Graduate Fellowship Information

see also the Cornell Grad School Fellowship Page

Fellowship Eligibility Due Date Essay requirements Recommendation Requirements External Link Info last updated?
NSF Fellowship US citizens and permanent residents 8PM EST 29 Oct 2014.  NSF is using a hard deadline on apps.  1 min late and they will not allow you to submit.  Plan to submit 24 hrs before the deadline. Recs are due 6 Nov 3pg statement, 2pg research proposal.  NOTE THIS IS DIFFERENT FROM 2012 and before! 3 minimium.  More allowed.  All applicants should have 4 recs at least; if you have 3 then one person not submitting will cause your app to be returned without review. you can solicit 5 recs and you can rank order them. NSF GRFP home page  |  2015 NSF GRFP solicitation (oct 2014 application due date)ASEE guidelines for good applications 30 Aug 2014
NDSEG Fellowship US citizens and nationals 12 Dec 2014 Many entries, each with character limits 3 minimum, 5 maximum, only top 3 used. SOLICIT AT LEAST 4. NDSEG fellowship home page 30 Aug 2014
DoE Graduate Fellowship not sure if offering this year
NSERC Fellowship Canadian citizen or permanent resident 15 Oct 2014 several, including research proposal not sure NSERC postgrad fellowship home page|

Form 201 instructions

30 Aug 2014
HHMI International Student Research Fellowship NON-US citizens2nd or 3rd year of study DGS submits top 3 in each field to Cornell internal selection process on 15 Oct 2013 6 Oct 2013
AAUW International Fellowship NON-US citizensWomen only 1 Dec 2013 Application Info 6 Oct 2013
AAUW American Fellowship (Dissertation Fellowship) US citizens or permanent residentsWomen only 15 Nov 2013 3 letters Application Info 6 Oct 2013
AAUW Selected Professions Fellowship US citizens or permanent residentsWomen only 10 Jan 2014 3 letters Application Info 6 Oct 2013
EAPSI Fellowships
American-Scandinavian Foundation Graduate students that are citizens of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden web page
Sandia Labs Truman Postdoctoral Fellowship Those able to maintain security clearance (i.e. US citizens) and who will complete PhD by time fellowship starts 1 Nov 2013 web page
AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowships (postdoctoral) To be considered for a fellowship via AAAS, an applicant must:

  • Hold a doctoral level degree (PhD, ScD, MD, DVM, etc.), in any of the following:
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences
    • Medical and Health Sciences
    • Biological, Physical or Earth Sciences
    • Computational sciences and Mathematics
    • Engineering disciplines (applicants with a MS in engineering and three or more years of professional experience also qualify).

Note: All requirements for the degree must be completed by the application deadline.

  • Hold U.S. citizenship (dual citizenship from the United States and another country is acceptable).
1 Nov 2013 web page
Cornell Provost’s Diversity Fellowship students with 1) a history of overcoming disadvantage;
2) a first-generation college student; 3) a member
of an underrepresented minority group (American Indian or Alaskan Native, Black/African
American, Mexican American, Native
Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, Puerto
Rican, other Hispanic).
application form
AISES Scholarships American Indians and Alaskan Natives  expected April, June 2014

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