External Funding

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We strongly encourage you to research and apply for external funding. Our resources are limited, and we are unable to meet the full demonstrated financial need of all our students.

The opportunities that you will find below may provide the supplemental funding that you need to bridge the gap between any assistance that we may offer and the full cost of attending YSE.

External to Yale

Award Purpose

Award Number of Opportunities Value ($k)
Internship 49 664
Research 388 11,919
Tuition 169 1,264
Travel 17 27
Other 53 2,085
Citizenship Requirements

Citizenship Number of Opportunities Value ($k)
U.S. Including Permanent Residents 125 4,670
Non-U.S. 32 502
Not Specified 521 10,787

Scholarship Search Engines – general opportunities

Be aware that some of these opportunities have an application fee or other costs associated with them.

Internal to Yale

Yale Student Grants Database

This website provides a comprehensive, searchable list of student grants and fellowships funded and/or administered by Yale. Most of these are available from Yale's schools, departments, programs and councils and are open only to Yale students, while others are national competitions to which Yale nominates candidates. A few targeted grants are federally funded and open to non-Yale students.