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To be eligible for a Graduate Summer Research Fellowship, a student must have fulfilled the following requirements:
Up to 300 graduate summer research fellowships will be awarded per academic year pending available funds.
The student must commit to a minimum of 6 weeks of full-time summer study for the activities described below:
Full-time study for graduate students is defined as 20 hours per week to fulfill the fellowship expectations.
Eligible students who are selected for a fellowship will receive $1,500 (if G.A. for 2 semesters) or $750 (if G.A. for 1 semester) for engaging in the full-time study as defined by the Graduate School and their academic department. If a student chooses to register for more than 0 credit hours in the summer, they are responsible for paying all tuition and fees unless their division or department decides to cover these.
Summer Research Fellowships will be paid on or before June 30th.
Graduate students who wish to be considered for a Graduate Summer Research Fellowship must apply through the Graduate Summer Research Fellowship Application form no later than Feb. 1 for the upcoming summer.
The Graduate School will share the application data with graduate programs and work with them to verify eligibility and select the students who will receive the Graduate Summer Fellowship (incorporating feedback or ranked lists from the graduate program if they provide them).
Students will be notified as soon as possible in the spring semester if they are receiving a Graduate Summer Research Fellowship.
"I used the funding to care for the animals during the length of the study . . . This funding is impactful for helping pay for animal care, but is also a statement of support from the Graduate School. It helps me feel confident in research and publication knowing I have the University's support."
Amanda Reichart, Psychology
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