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Fellowships

The college has several resources available to help you apply for post-baccalaureate fellowships. The most prestigious and competitive of the post-baccalaureate national scholarships have familiar names such as Rhodes, Marshall, and Fulbright. The application process for many of these fellowships starts during the junior year. Check out the links below if you are interested in these types of opportunities.

Career Center

Dean of the College

If you are considering going directly into Graduate School in chemistry or a related scientific field there are graduate fellowships for which you may be qualified. Consult with your professors about whether you are a good candidate for these awards. Entering Graduate School with a fellowship is not necessary to pay your bills, however, a fellowship may provide you with some real additional advantages during your post-baccalaureate career (access to a research group, fewer teaching obligations, highlights for your resume when your Ph.D. is completed, etc.). Below are fellowships to consider as a graduating chemistry major. Be sure to check the eligibility requirements and award obligations carefully. If you are considering graduate school in an area related to, but outside of chemistry, consult with faculty members in other departments that have interests close to yours for advice.

Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellowships

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships

National Physical Science Consortium Graduate Fellowships

National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowships

DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship