​​While the Office of Sponsored Programs does not process financial aid or student tuition, we encounter many opportunities for fellowships and scholarships while searching for external funding. You can access our finds below. You are also welcome to apply for a student account on our funding database, SPIN​


  • Margaret McNamara Education Program
    • US-Canada Program​
    • ​Deadline: January 15, 2022
    • Amount: $15,000
    • Women 25 years and older may apply. Must not hold US or Canadian citizenship and must possess a student visa.​​
  • Christine Downing Dissertation Fellowship​
    • Deadline: January 14, 2022
    • ​"The purpose of the Downing Fellowship is to award an annual scholarship to dissertation students in the fields of depth psychology and mythology studying at any accredited graduate-level institution. Once awarded, the Downing Fellowship recipient must use the collections at OPUS for a significant amount of her or his dissertation research." https://www.opusarchives.org/fellowship/
  • CLAGS Fellowship Award
    • Deadline: December 18, 2021
    • This annual award is given to one graduate student or academic to support work on a dissertation or manuscript that contributes to LGBTQ studies. $2000 are available. See the following for more information: https://www.smsna.org/grants/smsna-scholars-in-sexuality-research-grants-program
  • US-Canada Margaret McNamara Education Program
    • ​Deadline: January 15, 2022
    • Full-time students with a student visa are eligible for up to $15,000. Applicants must identify as women and be at least 25 years old. Check the following for accepted countries and eligibility: https://www.mmeg.org/apply​​​
  • American Council of the Blind Scholarship Program
    • ​Deadline: February 14, 2022
    • $2,000 to $7,500 available
    • "This program awards students with scholarships to help with post-secondary education financial needs such as tuition, fees, room and board and other additional costs associated with adaptive technology.
    • To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants need to be legally blind, maintain a 3.0 GPA to be eligible for most scholarships, be a full-time student (as well as students who work 32 or more hours per week and attend college part time), and be involved in their school/local community."
    • https://www.acb.org/scholarships​
  • Organic Bunny Scholarship
    • Deadline: May 31, 2022
    • $1,000 available 
    • Up to 8 students may receive funding. 
    • Applicants must write an essay in response to the question, What is one way you have committed to sustainability, and what motivated you to adopt this change?
    • https://organicbunnyscholarship.com/​