Graduate fellowships & Funding

Teaching Assistantships

Students can receive funding through appointments as a Teaching Assistant (TA) or Reader. Information on responsibilities, requirements and benefits can be found on the Graduate Division website here.

Interested ICS graduate students must submit an application for each quarter they wish to search as a TA or Reader. The application requirement applies to ALL students, including those on a TA/Reader fellowship.

Students are notified of their appointments via email as soon as they are assigned. Any questions about TA and Reader assignments should be directed to the Department Managers.


Fellowships for ICS Graduate Students

Fellowship and award opportunities available to ICS Graduate Students are outlined below. This is a combined list of those offered by Graduate Division and external sources. Please see the links provided in the document for more information on each fellowship or award.

To view a list of current fellowships offered by UCI Graduate Division please review the following link

*Many fellowships have internal department deadlines 7-10 days prior to the official due date.

ICS Fellowship Recipients

Takami Sato, Computer Science - Graduate Dean's Dissertation Fellowship, Winter 2023

Forough Mehralian, Software Engineering - Graduate Dean's Dissertation Fellowship, Winter 2023

Benedict 'bono' Salazar Olgado, Informatics - President's Dissertation Year Fellowship, Winter 2023

María José Anderson Coto, Informatics - Miguel Velez Scholarship, Fall 2022

Takami Sato, Computer Science - Public Impact Fellowship, Fall 2022

Benedict 'bono' Salazar Olgado, Informatics - Public Impact Fellowship, Fall 2022

Andrew Chio, Computer Science - ARCS Foundation Scholar Award, Fall 2022

Xi Lu, Informatics - ICS Steckler Family Endowed Fellowship, Spring 2022

Ping-Xiang Chen, Computer Science - J. Yang & Family Foundation Fellowship, Winter 2022

Richard Martinez, Informatics - Graduate Excellence Award, Latino Excellence and Achievement Awards Dinner, Winter 2022

Mayara Costa Figueiredo, Informatics - iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award, Winter 2022

Lu He, Informatics - Graduate Dean's Dissertation Fellowship, Winter 2022

Isaac Goldstein, Statistics - La Verne Noyes Fellowship, Fall 2021

Emory James Edwards, Informatics - Public Impact Fellowship, Fall 2021

Barbara Martinez-Neda, Computer Science - Faculty Mentorship Program Fellowship, Spring 2021

To learn more about the following student accomplishments please check out the following page

 

