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Graduate School Dean's Fellowship

The Graduate School Dean's Fellowship, formerly known as the Distinguished Dissertation Completion Fellowship, awards up to five fellowships annually to doctoral students in the final year of degree work to support superior scholarship that enhances the reputation of their program, department and the University of Cincinnati. 

The recipients of this award are recommended by a faculty committee. The awards are presented spring semester, and each award includes a $20,000 fellowship and a full one-year tuition scholarship.

Upcoming Award Cycle

The award cycle will open Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. Applications will be due Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 by 5:00 p.m. to Megan Tischner. Please direct questions to megan.tischner@uc.edu.
 

2014 Fellowship Recipients

Emily Egan, Department of Classics, McMicken College of Arts & Sciences
Nicole Lyon, Department of History, McMicken College of Arts & Sciences
Amy Engevik, Systems Biology & Physiology Program, College of Medicine
Steven Gilday, Biomedical Engineering Program, College of Engineering and Applied Science
Peggy Shannon-Baker, Educational Studies Program, College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services
 

Profiles of Prior Fellowship Recipients

The 2013-14 Dean's Fellowship Recipients.

Left: Christian Cloke. Top row, left to right: Michael Schumacher, Parastu Kasaie Sharifi, and Maria Fields. Bottom row, left to right: Jay Kennedy, Changseok Han.

2013 Fellowship Recipients
Christian Cloke, Department of Classics, McMicken College of Arts & Sciences
Maria Fields, Immunobiology Graduate Program, College of Medicine 
Changseok Han, Environmental Engineering and Science Program, College of Engineering and Applied Science
Parastu Kasaie, Department of Operations, Business Analytics, and Information Systems, Carl H. Lindner College of Business
Jay Kennedy, School of Criminal Justice, College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services
Michael Schumacher, Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, College of Medicine