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.

~ Engineering Resources

Students interested in pursuing careers in engineering are encouraged to visit the link above. It provides an overview of the different types of engineering degrees and opportunities available to those in this career path.


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.

~ Data Science Programs

Data science is found in many different specialized fields, but can also be very broad in its application. If you have an interest in statistics or data analysis, this is definitely a career field to consider. Degree programs that focus on data science can be found under many different names.