Graduate Fellowship Information

Internal Resources

UConn Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships:

UConn Graduate Fellowship Listserv:

CLAS Shared Services - Grant Management:

The Graduate School:

  • The Graduate School maintains a list of external funding opportunities on their website.

External Resources

National Institute of Health Research Training and CareerDevelopment:

American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation:



National Science Foundation - Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP)
3 years of support
Can only apply once
Eligibility: 1st or 2nd year graduate student in PhD program in a STEM program; US citizens
Deadline:End of October

Ford Foundation Fellowship
3 years of support
Eligibility: Must have 3 years left in PhD program and no previous PhDs; committed to a career in teaching and research; fellowship has a long standing relationship with underrepresented groups; many areas of study acceptable (not just STEM); US citizens
Deadline: Mid-November

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG)
3 years of support
Eligibility: Completed no more than 2 years of graduate study so far; STEM area of study; US citizens
Deadline: Early December