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These are but a few of the many research fellowships available. Students should consult with their advisers for guidance on locating field-specific funding sources. Students in the Humanities and Social Sciences may also consult with Marion Pratt in the College of Arts and Science Grants Resources Office
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Graduate/post-graduate research grants for women.
|gradstds, spgrp, science, alumni science, technology, engineering, medicine, math, dissertation, graduate, post-graduate, women, woman, doctoral, scholar, research, teaching, January, December, November|
|Alfa Fellowship Program - Russia||
Professional development in Russia
|gradstds, alum, alumni, Russia, professional, graduate, experience|
|American Councils Research Fellowships||
Language grants for Master's-level students.
|gradstds europe, language, russia, asia, moldova, ukraine, caucasus, Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia|
Graduate study and research in Scandinavia.
|gradstds, alum, senior research, graduate, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, study, senior|
|Ariel Appleton Research Fellowship||
Supports research in conservation and ecology.
|science, undergrad, gradstds, ugradresearch, gradresearch natural sciences, conservation, ecology, species, ecosystems, ecology, grassland, savanna, riparian, Sonora, Chihuahua, ecoregion, earth|
|Australia - Endeavour Scholarships for Graduate Study||
Support graduate study in Australia. International students also eligible.
|postugrad, gradstds graduate, australia, research, study|
|Australia Graduate Fellowship Program||
For graduate students in several science and engineering fields.
|gradstds australia, engineering, medicine, graduate, grad, stem, cell, sustainability, life, science, study, research|
|Austrian Teaching Assistantship Program||
Teach ESL at secondary school level.
|alum, gradstds, postugrad senior, alum, alumni, teaching, Austria, November, January, education, german|
|Brazilian Initiation Scholarship||
For students interested in study/research in Brazil.
|undergrad, gradstds brazil, portuguese, undergraduate, november, january,|
|CAORC - Council of American Overseas Research Centers||
Humanities/Social Science research grant for PhD candidates/recent PhDs
|Capital City Fellows Program||
For recent master's degree graduates.
|gradstds, service Graduate, master, public, administration, urban, law, engineering, human, Washington, D.C., internship, employment|
|Central Europe Summer Research Institute||
Summer graduate research grant for science and engineering.
|gradstds, science, intern|
International students only.
|undergrad, gradstds foreign nationals|
|Child Family Health International (CFHI)||
Short term global health education programs around the world.
|intern, gradstds, postugrad, undergrad, science india, south, africa, us, bolivia, ecuador, mexico, argentina, medicine, nursing, health, international, global|
|Council for European Studies Pre-Dissertation Research Fellowship||
Funds 2 months travel to Europe to conduct the exploratory phase of a projected dissertation project.
|gradstds europe, dissertation, graduate, doctoral, research|
|Critical Language Summer Institutes||
Summer language study.
|intern, undergrad, alum, sochum, postugrad, gradstds language, study, undergrad, summer, alumni, Arabia, arabic, China, chinese, japanese, Japan, korean, Korea, persian, russian, Russia, turkish, Turkey, hindi, India, urdu, bengali, Bangladesh, Indonesia, indonesian|
Study/research/intern in Germany.
|undergrad, intern, gradstds, summer, postugrad research, science, engineering, summer, undergraduate, graduate, intern, study, german|
|DAAD Research in Science and Engineering||
Summer research internships in science and engineering.
|science, intern, gradstds, postugrad, ugradresearch, gradresearch science, engineering, biology, chemistry, physics, biomedical, mechanical, civil, industrial|
|Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Scholarships||
DAR is a lineage society dedicated to patriotism, historic preservation, and education.
|undergrad, gradstds, science library, chemistry, medicine, nursing, history, political, economic, historic, preservation, law, mba, teaching, education,|
Need-based award for students actively working for peace and justice.
|need, undergrad, gradstds undergraduate, graduate, need, financial, peace, justice, progressive, social, racism, sexism, homophobia, davis, putter, international, january, april|
|Department of Energy||
|DOE Computational Graduate Science Fellowship||
Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
|science, gradstds computational, science, computer, graduate, study, energy, DOE, January, engineering, compuational|
|Dolores Z. Liebmann Fellowship||
Vanderbilt graduate student fellowship.
|gradstds, vandy graduate, vanderbilt, master, PhD, doctoral|
|Endeavor Awards - Australia||
For study and research in Australia.
|undergrad, gradstds, postugrad|
|EPA Student Fellowships||
Environmental internships for undergrads and grad students.
|undergrad, intern, gradstds, environment, undergrad, grad, protection,|
|Fogarty Research Grants||
Funding Opportunities for Predoctoral and Graduate Researchers
|science, gradstds, postugrad science, graduate, research, biomedical, behavioral, fogarty|
|Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship||
Dissertation fellowship for students from underrepresented groups in academia.