Spring 2023

NameAmountCriteriaRequirementsDue DateSourceWebsiteAwardee
Steckler Center for Responsible, Ethical, and Accessible Technology (CREATE) Fellowship$24,371.28 ($2707.92 stipend per month, three quarters, 9 months total), plus fees and tuition, if applicable. Summer stipend may be available, upon application review.Full time enrollment in an ICS PhD program, in good academic standing, and study topics centrally related to questions of responsibility, ethics, or accessibility in computing.To apply, send a CV and a brief description of your work and its relation to the topics of the Center (no more than 1 page) to icsgradfellowships@ics.uci.edu. 04/21/2023ICS-InternalLink
Informatics Dissertation Completion Fellowship3 quarters of full GSR funding at GSR level 2Meet the following eligibility requirements: Be enrolled full-time (minimum 12 quarter units). Earn a letter grade of B, S or above in all courses completed during each of the three most recent quarters of enrollment. Earn no more than two Incomplete (I) grades during each of the three most recent quarters of enrollment. Earn a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher during each of the three most recent quarters of enrollment. Make satisfactory academic progress toward the degree objective.To be considered for the fellowship please submit the following to the Vice Chair of Graduate Affairs (ksalen@uci.edu), cc'ing your advisor, by May 5, 2023. Decisions will be announced on or before the first week of June 2023. 1-page application letter that includes: Rationale: short description of why you are requesting funding (i.e. explain your situation) Progress to date: a short description of where you are at with your dissertation Timeline: Timeline to complete dissertation (be specific) Quarters requested: The number of quarters requesting funding for (up to 3) A short letter of support from your advisor that: Confirms they are in agreement with your proposed completion timeline Explains how you will be funded if you do not receive the dissertation completion fellowship in your final year.05/05/2023ICS InternalLink
Steckler Family Endowed FellowshipThe fellowship will cover fees and tuition (if applicable), and a $10,000 quarterly stipend for the 2023-24 Academic Year. Please understand that this fellowship is in lieu of any other fellowship you currently hold.Full-time enrollment, UC Cumulative GPA of 3.5, must enroll full-time in 12 units during each quarter of fellowship tenure, must have advanced to candidacy at the time of applicationCurrent CV, Unofficial transcript, statement by the applicant of no more than 2-3 pages in length, describing their commitment and activities to promote computing to women, confidential evaluation of the student by their faculty advisor05/26/2023 at 12 pmICS- InternalLink
ARCS Scholar Awards$5,000 stipend per year for two years (second-year contingent upon continued satisfactory academic progress).Must have achieved a graduate level UC GPA of 3.5 or better through winter quarter 2023. Must have completed at least two years of full-time graduate study at UCI and have at least two years remaining before degree completion. Must be making satisfactory progress toward their degree goal. Must be a U.S. citizen. Must have identified their individual area of research interest and be willing to prepare a poster of their research for display at the ARCS Scholar Awards dinner to be held in March 2024. Must have exhibited excellent interpersonal and leadership abilities during their academic program. Must have advanced to candidacy at the time of application/nominationA completed ARCS Foundation Scholar Award Nomination form, a completed Student Biographical Profile with a 100-word student bio, current CV, a statement by the awardee of no more than 2-3 pages in length describing their research project (in terms that are accessible to a general audience), progress to date, and plan for completion, a confidential evaluation of the student by their faculty advisor (multiple letters are acceptable. Letters from the program advisor, department chair, and associate dean 05/30/2023 at 12 pmGrad DivisionLink
Estee Lauder Epigenetics FellowshipThe total funding package of $30,000Nominees must be current UCI PhD students. Nominees must be in their 3rd, 4th, or 5th year of study. Nominees must have a minimum UCI GPA of 3.7 through Spring 2023. Nominees must be willing to present a seminar on their research, attend donor events and be featured on the School of Medicine websites. Nominees must be available for an interview in June. Completed Estee Lauder Epigenetics Fellowship Department Nomination form. Completed Estee Lauder Epigenetics Fellowship Student Information Sheet. Current curriculum vitae. A confidential letter of recommendation from the nominee's faculty advisor.June 2, 2023 @ 5 pmGraduate DivisionLink
Phi Beta Kappa International$2,000 PhD or MFA student, final year of study, returning to home country after graduation, academic excellence and significant needPBK application form, faculty recommendation form, short essay on scholarly and professional ambitions, 2 letters of recommendation, justification of need, trans2023 Date TBD (4/16/2021)Grad DivisionLink
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Tuition, fees, health insurance, training related expenses; limited to 5yrs for predoctoral and 3yrs for postdoctoral. Predoctoral: $23,376, Postdoctoral: stipend based on yrs of experienceU.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or lawfully admitted to U.S. for permanent residence before award is issued; those with temporary student visas are ineligible.Notify academic program of application, work with faculty advisor to identify research area, begin online application; should focus on biomedical and behavioral research, applicants are assessed for overall impact and commitment to a productive, independent scientific research career in health-related field; includes sponsor's research qualifications, training potentialOngoing- Check WebsiteExternalLink
Microsoft Research PhD FellowshipTuition and fees will be covered for two academic years and $42,000 USD stipend Must be in an enrolled PhD program researching a specific topic outlines on website. Application, CV, Thesis Proposal, One-page thesis summary, 3 letters of recommendation We look forward to announcing a new program in May 2023. We invite you to check back on this page or follow us on social media for more details as they are announced.ExternalLink

