Science & Engineering

The Activate Fellowship

Activate is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization designed solely to empower scientists to reinvent the world by bringing their innovative research to market. The two-year Activate Fellowship provides early-stage science entrepreneurs with funding, technical resources, and unparalleled support from a network of scientists, engineers, technologists, and fellow entrepreneurs at the onset of their entrepreneurial journeys. Best of all, Activate does not charge any fees or equity to participate in the Fellowship.

With their support, Activate Fellows develop as leaders, mature their ideas, and learn what it takes to build a viable, scalable business. The fellowship benefits extend into the future, as alumni build on relationships with Activate's network of industry leaders, investors, and philanthropists. Click Here to learn more!

BestColleges Scholarship for Black Women in Stem

We are offering a total of $30,000 in five scholarships worth $6,000 each. We believe that providing financial assistance and support for Black women in STEM is a crucial step in breaking down barriers and bridging the gap in these fields.

The scholarship is open to Black women who are currently enrolled or intend to enroll in a degree program in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. You can find the details here.

Climate Coworking Scholarship

The Climate Scholarship of 10.000 SEK / $942 shall be used to catalyse and bring progress to promising projects and research within real estate sustainability. Anyone who studies on a university-level, and is working with a project that has the intent of making the real estate market more sustainable, can apply. 

The 2023 application is now open! Submit your application below before the 15th of December 2023.

The Scholarship board at will come back with results by the 10th of February 2024.

DAAD Rise Germany

DAAD RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering) Germany offers summer research internships in Germany for undergraduates from North America, Great Britain, and Ireland. During internships, students are matched with doctoral student mentors with whom they work closely. Interns receive a monthly stipend to cover everyday costs while host universities and institutes provide housing assistance. About 300 scholarships are offered each year. The German language is not required as the working language will be English.

The objective of the grant is to promote student exchange to Germany in the fields of natural science, engineering, and life sciences, and to motivate undergraduate students to learn more about Germany's research landscape and study opportunities.

Danone North America

Danone will award two $25,000 grants to graduate students interested in exploring the gut microbiome, probiotics and yogurt to better understand how they help support and maintain human health and wellness

Thus far, the Danone Fellowship Grant has provided support for wellness research on probiotic yogurt consumption during lactation; the use of foods as a delivery vector for beneficial bacteria; technology for studying the adaptation of fermentative microbes to milk; the effects of protein fermentation on the human microbiota and digestive health; and the relationship between probiotics, the gut microbiome and brain function.

To apply, follow this link:

For more information: Danone North America ("Danone")

Margaret A. Davidson Graduate Fellowship

Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) in New Hampshire, along with all other NERRs around the country, offers a two-year Graduate Fellowship position, the Margaret A. Davidson Fellowship. This Fellowship is designed to help Great Bay address a research need with management application, while providing the student with multidisciplinary research, professional development, networking, and mentoring opportunities. Full Fellowship details, application information, points-of-contact, and management needs for all NERRs can be found here.


MBZUAI Graduate Scholarships in Artificial Intelligence

The Institute of International Education has launched an exciting new scholarship program with the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI), the world's first dedicated university of artificial intelligence. MBZUAI, located in Abu Dhabi, is a leading international, English-speaking university that offers specialized graduate degree programs in Machine Learning, Computer Vision, and Natural Language Processing. Graduate students in master's and PhD programs will receive a full-ride scholarship including all tuition and academic fees, a monthly stipend of $2,100 (MSc) or $2,500 (PhD), free housing, free health insurance covered by the university, and round-trip airfare to and from Abu Dhabi. Applications are due in the spring.

Alvan T. and Viola D. Fuller American Cancer Society Research Fellowships

The Alvan T. and Viola D. Fuller American Cancer Society Research Fellowships place recipients at leading New England institutions, such as teaching hospitals, universities, and medical schools. Fellowships last a minimum of ten weeks and are equivalent to full-time summer employment. Sponsors assign Fellows projects under their direction, with guidance provided by the sponsor's research staff. The Fuller Committee composed of senior scientists chooses and places the Fellows. Fellowships carry stipends of $4,500.

