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External Funding Sources in 2022

Arts and humanities Dissertation fellowships Diversity and inclusion Funding databases International students Multiple disciplines STEM Travel and research funding Funding source Purpose Eligibility Benefits Approximate deadline
x               American Academy in Rome – Rome Prize Fellowships to support innovative and cross-disciplinary work in the arts and humanities from scholars in the early or middle stages of their careers US citizens, graduate students in the humanities if they have completed all but the dissertation stipend, meals, bedroom and private bath, private workspace, winners with children may live in a partially subsidized apartment nearby November
    x       x   American Association of University Women – Career Development Grants to support women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance or change careers or reenter the workforce in education, health and medical sciences, or social sciences US citizens or permanent residents, received a bachelor’s degree before June 30, 2014, do not hold a graduate or professional degree, plan to enroll in bachelor’s, associate or master’s degree program different from the field of study of the bachelor’s degree, plan to enroll in either education, health and medical sciences, or social sciences $2,000 to $12,000 for one year November
        x       American Association of University Women – International Fellowships to support women, who are not US citizens or permanent residents, pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the US open to scholars in all fields of study, must have citizenship in a country other than the US or possession of a nonimmigrant visa if residing in the US, hold an academic degree equivalent to a US bachelor’s degree, intend to return to the home country upon completion of studies, English proficiency $18,000 for master’s/first professional degree, $20,000 for doctoral degrees, $30,000 for postdoctoral degrees December
    x           American Association of University Women – Selected Professions Fellowship to support women enrolled in US institutions in select master’s degree programs where women’s participation traditionally has been low US citizen or permanent resident; women enrolled in master’s degree programs of architecture, computer/information sciences, engineering, and mathematics statistics; fellowships for master’s in business administration, law, and doctorate in medicine are restricted to women of color $5,000 - $18,000 for one year December
            x   American Chemical Society-Hach - Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Scholarship to support the advancement of chemical sciences through research, education, and community projects US citizens or permanent residents; college seniors, first-year graduate students or gap year students preparing for graduate school; intend to pursue a PhD in applied physical and biological science, mathematics, or engineering; intend to direct their studies toward understanding and solving major, near-term problems facing society up to three years of yearly stipend of $6,000 for full-time study or $3,000 for part-time study toward completion of a masters degree in education or secondary chemistry/science certification May
      x         American Council for International Education – Study and Research Abroad Programs        
    x           American Educational Research Association - Minority Dissertation Fellowship in Education Research to enhance the racial and ethnic diversity of faculty, scholars, and researchers who study topics in education research US citizen or permanent resident; members of racial and ethnic groups underrepresented in higher education; must be at the writing stage of the dissertation by the start of the fellowship; must be from graduate programs in education research, the humanities, or social or behavioral science disciplinary or interdisciplinary fields one year of a $25,000 stipend, presentation at the AERA Annual Meeting, and a mentoring and career development workshop December
            x   American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship to enhance the integrated research and clinical training of promising students who are matriculated in pre-doctoral or clinical health professional degree training programs and who intend careers as scientists, physician-scientists or other clinician-scientists, or related careers aimed at improving global cardiovascular, cerebrovascular and brain health at the time of application the applicant must be enrolled in a post-baccalaureate program in nursing or equivalent clinical health science doctoral degree program, who wants training with a sponsor prior to beginning a research career; a full-time student annual stipend, health insurance allowance, and project support funds for one or two years September
x               American Historical Association – Fellowship in Aerospace History to support significant scholarly research projects in aerospace history US citizens or permanent residents, have a PhD in history or in a closely related field, or be enrolled as a student (having completed all coursework) in a doctoral degree-granting program a stipend for 6-9 months April
    x           American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships to provide funding opportunities for American Indian and Alaskan Native graduate students in the US eligibility criteria vary widely by the scholarship but all scholarships require the applicant is an enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native group or provide documentation of ancestry to possession of ¼ degree Indian blood of a federally recognized Tribe to be verified only by submission of a Tribal Eligibility Certificate in the online application award amounts vary widely by the scholarship. Some scholarships support research and travel expenses. some applications are due June. Other applications are due November. One scholarship accepts applications at all times of the year.
    x           American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students to increase the number of minority CPAs who serve as role models and mentors to young people in the academic environment and university classrooms US citizen or permanent resident; CPA or plan to pursue CPA licensure; agree not to work full-time in a paid position or accept responsibility for teaching more than one course per semester as a teaching assistant, or dedicate more than one quarter of your time as a research assistant; attend school full-time; must be from an ethnic minority group; earned a master’s degree or completed at least 3 years of full-time experience in the accounting profession; applied to an accredited, full-time Ph.D. program and awaiting word on acceptance, been accepted into an accredited, full-time Ph.D. program, or already matriculated in an accredited, full-time Ph.D. program and pursuing appropriate coursework $12,000 application open March – May
    x           American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students to ensure that CPAs of diverse backgrounds are visible in college and university classrooms. The goal is to increase the number of minority CPAs who serve as role models and mentors to young people in the academic environment US citizen or permanent resident; CPA or plan to pursue CPA licensure; earned a Master’s degree or completed at least 3 years of full-time experience in the accounting profession; minority student of Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Native American or Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander ethnicity; attend school full-time and plan to remain enrolled full-time until attainment of PhD degree; agree not to work full-time in a paid position or accept responsibility for teaching more than one course per semester as a teaching assistant, or dedicate more than one quarter of your time as a research assistant. Applied to an AACSB, ACBSP or IACBE accredited, full-time Ph.D. program and awaiting word on acceptance; b) been accepted into an accredited, full-time Ph.D. program; or c) already matriculated in an accredited, full-time Ph.D. program and pursuing appropriate coursework. (Fellowships will be awarded to only those who are admitted and attend traditional, residential, full-time doctoral programs in accounting at universities accredited by the AACSB, ACBSP and IACBE. Part-time or on-line Ph.D.; full-time, part-time or online DBA; and full-time, part-time or online executive doctoral programs will not be considered for funding $12,000 for one year May
            x   American Occupational Therapy Foundation Scholarships to support full-time students currently enrolled in accredited or developing occupational therapy programs be currently enrolled as a full-time student in a master’s, OTD, or occupational therapy assistant program, have completed at least one year of occupational therapy specific course work, if you are studying to become an occupational therapy assistant you must be in the final year; see the website for additional eligibility requirements for specific scholarships awards range $750 - $5,000 September
x               American Political Science Association – Research Grants to assist with the costs of research, including travel, interviews, access to datasets, auxiliary devices, or services necessary for scholars with disabilities to conduct research grants may not be used for overhead or indirect costs, grants must support work not yet completed, the proposed work must be within the political science discipline, recipients must keep a APSA membership, graduate students must submit letters of recommendation for proposals exceeding $5,000 up to $2,500, up to $10,000 for conferences and workshops April 15 for spring research, June 15th for summer research
x               American Political Science Association – Travel Grants to provide travel and accessibility grants to attend the APSA Annual Meeting maintain a APSA membership, reside more than 30 miles from the conference location, submit all itemized receipts, complete and return a Form W-9 or Form W-8BEN reimbursement of the costs of travel, including lodging and meals June
            x   American Psychological Association - Fellowships, Scholarships and Grants to help graduate students further their education in psychology criteria vary by the award offered $1,000 - $25,000 deadlines vary by the award
    x           American Psychological Association – Interdisciplinary Minority Fellowship Program Fellowship provided by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the fellowship supports the training of ethnic minority graduate students who commit to significantly improving the quality of care provided to ethnic and racial minorities who have a mental or cooccurring mental and substance use disorder. US citizens, permanent residents, or noncitizen nationals; master’s or doctoral students in psychology, nursing, social work, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, or substance use and addictions counseling—visit the website for additional requirements for each field; commit to enter careers in behavioral health services for ethnic and racial minorities who have a mental or co-occurring mental and substance use disorder immediately upon graduation; it is not required for applicants to identify as ethnic minorities; however, African Americans, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Asian-Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders are especially encouraged to apply. doctoral fellows receive an annual stipend up to $23,000 for up to two years. Master’s fellows receive an annual stipend up to $12,000 for up to two years. application open October 1 – January 15
