Baxter International – Young Investigator Graduate and Postdoctoral Awards
Awards are for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to stimulate and reward research applicable to the development of therapies and medical products in one or more of the following topical areas.
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship
As a means of increasing the number of U.S. citizens and nationals trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance, the Department of Defense (DoD) offers the NDSEG fellowship. This is a highly competitive, portable fellowship that is awarded to students who intend to pursue a doctoral degree in one or more of fifteen supported disciplines. The fellowships are for three years, and recipients do not incur any military or other service obligation.
Ford Foundation – Diversity Dissertation Fellowships
The fellowship support the completion of a dissertation leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree. They are for individuals who are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. The fellowship is for 1 year.
Ford Foundation – Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowships
The fellowship is for individuals who are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. The fellowship is for 1 year.
National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) – Postdoctoral Fellowship
Fellowships offer postdoctoral research oppoprtunities in earth science, heliophysics, planetary science, astrophysics, space bioscience, aeronautics and engineering, human exploration and space operations, and astrobiology. Fellows participate in NASA mission-related activities as guests at NASA Centers, Headquarters, and other NASA-approved sites. Each Fellowship is tied to a specific research opportunity located at a NASA Center. The fellow must relocate to the Center for the duration of the fellowship. In the case of virtual Centers such as the NASA Astrobiology Institute, the fellow must relocate to the university location of the advisor listed on the research opportunity. The fellowships are for 1-3 years.
Hertz Foundation – Graduate Fellowships
Fellowships support doctoral students in the applied physical, biological, and engineering sciences, including applied mathematics, statistics, and quantitative aspects of modern biology.
American Association of University Women (AAUW) – American Dissertation Fellowships
AAUW American Fellowships support women doctoral candidates completing dissertations. Candidates are evaluated on the basis of scholarly excellence, quality and originality of project design, and active commitment to helping women and girls through service in their communities, professions or fields of research. The fellowship is open to applicants in all fields of study. Scholars engaged in science, engineering and math and researching gender issues are especially encouraged to apply.
American Association of University Women (AAUW) – Selected Professions Fellowships
AAUW Selected Professions Fellowships are awarded to women to pursue masters-level degrees in programs where women’s participation traditionally has been low. The award length is one year.
American Association of University Women (AAUW) – International Fellowships
AAUW International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the U.S. to women who are not U.S citizens or permanent residents. Recipients are selected for academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to women and girls. The overwhelming majority return to their home countries to become leaders in government, academia, community activism and the arts and science. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited institutions are supported. Fellowships are for one year; some are renewable for an additional year.
American Association of University Women (AAUW) – Career Development Grant
These grants support women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance their careers, change careers, or re-enter the work force. Special consideration is given to women of color and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields. Grants support coursework beyond a bachelor’s degree, including a master’s degree, second bachelor’s degree, or specialized training in technical or professional fields. Coursework must be taken at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States or at a technical school that is fully licensed or accredited by the U.S. Department of Education. Funds are not available for PhD-level work.
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) – Science Policy Postdoctoral Fellowship
ASBMB’s science policy fellowship offers recently graduated PhDs exposure to a range of activities regarding science policy and congressional and government relations. Fellows work in the public affairs office of ASBMB’s headquarters, located just outside of Washington DC. The Fellowship length is 12-18 months.
Dan David Prize – Doctoral and Postdoctoral Scholarships
Scholarships for doctoral and postdoctoral students support innovative and interdisciplinary research that cuts across traditional boundaries and paradigms. The Prize aims to foster universal values of excellence, creativity, justice, democracy and progress and to promote the scientific, technological and humanistic achievements that advance and improve the world. Ten scholarships are awarded to doctoral and post-doctoral students at universities throughout the world and ten scholarships at Tel Aviv University. The scholarships are for 1 year.
Directed Energy Professional Society (DEPS) – Graduate Scholarships in High Energy Laser & High Power Microwave Technologies
DEPS offers one-year scholarships in the DE technology areas of High Energy Laser (HEL) and High Power Microwave Technologies (HPMT). The traditional academic disciplines involved in DE research include, but are not limited to, physics, electrical engineering, chemistry, chemical engineering, materials sciences, optical sciences, optical engineering, and aerospace engineering.
Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) – Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research into Complex Biological Systems
Postdoctoral fellowships support innovative basic research into fundamental biological problems, with emphasis placed on novel approaches that cross disciplinary boundaries, in laboratories in HFSP Member Countries. Fellowships are open to scientists from biophysics, physics, chemistry, computer science, engineering, mathematics and nanoscience. Research should focus on new approaches for understanding the complex structures and regulatory networks that characterize the evolution and interactions of organisms and biological systems. Fellowships are for 3 years. Fellows may choose to stay for up to three years in the host country or use the last year of their fellowship to return to their home country or to move to another HFSPO member country.
