Graduate Scholarships


  • GEM's fellowship programs span the entire recruitment, retention, and professional development spectrum. GEM's principal activity is the provision of graduate fellowships at the MS and Ph.D. levels coupled with paid summer internships


  • NSBP awards several scholarships to students studying physics. Act quickly: Scholarship applications are due by January 13.


  • The SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program offers two awards to students who are pursuing Ph.D.s and plan to become college and university professors. If you are eligible, you are invited to apply for one of these awards.



  • OK-LSAMP Bridge to Doctorate fellowship: This fellowship program provides accepted OK-LSAMP students majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math with 2 years of financial support including a $30,000 annual stipend and cost of education allowances. See Dr. Lewis to obtain more information about OK-LSAMP and this fellowship. Dr. Lewis's office is in room 307 within Hamilton Hall.


  • AGEP - Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate Apply to a school with in an AGEP (Alliance for Graduate Professoriate). The primary goals of AGEP are to (a) significantly increase the number of underrepresented minorities (i.e., African Americans, Hispanics, American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders) obtaining graduate degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and ( b) enhance the preparation of underrepresented minorities for faculty positions in academia. AGEP students are aided with funding through AGEP fellowships and receive convenient mentorship while in graduate school.


  • IGERT (Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship) is the National Science Foundation's flagship interdisciplinary training program, educating U.S. Ph.D. scientists and engineers by building on the foundations of their disciplinary knowledge with interdisciplinary training. The NSF contribution to graduate student stipends is currently $30,000 per trainee per year, usually for 2 years, depending on the program. All IGERT-supported students are expected to be full-time IGERT trainees. Since 1998 the IGERT program has made 260 awards to over 110 lead universities in 43 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. IGERT has provided funding for nearly 5,000 graduate students.


  • The National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program. This fellowship program provides students with three years of financial support including a $30,000 annual stipend and $10,500 cost-of-education allowance. U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens at or near the beginning of research-based graduate studies in the Chemistry, Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Engineering, Geosciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Psychology, and Social Sciences fields are eligible to apply. For additional program information, go to:


  • Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Education Program This education program provides scholarships and fellowships to students including an annual salary, full tuition, and other normal educational expenses. The purpose is to promote the education, recruitment and retention of undergraduate and graduate students in science, mathematics and engineering studies. The SMART Education Program is open only to citizens of the United States, and students must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible. There is an employment obligation to DoD with this education program. For more information and application deadlines, please visit their web site at


  • The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program (NDSEG). This fellowship program is sponsored by the Army Research Office, Office of Naval Research, Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the DoD High Performance Computing Modernization Program. This program is intended for U.S. citizens at or near the beginning of their graduate studies in science and/or engineering programs. The fellowships are for three year tenures. Thestipends begin at $30,500 for first year fellows, $31,000 for second year fellows, and $31,500 for third year fellows. Full tuition and fees and a health insurance allowance are included as part of the program. Go to: for application deadlines and detailed program information.