Research Sponsorship in United States

Research Updates on Research Sponsorship in United States

January 2024

The University of Sheffield, situated in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, is renowned for its unwavering commitment to research excellence. The university consistently provides research scholarships to support and attract talented individuals pursuing advanced degrees, contributing significantly to academic advancements. These scholarships are available to applicants across the Faculties of Engineering, Health, and Social Sciences.

Scholarship  Details:

  • Full coverage of tuition fees
  • Stipend at the UKRI rate (£18,622 in 2023)
  • Funding for up to three and a half years full-time or seven years part-time study, contingent on satisfactory progress


  • First or upper second-class UK honors degree or equivalent
  • Meet department-specific entry requirements
  • Applying for the first year of a full-time or part-time PhD in the 2024/25 academic year.

Deadline: 5pm GMT on 24 January 2024

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Education Future International Scholarship, a distinctive fund initiated by global scholarship winners who share a common vision for advancing education.This scholarship is applicable to students pursuing any undergraduate (UG) or postgraduate (PG) course overseas at a recognized university or college outside India. Please note that the scholarship is not applicable for studies within India. 


  • Be an Indian national with a valid Indian passport.
  • Have scored a minimum of 60% in both 10th and 12th grades.
  • Demonstrate a lack of means for self-funding education abroad, with a commitment to funding at least 50% through an education loan.

Deadline: Open Now

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December 2023

The Penn Wharton Innovation Fund exists to fund creative and meaningfully innovative ventures from the Penn student community. Innovation Fund is open only to currently enrolled students pursuing a degree-granting program (Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate) at the University of Pennsylvania.

Application deadline : varies according to cycle

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This is a prestigious postdoctoral research and academic fellowship with funding from Sandia’s Laboratory Directed Research and Development program. Selected fellows will also be able to take part in our strong academic partnerships between Sandia and our partner universities, which include the University of New Mexico (UNM), UC Berkeley, UCLA, University of Illinois, Purdue, GA Tech, UT Austin, and many others.

Qualification: Ph.D. in Physics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Chemistry, or a related science or engineering field.

Deadline: January 31, 2024

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The Felix Scholarship scheme is available to high achieving students from India and other developing countries pursuing postgraduate studies at the University of Reading. The scholarships cover tuition fees at the international rate and provide a stipend (maintenance grant) to cover living expenses (around £15,038). 

Eligibility: Students pursuing either a PhD or master’s.

Deadline: 30 January 2024 23:59(GMT).

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The University of Lincoln’s India Scholarship is designed to help students from across India to access postgraduate level study at the University of Lincoln. The India Scholarship is offered as a tuition fee discount against the cost of a postgraduate taught programme commencing in 2023/24.

Scholarship Amount:

The India Scholarship is valued at £4,000 and will be awarded to eligible students as a tuition fee discount during the first year of their studies. 

 Deadline: Friday 1 December 2023

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Aimed at both undergraduates and postgraduates, this scholarship is designed for students, who show exceptional promise within or beyond their academic achievements. Strong academic performance or excellence in extracurricular activities, sport, the Arts, community service or leadership will hold the key to success.


The scholarship is awarded for the normal full time duration of the course. Different payment amounts and study load rules apply to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Undergraduate studies: $5000 per year ($625 per credit point) paid as cash or towards student contributions (tuition fees)

Postgraduate studies: $10,000 per year ($1250 per credit point) paid as cash or towards student contributions (tuition fees)

Deadline: 14 Feb 2024

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November 2023

Cornell Tech offers scholarship aid to a limited number of master’s degree students each year. Merit-based aid is determined by a holistic review of all the applicants’ credentials at the time of their admission. Applicants who wish to be fully considered for scholarship are advised to apply by the priority deadline date. All admitted students who are not fully sponsored are considered – no additional application is needed.

Program: Master of Engineering and Management Studies programs at Cornell Tech

Deadline: The priority deadline for scholarship consideration at Cornell University is Friday, December 1, 2023, at 11:59 AM EST. Applicants are advised to submit their applications by this date to ensure full consideration for the available scholarships.

