Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

Fellowship Information


The award is intended to provide an opportunity for a graduating college senior to undertake a one-year public service project anywhere in the world immediately following graduation. The award is not intended to help individuals in need of financial assistance or college tuition.

Who Should Apply:

All graduating seniors from accredited colleges in the US are eligible. Awards are based solely on the quality of the proposal, academic record, and other personal achievements. Semi-finalists are personally interviewed.

Fellowship Benefits:

It can be undertaken by the student alone or working through established charitable, religious, educational, governmental, or other public service organizations.

Program Duration:

1 year public-service project

Number & Amount Available:

At least one award per year. The Foundation provides $10,000 for a service project; $5000 is awarded at the start of the project, and the remaining $5000 is awarded upon receipt of a six-month progress report.

Citizenship Requirements:
non-USA w/greencard
STEM Fields Only:

Student Information

Required GPA:
Academic Level:


Initial Deadline:
January 19th
NC State Campus Deadline:


National Deadline:
January 19th