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Matching Commitment Sponsors

Matching Commitment Full Sponsor List 

If you believe a sponsor should be added to this list, please send an inquiry with the full fellowship details to the External Fellowship team.

  • Category 1
  • Graduate Studies provides matching funds equal to the full balance of fees and tuition not funded by the external fellowship, including NRST. Matching funds for NRST are provided for the first year only.

    - AAUW American Dissertation Fellowship

    - ACLS Luce Dissertation Fellowships in American Art

    - American Heart Association - Predoctoral Fellowship ($1000 “fringe benefit” is to be applied toward health insurance fees per AHA policy)

    - American Society for Engineering Education SMART Scholarship (balance of UC SHIP fees not covered by fellowship only)

    - BECAS Chile (support for English language instruction if needed and balance of UC SHIP fees not covered by fellowship)

    - Brazil Science Without Borders (listed only for reference; fellowship pays full costs plus stipend)

    - China Scholarship Council Under Signed Agreement with UC Davis (listed only for reference; fellowship pays full costs plus stipend)

    - Boren Fellowship for International Study (match only for study outside US to cover In Absentia fees and tuition for one year)

    - Chateaubriand Fellowship (match only for SHIP while here)

    - DAAD Fellowship (match for In Absentia fees and NRST if needed)

    - Department of Energy, Office of Science Graduate Fellowship

    - Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship

    - Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington (In Absentia fees)

    - Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

    - Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

    - Fulbright-Hayes Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (match only for In Absentia fees and tuition for one year less UC SHIP fees)

    - Fulbright U.S. Student (match only for study outside US to cover In Absentia fees and tuition for one year)

    - GRIP/GROW (match for In Absentia fees if student is not on tenure for GRFP)

    - Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Fellowships

    - Hertz Foundation Fellowship (listed only for reference; fellowship pays full costs plus stipend)

    - Howard Hughes Medical Institute Int'l Research Fellowship

    - Inter-American Foundation Grassroots Development Fellowship (In Absentia fees)

    - Jacob Javits (USDE) Fellowship

    - McNeil Center for Early American Studies Fellowships (In Absentia fees)

    - Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship

    - NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program

    - NASA Graduate Student Researchers Program (GSRP)

    - NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program

    - NASA Jenkins Predoctoral Fellowship

    - National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC) (master’s students OK)

    - NIH NRSA Individual Fellowships (F31)

    - NIH NRSA Individual Fellowship (F30) (only during PhD portion of studies)

    - National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship (listed for reference; fellowship pays full costs plus stipend)

    - National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

    - National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (match only for study outside US to cover In Absentia fees and tuition for one year)

    - Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Canada) Doctoral Fellowship

    - Social Security Administration's Disability Research Consortium dissertation fellowship

    - SSRC International Dissertation Research Fellowship (match only for In Absentia fees and tuition for one year)

    - UC MEXUS-CONACYT Doctoral Fellowship (listed only for reference; fellowship pays full costs plus stipend)

    - USDA NIFA AFRI Predoctoral Fellowships Grant Program

    - Woodrow Wilson Foundation - Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

    - Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grant (match only for In Absentia fees and tuition for one year)
  • Category 2
  • Graduate Studies provides matching funds equal to 50% of fees, tuition and NRST not funded by the external fellowship. The graduate program is expected to fund the remaining 50%. Matching funds for NRST are provided for the first year only.

    - AAUW International Doctoral Fellowship

    - American Antiquarian Society Short Term Visiting Academic Research Fellowships

    - ACLS Dissertation Writing Fellowships in East European Studies

    - ACLS African Humanities Program Dissertation Completion Fellowship

    - American Physiological Society Porter Physiology Development Fellowship

    - American Society for Microbiology Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship

    - Autism Science Foundation

    - California HIV/AIDS Research Program (CHRP)
    -Charles Eastman Predoctoral Fellowship (in absentia fees for the predoctal portion of fellowship)

    - Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Wellbeing

    - Folger Shakespeare Library Short Term Fellowship (In Absentia fees and tuition only)

    - Gates Millennium Scholars (graduate program also augments stipend)

    - GEM MS Engineering Fellowship (graduate program also augments stipend)

    - GEM PhD Engineering Fellowship/GEM PhD Science Fellowship (Graduate Studies commitment for Year 1 only, program commitment for subsequent years)

    - Guru Gobind Singh Fellowship (UC award administered through UCSC)

    - Huntington Library Short Term Huntington Fellowship

    - Intel Corporation Ph.D. Fellowship Program

    - Leakey Foundation Baldwin Fellowship

    - Leakey Foundation Research Grant (match only for In Absentia fees and tuition for one year)

    - Link Foundation Energy Field/Ocean Engineering

    - Link Foundation Advanced Simulation & Training Fellowships

    - Max Kade Foundation

    - National Academy of Education Spencer Dissertation Fellowship

    - Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Postgraduate Scholarship-PhD Award only

    - Newberry Short Term Fellowships (In Absentia fees and tuition only)

    - NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship Program (fees, tuition, and nonresident supplemental tuition)

    - Sandia Labs Fellowships

    - UC Pacific Rim Advanced Graduate Research Fellowship (If the student is conducting research outside of California the match is only for In Absentia fees and tuition for one year)

    - UNCF Merck Graduate Science Dissertation Research Fellowship

    - UC MEXUS Grants for Dissertation Research (If the student is conducting research outside of California the match is only for In Absentia fees and tuition for one year)

    - UCSD NMFS Sea Grant Program

    - UCSD Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

    - UCSD Graduate Trainee Program

    - U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security Program (In Absentia fees and tuition only for the period of the award)

    - WWF Kathryn Fuller Doctoral Fellowship (match only for study outside US to cover In Absentia fees and tuition for one year)
  • Category 3
  • Graduate Studies provides matching funds for NRST. Master’s students may request funds for the first year and doctoral students may receive funds for the first two years.

    - Fulbright Fellowships

    - Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF)

    - Vietnam International Education Development (VIED) program