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Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship


Open to: 
Eligibility requirements: 
  • U.S. Citizen

  • Currently enrolled undergraduate student

  • 18-25 years old


Application Process: 


The Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship does not have a campus process. The national deadlines are always in February. The application process is lengthy and requires many months of preparation.

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Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship

The Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship will help fund a proposal designed by the applicant to conduct brief work in a foreign country related to the mandate of UNESCO – using education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and/or communication and information to build strong ties among nations.

The fellowship is intended for American college/university students who are interested in international collaboration but have had limited opportunities to travel abroad. The proposed time abroad should be between 4 and 6 weeks and should include interaction with individuals from other nations. During his/her travel, the recipient should be willing to participate in public diplomacy events arranged with the pertinent U.S. State Department Consulate, Mission, and/or Embassy.

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