Scholarships & Fellowships

Willingham 2020-21 Research Fellowship

The Willingham Fellowship is intended to give Williams students in this moment of potential transformation the opportunity to pursue a semester-long research project on race and inequality. Learn more here.

Beinecke Scholarship

The Beinecke Scholarship financially supports juniors planning for a graduate course of study in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Davis Projects for Peace

The Projects for Peace program is an invitation to undergraduates at the American colleges and universities in the Davis United World College Scholars Program to design grassroots projects that they will implement during the summer.

Gilman International Scholarship

The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness.

Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Fellowship Program

The Program provides graduate fellowships to qualified college seniors and college graduates committed to joining the Foreign Service by helping finance two-year graduate programs, provide two summer internships, and offer mentoring from a Foreign Service Officer as well as other professional development activities.

Congressional Fellowship Program

The Congressional Fellowship Program is a 9-month fellowship that gives political scientists first-hand insights into U.S. Congress through placements in Senate and House offices.

Minority Fellowship Program

The Minority Fellowship Program is for individuals from under-represented backgrounds applying to or in the early stages of doctoral programs in political science.

Truman Scholarship

The Truman Scholarship supports juniors pursuing careers as public service leaders.