The links below are given as examples of the types of external research awards available to students and recent graduates. A list of awards targeted to post-graduates can be found on the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs website. This is not a comprehensive list of all external fellowships and grants, and some awards are interdisciplinary. Be sure to research all possibilities, beginning with organizations related to your field(s) of study. It is your responsibility to ensure that you meet the qualifications of each award.


  • The listing on the Toulouse Graduate School website is provided for informational purposes only.
  • Inclusion in the listing does not constitute an endorsement by UNT.
  • UNT cannot guarantee the accuracy or the timeliness of information found at any of the links in the listing. It is critical that you verify the information, particularly where deadlines are concerned.

Read about additional ways to fund your education, or about our Research and Fellowship Support Program, which is designed to assist graduate students in applying for external awards. Students and graduates can also find grant writing resources posted by the Office of Research and Economic Development, or writing resources posted by the Toulouse Graduate School.

All Fields

     Federal Grants
     National Academies Fellowships
     National Academies Grants
     NSF Grants and Fellowships
     NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program


      Accounting and Financial Women's Alliance
      American Institute of CPAs
      Institute of Internal Auditors
      Institute of Management Accountants
      NASBA Accounting Education Research Grants Program


     Clark Fellowships
     Paul Mellon Centre Fellowships
     Smithsonian Fellowships and Internships


     American Educational Research Association Fellowships and Grants
     Fulbright Scholars Program
     International Reading Association
     Institute of Education Services
     National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program
     National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators Foundation

European-Japanese Cooperation

     Canon Foundation In Europe

Health Research

     American Psychological Foundation Scholarships and Fellowships
     American Psychological Association Dissertation Research Award
     Association of University Programs in Health Administration Scholarships and Fellowships
     Brain & Behavior Research Foundation: NARSAD Grants and Prizes
     Children and Adults with ADHD: CHADD’s Young Scientist Research Awards
     National Institute of Health
     Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis
     University of Ottawa Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Occupational Health and Safety


     International Seminar on the History of the Atlantic World,1500-1825


     National Humanities Center Postdoctoral Fellowships

Literature and Writing

     Dobie Paisano Fellowship Program
     The Huntington Library
     The Lewis Walpole Library
     The Newberry Library

Public Policy, Global Innovation, and Human Services

     Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant Program
     FAHS-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation
     Ford Foundation Fellowships
     Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy
     John Kenneth Galbraith Policy
     The Rockefeller Foundation
     Social Science Research Council
     World Bank Graduate Scholarships


     AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program in Education Research
     UNCF Scholarships, Programs, Internships and Fellowships

Sciences and Engineering

     Advanced Short-Term Research Opportunity at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
     American Cancer Society
     American Chemical Society
     American Society for Engineering Education
     Department of Energy
     Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Postdoctoral Research Awards
     Global Research Collaboration Graduate Fellowship Program
     Google US/Canada PhD Fellowship Program
     Hertz Foundation, Fannie and John Graduate Fellowship Program
     Janelia Visitor Graduate Fellowship
     Nature Conservancy: Smith Fellows
     Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)
     Microsoft Research Fellowships
     Smithsonian Fellowships and Internships

Study Abroad

     Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship


     American Association of University Women Educational Foundation Fellowships
     Microsoft Research Graduate Program