    x           American Psychological Foundation – Queen-Nellie Evans Scholarship to recognize outstanding graduate students from underrepresented groups who demonstrate a financial need and are committed to improving the disparities in societal structures and issues that negatively impact communities of color, particularly of African descent must be graduate students in an accredited college or university $4,000 January
x               American Research Center in Egypt – Research Fellowship, NEH Fellowship, Pre-Dissertation Travel Grant, Theodore N. Romanoff Prize, William P. McHugh Memorial Fund to support scholars who want to conduct research in Egypt review the eligibility criteria carefully; some awards require US citizenship and others do not; some awards are open to pre-doctoral candidates who have completed all coursework, doctoral candidates, or pre-doctoral students research fellowships provide a monthly per diem for 3-12 months and round trip airfare; NEH Fellowship provides a monthly per diem for 4 months; travel grants provide $2,400 and round trip airfare for a 1-2 month stay; the Romanoff Prize provides $4,000; the McHugh Memorial Fund provides $600 January
        x       American Research Center in Egypt – Theodore N. Romanoff Prize to support scholars wanting to conduct research in Egypt doctoral candidates who have completed all coursework except the dissertation and recent PhD recipients, conducting research on the language or historical texts of ancient Egypt including the Coptic language, non-American scholars studying or teaching in a university in the US are eligible $4,000 January
x               American Sociological Association – Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants to support theoretically grounded empirical investigations to advance understanding of fundamental social processes doctoral students attend institutions in the US, students must have the support of a research sponsor from the same institution one year of funding November
    x           American Sociological Association Minority Fellowships to attract talented doctoral students to ensure that a diverse and highly trained workforce is available to assume leadership roles and conduct research that is relevant to today’s global society applicants must be a member of the Black/African American, Latino/a/x, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, or Pacific Islander populations; applicants must be US citizens, US permanent residents, non-citizen nationals of the US, or eligible under DACA; must be enrolled in a PhD program in sociology and advanced in the program by the time of the application stipend of $18,000 for one year and “works with departments to try to arrange for tuition payment for the year application available November - January
          x     American-Scandinavian Foundation – Fellowships and Grants to provide international understanding through educational and cultural exchange between the US and the Nordic countries US citizen or permanent resident, completed undergraduate education by the start of the project, priority given to dissertation-related study or research fellowship up to $23,000, grant up to $5,000 November
        x       Arab Student Aid International – Loans to effectively contribute to the enhancement of specialized university graduates at the PhD, MA, and BA levels in those fields that are highly in demand for sustainable development and are not readily available at the academic institutions in the Arab World without any prejudice to any Arab State, religion, gender or racial background must be a citizen of an Arab country, have a valid passport, enrolled at a reputable university, GPA must be B or “very good” and above for the first semester of the MA or PhD, students enrolled in a master’s or doctoral degree must have completed one full semester; degree programs in the applied sciences, pure sciences, and social sciences are prioritized applicants in MA or MS programs receive 2 academic years of support, applicants in doctoral programs receive 3 academic years of support January 15 and August 30
x               Archaeological Institute of America – Site Preservation Grant to enhance global preservation efforts and promote awareness of the need to protect threatened archaeological sites applications should fit one or more of the following categories: planning for conservation: involves documentation including photography and digital applications, assessment of significance and condition, and drawing up a conservation plan in coordination with the local authorities; conservation interventions: physical hands-on treatments, materials and labor; preventive measures: reburial, shelters, fences, walkways, water management (drainage, flood prevention); monitoring and maintenance of sites; Training of personnel in conservation and site management; public outreach and education up to $15,000 November
    x           Arkansas Department of Education – Minority Masters Fellows Program to support students entering a master’s program US citizen or permanent resident: bona fide Arkansas resident for at least 6 months prior to the application deadline; must be African American, Hispanic, Asian-American, or Native American; enrolled full-time in a 4-year institution located in Arkansas; minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA; must have received a baccalaureate degree; must be admitted to a master’s program in mathematics, the sciences or foreign languages up to $7,500 for one academic year July
            x   Arkansas Space Grant Consortium - Student Intensive Training Program to support student projects around an aerospace research topic or an important training topic US citizen or permanent resident, have a bachelor’s degree or higher in chemistry or chemistry-related discipline, less than one year work experience outside of the degree program, show an interest in being a secondary educator, accepted into an education master’s program or teacher certification program up to $10,000 February
    x           Arkansas Space Grant Consortium MSI Program to increase the number of under-represented minorities in STEM related fields by offering a grant to help promote awareness of aerospace related topics around the state US citizen, pursuing a degree in a STEM related field, enrolled full-time, minimum 3.0 GPA $2,500 stipend February
x               Asian Cultural Council Fellowships and Grants to support cultural exchange in the arts for practicing artists, scholars, and arts professionals must reside in or be citizens of an eligible country or region, must be a practicing artist, humanities scholar or arts professional in an eligible field funding, logistical and programmatic support not specified as of 12/20/2021
        x       Asian Cultural Council Fellowships and Grants to support cultural exchange in the arts for practicing artists, scholars, and arts professionals must reside in or be citizens of an eligible country or region, must be a practicing artist, humanities scholar or arts professional in an eligible field funding, logistical and programmatic support not specified as of 12/20/2021
    x           Association for Women in Science – Distinguished Doctoral Research Scholarship to award an AWIS member whose dissertation research project is judged likely to make important and original contributions to her field applicants must be women; must be AWIS member and pre-doctoral student in life sciences, physical sciences, behavioral sciences, mathematics or engineering; applicant must expect to graduate within two years of the application deadline $10,000 February
            x   AT&T - Internships   master’s and doctoral students specializing in cybersecurity, software engineering, data analytics, network engineering, finance, leadership, supply chain management, corporate development, and communications full-time paid internsip for 10-12 weeks during the summer visit the website to enroll in program alerts
    x           Bibliographical Society of America – Dorothy Porter Wesley Fellowship to support bibliographical study conducted by and individual who identifies as Black US citizens and residents, citizens of other nations without US residency who wish to conduct research outside of the US only $3,000 October
        x   x   Center for Cyber Safety and Education - (ISC)2 Graduate Scholarships to bridge the gap between the demand for skilled cybersecurity experts and the short supply of qualified candidates by providing future professionals with scholarships citizens of all countries are eligible, pursuing or plan to pursue a master’s or doctoral degree focusing on cybersecurity or information assurance, minimum 3.5 GPA $1,000 - $5,000 application period November – March
    x   x       Center for Cyber Safety and Education – (ISC)2 Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarship to bridge the gap between the demand for skilled cybersecurity experts and the short supply of qualified candidates by providing future professionals with scholarships citizens of all countries are eligible; must be pursuing or plan to pursue an undergraduate or graduate degree focused on cybersecurity or information assurance; minimum 3.3 GPA one time award of $1,000 - $5,000 application period November – February
    x           Center for Cyber Safety and Education – KnowBe4 Scholarship for Black Americans in Cybersecurity to bridge the gap between the demand for skilled cybersecurity experts and the short supply of qualified candidates by providing future professionals with scholarships US citizen; must be Black or African American; minimum 3.2 GPA; pursuing or plan to pursue a degree focusing on cybersecurity, information assurance or related field; must be an undergraduate or graduate student in the award year $10,000 for tuition, fees, books, and electronics, and up to $3,000 for housing application period February – April
    x           Center for Cyber Safety and Education – KnowBe4 Veterans, Guard, Reserve and Spouse Cybersecurity Scholarship to bridge the gap between the demand for skilled cybersecurity experts and the short supply of qualified candidates by providing future professionals with scholarships US citizen or permanent resident; pursuing or plan to pursue a degree focusing on cybersecurity, information assurance or related field; undergraduate and master’s degree students are eligible; PhD students are ineligible; must be on of the following: honorably discharged US military veteran prior to October 31, current or former service in the National Guard or Reserve, or spouse or surviving spouse of an active or honorably discharged military, veteran, guard or reserve member $10,000 for tuition, fees, books, and electronics, up to $3,000 for housing, and an (ISC)2 certification education package  application period June – August
    x           Center for Cyber Safety and Education – KnowBe4 Women Scholarship to bridge the gap between the demand for skilled cybersecurity experts and the short supply of qualified candidates by providing future professionals with scholarships US citizen or permanent resident; pursuing or plan to pursue a degree focusing on cybersecurity, information assurance or related field; must be a high school senior, undergraduate or master’s degree student; PhD students are ineligible; minimum 3.3 GPA one year of $10,000 for tuition, fees, books and electronics, and up to $3,000 for housing application period November – February
