funding opportunities


Graduate Student Research Assistant Summer Program
In collaboration with the Office of the Provost, the Graduate School is soliciting applications from graduate students (masters or doctoral) who are interested in engaging in research, scholarly, or creative projects during . . . Read More

The Natalicio Dissertation Fellowship
The Natalicio Dissertation Fellowship is a competitive award process, providing $10,000 for support of the final stages of dissertation preparation for an outstanding doctoral candidate. One student is nominated per doctoral program. . . . Read More

Graduate Student Fellowship Incentive
At this time the incentive award has been suspended. Please check back later.

Dodson Research Grants
The Graduate School provides funds to support graduate student research. These funds are intended primarily to assist students who are actively working on dissertations, theses or final projects, although support ... Read More

Student Travel Grants
Presentation at professional meetings is a very valuable experience for graduate students. The UTEP Graduate School has funds available to assist students with the cost of travel to such meetings ... Read More


UTEP Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Student
As part of the commitment to promoting excellence in higher education, the Provost's Office and the Graduate School at the University of Texas at El Paso recognize graduate students who have had an outstanding influence . . . Read More


The Office of Scholarships is dedicated to awarding the maximum amount of scholarships available to the most deserving students while striving to be informative, responsive, resourceful, compliant, professional and sensitive to students, faculty and donor needs.
Click here to visit the UTEP Scholarships Office or fill an application here.


National Science Foundation - Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)
The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported disciplines who are pursuing, or intend to pursue, research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions. As the oldest graduate fellowship of its kind, the GRFP has a long history of selecting recipients who achieve high levels of success in their future academic and professional careers.
Click here to visit their website.
Advice for Applicants - Video

Fulbright U.S. Student Program
The Fulbright U.S. Student program has several opportunities for individuals to participate in a cultural exchange program. The goal of Fulbright grants is to allow individuals to better understand another culture by being immersed in it. Fulbright grants allow students to teach, research and/or volunteer in a host country of their choice. click here.

American Bar Foundation
The ABF sponsors fellowship programs for postdoctoral scholars, doctoral candidates, graduate and undergraduate students. All fellowships are held in residence at the ABF's offices in Chicago. To submit an online application for an open fellowship opportunity at the American Bar Foundation, click here.

American Educational Research Association
AERA announces its 2014–2015 AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship in Education Research application competition for graduate students. This program provides mentoring and funding support to develop research skills and conduct studies in education related fields and topics . . . Read More

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign funding opportunities database
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has kindly agreed to allow access to a database containing over 800 graduate student funding opportunities. You can browse by a wide array of relevant categories, or you can search for a particular award by entering a keyword in the "Search Fellowships" field.

We highly encourage you to take a few minutes of your time to research possible funding opportunities available to you.

Click here to access the database.

The UCLA Graduate School Funding Opportunities Database
The Graduate Education Division of the University of California-Los Angeles has allowed UTEP students to access its database for graduate student funding opportunities. This page, called GRAPES, lists 625 scholarships, grants, fellowships, and postdoctoral awards. You can access it here: https://grad.ucla.edu/funding/



Becas Fulbright-García Robles, COMEXUS

Becas del Estado de Chihuahua


La dirección General de Relaciones Internacionales (DGRI) de la Secretaria de Educación Pública (SEP)

Fundación Beca

El Fondo para el Desarrollo de Recursos Humanos (FIDERH)

Becas Magdalena O. Viuda de Brockman


Localiza más becas para estudiantes internacionales en http://sa.utep.edu/oip/scholarships-2/