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Fellowships for Study in the Sciences and Math

For Graduating Seniors

CDC/APHL Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory Fellowship
Prepares laboratory scientists for careers in public health. This one-year program is designed for bachelor’s level scientists with an emphasis on the practical application of technologies, methodologies and practices related to emerging infectious diseases.

See http://www.aphl.org/profdev/fellowships/eid/pages/default.aspx

Churchill Scholarship
Encourages the exchange of knowledge and the sharing of ideas in science and technology between the US and Great Britain. This program enables outstanding American students to do graduate work in engineering, mathematics and the physical and natural sciences at Churchill College, Cambridge University. Requires university endorsement.

See the CUSE Fellowships Office and http://winstonchurchillfoundation.org/

DAAD RISE - Research Internships in Science and Engineering
Gives students in the fields of Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Geology and Physics the chance to spend a summer working with German doctoral students on serious research projects. http://www.daad.de/rise/en/

Department of Energy (DOE) Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
For graduating seniors planning full-time study toward a PhD in the physical, engineering, computer, mathematical or life sciences.

See www.krellinst.org/csgf.

DOE National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship (SSGF)
Provides outstanding benefits and opportunities to students (including graduating seniors) pursuing a Ph.D. in areas of interest to stewardship science, such as high-energy density physics, nuclear science, or properties of materials under extreme conditions.

See http://www.krellinst.org/ssgf/.

Department of Homeland Security: Science and Technology Directorate Graduate Fellowship
Intended to ensure a diverse and highly talented science and technology community to achieve the DHS mission and objectives. Areas of study include: physical, biological, social and behavioral sciences including science policy, engineering, mathematics, and computer science.
See http://www.orau.gov/dhsed/.

Ford Foundation Diversity Predoctoral Fellowship
Provides three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a PhD or ScD in order to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties.

See http://national-academies.org/fellowships.

GEM Fellowship
Offers opportunities for underrepresented students to obtain MS degrees in engineering and PhDs in engineering and the natural and physical sciences through a program of paid summer internships and graduate financial aid.

See www.gemfellowship.org.

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship
Supports graduate students working towards their PhD in applications of the physical sciences. Applicants must show evidence of creativity, broad understanding of the physical principles, and outstanding potential for innovative research, and they must be willing to morally commit to make their skills available to the US in time of national emergency.

See www.hertzfoundation.org.

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) Physical Science and Mathematics Teaching Fellowships
For individuals who have at least a bachelor’s degree in a physical science, engineering or mathematics and now want to teach science or mathematics in U.S. high schools.

See http://www.kstf.org/fellowships/teaching.html

Math for America Fellowship Program
Focuses on the shortage of adequately qualified mathematics teachers in our nation's public high schools by training mathematically-talented individuals to become high school math teachers and supporting them in the early years of their careers.

See http://www.mathforamerica.org/web/guest/mfa-fellows.

NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program (Graduate Program)
NASA’s Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) focuses on cutting-edge, fundamental research in traditional aeronautical disciplines, as well as emerging fields with promising application to aeronautics.

See http://nasa.asee.org/graduate_program

NDSEG: National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship
To provide the US with talented, doctorally trained American scientists and engineers who will lead state of the art research projects in disciplines having the greatest payoff to national defense. See www.asee.org/ndseg.

NIH (National Institute of Health) Graduate Partnerships Program in Biomedical Sciences
For US students wishing to pursue a PhD in the biomedical sciences.

See website for various participating universities and deadlines: http://gpp.nih.gov.

NIH Post baccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) Program
The Post baccalaureate IRTA program and the National Cancer Institute's CRTA program provide opportunities for recent college graduates to spend a year engaged in biomedical research at the NIH.

See http://www.training.nih.gov/student/pre-irta/previewpostbac.asp

NIH-Oxford-Cambridge Research Scholars Program
An accelerated, individualized doctoral training program for outstanding science students committed to biomedical research. It enables students to undertake a collaborative project in any area of biomedical investigation involving two mentors--one at the NIH intramural campus in Bethesda, Maryland and one at either Oxford or Cambridge University.

See http://oxcam.gpp.nih.gov/

NSF (National Science Foundation) Graduate Research Fellowship
To ensure the vitality of the scientific and technological workforce in the US and to reinforce its diversity. For research-based study leading to a master’s or doctoral degree in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

See http://www.nsfgrfp.org/.

SMART (Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation) Scholarship
Established by the Reagan National Defense Authorization Act (2005) to promote the education, recruitment and retention of rising junior and senior undergraduate and graduate students in Science, Math and Engineering studies. There is an employment obligation to DOD with this scholarship program.

See http://smart.asee.org/.

Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program
Sends emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering (or bioengineering) to undertake a self-designed project that will enhance their own careers within the field.

See http://www.whitaker.org/home.

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship
For seniors in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—who want to teach in high-need Indiana, Michigan and Ohio high schools. http://www.wwteachingfellowship.org/index.php

See Also:
http://www.cos.com/ (Community of Science funding for scientific research)
http://www.fic.nih.gov/funding/directory_fellowships.htm (international funding opportunities in biomedical and behavioral research)
http://www.npsc.org/ (National Physical Science Consortium)
http://www.orau.gov/orise/educ.htm (science education and research)
http://www.igert.org/ (Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship)
http://usrp.usra.edu/about/: NASA internships
http://www.science-policy.net/11627.html (Science policy internships)
http://www.training.nih.gov/student/sip/ (NIH Summer Internship Program)

Last Updated 2/9/12