Fellowships and Scholarships Office - Carnegie Mellon University

Welcome to the Fellowships and Scholarships Office

The Fellowships and Scholarships Office (FSO) works with current Carnegie Mellon undergraduate students in fulfilling their intellectual and professional goals by pursuing nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships.  We promote awareness of external scholarship and fellowship opportunities, and provide advice and support to students who apply for these awards.

For information about fellowships and scholarships related to financial aid, please visit The Carnegie Mellon Financial Aid Scholarship site.

Fulbright 2017 Students

Six Students Receive Fulbright Awards to Study Abroad

Carnegie Mellon University's six Fulbright award winners dor 2017 will teach and conduct research in Spain, Taiwan, Mexico, Ecuador, Switzerland and Germany.


Carnegie Mellon Junior Wins Truman Scholarship

Mikaela Wolf-Sorokin, a Carnegie Mellon University junior majoring in global studies and Hispanic Studies, has won a 2017 Harry S. Truman Scholarship.


Junior Chemisty Major Earns Goldwater Scholarship

Christina Cabana, a junior chemistry major at Carnegie Mellon, is the recipient of a 2017 Barry Goldwater Scholarship. 

Chrystal Thomas

CMU Senior Chrystal Thomas Named Schwarzman Scholar

Chrystal Thomas, a senior majoring in biological sciences, has been named to this year's class of Schwarzman Scholars.

"The Subject:" Sexual Assault

Carnegie Mellon alumnua and Fulbright award winner Carolyn Kras takes dramatic approach to raise awareness of sexual assault.

fulbright 2016

Three Students, Alumna Receive Fulbright Awards to Study Abroad

Carnegie Mellon University’s four Fulbright award winners for 2016 will research, study and report across three continents.

Chemistry Major Rebecca Alford Named Hertz Foundation Fellow

Carnegie Mellon University senior chemistry major Rebecca Alford is one of 12 college seniors and first-year graduate students nationwide to be named a 2016 Hertz Fellow by the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation.

Engineering Student Wins Whittaker Fellowshipparigoris

Engineering senior Eric Parigoris to work on early cancer detection in Switzerland.

Graduate Student Wins Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship

Ph.D. student Ania Jaroszewicz has received one of 30 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans. 

Mathematical Sciences Student Awarded Barry Goldwater Scholarship

Joshua Brakensiek has received a Barry Goldwater Scholarship to support his pursuit of a research career in mathematics and theoretical computer science.

Sophomore Ian Asenjo Receives Scholarship to Study in India

Sophomore Ian Asenjo has received a Critical Language Scholarship to study the Punjabi language.

Driverless Bulldozer Entrepreneur, Alumnus Wins Scholarship

Carnegie Mellon University Alumnus, Olseun (Seun) Aremu, a perception systems research enginee, builds autonomous mining machines.

Senior Kaytie Nielsen Receives Luce Scholarship

Carnegie Mellon University senior Kaytie Nielsen has won a nationally competitive scholarship from the Henry Luce Foundation.

CMU Junior Receives Public Policy & Interntational Affairs Fellowship

Melanie Diaz has been awarded a PPIA Fellowship for 2016.

Jillian Jaycox

Biological Sciences Student Jillian Jaycox Wins Churchill Scholarship

Senior Jillian Jaycox will join an Autoimmune Disease Research Group at the University of Cambridge.

Chemical Engineering Student Awarded DAAD-Rise Scholarship to Germany

Senior Chemical Engineering student, Adam Simpson, is following his passion for clean water action.

Seven CMU Alumni, One Undergrad Receive Fulbright Awards

Seven recent graduates will be making a global imapct through this year's Fulbright U.S. Student Program.  In addition, one undergraduate student has been selected to attend a Fulbright Summer Institute in the United Kingdom.

Fulbright 2015

Two Carnegie Mellon Students Awarded Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships

Jillian Jaycox and Joshua Kubiak are among 260 sophomores and juniors nationwide chosen from more than 1,200 nominations for the 2015-2016 academic year.  CMU has been home to 20 Goldwater Scholars.


CMU Mathematical Sciences Student Tomer Reiter Wins Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Tomer Reiter, a senior mathematical sciences major at Carnegie Mellon University, has been selected as a 2015 recipient of the Gates Cambridge Scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.

groschnerCatherine Groschner Wins Churchill Scholarship

Carnegie Mellon University senior Catherine "Kate" Groschner, a materials science and engineering major, has been selected as one of 14 students nationwide to receive a Churchill Scholarship, which funds a year of postgraduate study at the University of Cambridge in England. 

UK Awards
Postgraduate study in UK. 

Study, research or teach English abroad for an academic year.

featured awards

  • UK Scholarships Info Sesseion: Thursday, March 30, 4:30-5:30 pm, GHC 4102
  • Schwarzman Scholar Info Session: Monday, April 3, 4:30-5:30 pm, GHC 4211
  • Knight-Hennessy Scholar Info Session: Tuesday, April 4, 4:30-5:30 pm, GHC 4102
  • Fulbright U.S. Student Program Info Session: Wednesday, April 5, 4:30-5:30 pm, GHC 4307

Information Sessions