The Department of Chemistry encourages its graduate students to apply for support in the form of scholarships and fellowships from outside organizations. Below are some that we have selected which may be of particular interest. More can be found via resources such as UCLA’s excellent Graduate & Postdoctoral Extramural Support (GRAPES) Database.


Many links below are PDF summaries. Please see the information within for requirements, deadlines, contact information, and other details.


American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) [PDF]

American Association of University Women (AAUW) [link]

American Chemical Society [link]

American-Scandinavian Foundation [PDF]

US Department of Defense (DoD), National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG) [PDF]

Graduate Engineering for Minorities (GEM) [PDF]

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science To Achieve Results (STAR) [PDF]

Hertz Foundation [PDF]

Ford Foundation [PDF]

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) [PDF]

National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) [PDF]

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute [PDF]

National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC) [PDF]

National Science Foundation (NSF) [PDF]

Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans [PDF]

UNCF-Merck [PDF]