Fellowships and Grants Administered through TGS

The Graduate School sponsors a number of internal fellowships and grants for students at all stages of their graduate experience.  Please visit the individual webpage of each grant/fellowship for details on eligibility and application instructions.  

Overview of The Graduate School Fellowships and Grants       

Title

Deadline(s)

Audience

Career Development Grant

Awarded on a rolling basis throughout the academic year (September 1 – August 31), or until funds are depleted.

PhD or MFA students

Catalyst Grant

Deadline for Summer Events:  Friday, April 18, 2014

Deadline for Fall '14 Events:  Friday, July 11, 2014

Graduate Student Groups, Faculty,
Academic Programs

Center for Interdisciplinary Research in the Arts (CIRA) Graduate Student Grant

Friday, April 4, 2014

PhD or Masters students

Chicago Biomedical Consortium (CBC) Scholars Program

September 2014 (exact date TBA)

PhD students

Conference Travel Grant (CTG)

Funds for travel are awarded for the academic year starting September 1 and ending August 31 (or until funds are depleted).

PhD or MFA students

Dependent Care Grant

Awarded on a rolling basis throughout the academic year (September 1 – August 31), or until funds are depleted.

PhD or MFA students

Digital Humanities Research Grant

Monday, April 14, 2014

PhD students in humanities

Digital Humanities Travel Quarters

Monday, April 14, 2014

PhD students in humanities

Claire Rosen & Samuel Edes Foundation Prize for Emerging Artist

Exact date TBD

PhD or MFA students

HHMI International Student Research Fellowship October 2014 (exact date TBA) International PhD students

Nicholson Fellowship

January 2014 (exact date TBA)

PhD students

Presidential Fellowship

December 2014 (exact date TBA)

PhD or MFA students

Professional Development Grant

Monday, July 7, 2014

Programs, clusters, and/or graduate student groups

Ryan Fellowship

Friday, May 16, 2014 (for current students)

PhD students

Summer Language Grant (SLG)

January 2015 (exact date TBA)

PhD students

University Research Grants Committee (URGC) Awards:
Graduate Research Grant (GRG)

Monday, April 14, 2014

PhD or MFA students

Beiling Wu Prize in Writing June 30, 2014 PhD students