Fellowships

A*STAR Singapore Graduate Fellowship

  • Applications open January 1
  • U.S. Social Security Card — citizenship not required
  • Currently enrolled or planning to enroll in PhD program
  • 4 years of tuition and fees, Singaporean 2000/month, 2500 after qualifying exam, 1000 relocation and 1500 travel (one-time)
All nationalities
January 1, 2020
4 years of tuition and fees

AT&T Labs Intern Fellowship Program

  • Applications open January 1
  • U.S. Social Security Card — citizenship not required
  • Currently enrolled or planning to enroll in PhD program
  • Major field of computer science, math, statistics, electrical engineering, operations engineering, systems engineering, industrial engineering or related field
All Nationalities
see website
Internship positions

AVS Science and Technology of Materials, Interfaces, and Processing

  • Numerous Awards
All Nationalities
March 31, 2019
Cash award

American Astronautical Society Scholarships to the International Space University

  • Multiple scholarships available
  • Applicants must have completed an academic qualification at the level of the Bachelor’s degree awarded by an accredited college or university.
U.S. Citizens Only
see website
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American Concrete Institute Concrete Research Foundation

  • Full-time student
  • Students are nominated by faculty members who are ACI Members.
All Nationalities
see website
$7,000 - $15,000

American Geosciences Institute

  • Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Women entering or already enrolled in a graduate program in geosciences
U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, and Select Foreign Nationals
see website
$5,000

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

  • Application period opens in October.
  • Any nationality in full-time study within U.S.
  • Have completed one semester of graduate work
  • Minimum GPA of 3.3/4.0
  • Studying a topic related to an AIAA Technical Committee
All Nationalities
January 31, 2020
$1,000 - $5,000

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

  • Numerous Awards, Scholarships, and Competitions
  • Student member of AIChE
  • Computational Molecular Science & Engineering Forum Grad Student Award
All Nationalities
see website
Numerous

American Meteorological Society Graduate Fellowships

  • Applications open in September
  • First year of graduate school
  • Atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences
  • Minimum GPA 3.25/4.00
  • U.S. Citizen
U.S. Citizens Only
May 1, 2020
$25,000

American Nuclear Society

  • International students eligible
  • Various fellowships available
  • Scroll down to ANS Graduate Scholarship and Jogn and Muriel Landis Scholarships
All Nationalities
see website
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American Shotcrete Association

  • First or Second year graduate student
All Nationalities
see website
$3,000

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

  • Graduate student member of ASABE
  • Boyd-Scott Graduate Research Award (monetary award)
  • All Biological/Agricultural Engineering Grad Students enrolled for at least four months prior to the competition
All Nationalities
October 31, 2020
Cash prize

American Society of Civil Engineers

  • Member of ASCE
  • Numerous fellowships listed on site
All Nationalities
February 10, 2020
$2,500 - $5,000

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-conditioning Engineers

  • Graduate Student Grant-in-Aid Award Program
  • All nationalities
  • Faculty nominated award — see faculty advisor
All Nationalities
see website
$10,000

American Society of Mechanical Engineers Graduate Teaching Fellowship Program

  • Ph.D. student in Mechanical Engineering
  • Teaching one lecture course in term of fellowship
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Member of ASME
U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, and Select Foreign Nationals
February 15, 2021
$5,000

American Water Works Association

  • Application opens in late summer
  • Abel Wolman Fellowship — research in water supply and treatment
  • Graduate Student Research Awards
  • Academic Achievement Award
  • Doctoral Dissertation Award
  • Master’s Thesis Award
All Nationalities
October 1, 2019
$1,500 - $3,000

Andromeda Movement

  • Any space-related majors
  • Undergraduate or graduate
  • Preference to students from Indiana and Madison county, but others encouraged to apply
  • Major field of computer science, math, statistics, electrical engineering, operations engineering, systems engineering, industrial engineering or related field
US Citizen
April 13, 2020
$500-3000 per semester, renewable

Association of Women Geo-scientists Chrysalis Scholarship

  • Science majors only
  • Graduate only, nearing completion of thesis
  • Must be female
  • Must have interrupted career due to life circumstances
No requirement
March 31, 2020
$2000, AWG membership

BHW Women in STEM

  • All Science/Engineering majors
  • Undergraduate or Graduate
  • Must be female
  • Must be at US school, international students at US institutions okay
No requirement
April 15, 2020
$3,000

Bloomberg Data Science

  • All Science/Engineering majors
  • Ph.D. only, Full time student, must complete Ph.D. by 2023
  • US, EU (including UK) institution. Must do 12-week internship in NYC or London, and attend kickoff week in fall
  • Major field of computer science, math, statistics, electrical engineering, operations engineering, systems engineering, industrial engineering or related field
No requirement
April 12, 2020
Tuition plus $35,000 stipend and $5000 for conferences

