The following is a list of scholarship and fellowship opportunities available to our volunteers and applicants. This list is not exhaustive; volunteers are encouraged to seek out additional scholarships and grant opportunities through their schools or other organizations and foundations.
WorldTeach Fellowship Opportunities
The opportunities listed below are available to WorldTeach volunteers through their affiliated programs and partner institutions. Should you have any questions about the WorldTeach Fellowships, please contact us at [email protected]
The Posse Foundation
With their Posse Summer Leadership Award, the Posse Foundation has been helping to fund Posse Scholars participate in WorldTeach summer programs since 2005. The Posse Foundation identifies public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential who may be overlooked by traditional college selection processes. The Foundation extends to these students the opportunity to pursue personal and academic excellence by placing them in supportive, multicultural teams—Posses—of 10 students. The Foundation’s partner colleges and universities award Posse Scholars four-year, full‑tuition leadership scholarships.
To apply: Posse scholars looking to apply for partial funding for their WorldTeach Summer program through the Posse Summer Leadership Award must apply through Posse along with completing the WorldTeach application.
The Morehead-Cain Foundation at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Since 2002, the Morehead-Cain Foundation has supported UNC-Chapel Hill students in WorldTeach Summer programs through their Summer Enrichment Program. Morehead-Cain scholars can participate in a WorldTeach Summer program as a part of their Summer Enrichment Program: Inquiry and Exploration (3rd summer). The Morehead-Cain Foundation provides 4 year merit scholarships for students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
To apply: Morehead-Cain scholars interested in receiving full funding for their WorldTeach Summer program must apply through their Morehead-Cain advisor along with completing the WorldTeach application.
David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS)
DRCLAS provides fully funded fellowships to four Harvard College students to participate in the Ecuador Summer programs. We are accepting applications to be considered for the DRCLAS 2017 fellowships. Fellowship decisions will be announced mid-March 2017.
To apply: Harvard students interested in applying for full funding of a WorldTeach Ecuador summer program only need to complete the WorldTeach application.
Harvard Office of Career Services Summer Funding
Harvard’s Office of Career Services (OCS) has established funding to provide Harvard students the opportunity to gain a broader understanding of the world beyond the U.S. and to learn about other countries by spending time immersed in another culture. Please visit the OCS website for more information on the application process.
Notre Dame – Kellogg Summer Internship
Kellogg scholars at Notre Dame University can participate in a WorldTeach summer program as a part of the Kellogg Summer Internship Program. The Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies promotes research excellence on critical global challenges, with a particular focus on democracy and human development. Building on a core interest in Latin America, the Kellogg Institute fosters research on the developing world and beyond.
To apply: Kellogg scholars interested in applying for full funding for their WorldTeach summer program must apply through Holly Rivers, Assistant Director of Kellogg Institute for International Studies.
Harvard Center for African Studies (CAS) Undergraduate Summer Grant
The Center for African Studies offers funding to Harvard undergraduate students traveling to Africa for thesis research, internships, volunteer work or study abroad. Grant awards are limited and are intended to cover round-trip travel and a modest stipend.
How to apply: Harvard students interested in applying for full funding for their WorldTeach Morocco, Namibia, or South Africa summer program must apply through CAS by January 29th, 2017 at 5pm, along with completing theWorldTeach application by February 12, 2017.