Summer 2023

NameAmountCriteriaRequirementsDue DateSourceWebsiteAwardee
Fulbright Student Program Fellowship April 12 (Wednesday), 3-4 PM: Virtual Fulbright Information Session RSVP Here- https://campusgroups.uci.edu/graddiv/rsvp_boot?id=1926999 April 13 (Thursday), 10-11 AM: In-Person Fulbright Information Session RSVP Here-https://campusgroups.uci.edu/graddiv/rsvp_boot?id=1927001Are you interested in undertaking international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, or teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide? The Fulbright Student Program allows you to do just that! There are three general grant categories: Full grants for study/research, full grants for English Teaching Assistantships (ETA), and special programs like digital storytelling and language study. To read more about the UCI internal process, eligibility, and how to make your proposal more feasible visit the UCI Fulbright website.If you plan on applying, please make sure to fill out this interest form by July 31st in order to be considered for an institutional endorsement.Link
Scholarship Opportunities Program Call for Applications for Graduate FellowThe SOP Graduate Fellow provides a quarterly stipend of up to $2500 and is renewable across the full academic year of 2023-2024, including the summer of 2024 (pending funding confirmation). This Graduate Fellow position is held in addition to any TA or GSR position the graduate student has, as it does not provide tuition remission or cover fees. If selected, the candidate will ideally commit to the Graduate Fellow Program until the end of the Summer 2024 Quarter. Pending available funding, the SOP Graduate Fellow is a flexible program, with the stipend scaling from a minimum of 10 hours per week per quarter of project time for roughly $2500 per quarter, all the way up to a maximum of 20 project hours per week per quarter for $5000 per quarter.The Scholarship Opportunities Program (SOP) is currently accepting applications for a Scholarship Opportunities Program Graduate Fellow for the 2023-2024 academic year (plus summer, pending funding confirmation). The application is open to currently enrolled UCI graduate students, with a submission deadline of noon, Friday, Aug. 11, 2023.The application is open to currently enrolled UCI graduate students, with a submission deadline of noon, Friday, Aug. 11, 2023.Link