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Sponsoring Institution: National Science Foundation (NSF) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Scholarship

The CyberCorps® Scholarship for Service (SFS) program at Carnegie Mellon University aims to prepare students for careers in the government sector by providing scholarship funds in exchange for service in the federal government for a period equal to the length of the scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States.
  • Enrolled full-time in the M.S. in Information Security (MSIS) program at INI.
  • Eligible for federal employment and able to obtain a security clearance.

Scholarship Benefits:

  • Full-tuition scholarship for the MSIS program.
  • An academic year stipend of $37,000 per year ($18,500 per semester).
  • Up to $4,000 per year for professional development, including participation in the SFS Job Fair, travel, professional certifications, and more.

Additionally, INI offers the Cyber Scholarship Program (CySP) – DoD Cyber Exchange, sponsored by the DoD Chief Information Office and administered by the National Security Agency (NSA). This program seeks to enhance technical education in computer systems and security through research and development opportunities.

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Carnegie Mellon University offers financial support through scholarships and financial aid programs. The Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholar Development helps students pursue national scholarships and fellowships. Many undergraduates receive financial aid, and graduate students have access to scholarships, grants, stipends, assistantships, and fellowships.

FAFSA Application Process and Deadline:

To apply for federal financial aid for the 2024-2025 academic year, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). While it becomes available in December, the preferred deadline for submission is February 15, ensuring timely processing and aid disbursement.

Note: International students should consult their departments for scholarship or fellowship opportunities, as federal financial aid is typically available only to U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

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The American Association of University Women provides international scholarships for full-time study and research to women who are non-immigrants or non-citizens in the US.

Funding: $20,000–$50,000

Opens: August 1 every year

Deadline: November 15 every year

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August 2023

The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) invites accredited U.S. post-secondary educational institutions to submit an expression of interest to host an Indian faculty member as a Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Chair. This is an equal cost-share partnership between USIEF and the U.S. university. Ideally, the program will broaden institutional cooperation and act as a catalyst to facilitate student and faculty exchange between the two countries.

Amount: Approximately $40,000 shared equally between USIEF and the U.S. host university.

Deadline: 31 August 2023

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The Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Chair for the academic year 2024-2025 at UMass Amherst will be offered in the field of Public Policy. This fellowship is designed for Indian scholars who are employed in India for the purpose of research and teaching at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. This is offered jointly by the University of Massachusetts (UMass Amherst) and the United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF). scholars from the areas of governance, education, gender rights, economics, public finance, healthcare management, and city/urban development, among others can apply.

Eligibility:Faculty/researchers must have a Ph.D. degree with at least five years of relevant teaching/research/professional experience.

Application deadline: August 14, 2023 23:59:59 hrs (IST).

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The Humphrey Fellowship Program is for experienced professionals interested in strengthening their leadership skills through a mutual exchange of knowledge and understanding about issues of common concern in the U.S. and Fellows’ home countries. As a non-degree program, the Fellowship offers valuable opportunities for professional development through selected university courses, attending conferences, networking, and practical work experiences.

Field of study: Agricultural and Rural Development,Communications/Journalism,Economic Development , Finance and Banking etc.,

Deadline:  Vary by country.

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Knight-Hennessy scholars receive funding for up to three years for any graduate degree(s) at Stanford. This funding applies to the degree(s) to which scholars are preparing to enroll at the time of scholar selection.If a scholar is admitted to a degree program that exceeds three years such as an MD, PhD, or Stanford dual- or joint-degree program, then funding is based on the graduate degree program’s standard funding commitment.

Eligibility: Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 11 October 2023, 1:00 pm Pacific Time.

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July 2023

University of Minnesota (UMN) offers 5 fellowships to PhD students for dissertation research related to quality. Awards are offered to doctoral students to investigate the application of quality principles and quality thinking of applicants’ chosen field. Fellowships on the topic of quality are offered to doctoral students who have already composed a comprehensive thesis proposal and need funding to complete the thesis research.

