Grants and Fellowships

Explore your global interests through a grant or fellowship.

Whether you are a student or a faculty member, Adelphi can guide you in exploring opportunities to study and work abroad, so you can bring back and share your global experience with our community.

Student Opportunities

Adelphi Study Abroad Grants
Students participating in a credit-bearing Adelphi University study abroad program with a minimum 3.3 GPA are invited to apply. If awarded, grants are applied toward Adelphi tuition.

English Language Fellow Program
The English Language (EL) Fellow Program promotes English language learning around the world and fosters mutual understanding between the people of the United States and those of other countries. It places talented, highly qualified U.S. educators with Master’s degrees with a focus in ESL and teaching English in all regions of the world. 

For guidance in the application process and nomination by Adelphi for any of the fellowship opportunities listed below, contact Robert Schwartz,, director, Office of Pre-Professional Advising and Fellowships.

Fulbright Fellowships
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English teaching assistantships. 

Gates Cambridge Scholarships
Gates Cambridge Scholarships are prestigious, highly competitive full-cost scholarships. They are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.

Rhodes Fellowship
Rhodes Scholarships provide full financial support for Rhodes Scholars to pursue a degree or degrees at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. The first American Rhodes Scholars entered Oxford in 1904.

Luce Scholars
The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship program. It was launched by the Henry Luce Foundation in 1974 to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society.

Marshall Scholarships
Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Up to 40 scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an institution in the United Kingdom in any field of study.

George Mitchell Scholarship
Up to twelve Mitchell Scholars between the ages of 18 and 30 are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship
The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, established in 1987, is a highly-competitive national fellowship program that provides recent college and grad school graduates with the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security.

Faculty Opportunities

International Faculty Development Grant

The Center for International Education, with generous support from the Office of the Provost, has grants available each year to support full-time faculty members who aim to contribute to the following campus internationalization efforts:

  • International research and creative work
  • Efforts that increase Adelphi student participation in study abroad (semester-long or faculty-led)
  • Develop a course (or adjust an existing course) that is global in nature.
  • Develop an international institutional partnership to further bilateral student exchange.

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