Upcoming External Fellowship and Scholarship Opportunities
The Office of Graduate Education at Rensselaer is pleased to
provide students with resources for gaining external
fellowships. These opportunities enhance your academic and
professional careers, and may provide financial support for
research, travel, or tuition. The fellowship application
process can be lengthy and intensive, so we encourage you to
start your search right away. Please use our online resources
(see right) to explore available opportunities, to learn about
prominent competitions, and to gain tips on submitting
Research Mini-Fellowship- Society for Free Radical Biology and
For PhD students and PostDocs
This opportunity provides additional research training
opportunities for young investigators in the field of free
radical biology that are not available at the home institution.
Students will be provided with $2,500 to do research (up to
four weeks) with a SFRBM Mentor.
Deadline: March 15, 2014
For more information, please visit the Research
Mini-Fellowship- Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine
Science Outside the Lab
For graduate students in science and engineering
A two week program in Washington, D.C. that offers the
opportunity to learn how decisions about science and innovation
funding, regulation and policy are made. There are two sessions
taking place, the first May 26-June 6, and the second from June
2-June 13. There is a $3,000-$4,000 cost involved.
Deadline: March 15, 2014
For more information, please visit the Science
Outside the Lab website.
Global Health Fellows
For seniors and alumni who have completed their undergraduate
degree within the last 24 months in business, information
systems or computer science.
A Business Intelligence Intern position is available. This
person will assist the Business Intelligence Team in analyzing
data to use for managing and improving the Global Health supply
There is a $1,680 bi-weekly salary.
Deadline: March 17, 2014
For more information, please visit the Global Health Fellows Program II
TheDream.US- A National Scholarship Fund for
For freshmen students who meet Deferred Action for Childhood
Arrivals (DACA) eligibility criteria
A $25,000 award can be used to support a student who displays
Deadline: March 31, 2014
For more information, please visit the TheDream.US-
A National Scholarship Fund for DREAMers website.
Vietnam Education Foundation Visiting Scholar
For Vietnamese nationals with a PhD in the STEM fields
Visiting scholar grants to undertake postdoctoral professional
development programs in the U.S. for 5-12 months.
Deadline: April 10, 2014
For more information, please visit the Vietnam
Education Foundation Visiting Scholar Program
Great Minds in
STEM's HENAAC Scholars Program
For All Students (Undergrad/Grad)
Underrepresented minority students studying Science,
Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Deadline: April 30, 2014
For more information, please visit the Great Minds in STEM's
HENAAC Scholars Program website.
For freshmen/sophomore Business majors who own their own
business or are developing a business plan to start a
This $2,000 scholarship is for a business who has demonstrated
high ambition and desire to be an entrepreneur or business
Deadline: May 30, 2014
For more information, please visit the GreenPal Business
For more information or if you plan on applying to
a fellowship or scholarship, contact: Heather Carbary at