External Funding Opportunities

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Below are some external funding opportunities that graduate students may consider looking into.

  • AAUW - Educational Funding and Awards (varies)
  • Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund (funding students working for social change)
  • Diversity Abroad Scholarships (each scholarship focuses on a specific demographic and/or SES. Scholarships can be filtered based on major, country, and study term)
  • DoD Smart Scholarship (STEM scholarship open to grad students for internship and post grad positions)
  • The Explorers Club - Graduate Students and Immediate Post-Doc
  • International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) - The Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) offers nine to twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are enrolled in PhD programs in the United States and conducting dissertation research on non-US topic
  • Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust
  • The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans - Each Fellowship supports one to two years of graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program in the United States. Each award is for up to $25,000 in stipend support, as well as 50 percent of required tuition and fees, up to $20,000 per year, for one to two years. The first year of Fellowship funding cannot be deferred.
  • P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship (Open to international women students who plan to return to their home country)
  • P.E.O. Scholar Awards - Provides substantial merit-based awards for women of the United States and Canada who are pursuing a doctoral level degree at an accredited college or university.
  • Point Foundation - The National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund
  • Program for Continuing Education (PCE) - A need based grant program providing one-time financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to complete a degree or certification that improves their marketable skills for employment to support themselves and/or their families. Women must be citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States or Canada for use in completing a degree or certification necessary for improving or gaining skills leading to employment.