The Graduate Student Professionalization Workshop Grant — 3/4/2019

The Graduate Student Professionalization Workshop Grant is intended for faculty interested in addressing gaps in the training graduate students receive for career pathways outside the tenure track, and who want to propose innovative models for providing professional training not currently … Continued

Peter Lyman Fellowship in New Media — 2/1/2019

The Peter Lyman Graduate Fellowship established in the memory of an esteemed UC Berkeley faculty member, provides a summer stipend to a UC Berkeley Ph.D. candidate to support the writing of his or her Ph.D. dissertation on a topic related to … Continued

Berkeley – Austria Research Fellowships — 2/1/2019

The UC Berkeley Institute of European Studies and the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation announced a competition for a Pre-Dissertation and Dissertation Research Grant for graduate students in the Social Sciences (including Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Law, History, Music, and Sociology) … Continued

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Graduate Fellowship Program — 2/15/2019

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) announced that INL graduate fellowship program postings are now open. This year there are two INL Graduate Fellowship postings. The first is specific to National and Homeland Security research, the second is associated with other INL mission areas. The fellowship program … Continued

Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program (CMU Portugal) — 12/10/2018

Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program (CMU Portugal) is calling for applications for six doctoral scholarships to start in 2019–2020 focusing on cutting-edge areas of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Upon the Ph.D. program completion, graduates receive two degrees, one from CMU, and another degree from the … Continued

Foreign Language and Area Studies Awards — 1/30/2019

The Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships provide funding to students to encourage the study of less commonly taught foreign languages in combination with area and international studies. These fellowships are funded by grants from the U.S. Department of Education. … Continued

CPRIT TRIUMPH Postdoctoral Fellowship — 12/31/2018

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is accepting applications for the CPRIT TRIUMPH Postdoctoral Fellowship in Translational Cancer Research. This three-year fellowship provides basic, translational, and clinical training and aims to further develop talented PhD or MD/PhDs into … Continued

Roselyn Lindheim Award — 1/31/2019

The School of Public Health is accepting applications for the 2019–2020 Roselyn Lindheim Award in Environmental Design and Public Health. Awards will consist of stipends up to $10,000 for one or two continuing graduate students. Recipient(s) must be registered during both … Continued

Frederick Douglass Teaching Scholars Fellowship — 2/1/2019

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

UC MEXUS Collaborative Research Grants — 2/25/2019

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

Sydney Ehrman Fellowships — 2/22/2019

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

Two Grants from IES Center for British Studies — 2/1/2019

The Center for British Studies Dissertation Research Grant of $2,000 will be awarded to graduate students who have defended their dissertation prospectus to finish research in the UK and aid them in completing their dissertation. The application deadline is February 1, … Continued

UC MEXUS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Research Fellowships — 2/25/2019

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

Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowships — 1/7/2019

Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowships are awarded to candidates who have outstanding undergraduate records, have demonstrated a need for financial assistance, are citizens of the United States of America, are enrolled in accredited colleges and universities in the United States and have … Continued

Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship — 1/7/2019

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, established in 1987, is a highly-competitive national fellowship program that provides recent college and graduate school alumni with the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security. Twice yearly, … Continued

Phi Beta Kappa

Phi Beta Kappa Fellowship — 1/29/2019

Alpha of California is pleased to announce that it will grant a limited number of graduate fellowships in 2019. These fellowships will be awarded to members of Phi Beta Kappa who are doctoral students at UC Berkeley during the 2018–19 academic year. Preference … Continued

Chateaubriand Fellowship for STEM — 1/8/2019

The Chateaubriand Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & 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

Global Urban Humanities Fellowships — 11/16/2018

The Global Urban Humanities Fellowships for graduate students and faculty at UC Berkeley support research on contemporary and historical cities that engages approaches from the arts and humanities, the humanistic social sciences, and from the disciplines of architecture, landscape architecture, … Continued

CAORC Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program — 1/24/2019

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

Kavli Ensi Philomathia Graduate Student Fellowships — 10/31/2018

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

Lemelson-MIT Student Prize — 11/30/2018

The $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize is awarded annually to outstanding mid-career inventors who have developed a patented product or process of significant value to society, which has been adopted for practical use (or has a high probability of being adopted). Eligibility … Continued

Boren Fellowships — 1/30/2019

Boren Fellowships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central … Continued

Symantec Research Labs Graduate Fellowship — 11/30/2018

Symantec will award Symantec Research Labs (SRL) Graduate Fellowships to outstanding Ph.D. students who meet the eligibility criteria listed below. A key goal of the program is to fund innovative research that has real-world value, in areas where Symantec conducts … Continued

Insight Data Science Fellows Program — 10/22/2018

Insight is now accepting applications from graduating students for our fellowships in: Data Science (for PhDs & postdocs) Health Data Science (for PhDs & postdocs) Data Engineering (for bachelor’s, master’s, or PhDs) Artificial Intelligence (for bachelor’s, master’s, or PhDs) Data … Continued

NEH Senior Research Fellowship Program — 1/24/2019

National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship Program The CAORC National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship Program supports advanced research in the humanities for U.S. postdoctoral scholars and foreign national postdoctoral scholars who have been residents in … Continued

IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Award Program — 10/25/2018

About the program Strong collaboration with faculty, students and universities is vital to IBM. The IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Program advances this collaboration by recognizing and supporting exceptional Ph.D. students who want to make their mark in promising and disruptive technologies. … Continued

Mike Synar Graduate Research Fellowship — 1/30/2019

The Institute of Governmental Studies will award three 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 of American politics, … Continued

Nico Linesch Boundary Crossing Scholar’s Award — 1/2/2019

The Nico Linesch Boundary Crossing Scholar’s Award is for graduate students to continue Nico’s work and design interdisciplinary internships in government agencies or nonprofits whose budgets limit their capacity to offer compensation. Eligibility Be a current post baccalaureate student enrolled in a … Continued

Horowitz Foundation Dissertation Research Grants — 12/1/2018

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. Grants … 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

American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) — 11/1/2018

The American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) supports and administers programs of fellowships for scholarly research and for language study in Turkey. Programs for scholars and graduate students based in the U.S. and Canada include the ARIT, the ARIT National Endowment … Continued

Townsend Graduate Fellowships — 11/9/2018

Townsend Dissertation Fellowships Townsend Dissertation Fellowships are awarded to PhD 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 Friday, November 9, 2018. … Continued

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

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

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

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

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