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

2021-22 Provost Graduate Fellowship

  • Rome Hernandez Morgan, Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Jordan "JP" Pollard, School Psychology Graduate Program, College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services
  • Hariwan Zebari, School of Architecture and Interior Design, College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning

2021-22 Albert C. Yates Fellowship

Inductees for the 2021-2022 Academic Year
Fellows College Program/Department Degree
James Avant, IV Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning Design MDes
Corbin Azucenas Medicine  Systems Biology and Physiology PhD
Alexis "Lexi" Blackmon  Education, Criminal Justice, and Health Services School Psychology PhD
Joey Breckenridge  Medicine  Immunology PhD
Kaejaren Caldwell  Medicine  Neuroscience/Medical Science Scholars Interdisciplinary PhD
Adam Ehdaie  Arts & Sciences Anthropology MA
Lucas Hakes-Rodriguez  Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning Community Planning MCP
Cherish Heard  Arts & Sciences Psychology PhD
Tiara Jones College-Conservatory of Music Theatre, Design and Production Makeup and Wig Design MFA
Francesca Lausen Arts & Sciences Psychology PhD
Shelana Martin Education, Criminal Justice, and Health Services Educational Studies PhD
Luis Matos-Tovar College-Conservatory of Music Theory MM
Isiah Maxey College-Conservatory of Music Conducting-Choral Emphasis MM
Kyle McDaniel Arts & Sciences History MA
Yuka Milton Medicine  Molecular & Developmental Biology PhD
Morgan-Allison Moore  Arts & Sciences Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies MA
Detrich Morrison-Jones  College-Conservatory of Music Conducting-Wind Emphasis MM
Gabrielle Nichols Arts & Sciences Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies MA
Mabel Ntiamoah Nursing Nursing Research PhD
Sayre Christian O'Cull  Arts & Sciences History MA
Walter Orozco Arts & Sciences Philosophy PhD
Clarissa Ortiz Villabona  Allied Health Sciences Audiology AuD
Dior Stephens Arts & Sciences English & Comparative Literature PhD
Joseph Whittle Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning Community Planning MCP
Jin-Sang Yu Arts & Sciences Biological Sciences PhD

2021-22 Dean’s Dissertation Completion Fellowship

  • Julia Escobar, Department of Romance & Arabic Languages & Literatures, College of Arts and Sciences 
  • Abigail Kelly, Department of Geology, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Sara Pickett, Counselor Education Graduate Program,  College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services
  • Katherine Ranum, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Marissa Smail, Neuroscience Graduate Program, College of Medicine
  • Nirmalya Thakur, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, College of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Lynley Turkelson, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Mariana Vázquez-Alonzo, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences

Excellence in Teaching Award

Sarah Beal, Department of Classics (A&S), PhD student

Mariam Elgafy, Department of Communication (A&S), MA student

College Awardees

  • A&S: Ellen Chew, German Studies, PhD
  • CAHS: Chitrali Mamlekar, Communication Sciences & Disorders, PhD
  • CCM: Jiao Sun, Piano Performance, DMA
  • CEAS: Divyang Soni, Civil Engineering, MS; TA for Department of Engineering Education
  • CEAS: Thinh Nguyen, Electrical Engineering, PhD
  • COM: Ellen (Ellie) Kolb Gagliani, Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry, and Microbiology, PhD 
  • DAAP: Jordan Sauer, Architecture, MArch
  • LCOB: Nathanael (Nate) Martin, Marketing, PhD