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CTS Future Trade Leaders Fellowship​

Funded by
1 winner$8,000
Application Deadline
Sep 30, 2021
Winners Announced
Oct 5, 2021
Education Level
Recent scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Field of Study:
Supply chain/logistics, homeland security, international trade, economics, marketing, or a related field.
Identify as a woman
Education Level:
Rising junior or senior in college

CT Strategies believes that secure, efficient global trade and travel contribute to economic prosperity and cultural diversity. Through our fellowship program, we seek to invest in the next generation of trade leaders who share these values.

The CT Strategies Future Trade Leaders Fellowship supports the education and professional development of the next generation of women in international trade. Fellows receive funding for undergraduate studies, mentorship opportunities, and a paid summer internship at CT Strategies. We encourage applications from groups historically underrepresented in international trade and those with financial need. 

Applicants must:​

  • Identify as female​
  • Be a rising junior or senior currently enrolled at an accredited university or college. Applicants must provide a transcript for proof of enrollment as a PDF.​
  • Have a demonstrated financial need. Applicants must provide a copy of the SAR report from FAFSA as a pdf. ​
  • Submit a one-page resume that outlines experiences relevant to the fellowship as a PDF. 
  • Be studying supply chain/logistics, homeland security, international trade, economics, marketing, or a related field.


Please ensure that you've included all required materials in your application. Applications that do not include the following will not be considered: 

  • 300–400 word essay 
  • PDF file of Transcript 
  • PDF file of Resume (one page) 
  • PDF file of SAR Report from FAFSA
Selection Criteria:
Essay, Woman in Trade, Ambition, Purpose, Impact
Published June 7, 2021
Essay Topic

How do you hope to positively impact trade or border management in your future career and how will your studies prepare you to do so?

300–400 words

Winning Application

Jasmine Taylor
Syracuse UniversitySyracuse, NY


When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Sep 30, 2021. Winners will be announced on Oct 5, 2021.

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