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A summary of all the different forms of funding available. Click on the description for more details. We welcome submissions to our fellowship page! Please email women@cs.cmu.edu with submission details.

You can find additional fellowship opportunities on the CMU SCS Fellowship Opportunities page. There are also many more women-specific scholarships that can be found at the Scholarships for Women page at Online Colleges.

Last updated on February 20, 2015.

Active Fellowships and Scholarships

Description Amount Status Deadline Gender US Citizen Other Eligibility
AAUW Career Development Grants $2,000-$12,000 Active December 15, 2016 Female Yes Bachelor's degree required.
AAUW Community Action Grants $2,000-$10,000 Active January 15, 2017 Female Yes Permanent residents.
AAUW International Fellowships $18,000-$30,000 Active December 1, 2016 Female No International graduate and postgraduate women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
APS/IBM Research Internship for Undergraduate Women $8,000+ Active February 15, 2017 Female No Full-time sophomores and juniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
DOE Computational Science Grad. Fellowship Varies Active January 18, 2017 All Yes Permanent residents.
Edie Windsor Coding Scholarship 50% of coding bootcamp/school tuition Active None LGBTQ Women No
Facebook Emerging Scholar Award Program Tuition, conference fees, $37,000 stipend Active February 28, 2017 All No First or second year PhD students from an underrepresented minority in technology
George Washington Univ. Graduate Scholarships Full tuition + fees Active January 31, 2017 All Yes Undergraduate juniors or higher with GPA 3.0+; graduate students with GPA 3.2+; permanent residents
Goldwater Scholarship Program $7,500 Active January 27, 2017 All Yes Permanent residents, must be nominated by CMU's designated Goldwater Faculty Representative.
Google Anita Borg Scholarship $10,000 Active December 1, 2016 Female No GPA 3.5+; graduate student or senior year of undergrad; permanent resident; international students
Google PhD Fellowship Tuition, fees, and stipend Active February 12, 2017 All No CMU: please submit materials to April Foster (aprilf@cs.cmu.edu) by Feb 12th
GSA Graduate Student Conference Funding $500-$1000 Active Varies All No Graduate Students at Carnegie Mellon
Harry S. Truman Scholarships $30,000 Active February 7, 2017 All Yes Full-time juniors
L'Oreal Women in Science Fellowship Program $60,000 Active February 3, 2017 Female No Postgraduate students, citizens or permanent residents.
National Physical Science Consortium Varies Active December 9, 2016 All Yes Senior undergrad with 3.0 GPA or graduate students.
National Research Council of the National Academies Varies Active Varies All Varies Must have earned a Ph.D., Sc.D., M.D., D.V.M., or academically equivalent research doctorate before beginning tenure. Some laboratories have citizen restrictions
National Security Agency Mathematics and Computer Science Student Scholarship Varies Active December 31, 2016 All Yes
NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship Program up to $50,000 Active January 16, 2017 All No Students must have already completed their first year of full time Ph.D. level studies.
Recurse Center Grants $500-$7000 Active Varies All No Women, Black, Latino/a, Native American, and Pacific Islander; Attend Recurse Center, a free, self-directed, educational retreat for people who want to get better at programming
Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship Full tuition, $25,000-$38,000 stipend Active December 1, 2016 All No U.S., Australia, Canada, New Zealand, or United Kingdom citizen; GPA 3.0+; able to participate in summer internships at DoD laboratories; agree to post-graduate employment with the DoD.
Semiconductor Research Corporation Graduate Fellowship Program Tuition, fees, and stipend Active February 10, 2017 All Yes U.S. citizens or have permanent resident, refugee, or political asylum status in the U.S. Are pursuing or planning to pursue a Ph.D. degree with research relevant to microelectronics under the guidance of a SRC-approved faculty member.
Semiconductor Research Corporation Master's Fellowship Program Tuition, fees, and stipend Active February 10, 2017 All Yes U.S. citizens or have permanent resident, refugee, or political asylum status in the U.S; female or member of underrepresented minority; are pursuing or planning to pursue a master's degree with research relevant to microelectronics
Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Scholarship $1,000-$10,000 Active Varies Female Varies Various requirements for various scholarships
SURG Grant $500-$1,000 Active March 24, 2017 All No CMU undergrad.
University of Memphis Fellowships Varies Active May 6, 2017 All No Must be applying for grad school at the University of Memphis

Pending Fellowships

Description Amount Status Deadline Gender US Citizen Other Eligibility
AAUW American Fellowships $6,000-$30,000 Pending November 15, 2017 Female Yes Permanent residents
Buildium’s Women in Technology Scholarship $2,500 Pending Unknown Female No Enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree program in the United States or Canada, studying Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)
CREU Undergraduate Research Program $3,000 stipend, $1,500 expenditures Pending May 18, 2017 Female Yes Permanent residents. Completed two years of undergraduate study at the college level.
Scholarship for Women Studying Information Security (SWSIS) up to $10,000 Pending Unknown Female No Junior, senior, or Master's student at a U.S. university

Closed Fellowships

Description Amount Status Deadline Gender US Citizen Other Eligibility
Daybreak Gamers In Real Life (G.I.R.L.) Scholarship $10,000 Closed June 3, 2016 Female No -
Eaton Corporation Multicultural Scholarship Program (EMSP) $3,000 Closed May 2, 2016 All No In-coming sophomore, seniors, and juniors pursuing a degree at the institutions listed on the website. Must have a 3.00 GPA and must be authorized to work in the U.S. without a visa sponsorship
Facebook Fellowship Program Tuition, conference fees, $37,000 stipend Closed November 1, 2016 All No Full-time Ph.D students
IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Awards Tuition, fees, and stipend Closed October 14, 2016 All No Full-time Ph.D students.
Jennings Family Brave Companions Fund Varies Closed February 19, 2016 All Yes QPA 3.0+, CMU sophomore or junior, permanent residents
Microsoft PhD Fellowship Full tuition + fees Closed October 10, 2016 All No 2nd or 3rd year PhD student at a U.S. or Canadian university
Microsoft Women's Fellowship $20,000 Closed October 10, 2016 Female No Active full-time PhD student at participating university
Palantir Scholarship for Women in Technology up to $10,000 Closed August 19, 2016 Female No -
Siebel Scholars Program $35,000 Closed July 15, 2013 All No Final-year students
The Tisdale Fellowship $8,695 to attend the Institute on Business and Government Affairs (IBGA), $1,000 stipend Closed February 10, 2016 All No Junior, senior, or graduate students.
The Upstart/Startup Grants Varies Closed Unknown All Yes -
Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship $1,000-$10,000 Closed September 30, 2016 Female Yes US citizens or visa-holding Permanent Residents of African American, Asian, Pacific Island, Native American, Native Alaskan, or Hispanic descent