Partial List of Fellowships
and recent Davidson Winners/Participants (last updated July, 2004)

See descriptions and links compiled by the Careers Office

See the List compiled by the Academic Dean

Unusual Fellowships and Programs (not as academically based as the others)

Rotary Fellowship (must apply during the summer) - Ruth Pittard
Rotary Web Page

Watson Fellowship (apply Sept. senior year) - Dean of Students office
Watson web page


Teach in Kenya for a year - "the un-program" contact Dr. Malcolm Campbell - Biology Dept.


Teach Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, or Latin America for a year - self funded through World Teach.


Watson Alumni Fellowship (Davidson students only) - overseas travel research opportunities - contact Dean Rusk Program


W. Thomas Smith Scholarship (Davidson Students Only)


Lily Fellowship (Davidson Students Only) (strengthen self, explore one's vocation, explore their responsibility to engage in the world, and it must be through the "theological lens of a particular religious tradition," so its for any major). Contact Tim Beach-Verhey <>


Freeman Foundation Scholarship to study in East Asia. Contact Dr. Shelley Rigger <>.

Teaching Fellowships

Fulbright Teaching Exchange Grant

JET (teaching in Japan) ask Dean Rusk Office

Beinecke - for grad school if you want to teach college level (high GPA ~3.75)

Mellon Fellowship - for college teaching/liberal arts

The Ford Foundation - offers each year approximately fifty fellowships for students from minority groups. The awards are for graduate study leading to a Ph.D. of Sc.D. degree in any field, including interdiciplinary ones, that leads to teaching at the college or university level.

For more information, go to

Graduate School Fellowships - if you want a PhD

Predoctroal Fellowship in Biological Sciences (Howard Hughes Program)


NSF Graduate Fellowships (only Biology Majors listed here and the year were awarded the Fellowship)

NSF Minority Graduate Fellowships

General Academic Fellowships

Barry Goldwater Scholarships (current sophomores and juniors who are not going to medschool)

The NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Fulbright Fellowships (anywhere in the world)

Luce Fellowships (Study in East Asia - no previous Asian experience allowed)

Marshall Scholars Program


Rhodes Scholarship (Oxford, UK)


Temporary and Summer Internships in Biology (lots of them)

See Dr. Barbara Lom and/or the BioCenter (Dana 211)

Archives of summer research opportunities

Archives of Fellowships & Scholarships

Subscribe to the weekly Biocenter Newsletter ( for another good way to get information on summer research opportunities in biology.

Get Involved in Biology Research at Davidson!

Biology Faculty Research Page

For more information, contact:

Dr. Lou Ortmayer (email)

Dr. Hansford Epes (email)

Dr. Scott Denham (email)

Dr. A. Malcolm Campbell (email)

Dr. Barbara Lom (email)

Career Services (hyperlink)

Servas Web Site (Servas is an international peace organization that promotes peace through personal contact. If you are accepted as a Servas traveler, you will be given a list of potential hosts with whom you can enjoy home stays.)

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