Fellowship Deadlines

This calendar includes funding opportunities that may be of interest to graduate engineering students. These are only a few of the funding programs available. Please see the other tabs in this section to find many more opportunities. Application deadlines are subject to change.

Application Deadlines

Month Fellowship Deadline
October Argonne National Laboratory Named Postdoctoral Fellowships Program October 9
Rackham Lurcy Fellowship for Study In France October 11
Rackham Harold and Vivian Shapiro/John Malik/Jean Forrest Awards October 11
Rackham International Students Fellowship Program October 11
American Concrete Institute Fellowships & Scholarships October 15
American Public Power Association (APPA) Student Research Grants October 15
American Public Power Association (APPA) Technical Design Project Grants October 15
Sigma Xi Grants-In-Aid of Research Program (GIAR) October 15
Fulbright Grants for Study and Research Abroad October 17
EPA's National Center for Environmental Research (NCER) Science To Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowships for Graduate Environmental Study October 18
Roger M. Jones Fellowship Abroad October 28
Belgian American Educational Foundation October 31
IBM PhD Fellowship Program October 31
November American-Scandinavian Foundation Fellowships & Grants November 1
Canadian Federation of University Women Fellowships November 1
Dow Sustainability Fellows Program (Master's) November 1
Luce Scholars Program for American-Asian Exchanges November 1
National Research Council of the National Academies Research Associateship Program November 1
NOAA National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) November 1
Sandia National Laboratories Truman Fellowship November 1
Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) O.H. Ammann Research Fellowship November 1
Fannie & John Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowships November 2
The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) November 2
Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America Foundation Graduate Scholarships November 3
The East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) November 8
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships For New Americans November 9
Rackham Non-Traditional Fellowship Competition November 11
Winston Churchill Scholarship November 12
Ford Foundation Predoctoral Diversity Fellowships November 14
Amelia Earhart Fellowship Award November 15
American Association of University Women: American Fellowships November 15
DAAD Award for those studying in Germany November 15
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Charles LeGeyt Fortescue Fellowship November 15
National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science (GEM) November 15
Schlanger Ocean Drilling Fellowship November 15
Michigan Space Grant Consortium November 16
Ford Foundation Diversity Dissertation Fellowships November 19
Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship November 19
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Presidential Management Fellows Program November 26
National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC) November 30
December American Association of University Women: International Fellowships December 1
Link Foundation Energy Fellowships December 1
December 1
AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowships December 5
Rackham/Institute for Research on Women & Gender Women's Studies Funding December 10
December 13
December 14
American Association of University Women: Career Development Grants December 15
Hispanic Scholarship Fund December 15
PEO International Peace Scholarships Fund December 15
The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program (NDSEG) December 18
January Kosciuszko Foundation for students of Polish descent January 7
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Computational Science Graduate Fellowships (CSGF) January 8
American Association of University Women: Selected Professional Fellowships January 10
Air & Waste Management Association January 11
Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) Multi-Country Fellowships January 15
U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship January 16
Rackham Barbour Scholarship for international Asian women January 17
Gates Millennium Scholars Program January 17
Link Foundation Doctoral Research Fellowships in Ocean Engineering and Instrumentation January 17
NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program January 17
Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship January 17
American Meteorological Society Graduate Fellowships January 18
January 31
Rackham Susan Lipschutz, Margaret Ayers Host and Anna Olcott Smith Awards for Women Graduate Students January 31
February American Nuclear Society Scholarship February 1
Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association (AFCEA ) Graduate Scholarships February 1
Foreign Languages & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships February 1


National Research Council of the National Academies Research Associateship Program February 1
NASA Harriett G. Jenkins Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Program (JPFP) February 1
NASA Graduate Student Education (GSE) February 1
Rackham International Research Awards

Dow Sustainability Fellows Program (Doctoral)
February 1

February 3


Howard Hughes Medical Institute International Student Research Fellowship

Symantec Research Labs Graduate Fellowship
February 7

February 7


American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Arthur S. Tuttle Memorial Scholarship for Master's Students February 9
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Waldo Smith Hydraulic Fellowship February 9
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Trent R. Dames and William E. Moore Fellowship February 9
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship Program February 10
Center for the Education of Women (CEW) Robin Wright Graduate Fellowship February 11
EPA's National Network for Environmental Management Studies (NNEMS) Fellowship Program February 13
American Public Power Association (APPA) Student Research Grants February 15
International Institute Individual Fellowship February 15
The International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE) Scholarships February 15
NOAA-Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships February 15
Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) Graduate Fellowship Program February 15
Yanmar/SAE Scholarship February 15
Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program February 17
American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) Scholarships February 28
Center for the Education of Women (CEW) Scholarships February 28
March Alexander Graham Bell Scholarships
American Council of the Blind Scholarship
March 1
March 1

IEEE Fellowship in Electrical History
March 1
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Internship Program
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Internship Program
March 1
March 1
Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Scholarships March 1
Intel Foundation Ph.D. Fellowship Program March 2



Rackham Engineering Awards (REA) and Rackham Science Awards (RSA)

Center for Space Nuclear Research Summer Fellowship Program
March 8

March 14
Sigma Xi Grants-In-Aid of Research Program (GIAR) March 15
April American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Jack E. Leisch Memorial National Graduate Fellowship April 1
Rackham Merit Fellowship Program April 15
National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) April 30
May National Research Council of the National Academies Research Associateship Program May 1
Rackham One-Term Dissertation Fellowship May 1
June American Indian Graduate Center June 1
Charles & Anne Lindbergh Foundation June 9
August National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Lawrence F. Skibbie Graduate Scholarship Award August 1
National Research Council of the National Academies Research Associateship Program August 1
September Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success in Earth System Science September 4
Miscellaneous The Electrochemical Society Varies by Scholarship
International Institute Conference Travel Grants 4 weeks before trip
Not specified
The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Ongoing
Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowships Varies by Chapter
Rackham Conference Travel Grant Ongoing
Rackham Graduate Student Emergency Fund Ongoing
Rackham Graduate Student Research Grants Ongoing
Rackham King-Chavez-Parks Initiative, Future Faculty Fellowship Program Ongoing
Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) E. Wayne Kay Graduate Scholarship Not specified
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Nuclear Forensics Graduate Fellowship Program (NFGF) Not specified
Women in Transportation Helene M. Overly Memorial Scholarship Varies by Chapter
Women in Transportation Leadership Legacy Scholarship for Graduates Varies by Chapter