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National Fellowships

What are National Fellowships?

National fellowships are competitive scholarships funded by the federal government or major foundations. They are available in a variety of fields, including international and foreign language opportunities, public service and social justice, STEM research, and graduate studies fellowships. 

The University Fellowships Office assists students in finding and applying for competitive fellowships, scholarships, summer programs, and awards, such as the opportunities listed below.

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FellowshipDescriptionCategoryEligibilityField of StudyRegionCountryHyperlinkDeadlineLengthRequires NC State NominationCitizenship
Japanese Exchange and Teaching ProgramThe JET Program is an opportunity to work and to represent the United States as cultural ambassadors to Japan. Most participants serve as Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) and work in public and private schools throughout Japan; some work as Coordinators for International Relations (CIRs) as interpreters/translators.Teaching AbroadPostgraduateEducationAsiaJapanWEBOne YearNoNon-U.S. citizens are eligible, U.S. citizens are eligible
Fulbright Study/Research AwardApplicants for research awards design their own projects and will typically work with advisers at foreign universities or other institutes of higher education. The study/research awards are available in approximately 140 countries.

Applicants for study awards complete graduate coursework or degrees at foreign institutions of higher learning.
International StudyPostgraduateArts, Education, Humanities, Social Sciences, STEMAfrica, Asia, Australia / Pacific Islands, Europe, Latin America / Caribbean, Middle East, North AmericaVariesWEBSeptember, 2022Generally an academic year but can varyYes