Deadlines and application materials for Berkeley, Graduate Division, and extramural fellowships can be found below. Incoming students are eligible to apply for Fellowships for Entering Students. To learn more, explore our list of fellowships databases. Fellowships Deadline Office for Graduate Diversity — Diversity & Community Fellows Program The Office for Graduate Diversity (OGD) is seeking 12 Diversity and Community Fellows for the current academic year. Fellows will be appointed for the period September 1, 2021 through May 31, 2022. Diversity and Community Fellows, individually and collectively, will advance and implement the Diversity and Inclusion goals of OGD and the Graduate Division. Critical components of this work will include but are not limited to, supporting an inclusive graduate community and enhancing the cultural, academic, and professional experience of historically underrepresented students (e.g., students of color, low income and first generation college students, and LGBTQ+ students, undocumented students, etc.). Fellows will work across and within academic units to create healthy communities for graduate students. Fellows will report directly to Chief of Staff & Assistant Dean for Diversity, Denzil Streete, and will collaborate with other members of the Office for Graduate Diversity.Fellows’ projects may include: Recruitment and outreach to current and prospective underrepresented students; Development of a sustainable peer mentorship program; Implementation of Graduate Diversity Task Force recommendations; Providing training and workshops for graduate students on relevant issues; Identification of successful diversity and inclusion initiatives across campus; Other projects as co-developed by Fellows Cohort. Spring 2022 Graduate Remote Instruction Innovation Fellows Program – Summer The Graduate Division’s GSI Teaching and Resource Center is pleased to announce a call for Graduate Remote Instruction (GRI) Innovation Fellows for Summer 2020. GRI Innovation Fellows will work to develop high-quality approaches for remote instruction for the 2020–21 academic year. The program is intended for graduate students teaching discussion sections or stand-alone courses (e.g., Reading & Composition, studios, or foreign languages), and those GSIs who are assisting a faculty member in revising a course to be taught remotely in the fall. In addition to helping graduate students learn skills that can be applied in fall 2020 to enhance remote student learning on the Berkeley campus, this program will support graduate student professional development and will give them certification and skills that will enhance their teaching portfolios. GRI Innovation Fellows must be continuing graduate students in good academic standing and scheduled to teach in fall 2020. Students graduating in spring or summer 2020 are not eligible. Application review will begin on a rolling basis on June 8, with the initial cohort of fellows selected by June 15, 2020. UC Berkeley plans to fund up to 200 GRI Innovation Fellows campuswide in summer 2020. Read complete information about the program and how to apply on our GRI Innovation Fellows Program page. TBD Conference Travel Grants Academic master’s and all doctoral students may apply for funding to attend professional conferences or to participate in professional development activities; however, students in professional degrees and self-sustaining programs are not eligible. For professional conferences, grant amounts will depend on the location of the conference (up to $600 within California, $900 elsewhere in North America, including Canada and Mexico, and $1,500 outside of North America). The amounts provided for professional development support will vary depending on the actual costs, but in no case will a grant exceed $1,500. Master’s students are eligible for only one travel grant per academic career. Doctoral students are eligible for two grants per academic career, regardless of how many degrees they earn. To be eligible to apply, applicants must: Be registered for the term in which they are planning to attend the conference, which also includes payment of fees/tuitions. Note: students on filing fee are not eligible. Be in good academic standing. Be presenting a paper or poster at the conference. Please note that grant requests to support travel to professional conferences must be approved by the student’s faculty advisor; grant requests to support professional development activities may be approved by the student’s faculty advisor or the Associate Dean for the Graduate Division. Approvals are obtained through the Slate application portal. Rolling: The Fall Application will open 8/1/22 with a December 1st, 2022 deadline Spring 2022: May 1, 2022 The Summer Application will open 5/02/22 with a August 1, 2022 deadline Foreign Language and Area Studies Awards 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, with priority given to students in the humanities, social sciences, and professional fields. For academic year awards, entering students will apply for the FLAS through the Graduate Application for Admission and Fellowships by the departmental deadline. Continuing students will apply here. January 31, 2022 Edward E. Hildebrand Research Fellowship The Canadian Studies Program offers research funding to graduate students of any citizenship enrolled at Berkeley whose research focuses primarily or comparatively on Canada. The applicant should demonstrate the potential for excellent scholarship and describe a project which will contribute to knowledge about Canada and/or the Canadian-U.S. relationship. Several fellowships per year are typically awarded, with an average award of $5,000. Awards are intended to cover direct