Summer Study Fellowship

The CIS Summer Study Fellowship competition is open to advanced doctoral students in international affairs at MIT, regardless of their home department. If you have any questions as to whether your project would qualify as "international affairs," feel free to consult with the CIS Administrative Officer, John Congdon, at least two weeks in advance of the application deadline.

The current application deadline is Friday, March 15, 2024 5 p.m. EDT. See below for an overview of the program, the required proposal format, details about the application deadline, additional information/rules and regulations, answers to frequently asked questions, and a list of previous awardees.


Proposal format

Application deadline

Additional information/rules and regulations

Frequently asked questions

Summer Study 2023 Awardees