Office of Graduate Studies

PhD Students

Gary Thomas Assistantships

  • The Provost Gary Thomas Graduate Assistantship Program
  • Eligibility: full-time entering PhD students
  • Years 1 & 2: University funded stipend of $25,000 per year, plus tuition and fees
  • Years 3 & 4: Grant funded stipend of $25,000 per year, plus additional $2,000 university award
  • Nominations are made by chairs and deans with concurrence by the Associate Provost of Graduate Studies

Cullimore Doctoral Fellowship

  • Goal: assist deserving members of the teaching staff of Newark College of Engineering in their professional development by financing in part or in whole the expenses of their doctoral studies
  • Award selection is made by the Associate Provost of Graduate Studies based on suggestions from faculty and staff
  • Typically in excess of $5,000 for the year

Class of 1958 Fellowship

  • Qualification for recipients: excellent research and communication skills, strong academic achievement at the undergraduate level and leadership potential as evidenced by extracurricular and/or community activities  
  • Application: before March 1st to the Associate Provost of Graduate Studies
  • Award typically over $3,000 per year

Kupfrian Fellowship

  • Qualifications: Must be a graduate student seeking a masters or doctoral degree in computer and information related disciplines. Must demonstrate academic excellence and promise for a career devoted to the advancement of computer science or engineering and information related disciplines
  • Award selection is made by the Associate Provost of Graduate Studies based on suggestions from faculty and staff
  • Award amount will depend on endowment annual interest

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Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in the Directorate for Biological Sciences (DDIG)

SUMMARY OF PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Program Title:

Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in the Directorate for Biological Sciences (DDIG)

Synopsis of Program:

The National Science Foundation awards Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in selected areas of the biological sciences. Proposals must fall within the scope of any of the clusters in the Division of Environmental Biology (DEB) or the Behavioral Systems Cluster in the Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS). These grants provide partial support of doctoral dissertation research for improvement beyond the already existing project. Allowed are costs for doctoral candidates to participate in scientific meetings, to conduct research in specialized facilities or field settings, and to expand an existing body of dissertation research. 

Deadline: October 8, 2014 / https://http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2013/nsf13568/nsf13568.htm