Funding Opportunities

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The Graduate College is committed to facilitating funding and fellowships for the graduate student body. These opportunities, available through university lines, as well as through external foundations and institutions, provide students with vital sources of support in their master’s and doctoral programs. Moreover, fellowships and awards further professional development by funding conference presentations, while expanding horizons through national and international research and travel. In recent years, our graduate students have been awarded a number of nationally and internationally prestigious fellowships. The Graduate College works to support and heighten the visibility of our graduate students’ world-class research and scholarship.


UD Assistantships,
Fellowships and Scholarships

Of full-time graduate students, nearly 80% receive merit-based financial awards. Fellowships, tuition scholarships, assistantships, and traineeships are awarded on the basis of merit from nominations by the department. Awards are granted to full-time students in good academic standing with regular status. Explore University of Delaware’s opportunities below:


Current Opportunities

The list below is organized by the most current Funding Opportunity first. You may sort by the below fields or search for a specific opportunity via the search box. To learn more about a opportunity select it’s title or the term “Opportunity Details”.



Dates Opportunity

September 1, 2020

Post Date: April 13, 2020 at 2:02 pm

Integra Sources
Computer Hardware Engineering Scholarship for Students

Award: $1000

Opportunity Details >

Status: Open
June 30, 2020

Post Date: May 12, 2020 at 1:09 pm

Cocodrie Fly Fishing (CFF)
CFF Foundation Education Award

Award: CFF is proud to offer quarterly awards to university and college students!

Opportunity Details >

Status: Open
May 20, 2020

Post Date: August 26, 2019 at 9:24 am

Department of Energy, Office of Science
Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program

Award: The SCGSR program provides doctoral dissertation/thesis research opportunities for graduate students at DOE national laboratories.

Opportunity Details >

Status: Open
April 22, 2020

Post Date: December 5, 2019 at 9:15 am

Bill and Melinda Gates Foudation
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Award: The Grand Challenges family of initiatives fosters innovation to solve key global health and development problems. The application deadline is April 22, 2020.

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