The Graduate Division Student Parent Grant — 7/17/2017

The Graduate Division is now accepting applications for 2017 – 18 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 … Continued

UC-National Laboratory In-Residence Graduate Fellowship — 7/1/2017

The UC Laboratory Fees Research Program sponsors innovative research, fosters new collaborations between UC faculty and national laboratory scientists, and provides unique training for UC students and postdoctoral fellows. This competition cycle, the LFRP is offering two targeted funding opportunities. … Continued

Great Minds in STEM HENAAC Scholarship — 4/30/2017

Graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students and graduate students, who intend to or are currently pursuing a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) degree at an accredited college/university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico, are encouraged to apply for these … Continued

Edward W. Said Fellowship — 4/3/2017

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

The Markowski-Leach Scholarships — 4/14/2017

The Markowski-Leach Scholarships are now accepting applications for the 2017 – 18 academic year. The scholarship is for LGBTQ incoming, undergraduate, and graduate full-time students at UC Berkeley, UCSF, San Francisco State University, Stanford University, and (pending) UC Hastings. Awards are $2,000 per … Continued

UC San Francisco-IRACDA Postdoctoral Program — 4/2/2017

The UC San Francisco — IRACDA program is currently accepting applications to fund up to three postdoctoral scholars through the UCSF IRACDA (Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award) Program, sponsored by a K12 NIH (NIGMS) award. The mission of this … Continued

Data Sciences for the 21st Century (DS421) — 3/24/2017

Data Sciences for the 21st Century (DS421) is a two-year interdisciplinary training program designed to prepare graduate students to address the grand challenges at the intersection of natural, social and data sciences. Through a combination of coursework, workshops, symposia, and inter-departmental … Continued

The ISSI Graduate Fellows Program — 4/3/2017

The Institute for the Study of Societal Issues has announced a call for applications for the 2017 – 2018 Graduate Fellows Program. The Graduate Fellows Program is for UC Berkeley doctoral students who have completed at least three years of graduate studies at Berkeley … Continued

Brazil Biodiversity Fellowships — 3/10/2017

The Research and Innovation Fellowship for Agriculture (RIFA) is a graduate student fellowship program based at UC Davis that provides funding for student fellows to work overseas for two to six months on research or projects in agriculture, food systems or … Continued

Social Security Administration (SSA) Stipends — 3/2/2017

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

UC MEXUS Collaborative Research Grants — 3/6/2017

UC MEXUS-CONACYT is providing seed funding to teams of UC and Mexican researchers with beginning projects in basic and applied collaborative research, instructional development, public service, and education projects that apply research to public issues. Chosen projects are expected to … Continued

CAORC Multi-Country Fellowship Program — 2/12/2017

Multi-Country Fellowship Program The Council of American Overseas Research Centers Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program supports advanced regional or trans-regional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences for U.S. doctoral candidates and scholars who have already earned their … Continued

UC MEXUS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Research Fellowships — 3/6/2017

UC MEXUS-CONACYT is providing fellowships for postdoctoral researchers at the UC universities 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 and scholars … Continued

American Councils’ Scholarships and Internships in Russia — 2/15/2017

The American Councils’ Business, Technology, and Innovation Scholarship supports U.S. undergraduate and graduate students in business, innovation, and STEM fields. Participate in one of two established American Councils internship programs in Russia: Overseas Professional and Intercultural Training (OPIT) is a six-week summer … Continued

Mig Vapor Scholarship — 5/31/2017

Mig Vapor creates products designed to help people reduce their dependency on tobacco. Each semester it awards scholarships to students who help bring awareness to the dangers of smoking. The award amount is $3,000 per semester. Scholarship recipients are selected through … Continued

Health Policy Research Scholars — 3/29/2017

The application period is open for Health Policy Research Scholars, a national leadership development program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Applicants must be: Entering the first or second year of their doctoral program in September of 2017 From any research-focused … Continued

The New York State Senate Fellowships — 4/28/2017

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 — 4/28/2017

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

The David N. Keightley Fellowship — 4/14/2017

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. Applicants shall be graduate students who demonstrate high academic distinction and whose work focuses on … Continued


Guru Gobind Singh Fellowship — 4/12/2017

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

Frederick Douglass Scholars Fellowship — 2/6/2017

The Frederick Douglass Institutes of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education offer teaching opportunities to graduate students in their final year who are pursuing careers as university faculty. Fellows will teach during the term of appointment, continue their research, and contribute to the life … Continued

