External Funding

While teaching and research assistantships are probably the most commonly thought about sources of funding, there are many fellowships and sources of financial aid offered through outside organizations that can help you pay for a graduate education.

scholarships.mst.edu

academicsupport.mst.edu/fellowships/

ORAU Fellowship and Research Opportunities

3dize Scholarship Program
Students who write an essay on "Why Malware Threats on Phones are Increasing" may be eligible to receive this $500 scholarship. Deadline: May 31, 2019

 

African American Student Scholarships

Alarm Systems Calgary Scholarship
Students who write an essay may be eligable to recieve a $500 scholarship. Deadline: June 15, 2019

Amelia Erhart Fellowship
Fellowships for women pursuing graduate Ph.D./doctoral degrees in Aerospace-related sciences and Aerospace-related engineering. More information can be found here

Anthony Ihedoha Anaebere Sr. Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded annually to one Nigerian-born or first generation Nigerian-American student pursuing undergraduate or graduate engineering studies from an accredited college/university in the United States of America.

Apro Software Scholarship
Applications for this $500 scholarship must be received by May 31, 2019. 

 

Atma Environmental Scholarship
Applications for this $500 scholarship must be received by October 30, 2019. 

Big Berkey Water Filter Scholarship
Applicants have the opportunity to receive a $1,000 scholarship. Application deadline: June 30, 2019

Catdi Printing Scholarship
Students who write an essay may be eligable to recieve a $500 scholarship. Deadline: June 1, 2019

Computer Science Programs for Minorities 
Computer science is a growing field that has incredible career opportunities. This guide focuses on helping minority students on why they should consider getting into the field, exploring different computer science programs and colleges, and what to look for in a computer science degree.

https://bestazy.com/scholarships/ 

http://www.bestlaptopninja.com/best-laptop-ninja-scholarship-program/

LatamReady Business Technology Scholarship

https://www.exponents.com/scholarship/

 Spring Data Science Fellowship Opportunity:

Application Link: https://www.thedataincubator.com/fellowship.html#apply?ref=wcmVzZWFyY2hAbXN0LmVkdQo=

Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, we will be holding another fellowship.

Who Should Apply: Anyone who has already obtained a masters or PhD degree or who is within one year of graduating with a masters or PhD is welcome to apply. Applications from international students are welcome. Everyone else is encouraged to sign-up for a future session.

Locations: In addition to the below in-person locations, we will have a remote online session:

  • New York City
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Boston
  • Washington, DC.

Dates: All sections will be from 2019-04-01 to 2019-05-24.

 

https://www.dappergoat.com/scholarship/

The topic for Essay: How Social Media Marketing will change over the next Five Years? 

Scholarship Amount: $500/Deadline: June 15th, 2019

Data Science in 30 minutes: Learn how to build a data-science project in our upcoming free Data Science in 30-minutes webcast. Signup soon as space is limited. Application Link: https://www.thedataincubator.com/fellowship.html#apply?ref=wY2hhbmNlbGxvckBtc3QuZWR1Cg==

Discover Data Science
This site offers an extensive list of STEM scholarships available to undergraduate, graduate, women, minorities, and more. 

 

https://www.exittechnologies.com/scholarship/

Exit Technologies Scholarship. Our Scholarship program is open to all students, from part-time to post-graduate.  U.S. students from all disciplines to participate for a chance to receive Benari Law Firm Scholarship/$500. and deadline 05/31/2019

Financial Aid for Minority Students

GEM Fellowships
The National GEM Consortium offers science & engineering fellowships for underrepresented technical talent (MS Engr, PhD Engr & PhD Science). The deadline to apply and have a complete application on file is November 12, 2019 at 11:59PM EST.  Visit the GEM website at www.gemfellowship.org 

Global Research Collaboration
The Master’s Scholarship Program is offered to underrepresented minority, women, and underrepresented students holding refugee or political asylum status in the U.S. Currently pursuing a master’s degree relevant to microelectronics.