    x           Center for Cyber Safety and Education – Raytheon Intelligence and Space CCDC Minority Cyber Security Scholarship Program to develop global cyber talent US citizen; must have participated in at least one National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (any qualifier or regional) between 2018 and April 2021; must belong to a minority group, i.e., Blacks, African Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Asians, Pacific Islanders, and Hispanics; must be pursuing a degree in cybersecurity, information security or similar field; minimum 3.3 cumulative GPA $10,000 to be applied only to tuition, fees and books; one (ISC)2 exam voucher, hard copy textbook, digital textbook, practice exams, five-day seminar, and first-year membership fees paid upon passing the exam and becoming endorsed; and internship opportunities application period December – June
        x       Center for Cyber Safety and Education- (ISC)2 Graduate Scholarships to bridge the gap between the demand for skilled cybersecurity experts and the short supply of qualified candidates by providing future professionals with scholarships citizens of all countries are eligible, pursuing or plan to pursue a master’s or doctoral degree focusing on cybersecurity or information assurance, minimum 3.5 GPA $1,000 - $5,000 application period November – March
        x       Center for Cyber Safety and Education - Graduate Scholarships to increase the number of skilled cybersecurity experts US citizenship not required, pursuing or plan to pursue a degree focusing on cybersecurity or information assurance, master’s degree program or doctoral program, program delivered online or on campus, full-time or part-time students permitted, 3.5 GPA $1,000 – $5,000 March
    x           Charles R. Rangel International Affairs Program Fellowship to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers as diplomats in the Foreign Service of the US Department of State. The Program encourages members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need to apply US citizen; plan to begin a two-year, graduate degree program at a US institution in the fall of the next year in an area of relevance to the Foreign Service; cumulative GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale up to $24,000 per year for tuition and mandatory fees, and up to $18,000 stipend per year for two years, two summer internships, mentoring from a Foreign Service Officer, appointment in the State Department Foreign Service after successful completion of the program September
  x             Chateaubriand Fellowship – Embassy of France in the United States to support outstanding PhD students from US institutions who wish to conduct part of their doctoral research in France US citizenship is not required; French citizens are ineligible; doctoral students in the STEM fields, humanities and social sciences are eligible; must be currently working on the PhD; knowledge of French is not mandatory and is left to the host institution 4-12 months of a monthly stipend, round trip ticket to France, and health insurance application period October – January
    x           Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes – Higher Education Scholarship to support tribal members in higher education throughout the US be a tribal member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, be a high school or GED graduate, approved for admission by the college or university, provide reasonable assuring you will successfully complete a two- or four-year degree program amount not specified June 1 for fall semester, November 1 for spring semester, April 1 for summer semester
    x           CLAGS Center for LGBTQ Studies – Fellowship Award to award a graduate student, an academic, or an independent scholar for work on a dissertation, a first book manuscript, or a second book manuscript graduate students, academics, or independent scholars may apply $2,000 December
    x           CLAGS Center for LGBTQ Studies – Sylvia Rivera Award in Transgender Studies the award, which honors the memory of transgender activist Sylvia Rivera, will be given for the best book or article to appear in transgender studies this past year authors of books or articles on transgender studies $1,000 December
    x           CLAGS Center for LGBTQ Studies – The Duberman-Zal Fellowship to support scholarly research on the LGBTQ experience graduate students, independent scholars, or adjuncts from any country are eligible; university affiliation is unnecessary $2,500 December
    x           CLAGS Center for LGBTQ Studies – The Robert Giard Fellowship (not awarded as of 12/16/2021) to support the development or completion of a project, one that is new or continuing, that addresses issues of sexuality, gender, or LGBTQ identity emerging or mid-career artists from any country working in photography, photo-based media, or moving image, including experimental, narrative, or documentary forms of these media; university affiliation is unnecessary $7,500 not awarded as of 12/16/2021
    x x         CLAGS Center for LGBTQ Studies Fellowships and Awards        
          x     Council of Southern Graduate Schools – Master’s Thesis Award to support the completion of master’s theses in math, physical sciences, engineering, humanities, fine arts, social sciences, business, education, life sciences, and non-traditional theses, such as those created in MFA programs master’s degree students from two of four rotating categories of most academic fields, graduate deans nominate one person per category whose thesis has been accepted in partial fulfillment of master’s degree requirements during the past two academic years and/or summer sessions $1,000, a plaque, and recognition at the award ceremony November
        x       Council of Southern Graduate Schools – Master’s Thesis Award to support the completion of master’s theses in math, physical sciences, engineering, humanities, fine arts, social sciences, business, education, life sciences, and non-traditional theses, such as those created in MFA programs master’s degree students from two of four rotating categories of most academic fields, graduate deans nominate one person per category whose thesis has been accepted in partial fulfillment of master’s degree requirements during the past two academic years and/or summer sessions $1,000, a plaque, and recognition at the award ceremony November
    x     x     Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund to aid people active in movements for social and economic justice students who can do academic work at a college or university level or are enrolled in a trade or technical program, active in the progress movement, must have participated in activities in the US maximum of $15,000 for one year April
            x   Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration - Laboratory Residency Graduate Fellowship to provide financial benefits and professional development opportunities to students pursuing a PhD in fields of study that address complex science and engineering problems critical to stewardship science US citizen, full-time student, in the second or later year of doctoral work in one of the supported fields (engineering and applied sciences, physics, materials, mathematics and computational science) of study up to four years of a yearly stipend, full payment of tuition and fees, yearly academic allowance, yearly program review, two 12-week residencies at a laboratory or site, and more March
  x             Dissertation Completion Fellowship – Mellon-Council of European Studies to facilitate the timely completion of the doctoral degree by late-stage graduate students in the humanities must be US citizen or green card holder; all but dissertation at the start of the fellowship year; have no more than 1 full year of dissertation work at the start of the fellowship year; be enrolled at a higher education institution in the US that is a member  of the Council for European Studies Academic Consortium; students whose universities are not currently members of the CES consortium may apply, but they are encouraged to apply early in the application season so that every effort may be made to enroll the institution in the CES member consortium 1 year of $27,500 stipend and “assistance in securing reimbursements or waivers in eligible health insurance and candidacy fees” application period October – January
  x             Dissertation Fellowship – American Association of University Women to offset a scholar’s living expenses while she completes her dissertation. The fellowship must be used for the final year of writing the dissertation must be a US citizen or permanent resident, must identify as a woman, must have completed all coursework, passed all preliminary exams, and had the dissertation research proposal approved by November of the year prior to the start of the fellowship, must not already have a fellowship or grant supporting the final year of writing; the award is intended for applicants completing their first doctoral degree $20,000 application period August 1 – November 1
  x             Dissertation Fellowship – Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the Science History Institute to support scholars whose research would benefit from the use of our collections doctoral students whose dissertation proposals have been accepted by their respective university departments 9 months of support including a stipend of $27,500, reimbursement for health insurance, and participation in scholarly programs and a lecture series January
  x             Dissertation Fellowship – Ford Foundation to support individuals who have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level in the US, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students must be a US citizen, US national, US permanent resident, DACA recipient, Indigenous individual exercising rights associated with the Jay Treaty of 1794, individual granted Temporary Protected Status, asylees, or refugee; must be enrolled in an eligible dissertation-required program leading to a PhD or ScD degree in 9-12 months during the upcoming academic year; must have completed all departmental and institutional requirements for the degree except for writing and defense of the dissertation by December of the year prior to the start of the fellowship; must not have already earned a doctoral degree one-year stipend of $28,000, invitation to the Conference of Ford Fellows, and access to the Ford Fellow Regional Liaisons January
  x             Dissertation Fellowship in American Art – Henry Luce Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies to support graduate students who are pursuing research on the history of art and visual culture of the United States, including all aspects of Native American art, and who are at any stage of PhD dissertation research or writing US citizens, permanent residents, Indigenous persons residing in the United States through rights associated with the Jay Treaty of 1794, DACA recipients, asylees, refugees, or individuals granted Temporary Protected Status in the United States are eligible; must be a PhD candidate at a university in the United States in art history or a related field, such as Native American and Indigenous Studies or African American Studies; must have a dissertation focused on a topic in the history of the visual arts of the United States, including all facets of Native American art; have completed all requirements for the PhD except the dissertation by the start of the fellowship 1 year of $38,000 stipend and up to $4,000 travel and research allowance October
  x             Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies – Institute for Citizens and Scholars to support the final year of dissertation writing for PhD candidates in the humanities and social sciences whose work addresses topics of women and gender in interdisciplinary and original ways US citizens and foreign citizens are eligible; have completed all dissertation requirements; writing on issues related to women, gender, women’s studies or feminist/gender/LGBTQ theory; PhD or ThD in area of study in the humanities or social sciences; candidates for DMin, law, PsyD, EdD and other professional degrees are ineligible; expect to complete the PhD in the summer by the end of the award term $5,000 for travel, data work, and supply expenses October
