Funding and Resources

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Cornell University provides a wide range of financial and other resources to help students reach their academic, professional, and personal goals. Diversity Fellowships offered through the Graduate School include the SUNY Graduate Diversity Fellowship, the Deans Excellence Fellowship, Deans McNair Graduate Fellowship, and Deans Mellon Mays Graduate Fellowship for new students, and the Provost Diversity Fellowship for Continuing Students.

The Graduate School at the University of California, Los Angeles maintains one of the most extensive and up-to-date university databases on graduate school funding opportunities. Their database is called GRAPES and can be accessed through the UCLA funding website

Pathways to Science is a portal managed by the Institute for Broadening Participation and includes funding, research, internship, and outreach opportunities in STEM for current and prospective pre-college, undergraduate, and graduate students as well as postdoctoral scholars. 

Students holding DACA status or who are undocumented can utilize Immigrants Rising as a resource to find lists of scholarships that don’t require proof of citizenship or legal permanent residency.