Winter 2023

NameAmountCriteriaRequirementsDue DateSourceWebsiteAwardee
Graduate Dean's Dissertation Fellowship (GDDF) Summer award of $5,000Full time PhD/MFA student, near the completion of their dissertation/thesis, academic merit, need for release from non-research related employment, realistic expecation that student is near degree completion, cannot be past maximum time to degreeSee website for details3/22/2022 @ 12 PMGrad DivisionLinkForough Mehralian
Cohen (Developmental Social Neuroscience)$35,000 1st year, $37,000 2nd year + healthcare2 year program post-bachelor's degree, not for concurrent graduate study/programApplication, resume, transcripts, personal statement, letters of recommendation01/06/2023ExternalLink
2022 LOreal USA For Women in Science Program$60,000 Grant Candidates must have completed their PhD and have started in their postdoctoral research position by the application deadline. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to apply. Application, three letters of recommendation, Proposed Research Plan, candidate statement 01/27/2023External Link
Graduate Opportunity Fellowship (GOF)$5,000 prior to entry, 2 years of support plus $3,000 of summer support after year 1, $3,000 summer stipends after years 2,3,4.U.S. citizen or PR, 3.0 undergrad or Master's GPA, entering Fall Quarter as 1st yr. full-time PhD student, high potential and promise, experience situations of diversity/particular impediments to academic success Nomination by academic program, student should indicate interest, personal history statement determines eligibility02/15/2023Grad DivisionLink
Eugene Cota-Robles (ECR)$25,000 stipend and payment of fees/tuition, $3,000 of support for summerPhD student, Interest in an academic career in teaching and research, citizen or PR og AB540 eligible, 3,0 cumulative undergrad and master's GPA, storong mentoring plan, meet the UC definition of diversityNomination by academic program, nomination form, trans, letters of recommendation student should indicate interest, personal history statement determines eligibility02/15/2023Grad DivisionLink
NYU Tandon Faculty First LookOpportunity to engage with NYU faculty. Nearing completion of their Ph.D. or be in a post-doctoral position.Personal Statement, Dissertation Abstract, CV, LOR, Application Form02/17/2023ExternalLink
Waffarn Family Maternal Child Health Endowment$600The Waffarn Family Maternal Child Health Endowment recognizes Ph.D. students who demonstrate outstanding past academic achievement and provides financial support, in the amount of a $600 stipend, for their educational and academic advancement in the area of maternal/child health.Eligible students may apply directly using the application form.02/24/2023 Link
Tom Angell Fellowship $500This fellowship is intended to honor Tom Angell's contributions as our Graduate Counselor to graduate student wellness and retention. The award is open to graduate students, faculty, and postdoctoral scholars. Three awards in the amount of $500 will be made to one graduate student, faculty and postdoctoral scholar.Please use the form to nominate a current graduate student, faculty member or postdoctoral scholar. 02/24/2023Link
Katherine & Robert Phalen Endowment $400The Katherine and Robert Phalen Endowment is intended to highlight and support doctoral students whose current laboratory research shows future promise for preventing, treating, or understanding human disease. This award, in the amount of a $400 stipend, is open to doctoral students in the Program in Public Health and the School of Medicine.Eligible students may apply directly using the application form.02/24/2023Link
Faculty Mentor Program (FMP)1 yr of support plus $29,400 stipend, department supplement of $4,600, $500 travel stipend (non-resident tuition not covered)U.S. citizen or PR, 3.0 GPA, current PhD student in pre-advancement stage, must not be at dissertation during award tenure, high potential and promise, interest in academic career, must qualify as a diversity student, participate in meaningful research and develop an independent project for winter and spring quarters of award year, prohibited above 24% employment, must participate in tracking of programs to assess student progress and job placement.See website for details3/22/2023 @ 12 PMGrad DivisionLink
President's Dissertation Year (PDY)1 yr of support plus $29,400 stipend, department supplement of $4,600, $500 travel stipend (non-resident tuition not covered)Current PhD in last year of study, advanced to candidacy, will file dissertation by Summer filing deadline at end of award year, within normative time-to-degree, no previous funding for final year, Doc 2A are ineligible, participation in annual conference, must qualify as diversity student, present a seminar on research twice during award period, prohibited from TA and GSAR employment during award tenure.See website for details3/22/2023 @ 12 PMGrad DivisionLinkBenedict Olgado
Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) programThe fellowship provides up to three years of support within a five-year period and includes: ∑ $40,500/year student salary ∑ $12,000/year cost of education allowance ∑ $3,000/year research expensesNIJís Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) program supports doctoral research with relevance to criminal or juvenile justice in the United States. This includes criminology, forensic science, technology for law enforcement, and more. Applications from all science and engineering fields are welcome.4/25/23 https://nij.ojp.gov/funding/grf-flyerLink
DOE Computational Science Graduate FellowshipTuition and fees, $45,000 stipend, yearly review, $1,000 allowance years after, 12-week research practicum, renewable up to 4 years1st year full-time graduate student (MS or PhD without previous MS)Transcripts, GRE, PRA if applicable, references, program of study description with advisor, online submissionCheck Website ExternalLink
Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Research AbroadVaries; travel expenses, maintenance and dependents allowances based on cost of living of host country, research-related expenses, health and accident insurance, $100 admin fee to applicant institutionU.S. citizen or PR, graduate student in good standing at beginning of fellowship, admitted to candidacy in modern foreign languages, planning a teaching career, possesses adequate skills in the language(s) necessary to carry out projectOnline applicationCheck Website External/Grad DivisionLink
Graduate Dean's Recruitment$5,000 Prospective PhD and MFA students who have received competitive offers from other institutions may be nominated by their respective academic unitsNominations will be accepted until funding allocated to the program has been exhausted. First awards will be announced mid-FebruaryGrad DivisionLink

