The Churchill Scholarship — 11/1/2018

The Churchill Scholarship funds American students for a year of Master’s study in science, mathematics, and engineering at the University of Cambridge, based at Churchill College. The Scholarship was set up at the request of Sir Winston Churchill in order … Continued

AAUW’s International Fellowship Program — 11/15/2018

International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported. Applicants must have earned the equivalent … Continued

Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship — 11/7/2018

The Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) offers nine to twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are enrolled in Ph.D. programs in the United States and conducting dissertation research on non-US topics. Seventy … Continued

Awards for Research/Study in Scandinavia — 11/1/2018

The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers fellowships (up to $23,000) and grants (up to $5,000) to individuals to pursue research, study or creative arts projects in one or more Scandinavian country for up to one year. The grants are considered suitable … Continued

UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program — 11/1/2018

The University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program was established in 1984 to encourage outstanding women and minority Ph.D. recipients to pursue academic careers at the University of California. The current program offers postdoctoral research fellowships and faculty mentoring to outstanding … Continued

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships — 10/24/2018

The Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship a year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of Ph.D. dissertation writing. The program encourages timely completion of the Ph.D. Applicants must be prepared to … Continued

David M. Howard Memorial Prize in American Politics — 9/1/2018

The David M. Howard Memorial Prize in American Politics recognizes an exceptionally deserving graduate student conducting research in the field of American political behavior or public policy. Recipients of the Howard Prize must demonstrate a passion for — and engagement … Continued

Rowland Fellowship — 8/17/2018

The Rowland Institute was originally founded by the late Edwin H. Land in 1980 as The Rowland Institute for Science, a privately endowed, nonprofit, basic research organization, conceived to advance science in a wide variety of fields. The Rowland Junior … Continued

The Graduate Division Student Parent Grant — 8/1/2018

The Graduate Division is now accepting applications for  Student Parent Grants, which provide up to $11,000 per year to students living with dependent children. Awards are need-based, taking into account family income and asset levels, so not all students are eligible … Continued

Atkinson Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sustainability — 8/20/2018

The Atkinson Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sustainability address pressing world needs. This two-year postdoctoral program is unique in that the postdocs link their research at Cornell University with external non-academic partners to advance the on-the-ground application of sustainable solutions. Up to … Continued

Insight Data Science Fellows Program — 8/20/2018

The Insight Data Fellows Programs are tuition-free fellowships for graduating students, PhDs, and postdocs looking to transition to careers in fields like data science, data engineering, artificial intelligence, and many others. Over the past 6 years, we have helped over … Continued

American Institute of Indian Studies Fellowships — 7/1/2018

For more than 50 years, the American Institute of Indian Studies has provided funding to pre- and post-doctoral scholars and artists in pursuit of knowledge about India. The AIIS fellowship competition is not restricted to those from its member institutions. Non-U.S. … Continued

Fulbright American Scholar Awards to Canada — 8/1/2018

Fulbright Canada is proud of its large number of partnerships, with more than 40 Fulbright Visiting Research Chair opportunities in Canada for American scholars in diverse fields. This life-changing experience enables Fulbright scholars to gain international experience, meet and collaborate with Canadian … Continued

Oman Research Fellowship — 9/16/2018

In 2010, Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) established its Research Fellowship Program, which aims to promote and cultivate scholarly research about Oman across several academic disciplines. The fellowship is open to Ph.D. candidates and university academics who are U.S. citizens or … Continued

Fulbright Israel Post-Doctoral Fellowships — 8/1/2018

The United States-Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF), plans to award eight grants to U.S. postdoctoral scholars who seek to pursue research at Israeli institutions of higher education. Grants are open to researchers in all academic disciplines and support programs of work … Continued

Fulbright U.S. Student Program — 8/31/2018

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs. A candidate will submit a Statement of Grant Purpose defining activities to take place during one academic year in a participating country outside the U.S. … Continued

Baxter Young Investigator Awards — 6/30/2018

Baxter’s Young Investigator Awards seek to stimulate and reward research applicable to the development of therapies and medical products that save and sustain patients’ lives. Current graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are invited to submit descriptions of ongoing research. The … Continued

