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Nationally Competitive Graduate Fellowships

Below is a listing of a number of nationally competitive fellowships by deadline month for 2013-2014. The links provide a basic summary of each Fellowship. Refer to the Fellowship websites for updated and detailed information about eligibility requirements, application instructions and contact information.


American Educational Research Association Dissertation Grants

Computational Science Graduate Fellowship Program

American Educational Research Association Dissertation Grants


Spencer Dissertation Fellowships

Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowships in Women’s Studies

Fulbright Fellowship for International Study


AAUW Educational Foundation American Fellowships

Environmental Protection Agency STAR Fellowships

Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowships

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships

GEM Fellowship Program

National Estuarine Research Reserve System Graduate Research Fellowship

National Physical Science Consortium Graduate Fellowships

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Woodrow Wilson Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

SSRC International Dissertation Research Fellowship

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Teaching Fellowships


Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)

NCAA Ethnic Minority and Women’s Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for Careers in Athletics

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships

SMART Scholarship


AAUW Educational Foundation Selected Professions Fellowships

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Fellowships

Association of Women in Science Education Foundation Fellowships

JSA/JLab Graduate Fellowship Program

Link Foundation Fellowship in Advanced Simulation and Training

National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship

National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships

US Department of Homeland Security Nuclear Forensics Fellowships


Rocky Mountain Research Fellowship

Semiconductor Research Corporation Graduate Fellowship

Semiconductor Research Corporation Master’s Scholarship

Environmental Protection Agency – NNEMS Fellowships


NASA Graduate Student Researchers Program


Collegiate Inventors Competition

WREI Congressional Fellowships on Women and Public Policy


Research Associateship Programs


Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship

American Meteorological Society Graduate Fellowships

Smithsonian Institution Fellowships

AISES Scholarships

If you have specific questions regarding one of these fellowships, please contact the sponsor.