The ARISC Graduate/Postdoctoral Fellowship — 12/31/2016

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 $1500 each. Projects in all fields in the social … Continued

Volvo Environment Prize Nominations — 1/10/2017

The Volvo Environment Prize recognizes environmental research and initiatives, with an emphasis on scientific research that has meaningful influence outside of its discipline in advancing sustainability, for example, research that influences policy or behaviors. It is awarded annually to laureates who … Continued

Post-MSW Fellowship in Clinical Social Work — 2/10/2017

University Health Services at Berkeley, provides comprehensive medical and mental health services to a diverse urban campus community of more than 37,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The post-MSW fellowship in clinical social work is a postgraduate advanced training program committed to … Continued

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ARC Fellows Program — 12/16/16

The ARC Fellowship program advances interdisciplinary research in the arts at UC Berkeley, providing support for six self-nominated pairs of UC Berkeley faculty members and graduate students to work together on research projects of mutual interest. This year’s cohort leader C. … Continued

Dorothea Lange Fellowship — 12/9/2016

The 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

Chateaubriand Fellowship for STEM — 1/27/2017

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

L’Oréal USA For Women In Science Fellowship — 2/3/2017

This postdoc 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 program will award five early postdoctoral women scientists in the United … Continued

Alcohol Addiction Awareness Scholarship Contest — 2/1/2017

AlcoRehab offers scholarships of up to $3,000 to graduate and undergraduate students studying at U.S. institutions to fund their education-related experiences. The scholarship application requires the submission of an essay of 1,200 words that address the topic of alcohol abuse and … Continued

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship — 1/6/2017

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship Program invites recent college and graduate school alumni to apply for full-time, six-to-nine month fellowships in Washington, DC. This Fellowship Program provides opportunities for college graduates to gain practical knowledge and experience by contributing to … Continued

Philip Brett LGBT Studies Fellowship — 3/10/2017

The Philip Brett LGBT Fund will provide an award of up to $4,000 in the spring or summer of 2017 to a UC Berkeley graduate student who is conducting research related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer studies in any … Continued

AAUW’s International Fellowship Program — 12/1/2016

The American Association of University Women’s International Fellowship program provides support for women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants, who must be women, must intend to devote themselves … Continued

Jim Fahey Safe Homes for Women Fellowship — 3/1/2017

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

Sydney Ehrman Fellowships — 2/21/2017

The Sydney Ehrman Fellowship is open to candidates in any field of study who wish to study at King’s College in Cambridge and have a bachelor’s or master’s degree from UC Berkeley or have a bachelor’s degree from Yale University … Continued

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Phi Beta Kappa Fellowship — 1/30/2017

Alpha of California announced a grant of Graduate Fellowships in 2017. These fellowships will be awarded to members of Phi Beta Kappa who are doctoral students at UC Berkeley during the 2017 – 18 academic year. Note: The Graduate Division can disburse funds only to … Continued

CAORC National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship Program — 2/26/2017

Awards of up to $10,500 each will be given to scholars who wish to carry out research on broad questions of multi-country significance in the fields of humanities, social sciences, and related natural sciences. Scholars must carry out research in two or more countries outside the United States, at least one of which hosts a participating American overseas research center.

Regeneron Postdoctoral Program — 12/15/2016

The Regeneron Postdoctoral Training Program is a three-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

Soroptimist Founder Region Fellowship Grant — 1/15/2017

The mission of Soroptimist is to improve the lives of women and girls throughout the world. This fellowship may be awarded to selected women who have advanced to candidacy and are entering the last year of their doctoral programs. Applicants must … Continued

Dannon Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Program — 2/15/2017

The Dannon Company announced its 5th Dannon Gut Microbiome, Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Grant opportunity. Established in 2012, the Dannon Fellowship Grant has been expanded to include the gut microbiome in recognition of its remarkable potential on the human body. … Continued

World Wood Day Foundation (WWDF) Research Grant — 2/13/2017

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

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Fellowships — 11/15/2016

AAUW American Fellowships support women scholars who are completing dissertations, planning research leave from accredited institutions, or preparing research for publication. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Candidates are evaluated on the basis of scholarly excellence; quality and … Continued

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Switzer Environmental Fellowship Program — 1/9/2017

