Science and Engineering scholarships
If you’re in one of our science or engineering degree
programs, these scholarships may interest you.
“The ARCS Foundation, Inc., does not grant scholar awards
directly. Scholars are selected by the… colleges and universities to which ARCS
Foundation chapters make allocations. The students, who must have a university
grade point average of 3.5 or above, are recommended by their departments.”
This scholarship is intended for any student attending a
post-secondary educational facility that can exhibit personal character through
This fellowship is for women pursuing a doctoral degree in
Science & Technology Policy Fellowships provide
opportunities in Congressional offices or federal agencies for recent PhD
graduates and faculty on sabbatical.
Through an expanding scholarship program, AIAA awards
scholarships annually to 14 graduate students in science or engineering
programs related to AIAA’s aerospace mission.
Several graduate student opportunities including policy
fellowships, internships, and the Emerging Public Policy Leader Awards (EPPLA).
This award recognizes graduate students in the biological sciences who have
demonstrated initiative and leadership in science policy.
Fellowships are sponsored by industry leaders and government
agencies and are designed to attract promising young scientists to prepare for
careers in the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic fields.
This scholarship assists undergraduate and graduate students
who share their advocacy for the Earth and are devoting their studies to
The purpose of these awards is to encourage the active
participation of graduate bioengineering students in the Annual Fall Meeting of
BMES. Up to five graduate student awards for outstanding biomedical engineering
research projects. The awards consist of a certificate, a stipend, registration
for a BMES Annual Fall Meeting, and limited travel expenses.
$1000 or $500 award offered twice per year
Internships for graduate students in multiple disciplines
for hands-on training in their fields of interest and those of the DOC.
The Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate
Fellowship (DOE CSGF) program provides outstanding benefits and opportunities
to students pursuing a PhD in scientific or engineering disciplines with an
emphasis in high-performance computing.
The GREF program began supporting graduate students in the
Office of Biological and Environmental Research-funded collaborative global
change research at universities and national laboratories in 1999. All
qualified students are encouraged to apply, but minority and female students
are particularly encouraged.
The SCGF is a three-year award, providing partial tuition support, an annual stipend for living expenses, and a research allowance for full-time graduate study and thesis/dissertation research at U.S. academic institutions.
The DHS Scholarship and Fellowship Program is intended for
students interested in pursuing the basic science and technology innovations
that can be applied to the DHS mission.
The NASA Graduate Student
Researchers Program (GSRP) attempts to reach a culturally diverse group of
promising graduate students whose research interests are compatible with NASA's
programs in space science and aerospace technology.
Five different fellowships in the areas of environmental
science and public health.
Fight for Sight was the first organization founded for the
primary purpose of promoting vision-related research. Fight for Sight advances
the development of research skills and encourages talented investigators to
consider careers in academic ophthalmology or vision science.
The scholarship is awarded for one year of full-time
graduate work obtaining their Masters in electrical engineering at an
engineering school of recognized standing located in the United States.
“Each year six Ph.D. fellowships will be awarded. The award
will include stipends of $30,000 per year for two years. IGERT fellows can
pursue Ph.D. degrees in Biology or Forestry.”
The Foundation provides fellowships to exceptionally
talented individuals studying in the applied physical, biological and
The purpose of the Householder Fellowship is to promote
innovative research in scientific computing on advanced computer architectures
and to facilitate technology transfer from the laboratory research environment
to industry and academia through advanced training of new computational
Applications will be accepted from students who will be
conducting research directly related to hydropower in the fields of
engineering, environmental and biologic science, or regulatory/economics.
JSF awards are open to tenured academic scientists,
technologists and engineers from U.S. institutions of higher learning. Fellows
spend one year at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC and may
periodically travel to U.S. foreign embassies and/or missions.
The NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program provides the
opportunity for students to perform aeronautical research at a NASA center
during the first two years they are enrolled in the program. Fields of study
must have a focus on aeronautics-related research such as, but not limited to,
air traffic management research and integrated vehicle health management.
The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate
(NDSEG) Fellowships are awarded to applicants who will pursue a doctoral degree
in, or closely related to, areas of engineering and other sciences.
The National GEM Consortium's primary focus is to administer
and award fellowships with paid internships to highly qualified
underrepresented students who wish to pursue graduate studies in engineering or
NRSA for Individual Predoctoral Fellowships
The Collegiate Inventors Competition promotes exploration in
invention, science, engineering, technology, and other creative endeavors and
provides a window on the technologies from which society will benefit in the
NPSC welcomes applications from any qualified U.S. citizen who has the ability
to pursue graduate work at an NPSC member institution. NPSC attempts to recruit
a broad pool of applicants with special emphasis on underrepresented minorities
and women in the fields of engineering or physical sciences.
The East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) provide
U.S. graduate students in science and engineering first-hand research
experiences in Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore or
The Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) invests in
graduate education for a cadre of diverse individuals who demonstrate their
potential to successfully complete graduate degree programs in disciplines
relevant to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Under the Fellowship program, NWRI awards Fellowships to
graduate students in the U.S. in the areas of water resources and treatment.
The Navy Postdoctoral Fellowship program is designed to
significantly increase the involvement of creative and highly trained
scientists and engineers from academia and industry to scientific and technical
areas of interest and relevance to the Navy.
The National Scholar Award for Workplace Innovation &
Design was founded by NISH to encourage the development of creative technological
solutions for barriers that prevent people with disabilities from entering or
advancing in the workplace. The National Scholar Award program is a great
service learning opportunity for engineering, computer science, industrial
design, physical therapy and occupational therapy students.
Oak Ridge Associated Universities administers a broad range
of internships, scholarships, fellowships, and research experience programs
focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines.
Opportunities for graduate and postdoctoral students to do
independent research in some of the finest equipped and staffed laboratories in
The Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid Research program provides
graduate students with valuable educational experiences by encouraging close
working relationships between students and faculty in all areas of the sciences
The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation
(SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing
an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and
Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully
employed upon degree completion.
EPA’s STAR graduate fellowship program supports master’s and
doctoral candidates in environmental studies.
Women of Wind Energy awards fellowships to women
to attend the American Wind Energy Association WINDPOWER conference.