Doctoral Funding Sources
For more options, visit our Funding Opportunities page where you can sort by amount, deadline, and title.
- Internal U-M and external opportunities compiled by Rackham.
- Dow Sustainability Doctoral Fellowship
- International Institute Individual Fellowships (IIIF)
- Marshall Weinberg Population, Development, and Climate Change Fellowship
- Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant provides up to $1,500 for pre-candidates and $3,000 for candidates.
- Rackham International Research Awards (very competitive) - $10,000
- Rackham PhD fellowships (tuition, health/dental, and stipend):
- One-Term Dissertation Fellowship (4 months). SEAS may select 4 students. Submit materials through OAP.
- Predoctoral Dissertation Fellowship (12 months). SEAS may nominate up to 5 students for the University- wide competition. Submit materials through OAP.
- Rackham Summer Award - Sp/Su Research Grant - $8,000
- NSF - Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) (very competitive)
- Resources for the Future - Joseph L. Fisher Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
- US/DoE - Graduate Fellowships
- US/ED - Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowships (must apply through the U-M International Institute)