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3M Science and Technology FellowshipsOffered to new Ph.D. students at the time of admissionN/AN/A
ACM Dissertation AwardTwo nominations can be made by department annually; Only a Ph.D. student’s advisor may nominate a dissertation. Nominations should be sent to csgradmn@umn.edu.Start of SeptemberEnd of October
AFCEAStudents can submit their own applicationsDepends on Scholarship/FellowshipDepends on Scholarship/Fellowship
Air Force Research Lab Repperger Research Internship ProgramStudents can submit their own applicationsEarly DecemberMid-January
Army Institute for Surgical Research Summer Internship ProgramStudents can submit their own applicationsMid-OctoberStart of January
Army Research Lab –Summer Journeyman FellowshipStudents can submit their own applicationsEarly SeptemberMid-November
Best Dissertation Award ProgramStudents must be nominated by the department. Students or their faculty advisor should submit all of the required material to csgradmn@umn.edu. We may only nominate one student annually.Mid-JanuaryMid-March (internal deadline for nominations)
Big Ten Academic Alliance Smithsonian FellowshipStudents can submit their own applicationsStart of OctoberStart of December
Cybersecurity Fellowship (Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs)Students can submit their own applicationsMid-DecemberMid-January
DARPA FellowshipsCheck siteRollingCheck site
Distinguished Master's Thesis CompetitionStudents must be nominated by the department. Students or their faculty advisor should submit all of the required material to csgradmn@umn.edu. We may only nominate one student annually.Start of SeptemberEnd of September (internal deadline for nominations)
DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research ProgramStudents can submit their own applicationsStart of SeptemberMid-November
Doctoral Dissertation FellowshipStudents must be nominated by the department. Students should submit all of the required material to csgradmn@umn.edu. We may nominate up to ten students annually.Mid-NovemberMid-January (internal deadline for nominations)
Facebook Ph.D. FellowshipStudents can submit their own applicationsStart of SeptemberEnd of October
Ford Foundation Fellowship ProgramStudents can submit their own applicationsStart of SeptemberMid-December (depends on fellowship category)
Google PhD FellowshipStudents must be nominated by the department. Students should submit all of the required material to csgradmn@umn.edu. We may nominate up to two students annually.Mid-SeptemberMid-November (internal deadline for nominations)
The Hertz Foundation FellowshipStudents can submit their own applicationsMid-AugustEnd of October
IBM Ph.D. FellowshipStudents must be nominated by a doctoral faculty member. Students or their faculty advisor should submit all of the required material to csgradmn@umn.edu. No more than three nominations per department may be submitted.3rd Week of SeptemberMid-October (internal deadline for nominations)
Interdisciplinary Doctoral FellowshipStudents must submit materials to their center or institute for nomination approval. Once reviewed and approved required documentation, including letters, should be sent to csgradmn@umn.edu well in advance of the Graduate School deadline. Programs are not limited in the number of nominations they may submit, however, only one nomination per student is allowed.Start of SeptemberEnd October (internal deadline for nominations)
Lawrence Post Doctoral FellowshipStudents can submit their own applicationsStart of AugustStart of October
Microsoft Ph.D. FellowshipStudents must be nominated by the department. We may nominate up to three students annually.Start of SeptemberEnd of September (internal deadline for nominations)
Microsoft Research Dissertation GrantStudents can submit their own applicationsMid-FebruaryEnd of March
Mistletoe Research FellowshipStudents can submit their own applicationsMid-May
MnDrive Fellowships in NeuromodulationStudents can submit their own applicationsMid-AugustMid-January
MnDrive PhD Graduate Assistantship ProgramStudents can submit their own applicationsEnd of September

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NSF Graduate Research Fellowship ProgramStudents can submit their own applicationsEarly AugustMid-October
The Open Philanthropy Project AI Fellows ProgramStudents can submit their own applicationsEarly November
Symantec Research Lab Graduate FellowshipStudents can submit their own applicationsEnd of SeptemberStart of December
Torske Klubeen FellowshipStudents can submit their own applicationsMid-NovemberMid-February

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