Fall 2022

NameAmountCriteriaRequirementsDue DateSourceWebsiteAwardee
Point Foundation LGBTQFunds not provided by other fellowships or funding, depends on financial need of studentIdentification with the LGBTQ communityOnline application, semi-finalists require supplemental materials1/18/2022ExternalLink
UC President's Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings FellowsNASee WebsiteCurriculum Vitae, Two letters of recommendation, Statement of Commitment to attend the entire meeting in Lindau, Statement of purpose in attending the meeting and how an applicant's background satisfies the criteria for selection. 09/23/2022Graduate Division Link
J Yang & Family Foundation Fellowship$70,000ICS CS Ph.D. student with full-time status, that attended one of the following universities National Taiwan University, National Chiao Tung University, National Tsing Hua University, National Cheng Kung University.10/01/2022ICS- EndowedLinkTung-Chun Chang, Ping-Xian Chen
Google PhD FellowshipUp to 3 year Fellowship, Full tuition and fees (enrollment fees, health insurance, books) plus a stipend to be used for living expenses, travel and personal equipment, Google Research MentorFull-time graduate students pursuing a PhD and enrolled in an institution, Completed graduate coursework by the academic award year when the Fellowship begins. Students must remain enrolled full-time in the PhD program for the duration of the Fellowship or forfeit the award.Cover sheet signed by the Department Chair confirming the student passes eligibility requirements, Student CV, Short (1-page) CV of the student's primary advisor 2-3 letters of recommendation from those familiar with the nominee's work (at least one from the thesis advisor), Research / dissertation proposal including references (maximum 8 pages), 2 essay questions10/06/2022ExternalLink
NNSA Graduate Fellowship ProgramAnnual salary ($53,300 Master's in Progress, $60,000 Post Master's, $70,500 Post Doc), Hiring incentive: $4,000 (taxed) Training, professional development, and networking opportunities, Tuition reimbursement (criteria apply), $10,000 travel/training allotment, Comprehensive benefits packageBe a U.S. citizen eligible for a security clearance. Be matriculated/enrolled in a graduate degree program at an accredited college or university at the time of application OR Have completed a graduate degree program within 18 months (i.e., after April 7, 2021) prior to the application deadline AND Have a final and current cumulative GPA of at least 3.00/4.00 in the graduate degree program. Available to work full time for the duration of the one-year fellowship (June 2023 to June 2024).Online application10/07/2022ExternalLink
UCI Statistics Fellowship Award for Methodology Research $1,500 Current ICS Statistics PhD students with full-time status and in satisfactory academic standing, advanced to candidacy with a substantial research contribution to statistical methodology. Criteria for award to include originality and potential impact.1-page description to include: a brief description of research including motivation, method, contribution, and impact in the domains of application, advisor name, and email. Please also include a CV/Resume, 1 letter of recommendation from faculty advisor, and 1 additional letter of recommendation.10/11/2022ICS- EndowedLink
Public Impact Fellowship$12,000 ($1,000) honorable mention3.7 GPA, Full-time PhD student, advanced to candidacy for PhD by 10/19/2018, Conduct research with a public impact, willing to have research featured by stakeholders, brief presentation and interview, attend a lunch and event Nomination Form, Student Information Form, CV, Letters of Recommendation (advisor/PI)10/17/2022Grad DivisionLink
Chancellor's Club Fellowship$12,000 3.7 GPA, Advanced to Candidacy (PhD), Plan to complete PhD by Fall 2019, First generation college student, Show financial need, Be willing to present research at Chancellor's Club dinner, Interpersonal and leadership abilitiesNomination Form, Student Information Form, CV, Letters of Recommendation (advisor)10/18/2022Grad DivisionLink
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)$34,000 annual stipend, $12,000 cost of education allowance to institiution, supercomputer access, opportutnites to apply for the GRIP and GROWEnrolled at U.S. institution but need not be a U.S. citizen, proposals must be submitted by advisor, first year or the first semester of the second year in grad school, did not previously apply to NSF GRFP as a grad studentProposals submitted online (cover page, project summary, project description, references, biological sketches, budget, current and pending support, supplementary documentation; application review considers intellectual merit and broader impacts of research.10/18/2022ExtramuralLink
The Hertz FoundationFull tuition for up to 5 years, stipend of $32,000 per academic year, $5,000 for dependent childcare, $40,000 stipend for 9 months, $8,000 stipend, $5,000 for dependent children if coordinated with the 3-year NSF fellowshipU.S. citizen or PR, applying to or in 1st year of PhD program, innovative, and eager to make positive impact in applied physical, biological, or engineering sciences, willing to commit skills to the U.S. in times of national emergencyEssay, letters of recommendation, current GRE scores, online application10/28/2022ExternalLink
