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These are but a few of the many research fellowships available. Students should consult with their advisors for guidance on locating field-specific funding sources. Students in the Humanities and Social Sciences may also consult with Susan Kuyper 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|
|American Farm School - Thessaloniki, Greece||
Secondary School Teaching Fellow
|postugrad, gradstds teaching, English, education, greece|
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 natural sciences, conservation, ecology, species, ecosystems, ecology, grassland, savanna, riparian, Sonora, Chihuahua, ecoregion, earth|
|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 American Educational Commission||
Teaching Assistantships in Austria.
|alum, gradstds, postugrad senior, alum, alumni, teaching, Austria, November, January, education|
|Boren Fellowship (NSEP)||
This program offers opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study in world regions critical to U.S. interests but generally underrepresented in study abroad.
|science, undergrad, gradstds Study Abroad, international, undergraduate, graduate, critical, Asia, Central Europe, Africa, language, summer, Middle East, Latin America, Persian, Russian, Korean, Arabic, February, fall, spring, biology, chemistry, physics, math, STEM, engineering, Arabic, Central Asian languages, Korean, Mandarin, Persian, Russian|
|Brazilian Initiation Scholarship||
For students interested in study/research in Brazil.
|undergrad, gradstds brazil, portuguese, undergraduate, november, january,|
|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|
|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 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||Graduate students.||gradstds, science|
|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|
|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|
|Foreign Affairs Internships||
Internships in Civil and Foreign Service.
|undergrad, intern, gradstds, postugrad state, economics, international, affairs, journalism, management, science, engineering, public, disease, visa, economic, environment, washington, embassy,|
|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 english, graduate, medicine, science, education, study, graduate school, business, MBA, ireland, deaf, music, master, public, health, water, journalism, music, research, teaching, mexico, netherlands, ESL, finance, australia, africa,|
|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-Fogarty Fellowship in Public Health||
Offered in partnership between the Fulbright Program and the Fogarty International Center of the NIH to promote the expansion of research in public health and clinical research in resource-limited settings
|gradstds medicine, health, research, graduate, public health, service, Botswana, Bangladesh, Brazil, Ghana, China, Peru, Kenya, Thailand, Malawi, South Africa, Zambia, Uganda|
|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||
Fellowship in public policy and advocacy.
|intern, gradstds, minority, postugrad law, summer, leader, research, advocacy, think, civil rights, minority, low-income,|
|HAEF Teaching Fellowship - Greece||postugrad, gradstds postugrad, gradstds, greece, teach, greek, international, abroad, education|
|Hertz Foundation||Supports PhD study in the applied sciences.||science, alum, gradstds|
|Hewlett Foundation Dissertation Fellowship||Dissertation Fellowship in Population, Reproductive Health, and Economic Development.||gradstds|
|IAF Latin America and Caribbean Research Grant||PhD students at dissertation writing stage.||gradstds|
|International Research and Education in Engineering (IREE) Program||Summer research in China for Engineering students.||science, intern, undergrad, gradstds|
|ISI Fellowship Program||
Support teaching, projects and research focused on Western Civilization.
|gradstds american, history, america, teaching, internship,|
|Jack Kent Cooke Dissertation Fellowship||Dissertation fellowship for doctoral candidates in Education.||gradstds|
|John Heinz Dissertation Award||Award for dissertation addressing social insurance policy questions.||gradstds|
|Joseph deKarman Fellowship||Open to rising seniors and PhD candidates, including international students, in any discipline.||gradstds, undergrad|
|JW Saxe Memorial Fund for Public Service||
Supports internships in public service.
|intern, undergrad, gradstds|
|Kathryn Davis Fellowships for Peace||
For the study of Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese, Portuguese, and Russian.
|intern, gradstds, undergrad, alum|
|Knowles Science Teaching Foundation||
Student/recent grads who plan to teach high school math or science.
|science, alum, gradstds|
|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|
Study in Ireland.
|science, alum, postugrad, gradstds ireland, study, senior, science, music, social science|
|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|
|NSF Graduate Research Fellowship||
Graduating seniors and graduate students just beginning their programs
|gradstds, science, postugrad science, engineering, math, biology, social, behavior, psychology, neuroscience, research, graduate study|
|Payne International Development Fellowship||
Need-based award for graduate study in International Development.
|postugrad gradstds graduate international department of state USAID study need minority|
|Peace Corps Master||
Combines graduate study with service in the Peace Corps.
|alum, gradstds, science, postugrad master's, international, service, travel|
Graduate study at Oxford University.
|science, postugrad, gradstds oxford, graduate, study, research|
|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 International Studies Fellowship||
International Studies in peace and conflict resolution.
|alum, gradstds 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 science, technology, engineering, chemistry, physics, math, research, scholarship, freshman, sophomore, junior, senior|
|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||
Undergraduate and Graduate students interested in education in the South.
|postugrad, gradstds, intern non-profit, south, social, justice, education, policy|
|Spanish Government Teaching Assistantships||
Teaching Assistantships in Spain.
|alum, gradstds, postugrad senior, alum, alumni, teaching, Spain, Spanish, education, ESL|
|Spencer Dissertation Fellowship||For PhD candidates in any field pertaining to education.||gradstds|
|SSRC Dissertation Fellowship||
For dissertation research outside of the U.S.
|gradstds, faculty dissertation, mellon, research, interntational, culture, public, policy, health, humanities, social|
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|
|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|
|Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowship||
Graduate study for teachers in science and math.
|postugrad, gradstds, science cience, technology, engineering, mathematics, teaching, Indiana, urban, rural|