Category: previous opportunities

Alfa Fellowship Program

Deadline:  December 1, 2020
Citizenship: See website for details

Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellowship

Deadline: December 1, 2020 (early deadline); January 11, 2021 (regular deadline)
Citizenship: Must be eligible to work in the U.S. over the summer of 2021

Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs

Deadline: January 6, 2021
Citizenship: Unrestricted

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Graduate Fellowship Program

Deadline: January 15, 2021
Citizenship: U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, asylees, or individuals who are lawfully authorized to work full-time without restriction for any U.S. employer and who, at the time of application, possess lawful evidence of employment authorization. International students on F-1 or M-1 visas are not eligible for CHCI programs.

Chateaubriand Fellowship (research in France)

Deadline: January 6, 2021
Citizenship: Unrestricted

AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Summer Program

Deadline: January 1, 2021
Citizenship: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or already hold visas that allow them to receive payment for work.

DOE Entrepreneurship Program Seek World-Class Energy & Manufacturing Technology Innovators for 2 year Fellowship

Deadline:  Three opportunities (two due on 10/31/2020; one due on 10/30/2020)
Citizenship: not specified

Selected Professions Fellowships

Deadline:  December 1
Citizenship: Must be US Citizens or permanent residents

International Fellowships

Deadline:  November 15
Citizenship:  Not US Citizens or permanent residents

Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship
Link Foundation Energy Fellowship Program
Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs

Deadline:  December 10, 2020 (5:00 pm EST)
Citizenship:  all US Nationals, and US permanent residents

IBUILD: Innovation in Buildings Graduate Research Fellowship
IBM PhD Fellowship Award Program
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Mark your calendars and Register to attend this exclusive (Engineering only) virtual workshop on Tuesday August 18 and Wednesday August 19 (10 – 11:30 AM)

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program awards three-year scholarships for graduate study in mathematical, physical, biological, engineering, and behavioral and social sciences, including the history of science. This fellowship carries a stipend of $32,000 per year plus a cost of education allowance to cover tuition and fees for three years. This is a significant graduate fellowship that affords students the freedom to focus on their research and lessen the time to degree completion. To qualify, applicants must be U.S. citizens, have U.S. national status or be permanent residents, and intend to pursue a research-based master’s or PhD program in an NSF-supported field.

Incoming PhD students and rising 2nd year PhD students please consider applying for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). The full solicitation is attached. This is not only a great honor if you are selected, the process of applying also has great value in helping you clearly define your agenda for graduate research.

We are providing a 2-day workshops (1.5 hour each day) ONLY for Engineering students who are planning to apply for this award. Dr. Rowena Grainger has helped many UConn students to apply and win this fellowship, will lead the workshop.

  • Day 1:
    a. General information on how to locate funding for graduate school
    b. Application Tips: Writing the Relevant background statement
  • Day 2:
    a. Student Awardee Panel
    b. Application Tips: Writing the Research Statement

You will learn about review criteria for the NSF GRFP and other awards, what the review panels are looking for and how to write a strong research proposal. Here is the link to the NSF site and deadlines:

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

American Concrete Institute (ACI) Foundation Fellowships
Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program
GEM Fellowships
Microwave Engineering Fellowship/Microwave Engineering for Medical Applications Fellowship
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program (NDSEG)
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships (NSF GRFP)
  • Deadline: Late October (varies according to discipline)
  • Citizenship:S. citizen, national, or permanent resident
  • Website:
Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program