Fellowships and Awards

Click here to see the 2019-2020 Graduate Fellowship Award recipients.

To learn more about the Fellowship Awards and to apply, see details below.

FAU Fellowships

Alice Griffin AAUW Graduate Fellowship
Delores A. Auzenne Fellowship  
Graduate Diversity Fellowship
Graduate Fellowship for Academic Excellence
McKnight Doctoral Fellowship
Newell Doctoral Fellowship
Presidential Fellowship
Graduate Dean's Fellowship

FAU Scholarships

Pathways Scholarship
Thesis and Dissertation Scholarship
Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition Scholarship

Graduate Student Hardship Award

Other Sources of Financial Support

FAU FELLOWSHIPS

Alice Griffin AAUW Graduate Fellowship

This graduate fellowship was established for female graduate students and provides tuition and fees for women returning to the workforce, needing to make a career change, or seeking a graduate degree to facilitate potential career advancement. Recipients will be awarded up to $5,000 annually to cover tuition and fees for the pursuit of a master's degree in nursing, business administration, accounting, science or other professional endeavors outside the field of education. Once selected, recipients may apply for a second year of funding. Applicants must demonstrate in their application how the financial assistance will enable them to complete a master's degree in two years.

Preference will be given to applicants who are active members of a local chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) in Martin or St. Lucie County.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Recipients must be full-time graduate students (enrollment will be verified prior to disbursement of any funding).
  • In order to remain eligible to receive continued funding, fellowship recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5.
  • Students must also be on track to complete their degree requirements within two (2) years.

Application deadline: Friday, May 6, 2022.

Click here for application. Note: Please complete the application using your FAU email address.

Fellowship recipients will be notified on or before August 19, 2022.

Questions?  Contact gradscholarships@fau.edu.

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Delores A. Auzenne Fellowship

The Delores A. Auzenne Fellowship Program is sponsored by the State University System. It is designed to encourage minority students to pursue graduate degrees in areas where they are historically underrepresented at Florida Atlantic University. These areas include, but are not limited to: engineering, mathematics, computer science, economics, and psychology. The program provides support in the amount of $5,000 to each awardee for one academic year of full-time study in selected disciplines. The grant is available pending Legislative approval. Students pursuing masters and professional degrees may be selected for a second-year award. Doctoral students may be selected for the award for up to four years. However, a new application form and supporting documentation must be submitted each year and the student must maintain satisfactory progress.

Applicants must fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Accepted (of degree-seeking status) in a graduate program at FAU (full-time enrollment will be verified prior to the disbursement of any funding)
  • Pursuing a graduate degree in a discipline in which minority students are underrepresented
  • Demonstrating satisfactory progress in achieving the graduate degree
  • Meeting eligibility requirements for an award of state financial aid
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States. Note: Individuals on visas are not eligible to apply for the Auzenne Fellowship.

Applications must include:

  • two letters of recommendation from FAU faculty members. Letters of Recommendation should be directed to the "Fellowship Selection Committee".
  • a one-page resume or curriculum vitae (cv)
  • a completed Delores A. Auzenne Fellowship application form

Application deadline: Friday, May 6, 2022.

Click here for application. Note: Please complete the application using your FAU email address.

Fellowship recipients will be notified on or before August 19, 2022.

Questions?  Contact gradscholarships@fau.edu.

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Graduate Diversity Fellowship

Florida Atlantic University offers this $2,500 fellowship to graduate students who increase the diversity of the student body in their chosen field of study. Applicants must be able to demonstrate how they contribute to increasing diversity, and if applicable any impediments or disadvantages they may have overcome to pursue their advanced degree. Attributes that relate to diversity include, but are not limited to, the following: age, cultural heritage, ethnic background, exceptional ability, gender, race and socio-economic status.Membership in an underrepresented racial or ethnic group is a qualifying factor, but the graduate diversity fellowship is not awarded solely on this basis. Application materials - personal statement, curriculum vitae or resume, and faculty recommendations- must be submitted to the Graduate College by Friday, May 6, 2022 .