Fulbright-Hays DDRA Fellowships Campus Deadline — 6/18/2018

The U.S. Department of Education is now accepting applications for FY 2018 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) fellowships; the campus deadline is June 18, 2018, at 12:00 noon. DDRA fellowships provide students in modern foreign language and area studies … Continued

UC Global Food Initiative Fellowships — 5/18/2018

The overarching goal of the University of California Global Food Initiative (UC GFI) is “to harness the resources of the University of California — its research, people, expertise, and tradition of public service — to put the world on a … Continued

Paul Crissey Research Grant — 11/1/2018

The California Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (CAPSAC) annually awards a grant of $750.00 for outstanding research by a graduate student (up to one-year post/pre MA/Ph.D. degree) in the field of child maltreatment. The recipient will also receive a … Continued

The Afaf Kanafani Prize — 5/18/2018

The Afaf Kanafani Prize is a $500 award given for the best paper by a UC Berkeley student dealing with any topic related to the subject of women in the Arab world, with priority given to those dealing with MENA women’s struggles … Continued

Great Minds in STEM HENAAC Scholarship — 4/30/2018

The HENAAC Scholars Program addresses the immense need to produce more domestic engineers and scientists for the U.S. to remain globally competitive in the STEM marketplace. The goal of the Program is to increase the persistence to graduation among underrepresented … Continued

Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development — 5/31/2018

Odebrecht USA and Braskem America invite graduate students nationwide to join them in the search for innovative technologies and methods to promote sustainable and responsible development. The Odebrecht Group is a diversified business leader laying the groundwork for positive sustainable change worldwide. The Odebrecht Award for Sustainable … Continued

UC-National Laboratory In-Residence Graduate Fellowship — 5/31/2018

The UC-National Lab In-Residence Graduate Fellowships provide support for doctoral graduate students to conduct in-residence research at Los Alamos or Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories in any area relevant to the labs. Applications Full program details are available in the Fellowship Request … Continued

Guru Gobind Singh Fellowship — 4/23/2018

This fellowship is intended for graduates who are currently pursuing a graduate degree at the University of California. To be eligible, a student must be: From a specific area of India and Pakistan Be committed to returning to his or her country of … Continued

LGBTQ Markowski-Leach Scholarships — 4/16/2018

Applications are now being accepted for the Markowski-Leach Scholarship for the 2018–19 academic year. Eligible applicants will self-identify as LGBTQ and will be incoming freshmen, undergraduates, or graduate students at the following schools and registered as full-time students during the award … Continued

Fellowships in Chinese Studies — 4/2/2018

The Center for Chinese Studies offers annual competitive fellowships for continuing graduate students in Chinese studies. Awards include: Republic of China East Asian Fellowships Summer Research Grants Liu Dissertation Research Fellowships Joseph R. Levenson Chinese Studies Awards Elvera Kwang Siam … Continued

Grants from the Center for Race and Gender — 4/2/2018

The Center for Race & Gender welcomes proposals from graduate students to support research or creative projects. Project topics should be consonant with CRG’s mandate to support critical student research on race, gender, and their intersections in a wide variety of … Continued

The Robert P. Lin Graduate Fellowship — 3/30/2018

The Robert P. Lin Graduate Fellowship was established in 2012 with a gift from Robert P. Lin’s wife, Lily Lin. It will be used to support outstanding graduate students at the University of California, Berkeley, who pursue research related to … Continued

The David N. Keightley Fellowship — 4/16/2018

The David N. Keightley Fellowship will provide support for high-achieving graduate students in the College of Letters and Science at the University of California, Berkeley. Recipients shall be graduate students whose work focuses on China and/or Chinese subjects, with strong … Continued

Berkeley’s Cleantech University Prize — 2/26/2018

Berkeley’s Cleantech University Prize (#CleantechUP18) is now accepting applications. The Berkeley CUP is a clean energy startup competition sponsored by the Department of Energy and hosted by the Berkeley Energy and Climate Institute (BECI) and the Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative (BERC). Students at universities … Continued

The New York State Senate Fellowships — 4/27/2018

Graduate Fellowships are offered by the Senate of the State of New York each year. Applicants are not required to reside or attend school in New York at the time of application. Fellowships bring a $33,000 grant-in-study stipend plus benefit options. … Continued

