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Grant / stipend

Identity
DDRO provides competitive awards to doctoral students for research expenses related to dissertations that focus on some aspect of diversity, broadly defined to include culture, socioeconomic background, race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disabilities, religion, and life experience. These funds help advance Stanford’s commitment to diversity.

Sponsored by:

Vice Provost for Graduate Education

Location:

N/A

Open to:

Graduate Students

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N/A
Grant / stipend

Identity
DARE: Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence The DARE Doctoral Fellowship Program awards two-year fellowships to advanced Stanford doctoral students who want to investigate and prepare for academic careers and whose presence will help diversify the professoriate. The DARE Program's objectives are to better prepare students from diverse backgrounds for academic careers and to have...

Sponsored by:

Vice Provost for Graduate Education

Location:

N/A

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
Grant / stipend

One-time event in Identity
Awards of up to $500 are paid as reimbursement after completion of travel to offset hotel fees, conference registration, and travel costs. Both U.S. and international students are eligible to apply. Funds available first-come, first-served until exhausted. Students may receive no more than two CEAS travel grant awards per fiscal...

Sponsored by:

Center for East Asian Studies

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
Grant / stipend

Multi-quarter part-time in Technology & Engineering
Digital Impact is an initiative of the Digital Civil Society Lab at the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (Stanford PACS). We work to improve the digital infrastructure for civil society and help social sector practitioners and policymakers use digital resources safely, ethically, and effectively. Digital Impact is made...

Sponsored by:

Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
Grant / stipend

Quarter-long full-time in Identity
Projects should be focused on topics related to East Asia, broadly defined. Language study is generally undertaken in an approved language (Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, Korean, Tagalog, Thai, Tibetan, Vietnamese); other languages by petition. U.S. citizens and permanent residents who plan to undertake intensive advanced language study, either at Stanford or...

Sponsored by:

Center for East Asian Studies

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
Grant / stipend

Quarter-long full-time in Identity
Department of Education Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships provide tuition and stipend for students in M.A. or Ph.D. programs who plan to undertake intensive language study in Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, Korean, Tagalog, Thai, Tibetan, or Vietnamese during the academic year, either at Stanford or an approved overseas institution...

Sponsored by:

Center for East Asian Studies

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
Grant / stipend

Multi-quarter part-time in Identity
The Lab's graduate fellowship program supports PhD students as they conduct dissertation research. Financially, fellows will receive $5,000 stipends to defray the costs of central research tasks, including travel to fieldsites, transcription of interviews, and compensation for participants. In terms of intellectual support, the Lab coordinates and funds an "Advanced...

Sponsored by:

Ethnography Lab

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
Grant / stipend

Multi-quarter part-time
The School of Humanities and Sciences awards Graduate Research Opportunity (GRO) funding of up to $5,000 to support doctoral student dissertation research. This funding is incremental and does not replace other funding that the student may receive to support their dissertation research.Thanks to a gift from a generous donor, GRO...

Sponsored by:

School of Humanities and Sciences

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
Grant / stipend

Multi-quarter part-time in Human Rights
The Stanford King Center on Global Development offers graduate student fellowships for the 2021-2022 academic year that provide up to three quarters of fellowship support in the form of tuition and a graduate student stipend to qualified Stanford student applicants (PhD students with TGR status) pursuing dissertation research on topics...

Sponsored by:

King Center on Global Development

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
Grant / stipend

Identity
This fellowship provides funding for students at the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies (IUC). The IUC provides an intensive 10-month training program in advanced Japanese for a select number of undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate students.

Sponsored by:

Center for East Asian Studies

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
Grant / stipend

One-time event in Socio-Economic Prosperity
The Journeys of Inquiry program provides an opportunity for Stanford undergraduate and graduate students to experience different societies and cultures as part of short-term programs led by Stanford King Center on Global Development faculty and affiliates. These programs, which typically take place during the summer quarter, provide opportunities to highly...

Sponsored by:

King Center on Global Development

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students,
Undergraduates

When:

Summer
Grant / stipend

One-time event in Identity
Writing submissions must be produced during the current academic year in any discipline within the area of Korean Studies, broadly defined. This competition is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. The prize will be awarded at a special ceremony in the fall and the first place winner will receive...

Sponsored by:

Center for East Asian Studies

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
Grant / stipend

One-time event in Identity
The award support original research or conference costs. Dr. Yalom was a part of the Clayman Institute since 1978, having served as both Associate Director and Acting Director. Prior to her death in 2019, she was a Senior Scholar and a well known internationally acclaimed historian of women's and gender...

Sponsored by:

The Clayman Institute for Gender Research

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
Grant / stipend

One-time event in Identity
Students are nominated for the prize by affiliated Clayman Institute faculty and may be nominated for dissertation research or independent projects with the intent of publishing an article or presenting on the topic at a research conference. Stanford graduate students are nominated from a variety of disciplines. This prize of...

Sponsored by:

The Clayman Institute for Gender Research

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
Grant / stipend

One-time event in Identity
The $1,500 annual prize highlights news articles about women’s education, work, family, or the nexus of work and family. Myra Strober is a labor economist and Professor at the School of Education and at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University (by courtesy). Myra is the founding director of...

