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Government Fellowships and Scholarships

Private Sources for Fellowships and Scholarships

  • American Association of University Women (AAUW)
    Funds pioneering research on girls and education, community action projects,   and fellowships and grants for outstanding women around the globe.
  • Beckman Scholars Program
    Beckman Scholars Program is an invited program for accredited universities and four-year colleges in the United States. It provides scholarships that contribute significantly in advancing the education, research training and personal development of select students in chemistry, biochemistry, and the biological and medical sciences.
  • Fulbright Scholar Program
    The U.S. Student Program awards approximately 1,000 grants annually and currently operates in over 140 countries worldwide.
  • Garden Club of America - Scholarships and Fellowships
    Offers 14 scholarships in various environmental areas.
  • Grants and Fellowships of the American Museum of Natural History
    The American Museum of Natural History offers competitive grants and fellowships in areas broadly related to its scientific and educational objectives. These areas include the fields of vertebrate zoology, invertebrate zoology, paleozoology, anthropology, astrophysics and earth and planetary sciences. This site describes the programs that provide the support, and gives instructions to individuals who wish to apply.
  • Jobs Board: Fellowships and Scholarships
    List of fellowships and scholarships maintained by Texas A&M University's Wildlife and Fisheries Science Department.
  • Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
    As part of the National Sea Grant College Progam, fellowship was established in 1979 to provide a unique educational experience to students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources.
  • Morris K. Udall Foundation - Scholarships and Disertation Fellowships
    Each year, the Foundation awards 80 undergraduate scholarships of up to $5,000 to juniors and seniors in fields related to the environment, and to Native American and Alaska Natives in fields related to health care or tribal   policy. In addition, the foundation awards two Ph.D. dissertation fellowships of $24,000 to students whose work is in the areas of environmental public policy or environmental conflict resolution. Recipients must be in the final, writing year of their Ph.D. work and must submit a copy of their dissertation to the Udall Foundation at the end of the award year.
  • National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship
    The Department of Defense is committed to increasing the number and quality of our Nation's scientists and engineers. Toward that end, the DoD annually supports approximately 8,000 graduate students in fields important to national defense needs.
  • Sigma Xi: Grants-in-aid of Research Program
    Awards grants of $1,000 or less to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering.
  • Smithsonian Institute: Office of Fellowships
    Offers postdoctoral, predoctoral, and graduate student fellowships and internships.
  • Smithsonian Institute Tropical Research Institute
    Support for students and researchers from the undergraduate to the postdoctoral level interested in exploring basic problems in evolution, ecology, and behavior in the tropic.
  • Student Jobs.gov
    Student gateway to the U.S. government: information on internships, fellowships, student job programs, careers, and job searches.

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