Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Student and Teacher Fellowship Opportunities

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A few of the current listings - Fellowships

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program
2,000 fellowships were awarded with value of $41,500 in 2010.

Includes full tuition and all required fees for three years, as well as a stipend of $30,000 a year, a $10,500 cost of education allowance, and a one time International Research Travel Allowance of $1,000. Awarded annually.

Other fellowship pages:Science and Engineering Faculty Fellowships- Faculty Fellowships -University Based Fellowships -Funding for Working Scientists and Engineers- Fellowships with Special Applicant Requirements
Science, Mathematics, And Research for Transformation Defense Scholarship for Research Program (SMART)

300 scholarships with full tuition and related fees, health insurance, book allowance, an annual cash award rate between $25,000 and $41,000 (depending on prior educational experience), and post-graduation employment

Includes all university tuition and required fees as well as stipends depending on educational experience. Stipends start at $25,000 and go up to $41,000. It also offers paid summer internships, a medical insurance reimbursement allowance up to $1,200 per calendar year, and a $1,000 book allowance.

SMART Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Graduate Student Researchers Program (GSRP)

300 awards with value of $30,000 awarded annually

$30,000 per year, renewable up to three years, divided as follows: $21,000 student stipend, $6,000 student allowance, and $3,000 university allowance. Approximately 300 graduate students are supported annually.

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship

200 fellowships with a minimum value of $30,500 awarded annually

Includes full tuition and all required fees for three years as well as a stipend, as follows: $30,500 for first year, $31,000 for second year, and $31,500 for third year; also includes up to $1,000 for health insurance. Approximately 200 fellowships are awarded each year.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowship

Approximately 120 awards – $37,000 per year per fellowship

Benefits of an EPA STAR Fellowship include: Up to $37,000 per year of support, including $12,000 per year for tuition and fees, $20,000 per year in a monthly stipend, and an annual expense allowance of $5,000. Master’s level students can receive support for a maximum of two years. Doctoral students can be supported for a maximum of three years with funding available, under certain circumstances, over a period of four years.

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

Approximately 78 awards with stipends between $20,000 and $ 40,000 annual

Ford Foundation Fellowship awards are offered at the Predoctoral, Dissertation and Postdoctoral levels.

Predoctoral Fellowship:
Ford Fellowship program will award approximately 40 predoctoral fellowships. The predoctoral fellowships provide three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree.

Annual stipend: $20,000
Award to the institution in lieu of tuition and fees: $2,000
Expenses paid to attend at least one Conference of Ford Fellows
Dissertation Fellowship:
The program will award approximately 20 dissertation fellowships. The dissertation fellowships provide one year of support for individuals working to complete a dissertation leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree.

One-year stipend: $21,000
Expenses paid to attend one Conference of Ford Fellows
Postdoctoral Fellowship:
The program will award approximately 18 postdoctoral fellowships. The postdoctoral fellowships provide one year of support for individuals engaged in postdoctoral study after the attainment of the Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree.

One-year Stipend: $40,000
The stipend may be supplemented by sabbatical leave pay or other sources of support that do not carry with them teaching or other responsibilities.. No dependency allowance is available.
Employing Institution Allowance: $1,500
Expenses paid to attend one Conference of Ford Fellows
US Department of Energy – The Office of Science Graduate Fellowship Program

Approximately 80 graduate fellowships with a yearly stipend of $35,000 for general living expenses

This program is to support outstanding students to pursue graduate training in basic research in areas of physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, computational sciences, and environmental sciences. Graduate programs not eligible for the DOE SCGF fellowship include: joint BS/MS degree programs, DVM, MBA, MD, joint MD/PhD, JD, or joint JD/PhD degree programs. Each fellow is eligible to receive the following benefits for each of the three years of the fellowship.

Goldwater Science Scholarships

Approximately 300 scholarships with a maximum value of $7,500 awarded annually

Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually.

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Program was created to encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering and to foster excellence in those fields.

Jacob K. Javits Fellowship US Department of Education

Approximately 27 fellowships with an average value of $43,755 awarded annually

A fellow receives the Javits fellowship annually for up to the lesser of 48 months or the completion of their degree. For fiscal year 2010, the maximum stipend will be $30,000, and the institutional payment is estimated to be $13,755.

Eligibility is limited to individuals who at the time of application (1) will be entering a doctoral program in academic year 2010-2011 and/or who, at the time of application, have not yet completed their first full year of study in the doctoral program for which they are seeking support; (2) will be entering a Master of Fine Arts program in academic year 2010-2011 where the master’s is the terminal highest degree awarded in the selected field of study.

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