|gradstds, minority, spgrp graduate. PhD, academic|
|Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship||
For graduate study leading to a career in academia.
|minority, spgrp, gradstds, postugrad,|
|Foreign Affairs Internships||
|undergrad, intern, gradstds, postugrad state, economics, international, affairs, journalism, management, science, engineering, public, disease, visa, economic, environment, washington, embassy,|
|Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships||
For the study of Portuguese and indgenous Latin American languages.
|undergrad, gradstds language, portuguese, k|
|French Government Teaching Assistantships||
Teaching Assistantships in France.
|gradstds, alum, postugrad France, French, teaching, education, alum, gradstds, intern, January|
For graduating seniors and graduate students. Applications are due September 15 each year. Vanderbilt endorsement required for all currently enrolled students.
|senior, gradstds, alum, postugrad, science english, graduate, medicine, science, education, study, graduate school, business, MBA, ireland, deaf, music, master, public, health, water, journalism, music, research, teaching, mexico, netherlands, ESL, australia, africa, nursing, medicine,|
|Fulbright Programs for Senior Scholars||
For American scholars and senior faculty.
|alum, gradstds, summer|
|Fulbright Public Policy Fellowships||
For current Master's and PhD candidates.
|gradstds Bangladesh, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Mongolia, Nepal, Nigeria, Thailand, Tunisia , public, policy, PhD, Master|
|Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Research Fellowship||
Open to graduate students in doctoral programs in the fields of foreign languages and area studies.
|gradstds, science anthropology, history, research, language, Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands, South Asia, the Near East, Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia|
|Greenlining Leadership Academy||
Public policy leadership development programs in California.
|intern, gradstds, minority, postugrad law, summer, leader, research, advocacy, think, civil rights, minority, low-income,|
Supports PhD study in the applied sciences.
|science, alum, gradstds graduate, science, alumni, physical, biology, engineering, chemistry, Aeronautics, Math, statistics, computer, earth, electrical, mechanical, materials, quantitative, biomedical|
|Hewlett Foundation Dissertation Fellowship||
Dissertation Fellowship in Population, Reproductive Health, and Economic Development.
|IAF Latin America and Caribbean Research Grant||PhD students at dissertation writing stage.||gradstds|
|ISI Fellowship Program||
Support teaching, projects and research focused on Western Civilization.
|gradstds american, history, america, teaching, internship,|
|Japan Student Services Organization||
Scholarships for teaching, study and internships in Japan.
|undergrad, gradstds, postugrad japan, japanese, study, summer, semester|
|John Heinz Dissertation Award||
Award for dissertation addressing social insurance policy questions.
|Josephine de Karman Fellowship||
Open to rising seniors and PhD candidates, including international students, in any discipline.
|gradstds, undergrad, ugradresearch, gradresearch|
|Kathryn Davis Fellowships for Peace||
For the study of Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese, Portuguese, and Russian.
|intern, gradstds, undergrad, alum, summer summer, language, graduate, undergraduate, Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian|
|Knowles Science Teaching Foundation||
Student/recent grads who plan to teach high school math or science.
|science, alum, gradstds education, teaching, science, math, biology, chemistry, physics|
Funding for language study.
|Leopold Schepp Academic Scholarship||
Need-based scholarship for current academic study.
|undergrad, gradstds undergraduate, freshman, sophomore, junior, need, graduate, financial, aid|
|Luce Scholars Program||
Work and travel in Asia.
|alum, gradstds, postugrad alum, asia, japan, china, taiwan, vietnam, malaysia, thailand, india, work, intern, indonesia, bangladesh|
Graduate study in the UK.
|postugrad, science, alum, gradstds united kingdom, graduate, study, research|
|Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows Program||Open to Graduate and Post-Graduate students.||gradstds, science|
|Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research||
Research in the Humanities using original sources.
|gradstds dissertation, phd, graduate|
|Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships||
Supports a year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of Ph.D. dissertation writing.
|gradstds humanities, social sciences, dissertation, PhD, international, research|
Study in Ireland.
|science, alum, postugrad, gradstds ireland, study, senior, science, music, social science|
|NASA Graduate Fellowships||science, gradstds science, gradstds, women, minority, black, hispanic, native, PhD, master, STEM, math, physics, engineering|
|NASA Programs||science, undergrad, intern, gradstds alumni, science, engineering, physics, math, civil service, federal, government|
|National Academy for Social Insurance||
Summer internships in social policy.
|undergrad, gradstds, intern non-profit, insurance, disability, health, care, research|
|National Geographic Young Explorers Grant||
Research in conservation.
