Sponsor: Thomas J. Watson Fellowship Foundation
Purpose: To give college graduates of unusual promise the freedom to engage in a year of independent study and travel abroad following their graduation.
Opportunity: $30,000 to travel the world for 12-14 months pursuing a project based on a personal passion.
Min. requirements: Graduating senior at a participating college or university.
Subject restrictions: None
National deadline: Early November
Campus deadline: Mid to late September
Comments: Only four students from Union are selected to apply each year.
Citizenship: all eligible
Min. GPA: none
Fields of study:
- Physical and Natural Sciences
- Social Sciences
- Humanities and the Arts