  x           x Dissertation Fellowship, Traveling/Research Grant, and Conference/Workshop Grant – D. Kim Foundation for the History of Science and Technology in East Asia to support graduate students and young scholars who are working in the history of science and technology in modern East Asia graduate students of all nationalities are eligible; PhD students applying for the dissertation fellowship must intend to finish the dissertation in 1-2 years the dissertation fellowship provides $25,000; the traveling/research grant provides up to $2,500; the conference/workshop grant provides up to $2,500 December for the dissertation fellowship and traveling/research grant, May for the conference/workshop grant
        x       Dissertation Grant – American Educational Research Association to advance fundamental knowledge of relevance to STEM policy, foster significant science using education data, and build research capacity in education and learning US citizens, US permanent residents and non-US citizens are eligible, applicant must be at the dissertation writing stage of the doctoral degree program, proposals from all education research fields are acceptable (economics, political science, psychology, sociology, demography, statistics, public policy, and psychometrics), the dissertation must include analysis of large-scale data 1 year of $27,500 stipend, participation in the AERA Research Conference and the AERA Annual Meeting Capstone Research Institute January
  x             Dissertation Grant – American Educational Research Association to advance fundamental knowledge of relevance to STEM policy, foster significant science using education data, and build research capacity in education and learning US citizens, US permanent residents and non-US citizens are eligible, applicant must be at the dissertation writing stage of the doctoral degree program, proposals from all education research fields are acceptable (economics, political science, psychology, sociology, demography, statistics, public policy, and psychometrics), the dissertation must include analysis of large-scale data 1 year of $27,500 stipend, participation in the AERA Research Conference and the AERA Annual Meeting Capstone Research Institute January
  x             Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards – Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program of the National Science Foundation to support basic scientific research about the nature, causes and/or consequences of the spatial distribution of human activity and/or environmental processes across a range of scales a doctoral student and his or her advisor as the principal investigators submit the proposal; HEGS welcomes proposals that creatively integrate scientific and critical approaches, and that engage rigorous quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods in novel ways; HEGS supported projects are expected to yield results that will enhance, expand, and transform fundamental geographical theory and methods, and that will have positive broader impacts that benefit society. $250,000 - $375,000 proposals accepted anytime
        x       Edmund S. Muski Professional Fellowship Program to provide emerging leaders of the Fulbright Program with the opportunity to gain real-world experience complementing and enriching their graduate studies in the US must currently be a Fulbright Foreign Student; must be currently studying toward a graduate degree at a US college or university; must be a citizen of one of the following countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine or Uzbekistan travel support for the program orientation and the closing seminar, and to and from cities in which the internships are located; a monthly stipend not specified, “please check our website again in the fall of 2022”
x               Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for Artists to fund young artists who are pursuing their studies or are in the early stage of their career, are working in a representational style of painting, drawing, sculpture or printmaking, and demonstrate the determination and talent to pursue a lifetime career in their art practice. The Foundation does not provide funding for the pursuit of abstract or non-objective art. must work within a representational style of painting, drawing, sculpture or printmaking; there are no citizenship or residency requirements; applicants must be 18-41 years old at the time of the application first grant is $15,000 Canadian dollars, second and third grants are $18,000 Canadian dollars applications accepted throughout the year
            x   Environmental Research and Education Foundation Scholarships to recognize excellence in master’s and doctoral waste management research and education will be or are now a full-time master’s or doctoral student, have demonstrated interest in solid waste management research up to $15,000 per year for up to three years for doctoral students, up to $7,500 per year for up to two years for master’s students not specified
            x   Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Fellowship to provide financial and lifelong professional support for the nation’s most promising graduate students in science and technology US citizenship not required, pursuing or plan to pursue a degree focusing on cybersecurity or information assurance, master’s degree program or doctoral program, program delivered online or on campus, full-time or part-time students permitted, 3.5 GPA up to five years of full tuition payment and a monthly stipend October
x               Ford Foundation – Predoctoral Fellowship to support individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a PhD or ScD degree US citizen, national or permanent resident, enrolled in or planning to enroll in an eligible research-based (dissertation required) program leading to a PhD or ScD, has a minimum of three years of study remaining to complete the degree as of the next fall semester, has not earned a doctoral degree at any time in any field, committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level in the US annual stipend of $27,000 for three years, an invitation to attend the Conference of Ford Fellows, access to a network of former Ford Fellows December
x   x   x x x   Ford Foundation - Ford Global Fellowship to connect and support the next generation of leaders from around the world who are advancing innovative solutions to end inequlaity fellows must be 18 or older; fellows cannot be candidates for public office; fellows should be proximate to and directly engaged in addressing inequality, expansive in approach and potential, ethical and skilled in leadership, and poised to benefit from the fellowship experience stipend of $25,000, travel costs for fellowship conferences paid candidates are nominated by official nominators
x               Frank Huntington Beebe Fund for Musicians to support gifted young musicians, generally performers and composers in classical disciplines, who wish to pursue advanced music study and performance abroad, usually in Europe both US citizens and foreign nationals are eligible, musicians based in the United States for whom this would be the first extended period of study abroad, applicants must not have reached the age of 30 by July 1, enrollment in a college or university is not required $22,000 for one year December 
          x     Fulbright U.S. Student Program Grants to support individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs. Fulbrighters meet, work, live with and learn from the people of the host country, sharing daily experiences US citizens or US nationals, permanent residents are ineligible, conferred bachelor’s degree or J.D. before the grant begins, language requirement, Doctors of Medicine may receive grants for advanced academic study but not for internships or residencies accident and sickness health benefits; 24/7 support line; 12 months of non-competitive eligibility hiring status within the federal government; round trip transportation to the host country; funding to cover room, board, and incidental costs; orientation before departure or in-country; some grants also include book and research allowances, mid-term enrichment activities, full or partial tuition, and language study programs; all English Teaching Assistants receive a 60-hour online TESOL Fundamentals Course March 31 – October 12
x       x       Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program provides grants to colleges and universities to fund individual doctoral students who conduct research in other countries, in modern foreign languages and area studies for periods of six to 12 months students apply through the institutions in which they are enrolled, citizen or permanent resident of the US, admitted to candidacy in a doctoral program in modern foreign languages and area studies, planning a teaching career upon graduation, possesses adequate skills in the language(s) necessary to execute the dissertation travel expenses, maintenance and dependent allowances for dependent(s), project allowance, health and accident insurance April, Kathy Scheibel (scheibel@uark.edu) was the campus project director in FY2016
  x     x       Graduate Fellowship – The Goizueta Foundation of the University of Miami Libraries to engage emerging scholars with the materials available in the Cuban Heritage Collection and thus contribute to the larger body of scholarship in Cuban and Cuban diaspora studies all US citizens, US permanent residents, and foreign nationals on F-1 student visas are eligible; must be enrolled in a doctoral program summer fellowships provide $3,000 for 1 month, graduate research fellowships provide $4,500 monthly for 1-3 months February
  x             Graduate Research Fellowship – Center for Jewish History to support cutting-edge research in the rich collections of the Center's partners - American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research US citizens and foreign nationals are eligible, hybrid and remote fellowships will be considered, applicants must have completed all requirement for the doctoral degree except the dissertation stipend of $20,000 - $30,000 for ten months February
  x             Grassroots Development Fellowship – Inter-American Foundation on hold as of 1/27/2022      
            x   Guttmacher Institute – Cory L. Richards Memorial Scholarship to support emerging leaders in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights entering or currently enrolled in a full-time or part-time graduate study program in the US for the entire upcoming academic year, pursuing a master’s degree in public policy or public health, planning to pursue a career in advancing public policy related to sexual and reproductive health and rights, minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale $15,000 not specified as of 1/6/2022
    x       x   Health Policy Research Scholars – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for full-time doctoral students who are entering their second year of study and are from populations underrepresented in specific doctoral disciplines and/or historically marginalized backgrounds students from historically marginalized backgrounds and/or populations underrepresented in specific doctoral disciplines (examples include first-generation college graduates, individuals from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, individuals from communities of color, and individuals with disabilities), students who will begin their second year in the fall and will have at least three years of study remaining annual award of $30,000 for four year or until they complete the doctoral program (whichever is sooner), training and leadership development, and eligibility for a dissertation grant of up to $10,000 application period January - March