|undergrad, gradstds, science, postugrad research, conservation, wildlife, nature, environment|
|NDSEG Graduate Research Fellowship||
For individuals who have demonstrated ability and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering.
|science, gradstds, postugrad science, engineering,|
|NIH Oxford/Cambridge Scholars Program||
PhD in Biomedical Research.
|science, alum,gradstds, senior, med|
|NSEP Boren Scholarships & Fellowships||
Supports intensive language study in world regions outside of Western Europe.
|science, undergrad, gradstds, summer, intern mandarin, ROTC, japanese, russian, japan, china, russia, africa, israel, portuguese, arabic, fall, spring, summer, STEM, undergraduate, graduate,|
|NSF Graduate Research Fellowship||
Research fellowships for current graduate students and those in the process of applying for graduate study.
|gradstds, science, postugrad science, engineering, math, biology, social, behavior, sociology, psychology, neuroscience, research, graduate study|
|Payne International Development Fellowship||
Graduate study and entry in the Foreign Service.
|postugrad, gradstds graduate, international, department of state, USAID, study, need, minority, foreign service|
|Peace Corps Master||
Combines graduate study with service in the Peace Corps.
|alum, gradstds, science, postugrad master's, international, service, travel|
|Predoctoral Fellowship in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (MHSAS)||
Phd candidates interested in ethnic minority behavioral health services or policy
|Presidential Management Fellows Program||
Open to Master's and PhD students
Graduate study at Oxford University.
|science, postugrad, gradstds, socsci oxford, graduate study, graduate, master|
|Robert Bosch Fellowship||
For professionals with graduate degree or equivalent training in the fields of law, journalism, business, public policy, international relations or closely related field.
|alum, gradstds graduate, germany, research, business, administration, journalism, law, public, policy, international, relations,|
|Rotary Peace Fellowship||
International Studies in peace and conflict resolution.
|alum, gradstds, postugrad peace, international, conflict, thailand, duke, japan, argentina, australia, england|
Undergraduate and graduate students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
|science, gradstds, intern, undergrad, ugradresearch science, technology, engineering, chemistry, physics, math, research, scholarship, freshman, sophomore, junior, senior|
|Social Science Research Council (SSRC)||
Graduate research fellowships in the social sciences.
|gradstds graduate, research, social science, sociology, economics, africa, china, japan, eurasia, islam, muslim|
|Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE)||
Awards for writing, study, and research in health education and advocacy.
|undergrad, gradstds public, health, education, injury|
|Soros Fellowship for New Americans||
For current graduate students in any field.
|alum, gradstds immigrant, graduate study|
|Southern Education Leadership Initiative||
Summer leadership development program focused on educational equality in the South
|postugrad, gradstds, intern, senior, summer non-profit, south, social, justice, social justice, education policy, education, policy, summer, junior, senior, graduate,|
|Spanish Government Teaching Assistantships||
Teaching Assistantships in Spain.
|alum, gradstds, postugrad senior, alum, alumni, teaching, Spain, Spanish, education, ESL, international education|
|Spencer Dissertation Fellowship||
For PhD candidates in any field pertaining to education.
|SSRC Dissertation Fellowship||
For dissertation research outside of the U.S.
|gradstds, faculty dissertation, mellon, research, interntational, culture, public, policy, health, humanities, social|
|Study Abroad Scholarship Resources||
For students seeking support for study abroad.
|undergrad, intern, gradstds indonesia, asia, china, japan, thailand, africa, turkey, egypt, india, vanderbilt, GEO, global, internship, study|
International teaching opportunities for new graduates and professional teachers.
|gradstds, postugrad teaching, teach, education, international, abroad, japan, secondary, elementary, english, latin america, greece, india, africa, china, korea, spain, austria, france,|
|ThinkSwiss Summer Study and Research Programs||
Science study and research in Switzerland.
|science, intern, undergrad, gradstds, ugradresearch, gradresearch, summer summer, research, science, biology, switzerland,|
|US Department of State Internship Program||
Internship program offered each term and in the summers.
|undergrad, intern, gradstds sophomore, junior, senior, graduate, foreign, service, international, government, internship, fall, summer, spring|
|Vanderbilt Medical School Funding Resource List||
List of organizations that support health care education and research.
|gradstds, postugrad, research medicine, health, education, nursing, research,|
|Wenner-Gren Fellowships in Anthropology||
Supports graduate research in Anthropology
|gradstds graduate, research, anthroplogy|
|Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowship||
Graduate study for teachers in science and math.
|postugrad, gradstds, science cience, technology, engineering, mathematics, teaching, Indiana, urban, rural|