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Funding Opportunities for Graduate Training

The funding opportunities listed below, are structured to provide financial support for graduate students at the early stages of their graduate studies. Grants and fellowships awards can be given for one or more years.


National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
Website: http://nsfgrfp.org/
Deadline: November (this extramural funding application may submitted before submission of a graduate admission application to a Ph.D. degree program)
Source: External

Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Website: http://nsfgrfp.org/
Website: http://www.pdsoros.org/
Deadline: November
Source: External

Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowships
Website: http://epa.gov/ncer/rfa/2013/2013_star_gradfellow.html#Synopsis
Deadline: November
Source: External

Wenner-Gren: The Wadsworth African Fellowships
Website: http://nsfgrfp.org/
Website: http://www.wennergren.org/programs/wadsworth-african-fellowships
Deadline: December
Source: External

Wenner-Gren: Wadsworth International Fellowships
Website: http://nsfgrfp.org/
Website: http://www.wennergren.org/programs/wadsworth-international-fellowships
Deadline: March
Source: External

Center for South Asia Fellowships
Website: http://southasia.stanford.edu/fellowships
Deadline: April
Source: Internal

Explorers Club
Website: http://www.explorers.org
Deadline: November
Source: External

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program
Website: https://knight-hennessy.stanford.edu
Deadline: September (this intramural Scholars Program application must be submitted before submission of a graduate admissions application to a Ph.D. degree program)
Source: Internal