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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Gallatin Fellowship — 3/15/2016

The Gallatin Fellowship gives an advanced doctoral student in the broad field of international affairs the opportunity of moving toward completion of the dissertation while in residence at the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. The … Continued

The Forgotten International Fellowships — 3/15/2016

The Forgotten International (FTI) is enlisting applicants for field volunteer positions abroad to do poverty alleviation work. FTI partners with 10 organizations in Cambodia, Nepal, India, Kenya, Peru and Uganda, and continues to expand their placements around the globe. Placements abroad may involve: … Continued

Arthur Rosenfeld Award for Energy Efficiency — 3/31/16

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 … Continued

Drawdown Fellowship Program — 3/18/2016

Project Drawdown is a US-based research organization that is developing a book, open-source database, and digital platform describing how 100 existing technological, social, and ecological solutions, deployed at scale and in combination, can alter the composition of our atmosphere and … Continued

Sitka Fellows Program — 03/29/2016

The Sitka Fellows Program is looking for visionaries of all backgrounds who wish to immerse themselves in their work alongside other smart and passionate people like themselves. The program is a fully-funded, seven-week residency at Sheldon Jackson Campus in Sitka, … Continued

General Scholarship for Higher Learning Award — 4/15/2016

ReservationCounter.com Scholarships for Higher Learning are awarded twice annually in the fall and spring of each year. The Spring 2016 General Scholarship Award is for $1500. The deadline to apply is April 15, 2016. See the ReservationCounter.com website for more information.

Hydro Foundation Research Awards — 3/15/2017

The Hydro Research Foundation is leading the Research Awards Program designed to stimulate new student research and academic interest in conventional or pumped storage hydropower. The awards are made possible by a grant from the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy … Continued

Reinhard Bendix Memorial Fellowship — 3/16/2016

The Institute of International Studies is now accepting applications for the Reinard Bendix Memorial Fellowship. The fellowship of up to $12,000 is given annually to students who show promise of advancing scholarship in the field of political and social theory … Continued

Allan Sharlin Memorial Fellowship — 3/16/2016

The Institute of International Studies is accepting applications for the Allan Sharlin Memorial Award. The award for up to $12,000 is made annually to students who show promise of advancing scholarship in the field of historical sociology, historical demography, or … Continued

John L. Simpson Memorial Research Fellowship — 3/16/2016

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 and will have satisfied all requirements of … Continued

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Fellowship — 2/15/2016

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is now accepting applications for Fellowships in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics. The Fellowship is centered around a ten-week course of study and research for up to ten graduate students. For the student fellows, the centerpiece of … Continued

Bloorview Research Institute Pursuit Award — 2/5/2016

The annual Pursuit Award is presented by the Bloorview Research Institute at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, Canada’s largest hospital of its kind. This international award recognizes outstanding achievements in childhood disability research by current Ph.D. students … Continued

Four Fellowship Opportunities with Sea Grant — 1/22/2016 – 2/12/2016

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

Fellowship for Social Science Dissertation Students — 1/31/2016

The Center for Engaged Scholarship, a fiscally sponsored project of Community Initiatives in San Francisco,  is accepting applications for dissertation fellowships of $25,000 each. The Center supports “scholarship that can move us to a society that is more egalitarian, more democratic, … Continued

Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation — 1/11/2016

Regeneron is inviting applications for its 4th Annual Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation for graduate students and postdocs. UC Berkeley is allowed to nominate 2 graduate students and 2 postdoctoral fellows. The Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation aims to recognize and … Continued

International Internship Program (TIGP-IIP) in Taiwan — 2/28/2016

The Taiwan International Graduate Program is pleased to invite applications to the International Internship Program (TIGP-IIP). TIGP-IIP is an intensive pre-doctoral research training program that prepares its participating interns with the necessary knowledge and skills for future research or career … Continued

U.S. Faculty Scholar Program — 1/31/2016

The Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) is pleased to announce the U.S. Faculty Scholar Program for Academic Year 2016-2017. VEF expects to award approximately four grants for U.S. professors to teach courses in English at Vietnamese universities either on-site in Vietnam or … Continued

John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship — 2/12/2016

The California Sea Grant College Program is seeking applications for the 2017 NOAA Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. The Knauss Fellowship, established in 1979, provides a unique educational experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean … Continued

