College of Graduate Studies

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WELCOME TO THE COLLEGE OF GRADUATE STUDIES

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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

Office Hours
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Monday-Friday  8:30am - 5:00pm                 

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 2016 Annual Fellowships, Scholarships and Awards

University Fellowships *

For entering Ph.D. students or those in the first year of their PhD. program who have exceptional academic records. It is the highest student award the College of Graduate Studies makes and provides a stipend for the academic year at the doctoral student level as defined by each departmental program, plus remission of instructional fees, out-of-state surcharge, general and other student fees. 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. Application information will be posted in September 2016.

Richard L Bostleman Memorial Scholarship (1 award) *

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 information will be posted in September 2016.

Graduate Opportunity Assistantship Award (GOAP) *

The Graduate Opportunity Assistantship Program (GOAP) is part of the College of Graduate Studies Diversity and Outreach Initiative which seeks to ensure that adequate funding opportunities exist for all students to pursue higher education and possess the skills, leadership and ability to make a significant impact in their chosen field. The scholarship seeks to ensure that students traditionally under-represented nationally in graduate education have access to assistance to encourage their participation.

For eligibility criteria, please click HERE

For Application Form and directions, please click HERE

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 who are regularly admitted to a degree program (excluding EMBA, 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, which is 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 cannot be applied to any undergraduate courses, 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 counties in Michigan which include:  Hillsdale, Lenawee, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne.
  • Renewal Criteria: Academically eligible students are automatically renewed for this award until completion of a graduate degree.
  • Please note that if you are a Monroe County Michigan resident, you may be eligible for an exemption of the out of state tuition surcharge fees.
  • For more information and to apply for the Michigan Initiative Award click Here.
Sister Cities Award

This award is available to students 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 account.The award is available for those courses listed on the students' current Graduate Plan of Study, which is 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 may be allowed with academic program and College of Graduate Studies approval. Tuition refers to graduate level courses only and cannot be applied to any undergraduate courses, 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: Academically eligible students* can renew this award for 15 consecutive semesters over a maximum of five years, or until completion of a graduate degree, whichever comes first, as long as the student maintains full-time enrollment each academic year.
  • For more information, and to apply for the Sister Cities Award click here.

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 2014 Annual Fellowships, Scholarships and Awards

Robert R. Buell Memorial Achievement Award (1 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. Application information will be posted in September 2016.

Helen M. Fields Memorial Achievement Award (1 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. Application information will be posted in September 2016.

Robert N. Whiteford Memorial Scholarship (1 award) *

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. Application information will be posted in September 2016.

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.

NRC Research Associateship Programs (RAP)
  • The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions.
  • These awards include generous stipends ranging from $42,000 - $75,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Graduate entry level stipends begin at $30,000. 
  • These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals.
  • Questions should be directed to the NRC at 202-334-2760 (phone) or rap@nas.edu.
  • There are four annual review cycles.
    • Review Cycle: February; Opens December 1; Closes February 1
    • Review Cycle: May; Opens March 1; Closes May 1
    • Review Cycle: August; Opens June 1; Closes August 1
    • Review Cycle: November; Opens September 1; Closes November 1
  • 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 
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
THE 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.

Eligibility

Ideal Fellows are:

  • Visionary researchers who continually seek and discover new means of tackling existing world issues.
  • Strong relationship builders able to work with all levels of leadership in organizations and communities.
  • Team players, willing to use their strengths and contribute immediately.
  • Lifelong learners, excited about the opportunity to strengthen skills, gain valuable feedback and make a difference in the conservation movement.
  • Please check the specific requirements under each Fellowship position to determine eligibility requirements.
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.

Interested students/candidates may visit the GFOA website for more information.

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.

There are various deadlines, to know more about the available fellowships and grants please visit the link HERE.

Last Updated: 9/22/16