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.
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 Fellowships
- University Tuition Scholarships
- Graduate Student Assistantships
- Residence Hall Assistantships
- UD Press Awards Internship
- Folger Institute Seminars and Fellowships
- UD – Hagley Fellowships
- Winterthur Fellowships
- Delaware Nature Society Scholarships
- Nature Education Internships
- Other Financial Aid
Full-time graduate students are eligible to be nominated for the following competitive merit-based financial awards:
- Advising & Mentoring Award
(This is an award for faculty nominated by students)
- Dissertation Prize Nomination
- Herman & Charlotte Glotzer Award
- Professional Development Award
- UD Collection-Based Research Grant Program
- UD Grand Challenge Interdisciplinary Grants
- Unidel Distinguished Graduate Scholar Award
- Unidel Distinguished Scholars Recruiting Grants
- Unidel Louise Roselle Collections-Based Research Travel Award
- Unidel Louise Roselle Graduate Assistantship at Winterthur
- University Dissertation Fellowship
- University Doctoral Fellowship Award
- University Graduate Scholars Award
- Summer Doctoral Fellowship
TOTAL ENTRIES: 225
Post Date: October 9, 2018 at 1:50 pm
|Office of Graduate and Professional Education
Unidel Distinguished Scholars Recruiting Grants
With generous support from the Unidel Foundation Inc., the Office of Graduate and Professional Education (OGPE) is announcing an open call for proposals (up to $5,000) to support the recruiting activities for exceptional doctoral student applicants who are likely to be successful nominees for the Unidel Distinguished Scholars Awards. The goal is intended to improve the University of Delaware’s success in attracting the highest quality of prospective doctoral education applicants. This funding mechanism will enhance the visibility of UD as a premier destination for graduate and professional education, encourage inclusive excellence & diversity, and signal UD’s commitment towards excellence in graduate education for in-state, out-of-state and international students pursuing doctoral degrees.
Funding requests may include prospective doctoral student events and/or recruiting fairs, campus visits by high quality candidates, faculty travel to recruiting events, or other innovative proposal plans related to doctoral student recruitment. Submissions will be accepted immediately and continue contingent on resource availability.
Funding is available immediately, and must be used by June 2019.
Funding for this initiative was provided by the Unidel Foundation, Inc
Post Date: December 10, 2018 at 3:30 pm
|Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
Pathways to Computing Internship Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Award: The Pathways to Computing Internship Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is a 10-week summer program that provides undergraduate students with research projects in computer science, computational science, and mathematics. Students will learn under the direction of ORNL research staff and will participate on projects in diverse domains including computer science, health data science, and climate science. Selected interns will have access to ORNL’s leadership-class facilities, including Summit, the world’s most powerful supercomputer. ORNL’s Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate oversees an immense store of computing power and its talented staff of computational scientists and mathematicians, conducting state-of-the-art research and development in computer and computational sciences in support of the Department of Energy’s missions and programs. As part of the ORNL Pathways to Computing Internship Program, the Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate is committed to increasing diversity among interns and staff. We believe the teams required to solve the nation’s most pressing science challenges are those that bring together a wide range of backgrounds and perspectives and all are encouraged to apply. The goal of the program is to improve opportunities and encourage applications from underrepresented groups in the computing field; however, all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.
Post Date: January 11, 2019 at 1:42 pm
|American Council of Learned Societies
Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Competition
Award: The American Council of Learned Societies invites applications for the ninth competition of the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program. In 2019, the program will place up to 21 recent PhDs from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year positions at participating nonprofits and government agencies. This career-launching initiative aims to demonstrate that the capacities developed in the advanced study of the humanities have wide application beyond the academy. The fellowship carries a stipend of $68,000 per year, as well as individual health insurance, a relocation allowance, and up to $3,000 in professional development funds.
Post Date: November 16, 2018 at 10:31 am
|University of Delaware
Delaware INBRE – Delaware’s Biomedical Research Catalyst
The Delaware INBRE Summer Scholars Program is an undergraduate summer research program sponsored through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) through funding to the Delaware INBRE program. In a partnership with six state institutions (University of Delaware, Delaware State University, Wesley College, Nemours A.I. DuPont Hospital, Christiana Care and Delaware Technical and Community College), selected undergraduate students are able to carry out independent research projects while studying full-time under a mentor to gain knowledge of research techniques and making unique scholarly or original impacts to the biomedical sciences.
Scholars will be required to sign an agreement adhering to all terms conditions of the program. Underrepresented minority groups and veterans are especially encouraged to apply
What the Program Provides
Post Date: February 13, 2019 at 10:11 am
|University of Delaware
Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program
The Summer Scholars Program enables selected undergraduates, generally sophomores and juniors, to conduct in-depth research or creative work with University faculty. Students in the Summer Scholars Program work on their projects full-time for ten weeks in the summer and continue to complete three credits’ worth of research in the following academic year. Research and creative work is generally completed under the close supervision of a faculty member. The research done during the academic year may be part of the senior thesis for the Degree with Distinction or Honors Degree with Distinction. Each Scholar will receive a stipend of $4,000.