SALAM 2016: Summer Arabic Language and Media Program — 1/10/2016

The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) announces its 2016 Summer Arabic Language and Media (SALAM) program, a fully-funded intensive Arabic language scholarship program in the Sultanate of Oman. SQCC supports Arabic language study for U.S. students through its annual SALAM program. This intensive Arabic language program will allow students to gain a … Continued

Rickover Fellowship Program — 1/31/2016

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 for appropriately trained personnel for the development and maintenance of science and engineering technology as it … Continued

American Bar Foundation Fellowships — 12/1/2015

The American Bar Foundation (ABF) is dedicated to advancing justice through rigorous research on the law, legal practices, and the law’s impact on our society.  Located in Chicago, ABF is the nation’s leading research institute for the empirical study of law. The … Continued

R. Kirk Underhill Graduate Fellowship — 1/29/2016

The Underhill Fellowship will provide $30,000 to a UC Berkeley graduate student who has advanced to candidacy and whose research focuses on US-UK affairs, including, issues involving foreign relations, politics, history, law, economics, and culture.The Underhill Fellowship is sponsored by … Continued

Mike Synar Graduate Research Fellowship — 1/29/2016

The Center for the Study of Representation 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 … Continued

Harvard University Environmental Fellows Program — 1/13/2016

The Harvard University Environmental Fellows Program, administered by the Center for the Environment, enables recent doctorate recipients to use and expand Harvard’s resources to tackle complex environmental problems. Environmental Fellows work for two years with Harvard faculty members in any school or … Continued

Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards Program — 11/15/2015

The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards program (formerly the Women’s Opportunity Awards) has disbursed more than $30 million since 1972 to tens of thousands of women who have overcome poverty, domestic and sexual violence, divorce, the death of a spouse, … Continued

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Mildred E. Mathias Graduate Student Research Grants — 10/26/2015

The University of California Natural Reserve System provides research grants to graduate students enrolled at any University of California campus other than San Francisco and who are using one or more of the 38 sites in the UC Natural Reserve System

Origins Project Postdoctoral Award Lectureship — 11/1/2015

Arizona State University is now accepting nominations to the annual Origins Project Postdoctoral Award Lectureship through November 1, 2015. This award, the largest of its kind in the world, is given annually to an outstanding junior scholar chosen from all countries, from … Continued

Conference Travel Grant — Ongoing

PhD and Master’s students in academic degree programs please note: If you’re going to present a paper or poster on your dissertation research (and make professional contacts), the Graduate Division can help you get there.

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships — 10/21/2015

The Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship supports 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. Applicants must be prepared to complete their dissertations within … Continued

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program — 10/26/15

The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported … Continued

SAGE-IGERT Fellowship Program — 10/19/15

The SAGE-IGERT Fellowship Program supports technology developments that will enable the conservation generation, or storage of clean energy, as well as innovative approaches to the  evaluation of new technologies. The fellowship includes 2 years of funding, opportunities for international experiences, … Continued

Center for British Studies Pre-Dissertation Grant — 2/1/2016

The Center for British Studies Pre-Dissertation Grant of $3,500 may be awarded to second or third year UC Berkeley graduate students before their qualifying exam to travel to Britain to conduct research and develop contacts that will help them prepare a dissertation … Continued

HHMI International Student Research Fellowships — 10/12/2015

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute grants fellowships for international students pursuing doctoral degrees in the sciences in the United States. The fellowship includes a $30,000 stipend, fees, and a $3,000 research allowance annually for up to three years, but not … Continued

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SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowships — 10/15/2015

The Social Science Research Council offers Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowships (DPDF) to enable early-stage doctoral students in the humanities and social sciences to formulate effective doctoral dissertation proposals for their academic departments or funding agencies. Fellows participate in two proposal preparation workshops. The … Continued

DAAD Invites Students to Study or Research in Germany — 10/20/2015

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) is accepting nominations and submissions for the 2015-16 Graduate Scholarship for Study/Research in Germany, an exchange program for final-year undergraduate or full-time graduate students.  The scholarship offers a year of independent study or a full … Continued

UC Mexus Grants Support Dissertation Research — 9/12/2016

UC Mexus Grants are for dissertation or final MFA projects in Mexico, about Mexico, or in collaboration with the Mexican academic and research community. Additional areas of interest include research or activities related to the Latino experience and Mexican-origin populations … Continued

