Funding Resources

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Please note that this is not an exhaustive list. Confer with academic coordinators in your departmentt/major for more information.

 

From the Office of Research and Graduate Studies:

Research and Graduate Studies website

Other Funding Opportunities:

Campbell Prize - Prizes of $1000 each awarded to papers in the social sciences

Iacocca International Internships - Aims to provide students with high quality learning experiences that will enable them to develop both professionally and personally.

Sustainable Initiative Grant - $2,000 will be awarded to students, faculty, and staff to facilitate green projects.

Office of Fellowship Advising: Research Scholarships

Kanai and Bibha Mukherjee Opportunity Fund for new Indian Doctoral Students in STEM

Lehigh is able to provide 5 awards a year of up to $2000. This award is designated to reduce the financial barriers that less well-resourced Indian doctoral students face by helping to defray the substantial costs associated with international travel, and with securing and setting up a home in the United States.  You can read more about the fund here.   If you would like to apply, you must accept your offer of admission and complete the application no later than April 30.  Awards will be offered May 7th.

The application can be completed at https://filesender.lehigh.edu/. Please follow the instructions below to ensure a smooth application process:

  1. Log in with your Lehigh Credentials (your lehigh email without the “@lehigh.edu”, and your associated password) upon reaching the application site.

  2. Once you’ve logged in, click the Drop Off button.

  3. A window will open to “Add Recipients”. Please add inmuhker@lehigh.edu as the sole recipient for your materials. Once this address has been added, you can close the “Add Recipients” window.

  4. Please attach the following items to be used as your application:

  5. A statement of financial need

  6. Copies of three years of tax returns

  7. Proof of funds required for I-20 issuance

  8. Once everything has been attached, please click the Drop Off button, and your application is now submitted.

 

Please contact Kathleen Hutnik (kaha@lehigh.edu), associate dean for graduate life or Shishir Upadhyaya (shu219@lehigh.edu), senior international adviser with questions.