2024 Quad Fellowship – Application Now Open

Georgia Tech graduate students and GT alumni in graduate programs elsewhere who are interested in applying for a Quad Fellowship should contact Karen Mura, prestigious fellowships advisor, for support. karen.mura@gatech.edu.


The Institute of International Education (IIE) is pleased to announce the application for the second cohort of the Quad Fellowship is now open to exceptional master’s and doctoral students in science and technology who demonstrate academic excellence, exceptional results in their field, and a desire to use their talents to promote collective good. The fellowship, initiated by the Quad countries of Australia, India, Japan, and the United States, and administered by IIE, sponsors exceptional STEM master’s and doctoral students to study in the United States.  The reach of Quad Fellowship has expanded – the application, for the academic year 2024-2025 is now open to distinguished candidates from the four Quad countries of Australia, India, Japan, and the United States, as well as candidates from the ten ASEAN countries of Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. 

The Quad Fellowship is a first-of-its-kind fellowship designed to build ties among the next generation of scientists and technologists. It offers an unparalleled blend of financial support, cross-cultural exchange, and networking: 

·         A one-time stipend of US $40,000 for academic expenses

·         Networking opportunities with accomplished minds in STEM, government, and society

·         Multicultural alumni network dedicated to advancing innovation and research for positive social impact

The inaugural cohort of Quad Fellows is a diverse and dynamic array of scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians from the four Quad countries. More than 50% of our inaugural class identifies as women or non-binary and are currently studying across 49 distinct areas of specialization in STEM across the US. Earlier this week, Quad Fellows gathered at the White House to celebrate the successes of the first cohort and mark the launch of the second cycle.  

The application for the academic year 2024-2025 is now available on the Quad Fellowship website and will close on April 1, 2024, 5:00 PM ET. The website has further information on the application process, requirements, and eligibility criteria. We invite eligible candidates to take advantage of this opportunity and submit their applications for this unique fellowship. 

You may also connect with the Quad Fellowship on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and X.

 Questions: QuadFellowshipInfo@iie.org.