Fellowship and Grant Information
Below are links to websites of potential fellowships and grants. This list is not exhaustive but it should get you started.
- Your DGS, advisor, or Monica Taylor (firstname.lastname@example.org) can help you identify a fellowship or grant.
- Consult Margie Varnado (email@example.com) about preparing your budget pages.
The document below provides guidance on how to submit an F30 or F31 grant. Students should work with their PIs and the relevant Research Administrative Services (RAS) personnel when preparing a fellowship proposal for submission.
Guidelines for NRSA (F30, F31) Awards for Emory GDBBS Students
CollegeNet's Scholarship Database
Looks for scholarships that match your personal profile. Provide as little or as much information as you want to find the scholarships that you are most qualified to receive.
Community of Science (COS)
A searchable database with links to programs in the sciences, social sciences and humanities.
Cornell University Fellowship Database
Search by discipline, demographics, citizenship, keywords, etc.
Emory Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP)
OSP maintains web links with federal funding agencies and with select private sources. The NIH Essentials and NSF Essential pages are especially helpful.
A searchable database of more than 400,000 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans from more than 3,000 sources for all levels of higher education.
Provides a list of graduate scholarships and fellowships. Search by Federally Funded Portable Fellowships, Portable Fellowships from Independent Organizations, and Institutional Fellowships.
Sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Researchers can register for electronic notification of funding opportunities.
Illinois Researcher Information Service (IRIS)
Provides up-to-date information about grants in all academic disciplines and has links to web pages where researchers will find additional information about specific programs and electronic forms when available.
Michigan State University Fellowship Page
Comprehensive list of graduate funding opportunities.
American Association of University Women
Including International Students
AAUW International Fellowships
Offers fellowships to women who are citizens of countries other than the U.S.; if residing in the U.S., applicants must be here on a non-immigrant visa. Fellowships can fund studies at the Masters or Doctoral level, and Post-Docs are also offered. Applicants must be planning to return to their home countries after their education is
Department of Defense Breast Cancer Predoctoral Traineeship Award
HHMI International Student Research Fellowships
HHMI's new fellowship program supports outstanding international predoctoral students studying in the United States who are ineligible for fellowships or training grants through U.S. federal agencies. You must be nominated by your mentor. Contact Keith Wilkinson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jacob K. Javits Fellowships Program
Open to U.S. nationals, permanent residents of the U.S. and any citizen of the Freely Associated States. Applicants must be undergraduate students about to enter graduate school and graduate students who have not yet completed their first year of graduate study and who intend to pursue a doctoral or master's degrees
Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid
Offers fellowships to students who are citizens of countries other than the U.S.; undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in degree seeking programs may apply.
Offers fellowships to students who are citizens of countries other than the U.S.; however, they must be candidates for the doctoral degree at a graduate school within the United States.
UNCF-MerckOffers fellowships to permanent residents of the U.S. who are African-American; applicants must be enrolled full-time in a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral program in the life or physical sciences.
American Association for the Advancement of Science Policy and Global Affairs
American Association of University Women
American Heart Association Founders Affiliate Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
American Indian Graduate Center
American Society for Microbiology
American Lung Association Lung Health Research Dissertation Grants
Association for Women in Science Professional Development
Environmental Protection Agency STAR Graduate Fellowships
Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship
Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships
Leakey Foundation for Students from Developing Countries
NASA Graduate Student Researchers Program (GSRP)
NASA-Harriett G. Jenkins Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Program
Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program in Washington, DC
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships
National Institutes of Health
National Research Service Awards for Individual Pre-doctoral Fellows (F31): NIMH, NIDA, NIDCD, NIAAA, or NINDS
Individual Pre-Doctoral National Research Service Awards for MD/PhD Fellowships (F30)
Individual Pre-Doctoral Kirschstein-NRSA Fellowships for Minority Students (F31)
National Science Foundation
NSF Oakridge Associated Universities
Student research at the CDC
The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
Advanced Predoctoral Fellowships in Pharmacology/Toxicology
UNCF-Merck Science Initiative
Problems and Research to Integrate Science and Mathematics (PRISM) Program
Annual fellowships awarded to students to develop and implement compelling, inquiry based science lesson for pre-college students. (Bonus does not apply.)