Dissertation Year Fellowship (DYF)
The Graduate School's annual competition for Dissertation Year Fellowships provide a maximum tenure of one academic year and are available on a competitive basis to doctoral students who meet the criteria as outlined in the terms and awarding criteria. These awards include a stipend and a waiver of the doctoral research fee and mandatory fees for the period of the award. For a detailed overview of the process see our Dissertation Year Fellowship Presentation.
2022 - 2023 DYF Applications: CLOSED
January 3, 2022: The application form, summary statement, proposal, schedule and CV are due by 5PM ET.
January 12, 2022: Two letters of recommendation are due by 5PM ET.
- Dissertation Year Fellowship Online Application Form
- Dissertation Year Fellowship Upload Application Documents
- Dissertation Year Fellowship Check Your Status
- Dissertation Year Fellowship Terms and Awarding Criteria
- Dissertation Year Fellowship MATH Sample
- Dissertation Year Fellowship MICRO Sample
Summer Teaching Assistant Fellowship (STAF)
The Graduate School's annual competition for Summer Teaching Assistant Fellowships support research or study during the summer for individuals who have held a TA position during the current academic year and who have performed exceptionally well as a TA and as a student. For a detailed overview of the process see our Summer TA Fellowship Presentation.
Summer STAF 2022 Applications: CLOSED
January 20, 2022: Application form, abstract, proposal, self-assessment, and CV are due by 5PM ET.
January 28, 2022: Two letters of recommendation are due by 5PM ET.
Summer 2021 - 2022 Applications: OPEN
November 9, 2021: Research/Scholarship/Creativity Award nominations are due by 5PM.
November 9, 2021: Graduate Teaching Award nominations are due by 5PM.
November 9, 2021: Graduate Student Public Engagement and Outreach Award nominations are due by 5PM.
February 8, 2022: Graduate Faculty Mentor Award nominations are due by 5PM.
The Graduate School holds competitions for annual awards that recognize distinguished faculty mentors, graduate student teaching and graduate student creative contributions to research and scholarship within their fields of study. These awards are described below.
Graduate Faculty Mentor Award
The Graduate Faculty Mentor award honors a faculty member whose commitment to excellence in graduate student training has contributed significantly to graduate students’ professional development. Forms are only accepted during application period.
Graduate Research/Scholarship/Creativity (GRSC) Award
The GRSC award recognizes graduate student research/scholarship and other creative works that represents the best overall contribution to the discipline. Forms are only accepted during application period. When the application period opens, the form will be updated to the current academic semester/year.
Graduate Teaching Award
Graduate Students contribute significantly to the teaching mission of the University. These awards recognize graduate students who have demonstrated excellence in teaching. Forms are only accepted during application period.
Graduate Student Public Engagement and Outreach Award
This Graduate Student Public Engagement and Outreach Award is designed to recognize graduate students who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to public engagement, outreach, and/or service. Forms are only accepted during application period.