    x           Hispanic Scholarship Fund to empower students and parents with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education, while providing support services and scholarships to as many exceptional students, HSF Scholars, and Alumni as possible must be of Hispanic heritage, must be US citizen, permanent legal resident or DACA recipient; college and graduate students must have minimum 2.5 GPA; plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, public or not-for-profile, four-year university or graduate school in the US; submit the FAFSA or state-based financial aid forms award amounts range from $500 to $5,000 applications open January - February
        x       Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Grants to support emerging scholars through small grants, to promote scholarship with a social policy application, to encourage projects that address contemporary issues in the social sciences US citizenship or residency is not required, applicants must be current PhD (or DrPH) candidates who are working on their dissertation, must have defended the dissertation proposal or had the topic approved by the department $7,500 consisting of $5,000 initially followed by $2,500 upon completion of the project December
    x           Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study to ensure that students from groups historically excluded from and underrepresented in science are prepared to assume leadership roles in science and science education, and to foster the development of a healthier, more inclusive academic scientific ecosystem by partnering with faculty and institutions committed to advancing diversity and inclusion in the sciences applicants must be US citizens, US permanent residents, undocumented childhood arrivals, or undocumented DACA individuals; must also be from populations excluded from and underrepresented in science because of ethnicity, race, or disability status, or alumni of the HHMI EXROP program; students must be in the second or third year of a PhD program, and/or have at least two full years of study remaining, and have or will advance to candidacy by the start of the fellowship fellows receive three years of funding. For 2022-23, fellows receive an annual stipend of $36,000, an institution allowance of $10,000, discretionary allowance of $4,000, and an adviser allowance of $3,000 application is by invitation only
            x   Idaho National Energy and Environment Laboratory - Graduate Fellowship to provide financial support and mentoring to students in research areas aligned with the INL’s strategic agenda enrolled in a PhD program or applied to one in a science or engineering discipline related to the INL’s core areas of interest, have the university’s support to pay tuition during the pre-candidacy portion of the degree program, minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA full tuition payment, collaboration with an INL technical advisor, internship  February
x x             Institute for Citizens and Scholars – Charlotte W. Newcombe Dissertation Fellowship to encourage original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences, and particularly to help PhD candidates in these fields complete their dissertation work candidate for PhD or ThD in any field in any field in the humanities or social sciences at a school in the US; candidates for DMin, law, PsyD, EdD and other professional degrees are ineligible; completed all dissertation requirements by the deadline; be in the writing stage of the dissertation; must expect to complete the dissertation between April 1 and August 31; have never held a similar national award for the final year of dissertation writing $30,000 for 12 months of full-time dissertation writing, fellows’ graduate schools are asked to waive tuition and fees and provide health insurance November
    x   x       Institute for Citizens and Scholars – Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies to support the final year of dissertation writing for PhD candidates in the humanities and social sciences whose work addresses topics of women and gender in interdisciplinary and original ways completed all dissertation requirements; writing on issues related to women, gender, women’s studies or feminist/gender/LGBTQ theory; area of study in the humanities or social sciences; expected to complete the PhD by the summer of the award year $5,000 for expenses related to the dissertation October
        x   x   Institute of Food Technologists – Dr. Elwood F. Caldwell Graduate Fellowship for students currently enrolled in a master’s or doctoral program in the science of food and will provide a generous stipend to students pursuing research focused on addressing the current and future needs and demands of the global food system available to US domestic and international students, currently enrolled in and pursuing a graduate degree in food science and technology, conducting research addressing future needs and demands of the global food system, full-time, in the second year of the graduate program one-year fellowship paid in two installments December
            x   Institute of Food Technologists Scholarships to assist students who plan to continue their education by pursuing a MS or PhD degree in food science available to US domestic and international students, currently enrolled in and pursuing a graduate degree in food science and technology, conducting research addressing future needs and demands of the global food system, full-time, in the second year of the graduate program $2,000 – $5,000 March
      x x       Institute of International Education        
        x       International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology – PhD Fellowships to support highly motivated scientists wishing to pursue PhD research studies in a world-class scientific environment applicants must be nationals of an an ICGEB Member State; candidates must have a good working knowledge of the English language; age limit for candidates for Trieste, Italy location; applicants for the Trieste location must have a bachelor of science degree; applicants for the Cape Town and New Delhi locations must have a master of science degree stipend, full coverage of tuition fees, travel provision, and health insurance for 3 years March
            x   International Foundation for Ethical Research - Fellowship for Alternatives to the Use of Animals in Science – to support the development, validation and implementation of innovative scientific methodologies that advance science and replace the use of animals in research, testing and education master’s and PhD program in the sciences up to $12,500 per year for up to three years April
    x           Islamic Scholarship Fund – Policy Scholarship Program to improve negative portrayals of Muslims in the news, increase the number of Muslim policymakers, and invest in the creation of positive and engaging stories about American Muslims. -        Muslim or active member of the Muslim community; US citizen, US permanent resident or DACA recipient; enrolled at an accredited university in the US by the fall semester; undergraduate or graduate student; studying an ISF-supported major [international relations, international affairs, political science, public policy, public administration, anthropology (PhD only), and sociology(PhD only)]; maintaining a 3.0 cumulative GPA award amounts range $3,000 - $10,000 applications accepted November - March
        x       Japan-International Monetary Fund Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies to help Japanese nationals obtain PhD degrees in macroeconomics and prepare them to work as economists at the International Monetary Fund must be a Japanese citizen; able to obtain the PhD by the age of 34; studying at or applying to a doctoral program in macroeconomics at a university outside of Japan; entering the first, second or third year of the doctoral program 2 years of full tuition and fees, medical insurance, monthly living allowance, selected travel expenses, and a paid summer internship January
  x             Jennings Randolph Peace Scholar Fellowship – United States Institute of Peace to support PhD candidates enrolled in U.S. universities who are writing doctoral dissertations on topics broadly related to conflict management, peacebuilding and relevant security studies both US citizens and noncitizens are eligible, must be a PhD candidate enrolled in a US university who has successfully completed all of the required classwork and any required comprehensive exam, priority is given to applications closely related to the mission of USIP and/or research priorities of the Minerva Research Initiative stipend of up to $20,000 for one academic year application period September - October
x               Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship to support advanced study in architecture, art, dance, landscape architecture, music, theatre, or urban and regional planning graduates of the College of Fine and Applied Arts of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and similar institutions whose major studies were architecture, art, dance, landscape architecture, music, theatre, and urban and regional planning $9,000 - $20,000 depending on the field the fellowship is suspended for 2021-22
    x           Kennedy Kreiger Institute – Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement (RISE) Fellowship Program to provide educational and professional development opportunities for US citizen, US national, or permanent resident; willing to commit to the length of the fellowship; 3.0 GPA; enrolled as a full-time graduate student in a medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary, public health, allied health, or social sciences degree program during the entire summer program stipend of $5,382 for master level fellows, stipend of $7,314 for pre-doctoral fellows, anda 10-week summer program consisting of mentored research and professional development experiences application open November - January
  x             LGBT Studies Research Fellowship – Yale University suspended for 2021-22 as of 1/5/2022      
  x             Lincoln Institute of Land Policy – C. Lowell Harriss Dissertation Fellowship to assist PhD students whose research complements the Institute’s interests in land and tax policy US citizens and noncitizens are eligible; must be a doctoral student in the dissertation writing stage  $10,000 March
  x             Long-Term or Short-Term Research Grants – DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) to support doctoral students pursuing a research project in Germany US or Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and foreign nationals are eligible; must be a doctoral student by the start of the fellowship 1-12 months of monthly stipend, rent subsidy, and family allowance; long-term grants include health and personal liability insurance, research allowance, and travel allowances application period November – May
x x             Luce/American Council of Learned Societies - Dissertation Fellowships in American Art to support graduate students who are pursuing research on the history of art and visual culture of the United States, including all aspects of Native American art US citizen, permanent resident, Indigenous person residing in the US by rights associated with the Jay Treaty of 1794, DACA recipient, asylee, refugee, or individual granted Temporary Protected Status in the US; PhD candidate in art history or related field; dissertation focused on a topic in the history of the visual arts of the US, including all facets of Native American art; have completed all requirements for the PhD except the dissertation before beginning fellowship tenure; have not previously applied more than once a stipend plus a travel and research allowance for 9-12 months October
