Graduate Student Fellowships

AGEP
The AGEP program is a National Science Foundation (NSF) initiative used to significantly increase the number of domestic students receiving doctoral degrees and becoming faculty in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, with a special emphasis on those population groups underrepresented in these fields (i.e. African-Americans, Hispanic Americans, American-Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders). 

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Dewson - Fellowship for Underrepresented Students
Dewson Fellowships are awarded to underrepresented students who are facing serious, unanticipated problems that jeopardize completion of a degree program. Awards will be made based on the evaluation of the student's needs, academic potential, the impact of the fellowship on degree completion, and availability of funds. The Fellowship award is a one-time award and is not renewable. Nominations may be submitted at any time, but preference is given to nominations submitted prior to the beginning of the fall term.
GEM
The mission of The National GEM Consortium is to enhance the value of the nations human capital by increasing the participation of underrepresented groups (African Americans, American Indians, and Hispanic Americans) at the master's and doctoral levels in engineering and science. GEM provides industry and university named fellowships at both the master's and doctoral levels.

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NASA

The Harriet G. Jenkins Predoctoral Fellowship Program provides full-time underrepresented graduate students in NASA related STEM fields with financial support for their educations. The mission of the program is to increase the number of women, minorities, and people with disabilities participating in STEM disciplines. Fellowship tenure is three years for doctorate-seeking candidates or two years for candidates seeking a master's degree.


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Navajo Nation Graduate Fellowship
The Navajo Nation Graduate Fellowship is established to provide financial assistance to eligible Navajo graduate students.

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Smithsonian Institution - Awards Program for Native American Students
Appointments are available for currently enrolled advanced Native American graduate students who are formally or informally related to a Native American community. Visiting students pursue independent research in association with Smithsonian staff.

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