Fellowship Opportunities

There are a variety of fellowship opportunities available to graduate students. (Please note that the awards listed on this page are only a selection of those available.) Be sure to search online and ask professionals in your field for additional options.

Also, unless international students are mentioned, the awards listed on this page are open only to U.S. residents. Once you begin the application process, the Communication Center is a great resource. Contact the Pre-Graduate and Pre-Professional Advising unit for help with locating additional opportunities and preparing applications.

Information for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Applicants and New or Current Awardees

If you are interested in applying for a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship or you've received one, be sure to read the following information sheets that we've prepared:


General Fellowships

Underrepresented and Minority Student


To Go Abroad

Master’s degree students may also be eligible to apply for nationally competitive awards such as

Campus deadline for these applications is Aug. 1. For more information, contact Kathryn Meehan in the Office of Fellowships.


International Students

  • Russian Global Education ProgramThis program is a Russian government-sponsored program designed to foster mutual understanding and strengthen U.S.-Russian relations. It is designed to help Russian students who are in need of financial support to pay for tuition, living expenses, application, exam fees, travel, visa fees, and transportation costs.  
  • China Scholarship Council Graduate Scholarship Program. Up to 70 scholarships will be available for Ph.D. study to candidates who are citizens and permanent residents of the People’s Republic of China at the time of applying for entry for the academic year.
  • Domenica Rea D’Onofrio Fellowship. Student must be a native and Italian citizen, and a graduate of an accredited Italian undergraduate institution of higher learning. Preference is given to students from Pomigliano D'Arco, Naples Italy; the University of Naples, Italy; or the region of Campania, Italy. Disbursements are administered by the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid. For questions, email grad.ask@grad.gatech.edu.


For Immigrants and Children of Immigrants


For Women

  • AAUW International. Available for graduate and postgraduate studies.
  • PEO Scholarship. The Georgia Tech PEO nomination is due in early October. Application is made through the student’s graduate coordinator, who must nominate the student. The $15,000 scholarship is for advanced women graduate students who are enrolled in a doctoral-level degree program, and who are U.S. citizens and within two years of completing an academic program (with at least one full academic year remaining). The scholarship is not need-based. Call for nominations will appear in Graduate Education announcements in September.
  • Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship. For women in technology.


Those Interested in Teaching High School


Language Study  


Completing a Master’s or Ph.D.


Completing a Ph.D.

  • AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowships 
  • Marshall Sherfield Fellowship. Apply in early October the fall before completing a Ph.D. to do a one or two-year postdoc anywhere in the United Kingdom. Must have letter of invitation and a minimum 3.7 GPA for all degrees separately. Must be in STEM field.
  • 2022 GT UCEM PhD Scholar Application. Open to Georgia Tech Ph.D. students who are U.S. citizens in the College of Engineering, College of Computing, or College of Sciences. Must have passed Ph.D. Qualifying/Prelim exam in Summer 2020 semester or more recently. Applications are due August 8th, 2022. 


Gain Washington, D.C., Experience

  • Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship. Designed to engage early career individuals in the analytical processes that inform U.S. science and technology policy. Fellows spend 12 weeks at the National Academies in Washington, D.C., learning about science and technology policy, and the role that scientists and engineers play in advising the nation. 
  • Georgia Tech Federal Jackets Fellowship. You must have taken one of the following courses prior to applying for program: HIST 2111, 2112, POL 1101, INTA 1200, PUBP 3000 or its equivalent. Open to graduate students in all majors. You must be a returning student and enrolled in classes for the semester following your internship. 

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