Graduate Student Funding Opportunities (external)

The Beinecke Scholarship Program

Sponsor: The Sperry Fund

Fund: The Beinecke Scholarship Program
Amount of funding: Each scholar receives $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 while attending graduate school.
Eligibility: Arts and Humanities

Social Sciences
General deadlines: Friday, January 22, 2021
Website: http://fdnweb.org/beinecke/

Funding for:

The Board created an endowment to provide substantial scholarships for the graduate education of young men and women of exceptional promise. The program seeks to encourage and enable highly motivated students to pursue opportunities available to them and to be courageous in the selection of a graduate course of study in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

 

DAAD Scholarships and Grants (German Academic Exchange Service)

Sponsor: DAAD USA

Fund: DAAD Scholarships and Grants (German Academic Exchange Service)
Amount of funding: varies
Eligibility: Undergraduates and graduates

DAAD Study and Long-Term Research scholarships deadline is October 19, 2020; all other DAAD scholarships have external deadlines.
General deadlines: 44123
Website: https://www.daad.org/en/study-research-in-germany/

Funding for:

Research and study opportunities in Germany

 

Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs

Sponsor: Editing Press

Fund: Laura Bassi Scholarship
Amount of funding: Master’s candidates: $750

Doctoral candidates: $2,500

Junior academics: $500
Eligibility: All currently enrolled master’s and doctoral candidates are eligible to apply, as are academics in the first five years of full-time employment.
General deadlines: November and March
Website: https://editing.press/bassi

Funding for:

The Laura Bassi Scholarship was established by Editing Press in 2018 with the aim of providing editorial assistance to postgraduates and junior academics whose research focuses on neglected topics of study, broadly construed, within their disciplines.

 

AERA Grants

Sponsor: American Educational Research Association

Fund: AERA Grants
Amount of funding: 25000
Eligibility: Dissertation Grants are available for advanced doctoral students and are intended to support the student while analyzing data and writing the doctoral dissertation.
General deadlines: December
Website: https://www.aera.net/Professional-Opportunities-Funding/AERA-Funding-Opportunities/Grants-Program/Dissertation-Grants

 

ATN Educator Grants

Sponsor: Abolitionist Teaching Network

Fund: ATN Educator Grants
Amount of funding: varies
Eligibility: ATN awards grants to teachers who strive to disrupt inequalities and injustice within their schools, communities, or both.
General deadlines: September
Website: https://abolitionistteachingnetwork.org/atn-grants

Funding for:

Each year, ATN will award grants to educators who strive to disrupt inequalities and injustice within their schools, communities, or both. Submission of applications will start in late September. Awards will be announced by early December.

 

ATN Early Care Educator Grants

Sponsor: Abolitionist Teaching Network

Fund: ATN Early Care Educator Grants
Amount of funding: varies
Eligibility: ATN awards grants to teachers who strive to disrupt inequalities and injustice within their schools, communities, or both.
General deadlines: September
Website: https://abolitionistteachingnetwork.org/atn-grants

Funding for:

Each year, ATN will award grants to early care and education providers who serve children birth through age five who strive to disrupt inequalities and injustice within their child care, preschool, licensed family child care providers, other educational settings, and/or communities. ATN recognizes that these educators are underpaid and disproportionately Black and Brown. They are less likely to have funding for professional development from their programs. Submission of applications will start in late September. Awards will be announced by early December.

 

ATN Single Moms Grants

Sponsor: Abolitionist Teaching Network

Fund: ATN Single Moms Grants
Amount of funding: varies
Eligibility: ATN awards grants to teachers who strive to disrupt inequalities and injustice within their schools, communities, or both.
General deadlines: September
Website: https://abolitionistteachingnetwork.org/atn-grants

Funding for:

ATN is committed to providing resources to women of color because so much of the labor in the fight for justice is done by women of color with limited resources. Single moms who are educators do a lot of that heavy lifting for educational justice. This grant is to support their efforts and show them some love! Submission of applications will start in late September. Awards will be announced by early December.

 

ATN Youth Grants

Sponsor: Abolitionist Teaching Network

Fund: ATN Youth Grants
Amount of funding: varies
Eligibility: ATN awards grants to teachers who strive to disrupt inequalities and injustice within their schools, communities, or both.
General deadlines: September
Website: https://abolitionistteachingnetwork.org/atn-grants

Funding for:

Each year, ATN will award grants to youth who strive to disrupt inequalities and injustice within their schools, communities, or both. Submission of applications will start in late September. Awards will be announced by early December.

