The Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Fellowship
From a group of seven, the Olin Fellowship Network has grown to encompass more than 380 women—the women supported by the Olin Fellowship are citizen scholars, committed to the betterment of humanity.
Fall 2019 Applications
You can find FAQs and information about applying to the Olin Fellowship by visiting our general application information page
application deadline: January 25, 2019
success by the numbers
To provide women with elite graduate preparation to serve and lead at the highest levels of society.
Recruit academically and artistically talented women for graduate study. Provide exceptional resources to support scholarly and professional development opportunities. Grow a network of fellows and alumnae that engage and support the vision of the fellowship.
OUR VALUES | Leadership
We embrace and encourage fellows to pursue opportunities that positively impact their experiences and the experiences of others.
OUR VALUES | Service
We embrace a culture of service within the fellowship community that guides fellows to a lifetime of contributions to society.
OUR VALUES | Integrity
We embrace the ethical sensibilities of the Midwestern value system, which includes honesty, cooperation, and hard work.
OUR VALUES | Inclusion
We embrace the research that a community with different voices, perspectives, and people contributes to creativity of thought and the learning environment.
All Olin Fellows receive full tuition remission for up to four years, provided they continue to make satisfactory academic progress. They are also eligible for a grant to defray the cost of professional travel. In addition, Fellows in PhD programs will receive a stipend equal to or in excess of other awards in their discipline.