Our fellowships fund diverse scholarly and service projects developed by Brown undergraduates. From social entrepreneurship to the intersection of sport and human rights, students are bound to find a program that matches their skills and passions. Browse the links below to begin searching for your fellowship opportunity. More information about fellowships at Brown and the process of applying.
Deadline: January 14, 2013
The Arthur Liman Public Interest Summer Fellowship supports undergraduates who want to spend the summer working in the area of public interest law. Broadly defined, public interest law includes helping those often lacking resources to retain attorneys, or to engage in advocacy work of a variety of kinds or to participate in shaping public policy. The Liman is managed by Linda Dunleavy, Associate Dean of the College for Fellowships.
Deadline: January 28, 2013
The Brown International Scholars Program enables undergraduate students to integrate a meaningful international component into their course of study. Students may pursue research, public service, or other independently-designed projects.
Deadline: December 28, 2012
The Starr Fellowship helps students translate their innovative ideas into meaningful action. Over a 15-month period, fellows join together to support one another and to participate in programming that enhances the impact and sustainability of their efforts.
Deadline: December 7, 2012
The Messing Family Public Service Fellowship funds internships in public education that advance students' understanding of United States public education systems while they explore professional pathways in the field.
Deadline: February 13, 2013
Established by Charles Royce, a 1961 graduate of Brown University, the Royce Fellowship Program supports Brown undergraduates as they carry out independent projects of their own design in locations across the United States and around the world.
Deadline: February 13, 2013
The Sport and Society Fellowship recognizes Brown undergraduates who have a record of excellence in academics and sport, supporting these student-athletes to embark on innovative research or applied projects, exploring the intersection of sport and human rights within a particular context.
The Vascellaro Family Social Impact Fellowship helps students apply their talents to urgent social issues, and pursue Brown’s curricular goal of “preparation for meaningful lives in an increasingly interconnected world” – regardless of financial circumstance.
Deadline: March 7, 2013
The Impact Providence Internship Program will provide a stipend for undergraduate students to pursue 8-10 week internships with organizations based in the greater Providence area. This program has been designed to place qualified students in summer internships that align with already existing or emerging community priorities and community programs of the Swearer Center and Brown University.
Deadline: February 22, 2013
Through a partnership between Brown’s Swearer Center for Public Service and the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania, 1-2 slots are available for Brown undergraduates to participate in the Penn Program for Public Service Summer Intership Program. The Penn Program is a 12-week multi-faceted summer program that immerses undergraduates in real-world problem solving in the West Philadelphia-Penn community.
Each year, the Swearer Center also awards two prizes-- the Derek Canfield Barker Prize and the Yat K. Tow Prize-- to students who have distinguished themselves in their leadership, academic achievements, and/or community service work.
Deadline: April 5, 2013
This Prize recognizes Brown students who have demonstrated leadership, who have triumphed over adversity, and who have worked to bring the Brown community together through community service.
Deadline: April 19, 2013
This prize is awarded annually to a student who integrates significant academic work with community service, thus demonstrating a commitment to principles of partnership, shared leadership, self-reflection, and reciprocal learning and teaching.