International Fellowship Advising Services for Alumni


RIT's Office of Education Abroad and International Fellowships advised recent Fulbright fellowship awardee, alumna Yasmeen Smalley-Norman '13 (CIAS), on her the application to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Full story.

RIT’s Education Abroad and Fellowships Office offers advice and support to alumni interested in applying for international fellowships.

Alumni with excellent academic records and a desire to live abroad while conducting independent research should consider applying for an international fellowship.

Fellowships are awarded through a competitive, merit-based, often rigorous and lengthy application process. RIT provides free services and resources to assist alumni with this process:

  • Assistance in finding international fellowships
  • Application interpretation
  • Individual coaching (in person or Skype)
  • Essay and resume advice and proofreading
  • Application reviews by faculty and staff
  • Webinars

A variety of international fellowships are available to help support alumni study, travel or research abroad.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program: a prestigious fellowship for teaching, graduate study or research abroad in over 140 countries, available to recent graduates in all fields and disciplines. View our Fulbright Fellowship webinar or visit the application page to learn more about the program's awards and eligibility requirements.

Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows Program: two-year program that helps fellows develop new skills while actively working to alleviate hunger and poverty in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Mortimer Hays-Brandeis Traveling Fellowship: provides travel and living expenses to recent graduates in the visual and fine arts fields including: art history, conservation, studio art and photography.

Visit RIT Global for more fellowship opportunities.

Alumni interested in applying for international fellowships may send their requests for advising services to fellowships@rit.edu.