Fellowship Opportunities

Women’s International Network of Utility Professionals (WiNUP) Fellowships

The Women’s International Network of Utility Professionals (WiNUP) believes in doing all it can to help those within the industry with their educational pursuits. WiNUP currently has three fellowships available annually to females pursuing advanced degrees (beyond a bachelor’s degree), which will lead to careers in the utility industry or allied fields. Relevant fields must relate to a career in a utility related profession such as engineering, business administration, accounting, environmental sciences, communication, information technologies, and so on. Three fellowships are offered annually: the Julia Kiene Fellowship ($2,000 award), the Lyle Mamer Fellowship ($1,000 award), and the Louisan Mamer Fellowship ($500 award).

Deadline: May 1

Citizenship: Unspecified


U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program

The goal of the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is to prepare graduate students for science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) careers critically important to the DOE Office of Science mission, by providing graduate thesis research opportunities at DOE laboratories.  The SCGSR program provides supplemental awards to outstanding U.S. graduate students (US citizens or lawful permanent residents) to pursue part of their graduate thesis research at a DOE laboratory/facility in areas that address scientific challenges central to the Office of Science mission. The research opportunity is expected to advance the graduate students’ overall doctoral thesis while providing access to the expertise, resources, and capabilities available at the DOE laboratories/facilities. The SCGSR program provides supplemental funds for graduate awardees to conduct part of their thesis research at a host DOE laboratory/facility in collaboration with a DOE laboratory scientist within a defined award period. Collaborating DOE Laboratory Scientists may be from any of the participating DOE national laboratories/facilities. The award period for the proposed research project at DOE laboratories/facilities may range from 3 to 12 consecutive months.

Deadline: May 5, 2021

Citizenship: U.S. citizens or permanent residents


Raptor Research Foundation (RRF) Amadon Grant

The grant is designed to assist those working in the area of distribution and systematics (taxonomy) of raptors. Systematics covers a wide array of interests from molecular work to differential migration of populations from various geographic regions, for example. Distribution also covers a wide array of interests but should have something to do with where raptors live or why they are there. Up to $2,000 will be awarded to one applicant. The awardee will also receive waived page charges.

Deadline: June 30

Citizenship: Unspecified


National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program (NHSC SP) (graduate and postdoctoral)

The NHSC SP is administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The NHSC SP is a competitive federal program that awards scholarships to students pursuing eligible primary care health professions training leading to: A degree in medicine (allopathic or osteopathic); A degree in dentistry; or A postgraduate degree or postgraduate certificate from a school or program in nurse-midwifery education, physician assistant (PA) education, or nurse practitioner (NP) education specializing in adult medicine, family medicine, geriatrics, pediatrics, psychiatric-mental health, or women’s health. In return for scholarship awards, scholars commit to providing primary care health services to underserved communities. The program provides support to students who seek financial assistance to complete primary care health professions education. The NHSC SP pays for tuition and various other reasonable education-related costs and also provides a monthly stipend to assist with living expenses in exchange for a minimum of two (2) years of fulltime service.

Deadline: May 11, 2021

Citizenship: U.S. citizens and nationals


Audio Engineering Society Educational Foundation (AESEF) Graduate Studies Grants

The Audio Engineering Society Educational Foundation (AESEF) is dedicated to encouraging the entry of talented students into the profession of audio engineering. Since its establishment in 1984, the Foundation has awarded grants for graduate studies to hundreds of exceptional applicants, many of whom have gone on to prominent and successful careers in the profession. Applicants of the AESEF Graduate Studies Grants are required to have met these criteria: The successful completion of an undergraduate degree program (typically four years) at a recognized college or university; A demonstrated commitment to audio engineering (or a related field) as a career choice; Acceptance or a pending application for graduate studies leading to a masters or higher degree, or an internationally recognized equivalent; and be a member in good standing of the Audio Engineering Society (any membership grade qualifies).

Deadline: May 15

Citizenship: Unspecified


American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHFoundation) – Graduate Student Scholarship

Supports CSD graduate students who demonstrate academic achievement and promise.

Award: Up to 15 scholarships of $5,000 each

Eligibility: Students (who are undergraduate seniors accepted to a master’s program or students currently pursuing master’s or doctoral (research or clinical) degrees)

Deadline: May 19, 2021

When applying for the Graduate Student Scholarship, you will be able to indicate if you would also like to be considered for the following scholarship categories. You are able to apply for any that you are eligible for, but you will receive a maximum of one award.

    International Student ScholarshipFor international students studying in the United States. (Only non-U.S. citizens are eligible.)
    Minority Student ScholarshipFor students who are members of a racial or ethnic minority group and are U.S. citizens.
    NSSLHA ScholarshipFor undergraduate senior students with active National NSSLHA memberships and who will begin graduate study in the fall.
    Student With a Disability ScholarshipFor students with a disability.


American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHFoundation) – New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship

Supports doctoral students committed to a teacher-investigator career in the U.S.

Award: Up to 15 scholarships of $10,000 each

Eligibility: Students (enrolled in, or accepted to, a research doctoral program (PhD or equivalent) in CSD)

Deadline: May 12, 2021


American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHFoundation) – Speech Science Research Grant

Supports studies by new investigators pursuing research in speech science.

Award: One grant of $10,000

Eligibility: Researchers (with a PhD or equivalent research doctorate earned within past five years)

Deadline: Next competition will be offered in 2022


American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHFoundation) – Researcher–Practitioner Collaboration Grant

Supports collaborative studies that will increase knowledge to improve services for individuals with communication disorders.

Award: Up to four grants of $35,000 each

Eligibility: Partnerships of researchers (with a PhD or equivalent research doctorate in CSD or related discipline) and practitioners (with a degree in audiology, speech-language pathology or related field)

Deadline: Next competition will be offered in 2022


American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHFoundation) – Student Research Grant in Early Childhood Language Development

Supports student research studies in early childhood language development.

Award: Up to three grants of $2,000 each

Elegibility: Students (enrolled full time in master’s or doctoral (research or clinical) degree programs in speech-language pathology or speech-language science in the U.S.)

Deadline: April 19, 2021