Here, I maintain links for funding and other opportunities for students to support graduate study.

Fellowships for graduate study

  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships Program (open to US citizens)
  • Environmental Protection Agency STAR Fellowship (open to US citizens)
  • National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships (open to US citizens)
  • Switzer Fellowship Program – “The Switzer Fellowship Program offers one-year Fellowships to highly talented graduate students in New England and California whose studies and career goals are directed toward environmental improvement and who clearly demonstrate leadership in their field. The Fellowship provides a $15,000 cash award for academic study, leadership training, access to a vibrant network of nearly 600 Switzer Fellowship alums, and opportunities for professional development during the Fellowship year and beyond.”
  • American Association of University Women
    • International Fellowship – “International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported…Recipients are selected for academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to women and girls. Recipients return to their home countries to become leaders in business, government, academia, community activism, the arts, and sciences.”
    • Selected Professions Fellowship -“Selected Professions Fellowships are awarded to women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study at accredited U.S. institutions during the fellowship year in one of the designated degree programs where women’s participation traditionally has been low (see list below). Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Selected Professions Fellowships are awarded for the following master’s programs: Architecture, Computer/information sciences, Engineering, Mathematics/statistics”
  • Ford Foundation Fellowships – Pre-doctoral, dissertation, and post-doctoral fellowships in engineering.
  • Rotary Global Grant – “Global grants can fund: Scholarships for graduate-level academic studies”
  • GEMS fellowship – For MS and PhD students who are US citizens and “members of the following under-represented groups in science and engineering as defined by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics: American Indian/Native, African American/Black, Hispanic American/Latino”
  • American Water Works Association – Graduate and undergraduate scholarships available.
  • The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans – “Every year, The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports thirty New Americans, immigrants or the children of immigrants, who are pursuing graduate school in the United States. Each Fellowship supports one to two years of graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program in the United States. Each award is for up to $25,000 in stipend support, as well as 50 percent of required tuition and fees, up to $20,000 per year, for one to two years.”
  • Hertz Fellowship – “Eligible applicants for Hertz Fellowships must be students of the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States of America, and who are willing to morally commit to make their skills available to the United States in time of national emergency (see our Moral Commitment section).”
  • Fulbright – for non-US students
  • OFID scholarship – for nationals of a developing countries (excluding  OFID Member Countries)

Fellowships for Post-Docs

Travel and research funding

Links to WASH-related jobs, fellowships, and blogs