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 Graduate Fellowship - support to pursue graduate degrees and research in fields relevant to Office of Science

Department of Energy 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

Frugal Dad - a $5,000 scholarship based on academic achievement and the quality of the application.

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

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 Undergraduate Scholarships - scholarship for rising juniors interested in protecting the rights of American citizens

KTSF 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

Rotary - study abroad for junior and senior undergraduate students

Russ Energy and the Environment Fellowship - Ohio University's graduate fellowship for the energy sector

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 - biomedical career; juniors; African Americans

Whitaker International Undergraduate Program - funding for a semester or year to pursue biomedical/bioengineer-related coursework, research, or an internship, in an approved international setting

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship - graduate fellowship for science, math and engineering teachers

Xerox - technical scholarship for minority students


If you have any questions, or would like more information on these awards please contact Karen Weber at the Office of Undergraduate Research or at 713-743-3367.