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Graduate Funding

Graduate Funding


Here is a starting point for seeking out funding options beyond teaching assistantships, research assitantships, and scholarships.

How to find funding:


Funding Sources

  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
    • Website:
    • The Graduate Research Fellowship program supports outstanding graduate students in NSF supported disciplines in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees.
  • Bridgat Scholarship Program
    • Website:
    • The Scholarships are merit-based and one individual will be awarded a one-time scholarship of up to $6,500. Major selection criteria include academic performance and demonstrated leadership in cross cultural activities.
    • Eligibility:
      1. Applicants must be full-time graduate students currently enrolled at an accredited institution in theU.S. and hold a valid student ID card.
      2. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale to apply.
      3. Applicants must be citizens of an Asian country.


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