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Fellowships & Funding

The VPGE office provides competitive funding to support individual doctoral students, student groups, and department-based projects. Our funding opportunities promote innovation, diversity, and excellence in graduate education. Explore our doctoral fellowship and student funding opportunities.

For Doctoral Students

Stanford students at DARE reception

Applications for VPGE-administered doctoral fellowships open in winter quarter, with deadlines early in spring quarter.

Current doctoral students can be nominated by their school dean's office for VPGE-administered fellowships during winter quarter. 

For Student Groups

students talking at a reception

Need funds for a project or event to improve your graduate experience or to celebrate Stanford's diversity?

For Prospective Students