Student Fellowships & Awards

The Center for Life Beyond Reed

Spring Fellowship Information Sessions

Fellowships 101 - an overview

This session will provide a brief overview of the awards available to students to pursue opportunities at and beyond Reed as well as discussing basic application processes and how to get started.  Wondering what Fellowships even are?  Perfect - come find out! Bring your laptops for some practice looking for specific awards.  This session will provide some context for the upcoming program specific sessions, and can give you just enough info to get started if you can't make it to an info session of interest. Friday March 4, 12:30-1:30 - Prexy Conference Room 

Schwarzman Scholarship

The Schwarzman Scholarship is a highly selective international scholarship program designed to prepare future leaders for success in a world where China plays a key global role. The program will give young leaders from around the world the opportunity to develop their leadership skills through a fully-funded one-year Master’s Degree, taught in English, at Tsinghua University in Beijing – one of China’s most prestigious universities. Scholars chosen for this  selective program will live in Beijing for a year of study and cultural immersion, attending lectures, traveling and developing a better understanding of China.  Two sessions: Monday March 7, 11:00am and 12:00pm - Prexy Conference Room

Fellowships for Students of Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM fields)

Come learn about funding opportunities both during and after your time at Reed with the Churchill, Goldwater, and National Science Foundation. Tuesday March 8, 5:00 - Prexy Conference Room

Fellowships for Students Interested in Policy Research or Public Service

Learn about how the Carnegie Jr. Research Fellowships, Truman Scholarship, Udall Scholarship and others can support your studies or research goals in policy studies or public service work.  Thursday March 10, 4:30 - Vollum 126

UK Fellowships

Come hear about the Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell and Sperling Awards supporting graduate study in the UK.  Chat with faculty alumni of the programs!  Monday March 14, 4:30 - Prexy Conference Room

Fulbright Awards

The Fulbright program supports independent study/research, English Teaching, creative/performing arts, and in some cases, graduate degree enrollment in almost 150 countries.  So many options!  So many places!  Find out how you might accomplish your post-Reed goals with the Fulbright program.   Thursday March 17, 4:30 - Spanish House meeting room

Watson Fellowship

The Watson program is a one-year grant for purposeful, independent study and exploration outside of the United States, awarded to graduating seniors.  Fellows enhance their capacity for resourcefulness, imagination, openness, and leadership and foster their humane and effective participation in the world community while pursuing projects of their own devising.  Come learn about how the Watson Program can open the doors of the world! Wednesday, March 30, 5:00 - Prexy Living Room