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Fellowships & Scholarships

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Mercer students . . .

         Enhance their undergraduate experiences

                  Fund study abroad or graduate school

                           Distinguish themselves

                                    . . . with national fellowships and scholarships.

Mercer University encourages outstanding students to apply for national fellowships and scholarships. The Office of National Fellowships and Scholarships offers fellowship and scholarship workshops and assists with applications, personal statements, and recommendations.


Rhodes          Truman          Goldwater          Fulbright
National Science Foundation
Udall          Teach for America          Gates Cambridge          Peace Corps


“I’m interested. What should I do?”

  • Choose the scholarship or fellowship that fits you
  • Build a record of leadership, scholarship, and service
  • Contact your faculty representative early
  • Attend scheduled workshops and forums.


PeterBrownDr. Peter C. Brown is Director of the Office of National and International Fellowships and Scholarships. He also serves as Professor of Philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts. His Ph.D. from Emory University (1993) is in Religion and Literature. He was the recipient of the Spencer B. King, Jr. Distinguished Professor Award in 1998 and was named a Knight Fellow in Community Building at the School of Architecture of the University of Miami in 2001. In 2003, he received the National Award of Merit from the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. And, in 2009, he was named a national finalist for the Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty of the Year by Campus Compact.

Contact us:

217 Knight  Hall
Mercer University
Macon, GA 31207
(478) 301-5372
Fax: (478) 301-2795