Current Funding Opportunities

Scholarships

Conference Travel Scholarships (download PDF)

Maximum Award: $650 ($750 for international travel)
Open Application Periods: September 15 – December 15 (Fall) and January 15 – May 15 (Spring)
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Eligibility: Full-time MS, MFA or PhD Human Ecology graduate student in good standing

PhD/MFA First Conference Travel Scholarships (downlaod PDF)

Maximum Award: $500
Open Application Periods: September 15 – December 15 (Fall) and January 15 – May 15 (Spring)
Application Link
Eligibility: First-year PhD and MFA students

PhD Dissertation, MS Thesis, or MFA Project Award (download PDF)

Maximum Award: $2,000
Application Opens October 1; Application Deadline: November 1
Eligibility: Full-time MS, MFA or PhD Human Ecology graduate student in good standing

Ann Hoyt Cooperative Award (download PDF)

Maximum Award: $1,500 per category
Application Opens October 1; Application Deadline: November 1
Eligibility: MS, MFA or PhD Human Ecology graduate student in good standing
   2018-19 Recipient: Mariela Quesada Centeno

Schurch Thomson Graduate Research Excellence Award (download PDF)

Maximum Award: $2,000
Application period opens February 15; Application Deadline: March 15
Eligibility: Full-time MFA or PhD Human Ecology graduate student in good standing
   2018-19 Recipient: Madelaine L’Esperance
   2017-18 Recipient: Emily Hickey

Summer Time Academic Research (STAR) Award (download PDF)

Maximum Award: $1,800
Application period opens February 15; Application Deadline: March 15
Eligibility: Full-time MS, MFA or PhD Human Ecology graduate student in good standing

Graduate Student as Mentor Award (download PDF)

Maximum Award: $500
Application period opens February 15; Application Deadline: March 15
Eligibility: MS, MFA or PhD Human Ecology graduate student in good standing
   2018-19 Recipients: Madelaine L’Esperance and Carolyn Liesen

Graduate Teaching Fellowships

Students should complete just one application and will be considered for both named teaching fellowships

Robin A. Douthitt Graduate Teaching Fellowship (download PDF)

   2019-20 Fellow: Travis Moore
2018-19 Fellow: Dakota Mace

Jane Hampton Ausman Mentored Teaching Fellowship (download PDF)

   2019-20 Fellow: Henry Obeng
   2018-19 Fellow: Garret Zastoupil

Maximum Award: 50% Teaching Assistantship (academic year appointment)
Application period opens February 15; Application Deadline: March 15
Eligibility: Incoming or continuing full-time MFA or PhD Human Ecology graduate student in good standing