FAQs

Frequently asked questions are answered below.


I am a PhD student. Can I still apply for this fellowship?

No, applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or a master’s program in the United States to be eligible for the fellowship. PhD students can still apply to attend the Ellings-Korduba Summer Seminar, however. You can find more information about the seminar here.

I am an international student. Can I still apply for this fellowship?

No, applicants to the fellowship must be U.S. citizens. International students can still apply to attend the Ellings-Korduba Summer Seminar, however. You can find more information about the seminar here.

I am a young professional who has graduated college or a master’s program in the last few years. Can I still apply for this fellowship?

No, applicants must be a U.S. citizen currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program to be eligible for the fellowship. Young professionals may still apply to attend the Ellings-Korduba Summer Seminar, however. You can find more information about the seminar here.

I am a student at a university outside the United States. Can I still apply for the fellowship?

No, applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or a graduate program in the United States to be eligible for the fellowship. Students studying at universities outside the United States can still apply for the Ellings-Korduba Summer Seminar, however. You can find more information about the seminar here.

Can I defer my fellowship award?

No. Applicants selected as fellows cannot defer the fellowship. Applicants who are still eligible may reapply for the fellowship the following year.

What is the level of stipend NBR is providing for the fellowship?

Fellows will receive a stipend from mid-June to mid-August, which is intended to cover cost of living, in addition to round-trip economy class airfare to and from Seattle.

Does the academic supervisor have to be based at the same university as the fellow?

The academic supervisor who writes your recommendation letter will ideally be a professor who has taught you in class and knows you well.