National and International Fellowships and Scholarships

The College of Arts & Letters encourages qualified students to apply for National and International Fellowships and Scholarships. These nationally-competitive awards typically provide funding and support for graduate and/or international study in a variety of fields. Previous CAL students have been awarded Boren, Marshall, and Mitchell scholarships, just to name a few.

Upcoming Opportunities

Online Information Session for Knight-Hennessy Scholars 

Scholarship Purpose: Graduate study at Stanford University (All fields & degrees) 

5-6 p.m., Friday, August 3

Visit the NIFS website for session details, including login information.


Webinar for Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship/Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Graduate Fellowship

Fellowship Purpose: Graduate study (International affairs, political science, economics, etc.)

1 p.m., Wednesday, August 8

Please RSVP to Howard University before joining the webinar.

For more information on any of these opportunities, CAL students should visit or contact Sarah Whitaker at

For Faculty

Do you have a student you feel would be a good candidate for a National or International Fellowship or Scholarship? Please send the student's name or encourage the student to contact Sarah Whitaker at

For resources related to student recommendations, reference letters, or outreach materials, please visit