Graduate Funding

As a graduate student at FIU, you have access to a number of tools and resources that enable you to pursue both internal and external options for funding your graduate studies. The list of resources included below while not exhaustive, provides you with a snapshot of our fellowship programs. We encourage you to review these options and to avail yourself of additional funding resources, such as financial aid and graduate assistantships, which are listed below.

Additional Funding Resources

Foundation for Women’s Wellness Fellowship Awards

Deadline: June 20, 2018 11:59 PM MST

FWW’s Fellowship Awards recognize and support MD/PhD candidates or graduates pursuing fellowship or specialty training and working on research in women’s health. This award goes directly to the individual awardee to acknowledge and support her/his academic, training and research success and pursuits. FWW Fellowship Awards are one-time, non-recurring $5,000 provided directly to the awardee.

  • Applicants must be currently and/or pursuing an MD and/or PhD at a U.S. based academic institution and must still be in the process of completing his/her education or medical training (specialty training, fellowship, or the like).
  • FWW does not fund sociological or population-related research; our focus is on basic, clinical or epidemiological lines of inquiry.
  • Research should be related to FWW priority areas which are:
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Leading female cancers
  • Hormones’ role in disease and stage-of-life health concerns
  • Diseases or health concerns that disproportionately afflict women
  • Exploration of gender differences related to the aforementioned topics
  • Applicant’s research proposal submitted in this application is being conducted at a U.S.-based medical institution.
  • Applicants must have a social security number. Award checks go directly to individuals and will be reported to the IRS as required by federal law.
  • Only complete, qualified online applications will be considered.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program and Upcoming FIU Application Workshops

Deadline: September 1, 2018 (FIU’s campus deadline)

Year after year, FIU students have been the proud recipients of prestigious awards through the Fulbright US Student Program, and you can be one, too!

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is a prestigious international exchange grant that allows students to either pursue research or study abroad or to teach English abroad for up to one year.  Over 1,000 grants are available each year in over 140 countries. This program is funded by the US Department of State, and it was developed by the US Congress in 1946 as an effort to promote mutual understanding between cultures.

This program is funded by the US Department of State, and it was developed by the US Congress in 1946 as an effort to promote mutual understanding between cultures.

Graduating college seniors, graduate students, young professionals, and artists.  To be eligible for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, you must be a U.S. citizen and have at least a bachelor’s degree by fall 2018. Depending on the country of application, you may also need to prove that you have proficiency in the language spoken in that country.

The application for the 2018-2019 grant year will open in April 2017, and FIU’s campus deadline is September 1st.

Grant funding for FIU study abroad programs during your undergraduate career.

We encourage you to discover more about Fulbright by attending one of our information sessions, as well as by exploring the Fulbright website at The Fulbright website includes information about requirements for specific countries, application instructions, and even statistics to consider when applying.

Your first step should be to attend an information session.  Program advisors who receive questions which are covered in the sessions will direct students to attend a session.

FIU’s Fulbright Program Advisors are:
Susy Gomez
Associate Director
Office of Study Abroad
Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SASC 230

Eric Feldman
Global Learning Initiatives
Modesto A. Maidique Campus, PC 244B

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Students interested in applying for loans or externally funded need-based awards should visit the Office of Financial Aid website and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is available January 1 each year.

Office of Scholarships and Fellowships

The FIU Office of Scholarships and Fellowships is also a great resource for graduate students who are seeking funding opportunities through the University-wide Scholarship program and other internal and external resources.

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