Additional External Fellowships

The following links offer other areas to explore. Many fellowships are open to international students as well as citizens and permanent residents. These fellowships and resources are not administered by the Office of Graduate Education.

Architecture, Planning & Design

American Institute of Architects (AIA) Grants & Fellowships
America Planning Association fellowships & scholarships
American Society of Landscape Architects
Arts & Cultural Development Program of New South Wales
Career and internship resources from MIT Department of Urban Studies + Planning (DUSP)
Center for Architecture Grants & Scholarships
Craft Research Fund Grants
David W. Lakamp AIA Scholarship
Federal grant opportunities to support planning and implementation of projects that promote sustainable communities
Financial aid information from MIT Architecture
GCA Scholarships
Gensler Scholarships
IBM PhD Fellowships
Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship for the fields of art, architecture, dance, landscape architecture, music, theatre, and urban and regional planning
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) Fellows Program
Landscape Architecture Foundation Minority Scholarship
MOA Architectural Scholarship
National Endowment for the Arts – ART WORKS Grants

National Organization of Minority Architects
Society for Architectural Historians Fellowships & Grants
SOM Foundation Awards
Stanford Biodesign Innovation Fellowship
Tile Contractors Association of America Scholarships
URBANFRAME Teaching Apprenticeship in Community Design
Worldstudio AIGA scholarship
Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architectural Scholarship

Science & Engineering

ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowships
Alzheimer’s Association Research Grants
Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation – funding opportunities for researchers, clinicians, and postdoctoral fellows working in academia and biotechnology companies
American Academy of Neurology
American Federation for Aging Research fellowships and research grants
California Science and Technology Policy Fellowships
Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
DOE NNSA Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship
Elderhostel K. Patricia Cross $5,000 Doctoral Research Grant
Engineer Girl scholarship listing

Engineering Scholarships for Women
Graduate Women in Science National Fellowship
IBM PhD Fellowships
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Scholar Award
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) Fellows Program
Massachusetts Life Sciences Center’s Internship Challenge
Microsoft Diversity Conference Scholarship Program
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Space Technology Research Fellowships
National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Nonproliferation Graduate Fellowship Program
National Research Council of the National Academies – Research Associateship Programs
NIH Fogarty International Center funding opportunities for research in global health
PhRMA Foundation Awards & Fellowships
Semiconductor Research Corporation
Simons Graduate Fellowships in Theoretical Computer Science
Nemko Prize in Cellular or Molecular Neuroscience
Society for Women Engineers Scholarship Directory
Stanford Biodesign Innovation Fellowship
STEM Opportunities for Graduate Students

Environment & Energy

DOE NNSA Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship
Evette Harless Scholarship $1,000 for graduate students who show great interest in solar energy research
Grant A. Harris Research Instrumentation Fellowship
IBM PhD Fellowships
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Link Foundation Energy Fellowships

MIT Energy Fellows
MIT Martin Family Society of Fellows for Sustainability
National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Nonproliferation Graduate Fellowship Program
National Research Council of the National Academies – Research Associateship Programs
New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYC DEP) summer internships
Nuclear Energy Institute Federal Scholarship & Grants
Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship Program
Switzer Foundation Fellowship
US Department of Energy Scholars Program
US EPA Research Fellowships

Humanities

ACLS (American Council of Learned Societies) Program in China Studies offers pre-dissertation summer travel grants
Allen Lee Hughes Fellowships
 for people of color in professional theater
Amelia Earhart Fellowships (Zonta International Foundation) for women of any nationality, in science or engineering
American Psychological Association (APA) Scholarships and Fellowships
Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) Program
East-West Center in Washington’s Asia Studies Fellowship
Elderhostel K. Patricia Cross $5,000 Doctoral Research Grant
Humane Studies Fellowships
Humanity in Action Fellowships
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Researach in Original Sources
Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)
Rachel Tanur Prize for Visual Sociology
Robateau-Epps Scholarship Fund for social reconstruction
Social Science Research Council Fellowships & Prizes

Public / Social / Environmental / Science Policy Research

Association to Unite the Democracies for work relating to international integration and/or federalism
California Science and Technology Policy Fellowships
Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
East-West Center in Washington’s Asia Studies Fellowship
Eben Tisdale Public Policy Fellowship
Davis-Putter Scholarships for those actively working for peace and justice
John Kenneth Galbraith Policy Fellowship Program for public policy or economics
Junior Fellows Program at the Carnegie Endowment
New York State Senate Graduate/Post-Graduate/Mid-Career Fellowships
Schwarzman Scholarship

Women

AAUW American Fellowships
Engineering Scholarships for Women
Engineer Girl scholarship listing
Graduate Women in Science National Fellowship
L’Oréal USA Fellowships For Women In Science
Microsoft Diversity Conference Scholarship Program

Underrepresented Minorities

25 Scholarship Gateways from Black Excel
Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
Affordable Colleges Online
American Geological Institute Minority Geo-Science
American Political Science Association Fellowships
AT&T Labs Fellowship
Best Colleges Scholarships for African American Students
College Fund/UNCF
Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs
Gates Millenium Scholarships
Humanity In Action Fellowship
Microsoft Diversity Conference Scholarship Program
P.E.O. Scholar Awards for US women doctoral students or postdocs
Ralph W. Shrader Diversity Scholarship for Masters students
State Farm Insurance Hispanic Scholarships
Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
University of California / University of Michigan President’s and Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs
William Randolph Hearst’s Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students
Xerox Scholarships for Students – Technical Minority Scholarship Program

General

Accounting Scholarships
Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Educational Foundation
Bloorview Research Institute Pursuit Award in Childhood Disability
Byron Hanke Fellowship for research on community associations
Josephine de Karman Fellowship
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Dissertation Fellowship Program for students in the process of formulating their dissertation proposal as well as doctoral candidates with recently approved dissertation proposals
Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship
Hazing Awareness Scholarship
Hydro Research Foundation Fellowship
Houtan Scholarship for students studying Iranian culture, heritage and language
IIE Confucius China Studies Program provides funding to U.S.-based students who wish to pursue doctoral research in China
Institute for Humane Studies Summer Graduate Research Fellowships for Law or PhD students with demonstrated research interest that is rooted in the tradition of individual and economic freedoms
Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program funds state-of-the-art research in disciplines relevant to the Intelligence Community
Inter-American Foundation (IAF) Grassroots Development Fellowship Program grassroots development issues in the Caribbean or Latin America
Leopold Schepp Foundation Grants 
National Collegiate Athletic Association Graduate Student Research Grant Program
Presidential Management Fellows Program
Social Security Administration Small Grants to improve the disability process through innovative research on topics such as the Compassionate Allowances program, Wounded Warriors initiative, homelessness and SSI, and disability enrollment issues
Student Inventors Scholarships
Tylenol Scholarships annual scholarships awarded to well deserving students pursuing careers in healthcare.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Educational Foundation Available to US students studying abroad and/or foreign studying within the US.