Fellowship Search Engines/Directories
The following list includes a sample of fellowship search engines. This is not intended to be a
complete list but instead should help one get started in their research of gap year
AIESEC Yale is the platform and portal for Yale students who are ready to engage real-world issues on a professional level. Members have the opportunity to work in five core teams that represent the different functional areas of AIESEC Yale’s operations. Led by a member of the executive board, each core team provides a unique set of requirements and challenges that hone skills ranging from international sales and negotiation to budgeting to human resource development. Underlying the professional manner in which AIESEC Yale operates is a deeply held commitment to creating positive social change in the world; connected to a network of 86,000 of the world’s brightest young change agents spread across 113 countries, AIESEC Yale offers unmatched opportunities for students to have an impact on the world.
Intrax is a globally-oriented company that provides a lifetime of high quality educational and work programs that connect people and cultures. Intrax has operations in more than 100 countries worldwide and offers diverse educational and cultural programs including: high school exchange, international au pairs, language classes, leadership programs, and work and internship placements. Since 1980, Intrax has placed more than 350,000 participants in its programs. Intrax is based in San Francisco, CA, with offices on four continents.
Omprakash creates transformative educational experiences by connecting grassroots social impact organizations around the world with an audience of volunteers, donors, and classrooms that can learn from and support their work. We are about providing affordable opportunities for individuals to build meaningful and mutually beneficial relationships with grassroots social impact organizations around the world. Our database links over 100 pre-vetted ‘Partner’ organizations from over 30 countries with potential volunteers and funders, all free of charge. We also offer grants to qualified applicants to defray the costs of travel and living expenses.
ProFellow is the leading online resource for information on professional and academic fellowships, created by fellows for aspiring fellows. Search ProFellow’s free database of more than 750 funded fellowship opportunities for professional development, unique work placements in the U.S. and abroad, graduate, and doctoral study and postdoctoral research. Bookmark fellowships, view related articles on fellowship application tips, and receive alerts about upcoming fellowship deadlines.
Projects Abroad is one of the largest volunteer abroad organizations in the world. Founded in 1992, we send 10,000 people abroad each year on a variety of service projects and internships overseas. All participants receive unparalleled in-country support from our full-time, professional staff to ensure that the experience is safe, worthwhile, and fun.
Volunteer Services Overseas
Volunteer Services Overseas sends volunteers, usually those with technical qualifications of some sort, to alleviate poverty in developing nations. VSO’s work revolves around four development areas, linked to the priorities of our partners, international development targets and our areas of expertise. These are health, HIV and AIDS, participation and governance, secure livelihoods, and education. We’re committed to gender equality in all our work so that men and women have equal opportunities to realize their potential.