Additionally, these scholarships are available to applicants who meet the following criteria:
Returning Peace Corps Volunteers
Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program: Awarded to Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who apply as a Coverdell Fellow. To be considered, interested RPCVs upload a 500 word-max Peace Corps Fellowship Statement to the online application, indicating how the fellowship fits into their academic and professional plans. Fellows receive a minimum award of $5,000 and complete a degree-related internship in an underserved American community. For more information on the Coverdell Fellows Program, visit the Peace Corps website.
Returning from the Military
Robert “Biff” McKellip , Jr. ’67 Memorial Scholarship: Awarded to a veteran.
Joint Degree Students with Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
David and Karen Sobotka Fellowship Fund
Applicants from the Following Regions
- Central European Foundation Fellowship: Awarded to a student from an Eastern European country.
- Pierre Keller Fellowship: Awarded to a student from a European country with a strong preference for a student from Switzerland.
- Okvuran ’94 Fellowship: Awarded to a student from Turkey
- Russia Fellowship: Awarded to a student from Russia.
Hong Kong or mainland China
- Kwok Fellowship (or Yale Kwok Scholarship) for Graduate Students from Hong Kong or mainland China: Awarded to a student from Hong Kong and/or mainland China. Read more about Kwok Scholars.
- Yifei Li Fellowship: Awarded to a student from mainland China, or a student with demonstrated interest in China.
- Chang Fellowship: Awarded to an incoming student(s) with preference given to residents of countries within Africa or students who have shown a demonstrated interest in Africa
- Peel Fellowship: Awarded to an incoming student(s) who are residents of countries within Sub-Saharan Africa.