Disciplines: Social Sciences, Management, Public Affairs.

Amount: $5,000.

Deadline: 07-11-2023.

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The Alan T. Waterman Award recognizes an outstanding young researcher in any field of science or engineering supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation. In addition to a medal, the awardee receives a grant of $1,000,000 over a 5-year period for scientific research or advanced study in the science and engineering disciplines supported by the National Science Foundation at the institution of their choice.

Academic Level: Postdoctoral Scholar.

Deadline: July 17 to September 15, 2023.

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June 2023

The American Association of University Women provides international scholarships for full-time study and research to women who are non-immigrants or non-citizens in the US.

Funding: $20,000–$50,000

Opens: August 1 every year

Deadline: November 15 every year

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The program awards grants of up to $1,000 to students from most areas of the sciences and engineering. Designated funds from the National Academy of Sciences allow for grants of up to $5,000 for astronomy research and $2,500 for vision related research. Sigma Xi strongly encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities, including Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinx, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, or Native Hawaiians.

Application Deadlines– Fall cycle: October 1

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The University of Glasgow has several International Leadership Scholarships available to International and EU (non-UK) students starting a postgraduate taught Masters programme in any discipline for Academic Session 2023-24. The scholarship is awarded as a tuition fees discount.

Deadline: Jan-July 2023 (annual)

Course starts Sept 2023

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May 2023

Yale’s need-based grant aid for undergraduates, the Yale Scholarship, is a gift and thus never has to be repaid. If a student is awarded financial aid, the Yale Scholarship amount is included on the Financial Aid Award Letter.

The Yale Scholarship can vary from a few hundred dollars to over $70,000 per year; the average Yale need-based scholarship is over $50,000.

Study in: USA

Level of Study: Undergraduate / Masters / PhD

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Fulbright Scholarships are fully funded scholarships for international students. These scholarships are only offered for masters and PhD studies. Fulbright Foreign Student Program covers full tuition fee, a living stipend, full accommodation fee, airfare and health insurance.

Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens or nationals of the United States of America at the time of the application deadline.

Application: NOW OPEN

National Deadline: October 10th, 2023 at 5pm ET.

 Note – Campus Deadlines will precede the National Deadline.

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The AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship promotes educational access and opportunity while enhancing international diversity. The AU EGL scholarship covers all billable AU expenses (full tuition, room, and board) for one international student who will need a visa (preferably an F-1 or J-1 student visa) to study in the United States. Only one AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship is available for Fall 2023.

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The Undergraduate Scholarship Program is a financial needs-based initiative where you will be exposed to intelligence challenges while performing meaningful work that relates to your college major. Applications are now being accepted for the Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Summer 2024. The application window is from 1 March to 30 June 2023.

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April 2023

This scholarship is designed to identify applicants with an exceptionally strong level of academic excellence to promote innovation and new ideas in different fields of study

  • You must attend a QS recruitment event  either in-person or online.

  •  You must start your first year of study in the next academic year. 

  • Application deadline :30,april 2023

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Google PhD Fellowship Program is open to international graduate students who seek direct support and connection to a professional Research Mentor as they pursue their degree.

There are many fields are eligible to apply .some important fields are related to computer science engineering  are  machine learning, mobile computing, natural language processing, quantum computing, system and networking and so on.. 

Applications are opened now.

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  • Shanghai Municipal Government Scholarship was established in 2006 with the aims to enhance the development of international student education in Shanghai.

    Field of interest : There is no particular field.

    Deadline: May 15th, 2023

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Studienförderwerk Klaus Murmann – Doctoral Scholarships in Germany-20. It is for PhD. Students who are interested to study PhD program in All fields of study can apply for this scholarship. This scholarship includes Full Funding, EUR 1,500 per month + Research and other allowances. This is an excellent opportunity to finance your PhD study.

