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

CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards, 2019 UC Nominees

Biological Sciences

Courtney Sullivan, Neuroscience, PhD
Bioenergetic Abnormalities in Schizophrenia

Humanities/Fine Arts

Maria Eugenia Achurra G., Architecture, PhD
An Exceptionalist Spectacle: Federal Architecture After the 1898 Spanish-American War

2019 Presidential Medal of Graduate Student Excellence

Caitlin Doyle, English & Comparative Literature (Creative Writing, Poetry), PhD

Courtney Giannini, Medical Scientist Training Program (Environmental Health, Epidemiology), MD/PhD

2019-20 Provost Graduate Fellowship Recipients

Aria Alexander, Immunology Graduate Program, College of Medicine
Ezekiel King Phillips, Department of Geology, College of Arts & Sciences
Anessa Ibrahim, Department of English, College of Arts & Sciences

2019-20 Albert C. Yates Fellowship Recipients

Inductees for the 2019-2020 Academic Year
Fellows College Program Degree
Ricardo Allen CCM Saxophone MM
Gary Lee Burgess CCM Music Education MM
Taylor Byas A&S English & Comparative Literature PhD
Sarah Caisser DAAP Architecture PhD
Angela Cannata MED Immunology PhD
Ian Castro CECH Educational Studies PhD
Marianne Chan A&S English & Comparative Literature PhD
Kabelo Chirwa CCM Music (Musicology) PhD
Sharlene Cleveland A&S Germanic Languages & Literature MA
Vincent del Prado A&S Philosophy PhD
Mariah Emery CAHS Communication Sciences and Disorders MA
Ndate Fall NURS Nursing Research PhD
Emory Freeman CCM Clarinet MM
Jamien Johnson CAHS Physical Therapy DPT
Ana Ocasio A&S Psychology PhD
Roderick Pearson A&S Sociology PhD
Esther Scheibler CECH Criminal Justice PhD
Alyssa Solano MED Medical Scientist Training Program MD/PhD
Devonte Stewart A&S Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies MA
Vanessa Turkson MED Molecular, Cellular & Biochemical Pharmacology PhD
Linda Vu A&S Biological Sciences PhD
Lewis Warren CCM Piano MM
TraciAmanda Washington CECH Educational Studies PhD
DeAngela Weakley DAAP Community Planning MCP
Taylor Zuleger MED Neuroscience/Medical Science Scholars Interdisciplinary PhD