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Main Campus
University Hall
Room: 3240
Mail Stop 933
Phone: 419.530.GRAD (4723)
Fax: 419.530.4724

Health Science Campus
Mulford Library
Reception Desk Room 113
Mail Stop 1042
Phone: 419.530.GRAD (4723)
Fax: 419.383.6140

Mailing address:
The University of Toledo
College of Graduate Studies
2801 W Bancroft
MS 933
Toledo, OH 43606

grdsch@utnet.utoledo.edu

Acceptance of any of the below Fellowships, Scholarships and Awards could affect other financial aid or student loans. You are strongly encouraged to contact the Office of Financial Aid to inform them of acceptance of any of these awards.

Asterisk * denotes COGS 2018 Annual Fellowships, Scholarships and Awards

University Fellowships *

This award is for new Ph.D. students who have exceptional academic records and are registering for the first time for Fall 2018.  A University Fellowship is the highest award the College of Graduate Studies offers and provides a stipend for the academic year as defined by each departmental program, plus remission of instructional fees, the out of-state tuition and general and other student fees.  This fellowship may be renewed for up to three years for a total of four years of support provided the student maintains an outstanding academic record and makes significant progress toward the degree.  Applicants should be full-time doctoral students.  Practice or professional doctorate students are not eligible (JD, PharmD, MD). Acceptance by the program is required prior to the award designation, and previous recipients of this award are not eligible.  Application deadline is February 12, 2018.

Richard L Bostleman Memorial Scholarship *

Presented to a graduate student who has successfully completed an undergraduate degree and participated for at least two years in NCAA level intercollegiate athletics at UT. Renewable provided the recipient is making satisfactory progress toward the degree (two years at master’s level, three years at the doctoral level).  The amount may vary depending upon available funds. Application availability will be determined on continuation of this scholarship by the current recipient. Application deadline is February 12, 2018.

GRADUATE DEAN’S SCHOLARS AND FELLOWS (GDSF)

The Graduate Dean’s Scholars and Fellows will act as ambassadors for the College of Graduate Studies and support its efforts to provide rich and rewarding experiences that enhance inclusion and exhibit the rich human diversity of our graduate programs. This Diversity and Inclusion Initiative also provides funding for Masters and Doctoral students at the University of Toledo who contribute to the diversity of their program of study and/or the university community. Please click HERE, for GDSF application.

McNair Scholars Award

The McNair Scholars program at the University of Toledo offers two opportunities for students who participated in an undergraduate Ronald E. McNair Baccalaureate Achievement program. For additional details on the Graduate Application Fee Incentive and McNair Graduate Scholar Award that is offered by the College of Graduate Studies, please click HERE.

Michigan Initiative Award

This award is available to graduate students regularly admitted to a degree program (excluding EMBA, EMSL, Law, Doctor of Pharmacy, M.D. program, MSBS-Medical Sciences program, and Physician Assistant program) entering any semester from the following Michigan counties:  Hillsdale, Lenawee, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne. The award is available for those courses listed on the student's current Graduate Plan of Study; required to be submitted to COGS after the first semester of attendance. This award is not stackable with any other scholarship, award, or GA/TA award.

  • Award:  Covers Graduate out-of-state tuition surcharge, up to a maximum of 9 credit hours per semester. Additional credit hours maybe allowed with academic program and College of Graduate Studies approval. Tuition refers to graduate level courses only and may not be applied to undergraduate courses; even if part of students plan of study; audited courses, or repeated courses. Students receiving the Michigan Initiative Award must maintain a 3.0 GPA during their graduate studies to continue receiving the award in future semesters.
  • Minimum Requirements: Available to students whose permanent address is within one of the following Michigan counties:  Hillsdale, Lenawee, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne.
  • Renewal Criteria: Award is renewable for up to 8 semesters, based on academic eligibility.
  • Please note Monroe County Michigan residents, are eligible for an exemption of the out of state tuition surcharge and not eligible for this award.
  • For more information and to apply for the Michigan Initiative Award click Here

Sister Cities Award

This award is available to graduate students regularly admitted to a degree program entering any semester, effective fall 2005, and does not require an application, however, student must fill out a Terms and Conditions form before the award will be placed on their student account. The award is available for those courses listed on the students' current Graduate Plan of Study; required to be submitted to COGS after the first semester of attendance. This award is not stackable with any other scholarship, award, or GA/TA award.

  • Award: Covers Graduate out-of-state tuition surcharge, up to a maximum of 9 credit hours per semester. Additional credit hours maybe allowed with academic program and College of Graduate Studies approval. Tuition refers to graduate level courses only and may not be applied to any undergraduate courses; even if part of students plan of study; audited courses, or repeated courses.
  • Minimum Requirements: Available to students whose permanent address is within one of the Toledo Sister Cities/Regions, including:
    • Toledo, Spain
    • Londrina, Brazil
    • Qinhuangdao, China
    • Szeged, Hungary
    • Csongrad County, Hungary
    • Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
    • Delmenhorst, Germany
    • Toyohashi, Japan
    • Tanga, Tanzania
    • Poznan, Poland
    • Hyderabad, Pakistan
    • Coimbatore, India
  • Renewal Criteria: Award is renewable for up to 8 semesters, based on academic eligibility.
  • For more information, and to apply for the Sister Cities Award click here.

