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Postgraduate Opportunities

The U.S. government, non-profit organizations and foundations provide scholarship programs to support students studying and working abroad. These competitive and distinguished opportunities will amplify your global career trajectory.

Boren Scholarship

The Boren Scholarship aims to equip students with skills and experiences in countries deemed critical in terms of national security.

Churchill Scholarship

The Churchill Scholarship funds one year of study at Churchill College, Cambridge, in mathematics, biology, biochemistry, physical anthropology, computer speech and language processing, computer science, physics, chemistry or mathematical statistics.

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst

DAAD, or German Academic Exchange Service, provides funding opportunities for research and study in Germany.

Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme

The Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme in the Humanities funds graduate study in the humanities at the University of Oxford.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for students or recent graduates looking to conduct research projects or teach English as a second language abroad.

Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Enables exceptional graduate students from outside the United Kingdom to study at the University of Cambridge. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of intellectual ability, leadership capacity, and desire to use knowledge to improve the lives of others.

George J. Mitchell Scholarship

The George J. Mitchell Scholarship is a national competitive fellowship sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance. The Mitchell funds one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Hong Kong Top Talent Pass

Graduates of The University of Texas at Austin are eligible for the Top Talent Pass, a measure seeking to attract top talents and facilitate immigration to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The Top Talent Pass enables top talents, including graduates from the world's top universities, to enter Hong Kong and stay for up to two years to explore opportunities in Hong Kong without having to first secure an offer of employment.

JET Program

The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program allows young professionals to work as assistant language teachers in public and private schools or interpreters/translators throughout Japan.

Marshall Scholarship

The Marshall Scholarship funds one to two full years of graduate study leading to a degree in Great Britain. The Marshall Scholarship will support study at any UK university.

Peace Corps

Peace Corps selects volunteers to provide social and economic development for a period of two years in countries throughout the world.

Rangel Program

Rangel Program seeks to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers as diplomats in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State and provides awards for the completion of a two-year master’s program.

Rhodes Scholarship

The Rhodes Scholarship funds one to two full years of graduate study leading to a degree in Great Britain.

Rotary Peace Fellowships

The Rotary Peace Fellowship is designed for leaders with work experience in peace and development. Fellows are committed to community and international service and the pursuit of peace. Each year, The Rotary Foundation awards up to 50 fellowships for master’s degrees and up to 80 for certificate studies at premier universities.

Schwarzman Scholarship

The Schwarzman Scholarship aims to support the next generation of global leaders in a wide variety of fields with funding for the one-year master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

TEACH Fellowship

TEACH Fellowship invites American certified teachers to teach mostly in K-12 schools in Taiwan to create an immersed bilingual and cultural learning environment for Taiwanese students and to enhance cultural and educational exchanges between Taiwan and the United States.

Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Fellowship Program

Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Fellowship Program prepares young people for Foreign Service careers in the Department of State and provides awards for the completion of a two-year master’s program.