GMiS Scholarship: http: //www.greatmindsinstem.org/scholarships/

Graduate Student Financial Aid

JSA Interactive $1000 Scholarship

 

Memorials.com "Remembering a Life" Scholarship
Students who write an essay about a deceased person who has impacted their life may be eligible to recieve this $2,500 scholarship. Application deadline is May 31, 2019.

Michigan Society of Fellows

Military Scholarship from Education Dynamics

This $1,000 scholarship is available for veterans, active duty, and spouses of veterans. Applicants must submit a brief essay and must be a U.S. resident who is currently enrolled in a college or university, or will begin enrollment by Fall, 2018. 

MoneyKey Scholarship
This $2,500 scholarship is available for post-secondary students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement. This is an opportunity for students to be a voice in the growing conversation about financial responsibility.

National Bio-Care Scholarship
Students who write an essay may be eligable to recieve a $500 scholarship. Deadline: June 1, 2019

National Physical Science Consortium
NPSC offers a unique graduate fellowship in the physical sciences and related engineering fields. It is open to all U. S. Citizens, but with emphasis on recruitment of applications from historically underrepresented minorities and women.

Nav Entrepreneur Scholarship
This $1,000 scholarship is available to students who are enrolled in Spring 2019 courses and have the desire to open a business. Application deadline, May 19, 2019.

Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program
The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science is now accepting applications for the 2018 Solicitation 1 of the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program. Applications are due 5:00pm Eastern Time on Tuesday, May 15, 2019.

Open Education Database (OEDb) Graduate Scholarships

Pathways to Science: Grad Programs, PostDoc positions, Tutorial

Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship and Grants

PosiRank $500 Scholarship

Sandia National Labs Fellowships

Scholarships for Women
A helpful guide for women looking to apply for scholarships.

Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program

Stratos Jet Charters Scholarship
Students who are interested in a career in aviation can apply for this $2,000 scholarship. Deadline: May 1, 2019

The Berkey Water Filter Systems Scholarship

Students who write an essay on "The Importance of Water Conservation" may be eligable for a $500 scholarship. Applications due June 15, 2019.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grant

Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, we will be holding another fellowship.

Who Should Apply: Anyone who has already obtained a masters or PhD degree or who is within one year of graduating with a masters or PhD is welcome to apply. Applications from international students are welcome. Everyone else is encouraged to sign-up for a future sessionDates: All sections will be from 2019-04-01 to 2019-05-24.

Application Link: https://www.thedataincubator.com/fellowship.html#apply?ref=wcmVzZWFyY2hAbXN0LmVkdQo=

Early Deadline: 2019-01-14.
Regular Deadline: 2019-01-21.
We are assessing and interviewing candidates who apply for the Early Deadline first and then based on remaining availability, will take candidates who applied for the Regular Deadline on a first-come first-serve basis. 

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
The Program is open to individuals who retain loyalty and a sense of commitment to their country of origin as well as to the United States, but is intended to support individuals who will continue to regard the United States as their principal residence and focus of national identity.

US Department of Energy - Office of Science
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science is now accepting applications for the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program (2018 Solicitation 2). Applications are due 5:00pm Eastern Time on November 15, 2018. The SCGSR program provides doctoral dissertation/thesis research opportunities for graduate students at DOE national laboratories. Details about the program and online application can be found at https://science.energy.gov/wdts/scgsr/.

Women's Scholarship Resource

Women's Scholarship Information, provided by GoGrad.org

Women's Guide to Paying for College
Created by Affordable Colleges Online, this guide assists women with (1) identifying and securing college scholarships and grants and (2) finding key information and resources about financial aid.

Women and Minorities in STEM

U.S. Department of Homeland Security 2019 HS-STEM Summer Internship
A 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. The program provides students with quality research experiences at federal research facilities located across the country and allows students the opportunity to establish connections with DHS professionals. It is open to undergraduate and graduate students in a broad spectrum of HS-STEM Disciplines and DHS mission-relevant research areas. The ultimate goal of the program is to engage a diverse, educated and skilled pool of scientists and engineers in HS-STEM areas and to promote long-term relationships between students, researchers, DHS and research facilities to enhance the HS-STEM workforce. Applications and supporting materials must be submitted here