This is a non-exhaustive list of external and internal funding opportunities for the computational science community.

The University of Michigan limited submissions are managed by the Office of the Vice President for Research. More information here.

  • For: Students
    AFOSR/DoD NDSEG Fellowship Program
    Fellowships deadline 11/19/21

    The DoD NDSEG Fellowship Program, established in 1989 by direction of Congress and sponsored by the Army, Navy, and Air Force, serves as a means of increasing the number of United States citizens trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance. This program is designed to encourage Baccalaureate recipients to enter Graduate school and ultimately gain Doctorates which align to the DoD services Broad Agency Announcements (BAAs) in research and development.


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    Sandia National Laboratories John von Neumann Fellowship
    Full Application deadline 11/24/21

    The John von Neumann Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Computational Science offers an exceptional opportunity to conduct innovative research in computational mathematics and scientific computing on advanced computing architectures. Von Neumann Fellows apply their research findings to a broad range of science and engineering problems of national importance.


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  • For: Students
    Ford Foundation Ford Foundation Fellowship Program
    Full Application deadline 12/9/21

    Note the different deadlines: predoctoral 12/16/2021, dissertation and postdoctoral 12/9/2021. The Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nationÕs college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.ÊÊPredoctoral,ÊDissertation, andÊPostdoctoral Fellowships*Êwill be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on behalf of the Ford Foundation.Ê


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  • For: Students
    Google Generation Google Scholar (North America)
    Full Application deadline 12/10/21

    Applications for 2022 are open. Creating gender equality in the field of computer science by encouraging women to excel in computing and technology and become active leaders and role models in the field.


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  • For: Students
    Krell/DoE NNSA Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship
    Fellowships deadline 1/5/22

    The Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE NNSA SSGF) provides excellent financial benefits and professional development opportunities to students pursuing a Ph.D. in fields of study that solve complex science and engineering problems critical to stewardship science.


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  • For: Students
    Krell/DoE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
    Fellowships deadline 1/12/22

    Computational science is interdisciplinary by nature, using algorithms, mathematics and computers to analyze and solve scientific and engineering problems. The DOE-CSGF’s unusual program of study helps nurture this crosscutting foundation.


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  • For: Students
    The Data Incubator Data Science Fellowship
    Fellowships deadline 1/14/22

    The Data Incubator is a Cornell-funded data science training organization. We run a free advanced 8-week fellowship (think data science bootcamp) for PhDs and Master’s students looking to enter industry. A variety of innovative companies partner with The Data Incubator for their hiring and training needs, including LinkedIn, Genentech, Capital One, Pfizer, and many others. The program is free for admitted Fellows – see the FAQ below for more information.


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  • For: Students
    Dotcom-Monitor Women in Computing Scholarship
    Full Application deadline 4/1/22

    Dotcom-Monitor would like to encourage and support female undergraduate students who are pursuing careers in computing by assisting them with the rising cost of higher education. Each year one applicant will be selected to receive the Dotcom-Monitor Women in Computing Scholarship of $1,000 to support their education and pursuit of a career in computing.


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  • For: Students
    ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowships
    Fellowships deadline 4/30/22

    Nominations open 3/15/2022 ACM SIGHPC and Intel have partnered to create Computational and Data Science Fellowships, a 5-year program to increase the diversity of students pursuing graduate degrees in data science and computational science. Specifically targeted at women or students from racial/ethnic backgrounds that have not traditionally participated in the computing field, the program is open to students pursuing degrees at institutions anywhere in the world.


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  • For: Students
    DoE, NREL Research Participant Program
    Internships deadline varies

    Graduate and undergraduate students have the opportunity to participate in the laboratory’s research and development programs, initiate new areas of research, and establish a base for ongoing collaborations through NREL’s Research Participant Program (RPP).


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  • For: Students
    Schmidt Foundation - Schmidt Science Fellows
    Internal Competion deadline Expired

    The last UM internal deadline for nominations was 8/17/2020. Interested PhD Candidates should secure a letter from their department’s Chair of Dean. See UMOR’s announcement for more information. The Schmidt Science Fellows program aims to equip the next generation of leaders and innovators with the tools and opportunities to drive world-changing advances across the sciences and society by giving them a year of scientific broadening between their PhD and the start of their research career. In partnership with the Rhodes Trust and elite academic institutions from across the globe, we aim to assemble a diverse array of Fellows who have recently completed PhDs in the sciences and engineering, and challenge them to expand their scientific and societal horizons.


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  • For: Students
    NVIDIA Grad Fellowship
    Full Application deadline Expired

    Last deadline was 9/8/2021. THE NVIDIA GRAD FELLOWSHIP is open and is now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 academic year. NVIDIA just opened the application window for their Annual Graduate Fellowship Program, which advances the frontiers of science by awarding grants and providing technical support to graduate students who are doing outstanding GPU-based research.


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  • For: Students
    IBM Global University Programs PhD Fellowship Award
    Fellowships deadline 10/29/21

    Last deadline was 10/29/2021. Strong collaboration with faculty, students and universities is vital to IBM. The IBM PhD Fellowship Program advances this collaboration by recognizing and supporting exceptional PhD students who want to make their mark in promising and disruptive technologies. Focus areas include the following topics of particular interest:


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  • For: Students
    Microsoft 2020 Research Dissertation Grant
    Full Proposal deadline Expired

    Last deadline was 3/22/2021.Microsoft recognizes the value of diversity in computing. The Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant aims to increase the pipeline of diverse talent receiving advanced degrees in computing-related fields by providing a research funding opportunity for doctoral students who are underrepresented in the field of computing. This includes those who self-identify as a woman, African American, Black, Hispanic, Latinx, American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, and/or person with a disability.


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  • For: Students
    CEW+ 2020-21 U-M Scholarship
    Scholarship deadline Expired

    Usually due in Spring. The CEW+ Scholarship Program, which today serves women and underserved students, was established in 1970 to honor the academic performance and potential of women whose education has been interrupted and to commemorate the one-hundredth anniversary of the admission of women to the University of Michigan.


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  • For: Students
    SIGHPC Computing4Change
    Full Application deadline Expired

    Last deadline was 8/2/2021. Computing4Change is a competition for students from diverse disciplines and backgrounds who want to work collaboratively


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  • For: Students
    Google Google PhD Fellowship Program
    Fellowships deadline Expired

    Last deadline was 8/2/2021. U-M has an internal competition for this fellowship. Up to 4 students may be nominated by U-M (or more, if URM are included). Please see the OVPR site for more information. The Google PhD Fellowship Program was created to recognize outstanding graduate students doing exceptional and innovative research in areas relevant to computer science and related fields. Fellowships support promising PhD candidates of all backgrounds who seek to influence the future of technology. GoogleÕs mission is to foster inclusive research communities and encourages people of diverse backgrounds to apply. We currently offer Fellowships in Africa, Australia and New Zealand, East Asia, Europe, India, the United States and Canada.


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