Graduate School

Financial Information – Outside Funding Sources

This is but a small sampling of the monies available from external funding sources. Explore the web and search for funding specific to your program of study.

American Anthropological Association

Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program

American Association of University Women

American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education Fellowships

American Political Science Association

American Psychological Association

American Society for Engineering Education

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships

American Sociological Association

Archaeological Institute of America

Canadian Federation of University Women

The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies

Civitan International

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund


Embassy of France in the United States

Chateaubriand Fellowship

Found Animals Foundation

Michelson Prize and Grants


Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program

The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation

Dissertation Fellowships

Research Grants

The Hertz Foundation

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Horace Mann Bond - Leslie Pinckney Hill Scholarship


The J. Paul Getty Trust

Jacob K. Javits Fellowships Program

John F. Steinman Fellowship Fund

Krell Institute


The Library Company of Philadelphia

Link Foundation

Marshall Scholarships

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Michigan Society of Fellows

Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation

The National Academies

National Academy of Education

National Physical Science Consortium

National Science Foundation

A-Z Index of Funding Opportunities

Education and Human Resources:  Specialized Information for Graduate Students

Social Behavioral & Economic Sciences:  Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants


The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

P.E.O. International

The Rhodes Trust

The Sallie Mae Fund

Samuel H. Kress Foundation



Smithsonian Institution

Social Science Research Council

The Spencer Foundation

U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Presidential Management Fellows Program

The Wenner-Gren Foundation

Williams College

Gaius Charles Bolin Dissertation and Post-MFA Fellowships

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

Zonta International Foundation


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