Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship

Fellowship Information

The fellowship will help fund a proposal designed by the applicant to conduct brief work in a foreign country related to the mandate of UNESCO using education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and/or communication and information to build strong ties among nations.

Who Should Apply:

US citizen between 18-25 currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at a US college or university. The fellowship is intended for American college/university students who express an interest in international collaboration but as of yet had not been afforded many opportunities to travel abroad.

Fellowship Benefits:

Formal summer, fall and spring meetings as well as a host of informal classroom visits and meetings ensure that Fellows have plenty of opportunity to compare notes and exchange ideas. KSTF Fellows work with mentors and form regional professional groups, as well as communicate regularly online via dedicated discussion boards. The KSTF community is a rich environment that offers Fellows the support they need to grow as individuals and professionals.

Program Duration:

4-6 weeks. There are two cycles: Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter. Recipients are required to participate in public diplomacy events during their travels.

Number & Amount Available:

Varies. Scholarships range from $1000-$4000.

Citizenship Requirements:
STEM Fields Only:

Student Information

Required GPA:
Academic Level:


Initial Deadline:
September 28th, 2015 for Spring
February 22nd, 2016 for Summer
NC State Campus Deadline:


National Deadline:
September 28th, 2015 for Spring
February 22nd, 2016 for Summer