For Non-US (International)
Breakthrough Generation Institute Fellowships
Funds a 10-week fellowship program in the Bay Area that combines intensive training with work on a real policy project in the areas of economics, energy, or the environment. International students are welcome. Graduating seniors and recent alumni only may apply.
Carnegie Endowment for Peace Junior Fellows
Provides income for graduating seniors and recent alumni to work as research assistants for projects supported by the endowment. Pomona can nominate up to 2 candidates each year. Graduating seniors or alumni may apply.
City Hall Fellows
Funds a year of full-time work placement in a city hall at a host city, participation in a Civic Leadership Development Program, two local service projects, and travel to D.C. and your home state capital. Fellows do not need to be U.S. citizens but must be legally authorized to work in he U.S. Graduating seniors and alumni may apply.
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Fellowship
Offers talented Latinos the chance to gain public policy experience through a nine-month paid work placement in a Congressional office or committee. Fellows have the opportunity to switch placements halfway through and work for the White House, a federal agency, or a national nonprofit. Applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S. Graduating seniors and recent alumni (from the last two years) may apply.
Davis Projects for Peace Grants
Funds grassroots projects anywhere in the world that focus on "conflict resolution, reconciliation, building understanding and breaking down barriers which cause conflict, and finding solutions for resolving conflict and maintaining peace." Applicants must apply through the Draper Center at Pomona. U.S. citizenship is not required. Freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or seniors may apply--as groups or as individuals.
Awards up to $10,000 for students with financial need who are actively working for peace and justice. Applicants must be currently enrolled in or planning to enroll in an undergraduate or graduate program. U.S. citizenship is not required. Freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and alumni may apply.
Funds a one-year Master's degree or equivalent credential at Cambridge University (Downing College). Pomona provides a ranked list of candidates and ultimately nominates one winner per year. Applicants must be graduating seniors.
Echoing Green Fellowship
Awards an $80,000 stipend over two years as starting capital for entrepreneurs starting for-profit or non-profit organizations. Fellows also attend training conferences, receive medical insurance, and have access to tech support. Applicants wishing to base their company in the U.S. must be legally able to work in the U.S. Graduating seniors or alumni may apply.
Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships
The Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships Program aims to increase the presence of underrepresented minorities on the nation's college and university faculties by offering pre-doctoral fellowships to members of the six minority groups most severely underrepresented in U.S. academia. The goal is to help outstanding students achieve their full potential as scholars and subsequently inspire others to follow academic careers in teaching and research. The program invites applications from seniors and currently enrolled graduate students who are either citizens of the U.S. or have DACA status and who are members of the following minority groups: Alaskan Native (Eskimo or Aleut), American Indian, African American, Mexican American/Chicano, Native Pacific Islander (Polynesian or Micronesian), and Puerto Rican.
Forte Fellows Program
Alumni or graduating senior women who apply to Forte's specified list of MBA schools are eligible to be considered for a Forte fellowship. The school will select from among applicants those that demonstrate exemplary leadership and a commitment to women and girls. Applicants need not be US citizens.
Google Policy Fellowship
Fellows will receive a stipend of $7,500 for 10 weeks during the summer of 2013 (June-August). Eligible applicants must be at least 18 and legal to work in the country in which they will be placed (there are programs in many countries). The applicant must also be a student; Google defines a student as an individual enrolled in or accepted into an accredited institution including (but not necessarily limited to) colleges, universities, masters programs, PhD programs and undergraduate programs. Eligibility is based on enrollment in an accredited university by January 1, 2013. You may be enrolled as a full-time or part-time student.
Great Oaks Charter School Tutor Corps
Provides housing and a modest stipend for participants, who work 60-hour weeks as a tutor at a school in Newark, NJ. Most of the tutors' time is spent working in tutorials with 2-3 students on core subject matter. You do not need to be a U.S. citizen to apply. Graduating seniors and alumni may apply.
Humanity in Action Fellowship Programs
Funds a one-month summer program in Europe for students interested in histories of discrimination and resistance. Sophomores, juniors, seniors, or alumni who have graduated within the past year may apply. Non-U.S. citizens may apply.
Insight Collaborative Fellowship
Provides $25,000 for a year of training and hands-on placement for applicants interested in international conflict management. Fellows begin with a 3-month training internship in Boston and then must secure 2 or 3 placements in other countries for the rest of the year. Fellows are expected to pay back the $25,000 for future fellows through fundraising and grant writing. U.S. citizenship is not required. Graduating seniors and alumni may apply.
