Students have access to a myriad of external funding opportunities to help support their graduate education and research at Georgetown. Below is a list of some of the funding sources available. The external funding opportunities are organized based on their application deadline. Please read each entry carefully to determine eligibility and application requirements.

Opportunity Requirements

American Psychological Association Predoctoral Fellowship in mental health and Substance abuse services (MHSAS)

Predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships in neuroscience are available for full-time students in nonclinical doctoral programs, or those who hold doctorates and are engaged in full-time postdoctoral training in neuroscience. Members of underrepresented ethnic-minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • US Citizens
  • US Permanent Residents

Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship Program

This fellowship is for exceptional undergraduate seniors or first or second-year graduate students planning full-time study toward a PhD in the physical, engineering, computer, mathematical, or life sciences with an emphasis in high-performance computing. Recipients receive full tuition and required fees for up to 4 years of study, a yearly stipend, matching funds for a computer workstation, yearly academic allowance, yearly conferences, and opportunity to complete a practicum at a national DOE laboratory. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent resident aliens.

  • US Citizens
  • US Permanent Residents

Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration

Fellowship supports graduate students planning full-time study for a PhD in areas of interest to stewardship science areas such as high-energy density physics, low-energy nuclear science, or properties of materials under extreme conditions. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent resident aliens. Benefits include yearly stipend, payment of all tuition and required fees for up to 4 years of study at any US university, and a yearly academic allowance for professional development.

  • US Citizens
  • US Permanent Residents

The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund Fellowship

This is an external fellowship. Each graduate program may submit one nomination and accompany application materials to the ODGE for consideration in the internal MIT competition for the Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund Fellowship. The ODGE will evaluate, select, and submit three applications for nomination to the Liebmann Trust on behalf of MIT. The fields of eligibility include any recognized field of study in the humanities, social sciences, or natural sciences (including law, medicine, engineering, architecture or other formal professional training).

  • US Citizens

Glenn/AFAR Scholarships for Research in the Biology of Aging

The program is designed to give students enrolled in MD, DO, PhD, or combined-degree programs the opportunity to conduct a three-to-six-month research project focused on biomedical research in aging. The program aims to give students the chance to learn more about the field of aging research, as well as increase their understanding of the challenges involved in improving the quality of life for older people.

  • Please contact AFAR

Josephine de Karman Fellowship

Fellowships are available to students in any discipline entering their senior undergraduate year, or to any candidate for a PhD who has completed all requirements for that degree by January 31. Post doctoral students are not eligible for consideration. International students may apply if they are already enrolled in a university located in the United States and if they will be in the United States by July preceding the fall semester of the academic year for which they have enrolled. Grants include a stipend; they are for one academic year and may not be renewed or postponed.

  • US Citizens
  • US Permanent Residents
  • International Students

Professional Heart Daily: Predoctoral Fellowship

To provide predoctoral students with individualized, mentored research training to initiate careers in cardiovascular and stroke research. Proposals are encouraged from all basic, behavioral, epidemiological, and community and clinical investigations that bear on cardiovascular and stroke problems.

  • US Citizens
  • US Permanent Residents
  • International Students

Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy (January 6)

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences established the Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy for an early-career professional with training in science or engineering who is interested in transitioning to a career in public policy and administration. While in residence, the Hellman Fellow will work with senior scientists and policy experts on critical national and international policy issues related to science, engineering, and technology. The focus of the work will be on one or more of the ongoing projects under the Academy's Initiative for Science, Engineering, and Technology to which the Hellman Fellow will contribute substantively.

  • Must be Eligible to Work in the US
  • Have a PhD prior to September 2017

Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program (January 10)

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) seeks to increase diversity in the biomedical research community. Through this program, HHMI will recruit and retain individuals from groups underrepresented in the life sciences. The program will support early career scientists with the potential to become leaders in academic research. Fellows will receive funding for their postdoctoral training and may continue to receive funding during their early years as independent faculty. The program includes opportunities for career development, including mentoring and active involvement in the HHMI scientific community. The Institute will select and support up to 15 fellows in this competition. This grant competition is open to all eligible applicants and no nomination is required. The competition opens September 19, 2017.