Boren Award for International Study

  • U.S. Citizen and Graduate Student at the time of application
  • NSEP Service Requirement of one year required
  • Fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security
U.S. Citizens Only
January 30, 2019
$24,000

Buildium Women in Technology

  • All majors, including STEM
  • Undergraduate or Graduate
  • US or Canadian Institution. She must be a leader in STEM. In addition, applicants must submit a 1-2 minute video supplement, responding to this question: “What would the Buildium Women in Technology Scholarship mean for your education?”
No requirement
April 15, 2020
$2,500

Burroughs Welcome Fund Postdoctoral Enrichment Program (PDEP)

  • Funding for over 3 years
  • US or Canadian Citizen
  • Must be underrepresented minority
  • Must have no more than 36 months of postdoctoral research experience
  • Must be nominated by a qualified mentor at the degree-granting institution
  • Must have secured a postdoctoral position with funding
  • Must devote at least 75% of time to research
U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, and Select Foreign Nationals
see website
$60,000

Consortium for Enabling Technologies & Innovation

  • The Consortium for Enabling Technologies & Innovation (ETI) is offering two graduate fellowships. These fellowships are geared toward students with an interest in one of the ETI’s three thrust areas. See https://eti.gatech.edu for more information regarding the thrust areas.
  • ETI fellows receive up to $50,000 annually for two years to cover the costs of tuition, fees, a stipend, and travel. Fellowships also include the opportunity to complete a summer internship at a national laboratory.
  • Eligibility Requirements

  • U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident
  • GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Enrolled as a full-time graduate student at an accredited U.S. college or university
  • Commitment to complete a summer internship at a national laboratory
  • Commitment to include a national laboratory advisor on dissertation committee
  • Applications must submit:

  • Personal career goals statement (500 words max.)
  • Proposed graduate research essay and how it relates to the ETI research (750 words max.)
  • Two reference letters
  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • Additional information (e.g., awards, publications, conference presentations, service work.)
  • Submit all materials to Leza Young at leza.young@gatech.edu

U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident
May 1, 2021
Receive up to $50,000 annually for two years

DAAD

  • All majors
  • Undergraduate, Graduate, or Postdoc
  • Deadline is usually late fall
  • Awards varies depending on program. They do everything from funding master's/PhDs, study abroad and internships for undergrads, to short term research. They also have a program with DLR, the German aerospace agency
  • This is for research or study in Germany; note German universities do not charge tuition, so this is for living and research expenses, or language programs. This site is specific for US citizens, but they have partnerships with other countries
No requirement
see website
Varies

DOE Computational Science

  • All Science/Engineering majors, related to computational science
  • Ph.D. only, current seniors and 1st year Ph.D. students
  • Must be at US institution, and attend 12-week practicum at DOE facility
US Citizen or Permanent Resident
see website
$38,000/year up to 4 years, plus tuition and fees, $5000 for a computer in the first year and $1000/year thereafter

DOE/National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)

  • Several available
  • Citizenship requirements vary
All Nationalities
see website
Stipend amounts vary

Department of Energy Krell Institute Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

  • Full-time, uninterrupted study toward Ph.D. degree in U.S. university
  • First-year graduate student
  • U.S. Citizen and Permanent Resident
U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, and Select Foreign Nationals
see website
$37,000

Directed Energy Professional Society Graduate Fellowships

  • All Science/Engineering majors, related to directed energy
  • Graduate only
  • Must be at US institution
US Citizen
April 30, 2020
up to $10000; may apply a second year if received

Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship

  • All transportation-related majors
  • Graduate only
  • List of eligible fields in announcement. Must have 1 year or more remaining
  • Must be at US institution, and attend annual transportation research board meeting in DC
No requirement
see website
varies

Electrochemical Society

  • Several fellowships/grants available: see website
All Nationalities
see website
Varies

Environmental Defense Fund

  • 10-12 week summer fellowship
  • Eligibility to work in the United States in Summer 2017
  • Attend a week long training in May
  • 2+ years work experience
All Nationalities
December 2, 2019
$1,250/week

Environmental Protection Agency

  • Various opportunities
  • Some opportunities open to U.S. Citizens only
  • Program directly related to pollution control or environmental protection
All Nationalities
see website
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Experimental Aircraft Association Foundation

  • Numerous fellowships listed on site
All Nationalities
see website
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Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships: Dissertation Fellowships

  • U.S. citizens, nationals, permanent residents, individuals granted deferred action status
  • Underrepresented minority
  • Superior academic achievement
  • Committed to career in teaching or research at the university level
U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, and Select Foreign Nationals
December 10, 2019
$24,000 - $45,000

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships: Postdoctoral Fellowships

