Summer Doctoral Fellowship

The Office of Graduate and Professional Education is now accepting applications from doctoral students in all seven colleges for Summer 2019 awards of up to $4,500 to cover the following kinds of activities:

  • Off-campus training opportunities related to dissertation research
  • Dissertation research travel
  • Summer 2019 career exploration internships or traineeships
  • Summer 2019 dissertation research

Students awarded a Summer 2019 Fellowship will be expected to report on their research or training experience at the April 2020 Graduate Research Forum. All students will be required to submit a final report on the value/impact of this opportunity for their dissertation work or career trajectory.



March 4, 2019

Application Instructions

Each applicant is to complete the form below and submit a 400-word proposal, budget / justification and letter of support from dissertation advisor. The 400-word proposal, budget / justification and letter of support must be combined as a single PDF and uploaded with the completed application.


Submit as a single pdf in the following order:

  1. 400-Word Proposal
  2. Budget / Justification
  3. Letter of Support from Dissertation Advisor
Summer Doctoral Fellowship Application


Drop a file here or click to upload Choose File
Maximum upload size: 10MB
The pdf should include a 400-word proposal, budget outline and a letter of support from your dissertation advisor as a single document.


Submit all supporting documentation as a single PDF.

Your application may not be considered if supporting documentation is not submitted as one continuous document.



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