travel and research costs. Rolling: Summer 2022: March 11, 2022 2022-23 Academic Year: May 6, 2022 Jim Fahey Safe Homes for Women Fellowship 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 domestic violence against women. Preference is given to students who are close to graduation, and who have completed coursework on feminist or gender or women’s studies, families, domestic violence, and the like. March 15, 2022 Philip Brett LGBT Studies Fellowship Open to all UC Berkeley graduate students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, who are conducting research related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer studies in any field or discipline. Applicants must provide brief summaries of their overall research interests and aims; questions they are pursuing or plan to pursue that are related to LGBT issues; and contributions they hope to make to LGBT-related studies. An endorsement letter from the academic adviser is required. Recipients will receive $4,000 for the Spring 2022 semester. March 15, 2022 Mentored Research Award | Application Guidelines Gives academically promising graduate students in academic Ph.D. programs an opportunity to conduct pre-doctoral research while developing and strengthening relationships with faculty advisers. Students must be nominated by their academic department. Once nominated, applications must be submitted by March 21, 2022. March 21, 2022 University of California Dissertation-Year Fellowship | Application Guidelines Open to graduate students in academic Ph.D. programs who demonstrate strong potential for university teaching and research, and who are in their final year of dissertation work. Students must be nominated by their academic department. Once nominated, applications must be submitted by March 21, 2022. March 21, 2022 Art Rosenfeld Award for Energy Efficiency The Art Rosenfeld Award for Energy Efficiency is a $10,000 fellowship awarded to one UC Berkeley graduate student in a Ph.D., Masters, J.D. or professional program who is committed to research on energy efficiency. This includes technical, social science and policy research that can lead to reductions in the use of energy. March 25, 2022 Georges Lurcy Fellowship for Study in France An award for U.S. citizens or permanent residents who want to study or undertake research in France. The research topic should pertain to France and be one that can only be pursued in that country. A stipend of approximately $25,000 will be provided for one academic year to cover the cost of travel, educational fees, and living expenses in France. March 25, 2022 The David N. Keightley Fellowship 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 preferences for those whose research emphasis is on Neolithic to the Han dynasty period. This may include Chinese language, archaeology, art history and/or history. The fellowship may be used for, but not limited to, summer research, travel, conference attendance, and fellowship support. April 18, 2022 Paul J. Alexander Memorial Fellowship The Paul J. Alexander Memorial Fellowship was established to provide funding support for advanced Berkeley graduate students who are studying Byzantine, ancient, or medieval history. Students of Byzantine history are given first preference unless an applicant in ancient or medieval history is markedly superior, in which case the award will be given to the most qualified applicant. A student can receive this award only once during his or her academic career. April 18, 2022 Dr. and Mrs. James C.Y. Soong Fellowship The Dr. and Mrs. James C.Y. Soong Fellowship provides financial support for graduate students from Taiwan who are enrolled full-time at the University of California, Berkeley, in any field of study.Students must meet the following qualifications: Have graduated from a fully accredited, 4-year college or university in Taiwan, with a GPA of 3.7 (A-) or higher Be a citizen of the Republic of China and have lived in Taiwan consecutively for at least ten years Have demonstrated financial need in pursuit of advanced degrees Be registered at Berkeley (home campus). The fellowship may be renewed one time. April 18, 2022 Bay Area Water Quality Fellowship The fellowship is open 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 in the following topics: the exposure or effect, if any, of organisms within the San Francisco Bay estuary to selenium, metals, and/or organic chemicals through food chain transfer the degree, if any, to which sediments are a source of exposure for organisms within the San Francisco Bay estuary to selenium, metals, and/or organic chemicals other research that involves the effect of pollution on the San Francisco Bay estuary and/or its ecosystem. Recipients will receive approximately $16,000. April 1, 2022 Sydney Ehrman Fellowship 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 (the degree must be completed before the beginning of the fall semester). Students who receive the fellowship must provide evidence that they will attend Kings College before leaving in the fall. Students must apply separately to Kings College for admission. This is not a campus exchange program. Stipend of up to $50,000 for one year of study. On Hold The Frank E. Ratliff Fellowship in Classical Antiquity The Frank E. Ratliff Fellowship in Classical Antiquity provides approximately $34,000 in stipend plus in-state fees to graduate students who demonstrate a high level of academic distinction within the College of Letters and Science at the University of California, Berkeley. The fellowship will support outstanding Ph.D. candidates whose work focuses on Classical antiquity, in particular Greek literature and archaeology. All applicants are required to have passed their