            x   Meat Industry Suppliers Alliance Foundation Scholarship to support those interested in pursuing careers within the meat industry or engineering field junior level undergraduates, masters students, and PhD candidates in engineering or the meat sciences attending a North American university $10,000 not specified
  x             Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship – Social Science Research Council to support doctoral students in the humanities and social sciences in the US who are conducting research about US Indigenous or non-US cultures and societies must be enrolled in a PhD program in the humanities and social sciences located in the US; must complete all PhD requirements except on-site research by the time the fellowship begins or by December, whichever comes first 6-12 months of support, fellowships average $23,000 not specified as of 12/23/2021
x x             Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies - Dissertation Completion Fellowships to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and interpretive social sciences in the last year of PhD dissertation writing PhD candidates in a humanities or social science department in the US, have completed all requirements for the PhD except the dissertation by the application deadline, no more than six years into the degree program at the time of application, not currently receiving or have previously received a dissertation completion fellowship, have not previously applied for the fellowship more than once a stipend, funds for research, and funds for university fees for up to one year October
x               Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture – Doctoral Scholarship to help train qualified individuals for careers in Jewish scholarship and research not specified not specified November
  x x   x       Microsoft Dissertation Grant to increase the pipeline of diverse talent receiving advanced degrees in computing-related fields by providing a research funding opportunity for doctoral students who are underrepresented in the field of computing must be PhD students enrolled at a university in the US or Canada; the proposed research must relate to the general research areas of Microsoft researchers (see website for research areas); must be in the fourth year or beyond of the PhD program as of the application deadline; must identify as a woman, African American, Black, Hispanic, Latinx, American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, LGBTQI+, and/or person with a disability one year of up to $25,000 and an invitation to the PhD Summit March
    x   x       Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship to increase the pipeline of talent receiving advanced degrees in computing-fields to build a stronger and inclusive computing-related research community must be nominated by the student’s department, must be enrolled at a university in Canada or the US, the proposed research must closely relate to the areas of research done by Microsoft Research or other parts of Microsoft (see website for research areas), must be in the third year of the PhD program in the fall, must be a full-time PhD student two years of tuition and fee payment, $42,000 stipend, and mentoring with Microsoft researchers May
            x   National Academies of Sciences Engineering Medicine Fellowships and Grants Provides early career fellowships, middle-to-late career fellowships, and grants requirements vary by the award offered benefits vary by the award offered deadlines vary by the award offered
x x     x       National Academy of Education – NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship to encourage a new generation of scholars from a variety of fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education. candidates for doctoral degrees at graduate institutions in the US, must confirm completion of pre-dissertation requirements by June, US citizens and non-US citizens are eligible $27,500 to be expended within two years October
            x   National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Fellowships to support student-authored graduate research proposals responding to a NASA Research Opportunity listed in the solicitation US citizens or naturalized citizens with bachelor’s degrees in STEM field earned before the fall term of the academic year, must be enrolled in a graduate degree program by September 1 stipend, tuition payment, research allowance, health insurance allowance, faculty adviser allowance, professional development allowance July
    x       x   National Defense Science and Engineering - Graduate Fellowship to increase the number of US nationals trained in science and engineering of military importance, develop relationships among recipients and military services, encourage students to earn doctoral degrees aligned with the DoD services Broad Agency Announcements US citizens, dual citizens, or US nationals; completed undergraduate degree prior to beginning of the fellowship in September; applying to, accepted to, or enrolled in a graduate degree program; have at least 3 years remaining in the degree program by September; pursuing research in alignment with specific topics stated in the Department of Defense’s Broad Agency Announcements for 3 years the fellowship provides full payment on tuition and mandatory fees, a monthly stipend, travel budget, and a health insurance allowance email NDSEG@its-jv.com
    x           National Federation of the Blind – Scholarship Program to award blind scholars across the fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rice in recognition of their achievements and professional aspirations must be legally blind in both eyes; residing in the US, District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico; 18 years of age by the July prior to the fall semester; pursuing or plan to pursue a full-time, post-secondary course of study in a degree program at a U.S. institution in the fall of the year of application; must participate in the entire NFB National Convention $3,000 - $12,000; past recipients received a laptop, JAWS screen reading software, and a KNFB Reader March
    x       x   National GEM Consortium Fellowship Program – MS Engineering and Science Fellowship to promote the benefits of a masters degree within industry US citizen or permanent resident; must be American Indian/Native, African American/Black, or Hispanic American/Latino; must be a senior or graduate of an accredited engineering or computer science program at the time of application, minimum 2.8 cumulative GPA, must agree to intern for two summers with sponsoring GEM employer beginning the summer after the sponsorship employer fellows receive $4,000 stipend each semester up to four semesters, up to two paid summer internships with a GEM Employer Member, and full tuition and fee payment provided by a GEM University Members (the University of Arkansas is a member); university fellows receive full tuition and fee payment; associate fellows receive full tuition and fee payment and at least $8,000 stipend per year application period July – November, Assistant Dean Thomas Carter (tic@uark.edu) is the university’s GEM representative
    x       x   National GEM Consortium Fellowship Program – Ph.D. Engineering and Science Fellowship to offer doctoral fellowships to underrepresented minority students who have either completed, are currently enrolled in a master’s in engineering program, or received admittance into a PhD program directly from a bachelor’s degree program US citizen or permanent resident; must be American Indian/Native, African American/Black, or Hispanic American/Latino; must be a senior, masters student, or graduate of an accredited engineering or applied science program at the time of application; minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA; must agree to intern with a GEM employer the summer immediately after sponsorship employer fellows receive a $16,000 stipend for one year, additional stipend support from GEM member university (the University of Arkansas is a GEM member), minimum of one paid summer internship, and full tuition and fees through the fifth year of the PhD program; associate fellows receive full tuition and fees and minimum $16,000 stipend per year application period July – November, Assistant Dean Thomas Carter (tic@uark.edu) is the university’s GEM representative
    x           National Science Foundation – Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship to diversify the nation’s STEM workforce by increasing the number of STEM graduate degrees awarded to populations historically underrepresented in these disciplines bachelor’s degree in STEM, meet minimum admissions requirements for specific graduate program two years of support including a $32,000 annual stipend, tuition, fees and health insurance, mentoring, laboratory research with faculty coaching, participation in professional conferences February for fall enrollment
x               National Women’s Studies Association – Graduate Scholarship to support the research or writing stages of a master’s thesis or PhD dissertation in the interdisciplinary field of women’s studies NWSA membership, master’s or PhD student in women’s studies $1,000 not specified as of 11/8/2021
x               National Women’s Studies Association – Lesbian Caucus Award to recognize a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation project in areas of lesbian, queer, and LGBT studies that resonates with the mission of NWSA NWSA membership $500 closed as of 11/9/2021
x               National Women’s Studies Association – Trans/Gender-Variant Caucus Award to recognize and support the work of scholars working in the emergent field of trans studies, broadly conceived accepted paper at the most recent annual conference, current NWSA membership, member of the trans/gender-variant caucus at the time of submission $200 July
            x   Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. - Scholarships to provide nursing scholarship assistance to make graduate level nursing education possible minimum 3.0 GPA, plan to enroll full-time or part-time as an MS or PhD student pursuing a degree in the science of food, demonstrate commitment in the science of food profession, specific scholarships may have other eligibility criteria to be decided February
            x   Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education - Fellowships and Internships to attract students to prepare for a career applying technology skills in support of diplomacy students entering the junior year of the undergraduate program or enrolling in an IT-related master’s program; 3.2 GPA; ability to maintain medical and security clearances and sustainability requirements; minimum five-year commitment to the Foreign Service; women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and those with financial need are encouraged to apply two years of payments for tuition, mandatory fees, room and board, books, and some travel; stipends, housing and travel allowances for two summer internships; mentoring and professional development; appointment to the Foreign Service upon successful completion of the program January
            x   Oncology Nursing Foundation - Doctoral Scholarships to provide scholarships to registered nurses who are committee to oncology nursing to continue their education by pursuing a research doctoral degree (PhD) or clinical doctoral degree (DNP) US citizen or permanent resident; minimum two semesters remaining after award notification current RN license or registration from any state in the US; a national professional nursing association membership; see the website for specific requirements for master’s degree applicants, doctoral degree applicants, and accelerated doctoral degree applicants $7,500 January