J. W. Saxe Memorial Prize for Public Service
The J.W. Saxe Memorial Fund is a prize of two thousand dollars awarded annually to one or more college or university students in the United States involved in public service. Graduate students are eligible. The award enables students to gain practical experience in public service by taking a no-pay or low-pay job or internship during a summer or other term. Preference will be given applicants who have already found such a position, but who require additional funds.
Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust
Offers at least 8 scholarships a year to undergraduate and graduate students of exceptional academic achievement. International students may apply but must be currently enrolled in a U.S. college or university. Juniors or alumni who have reached candidacy may apply.
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) Teaching Fellowship
The total award for each Fellow is valued at nearly $150,000 over the course of the five-year Fellowship. Fellows receive tuition assistance while participating in a teacher credentialing program, monthly stipends, and grants for professional development and teaching materials. International students are eligible to apply.
This collaboration between the Claremont Colleges and Pilgrim Place funds two $10,000 awards to pursue projects around the world that are dedicated to peace, social justice, and environmental sustainability. U.S. citizenship is not required. Graduating seniors only may apply.
Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting
Awards up to 5 $35,000 awards annually to promising amateur screenwriters. Fellowship winners are expected to use their fellowship year producing at least one full-length feature film screenplay. U.S. citizenship is not required.
Oglesby Fund for Summer Field Study in Biology
Offers $3,000 to fund summer study at an accredited field biology laboratory. Pomona sophomores, juniors, and seniors may apply. U.S. citizenship is not required.
Oldenborg International Research and Travel Grant
Oldenborg International Research and Travel Grants offer financial support to help cover expenses for international research for a senior thesis or senior exercise. Proposed projects must have received prior departmental approval. A selection committee will review grant proposals and make grant awards. Although awards may be made in amounts of up to $4,000, these grants are intended to supplement, not replace, other sources of funding. Students apply as juniors.
Organization of American States Academic Scholarships (Graduate)
Funds up to two years of graduate study in any OAS member state (with the exception of the applicant's sponsoring country). Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in hand, so alumni only may apply. Citizens of another OAS member state may be eligible to apply through their country of citizenship.
Pacific Basin Institute Student Summer Grant Program
Funds fully or partially summer travel to Pacific Rim Countries to work on a short documentary on the student's proposed topic. There is no citizenship requirement. Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors may apply.
Pomona College Iberian Grant
Funds a summer research project in Spain or Portugal. Pomona College sophomores and juniors may apply. U.S. citizenship is not required.
Project Horseshoe Farm Fellowship
Offers a gap-year opportunity for students preparing for careers in medicine or healthcare as well as other students with strong leadership potential. Fellows are immersed in almost all phases and aspects of the development, management, and leadership of, and service in the programs of Project Horseshoe Farm in Greensboro. There are no citizenship requirements. Graduating seniors may apply.
Public Policy and International Affairs Junior Summer Institutes Fellowship
Fully funds participation in a PPIA Junior Summer Institute program for students committed to a career in public service. Applications from underrepresented populations are especially welcome. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or legal residents to attend most of the institutes, but Carnegie Mellon and Princeton accept international participants. Juniors only may apply.
Samuel Huntington Public Service Award
Offers $10,000 stipend to conduct public service anywhere in the world. U.S. citizenship is not required. Graduating seniors only may apply.
Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship
Funds six-to-nine-month fellowships in Washington, DC working for nonprofit, public-interest organizations addressing peace and security issues. Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellent academic achievement, serious interest in peace and security issues, and experience with public activism. Graduating seniors and alumni may apply. U.S. citizenship is preferred but not required.
Ulitin Grant for Summer Research
Awards up to $2000 to support academic travel to Russia. Applicants must be a Russian/REES major or minor who has completed an equivalent of at least 4 semesters of Russian (RUSS 44) and is engaged in academic pursuits (langauge courses, independent research, internship). There are no citizenship requirements.
UNICEF Global Citizenship Fellowship
Funds a 13-month program in which fellows participate in community outreach, partnership development, and program implementation for UNICEF domestic initiatives. Applicants apply to one of several cities and must have an in-depth knowledge of that area. Candidates must have a demonstrable interest in children's rights and international issues, leadership skills, and creativity. Graduating seniors and alumni may apply. U.S. citizenship is not required, but applicants must have valid U.S. Work Authorization.
Funds a year of experiential travel abroad for applicants interested in pursuing a focused project or topic. Graduating seniors only may apply. Pomona can endorse up to 4 candidates. Eligibility is determined by the school attended rather than nationality.
Youth Service Opportunities Project Fellowship
Run by Americorps, this program offers a modest stipend to volunteers who commit to a year of serving youth in Washington, D.C. or New York City. Fellows gain leadership experience and training in running a non-profit. U.S. citizenship not required. Graduating seniors and alumni may apply.