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Acceptance of any of the below Fellowships, Scholarships and Awards could affect other financial aid or student loans. You are strongly encouraged to contact the Office of Financial Aid to inform them of acceptance of any of these awards.

Asterisk * designates COGS 2018 Annual Fellowships, Scholarships and Awards

GRADUATE DEAN’S SCHOLARS AND FELLOWS (GDSF)

The Graduate Dean’s Scholars and Fellows will act as ambassadors for the College of Graduate Studies and support its efforts to provide rich and rewarding experiences that enhance inclusion and exhibit the rich human diversity of our graduate programs. This Diversity and Inclusion Initiative also provides funding for Masters and Doctoral students at the University of Toledo who contribute to the diversity of their program of study and/or the university community. Please click HERE, for GDSF application.

Helen M. Fields Memorial Achievement Award *

Presented to a graduate student with an excellent academic record in the field of English or Education. The recipient will receive a certificate and the award will be applied directly to the student's account. The amount varies each year depending upon available funds typically ranging between $1,500 -$2,500. Application deadline is February 12, 2018

Robert N. Whiteford Memorial Scholarship *

Presented to a graduate student to assist in research for the thesis, project or dissertation and further the student’s professional development. The recipient will receive a certificate and the award will be applied directly to the student's account. The amount varies each year depending upon available funds typically ranging between $500 -$600. Application deadline is February 12, 2018.

Robert R. Buell Memorial Achievement Award *

Presented to a graduate student in any college who best exemplifies scholarly excellence in the physical and biological sciences, has maintained a genuine interest in the social sciences and the humanities, and plans a career in education. The recipient will receive a certificate and the award will be applied directly to the student's account. The amount varies each year depending upon available funds typically ranging between $1,500 -$3,000. Application deadline is February 12, 2018.


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Acceptance of any of the below Fellowships, Scholarships and Awards could affect other financial aid or student loans. You are strongly encouraged to contact the Office of Financial Aid to inform them of acceptance of any of these awards.

 

AAUW FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS

AAUW has a long and distinguished history of advancing educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States and around the globe. One of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women, AAUW is providing more than $3.7 million in funding for more than 230 fellowships and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations in the 2016–17 academic year. Due to the longstanding, generous contributions of AAUW members, a broader community of women continues to gain access to educational and economic opportunities — breaking through barriers so that all women have a fair chance.

Fellowship and grant recipients perform research in a wide range of disciplines and work to improve their schools and communities. Their intellect, dedication, imagination, and effort promise to forge new paths in scholarship, improve the quality of life for all, and tackle the educational and social barriers facing women worldwide.

ANN AND TOM FRIEDMAN FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

The Ann and Tom Friedman Fellows for Science Program recognizes and supports the key role that science plays in achieving CI’s conservation goals. During the two-year program, the Friedman science fellows will have the opportunity to participate in a cohort program that will provide leadership training, site visits and mentoring. Supported by CI’s vast network of staff and partners, they will effectively advance their research and its application on the ground in our priority regions around the world.

CI is coming up with innovative ways to document and quantify the benefits of a healthy planet, and the Friedman fellows will contribute important scientific research to advance that work — and solve our greatest conservation challenges.

CMH FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

Purpose: To support scholarly research and writing among qualified civilian graduate students preparing dissertations in the history of warfare, the Center offers three Dissertation Fellowships each year. One, funded by the National Museum of the U.S. Army, is designed to support dissertations that explore the material culture of the Army; the two others support research in the more general areas of military history in all its many aspects. In your application please specify if you wish to compete for the two general fellowships or for the Museums fellowship. These fellowships carry a $10,000 stipend and access to the Center's facilities and technical expertise.

Areas and Topics of Study: For purposes of this program, the history of war on land is broadly defined, including such areas as biography, military campaigns, military organization and administration, policy, strategy, tactics, weaponry, technology, training, logistics, and the evolution of civil-military relations. In the selection of proposals for funding, preference is given to topics on the history of the U.S. Army. Topics submitted should complement rather than duplicate the Center's existing projects.

ETS FELLOWSHIP AND INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS IN RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
  • Summer Internship Program in Research for Graduate Students
  • Harold Gulliksen Psychometric Research Fellowship Program
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs
FORD FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS

Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

Predoctoral, Dissertation, and Postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on behalf of the Ford Foundation.

GOVERNMENT FINANCE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS FOR FULL AND PART TIME STUDENTS

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada, which serves government finance professionals throughout those countries, is pleased to announce the Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship, Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship, Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship and the Government Finance Professional Development Scholarship.

Candidates for these scholarships should have a superior record of academic achievement and/or job performance and show promise of completion of their studies at a high level of performance. In addition, candidates should have plans to pursue a career in state or local government finance.

