This section highlights resources, financial aid planning tools, and scholarship and fellowship databases that are available for the MIT community.
Center for International Studies (CIS) funding opportunities: For funding in the field of international studies, note the CIS databases.
Energy Fellowships: The MIT Energy Initiative administers a sponsored fellowship program for outstanding incoming doctoral students, across all five Schools, who plan to pursue energy-related studies at MIT.
Legatum Fellowships: The Legatum Center administers a competitive fellowship program for incoming and current MIT graduate students, across all academic disciplines, who demonstrate the potential to create sustainable, for-profit enterprises in low-income countries.
Scholarships and fellowships: This site provides information for MIT undergraduate and graduate students wishing to compete for prestigious awards, including many for foreign study. The site includes descriptions of the internal MIT selection process, as well as general advice and links to other resources.
Financial aid planning tools
How to Win a Graduate Fellowship, from the Chronicle of Higher Education
Aid & resources for Re-Entry Students
FAFSA On the Web (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
FinAid: The Smart Student’s Guide to Financial Aid
College Board Scholarship Search
Federal Scholarships & Aid Gateways
NSF Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences Directorate’s Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (SBE DDRIG)
Scholarship & Financial Aid Help
ScienceNet Scholarship Listing
Best Colleges.Com for Hispanic/ Latino Scholarships/ Fellowships
Best Colleges.Com for African American Scholarships/Fellowships