Science and Engineering scholarships

If you’re in one of our science or engineering degree programs, these scholarships may interest you.

Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS)

“The ARCS Foundation, Inc., does not grant scholar awards directly. Scholars are selected by the… colleges and universities to which ARCS Foundation chapters make allocations. The students, who must have a university grade point average of 3.5 or above, are recommended by their departments.”

AES Engineering Scholarship

This scholarship is intended for any student attending a post-secondary educational facility that can exhibit personal character through essays submitted.

Amelia Earhart Fellowship Program

This fellowship is for women pursuing a doctoral degree in aerospace-related sciences.

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Science & Technology Policy Fellowships provide opportunities in Congressional offices or federal agencies for recent PhD graduates and faculty on sabbatical.

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Through an expanding scholarship program, AIAA awards scholarships annually to 14 graduate students in science or engineering programs related to AIAA’s aerospace mission.

American Institute of Biological Sciences

Several graduate student opportunities including policy fellowships, internships, and the Emerging Public Policy Leader Awards (EPPLA). This award recognizes graduate students in the biological sciences who have demonstrated initiative and leadership in science policy.

American Meteorological Society (AMS)/Industry/Government Graduate Fellowships

Fellowships are sponsored by industry leaders and government agencies and are designed to attract promising young scientists to prepare for careers in the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic fields.

Annie's Environmental Studies Scholarship

This scholarship assists undergraduate and graduate students who share their advocacy for the Earth and are devoting their studies to environmentally-related fields.

Biomedical Engineering Society Graduate Student Awards

The purpose of these awards is to encourage the active participation of graduate bioengineering students in the Annual Fall Meeting of BMES. Up to five graduate student awards for outstanding biomedical engineering research projects. The awards consist of a certificate, a stipend, registration for a BMES Annual Fall Meeting, and limited travel expenses.

BrainTrack Scholarships - Computer Science and IT

$1000 or $500 award offered twice per year

Department of Commerce Internship for Postsecondary Students

Internships for graduate students in multiple disciplines for hands-on training in their fields of interest and those of the DOC.

Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

The Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) program provides outstanding benefits and opportunities to students pursuing a PhD in scientific or engineering disciplines with an emphasis in high-performance computing.

Department of Energy Graduate Research Environmental Fellowships

The GREF program began supporting graduate students in the Office of Biological and Environmental Research-funded collaborative global change research at universities and national laboratories in 1999. All qualified students are encouraged to apply, but minority and female students are particularly encouraged.

Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Fellowship Program (DOE SCGF)

The SCGF is a three-year award, providing partial tuition support, an annual stipend for living expenses, and a research allowance for full-time graduate study and thesis/dissertation research at U.S. academic institutions. 

Department of Homeland Security Graduate Fellowship

The DHS Scholarship and Fellowship Program is intended for students interested in pursuing the basic science and technology innovations that can be applied to the DHS mission.

Dryden Flight Research Center

The NASA Graduate Student Researchers Program (GSRP) attempts to reach a culturally diverse group of promising graduate students whose research interests are compatible with NASA's programs in space science and aerospace technology.

Environmental Protection Agency

Five different fellowships in the areas of environmental science and public health.

Fight for Sight

Fight for Sight was the first organization founded for the primary purpose of promoting vision-related research. Fight for Sight advances the development of research skills and encourages talented investigators to consider careers in academic ophthalmology or vision science.

Charles LeGeyt Fortescue Graduate Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded for one year of full-time graduate work obtaining their Masters in electrical engineering at an engineering school of recognized standing located in the United States.

Graduate Education, Research, and Traineeship (IGERT) Program

“Each year six Ph.D. fellowships will be awarded. The award will include stipends of $30,000 per year for two years. IGERT fellows can pursue Ph.D. degrees in Biology or Forestry.”

The Hertz Foundation Fellowship

The Foundation provides fellowships to exceptionally talented individuals studying in the applied physical, biological and engineering sciences.

Alston S. Householder Fellowship in Scientific Computing

The purpose of the Householder Fellowship is to promote innovative research in scientific computing on advanced computer architectures and to facilitate technology transfer from the laboratory research environment to industry and academia through advanced training of new computational scientists.

Hydro Research Foundation Fellowships

Applications will be accepted from students who will be conducting research directly related to hydropower in the fields of engineering, environmental and biologic science, or regulatory/economics.

Jefferson Science Fellows Program

JSF awards are open to tenured academic scientists, technologists and engineers from U.S. institutions of higher learning. Fellows spend one year at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC and may periodically travel to U.S. foreign embassies and/or missions.

NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program

The NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program provides the opportunity for students to perform aeronautical research at a NASA center during the first two years they are enrolled in the program. Fields of study must have a focus on aeronautics-related research such as, but not limited to, air traffic management research and integrated vehicle health management.

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships

The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships are awarded to applicants who will pursue a doctoral degree in, or closely related to, areas of engineering and other sciences.

The National GEM Consortium Fellowship

The National GEM Consortium's primary focus is to administer and award fellowships with paid internships to highly qualified underrepresented students who wish to pursue graduate studies in engineering or science.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards

NRSA for Individual Predoctoral Fellowships

National Inventors Hall of Fame: The Collegiate Inventors Competition

The Collegiate Inventors Competition promotes exploration in invention, science, engineering, technology, and other creative endeavors and provides a window on the technologies from which society will benefit in the future.

National Physical Science Consortium Fellowships

NPSC welcomes applications from any qualified U.S. citizen who has the ability to pursue graduate work at an NPSC member institution. NPSC attempts to recruit a broad pool of applicants with special emphasis on underrepresented minorities and women in the fields of engineering or physical sciences.

The National Science Foundation East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes

The East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) provide U.S. graduate students in science and engineering first-hand research experiences in Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore or Taiwan.

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships

The Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) invests in graduate education for a cadre of diverse individuals who demonstrate their potential to successfully complete graduate degree programs in disciplines relevant to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

National Water Research Institute Fellowship Program

Under the Fellowship program, NWRI awards Fellowships to graduate students in the U.S. in the areas of water resources and treatment.

The Navy Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The Navy Postdoctoral Fellowship program is designed to significantly increase the involvement of creative and highly trained scientists and engineers from academia and industry to scientific and technical areas of interest and relevance to the Navy.

NISH National Scholar Award for Workplace Innovation and Design

The National Scholar Award for Workplace Innovation & Design was founded by NISH to encourage the development of creative technological solutions for barriers that prevent people with disabilities from entering or advancing in the workplace. The National Scholar Award program is a great service learning opportunity for engineering, computer science, industrial design, physical therapy and occupational therapy students.

ORISE and ORAU Fellowships, Scholarships, and Internships

Oak Ridge Associated Universities administers a broad range of internships, scholarships, fellowships, and research experience programs focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines.

Research Associateship Program, National Research Council

Opportunities for graduate and postdoctoral students to do independent research in some of the finest equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S.

Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research Program

The Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid Research program provides graduate students with valuable educational experiences by encouraging close working relationships between students and faculty in all areas of the sciences and engineering.

SMART Scholarship

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree completion.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency STAR Fellowships

EPA’s STAR graduate fellowship program supports master’s and doctoral candidates in environmental studies.

Windpower Fellowships

Women of Wind Energy awards fellowships to women to attend the American Wind Energy Association WINDPOWER conference.