AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows Program
- For undergraduate seniors, recent graduates, and graduate/PhD students in the fields
of the natural, physical, health, engineering, computer, or social sciences or mathematics.
Participants serve a 10-week fellowship in a newsroom, helping to spread science knowledge
to the public and enhance coverage of science-related issues in the media.
Award: $450 weekly stipend for the duration of the program, as well as travel expenses.
AFCEA STEM Major Scholarship
- Open to full-time undergraduate (sophomores, juniors, and seniors only) and graduate
students specializing in the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).
Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Minimum GPA of 3.4 required.
AFCEA Young Entrepreneur Scholarship
- For part-time sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students with a declared
major in a science, mathematics, or technology degree program, including management
information systems, or a declared major in a business field with a science or technology
minor. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be working for
a small business while they attend school.
The American Chemical Society Scholars Program
- For chemistry Bachelor's recipients with work experience in the field of chemistry
who are now pursuing a Master's degree in education or becoming certified as a chemistry/science
teacher. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Award: $6,000 for full-time students, $3,000 for part-time students.
American Society for Engineering Education Fellowships
Amgen Scholars Program
- For undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants
must be sophomores, juniors, or seniors (will be returning to undergraduate studies
in the fall). A minimum GPA of 3.2 and an interest in pursuing a Ph.D. or M.D.-Ph.D.
are also required. Participants take part in important university research projects,
gain hands-on lab experience and contribute to the advancement of science; interact
with and receive guidance from faculty mentors, including some of the world's leading
academic scientists; and attend scientific seminars, workshops and other networking
Award: Financial support is a critical component of the Amgen Scholars Program. Please note
that details vary by host university. See each university's summer research program
website for more information.
Audubon's Apacheria Fellowship Program
- For full-time undergraduate and graduate students conducting research on methods to
safeguard and restore southwestern grasslands, and to assist policy makers and other
citizens in the care and protection of our native ecosystems, natural resources, and
quality of life. Examples of projects the program seeks to fund include: effects of
fire and grazing on recovery of sacaton bottomlands, effects of habitat features on
mortality of trees following fire and drought, establishment of long-term monitoring
protocols and initial data collection for mammals and birds on ecological site transects,
and baseline inventories of any of the following taxa: bats, grasshoppers, moths and
Award: Range from $500 - $2,500. Fellows may re-apply for renewal for additional years.
Boster Bio Scholarship Fund
- Boster is proud to provide an annual scholarship to students with an interest in pursuing
or continuing a 4-year academic program related to Biology Technology. The Bosterbio
Scholarships for Young Scientists Of Excellence will provide $1,000 scholarships to
graduating high school or college students to aid their scientific research in college.
Award: Two scholarships of $1000 USD will be awarded annually.
Cognizant Making the Future Scholarship
- Undergraduate students pursuing a career in the STEM fields are encouraged to apply.
Award: A one-time award of $5,000 for school expenses.
DAAD RISE - Research Internships in Science and Engineering
- For sophomores, juniors, or non-graduating seniors majoring in biology, chemistry,
physics, earth sciences, or engineering. Over the course of a summer internship in
Germany, students are matched with PhD students and work with research groups at universities
and top research institutions. Knowledge of the German language is not necessary.
Award: A monthly scholarship of 650 Euro for 8-12 weeks (prorated depending on length of
stay).Participants also receive living expenses and housing assistance through a stipend.
Additional benefits offered; see website for more details.
DAAD RISE Professional - Research Internships in Science and Engineering
- For recent Bachelor's recipients, graduate students, and PhD students in the fields
of biology, chemistry, engineering, geology and physics (or a closely related field).
RISE professional placements, ranging from a period of 6 weeks to 6 months, provide
students the opportunity to live and work in an international context, to gain confidence
in their practical and professional skills, and to improve their German. German language
ability is not necessary for all positions.
Award: A monthly scholarship of €150 for undergraduates, €250 for Master's students and
graduates, and €500 for PhD students. The host companies contribute an additional
stipend of €500 per month. An additional lump sum of €800 for travel expenses and
a German Railpass for the trip to the scholarship meeting in Bonn are also provided,
as well as health insurance and accident and personal/private liability insurance.
Partial reimbursement for a German language class is provided if students opt to take
Department of Bioethics Pre- and Post-Doctoral Fellowships
- Pre-doctoral fellowships are for students with an undergraduate degree who intend
to pursue post-graduate work. Post-doctoral fellowships are for applicants with a
PhD, MD, JD, or other advanced degree in a relevant field. Both types of fellowships
are for two years and are open to international students. Fellows participate in the
activities and the intellectual life of the department and study ethical issues related
to conduct of research, clinical practice, genetics and health policy. For a typical
fellow, this research yields multiple publications in premier academic journals. Fellows
conduct their research under the guidance of senior faculty, participate in weekly
bioethics seminars, case conferences, ethics consultations, IRB deliberations, and
have access to multiple educational opportunities at the NIH.
Award: A stipend for the duration of the fellowship.
