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|Grant name and link||Award amount||Requirements||Approximate deadline|
|Graduate Women in Science National Fellowship||Varies per year. Typically around $8,000||Female. Preference is given to members of Sigma Delta Epsilon. Can apply when submitting your application||January|
|Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning||$500||Active (dues paid) member. Have not received a Phi Kappa Phi fellowship or Award of Excellence grant.||April and October|
|Phi Kappa Fi Dissertation Fellowship||$10,000||Active (dues paid) member. Completed all pre-dissertation requirements and have the endorsement of the chair.||November*|
|NSF Graduate Research Fellowship||$34,000 stipend for 3 years. $12,000 paid to the University for tuition and fees||Must be within your first year of graduate school. Must be US citizen||October-November (based on discipline)|
|NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award||$23,844 stipend. Up to $16,000 for tuition and fees. $4,200 institutional allowance (Supplies, health insurance, travel to conferences, equipment, books)||Ph.D. candidate US citizen or permanent resident||April 8, August 8, December 8**|
|NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research||$23,844 stipend. Up to $16,000 for tuition and fees. $4,200 institutional allowance (Supplies, health insurance, travel to conferences, equipment, books)||Ph.D. candidate, US citizen or permanent resident who identifies as African American, Hispanic American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islander. Or ... "Individuals with disabilities, who are defined as those with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, as described in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended."||April 8, August 8, December 8**|
|National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship||Full payment of tuition and fees, $3,200 a month stipend, $1,500 for health insurance for up to 4 years (based on continued funding)||US citizens only. Must be completing bachelors or within first 2 years of their PhD||December-January|
|AAUW Dissertation Fellowship||$20,000||Female, US citizen or permanent resident. Completing your 1st doctoral degree||November|
|Sigma Xi Grants-In-Aid of Research||up to $1000 (vision-related research up to $2,500)||Sigma Xi membership encouraged (75% of funds designated for Sigma Xi members)||March, October|
|Texas Society for Microscopy Small Grant||up to $1,500||Research at a Texas institution, 3.0 GPA, research utilizing microscopy. Mentor and student must become TSM members||January 31|
*Must be selected by the local chapter, so the applicant may have to meet specific requirements for initial application.
**Deadline may be later if it falls on a holiday.
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