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Fellowships & Awards 

Award Name Description Eligibility Approximate Deadline
NSF – Graduate Research Fellowship Program The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research based Master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.
M, D –
DoD SMART Scholarships 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 by the Department of Defense (DoD) upon degree completion.
M, D –
Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG)
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships are awarded to applicants who will pursue a doctoral degree in, or closely related to, an area of DoD interes. D –
Foundation Fellowships
Predoctoral, Dissertation, and Postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on behalf of the Ford Foundation. D –
Hispanic Scholarship
The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a university degree. M, D February 15
American Association of University
(AAUW) *
Fellowship and grant recipients perform research in a wide range of disciplines and work to improve their schools and communities. Their intellect, dedication, imagination, and effort promise to forge new paths in scholarship, improve the quality
of life for all, and tackle the educational and social barriers facing women worldwide. AAUW seeks a diverse applicant pool.
M, D November
AAUW International Fellowships International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported. M, D November
Arizona State University (ASU) See here for more awards and fellowships at ASU.
University Graduate Fellowships The Graduate College provides academic units with an annual allocation of resources (i.e. block grant) to be used as University Graduate Fellowships to facilitate the recruitment and completion of the most diverse and highly qualified PhD students. An interested PhD applicant should communicate
directly with the academic unit about the availability of these funds.
D November
Completion Fellowship The Completion Fellowship is a merit-based award to support degree completion of outstanding graduate students enrolled in one credit for their last semester or last year of a doctoral,
MFA or other terminal degree immersion (on-campus) program. This is a competitive fellowship award, all applications are reviewed by faculty and selected based on the significance and impact of a students’ research/work and strong support from the chair and department. Students must be nominated by their academic unit.
D February
Graduate College Fellowship The Graduate College Fellowship (GCF) is a need-based award to support new and continuing masters and doctoral students with financial need as determined by information taken from the FAFSA.
The GCF is intended to support in recruitment and retention of outstanding graduate students at Arizona State University. Students may receive this award for a maximum of four semesters throughout their degree study. Students must be nominated by their academic unit.  
M, D February
Travel Awards The Graduate College Travel Awards provide funding for graduate students for airfare and/or registration costs to attend professional conferences and workshops. Students must be nominated by their admitting academic unit. M, D Vary
Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI) Undergraduate students in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering can be funded in FURI, the beginning of their second semester of attendance at ASU until their last semester. The FURI program operates during summer, fall, and spring semesters. Students are eligible for two semesters of funding. Undergraduate students in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. March & October
Master’s Opportunity for Research in Engineering (MORE) The Master’s Opportunity for Research in Engineering (MORE) is designed to enhance your engineering and technical graduate curriculum by providing hands-on lab experience, independent and thesis-based research, and the opportunity to travel to professional conferences. The MORE program operates during fall and spring semesters. Fulton master’s students. April & October 21, at noon