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Graduate Fellowships and Scholarships

Graduate Fellowships and Scholarships

The College of Science annually awards a variety of different fellowships and scholarships in collaboration with the Graduate School and private foundations. Below we list these awards and other opportunities for graduate students.

Wei Family Private Foundation Scholarships

The WFPF awards scholarships to students of Chinese heritage with high academic credentials who are pursuing a degree in Science or Mathematics.

Graduate school awards

Some fellowships are awarded institutionally by the Graduate School or by academic college and department committees, while others are awarded by external agencies such as the National Science Foundation and the Social Sciences Research Council.

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College of Science Student Travel Award

COSSTA awards support students in the College who need financial assistance to attend professional conferences to present their research findings.

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Larry Martin & Joyce O’Neill Endowed Fellowship

The Martin-O’Neill Fellowship is awarded to a graduate student from any of the seven departments in the College of Science whose research involves computational modeling

Application and deadlines
Recent awardees

OMSI Science Communication Fellowship

OMSI’s Science Communication Fellowships support and prepare STEM professionals to more effectively communicate with a variety of audiences by participating in a series of interactive training workshops.

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ARCS Foundation Scholarship

The College annually awards ARCS Foundation Fellowships to entering Ph.D. students in the Departments of Biochemistry & Biophysics, Chemistry, Integrative Biology, Mathematics, Microbiology and Statistics. The ARCS Fellowship provides a $6000 annual supplement to the Departmental assistantship for 3 years.

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Provost's Distinguished Graduate Fellowships and Scholarships

The scholarship awardee receives a one-time sum. The fellowship is a one-time, 12-month stipend ($30,000 for doctoral students, $22,00 for master's students, with a $2,000 fee subsidy), academic year tuition waiver, and supplemental funds to cover the cost of enrollment in three graduate credits during the summer term.

Learn more about the Provost Fellowship & Scholarship

External awards

There are a large collection of national and global fellowships where students may apply directly to the granting organization or agency. This list features multidisciplinary fellowships, science & engineering fellowships, humanities & social sciences fellowships, postdoctoral fellowships, and more.

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Recent awardees

We are proud of our many College of Science graduate students who have recently received honors, scholarships and fellowships!

Read about our student awardees in IMPACT

Graduate professional development

Learn more about career opportunities, self-assessments and preparing to market yourself when looking for a job with these career resources prepared by the Career Center at Oregon State.

Career services for grad students