Fellowships

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 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 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 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 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

DOE/National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)

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

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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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 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

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

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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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

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

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

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

Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions - Research Fellowship Programme

  • International students eligible
  • Various fellowships available
All Nationalities
see website
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Mexican American Engineers and Scientists

  • Student member
  • Various Scholarships
All Nationalities
see website
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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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National Academies Policy and Global Affairs

  • Various opportunities
All Nationalities
see website
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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 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 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
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Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

  • Administers numerous fellowships, including summer research opportunities
All Nationalities
see website
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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

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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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 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 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 Women Engineers

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

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

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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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 in Aviation International

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