Bay Area Water Quality Fellowship — 3/15/2018

The Bay Area Water Quality Fellowship provides funding to graduate students whose studies are related specifically to water quality issues that affect the San Francisco Bay. It is intended to support scientific research into the following topics: the exposure or … Continued

Philip Brett LGBT Studies Fellowship — 3/8/2018

The Philip Brett LGBT Fund will provide an award of up to $3,500 in the spring or summer of 2018 to a UC Berkeley graduate student who is conducting research related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer studies in any … Continued

Mentored Research Award — 3/5/2018

The Mentored Research Award gives academically promising graduate students an opportunity to conduct pre-doctoral research while developing and strengthening relationships with faculty advisers. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents whose backgrounds, life experiences, and/or work contribute to diversity. … Continued

University of California Dissertation-Year Fellowship — 3/5/2018

The University of California Dissertation-Year Fellowship is open to doctoral students who demonstrate strong potential for university teaching and research; with backgrounds, life experiences, and/or work that contribute to diversity; and who are in their final year of dissertation work. … Continued

Dorothea Lange Fellowship — 4/13/2018

This Fellowship, in memory of one of the most outstanding documentary photographers of the 20th-century, encourages the use of photography (black and white or color) in the scholarly work of any discipline at UC Berkeley. It will be awarded to a … Continued

Nico Linesch Boundary Crossing Scholar’s Award — 1/16/2018

Are you a graduate student who needs additional funding to support your cross-disciplinary work with a governmental or non-governmental organization (not for profit)? Apply for the Nico Linesch Boundary Crossing Scholar’s Award! The application deadline has been extended to January … Continued

Lyman Fellowship — 2/1/2018

The Peter Lyman Graduate Fellowship in new media, established in the memory of esteemed UC Berkeley Professor Peter Lyman, provides a stipend to a UC Berkeley Ph.D. candidate to support the writing of their Ph.D. dissertation on a topic related … Continued

Chowdhury Fellowships for Bangladesh Studies — 3/15/2018

Two new graduate scholarships are available for Berkeley incoming and current graduate students. Each fellowship is in the amount of $7,500. The Subir Chowdhury Fellowship on Quality of Life in Bangladesh is for all graduate students whose training or research … Continued

CSU Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program — 2/16/2018

The California State University (CSU) Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program (CDIP) aims to increase the number of promising doctoral students applying for future CSU instructional faculty positions by offering financial assistance in the form of a loan and mentorship by CSU … Continued

Allan Sharlin Memorial Fellowship — 3/19/2018

This award commemorates the scholarly achievements of the late Allan Sharlin, Professor of Sociology and an innovative scholar in the fields of demography and history at UC Berkeley. The award is made annually to students who show promise of advancing … Continued

American Councils’ Scholarships and Internships in Russia — 2/15/2018

The American Councils’ Business, Technology, and Innovation Scholarship announces the Business, Technology, and Innovation (BTI) Scholarship, which supports U.S. students participating in an American Councils internship program in Russia. Overseas Professional and Intercultural Training (OPIT) is a six-week summer internship and coursework … Continued

John L. Simpson Memorial Research Fellowship — 3/19/2018

The Institute of International Studies is accepting applications for the John L. Simpson Memorial Research Fellowship in International and Comparative Studies. All UC Berkeley graduate students in good standing who will formally advance to candidacy (will have satisfied all requirements … Continued

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Fellowship — 2/15/2018

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is now accepting applications for Fellowships in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics. Graduate students and researchers from a variety of fields who share a common interest in the nonlinear dynamics of geophysical fluids from the deep interior … Continued

Arthur Rosenfeld Award for Energy Efficiency — 3/18/18

UC Berkeley graduate students committed to advancing sustainability are eligible for the Art Rosenfeld Award for Energy Efficiency, recognizing the Berkeley professor who is a global champion of energy conservation and technologies to support it. Annual Rosenfeld Awards of initially $5,000 … Continued

UC MEXUS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Research Fellowships — 3/19/2018

UC MEXUS-CONACYT is providing fellowships for postdoctoral researchers at the ten UC campuses or at Mexican institutions of higher education or research. The primary objective of this program is to advance academic scholarship by emerging Mexican researchers and UC scientists … Continued