Candidates are asked to complete an application and to submit it to their academic advisor, or the department chair together with the required supporting materials.

HARVARD UNIVERSITY IN MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE FELLOWS PROGRAM

The College Fellows Program at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences identifies exceptional scholars who have recently completed their doctoral work and have demonstrated a strong commitment to teaching. College Fellows teach within an area of specialization while given ample time to pursue their own research. The program provides College Fellows with mentoring on both pedagogy and career development.

College Fellowships are one-year positions with the possibility of renewal for one additional year. College Fellows receive a salary plus benefits.

L'OREAL USA FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION

The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program has awarded 65 postdoctoral women scientists more than $3 million in grants since 2003.

The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program awards five women postdoctoral scientists annually with grants of $60,000 each for their contributions in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields and commitment to serving as role models for younger generations. The program is the U.S. component of the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Fellowships program. Celebrating its fourteenth year in the U.S., the For Women in Science program has awarded 65 postdoctoral women scientists over $3 million in grants.

The 2018 L'Oréal USA for Women in Science application period will open December 4th, 2017 and will close on February 2nd, 2018.

NASA EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE FELLOWSHIP (NESSF) PROGRAM

NASA announces a call for graduate fellowship proposals to the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) program for the 2018-2019 academic year. This call for fellowship proposals solicits applications from accredited U.S. universities on behalf of individuals pursuing Master of Science (M.Sc.) or Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in Earth and space sciences, or related disciplines. The purpose of NESSF is to ensure continued training of a highly qualified workforce in disciplines needed to achieve NASA’s scientific goals. Awards resulting from this competitive selection will be made in the form of training grants to the respective universities.

The NESSF call for proposals and submission instructions are located at the NESSF 18 solicitation index page at http://nspires.nasaprs.com/ - click on "Solicitations" then click on "Open Solicitations" then select the "NESSF18" announcement.

NRC Research Associateship Programs (RAP)

The NRC Research Associateship Programs (RAP) promote excellence in scientific and technological research conducted by the U.S. government through the administration of programs offering graduate, postdoctoral, and senior level research opportunities at sponsoring federal laboratories and affiliated institutions.

In the NRC Research Associateship Programs, prospective applicants select a research project or projects from among a large group of Research Opportunities available through this website. Prior to completing an application, prospective applicants should contact the Research Adviser listed with the selected Research Opportunity(ies) to assure that funding will be available if the application is recommended by NRC Research Associateship Programs panels.

  • Applicants should contact prospective Adviser(s) at the lab(s) prior to the application deadline to discuss their research interests and funding opportunities.
  • Please visit the NRC Research Associateship Programs website,  www.nationalacademies.org/rap for detailed program information, including online applications, instructions on how to apply and a list of PARTICIPATING AGENCIES
Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship and Dissertation Fellowship

The Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship program awards $345,000 annually to 57 Fellowship recipients:

  • 6 Fellowships at $15,000 each
  • 51 Fellowships at $5,000 each

Each year the Phi Kappa Phi Dissertation Fellowship program awards ten Dissertation Fellowships of $10,000 each to active members who are completing dissertations.

RWJF Clinical Scholars Program - Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Clinical Scholars program is a three-year leadership program for health and health care providers and practitioners spanning a range of professions (see eligibility criteria for additional information). The program offers providers the opportunity to build and develop the unique skills they need to lead communities and organizations toward a Culture of Health. Strong applicants include a team of innovative providers that will bring a knowledge of and experience in the art and science of health care services; a unique perspective as providers in health and health care systems; and an understanding of the special professional status and relationship with patients and communities.

Please visit the website for detailed information and application - here.

RWJF Health Policy Research Scholars - Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The goal of Health Policy Research Scholars is to create a large cadre of diverse doctoral students from a wide variety of research-focused disciplines—students whose research, connections, and leadership will inform and influence policy toward a Culture of Health. Specifically, we aim to recruit doctoral students from a variety of fields/disciplines (e.g., urban planning, political science, economics, ethnography, education, social work, sociology) who are training to be researchers. For the 2018 cohort, the Health Policy Research Scholars program will enroll up to 40 scholars interested in learning to translate their research into health policy and who are from underrepresented populations and/or disadvantaged backgrounds.

Please visit the website for detailed information and application - here.

Sigma XI - Grants-in-Aid of Research Program

The Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research (GIAR) program has provided undergraduate and graduate students with valuable educational experiences since 1922. By encouraging close working relationships between students and mentors, the program promotes scientific excellence and achievement through hands-on learning.

The program awards grants of up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering. Designated funds from the National Academy of Sciences allow for grants of up to $5,000 for astronomy research and $2,500 for vision related research. Students use the funding to pay for travel expenses to and from a research site, or for purchase of non-standard laboratory equipment necessary to complete a specific research project.

Please visit the website for detailed information and application - here.

National Research Foundation - South African research and science development agency

NRF Free-standing Innovation and Scarce Skills Postdoctoral Fellowships 2018

Last Updated: 3/28/18