Jerusalem Brain Community Postdoctoral Fellowship — 8/2/2015

The Jewish Brain Community (JBC), a world-class organization that promotes brain research at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is offering a generous post-doctoral scholarship to outstanding young scholars. Post-doctoral fellows will be granted a $22,000 stipend along with a matching … Continued

The Research Explorer Ruhr Scholarship — 8/28/2015

Ruhr University Bochum in Germany (RUB) is offering a new scholarship program for recently graduated doctorates to pursue a postdoc from September 28 until October 9, 2015. Candidates will meet experts in their fields of specialization, learn about RUB’s research … Continued

Institute of Current World Affairs Fellowship — 9/1/2015

The Institute of Current World Affairs (ICWA) Fellowship provides financial support to fellows interested in pursuing an independent study abroad project for a minimum of two years. Fellowships are awarded to candidates who demonstrate a desire to expand their knowledge and skills in … Continued

Center for Chinese Studies Fellowships — 4/1/2015

The Center for Chinese Studies offers six annual fellowships for graduate students interested in conducting research in China. Applicants are eligible for the following awards: Summer Research Grants, Republic of China East Asian Fellowships, the Joseph R. Levenson Chinese Studies … Continued

National Wildlife Federation Fellowship — 3/8/2015

National Wildlife Federation is currently accepting applications for a special graduate student fellowship opportunity this spring. Last year NWF launched a new online community for student environmental leaders called “EcoLeaders.” The community is designed to support, inform and recognize student … Continued

Chinese Government Scholarship-Bilateral Program — 4/1/2015

The Ministry of Education in China has established the Chinese Government Scholarship — Bilateral Program which offers a full or partial scholarship to those selected for this exchange program with partner institutions in China. The Bilateral Program supports undergraduate and graduate students, as … Continued

Greater Good Science Center Gratitude Postdoctoral Fellowship — 3/2/2015

The Greater Good Science Center announced its Gratitude Postdoctoral Fellowship program, a continuation of its six year Expanding the Science and Practice of Gratitude initiative supported by the John Templeton Foundation. Three fellowships, each for two years of postdoctoral support at published NIH salary levels plus … Continued

Islamic Scholarship Fund — 3/21/2016

The Islamic Scholarship Fund is a non-profit organization with the mission to improve the understanding and acceptance of Islam by supporting students and increasing Muslim American representation in professions that influence public policy and opinion. The ISF is offering academic scholarships to … Continued

International House Gateway Fellowships — 2/11/2015

Graduate students who live at International House, or aspire to, can to speak to their academic department about being nominated for a Gateway Fellowship for 2015-16. The annual I-House Gateway Fellowships competition awards one eligible student (with financial need) per fellowship: … Continued

Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholar Awards — 1/15/2015

To accommodate early career scholars, the Fulbright Program is offering an additional application cycle for a select number of 2015-2016 postdoctoral awards. These awards are open to U.S. scholars who have completed their doctoral degrees within the last five years. … Continued

New Fulbright Scholar Opportunities: Arctic Initiative — 2/2/2015

The Fulbright Arctic Initiative will bring together a network of scholars, professionals and applied researchers from the United States, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia and Sweden for a series of three seminar meetings and a Fulbright exchange experience. This initiative will … Continued

UC MEXUS Small Grant Competition — 12/1/2014

The UC MEXUS small grant competition is offered twice a year and provides support to University of California graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in all disciplines for small, short-term, non-dissertation projects of one week to six months that will advance … Continued

Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship — 10/30/14

The Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship is a transatlantic educational program from Humanity in Action. The Fellowship offers 24 American and European graduate students the chance to explore the changing international dynamics of diplomacy and diversity. Fellows travel to Washington, DC, Paris … Continued

Anne van Biema Fellowship — 12/15/2014

The Anne van Biema Fellowship was established by bequest to promote excellence in research and publication on the Japanese visual arts. Fellowships support research at the Freer Gallery of Art and … Continued

University of California Postdoctoral Fellowship — 11/01/2014

The Berkeley Chancellorʹs Postdoctoral Fellowship Program offers postdoctoral research fellowships and faculty mentoring to outstanding scholars in all fields whose research, teaching, and service will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity at the University of California. The contributions to diversity … Continued