Graduate Scholarships and Fellowships

Please be sure to visit our Kansas State local and community scholarships page for graduate scholarships you may be eligible for.

American Dental Hygienists' Association Institute Minority Scholarships

ADHA believes in helping dental hygienists achieve their full potential as they seek to improve the public’s oral health. We support your goals by helping to ensure access to quality oral health care; promoting dental hygiene education, licensure, practice and research; and representing your legislative interests at the local, state and federal levels.

American Society of Safety Engineers

The ASSE Foundation exists to provide programs that advance the safety profession. We exist because safety matters - for workers, for families, and for the future of our world.

Funding sources from the Graduate School at K-State

The KSURF Doctoral Research Scholarship provides strategic funding for recognizing the performance of outstanding Ph.D. students at Kansas State University who demonstrate superior academic achievements and scholarly abilities and whose research has the potential for disclosure of intellectual property and/or commercial application. Funding for this program is provided by the Kansas State University Research Foundation (KSURF), whose mission it is to promote, encourage and aid translational research that makes a difference in intellectual development and technology transfer at Kansas State University (

Congressional Fellowships on Women and Public Policy

WREI awards annual fellowships to a select number of graduate students with a proven commitment to equity for women.  WREI Fellows gain practical policy making experience and graduate credit as they work from January to August as Congressional legislatives aides in Washington, D.C. Fellows receive stipends for tuition and living expenses.

Council on Social Work Education

CSWE provides a number of funding opportunities for students and faculty members. More information about each of those funding opportunities is below along with links to application information and staff contact.

Gates Cambridge Scholarships

Gates Cambridge Scholarships are highly competitive full-cost scholarships. They are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.

Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust

The Josephine De Karman Fellowship Trust was established in 1954 by the late Dr. Theodore Von Karman, world renowned aeronautics expert and teacher and first director of the Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology, in memory of his sister, Josephine, who passed away in 1951.  The purpose of this Fellowship program is to recognize and assist students whose scholastic achievements reflect Professor Von Karman’s high standards.

LaGrant Foundation

The LAGRANT Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to increase the number of ethnic minorities in the fields of advertising, marketing and public relations by providing scholarships, career & professional development workshops, mentors and internships to African American/Black, Alaska Native/Native American, Asian American/Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latino undergraduate and graduate students. Our goal is to open the proverbial door for minorities by providing the necessary resources and tools not commonly available to many minorities entering the fields of advertising, marketing and public relations.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. From the ballot box to the classroom, the thousands of dedicated workers, organizers, leaders and members who make up the NAACP continue to fight for social justice for all Americans.

National Science Foundation

The NSF funds research and education in science and engineering, through grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements. The Foundation accounts for about 20 percent of federal support to academic institutions for basic research.

Smithsonian Opportunities for Research and Study

Here is a list of all the current fellowship opportunities at the Smithsonian, sorted by unit. Use this list to get a better sense about where you might like to pursue a fellowship at the Smithsonian; click the links to dig deeper.

WorldStudio AIGA

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Other funding opportunities

Graduate students can learn more about additional funding opportunities through K-State's Office of Research and Sponsored Programs:

Beverly Page
Funding Information Specialist