Fund Details
Alan S. Tetelman 1958 Fellowships for International Research in the Sciences AND the Robert C. Bates Summer Fellowship
Competition Type
Yale

Description:

The Alan S. Tetelman 1958 Fellowships, from the endowments of Jonathan Edwards College, provides support for original undergraduate research projects abroad in the natural and applied sciences.

Currently enrolled first-years, 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 here.

The Robert C. Bates Summer Fellowship supports student STEM-based research projects outside of the continental U.S. that might not otherwise be covered by the Tetelman Fellowship.

NOTE: These fellowships do not support structured programs such as, internships and coursework.


Application Information:

Please read the Yale Travel Policy

Applications must be submitted online through the Student Grants & Fellowships database by 3:00pm on Thursday, March 3, 2022.  

The following materials must be included:

1) 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.

2) A proposed project budget.

3) A copy of the applicant's transcript.

4) A CV/résumé

5) Description of relevant experience.

6) If required, a language evaluation.

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 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 is needed.

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.

Questions? Email: donalee.slater@yale.edu



Special Eligibility Requirements:

Academic Year 2021-2022 Information Sessions

Summer STEM Fellowship Opportunities
  • Wednesday, September 29 at 5:00pm, Dean Chang, https://zoom.us/j/7633610477
  • Friday, October 1 at 3:00pm, Dr. Alexia Belperron, https://zoom.us/j/91625392523
  • Wednesday, October 13 at 9:00pm, Dr. Alexia Belperron, https://zoom.us/j/91625392523
  • Thursday, October 28 at 12:00pm, Dr. Alexia Belperron, https://zoom.us/j/91625392523
  • Wednesday, November 10 at 5:00pm, Dean Chang, https://zoom.us/j/7633610477
  • Thursday, December 2 at 5:00pm, Dean Chang, https://zoom.us/j/7633610477

How to Write a Research Proposal

  • Friday, November 12 at 3:00pm, Dr. Alexia Belperron, https://zoom.us/j/97793143463
  • Wednesday, January 26 at 5:00pm, Dean Chang, https://zoom.us/j/7633610477
  • Wednesday, February 2 at 5:00pm, Dean Chang, https://zoom.us/j/7633610477








Restrictions to Use of Award:

Award is for STEM research to be conducted outside of the United States.



Links to Additional Information:

  1. Alan S. Tetelman 1958 Fellowships for Study Abroad
  2. Finding a Summer Science and Engineering Research Opportunity Abroad
  3. Yale Travel Policy


Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Donalee Slater at donalee.slater@yale.edu

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          Citizenship Status
          • U.S. citizens are eligible
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            Begin Accepting Applications Date:
            10/01/2022
            Deadline Date (EST Time Zone):
            3/03/2023 3:00 PM