Supplemental Funding Opportunities

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Summer Research Fellowship

For 9-month Doctoral/MFA graduate assistants.  Students may apply for a summer research Fellowship when no other funding sources are available. The funding level is at the minimum monthly stipend set by the Graduate School. Application must be made to seek this funding including the candidate’s name, degree being sought, anticipated graduation date, name and signature of primary advisor, department head/chair and dean from program of study, description of how funding will be used over the summer including expected deliverables.  A statement must be made describing that alternative summer support is not available and describe how support was provided previously and will be in the future.  Note, funding for these scholarships is limited and will be competitive.  Applications must be submitted to the Graduate School by April 1 with a decision made by April 15. The student must register for 3 credit hours and tuition cost for this will be covered in the award.  Students may register for more than 3 credits, but this tuition cost will not be covered. At the end of the summer, the student will be expected to submit a brief (one page or less) progress report to the Graduate School (
Summer Research Fellowship application