Lectureships, Fellowships, and Prizes

The Office of the Secretary supervises the following lectureships, fellowships, and prizes. For more detailed information on each, follow the links below.


Lectureship funds bring a diverse range of speakers to Yale. Lecturers represent a variety of fields and disciplines, offering expert insights into different issues and topics. Please follow the links above to see lectureships grouped according to award process.


The Henry Fund provides full financial support for a graduating Yale College student to spend a year of graduate study at Cambridge or Oxford, and a related exchange for one student from the UK to conduct graduate work at Yale.

For further information, visit the Henry Fund homepage. Interested Yale College applicants may also find details by clicking the “Henry Fellowship Fund” link above and searching the grants and fellowships database. After conducting some independent research, potential applicants may refer any additional questions to Rebekah Westphal at the Yale College Center for International and Professional Experience (meetings by appointment).


Prizes for which undergraduates and graduate students are eligible are categorized by the sections below:

The Office of the Secretary administers the Theron Rockwell Field Prize and the John Addison Porter Prize.

For further information, consult the prize’s related department, the Yale College Dean’s Office (for high scholarship or character awards), or the Office of the Secretary.

NOTE: This prize list is not comprehensive. Please contact the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the professional schools directly for information on prizes that those schools administer.