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Scholarships for Natural and Physical Sciences

AACR-Thomas J. Bardos Science Education Awards - provides funding for junior science majors to attend two AACR meetings

Collegiate Inventors Competition - awards for original inventions

Critical Languages Scholarship - offers funding for language study overseas

Department of Energy NNSA Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship - fellowship for research in Nuclear Science, High Energy Density Physics and Materials Under Extreme Conditions and Hydrodynamics 

Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program - Northern Arizona University offers year-round opportunities for students interested in the conservation profession

Environmental Protection Agency - undergraduate & graduate funding for students pursuing careers related to protecting environment; variety of awards available

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships for Minorities - PhD in variety of disciplines

Fulbright - study abroad for graduate study in over 140 countries

Gates Cambridge - 1-4 years of graduate study at Cambridge

Glamour - competition for female juniors making a difference

Golden Key Scholarships - all majors; must be member of Golden Key Honour Society

Goldwater - funding for sophomores and juniors in mathematics, science, or engineering

Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship - for women pursuing a masters degree in geosciences

Hertz - funding for seniors and graduate students to attain Ph.D. in science or engineering

Homeland Security-STEM Summer Internship - for rising juniors and seniors participating in STEM disciplines

KSTF Teaching Fellowship - fellowship for students planning on teaching high school math, physics, or biology

Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship - 10 week paid fellowship for minority and female STEM students

Marshall - 2 years of graduate study at an institution in U.K.

Mitchell - 1 year of graduate study in Ireland

NAACP - scholarships for African American students

NACME - scholarships for African American, American Indian and Latino women and men in engineering and technology, math- and science-based careers

NASA - a variety of scholarships and internships available for students in the sciences, mathematics, computer science, and engineering

NDSEG - graduate funding for students in mathematics, science, or engineering 

NIH Graduate Partnership - national/international graduate partnership; PhD biomedical science 

NIH Scholarship for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds - funding to pursue opportunities in biomedical, behavioral and social science health-related research 

NPSC - Ph.D. in sciences and engineering, minorities and women

NSF - graduate funding for students in mathematics, science, or engineering

ORAU  - scholarships and internships for all sciences

Phi Kappa Phi - award toward graduate funding

Rhodes - 2-3 years of graduate study at Oxford

SMART Education Program - undergraduate and graduate students in science, mathematics and engineering

Soros - graduate funding for new Americans

SULI Internships - year-round DOE-sponsored internship opportunities for students in STEM fields

Talbots - scholarship for women returning to college later in life

UAS7 Study and Internship Program - study or research at a German University for 2 to 6 months

Udall - undergraduate funding for sophomores and juniors pursuing a career related to the environment or related to tribal public policy

UNCF - Merck - for African American students majoring in the life and physical sciences or engineering, open to juniors

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship - graduate fellowship for students interested in becoming a STEM educator

Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship  - scholarship for minority students enrolled in a technical science or engineering discipline


If you have any questions, or would like more information on these awards please contact Dr. Jennifer Asmussen at the Office of Undergraduate Research.