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Fellowship and Scholarship Opportunities


Founded in 1964 by Lyndon B. Johnson, the White House Fellows program is one of America’s most prestigious programs for leadership and public service. White House Fellowships offer exceptional young men and women first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government. Selected individuals typically spend a year working as a full-time, paid Fellow to senior White House Staff, Cabinet Secretaries, and other top-ranking government officials. Fellows also participate in an education program consisting of roundtable discussions with leaders from the private and public sectors, and trips to study U.S. policy in action both domestically and internationally. Fellowships are awarded on a strictly non-partisan basis. Learn more.


VIP began in 2014 as a public-private platform initiated to help build and deploy partnerships between the U.S. Government and U.S. Private sector to mobilize and build networks to promote foreign affairs career opportunities for veterans. VIP provides a yearlong professional fellowship program that aims to serve America’s veterans and separating service members by preparing them for diplomacy and development careers. Learn more


In recognition of the patriotism, scholarship, and leadership qualities and capabilities of veterans, Vanderbilt University launched the Bass Military Scholars Program in 2018 to provide scholarships of $25,000 per year to an annual cohort of highly talented veterans pursuing graduate and professional degrees across five Vanderbilt schools. Learn more.


AMVETS is pleased to offer scholarships and veteran-preneur grants to veterans and their spouses. In 2019, the focus of the scholarships will be five specific trade areas and tech. We plan to broaden the scope to introduce additional trade school opportunities. For more information about scholarships and veteran-preneur grants. Learn more.


FIE welcomes and encourages veterans to study with us in Dublin, London, and Amman. Studying abroad helps you grow academically, professionally, and personally, building on your existing life experiences and maturity. FIE empowers you to take your proven work ethic, unique talents, background, and experiences to become a successful global leader. Learn more.


The Naval Postgraduate School offers first-class graduate degree programs in a wide variety of disciplines to eligible U.S. military students, international students, Department of Defense (DoD) civilian employees, and a limited number of defense contractors. All applications are processed by the Admissions Office, but the final acceptance decision is determined by the appropriate department faculty. Some departments may have additional application requirements. Learn more.

The Institute of World Politics

The Institute of World Politics is a graduate school of national security, intelligence, and international affairs, dedicated to developing leaders with a sound understanding of international realities and the ethical conduct of statecraft, based on knowledge and appreciation of the founding principles of the American political economy and the Western moral tradition. Learn more.

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