Fellowship Opportunities for Prospective & Incoming Students
Fellowships offer graduate students the opportunity to fund their academic journey or research endeavors without the work requirements of an assistantship or debt payments of a student loan.
Requirements, application deadlines, and duration vary by fellowship. To understand all of the funding opportunities available, please contact your graduate program directly.
Diversity of Views & Experiences (DOVE) Fellowship
The DOVE Fellowship provides recipients with a $25,000 stipend, covers tuition costs for up to 14 credits per semester, and subsidizes their health insurance so they can stay focused on their education and research.
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
The National Science Foundation funds research and education in most science and engineering fields through grants and cooperative agreements with more than 2,000 colleges, universities, K-12 school systems, businesses, informal science organizations, and other research organizations throughout the U.S.
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
The purpose of the Fulbright program is to increase mutual understanding between people of the United States and other countries through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills. Approximately 1,900 grants are available to over 140 countries.
The Torske Klubben, founded in 1933, is a Minneapolis luncheon club of Norwegian heritage who are deeply interested in Norway and Norwegian-American history and relationships. The organization funds UMN graduate fellowships for students who have an interest in or connection with Norway and/or its culture.