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