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Scholarships, Fellowships, and Societies



Exceptional Opportunities for Excellent Students
Several opportunities are available to MIT undergraduates, regardless of major, who have demonstrated excellence in some aspect of the humanities, arts, and social sciences:

Burchard Scholars Program

The Burchard Scholars Program brings together students and faculty members in a series of monthly dinner seminars.

Kelly-Douglas Fund

The Kelly-Douglas Fund includes two awards for undergraduates: the I. Austin Kelly III Essay Prize and the Kelly-Douglas Traveling Fellowship.

Phi Beta Kappa Society 

The faculty committee that elects students to MIT’s chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Society takes into account several criteria relating to a student’s HASS coursework.

Palitz Fellowship for the Study of Dutch Art
A fellowship for an exceptional MIT undergraduate to spend the summer in The Hague, Netherlands, studying the Golden Age of Dutch and Flemish art and culture—with special access to the Royal Picture Gallery, Mauritshuis. 

MIT Scholarships and Fellowships
Main MIT listing of scholarships and fellowships