Institutional Public Databases for Scholarships/Fellowships

~ Graduate Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans at Michigan State University

 Michigan State University offers a range of funding options for graduate students.

~ Fellowships for Graduate Students - Florida State University

Please note: "These fellowships are open to graduate students and alumni. Some fellowships restrict application to students under a maximum age or who have completed their bachelor's degree within a certain number of years. These are described here as "recent graduates." Current graduate students should contact the Office of Graduate Fellowships and Awards ( ) for assistance in locating and applying for graduate fellowships and awards." (from Florida State University's website)

~ Fellowships and grants for graduate students - University of Maryland

~ External fellowships and resources for graduate students - University of Illinois

~ Fellowships for graduate students - Cornell University

~ Fellowships opportunities for graduate students - Columbia University

~ Yale University's Public Database

~ Cornell University's Public Database  

~ Stanford University's Public Database   

~ University's at Buffalo's SPIN Database


Nationwide Graduate Scholarships and Fellowships

~ Harry S. Truman Scholarship

This scholarship provides funding support for graduate students/graduates up to $30,000 annually toward a public service related degree.

~ Thomas R. Pickering Scholarship Program

Supports students within an academic program relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy.

~ Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Funding Opportunities

The DHS offers a variety of prestigious scholarships, fellowships, internships and training opportunities to expose talented students to the broad national security missio

~ The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship

Provides funding for graduate students in the fields of science and engineering.

~ SMART Scholarship Program

Open to all students on academic levels from undergraduate freshman to PhD student. The scholarship provides full financial assistance to those who are selected as recipients.

~ James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation - Senior Fellowship

Awarded to outstanding current teachers who are required to complete graduate study within five calendar years of part-time study.

~ Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship

Awards individuals with a background in STEM full tuition and a $30,000 stipend with automatic admission into a graduate program at one of the organization's partnering colleges/universities. The individual will be expected to obliged to a three-year teaching commitment at a high-need secondary school in Georgia or New Jersey.


Study Abroad Scholarships and Fellowships for Graduate Students

~ Critical Language Scholarship at UB

 This scholarship is open to students attending University at Buffalo (UB). It is a fully-funded summer overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students.

~ The Marshall Scholarship

Provides financial support for individuals pursuing a graduate degree at one of the universities in the UK and is awarded to seniors and recent graduates who demonstrate exceptional academic merit, leadership potential and ambassadorial potential.

~ The George J. Mitchell Scholarship

Provides financial support for a year of graduate study in Ireland or Northern Ireland and is awarded to seniors or graduates who demonstrate evidence of significant achievement in three areas: scholarship, leadership, and commitment to community and public service.

~ The Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Provides financial support for students attending the University of Cambridge (UK) in pursuit of a postgraduate degree.

~ Fulbright Scholarship Program

 Provides funding students wishing to gain an international experience. Eligibility will depend on the type of award. Here are a list of current awards: Study/Research Award, English Teaching Assistant Award, Fulbright-mtvU Award, Fulbright-Nat Geo Fellowship, and Critical Language Enhancement Award (please see website for more details).


Informative Resources

~ Funding your STEM Graduate Education Webinar Recording

This webinar recording is a great resource for independent study or group discussion. Students can view the webinar recording and associated professional development handouts.