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Visionary philanthropists support graduate studies for immigrants and children of immigrants.

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

ARIT Fellowships for Research in Turkey — 11/1/2017

ARIT Fellowships for Research in Turkey are offered for research in ancient, medieval, or modern times, in any field of the humanities and social sciences. Post-doctoral and advanced doctoral fellowships may be held for various terms, from one month up … Continued

East Asia Fellowship Program — 12/31/2017

The ARIAH East Asia Fellowship Program Each fellowship brings a scholar to one ARIAH institute (the “host institute”) for a two-month residence. During a subsequent one to two months, scholars can visit and conduct research at other ARIAH institutions and nonmember … Continued

Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship — 11/7/2017

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 PhD programs in the U.S. and conducting dissertation research on non-U.S. topics. Sixty-eight fellowships … Continued

Lawrence Fellowship for PostDocs — 10/1/2017

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is currently accepting applications for its prestigious Lawrence Fellowship. The fellowship was established to provide extraordinary postdocs with an opportunity to pursue independent, ground-breaking research in a National Lab setting. The Laboratory is committed to … Continued

Foreign Language and Area Studies Awards — 1/31/2018

The Foreign Language and Area Studies Awards enables students who are U.S. citizens and permanent residents to acquire a high level of competence in one or more foreign languages. Fellowships are awarded to students in modern foreign language and area studies, … Continued

Elizabeth Roboz Einstein Fellowship — 11/3/2017

The Elizabeth Roboz Einstein Fellowship is awarded to 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. Two awards of $3,000 will be … Continued

Information about Financial Aid and Funding Awards

If you’ve logged into CalCentral in the past two weeks, you may have seen notifications that your fees have been assessed and you have a balance due. If you’re expecting financial aid, a fee remission, or fellowship award, find out … Continued

German Chancellor Fellowship for Tomorrow’s Leaders — 9/15/2017

The 2017 German Chancellor Fellowship for Tomorrow’s Leaders, sponsored by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, is an exciting fellowship opportunity for recent graduates in all disciplines to study in Germany. The fellowship targets university graduates from the USA, Brazil, China, India, … Continued

National Wildlife Federation Fellowships — 5/31/2017

National Wildlife Federation is currently seeking four graduate students to support our NWF EcoLeaders Program. NWF EcoLeaders Community Management Assessment Fellow NWF EcoLeaders Market Research Fellow NWF EcoLeaders Career and Technical Education Fellow NWF EcoLeaders Labor Economist Research Fellow Each fellowship … Continued

Celebrating Berkeley’s Distinguished Fellows

On March 22, nearly 200 graduate students, donors, faculty and staff celebrated the distinguished fellows who hold prestigious multi-year fellowships as well as the generous supporters who help sustain the excellence of graduate education at Berkeley. Throughout the evening, Alumni House … 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Beyond Academia Workshop — 8/18/2016

Berkeley PhDs! Are you interested in careers in government, policy, and the public sector? Do you want to learn more about fellowships tailored to PhDs transitioning into the public sector?   Visiting Scholar and Postdoc Affairs (VSPA) and Beyond Academia are hosting Public … 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

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

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

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

Yu-Hui Lin is Celebrated as this Year’s Una Fellow

Yu-Hui (Amy) Lin, a Ph.D. candidate in Ethnic Studies was awarded this year’s Una Fellowship. The Una fellowship is awarded each year to an outstanding woman graduate student studying history at Berkeley.

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

CTSP Request for Proposals Leading to Fellowships — 9/28/2015

As a new “multidisciplinary research and design/build center,” UC Berkeley’s Center for Technology, Society & Policy seeks proposals for short-term collaborative projects from a wide range of disciplines and with a wide range of outcomes. Projects may include publishable research, a design … 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

Applications to the 2015-2016 Imagining America Fellows Program

UC Berkeley is a member institution of the Imagining America Consortium, and all Berkeley graduate students are eligible to apply to the following opportunities: PAGE Fellows Program — 5/18/2015 Graduate students with a demonstrated interest in public scholarship and/or artistic practice may … 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

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

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

Phi Beta Kappa

Seven Students Win Phi Beta Kappa Graduate Fellowships

Each year the Phi Beta Kappa Alpha of California Chapter awards fellowships to PBK members who are currently enrolled as doctoral students at UC Berkeley. The seven winners of the 2014 fellowship awards of $5,000 each are: Emily S. Cibelli, Linguistics … Continued

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science — 7/7/2014

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is now accepting applications for 2014-2015 fellowships in Japan. Programs last from 1 month to 2 years and are open to applicants from around the world in all fields of research including … Continued

IGCC 2014-15 Dissertation Fellowship Competition — 2/10/2014

The UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation is seeking applicants for the 2014-2015 Dissertation Fellowship Competition. The competition is open to Doctoral students enrolled in the University of California, including J.D./Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D., and M.D. with thesis. The application tool will open the first week of January and the deadline for applying for these fellowships is February 10, 2014.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Award — 2/4/2014

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Award supports advanced doctoral candidates completing dissertations that further the understanding of the educational pathways and experiences of high-achieving, low-income students. In 2014, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation will award six fellowships of up … Continued

Greater Good Science Center Fellowship Program — 4/16/14

The Greater Good Science Center is offering the Hornaday Graduate Fellowship to UC Berkeley students whose work relates to the Center’s mission. The fellowship program aims to attract scholars from across a broad spectrum of academic disciplines, with a particular … Continued