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Support for Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning Funding Opportunities at Fletcher

The following resources provide limited funding to Fletcher students to pursue independent research, participate in or attend conferences, and other activities directly related to academic and professional goals. Most awards have an average maximum of $2,000 - $3,000, and may be awarded in smaller amounts. Please note that receipt of any of the below may reduce the chances of receiving subsequent awards.

  • Fletcher Educational Enrichment Fund: Provides grants of up to $3,000 to pursue research, scholarly or professional events, and other similar activities. Several application deadlines throughout the academic year.
  • IBGC Student Research Fund: Provides up to $2,000 to support travel and research directly relevant to international business, inclusive growth, and emerging market enterprises. Several application deadlines throughout the academic year.
  • CIERP Travel Grants: Awards travel fellowships (maximum $1,000 in an academic year) for CIERP students to conduct research travel or attend relevant conferences. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.
  • The Hitachi Center for Technology and International Affairs circulates a request for proposals in early spring for a student summer research grant. Projects must have some technology component and be for a capstone or dissertation. Contact Lupita Ervin for further details.

  • IHS Fellowship: Supports Institute for Human Security doctoral students with grants and fellowships up to $15,000. Fall and spring application deadlines. Contact Marina Travayiakis for details.

  • ISSP Sarah Scaife Foundation: Provides tuition assistance and research support to MALD and PhD students. Contact ISSP for details.

  • OCS Travel Subsidy: Provides up to $150 per academic year to students in residential Fletcher degree programs to support travel and registration to career fairs and conferences with a career fair component. More information is available on Fletcher Career Central.

  • Tufts Institute of the Environment (TIE) Environmental Research Fellowship:  Provides up to $5,000 in research funding for Tufts graduate students to conduct independent, interdisciplinary, environmental research projects. Projects must include an interdisciplinary component, and faculty mentors from at least two different Tufts schools or departments. Proposals are due on Thursday, Feburary 15, 2018. Please see http://environment.tufts.edu/funding/fellowships/ for more details, and contact TIE Assistant Director of Programs Jill Parlee (jill.parlee@tufts.edu) with questions.

  • WPF Grants for Fletcher Students: The World Peace Foundation offers grants to support student group initiatives and to support PhD research. Interested candidates should visit the WPF website for more details, and contact the WPF directly with further questions.

            Student Group Initiatives deadlines: October 15th (Oct 20 notification)
                                                                February 15th (Feb 20 notification)

            PhD Research Support deadline: March 15th (Mar 30 notification)