  • U.S. citizens, nationals, permanent residents, individuals granted deferred action status
  • Underrepresented minority
  • Superior academic achievement
  • Committed to career in teaching or research at the university level
U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, and Select Foreign Nationals
December 10, 2019
$24,000 - $45,000

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships: Predoctoral Fellowships

  • U.S. citizens, nationals, permanent residents, individuals granted deferred action status
  • Underrepresented minority
  • Superior academic achievement
  • Committed to career in teaching or research at the university level
U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, and Select Foreign Nationals
December 17, 2019
$24,000 - $45,000

Fulbright US Student Program

  • All majors
  • Graduate only
  • For creative/performing arts, 4 years experience counts. MDs eligible for research but not internships/residencies
  • Cannot hold doctoral degree by program deadline, resided abroad 5+ years during 6 year-period prior to application, or have spent more than 6 months in host country
US Citizen
October 8, 2019
Covers transportation, room, board in host country for up to 1 year; may provide additional stipend and/or cover tuition

GEM Fellowship (National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science)

  • Science/Engineering majors
  • U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents
  • Master's or Ph.D. applicants or current students
  • Includes summer internship(s) from sponsoring employer
  • Targets members of underrepresented groups (see website)
US Citizen or Permanent Resident
November 13, 2020
Minimum $16,000 per year stipend, paid summer internship(s), full tuition and fees

Gates Cambridge

  • All majors
  • Graduate only
  • Must be applying to study at Cambridge
  • Deadline: October if US, December/January if outside the US
No requirement
see website
varies

George Mitchell Scholarship

  • Supports one year of post-graduate study in Ireland or Northern Ireland
  • Any discipline offered by institute of higher learning in Ireland or Northern Ireland
  • U.S. Citizenship required
U.S. Citizens Only
September 25, 2020
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Gillen Fellowships for Advanced Study

  • All Science majors, specifically Biology/biomedical
  • Ph.D. only
  • Must be nominated by Howard Hughes Medical Institution representative at your home institution
  • Must apply in year 2-3 and have advanced to candidacy by Sept 1 in year of application
  • Must be underrepresented minority
US Citizen, PR, or DACA
January 18, 2020
$33000 stipend, $3000 in educational allowance (books, travel, computers, etc), $10,000 for tuition, $4000+ to be used by thesis advisor to support diversity and inclusion at home institution

Global Association of Productivity & Efficiency Professionals (Industrial Engineering)

  • Numerous fellowships administered
  • Numerous awards available
  • Graduation date of May/June 2022 or later
  • Nominations from faculty member of Institute of Industrial Engineers
  • 3.4 Cumulative GPA
  • Institute member
All Nationalities
see website
Up to $4,000

Golden Key Graduate Scholar Award

  • Numerous awards listed
  • Golden Key Member
  • $10,000 scholarship
  • Academic achievement, Golden Key involvement, and extracurricular activities
All Nationalities
see website
$10,000

Google Lime Scholarship Program

  • Enrolled in Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree program
  • Visible or invisible disability
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a commitment to and passion for computer science and technology
  • Should not be a previous Google Lime scholar
All Nationalities
see website
$10,000

Google Student Veterans of America Scholarship

  • Pursue computer science or computer engineering, or a closely related technical field
  • Be a current student veteran, as proven by a DD-214 and transcript
  • Have received an honorable discharge, or currently be in good standing with his/her branch of service
U.S. Citizens Only
see website
$10,000

Google Travel and Conference Grants

  • Be a resident of North America
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Work or study in computer science, computer engineering, information technology, or a related technical field
All Nationalities
see website
$1,000

Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Senior or first year of graduate program
U.S. Citizens Only
October 19, 2020
$32,000

Great Minds in STEM

  • All Science/Engineering majors
  • Undergraduate or Graduate only
  • Must be either Hispanic or demonstrate significant leadership/service in Hispanic community, GPA 3.0 or above. Also attend HENAAC Conference
No requirement
April 1, 2020
$500-$10,000

Harriet Evelyn Wallace Award in Geosciences

  • All Science majors, specifically Geosciences
  • Graduate only
  • Must be female
US Citizen or Permanent Resident
February 1, 2021
$5000; are eligible to reapply for a second time if awarded (but considered amongst all other applicants)

Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards

  • Applications open in January 2021
  • Various Awards, Scholarships, and Competitions
  • Must be of Hispanic origin or participate in Hispanic organizations
  • Pursue a STEM degree
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
All Nationalities
April 21, 2021
$500 - $1,000

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

  • Hispanic heritage
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen
  • 2.5 Cumulative GPA
  • Plan full-time enrollment graduate program
  • Complete FAFSA form
  • Complete state based financial aid application (if applicable)
U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, and Select Foreign Nationals
see website
$500 - $5,000

IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Program

  • Applications available September
  • Faculty nomination
  • Completed at least one year in doctoral program if outside of Europe and Russia
  • Both non-citizens and citizens are eligible
All Nationalities
see website
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Indiana Space Grant Consortium

