Science, Math and Engineering Scholarships

Search these three websites for science, math, and engineering research opportunities and internships.

  1. Pathways to Science

  2. Biology, Biomedical, and Neuroscience Links

  3. National Science Foundation Opportunities

All fellowships with an asterisk (*) require a nomination.

Amgen Scholars Program

The Amgen Scholars U.S. Program provides hundreds of selected undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in a hands-on research experience at some of the nation’s leading educational institutions. Financial support is a critical component of the Amgen Scholars Program.


RISE is a summer internship program for undergraduate students from the United States, Canada, and the UK in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering. It offers unique opportunities for undergraduate students to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for a period of2 to 3 months during the summer.

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships*

The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue careers in these fields. Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually for two years.

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program

The Hollings Scholarship Program works to increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunitie. The award provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000 per year) for full-time study and a full-time internship position ($650/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility.

Leadership Alliance Summer Research-Early Identification Program:

The Leadership Alliance Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP), offers undergraduates, interested in pursuing a PhD or MD-PhD, the opportunity to work for eight to ten weeks under the guidance of a faculty or research mentor at a participating Alliance institution. Through this one-on-one collaboration, students gain theoretical knowledge and practical training in academic research and scientific experimentation.

Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program

$5000 research fellowships for undergraduate students dedicated to scientific research alongside professional biomedical scientists.

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program*

Provides a $30,000 stipend and $10,500 towards tuition for 3 years for graduate study in the sciences, math, engineering, and social sciences.

NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program

The NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program seeks students of the highest academic caliber who are committed to a career in biomedical research and who are ready to choose a research project during the first summer of their enrollment in the program. The program is fully funded, with all students receiving tuition and stipend support for the duration of their Ph.D. training.

NIH Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award

The NIH Postbac IRTA program provides recent college graduates who are planning to apply to graduate or professional school an opportunity to spend one or two years performing full-time research at the NIH. Postbac IRTAs/CRTAs work side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research. A stipend is provided.

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Provides up to 2 years of graduate study in order to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields.

Society for Chemical Industry Scholars

Exceptional sophomores and juniors majoring in chemistry and chemical engineering can apply for a prestigious 10-week internship through the SCI Scholars Program. The Society of Chemical Industry (SCI), America International Group (AIG), American Chemical Society (ACS), and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) developed this summer internship program to introduce chemistry and chemical engineering students to careers in the chemical industry.

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI)

The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program encourages undergraduate students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research experiences at the Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories.

Udall Undergraduate Scholarship*

The Udall Scholarship is for students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, economics, and other related fields. It provides up to $5,000.