Frederick Douglass Teaching Scholars Fellowship — 2/7/2018

The Frederick Douglass Institutes of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education offer teaching opportunities to graduate students who are pursuing careers as university faculty and who are entering the final year of terminal degree and/or doctoral programs. These Fellowships are … Continued

Nominations for Volvo Environment Prize — 1/10/2018

Since the first award in 1990, the Volvo Environment Prize has become one of the scientific world’s most respected environmental prizes.  Laureates represent all fields of environmental and sustainability studies and initiatives. The Volvo Environment Prize is awarded annually by … Continued

Post-MSW Fellowship in Clinical Social Work at UHS — 2/9/2018

University Health Services at UC Berkeley provides comprehensive clinical experience and professional development opportunities in the field of college mental health. The program aims to meet the needs of pre-licensed postgraduate clinical social workers who have a Master of Social … Continued

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship Program — 1/31/2018

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields — science, technology, engineering, and mathematics — into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Georgia and New Jersey. The Fellowship has also prepared over a thousand … Continued

Edward W. Said Fellowship — 2/1/2018

The Edward W. Said Fellowship supports promising scholars early in their careers to produce scholarship that speaks across disciplinary boundaries, promotes humanistic inquiry in the service of intercultural communication and understanding, and engages the public. Grants of up to $20,000 … Continued

Nuclear Nonproliferation Fellows Program — 2/1/2018

The Nuclear Nonproliferation International Safeguards (NNIS) Fellowship provides financial support for exceptional students pursuing technical doctoral research relevant to the field of international safeguards. Participating universities foster partnerships between science/engineering programs and programs focused on nuclear nonproliferation and safeguards policy. … Continued

Bloorview Research Institute Pursuit Award — 2/2/2018

Holland Bloorview’s research institute is proud to host the annual Pursuit Award competition – recognizing PhD students and recent alumni from across the globe for their outstanding contributions to and achievements in childhood disability research. Eligibility Current PhD student (less … Continued

Rickover Fellowship Program — 1/31/2018

The Rickover Fellowship Program in Nuclear Engineering is designed to meet the needs of the Naval Reactors Division of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for appropriately trained personnel for the maintenance and development of science and engineering technology as … Continued

Dannon Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Program — 2/15/2018

Dannon, as a part of DanoneWave Public Benefits Corporation, is awarding two graduate students a grant of $25,000 each. The successful candidates should excel in science and have an interest in studying yogurt, probiotics and the gut microbiome’s role in … Continued

Yancey/Edgley Fellowship and Award — 3/31/2018

The Dr. Antronette (Toni) K. Yancey and Darlene Edgley Fellowship was created by Ms. Darlene Edgley to continue the work pioneered by the late Dr. Antronette (Toni) Yancey, MD, MPH. Dr. Yancey’s concern with the dangers of America’s sedentary lifestyle … Continued

Harvard University Environmental Fellows Program — 1/17/2018

The Harvard University Center for the Environment created the Environmental Fellows program to enable recent doctorate recipients to use and expand Harvard’s extraordinary resources to tackle complex environmental problems. The Environmental Fellows work for two years with Harvard faculty members … Continued

Two Grants from IES Center for British Studies — 2/1/2018

The Center for British Studies Dissertation Research Grant of $2,000 will be awarded to selected graduate students who have defended their dissertation prospectus to finish research in the UK and aid them in completing their dissertation. Please use the online application form to … Continued

AIF Clinton Fellowship for Service in India — 1/15/2018

The William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India is an immersive, 10-month volunteer service program matching young professionals with development organizations. Fellows work on scalable and sustainable development projects in the fields of education, livelihoods, technology and innovation, and … Continued

Mike Synar Graduate Research Fellowship — 1/31/2018

The Institute of Governmental Studies will award up to five Synar Graduate Research Fellowships of up to $3,000 each. The Mike Synar Graduate Research Fellowship is awarded to distinguished UC Berkeley graduate students who are writing their dissertations on an aspect … Continued

