The following fellowships and awards are offered annually and are open to master's and doctoral students pursuing graduate degrees at the University of Oregon. Unless otherwise noted all applicants for fellowships and awards must sumbit a completed Applicant Information Form to the Graduate School by the deadline specified.
Please keep the following in mind:
$5,000 each to up to four doctoral candidates whose dissertation topics are related to issues of human development and performance. If you have questions about your topic's eligibility, please call 541-346-2489.
One $500 award for outstanding teaching performances by graduate teaching fellows (GTFs) in their first year of classroom experience. All UO GTFs who meet the criteria, and who are teaching for the first time during the current academic year, are eligible to apply for this award. Applicants must complete the required application form, teaching statement, midterm student feedback survey (collected during weeks 4,5 or 6 of the term) and videotaping through TEP, and submit these items to the Teaching Effectiveness Program along with a copy of their departmental end-of-the-term evaluations. The Kimble Award is jointly sponsored by the Graduate School and the Teaching Effectiveness Program.
This award of $1,000 is available for one recipient who has demonstrated outstanding teaching performance as Graduate Teaching Fellows while at the same time excelling in their own academic program. Eligible applicants will have at least 5 terms of experience as an instructor (sole instructor or lab/discussion leader).
Up to $3,000 award for up to five outstanding master's or doctoral students pursuing academic, professional development, or training enrichment opportunities during Summer 2012. The activity would provide unique academic opportunities not normally available as part of the student's degree program. All students must be registered as full time students at the time of application and be returning as full time students in the Fall.
Contact your graduate program director to determine if these funds are available in your department.
A $9,000 award (and tuition waiver for a non-GTF recipient) will be made to a graduate student with financial need who is pursuing studies that emphasize communication, particularly through writing.
Up to two $1000 awards to support graduate student research (i.e., travel, materials, archival or field research) related to preserving the culture, language and/or artifacts of northwestern Native Americans.
Funded through OUS by the Nippon Foundation of Tokyo to nurture leaders who will transcend geopolitical, religious, ethnic, and cultural boundaries in the world community for the peace and well-being of humankind. Fellowship stipends are awarded for one year of full-time graduate work involving research and scholarly endeavors in programs and projects with an international dimension.
Up to two $2,500 award designed to encourage graduate research about Southeast Asia. Award may be requested for educational expenses, including tuition supplements, travel, equipment purchase, books and supplies, and other educational needs. This award is established through an endowment from Norman Sundberg, Professor Emeritus, Psychology, and his wife, Donna Sundberg.
To recognize and encourage scholarship, demonstrated leadership, and potential societal contributions, $5,000 award is made to each of five graduate students (one each from UO, OHSU, OSU, PSU and PU). Each department may nominate one graduate student; from this pool of institutional nominees, the UO may select up to three finalist candidates to be interviewed by the University Club Foundation. Please contact your Department Head about nomination. More information about the University Club of Portland can be found here.
Each department nominates one student who will be in the final year of doctoral work. $18,000 stipend plus tuition waiver for up to 2 dissertation students.
This fellowship will provide up to one master's level and two doctoral-level recipients with a stipend of $6,000 for the 2012-13 academic year and the opportunity to participate in a research advocacy workshop for graduate students and faculty.