Who is Eligible?
Applicants must fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Contribution to Diversity: Students must contribute significantly to the diversity of the student body in their chosen field of study.
  • Academic Program: Students must be admitted into a graduate major and be enrolled in at least six credit hours during the summer semester.
  • Completed Graduate-Level Coursework: Students must have completed at least 9 credit hours of graduate-level coursework applicable towards their degree. Current course enrollment cannot be used to fulfill this requirement.
  • Remaining Credit Hours: Students must have at least 12 credit hours remaining in their graduate degree program. Current course enrollment, as well as thesis and dissertation credit hours can be used to fulfill this requirement.
  • U.S. Citizen: Students with permanent resident status may also apply.

Graduate students who are full-time, benefit-eligible employees of Florida Atlantic University are not eligible to apply for the fellowship. Graduate assistants and graduate students with hourly appointments are not considered full-time employees and thus are eligible to apply.

How to Apply

Step 1: Personal Statement

The personal statement, no more than one single-spaced typed page, should summarize the importance of your intellectual and/or research interests, as well as the significance of your long-term goals and objectives. In addition, your statement must address how your presence at FAU increases diversity in your graduate program.

Step 2: Curriculum Vitae or Resume

The curriculum vitae or resume, no more than one single-spaced typed page, should list awards, publications/creative works, presentations, and other scholarly activity. If your combined scholarly activities fill more than one page, please list only those activities you consider to be highlights of your academic career or those most likely to promote your application.

Step 3: Faculty Recommendations

Two faculty members who agree to write a support letter on your behalf must send their recommendations directly to the Graduate College. Letters of Recommendation should be directed to the "Fellowship Selection Committee". Please remind your recommenders that their letters must arrive by the application deadline.

Step 4: Submit Information to the Graduate College

Application deadline: Friday, May 6, 2022.

Click here for application. Note: Please complete the application using your FAU email address.

Fellowship recipients will be notified on or before August 19, 2022.

Questions?  Contact gradscholarships@fau.edu.

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Graduate Fellowship for Academic Excellence

This program is designed to provide financial assistance in the form of a fellowship to outstanding graduate students. The fellowship provides $5,000 for one academic year and is non-renewable. In order to be considered for this fellowship, the nominee must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • be enrolled full-time (9 credits) as a degree-seeking student during term of the award
  • have completed a minimum of one semester in a FAU graduate program
  • have a minimum FAU graduate grade point average of 3.50

Nominations must include:

  • two letters of recommendation from FAU faculty members. Letters of Recommendation should be directed to the "Fellowship Selection Committee".
  • a completed FAU Graduate Fellowship for Academic Excellence application form

Application deadline: Friday, May 6, 2022.

Click here for application. Note: Please complete the application using your FAU email address.

Fellowship recipients will be notified on or before August 19, 2022.

Questions?  Contact gradscholarships@fau.edu.

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McKnight Doctoral Fellowship

The McKnight Program is funded and administered through the Florida Endowment Fund for Higher Education. The program provides full-time African-American and Hispanic doctoral students with a stipend of $12,000 per year. Application deadline has been extended to January 15, 2022 this year. 
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for application.

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The Dr. Daniel B. Newell & Aurel B. Newell Doctoral Fellowship

This program is designed to provide financial assistance in the form of a fellowship to outstanding doctoral graduate students. Funding for the program is provided by the generous contribution of the late Mrs. Aurel B. Newell. The fellowship provides $5,000 for one academic year of study to students with financial need (as demonstrated by the Free Financial Application for Federal Student Aid [FAFSA]). Recipients may reapply and be considered for a second-year of funding. In order to be eligible for this program, the applicant must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • current enrollment as a full-time (9 credits) degree-seeking student
  • completion of a minimum of nine credits in a doctoral program at Florida Atlantic University (Students entering a doctoral program prior to completion of a master's degree must have earned a minimum of 30 credit hours of graduate course work)
  • minimum grade point average of 3.70

Applications must include:

  • a letter from the person nominating the candidate
  • a letter of recommendation from the candidate's advisor (if not the nominator). Letters of Recommendation should be directed to the "Fellowship Selection Committee".
  • a brief statement from the student summarizing his/her career goals and objectives and financial need

Application deadline: Friday, May 6, 2022.

Click here for application. Note: Please complete the application using your FAU email address.

Fellowship recipients will be notified on or before August 19, 2022.

