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.

  • Preliminary deadline: January 30, 2015
  • Regular Application deadline: February 23, 2015, 4:30pm
  • Information Session to be held January 22, 2015 3:00pm-4:30pm, WLH 207
Applications should include the following materials for summer 2015:
*To assure consideration for the summer of 2015, final applications must be submitted online through the Student Grants & Fellowships database http://studentgrants.yale.edu.
  1. A completed Application.
  2. A description of the proposed research project, including the research and training objectives, and how these will prepare the applicant for further study in his or her field of interest.
  3. A proposed project budget.
  4. A copy of the applicant’s transcript.
  5. A CV/resume, including a description of relevant experience.
  6. Any student proposing travel to a country in which English is not the primary language must submit a completed copy of the  Language Proficiency Evaluation Form
  7. A confidential evaluation from the proposed mentor, including evaluation of the qualifications and potential of the student, the scholarly and pedagogic merits of the proposed project, and a detailed plan for the supervision of the project.  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 or institutions where the project will be carried out.
  8. Up to one additional recommendation addressing the applicant’s qualifications for the proposed project. If the mentor is not a Yale Faculty member, applicants are strongly advised to seek this additional recommendation from a Yale faculty member.