Research

What do these various deadlines mean?

Campus Deadline: If an award has a campus deadline, you are required to apply through the MU Fellowships Office. Awards with campus deadlines require that you are endorsed the University of Missouri. Applicants must turn in a complete application to the Fellowship Office the posted campus deadline.

Priority Deadline: If an award has a priority deadline, you are not required to seek the advice of the Fellowships Office on your application although we highly encourage you to do so. The priority deadline is a suggested date for when you should have a well developed application.

Final Deadline: This deadline is the time your completed application is due to the program(s) to which you are applying. We sometimes call this date the “national deadline.” If you do not submit your materials to the program the final deadline, your application will not be considered. Not to fear though. Your fellowships advisor will do everything he or she can to encourage you to submit your application several days prior to a final deadline!

  • AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows Program

    Application Opens: Oct. 16, 2017

    Application Deadline: Jan. 15, 2018

    This 10-week summer program places science, engineering, and mathematics students at media organizations nationwide. Fellows use their academic training as they research, write, and report today’s headlines, sharpening their abilities to communicate complex scientific issues to the public. ELIGIBILITY Applicants…

  • Amelia Earhart Fellowship (Zonta International Foundation)

    According to Women in Aerospace, in 2010, roughly 10 percent of the aerospace industry was made up of women. While the number has slowly increased, there must be reinforcements behind each step forward. To assist the future…

  • Belfer Center Research Fellowship (Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government)

    Fellowships are offered in the Science, Technology and Public Policy program or International Security program for pre-doctoral, post-doctoral, and mid-career researchers for one year, with a possibility for renewal, in the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard…

  • Borlaug Fellowship

    Application Deadline: Nov. 5, 2017

    The Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program honors Norman E. Borlaug, the American agronomist, humanitarian and Nobel laureate who is known as the “father of the Green Revolution.” Since the program’s inception in 2004, approximately 700…

  • Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh (CNUP) Summer Fellowship

    Each summer, CNUP hosts undergraduates for a 10-week program to conduct independent research with a University of Pittsburgh neuroscience faculty of their choice.  The research will be conducted in a laboratory setting and students will gain technical knowledge of neuroanatomy,…

  • Chevening Scholarship

    Application Opens: Aug. 7, 2017

    Application Deadline: Nov. 7, 2017

    Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at UK…

  • DAAD (German Academic Exchange Services) Study & Research Scholarships

    Highly qualified undergraduate students are invited to apply for scholarships funding study, senior thesis research and/or internships in Germany. The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities. Preference will be given to…

  • Florenece Tan Moeson Fellowship

    The purpose of the fellowship is to provide individuals with the opportunity to pursue research on East, Southeast, and/or South Asia (including the overseas Asian communities), using the unparalleled collections of the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. The grants…

  • Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs

    Through its fellowship programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and increase the number of professors…

  • Fulbright US Student Program

    Campus Deadline: Sep. 7, 2021

    Final Deadline: Oct. 12, 2021

    U.S. citizens who are graduating seniors, graduate/professional students, or recent graduates (approximately within five years of graduation) are eligible to apply to study, conduct research, or teach English in one of 140+ countries.

  • Goldwater Scholarship

    Campus Deadline: Nov. 8, 2021

    The Goldwater Scholarship recognizes excellence in undergraduate research for students majoring in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. Sophomores and juniors with at least a 3.0 GPA are eligible to apply.

  • James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program

    Campus Deadline: Dec. 14, 2020

    Application Deadline: Jan. 15, 2021

    Requires campus nomination and must be submitted through the Fellowships Office. The James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program provides an opportunity for approximately 12 students who desire careers in international affairs to have a substantive one-year working experience in Washington,…

  • Knight-Hennessy Scholars

    Final Deadline: Oct. 6, 2021

    The Knight-Hennessy program provides funding for U.S. and non-U.S. citizens who are seniors or have earned their undergraduate degree within the past four years to pursue graduate study at Stanford University. All applicants must apply directly to a graduate program at Stanford in addition to the Knight-Hennessy program.

  • Marshall Scholarship

    Campus Deadline: June 20, 2021

    Final Deadline: Sep. 28, 2021

    The Marshall Scholarship is for U.S. citizens with an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.7. Seniors, graduate/professional students, and graduates within two years of their undergraduate graduation are eligible to apply. The Marshall Scholarship provides at least one year of funding for graduate study in the United Kingdom.

  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

    The NSF GRF provides three years of support for graduate study leading to a research-based master’s or doctoral degree in the sciences (including social sciences). Graduating seniors, recent graduates, or graduate students in the first or second year of their program are eligible to apply.