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Doctoral Fellowships in Science and Engineering


 

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Fellowships


American Association of University Women (AAUW) Educational Foundation Fellowship

International fellowships for full-time female graduate students – who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.


Boren Fellowship

NSEP-Boren supplements each Fellow's graduate degree program by funding up to two semesters of language intensives in the U.S. and up to two semesters of language and area studies abroad. In this way, Fellows develop or increase competency in their chosen language, and gain experience and disciplinary knowledge in the foreign country where they study.


Claremont Graduate University National Scholarships for Doctoral Study

America's only graduate-only, research-extensive university, CGU offers a full tuition doctoral scholarship for interdisciplinary/transdisciplinary study in any of its nine graduate schools: Arts and Humanities, Behavioral and Organizational Sciences, Community and Global Health Educational Sciences, Information Systems and Technology, Management, Mathematical Sciences, Politics and Economics, and Religion.


Critical Language Scholarships (CLS)

Critical Language Scholarships provide intensive language instruction and cultural enrichment experiences abroad to undergraduate and graduate students of Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, and Urdu.


DAAD Research Internships in Science and Engineering Professional Program

The RISE Professional Program places interns for 6 weeks – 6 months with German companies in biology, chemistry, engineering, geology and physics.


Department of Energy (DOE) Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) Program

This fellowship, renewable for a total of 4 years, provides tuition and fees, plus a yearly stipend for doctoral study in physical, engineering, computer, mathematical, or life sciences, with an emphasis in high-performance computing.


DOD National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship

The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship is a highly competitive, portable fellowship for those who intend to pursue a PhD in science and engineering in one of the 15 supported disciplines of research interest to the Department of Defense.


Explorers Club: Exploration Fund Grants

The Explorers Fund Exploration Fund provides grants to graduate, post-graduate, doctorate and early career post-doctoral students, in support of exploration and field research for those just beginning their research careers.


Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships

Three years of support are provided to underrepresented graduate students studying for a PhD or ScD degree in the humanities, sciences, or social sciences.


Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Each year more than 1,500 students receive a Fulbright U.S. Student Grant to live and study, or work as teaching assistants, in one of more than 140 countries worldwide. Fulbright awards are in nearly all fields and disciplines, including the sciences, professional fields, and the creative and performing arts.


Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Full funding for a degree at Cambridge for students of exceptional academic achievement and scholarly promise with a commitment to improving the lives of others.


Greenlining Institute Leadership Academy Fellowship

Greenlining Institute's acclaimed leadership academy trains the next generation of social change leaders. Its year-long Fellows Program is associated with Greenlining Coalition, one of the nation's most effective and longest lasting multi-ethnic coalitions of community-based organizations.


Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship

This unique "no-strings-attached" fellowship allows exceptional applied science and engineering students up to 5 years of support for doctoral studies at one of the program's tenable schools.


Marshall EPA Scholarship

The Marshall Commission and the U.S .Environmental Protection Agency provide up to five years of funding towards a doctoral degree in England in an environmentally-related field.


Marshall NIH Scholarship

Jointly funded by the Marshall Commission and the National Institutes of Health, NIH-Marshall Scholarships provide four years of funding for a doctoral degree in bioscience, medicine and related disciplines from any appropriate U.K. institution. The third and fourth years are spent in research at the NIH.


Marshall Scholarship

Marshall Scholarships provide funding to young Americans of high ability and leadership potential to study for two years for a degree in any discipline at any university in the United Kingdom.


Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program

This fellowship program places undergraduate and graduate students at various media sites throughout the U.S. during the summer, to work as science journalists.


National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Aeronautics Scholarship Program Graduate Scholarship

The two-year NASA Aeronautics Graduate Scholarship is awarded to highly motivated graduate students in aeronautics and related fields with at least two years remaining in their program.


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

Full fellowships with paid internships to highly qualified underrepresented students to pursue an MS in Engineering or a PhD in Engineering or Science .


National Physical Science Consortium (NPS) Fellowship

This program provides up to six years of funding for a PhD in the physical sciences and related engineering fields, plus at least two summers of paid employment with a leading national employer such as the National Security Agency or the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.


NIH Oxford Cambridge Scholars Program

This program provides full funding for: a D.Phil or PhD in science from Oxford or Cambridge in which an accerlated program of research is conducted in the U.K. and at the NIH – and three different paths to a combined MD/PhD from the NIH and Oxford or Cambridge.


NSF Central Europe Summer Research Institute Fellowship (CESRI)

The Central Europe Summer Research Institute provides graduate students in the sciences and engineering with a high-quality international research experience in Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.


NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP)

The National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program provides 3 years of graduate support to students in the early stages of pursuing a research-based master's or Ph.D. degree in an NSF-supported discipline.


Point Scholarship

The Point Scholarship Program provides tuition, living expenses, and mentoring to outstanding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender undergraduate and graduate students in any discipline.


Rhodes Scholarship for Non U.S. Citizens

A Rhodes Scholarship makes possible two or three years of study at Oxford University in any field. A class of 83 Scholars is selected each year from Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Jamaica and Commonwealth Caribbean, Kenya, New Zealand, Pakistan, Southern Africa (including South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, and Swaziland), United States, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Selection criteria for this highly prestigious program are proven intellectual and academic achievement, integrity of character, interest in and respect for others, the ability to lead, and the energy to use one's talents to the full.


Udall Foundation Native American Congressional Internships

Ten week summer internship program in Washington, D.C., for Native American and Alaska Native students who wish to learn more about the federal government and issues affecting Indian Country.



Additional Resources


Alliances for Graduate Education and The Professoriate (AGEP) Programs Search Engine

The Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) aims to increase the number of underrepresented minority students earning PhDs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. Use this site to search for AGEP programs – which range from summer research opportunities for undergraduates to graduate-level research opportunities – by academic institution or by region.


Conservation Internships

Student Conservation Association database of conservation internships by category.


MD/PhD Trainee Resources and Funding Opportunities

Maintained by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), this site provides valuable information about the MD/PhD dual degree, current MD/PhD programs, and summer research opportunities for undergraduates who will pursue an MD/PhD degree.


Summer Internships and Research Opportunities in Biology

Links to internships and summer research experiences in biology, marine biology, ecology, and environmental sciences.


Summer Research Programs in STEM Fields

Find program links for summer research science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs across the country. Most opportunities are for undergraduates, but some programs support graduate students.



Scholarships


Chicana/Latina Foundation Graduate Scholarships

The Chicana Latina Foundation awards merit-based scholarships to Latina graduate students, valued at $1,500 dollars each.


Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) Scholarships for Graduate Students

Scholarships of $1,000 to $5,000 are available on a competitive basis to Hispanic graduate students in any discipline who are pursuing their first graduate degree.


International Rescue Committee (IRC) Sarlo Academic Scholarship

Scholarships of $1,000 to $5,000 are awarded to meet the educational expenses of undergraduate and graduate students who are refugees, asylees, victims of human trafficking, or Iraqi and Afghan recipients of Special Immigrant Visas.


Ten Thousand Degrees New Leader Scholarship

The New Leader Scholarship provides $8,000 in aid to extraordinary upper division undergraduates or graduate students in Bay Area public universities who are from disadvantaged backgrounds and pursuing or planning to pursue advanced education in the social sciences, human services, health-related fields, public interest law or public service.

 

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