For current Graduate Students

Information provided by UCI:

Student Workers’ Union (UAW2865):


Graduate students and postdoctoral researchers

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP)

DOE Office of Science Graduate Fellowship (SCGF) Program

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship

GEM Fellowship Program

Recruitment fellowships are used to recruit promising applicants to UC Irvine graduate programs.

Student Startup Fund offers micro-grants to UCI students and alumni to help them develop their innovative ideas.

The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship program honors female scientists at a critical stage in their careers with grants of $60,000 each. Since 2003, they’ve awarded 75 postdoctoral women scientists nearly $4 million in grants.

The University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States (UC MEXUS), established in 1980, is an academic research institute dedicated to encouraging, securing, and contributing to binational and Latino research and collaborative academic programs and exchanges.

UCI Newkirk Graduate Student Fellowship UCI Newkirk Center for Science & Society is now soliciting applications from UCI graduate students from all disciplines for graduate student fellowships. The Fellows and their projects will be an integral part of the Center’s Community-based Research Initiative.

Additional fellowship information can be found here and here.

Undergraduate researchers

Microscopy Society of America’s Annual Undergraduate Research Scholarship Program is intended to foster the educational and research potential of full-time undergraduate students interested in pursuing microscopy as a career or major research tool.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program opportunities are available on campus with every discipline, interdisciplinary program, and school, and with many off-campus laboratories, industrial partners, and other universities. Discover the unique and valuable benefits of undergraduate research through UROP!

Early-career researchers

Microanalysis Society Joseph Goldstein Scholar Award increases interactions of junior and established microanalysts to advance the state-of-the-art in microanalysis measurements. Activities eligible are: (1) travel costs to visit a microanalysis facility; (2) Travel costs / fees for attendance at a microanalysis school or training course. Up to five awards of up to $1000 each will be granted each year.