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Additional external fellowships

The following links offer other areas to explore, organized by discipline. These fellowships and resources are not administered by the Office of Graduate Education.

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U.S. citizens are eligible

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Permanent residents are eligible

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Internationals are eligible

Science and engineering

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ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowships – Specifically targeted at women or students from racial/ethnic backgrounds that have not traditionally participated in the computing field


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Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation – funding opportunities for researchers, clinicians, and postdoctoral fellows working in academia and biotechnology companies


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American Federation for Aging Research fellowships and research grants


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APA (American Psychological Association) Predoctoral or postdoctoral Fellowship in mental health and Substance abuse services (MHSAS)


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IBM PhD Fellowships requires faculty nomination


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NIH Fogarty International Center‘s funding opportunities for research in global health (Non-NIH)


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Tylenol Scholarships annual scholarships awarded to well deserving students pursuing careers in healthcare

Underrepresented Minorities

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ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowships – Specifically targeted at women or students from racial/ethnic backgrounds that have not traditionally participated in the computing field


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Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship through NAACP’s Inspire Initiatives


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APSA (American Political Science Association) Diversity Fellowship Program for individuals from underrepresented backgrounds applying to or in the early stages of doctoral programs in political science


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Hillel Graduate Student Award is given annually to a Jewish student who has demonstrated academic excellence and made a difference in their community. Applicants must self-identify as Jewish.


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oSTEM (Out in STEM) Scholarships for LGBTQ+ STEM students


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Out to Innovate™ Scholarships, for LGBTQ+ undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in STEM programs


Women

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AAUW’s Fellowships and Grants for American and International Women


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Amelia Earhart Fellowships (Zonta International Foundation) for women of any nationality, in science or engineering


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Margaret McNamara Educations Grants (MMEG) – see international student section for more details.


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P.E.O. Scholar Awards for women doctoral students
*must be a Citizen or Perm resident of US or Canada


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P.E.O International Peace Scholarship – see international student section for more details.


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SAE Women-in-Automotive Scholarship for students pursuing a software, electronics, electrical, mechatronics, or other related engineering degree and to aspire them to career opportunities in the automotive industry


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Schlumberger Foundation’s Faculty for the Future Fellowship for PhD Students in STEM – see international student section for more details.


International Students

This section includes a selection of fellowships explicitly for international students. Please review the other sections for fellowships that international students are also eligible for.

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AAUW International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the US to women who are not US citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must intend to return to their home country to pursue a professional career upon completion of their studies.


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Aga Khan Foundation’s International Scholarship Programme (AKF ISP) is an opportunity for outstanding scholars from select developing countries, who have no other means of financing their studies, to pursue postgraduate education. Awards are structured as half grant and half loan – students will need to repay fifty percent of the award amount.


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Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds (BIF) Foundation for Basic Research in Medicine PhD fellowships supports Europeans (defined geographically, see their FAQs for more details) studying both in Europe and overseas. Opens three times a year.


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Margaret McNamara Educations Grants (MMEG) are awarded to women from developing countries who are pursuing their education with the aim of improving the lives of women and children in developing countries.


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P.E.O International Peace Scholarship for non-U.S. or Canadian women working towards a graduate degree. Upon completion of their degree program, students are expected to return to their home countries to utilize their education to make a positive impact and foster global peace. 


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Schlumberger Foundation’s Faculty for the Future Fellowship for PhD Students in STEM are awarded to women from developing and emerging economies. Grant recipients are selected as much for their leadership capabilities as their scientific talents, and they are expected to return to their home countries to continue their careers and inspire other young women.


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The Victor Pinchuk Foundation WorldWideStudies (WWS) Scholarships support Ukrainian citizens no older than 35 who wish to pursue a Master’s degree at one of the world’s universities.

*Below are databases and search tools.




Page last updated December 2023.