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


AIIS Junior Research Fellowships (dissertation research in India)
Application Deadline: July 1, 2018

American Federation for Aging Research - AFAR Scholarships for Research in the Biology of Aging 
Application Deadline: July 9, 2018

American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
Application Deadline: July 11, 2018

Pasteur Foundation - Fellowships - Doctoral Grants (Calmette & Yersin Programme)
Application Deadline: July 13, 2018

Leakey Foundation Research Grant
Application Deadline: July 15, 2018


Neotropical Grassland Conservancy - Student Grant Program
Application Deadline: August 1, 2018

National Academies Research Associateship
Applications due August 1

NSF Science, Technology, and Society Grant
Application Deadline: August 3, 2018

National Institutes of Health - Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31)
Application Deadline: August 8, 2018

(NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (F31)
Next deadline: August 8


Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation - Pharmaceutics Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Application Deadline: September 1, 2018

National Academies - Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
Applications due: September 7, 2018

NSF Science of Science and Innovation Policy Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (SciSIP-DDRIG)
Applications due: September 10, 2018

SQCC Research Fellowship Program (Oman)
Applications due Sept 16


National Institutes of Health - Aging Research Dissertation Awards to Increase Diversity (R36)
Application Deadline: October 16, 2018

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Application Deadline: October 22, 2018  (see relevant policies on external funding)


AAHD Frederick J. Krause on Health & Disability Scholarship
Application Deadline: November 18, 2018

The GEM Fellowship Program
Applications due: November 13, 2018


Department of Defense - Science, Math & Research Transformation (SMART)
Application window opens August 1, 2018
Application Deadline: December 1, 2018

Ford Foundation Fellowship Program
Online application for the 2019 Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs opens September 4, 2018. Applications due: December 13, 2018