Global Fellowships & Awards

Grinnell College students and alumni apply for and receive national, merit-based fellowships and awards at exceptionally high rates. This success speaks to the power of the individually advised curriculum combined with strategic cocurricular and extracurricular involvement in service-learning, internships, independent study and research, and more. National fellowship screening committees for competitive awards are more easily able to identify students of exceptional promise when applicants have already taken advantage of the wealth of opportunities afforded to them as Grinnell students.

The Center for Careers, Life, and Service administers many of the College’s fellowship and award application processes, including those for select national, merit-based awards and for certain Grinnell-specific awards. Please feel free to contact the Ann Landstrom for advising and information about the awards listed here—or about any other competitive scholarships or fellowships for which Grinnell students or alumni may be eligible.

2024-2025 Public Policy Fellowships

Looking for an opportunity to explore public policy post-grad? Check out these three 2024-2025 fellowship opportunities below.

For application advising, you are welcome to visit with Ann Landstrom or Gracie Brandsgard via Handshake. The CLS is open during winter break …

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Watson Fellow Crys Moosman ’21 Shares Lessons in Conservation

After a year of travel through six countries, Crys Moosman ’21 recently returned to Grinnell to share their Thomas J. Watson Fellowship journey. Through work with twenty nine organizations in Iceland, South Africa, Namibia, Australia, Brazil, and Costa Rica, Moosman’s …

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Fellowship in International Affairs – Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) is the oldest and one of the leading think-tanks in Washington, DC, highly respected throughout the world for its thoughtful, academic responses to international crises.

Each year, Grinnell may nominate up to two …

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