Learn more about Whittier College's plans for Fall 2020
Fellowships available exclusively to Whittier College students are noted with an asterisk.
Supports a research project with a Whittier faculty mentor in any field (humanities, social science or STEM).
Supports student participation in an internship or research activities related to public service in the economic development and the general improvement of the human condition.
Supports students with apparent or non-apparent disabilities to conduct research in STEM, computer science, and business with companies, government agencies and research universities.
Supports STEM research activities with a faculty mentor at a research university.
Supports students with an interest in Soil Science, Biogeochemistry, or Ecosystem Ecology and a desire to engage in a substantial Summer undergraduate research project with a faculty mentor.
Deadline: second Friday in November
Eligibility: See the A.V. Davis Fellowships page for more details
Benefits: $5,000 stipend for research activities
Advisor: Professor Cinzia Fissore
Supports academic costs (tuition, fees, books, room & board) for students majoring in a STEM field.
Supports academic study abroad experiences, especially in non-traditional destinations (Western Europe and Australia not eligible).
Supports the study of less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests. (Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded).
Supports work in East Africa on community projects that provide sustainable solutions.
Supports research activities in Neuroscience with a faculty mentor at the University of Pittsburgh.
Supports academic activities in International Affairs with foreign affairs professionals at Howard University and Washington D.C. to increase the understanding of U.S. foreign policy.
Supports biomedical research activities with a faculty mentor at the City of Hope.
Supports activities in a cultural and language immersion programs abroad, to enhance building relationships between the U.S. and other countries.
Supports activities in a multinational professional development program abroad for underrepresented students to enhance their career goals, increase their global competencies, and experience life in another culture.
Supports STEM research activities with a faculty mentor at a research university in Germany.
Supports study or research in Germany for a period of 4-10 months.
Objective: Supports chemistry research activities with a Whittier faculty mentor.
Supports students with an interest in Science, Engineering, Technology, Mathematics, or Kinesiology, and a desire to engage in a substantial summer undergraduate research project with a faculty mentor.
Supports students to study abroad in East or Southeast Asian countries.
Supports students to participate in a six-week political theory and practice summer program at Georgetown University.
Supports students to participate in a 10-week summer internship at the Intex Company in Xiamen China.
Supports students working with a Whittier faculty mentor in developing and implementing new or redesigned courses with digital pedagogies and or technologies.
Supports the efforts of committed and high achieving students in the visual arts.
Supports students majoring in Political Science to conduct research or participate in travel programs during the summer between their junior and senior year.
Supports students to participate in a summer Middlebury Language School program.
Supports students interested in pursuing PhD or MD-PhD graduate study to participate in a summer research experience with a faculty mentor at a research institution.
Supports student participation in internships or research activities related to economic development and the general improvement of the human condition.
Supports students committed to reducing racial disparities in higher education, to conduct research with a Whittier faculty mentor. Students must also demonstrate a strong desire to pursue a PhD degree in the Humanities or Social Sciences.
Supports student activities focused on environmental challenges or issues impacting the Native American Indian Community.
Supports cancer research activities with a faculty mentor at the City of Hope.
Supports students interested in public service to participate in a summer internship in the U.S. Embassy in London or Paris, or the Secretary of State’s Office in Washington, D.C.
Supports LGBTQ students who demonstrate a strong commitment to the LGBTQ community in pursing their academic goals.
Supports students interested in public policy and international affairs to participation in an intensive seven-week summer program focused on preparation for graduate school.
Supports students to conduct summer research in Earth sciences or geosciences at UNAVCO in Boulder, Colorado.
Supports students interested in creating individual projects, conducting research, participating in an internship or technology training.
A scholarship to support students majoring in STEM who will commit to work for the Department of Defense upon completion of their undergraduate degree.
Supports students to conduct health service research in the summer with a faculty mentor at the University of Pennsylvania.
Support participation in a summer biomedical research program for pre-med students. Students will also participate in a seminar series focused on medical school admissions and preparation.
Supports students who are dedicated to pursue graduate or professional school in preparation for a career in public service within government or a non-profit organization.
Supports student participation in a four-week summer program in the United Kingdom.
Supports kinesiology research activities with a Whittier College faculty mentor.