    x           Pat Tillman Foundation – Tillman Scholarship to select remarkable service members, veterans, and military spouses as they look to begin their next chapter as public and private sector leaders applicants must be veteran and active-duty military services members or current or surviving spouses of them; applicants must be full-time students pursuing an undergraduate, graduate or professional degree a scholarship for tuition, books, and living expenses and leadership development opportunities; eligibility for scholarship renewal: the award amount depends on the merits of the applicant—the average scholarship is $10,000 the last day of February 
    x   x x     Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans to support thirty New Americans, immigrants or the children of immigrants, who are pursuing graduate school in the United States must be US citizen by birth and both parents born abroad as non-US citizens, a naturalized citizen, born abroad and adopted by American parents, green card holder, refugee or asylee, or born abroad and graduated from high school and college in the US; must have a bachelor’s degree as of the fall of the first award year; fellowship is open to all fields of study; must not have begun the third year of the program as of the application deadline; must not have passed your 31st birthday as of the application deadline 1-2 years of $25,000 annual stipend and 50% of tuition and fees (up to $20,000 per year) application period April – October
  x     x       Research, Study, or Creative Arts Fellowships – American-Scandinavian Foundation to provide international understanding through educational and cultural exchange between the US and the Nordic countries US citizen or permanent resident, completed undergraduate education by the start of the project, priority given to dissertation-related study or research fellowship up to $23,000, grant up to $5,000 November
        x       Richard A. Freund International Scholarship for the graduate study of the theory and application of quality control, quality assurance, quality improvement, and total quality management concentration must be in quality control, quality assurance, quality improvement, total quality management, or similar quality emphasis; 3.25 GPA $5,000 1-Apr
            x   Ruth L. Kirchstein NRSA for Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31) to support promising doctoral candidates who will be performing dissertation research and training in priority scientific, health-related research fields relevant to the NICHD mission. US citizen, non-citizen national of the US, or US permanent resident; must be at the dissertation research stage of training at the time of the award; must be enrolled in a PhD or equivalent research degree program in the biomedical, behavioral, or clinical sciences; have a bachelor’s degree, currently enrolled in a PhD or equivalent research degree program, must be within the first 6 years of the graduate degree program up to 5 years of a stipend, tuition and fee payment, and institutional allowance April, August, and December
          x     Samvid Ventures Scholars to empower future leaders and changemakers by providing financial support for graduate study and leadership training pursue a full-time graduate program of two years or longer at a university in the US; program must be MD, MBA, JD, MPP, MPH, EdD, or MS/MA in the social sciences or STEM; be a first-year graduate student for the upcoming academic year; undergraduate GPA of at least 3.5; US citizen or DACA recipient up to $50,000 for tuition and fees each year and leadership development programming for two years February
  x             Smith Richardson Foundation – World Politics and Statecraft Fellowship to strengthen the U.S. community of young scholars and researchers conducting policy analysis in these fields (American foreign policy, international relations, international security, strategic studies, area studies, and diplomatic and military history) by supporting the research and writing of policy-relevant dissertations through funding of field work, archival research, and language training must be a full-time student at a US university, must have completed the coursework and passed all the qualifying examinations by the time of the application deadline to support PhD dissertation research on $7,500 October
    x     x     Smithsonian Institution Diversity Awards Program – Visiting Student to increase participation of US groups who are underrepresented in Smithsonian scholarly programs, in the disciplines of research conducted at the Institution, and in the museum field engaged in graduate study; cumulative GPA of 3.0 or equivalent; US citizen or permanent resident; available full-time for ten weeks during the summer, fall or spring; actively engaged in a field of study that relates to current Smithsonian research weekly stipend, research allowance, possible travel allowance February for summer and fall, October for spring
x x     x       Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program – Predoctoral Fellowship to offer opportunities for independent research or study related to Smithsonian collections, facilities, and/or research interests of the Institution and its staff students enrolled in a university as candidates for the PhD or equivalent, the university must approve the doing of dissertation research at the Smithsonian Institution and certify that the student has met the requirements for the PhD other than the dissertation predoctoral fellowships provide $40,000 stipend and up to $4,000 research allowance for 3-12 months November
x       x       Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program- Graduate Student Fellowship to offer opportunities for independent research or study related to Smithsonian collections, facilities, and/or research interests of the Institution and its staff must be enrolled, must have completed at least one full semester or completed the graduate program within the past four months, fellowships are usually intended for students who have not yet been advanced to candidacy if in a doctoral program, fellowships available for multiple fields in the arts and sciences $8,000 stipend for 10 weeks November
    x           Smithsonian Institution Native American Community Scholars Awards (temporarily closed as of 11/24/2021) to support applicants who are formally or informally affiliated with a Native American community or tribe, to visit the Institution to undertake projects on a Native American subject and utilize the Native American resources of the Institution applicants must be formally or informally affiliated with a Native American community or tribe, must be interested in pursuing a project related to Native American resources, available full-time for a maximum of 21 days during the summer, fall or spring $175 per day up to 21 days, a research allowance, and possible travel allowance February for summer appointments, October for spring appointments
    x           Smithsonian Institution Native American Visiting Student Awards (temporarily closed as of 11/24/2021) to support students, who are formally or informally affiliated with a Native American community or tribe, to visit the Institution to conduct independent research using its Native American-related resources in with the advice and guidance of Smithsonian research staff applicants must be graduate students, who are formally or informally affiliated with a Native American community or tribe; must wish to pursue an independent research project related to Native American resources; must be engaged in graduate study at the time of the appointment; 3.0 cumulative GPA or equivalent; must be available full-time for a maximum of ten weeks during the summer, fall or spring $175 per day up to 21 days or $600 per week, a research allowance, and possible travel allowance February for summer appointments, October for spring appointments
x       x       Social Science Research Council – Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship to support dissertation research about Indigenous cultures and societies doctoral students in the humanities and social sciences, students of varying citizenships are eligible 6-12 months of support, the amount depends on the research plan, participation in an interdisciplinary workshop November
x       x       Social Science Research Council – Religion, Spirituality, and Democratic Renewal Fellowship to bring knowledge of the place of religion and spirituality into scholarly and public conversations about renewing democracy in the US doctoral students who have advanced to candidacy and postdoctoral researchers within five years of the PhD, scholars from any country are eligible up to 12 months of support for doctoral students not currently accepting applications as of 28 October 2021
  x x           Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) – State Doctoral Scholars Program, Dissertation Award to increase the number of minority PhD students who seek careers as faculty on college campuses. pursuing a PhD, US citizen or US permanent resident, enrolled in a participating institution (the University of Arkansas participates); have completed all course work and comprehensive/preliminary exams and have defended (or will defend) the dissertation prospectus successfully before the academic year begins. 1-year funding package consisting of $20,000 stipend, university-covered tuition and fees, $500 research allowance, professional development support, and expenses paid to attend the annual meeting January – March
  x             Stephen F. Cohen-Robert C. Tucker Dissertation Fellowship Program for Russian Historical Studies to support the next generation of US scholars in Russian studies must be a US citizen or permanent resident, a doctoral student at a US or Canadian university, a student member of ASEEES at the time of application submission, have a dissertation research topic that falls within the fellowship project scope but may be in any discipline, have language proficiency to do research in Russia, prepared to successfully defend their dissertations within the period of their fellowship tenure; applicant may not currently hold or have previously held a dissertation completion fellowship up to $25,000 January
x               The Bibliographical Society of America – Fellowships  to promote inquiry and research in books and other textual artifacts in both traditional and emerging formats US citizens and residents, citizens of other nations without US residency who wish to conduct research outside of the US only $1,500 - $3,000 October
            x   The Explorers Club Grants to support the scientific fieldwork of groundbreaking explorers around the globe graduate students are eligible for the Exploration Fund Grant, Rolex Explorers Club Grant, Stephenson Explorers Advancement Program and Fjallraven Field Grant $1,500 – $10,000 October and November
x x             The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation - Dissertation Fellowship in Buddhist Studies to support work that will expand the understanding and interpretation of Buddhist thought in scholarship and society no restriction on the citizenship or residence of the applicant, pursuing a PhD at an accredited university, completion by April of all requirements for the degree except research and writing of the dissertation, work must be in the humanities or social sciences stipend for 10 months November
