The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

The Center of Excellence in STEM Education

Fellowships for Graduate School

Look into programs that recognize and support outstanding prospective graduate students, like yourself, in STEM related fields. Read on to determine deadlines and qualifications! Fellowships are similar to scholarships but are intended for students who plan to attend graduate school and obtain either a Master's degree or a doctorate (Ph.D.) degree.

Learn about additional resources for your academic, professional, and career development in the tab "Student Resources".

Program Discipline Deadline
Guide to Financial Aid for Hispanic Students STEM See Website
DoD National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program STEM December 31
GAANN Fellowships in Chemistry STEM March 1
EPSA Fellowship Program STEM Ongoing
American Association for University Women STEM November 15
Gates Cambridge Scholarship Any October 11
GEM National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science, Inc. STEM November 13
Hispanic Scholarship Fund for Graduate School STEM April 26
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship STEM October 24 - October 28
Check your disciplines deadline
Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship STEM, Social Sciences, Humanities, Education December 14 (4:00pm/CT)
Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship STEM, Social Sciences, Humanities, Education December 7
Ford Foundation Doctoral Fellowship STEM, Social Sciences, Humanities, Education December 7
Ford Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship STEM, Social Sciences, Humanities, Education December 7
Ford Foundation Senior Fellowship STEM, Social Sciences, Humanities, Education January 31
Boren Scholarships All February 1
Department of Defense SMART STEM December 16
Sloan Graduate Fellowship STEM / Economics September 15
Department of State Fulbright Program All See Website
National Physical Science Consortium STEM November 30
Hertz Foundation Fellowship Eng. + Science October 27
NIH Training Fellowships STEM See Website
Richard E. Merwin Student Scholarship CS, Engineering September 30
Microsoft Research Graduate Women's Scholarship Program CS, EE, Math See website
Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship Computing February 2
DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship Computational Sciences See website
National Resource Council Research Associateship Programs Science / Technology November 1