Fellowships and Scholarships

There are a number of opportunities at Tufts for students to apply for fellowships and other scholarships. Some of these opportunities are below – more are offered every year, and this list is updated accordingly, but there may be additional opportunities not reflected here.

  • Community Fellowship
    Focus on impacting GSAS culture for greater diversity and peer support, provides $4,000 per semester in stipends
  • Graduate Student Research Competition
    Up to $1,000 available for research, deadlines in Fall and Spring
  • Graduate Student Travel Fund
    Up to $400 for students presenting at conferences, and up to $200 for students attending conferences, year-round
  • Graduate Travel Support Program, Office of the Provost
    Delta airlines flight vouchers for students who are giving a talk at a conference, participating in a national disciplinary meeting which is also an academic job market vehicle, or undertaking dissertation research at the destination; available year-round
  • Graduate Student Open Access Publishing Fund
    Covers portions of the author's submission fee to open-access journals; available year-round
  • Three Minute Thesis and Graduate Student Research Symposium
    In addition to being academic community events through the Graduate Student Council, top presenters are awarded with monetary prizes
  • Funding Opportunity Database
    Organized by Proposal Development, this database allows students to search for funding opportunities by a number of variables, including who it is open to (students, international applicants, etc.) as well as field