Other Resources

This section highlights resources, financial aid planning tools, and scholarship and fellowship databases that are available for the MIT community.

MIT resources

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

Fellowship databases


Check out MIT’s iGrad financial literacy portal for some great resources and tools to help with financial support.