Graduate Funding

The College of Education understands the importance of funding to graduate education. Below we have provided a list of UMD and External awards and fellowships to help you offset cost of attendance.

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS
Deans Graduate Travel Grant - Applications reviewed on a rolling basis
Graduate School Fellowship Information
Graduate School Student Fellowships and Awards
Graduate Assistantship Information
Graduate School's Listing of External Awards
Diversity Scholarship/fellowships Awards
Americorps Alumni Scholarship

EXTERNAL AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS
APA Minority Fellowship Program for Transition Age Youth (STAY) Program
AERA, American Educational Research Association Dissertation Grant
AERA, American Educational Research Association Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program in Educational Research
Bryce Harlow Fellowship
Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship
Cosmos Club Foundation Scholars Program
DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Well-Being
Education Pioneers Fellowship Summer Track
Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs
Frederick Douglass Teaching Scholars Fellowship
Jefferson Science Fellowship Program
Kress Foundation - History of Art:  Institutional Fellowship
NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program
National Scholarship Office
National Science Foundation Fellowship
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Point Foundation LGBT Scholarship
Sidney W. & Janet Bijou Grant

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF MEASUREMENT IN EDUCATION (NCME)
Awards Overview
Excellence in Public Communications (New in 2019)
Alicia Cascallar Award
Annual Award for Exceptional Achievement in Educational Measurement 
Bradley Hanson Award for Contributions to Educational Measurement
Brenda H. Loyd Outstanding Dissertation Award
NCME Career Contributions Award
Jason Millman Promising Measurement Scholar Award

PSYCOMETRIC SOCIETY
Awards Overview
Career Award for Lifetime Achievement 
Early Career Award
Dissertation Prize