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Grants & Fellowships

In addition to scholarships, we also have a wealth of listings for grants and fellowships, including national as well as state grant programs. Most of the aforementioned are for those continuing their education beyond undergraduate school. Please take a few minutes to look at those listed below, but don't stop there. Conduct a free college scholarship search, too. There could be even more money out there for you, but you won't know if you don't search for it.

ASA Minority Fellowship Program

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2019
  • Amount: $18,000
  • Minority Fellowship Program applicants can be new or continuing graduate students. However, the MFP is primarily designed for minority students entering a doctoral program in sociology for the first time or for those who are in the early stages of their graduate programs. MFP applicants must be applying to or enrolled in sociology departments which have strong mental health research programs [...] More

IIE Gilbreth Memorial Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,000
  • IIE's scholarship and fellowship program is in place to recognize graduate and undergraduate industrial engineering students for academic excellence and campus leadership. The Gilbreth Memorial Fellowship is available to graduate students enrolled in any school in the United States and its territories, Canada, and Mexico. The graduate student must be pursuing an advanced degree in industrial [...] More

Minnesota Space Grant Consortium Scholarships and Fellowships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Scholarships are for U.S. citizens who are enrolled full-time at one of the Affiliate Member MnSGC schools. Applicants must be majoring in science, math, or engineering fields with an interest in working for NASA.

    A GPA of 3.5 is standard, but may vary with each school. Applicants must contact faculty representatives at their school for more information.

    The MnSGC is part of the [...] More

National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: 12/18/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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 plans to award approximately 180 new three-year graduate fellowships in April, subject to the availability of funds. The DoD will offer these prestigious fellowships to individuals who have demonstrated the ability and special aptitude [...] More

Wisconsin Minority Undergraduate Retention Grants

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Awards under this program are made to Wisconsin resident minority undergraduates, excluding first year students, enrolled at least half-time in independent, tribal, or Wisconsin Technical College institutions. According to the statutes, a minority student is defined as a student who is either an African American; American Indian; Hispanic; or Southeast Asian from Laos, Cambodia, or Vietnam [...] More

Wyoming Space Grant Undergraduate Fellowships

  • Application Deadline: 2/19/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Each year, the Wyoming Space Grant Consortium (WSGC) awards fellowships to undergraduate students attending the University of Wyoming or one of Wyoming's community colleges to provide the student with the opportunity to do "real" research. Undergraduates who are interested in science, math, engineering and technology careers gain valuable experience participating in research projects, while [...] More

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Middle Class Students Now Qualify for Full Scholarships at Rice University

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by Susan Dutca

Photo courtesy of Rice University

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