Outside Funding

Scholarships, Fellowships, and other Sources of Funding

Below is a list of nationally available scholarships and fellowships. The list is arranged by the month of the due date. For detailed information, click on the link to the sponsor web site.


Council on Foreign Relations Fellowships
Fulbright Fellowships for International Study
Microsoft Research PhD Fellowships
Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowships in Women's Studies


American Association of University Women (AAUW) Fellowships
Critical Language Scholarship Program (Language study abroad)
Environmental Protection Agency STAR Fellowships
Ford Foundation Fellowships
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships
Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Social Science Research Council (SSRC) International Dissertation Research Fellowships


Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) Scholarships
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships
The Rosenthal Fellowship


Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship
Facebook Fellowship
National Security Education Program (NSEP) Boren Graduate Fellowships
Smithsonian Institution Fellowships


Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Dissertation Fellowships
National Research Council (NRC) Research Associateships


American Indian Graduate Center Fellowships
Bulitt Environmental Leadership Fellowship
Congressional Black Caucus Fellowship Programs
CBC Spouses Education Scholarship 
Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships
WREI Congressional Fellowships on Women and Public Policy

Additional Funding Sources

American Association of University Women Education Funding and Awards 
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program
DACOR Bacon House Foundation Fellowships
George J. Mitchell Scholarship
George A. Neilson Public Investor Scholarship
Institute of Current World Affairs Fellowships
Institute for Humane Studies
Mayme and Herb Frank Scholarship Program
Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship
William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students

For International Students

CAIXA (Spain)
Colfuturo (Colombia)
CONACYT (Mexico and Paraguay)
CSN (Sweden)
Fulbright Foreign Student Program
FUNED (Mexico)
Islamic Scholarship Fund
Lanekassen (Norway)
SERVIR (for students from Peru)
SelfScore International Student Scholarship 
The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program
United States Institute of Peace Grants/Fellowships
U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation Scholarship
U.S. Department of State Consular Fellows Program

General Resources

These web sites are lists or databases of additional scholarships, fellowships, or other types of funding. 

APSIA Resources
College View
Foundation Center
International Education Financial Aid
JLV College Counseling


Office of Student Services 
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs 
3601 Posvar Hall 
Telephone: (412) 648-7640 
Email: gspia@pitt.edu


Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
3601 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260