oral exams. April 15, 2022 Guru Gobind Singh Fellowship | qualifying map This fellowship is intended for graduates of universities in specific areas of India and Pakistan (see qualifying map) who are currently pursuing a graduate degree at the University of California. To be eligible, a student must also be committed to returning to his or her country of origin after receiving the graduate degree and must not have engaged previously in graduate study at any other institution of higher learning in the United States. Students at any stage of graduate study may be nominated, but preference is given to those holding a master’s degree, and particularly those who have reached the dissertation stage and have exhausted the normal sources of financial support. April 25, 2022 Graduate Division Student Parent Grant To be eligible for Parent Grant funding, a student must: live with at least one dependent child who is under the age of 18 at the start of the term, file a 2022-23 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and demonstrate financial need, be making satisfactory progress in their academic program, be no more than two years past normative time to degree in 2021-22, and remain enrolled during each term of funding. The following students are not eligible: International students. Only U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and AB540-eligible students qualify for these awards. The Berkeley International Office administers a separate parent grant program for international students, and Students in self-supporting programs (see pages 1-3 of this document for a current list of self-supporting programs.) 2022-2023 Applications will open July 1 , 2022 Graduate Division Caregiver Grant The Caregiver Grant is designed to provide assistance to graduate students who are the primary live-in caregiver for an adult individual. Examples of those eligible for this grant include graduate students who live with and serve as the primary caregiver for an elderly parent or other individual that may qualify as a dependent adult. These grants may be applied toward housing and living expenses, dependent health insurance, and/or tuition. If funding permits, awards of up to $12,000 per year ($6,000 per academic term) will be made to eligible applicants. To be eligible, a graduate student must: Live with and be the primary caregiver for a qualifying adult, File a 2022-2023 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and demonstrate financial need, Be making satisfactory progress in their academic program, Be no more than two years past “normative time to degree” in 2022-2023 Remain registered during each term of funding. 2022-2023 Applications will open July 1 , 2022 Other UC Berkeley Award Programs In addition to Graduate Division administered fellowships, UC Berkeley offers awards to Graduate Students in the disciplines outlined below. To learn more about these awards, contact the program department directly. UC Berkeley Award Programs Deadline Chowdhury Fellowships We are pleased to announce the establishment of two new graduate scholarships for which all Berkeley admitted incoming and current graduate students are eligible. Each fellowship is in the amount of $7500. The focus of all fellowships is the country and region of Bangladesh. Any student whose program of training and research significantly involves the study of contemporary Bangladesh, or historical work in the regions of India and Pakistan that would later become Bangladesh, is eligible, as is any student who does comparative or transnational work in which Bangladesh and its region form a central component. See website Doctoral Completion Fellowship (DCF) The Doctoral Completion Fellowship (DCF) provides an incentive for students in certain graduate programs to complete their degree within a reasonable time. This is a fellowship program available to students in participating graduate programs who entered in Fall 2010 or later, who meet eligibility requirements, and who agree to the terms outlined in the Doctoral Degrees Policy, F3.1. For DCF eligibility questions, please check with your department. Before beginning of semester in which you want to use the award. Mildred E. Mathias Graduate Student Research Grants Research grants are available to graduate students enrolled at any University of California campus other than San Francisco who are using one or more of the 37 sites in the UC Natural Reserve System. A total of $38,000 is available for grants, with a maximum award of $3,000 per applicant. Students from any academic discipline are eligible. See website Institute of East Asian Studies Fellowships The Centers for Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, Silk Road Studies, Southeast Asian Studies, and the Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS) announce their 2019-2020 fellowship competitions for UC Berkeley continuing graduate students in East Asian studies. Students may apply to only one of the five Center/Institute competitions, so should carefully consider which one best suits their needs. See the IEAS website for further details. See website Townsend Dissertation Fellowships Awarded to graduate students writing Ph.D. dissertations whose research projects significantly involve humanistic material or problems that have a significant bearing on the humanities. The competition is open to graduate students who are advanced to candidacy, or who will be advanced to candidacy by the June preceding the academic year of their fellowship. More information, including application materials, are available online. See website Global International and Area Studies Grants GIAS provides several fellowships to support graduate students conducting research in international