The Graduate School is pleased to announce the addition of a new staff member and a new position. Quinn Lewis, Student & Admissions Specialist, began Monday November 2nd and will be assisting current and prospective graduate students by processing admissions applications as well as providing enrolled student support and customer service in our frontline reception area.
Quinn recently received her MFA from the University of Oregon Creative Writing program, with emphasis on poetry. She comes...
Sara Hodges, the Graduate School’s Associate Dean and UO Psychology Professor, knows how you can win your next argument: by citing meaningless neurobabble.
In a new study, “Superfluous neuroscience information makes explanations of psychological phenomena more appealing" which is first-authored by UO Psychology PhD alumnus Diego Fernandez-Duque and co-authored by current UO Psychology PhD student Colton Christian, the researchers discovered that the allure of neuroscience information (even if...
As Fall term begins at the UO, change is in the air. It’s no different at the Graduate School, where we have welcomed three (yes, three!) new deans to kick off the school year. Between the Graduate School gaining an independent dean for the first time since 1984 and the university’s goal to grow graduate education and academic research, the new deans have come on board at a very exciting time.
Scott L. Pratt, Dean of the Graduate School
Dean Pratt joins us from the Philosophy department,...
Open to students at U.S. universities who are writing doctoral dissertations on topics related to peace, conflict, and international security. These $20,000, 10-month Fellowships are open to citizens of any country, and dissertation topics in any discipline are eligible.
One-year fellowship for graduate students pursuing innovative research related to information security, storage, and availability. The stipend is $20,000 plus tuition and fees, and comes with an opportunity to work alongside Symantec researchers.
Multiple scholarships are awarded on an annual basis to eligible Hispanic students pursing a graduate degree. All applications must be submitted using the HSF online application system. Once you begin the application process, the system will automatically tell you for which scholarship programs you qualify.
To be considered, applicants must be: African American; enrolled full time in a doctoral program in the life or physical sciences; engaged in and within 1-3 years of completing dissertation research; and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Postdoctoral Science Research Fellowships are also available.
The NPSC offers Ph.D.-track fellowships in the physical sciences and related engineering fields. It is open to all qualified U.S. citizens, with an emphasis on recruiting applications from historically underrepresented minorities.NPSC Fellows receive two paid summers of internship at their NPSC-sponsoring employer's research facility, as well as tuition, fees, and stipends for up to six years.
Dissertation and career development grants for women in graduate programs who have achieved distinction or show the promise of distinction in their fields. Deadlines vary; applications can be requested online.
Awarded for study in mathematical, physical, biological, and social sciences; engineering; science education; and in the history and philosophy of science. For U.S. citizens, nationals, and permanent residents at or near the beginning of graduate study. Three years of support.
Three year fellowships for U.S. citizens or nationals who have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. Note: separate awards programs at the predoctoral, dissertation, and postdoctoral levels, providing stipends of $20,000-$40,000.