  • Enrolled in doctoral or MS degree program
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Multiple opportunities available
  • Involved in NASA-related research project
U.S. Citizens Only
see website
Up to $15,000

Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers

  • Charles LeGeyt Fortescue Scholarship
  • First year, full-time electrical engineering graduate student
  • Other various scholarships, grants, and fellowships
All Nationalities
see website
$24,000

Institute of International Education: Foreign Fulbright Graduate Student Program

  • International students
Foreign Nationals Only
see website
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Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Apply to individual program such as Purdue’s
U.S. Citizens Only
see website
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International Society for Optical Engineering

  • Applications available in November
  • Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship
  • Requires student membership in SPIE
All Nationalities
see website
$2,000 - $11,000

Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

  • National of a World Bank member country eligible to borrow
  • Not be a dual citizen of any developed country
  • Under age 45
  • Hold a BS
  • 3 years of development related experience
  • Accepted into one of JJ/WBGSP preferred universities
  • JJ/WBGSP Scholarship
  • RSM Fellowships Program
  • Note: See their FAQ for important information
Foreign Nationals Only
see website
Funded Positions

Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust

  • Candidate for PhD in final year
  • Exceptional ability
  • International and national citizenship enrolled in institutions in US or Canada
All Nationalities
see website
$22,000

Korean American Scholarship Foundation

  • Students with Korean heritage
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
All Nationalities
June 30, 2019
$500 - $5,000

L'Oreal USA Fellowships for Women in Science Program

  • Must identify as female
  • Completed Ph.D. and started postdoc
  • Must commit at least 10 hours of activity in support of women and girls in science
  • Completed Ph.D. and started postdoc
U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, and Select Foreign Nationals
see website
$60,000

Link Foundation Energy Program Fellowships in the Energy Field

  • Application must be postmarked on or before December 1, 2019
  • Enrolled in a Ph.D. degree program in U.S. or Canada
  • No limitations on citizenship
All Nationalities
December 1, 2019
$29,500

Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development: Innovate for Maine Fellows

  • Must be a college student from Maine enrolled in a degree program in a US university
  • Orientation and training with an intense introduction to Innovation Engineering
  • Introduction to the Maine entrepreneurial and innovation landscape
  • Networking opportunities with Maine business leaders
  • Fellowship placement with support from an assigned mentor for additional guidance
  • Access to the Top Gun Prep program offered by the Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development
  • Should not have already done two years as Maine fellows
U.S. Citizens Only
March 29, 2019
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Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund: World Bank Family Network

  • Applications open September 15
  • Provides grants to women from developing countries studying in the United States & Canada
  • Must plan to return to home country within 2 years
  • Commitment to work to the benefit of women and children
  • Are 25 years old at the time of application deadline
Foreign Nationals Only
January 15, 2021
$15,000

Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions - Research Fellowship Programme

  • International students eligible
  • Various fellowships available
All Nationalities
see website
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Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship

  • All Humanities and Social Science majors
  • Ph.D. only, must be in last year of dissertation
  • Must be PhD candidates in a humanities or social science department in the United States. (1) have completed all requirements for the PhD except the dissertation (i.e., obtained ABD status) by the application deadline. be no more than six years into the degree program at the time of application. This includes time spent earning an MA within that program. (2) not currently hold or have previously held a dissertation completion fellowship. have not previously applied for this fellowship more than once.
No requirement
October 24, 2019
The total award of up to $38,000 includes a stipend plus additional funds for university fees and research support. In addition to the monetary support that the fellowship offers, Dissertation Completion Fellows may apply to participate in a seminar on preparing for the academic job market. The seminar takes place over three days in the fall of the fellowship year

Mexican American Engineers and Scientists

  • Student member
  • Various Scholarships
All Nationalities
see website
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Microsoft Dissertation Fellowship

  • All Science/Engineering majors, related to Microsoft's interests
  • Ph.D. only, 4th year and above
  • Woman, URM, and/or person with disabilities at institutions in Canada, US, or Mexico
No requirement
April 6, 2020
up to $25,000

Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship Program

  • Supports men and women in their third and fourth Year of PhD graduate studies
  • Student must be nominated by universities
  • Numerous awards available
  • Must be in second or third year of the PhD program in the Fall semester or quarter
All Nationalities
see website
$21,000

Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society

  • Member of Mortar Board
  • Pursuing a post- graduate degree
All Nationalities
see website
$3,000 - $5,000

NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship

  • Pursuing M.Sc. Or Ph.D. in Earth and space sciences, or related divisions
All Nationalities
see website
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NASA Fellowship