and area studies. These include the Reinhard Bendix and Allan Sharlin Fellowships, the John L. Simpson Pre-dissertation Research Fellowships in International & Area Studies and the John L. Simpson ABD Graduate Students Research Fellowships in International & Area Studies. See website Global International and Area Studies Unit Grants Each constituent unit in GIAS oversees its own fellowship and grant opportunities. Please visit the GIAS unit fellowship webpage for fellowships and grants for the following units: Center for African Studies, Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Institute of European Studies, Institute of International Studies, Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Institute for South Asia Studies, Canadian Studies Program. See website International Need-Based Tuition Awards and Graduate Student Family Grants The Berkeley International Office offers grants for international graduate students and graduate student families. To be eligible for financial support, international students must: 1) demonstrate financial need; 2) have completed two semesters at UC Berkeley; and 3) be registered full-time each semester. For additional requirements, please see the BIO web site. See website Grants for Study in Germany and Austria Competitive IES-administered grants for Dissertation and Predissertation research in Germany and Austria are available to Berkeley and system-wide University of California students in a wide range of disciplines. Faculty short-term research funding is also available for research involving Germany and Austria.Applications are normally due the first of February of each academic year. Please see the links below for detailed information and application forms. Feel free to share this information with UC students and faculty whose research may make them eligible to apply. See website Graduate Student Community Engagement Fellowships The Berkeley Food Institute is launching its first annual competition for graduate students to partner with domestic sustainable food systems organizations. Applications will be considered based on the strengths of their proposed projects and alignment with one or more of BFI’s thematic areas: Sustainable Agriculture and Ecosystems, Society and Culture, Economics and Business, Policy and Justice. Three fellowships of $4000 will be awarded and fellows will complete at least 8 weeks of full-time service. See website Institute for the Study of Societal Issues Graduate Fellows Program For UC Berkeley doctoral students who have completed at least three years of graduate study and who are writing their dissertation on social change in the United States. Provides up to two years of training and funding, with a $14,000/year stipend.. See website Greater Good Science Center Graduate Fellowships Open to UC Berkeley graduate students whose research touches the following themes of interest to the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley: 1) The Biological Underpinnings of Pro-social Emotion. 2) The Context and Cultivation of Social Well-Being. 3) Pro-social values, Health, and Community. Grant awards up to $15,000. Full information and application form here. See website Bancroft Library Study Awards Awarded to outstanding continuing students enrolled at any University of California campus who plan to conduct advanced research on a subject for which source materials are available in the Bancroft Library. Applications are available at the Administrative Office of the Bancroft Library, (510) 642-3781, oronline. Not offered 2020-21 academic year. Institute of International Studies (IIS) Dissertation Fellowships Funding for UC Berkeley graduate students conducting various predissertation and dissertation research projects that explore social science issues on an international scale. See website Phi Beta Kappa Graduate Fellowships for Academic Distinction Thanks to the generous support of past Berkeley members of Phi Beta Kappa, each year the chapter is able to award a number of fellowships to members of Phi Beta Kappa currently enrolled as doctoral students at UCB. The award is usually given to those in the final stages of writing a dissertation. In addition, the Northern California Association of alumni members of Phi Beta Kappa supports our program by awarding additional fellowships. Students who are in the UCB/UCSF Joint Medical Program should apply through UCSF. Please contact email@example.com with questions. See website Extramural Fellowships Extramural fellowships are those awarded by governmental agencies, private foundations, and corporations. Many extramural fellowships are open to international students. Others, such as the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and some government-sponsored fellowships, are awarded only to U.S. citizens. Applying for extramural fellowships can be a lengthy and time-consuming process. Begin your search early, at least one year before the intended onset of funding. Prospective students applying for extramural fellowships should consult The Grants Register and the Annual Register of Grant Support at their campus or local library for information. A partial list of extramural and University fellowships and deadlines appears below. Some of the deadlines are approximations based on competitions from the previous year ( * ). Updates will be posted as new information becomes available. For more information on these and other fellowships awarded by government agencies, foundations, and corporations, contact the Graduate Fellowships Office. Fellowships Deadline Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship | Application (PDF) The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowships are to be awarded only 