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.

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

No, applicants must be U.S. citizens.

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 currently be enrolled in an undergraduate or a master’s program in the United States to be eligible for the fellowship.

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 master’s program in the United States to be eligible for the fellowship.

Can the fellows choose just the residence or the non-resident portion of the fellowship?

No, fellows must participate in both the non-resident and resident portion of the fellowship from January 2021 to August 2021.

Can I defer my fellowship award?

No. Applicants selected as fellows cannot defer the fellowship. Applicants may reapply for the fellowship the following year.

Will the summer resident portion of the fellowship be held virtually?

We have been closely monitoring the Covid-19 pandemic and will decide on whether to hold the summer 2021 portion of the fellowship in person or virtually.