Field of Study: All fields are applicable

Application deadline:

2-Aug 2023

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March 2023

  • The Marshall Scholarships support talented US students to study abroad in the UK. Funding is available for postgraduate (or ‘graduate’) study, including PhD-level work.

  • The value of each award varies, but includes full payment of your fees, plus money for living costs, materials, travel and other expenses. 

  • Eligibility is restricted to citizens of the USA who have completed an undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.7 and haven’t previously studied at degree level in the UK.

  • There are eight different application regions. You should pick the one that covers your residence or home address and apply by the end of September or early October for study in the following year (so, applications for PhD study in 2024-25 should be made by autumn 2023.

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The US-UK Fulbright Commission is committed to growing the numbers of applications and participants in the UK Fulbright Postgraduate programme from under-represented groups and to continuing fair access to the programme. They recognise that, even with a Fulbright award, the cost of taking up a US Education is a barrier for many UK students.

Interviews: Shortlisted applicants will be invited to a panel interview which will take place in August on Zoom.

Notification: All applicants for academic year 2023/24 will be informed of their application outcome by early September.

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  • These one-quarter grants provide support to UW graduate students doing research that takes place outside of the United States. Successful applicants are awarded either a Chester Fritz Fellowship or a Boeing International Fellowship.

  • The fellowships are available to fund research periods of one quarter (three full months) abroad during the 2023–2024 year (autumn 2023–summer 2024)*. These awards DO NOT support faculty-led UW study abroad programs.

  • Awardees will receive a stipend of $2,700 per month, and paid health insurance (GAIP). During the quarter of their award, fellows are required to register for an independent learning program through UW Study Abroad.

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John M. Azarian Memorial Armenian Youth Scholarship Fund has awarded in grants to assist financially deserving Armenian students who might otherwise not be able to complete their undergraduate studies.

The winners of the 2022 John M. Azarian Memorial Armenian Youth Scholarship Fund are Zaruhi Sargysan and Hayk Mardanyan.

 How to Apply:

Applications for the year of 2023 are being accepted until May 31, 2023. Click here for more information about applying.

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Bonderman Graduate Travel Fellowships are intended to provide an intensive solo travel experience to expand personal horizons. The fellowship is not for research projects, formal study at a foreign university, or internships abroad.

Deadline: Wednesday, March 29, 2023, noon (PST)


  • Must be a University of Washington graduate student, or graduate business, law or other professional student

  • Must be registered in course credits in a degree program during winter quarter 2023 (being on leave is not considered enrolled)

  • Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident

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February 2023

The fellowships are available to fund research periods of one quarter (three full months) abroad during the 2023–2024 year (autumn 2023–summer 2024). Awardees will receive a stipend of $2,700 per month, and paid health insurance (GAIP). No extra money is included for airfare.

Deadline: Wednesday, March 08, 2023 at noon (PT).

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The Gatzert Child Welfare Fellowship is a one-quarter fellowship awarded for the writing of a doctoral dissertation that contributes to the lives of children with disabilities. The Gatzert Fellowship includes one quarter of UW state tuition and fees, GAIP insurance, and a stipend at the Predoctoral TA II rate (currently $2,986 per month).

Application Deadline (2023–24 ): Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at noon (12 p.m. PT).

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The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to support the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the United States. This three-year fellowship, which can be used over the course of five years, includes: $34,000 annual stipend and $12,000 towards tuition and fees (the remainder is covered by the Graduate School).

Application Deadlines: Late October (specific date varies depending on discipline).

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The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Program is designed to contribute to the development and improvement of the study of modern languages and area studies in the US by providing opportunities for doctoral students to conduct research abroad.

Application Deadlines: The deadline varies from year to year.

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The Beiling Wu Prize in Writing, named for a former Northwestern graduate student in the humanities, will be given to a doctoral or MFA student in the first year of the PhD or MFA program who wrote the best critical, analytic essay on literature or literary culture in the first year of their program. The amount of the award is $1000, which will be added to the student’s stipend. One prize will be awarded each year.

Deadline: Monday, July 10, 2023 (by 11:59 pm).

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