  • All Science/Engineering majors
  • Graduate only
  • 3.0 GPA and above
  • Estimated to give out 12 per fiscal year
US Citizen
May 24, 2020
$25,000 master's, $30,000 Ph.D., $8,000 tuition, $8000 center-based experience, $3000 health insurance, $4500 faculty allowance, $1500 professional development. Funding for 3-4 years

NASA Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space

  • All Science majors, related to Science Mission
  • Graduate only
  • US citizen or permanent residents prioritized; those at US institutions also eligible
No requirement
February 1, 2020
Up to $45,000 per year for up to 3 years ($10000 for tuition and $35000 for stipend)

NASA Internships and Fellowships

  • Application open late fall
  • U.S. citizen
  • Program related to NASA research and development
  • Various opportunities
U.S. Citizens Only
November 6, 2020
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NASA Space Grant

  • All majors
  • Undergraduate or Graduate
  • Many but not all state-run NASA Space Grant Consortia offer scholarships and fellowships for students-- check out your specific state's website for details
US Citizen
see website
Varies by state

NASA Space Technology Research Fellowships

  • All Science/Engineering majors
  • Graduate only
  • If Ph.D., completed no more than 3 years of study, if master's completed no more than one year of study
  • Selected applicants will perform research at their respective campuses and at NASA Centers. In addition to his or her faculty advisor, each Fellow will be matched with a technically relevant and community-engaged NASA researcher who will serve as the student’s research collaborator. Through this collaboration, students will be able to take advantage of broader and/or deeper space technology research opportunities directly related to their educational and career objectives, acquire a more detailed understanding of the potential end applications of their space technology efforts, directly disseminate their research results within the NASA community, and enhance their understanding of the research process. Awards resulting from this competitive selection will be made in the form of training grants to accredited U.S. universities. This solicitation has two phases. Phase A is the application submission by the student. For the student applicant who is selected in Phase A, the accredited U.S. university where the student will be enrolled for the fall 2017 term as a full-time graduate student must submit a Phase B proposal (as specified later in this solicitation); a complete Phase B proposal submission will result in a training grant award.
US Citizen or Permanent Resident
see website
Given out annually; possibility of renewal. Maximum values: Student Stipend $36,000 Faculty Advisor Allowance $10,000 Visiting Technologist Experience Allowance $10,000 Health Insurance Allowance $1,000 Tuition and Fees Allowance $17,000

NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program

  • All Science/Engineering majors
  • Graduate only, must have completed a graduate degree program within 18 months prior to the application deadline (see Schedule), and have a final and current cumulative GPA of at least 3.20 in the graduate degree program
  • Deadline: October
US Citizen
see website
Annual salary: $53,300 ($63,550 for post-doctoral Fellows) and $10,000 travel/training allotment

NOAA Graduate Research and Training Scholarship Program

  • All Science/Engineering majors, any NOAA-related field
  • Graduate only
  • Must have already completed one term of coursework and be enrolled at a NOAA Cooperative Science Center at Minority Serving Institution
  • Must be underrepresented minority
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5 during fellowship
  • Awards: For PhD. Degree candidates: $45,000 stipend to support tuition and fees and other costs associated with opportunities for professional development; $10,000 (maximum) travel cost to support research travel and to present findings at conferences; and, Funding for a second year of training if a renewal application is successful and approved by NOAA EPP/MSI.
  • For Masters Degree candidates: $36,000 to support tuition and fees as well as other costs associated with opportunities for professional development; and, $7,000 (maximum) travel cost to support research travel and to present findings at conferences.
US Citizen
see website
Varies

NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowships (AAPF)

  • Must be a US Citizen, Permanent Resident, or US National to apply and either a graduating PhD or a current postdoc.
  • The program supports researchers for a period of up to three years with fellowships that may be taken to eligible host institutions of their choice.
Must be a US Citizen, Permanent Resident, or US National
October 15, 2020
See website

National Academies Policy and Global Affairs

  • Various opportunities
All Nationalities
see website
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National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering

  • Various opportunities available
  • Must be an underrepresented minority
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA for high school seniors accepted by the University’s college of engineering
  • Currently enrolled students must have completed a calculus, physics or chemistry with at least a B grade
  • Two-year community college transfers should have at least 2.7 GPA and an Associate Degree in engineering science
U.S. Citizens Only
see website
$12,500

National Association of Black Geoscientists

  • All Science majors, specifically Geoscience
  • Undergraduate or Graduate
  • Must be African American
  • 2.5 GPA, US citizen or have US visa
US Citizen or US visa
April 30, 2020
Varies

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship: Department of Defense

  • U.S. Citizens and Nationals
  • Final year of undergraduate program of first two years of graduate studies
  • Medical insurance included
U.S. Citizens Only
December 7, 2019
$102,000 over 36 months

National Institutes of Health - NIH F31, F32, and K-Awards

  • NIH fellowships and career awards (“K-awards”) are prestigious funding sources for graduate students and postdocs in the life sciences, health sciences, and bioengineering. See below for information on award types and upcoming information sessions.

