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Funding for Students

Find scholarships, fellowships, and research grants to fund your U-M education (undergradate and graduate students).

Graduate Student Funding @ U-M

Examples of Dissertation Fellowships from Foundations

American Lung Association
Provides pre-doctoral support for nursing and other students conducting relevant social science research. Research areas of particular interest include psychosocial, behavioral, health service, health policy, epidemiological, biostatistical, and educational matters related to lung disease. 

Institute of International Education
Supports dissertation work at the intersections of population, reproductive health, and economic development.


American Council of Learned Societies
Offers travel grants and dissertation completion fellowships in the humanities and related fields.



These are only examples of dissertation completion grants and programs available. Use the Foundation Directory Online or Pivot to find additional programs.

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