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 International 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 Selected Professions Fellowship
American Fellowships support women scholars who are completing dissertations, planning research leave from accredited institutions, or preparing research for publication. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Architecture, Computer/Information Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics/Statistics November

American Indian College Fund
Open to students attending non-tribal colleges and universities. Must be U.S. citizen and American Indian or Alaska Native tribe membership or proof of descendancy.

Any Discipline May 31
American Indian Education Fund
Open to American Indians and Alaskan Native undergraduate and graduate students. Awards are based on need, leadership skills and nontraditional students. 
Any Discipline April 4

American Indian Graduate Center Accenture Scholarship
Open to American Indian tribe member or Alaska Native student who is seeking a degree in engineering, computer science, and other business related fields. Must have a GPA of at least 3.25 and proven leadership and commitment to American Indian community.

STEM or Business related field June 1
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. 
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. March
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 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 Check Website

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. 

Fields include but are not limited to: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Sciences and Geography, Engineering, Mathematics and Physics

October: Campus Deadline*



Clare Booth Luce Program
Since its first grants in 1989 the Clare Boothe Luce Program (CBL) has become the single most significant source of private support for women in science, mathematics and engineering. 

Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics

October: Campus Deadline*

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

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. 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 / Computer Engineering program, or a closely related technical field Check Website
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

National Federation of the Blind Scholarships
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. PhD 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.

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 be put towards their postdoctoral research. Candidates must be female scientists, who will have completed their PhD and have started in a postdoctoral research.

Science December

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.
Not limited to: Aeronautical, Astronautical, Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering,Computer and Computational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Geosciences, Materials Science, and Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering December

Open Education Database
Scholarships for graduate school can help students pay for college and supplement their income as they pursue a graduate-level academic or professional degree. Even with a variety of options to help reduce the cost of their degree, including fellowships, teaching assistantships, and stipends, graduate students face stiff competition to obtain these awards and often continue struggling to pay living expenses once they receive financial assistance. Graduate scholarships are designed to meet the unique needs of this student group as they strive to obtain their degree in the years ahead.  Search through our directory of scholarships for financial aid opportunities.

Varies Varies

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
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
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