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Recruitment Fellowships

The fellowship may be awarded on a one or three-year basis. The fellowship may be awarded on a one or two-year basis. Diversity fellowships help recruit a diverse graduate student body at The University of Texas at Austin. Nominations for the McNair, South Texas and West Texas fellowships will be reviewed by a GSC shortly after the deadline. Nominations that include provisions to leverage this one-year fellowship with subsequent support in the second and or third year of study will be given the strongest consideration.

Amount: $20000
Fellowships

The Council on Foreign Relations, through its International Affairs Fellowship Program, offers fellowships to those interested in theory and practice in international relations. Dissertation fellowship applicants must be US citizens, permanent residents or US nationals. The Soros Fellowships for New Americans support thirty individuals a year for up to two years of graduate study in any subject anywhere in the United States. Students already in graduate study are eligible to apply, though not past their second year. The Fellowship provides $20,000 maintenance and half tuition wherever the Fellow attends. The fellowships are in support of first-year graduate or professional study. The fellowship must be expended within a time limit of two years and in accordance with the work plan provided by the candidate.

Amount: $25000
College of Graduate Studies

The College of Graduate Studies at UCF awards over $2 million in fellowship funding each year. Students may receive fellowships from the UCF College of Graduate Studies, from their college or department, or from agencies or organizations outside of UCF. Graduate fellowship funds are awarded to enhance a fellow’s scholarly and educational endeavors, but there are no specific assignments associated with the award. Most university fellowships are reserved for incoming degree-seeking graduate students and require full-time enrollment. Graduate students enrolled in fully online programs that exempt them from paying campus-based fees are not eligible for university fellowships offered through the College of Graduate Studies. Applicant may also wish to search for external fellowship programs that support graduate students.

Fellowships Awards

UC Irvine strongly encourages all graduate students to for fellowships. Due to the competitive nature of the fellowship application process, it is essential to plan ahead. It is important to allow enough time to identify fellowship opportunities and to prepare application materials. Some Internal Fellowships require nominations from the student’s academic program. In this case, students will need to be aware of departmental deadlines versus the deadline for Graduate Division. International Fellowshipsare extramural fellowships that provide support for the student to conduct research outside of the United States. Recruitment fellowships are awards administered by the UC Irvine Graduate Division. Graduate programs nominate their top newly admitted students for these additional funds to help increase yield.

Fellowships Awards

UC Irvine strongly encourages all graduate students to for fellowships. Due to the competitive nature of the fellowship application process, it is essential to plan ahead. It is important to allow enough time to identify fellowship opportunities and to prepare application materials. Some Internal Fellowships require nominations from the student’s academic program. In this case, students will need to be aware of departmental deadlines versus the deadline for Graduate Division. International Fellowshipsare extramural fellowships that provide support for the student to conduct research outside of the United States. Recruitment fellowships are awards administered by the UC Irvine Graduate Division. Graduate programs nominate their top newly admitted students for these additional funds to help increase yield.

UC Davis Graduate Studies

Fellowships are inputted into the student information system, Banner, and disbursed to the student via Student Accounting. Because stipends are paid as refunds to the student via Student Accounting, any outstanding balance on the student accounts may be deducted from the student stipend fellowship before it is disbursed to the student. If a Tuition Fee fellowship or NRST fellowship was awarded in Banner prior to the initiation of the appointment in PPS, the fellowship award will block the remission and applicant should zero the banner fellowship. If the academic appointment only provides partial remission, applicant may cover the unpaid balance with partial Tuition Fee and or partial NRST fellowships.

Amount: $38000
The Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing Fellowships

Each of these fellowships carries with it a stipend of at least $38,000 paid in 9 equal installments beginning October 1, generous health benefits, and a one-course-per-semester teaching assignment in creative writing. Since this is a residential fellowship, the university expect fellows to live in the Madison area, to hold no other teaching, graduate study or fellowship obligations, and to participate fully in the life of the Madison writing community during the fellowship period. Applications to the poetry, fiction, and HEAF fellowships must be submitted between January 1 and March 1. The HEAF is the only Institute fellowship for which current students of the UW MFA program are eligible to .

Amount: $20000
Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering

In an effort to recruit outstanding graduate students, the college offers fellowships to a select group of candidates who have the potential to excel in graduate studies at Auburn. Gavin’s transformational gift has allowed the college to grow this vital program, and the doctoral fellowship recipients are known as Gavin Fellows. Fellowships are structured as financial supplements to departmental graduate research assistants and Graduate Teaching Assistants offers and include tuition fellowships. College-level Fellowship: These fellowships provide a $6,000 annual supplement to a GRA GTA appointment with a minimum stipend of $18,000 per year. College-level fellowships are primarily awarded to doctoral students for a duration of up to four years, while a limited number of college-level fellowships may be awarded for a duration of two years for master’s students.

Amount: $6000
Mathematics

During the second, third, and fourth years of fellowship support, students receive a departmental assistantship that may require them to assist in research and or teaching. These fellowships are awarded by the College on nomination from the mathematics department. These fellowships recognize academic achievement, research goals, demonstrated leadership potential, and contribution to a diverse educational community. Fellowship recipients beginning study in 2021-22 will receive a 12-month stipend of $28,500 plus tuition, fees and health insurance, with no teaching or research service required of the student, for the first year of study only. These fellowships are awarded by the the mathematics department. These fellowships recognize academic achievement, research goals and demonstrated leadership potential.

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship

Graduate Students: For Academic Year fellowships, students must be enrolled in a program of graduate or professional study by the start of the Fellowship, but may apply in advance of admissions notification. Graduate students studying a language at the beginner level must study that language at UNC or through a domestic language program French, German, and Spanish FLAS Fellowships are available only to Graduate Students at the intermediate or advanced level. Summer Fellowships Only: Other contemporary European languages such as modern Greek or Albanian may be approved on a case by case basis if students find an eligible summer program.