Fellowship and Grant Deadlines

This calendar of deadlines is designed to give you quick access to information about a wide variety of annual fellowship and grant competitions. The majority of these are fellowship and grant opportunities. Some highlight special events such as funding workshops or grant-writing sessions. Most of these are supported by organizations outside of the university; some are university-based. For fellowships and grants offered by our institute, see the section on Nelson Institute Fellowships, Awards, and Grants.

The following competitions are arranged in an academic-year format according to the month in which their deadline usually occurs. Please note that all deadlines are approximations only.


September

1
Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship
4
Harvard Society of Fellows Three-Year Junior Fellowships
8
EPA Marshall Scholarships for both new and continuing graduate students: See the UW Academic Awards Office for application instructions.
12
15
Wildlife Conservation Society (biannual) Research Fellowship Program
23
25
25
Grants for Your Education: a funding workshop of Memorial Library


October

1
1
National Wildlife Federation Campus Ecology Fellowships
1
American Water Works Association (AWWA) Academic Achievement Award
1
Identifying Grants for Research and Project Funding: a funding workshop of Memorial Library
5
12
15
15
15
15
15
15
15
16
22
22
30
UW-Madison Graduate SchoolVilas Travel Grant
30


November

1
1
Department of Zoology's John Jefferson Davis Travel Awards
2
Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships: Predoctoral Awards
2
2
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program with application submission via NSF's FastLane
3
Social Science Research Council (SSRC) International Dissertation Research Fellowships (IDRF)
5
National Physical Science Consortium Graduate Fellowships in the Physical Sciences
9
Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships: Dissertation Awards
11
11
15
15
15
Scholarships and Fellowships with the Garden Club of America
15
American Association of University Women American Fellowships
15
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Awards: Study Scholarships and Research Grants
16
19
Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship (spring)
20


December

1
1
American Association of University Women International Fellowships
1
5
15
American Association of University Women Career Development Grants
15
15
Alaska Conservation Foundation Conservation Internship Program
21
EPA's P3 Awards (Closed): National Student Design Competition for Sustainability
31
Inter-American Foundation and IIE: IAF Fellowship Program
31
31


January

1
Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program (deadlines vary by country)
1
Organization of American States OAS Fellowships (deadlines vary by country)
2
NSF-IGERT Nelson Institute Certificate on Humans and the Global Environment: CHANGE Fellowships
13
National Wildlife Federation Campus Ecology Fellowships
15
Sigma Delta Epsilon-Graduate Women In Science SDE-GWIS Fellowships
15
American Water Works Association AWWA Scholarships and Fellowships
15
Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Opportunities
15
Environmental Fellows Program (Postdoctoral) at Harvard University
15
Milwaukee County Zoological Society (Closed) Wildlife Conservation Grants for Graduate Student Research
15
15
18
IIASA's Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) in Austria
18
International Institute Applied Systems Analysis Young Scientists Summer Program
25
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coastal Management Fellowship
28
National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships
30
Kathryn Fuller Science for Nature Fund: Doctoral Research Fellowships in Tiger Conservation
30
NSF IGERT China Program: Graduate Traineeships and Graduate Associates in Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development in Southwest China
30
U.S. Department of Energy Graduate Fellowship Program


February

1
Marie Christine Kohler Fellowship: Knapp House Graduate Program
1
1
1
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Graduate Student Researchers Program
1
National Wildlife Federation Campus Ecology Fellowships
1
2
2
8
12
15
15
15
15
15
17
Hispanic Scholarship Fund for Graduate and Undergraduate Students
19
23
Resources For the Future RFF Fellowships and Internships
24
26
26


March

1
1
Organization for Tropical Studies Research Fellowships Program
1
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Dissertation Fellowship Program
1
Anna Grant Birge Memorial Awards Summer Awards For Graduate Research in Limnology: E-mail Mary Possin for application details
2
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Population Health Dissertation Grant
5
RGK Center for Philanthropy & Community Service Summer Fellowship Program
8
Women of Wind Energy Rudd Mayer Memorial Fellowships
15
Wildlife Conservation Society (biannual) Research Fellowship Program
15
15
J.W. Saxe Memorial Fund for Public Service
15
Nelson Institute Travel Grants
17
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Nancy Foster Scholarships
19
23
25
Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) Climate Leadership Challenge
28
31
The Wilderness Society Gloria Barron Scholarship


April

1
1
Society of Environmental Journalists Awards for Reporting on the Environment
6
American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Richard A. Herbert Memorial Scholarship
8
22
30
Raymond J. Penn Scholarship Fund for Dissertators: See announcement in Wisconsin Week or contact Chris Elholm for information
30
Environmental Research & Education Foundation EREF Graduate Scholarships


May

1
Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships, Madison Chapter/Rotary District #6250
15
15
30


June

1
1


July

2
NSF IGERT China Program: Graduate Associates in Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development in Southwest China


August

1
4


Continuous Recruitment:

UW-Madison Child Care Tuition Assistance Program

National Geographic's Young Explorers Grants (YEG)

Milwaukee Public Health Scholars Program

Funding Workshops: Grants Information Collection at Memorial Library