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Undergraduate Student Awards

National Awards

NSF Graduate Fellowship Award

The NSF GRFP provides $30,000/year for up to 3 years of research-based study leading to a MS or PhD in science, engineering, social science, or STEM education. The mission of the NSF GRFP is to ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and to reinforce its diversity.  The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions.  The NSF welcomes applications from all qualified students and strongly encourages under-represented populations, including women, under-represented racial and ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities, to apply for this fellowship.

Rhodes Scholarship

One of the oldest and most prestigious scholarships in the world, the Rhodes Scholarship supports 2-3 years of study at the University of Oxford in all fields.

Marshall Scholarship

For seniors and recent alumni. Funds postgraduate degree(s) anywhere in the UK. Apply in fall, though we encourage you to begin the process in the previous spring. Requires university endorsement.

CUSE (Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement)

In support of the University's mission, the Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement (CUSE) promotes the intellectual development of our undergraduates through scholarly engagement, research, creative endeavors, and the pursuit of fellowships.

Fellowship Flowchart

Full Fellowship Listing

Additional Fellowship Opportunities

Stryker Engineering Challenge

On March 30th and March 31st, 2017 we invite you to Stryker’s Kalamazoo location to show of your engineering prowess as you compete against 6 of your rival schools!

Seven schools will be competing (Notre Dame, Western Michigan University, Michigan State University, Michigan College Alliance, Michigan Tech University, Purdue and University of Michigan). Each member of the winning team will receive a $1000 scholarship and an interview for a summer 2018 Internship with Stryker.