  • F31: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-671.html – US citizen or permanent resident who will use the fellowship during their PhD program
  • F32: https://researchtraining.nih.gov/programs/fellowships/F32 – US citizen or permanent resident who will enter a postdoc term
  • K-awards: https://researchtraining.nih.gov/programs/career-development/K99-R00 - no citizenship requirement, must have a PhD and less than 4 years of postdoc experience

  • Application Deadlines:
    -F31 and F32: April 8th, August 8th, December 8th
    -K-awards: March 12th, July 12th, November 12th
See website
see website
See website

National Institutes of Health Individual Graduate Partnerships Program

  • Obtain permission from university's department to perform dissertation research at NIH
  • Identify NIH investigator willing to host student
  • Complete required documentation
  • Only applicable engineering field is Biomedical Engineering
All Nationalities
see website
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National Institutes of Health: Individual Predoctoral Fellowships to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research

  • Individuals with disabilities, or from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, or individuals from disadvantaged
  • backgrounds pursuing advanced degrees in biomedical, behavioral or clinical sciences
  • US Citizens, noncitizen nationals, permanent residents
U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, and Select Foreign Nationals
see website
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National Institutes of Health: Intramural and Extramural Loan Repayment Programs

  • US Citizens, noncitizen nationals, permanent residents
  • NIH will repay lenders for qualified educational loans issued by any US government entity, accredited US academic institutions, and/or commercial lenders that are subject to examination and supervision in their capacity as lending institutions by an agency of the United States or the state in which the lender has its principal place of business
U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, and Select Foreign Nationals
see website
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National Institutes of Health: Neurological Surgery Summer Student Program

  • US Citizens and permanent residents
  • Eight week lab placement in one of the neurosciences lab
  • Weekly neurological surgery grand round and neuroscience faculty lectures
  • OR observation
  • Student presentation of individual program focus
U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, and Select Foreign Nationals
see website
$3,200 over 8 weeks

National Nuclear Security Administration: U.S. Department of Energy

  • U.S. citizens and permanent residents
  • Senior undergraduates and first and second year graduate students
U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, and Select Foreign Nationals
see website
$36,000

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA): Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program

  • US Citizens, permanent residents and citizens of a US territory
  • Pursue masters or a doctoral degree related to oceanography, maritime archaeology and marine technology, including STEM
  • Minimum 3.3 GPA
U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, and Select Foreign Nationals
see website
$42,000

National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration Climate & Global Change Postdoctoral Fellowships

  • Must have a PhD degree in an area related to climate change research
  • Preference given to new graduates who are seeking their first fellowship and who have held PhD for no more then three years
  • Applications from women and minorities encouraged
All Nationalities
February 8, 2020
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National Physical Science Consortium

  • U.S. Citizens
  • Accept two summers of paid internship
  • May be nominated by University
  • Up to 6 years of support
U.S. Citizens Only
see website
$20,000

National Science Foundation: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

  • US Citizens and permanent residents
  • 3 years of support for MS and PhD students
  • Women, members of underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, veterans, and undergraduate seniors encouraged to apply
U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, and Select Foreign Nationals
see website
$138,000

National Society of Black Engineers

  • International students eligible
  • Must be a member of NSBE
  • Various scholarships available
All Nationalities
see website
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National Society of Professional Engineers

  • NSPE-PEX George B. Hightower, P.E. Fellowship
  • International students eligible
All Nationalities
see website
-

Oak Ridge Associated Universities

  • All STEM including Social Science majors
  • Undergraduate or Graduate
  • Recommended submission by April, but rolling deadline
US Citizen
see website
Does not specify

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

  • Administers numerous fellowships, including summer research opportunities
All Nationalities
see website
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Organization of American States

  • Citizens from select Central and South American countries
Foreign Nationals Only
see website
-

P.E.O. Scholars

  • All majors
  • Ph.D. only, within two years of completion
  • Must be female
  • Women studying in US or Canada, must be nominated by PEO chapter
  • The P.E.O. Sisterhood (Philanthropic Educational Organization) is an international women's organization of about 230,000 members, with a primary focus on providing educational opportunities for female students worldwide.
No requirement
November 20, 2019
$15,000

Paul Soros New American

  • All majors
  • Graduate only, must apply before 3rd year
  • Must be immigrant or child of two immigrants, 30 or younger
No requirement
November 1, 2019
Up to $25,000/year, with all awards capped at $40,000/year if you are on multiple fellowships. Pays 50% of tuition/fees up to $10,000/year. Two years of funding. Can defer second year up to one year.

