Awards for Graduate School Funding

AwardBrief DescriptionAvailable FieldsApplication YearExternal Deadline
Alpha Lambda Delta Graduate FellowshipGrants to support graduate or professional degree programs All; must be a member of Alpha Lambda DeltaSenior (undergraduate) or graduate students Requires nomination through the HPU Alpha Lambda Delta coordinator
DAAD Study ScholarshipFunding for a full master's degree at a German university or for study at a German University as part of postgraduate degree at a home institution AllSenior (open to recent graduates)November
The Davies-Jackson Scholarship Full funding for a second BA in select fields at St. John's College, University of Cambridge; must be first-generation college studentSelect fields (see link)Senior or alumni who have graduated the year beforeOctober
Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF)Tuition and stipend for up to 4 years of a PhDSelect STEM fields Senior, alumni, or early graduate studentsJanuary
Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme in the HumanitiesFull funding for a master's degree or PhD in the humanities at Oxford University Any field within the humanities Senior (open to alumni)January
Ford Foundation Fellowship ProgramsPredoctoral, doctoral, or postdoctoral funding; must be a member of a group or groups underrepresented in the professoriateAll PhD and ScD fieldsSenior, alumni, or graduate studentsDecember
Fulbright U.S. Student ProgramIndependent research, teaching assistantships or graduate study abroad AllSenior (open to alumni)This award requires nomination. See internal/external deadlines in the "Requires Nomination" table.
The Gates Cambridge ScholarshipFull funding for full-time graduate degrees at the University of CambridgeAllSenior (open to alumni) October
Hertz Graduate FellowshipProvides the costs of education and a generous stipend for graduate study for up to 5 years at participating schoolsApplied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineeringSenior (undergraduate) or first-year graduate studentsOctober
Josephine de Karman FellowshipUp to $15,000 for undergraduate students; up to $25,000 for graduate studentsAllJunior (undergraduate) or nearing PhD defense (graduate)January
Knight-Hennessy ScholarshipFunded graduate education at Stanford UniversityAll, including law and medical school Senior (open to alumni)This award requires nomination. See internal/external deadlines in the "Requires Nomination" table.
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Science and Math Teaching Fellowship5 years of support for those entering the STEM high school teaching professionScience, technology, engineering and math Senior (open to alumni)November
James Madison Memorial ScholarshipFunding for master's degrees for those who will teach the American Constitution at the secondary school levelAll; must be preparing to teach American history, government, or civics at the secondary school level Senior (open to alumni)March
Marshall ScholarshipOne or two years of graduate study in the United KingdomAllSenior (open to alumni)This award requires nomination. See internal/external deadlines in the "Requires Nomination" table.
Mississippi Teacher CorpsPlacement in a high-need Mississippi public school and MAT degree funding All; must have significant coursework in math, science, English or social studies Senior (open to alumni)November (early admittance) or April
Mitchell ScholarshipSelect one-year MA programs in Ireland and Northern Ireland AllSenior (open to alumni up to age 30)This award requires nomination. See internal/external deadlines in the "Requires Nomination" table.
National Defense Sciences and Engineering Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG)Full tuition and a stipend for those pursuing PhDs in STEM fieldsSTEM fields Senior (open to alumni)December
National Health Service Corps Medical school funding in exchange for placement as a primary care provider in high-need areasAllSenior (open to alumni)May
National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program (NIH Ox-Cam)Funding for a PhD or MD/PhD at Oxford University or the University of Cambridge alongside NIH research STEM fields Senior (open to alumni)December
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP)Funding for STEM PhDs or master's degreesSTEM fields or STEM educationSenior (open to alumni or first/second year graduate students)October
Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs FellowshipFunding for a master's degree and internships related to the US Department of State's Foreign ServicePublic policy, international affairs, public administration, business, economics, political science, sociology, or foreign languagesSenior (open to alumni)January
Charles B. Rangel Graduate FellowshipFunding for a master's degree and internships related to the US Department of State's Foreign ServiceInternational affairs, public administration, public policy, international relations, business administration, economics, history, political science, communications, or foreign languagesSenior (open to alumni)September
Rotary Global Grant ScholarshipFunding for graduate degrees related to peace and conflict prevention/resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education and literacy, or economic and community developmentAllSenior (open to alumni)June
Rotary Peace Centers FellowshipFunding for a master's degree or certificate studies at universities around the worldAll; must be pursuing work in peace and conflict resolution/prevention Alumni with 3-5 years full-time work/volunteer experience May
Rhodes ScholarshipOne, two, or three years of study (second bachelor's degree, master's degree or PhD) at Oxford University in the United Kingdom AllOne, two, or three years of study (second bachelor's degree, master's degree or PhD) at Oxford University in the United Kingdom This award requires nomination. See internal/external deadlines in the "Requires Nomination" table.
Schwarzman ScholarshipOne-year master's degree at Schwarzman College in Beijing Economics/Business, Public Policy, or International Relations Senior (open to alumni up to age 29)This award requires nomination. See internal/external deadlines in the "Requires Nomination" table.
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New AmericansUp to $90,000 in support for graduate school (including law and medical school) for new Americans (immigrants or the children of immigrants)AllSenior (open to alumni under 30)November
Harry S. Truman Scholarship Up to $35,000 for graduate studyAll fields, but students must have a clear dedication to public serviceJunior only This award requires nomination. See internal/external deadlines in the "Requires Nomination" table.
Tylenol Future Care ScholarshipFunding for students pursuing health-related careersHealth-related fields (including undergraduate programs, medical school, public health, health education, and pharmacy)Sophomore and above (open to undergraduate and graduate students)June
La Unidad Latina Foundation Scholarships Funding ($500-$1000) to increase educational opportunities for Latinos, first-generation college students, minorities, and other students in needAllAny (open to undergraduate and graduate students) Early Fall
USAID Donald M. Payne International Development FellowshipFunding for a master's degree and internships related to the USAID Economics, history, political science, public administration, communications, public policy, business administration, foreign languages, agriculture, environmental science, or urban planningSenior (open to alumni)January
Woodrow Wilson Teaching FellowshipFunding, placements, and graduate school admission for new STEM teachers in high-need Georgia public schoolsSTEM fields Senior (open to alumni)October, November, or January (3 cycles)
Yenching Academy Scholarship12 months of funding for a master's degree at The Yenching Academy AllSenior (open to alumni)December