Stipend Rates

Effective August 16, 2017

Award Qualifications Award Amount Renewal Conditions*

 U of A Distinguished Doctoral Fellowship

Doctoral students entering a doctoral program; by nomination only

 

$22,000/year plus a 12-month, 50% graduate assistantship (provided concurrently by the department)

Awarded for up to four years

U of A Doctoral Academy Fellowship

Doctoral students entering a doctoral program; by nomination only

$12,000/year plus a 12-month, 50% graduate assistantship (provided concurrently by the department)

Awarded for up to four years

James H. White Fellowship

Doctoral students who have demonstrated academic excellence and leadership at the University of Arkansas

$1,000/year; can be combined with additional sources of funding in accordance with university policy

Awarded for up to four years

Benjamin Franklin Lever Fellowship

Graduate students who are underrepresented in their chosen graduate degree program who do not receive other tuition or assistantship awards

Graduate tuition paid for up to 15 hours in fall/spring and up to 9 hours in summer

Awarded for the duration of the graduate degree program

Harry and Jo Leggett Chancellor’s Scholarship

Graduate students involved in research of significant interest to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission; preference given to doctoral students

$12,000/year; can be combined with additional sources of funding in accordance with university policy

Awarded for up to four years (doctoral students) or two years (master’s students)

Graduate Assistantship with 50% appointment

Graduate students appointed to teach a course, conduct research or support other areas in the student’s major field for up to 20 hours per week

Minimum of $1,000/month for master's students or $1,111/month for doctoral and MFA students plus in-state classification for tuition purposes and tuition paid for up to 15 hours/semester and 9 hours/summer; discounted health insurance

Renewal varies by department

Graduate Assistantship with 25% appointment

Graduate students appointed to teach a course, conduct research or support other areas in the student’s major field for up to 10 hours per week

Out-of-state tuition waiver, if applicable

Renewal varies by department

*All recipients must maintain academic good standing and make satisfactory progress towards graduate degree completion to be eligible for award continuation/renewals. Additionally, should a student graduate, change degree programs, or leave the university, funding may be terminated.