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 — 3/15/18

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

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

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

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

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

Postdoc Opportunity at UCSF Center for Health and Community

Evidence for Action (E4A), a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, awards grants to support innovative, rigorous research on how systems, programs, and policies influence population health and health inequalities. The E4A National Program Office reviews research proposals and … Continued

ARCS Scholars

Celebrating ARCS Scholars

Thirteen doctoral students who are honored ARCS recipients were feted at the Ritz Carlton by the Foundation.

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

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

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

Travis Bogard Artist in Residence Fellowship — 11/15/2017

With the establishment of the Travis Bogard Artist in Residence Program (AIR) in 2015, the Eugene O’Neill Foundation Board of Directors, through its Advisory Board, has realized a long-held goal. The AIR three-year pilot program at Tao House is designed … Continued

UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program — 11/1/2017

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

Kavli Ensi Philomathia Graduate Student Fellowships — 10/31/2017

Kavli ENSI Philomathia Graduate Student Fellowships are one-year graduate fellowship positions designed to give promising young researchers the opportunity to work across the disciplines of nanoscience to discover new ways in probing and/or controlling energy processes on the nanoscale. Fellows … Continued

CAORC Multi-Country Fellowship Program — 1/31/2018

Multi-Country Fellowship Program The CAORC Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program supports advanced regional or transregional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences for US doctoral candidates and scholars who have already earned their PhD. Preference will be given … Continued

NEH Senior Research Fellowship Program — 1/31/2018

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.

Paul J. Alexander Memorial Fellowship — 11/3/2017

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

CA Sea Grant State Fellowship — 9/1/17

The California Sea Grant College Program is soliciting applications for the 2018 California State Fellows Program. The State Fellows Program provides a unique educational opportunity for graduate students who are interested both in marine resources and in the policy decisions … Continued

Graduate Student Assessment Fellows Program — 10/30/2017

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. UC Berkeley’s Center for Teaching & Learning … Continued

Oman Research Fellowship — 9/17/2017

Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) 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 US citizens or affiliated with an American university, and funds one … Continued

Fulbright Israel Post-Doctoral Fellowships — 8/1/2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Opportunity For Graduate Students In Education

Graduate students writing dissertations focusing on higher education are invited to apply for membership in a research seminar to be held in 2015-16, co-sponsored by the Center for Studies in Higher Education and Social Science MATRIX. Participants in the seminar will be called … Continued

Mikva Family Fellowship

J Street is offering a new opportunity called the Mikva Family Fellowship to graduates of the class of 2015. The Mikva Family Fellowship is a unique one-year opportunity for a highly-qualified recent college graduate to gain in-depth experience in political … 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

Humanity in Action: Diplomacy and Diversity Scholarship — 10/30/2014

Humanity in Action has opened applications for the 2015 Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship, a graduate-level educational fellowship. This transatlantic program brings together 24 American and European graduate students to study international relations and global diversity in a collaborative setting. The program … Continued

NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program — 10/20/2014

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is offering a 12-month long Graduate Fellowship Program for graduate students who are interested in shaping the vision of future technologies used in global nuclear security. Full-time fellows will receive specialized training in either … Continued

Evette Harless Scholarship — 9/30/14

The National Go Solar Foundation (NGSF) established the Evette Harless Scholarship, which awards $1000 annually to up to ten graduate students who show great interest in solar energy research and aim for an academic career after graduation. The deadline is the end … Continued

Kelly Clancy

Berkeley Grad Wins Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation

Kelly Clancy, a graduate student in Biophysics, has won the Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation, a newly established award with only two winners each year. As the reward, Clancy took home a trophy and a $50,000 cash prize. UC Berkeley will also receive an award to support a seminar series.

Paul Hertelendy

Memorial Fund Benefits Berkeley Students for Half a Century

In 1965 when Paul Hertelendy graduated from Berkeley with a Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering, he established a fund in memory of his colleague Tse-Wei Liu who died in an auto accident. For half a century, the fund has been benefiting students in Berkeley.

Health for America Fellowships — 5/12/2014

Health for America announces a fellowship program for six fellows interested in health innovation. They will work with patients, providers, payers and local communities to understand their perspectives. Fellows will use entrepreneurial techniques, with support from seasoned mentors to prototype and … Continued

Edward Hildebrand Fellowship Fund — 5/9/2014

From the bequest of Edward Eric Hildebrand, the Edward Hildebrand Graduate Fellowship has been established for the 2014 – 2015 year. The fellowship is open to graduate students enrolled in Berkeley pursuing a course of study in a field related to … Continued

USP Global Fellowship Awards Program — 5/2/2014

The mission of the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is to improve global health through public standards and related programs that help ensure the quality, safety, and benefit of medicines and foods. USP offers annual fellowship awards of up to … Continued

Mentored Research Award — 3/7/2016

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

Phi Beta Kappa

Phi Beta Kappa (Alpha of California Chapter) Doctoral Fellowships

Each year the Phi Beta Kappa Alpha of California Chapter awards a number of fellowships to members of Phi Beta Kappa who are currently enrolled as doctoral students at UC Berkeley. The application for the 2013-2014 academic year will be posted on the organization’s website in mid-October.

Fulbright

Fulbright U.S. Student Program: Grant Opportunity Abroad — 9/06/2013

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistantships. To compete, candidates must submit a Statement of Grant Purpose, defining activities to take place during one academic year in a participating country outside the United States.