Apply to a Distinguished Fellowship

If you have a strong GPA and are looking for an opportunity hone leadership potential, build robust skills, and find funding for graduate school or independent research, consider applying for a distinguished fellowship.

The Distinguished Fellowships Office works only with currently enrolled or alumni MIT students applying for competitive national and international awards. Our internal deadline to apply for MIT nominations for Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, and Churchill is in early June. Please email if you have any questions.

Advice for applying to distinguished fellowships

It can take time to prepare an effective application for distinguished fellowships. The earlier you start to familiarize yourself with fellowship opportunities, the stronger a candidate you’ll be. Schedule an appointment with a distinguished fellowships advisor by early spring.


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