Grants & Fellowships - Graduate Students

Berkeley-Ghent University Research Fellowship

The partnership between UC Berkeley and Ghent University, Belgium, was established in 2019. Both universities are now intensifying their collaboration, and Ghent University is pleased to announce the recently signed agreement for two yearly scholarships for UC Berkeley graduate students wishing to do research at Ghent University.

Ghent University was founded in 1817. As a top 100 university with more than 49,000 students and 15,000 staff members, it is one of the largest universities in the Dutch language area, located in Flanders, Belgium. The Ghent University Global Campus was...

Berkeley-Muenster Research Fellowship

The partnership between the UC Berkeley and University of Muenster , Germany, was established in 2018. Both universities are now seeking to intensify their collaboration in Arts and Social Sciences, and Muenster University is pleased to announce an Erasmus+ scholarship for a Berkeley graduate student wishing to do research in Muenster.

The University of Münster is one of the largest universities in Germany with a rich and time-honoured tradition. Fifteen faculties with 120 degree programs and 30 research centers comprise the institutional backbone of the University. Some 54,000...

Berkeley-Queen’s University Belfast Research Fellowship

Queen’s University Belfast was founded in 1845 and is situated in Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland. As a member of the prestigious Russell Group, Queen’s is one of the UK’s 24 leading research-intensive universities. It offers a wide range of over 300 degree programmes at all levels to over 25,000 students, including more than 4,000 international students from 80 different countries. Its vibrant Graduate School connects graduate students across all disciplines.

Queen’s University has a long history of innovative and world-leading research with local and international...

Pinto-Fialon Scholarships and Fellowships (Graduate and Undergraduate)

With the support of the Pinto-Fialon Fund, the Center for Portuguese Studies offers fellowships to doctoral students embarking on dissertations focused on Portugal, and administers scholarships to undergraduate students of Portuguese descent.

Eligibility: The Pinto/Fialon Scholarships (undergraduate) and Fellowships (graduate) are open to Portuguese-American and Portuguese students at UC Berkeley (Portuguese-American students are defined as having at least one Portuguese grandparent).

To be eligible for Pinto/...

Berkeley-St. Andrews Research Fellowship

The partnership between the UC Berkeley and University of St. Andrews, Scotland, UK, was established in 2018. Both universities are seeking to intensify their collaboration. The University of St Andrews is pleased to announce two scholarships for Berkeley graduate students in any discipline wishing to do research at St. Andrews.

Founded in 1413, the University of St. Andrews is Scotland’s oldest university, and the third oldest in the English-speaking world. In the QS rankings, St. Andrews has spent over ten years as one of the top 100 universities in the world....

Berkeley-Austria Research Fellowship

The UC Berkeley Institute of European Studies and the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation are pleased to announce the Berkeley-Austria Research Fellowship for 3 months of research in the Humanities and Social Sciences at any Austrian university.

Successful applicants will receive a temporary affiliation with the host institution in Austria. Applicants must be registered students at a University of California campus.

Students will be expected to make their own travel and living arrangements.

This grant can be combined with other IES...

Center for British Studies Grants

The Center for British Studies supports graduate work on any topic that requires substantial research in the UK. Applicants need not have Britain as the primary focus of their research, although preference will given to projects concerned with Britain's imperial or transnational influence and impact.

The Graduate Travel (Pre-Dissertation) Grant is specifically intended to fund airfare expenses to Britain for UC Berkeley graduate students in their second or third year who have not yet advanced to candidacy. The winner will receive a round-trip ticket to the...

Berkeley-Luxembourg Research Fellowship

The partnership between UC Berkeley and the University of Luxembourg was established in 2015. Both universities are now seeking to intensify their collaboration, and the University of Luxembourg is pleased to announce a scholarship opportunity for Berkeley graduate students wishing to explore dissertation research opportunities in Luxembourg.

An internationally relevant research University

With students originating from 113 countries, academic staff from 20 countries as well as over 100 partner universities around the globe, “internationality” is probably one of the...

Berkeley-Lausanne Research Fellowship

The partnership between the UC Berkeley and the University of Lausanne (UNIL), Switzerland, was established in 2020. Both universities are now seeking to intensify their collaboration, and UNIL is pleased to announce one scholarship for Berkeley PhD students wishing to do research at UNIL.

The University of Lausanne, founded in 1537 as a School of Theology, reached university status in 1890. UNIL is a modern and dynamic key institution in the Swiss landscape of higher education and research and is home to more than 15,500 students (Bachelor, Master and PhD level)....

Berkeley-Inland University Norway Research Fellowship

UC Berkeley and the Inland University of Applied Sciences (INN), in Norway, established a partnership in 2019. Seeking to further deepen our collaboration, INN is pleased to announce that we now offer one scholarship to a UC Berkeley student wanting to do research within the field of Social Sciences or the Humanities (broadly defined).

INN was established in 2017 when six previous colleges were merged into one university. INN operates on six campuses in South-Eastern Norway: Lillehammer, Rena, Elverum, Hamar, Evenstad, and Blæstad. Being one of Norway’s smaller...