Graduate School-Supported External Fellowships for Graduate Students
This document lists the external fellowships for graduate students that the Graduate School administers and supports financially.
Eligibility criteria are
specific to the particular fellowship competition, but they generally
require excellent academic achievements and research proposals, as well
as a knowledge of your field’s literature. Applications for fellowships
are largely due throughout the fall semester; check your program of
interest for a specific timeline.
- Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship
- ACLS Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies Dissertation Fellowship
- BTAA/Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program (only those winners affiliated with the Big Ten Academic Alliance competition)
- Charlotte W. Newcombe Fellowship
- Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs
- Hertz Foundation Fellowship
- Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program (last competition in 2011)
- Mellon – Council for European Studies Dissertation Completion Fellowship
- National Physical Science Consortium Fellowship
- National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program
- NIH Training Grants and NRSA Fellows
- Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Research Scholars Program
- Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Fellowships
- Eurasia Program Fellowships
- International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)
- Spencer Dissertation Fellowship
- Rome Prize (American Academy in Rome)
For information about the campus’s tuition remission policy for students who have been awarded fellowships/traineeships from federal agencies or private foundations not listed above, please click here.
For a list of other major federal/private fellowships, click here.