Current Funding Opportunities
Funding for graduate education may come from many sources and in many pieces. Students may receive funds for in-state or out-of-state tuition, for comprehensive fees, or as a salary stipend. They may be self-supporting, or receive loans for graduate study, or they may be fellowship or scholarship recipients. This page provides resources to help you find current funding opportunities. To learn more about funding and financial support, explore the graduate assistantships, fellowships and scholarships, and financial aid pages.
Announcements Received by the Graduate School
The Graduate School regularly receives information about funding opportunities for graduate students. The following announcements will provide instruction on where to obtain more information about each program as well as an application. This list is updated regularly. Please check back frequently.
Fellowships and Scholarship Fair
Each year the Graduate School presents a comprehensive display of nationally competitive fellowships and scholarships. Visit the Virtual Fellowships and Scholarships Fair to learn about external funding opportunities sorted by college.
Students are encouraged to check the online Opportunity Update, published by Virginia Tech's Office of the Vice President for Research. This site provides weekly updates about funding for research and scholarship.
The following links provide useful information about outside funding opportunities.
Community of Science Funding Opportunities
Comprehensive database of funding that includes
22,000 records, representing over 400,000 funding opportunities.
Cornell University created this comprehensive database of fellowships from primarily non-Cornell sources. They are organized by topic and applicant group.
GrantsNet is a searchable database of funding and training opportunities in biomedical research and science education for graduate and medical students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty.
Administers predoctoral, dissertation, and postdoctoral fellowship programs in research-based fields of study including the Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships.
Nationally Competitive Graduate Fellowships
North Carolina State has compiled this helpful listing of graduate fellowships, organized by application deadline month.
Southern Regional Education Board Doctoral Scholars Program
Part of a nationwide initiative that seeks to produce more minority student Ph.D.s and to encourage SREB scholars to seek faculty positions.