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

  • Naturalized citizen, Green Card holder, both parents are naturalized citizens, adopted by American parents, born in the US.
U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, and Select Foreign Nationals
October 29, 2020
$25,000 stipend
50% tuition up to $20,000/year

Phillips Exeter Academy

  • One year assignment for PhD candidates
  • Should have completed research and be prepared to devote full time to writing the dissertation
  • Shall not have any other part-time job during the assignment
  • Candidates interested in teaching and who are underrepresented are particularly encouraged to apply
All Nationalities
see website
$14,310 stipend + $1,000 travel

Portland Cement Association Education Foundation Research Fellowship Program

  • Proposal format stated on website
  • IMPORTANT: Requires university and student to submit jointly
  • Open to students in U.S. and Canada
  • Master’s or Ph.D.
All Nationalities
see website
$35,000

Powering Education Scholarship

  • Should have a documented disability
  • Attended high school within the state of Maine
  • B average or equivalent GPA
All Nationalities
April 1, 2020
$2,000

Pre Doctoral Indiana Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Fellowship

  • The applicant must be in their second or third year of a doctoral program
  • Research area must be translational research (T1 or T2)
  • Applicant must be mentored by two faculty members in different disciplines
US citizens or US permanent residents
see website
Two years of funding are provided, including a stipend and health insurance

Rhodes Scholarship

  • All majors
  • Graduate only
  • Must be female
  • At least 18 but not yet 24 at time of application
  • Must be applying for graduate study at Oxford
US Citizen or Permanent Resident
October 1, 2020
Tuition and a monthly stipend for 2-3 years

SMART Scholarship Program

  • Citizen of the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, or United Kingdom at time of application
  • Multiple scholarships available
U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, and Select Foreign Nationals
see website
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STEM Chateaubriand Fellowship

  • Applications available in October every year
  • Conduct doctoral research in a French Laboratory
  • Enrolled in an American University working on a PhD
  • Stipend of 1,400 Euros, and cost of travel and health insurance
  • Study can begin from September 1 to April 1
All Nationalities
see website
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Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowship

  • Female PhD student or postdoc in a STEM field
  • Citizen of a developing country or emerging economy
  • Demonstrate interest in teaching and research, have an interest in the application of science in public policy
  • This fellowship is open to international PhD students and postdocs who intend “to return to their home countries after completion of their studies to contribute to economic, social and technological advancement by strengthening the STEM teaching and research faculties of their home institutions.”
Citizen of a developing country or emerging economy
November 7, 2019
See website

Schlumburger Foundation Faculty for the Future

  • All Science/Engineering majors, specifically Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Ph.D. or Postdoc only
  • Must be female and citizen of developing/emerging economy. Not eligible if you are a dual citizen of a developed nation
  • Must be committed to returning to home country after Ph.D.
  • Deadline: Mid-November
Non-US Citizen
see website
Up to $50,000/year for PhD, $40,000/year postdoc (total, including tuition). For one year with possibility for renewal

Science Post Graduate Scholarship Fund

  • All Science/Engineering majors, specifically Physical and Natural Sciences and Engineering
  • Undergraduate or Graduate
  • Must be member of federally recognized tribe or at least 1/4 Indian blood from federally recognized tribe
US Citizen
June 1, 2020
Undergrad: up to $20,000 Grad: up to $30,000

Science, Mathematics, & Research for Transformation Defense Scholarship for Service

  • Undergraduate and Graduate students in the STEM disciplines
  • Citizen of U.S., Australia, Canada, New Zealand, or United Kingdom
  • Must participate in paid summer internship
  • Willing to accept Post-graduate employment with the DoD
U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, and Select Foreign Nationals
see website
$25,000 - $38,000

Semiconductor Research Corporation: Fellowships and Scholarships

  • Competition not being held for 2020
  • U.S. citizen, permanent resident, refugee, or political asylum status in the U.S.
  • Electrical, Materials, Computer, Chemical Engineering
  • Conducting research with Semiconductor Industry (SRC) member
U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, and Select Foreign Nationals
see website
Full tuition fees + $2,612/month

Sloan Minority and Indigenous PhD Program

  • All majors, specifically Physical and Natural Sciences and Engineering
  • Graduate only
  • Deadline: Institution-dependent
  • Must be at an eligible school http://sloanphds.org/mphd.html and http://sloanphds.org/sloan-indigenous-graduate-program.html
  • Must be an underrepresented minority
US Citizen
see website
Not stated

Smithsonian Institution Fellowship

  • One-year fellowship in residence at Smithsonian Institution facilities
  • Doctoral candidate
  • Satisfied all degree requirements except completion of the dissertation
  • Application through Purdue University’s Graduate School
    Contact: Fellowship Office, 765-494-2598
All Nationalities
see website
$36,000 + In residence position

Society for Hispanic Engineers

  • Engineering majors only
  • Undergraduate or Graduate
  • Must be Hispanic/Latino
No requirement
see website
Varies