  • Underrepresented Background in Life Sciences
  • PhD or MD Equivalent
  • No More Than 12 Months Postdoctoral Research Experience

Krell Institute & Department of Energy: Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (January 18)

This program encourages applicants in engineering and physical, computer, mathematical or life sciences.

  • US Citizen
  • US Permanent Resident
  • First Year Students
Opportunity Requirements

SPINES Summer Program in Neuroscience Ethics and Survival

The core of the program is an intensive one-month experience that exposes trainees to neuroscience research, ethics and professional development opportunities including grant writing, teaching, public speaking, and work/family balance, and science-related careers. This program is supported by a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health that covers tuition, room and board, and travel for all enrolled students. The SPINES course is targeted to groups underrepresented in neuroscience to increase the probability of professional success, although applications from any qualified students are welcome.

  • US Citizens
  • US Permanent Resident

Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research (March 15)

The Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research program awards grants of up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering.

  • N/A
Opportunity Requirements

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) For Individual Predoctoral Fellowships

The purpose of the predoctoral fellowship (F31) award is to provide support for promising doctoral candidates who will be performing dissertation research and training in scientific health-related fields relevant to the missions of the participating NIH Institutes during the tenure of the award. The Kirschstein-NRSA for Individual Predoctoral Fellows will provide up to five years of support for research training which leads to the PhD or equivalent research degree, the combined MD/PhD degree, or another formally combined professional degree and research doctoral degree in the biomedical, behavioral, or clinical sciences. The link above will show you the Parent F31. Applicants should carefully note which NIH Institutes and Centers participate in the announcement and view their respective areas of research interest and requirements at the Table of IC-Specific Information, Requirements and Staff Contacts website.

  • US Citizens
  • US Permanent Residents

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA) for Individual Predoctoral Fellowships to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (F31)

This program encourages students from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds to seek research doctoral degrees in the biomedical and behavioral sciences to help increase the number of well-trained scientists from underrepresented groups. The fellowship provides up to 5 years of support for research training leading to the Ph.D. or equivalent research degree, the combined M.D./Ph.D. degree, or other combined degrees in the biomedical or behavioral sciences.

  • US Citizens
  • US Permanent Residents
  • Underrepresented Minorities in Science
Opportunity Requirements

Neurolinguistics Dissertation Fellowship

To advance the scientific education of graduate students by promoting attendance at academic conferences and research forums. Travel grant winners are selected the semester before the trip is taken, but awards will not be distributed until after receipts are submitted.

  • Nominated Doctoral Candidate
  • Enrolled at a US institution

Donald B. Lindsley Prize in Behavioral Neuroscience

The Donald B. Lindsley Prize in Behavioral Neuroscience, supported by The Grass Foundation, recognizes a young neuroscientist's outstanding PhD thesis in the general area of behavioral neuroscience. Behavioral neuroscience is defined for these purposes as neuroscience research involving behavioral variables or oriented toward the solution of behavioral problems.

  • US Citizens
  • US Permanent Residents

Peter and Patricia Gruber International Research Award

The Peter and Patricia Gruber International Research Award, supported by The Gruber Foundation, recognizes two young neuroscientists for outstanding research and educational pursuit in an international setting.

  • US Citizens
  • US Permanent Residents

Nemko Prize in Cellular or Molecular Neuroscience

The Nemko Prize in Cellular or Molecular Neuroscience, supported by The Nemko Family, recognizes a young neuroscientist's outstanding PhD thesis advancing understanding of molecular, genetic, or cellular mechanisms underlying brain function, including higher function and cognition.

