.
Marshall: For young Americans of high ability to pursue a graduate degree at a U.K. university in any field of study. Colby internal deadline: September 13. Advisor: Milan Babik. Students who have graduated may also be eligible for this opportunity.
Mitchell: For outstanding American students to pursue a year of graduate study in Ireland or Northern Ireland, strengthening their interest in and understanding of the island of Ireland. Colby internal deadline: September 13. Advisor: Milan Babik. Students who have graduated may also be eligible for this opportunity.
Gates Cambridge: For non-U.K. students wishing to pursue a full-time MSc, PhD or one-year postgraduate degree at the University of Cambridge. Colby internal deadline: September 21. Advisor: Milan Babik. Students who have graduated may also be eligible for this opportunity.
Fulbright: Grants for individually designed study/research projects OR for English Teaching Assistant Program. Colby internal deadline: Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, 11:55pm. National deadline: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, 5:00pm. Advisor: Kim Besio. Students who have graduated may also be eligible for this opportunity.
Watson: For graduating seniors (U.S. citizens and international students) pursuing purposeful, independent exploration outside the United States. Colby internal deadline: September 30, 3:00pm. Advisor: Ben Fallaw. Colby Watson Fellowship Portal.
Gilman: For sophomores or juniors of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, providing them with skills critical to our national security and economic prosperity. Colby internal deadline: TBD. Advisor: Kim Besio.