Reinhard Bendix Memorial Fellowship — 3/19/2018

The Institute of International Studies is accepting applications for the Reinard Bendix Memorial Fellowship. This award commemorates the scholarly achievements of the late Reinhard Bendix, Professor of Sociology and Political Science at UC Berkeley. The fellowship is given annually to students … Continued

Three Fellowship Opportunities with Sea Grant — 1/19 – 1/26/2018

California Sea Grant offers fellowship opportunities in research, natural resource management, and marine policy that allow graduate students to explore their interests and broaden their experience. Former Fellows have advanced to careers in academia, nonprofit organizations, and state and federal government … Continued

L’Oréal USA For Women In Science Fellowship — 2/2/2018

This postdoctoral fellowship recognizes and rewards the contributions women make in the STEM fields and identifies exceptional women researchers committed to serving as role models for younger generations. The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program annually awards five … Continued

Grants for Disability-Related Research — 3/1/2018

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is granting graduate students $10,000 stipends to research work, rehabilitation and disability issues through the Analyzing Relationships between Disability, Rehabilitation and Work (ARDRAW) Small Grant Program. The objective of ARDRAW is to foster new analysis … Continued

Chateaubriand Fellowship for STEM — 1/16/2018

The Chateaubriand Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Biology-Health for doctoral students aims to initiate or reinforce collaborations, partnerships or joint projects between French and American research teams. This fellowship supports Ph.D. students registered at an American university who wish … Continued

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Phi Beta Kappa Fellowship — 1/30/2018

Alpha of California is pleased to announce that it will grant a limited number of graduate fellowships in 2018. These fellowships will be awarded to members of Phi Beta Kappa who are doctoral students at UC Berkeley during the 2018–19 academic year. Note: The … Continued

The Bancroft Library Study Award — 2/5/2018

The Kenneth E. and Dorothy V. Hill Fellowship Fund will provide one year-long fellowship to graduate students from any campus of the University of California who are conducting research that would benefit from the use of source materials in The … Continued

Jim Fahey Safe Homes for Women Fellowship — 3/1/2018

The Jim Fahey Safe Homes Fund for Women endowment was established in 2007 to provide scholarships for graduate students at UC Berkeley with demonstrated financial need and a strong aptitude in relevant subjects as well as a deep commitment to combating … Continued

The ARISC Graduate/Postdoctoral Fellowship — 12/29/2017

The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) announced its graduate/postdoctoral fellowships for research in the South Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, and/or Georgia). Awards will be made for a maximum of $1,500 each. Projects in all fields in the social … Continued

Science-Corp Work Abroad Fellowship — 1/31/2018

Finished, or finishing, your PhD in a STEM field? Interested in taking a six month break from the research/academic track to work abroad and share your expertise where it is needed? Science-Corps has launched a new fellowship that provides STEM … Continued

Data Sciences for the 21st Century (DS421) — 2/1/2018

Data Sciences for the 21st Century (DS421) is a two-year interdisciplinary graduate training program whose mission is to train a new generation of scientists to tackle grand challenges at the intersection of natural, social and data sciences by translating data into … Continued

Roselyn Lindheim Award — 2/26/2018

The School of Public Health is accepting applications for the 2018–2019 Roselyn Lindheim Award. This award honors the life and work of Roselyn Lindheim (1921–1987), Professor of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley. A generous endowment from her husband, the … Continued

World Wood Day Foundation (WWDF) Research Grant — 2/12/2018

The World Wood Day Foundation (WWDF) is now accepting applications for research grants. Scholars and graduate students with a focus on “wood and culture” in ongoing projects as well as new initiatives are encouraged to apply. The proposals will be evaluated … Continued

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Switzer Environmental Fellowships — 1/8/2018

The Switzer Environmental Fellowship Program offers one-year Fellowships to highly talented graduate students in New England and California who demonstrate outstanding leadership potential, and who are committed to a career in environmental improvement. The Switzer Fellowship provides: a one-year $15,000 cash … Continued

Regeneron Postdoctoral Program — 12/1/2017

The Regeneron Postdoctoral Training Program is a four-year postdoctoral training in which scientists can pursue their first or second postdoctoral training in biotechnology and biomedical sciences. Participants will conduct research under the guidance of a mentor and will assist with mentoring junior trainees. … Continued