From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, over 3000 Watson Fellows have completed remarkable global projects and immersive experiences.

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Thomas J. Watson Fellowship

The 50th Class of Thomas J. Watson Fellows hail from 8 countries and 17 states. They'll travel to 67 countries exploring topics ranging from foster care to opera; from the Cambrian explosion to human augmentation; from threatened big cat species to spoken word. Select a fellow to learn more about their project and year.

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Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship

The 19th Class of Jeannette K. Watson Fellows -- the class of 2020 -- embody a diverse range of backgrounds and talents. Their three year experience will take them across disciplines, sectors and international borders.

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