The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is proud to offer a variety of fellowships and awards to our graduate students. These fellowships may be awarded based on merit, financial need or specific academic criteria. Unlike loans, scholarships do not have to be repaid.
Explore all your funding options, from excellence awards to fellowships in our schools and departments.
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College awards and fellowships
Our college recognizes outstanding graduate students who have been nationally acknowledged through funded fellowships, scholarships, travel and meeting awards. Eligible students receive funds to advance their research and are recognized at an annual ceremony.
Department and school awards and fellowships
Explore the 80+ fellowships and awards offered for graduate students studying in specific schools and departments in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
This scholarship is awarded to graduate students who are participating in cancer research with a faculty member in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
This scholarship is awarded to graduate students advancing human health through biomedical or biotechnological research.
LGBT leadership graduate student award
This award has been established to support students in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences who demonstrate leadership or significant involvement in LGBT issues or groups.
The Bernard "Bill" Benson Research Award
This scholarship is awarded to graduate students who are conducting research that aligns with the mission of the Boyce Thompson Arboretum (BTA).