Questions?  Contact gradscholarships@fau.edu.

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Presidential Fellowship

Please Note:  There is not an application process for the Presidential Fellowship.  The program admissions committee will award this fellowship based on standard review of your admissions application.  If selected for an award, the program admissions committee will contact you.

Eligibility Criteria: This fellowship is designed to assist FAU graduate programs with the recruitment of superior doctoral and MFA students by adding fellowship funds to an assistantship. In addition to the graduate research or teaching assistantship, the recipients of this fellowship will receive $5,000 each year for two years. The fellowship is automatically renewable for the second year given excellent progress toward the degree by the student. Only newly admitted full-time doctoral and MFA students are eligible to receive the fellowship. To qualify, the student must be given an assistantship stipend at least equal to the typical level of funding that all first-year doctoral and MFA students receive in the department, and it must be renewable for up to two years.

  • Excellent academic record as determined by faculty at the time of admission
  • Excellent letters of recommendation as determined by faculty at the time of admission
  • Newly admitted full-time graduate student with initial enrollment in either the Summer 2022 term, Fall 2022 term, or Spring 2023 term
  • Student must be offered a graduate research or teaching assistantship at the same level of funding as all entering doctoral students in their college, and it must cover the required fall and spring term continuous enrollment period (enrollment and assistantship funding during the summer term are not required)

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Graduate Dean's Fellowship

Please Note: There is not an application process for the Graduate Dean's Fellowship. The program admissions committee will award this fellowship based on standard review of your admissions application. If selected for an award, the program admissions committee will contact you.  

Eligibility Criteria: This fellowship is designed to assist programs with the recruitment of outstanding masters or doctoral students by adding fellowship funds to an assistantship. In addition to a graduate research or teaching assistantship, a recipient of this fellowship will receive $2,500 for one academic year. Only newly admitted full-time masters and doctoral students are eligible to receive the fellowship. To qualify, the student must be given an assistantship stipend at least equal to the typical level of funding that all first-year masters or doctoral students receive in the department.

  • Excellent academic record as determined by faculty at the time of admission
  • Excellent letters of recommendation as determined by faculty at the time of admission
  • Newly admitted full-time graduate student with initial enrollment in either the Summer 2022 term, Fall 2022 term, or Spring 2023 term
  • Student must be offered a graduate research or teaching assistantship at the same level of funding as all entering masters or doctoral students in their college, and it must cover the required Fall and Spring term continuous enrollment period (enrollment and assistantship funding during the Summer term are not required)

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FAU SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

Pathways Scholarship

This scholarship will award up to $2,000 to eligible FAU students enrolled in combined or advanced standing graduate degree programs. The scholarship is distributed in two increments of $1,000 during the first and last semester of the graduate program. Students must apply during the junior year of undergraduate study. 

Award Eligibility Criteria

Students must:

  • Be officially accepted to a combined program;
  • Be enrolled in first graduate semester;
  • Maintain continuous enrollment throughout the graduate program;
  • Complete the undergraduate program within four years;
  • Complete the graduate program within two years (two years begins after completion of bachelor’s degree); and
  • Complete a minimum of three graduate credits during the senior year.

Click here for application. Note: Please complete the application using your FAU email address. 

Questions? Contact gradscholarships@fau.edu.

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 Thesis and Dissertation Scholarship

Thesis and Dissertation Scholarships, funded by the Graduate College at Florida Atlantic University, are intended to support graduate degree-seeking students experiencing unanticipated research costs that impede timely graduation.  Examples of eligible expenses include, but are not limited to: lab supplies, research or project materials, equipment, software, thesis and dissertation formatting, publishing or journal submission, and other miscellaneous unexpected research or project expenses. Award amounts may vary and will not exceed $1,500.

Criteria and Eligibility:

Florida Atlantic University graduate students that are:

  • Degree seeking and actively enrolled in master's, specialist, or doctoral program
  • Enrolled in a program with a required thesis, dissertation, capstone, exhibition project, or other related project. 
  • In good academic standing and making satisfactory progress towards graduation
  • Registered for a minimum of 1 credit 

Priority is given to first time applicants with an anticipated graduation date within two semesters from the date this scholarship application is submitted with a qualified expense that impedes timely graduation.

