The aim of this fellowship is to support Graduate Students with goal oriented funding for their projects. With such funding, doctoral and master’s students can pursue relevant research, travel, classes, and materials needed for the pursuit of their studies.
The priority of this fellowship is to help promote professional development for GSAS students in a broad range of activities. In other words, this fellowhsip seeks to support students in any activity that will enhance the student’s learning, curriculum vitae, resume, competencies, or experience which cannot be done without funding. This includes, but is not limited to, academic research, preparing a student’s original work for publication, prestigious internships, professional training in languages, research abroad, outside coursework, travel to conferences, job interviews et al. Priority will be given to those proposed projects that reflect diverse and novel thinking or provide the student with a unique opportunity for professional or academic development.
Recipients of a grant will be required to participate in GSA Annual Conference or a comparable GSAS event within 1 year of receiving the award. Additionally recipients of the award may be called upon to serve on the Distinguished fellowship committee at a later date.
There are 3 annual deadlines:
- October 1st
- February 1st
- May 1st.