Fanny and John Hertz Foundation Fellowships

The Fanny and John Hertz Foundation Fellowships are given to support the graduate education of students of outstanding potential in the applied physical sciences.

Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is a senior or continuing graduate student; usually minimum GPA of 3.75 in last 2 years of undergraduate work. Students must attend one of 29 specified graduate schools and intend to pursue a Ph.D. Award is full tuition and $25,000 stipend, renewable for 5 years.

Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship Program

The Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards to support academic studies related to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) science, research, technology, policy, management, and education activities. Scholarship students will be eligible for up to $8,000 of academic assistance per year for full-time study during their junior and senior years; a paid 10-week, full-time internship position during the summer at an NOAA facility ($650 per week); a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship; and travel expenses to attend and participate in a mandatory orientation and conference. Apply as a sophomore in a four-year program or a junior in a five-year program. 

Math for America / Newton Fellowship Program

The Math for America / Newton Fellowship Program is for students who have completed at least five college-level math courses, not just math majors, and who might consider a career as a New York City high school mathematics teacher. Fellows receive master's level teacher training and ongoing financial incentives ($90,000 in stipends over 5 years in addition to the teacher's salary). Applicants must take the ETS PRAXIS II Math Content Exams.

Microsoft Scholarship Program

The Microsoft Scholarship Program is awarded in recognition of their passion for software, academic excellence, and ability to make a difference in the software industry. A large majority of scholarships will be awarded to female students, underrepresented minority students, or students with disabilities. Minority applicants must be a member of one of the following groups underrepresented in the software field: African American, Hispanic, or Native American. Apply as a Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior.

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships provides three years of support for graduate study leading to research-based master's or doctoral degrees and is intended for students who are at the early stages of their graduate study. The Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) invests in graduate education for a cadre of diverse individuals who demonstrate their potential to successfully complete graduate degree programs in disciplines relevant to the mission of the National Science Foundation. Award: tuition (approx $10,500) plus stipend of $27,500.

New Hampshire Sea Grant

NH Sea Grant offers fellowships to both undergraduate and graduate students:


New Hampshire Sea Grant's Brian E. Doyle Undergraduate Marine Extension Fellowship offers motivated undergraduates the opportunity to receive hands-on training and field or lab experience during the summer. Fellows spend the summer working with NH Sea Grant staff and researchers seeking to help individuals and organizations make informed decisions regarding our marine resources. The fellowship is intended for students who are interested in connecting marine-related research to extension, education, and communications activities. Successful applicants will receive a $3,000 stipend over an 8-week summer fellowship.


The New Hampshire Sea Grant (NHSG) Graduate Fellowship provides fellowship funding to support graduate students working in areas related to NHSG's Strategic Plan Focus Areas:

  1. Healthy Coastal Ecosystems
  2. Resilient Communities and Economies
  3. Environmental Literacy and Workforce Development
  4. Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture

The Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship provides a unique educational and professional experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. The Fellowship, named after one of Sea Grant's founders, former NOAA Administrator, John A. Knauss, matches highly qualified graduate students with "hosts" in the legislative and executive branch of government located in the Washington, D.C. area, for a one-year paid fellowship.

The NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship was established to provide on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students and to provide project assistance to state coastal zone management programs. The program matches postgraduate students with state coastal zone programs to work on projects proposed by the state and selected by the fellowship sponsor, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management.

The NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship Program in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics is designed to help Sea Grant fulfill its broad educational responsibilities and to strengthen the collaboration between Sea Grant and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). Sea Grant and NMFS partner to train students through this joint fellowship program in two specialized areas (which are actually two distinct fellowship tracks):

  1. Population and Ecosystem Dynamics Fellowship: Ph.D. students interested in the population and ecosystem dynamics of living marine resources and the development and implementation of quantitative methods for assessing their status
  2. Marine Resource Economics Fellowship: Ph.D. students concentrating in marine resource economics, natural resource economics, or environmental economics

NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program

The NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program gives recipients the opportunity to work with at least two different research supervisors - one at the NIH and one at either Oxford or Cambridge - on a project that involves a collaborative undertaking by the two laboratories (visit the collaborations page of this web site for further information). Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and hold or be on track to receive a bachelor's degree by matriculation date. The program also attracts individuals already enrolled in a graduate program or medical school. Students carry out research with a goal of earning a Doctor of Philosophy degree (PhD) which requires spending roughly equal amounts of time at the NIH and at the chosen University.

NIH/PhD Partnership Training Program

The NIH/PhD Partnership Training Program accommodates students seeking combined MD/PhD training as the pathway to a career as a physician-scientist. Students admitted to NIH MD/PhD Partnership Training Program conduct research in the NIH intramural research program as part of a coordinated plan of dual-degree training with a U.S. medical school in preparation for a career as a physician-investigator in basic or translational science.

Quad Fellowship

The Quad Fellowship is an initiative of the governments of Australia, India, Japan, and the United States. Announced by the Quad partners on September 24, 2021, this first-of-its-kind scholarship program is designed to build ties among the next generation of scientists and technologists. Schmidt Futures operates the program in consultation with a non-governmental task force composed of academic, foreign policy, and private sector leaders from each Quad country.

This program sponsors 100 exceptional American, Japanese, Australian, and Indian master's and doctoral students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to study in the United States. The fellowship develops a network of science and technology experts committed to advancing innovation and collaboration in the private, public, and academic sectors, in their own nations and among Quad countries. The program builds foundational understanding among Quad Fellows of one another's societies and cultures through cohort-wide trips and robust programming with each country's top scientists, technologists, and politicians.

Samvid Scholars

Established in 2021, Samvid Scholars invests in future leaders committed to effecting positive change in the world. The scholarship provides up to $50,000 in tuition support each year for two years, as well as two years of leadership development programming to support them. The program seeks candidates who have an exceptional record of achievement and are driven to make an impact. Eligible graduate programs include: MD, MBA, JD, MPP, MPH, EdD, and MS/MA in the social sciences or STEM. Applications are due in the spring. 

Thermo Scientific Pierce Schoalrship Program

The Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program awards $5,000-$10,000 in scholarship funding for undergraduate and graduate science students. Students must also be legal United States residents; students possessing appropriate Visa status in order to study in the United States are also eligible.

United Negro College Fund - Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Awards

The United Negro College Fund - Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Awards are awarded to outstanding African American Students who are pursuing studies and careers in the field of biomedical research. Each award provides up to $35,000 which includes up to $25,000 towards tuition, room and board, and fees. Each UNCF-Merck Undergraduate Fellow will be mentored by a Merck scientist and will receive two Summer Research Internships with stipends totaling at least $10,000. Application is for students in their junior year of undergraduate education.

United Negro College Fund - Merck Graduate Science Research Dissertation Fellowships

The United Negro College Fund - Merck Graduate Science Research Dissertation Fellowships awards up to $40,000 to African American students enrolled in a doctoral degree program in the life or physical sciences. The award includes a stipend of up to $30,000 for the fellow and a department grant of up to $10,000 to support the research needs of the fellow.

Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program

The Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program sends young Biomedical Engineers, anywhere outside the U.S. or Canada for one academic year. Pre-doctoral Whitaker Fellows must hold a bachelor's degree, be in or have recently completed a Master's degree, be in a PhD program, or be currently employed, with the most recent degree no higher than an MS.

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships - STEM

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships - STEM seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Georgia and New Jersey. Eligible applicants include current undergraduates, recent college graduates, mid-career professionals, and retirees who have majored in, or have extensively studied, one or more of the STEM fields.