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

Entrepreneurial Fellows Program at UC Berkeley — 10/31/2016

The Innovative Genomics Initiative (IGI) is currently soliciting applications for its new Entrepreneurial Fellows Program at UC Berkeley. Designed to catalyze the translation and commercialization of innovative research discoveries for practical benefit, this new program builds strong support networks in … Continued

Center for Technology, Society & Policy Fellowship — 11/28/2016

The Center for Technology, Society & Policy is a multidisciplinary design/build center focusing on the emergent social and policy issues arising from the development and adoption of technology. CTSP is a student-led organization hosted at the UC Berkeley School of Information. … Continued


JSPS Summer Fellowship Program — 11/10/2016

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is now accepting applications for 2017 fellowships in Japan. Programs last from one month to two years and are open to applicants from around the world in all fields of research including humanities, social … Continued

The Bancroft Library Study Award — 2/6/2017

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

Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowships — 1/9/2017

Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowships welcome applications from students of all national origins who are U.S. citizens. Fellowship Details The amount of each Fellowship will cover actual tuition costs plus an $18,000 annual stipend to be allocated towards room, board, and … Continued

UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program — 11/1/2016

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 … Continued

Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships — 12/9/2016

The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation doctoral scholarships in the humanities and social sciences are awarded to Canadian and foreign doctoral candidates pursuing research related to one of its four founding themes: Human rights and dignity Responsible citizenship Canada in the … Continued

Critical Language Scholarship Program — 11/16/2016

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a fully funded summer overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. With the goal of broadening the base of Americans studying and mastering critical languages and building relationships … Continued

Fellowships in Chinese Studies — 4/1/2017

Check The Center for Chinese Studies website for more information on the following opportunities: Dissertation writing fellowships MA student fellowships The Republic of China East Asia fellowships CCS Summer Research Grants, and more Deadline: Friday, April 1, 2017

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George Bennett Fellowship in Writing — 11/30/2016

This residential Fellowship will assist an individual who plans to make a professional career of writing. The award includes a stipend of $15,570, housing expenses in Exeter, New Hampshire for one academic year, meals, medical and dental insurance, long term … Continued

Boren Fellowships — 1/31/2017

Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 to U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency. Boren Fellowships support study and research in areas … Continued

Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship — 11/1/2016

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. … Continued

The Symantec Research Lab Graduate Fellowship — 12/9/2016

Symantec is offering multiple one-year fellowship awards for Ph.D. students pursuing innovative research in security, cryptography, machine learning, data mining, and information security. The fellowship provides up to $20,000 for tuition fees and research expenses. Fellowship recipients may also be … Continued

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship Program — 2/26/17

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. Eligible applicants include current undergraduates, recent college graduates, mid-career professionals, and … Continued

Townsend Graduate Fellowships — 11/10/2016 & 11/18/2016

Townsend Dissertation Fellowships are awarded to Ph.D. students whose dissertation projects significantly involve humanistic material or problems that have a significant bearing on the humanities. More information is available on the Townsend website. The deadline is Thursday, November 10, 2016. Global Urban Humanities — Townsend Fellowships are for faculty … Continued

Paul J. Alexander Memorial Fellowship — 11/4/2016

The Paul J. Alexander Memorial Fellowship is awarded for the study of Byzantine, ancient, and medieval history. Advanced Berkeley graduate students studying in the general area of ancient history are invited to apply. One award of $3,000 will be made … Continued

2017 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize — 9/30/2016

The Lemelson-MIT Student Program is searching nationwide for undergraduate teams and individual graduate students who have developed technology-based inventions in healthcare, transportation, consumer devices, and food & agriculture. The competition is open to teams (2-5 people) of undergraduate students with … Continued

Elizabeth Roboz Einstein Fellowship — 11/4/2016

The Elizabeth Roboz Einstein Fellowship offers a one-semester fellowship to fund doctoral candidates in the neurosciences relating to human development. Applicants must have demonstrated distinguished scholarship, as well as the ability to conduct research at an advanced level. To apply, … Continued

Luce Scholars Program: Experience in Asia — 10/17/2016

The Luce Scholars Program provides an intensive experience in Asia for young Americans who show evidence of potential leadership and accomplishment. Luce Scholars have backgrounds in many fields other than Asian studies, including but not limited to the arts, journalism, law, medicine, science, public health, environmental studies, and international relations.

