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  • The UO Senate Responsible Reporting Committee is working on a policy to be recommended to the Administration and the UO Senate about sexual assault and domestic violence reporting. The Responsible Reporting Group is hosting a student forum to hear student perspectives on the issue of required reporting on Friday, September 30th, from 1:00pm-2:30pm to be held in Columbia 150.  This is an important matter, and one that impacts graduate students in ways that are more complex than some other...
  • A PhD student at the University of California at Riverside wants to learn about the role your faculty advisor played in your efforts to secure a position. The ultimate goal of the study is to improve this stressful experience for others down the line. If you are a PhD student or postdoc who was on the job market during the 2015-2016 academic year and had an official faculty advisor for the duration of your doctoral training, then you are eligible to participate! Participants will be entered...
  • The three-year agreement includes salary increases of 3.5%, 3.5%, and 3.7% in successive years, a 35% fee remission in the summer, and mandatory paid training that addresses employee-related policies and procedures. The agreement maintains the already excellent health benefits and expands the Graduate Student Assistance Fund to include childcare support for all graduate students who are welcoming a new child into the home and facing financial hardship. The new agreement, which will be brought...
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Golden Key International Honour Society

Golden Key International is the world’s largest collegiate honor society.  Graduate students with a 3.7 GPA or higher are eligible to be members.  Membership into the Golden Key is $80 and students are eligible to apply for awards including the Graduate Scholar Award- $10,000 and the Education Debt Reduction Award- $5,000. Information on the University of Oregon’s chapter can be found at

American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) Fellowships

Provides between $1,000 and $5,000 per academic year (not including summer) to 350 Native American and Alaska Native graduate students. To be eligible you must be pursuing a post baccalaureate graduate or professional degree as a full time student at an accredited institution in the U.S., able to demonstrate financial need, and an enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian or Alaska Native group, or provide documentation of descendency.

The Dirksen Congressional Research Awards

Grants to fund research on congressional leadership and the U.S. Congress. The competition is open to individuals with a serious interest in studying Congress.  Political scientists, historians, biographers, scholars of public administration or American studies, and journalists are among those eligible.  The Center encourages graduate students who have successfully defended their dissertation prospectus to apply and awards a significant portion of the funds for dissertation research.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens who reside in the United States.

Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF)

Organized to help early-stage graduate students in the humanities and social sciences formulate effective doctoral dissertation proposals. The DPDF program selects five different fields of study each year for dissertation research proposal training, choosing emerging or reinvigorating fields that address broad public concerns and can be approached from multiple intellectual, societal, and geographic perspectives. Students may apply for up to $5,000 to cover summer research costs.

STEM Chateaubriand Fellowship

The STEM Chateaubriand Fellowship program targets outstanding Ph.D. students enrolled in an American university who wish to conduct part of their doctoral research in a French laboratory for a 4 to 9 month period. The Office of Science and Technology provide a stipend of up to 1,400 €/month (depending on other sources of funding) and cover the cost of travel and student health insurance.STEM Chateaubriand fellows are selected through a merit-based competition. Priority is given to candidates working toward a “double degree” (cotutelle) with their host institution.

Inter-American Foundation (IAF) Grassroots Development Fellowship

Provides support for Ph.D. candidates to conduct dissertation research in Latin America and the Caribbean on topics related to grassroots development. Funding is for between four and 12 months, and includes a monthly stipend of $1,500, a research allowance of up to $3,000, health insurance, and round-trip economy-class transportation to the field research site from the Fellow’s primary residence.

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation – Teaching Fellowship

KSTF Teaching Fellowships support individuals with exceptional science and mathematics content knowledge who are committed to teaching high school in the United States.

The Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF)

Provides outstanding benefits and opportunities to students pursuing doctoral degrees in diverse fields of study that use high performance computing to solve complex science and engineering problems. $36,000 yearly stipend.

U.S. Institute of Peace Jennings Randolph Dissertation Fellowship

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.

Symantec Research Labs Graduate Fellowship

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.


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