IBM – PhD Fellowships
Fellowships supports PhD students who have an interest in solving problems that are important to IBM. These include: computer science and engineering (including cyber security, cloud, and mobile computing), electrical and mechanical engineering, physical sciences (including chemistry, material sciences, and physics), mathematical sciences (including analytics of massive scale data with uncertainty, operations research, and optimization), public sector and business sciences (including urban policy and analytics, social technologies, learning systems and cognitive computing), and service science, management, and engineering (SSME). Additionally, IBM pays special attention to an array of focus areas. Fellowships are for one year with the possibility of renewal for up to three years.
IBM – Herman Goldstine Postdoctoral Fellowship in Mathematical & Computer Sciences
IBM offers Fellowships for research in the mathematical and computer sciences at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center. Areas of research include: algorithms (approximation, randomized, and on-line); complex systems; data mining (machine learning, pattern recognition, computational statistics); dynamical systems; high-performance computing (scientific computing, parallel computing, big-data); inverse problems; numerical analysis; optimization (discrete, continuous, global and stochastic); probability theory (stochastic models, risk management, queues & queuing networks); statistics (time-series, multivariate analysis, spatiotemporal analysis, design & reliability); simulation; and operations management (revenue management, pricing, performance modelling, supply-chain). The Fellowship is for one year and may be extended for a second year.
L’Oreal USA – Postdoctoral Fellowships for Women in Science
L’Oréal USA offers fellowships for women who are postdoctoral researchers in science, technology, engineering and math, in order to increase female representation in these fields. Fellows must be committed to serving as role models for younger generations. The fellowships is for one year with the possibility of extension.
National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) – Judith Graham Pool Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Bleeding Disorders
The JGP Fellowship supports basic science and pre-clinical research in bleeding disorders. Permissible research topics include pre-clinical or basic science research on the biochemical, genetic or hematologic aspects of hemophilia or von Willebrand disease. Other topics might focus on liver disease, HIV/AIDS, orthopedics, women’s health, or other therapeutic modalities as they pertain to bleeding disorders. Fellows will be expected to spend at least 90% of their working time on the funded research project; the remaining 10% may be devoted to teaching or clinical work that is relevant to the research. The JGP recipient and his/her sponsor are expected to remain at their institution for the duration of the project. The Fellowship is for up to two years.
National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC) – Graduate Fellowships in Science, Engineering, and Math
Fellowships support graduate students in astronomy, chemistry, computer science, geology, materials science, mathematical sciences, physics, and their subdisciplines, and related engineering fields: chemical, computer, electrical, environmental, mechanical. Fellowships are for up to six years, depending on the employer-sponsor.
National Research Council (NRC) – Research Associateship Program (RAP) – National Energy Technology Laboratory / Methane Hydrates Fellowship Program (NETL/MHFP) – Graduate & Postdoctoral Fellowships
Fellowships support the development of methane hydrate science. With respect to the energy production potential of gas hydrates, interest is in projects that will provide improved tools, methods, and information relative to the remote detection, characterization, and appraisal of production potential of methane hydrates.  With respect to gas hydrates as a part of the global environment, interest is in projects that provide an improved understanding of the processes that control the distribution, occurrence, and stability of gas hydrates in marine and permafrost settings. The research may be pursued at NETL labs, at other national or federal government labs, or at accredited universities. Fellowships are for up to two years (master’s and postdoctoral) or up to 3 years (doctoral).
National Water Research Institute (NWRI) – Graduate Fellowships
The National Water Research Institute (NWRI) offers fellowships to Master’s and PhD students at US universities who are conducting research in the areas of water resources and treatment. In addition, the NWRI offers the following Fellowship every other year:
Ronald B. Linsky Fellowship for Outstanding Water Research
This Fellowship funds research in the following areas: water treatment technologies, water quality, water policy and economics, public health and risk assessment and water resources management.
Pat Tillman Foundation – Tillman Military Scholarship
Tillman Military Scholarships provide support to military service-members and spouses who are full-time undergraduate or graduate students in the fields of medicine, law, business, policy, technology, education and the arts. The scholarship is renewable for each year of the degree program.
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Fellowships support “New Americans,” i.e., green card holders, naturalized citizens, or the children of naturalized citizens, in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program in the United States. Fellowships offer up to two years of support.
Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) – Scholar Awards for Women
Awards are for women of the United States and Canada who are either pursuing a doctoral level degree or are engaged in postdoctoral research at an accredited institution. These awards provide partial support for study and research for women who will make significant contributions in their varied fields of endeavor. Applicants must be nominated by a local PEO chapter.
Point Foundation – The National LGTBQ Scholarship Fund – Graduate Scholarships
The Foundation offers scholarships to LGBTQ students in any field pursuing graduate degrees at institutions within the U.S. The scholarship is for up to four years.
Schlumberger Foundation – Faculty for the Future (FFTF) Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships
Fellowships are for women from developing and emerging economies to pursue PhD or postdoctoral studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines at leading universities worldwide. Grant recipients are expected to return to their home countries to continue their academic careers and inspire other young women to choose careers in STEM. Fellowships are for 1 year and may be renewed through the completion of PhD or postdoctoral studies.
Sigma Delta Epsilon (SDE) – Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellowships
The SDE/GWIS National Fellowships Program offers one year fellowships to help increase knowledge in the fundamental sciences and to encourage research careers in the sciences by women.
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) / Procter & Gamble – Doctoral Research Fellowship in Environmental Science
SETAC supports the study, analysis and solution of environmental problems, the management and regulation of natural resources, research and development and environmental education. The focus of the fellowship rotates among Europe/Africa, Asia/Pacific–Latin America, and North America. The Fellowship for 2016 will target students in Europe/Africa. The fellowship is for one year.
Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) – Predoctoral Molecular Imaging Scholar Program
The SNMMI Predoctoral Program supports a research scholar in an established molecular imaging lab that will apply molecular imaging approaches (including tool development) to investigate biological pathways in disease models. The objective is to encourage the integration of imaging approaches in the research of molecular pathways of disease. The grant term is two years.
Thermo Fisher Scientific – Pierce Graduate Scholarship Award
The scholarship is offered to graduate student in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related life science field. The scholarship is for the Fall semester.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Education and Literacy Initiative (AFRI ELI) – Doctoral & Postdoctoral Fellowships
AFRI ELI offers support for research, education, and extension projects by awarding grants that address key problems of national, regional, and multi-state importance in sustaining all components of agriculture, including farm efficiency and profitability, ranching, renewable energy, forestry (both urban and agro forestry), aquaculture, rural communities and entrepreneurship, human nutrition, food safety, biotechnology, and conventional breeding.
U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) – Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART) – Scholarship for Service Program
The program offers scholarships for up to 5 years to undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students who have special aptitude for training in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields and offers them career opportunities to continue their research in civil service roles following graduation.
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) – Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program
SCGSR program prepares 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. It provides supplemental awards to outstanding U.S. graduate students to pursue part of their graduate thesis research at a DOE laboratory in areas that address scientific challenges central to the Office of Science mission. The duration of the proposed research may range from 3 to 12 consecutive months.
U.S. Department of Energy / Krell Institute – Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF)
The DOE CSGF program funds students pursuing a Ph.D. in scientific or engineering disciplines with an emphasis in high-performance computing. This research is conducted at DOE National Laboratories, which has high-performance computing programs in combustion, climate change, nuclear stockpile stewardship, materials sciences, resource recovery, health issues, fusion energy, DNA sequencing, and protein structures, among many others. The Fellowship is for four years, renewed annually.
National Defense Science and Engineering (NDSEG) Fellowship
As a means of increasing the number of U.S. citizens and nationals trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance, the Department of Defense (DoD) offers the NDSEG fellowship. This is a highly competitive, portable fellowship that is awarded to students who intend to pursue a doctoral degree in one or more of fifteen supported disciplines. The fellowships are for three years, and recipients do not incur any military or other service obligation.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory (NHEERL) – Postdoctoral Fellowship
EPA’s National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory (NHEERL) is seeking applicants for their three-year Postdoctoral Research Program. NHEERL has opportunities for conducting high priority research that contributes to protecting human health and the environment. Their primary focus is the effects of contaminants and environmental stressors on human health and ecosystems, and their research spans all levels of biological organization from the genome to populations, communities and ecosystems. The interdisciplinary nature of NHEERL research affords numerous opportunities for collaboration with other researchers both inside and outside of EPA. We have research laboratories in eight locations across the U.S.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – STAR Fellowship in Environmental Studies
Fellowships support Master’s and doctoral students in environmental fields of study. Applications are welcomed from students in any academic discipline whose research relates to EPA’s mission.  This includes students studying in ecology, economics, engineering, modeling, the health sciences, physical sciences, earth sciences, exposure sciences, social sciences, informational sciences, mathematical and computer sciences, and environmental sciences. The fellowships are for up to 2 years for Master’s students and  up to 3 years for doctoral students.