Award Opportunities

The Graduate School office sponsors awards, fellowships, scholarships and assistantships for deserving students.

Many public and private organizations also provide fellowships and scholarships for graduate students. Please visit the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards for assistance in finding and applying to competitive awards.

Recent Graduate Student Award Winners

2019 Dean's Dissertation Completion Fellowship

  • Andrea Beaudoin-Valenzuela, Department of Romance & Arabic Languages and Literatures, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Victoria Jensen, Neuroscience Graduate Program, College of Medicine
  • Christopher Miller, Department of Classics, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Wesley Parker, Department of Geology, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Alex Smith, Department of English & Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences

2019 Graduate Assistant Excellence in Teaching Award Recipients

Caitlin Doyle, English and Creative Writing (A&S), PhD student
M. Hadassah Ward, Communication (A&S), MA student

College Awardees

  • Carl H. Lindner College of Business: Changyu Yang, Finance, PhD
  • College-Conservatory of Music: Felipe Morales-Torres, Music Education, MM
  • College-Conservatory of Music: Fabio Menchetti, Piano Performance, DMA
  • College of Allied Health Sciences: Chitrali Mamlekar, Communication Sciences and Disorders, PhD
  • College of Arts and Sciences: Ben Merritt, Biological Sciences, PhD
  • College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning: Paige Fruechtnicht, Fine Arts-Art, MFA
  • College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services: Naomi Matley, Health Education, MS
  • College of Engineering and Applied Science: Gaurav Patil, Mechanical Engineering, PhD
  • College of Medicine: Kaitlin Hart, Molecular, Cellular and Biochemical Pharmacology, PhD

2018-19 MAGS Distinguished Thesis Award

Vishnu Sriram, Chemical Engineering, MS
Study of Reaction Kinetics for Elemental Mercury Vapor Oxidation for Mercury Emission Control
Mathematics, Physical Sciences, and Engineering category

Andrew McGrath, Anthropology, MA
Beyond Plasticity: Cochlear Implants, Family Objects, and Quasi-Neuronal Lives
Social Sciences category

2018 CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards

Joshua Eby, Physics, PhD
Phenomenology and Astrophysics of Gravitationally-Bound Condensates of Axion-Like Particles
Mathematics/Physical Sciences/Engineering category

Marcia Gail Headley, Educational Studies, PhD
What is Symbolic Mathematics Language Literacy? A Multilevel Mixed Methods Study of Adolescents in a Middle School
Social Sciences category