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Funding Opportunities

This page serves as a resource for undergraduate and graduate students as they seek to identify potential funding opportunities. Students are encouraged to contact our office for individual or group consultations to identify many more opportunities.

Our goal is to guide students through the process of identifying and applying for appropriate fellowships and scholarships in the United States and abroad. It is never too early to start planning. First-year and second-year students can begin the process by developing areas of interest and for international opportunities begin course work in foreign languages. Meet with your academic advisors, faculty, and other mentors to discuss your academic interests, as well as opportunities for undergraduate research and community service. These are the important first steps in building the academic credentials and personal character fellowships and scholarships look for.

ALLEX Foundation

Scholarships to study Chinese or Japanese for students with little or no background in the language

Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program

Scholarships for juniors and seniors in the sciences, mathematics and engineering

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

Awards for undergraduate study abroad or internship

Boren Awards for International Study

Undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships to study abroad in areas critical to US interests and national security

Connecticut Space Consortium and NASA

Undergraduate and graduate fellowships for research related to NASA's mission

Critical Language Scholarship

Undergraduate and graduate scholarship for a fully-funded overseas language program.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Award for study abroad after graduation

Marshall Scholarship

Scholarships to study at the graduate level at a UK institution in any field of study

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF)

Fellowships for undergraduate students majoring in any of the science, technology, engineering or mathematics areas

National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Undergraduate research opportunities in the sciences, engineering disciplines, computer science and IT, psychology, social sciences, STEM education and economics

Rhodes Scholarship

Fellowships to study at the University of Oxford in the UK

Schwartzman Scholarship

Scholarships to study Public Policy, Economics & Business, International Relations and Engineering at Tsinghua University in Beijing

SMART Scholarship for Service

The program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DoD laboratories. Learn more at

Switzer Fellowship Program

Fellowships for graduate students whose studies are directed towards environmental improvement.

U.S. Department of Energy

Student and post-graduate research internships in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) at the Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Undergraduate and graduate fellowships in environmental fields of study such as biology, health, the social sciences, and engineering

UNH Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) 

Fellowships for UNH students to conduct in-depth, hands-on research, working in collaboration with a faculty mentor in an area of study