Externally Funded Graduate Scholarships and Fellowships
Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Information Technology
- A.R. Zipf Fellowship
- AT&T Labs Fellowship Program
- Department of Health & Human Services, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention--Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program
- DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
- Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships for Minorities
- Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Fellowships at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
- L'Oreal Women in Science
- NASA Graduate Student Researchers Program
- NASA-Harriet G. Jenkins Predoctoral Fellowship Program
- National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program
A.R. Zipf Fellowship
The Council on Library and Information Resources has established a fellowship to honor A.R. Zipf, a pioneer in information management systems. The fellowship will be awarded annually to a student currently enrolled in graduate school, in the early stages of study, who shows exceptional promise for leadership and technical achievement in information management. For an application, go to www.clir.org/fellowships/zipf/zipf.html.
The application postmark deadline is in early April. The winner will be notified by May 31.
You may also request submit an application by contacting
A.R. Zipf Fellowship
Council on Library and Information Resources
1755 Massachusetts Ave. NW Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 939-4750
Fax: (202) 939-4765
AT&T Labs Fellowship Program
AT&T Labs-Research is accepting applications for fellowships to support research by female and minority doctoral students in programs related to communications or computers.
- Who is eligible: female and minority doctoral students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
- Deadline for applications: January.
- Total amount to be awarded and number of awards: not specified.
- Amount of individual awards: all educational expenses during the school year, including tuition, books, fees, and approved travel expenses; education expenses for summer study or university research; a stipend for living expenses (currently $2,380 per month, paid for 12 months for the first two years and for 10 months in the following years); and support for attending approved scientific conferences. The fellowship is renewable for up to six years.
View the full text of the announcement on the laboratory's Web site.
Department of Health & Human Services, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention--Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program
This program provides a training experience for professionals interested in the development of systems to facilitate communication and interaction among public health personnel, as well as data interchange.
Recipients of this fellowship are assigned to teams involved in research and development of information systems. Prospective students must have a public health background and interest or experience in computer systems.
Addtional information can be obtained :
Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
Office of Workforce and Career Development,
Career Development Division
1600 Clifton Road,
Atlanta, Georgia 30333
For more information, go to http://www.cdc.gov/phifp/AppInfo.html.
DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
The Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship provides outstanding benefits and opportunities to students pursuing a Ph.D. in scientific or engineering disciplines with an emphasis in high-performance computing.
$31,200 yearly stipend
Payment of all tuition and fees
$1000 yearly academic allowance
Research opportunity at a DOE laboratory
For additional information or application materials, visit http://www.krellinst.org/csgf
Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships for Minorities
The Ford Foundation, in collaboration with the National Academies, is accepting applications for predoctoral fellowships to support minority scholars in Ph.D. or Sc.D. programs in the arts, humanities, and sciences.
- Who is eligible: scholars who are U.S. citizens or will be by given date, and who are American Indian, African-American, Native Alaskan, Native Pacific Islander, Mexican-American, or Puerto Rican, and who have enrolled in or plan to enroll in an eligible doctoral program.
- Deadline for applications: November
- Total amount to be awarded and number of awards: unspecified for approximately 60 fellowships.
- Amount of individual awards: up to $23,000 a year for up to three years.
View the full text of the announcement on the foundation's World Wide Web site.
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Fellowships at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
To be eligible for a Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Fellowship, applicants must be graduate students in any field sharing a common interest in the nonlinear dynamics of rotating, stratified fluids. These fields include classical fluid dynamics, physical oceanography, meteorology, astrophysics, planetary atmospheres, geological fluid dynamics, hydromagnetics, physics and applied mathematics.
Fellows will be expected to attend the full ten weeks of the Program; complete a research project pursued under the supervision of the staff; and present a lecture and a written report for a proceedings volume at the end of the program.
Applications from from women and members of underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged.
For more information, visit http://www.whoi.edu/education/gfd/gfd_fellowship.html
L'Oreal Women in Science
The L'OREAL USA for Women in Science Fellowship program will award five grants of $20,000 each to third and fourth year graduate students and postdoctoral researchers who are pursuing studies and research in the Natural Sciences (biological and physical), Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics.
Five grants/stipends of $20,000 will be offered for one-year terms only. Candidates will be permitted to attain matching grants or supplemental fellowship grants. The U.S. Fellowships may not be deferred nor renewed.
- Who is eligible: women in their third or fourth year of graduate studies, enrolled in a doctoral program leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D., and postdoctoral researchers. Applicants also must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
- Deadline for applications: November 1.
- Total amount to be awarded and number of awards: $100,000 for five awards.
- Amount of individual awards: $20,000 for one year.
NASA Graduate Student Researchers Program
For graduate study leading to research-based degrees in the fields of science, mathematics, and engineering. $30,000 per year, up to three years. Deadline is in early February.
NASA-Harriet G. Jenkins Predoctoral Fellowship Program
This fellowship is intended for full-time graduate students in an effort to increase the number of women, minorities, and people with disabilities participating in the Math, Science, Engineering, and Technology fields. Students receive financial support, as well as exposure to role models and mentors from culturally diverse backgrounds. For more information, contact:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
HGJ Predoctoral Fellowship Program
C/o UNCF Special Programs Corporation
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
You can also visit the USACE website at www.usace.army.mil.
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program
The National Science Foundation (NSF) will award approximately 1,000 new Graduate Research Fellowships to support graduate study in science, mathematics, and engineering. The NSF contacts with Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) to support services for this prestigious fellowship program. Please check this web page for deadlines. Apply in the Fall (November 4-6), review in winter, award in Spring (end of March).
For information and questions call: Toll Free 866-NSF-GRFP (866-673-4737), E-Mail: email@example.com
Prospective fellowship applicants may request application materials via the Internet.
a. FastLane :http://www.fastlane.nsf.gov
b. NSF Web Site: http://www.nsf.gov/