Funding Sources for Students

Below are links to funding opportunities that may be of interest to subsurface biosphere students. To add information to this list, please email

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Oregon State University

Oregon State University Financial Aid and Scholarships Page - Includes many specifics about financial aid at OSU as well as links to more information about federal, state, and private scholarships and grants.
Civil and Construction Engineering Undergraduate Scholarships Page - This list includes information about scholarships that may be of interest to engineering students.  
Civil and Construction Engineering Graduate Fellowships Page - This list includes information about fellowships that may be of interest to engineering students.   check
Environmental Engineering Graduate Funding Page - This list includes information about fellowships that may be of interest to environmental engineering students.   check
The Graduate School announced in September 2011 new centrally administered travel awards for students presenting their scholarly or creative work at prestigious national and international conferences. Application deadlines are February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1. Contact the Graduate School for the most recent information. The September 6, 2011, memo is here.   check

National Programs

National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates Students apply directly to REU Sites and should consult the directory of active REU Sites on the Web at
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships - The Graduate Research Fellowship provides three years of support for graduate study leading to research-based master’s or doctoral degrees and is intended for students who are at the early stages of their graduate study.  
National Science Foundation Graduate Teaching Fellows in K-12 Education (GK-12) - This program supports fellowships and associated training that enable graduate students in NSF- supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines to acquire additional skills that will broadly prepare them for professional and scientific careers in the 21st century. Through interactions with teachers in K-12 schools, graduate students can improve communication and teaching skills while enriching STEM instruction in K-12 schools. In addition, the GK-12 program provides institutions of higher education with an opportunity to make a permanent change in their graduate programs by including partnerships with K-12 schools in a manner that is of mutual benefit to their faculties and students.  

National Scholarship Search Pages - Peterson's and the National Association of Financial Aid Administrators have joined together to provide a comprehensive Website for credible information on financing a college education. - The largest free scholarship search service on the internet with a searchable database of more than 275,000 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants and loans. Students are provided an updated list of "matched" scholarships as new funding sources become available.
The Financial Aid Information Page - A free and comprehensive guide to student financial aid. The site provides valuable information on scholarship search services as well as information on searchable databases. The page also provides links to some of the largest free scholarship search services on the internet. - Asearchable, updated, database of funding opportunities in biomedical research and science education. It contains programs that offer training and research funding for graduate and medical students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty, as well as programs in science, math, engineering, and technology for undergraduate faculty and students.