Sponsored by:

The Clayman Institute for Gender Research

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
Grant / stipend

Multi-quarter part-time
The PACS Center explores the role of civil society in a very broad sense. The program welcomes projects that address questions about nonprofits and civil society organizations, as well as research that examines the role of the state or the marketplace in contrast to nonprofits, philanthropic foundations, or civil society...

Sponsored by:

Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
Grant / stipend

Multi-quarter part-time
The Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS) supports student research by awarding funding to current Stanford students on a quarterly basis. As a leading research center dedicated to developing and sharing knowledge that can create positive social change, Stanford PACS is committed to supporting and nurturing promising new...

Sponsored by:

Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students,
Undergraduates

When:

N/A
Grant / stipend

Multi-quarter part-time in Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Law, Policy & Justice, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & Engineering
The Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship (SIGF) Program is a competitive, university-wide program that awards three-year fellowships to outstanding doctoral students engaged in interdisciplinary research. Since 2008, 262 students have received a SIGF. The SIGF supports Stanford doctoral students in undertaking novel, cutting-edge research and pursuing questions that cross traditional disciplinary...

Sponsored by:

Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
Grant / stipend

One-year full-time in Identity
This competitive fellowship is open to both U.S. and international students and provides $15,000 in stipend plus three quarters TGR tuition for one academic year, to support thesis/dissertation research or dissertation write-up on topics related to women in Asia. Stanford graduate students in any discipline conducting research on topics concerning...

Sponsored by:

Center for East Asian Studies

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
CS Bridge class
Cardinal Commitment, Grant / stipend, Volunteer, Student service organization

Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development, Technology & Engineering
The CS Bridge program is a collaboration between Stanford University and host universities around the world. CS Bridge offers intensive two-week residential courses in the summer for high school students at different universities. Each course is hosted by a well-known university in the host country and is free for the...

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

Autumn,
Spring,
Summer,
Winter
GraduateStudentGrantCompetition
Grant / stipend

Quarter-long full-time in Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Law, Policy & Justice, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & Engineering
The Europe Center (TEC) Austria Visitor Program (formerly, Advanced Graduate Student Travel Scholarships) is part of the Stanford-Austria scholarly exchange program hosted jointly by TEC at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), and the University of Vienna in Austria. These fellowships are intended to support Stanford graduate students...

Sponsored by:

Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
Stanford Biodesign NEXT
Grant / stipend

Multi-quarter part-time in Health
The Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign offers a portfolio of courses to engage Stanford students in the important challenge of reinventing healthcare with the help of technology. Each of our courses teaches our need-driven, value-based approach to health technology innovation and how to apply it to improve lives everywhere. The...

Sponsored by:

Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
Dissertation Grants in Japanese Studies
Grant / stipend

Multi-quarter part-time
The program is intended to fill in the gaps between the availability of university and external funding for graduate dissertation work. As a result, awards will be made on a competitive basis to students who are conducting dissertation field research, or writing up the results of dissertation research. General Requirements...

Sponsored by:

Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
Graduate Research and Internship Program in Germany
Grant / stipend

Quarter-long full-time
The objective of this program is to provide opportunities for Stanford graduate students to spend 8-12 weeks in Germany pursuing internships or performing research such as lab exchanges and collaborative research at local institutions. Students may identify their target institutions based on their curricular expertise and career goals; the program...

Sponsored by:

Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies

Location:

International

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
GraduateStudentGrantCompetition
Grant / stipend

Multi-quarter part-time
Funds are available for Ph.D. candidates across a wide range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences to prepare for dissertation research and to conduct research on approved dissertation projects. The Europe Center also supports early graduate students who wish to determine the feasibility of a dissertation topic or...

Sponsored by:

Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
John and Jackie Lewis Fund
Grant / stipend

Multi-quarter part-time
The John and Jackie Lewis Fund supports graduate students, predoctoral and postdoctoral students working on matters related to Asia. In particular this fund’s purpose is to help facilitate and support collaborative opportunities between members of FSI and members from institutions located in Asia. Grants are up to $1000 or dependent...

Sponsored by:

Center for International Security and Cooperation

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students,
Postdoctorate

When:

Rolling
Mel Lane Student Grants
Grant / stipend

Multi-quarter part-time in Environmental Sustainability
This program offers grants for Stanford student-driven-and-managed environmental projects that make a measurable impact on sustainability issues through direct activities or applied research. Preference is given to projects that focus on environmental sustainability within one of the following topic areas: climate, ecosystem services and conservation, food security, freshwater, oceans, public...

Sponsored by:

Woods Institute for the Environment

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students,
Undergraduates

When:

N/A
Stanford at Peking University Pre-doctoral Fellowship Program
Grant / stipend

Multi-quarter part-time
The Stanford Center at Peking University (SCPKU) provides Stanford doctoral students with a home base to advance their dissertation research in China. Located on the Peking University campus in an area known for its rich intellectual community, the Center facilitates academic discovery and rich collaborations to support cutting-edge graduate research...

Sponsored by:

Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies

Location:

International

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
Stanford Bio-X Travel Awards Program
Grant / stipend

Health
The Stanford Bio-X Travel Awards Program gives PhD candidates and postdoctoral students the opportunity to develop their public speaking skills, to travel and network with like-minded peers, to disseminate information about their research, and to learn new ideas that could potentially and positively affect their research and that of others.

Sponsored by:

Stanford Bio-X

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students,
Postdoctorate

When:

N/A
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