  • US Citizens
  • US Permanent Residents

American Society for Microbiology: Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship

The goal of the fellowship is to increase the number of underrepresented groups completing doctoral degrees in the microbiological sciences. The ASM Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship is aimed at highly competitive graduate students who are enrolled in a Ph.D. program and who have completed their graduate course work in the microbiological sciences. The fellowship encourages students to continue and complete their research project in the microbiological sciences.

  • US Citizens
  • US Permanent Residents
Opportunity Requirements

F.J. McGuigan Dissertation Award

The F. J. McGuigan Dissertation Award, supports dissertation research that addresses any aspect of mental function (e.g., cognition, affect, motivation) and should utilize behavioral and/or neuroscientific methods. Proposed research should be compatible with Dr. McGuigan's overall goals and may fall within any area of contemporary behavioral or brain science (including more recent forms of cognitive psychology).

  • Completed Doctoral Candidacy at a Canadian or US Institution

James S. McDonnell Foundation: Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards in Studying Complex Systems (June 26)

This fellowship is for students with theoretical and/or experimental training in complex systems science. One should apply as a graduate student with less than 18 months remaining and should not have identified a postdoctoral mentor.

  • Must Not Have PhD Awarded
  • Trained in Complex Systems Science
Opportunity Requirements

Autism Speaks: Dennis Weatherstone Predoctoral

Autism Speaks is pleased to announce the fifth year of the Dennis Weatherstone Predoctoral Fellowships. We invite applications from predoctoral students who aim to pursue careers in autism research.

Kauffman Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Program (August 17)

The Kauffman Foundation will award up to 20 Dissertation Fellowship grants of $20,000 each to Ph.D., D.B.A., or other doctoral students for the support of dissertations from a wide range of fields on topics related to entrepreneurship.

  • Doctoral Student at US University
  • Support Dissertations in the Area of Entrepreneurship
Opportunity Requirements

UNCF/Merck Graduate Science Research Dissertation

This initiative is dedicated to supporting the training and development of world-class African American biomedical scientists to achieve the complementary goals of national economic competitiveness and social diversity.

  • African American 3rd or 4th Year Graduate Student
  • US Citizen
  • US Permanent Resident

The PhRMA Foundation Fellowships

Pre doctoral and Post Doctoral Fellowships in multiple categories including Informatics, Health Outcomes, and Pharmacology/Toxicology and many more.

  • US Citizens
  • US Permanent Residents

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation: Microbiology of the Build Environment (MoBE) Fellowship Program(September 18)

The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.

  • PhD Awarded in Past 6 Years
Opportunity Requirements

Dissertation Fellowship Program

The Dissertation Fellowship Program seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education. These fellowships support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the history, theory, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world. Applicants must be candidates for the doctoral degree in any field of study at a graduate school. They need not be US citizens. Dissertation topics must concern education, and all pre-dissertation requirements must be completed by June 1 of the academic year prior to support.

  • US Citizens
  • US Permanent Resident
  • International Students

Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program

Supports students in the physical sciences. Candidates may be seniors or students who have already begun graduate study. They must be US citizens or in the processing of acquiring permanent residency. The awards are for one academic year and are renewable. The award includes a stipend plus an allowance for tuition and other expenses.

  • US Citizens
  • US Permanent Residents

American Association of University Women: American Fellowships

American Fellowships support women scholars who are completing dissertations, planning research leave from accredited institutions, or preparing research for publication. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Candidates are evaluated on the basis of scholarly excellence; quality and originality of project design; and active commitment to helping women and girls through service in their communities, professions, or fields of research.

  • Women
  • US Citizens
  • US Permanent Residents

Autism Science Foundation

ASF is inviting applications for Pre- and Post-doctoral Training Awards from graduate students, medical students and postdoctoral fellows interested in pursuing careers in basic and clinical research relevant to autism spectrum disorders. In the past four years, ASF has funded over $1.1 million in pre- and post-doctoral grants.

Cosmos Scholars

The program provides grants to meet specific research needs not covered by other supporting funds, including but not limited to special supplies, travel, unanticipated expenses that would enhance the work, and the like. Specifically excluded are general financial support, tuition, and living expenses (except in connection with supported travel).

