External Funding Sources

General Resources to Find Funding

The following are searchable databases of graduate student funding opportunities:

The CISC HBCU Graduate Fellowship Program (CHFP), funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation runs through the 2023-2024 academic year (Sept-June) and the application deadline is now extended to 11:59pm CT on Friday, August 11, 2023. This partnership between CISC of Tuskegee University and INFAS of UC Davis will:


The Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program is a great opportunity (students complete part of their dissertation research at a National Lab)

Numerous opportunities for graduate funding can also be found through the Thurgood Marshall College Fund:


Specific Funding Opportunities

The specific graduate student funding opportunities below are organized in order of deadline (by month). The deadlines are normally around the same time each year.

January Deadline:

September Deadline:

October Deadline:

November Deadline:

December Deadline: