Fellowships and Awards

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.

2020 - 2021 DYF Applications: OPEN
Submission Deadlines
:
January 2, 2020: The application form, proposal, schedule and CV are due by midnight.
January 14, 2020: Two letters of recommendation are due by midnight.

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.

Summer 2020 - 2021 Applications: OPEN
Submission Deadlines
:
January 23, 2020: Application form, proposal, self-assessment, and CV are due by midnight.
January 31, 2020: Two letters of recommendation are due by midnight.

Graduate Awards

2019 - 2020 Applications: Currently Open
Submission Deadlines:

  • November 12, 2019: Research/Scholarship/Creativity Award nominations are due by midnight.
  • November 12, 2019: Graduate Teaching Award nominations are due by midnight.
  • February 10, 2020: Graduate Faculty Mentor Award nominations are due by midnight.

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 Faculty Mentor Award Nomination Form

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.

GRSC AWARD NOMINATION FORM

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 Teaching Award Nomination Form