Society for Imaging Science & Technology

  • Raymond Davis Scholarship
  • Academic and/or research focus in a field related to imaging
All Nationalities
see website
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Society for the History of Technology Kranzberg Fellowship

  • Humanities majors, specifically History of Technology
  • Ph.D. only
  • Must complete all requirements of PhD except dissertation by Sept 1 of award year
  • Those outside of the US encouraged to apply
No requirement
April 15, 2020
4000, for use of dissertation prep, not to be used for tuition

Society for the History of Technology-NASA Fellowship in the History of Space Technology

  • Humanities majors, specifically History of Space Technology
  • Ph.D. or Postdoc
  • Must complete all requirements of PhD except dissertation
US Citizen
April 1, 2020
$21,500, distributed quarterly, not to be used for tuition

Society of Exploration Geophysics

  • Only science majors, specifically Geophysics
  • Undergraduate or Graduate
No requirement
March 1, 2020
$500-$10,000

Society of Manufacturing Engineering Education Foundation

  • Register on line for automatic notification
  • For specific geographical groups
All Nationalities
see website
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Society of Satellite Professionals International

  • All majors, Satellite-related
  • Undergraduate or Graduate
  • Must be an SSPI member (free for students!)
No requirement
see website
$2500-$3500

Society of Women Engineers

  • Numerous Scholarships
  • Requires membership
All Nationalities
see website
$1,000 - $15,000

Southern Regional Education Board

  • All majors
  • Ph.D. only
  • Must be planning on becoming faculty
  • Must be underrepresented minority
  • At participating institution in states: https://www.sreb.org/states
US Citizen or Permanent Resident
April 1, 2020
$20,000 for 3 years from program, 2 from university, 5 years of tuition/fees. Also a one-year dissertation award for the same amount

Symantec Research Labs Graduate Fellowship

  • Innovative research with real-world value
  • Attend university in a PhD program focusing on systems research
All Nationalities
see website
$20,000

Tau Beta Pi Fellowship

  • All Engineering majors
  • Graduate only
  • Must be Tau Beta Phi member
No requirement
February 1, 2020
$10,000

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

  • Applications open August 2019
  • Working towards Ph.D. degree or seniors wishing to do so
  • Applied physical, biological and engineering sciences
  • Excellence in technical education
  • U.S. citizens and permanent residents
U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, and Select Foreign Nationals
see website
$32,000

The Generation Google Scholarship

  • Pursue computer science or computer engineering, or a closely related technical field
  • Be a student from an underrepresented group in computer science
U.S. Citizens Only
see website
$10,000

The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: USA

  • Female undergraduate or graduate student
  • Major Computer Engineering or Computer Science, or other closely related technical field
  • Maintain strong academic record
All Nationalities
see website
$10,000

The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society

  • International students eligible
  • Various scholarships available
  • Must be student member of Material Advantage
  • Enrolled full time in a metallurgical/materials science engineering program
  • Relatives of members of the funding committee/division are not eligible
All Nationalities
see website
Up to $4,000

U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship

  • Pursuing an M.S. or Ph.D. in a transportation-related discipline and be planning to enter the transportation profession
All Nationalities
see website
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USGIF

  • All Science/Engineering majors, specifically Geospatial/remote sensing-related
  • Undergraduate or Graduate
  • Deadline: 2/28 for Shea, 5/15 for others
  • Deadline: October if US, December/January if outside the US
US Citizen or Permanent Resident
see website
$2000-$15000, one year

University Corporation for Atmospheric Research: Diversity and Inclusion, Public Policy, and Earth Systems Science Fellowships

  • All STEM majors including Social Science, specifically Atmospheric science related
  • Graduate only, two-year program, so can't accept during final year of study
  • Underrepresented racial/ethnic group, first generation, low income, veteran, sexual/gender minority, students with disabilities
No requirement
July 3, 2020
$20,000 for two nine-month periods, plus two summer internships

Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarships

  • Merit-based
  • Full-time student
  • At least in 2nd semester of an undergraduate program
All Nationalities
February 1, 2021
$1,000 - $5,000

Women Techmakers

  • All Science/Engineering majors, specifically Computer science, computer engineering or a closely related technical field
  • Undergraduate or Graduate
  • Must be female
No requirement
December 1, 2019
$10,000

Women in Aviation International

  • Numerous Scholarships
  • Aerospace Engineering, Flight, and Maintenance Scholarships
All Nationalities
November 12, 2019
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Women in Defense

  • Membership Required
  • Interest in pursing career related to national security
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Minimum 3.25 GPA
  • Female U.S. citizen
U.S. Citizens Only
see website
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Zonta International Foundation Amelia Earhart Fellowships

  • Application must be postmarked before mid July 2019
  • Women of any nationality pursuing a Ph.D. in aerospace-related engineering
  • Superior academic record, well-defined research program
All Nationalities
see website
$10,000