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
C.E. and S. Foundation Military or Other National Service Fellowship: Awarded to a current or recent ranking military officer or a civilian with impressive national service experience.
Applicants from the Following Regions
Europe: The Pierre Keller Fellowship is awarded to an incoming student from a European country with a strong preference for a student from Switzerland. Provides funding toward tuition.
Russia: The Russian Fellowship for Graduate Students at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs is awarded to an incoming 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.
- Lei Zhang Fellowship: Awarded to a student from China.
- Peel Fellowship Fund at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs: Awarded to an incoming student(s) who are residents of countries within Sub-Saharan Africa.
- 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