Current Fellowships

In addition to the continuous funding options on the Graduate Financial Support page, the Graduate Student Affairs Office often receives announcements for other University or outside fellowship opportunities. Please refer back to this website often, as new fellowships will be listed regularly.

Other Resources

The Graduate Resource Center (located on the 3rd floor of the Gateway Study Center) holds funding workshop series that include information on how to apply for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) and to other training grants. The GRC also offers writing consultants to assist with proofreading of papers and grants throughout the year.

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Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Association International Scholarships

Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Association International Scholarships are for international graduate students who are pursuing a Ph.D. or M.F.A. and are engaged in their final year of graduate study in 2018-19.  Two awards of $2,000 each will be made.

Additional Criteria:
-Applicants must demonstrate both academic excellence and significant need.
-Awardees are expected to be returning to their home countries after completing the degree.
-Awardees are required to be fully enrolled in Fall 2018 to receive their scholarships.  Students on filing fee in Fall 2018 are not eligible.

Applicants must submit:
-Completed application form  
-Current unofficial transcript
-Short essay describing scholarly and professional ambitions
-Justification of need
-Two letters of recommendation from faculty members, including dissertation chair for doctoral candidates. 

Please visit the Graduate Division website for more information.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: 12 Noon, Friday, April 27, 2018

Please submit application materials to Gina Anzivino, Graduate Division, 120 Aldrich Hall, Zot 3180.
Sealed, confidential faculty recommendation letters may be submitted with application materials, or submitted directly by faculty members by the deadline above.

If you have any questions, please contact Gina at or 949-824-8120.

National Incentive Fellowship Program  

This award is open to all Engineering graduate students with a GPA of 3.60 or higher who submit a national fellowship application between summer 2017 and spring 2018. For a partial list of external fellowships, please visit: Applications for the National Fellowship Incentive Program are accepted on a quarterly basis until funds are exhausted. Students must apply for the incentive funds during the same quarter that they apply for the fellowship. Please note the quarterly application deadlines below:

Spring 2018: June 8, 2018

Please attach the following items in the following order:

1) Application Form 

2) A copy of the fellowship application materials (i.e., proposals, statements);

3) Confirmation of submission (i.e., an email from the fellowship organization confirming receipt of your application). Please note that students MUST consult with the GRC Writing Consultant prior to submitting their fellowship applications in order to qualify for this program. For more information, please visit or call 949‐824-3849.

Send completed applications as a single PDF file to Connie Cheng at


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