Community of Science - A source of public and private funding opportunities as related to research, collaborative activities, travel, curriculum development, conferences, fellowships, post-doctoral positions, equipment acquisition, operating and capital expenses, and more. Geographical coverage includes the United States, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.
Graduate and Postdoctoral Extramural Support Database at UCLA (GRAPES) - Searchable database for graduate fellowships and postdoctoral opportunities.
IRIS Funding Database - Searchable research and fellowship database with over 7,900 funding opportunities. The Alert Service and Upcoming Deadlines for Graduate Students are also very useful.
Graduate College Fellowship Preparation Assistance
No assistance opportunities at this time.
Minority Fellowship Program in Education Research
AERA offers dissertation support through the Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program in Education Research. This program offers doctoral fellowships to enhance the competitiveness of outstanding minority scholars for academic appointments at major research universities by supporting their conducting education research and by providing mentoring and guidance toward completion of their doctoral studies.
AERA Grants Program
The AERA Grants Program provides dissertation support and small grants for researchers who conduct studies of education policy and practice using quantitative methods and data from the large-scale data sets sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics and the National Science Foundation. For more information please visit http://www.aera.net/Default.aspx?TabID=10242.
AERA-ETS Fellowship Program in Measurement and Education Research
The AERA-ETS Fellowship Program in Measurement and Education Research provides learning opportunities and practical experience to recent doctoral degree recipients and to early career research scientists in areas such as educational measurement, assessment design, psychometrics, statistical analyses, large-scale evaluations, and other studies directed toward explaining student progress and achievement. For more information please visit http://www.aera.net/ProfessionalOpportunitiesFunding/FundingOpportunities/AERAETSFellowshipProgram/tabid/12809/Default.aspx
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Minority Ph.D. Program
Offers substantial scholarship support to URMs who are beginning their doctoral work in engineering, natural science and mathematics. For more information please visit http://www.nacme.org/sloan/Sloan.aspx?pageid=31
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. For more information please visit http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/american-fellowships/
American Chemical Society Scholars Program
For: Underrepresented minority students with a strong interest in chemistry and a desire to pursue a caree in chemistry-related sciences.
American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships
American Indians in Science and Engineering Society (AISES)Small fellowships tp American Indian graduate students. For more information please visit www.aigc.com/home.aspx
American Psychological Association
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG)
Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting Scholarships
For: Undergraduate and graduate students of Hispanic heritage who are preparing for a career in a field related to finance or accounting
Phone: (213) 243-0004
Breakthrough To Nursing Scholarships for Ethnic People of Color
For: Minority undergraduate and graduate students who wish to prepare for careers in nursing
Phone: (212) 581-2215
Web: E-mail: email@example.com
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship Awards
For: Students of Hispanic descent
Phone: (202) 543-1771, (800) EXCEL-DC
Coors Light Academic Success in Education Scholarship Award
For: Undergraduate and graduate students at institutions in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Mexico that are members of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). UA is a member.
Phone: (210) 692-3805
Department of Homeland Security Graduate Fellowships
Eaton Multicultural Engineering Scholars Program
For: Minority college students interested in a career as an engineer
Phone: (216) 623-1010
ETS Research Fellowship and Internship Programs
- educational measurement and psychometrics
- natural language processing and speech technologies
- cognitive psychology
- learning theory
- linguistics and computational linguistics
- teaching and classroom research
- international large-scale assessments
- assessment design and development
ETS Summer Internship Program in Research for Graduate Students
Interns conduct research under the guidance of an ETS mentor in Princeton, N.J. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a full-time doctoral program and have completed a minimum of two years of coursework toward their Ph.D. or Ed.D.
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Selected fellows work on ETS research projects and conduct their proposed independent research that is relevant to ETS’s goals under the mentorship of ETS senior researchers and scientists in Princeton, N.J. Candidates must have received their Ph.D. or Ed.D. within the past three years and must demonstrate scholarship in one of the areas listed above.
Sylvia Taylor Johnson Fellowship in Educational Measurement
Selected fellows work on ETS research projects and conduct their proposed independent research that is relevant to ETS’s goals under the mentorship of ETS senior researchers and scientists in Princeton, N.J. Candidates must have received their Ph.D. or Ed.D. within the past 10 years. Research proposals focused on issues concerning the education of minority students are especially encouraged.
For: Mexican American undergraduate and graduate students who have a career interest in the plastics industry
Ford Foundation Predoctoral 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 $20,000 stipend.
For more information please visit http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/fordfellowships/
Ford Foundation Dissertation 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 $21,000 stipend. For more information please visit http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/fordfellowships/
Fulfilling Our Dreams Scholarship Program
For: Salvadoran Americans and other Americans of Hispanic descent
Phone: (213) 480-1052
Gates Millennium Scholars
GEM (see the National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Science and Engineering, below)
HENAAC Student Leadership Awards
HENAAC's Scholars Program awards scholarships and grants to student leaders who affect the Hispanic community in STEM through financial assistance, travel grants and recognition of their work.
Phone: (323) 262-0997
Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools (HSHPS/CDC/NIOSH/NCHS Internship and Fellowship Program
HSHPS provides programs for students interested in furthering development, research initiatives and training.
