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Subject: FW: Info Sessions: Nationally Competitive Fellowships for Graduate Students


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The Graduate School

Georgia State University


Graduate students are invited to learn about nationally competitive and prestigious fellowships. GSU fellowships adviser, Katrina Helz, will provide tips and insight into finding and applying for external funding in the form of  fellowships including, but not limited to: Fulbright, Boren, National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, Ford and Southern Regional Education Board Fellowships. Please note that many national fellowships require United States citizenship to be eligible. Questions? Contact Katrina Helz at [log in to unmask].

Info Session: Nationally Competitive Fellowships for Graduate Students

Wednesday, Sept. 26, 1 – 2 p.m.
Student Center East, Room 218


Tuesday, Oct. 1, 12 – 1 p.m.
Student Center East, Room 216

Monday, Oct. 21, 10 – 11 a.m.
Student Center East, Room 216


Nationally Competitive Fellowships for Graduate Students AT A GLANCE: 
These are some of the premier nationally competitive fellowships that GSU students are encouraged to apply to.  Note that this list is just a sample and is by no means comprehensive.  Please visit the website and familiarize yourself with the fellowship and eligibility requirements before contacting Katrina Helz (
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National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP): The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions. Application deadlines are at the end of October. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, national or permanent resident. 

Ford Foundation Fellowships: the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.  Deadlines fall in December.  Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident. 

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship:  these support a year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the  humanities and related social sciences in the last year of PhD dissertation writing. Deadline is October 23. 

American Association of University Women (AAUW) American Fellowships: AAUW American Fellowships support women scholars who are completing dissertations, planning research leave from accredited institutions, or preparing research for publication.  Deadlines are in November.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. 

American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowships: I nternational Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported.  Deadlines are in November. 

National Science Foundation (NSF) Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (DDRIG): Funding to conduct doctoral dissertation research. Students apply under NSF programs in the Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences; application details vary by program.

Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) State Doctoral Scholars Program:  The goal of the Doctoral Scholars Program is to increase the number of minority students who earn doctorates and choose to become faculty at colleges and universities.  Deadline is typically in March. 

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (F30/F31): Five to six years of funding to obtain individualized, mentored research training from outstanding faculty sponsors while conducting research in scientific health-related fields relevant to the missions of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers.

International Awards:

Fulbright: Funding to teach English or conduct independent research in over 140 different countries for an academic year.  Deadline: October 8, 2019

Boren Fellowship: Fund research and language study in world regions critical to U.S. interests.  Deadline: January 29, 2020

Critical Language Scholarship: Language and cultural immersion summer abroad program in countries critical to U.S. national security.  Deadline: November 19, 2019

International Dissertation Research Fellowship Program: supports the next generation of scholars in the humanities and humanistic social sciences pursuing research that advances knowledge about non-US cultures and societies.  Deadline: November 5, 2019

DAAD: Scholarships for studying, teaching, and researching in Germany. 

Chateaubriand: It supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 9 months. Deadline: January, 2020

For more information on fellowship advising, please contact Felllowships Advisor, Katrina Helz at [log in to unmask]" shash="kL27QyeaLWwiGzIpNFwRgfwLB4Wk45H6uSCLaH9+ZiCSJzm2ErO70ynnCrEsZCpHm0wWtPayNFjmwYdMZHhFRs6tIp8kyJBXTnrf7V+dyy4MfjP+KhK8p2T7sZMz0BWA1u8bVCbHBaSTQhob7WnDIzaZ9KhAcneqAfRd1HiYC60="> [log in to unmask]

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