Other Scholarships & Fellowships

The brief list of opportunities below is just a beginning.  For any listing, be sure to go to the funders' website for current eligibility guidelines, deadlines and application materials as the information may have changed since this page was created.

Department of Energy Compuational Science Graduate Fellowship  The Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) program provides outstanding benefits and opportunities to students pursuing doctoral degrees in fields of study that utilize high performance computing to solve complex problems in science and engineering.  The fellowship includes a 12-week research experience at one of 17 DOE laboratory sites.  The DOE CSGF program is open to senior undergraduates or students in their first or second year of graduate study. Benefits include a $36,000 yearly stipend, payment of all tuition and fees, yearly conferences, $5,000 academic allowance in the first year, $1,000 academic allowance each renewed year and a 12-week research practicum. Application materials and additional information can be found at www.krellinst.org/csgf/.

National Institutes of Health-Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program Scholarships in the National Institutes of Health-Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program are offered to exceptionally promising students who wish to pursue accelerated Ph.D or M.D./Ph.D training at the cutting edge of biomedical research in collaborative projects between labs of the National Institutes of Health and Oxford University or Cambridge University. These scholarships fully fund PhD. training expenses, including tuition, college fees, stipend, health insurance and travel. Scholars can receive full funding for combined M.D./PhD. training in coordination with one of the 42 top U.S. medical schools that have NIH-funded Medical Scientist Training Programs. Details at: http://oxcam.gpp.nih.gov/

The National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program This fellowship program provides students with three years of financial support including a $30,000 annual stipend and $10,500 cost-of-education allowance.  U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens at or near the beginning of research-based graduate studies in the Chemistry, Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Engineering, Geosciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Psychology, and Social Sciences fields are eligible to apply.  For additional program information, go to:  https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/grfp/

M. Hildred Blewett Scholarship The  M. Hildred Blewett Scholarship for Women in Physics consists of an award of up to $45,000 to enable women to return to physics research careers after having had to interrupt those careers for family reasons.  Details at:


Humboldt Research Fellowship The Humboldt Research Fellowship enables highly-qualified scientists and scholars of all nationalities and all disciplines to carry out research projects for extended periods of time in cooperation with academic hosts at research institutions in Germany. Fellowships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement, the quality and fea­sibility of the proposed research and the applicant's publications. 

Fellowships for Postdoctoral Researchers are for postdoctoral scientists and scholars who have completed a doctoral degree within four years prior to the application submission date are eligible. This fellowship allows for a stay of 6-24 months in Germany and provides a monthly stipend of 2,250 EUR. Click here for application materials and detailed information.

Fellowships for Experienced Researchers are for scientists and scholars who have completed a doctoral degree within twelve years prior to the application submission date are eligible.
This fellowship allows for a stay of 6-18 months in Germany which may be divided into a maximum of three visits of at least three months each and provides a monthly stipend of 2,450 EUR. Click here for application materials and detailed information

Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Education ProgramThis education program provides scholarships and fellowships to students including an annual salary, full tuition, and other normal educational expenses. The purpose is to promote the education, recruitment and retention of undergraduate and graduate students in science, mathematics and engineering studies. The SMART Education Program is open only to citizens of the United States, and students must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible. There is an employment obligation to DoD with this education program.  For more information and application deadlines, please visit our Web site at http://www.asee.org/smart.

The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program (NDSEG). This fellowship program is sponsored by the Army Research Office, Office of Naval Research, Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the DoD High Performance Computing Modernization Program This program is intended for U.S. citizens at or near the beginning of their graduate studies in science and/or engineering programs. The fellowships are for three year tenures. The stipends begin at $30,500 for first year fellows, $31,000 for second year fellows, and $31,500 for third year fellows. Full tuition and fees and a health insurance allowance are included as part of the program. Go to: http://www.asee.org/ndseg for application deadlines and detailed program information.

The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.  This program is open to U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents and offers a competitive stipend as well as insurance, relocation, and travel allowances.  This program offers one to three year postdoctoral fellowships designed to increase the involvement of scientists and engineers from academia and industry to scientific and technical areas of interest and relevance to the Navy.  This program has a rolling admission.  Go to: http://www.asee.org/resources/nrl/ for detailed program information. 

The Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program (NREIP). NREIP is a ten week summer research opportunity for undergraduate Juniors & Seniors, and Graduate students, under the guidance of a mentor, at a participating Navy Laboratory. The stipend amounts for the program are $5,500 for undergraduate students and $6,500 for graduate students. U.S. citizenship required; Permanent residents accepted at certain labs. Go to: http://www.asee.org/nreip for application deadlines and detailed program information.  

The Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP). SEAP is an eight week summer research opportunity at participating ONR laboratories for high school students who have completed at least grade 9, and are at least 16 years of age (for most Laboratories), and a U.S. citizen. A graduating Senior is eligible to apply. The stipend for the summer program is $1,500 for new students; $1,550 for returning students. Go to http://www.asee.org/seap for application deadlines and detailed program information.

Other Awards & Prizes


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"Professionally, the advantages of a fellowship are clear for me. After having been a practitioner of science policy for a number of years, I enjoyed the time I had to read literature broadly and to speak with policy makers and scientists in Germany.  Even after a year, I am still amazed and overwhelmed by the amount of information and opinion that centers of higher education and research policy, but this year has been invigorating. I’ve been able to take the time to explore the issues that are interesting to me, but that I didn’t have the time to investigate earlier."







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