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 received baccalaureate degrees. Applicants must be enrolled UC Berkeley graduate students. Eligible students include not only those in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, but also those in professional programs like law, medicine, engineering, and architecture. Students with the potential to utilize three years of funding will be given priority over students who would only use one year of funding. The amount of each Fellowship will cover the cost of tuition only (no fees) and a stipend to be allocated towards room, board, living expenses, and income taxes. The Trustee has set the stipend at $18,000 for this year. Applications will be accepted via email and should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org in a SINGLE PDF DOCUMENT by the campus deadline. For more information, contact Graduate Fellowships January 4, 2022 Center for British Studies Pre-Dissertation Grant This grant of $3,000 will 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 proposal. See IES’ site for guidelines. January 31 of each year (or the following Monday when the 31st falls on a weekend) Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowships For U.S. citizens and permanent residents conducting overseas dissertation research in modern foreign language and area studies. Funding is for six to 12 months. Fellowships are not awarded for projects focusing on Western Europe or for research in countries with which the U.S. has no diplomatic relations. See website Fulbright U.S. Student Program Applicants must be U.S. citizens holding a B.A. degree or equivalent before the beginning date of the grant. Provides round-trip travel, tuition, books, and stipend for one academic year. Approximately 1,300 awards are available for study in over 140 countries. Applies to course work, master’s or dissertation research. There is a UC Berkeley campus deadline that is often earlier than the posted deadline. Visit the UC Berkeley Fulbright page for more information. August 25, 2022 DAAD for Study and/or for Research in Germany For Berkeley undergraduate seniors, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers to undertake study and/or research in Germany. Contact the Graduate Fellowships office for campus instructions: email@example.com October 13, 2021 (Campus Deadline) Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship The Henry Luce Foundation, launched the Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship to honor and support a select cohort of fellows as they work to further Indigenous knowledge creation, dissemination and perpetuation in Indigenous communities. 10 fellowships of $50,000 each (over 12 months) will be awarded each cycle. See website International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) Awards U.S. citizens who are affiliated full time with a North American college or university are eligible for academic exchange programs in the Middle East and North Africa, Europe, Eurasia, and Asia. See website Winston Churchill Foundation Scholarships Science, math, and engineering scholarships for U.S. citizens for one year of graduate work at Cambridge University. For more information, contact the Scholarship Connection Office, 301B Campbell Hall #2922, Berkeley, CA 94720-2922; phone: (510) 643-6929,email; website. See website Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowships Open to U.S. citizens in the applied and physical sciences who have a record of high scholastic performance. Provides a stipend, tuition, and fees. Check website for application. See website The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans An up to $90,000 grant for graduate students who are immigrants or children of immigrants. Fellows can be studying in any field in graduate school, but they must be enrolled full-time and the program can’t be online or an executive/part time program. Applicants can apply the same year they are applying to graduate school or in the first two years of the graduate program they are seeking funding for. Applicants must be New Americans (child of two immigrants or an immigrant: green card holder, naturalized as a U.S. citizen, have asylee or refugee status, OR have graduated from both high school and college in the US); and they must be 30 or younger as of the application deadline. Full requirements are at www.pdsoros.org. See website Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships The American Council for of Learned Societies (ACLS) invites applications for the Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships, which support 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 complete their dissertations within the period of their fellowship tenure and no later than August 31, 2020. A grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation supports this program. See website Ford Foundation Predoctoral Diversity Fellowships Three year fellowships for U.S. citizens or nationals who have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. Provides a $27,000 stipend. See website NSF Graduate Research Fellowships Awarded for study in mathematical, physical, biological, and social sciences; engineering; science education; and in the history and philosophy of science. For U.S. citizens, nationals, and permanent residents at or near the beginning of graduate study. Three years of support. See website The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships For 12 months of full-time dissertation research and writing on ethical or religious values. See website DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program The SCGSR program supports supplemental awards to outstanding U.S. graduate students to conduct part of their