Grad Student & Postdoc Fellowships

A list of major graduate student fellowships and postdoctoral fellowships appears below. The majority of these fellowships are designed for those studying in a particular discipline, although some are open to students across disciplines. Also note that many of the graduate student fellowships are restricted to particular stages of graduate school, such as predoctoral coursework, dissertation research, dissertation writing, etc.

  1. American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Grant-in-Aid
  2. American Association of University Women (AAUW) Dissertation Fellowship
  3. American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowship
  4. American Association of University Women (AAUW) Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowship
  5. American Musicological Society (AMS) Howard Mayer Brown Fellowship
  6. American Psychological Association (APA) Predoctoral Fellowship in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
  7. American Psychological Association (APA) Postdoctoral Fellowship in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
  8. American Philosophical Society (APS) Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research
  9. American Philosophical Society (APS) Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research in Astrobiology
  10. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Trent R. Dames and William W. Moore Fellowship
  11. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Freeman Fellowship
  12. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Jack E. Leisch Memorial National Graduate Fellowship
  13. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) J. Waldo Smith Hydraulic Fellowship
  14. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Arthur S. Tuttle Scholarship
  15. American Water Works Association (AWWA) Abel Wolman Fellowship
  16. American Water Works Association (AWWA) Graduate Scholarships (numerous)
  17. Argonne National Laboratory Graduate Programs
  18. Graham Foundation Carter Manny Award for Dissertation Research
  19. Graham Foundation Carter Manny Award for Dissertation Writing
  20. Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  21. Dan David Prize Scholarship
  22. Deutscher Akadmisscher Austausch Dienst (DAAD) German Academic Exchange Service Programs (numerous)
  23. Department of Defense (DOD) National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG)
  24. Department of Defense (DOD) SMART Fellowship
  25. Department of Energy (DOE) Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
  26. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Fellowship (SCGF) Program
  27. Facebook Graduate Fellowship Program
  28. Fannie & John Hertz Foundation — Five-year Graduate Fellowship
  29. Fermilab Graduate Student Research in Theoretical Physics Program
  30. Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship
  31. Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
  32. Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
  33. Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship
  34. Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
  35. Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation Great Minds in STEM (GMiS) Scholarships
  36. Howard Hughes Medical Institute International Predoctoral Student Research Fellowships
  37. IBM PhD Fellowship Award
  38. James S. McDonnell Foundation
  39. Korean American Scholarship Foundation Fellowship
  40. L’Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship
  41. Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Graduate Research Assistant Program
  42. Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
  43. Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Dissertation Completion Fellowships
  44. Microsoft PhD Fellowship Program
  45. National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program
  46. National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
  47. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST) 
  48. National GEM Consortium Fellowship
  49. National Institute of Health (NIH) F31 Predoctoral Fellowship
  50. National Institute of Health (NIH) F31 Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-related Research
  51. National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Graduate Research Fellowship in STEM
  52. National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Graduate Research Fellowship in Social and Behavioral Sciences
  53. National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientist and Technical Professionals Scholarship
  54. National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC) Graduate Fellowship
  55. National Science Foundation (NSF) Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
  56. National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  57. Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowship
  58. Social Science Research Council (SSRC) International Dissertation Research Fellowship
  59. Society of Women Engineers Scholarships
  60. Soros Fellowship for New Americans