Most Fellowship programs at LSU are administered through individual departments. Unless otherwise specified, all fellowships require full time enrollment (9 credit hours in fall/spring, 6 credit hours in summer).

Fellowship Tax Information


External Fellowships

This is a comprehensive, but not exhausive, list of fellowships. 

Actuaries Hickman Fellows

American Academy of Arts & Sciences Fellows

American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellowships

American Association for the Advancement of Science Policy Fellowship

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Minority Fellowship

American Association of University Women Fellowships

American Bar Foundation PhD Fellowship

American Council of Learned Societies Fellowships

American Geosciences Institute Scholarship for Female Students

American Institute of CPAs Minority Fellowship

American Library Association Spectrum Scholarship

American Heart Association Fellowship

American Meteorological Society Fellowships

American Political Science Association Minority Fellowship

American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship

Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health Fellowships

AT&T Fellowship

Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Research and Development Fellow Program

Charlotte W. Newcombe Dissertation Fellowships (Ethics and/or Religion)

Chateaubriand Fellowship for Research in France

Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship

Computational Science Fellowship (DOE)

Council on Social Work Education Minority Fellowship

Fisher Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships (environmental sciences, natural resources, or energy)

Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate Fellowship

Ford Foundation Minority Fellowship

Fulbright Global Scholar Award

Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Award in Foreign Languages and Area Studies

Gates Millennium Fellowship (Computer Science, Education, Engineering, Library Science, Public Health, and Science)

GEM PhD Fellowship (Applied Science and Engineering)

Getty Foundation Fellowship

Glenn/AFAR Scholarships for Research in the Biology of Aging

Helen Hay Whitney Foundation Fellowship (Biomedical Sciences)

IBM PhD Fellowship (Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Business Sciences)

IEEE PhD Fellowships (Engineering)

Inter-American Foundation Grassroots Development Fellowship

International fellowship Program in Ocean Research

John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

Link Foundation Energy Fellowships

Link Foundation Modeling, Simulation, and Training Fellowship

Link Foundation Ocean Engineering and Instrumentation Fellowship

Mellon Foundation Fellowships Programs

Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (Humanities and Humanistic Social Sciences)

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Research Fellowship

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship

National Institute of Justice Fellowship (Social and Behavioral Sciences and STEM)

New Investigator Awards in Alzheimer’s Disease

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Dr. Nancy Foster Program

National Physical Science Consortium Graduate Fellowships in Science and Engineering 

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Fellowships

Rhodes Scholars

Sandia Truman Fellowship

Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowships (Women in STEM from developing/emerging countries)

Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Service Scholarship

Semiconductor Corp Fellowship

Smithsonian Fellowships

Social Science Research Council Fellowship

Symantec Research Labs Graduate Fellowship (Computer Sciences and Technology)

UNCF Merck Graduate Science Research Dissertation Fellowship (African American students in a biomedical-relevant field)

United States Institute of Peace Jennings Randolph Dissertation Fellowship

Whitaker International Fellows (Biomedical Engineering)

Woodrow Wilson Fellowships (Education, STEM, History, Ethics and Religion, Women’s and Gender Studies)

World Bank Fellowship (Development-Related Research)