Graduate Fellowships & Scholarships

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Listed below are fellowships offered through Towson University. We also post information about external scholarships here, along with application deadlines.

Office of Graduate Studies Terminal Degree Fellowships

Apply by March 27

The Terminal Degree Fellowship program is designed to cultivate excellence and diversity among graduate students at Towson University. Awards are made on the basis of academic merit and/or depth of professional experience. Detailed information may be obtained by calling the Dean's Office, 410-704-2078. See Related Links for Guidelines and Application.

The Office of Graduate Studies is committed to supporting students enrolled in terminal degree programs, including doctoral and Master of Fine Arts programs, at Towson University.

Alumni Association Graduate Fellowship

Apply by May 1

The purpose of the Alumni Association Graduate Fellowship is to recognize, encourage and reward graduate students who demonstrate the highest levels of academic and personal achievement and have the potential to become active alumni who will support Towson University and contribute to their communities.

One scholarship for $1,000 will be awarded annually. Contact the TU Alumni Association for more information about the award.

 

Scholarship Seeker

Search for Undergraduate & Graduate Towson University departmental scholarships, TU Foundation scholarships, and Maryland State Scholarships offered to Maryland residents by the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC).

 

Other External Graduate Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarships applicable to students in designated colleges

College of Business and Economics

Accounting and Financial Women's Alliance 

Black Data Processing Associates

National Association for Asian MBAs

National Association of Black Accountants

National Economic Association

College of Health Professions

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

Association of Black Nursing Faculty

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

Minorities in Cancer Research (American Association for Cancer Research)

National Black Nurses Association

College of Liberal Arts

African Studies Association

Alliance for Women in Media

American Academy of Religion

American Council of Learned Societies

American Anthropological Association

American Historical Association

American Political Science Association

American Psychological Association

American Sociological Association

Association for Asian Studies

Association for Academic Museums and Galleries

Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology

International Neuropsychological Society

Middle Eastern Studies Association

Psychonomic Society

Race, Ethnicity, and Politics of the APSA

Society for Psychophysiological Research

 

College of Education

 Association of International Education Administrators

Federal Student Aid

College of Fine Arts and Communication

 American Council of Learned Societies 

College Art Association

Journalism Education Association

National Association of Black Journalists

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

The Association for Women in Communications

The Association of LBGTQ Journalists

Women’s Caucus for Art

 

Fisher College of Science and Mathematics

 American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education, Inc

American Chemical Society

American Indian Science and Engineering Society

  • AISES A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
  • Chevron Corporation Scholarship
  • Intel Growing the Legacy Scholarship Program

American Physical Society (APS)

  • Herbert W. Nickens, M.D., Minority Medical Student Scholarships
  • A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) Educational Advancement Foundation Scholarship
  • Allan F. Henry/Paul A. Greebler Scholarship
  • AFCEA Ralph W. Shrader Scholarships
  • Acoustical Society of America (ASA)- Graduate Fellowship for Minorities
  • AIGC Fellowship for Native American Graduate Students
  • Association for Women in Science (AWIS)- Education Foundation Graduate Fellowships
  • Bell Lab-Lucent Technologies Cooperative Research Fellowship Program for Minorities
  • Carl Storm Underrepresented Minority (CSURM) Fellowship
  • IBM Graduate Fellowships
  • Frannie & John Hertz Foundation- Fellowship Program in Applied Physical Science
  • NASA- Graduate Student Research Program (GSRP)

  • National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC) -- Graduate Fellowships for Minorities & Women in Physical Sciences
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory- Advanced Industrial Materials Fellowship
  • Department of Defense National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Program of the University Research Initiative (URI)
  • UNCF Merck Graduate Science Research Dissertation Fellowships
  • AFCEA Postgraduate Ph.D. Fellowships
  • American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Fellowships
  • National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Program
  • The National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program

American Society for Cell Biology

American Society of Engineering Education

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Department of Energy

Environmental Protection Agency

Korean American Scientists and Engineers Association

Materials Research Society

National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education

National Association of Black Accountants

National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science

National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientist and Technical Professionals

National Physical Science Consortium

National Science Foundation

  • CyberCorps Scholarship for Service (SFS)
  • East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students (EAPSI)
  • Graduate Research Internship Program (GRIP
  • Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide (GROW)
  • Graduate Fellowship Program 

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  • Sigma Xi Science and Engineering Research Grants

Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers 

  • SASE Scholarship Sponsored by Kellogg Company
  • SASE Scholarship Sponsored by The Shekhar and Anu Mitra Family Fund

Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics

  • Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (CSGF)
  • Graduate fellowships in Sustainability Science
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Graduate Fellowships
  • The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship
  • SIAM/AAAS Mass Media
  • University-Industry Cooperative Research Programs in the Mathematical Sciences (UICRP)

SCHOLARSHIPS applicable to students BY DEMOGRAPHICs

Ethnicity

A National Latina Organization (MANA) 

American Anthropological Association 

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education, Inc.

American Indian College Fund

American Indian Science and Engineering Society

  • AISES A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
  • Chevron Corporation Scholarship
  • Intel Growing the Legacy Scholarship Program

American Political Science Association

American Physical Society (APS) 

  • A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund
  • Acoustical Society of America (ASA) – Graduate Fellowship for Minorities
  • AIGC Fellowship for Native American Graduate Students
  • Bell Lab-Lucent Technologies Cooperative Research Fellowship Program for Minorities
  • Carl Storm Underrepresented Minority (CSURM) Fellowship
  • National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC) – Graduate Fellowships for Minorities & Women in Physical Sciences
  • UNCF Merck Graduate Science Research Dissertation Fellowships

American Sociological Association

Association of Black Nursing Faculty

Association of Hispanic Professionals (Prospanica)

Black Data Processing Associates

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

Eastern Association of College and Employers

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Institute

Korean American Scientists and Engineers Association

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

National Association for Asian MBAs

National Association of Black Journalists

  • Acel Moore Scholarship for Community Journalism
  • Allison E. Fisher Scholarship
  • Carole Simpson Scholarship
  • Larry Whiteside Scholarship
  • Les Payne Founder’s Scholarship
  • NABJ Scholarship
  • Region III Scholarship
  • Visual Task Force Scholarship

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

  • NAHJ Scholarship to Excellence in Journalism Conference
  • NAHJ General Scholarships- Ruben Salazar Scholarship Fund
  • NAHJ Maria Elena Salinas Scholarships
  • NAHJ Hortencia Zavala Scholarship

National Black Nurses Association

National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science

Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers

  • SASE Scholarship Sponsored by Kellogg Company
  • SASE Scholarship Sponsored by The Shekhar and Anu Mitra Family Fund
Disability

 Association on Higher Education and Disability 

Sexual Orientation

National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientist and Technical Professionals

The Association of LBGTQ Journalists