Major external fellowships
Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Program
The STAR Program of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has four formal solicitation periods during the year—January, April, August and October. Forms necessary for completing an application are noted in the announcement and are available on the website.
National Institute of Health
Encourages students from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds to seek graduate degrees in the biomedical and behavioral sciences
The National Science Foundation website lists available funding opportunities, by subject. A few of these, which EEB students have recently received, are described in more detail, below.
National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant
These grants provide partial support of doctoral dissertation research to improve the overall quality of research.
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
a National competition for graduate students in Science, Engineering and Math programs
Smithsonian Institution Fellowship
Awarded to support independent research in residence at the Smithsonian Institution
Predoctoral fellowships and directed research fellowships are available in the following disciplines: American history, material analysis, anthropology, biological sciences, earth sciences, history of art. Stipends range from $3,000 for ten week study to $14,000 plus allowances for a one year grant.