Graduate Fellowships and Scholarships

For more scholarships and fellowships see Dartmouth's Scholarship/Fellowship pages. These pages include scholarships and fellowships for all fields of study as well as Dartmouth-specific awards.

Scholarships/Fellowships Field Approx. Deadline
(see website)
Amelia Earhart Graduate Fellowship Awards
The Amelia Earhart Graduate Fellowship Award is granted to women with outstanding academic achievement intending to complete a research program in aerospace science or aerospace engineering at the graduate level.
Aerospace Science or Aerospace Engineering November
American Association of University Women Professions Fellowship
International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited institutions are supported. Several fellowships are available for study outside of the U.S.
Architecture, Computer/Information Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics/Statistics December
American Association of University Women Professions Fellowship
Selected Professions Fellowships provide opportunities for women to pursue graduate and first-professional degrees in designated fields where women traditionally have been underrepresented and where the employment outlook and earnings potential are strong. Recipients must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and women.
Architecture, Computer/Information Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics/Statistics January
American Public Power Association
DEED student research grants/internships support students studying in energy-related disciplines, increase awareness of career opportunities in public power, and provide assistance to DEED member utility sponsors. Each year up to ten student research grants and internships are awarded to students conducting research on an energy-related project. Students must be sponsored by a DEED member utility and are required to write an abstract and final report at the completion of the project. Only students studying in energy-related disciplines from accredited colleges or universities in the U.S. or Canada are eligible for student research grants/internships. 
Energy related disciplines October/February
American Society of Naval Engineers Scholarships
The American Society of Naval Engineers began its scholarship program in 1979 in order to promote the profession of naval engineering and to encourage college students to enter the field.
Areas of Interest: Naval architecture, Marine engineering, Ocean engineering, Mechanical engineering, Structural engineering, Civil engineering, Environmental engineering, Aeronautical engineering, Electrical engineering, Electronic engineering and other relevant military and civilian professions. February
Argonne National Laboratory Graduate Research Appointments
Laboratory-Graduate Research (Lab-Grad) appointments are available for qualified U.S. university graduate students who wish to carry out their thesis research at Argonne National Laboratory under co-sponsorship of an Argonne staff member and a faculty member.
Physical and Life Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Engineering as well as in a variety of applied research programs relating to Energy, Conservation, Environmental Impact and Technology, Nanomaterials, and Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. A completed application should be submitted at least one month prior to any proposed starting date but earlier application submission is advantageous because the availability of Lab-Grad appointments is limited by funding constraints.
AISES University of Phoenix Scholarship
The mission of the AISES is to substantially increase the representation of American Indians and Alaska Natives in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies and careers. University of Phoenix is pleased to collaborate with AISES to offer two (2) full-tuition scholarships.
Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Natural Resources, Mathematics, Physical Science, Technology Late April
Churchill Scholarship
The Churchill Scholarship provides one year of support for a postgraduate degree in the sciences, engineering, and mathematics at the University of Cambridge.). Programs in the sciences are entirely research degrees with a thesis and oral examination, and applicants should find appropriate placement in a laboratory before applying.
Fields include but are not limited to: Biochemistry; Biological Anthropology; Chemistry; Clinical Biochemistry; Computational Biology; Computer Science; Earth Sciences and Geography; Engineering; Epidemiology; Genetics; Mathematics (Applied, Theoretical, and Statistics); Pathology; Pharmacology; Physics (Experimental and Theoretical), Astronomy, and Astrophysics; Physiology, Development, and Neuroscience; Plant Sciences; and Zoology.

October: Campus Deadline*

Mid-October: Apply for admission to university of Cambridge: November Foundation Deadline

*Interested students must first apply for nomination through Dartmouth's Scholarship advising office

Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
The DOE CSGF provides up to four years of support to students pursuing a doctoral degree in areas of study that focus on the use of high-performance computing technology to solve complex problems in science and engineering.
Computer Science, Engineering October
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowship
EPA's STAR graduate fellowship program supports master's and doctoral candidates in environmental studies. Fellowships have helped educate new academic researchers, government scientists, science teachers, and, environmental engineers.
Engineering, Science (Interest in Environmental Science) October
Environmental Public Policy and Conflict Resolution PhD Fellowship
The Udall Foundation awards two one-year fellowships to doctoral candidates whose research concerns U.S. environmental public policy and/or environmental conflict resolution and who are entering their final year of writing the dissertation.
Environmental Policy February
Georgia Engineering Foundation Scholarship
For over 30 years, the Georgia Engineering Foundation has sponsored a program that awards college scholarships to worthy Georgia students who are preparing for a career in engineering or engineering technology. Applicants include incoming college freshmen, as well as upperclassmen, and graduate level students. Student must be a resident of Georgia.
Engineering August
Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study
The Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study provide full support for up to five years of study toward a Ph.D. for outstanding students who are from groups underrepresented in the sciences or from disadvantaged backgrounds. Gilliam fellows attend the university of their choice and work alongside distinguished scientists.
Science October
Google: Anita Borg Scholarship
In honor of Anita Borg, Google is proud to support women in technology with the 2010 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship (for graduate study). Google hopes to encourage women to excel in computing and technology and become active role models and leaders in the field.
Computer Science or Computer Engineering program, or a closely related technical field Varies, please check website for specific dates.
Hertz Fellowship
The Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship empowers outstanding young people pursuing a PhD degree in the applied physical, biological, and engineering sciences with the freedom to innovate and explore their genius in collaboration with leading professors in the field.
Physical, Biological, and Engineering Sciences October
Howard Brown Rickard Scholarship
This scholarship is for blind students who are studying law, medicine, engineering, architecture, or the natural sciences. One fellow is selected each year for the $3,000 prize. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply.
Law, Medicine, Engineering, Architecture, Natural Sciences March
Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship
IGERT is the National Science Foundation's flagship interdisciplinary training program, educating U.S. Ph.D. scientists and engineers by building on the foundations of their disciplinary knowledge with interdisciplinary training.
Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Social Sciences Varies per project
James B. Reynolds Scholarships for Foreign Study
The James B. Reynolds Scholarships for Foreign Study were established in 1949 by gifts in the will of James B. Reynolds, class of 1890. Awards are made annually to Dartmouth seniors or recent graduates. Awards are for post-graduate study or projects only. This opportunity takes places outside of the U.S. This scholarship is offered through Dartmouth.
All Fields February
L'Oreal USA Fellowships for Women in Science
The L'Oréal USA Fellowships for Women in Science program is a national awards program that annually recognizes and rewards five U.S.-based women researchers at the beginning of their scientific careers. Recipients each receive up to $60,000 that must put towards their postdoctoral research. Candidates must be female scientists, who will have completed their Ph.D. and have started in a postdoctoral research.
Science December
M.W. Welch International Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for international students who are studying vacuum science and technology. Once winning the scholarship, awardees spend a year abroad studying in a foreign lab. Applicants who propose to work abroad in a lab where they have not studied before are preferred. All applicants must have already received at least a Bachelor's degree. This is a non-U.S. based opportunity.
Vacuum Science and Technology April 15
National Aeronautics and Space Administration: NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) offer fellowships to students in their undergraduate and graduate careers. 
Aeronautical Research Varies
National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities is Engineering and Science (GEM)
The objective of MS Engineering Fellowship Program is to promote the benefits of a master degree within industry. The objective of Ph.D. Engineering Fellowship Program is to offer doctoral fellowships to underrepresented minority students who have either completed or are currently enrolled in a master's in engineering program.
Engineering, Science October/November
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship
The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship is a highly competitive, portable fellowship that is awarded to U.S. citizens and nationals who intend to pursue graduate study in one of the 15 supported disciplines. NDSEG confers high honors upon its recipients, and allows them to attend whichever U.S. institution they choose.
Aeronautical, Astronautical, Engineering, Biosciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Cognitive Neural, Computer and Computational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Geosciences, Materials Science, and Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture, Ocean Engineering, Oceanography, Physics December
The Raymond Davis Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Raymond Davis, a nationally recognized and highly-esteemed pioneer in the areas of photographic sensitometry, colorimetry, and microphotography. This scholarship is granted to an imaging science or engineering student(s) for use in continuing his/her studies at the graduate or under-graduate level.
Engineering, Imaging Science October
Rhodes Scholarship
The Rhodes Scholarships, the oldest international fellowships, were initiated after the death of Cecil Rhodes in 1902, and brings outstanding students from many countries around the world to Oxford. Election to the Scholarship is for two or three years, depending upon the degree program pursued by the Scholar. This fellowship opportunity is located at the University of Oxford, in England.
All fields included October
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Individual Pre-Doctoral Fellowships to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research
This award seeks to improve the diversity of the health-related research workforce by supporting the training of pre-doctoral students from groups that have been shown to be underrepresented.
Biomedical, Behavioral, health services, or clinical research agenda N/A
The Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) Graduate Fellowship Program (GFP)
The GFP provides support for students who are either in the process of or planning to pursue a PhD in an area related to microelectronics under the guidance of a GRC/SRCEA approved faculty member.
An area related to Microelectrics February
The Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) Master's Scholarship Program (MSP)
The Master's Scholarships are offered through a national competition and are awarded based on minority or female status, and outstanding academic achievement. Applicants must also be planning to pursue a master's degree with research related to microelectronics while being advised by an SRC/SRCEA approved faculty member.
An area related to Microelectrics February
Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarship
The VFF awards scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate an interest in pursuing engineering careers in the vertical flight industry.
Engineering (Preparing for a career in vertical flight) February
Whitaker International Fellows Program
Whitaker Fellows are biomedical engineers ranging from graduating seniors to those conducting doctoral studies. The Whitaker International Fellow award will be approximately one academic year in length, and should be used to conduct work commensurate with the grantee's experience in BME. This program is international.
Biomedical Engineers January