There are many opportunities where you can support your research and get recognized. Please have a look and plan to apply to those opportunities for which you are eligible.

The college will develop templates to help you with your applications. Ms. Robin Anawalt may help proofread your package. Good luck!

National Fellowship Awards
Title Target Applicants
Nuclear Engineering Doctoral Fellowship Program Students of the UNLV Ph.D. Program in Mechanical Engineering (Nuclear Engineering option)
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) | Beta site for NSF - National Science Foundation Undergraduate and graduate Computer Science and Engineering students
DOE Office of Science Graduate S... | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC) ( Graduate students, STEM related, US citizens only
Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Fellowships
UNLV chapter
Phi Kappa Phi members for first year of graduate or professional study (post-baccalaureate program)
National Research Council of the National Academies: Research Associateship Programs Graduate students
DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship Undergraduate seniors or 1st year graduate students who are US citizens, permanent resident aliens geared towards a Ph.D.
IEEE Life Members Graduate Study Fellowship in Electrical Engineering 1st year full-time graduate students, electrical engineering, international students eligible.
Semiconductor Research Corporation Students pursuing or planning to pursue doctoral degrees
NASA STEM Opportunities Criteria vary according to opportunity
Local Fellowship and Scholarship Opportunities
Title Target Applicants

Barrick Graduate Fellowship (worth up to $15,000)

Doctoral students who have completed at least 24 credits of doctoral study

UNLV Foundation Board of Trustees (worth up to $30,000)

Doctoral students in the final two years of their program and agree to participate in limited number of UNLV foundation events.

Graduate Fellowships & Scholarships | Graduate College | University of Nevada, Las Vegas (

Criteria vary according to type of opportunity.