Fellowships

Fellowship Highlight: Keasbey Scholarship for Class of 2022

The Keasbey Scholarship is an opportunity for students in the Class of 2022 with an outstanding leadership record and high academic achievement. This fully funded program supports two years of postgraduate study in the UK, either for a second undergraduate degree or for a graduate degree at the University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, or University of Edinburgh.  This scholarship…

Zubaida Bello ’22 wins Beinecke Scholarship

Zubaida Bello ‘22, an African American studies and history double major, Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow, and Fall ‘21 Center for Humanities Fellow, was awarded a Beinecke Scholarship, which will support her graduate education and her goal of becoming a college professor.   Zubaida is one of 16 college juniors across the U.S. who received the Beinecke this year. In 2020 this honor was awarded to Katerina Ramos-Jordán ‘21, who is also a Mellon Mays Fellow. …

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome during Fellowships Applications

Written by Genesis Garcia ’22 Note: This event has been postponed to Monday, May 3, 5-6pm On May 3, 2021, from 5pm to 6pm Fellowships will be hosting a forum to discuss overcoming imposter syndrome regarding applications for fellowships, graduate school, jobs, internships, etc. Applying for anything can be very nerve-wracking, and these feelings can…

Wesleyan Named Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

Wesleyan University is proud to be included on the list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2020-2021 Fulbright U.S. Students. Each year the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announces the top producing institutions for the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. The…

Fellowships Writing Retreat

Fellowships are an amazing opportunity for students to take their interests and dedicate time to nourishing those passions. Some of the most popular fully-funded fellowships for Wesleyan to consider applying for are the Fulbright and Watson fellowships. The Fulbright Fellowship is an amazing way to get funding for your graduate studies abroad or work as…

Launching peer fellowship advising: Genesis Garcia ‘22 holds drop-in sessions for students and alumni

Written by Magdalena Zapędowska  The spring semester is the perfect time to start thinking about applying for a national fellowship.   This spring, we are excited to launch peer fellowship advising sessions. Fellowships assistant Genesis Garcia ‘22 will hold drop-in hours via Zoom at the following link:  https://wesleyan.zoom.us/s/92250822173.   If you are a Wesleyan student or recent alumni and would like to have an informal conversation with a fellow student about navigating the fellowship application process at Wesleyan, stop by to talk…

Global Opportunities After College Fair

Are you interested in working, researching, studying, or teaching internationally after you graduate from Wesleyan? Wesleyan University is partnering with six peer institutions to host a Global Opportunities After College Fair on Wednesday, February 24. Events will take place throughout the day and will be hosted virtually on Sched, the same platform used for the…

28 Wesleyan Students and Alumni Apply for Fulbright Grants

Written by Genesis Garcia ’22 First Row: Jace Arouet, Will Briskin, Chiara Bercu, Elizabeth Edwards, Rodrick Edwards, Daphne Gampel, Kylie Han Second Row: Cole Harris, Eliza Samore, Lupita Sanchez, Emma Shapiro, Tyla Taylor, Ericka Ekhator, Mira Guth Third Row: Francesca Woodbridge, Benjamin Martinez, Justin Kim, Edward Yanez, Ji Yoon Park, David Vizgan, Nola Neri Fourth…

Pablo Wickham ’21 Wins Rhodes Scholarship for Jamaica

Written by Magdalena Zapędowska, Fries Center for Global Studies We congratulate Fitzroy (Pablo) Wickham ‘21 on being named the 2021 Rhodes Scholar for Jamaica. One of the most prestigious awards, the Rhodes funds two to three years of postgraduate study in any degree program at Oxford University. Applicants are evaluated based on academic excellence, other…