Fellowships

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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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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

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