Funding

Below we have listed funding resources within UT, national/international awards and fellowships available for international students.

 

Funding resources within UT:

- The Texas Grant Resource Center, a unit of the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, offers consultations and orientations for funding research, for both nonprofit organizations and individuals. 

- Diversity fellowships at UT: https://gradschool.utexas.edu/finances/fellowships/graduate-school/recruitment-fellowships#Diversity

- "Find funding" information from the College of Natural Sciences for students and post-docs (includes fellowships available to international students) https://cns.utexas.edu/strategic-research-initiatives/find-funding/students-and-postdocs

- Grant writing workshop: NIH F31 & F32 fellowship workshop offered by the College of Natural Sciences https://cns.utexas.edu/strategic-research-initiatives/workshops/f31-f32-fellowship-workshop

- Pivot: A searcharble funding data base managed by the Office of the Vice President for Research at UT. Pivot was designed to meet the growing demands on research developers to quickly discover the right funding opportunities. Pivot is available to all UT faculty, staff researchers, research administrators and students includes funding opportunities for US and international students.


National/International awards:

- Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Parent F31-Diversity):   An Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research award is to enhance the diversity of the health-related research workforce by supporting the research training of predoctoral students from diverse backgrounds including those from groups that are underrepresented in the biomedical, behavioral, or clinical research workforce.

- P.D Soros Fellowship for New Americans and Immigrants: The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports thirty New Americans, immigrants or the children of immigrants, who are pursuing graduate school in the United States. Selection is merit based and criteria emphasize creativity, originality, initiative, and sustained accomplishment. For more information and to apply viisit https://www.pdsoros.org/apply
https://www.pdsoros.org/apply

- The Ford Foundation Fellowship program offers predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships with the goal of using diversity to enrich the education of all students.  The fellowships seek to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. Click here for eligibility requirements. Applications are due Dec. 17 for predoctoral and Dec. 10 for postdoctoral fellowships.

The HHMI Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study is geared to advance diversity and inclusion in U.S. science. The program provides awards to pairs of dissertation advisers and their graduate students based on what HHMI values and considers essential components of the environment, particularly the institution and adviser’s commitment to creating a healthy academic ecosystem and the student’s potential for scientific leadership.

See also: https://www.blackinneuro.com/graduate-students to find additional funding opportunities

The American Association of University Women fellowships & grants program:  AAUW is one of the largest funders of women’s graduate education, investing in women who go on to change the world.  Fellowships are available to American and international students.

Funding opportunties for international students:

- Pivot: A searcharble funding data base managed by the Office of the Vice President for Research at UT. Pivot was designed to meet the growing demands on research developers to quickly discover the right funding opportunities. Pivot is available to all UT faculty, staff researchers, research administrators and students includes funding opportunities for US and international students.

American Association of University Women International Fellowships: These fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents.

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship program for New Americans: The fellowship program honors the contributions of immigrants and children of immigrants to the United States. Each year the fellowship is awarded to support the graduate education of 30 New Americans —immigrants and children of immigrants—who are poised to make significant contributions to US society, culture or their academic field. Each Fellow receives up to $90,000 in financial support over two years, and they join a lifelong community of New American Fellows.

The American Association of University Women international fellowships & grants program:  AAUW is one of the largest funders of women’s graduate education, investing in women who go on to change the world.  Fellowships are available to American and international students.