Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship

The Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship is a three-year program that provides funded summer internships and unprecedented opportunities to promising undergraduate students from 12 New York City partner colleges. Fellows will engage in three summers of diverse internships and are provided with annual funding of $5,500, $6,500 and $7,000, in addition to a $2,000 Discovery Fund to develop their personal, professional, and cultural potential. Fellows will also participate in seminars, cultural events, mentoring, and much more.


Application Deadline: Mid-February

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a green card holder
  • Be a second semester freshman or sophomore and have at least 4 semesters of full-time academic work remaining
  • Be no older than 21 years old as of the application deadline
  • Majoring on a liberal arts discipline