National Consortium for Graduate Degrees For Minorities In Engineering and Science, Inc. (GEM)

GEM’s principal activity is the provision of graduate fellowships at the MS and Ph.D. levels coupled with paid summer internships. GEM also offers mentoring workshops, graduate research orientation workshops, summer internships with a sponsoring company, and student development seminars. Level of support varies by fellowship program.

  • US Citizens
  • US Permanent Residents

National Science Foundation

Fellowships cover a wide variety of disciplines and are awarded for three years. US citizens or permanent residents only may apply.

  • US Citizens
  • US Permanent Residents

NSF East Asia And Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI)

NSF and selected foreign counterpart science and technology agencies sponsor international research institutes for U.S. graduate students in seven East Asia and Pacific locations at times set by the counterpart agencies between June and August each year. The Summer Institutes (EAPSI) operate similarly and the research visits to a particular location take place at the same time.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions.

  • US Citizens
  • US Permanent Residents

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

The purpose of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields. Fellowships offer support for up to two years in any academic discipline or professional field, and provide a stipend and partial tuition. Applicants must be a senior in a bachelor’s program or a first or second-year graduate student, and have status as a “New American”: the holder of a Green Card; a naturalized citizen; or the child of two naturalized citizen parents.

  • US Citizens
  • US Permanent Residents

National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program (October 5)

The NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education. These $25,000 fellowships support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the history, theory, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world. Fellows will also attend professional development retreats and receive mentorship from NAEd members and other senior scholars in their field. This highly competitive program aims to identify the most talented emerging researchers conducting dissertation research related to education. The Dissertation Fellowship program receives many more applications than it can fund. This year, up to 600 applications are anticipated and about 25 fellowships will be awarded. Additional guidelines and the fellowship application form will be available on our website later this summer.

  • Doctoral Candidate
  • Enrolled at a US Institution

American Epilepsy Society: Predoctoral Research Fellowship (October 5)

Open to students pursuing dissertation research with an epilepsy-relevant theme under a mentor with expertise in epilepsy research.

  • Full Time PhD Student
  • Conduct Research within US

Fulbright Scholarship Program for US Students (October 6)

Sponsored by the US Department of State, this program provides US graduate students the opportunity to conduct a portion of their studies/research internationally. Grants are awarded to support one academic year of study/research abroad.

  • US Citizens

Aging Research Dissertation Awards to Increase Diversity from the National Institute of Aging (NIA) (October 16)

The purpose of this program is to provide dissertation awards in all areas of research within NIA’s strategic priorities to increase diversity of the scientific research workforce engaged in research on aging and aging-related health conditions.

  • US Citizen
  • US Permanent Resident

Drug Abuse Dissertation Research (NIDA) (October 16)

The goal of this program is to enhance the diversity of the drug abuse research workforce by providing dissertation awards on topics related to the study of basic and clinical neuroscience, development, epidemiology, prevention, treatment, services, or women and sex/gender differences as they relate to drug abuse.

  • US Citizen
  • US Permanent Resident

ASPET Washington Fellows Program (October 20)

The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics offers policy fellowships to graduate students and postdocs (less than 4 years post degree).

  • Eligible to Work or Live in US
  • ASPET Membership

Children’s Tumor Foundation: Young Investigator Award (October 24)

Open to basic, clinical or translational research focused on neurofibromatosis.

 
Opportunity Requirements

APS Student Grant Competition

The APS Student Caucus provides a funding source for APS Student Affiliates to conduct research that currently is in its initial development. The APSSC Student Grant Competition offers partial financial support for various research expenses (e.g., the purchase of research materials) prior to data collection. Up to three awards ($500 each) will be available to graduate student affiliates and up to two awards ($300 each) will be available to undergraduate student affiliates. Research proposals in all areas of psychological science are welcome.

