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External Fellowships

The following table details external fellowships that may be available to students. More details and information can be found by clicking the links for each fellowship.

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FellowshipResidency/Other key eligibility requirements
AAUW Fellowships and GrantsWomen only. International students may apply.
ACM SIGHPC/INTEL Computational and Data Science FellowshipsStudents studying data science or computing applications who are either women or members of an underrepresented group.
Ada Lovelace Fellowship2nd Year PhD student, members of underrepresented groups in computing, International Students Eligible. Requires department chair nomination.
Amazon Alexa Graduate FellowshipDebt invite required. International students may apply.
Bloomberg Data Science PhD FellowshipStudents working in broadly-construed data science, including natural language processing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence with an anticipated graduation date in or before 2023
CRA-E Graduate Fellows ProgramRequires faculty nomination.
DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) ProgramU.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency
DOE Computational Science Graduate FellowshipU.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency
Facebook Fellowship ProgramInternational students may apply.
Ford Foundation Fellowship ProgramsU.S. Citizenship
Google Women TechmakersFemale Students, Students from U.S. embargoed countries are not eligible.
Google PhD Fellowship Program3 year PhD or later. International students may apply.
Hertz Foundation FellowshipsInternational students may apply.
IBM PhD FellowshipsStudents Approximately 2 years from degree completion, Students from U.S. embargoed countries are not eligible.
INL Graduate FellowshipsMay depend on area of interest.
Microsoft PhD FellowshipInternational students may apply.
Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology Research GrantRequirements vary.
NASA ISGC FellowshipU.S. Citizenship
NASA Space Technology Research FellowshipRequirements vary.
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG)U.S. Citizenship, U.S. nationals, or U.S. dual citizen
National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC) FellowshipUS Citizenship, eligible for security clearance.
Non-Academic Research Internships for Graduate Students (INTERN) Supplemental Funding"Applicants must coordinate with a faculty member who is a PI on an NSF grant awarded by one of the eligible directorates.
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship ProgramU.S. Citizenship, US national or Permanent Residency. Enrolled in US grad institution by the fall of the following year so Undergrad seniors. No more than 12 months of graduate study by Aug 1.
NVIDIA Graduate FellowshipsInternational students may apply.
QIF 2021 North America QualComm FellowshipsInternational students may apply.
Siebel ScholarsInternational students may apply.
Snap Inc. Research Fellowships and ScholarshipInternational students may apply.
The Open Phil Al FellowshipInternational students may apply.

Additional fellowships can be found using  The University of Illinois fellowship finder tool.