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement National Scholarship Program
For: Hispanic students working on an undergraduate or graduate degree
Phone: (312) 435-0498, ext. 21
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Health Information Technology (HIT) Fellowship Program
Paid, full-time Health Information Technology (HIT) Fellowships in california for recent graduates and individuals interested in puruing hand on experience and careers in Health IT
HENAAC Student Leadership Awards
For: Hispanic undegraduate and graduate students majoring in engineering and related fields
Phone: (323) 262-0997
IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Awards Program
Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Diversity Scholarship Program
For: Minority and disabled student members of the Institute of Management Accountants who are interested in working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in management accounting or financial manangement
Jacob K. Javits Fellowships
Up to four years of support for graduate study at the doctoral or Master of Fine Arts level in selected fields of the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Limited to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. For more information please visit http://www.ed.gov/programs/jacobjavits/applicant.html
James A Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
Eight-week summer program designed to expose URM medical, veterinary, pharmacy, and other allied health, public health, and graduate students to various research and prevention opportunities.
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. www.hertzfoundation.org
KPMG Foundation Accounting Doctoral Scholarship
LULAC General Awards
For: Hispanic American undergraduate and graduate students
Phone: (202) 833-6130
MAES Founders Scholarship
For: Undergraduate and graduate student members of the Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists (MAES)
National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program
The NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program provides $25,000 fellowships to support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the history, theory, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world. Fellows will also attend professional development retreats and receive mentorship from NAEd members and other senior scholars in their field. This highly competitive program aims to identify the most talented emerging researchers conducting dissertation research related to education. For more information please visit http://www.spencer.org/content.cfm/naed_spencer-dissertation-fellowships-in-education
National Academy of Education /Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
The NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports early-career scholars working in critical areas of educational scholarship. Fellows will receive $55,000 for one academic year of research, or $27,500 for each of two contiguous years, working half time. Fellows will also attend professional development retreats and receive mentorship from NAEd members and other senior scholars in their field. This fellowship is non-residential, and applications from all disciplines are encouraged. Up to twenty NAEd/Spencer Fellowships will be awarded. Additional guidelines and the fellowship application form will be available on our website later this summer. For more information please visit http://www.naeducation.org/NAED_080201.html
National Association of Hispanic Journalists Scholarships
Phone: (202) 662-7145
National Institutes of Health Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research
Provides supplements to RO1 Investigators hosting an underrepresented minority student in their labs. For more information please visit http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/pa-08-190.html.
National Institutes of Health Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral Fellowships to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research
Individual predoctoral research training fellowship to improve the diversity of the health-related research workforce by supporting the training of predoctoral students from groups that have been shown to be underrepresented, i.e., individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Teacher Loan Forgiveness
NIH Loan Repayment Program
NIH encourages outstanding health professionals to pursue careers in biomedical, behavioral, social, and clinical research. If you commit at least two years to conducting qualified research funded by a domestic nonprofit organization or U.S. federal, state, or local government entity, NIH may repay up to $35,000 of your qualified student loan debt per year, including most undergraduate, graduate, and medical school loans. Loan repayment benefits are in addition to the institutional salary you receive for your research.
United Negro College Fund - MERCK Science Initiative
Science Research Dissertation Fellowships ($53,500) & Post-Doctoral Science Research Fellowships ($92,000): http://umsi.uncf.org/
Smithsonian Internships and Postdoctoral Fellowships
The Smithsonian offers internships, fellowships, and postdoctoral fellowships in areas ranging from art to astrophysics and from museum studies to marine science. The application deadlines vary, but many are in early spring. Below you will find a partial list of opportunities in alphabetical order. A more comprehensive list is on their website:
- American Art - Fellowship Opportunities
- American Indian Program - Research Collections Grants
- Astrophysics - Clay Postdoctoral Fellowship
- Biodiversity Genomics and Bioinformatics - Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
- Conservation of Museum Collections Program – Postgraduate Fellowships
- Earth and Planetary Sciences - Postdoctoral Fellowship
- Global Volcanism Program - Visiting Scientist/Postdoctoral Fellowship
- Guggenheim Fellowship - pre-or postdoctoral research in aviation and space history.
- Horticulture - Enid A. Haupt Fellowship
- Latino Museum Studies Program (LMSP)
- Latino Studies Fellowship Program
- Lemelson Center Fellowships: support for projects that present creative approaches to the study of invention and innovation in American society.
- Lemelson Center Travel to Collections Award: support for research on the history of invention and innovation based on the holdings of the Museum's Archives Center and curatorial divisions.
- Minority Visiting Students
- Molecular Evolution Fellowships
- Museum Practice Fellowships
- National Museum of the American Indian - Conservation Department Opportunities
- National Museum of Natural History - Peter Buck Fellowship Program Postdoctoral and Graduate Fellowships
- Native American Community Scholars Awards
- Native American Visiting Student Awards
- Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory - Predoctoral Fellowships
- Smithsonian Institution Libraries Resident Scholar Programs
- Smithsonian Marine Science Network Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
- Tropical Biology - Postdoctoral Fellowships
- Verville Fellowship: analysis of major trends, developments, and accomplishments in the history of aviation or space studies.