Carnegie Mellon University

Scholarships & Funding

Fulbright UK Summer Institutes Info Session

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Cyert A64E

Join the Fellowships and Scholarships Office (FSO) and learn more about the Fulbright Summer Institutes in the UK. Open to current first-year and sophomore students, it is funded opportunity. The information session will review the individual institutes and the application process. The Fulbright UK Summer Institute Programmes offer students a fantastic opportunity to be immersed in the study of British academics and culture. Students will take part in research, collaboration, presentation, and cultural events at an esteemed British university. They will enhance their leadership skills, develop knowledge and understanding of new subjects, and become ambassadors for the United Kingdom and the United States. Students from all areas of study are encouraged to apply.

Boren Undergraduate Fellowships and Critical Language Scholarships

Application deadline: Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019

If you are interested in studying a less-commonly-taught language or pursuing research abroad, consider these scholarships! Richelle Bernazzoli assists undergraduate students applying for these awards. Please note that Boren Scholarships and Fellowships require university endorsement, so applicants must comply with the campus deadlines. Make an appointment as soon as possible if you are interested in learning more!

Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Program

Application deadline: Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019

The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Program is a highly selective summer institute for rising juniors offering unparalleled learning and networking opportunities at the home of America's first president outside our nation's capital. Students spend six weeks living and learning at George Washington's Mount Vernon. Transportation, meals and a $3,000 stipend are provided. The program is fully funded and combines lessons from George Washington's life, student leadership development and a capstone project civic engagement.

Summer Fellowship at George Washington's Mount Vernon for Current Sophomores

Application Deadline: Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019; Program Dates: May 25 to July 5, 2019

The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Program is a highly selective summer institute for rising college juniors, offering unparalleled learning and networking opportunities at the home of America's first president outside our nation's capital.

The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program focuses on the tenets of civility, ethics, integrity and credibility in leadership and decision-making as evidenced by George Washington throughout his life. Fellows will also explore their own character and how it shapes their ability to lead.

In this fully-funded program, students spend six weeks living and learning at George Washington's Mount Vernon. Transportation, meals and a $3,000 stipend are provided.

Applicants must be currently enrolled college sophomores, U.S. citizens and have a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher.

More information and application

Heinz College Paid Summer Fellowships

Application Deadline: Monday, April 1, 2019

Students currently in their junior year of college (from any major) are eligible to apply to two distinct summer fellowships hosted by CMU's Heinz College:

IT Lab: Summer Security Intensive (SSI)

  • Priority Application Deadline: Friday, Feb. 1, 2019
  • Final Application Deadline: Monday, April 1, 2019
  • Program Begins: Thursday, June 13, 2019
  • Program Ends: Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019

To learn more, please click on the above links, or contact David Eber via email or at 412-268-3347.


Dietrich College and Department of Modern Languages Undergraduate Study Abroad Scholarships

Application deadline: Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, 4 p.m.

Multiple undergraduate scholarships are available for tuition, room and board, airfare and/or book expenses for any accredited study abroad program for study abroad in summer 2019, fall 2019, and/or spring 2020.

Dietrich College Scholarships are open to students who have a primary major in one of the Dietrich College academic departments or are enrolled in either the BHA or SHS program at the time of application.

To qualify for a Modern Languages (ML) study abroad scholarship, students must be registered as a major or minor in a modern language at the time of application

Learn more and apply