Deadline:  Applications from eligible FAU graduate students are reviewed on a rolling basis based on the availability of funding.

Click here for application. Note: Please complete the application using your FAU email address. 

Questions? Contact gradscholarships@fau.edu.


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Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition Scholarships

Each year, FAU Graduate College hosts the University's Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition. This exciting opportunity is open to any active FAU graduate student in good academic standing with the University. This competition provides all participants with a unique and invaluable professional development experience and championship winners are awarded research scholarships and awards up to $2,500, with the possibility to win up to $5,500 to support one's graduate research. FAU’s 3MT® Championship Award is generously sponsored through the Dr. Eric H. Shaw 3MT® Championship Award Endowment Fund.

Click here for more information and to apply.

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Graduate Student Hardship Award

The Graduate Student Financial Hardship Award is need-based funding intended to support graduate degree-seeking students who are experiencing a catastrophic, exceptional and unexpected temporary financial difficulty or emergency that is impeding their degree completion in a timely manner. Priority will be given to graduate students who are within a semester or two of completing their degrees and those who show a significant hardship. Applicants may be asked to provide documentation of the unexpected hardship. Award amounts vary and will not exceed $2,500. Awards are rolling and subject to the availability of funds.

Eligibility Requirements

Florida Atlantic University graduate students that are:

*PLEASE NOTE: Students enrolled in self-supported programs are not eligible for this award. Self-supported programs that are not eligible include, but are not limited to, the following programs: Executive MBA, Professional MBA, Executive MHA, Executive MTX, Executive PHD Business Administration, Professional MS Computer Science, Professional PHD Computer Science, and MS Finance.

Deadline: Rolling application. Awards are subject to availability of funds.

Click here to apply. Note: Please complete the application using your FAU email address. 

Questions? Contact gradscholarships@fau.edu


OTHER SOURCES OF FINANCIAL SUPPORT

The Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship

The Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship of $10,000 is available to a full-time graduate student who are pursuing an advanced degree preparing for a career in state or local government finance. This scholarship is funded by the Girard Miller Foundation. The winner, if one is selected, will be invited to attend the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada’s (GFOA) annual conference in Chicago, Illinois, in June, where the award will be presented. The GFOA will provide a complimentary annual conference registration and pay for transportation costs to Chicago and hotel accommodations. See “Student Opportunities” for more information. Expect the application deadline to be in February of every year.

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Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

This fellowship is for first or second year graduate students planning full-time study toward a Ph.D. in the physical, engineering, computer, mathematical, or life sciences with emphasis in high performance computing. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent resident aliens; departments must certify that fellows will not be required to perform services (e.g., TA, grading, etc.) during the tenure of their fellowships.

The DOE CSGF program pays all tuition and required fees for up to 4 years of study at any US university, provides a $32,400 yearly stipend, matches university funds (up to $2,500) to purchase a computer workstation for the fellow's exclusive use, and provides a yearly academic allowance of $1,000 to the fellow for their professional development. Further details about the program are available at the program website and from the Program Coordinator, Ms. Rachel Huisman at csgf@krellinst.org.

Students can apply online at https://www.krellinst.org/csgf/application.

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The Everglades Foundation Research Fellowships and Scholarships

The Everglades Foundation scholarship provides fellowships and scholarships for advanced research in support of the restoration of the Florida Everglades. The scholarships and fellowships are open to full-time graduate research students pursuing degrees in earth sciences, biological sciences, engineering, geography, planning and resources management and economics. Cross-disciplinary research efforts are of special interest. Both scholarships and fellowships provide $20,000 / year (PhD level) and $10,000 / year (MSc level) for stipends, tuition fees, travel, and other research-related expenses. Expect the next application deadline to be in June. For more information and a checklist of items to be included in the submission package can be found at http://www.evergladesfoundation.org/pages/fellowships.

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Florida Gubernatorial Fellows Program

The Gubernatorial Fellows Program offers an unparalleled experience in leadership and public service to Florida’s best and brightest college and university students. This nonpartisan program provides students interested in public service with the opportunity to gain experience and exposure by working in key areas of government. Fellows travel to Tallahassee for two semesters and are assigned to work in the Executive Office of the Governor or the Governor’s agencies, based on their major or area of concentration. Fellows work a minimum of 20 hours per week and are paid for their time on the job, while maintaining full-time status in their academic programs.

