Awards and Fellowships

 

The University of Oregon Graduate School 2019 Fellowships and Awards

The University of Oregon Graduate School administers a range of fellowships and research awards annually, resulting in the support of 34 students (up from 25 last year!) for the 2018-19 academic year. These awards, most of which are donor supported, range from $500 to $20,000 per year and, in some cases, include tuition support. To learn more about the 2018 recipients, please click here.

Awards with a February 15th deadline

Betty Foster McCue Scholarship

Amount: $5,000

Eligibility: Doctoral candidates whose dissertations relate to human development & performance

Deadline: Friday, February 15th

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David S Easly Memorial Award

Amount: $5,000

Eligibility: Graduate students in programs related to environmental conservation. Click below for eligibility details

Deadline: Friday, February 15th

Extended to Friday, March 1st! 

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Gary E. Smith Summer Professional Development Award

Amount: $3,000

Eligibility: Master's, doctoral, and law students pursuing unique enrichment opportunities during the upcoming summer

Deadline: Friday, February 15th

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Graduate Teaching Excellence Award

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: GEs with at least 5 terms of experience as sole instructor, lab or discussion leader

Deadline: Friday, February 15th

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Margaret McBride Lehrman Fellowship

Amount: $10,000 + tuition waiver for non-GE recipient

Eligibility: Master's, doctoral, and law students with financial need pursuing studies in communication, particularly through writing

Deadline: Friday, February 15th

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Sandra Morgen Public Impact Graduate Fellowship

Amount: $6,000

Eligibility: Master's, doctoral, and law students whose research has potential for significant societal impact

Deadline: Friday, February 15th

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Southeast Asian Studies Award

Amount: $1,500

Eligibility: Master's, doctoral, and law students doing research about Southeast Asia

Deadline: Friday, February 15th

Application & More Information

University of Oregon Dissertation Research Fellowships

Includes

  • Stipend at least equivalent to a level 3 GE
  • Tuition waiver
  • GE fee subsidy
  • GE insurance subsidy

 

Eligibility: Doctoral students advanced to candidacy by the end of Spring 2019

Deadline: Friday, February 15th

NOTE: Because these awards require department/school/college nomination, departments will have earlier internal deadlines.  Please check with your department for their specific deadline.

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Awards with an April 26th deadline:

Margaret Wiese Graduate Research Award

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Master's, doctoral, and law students doing work related to preserving culture, language, and/or artifacts of northwestern Native Americans

Deadline: Friday, April 26th

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Julie and Rocky Dixon Graduate Student Innovation Award

We are not accepting applications for this award this year. 

Oregon Sylff Graduate Fellowships for International Research

Amount: $15,000

Eligibility: Doctoral students whose work has an international dimension

Purpose: To nurture leaders who will transcend geopolitical, religious, ethnic, and cultural boundaries for the peace and well-being of humankind

Deadline: Friday, April 26, 2019

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    Award with a June 28th deadline:

    Kimble First-Year Teaching Award

    Amount: $500

    Eligibility:

    • GEs teaching for the first time at a post-secondary institution
    • Must have participated in UO teacher training

     

    Deadline: Friday, June 28th

    Application & More Information

    Award with a September 1st deadline:

    Future Stewards Program

    Includes

    • 6 terms of tuition support

     

    Eligibility: Master's, doctoral, and law students who are members of a federally recognized tribe of Oregon

    Deadline: September 1st

    Application & More Information

     

    Please keep the following in mind:

    • All applicants'/nominees' transcripts will be reviewed as part of our evaluation process; unless indicated in the announcement, the Graduate School will provide copies of the transcript to the awards committees. 

    • In the case that the award cites financial need as a criterion,  the Graduate School will review applicants'  financial need with the Office of Financial Aid or International Affairs.

    • No applicant may receive the same award for two consecutive years

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