Going Global Post-Graduation

Many national Scholarships and Fellowships require nomination from Wesleyan faculty and staff. As Associate Director of Fellowships, Internships and Exchanges, Kate Smith is a resource to interested applicants and supports them throughout the process. If you are interested in considering or applying to one of these fellowships, please click here to schedule an appointment with Kate to begin the process.

In addition to university nominated fellowships, there are a number of international opportunities that allow graduates to work, live and learn abroad. additionally, there are fellowships that do not require nomination and offer a wide range of professional opportunities from teaching to global health and more to consider abroad after graduation.

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Fellowship News

Porrazzo ’19 to Study in China as Critical Language Scholar

Emma Porrazzo ’19 has received a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Chinese in Suzhou, China this summer. According to the CLS program website, the scholarship is part of a U.S. government effort to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. “CLS scholars gain critical language and…

6 Students Awarded Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowships

This spring, Wesleyan has awarded six Wesleyan students with a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship. The fellowship is the centerpiece of the Andrew Mellon Foundation’s initiatives to increase the presence of traditionally underrepresented groups in the faculty ranks of institutions of higher learning in the U.S. Fellows participate in the program during the last two years…

Fisher ’17 Wins Watson Fellowship to Study Cooperatives

As the recipient of a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, Michaela Fisher ’17 will spend a year studying cooperatives in five countries. Her project, titled “Cooperative Worlds: Exploring the Global Cooperative Economy,” will take her to Spain, Argentina, New Zealand, Germany and Canada. Watson Fellows are all seniors nominated by 40 partner colleges. According to the website, “Fellows…

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