Large National Graduate Fellowship Programs

Program Name Program Information
National Science Foundation ~ 1600 awarded annually, due Nov. 3rd – 12th, depending on discipline
NASA Fellowships & Scholarships  
Department of Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships ~ 200 awarded annually, due January
Krell Institute/DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship ~ 18 awarded annually
Dept. Homeland Security ~ 62 awarded annually, due Feb.
Dept. of Education, J. K. Javits Fellowships ~ 48 awarded annually, due Oct.
Ford Foundation Predoctoral Diversity Fellowships ~ 60 awarded annually, due Nov.
NIH Ruth Kirschstein NRSA Predoctoral Fellowships to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research Note: this one is like a full research proposal.
GEM Fellowships (for minorities in engineering and science) > 300 awarded (est.), due Nov.
American Association of University Women American Fellowships ~29 awarded annually, due Jan.
SRC Global Research Collaboration  
National Physical Science Consortium ~ Open to all American citizens
~ Providing an annual $20,000 expense allowance, bringing total funding to as much as $120,000
~ Allowing a research or teaching assistantship
~ providing a mentor from the sponsoring agency
~ Deadline: November 30, 2018