Fellows participate in a weekly lecture series, where they meet face-to-face with prominent leaders, including the Governor, Lt. Governor, Cabinet officers, agency heads, or other top officials. Fellows also travel throughout Florida and to Washington, D.C. to meet with local and federal government officials.

To be eligible for a Gubernatorial Fellowship, candidates should be enrolled at a Florida college or university as an upperclassman (junior or senior) or a graduate student. The program is open to students in all academic disciplines. Applicants should exhibit strong leadership, written and oral communication skills, community activism and a desire to serve the people of Florida. Approximately 12 students from around the state will be selected based on a competitive application process. Preference is given to graduate students.

Application deadline for the 2023-2024 class is Tuesday, February 1, 2023.  For more information and to apply, visit For more information and to apply, visit www.FloridaFellows.com

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Florida-Israel Institute Scholarship

Provides academically-based out-of-state tuition exemption scholarships to qualified graduate students who are Israeli citizens. For additional information go to Florida-Israel Institute Scholarship

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Ford Foundation Fellowship Program

Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

Predoctoral, Dissertation, and Postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on behalf of the Ford Foundation.

Eligibility to apply for a Ford fellowship is limited to:

  • All U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card), as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program*, political asylees, and refugees, regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation,
  • Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations), and
  • Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level.

*Eligibility includes individuals with current status under the DACA Program, as well as individuals whose status may have lapsed but who continue to meet all the USCIS guidelines for DACA available here.

Awards will be made for study in research-based Ph.D. or Sc.D. programs; practice oriented degree programs are not eligible for support (see eligible fields). Prospective applicants should carefully review the eligibility requirements, the terms of the fellowship awards, application instructions and other information pertaining to the individual fellowship (Predoctoral, Dissertation, or Postdoctoral) for which they are applying.

Eligible Fields of Study: Awards will be made for study in research-based Ph.D. or Sc.D. programs that include the following major disciplines and related interdisciplinary fields: American studies, anthropology, archaeology, art and theater history, astronomy, chemistry, communications, computer science, cultural studies, earth sciences, economics, engineering, ethnic studies, ethnomusicology, geography, history, international relations, language, life sciences, linguistics, literature, mathematics, performance study, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, religious studies, sociology, urban planning, and women’s studies. Also eligible are interdisciplinary ethnic studies programs, such as African American studies and Native American studies, and other interdisciplinary programs, such as area studies, peace studies, and social justice. Research-based fields of education are eligible if the major field of study is listed above and is used to describe the Ph.D. or Sc.D. program of the applicant (e.g., sociology of education, anthropology and education). For a complete list of eligible fields of study, click here.

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The Frank L. Greathouse Government Scholarship

The Frank L. Greathouse Government Scholarship of $5,000 (for each award) is awarded to one or more graduate or undergraduate students enrolled in full-time study preparing for a career in state and local government finance. The winner, if one is selected, will be invited to attend the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada’s (GFOA) annual conference in Chicago, Illinois in June, where the award will be presented. The GFOA will provide a complimentary annual conference registration and pay for transportation costs to Chicago as well as hotel accommodations. See “Student Opportunities” at www.gfoa.org. for more information. Expect the application deadline to be in February or each year.

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The Government Finance Professional Development Scholarship

The Government Finance Professional Development Scholarship of $5,000 is awarded to one or more employees of a state or local government enrolled in part-time graduate study preparing for a career in state and local government finance. The winner(s), if selected, will be invited to attend the Government Finance Officers Association's annual conference in Chicago, Illinois, in June, where the award will be presented. The winner(s) will receive a complimentary annual conference registration and transportation costs to Chicago and hotel accommodations. See "Student Opportunities" at www.gfoa.org for more information. Expect the application deadline to be in February of every year.

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Graduate Programs Foundation

Graduate Programs will award a $1,000 scholarship each quarter to current graduate students or $1,000 toward student loan payments for those who have completed grad school within the last five years. 

