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.

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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Emma Schaefer ’23 Receives the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship

GRINNELL, Iowa — Emma Schaefer, Grinnell College class of 2023, has been awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship for 2023–2024 to explore music’s potential to inspire climate action by deepening people’s connection to nature and their communities.

Schaefer, from Niwot, CO, is …

By Ann Landstrom
Ann Landstrom Assistant Dean & Director of Global Fellowships & Awards
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Crys Moosman Receives the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship

Published: March 15, 2022, by Grinnell College, Office of Communications

Crys Moosman, a December 2021 graduate has been awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship for 2022–2023.   

Moosman is among 42 students selected nationwide from 158 finalists from 41 partner schools …

By Ann Landstrom
Ann Landstrom Assistant Dean & Director of Global Fellowships & Awards
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