Rob Kling Memorial Endowed Fellowship$2,500Open to ICS Informatics Ph.D. students with full-time status and a preference for students working in the area of social informatics. Minimum GPA of 3.5.1-page description to include: Overview of Research or Dissertation Topic. Please include advisor's name, and email and a CV/Resume.10/31/2022ICS- EndowedLink
Richard N. Taylor Graduate Award in Software Engineering $5,000 Open to all ICS Ph.D. students with full time status and in satisfacory academic standing, and research in Software Engineering.1-page description to include answers to the following questions: What is the main goal of your research work? What will be the tangible benefits to society of achieving that goal? What are the technical problems that make the goal difficult to achieve? What is the key insight underlying your approach (i.e., how does your approach overcome the technical problems that prevented progress in the past)? How can progress be measured, and what have you achieved thus far? Please include advisor's name and email as well as a CV/Resume.10/31/2022ICS- EndowedLink
Rosalva Gallardo Valencia Graduate Award $10,000 Open to all ICS Ph.D. students with full-time status and in satisfactory academic standing, and research in Software Engineering.1-page description to include: an overview and describes the main goal of the student's research or dissertation topic, describes the applicant's career goals upon receiving their doctoral degree, advisor's name and email, and one letter of recommendation by the faculty advisor. Please include a CV/Resume. 10/31/2022ICS- EndowedLink
Roberta Ellen Lamb Memorial Endowed Fellowship $5,000Open to ICS Informatics Ph.D. students, with full-time status, in satisfactory academic standing, advanced to candidacy. Minimum GPA of 3.5.1-page description to include: an overview of research, advisor name & email. Please include your CV/Resume.10/31/2022ICS- EndowedLink
Fred M. Tonge Endowed Graduate Award $2,500Open to all ICS Informatics Ph.D. students with full-time status and satisfactory academic standing, who have advanced to candidacy. 1-page description to include: an overview of research, documentation or demonstration of the practical benefits of submitter's research, advisor name, and email. Please include CV/Resume. 10/31/2022ICS- EndowedLink
NDSEG FellowshipThe NDSEG Fellowship Program will pay the fellow's full tuition and required fees (excluding room and board). The monthly stipend is $3,200 ($38,400 annually) for fellowship tenure.Be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Dual Citizen, or U.S. National (as defined below). Have completed your undergraduate studies prior to the commencement of the fellowship in September 2022. Be applying to, accepted to, or currently enrolled at an accredited graduate-level institution within the United States. Have at *least* THREE remaining years in your graduate degree program as of September 2022. Be pursuing research in alignment with one or more specific topics identified in the Department of Defense's Broad Agency Announcements (BAAs). Online application10/31/2022ExternalLink
Joseph & Dorothy Fischer Memorial Endowed Fellowship$2,500Open to all ICS Ph.D. students with full time status and in satisfactory academic standing. Student may not have a current summer internship, and may not have a summer GSR/TA employment.See Website10/31/2022ICS EndowedLink
The Beall Family Foundation Graduate Student Entrepreneur Award in Computer Science $3,000 Current ICS CS PhD student with full-time status and in satisfactory academic standing, engaged in entrepreneurial activity, and/or research project must have commercialization potential.1-page description to include: a brief description of research, the potential for commercialization of your research project and how you would go about that and its broader impact on society and the marketplace, advisor name & email. Please also include a CV/resume. 10/31/2022ICS- EndowedLink
The Beall Family Foundation Graduate Student Societal Impact Award in Statistics $3,000 Current ICS Statistics PhD students with full-time status and in satisfactory academic standing. currently engaged in applied research that has shown societal impact; and/or, research consists of the development of novel methodologies that advance scientific knowledge.1-page description to include: a brief description of research, the potential of your research project to have broader impacts on society, how your research has the ability to directly impact current knowledge of a scientific area, advisor name & email. Please also include a CV/Resume. 10/31/2022ICS- EndowedLink
ICS Innovation Endowed Fellowship $2,500 Open to all ICS Ph.D. students with full-time status and in good academic standing, research that is socially relevant or innovative in nature.1-page description to include: a brief description of innovative research that you are working on, advisor name, and email. Please include a CV/Resume. 10/31/2022ICS- EndowedLink
Bob & Barbara Kleist Endowed Graduate Fellowship $2,500 Open to all ICS Ph.D. students with full-time status and in satisfactory academic standing, with research that benefits society.1-page description to include: a brief description of how your research addresses the broader impact of the work you are doing/overview of research/dissertation topic. Please also include a CV/Resume and 1 letter of recommendation from your advisor.10/31/2022ICS- EndowedLink
UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program$49,200 salary (depending on field, experience, benefits, etc.) and up to $5,000 for research-related travel expenses for up to 12 monthsPh.D. from a UC, legally authorized to work in the U.S.Online application11/1/2022ExternalLink
