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Fellowships & Funding

Support and enrich your graduate studies and intellectual curiosity with fellowships and funding for your research and student-led projects.

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For Doctoral Students

VPGE administers university-wide fellowships for incoming and current doctoral students. Applications and nominations generally open in winter quarter.

VPGE Fellowships

Other Stanford Fellowships

Current VPGE Fellows


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For Students & Groups

VPGE supports student-led projects to improve your graduate experience or to celebrate Stanford's diversity, and also supports dissertation research on diversity-related topics. 

Student Projects for Intellectual Community Enhancement

Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Funds

All VPGE Funding Opportunities

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For Prospective Students

Incoming doctoral students may be nominated by their degree program for one of these prestigious campus-wide fellowships.

Fellowships for Incoming Students

External Funding