Awards for Research/Study in Scandinavia — 11/1/2016

The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) is accepting applications for the 2017 – 18 Fellowships and Grants program academic year. The ASF will offer — $300,000 to outstanding American students, scholars, professionals and artists for study and/or research in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden. Fellowships … Continued

Travis Bogard Artist in Residence Fellowship — 11/30/2016

The Eugene O’Neill Foundation in Danville, offers the Travis Bogard Artist in Residence fellowship for promising scholars or critics whose work is focused on the performing arts. The program is named after the UC Berkeley Professor and O’Neill scholar, Travis … Continued

Horowitz Foundation Dissertation Research Grants — 1/31/2017

The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy was established in 1997 to support the advancement of research and understanding in the major fields of the social sciences, which include psychology, anthropology, sociology, economics, urban affairs, area studies, and political science. Through … Continued

Delta Science Fellows Program — 9/23/2016

The Delta Science Fellows Program brings together graduate students and postdoctoral researchers with Bay-Delta agency scientists and senior research mentors to collaborate on data analysis and research projects applicable to the California Bay-Delta system. This fellowship is a partnership with the Delta … Continued

National Wildlife Federation Fellowships — 7/10/2016

The National Wildlife Federation is currently accepting applications for four graduate student fellowships this summer/fall. NWF EcoLeaders Career Center Fellow NWF EcoLeaders Community Management Assessment Fellow NWF EcoLeaders Certification Workshops Fellow NWF EcoLeaders Business Plan Fellow The Fellowship is for … Continued


Michigan Society of Fellows Postdoctoral Fellowship — 9/27/2016

The Michigan Society of Fellows, under the auspices of the Rackham Graduate School selects outstanding applicants for appointment to three-year fellowships in the social, physical, and life sciences, and in the professional schools. Eight fellowships are available, with an annual stipend of … Continued


Columbia Humanities Postdoctoral Fellowships — 10/5/2016

The Columbia Society of Fellows in the Humanities, with grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the William R. Kenan Trust, will appoint a number of postdoctoral fellows in the humanities for the academic year 2017 – 2018. Fellows newly appointed … Continued

Oman Research Fellowship — 9/15/2016

Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) promotes and cultivates scholarly research about Oman across several academic disciplines. The fellowship is open to Ph.D. candidates and university academics who are US citizens or affiliated with an American university, and funds one scholar … Continued

Fulbright U.S. Student Program — 9/5/2016

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 … Continued

Graduate Student Assessment Fellows Program — 9/30/2016

About the Program Conducting program-level assessment and utilizing assessment data to improve teaching, curriculum, and student advising are becoming an integral part of what faculty and higher education professionals are asked to do. The Graduate Student Assessment Fellows Program supplements … Continued

UC Smoke and Tobacco Free Student Fellowships — 5/25/2016

In support of the University of California’s commitment to a smoke and tobacco free UC and its critical role in developing research, public health and policy solutions for this rapidly evolving landscape, the UC Systemwide Smoke and Tobacco Free Task … Continued

The UC Global Food Initiative — 5/9/2016

The UC Global Food Initiative is offering 4 fellowships of $4,000 each to outstanding UC Berkeley students. The fellowships are open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Application deadline for all fellowships is May 9, 2016, at midnight. See the … Continued

Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development — 5/31/2016

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

Baxter Young Investigator Awards — 6/30/2016

Baxter International Inc. is a global diversified healthcare company that couples its dedication to excellence and its passion for innovation with its unique combination of expertise in medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology to advance patient care worldwide. To celebrate and promote … Continued

Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans — 11/1/2016

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship is a two-year grant for graduate students who are defined by the organization as New Americans: resident aliens, naturalized as U.S. citizens, and/or children of two parents who are both naturalized citizens. The application is open to: College … Continued

Intelligent Transportation Systems Scholarship — 6/1/2016

ITS California is a public/private partnership formed to foster the development and deployment of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) in California. ITS educates the private and public sectors about the merits of advanced transportation systems deployment and serves as a forum for … Continued

Fulbright Israel Post-Doctoral Fellowships — 8/1/2016

The United States-Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF), the Fulbright commission for Israel, plans to offer eight fellowships to American postdoctoral researchers in support of work to be carried out at Israeli universities during the 2017/2018 – 2019 academic years. The program grants a … Continued

Fulbright American Scholar Awards to Canada — 8/1/2016

Fulbright Canada, now celebrating its 25th anniversary, 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, … Continued