Department of Energy - Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
- For seniors or graduate students studying engineering, mathematics, or the physical,
computer, or life sciences and planning to work full-time towards a PhD. Applicants
must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Students must be enrolled at a department
that certifies that either: no more than one term of teaching, grading, or other departmental
support activities are required of students in the applicant's department, or, if
there are requirements to teach, grade or provide other departmental support for more
than one term, they will be waived for the DOE CSGF fellow.
Award: A yearly stipend of $36,000; full tuition and required fees paid during the appointment
period; a $5,000 academic allowance in the first fellowship year and a $1,000 allowance
each renewed year (to be used for the purchase of a computer workstation or for research
/ professional development expenses); the potential to renew the fellowship for up
to four years of total support.
Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program
Sophomores and juniors pursuing careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering.
Minimum GPA: 3.7. Requires SHU endorsement.
Award: Funds for undergraduate tuition and other expenses, up to $7,500 annually. 300 awards
Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship Program
Recent graduates with a record of achievement in a biological or physical science,
engineering or mathematics, and a desire to teach high school science and/or mathematics
in the U.S. For students who are not yet certified. U.S. citizenship not required.
Award: Tuition assistance and a monthly stipend while participating in a recognized teacher
education program. Professional and financial support for up to five years.
Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship
- For U.S. citizens who are full-time sophomores, juniors, seniors, or graduate students
with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants also must be women and/or minority students who
are pursuing a degree in science, technology (IT), engineering, or mathematics (STEM
majors). Participants are placed in paid summer internship positions, gaining experience
in Department of Energy/Fossil Energy mission-related research programs, as well as
an inside view of federal employment.
Award: Weekly stipend of $500 for undergraduates, $650 for Master's degree students, and
$750 for Doctoral and Post-Doctoral students. Travel costs to the host site are also
covered, but fellows are responsible for their own housing.
National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship
- For U.S. citizens or nationals in the last year of their undergraduate work or in
the first two years of their graduate work who will pursue or are pursing a doctoral
degree in the physical sciences (biology, chemistry, physics, etc.), computer science,
engineering, mathematics, or psychology.
Award: 3-year appointment includes full tuition and required fees, a monthly stipend, and
up to $1,000 a year of medical coverage.
National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program
- For U.S. citizens and permanent residents interested in pursuing a PhD in biomedical
research. Participants earn a D.Phil or Ph.D. from Oxford or Cambridge with an average
time to completion of four years, just over half the time it takes to complete a biomedical
Ph.D. in the U.S. Students undertake a collaborative Ph.D. project in any area of
biomedical investigation with two research mentors, participate in the enriched environment
of the residential colleges of the U.K. Universities, and enjoy special educational
opportunities for career development and understanding of broader issues surrounding
Award: Full tuition coverage, a living stipend, health insurance coverage, and travel allowance.
National Physical Science Consortium - Graduate Fellowships in Science and Engineering
- For U.S. citizens who are seniors, first or second year graduate students, or students
in a terminal Master's program (the student's university offers no Ph.D in the student's
discipline). Applicants must be in one of the following fields: chemistry, computer
science, mathematics, physics, or engineering. Applicants must be accepted at a participating
NPSC-member university or college and progress through a full-time study program leading
to a graduate degree in the physical sciences or related engineering fields. Fellows
must complete one or two summer internships, as the sponsoring employer requires.
Award: $20,000 stipend for 2, 3 or 6 years, depending on the employer-sponsor.
The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program
- The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in the fields of
science, technology, engineering, mathematics, psychology, social work, history, public
health, social work, business administration/management, and education (except research-focused
STEM education programs). Applicants must be pursuing research-based master's and
doctoral degrees in the U.S. and abroad. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities
are encouraged to apply.
Award: Fellows benefit from a three-year annual stipend of $30,000 along with a $10,500
cost of education allowance for tuition and fees, a one-time $1,000 travel allowance
and the freedom to conduct their own research at any accredited U.S., or foreign institution
of graduate education they choose. Also provides TeraGrid Supercomputer access.
NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Nonproliferation Graduate Program (NGP) Fellowships
- Open to undergraduate and graduate-level U.S. citizens who are at least 18 years of
age, able to participate in summer internships as part of the scholarship program,
willing to accept post-graduate employment with the Department of Defense, have a
minimum 3.0 GPA, and are majoring in one of the following subjects: biology, chemistry,
behavioral sciences, computer science, engineering, math, or physics.
Award: Includes full tuition and education related fees (does not include items such as
meal plans, housing, or parking); a cash award paid at a rate of $25,000 - $41,000
depending on prior educational experience (may be prorated depending on award length);
paid summer internships; health Insurance reimbursement allowance up to $1,200 per
calendar year; book allowance of $1,000 per academic year; mentoring; employment placement
Smithsonian Minority Awards Program
William Robert Findley Graduate Chemistry Scholarship
- For U.S. citizens, male or female, pursuing a graduate degree in chemistry. Applicants
must be full-time students with a minimum 3.25 GPA.
Award: $2,000, renewable for additional years.
Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program
- Minority undergraduate and graduate students pursuing an education in a technical
field. (See website for listing.) Minimum GPA: 3.0. Must demonstrate financial need.
For U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Award: Over 100 scholarships awarded each year, ranging from $1,000 to $10,000, depending