  • Current APS Student Affiliates

AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships

The American Association for the Advancement of Science manages and administers Science & Technology Policy Fellowships in five program areas to provide the opportunity for accomplished scientists and engineers to participate in and contribute to the federal policymaking process while learning firsthand about the intersection of science and policy.

  • Doctoral Level Degree
  • US Citizen

AHRQ Grants for Health Services Research Dissertation Program

The purpose of this program is to ensure a diverse pool of highly-trained health services researchers is available to address the research mission and priorities of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

  • US Citizen
  • US Permanent Resident

NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship (NSTRF)

The purpose of the NSTRF is to sponsor graduate student researchers who show significant potential to contribute to NASA’s goal of creating innovative new space technologies for our Nation’s science, exploration, and economic future. The ideal candidate has a commitment to space technology and is conducting research specifically aimed at space technology that aligns with one of 14 Space Technology Roadmaps (listed here). Selected candidates will perform research at their respective campuses and complete a 10-week “visiting technologist experience” (i.e. perform research at NASA Centers and/or at nonprofit US Research & Development laboratories).

  • US Citizen
  • US Permanent Resident
  • Completed Fewer than 3 Years of Graduate Training

Graduate Women in Science Fellowship

GWIS Fellowships are intended to provide supplemental funding to women scientists conducting research in the natural sciences. The major component of the research can be either applied or basic. Fellowships amounts range from $1,000 to $10,000.

  • Women Holding a Degree from a Recognized Institution of Higher Learning

National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (November 2)

The NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports early-career scholars working in critical areas of educational scholarship. Fellows will receive $55,000 for one academic year of research, or $27,500 for each of two contiguous years, working half time. Fellows will also attend professional development retreats and receive mentorship from NAEd members and other senior scholars in their field. Applicants must have had their PhD, EdD, or equivalent research degree conferred between January 1, 2007, and December 31, 2012. This fellowship is non-residential, and applications from all disciplines are encouraged. Up to twenty NAEd/Spencer Fellowships will be awarded. Additional guidelines and the fellowship application form will be available on our website later this summer.

  • PhD EdD or Equivalent Research Degree Awarded between 2012-2016
Opportunity Requirements

University of Chicago – Chapin Hall: Doris Duke Fellowships for the Promotion of Child Well-being

This 2 year fellowship is open to students enrolled in any discipline and working to improve the efficacy of child abuse prevention.

  • US Citizen
  • US Permanent Resident

American Association of University Women: International Fellowships

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. Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree by September 30, 2016, and must have applied to their proposed institutions of study by the time of the application. Up to five fellowships are renewable for a second year.

  • Women
  • International Students

Ford Foundation Fellowship

These fellowships are designed to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

  • US Citizens

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program (NDSEG)

The NDSEG fellowship of the US Department of Defense is intended for students at or near the beginning of graduate study for doctoral degrees in mathematical, physical, biological and engineering sciences. Open to US citizens only, it is a three-year award with stipend plus full tuition and fees.

  • US Citizens

Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Defense Education Program

Through this scholarship program, academically excellent students pursuing degrees in disciplines of particular interest to the Department of Defense receive funding for full tuition, related educational fees, and living expenses and are then placed in civilian laboratory positions upon graduation. The program is open to graduate and undergraduate students.

  • US Citizens
  • Permanent Residents

Grass Fellowship (December 5)

Grass Fellowships at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA, support a summer-long investigator-designed, independent research projects by scientists early in their career. Supported approaches include neurophysiology, biophysics, integrative neurobiology, neuroethology, neuroanatomy, neuropharmacology, systems neuroscience, cellular and developmental neurobiology, and computational approaches to neural systems. The Foundation also has a longstanding interest in epilepsy-related research.

  • Early Investigators Eligible

APAGS Basic Psychological Science Research Grant (December 5)

The intent of this grant is to fund innovative psychological science research projects. Students in all fields of psychology and neuroscience and are APAGS members are eligible to submit. Funds for this $1,000 scholarship must be used to support the proposed research. This grant may be used for thesis, dissertation, or other research.