Schlumberger Faculty for the Future Fellowshipup to $50,000 max. per year and may be renewableFemale PhD student currently enrolled in a university abroad, excellent academic record, illustrated commitment to teaching and research, leadership skills, community outreach, track record in encouraging young women into STEM fields, interest in position in public sectorSee Online Application11/11/2022ExternalLink
Gordon Hein ScholarshipResident fees and a $7,000 stipend during Spring quarterPhD or MS, good academic standing, demonstrate financial need, blind or legally blindApplication form, FAFSA for US citizens and statement of financial need from advisor or department for international students, letter of recommendation, statement of research, CV, unofficial trans, certification from Disability Service Center 11/14/2022Grad DivisionLink
James Harvey ScholarProvides resident fees and a stipend of $7,000 in Spring QuarterPhD/MS/MA/MFA student, advanced to candidacy and in final year, FAFSA on file, financial need, good standingStudent information form/application, FAFSA, recommendation letter (advisor or department), statement of research, CV, transcripts11/14/2022Grad DivisionLink
Miguel Velez ScholarshipProvides resident fees and a stipend of $7,000 in Spring QuarterPhD/MS, citizens of a Latin American country, good academic standing, financial need, students who have AB 540 status (from Latin America) are also eligibleStudent information form/application, recommendation letter, statement of research, copy of passport page showing citizenship, statement of financial need from advisor/chair, CV, trans11/14/2022Grad DivisionLinkMaria Anderson
La Verne Noyes FellowshipProvides a stipend of $4,000 in Spring Quarter U.S. citizen, PhD/MS/MA/MFA student, blood descendent of a U.S. Army or Navy veteran of WW I, the veteran must have served for at least 4 months between 4/6/1917 to 11/11/1918, FAFSA on file, financial need, good standing.Student information form/application, FAFSA, recommendation letter, statement of research, copy of birth certificate, copy of veteran's active duty or honorable discharge, CV, transcripts.11/14/2022Grad DivisionLinkIsaac Goldstein
Brython Davis FellowshipProvides resident fees and a stipend of $7,000 in Spring QuarterU.S. Citizen, PhD or MS/MA/MFA student, have a parent who was or is a regular member of the U.S. Navy or Marine Corps, have a current FAFSA on file, financial need, good standingApplication form, FAFSA, recommendation letter (advisor or department), statement of research, unofficial transcripts, copy of birth certificate, copy of parent's active duty or honorable discharge, CV11/14/2022Grad DivisionLink
Otto W. Shaler ScholarshipProvides resident fees and a stipend of $7,000 in Spring QuarterApplicants must be international students who have financial needInternational students pursuing a Ph.D. or master's degree. Students enrolled in self-supporting programs are not eligible.11/14/2022Graduate DivisionLink
SMART Scholarship ProgramTuition and fees, $25,000-$38,000 stipendU.S. citizen, able to participate in summer internship in DoD laboratories and willing to accept post-graduate employment with DoD, good standing with minimum 3.0 GPAOnline application, academic background, proposed area of study, placement preferences, professional experiences, summary of goals, leadership and teamwork experience, publications, awards and honors; GRE scores, references, transcripts12/1/2022ExternalLinkJoel Cruz Rarang
Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs (predoctoral, dissertation, and postdoctoral)$24,000 - $45,000 stipend, additional benefits depends on fellowship typeU.S. citizens or PR or individuals under the DACA Program, planning to enroll, enrolled in, or just completed PhD program; superior academic achievement, promise of continuing achievement as scholar or teacher, personal engagement with underrepresented communities, membership in underrepresented group (see website)Online application, personal information, statement of previous research or proposed research, capacity to respond in pedagogically productive ways to diverse backgrounds, sustained personal engagement with underrepresented communities, transcripts, letters of reference, verification of predoctoral, dissertation, or postdoctoral status.12/08/2022ExternalLink
F31 Individual Fellowships for PhD Students$26,352 Stipend, $16,000 TuitionPhD studentOnline application12/08/2022ExternalLink
Rose Hills Foundation Science & Engineering Scholarship$10,000 awardAre pursuing a graduate degree (PhD, Masters or co-Terminal Masters) in the life or natural sciences, or engineering; Are U.S. Citizens; and whose permanent address is in Southern California and reside South of the Tehachapi Mountains. Only students with University cumulative grade point averages of 3.5 or higher should be considered. Individual student profiles (maximum 2 pages per student recipient) addressing the hhy did you choose this school and career goals or post-graduation plans. List any noteworthy achievements, scholarships/fellowships secured, including names of your published works and/or links to those publications. If you had an opportunity to tell the donor what your scholarship means to you, what would you say? Please tell us about your extracurricular or outside interests. Please describe your area of focus and the aims of your current research (if applicable).TBAGrad DivisionLink

