Funding Opportunities and Information

Stipend Rates for Graduate Research Assistants and Teaching Assistants:
Students appointed as teaching assistants or graduate research assistants are provided a stipend. The amount of that stipend is updated annually based on reports the Graduate School receives from The Board of Trustees. 
Posted rates for students with a GRA or TA appointment.

Graduate School Fellowship Database:
All admitted students are encouraged to apply for fellowships. A database of all known available fellowships is managed by the Graduate School.
Fellowship Database

Conference Travel Grants:
Students are always encouraged to attend research conferences in their field of research. Funding opportunities are available through the Graduate School for research travel grants. Students must be presenting a poster or talk in order to apply for funding. Funding will be granted only one time per year, per student. Each year, the student's eligibility to apply is renewed. 
Application for a Graduate School Travel Grant

Research Travel Grants:
Research-related travel awards are provided to students should they have collaborators at another institution they wish to work with.  These awards are allocated by the Graduate School. 
Application for a Graduate School Research Travel Grant

Graduate Student Awards:
Each year a faculty committee meets to award graduate students with department research and teaching prizes.
Information about our department prizes