Post Graduate Fellowships & Scholarships
Centre students have a remarkable record of winning the most prestigious postgraduate scholarships and fellowships, opportunities that have taken them all over the world.
One year of graduate study, independent study, or teaching English throughout the world. Centre has had 45 Fulbright Scholars since 1991 plus 13 Fulbright-recommended teaching assistantships sponsored through the French Ministry of Education. The most recent Fulbright Scholars are teaching English in Bulgaria (3) and Costa Rica (1).
Gates Cambridge Scholarships
One to three years graduate study at the University of Cambridge in England funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Ben Cocanougher ‘11 won a Gates Cambridge Scholarship in 2016. Parker Lawson ‘15 won in 2017.
Two-three years graduate study at any British university; apply as a senior, but please note, the campus interviews are held in the spring of the junior year
One year post-graduate study at any university in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland; apply as a senior, but please note, the campus interviews are held in the spring of the junior year
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Funding for the first three years of graduate study in natural sciences, social sciences, math, or engineering. Centre has had seven, including Ryan Hunt ’15 in 2016, currently at the University of Southern California working on solar energy.
The oldest, most prestigious, and most competitive international fellowship, a Rhodes provides two or three years of graduate study at the University of Oxford in England. Centre has had eight Rhodes Scholars, including the most recent in 2009.
Rotary International Scholarships
One year graduate study at major universities around the world. Centre has had 18 Rotary Scholars. The most recent spent 2016-17 at the University of Cambridge in England.
The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service program, established by the Defense Department, offers full-tuition-plus for undergraduate and graduate education, summer research internships, mentoring, and employment after graduation. Ben Finch ’18 won in 2016.
Up to $20,000 for study abroad; for undergraduate and graduate students interested in less common foreign languages; apply as a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior.
Undergraduate award for students in math, science, or engineering; apply as a sophomore or junior.
Undergraduate award for students planning careers in government or public service; apply as a junior.
Undergraduate award for students interested in the environment; apply as a sophomore or junior.
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Several post-graduate study and internship scholarships and fellowships available.
Madison Graduate Fellowship
Two years of graduate study in the United States leading to a career in secondary school teaching of American history, government, or social studies; apply as a senior.
Funding for up to two years of graduate study; apply as a senior.
Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship
$30,000 stipend to math or science majors toward completion of a master’s degree program at a Woodrow Wilson partner institution in Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, or New Jersey; apply as a senior, graduate, or post-graduate.