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Graduate Research Fellowships

Graduate students who are in good standing are eligible to apply for a year-long Graduate Research Fellowship. Students who are awarded a fellowship will be expected to participate in the Graduate Research Symposium in the spring.

The deadline for 2023-2024 proposals is Monday, April 3, 2023, by 5:00 PM.

Apply for Graduate Research Fellowship


  1. Complete application form.
  2. Signed Graduate Guidelines.
  3. Detailed budget, complete with narrative that includes relevance of expenditures toward research project.
  4. Timeline of research.
  5. Narrative discussing the research project.
  6. Faculty supervisor writes brief memo of support for student project and agrees to oversee research project, budget, and development of research product.

Grant Awards:

  1. Student awards will be disbursed to the student’s accounts with half ($500) released in the fall semester and half ($500) in the spring.
  2. Students may also request a maximum of $1,000 for year-long projects to cover itemized research‐related expenses, excluding travel, to present findings.
  3. Faculty receive a stipend of $1,000 for mentoring year-long projects. A maximum of two individual projects or two group projects of any given faculty mentor will be funded. Faculty stipends for year-long grants will be disbursed with half ($500) released in January and half ($500) in June.