Tetelman Fellowship for International Research in the Sciences

Alan S. Tetelman 1958 Fellowships for International Research in the Sciences

The Alan S. Tetelman 1958  Fellowships for Study Abroad, from the endowments of Jonathan Edwards College, provide support for original undergraduate research projects abroad in the natural and applied sciences. Currently enrolled freshmen, sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply.  *Preference is given to current sophomores and juniors.  It is expected that applicants will have some previous research experience at Yale or elsewhere.

Further information about eligibility, proposal development, and application requirements are provided in the full application instructions.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a pre-application even if you have not finalized your plans or secured final approval from your proposed mentor or host country contact(s). Please email the pre-application to donalee.slater@yale.edu.

Science Fellowships Info Sessions

  • Monday, October 19, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., SSS 405
  • Wednesday, October 21, 3:00 p.m-4:00 p.m., SSS 405
  • Tuesday, November 17, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., SSS 405
  • Thursday, November 19, 3:00 p.m-4:00 p.m., SSS 410

Workshop, Writing a Proposal for Science Fellowships

  • Wednesday, December 9, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., SSS 405
  • Friday, December 11, 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., SSS 410
Preliminary deadline TBA
Regular Application deadline: February 22, 2016
*Final applications must be submitted online through the Student Grants & Fellowships database http://studentgrants.yale.edu/

Applications should include the following materials for summer 2016:

  • A description of the proposed research project
  • A proposed budget
  • A copy of the applicant’s transcript. An unofficial transcript is acceptable.
  • A CV/resume, including a description of relevant experience.
  • Any student proposing to travel to a country in which English is not the primary language must submit a completed Language Proficiency Evaluation Form.
  • A recommendation letter from the proposed mentor.
    • If the mentor is a Yale faculty member who will not be accompanying the student during the project period, a letter of support from the in-country institution must be submitted.
    • If the mentor is not a Yale faculty member, applicants must provide a recommendation from a Yale faculty member discussing the applicant’s qualifications.