Other UO Fellowships and Awards for Graduate Students

The following is a list of graduate student fellowships and awards available from other departments and centers at the University of Oregon.  For more information and deadlines follow the provided link

Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics: Graduate Research Fellowship

The Wayne Morse Graduate Research Fellows program was established in 2015 to support graduate student research on the Wayne Morse Center’s current theme of inquiry or the priorities of the center’s Program for Democratic Engagement and Governance as well as research on Wayne Morse as part of the Wayne Morse Monograph series.

The $1,000 award will be given to three University of Oregon students each year. 

Applications are due on Monday, January 9, 2017


Center for Asian and Pacific Studies (CAPS) Fellowships

FOREIGN LANGUAGE AND AREA STUDIES (FLAS) FELLOWSHIPS: CAPS will administer the US Department of Education Academic Year and Summer Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships in East Asian Studies. These fellowships cover tuition and fees and provide a living stipend. They are open to UO students who are US citizens and permanent residents studying Chinese, Japanese, and Korean in conjunction with area/international studies.

CAPS SMALL GRANTS FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS (Awards of up to $500 in support of the professional activities of graduate students studying Asia. Awards will be made for the following purposes: travel to conferences to present papers, travel to library, museum, and archival collections; and expenses related to book and article production and publication.

Center for the Study of Women in Society Graduate Awards (CSWS)

For graduate students in a range of disciplines whose area of specialization involves research or creative work on women and gender.

College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) Scholarships

The following awards are available:

  • Mary Chambers Brockelbank Endowed Assistance Fund, Amount: $500-$1,000 to students of limited means
  • Risa Palm Graduate Fellowship, Amount: $1,000-$2,000 one or more graduate students
  • John and Naomi Luvaas Graduate Fellowship, Amount: $1,000-$2,000
  • Everett D. Monte Scholarship, financial need and outstanding academic performance, Amount: $1,000 to $5,000
  • Charles A. Reed Graduate Fellowship, Amount: $1,0000 - $2,000
  • Henry V. Howe Scholarship, Amount: up to $5,000 for science majors

Diversity Excellence Scholarships

These are tuition remission scholarship with awards ranging from partial to full tuition and fee waivers. This program recognizes undergraduate and graduate students who enhance the educational experience of all students by sharing diverse cultural experiences. These scholarships are an integral part of the University's effort to meet the educational diversity need of its students, and they complement other programs in the UO Campus Diversity Plan.


Global Oregon Summer Professional Development Award

The Global Oregon Graduate Research Award -- five awards at $2000 each to support graduate student international research (for theses, dissertation, or other appropriate projects that advance the academic and professional goals of students).  While awards are most commonly given to support thesis or dissertation research conducted outside the United States, the review committee will consider other activities that engage the graduate student in original investigation and analysis of significant international phenomena. The deadline to apply for this grant is MONDAY, APRIL 6.

Under the auspices of Global Oregon, the Translation Studies Working Group (TSWG) invites applications from UO undergraduate students for two
$500 awards and from UO graduate students for two $1000 awards

Application instructions and online forms are available at gsi.uoregon.edu/funding


Oregon Humanities Center Graduate Fellowships

This program is intended to stimulate humanities research and support graduate education by providing doctoral students with resources to assist with their research and the completion of their dissertations. Advanced doctoral students from any department are eligible.

The Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies Graduate Student Summer Research Grants

The Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies distributes small grants to University of Oregon faculty, students and community groups in order to encourage existing projects and collaborations, and to facilitate new ones. CLLAS offers summer research support to graduate students whose work is interdisciplinary and in the area of Latino/a and Latin American Studies, particularly work that has the potential to put Latino/a and Latin American Studies in conversation.

RAINMaker Student Entrepreneur Seed Grants

Funded by The Office of the Vice President for Research & Innovation, these $5,000 awards are designed to support up to five UO student-led and owned entrepreneurial start-up businesses as they seek to refine and launch their concepts as new companies.

UOWGS Travel Award

The UOWGS Travel Award is a $300 award to help defray the cost of presenting either a talk or a poster at a conference. It is awarded to two graduate students per year and is open to UOWGS members.

Travel Award Information

Travel Award Application

Travel Award Recommendation Form

UOWGS Parenting Award

The UOWGS Parenting Award is a $1200 award intended to assist parents in raising a child while meeting the high demands of a graduate program in the sciences. One student per year will receive this award. Priority is given to single parents, followed by parents of children less than 5 years old. Parents with children over 5 years will also be considered.

Parenting Award Information

Parenting Award Application

Parenting Award Recommendation Form

2016 Masergy STEM Scholarship Program

2016 Masergy STEM Scholarship Program is available for the students who are enrolled in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields at an accredited college or university in the United States.
The Scholarship Deadline is August 15, 2016.


Tinker Field Research Grants

The Tinker Field Research Grants are open to students across all academic disciplines and graduate degree programs. The grants are to assist master’s and doctoral students with travel and field-related expenses for brief periods of field research in Latin America. A detailed call for proposals will be available soon on the CLLAS website.
The EXTENDED Scholarship Deadline is Friday, March 3, 2017.


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