The rumors are true: you're going to have to leave campus eventually. It's rough, but there are plenty of people to support you and plenty of opportunities out there. Whether you're going to graduate school or professional school, applying for a job, volunteering, or doing anything else, you'll probably find something in our database that appeals to you. Please feel free to come to our office to discuss any of these opportunities; we have various resources and people who can help you think about your goals and how to achieve them.
Also be sure to check out the links to other lists of post-baccalaureate funding. This page is by no means comprehensive ... there are thousands of opportunities out there. Do a web search of your own! Think about unusual sources of funding: professional associations, employers, cultural groups. etc. Here's a list of places to start Finding Funding.
The Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (Garey Hall 38) also owns several reference books listing a multitude of grants, fellowships, internships, and volunteer opportunities. Please come in to read them ... they list far more than a web page ever could. Campus Ministry has similar resource books for those interested in volunteer and religious programs.
Not to be a scholarship snob, but check the National Fellowships and Scholarships for a separate list of the most prestigious scholarships and fellowships - Rhodes, Fulbrights, etc.
Two to three times a year, our office conducts informational meetings for students curious about applying for national scholarships and fellowships. Students are told about the various awards, the application procedures, and most importantly, how applying for a national fellowship or scholarship can
Meetings are generally held in August, December, and April. In the meantime, please feel free to visit the Center for Undergraduate Research & Fellowships to talk with us about your plans and questions.