Earth Science and Engineering PhD Program

Fellowship and Scholarship Opportunities


National Science Foundation

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

NSF GRFP supports and recognizes excellent graduate students in NSF-supported STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) disciplines who are pursuing research-based Master's and doctoral degrees at accredited institutions in the United States.

United States citizens, nationals, or permanent residents are eligible to apply during their early career (undergraduates, baccalaureate recipients, or first and second year grad students pursuing research based MS or PhD degrees.

Visit https://www.nsfgrfp.org/ for more information.

You may view an GRFP application overview presentation at the following url. https://nsfgrfp.org/applicants/grfp-application-overview-presentation/


Department of Defense

National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship

National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships (NDSEG) are awarded to United States citizens or national applicants (undergraduate or 1st or 2nd year grad students) who will pursue a doctoral degree in (or closely related to) an area of DoD interest within one of the following disciplines:

Visit https://ndseg.asee.org/ to learn more.


NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Fellowship

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration Fellowship provides financial support to those who are early in their graduate education and have showed the potential to contribute to NASA’s mission and a future STEM.

Candidates must be United States citizens or naturalized citizens who hold a bachelor's degree in one of the STEM fields. Candidates must be enrolled in a master's or doctoral degree program with the intention of pursuing a research based Masters or PhD program in a field relevant to NASA.

Visit https://www.nasa.gov/education/fellowships-scholarships/index.html for more information.


AAUW

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Fellowships

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Fellowships:

  • American Fellowships support for completing dissertations, planning research leave from accredited institutions, or preparing research for publication
  • International Fellowships pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the U.S. who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents

Visit https://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/ for more information.


Link Foundation

Link Foundation

The Link Foundation offers a one year fellowship for Ph.D. students in concentrations of training, simulation, and modeling.

Applicants must be currently enrolled full-time in an established doctoral program at a United States or Canadian academic institution. The applicant would have completed all of their required doctoral courses and be starting on their dissertation research; i.e. a doctoral "candidate".

Visit http://www.linksim.org/ for more information.


American Meterologists Society

American Meteorological Society (AMS) Graduate Fellowship

The AMS Fellowship Program offers support for excellent students planning to pursue graduate education in the atmospheric sciences, chemistry, computer sciences, engineering, environmental sciences, hydrology, mathematics, oceanography, and physics.

To qualify to apply for a fellowship, a student must be United States citizens or be a permanent resident, entering their 1st year of graduate school in the fall and have a minimum GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0-point scale.

Visit https://www.ametsoc.org/ams/index.cfm/information-for/students/ams-scholarships-and-fellowships/ams-graduate-fellowships/ for more information.


Hertz Foundation

Hertz Foundation

Eligible applicants must be students of the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States, and who are willing to morally commit to make their skills available to the United States in time of national emergency (see Moral Commitment section) to apply for the Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship.

Visit http://hertzfoundation.org/default.aspx for more information.


Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

Department of Energy (DOE) Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (CSGF)

The DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship provides outstanding benefits and opportunities to students pursuing doctoral degrees in fields that use high-performance computing to solve complex problems in science and engineering.

You must be a United States citizen or permanent resident and either be an undergraduate senior or first-year grad student.

Visit https://www.krellinst.org/csgf/ for more information.


Schlanger Ocean Drilling Fellowship

Schlanger Ocean Drilling Fellowship

The Schlanger Ocean Drilling Fellowship offers merit-based awards for outstanding grad students to conduct research related to the International Ocean Discovery Program. Research may be related to objectives of past expeditions or address broader science themes. Those selected will receive an award that can be used for research, stipend, tuition, or other approved costs. Schlanger Fellowships are open to all grad students enrolled at United States institutions in full-time MS or PhD programs.

Visit https://www.darkenergybiosphere.org/proposal-call/apply-for-a-schlanger-ocean-drilling-fellowship-2/ for more information.


Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship for Women Geoscience Graduate Students

The Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship is available to women pursuing a Master’s or Doctoral degree in the geosciences at an accredited U.S. institution in a recognized geoscience program. Applicants must be full time, thesis-based, students. Applicants must either be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. If selected, the new Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholar will be subject to verification of U.S. citizenship or residency status. Applicants must also be a member of a AGI Member Society.

Visit https://www.americangeosciences.org/scholarships/wallacescholarship/ for more information.