The College of Public Health offers all PhD students a competitive level of support, including tuition, stipend and health insurance, for four years. Additional funding opportunities include the following.

Graduate Fellowships

Fellowships are available through Temple’s graduate school for students with exceptional academic records. They include

  • Presidential Fellowships, which are reserved for only the most outstanding candidates; and
  • University Fellowships, which are intended to support students who demonstrate outstanding potential for success in their chosen fields.

These fellowships provide a stipend plus tuition for two years. Learn more about fellowship opportunities for graduate students.

Fellowship Advising

Find information regarding fellowships on the Scholar Development and Fellowships Advising page including resources for preparing a competitive application.

If you are considering applying for a graduate fellowship, schedule an appointment to meet with the fellowships advisor.

Graduate Student External Funding

Learn more about the numerous external awards and funds available to graduate students. A selection of externally funded fellowships is also included below.

External Funding Sources

The American Association of University Women awards grants and fellowships to students performing research in a wide range of disciplines and working to improve their schools and communities.

Ford Fellowships seek to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties. Predoctoral, dissertation and postdoctoral fellowships are awarded.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for independent study, research and creative projects or English teaching assistantships abroad for an academic year. All enrolled students must apply through the university; see Temple's Fulbright page for more information.

The Fulbright Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Award provides opportunities for doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies.

The Institute for Citizens and Scholars includes the Charlotte Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship to support the final year of work on PhD dissertations dealing with ethical or religious values. The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies supports original, significant interdisciplinary doctoral dissertations.

Fellowship Databases and Other Resources

The AAAS Fellowships Resources lists professional associations that often offer awards, scholarships or funding opportunities in that discipline.

The Cornell Fellowships Database is a searchable database for graduate students.

Through GRAPES at UCLA, you can search for awards from more than 600 fellowships, grants, postdoctoral awards and scholarships for applicants to graduate programs, current graduate students working on master’s theses or doctoral dissertations, and postdoctoral scholars.

The Rutgers GradFund is a searchable database for graduate students.

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