Graduate Funding Opportunities

General funding information can be found on the following University of Arizona Graduate College websites:

Additional Funding Resources

The Chateaubriand Fellowship Program is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. Each year it allows doctorate students enrolled in American universities to conduct research in France for up to 10 months.

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate, or NDSEG, Fellowships are awarded to applicants who will pursue a doctoral degree in, or closely related to, an area of Department of Defense interest.

The National Physics Science Consortium offers graduate fellowships in science, mathematics and engineering.

The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $42,000-$80,000 per year for recent PhD recipients, and higher amounts for those with additional experience.

The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program, or NSF GRFP, is open to graduating seniors and individuals who have not completed more than two years of graduate study. Fellows receive a $32,000 stipend and a cost-of-education allowance of $12,000 annually. The three years of support must be used within five years of receiving the fellowship.

Science Foundation Arizona, or SFAz, offers graduate research fellowships.

The SMART Scholarship is open to all current and prospective undergraduates and graduate students and offers full tuition and education-related fees; a cash award of $25,000 (undergraduate), $33,000 (master’s), or up to $41,000 (doctoral); paid summer internships; a health insurance allowance; a book allowance; mentoring; and employment placement after graduation.

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