Major Scholarships & Fellowships

  • DREAM of living and studying or teaching in a different culture
  • DESIRE to engage in significant research in a field either in the US or abroad
  • DISCOVER which prestigious scholarships and fellowships match those dreams
  • DESTINY includes becoming a leader in one's academics, profession, and community  

Prestigious national and international scholarships and fellowships provide opportunities to expand your horizons, to broaden your knowledge, and to increase your value as a future employee or advanced- degree candidate. 

In general, successful candidates for these awards have a record of outstanding academic achievement, substantive leadership, and, for some awards, community involvement.  The awards seek students who will be future leaders in their fields, agents of change who will contribute as graduate students and professionals.

Each scholarship/fellowship has faculty contact information, which you can obtain by clicking on the links provided for scholarship descriptions.  To learn what opportunities are available, to discuss your interests and eligibility for these awards, and for assistance with the application process, contact:                           

Professor Jennifer Rosti                                
Director, Major Scholarships and Fellowships                                
190 Fintel (inside the Center for Learning and Teaching)                              

Top Fulbright producing institution

Roanoke College is one of the nation's top producers of Fulbright U.S. students for 2017-18 and is the only school on the list for bachelor's degree institutions in Virginia. Roanoke has had at least one Fulbright student in each of the past five years, with a record six students for 2017-18 and another six finalists were recently announced for 2018-19.

Roanoke's Fulbright Successes

Watch Video erin keating with a script while sitting on a stage

See how Erin Keating won a Fulbright Scholarship to study Shakespeare in the UK, making her one of only a handful of students in the country to be selected for the program.