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Post-Baccalaureate Fellowships, Scholarships and Internships

What is a fellowship?

A fellowship (sometimes called a scholarship when academically-related or Post-BA internship when career-related) is a short-term post-graduate experience that enables recent graduates to explore an academic, professional, or personal interest.

What types of fellowships exist?

Post-Baccalaureate Fellowships/Internships are related to specific professional or career interests. They are typically:

  • 3 months - 2 years in duration
  • paid
  • related to a specific career field
  • located in the U.S.

Nationally competitive graduate fellowships and scholarships are typically:

  • very selective
  • paid
  • application-intensive
  • an opportunity to study, conduct research, or pursue an independent project
  • abroad