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Fellowship Opportunities

Siebel Scholars Program

$35K award toward their final year of studies.

Eligible to students entering their final year.

Deadline for advisers to submit nominees to grad coordinator: May 13
Number of nominees per dept: 5


Microsoft Research Ph.D. Fellowship

$42K over 2 years.

Eligible to 3rd Year Ph.D. students.

Deadline for advisers to submit nominees to grad coordinator: June 5 (anticipated)
Number of nominees per dept: 4


IBM Ph.D. Fellowship

Fellowships vary by country/geographic area, and the students will be informed at the time of the award what the value is for their country/geographic area.

Eligible to Ph.D. students who have completed at least one year of study in their doctoral program.

Deadline for advisers to submit nominees to grad coordinator: October 5 (anticipated)
Number of nominees per dept: 3


​Adobe Research Fellowship 

A committee of Adobe researchers will be reviewing all applicants and choose the recipients at their discretion. Recipients are selected based on their research (creative, impactful, important, and realistic in scope) and how their work would contribute to Adobe, their technical skills (ability to build complex computer programs), and personal skills (problem-solving ability, communication, leadership, organizational skills, ability to work in teams). Students may be invited for phone interviews following the initial review.  Award: A $10,000 award paid once with no strings attached, a Creative Cloud subscription membership for one year, An opportunity to interview for an internship at Adobe.

Eligible to full-time graduate student at a university, Remain an active, full-time student in a PhD program for the full duration of the academic year or forfeit the award, Cannot have a close relative working for Adobe Research.

Official fellowship deadline:  September 8 (anticipated)


The Quad Fellowship

$50K one-time award, plus the opportunity to apply for an additional $25K of need-based funding.

Eligible to students who will be enrolled in the 2023-2024 AY.

Official fellowship deadline: June 1, 2022
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


Hertz Fellowship

The fellowship includes up to five years of funding, valued at up to $250,000. 

Eligible to first-year graduate students in applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, or engineering, who are citizens or permanent residents of the US.

Official fellowship deadline: October 29 (anticipated)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


Google PhD Fellowship

Two years (possible extension to three), tuition and fees (including books), $34K yearly stipend, internship opportunity, invitation to Google Fellowship Forum.   

Eligible to full-time graduate students pursuing a PhD in the research areas represented by the fellowships. Must have completed classes by the time the fellowship starts. Cannot already have another fellowship.

Deadline for advisers to submit nominees to grad coordinator: September 10 (anticipated)
Number of nominees per dept: 2


NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP)

Three years of support over a 5-year fellowship period, $34K annual stipend, $12,000 tuition allowance.

In general, 1st and 2nd year students are eligible to apply.

Official fellowship deadline: October 19 (anticipated)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


Facebook Fellowship

2 years, Tuition and fees, $42K stipend, visit to Facebook headquarters for the annual Fellowship Summit (pending COVID-19 restrictions).

Eligible to full-time Ph.D students doing research in Architecture, Computer Vision, Data Mining, Databases, Distributed Systems, Economics and Computation, Human-Computer interaction, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Networking and Operating Systems, Programming Languages, Security and Privacy, Software Engineering.

Official fellowship deadline: September 20 (anticipated)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


Ford Foundation Fellowships

$27K/year (prethesis) for three years or $28K/yr for 1 year (thesis).

Limited to (1) All citizens or nationals of the United States regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation, (2) Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations), (3) Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level.

Official fellowship deadline: December 9 (anticipated)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


GEM Graduate Fellowship

$4K living stipend per full-time semester up to 4 semesters ($8K per academic year – 3 quarters) up to two paid summer internships with a GEM Employer Member full tuition and fees provided by a GEM University Member (Masters Students) or $16,000 stipend applied to one academic year, additional stipend (assistantships, grants, other stipend dollars) support from GEM Member University to bring the stipend amount up to the funding level of other funded PhD students in that department, a minimum of one paid summer internships with a GEM Employer Member, full tuition and fees up to the fifth year of the PhD program (PhD Students).

Must be (1) underrepresented minority, (2) U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident at time of application. 

Official fellowship deadline: 15 Nov 2022 (anticipated)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


AAUW - American Fellowships

$20K, one-year award.

Eligible to U.S. citizen or permanent resident, female, in a Ph.D. program.

Official fellowship deadline: November 1 (anticipated)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Two years graduate study in any field. Each award is up to $45K/year: $25K in stipend support and up to $20K in tuition and fees or 50% of required tuition and fees/year.  

Eligible to a new American (i.e., If born abroad: a green card holder or naturalized citizen. If born in the US: both parents are immmigrants and at least one is a naturalized citizen). Not yet 31 years old, as of the application date. In your first or second year of graduate student as of the application date.

Official fellowship deadline: October 28 (anticipated)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


NPSC Graduate Fellowship

$20K stipend/yeard. Initially 2-3 years, renewable to 6 years.

Eligible to U.S. citizens doing Ph.D research. 

Official fellowship deadline: December 15
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


AAUW - International Fellowships

Masters: $18K, PhD: $20K, Postdoc: $30K.

Eligible to Female, non-immigrant U.S. visa, academic career, return to home country.

Official fellowship deadline: November 15 (anticipated)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


NDSEG Fellowship

3 years, $40.8K annual stipend, tuition and fees, $1.4K for health insurance.

Eligible to U.S. citizenship, discipline match, first or second year grad student, and the ability to accept full benefit. You must meet all four requirements in order to be eligible.

Official fellowship deadline: November 19 (anticipated) (opens August 1)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


SMART Scholarship

Full tuition, stipend $25K-$38K, paid summer internships, health insurance allowwance up to $1,200/year, book allowance of $1K/year, mentoring, employment placement after graduation.

Eligible to U.S. citizenship, grad student in CS (others, as well).

Official fellowship deadline: November 19 (anticipated) (opens August 1)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


Generation Google Scholarship

$10K, invitation to Google Scholars Retreat.

Eligible to female entering senior year of undergraduate study or be enrolled in a graduate program at a university in the United States. Be enrolled in Computer Science or Computer Engineering Program.

Official fellowship deadline: December 10 (anticipated)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (CSGF)

4 years (renewed each year), $38K yearly stipend, all tuition and fees, health insurance, yearly conferences, 12-week research practicum.

Eligible to U.S. citizens or permanent residents, first year PhD students only. 

Official fellowship deadline: January 12 (anticipated)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


NVIDIA Fellowship

1 year, $50K.

Students must have already completed their first year of Ph.D. level studies. Must have majors in CS, Computer Engineering, System Architecture, Electrical Engineering or a related area.

Official fellowship deadline: September 10 (anticipated)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


Society of Women Engineers

Eligible to women only.

Official fellowship deadline: February 15 (anticipated)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly

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