graduate thesis research at a DOE national laboratory in collaboration with a DOE laboratory scientist for a period of 3 to 12 consecutive months—with the goal of preparing graduate students for scientific and technical careers critically important to the DOE Office of Science mission. See website American Association of University Women (AAUW) Fellowships Dissertation and career development grants for women in graduate programs who have achieved distinction or show the promise of distinction in their fields. Deadlines vary; applications can be requested online. See website Ford Foundation Dissertation Diversity Fellowships One year dissertation fellowships for U.S. citizens or nationals who have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. Provides a $28,000 stipend. See website Graduate Fellowship in STEM Diversity (Formerly National Physical Science Consortium Fellowship) The Graduate Fellowship in STEM Diversity offers Ph.D.-track fellowships in the physical sciences and related engineering fields. It is open to all qualified U.S. citizens, with an emphasis on recruiting applications from historically underrepresented minorities. Graduate Fellowship in STEM Diversity Fellows will receive one or two paid summer internships, as well as tuition, fees, and stipends for up to six years. See website UC Smoke and Tobacco Free Student Fellowships 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 the rapidly evolving “smoking” landscape, the UC Systemwide Smoke and Tobacco Free Task force is soliciting applications for four fellowships of $12,000 each. These fellowships will be awarded to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing research or projects aimed at reducing the health hazards of smoke and tobacco on campuses. See website The Smith Richardson Foundation Grant The Smith Richardson Foundation is pleased to announce a new annual grant competition to support Ph.D. dissertation research on American foreign policy, international relations, international security, strategic studies, area studies, and diplomatic and military history. See website Department of Defense-National Defense and Science Engineering Fellowships Awarded to outstanding students planning to conduct graduate study and research leading to a doctoral degree in science and engineering. Provides a 12-month stipend, fees, and tuition for three years. See website Mabelle McLeod Lewis Fellowships Provides grants to advanced doctoral candidates in the humanities for completion of a scholarly dissertation project on which significant progress has already been made. For more information, call the Executive Secretary at 650-725-0712. See website Luce Scholars Program Provides an intensive experience in Asia for young Americans who show evidence of potential leadership and accomplishment. Applicants should have a strong, mature, and clearly defined interest in a field other than Asian affairs. For more information, please click here or contact the campus representative, Alicia Hayes. See website Soroptomist International Founder Region Women’s Fellowships Open to outstanding graduate women, preferably in the last year of study, who are working toward the doctoral degree See website National Institute of Justice’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program The National Institute of Justice seeks to increase the pool of scholars engaged in research that addresses the challenges of crime and justice in the United States, particularly at state and local levels. There are two track available: the Social and Behavioral Sciences and STEM tracks. The program offers up to three years of funding as well as annual stipends to cover tuition, fees, and research expenses. See website UC MEXUS-CONACYT Doctoral Fellowships for Mexican Students Provides up to five years of funding for Mexican students doing their doctoral studies at one of the ten University of California campuses. Students may pursue doctoral studies in most of the academic disciplines, with the exception of the arts. Provides full non-resident tuition, fees, a stipend, and support towards health insurance. See website Graduate Fellowships and AwardsDeadlines and application materials for Berkeley, Graduate Division, and extramural fellowships can be found below. Incoming students are eligible to apply for Fellowships for Entering Students. To learn more, explore our Guide to Fellowships and Grants. Other UC Berkeley Award ProgramsIn addition to Graduate Division administered fellowships, UC Berkeley offers awards to Graduate Students in the disciplines outlined below. To learn more about these awards, contact the program department directly. Extramural FellowshipsExtramural fellowships are those awarded by governmental agencies, private foundations, and corporations. Many extramural fellowships are open to international students. Others, such as the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and some government-sponsored fellowships, are awarded only to U.S. citizens. Applying for extramural fellowships can be a lengthy and time-consuming process. Begin your search early, at least one year before the intended onset of funding. Prospective students applying for extramural fellowships should consult The Grants Register and the Annual Register of Grant Support at their campus or local library for information. A partial list of extramural and University fellowships and deadlines appears below. Some of the deadlines are approximations based on competitions from the previous year ( * ). Updates will be posted as new information becomes available. For more information on these and other fellowships awarded by government agencies, foundations, and corporations, contact the Graduate Fellowships Office.