Additional Funding Opportunities

There are more opportunities available for funding than many students realize. Find internships, apply for scholarships, and so much more.

Missouri S&T Opportunities

These guides and databases provide additional lists and helpful information on how to find and where to find scholarships, fellowships, and other funding opportunities!

Discover Data Science

Global Research Collaboration

Graduate Student Financial Aid

Master's in Data Science

Open Education Database (OEDb) Graduate Scholarships

ORISE Fellowship and Research Opportunities

Pathways to Science: Grad Programs

STEM Study Scholarship Search

Whether you are a current post-doc or you're looking for an opportunity after graduation, below you'll find useful links and sites to help you on your journey.

The Data Incubator - This program is supported by sponsorships from hundred of employers across industries and is open for those seeking industry careers as data scientists.

Intelligence community Post-doctoral Research Fellowship Program - These programs support post-doc students to conduct research throughout the United States.

Michigan Society of Fellows - A three year Post-Doctoral fellowship for those having recently received their PhD or comparable professional degree. Diverse and International applicants strongly encouraged.

Pathways to Science: Post-Doc Positions - Browse over 150 different STEM post-doc positions.


From summer long programs to fully-funded research opportunities, select the links below to learn more about these great opportunities.

Department of Energy's Office of Science (SCGSR) Program - Graduate students currently pursuing PhD's in select fields are eligible for supplemental research awards.

Sandia National Labs Fellowships - Sandia offers various fellowship opporutnites to exceptional indiviudals in support of the US National Security mission. 

Data Science Fellowship - An intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares students in STEM and social sceinces to seek industry careers as data scientists. Masters, PhD, and Post-Doc.

U.S Department of Homeland Security 2019 - Summer Internship - A 10-week summer internship program for students while working with a variety of US governmental departments.

Write an Essay

Outside of fellowships and Internships, some scholarships for smaller amounts require an essay. A short essay can get you one step closer to your graduate funding goals.

 Apro Software Scholarship - $500 Scholarship based off of a 1200+ word essay surrounding the topic of software development.

 Atma Environmental Scholarship - $500 Scholarship based off of 1200 - 1500 word explorative essay about evidence for/against climate change.

Big Berkey Water Filter Scholarship - $1000 Scholarship, 750 to 1500 words about the quality of drinking water. 

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grants - Grants up to $100,000 based on proposals of solutions to Grand Challenge Initiatives

BestLaptopNinja Scholarship - Win a lighweight computer,  1000 -2000 word essay about educational technologies.

Boster Bio Scholarship - $1000 scholarship based on a 500+ word essayabout a career in healthcare or biomedical industry

Exit Technologies Scholarship - $500 Scholarship program, for US post-graduate students. Essay topics range from IT Hardware to Data Security, blockchain to IT management platforms. "Remembering a Life" Scholarship - $2500 Scholarship based on an essay about a deceased person who has impacted your life.

Nav Entrepreneur Scholarship - $1000 Scholarship for students enrolled and have a desire to open a business.

PosiRank $500 Scholarship - Master's Students. $500 Scholarship based on topic disclosed on the website.

Pusch & Nguyen Law Firm Scholarship - $1250 Scholarship based on an essay about how to reduce drunk driving.

The Berkey Water Filter Systems Scholarship - $500 Scholarship for students who write an essay on "The Importance of Water Conservation".