Bridge Fellowships

The Bridge Fellowship is offered annually to an outstanding University of Missouri-St. Louis graduate student who participated in the UMSL Bridge Program while in high school in University City, Normandy, Wellston, or St. Louis City. To apply, students should submit their application through the Office of Financial Aid.

Doctoral Recruitment Fellowships

Graduate School Doctoral Fellowships are intended to attract and recruit exceptional graduate students to enroll in full-time doctoral studies at the University of Missouri–St. Louis and are open to all applicants to doctoral programs. 

Graduate School Dissertation Fellowships 

The Graduate School Dissertation Fellowships support the completion of the dissertation by providing a stipend of $15,000 for the academic year. 

McNair Scholars 

The Graduate School welcomes McNair Scholars by waiving the application fee.  Please identify yourself as a McNair Scholar in the Statement of Purpose on the application and then request that your program director confirm your status in an email to Graduate Admissions. You may also be eligible for one of our doctoral recruitment awards

External Fellowships

There are numerous fellowships offered by outside agencies and organizations.