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Fellowships and Opportunities

  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) - Research Opportunities - U.S. citizens and green cards - $20,772

  • National Science Foundation (NSF) - Graduate Research Fellowships - U.S. citizens and green cards $30,000 (+ tuition & fees) – first year of graduate school

  • National Academies of Science - U.S. citizens and green cards - various awards

  • AT&T Fellowships in computer science - for women and minority students in computer science related fields - US citizens and permanent residents - $23,000+ (+ $500 book allowance)

  • American Society for Microbiology - The Robert D. Watkins Minority Graduate Fellowship is aimed at highly competitive minority graduate students who are enrolled in a PhD program and who have completed their graduate course work in the microbiological sciences. – ASM members - $19,000

  • American Association of University Women Educational Foundation - As one of the largest sources of funding in the world exclusively for graduate women. AAUW fellowships - U.S. citizens and permanent residents, women only – various categories

  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute - HHMI's fellowship programs provide training in biomedical research. Each program has distinct eligibility guidelines and application procedures. HHMI – citizens and non-citizens – $23,000+ - first year of graduate school

  • American Foundation for Aging Research - AFAR awards fellowships to undergraduate, graduate and pre-doctoral (MD, PhD, DDS, etc.) students who are actively involved or are planning active involvement in a biomedical age-related research project. Research on aging - tuition and fees fellowship – $1000/semester for Graduate Fellowship and $500/semester for Undergraduates.

  • Hertz Foundation - U.S. citizen or green card – research in applied physical sciences - $28,000/9 mo year

  • Society of Toxicology - U.S. citizen or green card – student member of SOT - $16,000

  • Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans - The purpose of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields. The Program is established in recognition of the contributions New Americans have made to American life and in gratitude for the opportunities the United States has afforded the donors and their family.

  • Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation - WW Johnson & Johnson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Health, Charlotte E. Newcomb Dissertation Fellowships, WW Dissertation Grants in Women’s Studies, Andrew W. Mellon Grants in Humanistic Studies – U.S. citizen or green card - research in the humanities and women’s studies - Amount and eligibility varies by program.

  • Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships - The Ford Foundation offers predoctoral fellowships to members of six minority groups whose under-representation in the professorate has been severe and long-standing. The fellowship program identifies individuals with demonstrated ability and provides them the opportunity to engage in graduate study leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Science (ScD) degree - $21,000 per year.

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