Funding Opportunities

Apart from the funding opportunities displayed below, you may also want to have a look at the ones listed on the Rackham Graduate School Funding page.

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Title Amount Maximum Amount Minimum Amount Due Datesort descending
Rackham Conference Travel Funding $1,300 $800
Rackham Emergency Funding $2,500
Rackham Research Funding $3,000 $1,500
Robert and Judy Marans, Kan and Lillian Chen Fellowship in Sustainability and Survey Methodology $10,000
Graduate Student Professional Travel with Children Grant $750
Student Mini Grants $1,000
Student Sustainability Initiative $2,500
Cost Sharing by Rackham
Christine Stevens Wildlife Award $15,000
Fulbright Foreign Student Program
NSF DDRI $12,000
Office of Ocean Exploration and Research Explorer-In-Training Program
National Coral Reef Management Fellowship
The Graduate Student Co-Curricular Experiences Funding
Society of Environmentally Responsible Facilities (SERF) Foundation Scholarship $5,000 $1,000
MiASLA Student Awards
Association of American Indian Affairs Scholarships
UROP Research Mentor Program $1,500 $500
Graham Institute Small-Scale Grant for Campus Sustainability $1,000
ICPSR Summer Program Scholarships
American Concrete Institute Foundation Fellowships $15,000 $10,000
Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant $3,000 $1,500
Rackham Professional Development Grants $400
Alexander Graham Bell Scholarship Program $10,000 $2,500 08/03/2019
Rackham International Student Fellowship and the Chia-Lun Lo Fellowship $10,000 09/23/2019
Public Scholarship Grants $8,000 09/30/2019
Rackham Non-Traditional Fellowship 10/07/2019
Peter and Carolyn Mertz Fellowship $15,000 $10,000 10/07/2019
Michigan Garden Club Fellowship $1,000 10/07/2019
Dow Sustainability Masters Fellowship $20,000 10/07/2019
Harold and Vivian Shapiro, John Malik, Jean Forrest Awards $2,000 10/14/2019
ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award $1,000 10/14/2019
EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge $2,000 $1,000 10/15/2019
UM Library Mini Grants $1,000 10/16/2019
Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) $82,680 $43,857 10/17/2019
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP) $46,000 10/21/2019
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans $90,000 11/01/2019
American Association of University Women (AAUW) Short-Term Research Publication Grants $12,000 $2,000 11/01/2019
American Association of University Women (AAUW) American Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships $30,000 11/01/2019
American Association of University Women (AAUW) American Dissertation Fellowships $20,000 11/01/2019
Big Ten Academic Alliance Smithsonian Fellowship $36,000 11/01/2019
Rackham PreDoctoral Fellowship 11/04/2019
Rackham Outstanding GSI Award $1,000 11/04/2019
Rackham Barbour Scholarship $21,778 11/04/2019
Wyss Scholarship for the Conservation of the American West 11/04/2019
Michigan Stormwater-Floodplain Scholarship $2,500 11/05/2019
Boyd Williams Dissertation Grant for Research on Women and Work $2,000 11/06/2019
Wege Prize $150,000 $5,000 11/10/2019
Michigan Space Grant Graduate Fellowship $5,000 11/13/2019
DOE Science Graduate Student Research Program $3,000 11/14/2019
Ann Arbor Farm & Garden Scholarship 11/15/2019
American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowship $30,000 $18,000 11/15/2019
Susan Lipschutz, Margaret Ayers Host and Anna Olcott Smith Awards $6,000 11/18/2019
Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship $18,000 11/18/2019
Planet Blue Student Innovation Grant $50,000 $5,000 11/18/2019
Annual P3 Awards $25,000 11/19/2019
The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Grants $12,500 $7,500 12/01/2019
Leifur Eiríksson Foundation Scholarship $25,000 12/06/2019
Link Foundation Energy Fellowship $60,000 12/06/2019
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship $13,200 12/06/2019
GSI - School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS) 12/11/2019
ULI Hines Student Competition $50,000 $10,000 12/13/2019
Novus Biologicals Scholarship $1,500 12/13/2019
PEO International Peace Scholarship $12,500 12/15/2019
HUD Innovation in Affordable Housing $20,000 $5,000 12/16/2019
Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship Program $72,000 12/17/2019
NOAA Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship $42,000 $10,000 12/17/2019
Margaret A. Davidson Graduate Fellowship 12/20/2019
Garden Club of America Fellowship in Ecological Restoration $8,000 12/31/2019
Forests Travel Awards $850 12/31/2019
American Meteorlogical Society Graduate Fellowships $25,000 01/01/2020
The Detroit Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Program $2,000 01/02/2020
The Loy McCandless Marks Scholarship in Tropical Horticulture $5,000 01/02/2020
Menakka and Essel Bailey Graduate Fellowship $5,000 $2,000 01/02/2020
Master's Project & Practicum Funding $1,500 01/04/2020
Wild Gift Climate Change Collective Fellowship 01/05/2020
Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship $1,250 01/10/2020
The Amelia Earhart Fellowship $10,000 01/11/2020
AECOM Academic Scholarship 01/11/2020
American Association of University Women (AAUW) Selected Professions Fellowship $18,000 $5,000 01/12/2020
George Katona Economic Behavior Research Award $8,000 01/13/2020
Robert Kahn Fellowship for the Scientific Study of Social Issues $25,000 01/13/2020
Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship $32,640 01/13/2020
Frances M. Peacock Scholarship for Native Bird Habitat $4,500 01/15/2020
Garden Club of America Award in Desert Studies $4,000 01/15/2020
Garden Club of America Award in Coastal Wetlands Studies $5,000 01/15/2020
Garden Club of America Award in Tropical Botany $5,500 01/15/2020
Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship 01/15/2020
Katharine M. Grosscup Scholarships in Horticulture $3,500 01/15/2020
Garden Club of America Board of Associates Centennial Pollinator Fellowship $4,000 01/17/2020
The Coastal Management Fellowship 01/17/2020
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Technology Policy Fellowships $80,000 $105,000 01/19/2020
Rackham Outstanding GSI Award (Fall) $1,000 01/27/2020
Boren Fellowship for International Study $30,000 $8,000 01/29/2020
Garden Club of America Zone VI Fellowship in Urban Forestry $5,000 01/31/2020
Anne S. Chatham Fellowship in Medicinal Botany $4,500 01/31/2020
Garden Club of America Hope Goddard Iselin Fellowship in Public Horticulture $5,000 01/31/2020
Graduate Student Summer Travel Fellowships $5,500 01/31/2020
Catherine H. Beattie Fellowship in Conservation Horticulture $4,500 01/31/2020
Landscape Architecture Foundation Scholarships $20,000 $2,500 02/01/2020
Corliss Knapp Engle Scholarship in Horticulture $3,000 02/01/2020
Garden Club of America Internship in Garden History and Design $4,000 02/01/2020
Joan K. Hunt and Rachel M. Hunt Summer Scholarship in Field Botany $3,500 02/01/2020
National Garden Clubs Scholarship $4,000 02/01/2020
Garden Club of America Summer Scholarship in Field Botany $3,000 02/01/2020
Douglas Dockery Thomas Fellowship in Garden History and Design $4,000 02/01/2020
Midwest Cleantech University Prize $50,000 $20,000 02/01/2020
The Edna Bailey Sussman Fund Environmental Internship Program $7,350 02/03/2020
Caroline Thorn Kissel Summer Environmental Studies Scholarship $3,000 02/05/2020
Libbie H. Hyman Memorial Scholarship $1,840 02/05/2020
The Gupta Values Scholarship $7,500 02/07/2020
Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program $11,000 02/11/2020
Alfredo Gutierrez Dissertation Award $16,000 02/15/2020
LACS Tinker Field Research Grants $2,500 02/15/2020
International Institute Individual Fellowship (IIIF) $5,000 02/15/2020
George L. Disborough Trout Unlimited Research Grant 02/15/2020
Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS) Field Research Grant $2,500 02/15/2020
Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia (WCEE) Summer Funding $5,000 $1,000 02/15/2020
Rackham International Research Award (RIRA) $10,000 02/15/2020
Winifred B. Chase Fellowship $2,000 $500 02/20/2020
Research Funding for Conservation Studies $2,000 $1,500 02/20/2020
William D. Drake Prize $2,000 $500 02/20/2020
Nanette R. LaCross Prize $2,000 $500 02/20/2020
Tamara Reeme Fellowship $18,000 $3,500 02/28/2020
The Sweetland Center for Writing Junior Fellows Seminar $5,000 03/01/2020
National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) and the American Academy of Sanitarians (AAS) Scholarship $2,500 03/01/2020
Community and Lakes Environmental Awareness and Research (CLEAR) Fund Fellowship for Aquatic Research 03/01/2020
Rackham Language Training Award $6,000 03/02/2020
Fulbright-Hays DDRA Fellowships 03/04/2020
Truman D. Picard Scholarship $2,500 03/15/2020
Grants-in-Aid of Research (GIAR) $1,000 03/15/2020
Kelly McKinnell Memorial Award $1,000 03/15/2020
German Chancellor Fellowship $3,045 $2,381 03/15/2020
The Marshall Weinberg Population, Development, and Climate Change Fellows Program $7,500 03/15/2020
Cartography Specialty Group Master's Thesis Grant $500 03/15/2020
Annie’s Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship 03/15/2020
Marshall Weinberg Internship $6,000 03/16/2020
GMiS Scholarship Portal $10,000 $500 04/01/2020
Center for the Education of Women (CEW) Scholarships $11,000 $1,000 04/01/2020
Rackham One-Term Dissertation Fellowship $10,890 04/06/2020
Brown and Caldwell (BC) Minority Scholarship $5,000 04/15/2020
Brown and Caldwell (BC) Eckenfelder Scholarship $5,000 04/15/2020
Brown and Caldwell (BC) GLBTQ Scholarship $5,000 04/15/2020
Brown and Caldwell (BC) Navajo Nation Scholarship $5,000 04/15/2020
Phi Kappa Phi Fellowships $35,000 $8,500 04/15/2020
King-Chavez-Parks Future Faculty Fellowship Program $35,000 04/16/2020
The Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship $10,000 04/19/2020
Debt Management Awards $10,000 04/23/2020
ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational & Data Science Fellowships $15,000 04/30/2020
Rackham One-Term Dissertation Grant $102,000 05/01/2020
The American Conifer Society Scholarship $2,500 06/01/2020
Cartography Specialty Group Master's Thesis Grant $500 06/15/2020
MASNA Student Scholarship $4,000 06/19/2020
The Kevin Flanagan Travel Award $800 06/30/2020
AAUS Research Scholarships $3,000 $1,500 06/30/2020
The EAF Financial Need Scholarship 08/15/2020
The EAF Graduate Merit Scholarship 08/15/2020
Fulbright US Student Program 08/20/2020
Dow Sustainability Doctoral Fellowship $15,000 09/10/2020
Daniel J. Curtin Jr. Fellowship $2,500 09/15/2020
Luce Scholars Program 09/29/2020
Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women's Studies $5,000 10/15/2020
CNPS Education Research Grants $300 $1,000 10/31/2020
Cartography Specialty Group Master's Thesis Grant $500 11/01/2020