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The Hispanic College Fund Scholarship

The Hispanic College Fund scholarship programs are currently open. To apply to the scholarship programs please go to http://scholarships.hispanicfund.org/applications/ Eligibility Requirements - Students must:

  • be Hispanic
  • maintain a 3.0 Grade Point Average (on a 4.0 scale)
  • be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • reside in the U.S or Puerto Rico
  • be a current or rising undergraduate (some programs accept grad. students) student or a high school senior enrolling at a college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico
  • demonstrate financial need
  • Some HCF Programs also require that a student be pursuing a certain area of study.
  • Students studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Pharmacy and Nursing are highly encourage to apply.

All applications can be found at http://scholarships.hispanicfund.org/applications/

For more information, please contact Auri Duarte, Scholarship Program Manager, at aduarte@hispanicfund.org or 1800-644-4223.

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The Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

The Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship of $5,000 is awarded to an upper-division undergraduate or graduate student of public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics, or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management). The purpose of the Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship is to recognize outstanding performance by minority students preparing for careers in state and local government finance. See “Student Opportunities” at www.gfoa.org for more information.

Expect the application deadline to be in February of every year..

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NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

The National Science Foundation invites you to apply for the Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF-GRFP) competition. This program offers up to 3 years of graduate school support worth over $120,000 to each awardee - last year 2,000 awards were granted. Benefits include a $30,000 annual stipend, a $10,500 annual cost of education allowance, a one time $1,000 travel allowance, and access to TeraGrid supercomputing facilities. U.S. citizens, nationals, and permanent residents at or near the beginning of their graduate study seeking research-based Master's and/or PhD degrees in NSF-supported science (including social science and psychology) and engineering disciplines are eligible to apply.

We encourage applicants interested in the 2019 NSF-GRFP competition to visit www.nsf.gov/grfp/ or www.nsfgrfp.org for additional information concerning benefits, eligibility, and tips on applying. Interested applicants should strongly consider preparing their applications as early as possible to help increase their chances of winning.

The GRFP is sponsored by the NSF, which is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense" With an annual budget of about $6.06 billion, NSF is the funding source for approximately 20 percent of all federally supported basic research conducted by America's colleges and universities. In many fields such as mathematics, computer science and the social sciences, NSF is the major source of federal backing. NSF funding opportunities can be found at http://www.nsf.gov/funding/. The NSF-GRFP Operations Center is administered by the American Society for Engineering Education (http://www.asee.org/fellowships).

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Paul & Daisy Soros New Americans Scholarship

The Soros Fellowships for New Americans support thirty (30) individuals a year for up to two years of graduate study in any subject anywhere in the United States. Students already in graduate study are eligible, though not past their second year. The Fellowship provides $25,000 maintenance and half tuition (up to a maximum of $20,000 per academic year) wherever the Fellow attends. Candidates must be either holders of Green Cards, naturalized citizens, or a child of at least one naturalized citizen parent (the other parent may not be a native-born U.S. citizen). The deadline is in November. Recipients will be announced in March. Please visit the website for information on applying: http://www.pdsoros.org /

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Phi Kappa Phi

Phi Kappa Phi Fellowships of $5,000 each and 40 Awards of Excellence of $2,000 are awarded to its members entering their first year of graduate or professional study. Each Phi Kappa Phi chapter may select one candidate from among its local applicants to compete for the Society-wide awards (FAU is Chapter 128).

For additional details, including eligibility, selection criteria, chapter information and application material, visit:www.PhiKappaPhi.org

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Rotary Foundation Scholarships

Ambassadorial Scholarships Program of The Rotary Foundation is the largest privately funded international scholarships program. The program sponsors several types of scholarships for graduate students. While abroad, scholars serve as goodwill ambassadors to the host country and give presentations about their homelands to Rotary clubs and other groups. Upon returning home, scholars share with Rotarians and others the experiences that led to a greater understanding of their host country. For additional details, you may visit the Rotary Foundation website.

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The Washington Center/BB&T Hispanic Workforce Development & Training Initiative

Provides Hispanic undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates the opportunity to establish their career training in banking and finance through a structured 15-week internship in Washington, D.C. administered by the Washington Center. For more information go to http://www.twc.edu/agencies/our_interns.shtml.

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Other sources of financial aid or scholarships may be available through the individual colleges, academic departments, and/or the Office of Student Financial Aid. For further information, visit FAU Financial Aid.