Fellowships
Converse Hall

Office of Fellowships
213 Converse Hall
Amherst College
Amherst, MA  01002

Fax. 413-542-8555

Denise Murphy Gagnon
Director of Fellowship Advising
413-542-2536

Suzanne Fogel Spencer
Fellowships Coordinator
413-542-5079

Office of Fellowships

Catherine Macdonald ’07, Watson Fellow 2007-2008; Kipp Weiskopf ’07  & Colin Godwin ’07, Churchill Scholars 2007-2008; Michael Rosenthal ’02, Fulbright Scholar to Russia 2002-2003.

The Office of Fellowships advises Amherst College students and alumni/ae for a number of national fellowships and scholarships as well as Amherst College Fellowships. These awards range from full to partial funding and can support public service, independent projects and post-graduate study, in the US and abroad. We administer competitions for sophomores, juniors, and seniors that require institutional nomination to external programs as well as Amherst-funded fellowships for graduates and graduating seniors.  

Resources available to you from this office include:

  • counseling on which grant opportunities fit you best
  • guidance on the application process
  • assistance in writing and revising your personal statements and project proposals
  • interview preparation
  • referrals to resources and information on major scholarships
  • advice from past scholarship winners and finalists

Find descriptions of national fellowships and Amherst College fellowships,which this office administers. For more information or to make an appointment please contact:

Denise Gagnon
Director of Fellowship Advising
213 Converse Hall
413-542-2536

Suzanne Spencer
Fellowships Coordinator
213 Converse Hall
413-542-5079

The Office of Fellowships does not administer funding for summer grants, direct-apply scholarships and fellowships, or paid internships.  For those and other funding opportunities, please check with the Career Center, the Center for Community Engagement, and/or your academic department.

 
Converse Hall

Office of Fellowships
213 Converse Hall
Amherst College
Amherst, MA  01002

Fax. 413-542-8555

Denise Murphy Gagnon
Director of Fellowship Advising
413-542-2536

Suzanne Fogel Spencer
Fellowships Coordinator
413-542-5079