 

ATN Community/Caregiver Grants

Sponsor: Abolitionist Teaching Network

Fund: ATN Community/Caregiver Grants
Amount of funding: varies
Eligibility: ATN awards grants to teachers who strive to disrupt inequalities and injustice within their schools, communities, or both.
General deadlines: September
Website: https://abolitionistteachingnetwork.org/atn-grants

Funding for:

Each year ATN, will award grants to community members who strive to disrupt inequalities and injustice within their schools, communities, or both. Submissions of  applications will start in late September. Awards will be announced by early December.

 

ATN Formerly Incarcerated Youth Development Mentors

Sponsor: Abolitionist Teaching Network

Fund: ATN Formerly Incarcerated Youth Development Mentors
Amount of funding: varies
Eligibility: ATN awards grants to teachers who strive to disrupt inequalities and injustice within their schools, communities, or both.
General deadlines: September
Website: https://abolitionistteachingnetwork.org/atn-grants

Funding for:

Each year ATN, will award grants to formerly incarcerated folx who strive to work directly with youth to disrupt inequalities and injustice within their schools, communities, or both. Submissions of  applications will start in late September. Awards will be announced by early December.

 

American Fellowships

Sponsor: American Association of University Women

Fund: American Fellowships
Amount of funding: $6,000–$30,000
Eligibility: women scholars
General deadlines: November
Website: https://www.aauw.org/resources/programs/fellowships-grants/current-opportunities/american/

Funding for:

AAUW American Fellowships support women scholars who are pursuing full-time study to complete dissertations, conducting postdoctoral research full time, or preparing research for publication for eight consecutive weeks. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

 

International Fellowships

Sponsor: American Association of University Women

Fund: International Fellowships
Amount of funding: $18,000–$30,000
Eligibility: full-time study or research for graduate and postgraduate studies
General deadlines: November
Website: https://www.aauw.org/resources/programs/fellowships-grants/current-opportunities/american/

Funding for:

International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported.

 

Summer Internship Opportunities

 

Internship, Part-time & Seasonal Job Resources, in addition to Handshake (1/2021)
NOTE: Not all websites screen diligently for fraudulent listings, which could lead to employment scams and a loss of money to students. These fake listings use real company names, but the contact does not work there and is “phishing”. If a job seems “too good to be true”, be cautious and contact your career center or the Career Hub: careerservices@umass.edu   NEVER give out personal or banking information, NEVER deposit checks into your bank account to “get started” in a job and NEVER send anyone money, you do not know.

General nationwide (use keywords)
www.indeed.com 
www.simplyhired.com      
www.barefootstudent.com
www.internships.com      
www.chegg.com            
www.internshipprograms.com
www.collegegrad.com        
www.glassdoor.com                  
www.getthatgig.com   
www.careerbuilder.com             
www.internqueen.com              
www.diversityworking.com
https://www.biginternships.com/

Remote/Virtual                             
www.internfromhome.com
http://info.parkerdewey.com/umass
https://covintern.com/jobs/
https://www.internships.com/virtual

Massachusetts-based:                            
www.springfieldhelpwanted.com (Western MA)
www.bostonworks.com                               
www.jobs.gazettenet.com (Western MA)
www.bostonjobsource.com                    
http://www.masslive.com/jobs/ (Western MA)                     
www.jobsinthevalley.com  (Western MA)
www.collegenanniesandtutors.com
www.umass.edu/umfa/seo (UMass Financial Aid Job Board is now listing jobs in all of MA)

Government/DC/VA area:         
www.gogovernment.org                                   
www.usajobs.gov (Official Government Database)
www.ncph.org (Public History)               
www.smithsonianofi.com (Smithsonian)
www.archives.gov/careers (National Archives)           
www.democraticgain.org

Sciences:
http://www.umass.edu/ours/  (UMass Office of Undergraduate Research and Studies (OURS /REU’s)
http://www.masslifesciences.com/programs/internship/ (MA Life Sciences)
http://science.energy.gov/wdts/suli/ (US Department of Energy)
http://people.rit.edu/gtfsbi/Symp/premed.htm (RIT’s database for premed and health sciences)

Field-Specific: (check with your College career center as well)
www.idealist.org (non-profits)                            
http://www.cyber-sierra.com/ (natural resources)
www.mediabistro.com (media)                            
www.bbboston.org (MA book publishing)
www.freefashioninternships.com (fashion)             
www.bookjobs.com (publishing)
www.hireculture.org (MA arts)                          
www.masscec.com/intern (MA clean energy)         

Students with Disabilities:                                      
https://www.nod.org/innovation/campus-to-careers/       
www.limeconnect.com
http://www.workwithoutlimits.org/resources/                               
https://medium.com/disabilitymentors

PT & Summer Jobs:                                                   
www.coolworks.com                                                             
www.backdoorjobs.com
www.snagajob.com                                                               
www.campjobs.com
www.camppage.com                                               
http://www.collegehelpers.com/ 
https://top20sites.com/Top-Summer-Job-sites         
www.collegenanniesandtutors.com