Summer 2022

NameAmountCriteriaRequirementsDue DateSourceWebsiteAwardee
IEFV Graduate Student Fellowships $3,000 to support their research or conference travel expenses Ideal candidates will be involved in innovative research designed to further knowledge of and/or interventions in abuse. Full-time graduate student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. A completed Student Fellowship Application, a proposed budget for use of the fellowship funds, current resume, and three letters of recommendation.06/12/2022UCI- InternalLink
Newkirk Graduate Student FellowshipFellows will be awarded a $8,000 stipend and will be able to submit receipts for allowable research expenses (e.g. travel to local meetings, required books, etc.) up to $300.All UC Irvine graduate students from any academic unit who are interested in or experienced in conducting community-based research may apply. Be in your pre-dissertation phase (2nd - 4th year of graduate school during the 2022-2023 year).A letter of support from the student's graduate advisor is required. An email to the student's advisor to acknowledge and approve of the applicant's participation will be requested by RJS Co-directors as the final step before notification of award. (This fellowship does not require faculty involvement.)07/24/2022UCI-InternalLink
Fletcher Jones Fellowship Program$25,000 to be used as a stipendShows financial need, Exhibits excellent interpersonal and leadership abilities, Has a UCI GPA of 3.8 or better, Has advanced to candidacy for the Ph.D, Is making satisfactory academic progress toward their degree, Is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident Note: Students planning to file their dissertation in Spring or Summer 2023 will receive the strongest consideration.UCI Fletcher Jones Fellowship Nomination Form, UCI Fletcher Jones Student Information, 100-word statement of financial need (note any gaps in support, dependents, etc.), 100-word student profile, 500-word statement by the nominee describing their research project, progress to date, and plan for completion. Nominees should describe their research in terms that are accessible to a general audience since the reviewers may not be in their field., A current CV, Letters of recommendation from the student's faculty advisor/mentor, and student's department chair or program advisor. 08/03/2022Grad DivisionLink
iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award ExternalLinkMayara Costa Figueiredo

Spring 2022

NameAmountCriteriaRequirementsDue DateSourceWebsiteAwardee
Steckler Family Endowed FellowshipThe fellowship will cover fees and tuition (if applicable), and a $10,000 quarterly stipend for the 2022-23 Academic Year. Please understand that this fellowship is in lieu of any other fellowship you currently hold.Full-time enrollment, UC Cumulative GPA of 3.5, must enroll full-time in 12 units during each quarter of fellowship tenure, must have advanced to candidacy at the time of applicationCurrent CV, Unofficial transcript, statement by the applicant of no more than 2-3 pages in length, describing their commitment and activities to promote computing to women, confidential evaluation of the student by their faculty advisor04/28/2022ICS- InternalLinkXi Lu

Varying Deadline

NameAmountCriteriaRequirementsDue DateSourceWebsiteAwardee
National Research Council$42,000-$80,000Varies - See WebsiteApplicant profile, transcripts, dissertation abstract, research proposal, references/letters of recommendation2/1/21, 5/1/2021, 8/1/2021, 11/1/2021ExternalLink
Horizon 2020EU research and innovation program offering funding See WebsiteProposal and other materialsTBD- Check websiteExternalLink
Paul Evan Peters Fellowship for Information Studies$5,000 each year for 2 years for PhD student, $2,500 per year for 2 years for MS studentU.S. citizen or PR, enrolled in MS or PhD program in information science at an accredited U.S. university or a member of iSchools iCaucusOnline application, personal/research statement, letters of recommendation, CVTBD- Check websiteExternalLink