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The Office for Fellowships and Pre-Health Advising provides academic support and guidance for current Vassar students and alumnae/i interested in advanced study in the health professions. In addition, the office coordinates the application process for fellowships requiring institutional support and provides information and assistance in the search for funding possibilities during the undergraduate experience, as well as for study after Vassar.

Vassar faculty, administrators, and graduates are a rich resource of graduate/professional school information. For information on academic graduate programs, students are encouraged to talk with the appropriate department at Vassar as well as with individual faculty members in the field of interest. 

Important Dates

Dec 1, 2020

James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program (formerly Carnegie Junior Fellows)* to work as a research assistant to the Endowment’s senior associates.

Goldwater* for sophomores/juniors in Sciences

Truman* for juniors interested in Public Service

Beinecke Scholarship* Juniors who will pursue graduate study in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Jan 15, 2021

Vassar WK Rose Fellowship in the Creative Arts*(Funding to pursue your art, not graduate school or performing arts)

Davis United World Scholars- 100 Projects for Peace* open to all classes, summer project anywhere in the world


Jan 17, 2021

Chinese Government Scholarship* open to graduating seniors to study in China

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