Funding Opportunities

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The Office of Graduate and Professional Education is committed to facilitating funding and fellowships for the graduate student body. These opportunities, available through university lines, as well as through external foundations and institutions, provide students with vital sources of support in their master’s and doctoral programs. Moreover, fellowships and awards further professional development by funding conference presentations, while expanding horizons through national and international research and travel. In recent years, our graduate students have been awarded a number of nationally and internationally prestigious fellowships. The Office of Graduate and Professional Education works to support and heighten the visibility of our graduate students’ world-class research and scholarship.

 

UD Assistantships,
Fellowships and Scholarships

Of full-time graduate students, nearly 80% receive merit-based financial awards. Fellowships, tuition scholarships, assistantships, and traineeships are awarded on the basis of merit from nominations by the department. Awards are granted to full-time students in good academic standing with regular status. Explore University of Delaware’s opportunities below:

 

University Graduate
Competitive Awards

Full-time graduate students are eligible to be nominated for the following competitive merit-based financial awards:

 

 

Current Opportunities

The list below is organized by the most current Funding Opportunity first. You may sort by the below fields or search for a specific opportunity via the search box. To learn more about a opportunity select it’s title or the term “Opportunity Details”.

 


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Dates Opportunity

Deadline:
October 15, 2017

Post Date: September 7, 2017 at 3:15 pm

University of Delaware
The CMCS Graduate Research Publication Subvention Fund

Award:

The Center for Material Culture Studies is pleased to offer subvention support on a competitive basis for eligible University of Delaware graduate students publishing original research with material culture content. Up to $500 per awardee is available through the National Endowment for the Humanities Challenge Grant. Funds may be used for image preparation, permissions, and other expenses directly related to publication. Preference shall be given to graduate students who have not received a prior award from CMCS.

The deadlines for applications are October 15 and March 15 of the current academic year. We will accept applications beginning one month before the deadline. To apply, prepare a two-page statement concerning the publication, its significance to the field, and its relevance to material culture studies; a brief note regarding the venue and the status of the publication; a budget; and a one-page CV. Also, please arrange to have your advisor send a letter of reference to materialculture@udel.edu.

Send application materials to materialculture@udel.edu with “Graduate Research Publication Subvention Fund” in the subject field.


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Deadline:
October 15, 2017

Post Date: September 7, 2017 at 3:29 pm

University of Delaware
The CMCS Graduate Research Travel Fund

Award:

The Center for Material Culture Studies is pleased to offer travel support on a competitive basis for eligible University of Delaware graduate students pursuing research or fieldwork. Up to $1,500 per awardee is available through the National Endowment for the Humanities Challenge Grant. Graduate students whose research or fieldwork entails the study of material culture are eligible to apply. Preference shall be given to students who are advanced in their studies. Awardees agree to submit a two-page report within one month of completing their research travel and no later than the end of the academic year in which the grant funds were disbursed.

The deadlines for applications are October 15 and March 15 of the academic year. We will accept applications beginning one month before the deadline. To apply, prepare a one-page statement, a brief budget, and a current CV. Also, please arrange to have your advisor send a letter of reference to materialculture@udel.edu.

Send application materials to materialculture@udel.edu with “Graduate Research Travel Fund” in the subject field.


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Deadline:
October 1, 2017

Post Date: June 27, 2017 at 7:55 am

Virginia Tech
Future Faculty Development Program

Award: Virginia Tech is now accepting applications for our annual Future Faculty Development Program, an intensive two-day program for doctoral candidates and post-doctoral scholars traditionally underrepresented in their fields who are interested in entering academic careers in the next year.

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Status: Open
Deadline:
September 28, 2017
Recurring: No

Post Date: September 12, 2017 at 10:02 am


California Policy Fellowships – Open To Non-californians!

Award:

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Deadline:
September 27, 2017

Post Date: September 7, 2017 at 3:35 pm

University of Delaware
Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Award:

Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) is privileged to provide funding to support graduate students to attend the annual meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany. This year, they are soliciting graduate student nominations in the fields of physiology and medicine to attend the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting to be held June 24 – June 29, 2018.

  • ORAU member institutions may nominate two students per university.
  • The internal UD deadline for nominations is September 27, 2017 at 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time. Send all materials to Leigh Botner (lbotner@udel.edu).

Selected students will have the opportunity to attend formal lectures and informal meetings with Nobel Laureate scientists and peers from around the world.

Information on past meetings is available at http://www.orau.org/lindau.

Assuming ORAU funding becomes available as anticipated, nominations will be accepted for eligible candidates who:

  • Are U.S. citizens and are currently enrolled at a member university as full-time graduate students;
  • Have completed by June 2018 at least two academic years of graduate studies toward a doctoral degree in the disciplines of physiology, medicine, or a related discipline; and
  • Are planning a dissertation/thesis defense no earlier than January 1, 2019.

ORAU is seeking nominations for a diverse group of students including, women, minorities and people with disabilities. Students must show a genuine interest in science and research; display a strong commitment to the field of physiology/medicine; and be well-rounded individuals who can converse with scientists and peers in a meaningful way.

The competitive selection process for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting occurs in three phases, starting with university nominations.

If you have any questions or need further information, please email Leigh Botner (lbotner@udel.edu)


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