  • Graduate Student Members of APAGS
  • Enrolled at least Half Time

American Lung Association: Lung Health Dissertation Grant (December 21)

The goals of the Awards and Grants Programs are to foster laboratory, patient-centered and social-behavioral research designed to prevent and relieve the suffering associated with all lung diseases and corresponding risk factors and to fund researchers at important crossroads of their careers to gain long-term commitment to lung disease research.

  • US Citizen
  • Non-US Citizen with Appropriate Visa
  • Employed by a Non-Profit Institution

Mental Health Research Dissertation Grant to Enhance Workforce Diversity (December 22)

The purpose of this program is to provide students, from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical research, support to complete mental health-related dissertation research and includes funds not readily or sufficiently available in NRSA predoctoral (F31) programs, which limit support to stipends, tuition and fees, and institutional allowance.

  • US Citizen
  • US Permanent Resident
Opportunity Requirements

Presidential Management Fellowship (Fall 2017)

Bearing the Presidential moniker, the PMF Program is a flagship leadership development program at the entry level for advanced degree candidates. It was created more than three decades ago by Executive Order and has gone through many changes over the years. The Program attracts and selects the best candidates possible, but is really designed with a more narrow focus - developing a cadre of potential government leaders. It provides some sustenance during the first years of employment and encourages the development of leadership capabilities. The PMF Program inculcates a lasting bond as well as a spirit of public service, ultimately encouraging and leading to a career in the government.

  • US Citizen

National Institute of Justice Graduate Research Fellowship Program – Social and Behavioral Sciences (Fall 2017)

The Social and Behavioral Sciences program supports research in all social and behavioral science disciplines including, but not limited to, criminology, psychology, and sociology.

  • Advanced Candidacy Doctoral Student

National Institute of Justice Graduate Research Fellowship Program – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (Fall 2017)

The STEM program supports research in the life sciences, physical sciences, engineering, computer and information sciences, and the mathematical sciences.

  • Doctoral Student

Neuroscience Scholars Program

The Neuroscience Scholars Program (NSP) is a multi-year program designed to enhance career development and professional networking opportunities for underrepresented and diverse graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the field of neuroscience.

  • US Citizens
  • US Permanent Resident
  • Underrepresented Background

Graduate Language Scholarship

Georgetown University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Effective Fall semester 2010 the Graduate School will provide tuition scholarships to graduate students in Main Campus programs who need to develop language skills for their research or to meet proficiency requirements. On the recommendation of the student's Director of Graduate Studies, a scholarship will be provided to cover enrollment in one approved language course per semester.

  • Masters or PhD Student

The Mount Sinai International Exchange Program for Minority Students

This program occurs every year and is funded by NIH (NCMHD). Minority students enrolled in or recently graduated from BA, BS, MA, MPH, PhD, MD or other Master's or Doctoral programs are eligible for the program. Interns will work on research projects for 12 weeks under the guidance of prominent international scientists in one of the countries in Latin America, Europe and Africa.

  • Underrepresented Background
  • GPA 3.0 or Higher
  • US Citizen, US Permanent Resident
  • Non-citizen National

Research!America Summer Science Policy Internship

Research!America works to bring decision makers and advocates for medical and health research together to work on serving the public interest. They offer a summer science policy internship.

  • Undergraduate Senior or Above with a Science Related Degree

Society for Neuroscience Policy Fellowship

SfN frequently offers a short-term science policy fellowship in the summer or fall. Check their website for openings.

  • Graduate Student or Above or Undergraduate Performing Neuroscience Research in a Lab

National Academies of Sciences Graduate Fellowship

A program designed to engage graduate science, engineering, medical, veterinary, business, and law students in the analysis and creation of science and technology policy and to familiarize them with the interactions of science, technology, and government.

  • Attending or Graduated from a Graduate or Higher Institution
  • US Citizens, US Permanent Residents
  • Non-US Citizens with Appropriate Visa