At Brandeis University, you can take advantage of a number of funding resources both during your tenure as a student and beyond. Opportunities include:

World of Work (WOW) Program

Brandeis' WOW fellowship program is a highly competitive program that awards stipends to Brandeis undergraduates who pursue unpaid summer internships. Hiatt administers several types of WOW fellowships:

  • Universal WOW 
  • Alexander P. Heckler/Governor Ann Richards Internship Fund in Politics & Public Service
  • Judith Cossin Berkman '59 Endowed Internship Fund in Social Work
  • Louis D. Brandeis Legacy Fund in Social Justice Fellowships 
  • Rauch Family Trust Internship
  • Science WOW
  • Theater WOW
  • Experiential Learning Internship Fellowships

Brandeis Internship & Research Grants

Brandeis offers a variety of ways to financially support internship experiences.  

Please refer to the list below to find Brandeis funding sources that best match your needs and criteria.  Some funding is based on type of experience including undergraduate research and study abroad, others are based on particular fields including politics and women’s and gender studies, and others are focused on geographic location including the India Initiative.

External Grants & Fellowships

Below are some valuable resources for finding external funding opportunities, including grants and fellowships.

Foundation Directory Online Professional

Please log into Brandeis Scholar to access this online source that lists scholarships, fellowships, grants, awards, and other financial support specifically for individuals.

External Fellowships

The Office of Scholarships and Fellowships located within Academic Services can help guide you through the necessary steps in applying for academic fellowships such as Fulbright, Rhodes, Marshall, Goldwater, and others. Additional fellowships are listed in B.hired.

Jordan Liebhaber Scholarship for young adults wanting to do community service work projects, particularly those benefiting seniors.

The Hiatt Career Center can help you in tailoring your resume, and reviewing your personal statement, and coaching you through the interview process.  If you are applying for an academic fellowship that requires Brandeis University nomination, you must work with the Office of Scholarships and Fellowships.