        x       The World Bank – Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program  to match aspiring development economics researchers from developing countries with World Bank research economists creating unique opportunities for the fellows to participate in rigorous policy-relevant research in the World Bank’s Development Economics Vice Presidency (DEC) Nationals of World Bank WBG member countries with preference to nationals of developing countries, must have a master’s degree or currently pursuing a PhD in Economics or a related field, must be no older than 35 by June 30 of the year the fellowship begins, must be available to relocate to Washington, D.C. for the duration of the fellowship monthly payment applications open in March
    x           Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program to attract and prepare outstanding young people for Foreign Service careers in the US Department of State. The program values varied backgrounds, including ethnic, racial, social and geographic diversity be a US citizen; have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale; plan to begin a two-year, full-time, on-campus, master’s degree program at a US-based graduate institution; the academic field must be relevant to the work of the Foreign Service (public policy, international affairs, public administration, business, economics, political science, history, foreign languagesmanagement science, organizational development/leadership, sociology, or regional studies) up to $24,000 per year for tuition and mandatory fees, and up to $18,000 stipend per year for two years, two summer internships, mentoring from a Foreign Service Officer, appointment in the State Department Foreign Service after successful completion of the program September
  x             Title VIII Research Abroad Grants – American Councils for International Education to support US graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars seeking to conduct in-country, independent research throughout Russia, Eurasia, and Eastern Europe must be a US citizen; graduate students, PhD candidates, faculty and post-doctoral scholars are eligible; must be 18-years-old by the application deadline round-trip travel, housing and living stipends, visa support, insurance for health, accidents, and evacuation; access to archives; in-country logistical support; 24/7 emergency contact October
            x   Tom Imbordino Dairy Science Scholarship to support those interested in pursuing careers within the dairy or food industry junior level undergraduates, masters students, and PhD candidates in engineering or the meat sciences attending a North American university $3,500 in 2021 with plans for more each year  spring, a specific date is not specified
    x           Udall Foundation – Morris K. Udall and John S. McCain III Native American Graduate Fellowship in Tribal Policy to recognize outstanding Native American and Alaska Native graduate students who are currently pursuing advanced degrees in health care fields and who have demonstrated a commitment to Native health care have completed at least one semester of graduate-level coursework in a health care field and will be enrolled at least half-time in a graduate program during the academic year; must be enrolled in a state- or Federally Recognized Tribe or Band, or a descendant of an enrolled member of the same; permanent US residents or US citizens who are members of the First Nations of Canada are also eligible $25,000 awarded in 2021 May
    x           United Negro College Fund, Numotion Foundation – Scholarship  to provide deserving students with a mobility related disability the opportunity to apply for and receive scholarship funds to offset their cost of attendance must be US citizen, US national or permanent resident; master’s and doctoral students are eligible; minimum 2.75 GPA; must have a demonstrated, unmet financial need that the institution of record can verify amounts and details are not specified as of 12/10/2021 applications open October - December 
        x   x   US Department of Defense - Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship Program to offer scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in one of 21 STEM disciplines US, UK, Canadian, Australian, or New Zealand citizens, minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, pursuing a degree related to the 21 STEM disciplines, must have at least one year remaining in the degree program full tuition, annual stipend, summer research internships for 8-12 weeks, health insurance allowance, miscellaneous allowance, a mentor, and employment with the Department of Defense after graduation December
      x         US Department of Education        
            x   US Department of Energy - Computational Science Graduate Fellowship to provide benefits and opportunities to students pursuing doctoral degrees in fields that use high-performance computing to solve complex science and engineering problems undergraduate seniors – first-year doctoral students with an MS degree four years of a yearly stipend, full payment of tuition and mandatory fees, annual professional development allowance, 12-week practicum, an annual program review each summer, and more January
            x   US Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration - Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship to provide financial benefits and career development opportunities to students pursuing PhDs in fields of study that solve complex science and engineering problems critical to stewardship science US citizens, undergraduates and first- and second-year graduate students focusing on high energy density physics, nuclear science, or properties of materials under extreme conditions and hydrodynamics, enrolled full-time up to four years of a yearly stipend, full payment of tuition and fees, annual academic allowance, an annual program review, a 12-week research practicum, and more January
    x           US Department of State - Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship to attract students to prepare for a career applying technology skills in support of diplomacy students entering the junior year of the undergraduate program or enrolling in an IT-related master’s program; 3.2 GPA; ability to maintain medical and security clearances and sustainability requirements; minimum five-year commitment to the Foreign Service; women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and those with financial need are encouraged to apply two years of payments for tuition, mandatory fees, room and board, books, and some travel; stipends, housing and travel allowances for two summer internships; mentoring and professional development; appointment to the Foreign Service upon successful completion of the program  January
            x   US Department of Transportation - Dwight David Eisenhower Fellowship Program Provides financial support to students pursuing degrees in transportation-related disciplines graduate or undergraduate students in transportation-related degree programs funding for a master’s or doctoral degree September
    x           US National Institute of Health – Diversity F31: Ruth L. Kirchstein National Research Service Award for Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research to promote diversity of the health-related research workforce by providing up to 5 years of support for doctoral candidates (Ph.D. or equivalent research degree) or up to 6 years support for combined M.D./Ph.D. degree predoctoral student from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups and individuals with disabilities up to 5 years of stipend, tuition and fee payment, and institutional allowance; up to 6 years of the same for dual degree training April, August, and December
x               Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution – Research Fellowship to support graduate students and researchers from a variety of fields who share a common interest in the nonlinear dynamics of rotating, stratified fluids graduate student from any field sharing a common interest in the nonlinear dynamics of rotating, stratified fluids—these fields include classical fluid dynamics, physical oceanography, meteorology, astrophysics, planetary atmospheres, geological fluid dynamics, hydromagnetics, physics and applied mathematics the ten-week program provides a stipend and travel allowance February
      x         www.grants.gov        
x               YIVO Institute for Jewish Research – Research Fellowships to support scholarly research in YIVO’s library and archival collections graduate students researching East European Jewish studies; Baltic Jewish studies; Polish Jewish studies; East European Jewish literature; East European arts, music and theater; and American Jewish studies stipend of $8,000 - $30,000 depending on the type of research February 
    x   x   x   Zonta International - Amelia Earhart Fellowship to further the mission that women have access to all resources and are represented in decision-making positions on an equal basis with men women of any nationality pursuing a doctoral degree and conducting research applied to aerospace engineering or space sciences, have completed at least one year of the degree program or received a master’s degree in an aerospace-applied field $10,000 November
    x   x       Zonta International – Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship to help women pursue undergraduate and master’s degrees in business management and overcome gender barriers from the classroom to the boardroom women pursuing a business program specializing in accounting, economics, finance, business management, marketing, operations management, human resources management, international business, or entrepreneurship; both online and in-person students are eligible $2,000 at the district/region level, $8,000 at the international level “generally in April/June”
    x   x   x   Zonta International - Women in Technology Scholarship to encourage women to pursue education, career opportunities and leadership roles in information technology women of any nationality pursuing an information technology degree who demonstrate an outstanding academic record, students in the second year of the undergraduate program trough the final year of a graduate degree program are eligible, must not graduate before April of the next year $8,000 October

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Fellowship and Scholarship Directory

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Title Location
The Foundation Directory Call No. AS911.A2 F65 25th ed. 2003 pt. 1 and 2
The Foundation 1000 Call No. HV97.A3 F624 2004/05
The Complete Grants Sourcebook for Higher Education Call No. LB2336.B38 1995
Directory of Research Grants Call No. LB2338 .W55 1986
GrantFinder: The Complete Guide to Postgraduate Funding Worldwide Medicine Call No. R840.G733 2000
Foundation Grants to Individuals Call No. LB2336.F596 11th ed. 1999
GrantFinder: The Complete Guide to Postgraduate Funding Worldwide Arts and Humanities Call No. LB2337.2 .G736 2000
Peterson's Grants for Graduate Study Call No. LB2337.2 .P46 3rd ed.
Peterson's Grants for Graduate and Postdoctoral Study Call No. LB2337.2 P458 4th ed. 1995
Peterson's Grants for Graduate and Postdoctoral Study Call No. LB2338.P47 1995
The Foundation Center Source Book Profiles Call No. NV97.A3 F624 1989
Organization Type of Funding
Conference of Southern Graduate Schools Thesis Awards
Cornell Graduate School Fellowships and Doctoral Awards
Council of Graduate Schools Graduate and Post Doctoral Fellowships
Notre Dame Graduate Fellowship Database  Graduate Fellowships Database
Petroleum Research Fund Fellowships at other Universities
Pfizer MAP Grants Medical Fellowships and Grants
Princeton University Graduate Fellowships
Southern Education Regional Board Graduate and Doctoral grants
University of Missouri Graduate Fellowships
University of Tennessee Space Institute Graduate Fellowships