Please contact your department about its own internal nomination process and deadline. Departments in which eligible work is being conducted may nominate one student. Dean’s Dissertation Fellowships are available to eligible GSAS doctoral students in all departments who will be entering the final year of writing their dissertations. For updated stipend rates, please see Stipends and Scholarships. Exceptions will be considered for programs in which students typically complete the doctoral degree within five years.
Fellowship recipients may not hold a job involving more than ten hours of work per week during the academic year. Be sure to use the application packet that corresponds to the award for which you are applying. Download the James Arthur Fellowship Application. During the award year , nominees must be within seven years of their first term of enrollment in the doctoral program. For updated stipend rates, please see Stipends and Scholarships. These departments may each nominate up to two students.
No student is eligible to receive more than one GSAS dissertation fellowship either in the same year or in different years. Exceptions will be considered for programs in which students typically complete the doctoral degree within five years. Students must complete their dissertation during the fellowship year. Departments may devise their own internal nomination procedures, which may or may not require the completion of the full GSAS application; however, each student who is ultimately being nominated by the department to GSAS must submit the full application by the October 10 deadline.
A student may apply for a Summer Fellowship. The student should have completed all coursework, have an approved dissertation proposal, and be planning to travel abroad to complete his or her dissertation research. Eligible departments may nominate up to three students. Updated September 18, Remember that your application will be reviewed by faculty members outside your department, who will not know the stages of and time requirements for a dissertation in your field Curriculum Vitae Dissertation Proposal A letter of recommendation from your mentor is also required.
Committees within each department will discuss and rank the applications.
GSAS Dissertation Fellowships
The deadline gas departments to submit nominations was Wednesday, October 10, It is expected that students receiving these awards will complete their dissertations and graduate at the end of the academic year. Students who are nominated but not selected for the Thomas J. Results are expected to go out in December, A student cannot hold both a month merit award i.
One award is available to a GSAS student in Neural Science or Physics with preference for students whose research relates to the physical foundations of biological function, and who actively engage in transmitting the results of such research to the general public.
Download the Thomas J.
A letter of recommendation from your mentor is also required. Students who are nominated but not selected for the Samuel J.
Grants and Fellowships Information
If you have questions about how to best coordinate reserved funds with a dissertation award, you fellowshkp consult with your department.
Download the Elaine Brody Fellowship Application. Download the James Arthur Fellowship Application.
Eligibility Doctoral students in good standing with satisfactory academic progress according to the guidelines established by the graduate school are eligible for this award.
A student may apply for this award only after the department has accepted the proposal and the Dean has approved the dissertation title and dissertation committee. One award is available to a GSAS student whose dissertation concerns the measurement, meaning, or conceptualizing of time. One award is available to a GSAS student in Physical Chemistry or Physics who will be entering the final year of writing his or her dissertation. Eligibility beyond seven years may be extended on an exception basis, consistent with the Graduate School’s normal review of financial aid eligibility.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Recipients of research fellowships are not obligated to complete their degree at the end of the fellowship term. Recipients must submit a final progress report no later than three months after the project has been dissertztion but before August 15 of the award gas to the GSAS Office of Academic and Student Affairs.
A student may apply for only one of the three academic-year merit awards for advanced students Research Assistantship, Senior Teaching Fellowship, or Alumni Dissertation Fellowship. A very limited number of Mellon Dissertation Fellowships in the Humanities are available to students in Arts and Science based humanities departments including English, History, and Philosophy who are entering the final year of writing their dissertations.
Alumni Dissertation Fellowships
Download the Ted Keusseff Fellowship Application. Each dissertation writing fellowship includes a stipend that reflects the GSAS minimum stipend for Alumni Dissertation Fellowships allow students to devote full-time work to their dissertations. Be sure to use the application packet that corresponds to the award for which you are applying. These departments may each nominate one student.