$40,000 to support graduate study in STEM in the US.


Application Deadline

April 1, 2024 at 9:00 PM

Quick facts

Academic Discipline

STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math)

Eligibility: Citizenship

U.S. Citizen, Non-US Citizen

When to Apply

Senior Year, Young Alumni

Campus Nomination Required?


Sponsoring Foundation Site



The Quad Fellowship funds graduate study in any STEM field at any university in the U.S. Quad Fellows are encouraged to “advance research and innovation with a lens of positive social impact throughout their careers.” Applicants must apply separately for admission to their graduate program.


Fellowships provide a one-time stipend of $40,000 to be used to offset academic expenses.

Scholars also participate in professional development and community events, as well as gain access to a strong alumni network and ongoing opportunities for networking, collaboration, and advancement.


Applicants must be graduating seniors or alumni and be citizens of the U.S., Japan, India, or Australia.

Selection Criteria

  • Academic excellence in STEM
  • Passion for the intersection of science, society, and policy
  • Capacity to bridge differences
  • Orientation toward results

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