For Graduate Students

Graduate Fellowships

American-Scandinavian Foundation Grants and Fellowships

Research or study in one or more Scandinavian countries for up to one year. For seniors, alumni, graduate students. Must have interest in Scandinavia and some language skills.

Boren Fellowship

Funding for graduate students to conduct international travel, study/research, and language study in countries critical to U.S. national security. 

Catholic Relief Services International Development Fellows Program

One-year assignments in developing countries in professional positions related to international relief and development. 

Churchill Scholarship

The Churchill Scholarship and Kanders Churchill Scholarship provide funding to American students for a year of master’s study at the University of Cambridge, based at Churchill College. Scholars focus on STEM subjects and receive an opportunity for independent research (often leading to publications). 

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)

CLS offers summer language institutes in fourteen critical languages. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains. 

DAAD Study Scholarship

Funding which may be used towards graduate study at a German institution. 

DAAD Research Scholarship

Funding which may be used towards research at a German institution. 

DAAD RISE Professional Internship

Career-building internships in Germany in fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering. 

Fulbright U.S. Student Grant

The Fulbright program funds year-long academic and cultural international exchanges that allow students from a wide array of disciplines to teach English, conduct independent research or creative projects, and pursue graduate degrees.

Henry Luce Scholars Program

The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship program designed to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society. The program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15-18 Luce Scholars each year, and welcomes applications from college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals in a variety of fields who have had limited exposure to Asia. 

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in the natural and social sciences, as well as mathematics and engineering.

Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service

The SMART Scholarship 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 employed by the Department of Defense (DoD) upon degree completion.

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

The Soros program invests in the graduate education of immigrants and children of immigrants who are poised to make significant contributions in their field. Each Fellow receives up to $90,000 in financial support to fund graduate study at an accredited graduate program in the U.S. 

ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship

ThinkSwiss Scholarships supports graduate students to undertake a research experience or to participate in a summer school course in Switzerland.