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Fellowship & Scholarship Guide

The 2018-2019 Caltech Guide to Fellowships and Scholarships provides information on major awards for graduate study in the U.S. and abroad. Also included are a few lesser know, but interesting, awards. A downloadable version of this guide is available here

The following is a list of fellowships and scholarships classified by category and type. Be sure to check the sponsor's website for the most curent information and accurate deadlines. Additional information regarding the fellowships and the application process can be found here

Graduate Fellowships for Research/ Study in the U.S.

Name of Fellowship Campus Deadline Foundation Deadline
Department of Defense- NDSEG   December 7, 2018
Department of Defense- SMART Scholarship   December 1, 2018
Department of Energy Fellowships   Varies 
DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship   est. January 16, 2018
Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship   December 13, 2018 
GEM Fellowship Program   November 13, 2018 
Google Anita Borg Scholarship   December 2018
Hertz Fellowship   est. October 26, 2019
Josephine de Karman Fellowship   January  31, 2019
Knight-Hennessy Scholars  September 6, 2019 September 27, 2019
National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC)   est. November 20, 2018 
National Science Foundation GRFP   October 21-25, 2019
Paul & Daisy Sorors Fellowship for New Americans   November 1, 2019
Symantec Fellowship Program   December 1, 2018 
Zonata International Amerlia Earhard Fellowship   est. November 15, 2018 

Graduate Fellowships for Research/ Study Abroad

Name of Fellowship Campus Deadline Foundation Deadline
American-Scandinavian Foundation   November 1, 2019
Churchill Scholarship

October 15, 2019

November 1, 2019

Erasmus+   Varies 
Fulbright September 6, 2019 October 8, 2019
Gates Cambridge Scholarship  

est. October 11, 2019 (US Citizens)

est. December 6, 2018 (Non-US Citizens)

Google Anita Borg Scholarship (International)   Varies 
Marshall Scholarship September 6, 2019 October 1, 2019
George J. Mitchell Scholarship September 6, 2019 September 27, 2019
National Institute of Health Oxford/Cambridge Scholars Program   est. December 1, 2018
Rhodes Scholarship September 6, 2019  October 3, 2019
Schwarzman Scholarship   September 14, 2019
Thomas J. Watson Fellowship April 12, 2019 November 5, 2019

Public Policy/ Public Service Fellowships

Name of Fellowship Campus Deadline Foundation Deadline
Capital Fellows Program   est. February 12, 2019 
City Hall Fellows   October 18, 2019
Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship  

Fall 2019: January 7, 2019

Spring 2019: October 1, 2019 

San Francisco Fellows Program     
Venture Well   February 6, 2019

Science Teaching Fellowships- Teaching in Secondary Schools

Name of Fellowship Campus Deadline Foundation Deadline
Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship   est. November 25, 2019
NYC Teaching Fellows   Varies 
Robert Noyce Teaching Scholarship   Varies
Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship   est. October 16, 2019