Student Academic Grants and Awards

National Fellowships

Programs for Funding Undergraduate/Graduate Study of Sciences and Technical Fields


Amelia Earhart Fellowship Program
Funding for women pursuing a Ph.D./Doctoral degree in aerospace-related sciences and aerospace-related engineering.

American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Richard A. Herbert Memorial Scholarship
"To further interest and research in the water Resources of Colorado" ~Website

Association for Women in Science Educational and Professional Development Awards
For women enrolled in college courses. Various Scholarships.

Central Europe Summer Research Institute
Support for US graduate students studying sciences and engineering.

Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
For students to understand interactions of science, government, and technology.

Department of Energy, Computational Science Fellowship Program
Support for grad students pursuing work in mathematics, computer science, and science/engineering fields.

Elie Wiesel Prize
Essay contest for analysis of urgent ethical issues.

Erasmus Mundus Programme
Funds graduate study (masters and Ph.D.) in European Union countries.

Freeman-Asia Scholarship program
Scholarships to support study abroad in East or Southeast Asia

Gates Millennium Scholarship Program
Funding for minority students in college.

HORIZONS Scholarship
For women studying for national security, defense careers or related fields.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grants for Individuals
Funding for medical, dental, and veterinary students

International Society of Automation
Various scholarships for students in fields of automation and control.

John and Fannie Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowships
Funding toward Ph.D. degree in applied physical sciences.

King Faisal Foundation Scholarship
Funding for Muslim students in sciences.

L'Oreal USA For Women in Science
For women in sciences, provides postdoctoral fellowships for women in specific fields.

Luce Scholars Program

M.A. Cartland Shackford Medical Fellowship for women
Awards to graduating women.

Marshall Scholarship
Funds two years of graduate study at any UK university

Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
For young scientists to build skills and test inclinations toward research.

Microsoft Scholarships
Scholarships for Undergraduate students studying computer science.

National Academies Fellowships Office
Fellowships for researchers in Academic, Federal, Industrial and International workforces.

National Institutes of Health, Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Funds students from disadvantaged backgrounds in biomedical or other health-related research.

National Physical Science Consortium
Sponsors doctoral fellowship programs in the physical sciences.

National Science Foundation, Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) Program
For grad students pursuing a Ph.D. who are interested in interdisciplinary research in mathematics, sciences, and engineering.

National Science Foundation, Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
Funding for research for undergraduates.

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program/NSF Minority Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Funding for studies in science and engineering.

Oak Ridge National Laboratories' Institute for Science and Education
Internships and scholarships for students of all ages in various science-related fields.

Organization of American States (OAS) Scholarships for Academic Studies
To assist in academic studies.

Project 1000
Funding for students from minorities and other underrepresented groups.

Sigma Delta Epsilon / Graduate Women in Science
For female members of Sigma Delta Epsilon.

Sigma Xi Research Society’s Grants-in-Aid of Research

Smithsonian Fellowships and Internships
Various fellowships and internships.

Society for Women Engineers Scholarship
Funding for women pursuing baccalaureate or graduate degrees in engineering or computer science.

Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Program
Funding pursuit of doctoral degrees at a grad school in the United States.

Surfrider Foundation Scholarship Program
Funds undergraduate or higher in marine-related fields.

The Gates-Cambridge Scholarship
Funds research and studies addressing global problems.

The Ventures in Education Scholarship Program
Coordinates opportunities for underrepresented minorities in foundations and organizations, in the biological and agricultural sciences.

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Keizo Obuchi fellowships
For young researchers from developing countries majoring in a specific area.

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Merck Science Initiative
Funding for African-Americans interested in biomedical science education and research.

United States Society on Dams Scholarship Program
For grad students whose studies may help with dam-related issues.

USDA/1890 National Scholars
Funds students studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences at one of eighteen universities.

Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program
For emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering or bioengineering.