Graduate Dean’s Thesis Fellowship



Apr. 15, Dec. 15

Award Value: $6000 x2
Degree Level: Graduate
Award Status: Open


The Graduate Dean’s Thesis Fellowship (GDTF) is a merit-based fellowship that is awarded to full-time, thesis-based graduate students who are approaching their final term and are focusing on the completion of their thesis or dissertation. This fellowship is intended to provide financial support while students are engaged in the final writing stages of their graduate program. Students may receive a GDTF only once per degree program.

GDTF Guidelines

GDTF Application

Please note that this fellowship is for students who are nearing degree completion and are entering their final term of study.

There are TWO deadlines annually.

  • Apply for April 15 if you are planning to complete between May and December.
  • Apply for December 15 if you are planning to complete between January and June.