Grants-in-aid and trainee stipends to graduate students . Excludes funds for which services to the institution must be rendered, such as payments for teaching. Excludes loans.
At the University of Washington, graduate fellowships and traineeships are merit-based awards to pursue research. Each fellowship and traineeship will have its own set of guidelines and restrictions, usually set by the funding agency.
Programs that award stipends to individuals for tuition, travel, books and other costs of research and study.
Essentially the same thing as scholarships, but usually directed to graduate or doctorate studies. Please see scholarships.
Fellowships and scholarships are available to students in most disciplines, and they are sponsored by colleges and a broad range of organizations and institutions. Fellowships offered by organizations are often allocated in monthly stipends and can usually be used at any university. Fellowships are more common at the graduate level, but some undergraduate scholarships do exist. Additionally, there may be grant and fellowship money available for specific research projects or study abroad. Contact your major department, financial aid office, or career center for more information.
Usually indicate funds awarded to educational institutions to support fellowship programs. A few foundations award fellowships directly to individuals.
Available to graduate students, university-funded fellowships generally provide grants for tuition and require service to a specific department on campus. Other fellowships include tuition waivers or payments to universities in lieu of tuition. Fellowships are a form of gift aid and do not have to be repaid.