Grad Student Funding

Diversity Fellowship Note

Diversity Fellowships may require a letter from the Associate Dean for Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies if you are applying for a fellowship as an underrepresented minority, or from Disability Support Services if you are applying as an individual with a disability. 

Funding Opportunities

December

The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program
Application Deadline: December 1, 2017

American Association of University Women - International Fellowships (for non US citizens)
Application Deadline: December 1, 2017

American Society for Engineering Education - Science, Mathematics, And Research for Transformation Defense Scholarship for Service Program (SMART) 
Application Deadline: December 1, 2017

Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigation - C-DEBI Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Application Deadline: December 1, 2017

Grass Fellowship in Neuroscience at the Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory 
Application Deadline: December 5, 2017

National Academies - Ford Foundation Fellowships for Postdoctoral Fellows 
Application Deadline: December 7, 2017

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31)
Application Deadline: December 8, 2017

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program
Application Deadline: December 8, 2017

NIH Blueprint Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience (D-SPAN) Award (F99/K00)
Application Deadlines: 
Letter of Intent Due Date(s): 30 days prior to the application due date
Application Due Date(s): December 13, 2017

National Academies - Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships For Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching
Application Deadline: December 14, 2017

US Science Support Program - Schlanger Ocean Drilling Fellowship
Application Deadline: December 15, 2017

American Lung Association - Lung Health Dissertation Grant
Application Deadline: December 21, 2017

NASA - Research Opportunities in Space Biology (ROSBio)
Application Deadline: December 31, 2017

Department of Defense - National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship
Application Deadline: December 31, 2017

NIH - Fellowships in Bioethics
Application Deadline: December 31, 2017

January

National Institutes of Health - Aging Research Dissertation Awards to Increase Diversity (R36)
AIDS Deadlines: January 7, 2018
R36 Deadlines: February 16, 2018

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowships
Application Deadline: January 15, 2018

National Science Foundation - Biological Anthropology Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (BA-DDRIG)
Application Deadline: January 22, 2018

National Science Foundation - Biological Anthropology Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (BA-DDRIG)
Application Deadline: January 24, 2018

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Fiscal Year 2018 NMFS-Sea Grant Fellowships in Marine Resource Economics 
Applications are due to the state Sea Grant Program in your state by 5:00PM, local time on January 26, 2018.  The state Sea Grant Program must transmit the application via Grants.gov by 5:00 pm, Eastern Time February 23, 2018.

National Science Foundation - International Research Experiences for Students (IRES)
Application Deadline: January 30, 2018

Council of American Overseas Research Centers - Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program 
Application Deadline: January 31, 2018

Josephine De Karman Fellowship Trust - Graduate Fellowships
Application Deadline: January 31, 2018

February

National Aeronautics and Space Administration - NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF)
Application Deadline: February 1, 2018

Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds - PhD Fellowships (for Basic Biomedical Research in Europe) 
Application Deadline: February 1, 2018

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign - Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships
Application Deadline: February 2, 2018

National Science Foundation - Science, Technology, and Society (STS)
Application Deadline: February 2, 2018

Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology - Libbie H. Hyman Memorial Scholarship for Research on Invertebrates at a Field Station
Application Deadline: February 5, 2018

Science of Science and Innovation Policy Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (SciSIP-DDRIG) 
Application Deadline: February 9, 2017

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution -- Marine Biological Laboratory - Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Fellowships
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017

Link Foundation - Ocean Engineering and Instrumentation Ph.D. Fellowship 
Application Deadline: February 28, 2018

Link Foundation - Ocean Engineering and Instrumentation Ph.D. Fellowship
Application Deadline: February 28, 2018

March

National Academies - Gulf Research Program -- Science Policy Fellowships
Application Deadline: March 14, 2018